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Downtown San Diego hotels and places to stay

Wyndham San Diego Bayside
4 out of 5
1355 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA
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The price is $135 per night
4/5Very Good! (3,417 reviews)

"We were able to get a bayside room. The view was incredible. The room itself is a little small but the balcony makes up for it. The amenities in the hotel are nice as well."…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Wyndham San Diego Bayside
Four Points by Sheraton San Diego Downtown Little Italy
3 out of 5
1617 1st Avenue, San Diego, CA
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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
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
4 out of 5
207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA
The price is $166 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,975 reviews)

"Excellent customer service. Check in and check out was fast"…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
Westgate Hotel
4.5 out of 5
1055 Second Ave, San Diego, CA
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The price is $187 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (993 reviews)

"We have stayed at Westgate a few times in the past and we have never been disappointed. Check in and check out went very smooth.Rates are reasonable. Parking is very easy and convenient. The hotel is beautiful. Awesome architecture. Facilities are excellent. We loved the pool and the outdoor gym ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Westgate Hotel
Staypineapple, Hotel Z, Gaslamp San Diego
3 out of 5
521 6th Ave, San Diego, CA
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The price is $110 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,050 reviews)

"Good location, clean, friendly staff, nice room, reasonable price. What’s not to like?"…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Staypineapple, Hotel Z, Gaslamp San Diego
The Sofia Hotel
3.5 out of 5
150 W Broadway, San Diego, CA
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The price is $131 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (3,140 reviews)

"My fourth visit to this hotel. The best boutique hotel in San Diego. Best customer service in San Diego. Rooms are very clean elegant and comfortable. Wish they would allow suite guest to self park in their private garage. Adjacent lot parking is not adequate for such a classy facility."…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

The Sofia Hotel
Hampton Inn San Diego Downtown
2.5 out of 5
1531 Pacific Hwy, San Diego, CA
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The price is $99 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (982 reviews)

"The hotel was clean. Staff was friendly (not much contact due to the pandemic). Little Italy literally is in the backyard--couple minutes walk. Harbor is in the front with park, and amenities. Thumbs up!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Hampton Inn San Diego Downtown
Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown/Bayside, CA
3.5 out of 5
2137 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA
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The price is $149 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (978 reviews)

"AC went out first night, they were nice enough to move us to a new place but wasnt a great start. Other than that, all was good"…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown/Bayside, CA
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Downtown
4 out of 5
601 Pacific Hwy, San Diego, CA
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The price is $189 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,397 reviews)

"Staff was sanitizing corridors, knobs, handrails...etc. pool was open but for one room at a time, so was gym"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Downtown
Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Downtown/Bayside
3.5 out of 5
2137 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA
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The price is $179 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (870 reviews)

"It was very nice hotel, great view, wonderful staff highly controlled environment."…"

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2020

Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Downtown/Bayside
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Visiting Downtown San Diego

Travelers love the Downtown San Diego neighborhood for its bar scene and array of dining options. Experience the best of Downtown San Diego with a visit to Port of San Diego, B Street Cruise Ship Terminal, and USS Midway Museum. If you're searching for places to stay in San Diego, you're sure to find something to meet your needs with 279 Downtown San Diego hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Places to Stay in Downtown San Diego

Our guests say these as some of their favorite places to stay in Downtown San Diego:

  • Pendry San Diego: 5-star hotel with 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center, steps from Petco Park. Our guests enjoy the hotel's clean rooms and proximity to shopping.
  • Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Downtown/Bayfront: 3-star hotel with free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center, steps from Port of San Diego. Expedia travelers like this hotel's comfortable rooms and beach locale.
  • Hotel Republic San Diego, Autograph Collection: 4-star hotel with 2 restaurants, a 24-hour fitness center, and 2 bars, 12-minute walk from Port of San Diego. Our guests rate this hotel highly for its beach locale and proximity to public transportation.

Things to Do Around This San Diego Neighborhood

If you're looking for activities to do while you're in Downtown San Diego, check out Port of San Diego, B Street Cruise Ship Terminal, and Navy Pier. USS Midway Museum and Seaport Village are some other stops to visit in the neighborhood.

Favorite places to visit in the surrounding Downtown San Diego area include Petco Park, Balboa Park, and Harbor Island. While you're out sightseeing in San Diego, be sure to visit other sights like San Diego Zoo or Marine Corps Recruit Depot.

Getting Around Downtown San Diego and the Greater San Diego Area

If you want to see more of the city, America Plaza Trolley Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include County Center - Little Italy Station and Civic Center Station. If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at San Diego Santa Fe Depot. Learn about your options for water transportation at the port.

Frequently asked questions

What is Downtown San Diego like?
Travelers love the Downtown San Diego neighborhood for its popular zoo and top museums. Experience the best of Downtown San Diego with a visit to Port of San Diego, B Street Cruise Ship Terminal, and USS Midway Museum.
Where is the best place to stay in Downtown San Diego?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, Pendry San Diego is the highest ranked property in Downtown San Diego. This 5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 3 restaurants. It is located a short 3-minute walk from Petco Park. Other top choices in the neighborhood include Moxy San Diego Downtown/Gaslamp Quarter and Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Downtown/Bayfront.
How many hotels will I be able to find in Downtown San Diego?
If you’re searching for places to stay in San Diego, Expedia has something to meet your needs with 562 Downtown San Diego hotels and other accommodations to choose from.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Downtown San Diego, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the best options available in Downtown San Diego.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Downtown San Diego?
For more information about changing or cancelling your trip to Downtown San Diego, click here.
What are the top things to see and do in Downtown San Diego?
Be sure to get some family photos at USS Midway Museum, Maritime Museum of San Diego, and Waterfront Park while you’re out sightseeing in Downtown San Diego. As you’re discovering the neighborhood, Port of San Diego and B Street Cruise Ship Terminal are some other places worth a visit. Favorite places to visit in the surrounding area include Seaport Village, Petco Park, and Balboa Park. While you’re out sightseeing in San Diego, be sure to visit other sights like San Diego Zoo or Harbor Island.
How can I get around Downtown San Diego and the greater San Diego area?
If you want to see more of the city, America Plaza Trolley Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include County Center - Little Italy Station and Civic Center Station. To venture out of town, take a train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot. Learn about your options for water transportation at the port.

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