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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
78.64 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (3,417 reviews)

"We were able to get a bayside room. The view was incredible. The room itself is a little small but the balcony makes up for it. The amenities in the hotel are nice as well."…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Wyndham San Diego Bayside
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, Los Angeles
4 out of 5
404 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA
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The price is $125 per night
58.53 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (1,061 reviews)

"It was nice, only thing that I didn't care too much for was the fact that when I booked the hotel they didn't say that they were going to need an extra $100 down for room service. And they are not even offering room service because everything is closed."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, Los Angeles
Wingate by Wyndham Los Angeles International Airport LAX
3 out of 5
10300 S La Cienega Blvd, Inglewood, CA
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The price is $82 per night
63.75 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (3,381 reviews)

"Great beds close to the airport and restaurants very clean rooms"…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Wingate by Wyndham Los Angeles International Airport LAX
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham LAX
3 out of 5
5249 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
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The price is $90 per night
63.88 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (3,927 reviews)

"I had 2 rooms, one for myself and another for someone who has accessibility issues. The staff were extremely helpful and allowed me to view the accessible room in advance. It is well planned out with wide doors and a very spacious area for wheelchairs/walkers. The bathroom was also well equipped ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham LAX
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
4 out of 5
207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA
The price is $166 per night
79.51 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,975 reviews)

"Excellent customer service. Check in and check out was fast"…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
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 $189 per night
79.18 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,398 reviews)

"Staff was sanitizing corridors, knobs, handrails...etc. pool was open but for one room at a time, so was gym"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Downtown
Hilton Los Angeles Airport
4 out of 5
5711 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
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The price is $119 per night
64.46 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (4,623 reviews)

"Clean, comfortable, nice staff and fast access to airport."…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Hilton Los Angeles Airport
Catamaran Resort and Spa
4 out of 5
3999 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA
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The price is $249 per night
73.58 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (3,480 reviews)

"excellent the service and the cleanness very quiet location"…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2020

Catamaran Resort and Spa
Surf And Sand Resort
4.5 out of 5
1555 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA
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The price is $395 per night
36.95 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (981 reviews)

"This hotel is clean , the staff are friendly and nice. The room decoration was just as promised for a birthday arraignment"…"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2020

Surf And Sand Resort
Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Mission Valley Stadium
3 out of 5
3805 Murphy Canyon Rd, San Diego, CA
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The price is $99 per night
72.53 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (807 reviews)

"Great place close to the airport. Terrific staff."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Mission Valley Stadium
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
4.5 out of 5
1700 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $340 per night
71.27 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (981 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel. Nice ambience when you walk in. The staff is very accommodating and friendly."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles
4 out of 5
506 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA
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The price is $119 per night
58.36 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (3,063 reviews)

"Definitely a place to consider beautiful building"…"

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2020

Millennium Biltmore Los Angeles
Courtyard by Marriott Palm Desert
3 out of 5
74895 Frank Sinatra Dr, Palm Desert, CA
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The price is $99 per night
52.28 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (977 reviews)

"It was excellent, clean quite family welcomed , we loved it"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Palm Desert
Hilton Palm Springs Resort
4 out of 5
400 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA
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The price is $106 per night
41.29 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (980 reviews)

"Will def go back. Great location. And hospitality was great."…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Hilton Palm Springs Resort
Four Points by Sheraton Los Angeles International Airport
3.5 out of 5
9750 Airport Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
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The price is $89 per night
64.69 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (11,497 reviews)

"My room was nothing like the other reviews I seen. It was nice updated and I happen to love the soft bed. The front desk is really in a strange spot not in the front its off to the right midway through it kinda looked like a coffee shop to me and I walked right by. My air-conditioning was good. All ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Four Points by Sheraton Los Angeles International Airport
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Where to stay in Southern California

Find the best Southern California areas and neighborhoods for the activities you enjoy most. Learn more about Southern California

Visiting Southern California

Travelers to Southern California give high marks for the theme park, beaches, and entertainment choices. This city also attracts tourists with its sporting events, live music, and restaurants. Top sights in the city include March Field Air Museum, Citrus State Historic Park, and National Orange Show Events Center.

  • There are 17934 hotels and other accommodations in Southern California
  • The closest major airport is in San Bernardino, CA (SBD-San Bernardino Intl.), 16.9 mi (27.3 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Murrieta, CA (RBK-French Valley), 20.8 mi (33.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Southern California

Well-known for its live music scene, the city's cultural venues include March Field Air Museum, Discovery Science Center, and Bowers Museum. Attractions like Santa Ana Zoo, Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, and Disneyland® are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like Richard Nixon Library and Museum, Mission San Juan Capistrano, and L.A. Live.

In Southern California, there are 17934 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect holiday retreat. Below are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Desert Riviera Hotel - This 3.5-star hotel in Tahquitz River Estates features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia travelers love its clean and comfortable rooms.
  • ALPENHORN BED AND BREAKFAST INN - Our customers like the breakfast and convenient parking at this B&B. This 3.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • ForFriends Inn Bed and Breakfast - This 3.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.

Other favorite sights in Southern California include Citrus State Historic Park, National Orange Show Events Center, and Ontario Mills Shopping Mall.

Getting Around Southern California

With so many transportation options, seeing all of Southern California is easy. Take advantage of metro transit at Union Station, Civic Center Station, and Pershing Square Station. If you want to journey outside of the city, hop aboard a train from Moreno Valley/March Field Station, Perris Station, or Riverside-Downtown Station.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Southern California?
Based on our traveler data, Paradise Point Resort & Spa is one of the top choices for your stay. This 4-star resort offers a marina and 5 outdoor pools. It is located a short 1-minute walk from Mission Bay. Other good options for your stay include Hilton Los Angeles Airport and Indian Wells Resort Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Southern California, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best deals available in Southern California.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Southern California?
For more details about updating your trip to Southern California or cancelling it, click here.
What are some hotels with pools in Southern California?
Paradise Point Resort & Spa: 4-star resort, 1-minute walk from Mission Bay. Features 3 restaurants, 5 outdoor pools, and a full-service spa. Hilton Los Angeles Airport and Indian Wells Resort Hotel are two additional hotels that offer an onsite pool.

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