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16 Best Hotels in San Diego. Hotels from $34/night – KAYAK



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    Below are the average prices for hotels in the most popular neighborhoods in San Diego

    Price

    $99 – $334

    CHEAPEST NEIGHBORHOOD IN SAN DIEGO San Ysidro 56% cheaper Hotels in San Ysidro are the cheapest in San Diego at just $99 per night on average
    MOST EXPENSIVE NEIGHBORHOOD IN SAN DIEGO Mission Bay 33% more expensive Mission Bay has the highest priced hotels in San Diego with rooms averaging $334 per night
    MOST POPULAR NEIGHBORHOOD IN SAN DIEGO Downtown 84% more users visited More momondo users search for hotels in Downtown than any other neighborhood in San Diego

    What is the average price of a hotel near Gaslamp Quarter?

    momondo users have recommended 10 hotels to users looking to stay near Gaslamp Quarter. Hotels in this area have an average price of $132 per night. These prices may change based on several factors, such as time of year. Hotels near Gaslamp Quarter are typically 44% less expensive than the average hotel in San Diego, which is $239.

    Baymont by Wyndham San Diego Downtown

    719 Ash Street, San Diego, CA, United States

    Hi San Diego Downtown

    521 Market Street, San Diego, CA, United States

    TownePlace Suites by Marriott San Diego Downtown

    1445 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA, United States

    Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego/Downtown/Convention Center

    833 Ash Street, San Diego, CA, United States

    Rk Hostel San Diego

    642 W. Hawthorn Street, San Diego, CA, United States


    Below are the most popular neighborhoods in San Diego to stay in, as well as some of the best hotels in each area

    Ith Beach Bungalow Surf Hostel

    707 Reed Avenue, San Diego, CA, United States

    Capri by the Sea

    San Diego, CA, United States

    Seashore I – La Jolla Home 5mins From the Beach

    San Diego, CA, United States

    The Sands Of La Jolla

    5417 La Jolla Boulevard, San Diego, CA, United States

    Baymont by Wyndham San Diego Downtown

    719 Ash Street, San Diego, CA, United States

    Sonder – The Utah

    San Diego, CA, United States

    San Diego Guest House Apartment with Patio and Hot Tub

    San Diego, CA, United States

    2939 Comfortable 2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom House

    San Diego, CA, United States

    New Charming Getaway North Park Suite

    San Diego, CA, United States

    Charming Abode with Patio 5 Minutes to Balboa Park!

    San Diego, CA, United States


    Check out the information below to find the best deal on a hotel room in San Diego
    Low Season February cheapest month to stay
    High Season June most expensive time to stay
    33% expected price decrease
    26% expected price increase
    Highest day of week Friday is the most expensive day of the week to book
    Cheapest day of week Monday is the cheapest day of the week to book
    $288 is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
    $214 is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day
    Cheapest time to book The cheapest time to book hotels in San Diego is: 3 star, 82 days before.

    1-2 star

    $146 – $168

    3 star

    $197 – $222

    4-5 star

    $314 – $325


    Get a quick overview on price and accommodation trends for your visit in San Diego

    Lowest Hotel Price

    $35

    Most Popular Hotel (5-star)

    Fairmont Grand Del Mar

    Hotels Near Airport

    2831

    Average Length of Stay

    3 days

    The best time to visit San Diego

    Fall is the ideal time to come to California. Unlike the East Coast, California stays relatively warm year-round. Some tourists tend to linger into September, but for the most part, you can soak up the rays on San Diego beaches and enjoy the island tours without much interference if you come in August.

    Getting around San Diego

    Trolleys

    At rush hour, you might feel as though you have parked your vehicle on the freeway! Instead, the fastest way around town is the trolley which takes you conveniently from end-to-end of San Diego for $2.50 USD per adult.

    Book special tours for VIP-like access

    If the San Diego Zoo or Safari Park are attractions to visit on your itinerary, book your travel ahead of time to unlock the special tour reservations. While Sea World does not require reservations for special tours, they have unique events you can only unlock if you book online and early.

    Know the tax before you go

    The hotel tax in the city is 10.5 percent. Hotels with 70 rooms or more charge 11.95 percent. The sales tax is 7.75 percent, which tends to surprise many visitors.


