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The Surfbreak Hotel
2.5 out of 5
1819 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA
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The price is $129 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 1
Situated near the beach, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of San Clemente Municipal Golf Course, Lasuens Beach, and Avenida del Mar. Camp Pendleton Marine Corps ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (76 reviews)
"Very unique property with an extremely kind and accommodating staff. I loved opening my door and having immediate access to a porch/balcony feel. Rooms were clean and beds super comfy. I'd stay again without hesitation. Plus, good eats, convenience store and liquor store within walking distance. ..."

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2021

The Surfbreak Hotel
Travelodge by Wyndham San Clemente Beach
2 out of 5
2441 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA
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The price is $80 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 3
Located in the heart of San Clemente, this golf motel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from San Clemente State Beach and within 3 mi (5 km) of San Clemente Pier and San Onofre ...
3.5/5 Good! (317 reviews)
"This property is like a pleasant throwback into the late 70's, early 80's. While well maintained and kept up the property has its charms from back in the day. Room was clean and comfortable and staff was very nice. Easy access to the freeway so on the conversely, if you want it a bit more quiet get ..."

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Travelodge by Wyndham San Clemente Beach
Oceana Boutique Hotel
3 out of 5
135 Avenida Algodon, San Clemente, CA
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The price is $59 per night from Oct 20 to Oct 20
Situated in the entertainment district, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Casa Romantica and San Clemente Pier. San Clemente State Beach and San Onofre ...
2.9/5 (438 reviews)
"The manager was very nice. She drove us to Dana Point to see Pearl Jam and even met us at 11pm and brought us back!!"

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2021

Oceana Boutique Hotel
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Rodeway Inn San Clemente Beach
2 out of 5
1301 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA
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The price is $99 per night from Oct 19 to Oct 19
Situated near the beach, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of San Clemente City Beach, El Portal Beach, and North Beach. The Pier Beach and Avenida del Mar ...
3.8/5 Good! (854 reviews)
"Nice and clean property. Convenient!"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2021

Rodeway Inn San Clemente Beach
Inn at Calafia Beach
2 out of 5
2341 S EL CAMINO REAL, San Clemente, CA
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The price is $70 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 1
Situated near the beach, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of San Clemente Municipal Golf Course, Riviera Beach, and Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base. Lasuens ...
3.5/5 Good! (472 reviews)
"loved the room very homeie"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

Inn at Calafia Beach
Patriots Boutique Motel
2 out of 5
711 S. El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA
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The price is $94 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 8
Situated by the ocean, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Avenida del Mar, Casa Romantica, and San Clemente Pier. San Clemente City Beach and T-Street Beach ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (280 reviews)
"Great location and very friendly staff!"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

Patriots Boutique Motel
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Casablanca Inn

Casablanca Inn

2.5 out of 5
1601 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA
The price is $115 per night from Oct 31 to Oct 31
4.3/5 Excellent! (945 reviews)
"Cool vintage Hotel"

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2021

Casablanca Inn
Hampton Inn & Suites San Clemente

Hampton Inn & Suites San Clemente

2.5 out of 5
2481 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA
The price is $118 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 8
4.4/5 Excellent! (829 reviews)
"Great customer service!"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

Hampton Inn & Suites San Clemente
Holiday Inn Express San Clemente N – Beach Area, an IHG Hotel

Holiday Inn Express San Clemente N – Beach Area, an IHG Hotel

2.5 out of 5
35 Via Pico Plaza, San Clemente, CA
The price is $105 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
4.4/5 Excellent! (972 reviews)
"It was very clean. Loved it!"

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2021

Holiday Inn Express San Clemente N – Beach Area, an IHG Hotel
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San Clemente Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You'll find 7 affordable motels in San Clemente among more than 129 lodging choices. When you pick one of these cheaper accommodations, you might not have many of the amenities found in a traditional hotel but you'll save more money for your trip.

By saving on your room price, you can enjoy all that San Clemente has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include San Clemente Pier in San Clemente, as well as Mission San Juan Capistrano and Main Beach Park in the area.

Fun fact: The word "motel" was conceived in 1925 in San Luis Obispo, California by the owner of the Milestone Mo-Tel. Often just a story or two, motel properties usually have outdoor access to guestrooms from the parking lot.

Listed below are some of Expedia customers' recommended San Clemente motels to choose from:

Oceana Boutique Hotel

  • Stay within a quick 2-minute drive of San Clemente Pier.
  • Enjoy access to the terrace, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

Little Inn by the Beach

  • Free WiFi and free parking are available during your stay, along with room amenities like cable TV.
  • It's located within a quick 5-minute drive of San Clemente Pier.

Rodeway Inn San Clemente Beach

  • Enjoy access to the 24-hour front desk, and freebies including breakfast and WiFi.
  • Stay within a quick 3-minute drive of San Clemente Pier.

Patriots Boutique Motel

  • It's located within a quick 2-minute drive of San Clemente Pier.
  • Free WiFi, free parking, and a terrace are available during your stay.

Inn at Calafia Beach

  • Stay within a quick 4-minute drive of San Clemente Pier.
  • Enjoy access to the free WiFi and free parking, as well as room amenities like a flat-screen TV.

Things to Do in San Clemente

Take time out to enjoy the scenic seaside in this relaxing, family-friendly area while you're sightseeing. Those visiting San Clemente have good things to say about the cafés.

Here are favorite places in and around San Clemente:

  • San Clemente Pier
  • Mission San Juan Capistrano
  • Main Beach Park

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • North Beach
  • Poche Beach
  • T-Street Beach

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

  • Sawdust Art Festival Grounds
  • Marguerite Aquatic Complex
  • Saddleback Valley Volleyball Club

San Clemente is also popular for its:

  • Surfing
  • Flowers
  • Camping

Best Time to Visit San Clemente

Determine the optimal time to visit San Clemente by checking these seasonal weather details:
  • The hottest months are typically September and August, while December and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 70° F and nighttime temperatures average 43° F
  • April-June: 77° F is the daytime average and 48° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 81° F and nighttime averages are around 58° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 78° F during the day and 43° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 13.03 inches in a year

How to Get to San Clemente and Around the Area

San Clemente Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne) Airport 21.6 mi (34.7 km)
Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar) Airport 29.5 mi (47.4 km)
Murrieta, CA (RBK-French Valley) Airport 30 mi (48.3 km)
San Clemente Pier Station Train Station 1.2 mi (2 km)

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