Winding alleyways lined with succulents 🐢 The desert tortoises live about 50 to 80 years;[5] they grow slowly and generally have low reproductive rates. They spend most of their time in burrows, rock shelters, and pallets to regulate body temperature and reduce water loss. They are most active after seasonal rains and are inactive during most of the year. This inactivity helps reduce water loss during hot periods, whereas winter hibernation facilitates survival during freezing temperatures and low food availability. Desert tortoises can tolerate water, salt, and energy imbalances on a daily basis, which increases their lifespans.[6] The grizzly bear at the San Diego Zoo. Brown bears in interior North America are known as grizzly bears because their brown fur is tipped with white or tan. Cruising through the Art Market in Historic Old Town San Diego. Sundown in San Diego Hanging off the edge and enjoying the view from Potato Chip Rock on Mt. Woodson. Torrey Pines State Nature Reserve has several easy hiking trails with sweeping views of the ocean, fascinating geology and sandstone formations, and encounters with the rare Torrey pine tree. The trail leading down to the beach is my favorite. Pro tip: save $12 and park at the free beachside parking at the bottom of the park, hike up to the visitor center, then down the trails to the ocean before hiking back along the beach to your vehicle. Sunset in San Diego
Lily pond and botanical garden Beautiful sight A breathtaking pastel-filled San Diego sunset over the bay. Come to Harbor Island for this view out to Coronado Island and the Naval Base.
#California Nice bridge in the middle of the city. Ahhh, the marvelous buildings of Balboa Park. If you're ever in San Diego, this is a must visit! It's so relaxing and has beautiful architecture.
#architecture The oldest active sailing ship docked at the San Diego harbor. Great place to walk around in San Diego to take in the sights. Lone zebra relaxing at sunset The pulled pork b-b-q sandwich and coleslaw in the side is superb!
#FoodieFinds Still not over the beautiful architecture at this park! Definitely a spot to visit if you're in the area!
#buildings Nothing says perfect socal lunch like a double double! Ready to push! If your not afraid of heights and enjoy bungee jumping then, you should come out and hang out on this bridge. Something different to do and the view is not bad. Cherry blossom festival starts in March every year in San Diego The beautiful Museum of Man, an anthropology museum. Architectural delight outside, a wonderful domain of beauty and history inside. Located in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA Amazing architecture in Balboa Park. Amazing sunset during one of my evening runs. I stopped at least 4 times to snap a photo. #goldenhour Best Zoo in USA!Highlight of the zoo - the Pandas. Get there at 9 and head straight to the Pandas - they are most active in the morning. Also if you have little children do the Bus tour! It goes through the zoo without walking and they tell you extra information! A San Diego destination View from San Diego downtown California Tower, Balboa Park, San Diego Loads of Loafs North Park is one of the most diverse and unique places to visit. The atmosphere makes you feel alive with hidden gems all throughout the neighborhood. The food and the night life is worth the visit alone. Koi Pond Summer evening sky colors at Balboa Park, San Diego. The first time I saw flamingos - aren't they amazing? The most haunted house in America, I can personally vouch for this. On the decks of the H.M.S. Surprise. The film Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World starring Russell Crowe was filmed on this ship. #Cinematrove A Rhino photo from this summer's stop at the San Diego Zoo!
A great zoo with pretty good visibility and access to the animals.
#california #zoo #animal #nature #sandiego #rhino #nikon Finding colors at the zoo A hallway at he museums of Balboa Park First time to be in this place and I've heard a lot of positive reviews and was never disappointed. Next time you're in San Diego, don't forget to stop by and chow at Phil's. Heading to San Diego? Head to balboa park. Not only do they have a super cool cactus garden, but the zorro garden has these amazing trees with long roots. Near the butterfly sanctuary #treetrove Chianti bottles hanging from the rafters. Great Italian restaurants... Balboa park in San Diego is a place you can stroll around for hours. There are several museums, gardens and other sights to check out as you walk around as well. So many beautiful sights to see while strolling around Balboa Park! The park is huge, so if you want to let yourself get lost somewhere, this is the place! Lots of people watching, street performers, gardens, and museums. Check it out! #colorful A big hippo! Photo taken in Nov 2015 Sunset & the sails. #mygoldenhour Next to the Tower of California Ocean kayaking in La Jolla #wateradventures #california #sandiego #lajolla Mr. Baboon having lunch. Balboa Park SD Lily pond in balboa park The San Diego Zoo has the best place to see some wild life and be close enough to capture. Stunning flamingo soaking up the sun. #troveon Fun times like this of local kids enjoying their youth! #waterlust Balboa Park as seen from the tower More from Balboa park Holy smokes these tostadas are amazing! The restaurant itself is nice but unassuming so I didn't have high expectations. But the combination of flavors on these are amazing! We got the salmon, queso, and one with pork. Everything had a perfect blend of savory, a little sweet, and so many different textures. I can't believe this place isn't packed all day every day. Stopped to get a great sunset cloud shot during my evening run. Botanical Building and Koi pond in Balboa Park on a beautiful Saturday morning. Sculpture Garden at Balboa Park I sampled this chicken b-b-q and it was heaven!
#FoodieFinds Maple bacon donuts. Get them to share with a friend. They are light and fluffy, crispy and sweet, and bacon....need I say more?
#foodiefinds #bacon #donut #sandiego The north side of the Double Tree hotel has a great view of the freeway traffic and planes landing at San Diego airport.
#timelapse #longexposure #sunset Nice belly... A snap of downtown San Diego off a great iconic bridge of balboa park. Located above the 163 freeway. The animals are great but the little things are easy to overlook. You can't NOT touch these when you see them. And they are as soft as they look. December 2013.
Elegance in San Diego Diners drive ins and dives did an episode here. Awesome NY style pizza Female gorilla. She is posing for the camera! Balboa Park...FREE WIFIIIIII :))))) hehe Just come visit! So many animals to see not enough time!! San Diego city zoo! Some beautiful frames for photographs. This gorgeous vintage poster style mural is part of the Greetings Tour, where two artists travel around the country painting Nothing like a California sunset. Such a cute and colorful place .Daily art demonstrations,contemporary fine arts and crafts from San Diego
Hear of San Diego fun and fervour Balboa Park SD Au Revoir French Bistro Museum of Man with Christmas lights On board the Midway aircraft carrier, a long range electronic surveillance plane with refueling boom, overall day was great. Freshly made buñuelos (cinnamon sugar crisps) with vanilla ice cream. Capturing the golden Californian sunset Reflections! All handmade in San Diego . :) Video exhibition by Yann Arthus
7 billion another's
Thousands of video interviews from around the world to draw a large portrait of humanity ,about love, family, ... 3 mile hike today through Balboa Park trails. The best part is hiking through the museum and zoo areas. This fountain is right in front of the Natural History Museum. Come in Spring to walk the garden and sit by the fountain if you can't make it to the Alcazar in Seville Spain which inspired this one. #Blue #Green Engineered by Edwin Capps and built in 1912. The “wiggly bridge” as local kids call it was designed to provide pedestrian passage across a deep canyon, which isolated developing neighborhoods from the newly built trolley lines on Fourth and Fifth avenues. Balboa Park SD Beautiful building. Didn't expect it in San Diego Beautiful urban park space in San Diego. Set aside in 1835, it's one of the oldest public park spaces in the US! First time at brunch at great maple last weekend. Tip: make a reservation or choose bar seating because this place is super crowded! The portions are big, food unique and yummy. This picture is of their andouille sausage and crispy rock shrimp English popover. So yummy and fed me for two meals! #FoodieFinds #brunch #sandiego Amazing architecture Balboa park After a fun day of exploring downtown San Diego, I️ walked to the other side of the harbor to take a skyline picture of the city.
#BvsCities Balboa Park in San Diego Supporting local farmers and other businesses by doing a little grocery shopping. Beauty amongst the rough stuff. December 2013
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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel in San Diego's Mission Valley

