Top 12 Airbnbs With Superhosts In San Diego, California - Updated 2022

Top 10 Airbnbs With Superhosts In San Diego, California, USA
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San Diego offers sunny days all year round. With beaches, parks, and warm temperatures, there is plenty to do all year long. From art galleries to museums to gardens, San Diego is a place with something for everyone. The famous San Diego Zoo sits in Balboa Park and is great for kids and adults alike. If you are planning a trip to San Diego, why not look for an Airbnb to make your stay more authentic? These top Airbnbs with Superhosts offer a chance to stay in a local home and learn more about what locals recommend in the area. So take a look and see what suits you best!

1. Comfy granny studio in a classic craftsman neighborhood (from USD 95)

A comfortable rest awaits when you return to this granny studio apartment for up to two people. Surrounded by towering trees, the home provides amenities like a kitchenette, full-sized tiled shower, TV with Roku streaming player, backyard, and stocked fridge, making your stay as convenient as possible.

Located in a neighborhood filled with classic, California-style craftsman houses, this home is close to a lot of activities and attractions, including Old Town San Diego and SeaWorld. San Diego International Airport is about 8 minutes away from the rental.

Peaceful Granny Flat in the Trees
San Diego, California, United States
282 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
smelled so fresh and clean
the flat was very clean and homey
the place is spotless and charming
place was very clean and organized upon arrival
kimberly and chris keep this space exceptionally clean
Host:
she is welcoming and a great host
hosts are very responsive and thoughtful
they were very friendly whilst giving us our own space
the hosts were friendly and the room above the garage was excellent
kim and chris are wonderful hosts they made themselves readily available for anything we might need
Location:
the location is great
charming apartment in a great location
we were right by old town so the location was great as well
your also walking distance to old town which has so many entertainment options
great location and great spot would stay here again
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2. Chic studio near the bay (from USD 208)

This powder blue-themed studio apartment sure is one of the cutest places to stay in San Diego! Fitted for two people, the charming home dons a luscious queen-sized bed for the ultimate relaxation after your adventures. Also featured inside are the corner kitchen with a bar island counter, a loveseat, and a flat-screen TV.

The harbor is about a 4-minute walk from the property, while the beach is 12 minutes away. If you’re on a solo trip or on a couples’ or BFF’s getaway, this place is for you!

Lovely Pacific Beach Studio W/AC & Private Patio
San Diego, California, United States
484 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
iron / ironing board standing fan heater etc all made for a relaxing comfortable stay
there was even a heating blanket in the closet as well as a standing fan and heater
great wifi reception nice touches like bicycles and kayaks for your use
morning coffee a comfortable bed and easy check-in/checkout sweetened the deal
the bed was comfortable and it was nice having a large tv with cable and netflix
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
everything was impeccably clean
amazing stay super clean and comfortable
the apartment was clean cute and very comfortable
the apartment itself was clean and had everything we needed
Host:
highly recommend and the host was very polite and quick to respond
luis was a great host i would stay at his properties again
he was a great host and very quick to respond to any of my messages
amazing host and superb studio perfect location if you're trying to visit the bars along pacific beach
lastly luis was super responsive and easy to work with
Location:
great location not a far drive to gaslamp
excellent location near the bay
great location close to downtown pb
awesome location a short walk to bay and quick drive to beach
great location and super easy checkin
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3. Private cottage (from USD 125)

This cozy cottage is an artistic retreat right in the city. It is within walking distance of restaurants, theaters, coffee shops, gyms, and more. The Zoo can be reached on foot as well. Both the airport and beaches are within a drive of 10 minutes. The cottage has a comfy queen-sized bed that makes for a great nights rest. There’s wifi and TV as well. The kitchen has a fridge, microwave, coffee maker and more. Parking is available as well. The space is all around comfortable, cozy, and private.

