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Best Themed Hotels And Resorts In San Diego, California - Updated 2020

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Anaanya
Anaanya
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San Diego is very well known for its beaches, the warm climate and the perfect sunsets. San Deigo is also famous for the San Deigo Zoo! You might even remember San Deigo from the movie Madagascar - the animated movie in which the zoo animals get washed up on to the beautiful San Deigo beaches. Point being, it is an amazing place to vacation! So, is there anything that could make this happy and happening city better? Yes – themed hotels! We, at Trip101, love hotels with themes, especially when those themes are so unique and so extravagant. So, to add a little more fun to your San Deigo holiday, here is a list of some of the best and most exciting themed hotels and resorts in San Diego, California.

1. Andaz San Diego - a Concept by Hyatt (from USD 177)

Andaz is a concept hotel by Hyatt located in the heart of the city. The theme in this hotel tends towards the contemporary and modern art. You can see it everywhere – from the paint on the wall to the interior layout, from the hotel room to the gymnasium. It all screams modern art! The rooms are super chic, very well decorated and definitely spacious. The rooftop has a bar-cum-restaurant which overlooks the San Deigo downtown area.


Andaz San Diego - a Concept by Hyatt

Address: 600 F Street

Bar Sun terrace Non-smoking throughout Internet services Massage Restaurant Business centre Room service

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2. Hard Rock Hotel San Diego (from USD 151)

Like any other Hard Rock Hotel, this Hard Rock in San Deigo is totally based on the rock and roll theme. With rock and roll memorabilia adorning the walls of every room in the hotel, you’re going to love the punk rock vibe. The bedrooms are spacious with such lush decor that you will never want to leave. And if you think it isn’t enough ‘rock and roll’ for you, just head to the bar and have a look!


Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Address: 207 5th Avenue
Price: from 151 USD

Luggage storage Valet parking 24-hour front desk Internet services Dry cleaning Bikes available (free) Bridal suite Meeting/banquet facilities

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3. The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina (from USD 139)

This boutique hotel is set in a Romanesque revival-style property, so if you’re an art history buff or you’re into architecture then you’re going to love your stay here. Keeping with the revival style, you’ll notice the property has wide arches, very thick columns, a lot of decorative pilasters and some pointed towers. The whole hotel is very modern – every room looks like a modern art piece decorated in shades of red and blue. Definitely one of the best-themed hotels in San Diego for a history enthusiast.


The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina

Address: 432 F Street
Price: from 139 USD

WiFi available in all areas Fitness centre Fax/photocopying Non-smoking throughout Facilities for disabled guests Internet services Heating Tickets to attractions or shows

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4. Pendry San Diego (from USD 250)

Are you a total water baby? Do you just love the ocean? If you’re nodding in agreement, then you’re going to love the ocean-inspired color scheme of the hotel. Set in the heart of the historic Gaslamp Quarter, you will literally feel like you’re living on the ocean. The bar and banquet halls are so fabulously done, they both deserve a few pictures. The rooms are chic with a splash of color, which is where modern meets minimalism. Also, this is a pet-friendly hotel!


Pendry San Diego

Address: 550 J Street
Price: from 250 USD

Wheelchair accessible ATM/cash machine on site Ticket service Electric vehicle charging station Key card access Breakfast options Internet services Wine/champagne

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5. Hotel Republic San Diego, Autograph Collection (from USD 134)

The Hotel Republic San Diego has a very rustic yet retro theme going around, and we love it. The rooms are really spacious with cozy beds, and that’s always a good thing. You’ll always see a dash of retro in every corner, especially when you go down to eat the breakfast buffet! Even if you don’t think of this as one of the many themed hotels in San Diego, you’ll still love the place.


Hotel Republic San Diego, Autograph Collection

Address: 421 West B Street
Price: from 134 USD

All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Visual aids: Braille Luggage storage Live music/performance Street parking Packed lunches Restaurant Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas

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6. Staypineapple at Hotel Z (from USD 128)

As the logo suggests, this hotel really loves pineapples which is why the theme here is basically just that! That means you’re going to see a lot of bright and happy yellow tones all around the hotel and your hotel room. You’ll also see many cute planters which look just like pineapples – talk about keeping with the theme! The rooms are spacious, vibrant and happy. This is a pet-friendly accommodation and a very popular one among travelers who travel with their pets.


Staypineapple at Hotel Z

Address: 521 6th Ave
Price: from 128 USD

Toilet with grab rails Smoke alarms Facilities for disabled guests Non-smoking rooms Internet services Free WiFi Lift WiFi

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7. Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa (from USD 496)

The Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa has a very modern and luxurious look, with a hint of Victorian-themed interiors. You’ll be able to spot chandeliers in every room, some really big and beautiful brass mirrors and of course, a fireplace. Think of this luxurious hotel as modern Victorian! The rooms are sleek and very spacious, which makes the place even better. And, there is a private golf course for you to really enjoy your stay. Definitely one of the most luxurious themed hotels in San Diego!


Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa

Address: 5921 Valencia Circle

Themed dinner nights Newspapers Safety deposit box Board games/puzzles Massage Business centre Accessible parking Tennis court

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8. Cosmopolitan Hotel (from USD 114)

This hotel is a famous and authentically accurate Victorian-themed accommodation in San Deigo. Yet, this is not another modern-meet-Victorian-style hotel. This is a typical Victorian hotel! As soon as you walk in, you’ll understand exactly what we mean. The Victorian-style rooms are so chic yet so simple, it is almost like you have been transported back into the era. Depending on the room you get, you might even get an authentic claw foot bathtub or a special fireplace.


Cosmopolitan Hotel

Address: 2660 Calhoun Street

Toilet with grab rails Golf course (within 3 km) Special diet menus (on request) Meeting/banquet facilities Bridal suite Internet services Fire extinguishers Designated smoking area

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Who doesn't love a themed hotel?

If you ask me, I would love to stay in an authentic and accurately designed Victorian-themed hotel. I would even love to stay in the ocean-inspired one. Actually, we think all these themed hotels in San Diego are really cool and interesting. Which one was your favourite?

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A freelance content writer by profession, Anaanya is an avid traveller whose main goal in life is to visit as many new places as possible. Anaanya enjoys travelling, not just because of her love...Read more

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