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Hotel Oasis
2.5 out of 5
Pasaje Morelos # 111, Colonia Libertad, Avenida Morazán, San Salvador
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The price is $21 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
2.06 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (19 reviews)
Amazing place!

"The hotel is amazing. It is clean, people are nice and good service. Good food as well."…"

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2019

Hotel Oasis
Hostal Cumbres del Volcan Flor Blanca
2 out of 5
6-10 Calle Poniente #1937 Colonia, Flor Blanca Frente Gim nac J. Pineda, San Salvador, San Salvador
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The price is $14 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
1.31 mi from city center
2/5 (1 review)

"They did not clean my room every day and has many big roaches, the towels are very old. No shampoo and no soap."…"

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2019

Hostal Cumbres del Volcan Flor Blanca
Novo Hotel & Suite
3 out of 5
Final 61 Avenida Norte Colonia, Escalon, San Salvador, SS
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2.07 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (181 reviews)

"The grounds of the property and well maintained. Beautiful and clean."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

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Suites & Apartments San Benito Zona Rosa
3 out of 5
Calle No2# 280, entre calle Loma Linda, y Calle La Reforma, Col. San Benito, San Salvador
The price is $41 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
2.89 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (67 reviews)

"Very friendly staff very clean and secure ....near to el salvador del mundo very nice and cozy place"…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Suites & Apartments San Benito Zona Rosa
Hotel Grecia Real
3 out of 5
calle los sisimiles 2922, Colonia Miramontes, San Salvador, San Salvador
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The price is $30 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
1.68 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (22 reviews)
Mmm

"It’s ok to spend the night"…"

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

Hotel Grecia Real
Habitaciones Zona UCA
2.5 out of 5
Residencial Jardines de Guadalupe, San Salvador, San Salvador
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The price is $24 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
3.37 mi from city center
Habitaciones Zona UCA
Hotel Villa Serena Escalón
2.5 out of 5
Colonia Escalón, 65º avenida norte #152, Salvador del Mundo, Centro Financie, San Salvador
The price is $52 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
2.19 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (20 reviews)

"Nice place. The service is very nice. Close to everything. Highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on Jan 1, 2019

Hotel Villa Serena Escalón
Hotel Pasadena II
2.5 out of 5
3a Calle Poniente Numero #1037, San Salvador
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The price is $15 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
0.7 mi from city center
3.3/5 (10 reviews)

"Nice hotel"…"

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2018

Hotel Pasadena II
Hotel Villa Florencia Zona Rosa
3 out of 5
Avenida la Revolucion No 262, Colonia San Benito, San Salvador, SS
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The price is $51 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
3.26 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (151 reviews)

"Amazing place to stay very clean and the staff is accommodating."…"

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2021

Hotel Villa Florencia Zona Rosa
Maria Jose Suites
3 out of 5
Avenida La Capilla #223, Col. San Benito, San Salvador
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The price is $58 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
3.27 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (47 reviews)

"Friendly staff. Spacious rooms. Elevators were a bit of an issue."…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Maria Jose Suites
Morrison Hotel San Salvador
3 out of 5
Calle Nueva 1 #3889 Colonia Escalon, San Salvador, SS
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The price is $55 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
2.8 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (66 reviews)

"I really had a pleasant stay here. The service was good and the place was accommodating. The only thing I didn’t like was that the room window was very small. I would have preferred a bigger window. Overall, I highly recommend this place. It was worth the money."…"

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

Morrison Hotel San Salvador
Hotel Gardenia Inn
3 out of 5
Prolongacion Alameda Juan Pablo II, y calle El Carmen, San Salvador, San Salvador
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The price is $45 per night from Feb 5 to Feb 6
2.76 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (84 reviews)

"The personnel was very attentive and very helpful.... The buffet changed every day which I thought was very nice."…"

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Hotel Gardenia Inn
Barceló San Salvador
4.5 out of 5
Ave Las Magnolias Y Blvd Del Hipodromo, San Salvador, SS
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The price is $76 per night from Feb 5 to Feb 6
3.09 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,005 reviews)

"All is good my stay there is beautifull the food so delicius and the hotel super clean the beds very soft and pillos to five stars for hotel barcelo"…"

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2021

Barceló San Salvador
Hotel El Palacio
3 out of 5
4ta Calle Poniente #125, Edificio Dueñas, San Salvador, San Salvador Department
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The price is $30 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
0.08 mi from city center
2.4/5 (10 reviews)

"Rooms are not in great shape. Shower works at one temperature only - lukewarm. Terrible internet connection. Front door is situated so it’s very difficult to get a taxi to pick you up or drop you off. They gave me literally one sheet and no soap. Most rooms have no windows."…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Hotel El Palacio
Hotel Mirador Plaza
3 out of 5
Calle El Mirador y 95 Ave Norte, No. 4908 Col. Escalon, San Salvador, SS
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The price is $58 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
3.73 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (82 reviews)

"Excellent location, nice place to stay. Mostly quiet neighborhood."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Hotel Mirador Plaza
Real InterContinental San Salvador at Metrocentro Mall
4.5 out of 5
Blvd. de Los Heroes, San Salvador, SS
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The price is $95 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
1.61 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (831 reviews)

"Great service, excellent food very clean place and employees are very friendly"…"

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

Real InterContinental San Salvador at Metrocentro Mall
Plaza Hotel and Suites
3.5 out of 5
87 Avenida norte y 11 Calle Poniente, San Salvador, SS
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The price is $56 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
3.45 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (668 reviews)