MIKE'S PLACE - A PRIVATE COTTAGE
638 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the amenities were perfect lush towels in the gorgeous bathroom with incredible touches everywhere
it’s the one the most comfortable house we lived in
the cottage is super cozy and clean
comfortable bed beautiful bathroom and lovely gardens
the place was kept sparkling clean and had all the amenities of a hotel room
Cleanliness:
everything looks so clean and so modern
clean as a whistle too
beautiful space clean and comfortable and quiet
spotless clean great neighbourhood cozy cottage lovely host
another perfect stay at mike's exceptionally beautiful clean quiet and comfortable once again
Host:
mike is a jolly and attentive host
mike was a gracious host and we enjoyed his little cottage
mike welcomed us and gave helpful advice
larry is a responsible host
your a great host greeting us at the back door
Location:
the location was great
the location is truly ideal
great location and beautiful place
location is good for north park area
great location walking distance from hillcrest with shops and restaurants
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4. Garden studio in Northpark (from USD 94)

This guest suite is entirely for guest use. It is a nicely designed space that makes for a cozy place to stay. There is a private deck that offers a great space to relax outside. A full kitchen is available. It has a stove, an oven, refrigerator and more. Tea and coffee supplies are available as well. AC is available as well. Self-check-in makes it easy to come in at any time. Hosts are eager and willing to help with anything as needed, too.

Safe Hip Quiet GARDEN STUDIO / Northpark
San Diego, California, United States
714 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place was perfect for two who didn’t plan on doing more than sleeping and eating breakfast there
very cozy and cute with all the necessary amenities and instructions for navigating around
the studio was as described and perfect for myself though could be easily comfortable with one additional person
the space is comfortable for one or two people
the double bed was very comfortable
Cleanliness:
everything was great and clean
the studio was very clean cozy and well decorated
private clean and decorated adorably
super comfy clean private
perfect spot really clean comfortable would stay again
Host:
also the host was very helpful
the contact with the host was easy and their personal design & touches throughout the spaces was appreciated
neat touches and cool hosts
wolf was quick in his responses and helpful in his recommendations
the place is wonderful centrally located and the hosts were lovely to deal with
Location:
super cute place in a great location
super cute place great location
it's located in an excellent historic neighborhood close to restaurants
great location in north park and very cute studio
great stay perfect location - walking distance from north park dining and shopping
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5. The Cottage (from USD 146)

The cottage is a cozy space that offers a perfect getaway from the city. It sits on the side of a beautiful canyon, offering great views in a peaceful environment. The comfortable bed is a queen size with memory foam. There is also a full bathroom with amenities provided. An outdoor shower also provides a unique experience. All sheets and towels are provided, so don’t worry about packing those. Hosts are available to help with anything guests need.

The Cottage
San Diego, California, United States
434 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage was so cute and cozy it had everything i needed and the view was amazing
beautiful cottage amazing view the outdoor shower was out of this world
private clean and cozy with a great view and a few refreshing amenities give "the cottage" a go
the mattress was as comfortable as any we've slept on
the view was breathtaking and the outdoor shower was a great touch
Cleanliness:
the cottage was super clean and i loved the outdoor shower
it was super clean and the outdoor shower was such a treat in the morning
beautiful views clean and comfy
Host:
kind host and hostess
the host was amazing
they were so kind and accommodating
she's a thoughtful host with great recommendations for dining and activities
theresa was a wonderful host definitely recommend
Location:
the location is great
the location is absolutely beautiful
cute place a beautiful get away
the spot isn’t too far from the heart of the city either overall a great place to stay
it's the perfect getaway and close to lots of fun san deigo spots
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6. house with private sun deck (from USD 123)

This historic house is just five minutes from downtown, situated right next to Balboa Park. It is surrounded by attractions that are sure to keep guests busy. The space sleeps up to three people. One of the best things about a stay here is the sun deck. It is a great place to relax in both mornings and evenings. The house has one queen-sized bed and one new full sofa bed. There is a TV for entertainment and wifi is also available. The kitchen is well equipped with things like a microwave, coffee maker, fridge and dishes.

