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Amazing 2br/1ba Near Balboa Park & SD Zoo by Domio
3.5 out of 5
0.8 mi from Balboa Park
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3.5/5Good! (4 reviews)
Quaint apartment

"I chose this apartment because of its location and it had everything we needed, however I would recommend some local information be available on site. Also a few tips, such as when showering open a window as there is no bathroom fan. I liked the quaintness and the garden area."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2019

Amazing 2br/1ba Near Balboa Park & SD Zoo by Domio
Baymont by Wyndham San Diego Downtown
2.5 out of 5
0.8 mi from Balboa Park
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The price is $79 per night
3.7/5Good! (815 reviews)

"Tubs/shower was miniature. The tub was about 2.5 feet-3feet long and the shower was only high enough that a person 5 foot 5 and under can stand under. If you are taller than 5'5" watch your head in the shower. Other than that it was clean and bed was firm."…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Baymont by Wyndham San Diego Downtown
Balboa Park Luxury Bungalow With Palm Veranda
Four Points by Sheraton San Diego Downtown Little Italy
3 out of 5
0.7 mi from Balboa Park
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The price is $119 per night
3.9/5Good! (979 reviews)

"Clean, gym, pool, walking distance to Little Italy and parking."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Four Points by Sheraton San Diego Downtown Little Italy
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown
2.5 out of 5
0.8 mi from Balboa Park
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The price is $94 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (990 reviews)

"clean polite. made going away during this time very pleasant"…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown
TownePlace Suites by Marriott San Diego Downtown
3 out of 5
0.8 mi from Balboa Park
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The price is $118 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (414 reviews)
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"Good stay good price.Extended my stay."…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

TownePlace Suites by Marriott San Diego Downtown
Westgate Hotel
4.5 out of 5
1.1 mi from Balboa Park
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The price is $183 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (992 reviews)

"I had a great stay! Staff was pleasing and facility was clean. I dont like the early pool hours ..but due to covid i guess i cant complain"…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Westgate Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown
3.5 out of 5
1.1 mi from Balboa Park
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The price is $135 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (990 reviews)

"All staff was very friendly , hotel room was nice and clean no complaints"…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown
Urban Boutique Hotel
3 out of 5
0.7 mi from Balboa Park
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The price is $105 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,699 reviews)

"Great easy check in Free Coffee All day Nice staff Fabulous beds"…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Urban Boutique Hotel
La Pensione Hotel
3 out of 5
0.7 mi from Balboa Park
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The price is $140 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (994 reviews)

"The room was nice. A little smaller than the pictures show but for a one night stay not too bad. Right in the middle of little Italy. Great view from the room. If noise bothers you wouldn’t recommend but didn’t bother us at all."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

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Balboa Park is located in an area of San Diego known for its beautiful ocean views, bird watching, and popular zoo. San Diego is home to 1869 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that's perfect for your stay.

Staying Near Balboa Park

Pick from 770 hotels and other lodging options within 5 miles of Balboa Park, including these picks:

  • The Sofia Hotel: This 3.5-star hotel features a restaurant, a health club, and a bar. Our customers like its breakfast and central location.
  • Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown: With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and a 24-hour fitness center, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and clean, quiet rooms.
  • The Horton Grand Hotel: With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and a bar, along with an in-room fireplace. Our customers like its central location and room service.

Things to See and Do Near Balboa Park

While you're in town visiting Balboa Park, you can discover everything there is to see and do within just a few miles of the area.

USS Midway Museum, Maritime Museum of San Diego, and Firehouse Museum feature a variety of fascinating exhibits to see while you're in town. San Diego Coronado Bridge, Pantoja Park, and Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala are some of the local landmarks to explore. You can watch performances at Copley Symphony Hall, San Diego Opera, and Lyceum Theatre if you're interested in local theater.

Petco Park, Port of San Diego, and B Street Cruise Ship Terminal are a few additional nearby sights. Spend some time checking out Seaport Village, which is 2 mi (3.3 km) from Balboa Park, or make a stop by Hotel Circle, located 2.6 mi (4.2 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Balboa Park?
Balboa Park is located in an area of San Diego known for its beautiful ocean views, array of dining options, and popular zoo. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 92 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
What's the best hotel to stay near Balboa Park?
Wyndham San Diego Bayside is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool. It’s located 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Balboa Park. Other good options within 5 miles include Urban Boutique Hotel and Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Balboa Park, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your arrival date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals available near Balboa Park.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip in the area near Balboa Park?
To access more information about picking new dates or cancelling your stay near Balboa Park, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What can I see and do near Balboa Park?
Study the collections at USS Midway Museum, San Diego Air and Space Museum, or Maritime Museum of San Diego. Some landmarks that you won’t want to miss include San Diego Coronado Bridge, Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala, and House of Pacific Relations International Cottages. You can check out the local talent at Copley Symphony Hall, Spreckels Organ Pavilion, and Starlight Bowl.

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