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Best San Diego Family Hotels

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
Great for families
4 out of 5
1 Market Pl, San Diego, CA
The price is $159 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (10,207 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pools, close to beach, outdoor tennis courts, laundry
Travelers say...

"We were here as San Diego was shutting down due to the pandemic and the few staff members working were very kind and friendly. We upgraded to a suite at a discounted rate, which was a big relief as we were in our room much of the time. This hotel is very nice and has a nice pool and workout ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
Humphreys Half Moon Inn
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
2303 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA
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The price is $119 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (5,167 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"We stayed over 4th of July weekend for 3 nights. Rooms were clean and beds comfortable. Shower was great! We enjoyed our stay. My husband and two kids. Our Maui trip was canceled due to COVID 19. This place felt like Hawaii. The garden is well maintain. We loved the tropical vibes. We also used the ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Humphreys Half Moon Inn
Kings Inn San Diego - Seaworld - Zoo
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
1333 Hotel Cir S, San Diego, CA
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The price is $94 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (2,224 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travelers say...

"Room and bathroom were a bit small and no extra to"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Kings Inn San Diego - Seaworld - Zoo
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Downtown
Great for families
4 out of 5
601 Pacific Hwy, San Diego, CA
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The price is $189 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,397 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, games and toys, free breakfast for the whole family
Travelers say...

"Staff was sanitizing corridors, knobs, handrails...etc. pool was open but for one room at a time, so was gym"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Downtown
Paradise Point Resort & Spa
Great for families
4 out of 5
1404 Vacation Rd, San Diego, CA
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The price is $224 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (1,533 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pools, miniature golf, babysitting, on the beach
Travelers say...

"I liked everything about it except for the rooms wasn't ready until 515pm"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Paradise Point Resort & Spa
Catamaran Resort and Spa
Great for families
4 out of 5
3999 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA
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The price is $249 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (3,478 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, on the beach, bicycle rentals, laundry
Travelers say...

"Beach front room with balcony, amenities were open including the gym, pool, and restaurant. Easy walking distance places. Overall great experience. Parking was 20/day,"…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2020

Catamaran Resort and Spa
The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
2223 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA
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The price is $118 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,133 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travelers say...

"friendly staff, clean and safe environment xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx"…"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2020

The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows
The Dana on Mission Bay
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
1710 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA
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The price is $155 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (9,338 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, laundry
Travelers say...

"This is our home away from home every time we go to San Diego. The Dana on Mission Bay is a great place to stay that offers a lot and is in a great location; close to Seaworld and mission beach. There’s so much to do as well such as: kayaking, Jet skiing, etc and surfing lessons at the beach."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

The Dana on Mission Bay
Bahia Resort Hotel
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
998 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA
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The price is $229 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (2,213 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, game room, on the beach, outdoor tennis courts
Travelers say...

"Great place. Clean, fun, friendly staff. Good experience."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Bahia Resort Hotel
Comfort Inn & Suites San Diego - Zoo SeaWorld Area
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
2485 Hotel Circle Place, San Diego, CA
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The price is $103 per night
3.7/5Good! (1,226 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"Good hotel with Great ubication everything was close to it. Swimming pool clean but hot tube was out of order. Awesome customer service overall it was a pleasant stay."…"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Comfort Inn & Suites San Diego - Zoo SeaWorld Area
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Family Friendly Hotels with Indoor Pools

Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego - La Jolla
3.5 out of 5
4550 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA
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The price is $159 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (2,131 reviews)

"It was nice and clean. The location of the hotel was great. It was close to restaurants and a shopping mall."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego - La Jolla
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Downtown
4 out of 5
601 Pacific Hwy, San Diego, CA
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The price is $189 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,397 reviews)

"Staff was sanitizing corridors, knobs, handrails...etc. pool was open but for one room at a time, so was gym"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Downtown
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Diego - Mission Valley
4 out of 5
7450 Hazard Center Dr, San Diego, CA
The price is $119 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,000 reviews)

