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The Rambler Motel
3 out of 5
225 Bay Blvd, Chula Vista, CA
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The price is $90 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 27
Situated near the airport, this motel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Chula Vista Nature Center and within 9 mi (15 km) of Petco Park and Balboa Park. San Diego Convention ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (987 reviews)
"Enjoyed my stay at the Rambler as usual. They always have such a friendly staff and the rooms are cute, clean, and cozy. This is my go to place when visiting SD."

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2021

The Rambler Motel
Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown
2 out of 5
1546 2nd Avenue, San Diego, CA
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The price is $71 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 27
Located in Downtown San Diego, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Balboa Park and Maritime Museum of San Diego. Port of San Diego and B Street Cruise Ship ...
3.5/5Good! (960 reviews)
"The property served our purpose. Close to freeway. Walking distance to Civic Theater. Clean. Friendly staff. Functioning facilities. No refrigerator in room. Small towels. No coffee maker in room. Need to request additional blanket. Only thin blanket and 2 sheets on bed. Mattress appeared free of ..."

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2021

Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Downtown
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 $63 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
Located in Point Loma, this motel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Old Town Trolley Tours and within 6 mi (10 km) of SeaWorld and Marine Corps Recruit Depot. San Diego ...
3.8/5Good! (1,552 reviews)
"It is good when they remember you"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Motel 6 San Diego, CA – near Sea World
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Motel 6 Chula Vista, CA - San Diego
2 out of 5
745 E St, Chula Vista, CA
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The price is $72 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 23
Situated by the ocean, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Chula Vista Nature Center and San Diego Bay. Chula Vista Center is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) away. Bayfront ...
3.1/5 (1,016 reviews)
"We find hairs on the Bed"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Motel 6 Chula Vista, CA - San Diego
Riverleaf Inn Mission Valley
2.5 out of 5
2484 Hotel Circle Place, San Diego, CA
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The price is $78 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 23
Located in Mission Valley, this motel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Hotel Circle and within 3 mi (5 km) of SeaWorld and Mission Valley Mall. Mission Bay and Old Town ...
3.5/5Good! (1,477 reviews)
"Thanks"

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2021

Riverleaf Inn Mission Valley
E-Z 8 Motel Old Town
2.5 out of 5
4747 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA
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The price is $57 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 23
Located in Old Town San Diego, this motel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Old Town San Diego State Park and within 3 mi (5 km) of SeaWorld and Dog Beach. Old Town Trolley ...
2.8/5 (1,322 reviews)
"It was close to everywhere we needed to go"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2021

E-Z 8 Motel Old Town
The Atwood
3 out of 5
1201 Hotel Circle South, Mission Valley, San Diego, CA
Located in Mission Valley, this golf motel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Hotel Circle and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Mission Valley Mall. Riverwalk Golf Club and Fashion Valley ...
4/5Very Good! (1,647 reviews)
"Clean, updated floors and inexpensive"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2021

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The Atwood
Pacific Shores Inn on Pacific Beach
2.5 out of 5
4802 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA
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The price is $113 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 23
Located in Pacific Beach, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Pacific Beach Park, Crystal Pier, and Mission Beach Boardwalk. Mission Beach and Mission Bay ...
3.9/5Very Good! (972 reviews)
"TV didn't work, but we didn't mind because we were rarely in the room. Otherwise - it was excellent."

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2021

Pacific Shores Inn on Pacific Beach
Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Hotel Circle - Mission Valley
2 out of 5
2424 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA
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The price is $66 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 3
Located in Mission Valley, this motel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Hotel Circle and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Mission Valley Mall. Old Town San Diego State Park and Old ...
3.2/5 (958 reviews)
"We really appreciated that there was coffee available in the lobby. It would have been nice to have a small breakfast available to go along with the coffee (yogurt, fruit, muffins, etc.) because even with the coffee, we still had to go out elsewhere for breakfast."

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Hotel Circle - Mission Valley
San Diego Downtown Lodge
2 out of 5
1345 10th Avenue, San Diego, CA
The price is $69 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 27
Located in Downtown San Diego, this motel is within a 5-minute walk of San Diego City College and Copley Symphony Hall. Balboa Park and Petco Park are also within ...
3/5 (980 reviews)
"If you are looking for a clean, no frills place to stay, that is in downtown San Diego, then this is a great place to stay. Not only was it very clean, with comfortable beds, but also one can barely hear neighboring rooms (except when in the bathroom), which made for peaceful, restful nights. I would ..."

