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Featured Apartments in San Diego

Sonder - State Suites
4 out of 5
1451 State St, San Diego, CA
The price is $146 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30

Located in Little Italy, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Maritime Museum of San Diego, Balboa Park, and Port of San Diego. B Street Cruise ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (52 reviews)

"Great location in Little Italy. A little hard to find (it is set back from the street) felt Like a very safe area and there is a secured gate to access to walk back to the property. Very modern and well decorated albeit a small studio. Perfect for only 1 or 2 guests. Has all the basics and some special ..."…"

Reviewed on May 23, 2020

Sonder - State Suites
Kasa San Diego Apartments
3.5 out of 5
1330 Market St, San Diego, CA
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Located in Downtown San Diego, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of San Diego City College, Petco Park, and Balboa Park. San Diego Convention ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)

"We thoroughly enjoyed the property! Upon arrival, everything was very tidy and clean and we found everything we would need for our stay. The interior decor was tasteful and it felt very inviting. Location was very nice for anywhere we wanted to walk to and the parking came in handy when driving to ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Kasa San Diego Apartments
Sonder - The Bungalows
3.5 out of 5
1525 Union Street, San Diego, CA
The price is $112 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5

Located in Little Italy, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Maritime Museum of San Diego, Balboa Park, and Port of San Diego. B Street Cruise ...

4/5Very Good! (11 reviews)

"Our stay was wonderful! Incredibly comfortable bed. Kitchen was stocked with everything we needed. We will most definitely stay there again. The mirror in the bathroom is tiny, another mirror in the closet area would have been nice."…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

Sonder - The Bungalows

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Bankers Hill Lovely 2 Bedroom Apartment
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Located in Park West, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of San Diego Bay, Balboa Park, and B Street Cruise Ship Terminal. Port of San Diego and Waterfront ...

3.2/5 (6 reviews)
Good for the price

"We had a great stay here! I will say the property could have been a little cleaner. The location was great! We took scooters to and from Little Italy and Uber/Lyfted everywhere we couldn't walk. All and all the stay was a nice getaway durning these hard times."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Bankers Hill Lovely 2 Bedroom Apartment
Charming Private Mission Bay Cottage
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Located in Bay Park, this family-friendly San Diego apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Mission Bay Park and Mission Bay. Old Town San Diego State ...

Charming Private Mission Bay Cottage
Roomy, Quaint, Studio Loft w/ Bay View - Central SD Location
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Located in Bay Park, this historic apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Mission Bay Park, Mission Bay, and University of San Diego. Old Town San Diego ...

5/5Exceptional! (49 reviews)
Sunset Deck

"The hosts are so friendly, helpful, & welcoming, my husband & I felt right at home as soon as we arrived. We had fun meeting & playing with doggy Dude but if you're not a fan of dogs, don't let that deter you since there's an easy way to barricade him out. But to us, it was an added benefit seeing ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

Roomy, Quaint, Studio Loft w/ Bay View - Central SD Location
San Diego Top Location 2BR/2.5 Bath + Free Parking! (FV10)
3.5 out of 5
7086 Friars Road, San Diego, CA
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Located in Mission Valley, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Fashion Valley Mall and Hotel Circle. University of San Diego and Mission Bay ...

San Diego Top Location 2BR/2.5 Bath + Free Parking! (FV10)
Private Pool, Guest House Features Views!
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Located in Point Loma, this romantic apartment building is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Point Loma Nazarene University and within 3 mi (5 km) of Ocean Beach Pier and ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (40 reviews)
This is the place to stay if your visiting San Diego!

"I am from San Diego and when I visit we usually stay with family.....NOT any more this will be my new vacation home my family came to me we BBQ'd went to the beaches and chilled. Thanks Pete for having us we will be back."…"

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2020

Private Pool, Guest House Features Views!
Beautiful Very Large 1 Bedroom/bath/ Balcony With Swimming Pool/jacuzzi
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Located in Bay Park, this historic apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Mission Bay, University of San Diego, and Old Town San Diego State Park. Hotel ...