"The staff was friendly, our room was nice a clean. The view was great. The parking was a bit tricky and you had to pay extra and sometimes the key didn’t work but they were able to fix it each time. Overall, it was a nice place to stay at."…"

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Diego - Mission Valley
Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego
3.5 out of 5
701 A St, San Diego, CA
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The price is $169 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (700 reviews)
Nice hotel

"I would come back"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego
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Family friendly Hotels with Connecting Rooms

Wyndham San Diego Bayside
4 out of 5
1355 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA
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The price is $135 per night
4/5Very Good! (3,414 reviews)

"the view was nice, but the entrance into the room is pretty narrow and the bathroom is small"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Wyndham San Diego Bayside
Ramada by Wyndham Gaslamp Convention Center
3 out of 5
830 6th Ave, San Diego, CA
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3.6/5Good! (1,097 reviews)

"My favorite hotel in Downtown San Diego!!! Awesome staff, superb location, and Brian's 24 Hour diner directly next door! Love this hotel and the staff!!!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

Ramada by Wyndham Gaslamp Convention Center
Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina
4 out of 5
1380 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA
The price is $159 per night
4/5Very Good! (1,876 reviews)

"The rooms are always clean and staff is great and always try their best to accommodate guests"…"

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina
Kings Inn San Diego - Seaworld - Zoo
2.5 out of 5
1333 Hotel Cir S, San Diego, CA
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The price is $94 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (2,224 reviews)

"Room and bathroom were a bit small and no extra to"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Kings Inn San Diego - Seaworld - Zoo
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Where Should We Stay in San Diego?

The historic destination of San Diego is a good choice if you've been considering a getaway with your kids. The zoo, beaches, and entertainment are just a few things that make this an attractive vacation destination for families. Arrange a flight into San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), which is the closest airport, or San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is located 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from the city center. San Diego has 359 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you'll have a variety of options when you're deciding on a place to stay.

Vacationing families have good things to say about these accommodations:

The Dana on Mission Bay: Offers 2 outdoor pools, a restaurant, and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3.5-star hotel.

Catamaran Resort and Spa - Features an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free WiFi. The overall comfort and central location make this 4-star resort popular with guests.

Paradise Point Resort & Spa - Offers 5 outdoor pools, a kids' club, and 3 restaurants. Guests like the overall comfort and quiet location at this 4-star resort.

Humphreys Half Moon Inn - Features an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and laundry facilities. This 3.5-star hotel is popular with guests for its central location.

When Should We Visit San Diego?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to plan when to pack up the kids and head to San Diego.

  • Hottest months: August, September, 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

What Should We See and Do in San Diego?

While you and your family are visiting San Diego, you might want to check out some kid-friendly attractions such as San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities like Balboa Park, Petco Park, and USS Midway Museum.

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

Getting Around San Diego

San Diego has transportation options that will make it easy for you and the family to get around. 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.

Frequently asked questions

What's San Diego like for family-friendly vacations?
The historic destination of San Diego is a good choice if you’ve been thinking about a trip with your kids. The beaches, entertainment, and museums are just a few things that make this an attractive vacation spot for families. Fly into San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN), which is the closest airport, or San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is located 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from the city center.
What's the best accommodation for a family trip to San Diego?
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Downtown is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other options for your stay with the kids include Holiday Inn Express San Diego - SeaWorld Area and The Dana on Mission Bay.
How many family-friendly hotels can I expect to find in San Diego?
Expedia has 359 hotels in San Diego that are great for families.
What's the weather like 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 rainfall for San Diego is 10 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in San Diego?
While you and your family are vacationing in San Diego, you might want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Petco Park and Seaport Village. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities like San Diego Zoo, Hotel Circle, and SeaWorld.
What's the best way for us to get around San Diego?
You can walk to nearby metro stations including Civic Center Station, 5th Avenue Station, and Convention Center Station. If you’d like to explore more 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.

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