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Image for Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town
3 out of 5
4041 Harney St, San Diego, CA
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$119
per night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.1/5Very Good! (2,028 reviews)

"Awesome location. Amazing restaurants within close promity. Would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town
Image for The Horton Grand Hotel
3.5 out of 5
311 Island Ave, San Diego, CA
$89
per night
Sep 30 - Oct 1
4.3/5Excellent! (4,782 reviews)

"Too noisy if your staying there Friday or Saturday night"…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

The Horton Grand Hotel
Image for Ramada by Wyndham Gaslamp Convention Center
3 out of 5
830 6th Ave, San Diego, CA
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$71
per night
Sep 30 - Oct 1
3.6/5Good! (2,219 reviews)

"Restaurant open 24 hours. Nostalgic hotel. Great location in Gaslamp."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Ramada by Wyndham Gaslamp Convention Center
Image for The Sofia Hotel
3.5 out of 5
150 W Broadway, San Diego, CA
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$143
per night
Oct 7 - Oct 8
4.2/5Excellent! (9,447 reviews)

"Great location. Staff friendly and helpful in hotel, bar and attached "Currants" restaurant. Hotel old style but modernised very well and well appointed rooms. Dog friendly as they had a board with "canine visitors" listed and a bowl of treats. Very close to the "Gaslamp" district with numerous bars ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

The Sofia Hotel
Image for Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Old Town/SeaWorld Area
3 out of 5
4200 Taylor St, San Diego, CA
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$124
per night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.3/5Excellent! (1,066 reviews)

"Beautiful property, rooms are nice and a great central location to all of San Diego."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Old Town/SeaWorld Area
Image for La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Diego Old Town/Airport
2.5 out of 5
2380 Moore Street, San Diego, CA
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$119
per night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
3.9/5Very Good! (1,674 reviews)

"It was a quiet, clean place. Customer service was excellent and efficient."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Diego Old Town/Airport
Image for Courtyard by Marriott Old Town
3 out of 5
2435 Jefferson St, San Diego, CA
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$118
per night
Oct 6 - Oct 7
4.1/5Very Good! (1,054 reviews)

"Very clean comfy beds Huge screen TV..i really loved the shampoo and bodywash Nice bar to relax. You dont have to pay for parking.i parked on the street.my kids loved it.the hotel staff gave them a treat when we checked out Ill definitivamente stay there again"…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2019

Courtyard by Marriott Old Town
Image for Old Town Western Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
3889 Arista St, San Diego, CA
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$87
per night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
3.3/5 (1,299 reviews)

"It's a nice place, but it's dated. Everything was clean. The floor in the room are wood floors, the bed creaks, and sheets were okay. The AC was really good, but they could update the shower curtains and maybe get newer/better quality towels. The elevator permit was expired by a few months. The exterior ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

Old Town Western Inn & Suites
Image for Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport - Old Town
2.5 out of 5
1955 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA
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$111
per night
Sep 29 - Sep 30
4.5/5Wonderful! (206 reviews)

"It’s was very clean and cozy, breakfast was fresh and staff was very nice"…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport - Old Town
Image for Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town
2.5 out of 5
3900 Old Town Avenue, San Diego, CA
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$118
per night
Sep 29 - Sep 30
4.4/5Wonderful! (105 reviews)

"The staff is very friendly and helpful! Beautiful Garden view with a fire place"…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town
Image for The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows
3.5 out of 5
2223 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA
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$101
per night
Sep 30 - Oct 1
4/5Very Good! (3,534 reviews)

"Very clean, comfortable beds, beautiful pool area, and such a cool 1940’s vibe. Short drive to North Park restaurants and Balboa Park. Would definitely stay again"…"

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows
Image for Gaslamp Plaza Suites
3.5 out of 5
520 E St, San Diego, CA
$119
per night
Sep 30 - Oct 1
4.2/5Very Good! (2,053 reviews)

"Roof top terrace with wonderful views. Excellent location for getting about."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Gaslamp Plaza Suites
Image for Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown
3.5 out of 5
530 Broadway, San Diego, CA
$144
per night
Sep 29 - Sep 30
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,889 reviews)

"Rooms were very clean and roomy. Lobby is absolutely gorgeous"…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2019

Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown
Image for E-Z 8 Motel Old Town
2.5 out of 5
4747 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA
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$49
per night
Sep 18 - Sep 19
3/5 (1,384 reviews)

"The staff are great and the rooms are always clean and price is very reasonable"…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

E-Z 8 Motel Old Town
Image for Adorable 1 bd Cottage, Heart of Old Town-- WE Love Pets!
5/5Exceptional! (85 reviews)

"Very welcoming for us and our dogs. Comfortable, clean. All details were well planned."…"

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2019

Adorable 1 bd Cottage, Heart of Old Town-- WE Love Pets!
Image for Cosmopolitan Hotel & Restaurant
2.5 out of 5
2660 Calhoun Street, San Diego, CA
$119
per night
Sep 18 - Sep 19
4.4/5Wonderful! (239 reviews)

"People were pleasant. Place was very cultural, historical.It,s in the heart of Old Town San Diego."…"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

Cosmopolitan Hotel & Restaurant
Image for THE US GRANT, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Diego
5 out of 5
326 Broadway, San Diego, CA
$188
per night
Oct 1 - Oct 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,036 reviews)

"The hotel staff was amazing. Interested in us and our visiy"…"

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2019

THE US GRANT, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Diego
Image for Best Western Seven Seas
3 out of 5
411 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA
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$78
per night
Sep 30 - Oct 1
3.7/5Good! (10,799 reviews)

"Large spread out hotel, pools, hot tubs, great value!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

Best Western Seven Seas
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Guide to San Diego Historic Hotels

Traveling can be more than just putting a pin in a sight on your map, it can also be about understanding the culture and history of a region. One of the best ways to get an idea of the culture of an area is to drench yourself in its past. Visiting the area's museums or landmarks is a fine start, but staying in a San Diego historic hotel can whisk you back to the past. Pack your bags (no need for a time machine) as your San Diego famous hotel awaits.

Something Old, Something New

As soon as you walk through the doors of your San Diego hotel, you'll be whisked back in time. With their old-world charm and mesmerizing stories, you'll love the look and feel of your one-of-a kind accommodation. Although these hotels may be vintage, they have many of the up-to-date comforts that help you relax or keep in touch during your holiday. You will notice rooms furnished with a comfy bed, and just about anything you'll want for a marvelous stay.

After you've checked out the hotel's grounds, you can visit the museums and renowned landmarks to appreciate more of the area's culture. If you want to learn about San Diego's history, then you have come to the right place. San Diego has 9 historical sites and buildings nearby. After traveling places like Mission Beach Roller Coaster, San Diego Presidio, and BERKELEY you'll be able to write your own book on San Diego. Oh, and don't forget to squeeze in a trip to Chicano Park. Looking for more things to do in San Diego? You can read what fellow guests found worth exploring in Expedia's comment section. You'll find 45899 recommendations in our comment section on more areas to visit, great spots to grab a bite, and what they liked most during their getaway.

Your San Diego Hotel Is Ready for You

If you wish to get the most out of your San Diego visit, a stay in one of these vintage hotels will elevate your experience in this historically-rich city. Having 2569 of these one-of-a-kind accommodations to select from. Rates on these San Diego historic hotels range from $49 to $188. You are sure to discover one that is perfect for you. However, just like the past eras you're exploring, these deals won't last forever. Reserve soon to get your room in one of these historic properties.

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