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. 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. Lily pond and botanical garden Beautiful sight 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 Great place to walk around in San Diego to take in the sights. Lone zebra relaxing at sunset Still not over the beautiful architecture at this park! Definitely a spot to visit if you're in the area!
#buildings 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. 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 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. 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
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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 Balboa Park in San Diego Beauty amongst the rough stuff. December 2013
What is it about kids and fish tanks? I feel exactly the same way. These two kids were absolutely transfixed by the African cichlids in the hippo tank. #TroveOn Beautiful garden. So many varieties of roses.... must see if you're a flower lover in San Diego! Peacock up in the trees are hard to capture. Right place right time. Get place to take a night walk The baby deer looked very dainty and cute. The Wood Duck or Carolina Duck (Aix sponsa) is a species of perching duck found in North America.
It is one of the most colourful North American waterfowl.
The adult male has distinctive multicoloured iridescent plumage and red eyes,with a distinctive white flare down the neck. The female, less colourful, has a white eye-ring and a whitish throat. Both adults have crested heads.
:) Come check out some amazing plants local to San Diego. Free to enter but donations are welcome. Keep Balboa Park in mind when staying in San Diego. Flan and coffee break
They have garden as well . Can not get enough of this curves
Add a great Spanish guitar play cross the street .
Can not ask for more One man band !!!!
Didjetellus man.
This is Mitchell Walker
Check his web
Of course he is not using social media and his phone is one of this flops .He is turning on if he really want to connect . You can find him in Balboa park in front of National History museum .
San Diego Old Town. #landscape #travel #places At sunset the skyline is beautiful. Don't miss seeing this courtyard and house at Estudillo adobe museum while walking Old Town. #Blue #Green #StunningStructures Nighttime photo shoot in Balboa Park. The botanical gardens. Just one of the many beautiful days in San Diego 😎 Balboa Park. You can walk into the tower. Finally made it here, too bad they lost... Very good mexican food in Old town in San Diego. Very taste !!!! Perfect to recover after long road trip from Vegas 😰😰 Balboa Park SD Courtyard
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Get an overview of this hotelPeaceful oasis in the center of San Diego

Popular property highlights

Pets allowed
Swimming pool
Business center
Laundry facilities

On the trolley line

Centrally located and minutes away from the city's top attractions, including the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, and more. This hotel is also across the street from a stop on the San Diego Trolley line.

Fitness-lovers' hotel

Guests at this Doubletree can work out in the 24-hour fitness center, do laps in one of 2 swimming pools, and then grab dinner and a drink in the newly renovated lounge or by the fire pits located next to the pool.

Huge picture windows

The expansive Doubletree Hotel San Diego guestrooms measure 400 square feet and feature floor-to-ceiling windows, large sitting areas with loveseats, and signature bedding with down comforters.

Languages Spoken

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Diego - Mission Valley

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A trolley stop across the street makes the 11-story, pet-friendly Doubletree Hotel San Diego Mission Valley convenient for visitors. The hotel is within three miles of Old Town San Diego and Balboa Park.

Guests enjoy chocolate-chip cookies on arrival and work off the calories later in the hotel's indoor and outdoor pools. The hotel also offers a recently renovated lobby, restaurant, and lounge area.

Complimentary WiFi is available in public areas and in the guestrooms for a surcharge. Room service is also available.

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 10 
  • Restaurant 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Computer station 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Luggage storage 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 300 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 11 
  • Wedding services 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 9.95 per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 9.95 per night )

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Heating 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Room service - Available from early morning until late evening.

Café Pronto - Enjoy a coffee by Starbucks.

Lounge 72 - Enjoy San Diego craft beer at this bar overlooking the pool. Small plates and entrees are served.

Nearby Things to Do

This property features indoor and outdoor pools and a 24-hour fitness room.

The Riverwalk Golf Club is a 27-hole championship course 1 mile away from the hotel and is open to the public.

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

  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Kayaking 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 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.00 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 65.00 per pet, per stay
  • 2 per room (up to 50 lb)

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.
Only service animals are allowed


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 75.00 per day
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.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 20.00 for adults and USD 10.00 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 9.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 9.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 25 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 65.00 per pet, per stay
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 10 per day
  • In-room microwave fee: USD 10 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • DoubleTree Hilton Hotel San Diego Mission Valley
  • DoubleTree Hilton San Diego Mission Valley
  • DoubleTree Hotel San Diego Mission Valley
  • DoubleTree San Diego Mission Valley
  • DoubleTree San Diego Mission Valley Hotel
  • Hilton DoubleTree San Diego Mission Valley
  • San Diego Mission