    Use the information below to find quality San Diego hotel rooms for low prices
    2 stars and under

    Baymont by Wyndham San Diego Downtown

    719 Ash Street, San Diego, CA, United States

    West Park Inn

    1830 4th Avenue, San Diego, CA, United States

    3 stars
    4 stars +

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    These hotels and hostels usually make for a cheap way to stay in San Diego

    Wanderjaunt Alessio 2br Point Loma

    San Diego, CA, United States

    Hi San Diego Downtown

    521 Market Street, San Diego, CA, United States

    Ith Beach Bungalow Surf Hostel

    707 Reed Avenue, San Diego, CA, United States

    Cozy Apts Mission Bay by WanderJaunt

    San Diego, CA, United States

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    These San Diego hotels have the best prices for their ratings

    Hi San Diego Downtown

    521 Market Street, San Diego, CA, United States

    Ith Beach Bungalow Surf Hostel

    707 Reed Avenue, San Diego, CA, United States

    Motel 6 San Diego Southbay

    1101 Hollister Street, San Diego, CA, United States

    Sonder 845 Broadway

    845 Broadway, San Diego, CA, United States


    Best places to stay in San Diego

    A luminous jewel in the Pacific coastline, San Diego is home to picturesque beaches and excellent climate year-round. No matter where you choose to stay, you wake up to the sea salt in the air and the legendary California sunshine. To plan the perfect beachfront escape, you have a few neighborhoods to consider before booking your hotel accommodation:

    Gaslamp

    The Gaslamp district is known as the hub of local nightlife. You get 16 sprawling blocks of modern skyscrapers sprinkled with Victorian-era buildings and some of the finest eateries in the city. Gaslamp is only a short walk from the Marina, but gives you a choice of hotels, including the Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego Gaslamp Marriott Quarter, and The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter. In the Gaslamp quarter, you are surrounded by boutique shops and gourmet eateries, so expect to pay more for your stay here.

    Old Town

    Historic Old Town San Diego is rich in memories of the city’s past. It is a quaint strip that commemorates the early days of southern California. Grab your cowboy boots and hat, and step back into the old west where the sidewalks are made of wood and shopkeepers walk around in full costume. Historic Old Town has the Cosmopolitan Hotel, a Victorian-style chic hotel that tops off your historical adventures.

    Little Italy

    Of course this is a great place for Italian cuisine, but there is a lot more to enjoy here besides food. You can spend an entire day walking, soaking up the atmosphere, and feeling as though you’ve escaped the frantic pace of modern-day America to enjoy the tranquil charm of Venice. Most hotels are on the edge of Little Italy, but still offer a view of the ocean. La Pensione Hotel and DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel are great options for Little Italy visitors.

    Pacific Beach

    Want to stroll along a California boardwalk like you see in your favorite movies? Bike or walk up the Pacific Beach region for gorgeous views and plenty of surf shops. Stay at the Red Roof Inn San Diego-Downtown or Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown and you will find yourself right on the water.

    La Jolla

    La Jolla has some of the better beaches in San Diego. On the cove, you find seals sprinkling the rocks, more than willing to share the water. On land, venture over to one of the beachside cafes on Prospect Avenue and dine on fresh seafood while watching the waves crashing ashore. Stay at the San Diego Marriott La Jolla or the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina nestled downtown and next door to the Birch Aquarium.

    Coronado

    Go paddle boarding, watch the magical sunset and you will be just a 5-minute drive from San Diego’s downtown core at this quaint little island. You need a ferry to get here, and once you arrive, you will not want to leave. The array of restaurants, scenic views, and the charming small town feel offer a feast for the senses. A stay here, even for just one night, is worth the price. Try Hotel del Coronado or the Spanish-style El Cordova Hotel on the coast.

    Downtown

    Downtown San Diego is not like your average metropolitan city center. While you have tall structures, you also have seaside views and the city’s buildings open up so that you can see the beautiful blue skies above. In the downtown area, you have a Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown or the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Downtown next to Seaport Village. For a chic, upscale stay, try the Renaissance San Diego Hotel location.

    Cheap hotels in San Diego

    San Diego hotels range from the luxurious, expensive ones to absolutely affordable and even cheap places to stay. While California might be notorious for higher prices, the hotels here are more than aware that many travelers have tight budgets. Most of the city’s budget hotels are located by the San Diego Zoo and near the airport. However, you might be surprised at how many affordable hotels you have close to the waterfront too, like the Howard Johnson Inn just 2 blocks from the ocean. Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina sits on the coast, but is the cheapest hotel in the row. The Super 8 San Diego Hotel Circle borders Chula Vista, but it is possible to reach San Diego Bay in a matter of 10 minutes.