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2021

San Diego Downtown Lodge
Motel 6 La Mesa, CA
2 out of 5
6952 University Ave, La Mesa, CA
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The price is $80 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 23
Situated in La Mesa, this motel is 1.8 mi (2.8 km) from San Diego State University and 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from Viejas Arena. San Diego State University Art Gallery ...
3.7/5Good! (896 reviews)
"Great location and eatery’s around"

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

Motel 6 La Mesa, CA
Ocean Villa Inn
2.5 out of 5
5142 West Point Loma Blvd, San Diego, CA
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The price is $169 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 4
Nestled on the beach, this Ocean Beach motel is within a 10-minute walk of Ocean Beach Park and Dog Beach. SeaWorld is 2.5 mi (4 km) away.
4/5Very Good! (962 reviews)
"OF COURSE, THE LOCATION. WITH THE SEA BREEZE AND THE SOUNDS OF THE OCEAN AFTER THE AIRPORT CLOSES IS BEAUTIFUL."

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2021

Ocean Villa Inn
Travelodge by Wyndham San Diego SeaWorld
2 out of 5
3275 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA
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The price is $87 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
Located in Point Loma, this motel is 2.5 mi (4 km) from University of San Diego and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from SeaWorld. Marine Corps Recruit Depot and USS Midway ...
2.7/5 (785 reviews)
"Clean inside real nice"

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2021

Travelodge by Wyndham San Diego SeaWorld
Pleasant Inn
2.5 out of 5
5550 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA
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The price is $115 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 23
Located in Clairemont, this motel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Westfield UTC, University of California-San Diego, and Mission Bay Park. Fashion Valley Mall and ...
4.1/5Very Good! (983 reviews)
"Staff was very accommodating, room and property were clean."

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2021

Pleasant Inn
Super 8 by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle
2 out of 5
445 Hotel Cir S, San Diego, CA
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The price is $68 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 28
Located in Mission Valley, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Riverwalk Golf Club, Hotel Circle, and Fashion Valley Mall. Balboa Park and Mission Valley Mall ...
3.3/5 (1,253 reviews)
"Nice and clean. Need a designated smoking area as people were all over smoking outside. Horrible for us non-smokers. Love the low price. Security was present. Would feel safe staying here on my own."

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2021

Super 8 by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Chula Vista
2.5 out of 5
394 Broadway, Chula Vista, CA
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The price is $90 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 28
Situated in Chula Vista, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Chula Vista Center and San Diego Bay. North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre and Sharp Chula Vista ...
3.2/5 (123 reviews)
"Redroof feels like home 😏 it’s truly one of a kind and the prices and rooms are so great. The manager is great too."

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Chula Vista
Rodeway Inn San Diego Near SDSU
2 out of 5
5399 Adobe Falls Road, San Diego, CA
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The price is $68 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
Located in Del Cerro, this motel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from San Diego State University and within 3 mi (5 km) of Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala and Aztec ...
3.7/5Good! (980 reviews)
"Center of town. Convenient to nearby attractions."

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

Rodeway Inn San Diego Near SDSU
National City Motel
2.5 out of 5
510 National City Blvd, National City, CA
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The price is $85 per night from Sep 23 to Sep 23
Situated near the beach, this motel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from San Diego Bay and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Chicano Park. Petco Park and Balboa Park are also within 6 ...
3.3/5 (443 reviews)
"Very clean the only thing the tv only harstd 1 chanel and the first control did not work"

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

National City Motel
Motel 6 San Diego, CA - North
2 out of 5
5592 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA
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The price is $81 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 27
Located in Clairemont, this motel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Westfield UTC, University of California-San Diego, and Mission Bay Park. Fashion Valley Mall and ...
3.3/5 (500 reviews)
"Good choice for short stay"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2021

Motel 6 San Diego, CA - North
Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Southbay
2 out of 5
1101 Hollister St, San Diego, CA
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The price is $82 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 3
Located in Nestor, this motel is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from San Diego Bay and within 6 mi (10 km) of Kaiser Permanente Otay Mesa Medical Offices and Las Americas Premium ...
3.3/5 (626 reviews)
"Convenient to gas, food and freeway. Common areas seemed a bit rough around the edges, but the room was clean and staff was friendly."

