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San Diego hotels

San Diego hotels

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San Diego, CA, United States
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  Average price (weekend night): $301

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Top tips for finding the perfect San Diego hotel

Several hotels are located directly adjacent to the San Diego Convention Center, including Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina and Omni San Diego Hotel.
San Diego’s lively Gaslamp Quarter is also convenient to the convention center and offers an abundance of restaurants as well as chic hotels like Andaz San Diego.
Several hotels are located near San Diego’s Embarcadero and Waterfront Park, including the upscale Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown/Bayside and more affordable Marina Inn and Suites.
Further north, the Mission Bay area is home to SeaWorld San Diego. Hotels like Bahia Resort Hotel and Surfer Beach Hotel feature pools, beach access, and ocean views.
Hotels near West Mission Bay Drive or I-5 offer convenient access to Downtown San Diego. Good options include Best Western Mission Bay and Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa.
San Diego International Airport offers numerous hotels in the surrounding area. WIth its proximity to the airport and waterfront location, Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island is a great option.

FAQs when booking a hotel in San Diego

How much is a cheap hotel in San Diego?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in San Diego for as cheap as $40 in the last 3 days. The average price is $381.
How much is a hotel in San Diego for tonight?
In the last 3 hours, users have found San Diego hotels for tonight for as low as $70. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $114 and 4-star hotels from $225.
How much is a hotel in San Diego for this weekend?
In the last 72 hours, users have found San Diego hotels for this weekend for as low as $94 per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $54 and 4-star hotels from $200.
Which are the most popular neighbourhoods to stay in San Diego?
Hotels in Mission Bay, Pacific Beach and East Village have the most searches on KAYAK. For more information about San Diego different neighbourhoods, check out our San Diego City Guide.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
Where can I find cheap hotels in San Diego?
More affordable areas lie north of Downtown, like near Old Town where Good Nite Inn San Diego offers good deals. Here, an Old West ambience merges with Mexican culture for a vibrant atmosphere. Otherwise, the I-8 in Mission Valley West is lined with budget options like Hotel Iris and Howard Johnson Inn San Diego Hotel Circle.
Which neighbourhood has the best beaches?
Ocean Beach is renowned for its fabulous surf, while further north, the Pacific Beach neighbourhood offers wide sandy beaches as well as a selection of great shops. Here, you will find a variety of hotels with excellent ratings, including the Ocean Park Inn, which has a pool and great beach views.
What hotels in San Diego offer especially good views?
Head over the Coronado Bridge to the Coronado Peninsula, where you will find the Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton. This iconic hotel offers a Southern California resort experience with views of the Pacific Ocean as well as Glorietta Bay. Another option is Waterfront Park, which offers fantastic views of the city and the sea.
What are some good hotels near San Diego Zoo?
San Diego Zoo is located in Balboa Park. For stays convenient to the zoo as well as the park’s other attractions like the San Diego Air and Space Museum and the San Diego Natural History Museum, guests could consider San Diego Downtown Lodge or Motel Six San Diego Downtown.
What neighbourhood in San Diego is good for nightlife?
For the best nightlife, head to the Gaslamp Quarter. This lively district is named after the gas lamps installed here in the 19th century and retains a historical feel. Dozens of restaurants, bars, and chic hotels like Staypineapple at Hotel Z, Keating Hotel, and Klimpton Solamar Hotel can be found here.

Where to stay in San Diego?

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Best San Diego hotels

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The Lodge at Torrey Pines - San Diego - Building
9.3 Excellent (758 reviews)
Fairmont Grand Del Mar - San Diego - Building
9.2 Excellent (2,620 reviews)
Pendry San Diego - San Diego - Building
9.2 Excellent (1,941 reviews)
Tower23 Hotel - San Diego - Building
9.2 Excellent (888 reviews)
Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina - San Diego - Building
9.0 Excellent (4,827 reviews)
Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego - San Diego - Building
9.0 Excellent (1,481 reviews)
Pacific Terrace Hotel - San Diego - Building
9.0 Excellent (1,108 reviews)
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego - San Diego - Building
8.9 Excellent (8,071 reviews)
Omni San Diego Hotel - San Diego - Building
8.9 Excellent (3,507 reviews)

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Best San Diego hotels near Gaslamp Quarter

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Staypineapple at Hotel Z - San Diego - Building
9.1 Excellent (2,614 reviews)
Solamar San Diego - San Diego - Bedroom
8.7 Excellent (288 reviews)
The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter - San Diego - Building
8.6 Excellent (1,848 reviews)

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Hilton San Diego Bayfront - San Diego - Building
8.6 Excellent (6,408 reviews)
Omni San Diego Hotel - San Diego - Building
8.9 Excellent (3,507 reviews)
Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter - San Diego - Building
8.6 Excellent (1,844 reviews)
Lucky D's Hostel - San Diego - Bedroom
8.0 Excellent (1,910 reviews)
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego - San Diego - Building
8.5 Excellent (4,609 reviews)
San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter - San Diego - Bedroom
8.7 Excellent (1,783 reviews)
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