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Adorable 1 bd cottage, heart of Old Town-- WE LOVE PETS!  Insta @oldtownvacay
The price is $150 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 28
4.9/5 Exceptional! (130 reviews)
Amazing stay! Perfect location!
"Joan’s home is much more beautiful in person. You must see. The pictures don’t do it justice. It was absolutely perfect for our stay. We went just for one night to celebrate my brothers bday, and are super bummed we only stayed one night because we loved the home. We can’t wait to go back and enjoy ..."

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

Adorable 1 bd cottage, heart of Old Town-- WE LOVE PETS! Insta @oldtownvacay
Cosmopolitan Hotel & Restaurant
2.5 out of 5
2660 Calhoun Street, San Diego, CA
The price is $123 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 3
4.4/5 Wonderful! (375 reviews)
"Beautiful small hotel. Like staying in a museum complete with restaurant and saloon (closed at the time of this review but usually a feature). Feels like staying in early California history. Staff is VERY considerate. Covid-19 pandemic workarounds were every appreciated. Continental breakfast brought ..."

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2021

Cosmopolitan Hotel & Restaurant
THE US GRANT, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Diego
5 out of 5
326 Broadway, San Diego, CA
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The price is $227 per night from Nov 23 to Nov 23
4.4/5 Wonderful! (991 reviews)
"The hotel was very nice and front desk personnel are very helpful."

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2021

THE US GRANT, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Diego
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Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport - Old Town, an IHG Hotel
2.5 out of 5
1955 San Diego Ave, San Diego, CA
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The price is $126 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,071 reviews)
"I like how when I called for the shuttle at the airport once I got to the hotel the staff know my name. also like the mini store sugar-free bariatric option I was there for an overnight stay. The shuttle drivers we're very knowledgeable about different restaurants and the old town area. There is ..."

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2021

Holiday Inn Express San Diego Airport - Old Town, an IHG Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott Old Town
3 out of 5
2435 Jefferson St, San Diego, CA
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The price is $134 per night from Nov 9 to Nov 9
4.4/5 Excellent! (979 reviews)
"Great place"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

Courtyard by Marriott Old Town
Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown
3.5 out of 5
530 Broadway, San Diego, CA
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The price is $149 per night from Oct 31 to Oct 31
4.3/5 Excellent! (982 reviews)
"I would not recommend this property. Disappointing to be a Marriott. The bar inside the hotel has become a locals bar very loud. Worst Marriott I have ever booked."

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021

Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown
The Horton Grand Hotel
3.5 out of 5
311 Island Ave, San Diego, CA
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The price is $129 per night from Nov 24 to Nov 24
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,511 reviews)
"Love the history and architecture of building. The open air courtyard is wonderful."

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2021

The Horton Grand Hotel
Kings Inn San Diego - Seaworld - Zoo
2.5 out of 5
1333 Hotel Cir S, San Diego, CA
The price is $97 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 28
4.2/5 Excellent! (2,173 reviews)
"The hotel overall was clean an quiet"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2021

Kings Inn San Diego - Seaworld - Zoo
Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town
3 out of 5
4041 Harney St, San Diego, CA
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The price is $139 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 28
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,314 reviews)
"This is always and amazing place to stay while in Old Town San Diego"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2021

Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town
Gaslamp Plaza Suites
3.5 out of 5
520 E St, San Diego, CA
The price is $114 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 28
4.2/5 Excellent! (994 reviews)
"The property was great, clean and very attentive at the front desk. However the only thing I did not like was the view from my window in my room, 404. There was none, when u peered out of my small window all you saw was the brick walls of the adjoining buildings. It reminded me of an old movie, no ..."

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2021

Gaslamp Plaza Suites
Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town
2.5 out of 5
3900 Old Town Avenue, San Diego, CA
4.2/5 Very Good! (316 reviews)
"Very nice and friendly staff. We originally booked a different hotel but were given this one for unknown reasons. The hotel is a little older but very clean. Elevators are old and slow."

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2021

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Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town
Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Old Town/SeaWorld Area
3 out of 5
4200 Taylor St, San Diego, CA
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The price is $123 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 7
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,060 reviews)
"Extremely convenient location to the airport and other areas"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2021

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Old Town/SeaWorld Area
The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows
3.5 out of 5
2223 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA
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The price is $139 per night from Oct 31 to Oct 31
4.1/5 Very Good! (974 reviews)
"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
The Sofia Hotel
3.5 out of 5
150 W Broadway, San Diego, CA
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The price is $134 per night from Nov 16 to Nov 16
4.1/5 Very Good! (2,124 reviews)
"We loved the hotel and the age of it and it's location but after a long day on the town, we just wished the televisions worked but they did not."

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2021

The Sofia Hotel
Comfort Inn San Diego Old Town
2.5 out of 5
2380 Moore Street, San Diego, CA
4/5 Very Good! (999 reviews)
"The room smelled humid, carpet was not vacuumed and it smelled, bathroom floor was not cleaned you could see hairs around the edges."

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

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Comfort Inn San Diego Old Town
Motel 6 San Diego, CA – near Sea World
2 out of 5
3880 Greenwood St, San Diego, CA
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The price is $59 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 7
3.7/5 Good! (1,560 reviews)
"We stayed 2 nights there. It was really clean and affordable"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2021

Motel 6 San Diego, CA – near Sea World
Best Western Seven Seas
3 out of 5
411 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA
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The price is $80 per night from Oct 31 to Oct 31
3.7/5 Good! (3,056 reviews)
"The property was very beautiful. Lots of room for parking. Comfortable rooms. Conveniently located to tourist attractions and restaurants."

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021

Best Western Seven Seas
Ramada by Wyndham Gaslamp Convention Center
3 out of 5
830 6th Ave, San Diego, CA
The price is $89 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 28
3.6/5 Good! (978 reviews)
"I really appreciated the property and plan to come back sometime soon. The only downside was the parking situation - they told us to park a couple blocks away for $35 but it was less to park right next to the building. We chose to do that, even though it was unkempt. Not hotel's fault."

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Ramada by Wyndham Gaslamp Convention Center
Old Town Western Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
3889 Arista St, San Diego, CA
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The price is $82 per night from Nov 16 to Nov 16
3.4/5 Good! (987 reviews)
"Close to old town"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2021

Old Town Western Inn & Suites
E-Z 8 Motel Old Town
2.5 out of 5
4747 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA
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The price is $49 per night from Oct 31 to Oct 31
2.7/5 (1,395 reviews)
"Staff very frindely"

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2021

E-Z 8 Motel Old Town
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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 23969 recommendations in our comment section on more areas to visit, great spots to grab a bite, and what they liked most during their getaway.

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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 5896 of these one-of-a-kind accommodations to select from. Rates on these San Diego historic hotels range from $49 to $227. 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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