"Noisy air conditioning, room cleanliness and state not what is expected."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Plaza Hotel and Suites
Crowne Plaza Hotel San Salvador
4 out of 5
89 Av Norte y 11 Calle Poniente, Colonia Escalon, San Salvador, SS
Free Cancellation
The price is $80 per night from Feb 14 to Feb 15
3.46 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (353 reviews)

"The people were very nice and Melissa at the Front Desk was a big help and provided outstanding Customer Service!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2020

Crowne Plaza Hotel San Salvador
Kaleo Hotel Boutique
3 out of 5
Avenida La Capilla #353, Colonia San Benito, San Salvador
The price is $55 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
3.4 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (31 reviews)

"Beautiful place with great staff. San Benito area is safe and walkable. Excellent breakfast included."…"

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2020

Kaleo Hotel Boutique
Kal Nawi Hotel
3 out of 5
63 Avenida Norte No. 115 Col. Escalón, San Salvador
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The price is $61 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
2.13 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (39 reviews)
Short stay with no problems

"We stayed for just one night. The lobby is small and doesn’t do justice to the rest of the hotel. Our room was comfortable and the typical breakfast was good. The hotel is located around a 45 minute walk from the historic centre. The staff were very helpful."…"

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

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Visiting San Salvador

Travelers to San Salvador give high marks for the shopping and top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its entertainment choices, local tours, and museums. Top sights in the city include National Theater, Estadio Cuscatlan, and Metrocentro.

  • There are 234 hotels and other accommodations in San Salvador
  • The closest major airport is in San Salvador (ILS-Ilopango), 5.2 mi (8.3 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in San Salvador (SAL-El Salvador Intl.), 19.6 mi (31.6 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in San Salvador

Well-known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include National Theater, Natural History Museum, and Museo de Arte de El Salvador. The city is notable for landmarks like Monumento al Salvador del Mundo, Plaza Libertad, and Catedral Metropolitano. The city's natural beauty is on display at Lake Ilopango, San Diego Beach, and Playa San Blas.

In San Salvador, you'll find 234 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for your holiday retreat. Here you'll find top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • All Days Inn and out - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff.
  • Árbol de Fuego Eco-Hotel - Our customers like the breakfast and comfortable, quiet rooms at this B&B. This 3-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and parking.
  • Nico Urban Hotel - This 3.5-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its dining options and bar.

Other favorite sights in San Salvador include Estadio Cuscatlan, Metrocentro, and La Gran Via Shopping Center. A popular place to see in the surrounding area is Lake Coatepeque, 26.6 mi/42.9 km from the heart of the city.

Dressing for San Salvador

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 94°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 60°F
  • From April to June, the average is 94°F during the day and 64°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 89°F during the day and 65°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 90°F as the daytime average and 60°F as the nighttime average
  • About 1.57 inches of rain falls on San Salvador each year
  • March and April are usually the hottest months averaging 93°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 60°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in San Salvador?
Casa de Mar Hotel And Villas is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It’s located steps from Sunzal Beach. Reviews from our site also recommend Boca Olas Resort Villas and Barceló San Salvador as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in San Salvador, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the top deals on offer in San Salvador.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to San Salvador?
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What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in San Salvador?
Based on reviews, Hotel Villa Florencia Centro is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and laundry facilities. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Novo Hotel & Suite and Hotel Villa Florencia Zona Rosa.
Where is the best place to stay in Costa Del Sol?
You’ll find 14 hotels and other accommodations in this neighborhood to choose from for your visit. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Hotel Pacific Paradise is the highest ranked property in Costa Del Sol. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Another favorite option in the neighborhood is Hotel Bahia Del Sol.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation to San Salvador?
Real InterContinental San Salvador at Metrocentro Mall is a top 4.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and 3 restaurants. Other good options to stay with the kids include Plaza Hotel and Suites and Courtyard Marriott San Salvador. Attractions like Tin Marin Children’s Museum and Natural History Museum are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic vacation in San Salvador?
SABAS Beach Resort is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features pillowtop beds and private lanais.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in San Salvador?
Vista Sunzal Bungalow is a top lodge for people traveling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet include Hotel Andoria and Mandala Eco Villas.
Where is the best place to stay close to Metrocentro?
Adjacent to Metrocentro, Real InterContinental San Salvador at Metrocentro Mall is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4.5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 3 restaurants. Other good options close by include Hotel Grecia Real and Hotel Shagul.
What about the best place to stay near La Gran Via Shopping Center?
One of the top choices for your stay is Fairfield by Marriott San Salvador, located next to La Gran Via Shopping Center, and this 3.5-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Courtyard Marriott San Salvador and Holiday Inn San Salvador are two other good choices in the immediate area.
What's the best hotel for a beach vacation in San Salvador?
Atami Escape Resort is a top 3-star beachfront hotel offering 7 outdoor pools and 2 restaurants, located within a short 1-minute walk of El Palmarcito Beach. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Hotel Los Farallones and SABAS Beach Resort.
What are some accommodations with pools in San Salvador?
Atami Escape Resort is a popular 3-star hotel featuring 7 outdoor pools, a children’s pool, and a private beach. A couple of other options that offer an onsite pool include Real InterContinental San Salvador at Metrocentro Mall and Sheraton Presidente San Salvador Hotel.

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