San Diego hotels

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San Diego, CA, United States
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Low season November
High season July
  Average price (weeknight): R2 119
  Average price (weekend night): R2 354

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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 R385 in the last 3 days. The average price is R3 379.
How much is a hotel in San Diego for tonight?
In the last 72 hours, users have found San Diego hotels for tonight for as low as R432. Users have also found 3-star hotels from R1 161 and 4-star hotels from R1 430.
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.
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?

Our Heatmaps tool will help you find the perfect place to stay in San Diego by showing you how close hotel options are to major activities

Best San Diego hotels

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The Lodge at Torrey Pines - San Diego - Building
9,3 Excellent (755 reviews)
R6 668+
Fairmont Grand Del Mar - San Diego - Building
9,2 Excellent (2 721 reviews)
R8 490+
Pacific Terrace Hotel - San Diego - Building
9,1 Excellent (1 113 reviews)
R5 844+
Tower23 Hotel - San Diego - Building
9,1 Excellent (918 reviews)
R5 034+
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego - San Diego - Building
9,0 Excellent (8 454 reviews)
R5 337+
Hotel Indigo San Diego-Gaslamp Quarter - San Diego - Building
9,0 Excellent (2 570 reviews)
R3 573+
Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego - San Diego - Building
9,0 Excellent (1 473 reviews)
R3 124+
Omni San Diego Hotel - San Diego - Building
8,9 Excellent (3 523 reviews)
R4 513+
San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter - San Diego - Bedroom
8,9 Excellent (1 804 reviews)
R4 932+
Andaz San Diego - San Diego - Building
8,9 Excellent (1 481 reviews)
R4 224+
La Valencia Hotel - San Diego - Building
8,9 Excellent (1 249 reviews)
R5 627+

Best rooms in San Diego

Pacific Terrace Hotel - San Diego - Building
9,1 Excellent (1 113 reviews)
R5 844+
Sonder - State Suites - San Diego - Bedroom
9,5 Excellent (384 reviews)
R3 081+

Best San Diego hotels near Gaslamp Quarter

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Pendry San Diego - San Diego - Building
9,3 Excellent (1 887 reviews)
R6 046+
Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina - San Diego - Building
9,0 Excellent (4 826 reviews)
R6 292+
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego - San Diego - Building
8,5 Excellent (4 520 reviews)
R4 556+

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Comfort Inn Gaslamp Convention Center - San Diego - Building
8,0 Excellent (3 071 reviews)
R2 227+
Hilton San Diego Bayfront - San Diego - Building
8,6 Excellent (6 778 reviews)
R4 643+
Omni San Diego Hotel - San Diego - Building
8,9 Excellent (3 523 reviews)
R4 513+
Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter - San Diego - Building
8,5 Excellent (1 951 reviews)
R5 684+
Lucky D's Hostel - San Diego - Bedroom
8,1 Excellent (1 848 reviews)
R1 229+
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego - San Diego - Building
8,5 Excellent (4 520 reviews)
R4 556+
San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter - San Diego - Bedroom
8,9 Excellent (1 804 reviews)
R4 932+
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