5/5Exceptional! (62 reviews)
Oasis in San Diego

"A cute place which was everything it advertised and more. Spacious one bedroom, nicely decorated with a quiet and comfortable outdoor patio and kitchen. And the pool and garden area were spectacular! The neighborhood is safe and wonderful for walking. Just about all attractions we wanted to visit ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Beautiful Very Large 1 Bedroom/bath/ Balcony With Swimming Pool/jacuzzi
Sonder - The William Penn
4 out of 5
511 F Street, San Diego, CA
The price is $94 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5

Located in Gaslamp Quarter, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Copley Symphony Hall and Petco Park. San Diego Convention Center and Balboa ...

4.1/5Very Good! (27 reviews)

"The hotel itself was nothing like it was described in the booking. HOWEVER, Hotels.com and the property manager made it right so our overall stay was amazing."…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Sonder - The William Penn
Sonder - The Millennium
4 out of 5
5080 Camino Del Arroyo, San Diego, CA
The price is $115 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26

Located in Mission Valley, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Riverwalk Golf Club, Hotel Circle, and Mission Valley Mall. University of San Diego ...

4.3/5Excellent! (68 reviews)

"Best place we have stayed in San Diego thus far! Room was so much comfier and roomier than your typical hotel room, it was literally an apartment! Bedroom was large and the bed was extremely comfortable. All linens were cleaned and everything in the room was perfectly clean! However, we did notice ..."…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2020

Sonder - The Millennium
Steps to the bay and the Ocean!!
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Located in Mission Beach, this apartment building is steps from Belmont Park and Mission Bay. Mission Beach and Mission Beach Boardwalk are also within 5 ...

4.3/5Excellent! (35 reviews)
Great Location

"Loved the location! Everything we wanted to do was walking distance away. Really enjoyed the patio as well. Thanks again"…"

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2020

Steps to the bay and the Ocean!!
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Paradise Point Resort & Spa

Paradise Point Resort & Spa

4 out of 5
1404 Vacation Rd, San Diego, CA
The price is $145 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
4.2/5Excellent! (1,811 reviews)

"I really enjoyed being next to the water and firepits."…"

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2020

Paradise Point Resort & Spa
Wyndham San Diego Bayside

Wyndham San Diego Bayside

4 out of 5
1355 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA
The price is $118 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
4/5Very Good! (3,306 reviews)

"Okay overall, very nice location - near the park, restsurants and little Italy. Room was small and the walls are very thin - you can hear your neighbor."…"

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2020

Wyndham San Diego Bayside
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

4 out of 5
207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA
The price is $179 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
4.2/5Excellent! (1,887 reviews)

"The location and area was great and the room bar was convenient"…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
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Staying in an Apartment in San Diego

You'll find plenty of places to stay in San Diego with 1506 hotels and other accommodations including 369 apartments. Make sure to enjoy the well-known zoo and bustling port in this walkable area. Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo are top attractions worth a visit.

Why choose apartments instead of traditional hotels? An apartment comes equipped with a kitchen, so you can cook some of your meals, and often has more space than a traditional hotel room.

Here are some of the favorite San Diego apartments:

6th Avenue Apartment by Stay Alfred:

  • Neighborhood: Downtown San Diego
  • Includes free WiFi, a living room, and a sofa bed
  • A 24-hour fitness center and a terrace on site

Nest on Fifth:

  • Free WiFi and a flat-screen TV included
  • Neighborhood: Gaslamp Quarter
  • Access to self-service laundry on site

Downtown San Diego Walk to Everywhere:

  • Neighborhood: Cortez Hill
  • Includes free WiFi, a living room, and a sofa bed
  • Access to self-service laundry on site

10th Avenue Apartment by Stay Alfred:

  • Free WiFi, a living room, and a sofa bed included
  • Neighborhood: Downtown San Diego
  • A 24-hour fitness center and a rooftop terrace on site

Quaint Little Italy Suites by Sonder:

  • Neighborhood: Little Italy
  • Includes free WiFi, a balcony, and a living room

Best Time to Visit San Diego

Though weather is just one factor, it can really affect your travel plans, especially if you are planning a longer stay. And since apartments often have more stringent cancellation policies, it’s good to familiarize yourself with these seasonal weather averages before you book your trip.

