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The Sofia Hotel

The Sofia Hotel

150 W Broadway, San Diego
3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (2,753 reviews)
Beautiful place to stay!Great place to stay and close and within walking distance to many things in San Diego.
  Oct 18, 2017

$113

$113
Wyndham Garden San Diego Near SeaWorld

Wyndham Garden San Diego Near SeaWorld

3737 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego
3.0 out of 5.0
3.0 out of 5 (1,339 reviews)
Great ExperienceTook my family to San Diego for a 4 day vacation. The hotel is in great conditions, staff was friendly, rooms are very comfortable, clean. Hotel is minutes away from everything, beach, restaurants, stores, 7 minutes away from SeaWorld! I really recommend this hotel to everyone that will be visiting ...
  Oct 14, 2017

$76

$76
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 (2,565 reviews)
OK stay. Not a glamour place by any means but close to everything and reasonably priced.
  Oct 18, 2017

$68

$68
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 (2,668 reviews)
It was nice to stay daysinn, it's near downtown and beaches.
  Oct 18, 2017

$59

$59
Town and Country San Diego

Town and Country San Diego

500 Hotel Cir N, San Diego
3.5 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (497 reviews)
Our Anniversary PlaceOur stay here was great.. friendly staff, great environment, quite, clean, very modern and spacious... we really loved our room.. simple yet still the best compared to those expensive and known hotels.. looking forward on staying here again 😊
  Oct 10, 2017

$90

$90
The Horton Grand Hotel

The Horton Grand Hotel

311 Island Ave, San Diego
3.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,042 reviews)
Classy hotel on the gaslamp area.Lovely,well appointed hotel. Good quality room and furniture. Reception staff were helpful generally. Readily helped sort out my internet access problem. My only criticism relates to the breakfast room. Loud music with breakfast. No thank you. When asked to reduce the volume, I was told it was not ...
  Oct 20, 2017

$102

$102
Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel

Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel

800 Bay Marina Dr, National City
3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,093 reviews)
Great hotel, make sure you pay onlineHotel was great. WiFi awesome. Room amazing. Unfortunately Expedia said when I booked online the room was $120.00 a night if I pay online, $130.00 a night if I pay at the hotel. Sounds great right? But, when I checked in, I was charged $160.00 for the first night, $181.00 for the second night. Hotel ...
  Oct 17, 2017

$130

$130
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 (1,057 reviews)
Nice hotel and close to UCSD, downtown and beachRoom is comfortable, clean and nice, but the staff at the front desk were not nice, the people I speaked to when I checked in were rude, and the person I speaked on the phone after I checked out for assistant were rude too by giving me attitude.
  Oct 17, 2017

$98

$98
Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town

Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town

4041 Harney St, San Diego
3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (717 reviews)
Close to Old Town shopsThe hotel was very close to all the shops and places to eat. We went on the Hop on Hop off bus which was extremely informative for us being tourists from overseas. Everyone was very friendly and I would recommend Old Town to anyone visiting San Diego.
  Oct 19, 2017

$99

$99
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 (1,669 reviews)
When can i move in permanently :)The room was excellent! Nice pool and hot tub too. Loved the Blue Wave restaurant. Also liked being close to the pier, The Fathom, & Humphreys. Besides walking, i enjoyed using the available bikes as well. I'd say it was one of the best vacations that i've ever had! Well done Island Palms Best ...
  Oct 16, 2017

$119

$119
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