Take a break from the sand and surf to soak up slick city vibes in downtown San Diego.
While Southern California is known for its sandy beaches, you won’t want to miss its hopping city scene. With a range of trendy music venues, happening night clubs, and decadent restaurants, downtown San Diego gives local beach towns a run for their money.
Where to Stay
On your next jaunt in SoCal, stay at one of the best downtown San Diego hotels for easy access to all the urban attractions. Some of these accommodations are conveniently located within walking distance of the Gaslamp Quarter, while others are just minutes from the San Diego Convention Center. Browse through our assortment of downtown lodging, and you’ll come across places boasting rooftop pools, 24-hour yoga centers, and views of San Diego Bay. Whether you’re looking for a hotel with a swanky lounge or views of the skyline, there’s a downtown hotel suiting all your preferences.
An added perk of staying in downtown is that it’s just minutes from the San Diego International Airport. When you’ve booked flights to San Diego, you’ll find that the city scene is just 3 miles southeast of the tarmac. Once your plane lands at the terminal, conveniently hop on the Metropolitan Transit System bus, hail a taxi, or book a shuttle to arrive in downtown in no time. You can also reserve a car rental with us here at Expedia.com to have a set of wheels waiting for you when your flight lands.
What to See
In addition to the airport, there are a number of attractions just a stone’s throw away from downtown hotels. The Padres play at the downtown baseball stadium, and the USS Midway Museum is just around the corner on North Harbor Drive. As long as you’re staying at one of the downtown hotels, venture over to the Maritime Museum of San Diego, take in some culture at the Museum of Contemporary Art, shop in Seaport Village, and nosh at the many restaurants and bars in the Gaslamp Quarter.
At Expedia.com, we understand the importance of keeping your travels within your price range, so we provide a variety of cheap deals on downtown San Diego hotels. Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly place or luxury lodging in the heart of the city, you’ll find hotels in San Diego matching your needs and budget. Don’t miss our mobile booking app to conveniently browse on the go and score access to exclusive discounts. In addition to scooping up hot deals, sign up with the Expedia+ rewards program to earn points and upgrades. The city by the Pacific Ocean is calling your name, so answer by booking your trip to downtown San Diego today.