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Hillcrest Canyon Oasis
0.5 mi from San Diego Zoo
The price is $119 per night
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
I love the place, the location and the host. Anytime I come to San Diego this will be the spot.

"All good."…"

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Hillcrest Canyon Oasis
Sutra in Hillcrest has the most amazing location near all 5 min from Downtown
4.8/5Exceptional! (32 reviews)
Great location

"This house was the perfect location for our family vacation and visit to the zoo. We had everything we needed and the owner was very responsive."…"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

Sutra in Hillcrest has the most amazing location near all 5 min from Downtown
Balboa Park Luxury Bungalow With Palm Veranda
Amazing 2br/1ba Near Balboa Park & SD Zoo by Domio
3.5 out of 5
0.4 mi from San Diego Zoo
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3.5/5Good! (4 reviews)
Quaint apartment

"I chose this apartment because of its location and it had everything we needed, however I would recommend some local information be available on site. Also a few tips, such as when showering open a window as there is no bathroom fan. I liked the quaintness and the garden area."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2019

Amazing 2br/1ba Near Balboa Park & SD Zoo by Domio
 Terrace Garden suite at Resort-like Oasis near Balboa Park
5/5Exceptional! (62 reviews)
Beautiful and quiet

"Beautiful well-equipped apartment. The gardens were so beautiful and peaceful. Kent was an amazing host who worked to get me safely into the place when my flight was delayed and I arrived ridiculously late."…"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Terrace Garden suite at Resort-like Oasis near Balboa Park
 Spacious Luxury Apartment at Tropical Resort-like Oasis by Balboa Park
5/5Exceptional! (65 reviews)
FABULOUS VACATION!!

"We just spent a month at this beautiful Balboa Park property. Kent was a wonderful host. He was immediately available the few times that we needed him, but allowed us to have complete privacy. The "treetop" apartment is lovely. It is VERY comfortably furnished and is even better than the pictures ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Spacious Luxury Apartment at Tropical Resort-like Oasis by Balboa Park
Modern Condo w/ Large Balcony & Views of Balboa Park Balboa II by Avantstay
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Amazing!!!

"This was our first time renting a vacation house and we had the best experience. The property manager was always available to answer any questions we had. Very friendly service. The house was very nice and the interior design was very nice and modern. You don’t have to worry about taking bath towels, ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

Modern Condo w/ Large Balcony & Views of Balboa Park Balboa II by Avantstay
Wanderjaunt Manzanita 2BR Balboa Park
0.5 mi from San Diego Zoo
The price is $175 per night
Wanderjaunt Manzanita 2BR Balboa Park
Wanderjaunt Madeira 2BR Balboa Park
WanderJaunt Manzanita 2BR Balboa Park
3.5 out of 5
0.6 mi from San Diego Zoo
The price is $203 per night
WanderJaunt Manzanita 2BR Balboa Park
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San Diego Zoo is located in an area of San Diego known for its beautiful ocean views, bird watching, and popular zoo. San Diego is home to 1869 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that's perfect for your stay.

Staying Near San Diego Zoo

Choose from 56 hotels and other accommodations within a mile of San Diego Zoo, including these options:

Things to See and Do Near San Diego Zoo

After you've visited San Diego Zoo, you can discover everything there is to see and do within just a few miles of the area.

USS Midway Museum, San Diego Air and Space Museum, and Maritime Museum of San Diego feature captivating exhibits. While you're exploring, swing by San Diego Coronado Bridge, House of Pacific Relations International Cottages, and Pantoja Park to learn a bit about the area. You can catch a show at Starlight Bowl, Old Globe Theater, and Spreckels Organ Pavilion.

Balboa Park and Port of San Diego are some sights worth a visit in the area. You might also stop by B Street Cruise Ship Terminal, located 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from San Diego Zoo, or Petco Park which is 2 mi (3.2 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around San Diego Zoo?
San Diego Zoo is located in an area of San Diego known for its array of dining options, bird watching, and popular zoo. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 108 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
What's the best hotel to stay near San Diego Zoo?
Best Western Seven Seas is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It’s located 2 mi (3.2 km) from San Diego Zoo. Other good choices within a few miles include Urban Boutique Hotel and Wyndham San Diego Bayside.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near San Diego Zoo, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel bookings are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view top deals close to San Diego Zoo.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip in the area near San Diego Zoo?
For more details about rescheduling or cancelling your stay near San Diego Zoo, head over to our customer service page.
What can I see and do near San Diego Zoo?
USS Midway Museum, San Diego Air and Space Museum, and Maritime Museum of San Diego feature captivating exhibits. San Diego Coronado Bridge, Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala, and House of Pacific Relations International Cottages are landmarks that you won’t want to miss. You can watch performances at Old Globe Theater, Copley Symphony Hall, and San Diego Opera if you’re interested in local theater.

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