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Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

2051 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego
3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,603 reviews)
Awesome stay We enjoyed all amenities, out was a wonderful place with a sheet walk to the pier. Very quiet and tranquil with a friendly atmosphere. Will stay again!
  Aug 23, 2017

$139

$139
Ramada San Diego North Hotel and Conference Center

Ramada San Diego North Hotel and Conference Center

5550 Kearny Mesa Rd, San Diego
3.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (1,005 reviews)
Nice quiet hotel.Excellent staff, very clean room in great location.
  Aug 23, 2017

$78

$78
The Horton Grand Hotel

The Horton Grand Hotel

311 Island Ave, San Diego
3.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (986 reviews)
Great location Great location! Staff was very helpful. Breakfast was delicious.
  Aug 23, 2017

$145

$145
Best Western Seven Seas

Best Western Seven Seas

411 Hotel Circle South, San Diego
3.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (2,504 reviews)
good location to visit with transportationsGood place to stay. Big complex, clean, good price. Frequent busses to downtown or tramway a 10 min.
  Aug 23, 2017

$98

$98
Humphreys Half Moon Inn

Humphreys Half Moon Inn

2303 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego
3.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,604 reviews)
Nice Hotel The hotel was quite nice and overall we had a good experience staying there. We enjoyed the jacuzzi by the pool and enjoyed sitting on the benches facing the marina while we ate dinner and watched the sunset. The only problem was that the maid didn't clean our room on the second night. She simply ...
  Aug 24, 2017

$139

$139
Days Inn San Diego Hotel Circle Near SeaWorld

Days Inn San Diego Hotel Circle Near SeaWorld

543 Hotel Circle S, San Diego
3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (2,600 reviews)
It was ok nice area hotel was fairly clean pool area a little over crowded
  Aug 24, 2017

$89

$89
The Sofia Hotel

The Sofia Hotel

150 W Broadway, San Diego
3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (2,688 reviews)
Nice hotel, good area close to everything, friendly and helpful staff.
  Aug 23, 2017

$113

$113
Bahia Resort Hotel

Bahia Resort Hotel

998 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego
3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (1,792 reviews)
I'd recommend it. Most of the reviews that I read before booking were accurate. The property is a little dated but great location, good amenities and very friendly staff. I would stay there again.
  Aug 23, 2017

$99

$99
Carlsbad By The Sea Resort

Carlsbad By The Sea Resort

850 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad
3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (1,434 reviews)
It's close to legoland which were we went! It was a nice hotel close to food,shopping and Legoland!
  Aug 24, 2017

$129

$129
Town and Country Resort & Convention Center

Town and Country Resort & Convention Center

500 Hotel Cir N, San Diego
3.5 out of 5.0
3.0 out of 5 (418 reviews)
Close to everythingExcellent place nice and clean close to everything. Large complex lots to do.
  Aug 23, 2017

$95

$95
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