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Bahia Resort Hotel
Bahia Resort Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0 998 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (5,354 reviews)
$99/ nightfor 2 guests

Requested upper level room. Front desk says they were all full. Got to our room and were very unhappy with the outdoor access. Called front desk and reception told me, "I was just seeing if maybe you might like it". Then moved mr. To the room that was "unavailable".

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2019
Catamaran Resort and Spa
Catamaran Resort and Spa
4.0 out of 5.0 3999 Mission Boulevard, San Diego
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (2,744 reviews)
$139/ nightfor 2 guests

Staff is very accommodating, they made ourbstay so wonderfully amazing.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2019
Blue Sea Beach Hotel
Blue Sea Beach Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0 707 Pacific Beach Dr, San Diego
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (1,987 reviews)
$167/ nightfor 2 guests

It's a beautiful, modernized hotel. The room and view were incredible, and the staff were warm and welcoming.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2019
Ocean Beach Hotel
Ocean Beach Hotel
2.0 out of 5.0 5080 Newport Ave., San Diego
Free Cancellation
3.9/5 (1,518 reviews)
$150/ nightfor 2 guests

We liked how close it was to the ocean and having the ocean side view was a plus! Rooms were clean. Our room was being worked on when we arrived so they upgraded us so can't complain there! Probably the only complaint would be the amount of people that loiter across the street from the hotel.

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2019
La Jolla Shores Hotel
La Jolla Shores Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 8110 Camino Del Oro, La Jolla
4.2/5 (2,058 reviews)
$229/ nightfor 2 guests

Location, location, location. Beach, nice restaurants, all within walking distance.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2019
Surfer Beach Hotel
Surfer Beach Hotel
3.0 out of 5.0 711 Pacific Beach Drive, San Diego
3.6/5 (1,877 reviews)
$111/ nightfor 2 guests

Staff was super friendly, but the shower never became warm enough and the water pressure was horrible.! Also the WiFi signal was very weak! The property is steps away from the ocean. A hot tub outside would have made out stay since we stayed in January and was chilly

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2019
Ocean Villa Inn
Ocean Villa Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 5142 West Point Loma Blvd, San Diego
Free Cancellation
3.8/5 (881 reviews)
$77/ nightfor 2 guests

This is the ideal hotel for a doggy vacation. The hotel is adjacent to Dog Beach. There are lots of dog friendly restaurants, walking paths and, of course, Dog Beach which is an off leash doggy paradise. The hotel gives you a suprise bag of dog treats and toys upon checkin. The downstairs rooms have ...

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2019
Ocean Park Inn
Ocean Park Inn
3.0 out of 5.0 710 Grand Ave, San Diego
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (1,161 reviews)
$159/ nightfor 2 guests

Continental breakfast not good and bed not comfortable

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2019
The Dana on Mission Bay
The Dana on Mission Bay
3.5 out of 5.0 1710 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (7,860 reviews)
$99/ nightfor 2 guests

Love the place, but every time we stay there prices seem to go up extensively. I the like the comfort and familiarity, but it’s getting too expensive. They need better incentives for loyal guests.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2019
Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton
Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton
4.0 out of 5.0 1500 Orange Ave, Coronado
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (2,121 reviews)
$287/ nightfor 2 guests

great location, but can't even get a beach chair without paying a fee. rooms were a little lac luster but staff was attentive and friendly

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2019
Best Western Plus Oceanside Palms
Best Western Plus Oceanside Palms
2.5 out of 5.0 909 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (1,706 reviews)
$86/ nightfor 2 guests

The staff are very friendly and helpful. The room was very nice and clean,and quite. We enjoyed our stay there.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2019
Days Inn by Wyndham Encinitas Moonlight Beach
Days Inn by Wyndham Encinitas Moonlight Beach
2.0 out of 5.0 133 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas
Free Cancellation
3.6/5 (1,866 reviews)
$59/ nightfor 2 guests

Great location, very helpful staff, basic but comfortable rooms. We had all we needed.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2019
Paradise Point Resort & Spa
Paradise Point Resort & Spa
4.0 out of 5.0 1404 Vacation Rd, San Diego
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (430 reviews)
$159/ nightfor 2 guests

Excellent customer service, clean and renovated room, great view, amazing property.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2019
Pacific Shores Inn on Pacific Beach
Pacific Shores Inn on Pacific Beach
2.5 out of 5.0 4802 Mission Blvd, San Diego
Free Cancellation
3.8/5 (1,894 reviews)
$98/ nightfor 2 guests

Overall this property got the job done. Just your typical old beach hotel with an updated and clean interior. Staff was very friendly and the location has perfect access to the beach. Very welcoming of early check in as well which is huge for kids with nap times. Good for a quick trip or one nighter ...