  • The hottest months are typically August and September, while December and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 66° F and nighttime temperatures average 48° F
  • April-June: 73° F is the daytime average and 54° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 77° F and nighttime averages are around 63° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 74° F during the day and 48° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 9.84 inches in a year

Things to Do in San Diego

San Diego is well regarded for its seaside and popular zoo. San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld are a couple of the family-friendly sights, whereas cultural attractions include USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego. You can also visit some other popular places in town including Balboa Park and Petco Park.

San Diego is known also for its:
  • Museums
  • Theater
  • Art
  • Entertainment
  • Historical sites

How to Get to San Diego and Around the Area

Fly into San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), which is located 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from the heart of the city. Otherwise, look for flights into San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 6.7 mi (10.8 km) away.

Walk to nearby metro stations like Civic Center Station, 5th Avenue Station, and Convention Center Station. If you want to journey outside of the area, hop aboard a train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot, San Diego-Old Town Transit Center, or San Diego Coaster Sorrento Valley Station. You can explore your water travel options at the local port.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like to stay at an apartment in San Diego?
You can search through 857 apartments in San Diego for your trip. Be sure to enjoy the well-known zoo and acclaimed theater scene in this walkable area. San Diego Zoo and Hotel Circle are favorite places to visit.
Why consider an apartment over a traditional hotel room?
An apartment features a kitchen for convenient meals, and usually is more spacious than a traditional hotel room. Apartments are a good option for solo travelers who want to stay in at night and plan out their next day, but also for families who want the conveniences of home.
What's a favorite apartment for my stay in San Diego?
Sonder - State Suites: Neighborhood: Little Italy. Includes laundry facilities, free WiFi, and separate dining areas. Access to onsite laundry facilities is available on site. Kasa San Diego Apartments: Neighborhood: Downtown San Diego. Laundry facilities, free WiFi, and outdoor space are included. Free parking and a 24-hour fitness center are on site. Sonder - The Bungalows: Neighborhood: Little Italy. Includes free WiFi, outdoor space, and separate living rooms. Access to onsite laundry facilities is available on site. Bankers Hill Lovely 2 Bedroom Apartment: Amenities include separate dining areas. Neighborhood: Park West.
How many apartments are there in San Diego?
Expedia has 857 apartments to book in San Diego.
What can I expect from the weather during my trip to San Diego?
Weather is only one factor, but it can really affect your travel plans, especially if you are planning a longer stay in San Diego. The hottest months are usually August and September with an average temp of 70°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 58°F. Average annual precipitation for San Diego is 10 inches.
What are the must-see places to visit in San Diego?
Visitors speak highly of San Diego for its theater scene and popular zoo. Cultural attractions include USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego, whereas Balboa Park and Harbor Island are a couple of picturesque spots to enjoy the outdoors. You can also visit some other popular places in town, such as San Diego Zoo and Hotel Circle.
What's the best way to get to and around San Diego?
Knowing a bit about the transportation options can save you time when you get to your destination. Fly into San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN), which is located 2.4 mi (3.8 km) away from the heart of the city. Otherwise, you can search for flights to San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 6.7 mi (10.8 km) away. You can take advantage of metro transit at Civic Center Station, 5th Avenue Station, and Convention Center Station. If you want to see more of the area, ride aboard a train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot, San Diego-Old Town Transit Center, or San Diego Coaster Sorrento Valley Station. You can find out about your water travel options at the port.

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