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The Bristol Hotel San Diego
3.5 out of 5
1055 1st Ave, San Diego, CA, 92101
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The price is $175 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
$175
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,043 reviews)
"Great beds"

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2023

The Bristol Hotel San Diego
Humphreys Half Moon Inn
3.5 out of 5
2303 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA, 92106
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The price is $189 per night from Feb 5 to Feb 6
$189
per night
Feb 5 - Feb 6
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,813 reviews)
"Such a unique stay! The hotel/property is Polynesian and it’s so beautiful! The grounds of the property are very tropical. The pool was big and very inviting. I loved that is was on a marina. I would definitely go back if I got the chance. Staff was very accommodating as well."

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2023

Humphreys Half Moon Inn
The Atwood
3 out of 5
1201 Hotel Circle South, Mission Valley, San Diego, CA, 92108
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The price is $86 per night from Feb 8 to Feb 9
$86
per night
Feb 8 - Feb 9
3.9/5 Good! (1,996 reviews)
"The lobby is really clean and the staff is nice."

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2023

The Atwood

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Wyndham Garden San Diego Near SeaWorld
3 out of 5
3737 Sports Arena Blvd, San Diego, CA, 92110
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The price is $85 per night from Feb 7 to Feb 8
$85
per night
Feb 7 - Feb 8
3.4/5 Good! (883 reviews)
"Good"

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2023

Wyndham Garden San Diego Near SeaWorld
The Dana on Mission Bay
3.5 out of 5
1710 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA, 92109
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The price is $179 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
$179
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
4.2/5 Excellent! (2,423 reviews)
"The overall property was beautiful. The grounds are clean and well kept. Our room had a smell to it but quickly disappeared once we opened up some windows. They do not have central air but an a/c unit high on the wall that no 5'2 person could reach. We didn't use it as it was cool enough outside ..."

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2023

The Dana on Mission Bay
Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Airport/Liberty Station
3 out of 5
2592 Laning Rd, San Diego, CA, 92106
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The price is $166 per night from Feb 20 to Feb 21
$166
per night
Feb 20 - Feb 21
4.6/5 Wonderful! (1,370 reviews)
"We enjoyed our stay at this property."

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2023

Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Airport/Liberty Station
Urban Boutique Hotel
3 out of 5
1654 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA, 92101
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The price is $159 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2
$159
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,509 reviews)
"Area is fantastic. Parking is offsite but we’ll managed."

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2023

Urban Boutique Hotel
Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island
3.5 out of 5
1960 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA, 92101
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The price is $185 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3
$185
per night
Mar 2 - Mar 3
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,487 reviews)
"Restaurant was great. Views even better."

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2023

Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island
Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle
3 out of 5
543 Hotel Circle S, San Diego, CA, 92108
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The price is $93 per night from Feb 14 to Feb 15
$93
per night
Feb 14 - Feb 15
3.8/5 Good! (1,914 reviews)
Exceeded my expectations!
"My stay was amazing! Clean, tidy room. Convenient parking. Loved the ventilation in the room. Easy to get in and out of the parking lot. Great value for the room charge."

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle
The Horton Grand, Downtown/Gaslamp Quarter
3.5 out of 5
311 Island Ave, San Diego, CA, 92101
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The price is $168 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
$168
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,418 reviews)
"Great location!"

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2023

The Horton Grand, Downtown/Gaslamp Quarter
Bay Club Hotel & Marina
3.5 out of 5
2131 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA, 92106
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The price is $149 per night from Feb 22 to Feb 23
$149
per night
Feb 22 - Feb 23
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,616 reviews)
"I love the location of this property. Great view of the City from the Hotel."

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

Bay Club Hotel & Marina
Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego
3.5 out of 5
701 A St, San Diego, CA, 92101
The price is $186 per night from Feb 27 to Feb 28
$186
per night
Feb 27 - Feb 28
4.5/5 Wonderful! (969 reviews)
"Very helpful staff. Spacious room. Great location. Clean, well-equipped."

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2023

Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego
Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Gaslamp/Convention Center
3 out of 5
453 6th Ave, San Diego, CA, 92101
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The price is $199 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
$199
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
4.2/5 Very Good! (772 reviews)
"The property was very clean and modern. The customer service was also outstanding!"

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2023

Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Gaslamp/Convention Center
Staypineapple, Hotel Z, Gaslamp San Diego
3 out of 5
521 6th Ave, San Diego, CA, 92101
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The price is $143 per night from Feb 3 to Feb 4
$143
per night
Feb 3 - Feb 4
4.7/5 Exceptional! (1,145 reviews)
"The hotel was wonderful, very clean and comfortable. The neighborhood is great, it's right in the middle of the Gas Lamp district so it's super convenient for restaurants and shopping, and it's within walking distance to Seaport Village and the USS Midway Museum. Being in the center of all that made ..."

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2023

Staypineapple, Hotel Z, Gaslamp San Diego
Best Western Plus Bayside Inn
3 out of 5
555 W Ash Street, San Diego, CA, 92101
The price is $180 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
$180
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,026 reviews)
"Everything"

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2023

Best Western Plus Bayside Inn
Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town
3 out of 5
4041 Harney St, San Diego, CA, 92110
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The price is $129 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
$129
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,347 reviews)
"Nice view and location!"

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2023

Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town
La Pensione Hotel
3 out of 5
606 West Date Street, San Diego, CA, 92101
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The price is $155 per night from Feb 12 to Feb 13
$155
per night
Feb 12 - Feb 13
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,253 reviews)
"Great location with lots of Cafes and Italian restaurants to choose from. Lively neighborhood but it doesn’t go on all night. Very safe to walk around - especially compared to downtown San Diego. The only drawback was a farmers markets starts very early complete with music on Saturday mornings so ..."

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

La Pensione Hotel
Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown/Bayside
3.5 out of 5
2137 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA, 92101
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The price is $195 per night from Feb 5 to Feb 6
$195
per night
Feb 5 - Feb 6
4/5 Very Good! (1,191 reviews)
"Very clean and nice location."

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2023

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown/Bayside
Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Mission Valley/Hotel Circle
3 out of 5
595 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA, 92108
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The price is $134 per night from Feb 5 to Feb 6
$134
per night
Feb 5 - Feb 6
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,032 reviews)
"Nice hotel but the rate charged for overnight parking is higher then others in the area."

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2023

Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Mission Valley/Hotel Circle
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Diego Mission Bay
3 out of 5
4610 De Soto St, San Diego, CA, 92109
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The price is $102 per night from Feb 26 to Feb 27
$102
per night
Feb 26 - Feb 27
3.9/5 Good! (1,037 reviews)
"Todo estuvo muy bien , lo recomiendo"

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2023

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Diego Mission Bay

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Number of reviews 27244
Accommodation 6333 hotels
Lowest Price $85
Highest Price $259

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