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2019
Pacific Terrace Hotel
Pacific Terrace Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 610 Diamond St, San Diego
Free Cancellation
4.7/5 (2,130 reviews)
$225/ nightfor 2 guests

The Pacific Terrace Hotel is beautiful, has a stunning location right on Pacific beach. We could see the ocean from our room and balcony and as we were on the first floor could simply walk out of our private balcony to the pool area, or out to the beach. The children didn't have to cross any roads ...

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2019
Carlsbad By The Sea Resort
Carlsbad By The Sea Resort
3.0 out of 5.0 850 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad
Free Cancellation
3.9/5 (3,773 reviews)
$89/ nightfor 2 guests

Property is conveniently located. Building needs to be updated.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2019
PB Surf Beachside Inn
PB Surf Beachside Inn
2.5 out of 5.0 4760 Mission Blvd, San Diego
3.9/5 (1,242 reviews)
$91/ nightfor 2 guests

loved the location. room rather small and the breakfast was awful particularly the coffee.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2019
Inn By The Sea La Jolla
Inn By The Sea La Jolla
2.5 out of 5.0 7830 Fay Ave, La Jolla
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (1,800 reviews)
$149/ nightfor 2 guests

Very nice hotel ... great location! The stay there was very enjoyable.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2019
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Beach Hotels in San Diego County

Known for its beaches and museums, San Diego County offers a lot for the traveler planning a beach getaway. This seaside destination has 655 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.

As you look for a place to stay near the water in San Diego County, consider selecting one of these top beach hotels with positive traveler reviews.

Ocean Park Inn - 3-star hotel on the beach. It features an outdoor pool, free breakfast, and a spa tub. Guests love the walkable location and proximity to shopping.

Ocean Villa Inn - 2.5-star motel on the beach. Our travelers recommend its central location and breakfast. This motel boasts an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking.

Bahia Resort Hotel - 3.5-star family-friendly hotel on a private beach. It offers an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a restaurant. Activities include kayaking and hiking trails. Guest reviews highlight the central location and breakfast.

La Jolla Shores Hotel - 3-star family-friendly hotel on the beach. It features an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a restaurant. Guests love the beach locale and breakfast.

Catamaran Resort and Spa - 4-star spa resort on the beach. Our travelers recommend its central location and comfortable rooms. This resort boasts an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a poolside bar. Activities include boat tours and water skiing.

Planning Your Trip to San Diego County

If you're wondering about the local weather, you can use these monthly averages to determine the best time to visit.

  • Hottest months: September, August, July, and October, with an average temperature of 76°F
  • Coldest months: December, January, February, and November, with an average temperature of 49°F
  • Driest months: October, April, November, and December, with an average rainfall of 0.94 inches
  • Rainiest months: February, January, March, and December, with an average rainfall of 1.90 inches

Sightseeing in and Around San Diego County

After getting settled at your accommodation of choice, you'll likely want to venture out and explore. If you can't wait to check out the beaches, head to La Jolla Cove or Coronado Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Experience the area's museums and theater, and make time for local attractions like Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo. For more things to see and do, consider visiting SeaWorld or Legoland California. Visitors also enjoy San Diego County for its:
  • Art
  • Entertainment
  • Restaurants

Getting Around San Diego County

The closest major airport is San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), located 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from the city center. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Civic Center Station, 5th Avenue Station, and Convention Center Station. If you want to journey outside of the area, ride aboard a train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot Station, San Diego Coaster Old Town Station, or San Diego Coaster Sorrento Valley Station. You can learn about water transportation options at the port.