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San Diego, CA, United States
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San Diego, CA, United States
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San Diego hotels

Good to know

Low season

DecemberCheapest month to stay with an average 16% drop in price.

High season

JulyMost expensive month to stay with an average 70% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

R2 427Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

R3 150Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hotel in San Diego

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Top tips for finding perfect San Diego hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in San Diego, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in San Diego in December and November.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in San Diego if you stay on a Wednesday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your San Diego accommodation.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in San Diego for 7 days.
  • 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

  • Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in San Diego. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • KAYAK users have found double rooms in San Diego for as cheap as R401 in the last 3 days. The average price is R4 654.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central San Diego districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like San Diego city centre

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

Where to stay in San Diego?

Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in San Diego by showing you the exact location of each hotel.

Best San Diego hotels

Most recommended San Diego hotels

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Paradise Point Resort & Spa - San Diego - Patio
Paradise Point Resort & Spa - San Diego - Patio
Paradise Point Resort & Spa
8.2 Excellent
Mission BayR466+
R466+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Bahia Resort Hotel - San Diego - Bedroom
Bahia Resort Hotel - San Diego - Bedroom
Bahia Resort Hotel
8.1 Excellent
Mission BayR381+
R381+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa - San Diego - Restaurant
Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa - San Diego - Restaurant
Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa
7.7 Good
Mission BayR446+
R446+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Wyndham San Diego Bayside - San Diego - Outdoor view
Wyndham San Diego Bayside - San Diego - Outdoor view
Wyndham San Diego Bayside
7.9 Good
DowntownR198+
R198+
Airport shuttle
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort - San Diego - Bedroom
Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort - San Diego - Bedroom
R459+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Omni San Diego Hotel - San Diego - Lounge
Omni San Diego Hotel - San Diego - Lounge
Omni San Diego Hotel
8.8 Excellent
East VillageR277+
R277+
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego - San Diego - Balcony
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego - San Diego - Balcony
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
8.3 Excellent
DowntownR324+
R324+
Pool
Air conditioning
Hotel Indigo San Diego-Gaslamp Quarter - San Diego - Rooftop
Hotel Indigo San Diego-Gaslamp Quarter - San Diego - Rooftop
Hotel Indigo San Diego-Gaslamp Quarter
8.4 Excellent
East VillageR228+
R228+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
The Westin San Diego Downtown - San Diego - Bedroom
The Westin San Diego Downtown - San Diego - Bedroom
The Westin San Diego Downtown
8.5 Excellent
DowntownR222+
R222+
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa And Marina - San Diego - Pool
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa And Marina - San Diego - Pool
R430+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego - San Diego - Living room
Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego - San Diego - Living room
Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego
8 Excellent
Core-ColumbiaR255+
R255+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Hyatt Regency La Jolla - San Diego - Building
Hyatt Regency La Jolla - San Diego - Building
Hyatt Regency La Jolla
8.5 Excellent
University CityR296+
R296+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Kings Inn San Diego - San Diego - Bedroom
Kings Inn San Diego - San Diego - Bedroom
Kings Inn San Diego
8.5 Excellent
Mission Valley WestR171+
R171+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Pendry San Diego - San Diego - Pool
Pendry San Diego - San Diego - Pool
Pendry San Diego
9.3 Excellent
DowntownR371+
R371+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning

San Diego hotels near Gaslamp Quarter

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Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego - San Diego - Building
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego - San Diego - Building
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
8.8 Excellent
MarinaR284+
R284+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina - San Diego - Patio
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina - San Diego - Patio
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
8.2 Excellent
Midway DistrictR243+
R243+
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Sonder - State Suites - San Diego - Bedroom
Sonder - State Suites - San Diego - Bedroom
Sonder - State Suites
8.6 Excellent
Little ItalyR284+
R284+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Hilton San Diego Bayfront - San Diego - Bar
Hilton San Diego Bayfront - San Diego - Bar
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
8.3 Excellent
Barrio LoganR302+
R302+
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning