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Riverleaf Inn Mission Valley
2.5 out of 5
2484 Hotel Circle Place, San Diego, CA
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The price is $58 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3

Located in Mission Valley, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Hotel Circle, Old Town San Diego State Park, and Mission Bay. University of San Diego and Fashion ...

3.6/5Good! (1,394 reviews)

"There were some weird characters hanging around the hotel and parking lot. But the room itself and location we good for the price. Didn't have any issue with loud noises or neighbors. Towels were stained like other reviews mentioned. Wifi worked though!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2021

Riverleaf Inn Mission Valley
The Atwood
3 out of 5
1201 Hotel Circle South, Mission Valley, San Diego, CA
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Located in Mission Valley, this golf motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Riverwalk Golf Club and Hotel Circle. Old Town San Diego State Park and Fashion Valley Mall ...

4/5Very Good! (1,799 reviews)

"I recommend this hotel .. Its so clean spacious rooms. and plenty of parking. the best thing is that if you arrive before check in they allow you to settle in without problems."…"

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2020

The Atwood
Motel 6 Chula Vista, CA - San Diego
2 out of 5
745 E St, Chula Vista, CA
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The price is $55 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8

Situated by the ocean, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Chula Vista Nature Center and San Diego Bay. Chula Vista Center is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) away. Bayfront ...

3.2/5 (983 reviews)

"Affordable, clean, friendly staff and check-in. Close to the airport and next door to McDonalds"…"

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2021

Motel 6 Chula Vista, CA - San Diego
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Good Nite Inn San Diego near SeaWorld/Mission Valley
2 out of 5
3880 Greenwood St, San Diego, CA
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The price is $58 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2

Located in Point Loma, this motel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Old Town Trolley Tours and within 6 mi (10 km) of SeaWorld and Marine Corps Recruit Depot. San Diego ...

3.9/5Good! (1,476 reviews)

"Very clean. Mainly for adult people perfect if you need a good place to sleep"…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021

Good Nite Inn San Diego near SeaWorld/Mission Valley
Motel 6 El Cajon, CA - San Diego
2 out of 5
550 Montrose Court, I-8 at Magnolia Avenue Southbound, El Cajon, CA
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The price is $59 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2

Located in the heart of El Cajon, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Knox House Museum and Olaf Wieghorst Museum and Western Heritage Center. The Magnolia ...

3.3/5 (979 reviews)

"No complaints everything was wonderful excellent customer service"…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021

Motel 6 El Cajon, CA - San Diego
The Rambler Motel
3 out of 5
225 Bay Blvd, Chula Vista, CA
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The price is $89 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2

Situated near the airport, this motel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Chula Vista Nature Center and within 9 mi (15 km) of Petco Park and Balboa Park. San Diego Convention ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (782 reviews)
Great hotel stay

"Nicely restored hotel with convenient access to interstate and area surroundings."…"

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

The Rambler Motel
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Chula Vista
2 out of 5
394 Broadway, Chula Vista, CA
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The price is $76 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3

Situated in Chula Vista, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Chula Vista Center, Chula Vista Nature Center, and San Diego Bay. Petco Park and Balboa Park are ...

3.7/5Good! (47 reviews)
Red Roof Plus

"Staff was friendly fast check in an check out daily house keeping"…"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Chula Vista
Motel 6 San Ysidro, CA - San Diego - Border
2 out of 5
160 E Calle Primera, San Ysidro, CA
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The price is $50 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5

Situated near the beach, this motel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Las Americas Premium Outlets and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Plaza Rio Commercial Center. Tijuana Wax Museum ...

3.7/5Good! (977 reviews)

"Privacy, peaceful, clean environment, nearby stores and Good Neighborhood/Community."…"

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

Motel 6 San Ysidro, CA - San Diego - Border
Pacific Shores Inn on Pacific Beach
2.5 out of 5
4802 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA
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The price is $99 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2

Located in Pacific Beach, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Pacific Beach Park, Crystal Pier, and Mission Beach Boardwalk. Mission Beach and Mission Bay ...

3.9/5Good! (989 reviews)

"We had to unexpectedly stay in San Diego some extra days after our flight to Austin was cancelled due to the Arctic blast! So glad we found this place! The kitchenette was perfect to help us save money! It was within walking distance to a grocery store and CVS and pretty much everything else you ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2021

Pacific Shores Inn on Pacific Beach
Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Hotel Circle - Mission Valley
2 out of 5
2424 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA
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The price is $60 per night from Mar 21 to Mar 22

Located in Mission Valley, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Presidio Park, Hotel Circle, and Old Town San Diego State Park. Mission Bay and Fashion Valley ...

3.3/5 (1,106 reviews)

"The hotel was good. It maintained the motel6 standard. This location had reviews of loud guests. I wouldn't call them loud, more of a active location that lots of activity. If you dont have the A/C fan turned on the other guests can wake you up. But everything else was in order. Clean rm, enough ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Hotel Circle - Mission Valley
Pleasant Inn
2.5 out of 5
5550 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA
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The price is $79 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2

Located in Clairemont, this motel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Westfield UTC, Mission Bay Park, and Fashion Valley Mall. Hotel Circle and Balboa Park are also within ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,141 reviews)

"upgraded room, cleaness, good service, great price"…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

Pleasant Inn
Super 8 by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle
2 out of 5
445 Hotel Cir S, San Diego, CA
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The price is $64 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8

Located in Mission Valley, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Riverwalk Golf Club, Hotel Circle, and Fashion Valley Mall. Balboa Park and Mission Valley Mall ...

3.4/5Good! (1,476 reviews)

"I enjoyed the Artwork that was in the room. I like that the Hotel was close to the freeway."…"

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2021

Super 8 by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle
Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown
2 out of 5
1546 2nd Avenue, San Diego, CA
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The price is $61 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8

Located in Downtown San Diego, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Balboa Park and Maritime Museum of San Diego. Port of San Diego and B Street Cruise Ship ...

3.5/5Good! (984 reviews)

"Location near Little Italy Great area of San Diego"…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2021

Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown
Ocean Villa Inn
2.5 out of 5
5142 West Point Loma Blvd, San Diego, CA
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The price is $119 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2

Nestled on the beach, this Ocean Beach motel is within a 10-minute walk of Ocean Beach Park and Dog Beach. Mission Bay and Belmont Park are also within 3 mi ...

4/5Very Good! (977 reviews)

"We loved this place. The location is perfect! Quaint little 2 story place that backs up to the Dog Beach at Ocean Beach. Second floor room had a perfect view of the beach and the area. It's within close walking distance to the shopping and restaurants of the Ocean Beach business center. It is close ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021

Ocean Villa Inn
E-Z 8 Motel Old Town
2.5 out of 5
4747 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA
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The price is $59 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2

Located in Mission Valley, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Old Town Trolley Tours, Old Town San Diego State Park, and Hotel Circle. Mission Bay and University ...

2.8/5 (1,349 reviews)

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Reviewed on Dec 11, 2020

E-Z 8 Motel Old Town
Motel 6 San Diego, CA - North
2 out of 5
5592 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA
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The price is $64 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8

Located in Clairemont, this motel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Westfield UTC, Mission Bay Park, and Fashion Valley Mall. Hotel Circle and Balboa Park are also within ...

3.2/5 (464 reviews)

"Very Good Except The Bathroom Fan, Hot Water and Ac Not Functioning To Its Normal Room Peak.."…"

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

Motel 6 San Diego, CA - North
Motel 6 La Mesa, CA
2 out of 5
6952 University Ave, La Mesa, CA
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The price is $60 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3

Situated in La Mesa, this motel is 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from Viejas Arena and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from San Diego State University. SDCCU Stadium and Petco Park are also ...

3.7/5Good! (848 reviews)

"Friendly staff, relaxed environment. The staff is always very accommodating and helpful. Location is very convenient as well"…"

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2020

Motel 6 La Mesa, CA
Super 8 by Wyndham El Cajon CA
2 out of 5
471 N Magnolia Ave, El Cajon, CA
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The price is $67 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8

Situated in El Cajon, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Knox House Museum and Olaf Wieghorst Museum and Western Heritage Center. The Magnolia and Boomers ...

3.6/5Good! (991 reviews)

"It was good. Good service. How long does it take to get the deposit back"…"

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2021

Super 8 by Wyndham El Cajon CA
Americas Best Value Inn Loma Lodge
2 out of 5
3202 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA
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The price is $67 per night from Mar 14 to Mar 15

Located in Point Loma, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of NTC Promenade and Old Town San Diego State Park. Hotel Circle and Mission Bay are also within 3 mi ...

3.1/5 (937 reviews)

"Good enough place to stay for two days nice and confy"…"

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2020

Americas Best Value Inn Loma Lodge
Northgate Motel
2 out of 5
461 N Magnolia Ave, El Cajon, CA
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The price is $60 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3

Located in the heart of El Cajon, this motel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Parkway Plaza and within 9 mi (15 km) of Grossmont College and San Diego State University. ...

3.6/5Good! (294 reviews)
There's no place like home.

"It was quiet, i got to rest so that was good stay. I would definitely come back here"…"

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

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Hotel Palmeras Chula Vista

Hotel Palmeras Chula Vista

2 out of 5
230 Broadway, Chula Vista, CA
The price is $69 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2
3.2/5 (959 reviews)

"Check in friendly! He did everything to make me happy"…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2021

Hotel Palmeras Chula Vista
Hercor Hotel - Urban Boutique

Hercor Hotel - Urban Boutique

3 out of 5
692 H Street, Chula Vista, CA
The price is $82 per night from Mar 8 to Mar 9
4.1/5Very Good! (1,081 reviews)

"My stay was great! The rooms are very clean and the staff is nice."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Hercor Hotel - Urban Boutique
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham San Diego Chula Vista

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham San Diego Chula Vista

2.5 out of 5
150 Bonita Rd, Chula Vista, CA
The price is $71 per night from Mar 5 to Mar 6
4.1/5Very Good! (979 reviews)

"Front desk service was awesome they were very attentive and help me to accommodate my needs"…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2021

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham San Diego Chula Vista
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Chula Vista Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You'll find 7 low-priced motels in Chula Vista among the more than 37 hotels and other lodging choices. When you pick one of these budget accommodations, there might not be abundant amenities like you'd find at a traditional hotel but you'll save more cash to use on your vacation.

When you save on your room price, you can enjoy more of the attractions in Chula Vista. Not-to-be-missed sights include Aquatica in Chula Vista, as well as Club Campestre Golf Course and San Diego Coronado Bridge in the area.

Fun fact: Motels became more prevalent in the U.S. after World War II with the appeal of road trip vacations, peaking in the mid-1960s with more than 60,000 properties. When you stay at a motel, you'll usually access your room directly from the parking lot.

Below are a few of Expedia customers' best-rated Chula Vista motels available to book:

Motel 6 San Diego - Chula Vista

  • Stay within a 10-minute drive of San Diego City College and San Diego Coronado Bridge.
  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

Highway Inn Chula Vista

  • Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities like cable TV.
  • It's located within a 20-minute drive of San Diego Coronado Bridge and Balboa Park.

Howard Johnson Suite Hotel by Wyndham, Chula Vista/San Diego

  • Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.
  • Stay within a 10-minute drive of San Diego City College and San Diego Coronado Bridge.

Best Choice Inn Chula Vista

  • It's located within a short 9-minute drive of Las Americas Premium Outlets.
  • An outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking are available during your stay.

The Rambler Motel

  • Stay within a 10-minute drive of San Diego City College and San Diego Coronado Bridge.
  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

Things to Do in Chula Vista

In this family-friendly area, enjoy its popular beaches and top-notch restaurants while you're sightseeing. People who've visited Chula Vista have good things to say about its shops, live music, and theater scene.

Here are favorite places in and around Chula Vista:

  • Aquatica
  • Club Campestre Golf Course
  • San Diego Coronado Bridge

These are some outdoorsy places nearby:

  • San Diego Bay
  • Balboa Park
  • Coronado Beach

You'll find these family-friendly sights in the area:

  • Chula Vista Nature Center
  • San Diego Zoo
  • Hotel Circle

Chula Vista is also notable for its:

  • Cafés
  • Wildlife

Best Time to Visit Chula Vista

Decide when you'd like to visit Chula Vista by checking the seasonal weather details below:
  • The hottest months are typically September and August, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 67° F and nighttime temperatures average 47° F
  • April-June: 73° F is the daytime average and 53° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 76° F and nighttime averages are around 60° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 74° F during the day and 47° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 9.69 inches in a year

How to Get to Chula Vista and Around the Area

Chula Vista Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Tijuana, Baja California Norte (TIJ-General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl.) Airport 5.9 mi (9.5 km)
San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) Airport 13 mi (20.9 km)
San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field) Airport 14.1 mi (22.6 km)
Palomar St Trolley Station Metro Station 4.4 mi (7 km)
H St Trolley Station Metro Station 4.7 mi (7.6 km)
Bayfront - E St. Trolley Station Metro Station 5 mi (8.1 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a motel trip to Chula Vista?
Because you’ll save on your room, you can make the most of what Chula Vista has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Aquatica, North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre, and Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center.
What is a motel?
When you stay at a motel, you’re likely to find a free parking spot and an outdoor pool. With a stay at a motel, you’ll often have access to your room from an outside corridor overlooking the parking lot. Motels made their debut in the 1920s as a place to stay for the weary traveler taking a road trip along the major roadways of America.
What are the best motels in Chula Vista?
Motel 6 Chula Vista, CA - San Diego: Stay within a 10-minute drive of Balboa Park and Chicano Park. Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking. The Rambler Motel: A casino and a restaurant are available during your stay, along with room amenities like free WiFi. It’s located within a 10-minute drive of Balboa Park and Chicano Park. Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Chula Vista: Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking. Stay within a 10-minute drive of Balboa Park and Chicano Park. Highway Inn Chula Vista: It’s located within a 10-minute drive of Balboa Park and Chicano Park. Free WiFi, free parking, and laundry facilities are available during your stay. Big 7 Motel: Stay within a 10-minute drive of Petco Park and Balboa Park. Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
How many motels should I expect to find in Chula Vista?
Expedia has 6 low-cost motels in Chula Vista.
What can I do in Chula Vista?
In this family-friendly area, enjoy its popular beaches and top-notch restaurants while you’re sightseeing. People who’ve visited Chula Vista have good things to say about its shops, live music, and theater scene. Some popular places to visit include Aquatica, North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre, and Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center. Some outdoorsy places nearby include San Diego Bay, Balboa Park, and Coronado Beach. You’ll find these family-friendly sights in the area: Chula Vista Nature Center, San Diego Zoo, and USS Midway Museum.
What's the seasonal weather like in Chula Vista?
Weather can make or break a roadtrip, so we’ve gathered some data about year-round temperatures in Chula Vista to help you plan yours. The hottest months are usually September and August with an average temp of 68°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 58°F. Average annual precipitation for Chula Vista is 10 inches.
What are my options for getting around Chula Vista when staying in a motel?
We’ve gathered some information about local transportation options in Chula Vista to help you navigate your stay: Fly into San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN), which is located 13 mi (20.9 km) from the heart of the city. You can also search for flights into San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field), which is 14.1 mi (22.6 km) away. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Palomar St Trolley Station, H St Trolley Station, and Bayfront - E St. Trolley Station.

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