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Best Western Seven Seas
3 out of 5
411 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA
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The price is $72 per night
3.2 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (11,558 reviews)

"It Was Terrific!! easy acess, Staff Excelent & courtious along With supperb Maid Service!! they make sure you have everything!! Very Clean Rooms too!!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Best Western Seven Seas
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 $74 per night
3.17 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (6,513 reviews)

"This is our go to hotel in San Diego. The room service and restaurants there serve good food and drinks. The pool and jacuzzi area is spacious. I do wish they would open the pool bar though."…"

Reviewed on May 31, 2020

Kings Inn San Diego - Seaworld - Zoo
Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle
3 out of 5
543 Hotel Circle S, San Diego, CA
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The price is $67 per night
3.2 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (9,912 reviews)

"It was so awesome, quiet and clean. The staff was very friendly and quick"…"

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
4 out of 5
1 Market Pl, San Diego, CA
The price is $189 per night
0.42 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (10,199 reviews)

"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
PB Surf Beachside Inn
2.5 out of 5
4760 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA
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The price is $103 per night
8.09 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (1,573 reviews)
Clean and convenient

"Rooms are clean and super cute! Loved that the beach was literally a 3 minute walk from hotel!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

PB Surf Beachside Inn
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina
4 out of 5
1441 Quivira Rd, San Diego, CA
The price is $199 per night
5.72 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (362 reviews)

"Clean and comfortable. Slides weren't as good as pictured on the website. The restaurant had poor seating for our family of 5 visiting."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina
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
0.71 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (9,509 reviews)

"If the coffee pot would be clean better also the tub be clean better"…"

Reviewed on May 31, 2020

Wyndham San Diego Bayside
Blue Sea Beach Hotel
3.5 out of 5
707 Pacific Beach Dr, San Diego, CA
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The price is $209 per night
7.51 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (2,218 reviews)

"Please keep doing everything exactly the same and dont ever change! I loved my oceanfront room, the fresh clean linens, the soap the hotel provides and their exceptionally kind and curteous staff. Best hotel experience ive had in San Diego and i am looking forward to visiting again."…"

Reviewed on May 17, 2020

Blue Sea Beach Hotel
Bahia Resort Hotel
3.5 out of 5
998 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA
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The price is $179 per night
6.28 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (6,552 reviews)

"Love the location and cleanliness, wonderful staff. Awesome private beach on the bay for people staying at the hotel. Roberto at check in was amazing! My husband and I were on our honeymoon and he took exceptional care of us. I recommend staying at the Bahia if you need a wonderful get away."…"

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Bahia Resort Hotel
Catamaran Resort and Spa
4 out of 5
3999 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA
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The price is $169 per night
7.43 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (3,456 reviews)

"Because of pandemic we weren’t able to use pool , arcade , pretty much any of the perks of being at a resort . Would be nice if they extended an offer to us to come back with a discount or incentive upgrade as we love the resort but were disappointed that even our rooms weren’t able to be cleaned ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Catamaran Resort and Spa
Paradise Point Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
1404 Vacation Rd, San Diego, CA
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The price is $194 per night
6.1 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (1,477 reviews)

"There a lot of activities to do the place is nice and pet friendly"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Paradise Point Resort & Spa
Ocean Beach Hotel
2 out of 5
5080 Newport Ave., San Diego, CA
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The price is $190 per night
5.71 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (976 reviews)

"Honestly, I absolutely loved it! Stayed two nights and it was lovely. Beautiful view and only a walk across the street to the beach. The decks are also nice to sit on and just watch the water. Room was very clean! Check in is at 3 and we got there a little late and when we got there our room wasn’t ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Ocean Beach Hotel
Urban Boutique Hotel
3 out of 5
1654 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA
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The price is $84 per night
0.64 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (1,696 reviews)

"Rooms are nice and clean check in was quick and easy staff was helpful"…"

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Urban Boutique Hotel
Hyatt Regency La Jolla
4 out of 5
3777 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is $129 per night
11.42 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (2,182 reviews)

"Wonderful. Highly recommend It’s clean comfortable lots of amenities and friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Hyatt Regency La Jolla
Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Mission Valley Stadium
3 out of 5
3805 Murphy Canyon Rd, San Diego, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is $85 per night
7.27 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (767 reviews)

"Very large rooms. Covered garage. Very nice place to stay."…"

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Mission Valley Stadium
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Where to stay in San Diego

Find the best San Diego areas and neighborhoods for the activities you enjoy most. Learn more about San Diego

Visiting San Diego

History buffs will enjoy exploring San Diego, and visitors give high marks for the popular zoo, seaside, and fascinating museums. Tourists who journey to this walkable city can discover its theaters, art, and entertainment choices. Top sights in the city include Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo, and SeaWorld.

