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ITH CoLive Balboa Park
2 out of 5
3751 6th Avenue, San Diego, CA
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3.9/5Very Good! (103 reviews)

"Everyone is so amazing. I am always coming back here again!!! I met new friends."…"

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

ITH CoLive Balboa Park
Hidden Gem in Middle of Hillcrest~2 Bdrm~ Best Location ~ ++ Parking ~
San Diego Hillcrest Duplex Unit 2
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5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Perfect location!

"This little place is in the perfect location for the person coming to San Diego who wants to be close to everything and for such an amazing price! Anytime we googled a restaurant we wanted to go to or the zoo or kayaking it was only a 5-10 minute drive! The outside patio was such a nice touch for ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2020

San Diego Hillcrest Duplex Unit 2

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Swank & Stylish on top in Hillcrest
The price is $115 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5
4.8/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)
Overall we had a great stay. Cute house in a nice area and close to a lot of local places.

"Overall great place. Would recommend for sure."…"

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

Swank & Stylish on top in Hillcrest
Balboa Park Luxury Bungalow With Palm Veranda
SD 2/1 Apt. 0.5 Miles TO THE Stunning Balboa Park!
The price is $77 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Everything was great! The only downside is it needs Air Conditioning.

"Everything was great! The only downside is it needs Air Conditioning. The location and easy to get to and to the sites around town. Clean and cozy place!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

SD 2/1 Apt. 0.5 Miles TO THE Stunning Balboa Park!
SD 2/1 Apt. Centrally Located TO ALL Attractions!
The price is $92 per night from Oct 19 to Oct 20
3.3/5 (3 reviews)
Hillcrest

"Confusing check in instructions Location was noisy due to neighbors and traffic"…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

SD 2/1 Apt. Centrally Located TO ALL Attractions!
SD 1/1 Close Near Balboa Park/zoo/gaslamp Quarter!
The price is $66 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30
SD 1/1 Close Near Balboa Park/zoo/gaslamp Quarter!
SD 3 Bed/2.5 Bath Spacious APT Perfect FOR Groups!
The price is $88 per night from Oct 12 to Oct 13
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Great experience

"Great experience. Owner was always available to answer any questions during our stay!! Property was clean and ready upon arrival! Will stay with them again!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

SD 3 Bed/2.5 Bath Spacious APT Perfect FOR Groups!
San Diego Swimming Pool on Stunning Canyon in Hillcrest Mission Hills -walkable!
4.8/5Exceptional! (32 reviews)
Great summer home

"The pool was awesome! We spent so much time in the backyard lounging and playing. The house and the cold AC were perfect for taking a break from the sun. House is big and well equipped. We were happy here for 3 days and we will definitely book again!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2020

San Diego Swimming Pool on Stunning Canyon in Hillcrest Mission Hills -walkable!
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Visiting Hillcrest

Hillcrest is a neighborhood that travelers like for its restaurants. Looking for sights you might find in a travel guide about Hillcrest? Consider a visit to Hotel Circle while you're in the neighborhood. You'll find 27 hotels and other accommodations in Hillcrest to choose from, making this an ideal home base for exploring the greater San Diego area.

Where to Stay in Hillcrest

Here are some accommodations in Hillcrest for you to consider:

  • ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego: 2-star hostel featuring free breakfast, free WiFi, and a 24-hour business center. Our guests enjoy the hostel's helpful staff and overall value.
  • Hostel Habibi: 2-star hostel featuring free WiFi, a terrace, and laundry facilities. Expedia travelers like this hostel's comfortable rooms and central location.
  • Playful 2BR Hillcrest Suites by Sonder: 4-star apartment featuring free WiFi, free parking, and a terrace.

Things to Do in This San Diego Neighborhood

Popular attractions in Hillcrest include Hotel Circle. While you're out sightseeing in San Diego, be sure to visit other sights like San Diego Zoo or Balboa Park.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like in Hillcrest?
Hillcrest is a neighborhood that travelers like for its restaurants. Looking for sights you might find in a travel guide about Hillcrest? Consider a visit to Hotel Circle while you’re in the neighborhood.
What's a favorite hotel to stay in Hillcrest?
Based on our traveler data, Abpopa Hillcrest is one of the top choices for your stay in Hillcrest. This 3-star aparthotel offers free WiFi and in-room kitchenettes. It is located a short 11-minute walk from Balboa Park. Other good options for your stay in the area include ITH CoLive Balboa Park and Modern Hillcrest 3 Bedroom.
How many hotels will I find in the Hillcrest area?
Expedia has 56 hotels and other accommodations in Hillcrest to choose from, making this an ideal home base for exploring the greater San Diego area.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Hillcrest, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. 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 booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the top deals on offer in Hillcrest.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Hillcrest?
For more information about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Hillcrest, click here.
What is there to do in this San Diego neighborhood?
Popular attractions in Hillcrest include Hotel Circle. When you’re sightseeing in San Diego, San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park are also worth a stop.

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