1925 Craftsman Hillcrest home w outdoor living.
San Diego, California, United States
554 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice shower and view from the table
i loved the bed and the ac/heater right above it
this place was so cute and comfortable the view was absolutely beautiful and peaceful along with the deck view
the space was quaint and comfortable
kitchen and grill are stocked for your stay and it was easy to cook daily
Cleanliness:
the space was clean and very modern
it was also very clean
nice and cozy for 2 people clean and quiet at night
would definitely recommend as it was clean and fairly priced
everything was very clean and there were a lot of nice little touches and helpful labels on everything
Host:
camila was a great host
she offers kind touches and great food suggestions
cami is a wonderful responsive host
easy to contact host and nice location can hear owner living above but nothing too loud
camila was a very responsive and helpful host
Location:
the location was great too
great location super close to downtown and other locations :)
great location close to zoo and other attractions
very close by and absolutely delicious
a great location for exploringsan diego
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7. Guesthouse in a great location (from USD 70)

This guesthouse is light and airy. It sits over a private garage and is completely available and private to guests. Shops, restaurants, and grocery stores are all within a five-minute walk. The queen-size bed is comfortable and cozy. There is a private balcony as well that is great for relaxing. The kitchen has a french press, toaster, blender, and coffee, teas, sugar and more. Street parking is generally available in the studio. The bus to the city center also stops just a few blocks away. As a native of San Diego, the host is available to supply any recommendations.

Private studio, walk to the SD Zoo and Balboa Park
San Diego, California, United States
318 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was easy to connect to and worked very well
the studio was comfortable and fit all our needs
the place was clean and comfortable with a lovely patio to sit with coffee or wine
cable tv allowed us to watch some old shows we used to love
i appreciated that they provided an iron and hairdryer as well as toiletries
Cleanliness:
clean and affordable :)
it was very clean
the airbnb was clean and well stocked
the place was clean and inviting
it’s immaculately clean and airy
Host:
lovely apartment and great hosts
filbert is the perfect host
filbert is an amazing host
filbert is an amazing host
filbert was super attentive and open
Location:
great location central and easy access to everywhere
nicely located between university avenue and balboa park
location is great - a nice walk to balboa park amazing restaurants and public transportation
the location couldn’t be more perfect and centrally located to everything we wanted to do
great location easy parking close to airport lots of restaurants nearby
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8. Home with latest facilities (from USD 47)

This home has is a great stay with all the up-to-date technology. There is high-speed wifi, Alexa, and smart TVs. Main spaces like the kitchen, living room and bathroom are all shared. It is possible that there will be other guests during the stay. Continental breakfast items are supplied in the kitchen. Such things include cereals, coffee, and various snacks. The room has a queen bed with a twin-trundle bed. There is also a desk and plenty of closet space.

The San Diego Tech Home - Room A
San Diego, California, United States
290 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in home 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there are also free breakfast and coffee in the kitchen
absolutely perfect breakfast coffee tea and cereal very clean house and also very calm
the home even has great wifi honestly for this price value it is an absolute steal
great place we enjoyed watching netflix in our room and enjoyed the cereals in the morning
Cleanliness:
it was very clean also
bathroom was very clean
place is clean and comfy
very quiet and clean
the place was clean and tidy
Host:
host is very responsive
the hosts are welcoming and nice
host was extremely fun and welcoming
amy was very responsive to any questions that i had
she is a wonderful host and provides a beautiful place to stay
Location:
nice place and close to the city
great location near the airport as well
the location is pretty far from tourism attractions
it’s very close to sdsu so that’s such a win
comfortable room with great access and a good location
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9. Luxury penthouse suite (from USD 119)

This private room in a house offers gorgeous surroundings and comfortable sleeping arrangements. The house is surrounded by greenery with a formal interior. Guests will have a huge room to themselves. They are welcome to use the house kitchen refrigerator or microwave, but not the oven or stove. For full kitchen access, it is an additional fee. The living room is a comfortable place to relax or watch TV. The room itself has one king-sized bed and one queen-sized bed. There is also a hot tub, large shower, and massage chair. A washer and a dryer are available for an extra fee. If needed, parking is available in front of the house.