  • There are 1489 hotels and other accommodations in San Diego
  • The closest major airport is in San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), 6.7 mi (10.8 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in San Diego

Known for its museums, theaters, and art, the city's cultural venues include USS Midway Museum, Maritime Museum of San Diego, and Lyceum Theatre. Attractions like San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld are fun for everyone, not just kids. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks such as Point Loma Lighthouse.

In San Diego, there are 1489 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for your holiday retreat. Here are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Fairmont Grand Del Mar - This 5-star hotel in Carmel Valley features 4 outdoor pools, a full-service spa, and a golf course. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and comfortable beds.
  • Pendry San Diego - Our customers like the bar and proximity to the airport at this hotel. Guests who stay at this 5-star hotel in Gaslamp Quarter can enjoy access to a full-service spa and 3 restaurants, along with free WiFi.
  • Tower23 Hotel - Guests who stay at this 4-star hotel in Pacific Beach can enjoy access to a restaurant and free valet parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its pool and comfortable rooms.

Other favorite sights in San Diego include Balboa Park, Petco Park, and Coronado Beach. Outside the city, top places to visit include La Jolla Cove, located 11.4 mi (18.3 km) from the heart of the city, and Legoland California, which is 29.7 mi/47.8 km away.

Getting Around San Diego

With so many transportation options, exploring all of San Diego is a breeze. 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. You can explore your water travel options at the local port.

Dressing for San Diego

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 66°F and the nighttime average to be 48°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 73°F during the day and 54°F at night
  • July through September averages 77°F during the day and 63°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 74°F during the day and 48°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for San Diego is 9.84 inches
  • Hottest months are usually August and September with an average temperature of 76°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 49°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in San Diego?
Pendry San Diego is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 3 restaurants. It is located a short 3-minute walk from Petco Park. Traveler reviews also recommend Moxy San Diego Downtown/Gaslamp Quarter and Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Downtown/Bayfront as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in San Diego, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in San Diego.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to San Diego?
To find more details about updating your trip to San Diego or cancelling it, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in San Diego?
Based on reviews, Days Inn by Wyndham Mission Valley Qualcomm Stadium/ SDSU is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include Super 8 by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle and Bay Inn and Suites at Seaworld.
Where is the best hotel for a stay in Gaslamp Quarter?
With 41 hotels and other accommodations to choose from in this neighborhood, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for as you plan your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Downtown/Gaslamp Quarter is the highest ranked property in Gaslamp Quarter. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It’s located steps from Petco Park. Other top choices in the neighborhood include Staypineapple, Hotel Z, Gaslamp San Diego and Hard Rock Hotel San Diego.
What's the best accommodation in Mission Valley?
In this neighborhood, there are 62 places to stay, so you should find just want you want for your visit. Springhill Suites San Diego Mission Valley is a favorite with our customers staying in Mission Valley. This 3.5-star hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Travelers also recommend Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Hotel Circle/SeaWorld Area and Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Mission Valley/Zoo as top options in the neighborhood.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation to San Diego?
The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and 2 restaurants. Other choices for your family trip include Bahia Resort Hotel and Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Downtown. Attractions like San Diego Zoo and Hotel Circle are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for couples in San Diego?
The Sofia Hotel is a favorite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features pillowtop beds and a restaurant. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include Hard Rock Hotel San Diego and Kona Kai Resort & Spa, A Noble House Resort.
What is the top LGBTQ-friendly place to stay in San Diego?
Hyatt Regency La Jolla is a top 4-star LGBTQ-friendly hotel, affiliated with IGLTA, that features 2 restaurants and free WiFi. Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina and Andaz San Diego - a concept by Hyatt are two other good choices for your vacation.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in San Diego?
Ocean Villa Inn is a top dog-friendly property, and offers a seasonal outdoor pool along with free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet include Handlery Hotel and Solamar San Diego.
What's the best place to stay with easy access to SeaWorld?
The Dana on Mission Bay is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star hotel offers a marina and 2 outdoor pools. It’s located just a short 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from SeaWorld. Other good options close by include Wyndham Garden San Diego Near SeaWorld and Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina.
What about the best place to stay close to San Diego Zoo?
One of the top choices for your stay is The Sofia Hotel, located 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from San Diego Zoo, and this 3.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and a health club. Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego and Wyndham San Diego Bayside are two other good options within a few miles.

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