7 Places To Stay In San Diego, California - Updated 2024

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Of all the places in the world, you land in sunny San Diego, California. Maybe your trip was planned last minute and you are wondering where you should stay. Or perhaps you are trying to find the best place to stay where you can also have fun on the town with walking distance to at least one restaurant? There are plenty of resorts and vacation rentals available, not to mention hotels with free breakfast in San Diego. To help your decide, here are five places you can stay in San Diego that meet all your requirements.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 13, 2024.

1. The Hotel del Coronado: 14 minutes away from San Diego

Posted by Hotel del Coronado on Monday, January 11, 2016

Hotel del Coronado ranges from 300 -1,000 USD, depending on the season. Like other hotels, they do have deals and that range from 299 USD, on a good day. This is fine hotel accommodation – you can celebrate your wedding or any other special event. This hotel offers dining, a spa, a salon, shopping and an entire calendar full of events you can attend. What is also great about The Hotel del Coronado are pets are welcome and they have gourmet room service for all your furry little friends.

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Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton

Address: 1500 Orange Avenue
10.34 km (6.5 mi) from SeaWorld San Diego

2. Double Tree by Hilton: offers 219 elegant suites (from USD 213)

This wonderful hotel is located off the I-8 and I-5 highway, near almost everything to do in San Diego. It includes an outdoor pool and a fire pit area for the colder nights as well as high-speed wifi for when you are traveling, but need to do some business along the way. The hotel includes private balconies so you have your privacy while staying at Double Tree.

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DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego Downtown

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1646 Front Street
7.41 km (4.7 mi) from SeaWorld San Diego

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

3. San Diego Marriott La Jolla: amazing four-star hotel (from USD 129)

While you are staying in the San Diego Marriott La Jolla Hotel you can visit the wonderful campus of UC San Diego – or if that is not on your list of things to do, there’s plenty of dining around Sunny Jim cave. La Jolla Beach is nearby if you want to take some sun in before you come back and take a swim in the pool at this great hotel.

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San Diego Marriott La Jolla

Address: 4240 La Jolla Village Drive
12.14 km (7.6 mi) from SeaWorld San Diego

4. Extended Stay America San Diego: for longer stays without breaking the bank (from USD 160)

If you’re planning a longer stay in San Diego, this is a place you should look into. This hotel has studios with kitchens and workspaces, similar to an AirBnb. Not a typical hotel room, the Extended Stay Hotel in San Diego is pet-friendly, has breakfast available, laundry rooms, stove tops and wifi in all the rooms. You can also get housekeeping if you are staying more than eight nights!

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Extended Stay America Suites - San Diego - Mission Valley - Stadium

5.7 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 3860 Murphy Canyon Road
11.64 km (7.3 mi) from SeaWorld San Diego

Parking Pets allowed 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Free parking

5. Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Airport: a great hotel in the heart of Liberty Station (from USD 248)

You have separate living areas with 40-inch screen televisions throughout. You have a fridge and microwave in the suite and it even comes with a dishwasher! You can get a shuttle from the airport, which is extremely convenient. They have rooms and suites available for anyone and any need. It is a wonderful place to stay!

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Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Airport-Liberty Station

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 2576 Laning Road
3.95 km (2.5 mi) from SeaWorld San Diego

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace Non-smoking rooms

6. The Beach Cottages: with plenty of suites and studios (from USD 249)

Another option for a longer stay, if you plan on staying in San Diego for more than a few days, this is a spot you should check out. Right on the beach, you can check out the wonderful sunrise and sunset every morning. The studios fit one to four people, the motel rooms fit one or two and the suites suit one to six. If you are travelling with a group or family, a suite or studio is best. They are beautiful places to stay while you are in San Diego.

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7. The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter: comfort to meet everyone's needs (from USD 347)

They have traditional guest rooms that fit four, deluxe rooms that fit four, executive king rooms that fit two and junior suites that fit four. They have full spa services, an outdoor pool, a fitness studio and so much more to take advantage of here. It is pet-friendly too!

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The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 910 Broadway Circle
8.12 km (5.1 mi) from SeaWorld San Diego

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

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While these may be some of the best hotels to stay in, while visiting San Diego, that doesn’t mean they are the only ones. There are plenty of cheaper options that have less amenities than the hotels on this list. But for these prices, these hotels are amazing bargains. If you want to make your stay worthwhile in luminous San Diego, California, these hotels are the way to go. You can even bring your furry friends to Coronado, California and what is better than having a vacation with your best friend! Book your deal today!

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