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Top 10 Most Aesthetic Boutique Hotels In San Diego, California

Villy
Published Nov 29, 2018

A rather populous city but oftentimes overlooked by its most visited Californian neighbors, San Diego has almost nothing to envy from Los Angeles or San Francisco. Very close to the Mexican borders, San Diego has one of the best climates in America and a pretty varied geography with hills, valleys and canyons dominating the surrounding area. In the city center you may find numerous lively nightlife spots and dining areas, while in the outskirts, you will find a unique tranquility. A number of lovely beaches, museums, art galleries, parks (like the enormous cultural Balboa Park) and upscale shopping areas are also hosted here. Take the chance to explore the beauties of San Diego, California in the US, while staying in one of the following boutique hotels in San Diego.

1. Pendry San Diego (from USD 228)

This rather contemporary boutique hotel is the first one of a new hotel chain that offers a luxurious experience, however, in a relatively affordable way, so it can attract a younger audience as well. The pretty stylish rooms resemble a loft-apartment, while custom furnishings decorate all the common spaces, along with the suites. The hotel also features a quite large spa, a lovely rooftop terrace bar, jacuzzi, a 24-hour fitness center, and free wifi. All other city amenities are without exaggeration at your doorstep.

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2. Andaz San Diego (from USD 221)

It might already have the reputation of the hotel that has the stripper pole inside a guest room, and it’s one of the things that actually make this hotel quite unique. Indeed, only one room features such a pole, combined with king-size bunk beds and a mirrored bedroom floor, clearly not for every type of guest. However, for those who do enjoy peekaboo showers and hot nightclubs, then this is the right hotel for you. A spectacular wine bar, a spa center, and a 24-hour gym are among the facilities offered here.

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3. Estancia La Jolla (from USD 301)

Looking for some relaxing and calming premises to let all your worries go, in a place that looks more like a Carribean island rather than San Diego? Then look no further. This Spanish colonial-style resort offers such an ambiance, so guests can sit back and enjoy the marvelous native flora of the gardens or the tropical-looking outdoor pool, among others. The pretty airy and spacious rooms and suites come with balconies or patios, and rather top quality furnishings, while an expansive spa and some fine restaurants smoothly complete your experience.

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4. Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego (from USD 229)

This freshly designed boutique hotel is located downtown San Diego, meaning that anything you want is just around the corner. The hotel itself features a stylish atmosphere, with lovely details transfusing a particular charm, like the Brazilian walnut floors or the Jerusalem bone limestone for the bathrooms. Other luxurious facilities include a seasonal rooftop pool, the newly renovated Skyline rooms radiating an urban minimalism and offering gorgeous views, as well as the plentiful 24-hour services onsite.

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5. The Lodge at Torrey Pines (from USD 380)

Rustic, stylish and secluded are only a few of the characteristics that describe this upscale hotel, located just a quick 20-minute drive from downtown San Diego. True to the traditions, this century-old looking resort has been designed in an Arts and Crafts architectural style, honoring the history, but without minimizing the conveniences of modern life. Among these conveniences are a jacuzzi, a beauty salon, a well-equipped gym, a game room, an outdoor pool and a golf course nearby. Your furry friends may join you on this trip as well.

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6. Tower 23 (from USD 329)

This beachfront hotel that looks certainly not like a tower, features a minimalist decor capable of competing Las Vegas’s most fashionable resort scene. A few selected suites do enjoy sweeping views of the sea from the private balconies, while they boast whirlpool tubs with chromatherapy lighting. This is probably not the ideal place to party till late at night, but it does have an open-air bar upstairs to enjoy your drinks. Among its facilities, there is a business center, an upscale restaurant, and 24-hour reception.

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7. L'Auberge Del Mar (from USD 320)

Just north of San Diego and still on the Pacific coast, you will find this contemporary classic-style California hotel that features a good number of facilities. The lovely hotel boasts a cute outdoor pool and a fine terrace-restaurant that both overlook the splendid ocean, while jacuzzi, spa treatments, room service, and a 24-hour fitness center are some of the fine services offered here. The luxurious rooms come with marble bathrooms and large plasma screens, as well as plenty of natural light.

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8. La Valencia (from USD 363)

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It won’t take you long to discover that this place can`t get more tropical, thanks to the abundance of trees and flowers that charmingly surround the premises of La Valencia. The hotel itself has been a famous spot for Hollywood stars since 1926, with its main building looking a bit old-fashioned, nevertheless, its elegance and history still keep it up to guests preferences. The newest villas are equipped with marble bathrooms with jacuzzi tubs, wet bars, king-size beds, and some of them also with a fireplace.

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9. The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe

You may characterize it rustic, traditional, and elegant, and it will definitely impress you with its fabulous green grounds and the unique coziness in its rooms. This fantastic hotel may not be beachfront, however, a number of biking and hiking trails pass through the area, while a golf club is just there. In case you feel the lack of the sea, then jump into the saltwater heating pool, or treat yourself with a spa treatment or a rejuvenating yoga class. All suites feature a patio or a balcony to soak in the Californian sun.

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10. Kimpton Solamar Hotel (from USD 199)

Right in the heart of the bustling entertainment district of San Diego, this modern hotel provides comforts that suit all types of guests. Rooms are stylish and spacious, with well-equipped bathrooms and also the possibility of an in-room spa treatment, while dogs are more than welcome. The terrace will enchant you: a lovely rooftop pool, a fine bar that serves great cocktails, and some marvelous views of the city`s skyline and the bay, all found in a single space for ultimate pleasure.

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Soak in the sunshine

Enjoy the gorgeous south Californian coast while absorbing the hot sun in a stylish way. No matter where you end up staying, be it downtown San Diego or several minutes off the city, your accommodation will surely make your stay a lot more pleasant. Off to San Diego?

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