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Best San Diego Family Hotels

HYATT house San Diego/Sorrento Mesa
Great for families
3 out of 5
10044 Pacific Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA
Fully refundable
The price is $131 per night from Oct 31 to Oct 31
4.5/5 Wonderful! (969 reviews)
Families like: close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...
"The whole process was easy and time efficient."

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

HYATT house San Diego/Sorrento Mesa
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego - La Jolla
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
4550 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA
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The price is $144 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 21
4.4/5 Wonderful! (963 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family
Travelers say...
"Staff was helpful. Great breakfast included"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego - La Jolla
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
Great for families
4 out of 5
1 Market Pl, San Diego, CA
Fully refundable
The price is $170 per night from Nov 19 to Nov 19
4.4/5 Wonderful! (3,429 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pools, close to beach, laundry
Travelers say...
"We felt very safe at the hotel. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. We even purchased a necklace as a gift for someone from the gift shop and the young lady put it in a box and wrapped it with tissue paper to make it look festive. We will definitely be back"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
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Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina
Great for families
3 out of 5
2051 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA
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The price is $129 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 21
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,736 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pools, close to beach, outdoor tennis courts, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...
"This area was excellent. Love the plantsbin the verrandah. I would love to be in the second floor next time and have a waterfront view."

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina
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 $159 per night from Oct 31 to Oct 31
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,504 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...
"We love staying at Humphrey it’s our home away from home!"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2021

Humphreys Half Moon Inn
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 $201 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 4
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,628 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, games and toys, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...
"There’s no restaurant inside the hotel and the housekeeping service was bad."

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2021

Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Downtown
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 $95 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
4.2/5 Excellent! (2,170 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travelers say...
"convenient and lots of parking"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Kings Inn San Diego - Seaworld - Zoo
Paradise Point Resort & Spa
Great for families
4 out of 5
1404 Vacation Rd, San Diego, CA
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The price is $239 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 26
4.2/5 Excellent! (2,392 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pools, miniature golf, babysitting, on the beach
Travelers say...
"Beautiful property with many ponds and ducks that the kids enjoyed feeding. Lots of options for swimming pools. The food onsite is greatly overpriced leaving little options unless you leave the resort."

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Paradise Point Resort & Spa
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 $159 per night from Nov 15 to Nov 15
4.2/5 Excellent! (2,052 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, laundry
Travelers say...
"The bill was over $300 a night."

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2021

The Dana on Mission Bay
Holiday Inn Express San Diego - SeaWorld Area, an IHG Hotel
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
3950 Jupiter St, San Diego, CA
Fully refundable
The price is $126 per night from Oct 31 to Oct 31
4.2/5 Excellent! (964 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family
Travelers say...
"Near all needed services , restaurants, supermarkets, and theme parks."

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Holiday Inn Express San Diego - SeaWorld Area, an IHG Hotel
Radisson Hotel San Diego-Rancho Bernardo
Great for families
3 out of 5
11520 W Bernardo Ct, San Diego, CA
The price is $170 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 25
4.1/5 Very Good! (986 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, laundry
Travelers say...
"The property has wonderful views."

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

Radisson Hotel San Diego-Rancho Bernardo
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 $139 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 25
4.1/5 Very Good! (972 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travelers say...
"I love the idea of this hotel and the pool. They need to invest in room up grades (carpet, beds, stairway rails, etc). Seems like a tired property."

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2021

The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows
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 $199 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
4.1/5 Very Good! (2,104 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, game room, on the beach, outdoor tennis courts
Travelers say...
"Everything was great about the hotel itself. The room felt a little dark and dated. And the bathroom/sink area was super small. A double vanity was definitely needed. That was our only complaint. Location was perfect and staff was great."

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

Bahia Resort Hotel
Catamaran Resort and Spa
Great for families
4 out of 5
3999 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA
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The price is $229 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
4/5 Very Good! (1,708 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, on the beach, bicycle rentals, laundry
Travelers say...
"The staff was great! The Pool area and arcade was awesome. The free arcade really made it for my kids! The pool was clean, and nice. The refill on the towels was awesome! The rooms for sure need to be updated and newer stuff put in the room. Blankets need to be updated and new as well. The bathrooms ..."

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Catamaran Resort and Spa
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
Great for families
4 out of 5
1 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA
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The price is $145 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 21
4/5 Very Good! (1,754 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, waterslide, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...
"100 💯 excellent"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

Hilton San Diego Bayfront
Wyndham San Diego Bayside
Great for families
4 out of 5
1355 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA
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The price is $152 per night from Nov 9 to Nov 9
4/5 Very Good! (4,417 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, bicycle rentals, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...
"Good customer service. Parking prices are ridiculously high but overall good experience"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Wyndham San Diego Bayside
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina
Great for families
4 out of 5
1441 Quivira Rd, San Diego, CA
Fully refundable
The price is $188 per night from Oct 31 to Oct 31
4/5 Very Good! (1,035 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pools, waterslide, close to beach, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...
"Small balcony , lil dirty rooms"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina
Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle
Great for families
3 out of 5
543 Hotel Circle S, San Diego, CA
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The price is $80 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 7
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,957 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...
"This was super clean, safe, and very conveniently located to everything. Staff was friendly, professional, and quick to help with anything you needed."

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle
Best Western Seven Seas
Great for families
3 out of 5
411 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA
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The price is $80 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
3.7/5 Good! (3,078 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...
"Everything was great."

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Best Western Seven Seas
Comfort Inn & Suites San Diego - Zoo SeaWorld Area
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
2485 Hotel Circle Place, San Diego, CA
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $94 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
3.4/5 (1,111 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...
"Close to Shamo & Seaworld!"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2021

Comfort Inn & Suites San Diego - Zoo SeaWorld Area
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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.

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