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Best Western Santee Lodge
2.5 out of 5
10726 Woodside Ave, Santee, CA
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The price is $76 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5
3.39 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (124 reviews)

"Very friendly staff. Very honest ! They have accommodated us very well. Highly reccommend this hotel."…"

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Best Western Santee Lodge
Best Western Seven Seas
3 out of 5
411 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA
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The price is $83 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
11.29 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (3,523 reviews)

"Room was very clean. I just didn't like some of the guests, they looked trashy."…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2020

Best Western Seven Seas
Town and Country San Diego
3.5 out of 5
500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA
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The price is $129 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5
11.32 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (2,415 reviews)

"Besides the major construction making it hard to find lobby to checkin or parking, it was fun. My daughters enjoyed the pool and family environment."…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2020

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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 from Oct 3 to Oct 4
13.55 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (3,282 reviews)

"Nice staff and great location. It was our second time staying there. Love that they are pet friendly too."…"

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

Wyndham San Diego Bayside
Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina
3 out of 5
2051 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA
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The price is $129 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 5
16.07 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,281 reviews)

"Really nice hotel with a perfect location. Clean hotel with very nice staff. Always accommodated our needs. Restaurant located inside lobby with a 7 AM opening. Everything we needed"…"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina
Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel
3 out of 5
800 Bay Marina Dr, National City, CA
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The price is $117 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
15.15 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,688 reviews)

"The staff were friendly and courteous and the facility was well maintained"…"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel
Loews Coronado Bay Resort
4 out of 5
4000 Coronado Bay Rd, Coronado, CA
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The price is $189 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
17.55 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,373 reviews)

"The hotel was amazing! They kept the place clean even with COVID. I would come and stay at this place again."…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Loews Coronado Bay Resort
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
4 out of 5
207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA
The price is $158 per night from Oct 14 to Oct 15
13.68 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,915 reviews)

"From the valet parking to the front desk customer service was amazing."…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2020

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
Humphreys Half Moon Inn
3.5 out of 5
2303 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA
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The price is $164 per night from Sep 30 to Oct 1
15.72 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (1,519 reviews)

"Quiet, clean and calm were the main bonus points of this hotel. Great option for a weekend trip. Hotel is located on the water and super relaxing. We somehow got a ocean view room thanks to the nice hotel receptionist and she even gave us drink vouchers due to a little mix up of information. Super ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Humphreys Half Moon Inn
Catamaran Resort and Spa
4 out of 5
3999 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA
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The price is $175 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
14.7 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (1,708 reviews)

"It has a beautiful tropical environment and is very close to many restaurants and shops. It’s on the bayside which is nice for water sports and Pacific Beach is only a block away. If you haven’t been here, I would highly recommend it."…"

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

Catamaran Resort and Spa
Ramada by Wyndham San Diego North Hotel & Conference Center
3.5 out of 5
5550 Kearny Mesa Rd, San Diego, CA
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The price is $106 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
7.63 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (597 reviews)

"They offer a wonderful grab and go breakfast of yogurt, juice, water, a snack bar, and an egg sausage bagel. Not bad during a Covid-19:restrictions. Parking is free as well!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Ramada by Wyndham San Diego North Hotel & Conference Center
The Dana on Mission Bay
3.5 out of 5
1710 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA
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The price is $143 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
14.55 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (2,235 reviews)

"Pretty location on the bay. Nice view from room. Bed was very uncomfortable and the pillows were lumpy. Pool area was nice, especially for kids as there were a lot of them. We ordered guacamole and it was very good."…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

The Dana on Mission Bay
Paradise Point Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
1404 Vacation Rd, San Diego, CA
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The price is $209 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
14.32 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (1,713 reviews)

"The Resort was Great! With rooms right next to the beach"…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2020

Paradise Point Resort & Spa
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Downtown
4 out of 5
601 Pacific Hwy, San Diego, CA
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The price is $152 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29
13.85 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,361 reviews)

"The room was very spacious and very clean. Breakfast and evening drinks were great. The only thing we didn’t like was that there was no hand soap in the bedroom and the windows to view the water were really dirty and we weren’t able to enjoy the view we had paid for. Other than that it was a great ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Downtown
Bahia Resort Hotel
3.5 out of 5
998 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA
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The price is $139 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
14.83 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (2,199 reviews)

"Really comfortable & perfect view😊"…"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

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Visiting Santee

Visitors to Santee are sure to enjoy the golf courses, shopping, and restaurants. This relaxing city also attracts tourists with its bars. Around the area, top sights include San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, and SeaWorld.

  • There are 3 hotels and other accommodations in Santee
  • The closest major airport is in San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field), 3.6 mi (5.8 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), 8.2 mi (13.2 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Santee

A favorite place to visit in the city is Mission Trails Regional Park. In the area, you'll also find San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park.

Here's a top accommodation based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Carlton Oaks Golf Resort - This 3-star hotel features a golf course, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its bar and comfortable, quiet rooms.

Outside the city, popular places to visit include San Diego Convention Center, 13.8 mi/22.2 km from the city center, and SeaWorld, which is 14.1 mi (22.7 km) away.

Getting Around Santee

Head to Santee Town Center Station to catch metro. If you'd like to explore around the area, consider renting a car to take in more sights.

Dressing for Santee

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 68°F and the nighttime average to be 44°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 77°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • July through September averages 81°F during the day and 60°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 77°F during the day and 44°F at night
  • About 11.85 inches of rain falls on Santee each year
  • Hottest months are usually September and August with an average temperature of 80°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 45°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Santee?
Best Western Santee Lodge is a favorite with Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Traveler reviews also recommend Carlton Oaks Lodge, Ascend Hotel Collection and Rodeway Inn Santee San Diego East as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Santee, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your arrival date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review top deals in Santee.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Santee?
For additional details about updating your trip to Santee or cancelling it, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best accommodation for families in Santee?
Carlton Oaks Lodge, Ascend Hotel Collection is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other choices to stay with the kids include Best Western Santee Lodge and Rodeway Inn Santee San Diego East. Attractions in the area like Hotel Circle and San Diego Zoo are also fun for kids of all ages.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to Santee Lakes?
Carlton Oaks Golf Resort is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers a golf course and a restaurant. It’s located just a short 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Santee Lakes. Other good choices within a few miles include Rodeway Inn Santee San Diego East and Best Western Santee Lodge.
What about the best place to stay near Mission Trails Regional Park?
One of the top choices for your stay is Private Lake Front Tropical Retreat 15 min to Beaches, Heated Pool/spa 365 Days, located 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Mission Trails Regional Park, and this resort offers private pools and a spa tub. Days Inn by Wyndham Mission Valley Qualcomm Stadium/ SDSU and Cozy Family Friendly Guest Home With Private Outdoor Patio and Canyon Views are two other good choices within a few miles.
What are some hotels with pools in Santee?
Carlton Oaks Lodge, Ascend Hotel Collection is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, and a restaurant. Other choices with an onsite pool include Rodeway Inn Santee San Diego East and Best Western Santee Lodge.

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