750 Sq. Ft. Luxury Penthouse Suite
San Diego, California, United States
461 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in home 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing amenities and tech inside the room itself
we had an amazing stay great room with many amenities for example jacuzzi massage chair etc
the bed was very comfortable and the massage chair was awesome
we had the best room in the house - jacuzzi comfy beds and electric blackout blinds
amazing massage chair and unbelievably comfortable beds
Cleanliness:
very quiet clean and easy access
comfortable bed quiet super clean luxurious down to each detail
a wonderful comfortable and clean place we can’t wait to visit again
clean comfy beds quick response and beautiful home
matt was friendly and professional and the house was very clean
Host:
matt is a great host
great people who are super responsive
on site host was very courteous and helpful
very responsive host we enjoyed our stay here
matt the property manager(?) was super helpful and responsive
Location:
great location close to downtown within walking distance to restaurants
great location and comfy bed
super convenient location near airport and little italy
great location and a beautiful space
awesome stay really great location close to downtown
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10. Loft guesthouse

Stay at a solar-powered property in a tiny backyard home. It is located in the heart of the city, yet the area is still calm and quiet. There is a private entrance through the tranquil garden. The mattress is memory foam and queen sized. There is also a full-sized sofa bed. The kitchenette has essentials for cooking small meals. There is a mini fridge, small oven, stove, kettle, and all dishes and utensils that may be needed. In the bathroom, guests will find soap, shampoo, and towels. The deck has a large table and chairs for relaxing outside. The garden is full of fruit trees that guests are sure to enjoy. Wifi, beach essentials, and even yoga mats are also provided with a stay here.

Loft in the Heights
San Diego, California, United States
353 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the sleeping space was very comfortable and had great views
the bed is up high with an amazing view of the city
very stylish space that is incredibly comfortable
however be sure to remember that their is no air conditioner so the loft can get pretty hot
the ladder to the bed was fun and such a charming feature to the small place
Cleanliness:
very clean and beautiful decoration
the place is clean stylish and unique
it was very clean comfortable and perfect for our short visit to san diego
wonderful out of the way spot that is peaceful clean and quiet
private clean and beautiful what else you can expect from a wonderful in san diego cali
Host:
the host was so sweet and gracious
she’s a super host
the host is a so nice lady
other than that marete was a lovely host
amazing place and friendly hospitality
Location:
love the location too
location is very good not necessarily walking distance to everything but still reasonably well
beautiful location within a reasonable distance lots of gorgeous areas
this airbnb is so cute it’s a great central location for downtown
it’s a super cute place
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11. Loft in Little Italy

This loft offers a comfortable stay in a great location. Bars, restaurants, and shops are all close by. Public transportation is also easily accessible from the location. Floor to ceiling windows let in lots of natural light that guests are sure to love. The space is also equipped with AC and heating so it is easy to keep a good temperature, regardless of the weather. The kitchen has utensils and tools that will be helpful for cooking. These include a microwave, fridge, freezer, slow cooker, rice cooker, and more! Guests will also find some complimentary breakfast items such as cereal, oatmeal, or fruit. High-speed wifi and cable TV are both available at the loft.

Euro-style loft in Little Italy- SD
Little Italy, San Diego, California, United States
114 reviews
Entire loft 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

12. Light filled home

This condominium sits in a peaceful neighborhood within walking distance to all that downtown has to offer. There is a comfortable queen-sized bed, along with an additional queen-sized pull-out and a blow-up mattress. This makes it possible to sleep up to six guests. Guests will love staying here largely because of the skyline views and stunning sunset. There is also a fully stocked kitchen that makes cooking at home easy. The central AC keeps things cool when it is warm outside. there is free wifi as well. For those traveling by car, parking is available. The location is great with many main sights in walking distance or just a quick drive away.

Light-Filled Contempo Casita #415
San Diego, California, United States
245 reviews
Entire condominium 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Sleeping in San Diego

San Diego has plenty to offer all types of visitors. With its temperate climate all year long, it has outdoor activities that can be enjoyed anytime for the whole family. If you are planning a trip there, be sure to take a look at these top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals with superhosts.

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