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2021

Motel 6 San Diego, CA - Southbay
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Wyndham San Diego Bayside

Wyndham San Diego Bayside

4 out of 5
1355 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA
The price is $152 per night from Oct 20 to Oct 20
4/5Very Good! (4,266 reviews)
"Excellent Location ,right on the middle of everything"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Wyndham San Diego Bayside
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

4 out of 5
1 Market Pl, San Diego, CA
The price is $179 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 5
4.4/5Wonderful! (3,320 reviews)
"Loved the view!"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
Best Western Seven Seas

Best Western Seven Seas

3 out of 5
411 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA
The price is $80 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 3
3.7/5Good! (3,133 reviews)
"I liked the pool, hot tub and the cafe. The staff were friendly and accommodating."

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Best Western Seven Seas
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San Diego Motels for the Frugal Traveler

You'll find 37 affordable motels in San Diego among more than 2179 lodging choices. These budget-friendly accommodations can help you cut costs when compared with traditional hotels, which have more amenities but ones you may never use.

Because you'll save on your room, you can enjoy all that San Diego has to offer. Not-to-be-missed sights include Petco Park, Seaport Village, and USS Midway Museum.

Fun fact: Motels made their debut in the 1920s as a convenient place to stay for the tired traveler taking a road trip along the major roadways of America. Motels often have free parking, and many have outdoor pools.

Here are some of our customers' recommended San Diego motels to choose from:

Super 8 by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle

  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Hotel Circle and Balboa Park.
  • Enjoy access to the fitness center, and freebies including breakfast, WiFi, and parking.

Bay Inn and Suites at Seaworld

  • An outdoor pool and free WiFi are available during your stay, along with room amenities like a soaking tub.
  • You'll be located within a 5-minute drive of Old Town San Diego State Park and Hotel Circle.

Riverleaf Inn Mission Valley

  • Enjoy access to the outdoor pool, and freebies including WiFi and parking.
  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Hotel Circle and Old Town San Diego State Park.

Good Nite Inn San Diego near SeaWorld

  • It's located within a quick 2-minute drive of Hotel Circle.
  • Free WiFi and laundry facilities are available during your stay, along with room amenities like a flat-screen TV.

The Atwood

  • Stay within a 5-minute drive of Hotel Circle and Old Town San Diego State Park.
  • Enjoy access to the restaurant, and freebies including WiFi and parking.

What to Do in San Diego

Check out the acclaimed art scene and fascinating museums in this historical area while you're sightseeing. Visitors to San Diego speak highly of its popular zoo, waterfront, and beaches.

Here are some popular places:

  • Petco Park
  • Seaport Village
  • USS Midway Museum

These are some of the parks and outdoorsy places:

  • Balboa Park
  • Harbor Island
  • Coronado Beach

You'll find these family-friendly attractions:

  • San Diego Zoo
  • Hotel Circle
  • SeaWorld

Best Time to Visit San Diego

Figure out the ideal time to visit San Diego by reviewing these seasonal weather details:
  • The hottest months are typically August and September, while December and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 66° F and nighttime temperatures average 48° F
  • April-June: 73° F is the daytime average and 54° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 77° F and nighttime averages are around 63° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 74° F during the day and 48° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 9.84 inches in a year

How to Get to San Diego and Around the Area

San Diego Transportation
NameTypeDistance
San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) Airport 2.4 mi (3.8 km)
San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field) Airport 6.7 mi (10.8 km)
San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field) Airport 13.3 mi (21.4 km)
Civic Center Station Metro Station 0.2 mi (0.2 km)
5th Avenue Station Metro Station 0.2 mi (0.4 km)
Convention Center Station Metro Station 0.4 mi (0.6 km)
San Diego Santa Fe Depot Train Station 0.4 mi (0.7 km)
San Diego-Old Town Transit Center Train Station 3.5 mi (5.7 km)
San Diego Coaster Sorrento Valley Station Train Station 13.5 mi (21.8 km)

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