Popular property highlights

Free parking
Free WiFi
Swimming pool
Business center

Close to zoo

Adjacent to I-8, this budget-friendly hotel is within 6 miles of 2 sports stadiums, the Gaslamp Quarter, the convention center, the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, shopping malls, Fashion Valley & Mission Valley.

Pool, 2 spa tubs

Best Western Seven Seas encourages relaxation with 2 spa tubs, a poolside fitness facility, and a heated outdoor swimming pool. Free parking and a business center are also provided.

Free WiFi, cable TV

Guestrooms at Best Western Seven Seas include flat-screen cable TVs, free WiFi, air conditioning, and refrigerators.

Languages Spoken

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located in the Mission Valley shopping and business corridor, the Best Western Seven Seas is near the Fashion Valley shopping mall and the Riverwalk Golf Club. Area beaches are conveniently located within 6 miles.

Onsite facilities include free parking, an outdoor pool, 2 spa tubs, and a fitness center. Business amenities include 1,195 square feet (111 square meters) of meeting facilities, a computer station, and free WiFi. The Seven Seas Café offers casual fare and indoor or patio dining throughout the day. The poolside Zack's Bar has a separate pool table room.

  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Number of spa tubs - 2 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 1968 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Computer station 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 111 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1195 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 307 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Seven Seas Café - Located in the main building, adjacent to the lobby, this casual restaurant offers counter, booth, and outdoor seating. Serving American fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner from 6 AM-10 PM. Children's menu and cooked-to-order meals are also available.

Zack's Bar - A casual bar with seasonal outdoor poolside seating, a jukebox, TV, and pool table. Open around noon until around midnight.

Nearby Things to Do

A large patio houses an outdoor splash pool and two spa tubs, and a small fitness room provides cardio equipment. Other options include Ping-Pong, basketball, and pool.

The Mission Bay Aquatic Park and San Diego beaches are both within six miles of the hotel. A half-mile away, Riverwalk Golf Club provides 27 regulation holes and a driving range.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
No rollaway/extra beds available
Only service animals are allowed


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 75 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 6 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Best Western Seven
  • Best Western Seven Seas
  • Best Western Seven Seas Hotel
  • Best Western Seven Seas Hotel San Diego
  • Best Western Seven Seas San Diego
  • Seven Seas Best Western
  • Best Western 7 Seas

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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