    You may come to San Diego for the fun and the sun, but if that is all you think the city has to offer, you will be pleasantly surprised. When you have had your fair share of the beach or want to cool off in the shade, consider the indoor opportunities the city has to offer too.

    • Catch a true California sunset by parking yourself at Sunset Cliffs. It is the perfect spot to sit, look out over the ocean, and even see dolphins jumping up in the waters.
    • Learn to surf while you are there. Surfing is fun, incredibly rewarding, and even if you never become a pro surfer, you can at least say you tried!
    • San Diego is home to the hottest whale-watching spots, and they catch the migration of all species along the coast. Catch a glimpse from shore or book a whale-watching tour for the full experience.
    • Take a tour of Midway, which is more than just a large boat. In fact, you have 60 exhibits and 29 aircrafts to check out while you are there.
    • Eat at the most iconic restaurants and drink the finest craft brews San Diego has to offer. As your San Diego “rite of passage”, visit the PB Shore Club for a vodka and Red Bull slushy. Even if you have to wait in line, it will be worth it to do so at Las Cuatro Milpas for some of the best Mexican cuisine on the California coast. At Suzie’s Farm, pick your strawberries fresh from the vine. Then visit the iconic Mr. Frostie for an ice cream or have a famous Mai Tai from Bali Hai Restaurant.

    Read these important travel tips before booking a hotel in San Diego

    When visiting San Diego the average booking length is 3 nights.

    The price of a hotel in San Diego depends on several factors such as star rating, location and demand. Generally speaking, the average cost of a hotel is around $181 per night.

    In February prices are at their lowest and represents the most cost effective time to book a hotel room in San Diego. You may find the cost of your room has decreased by 33%.

    At the moment the cheapest day to stay in a hotel in San Diego is Sunday, with Thursday being the most expensive.

    San Diego Hostels typically cost in the region of $125 a night for each person. This price is taken from hostels and hotels with a 2 star or below rating. Hostels are very economical and come out on average $57 cheaper than the average price of a hotel in San Diego.

    Pacific Beach, La Jolla, Downtown and Old Town are some of the more popular areas to stay in when visiting San Diego.

    Temperatures in San Diego are typically around 69.8 °F during September and the chance of rain is low, which makes September the perfect time to spend some time outside at popular area attractions like Mission Beach, La Jolla Cove, and La Jolla Shores.

    There are currently 200 vacation rentals available in San Diego. Most of our users opt to stay at Capri by the Sea, which is the most popular vacation rental in San Diego. Compare vacation rentals in San Diego.

    San Diego has 147 hostels if you aren’t interested in staying at a hotel. Hostel Habibi is the most popular based on our user data. Compare hostels in San Diego.


    Learn more about these user-preferred hotels in San Diego

    The Warwick

    606 Washington Street, San Diego, CA, United States

    TownePlace Suites by Marriott San Diego Downtown

    1445 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA, United States

    Hampton Inn San Diego-Kearny Mesa

    5434 Kearny Mesa Road, San Diego, CA, United States

    Holiday Inn Express Mira Mesa-San Diego

    9888 Mira Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA, United States

    Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego/Downtown/Convention Center

    833 Ash Street, San Diego, CA, United States

    Springhill Suites San Diego Mission Valley

    2401 Camino Del Rio North, San Diego, CA, United States


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    16 Best Hotels in San Diego. Hotels from $34/night – KAYAKSearch hundreds of travel sites at once for hotels in San Diego, California. Bundle your hotel + flight and save!San DiegoSep 10 — Sep 112Include flightsAirport shuttlePoolPet friendlySpaAirport shuttlePoolPet friendlyFree Wi-FiPoolPet friendlySpaFree Wi-FiPoolPet friendlySpaFree Wi-FiPoolPet friendlySpaFree Wi-FiPoolPet friendlySpaFree Wi-FiPoolPet friendlySpaFree Wi-FiPoolPet friendlySpaAirport shuttleFree Wi-FiPoolPet friendlyFree Wi-FiPoolPet friendlySpa2 stars and below3 stars4 stars and abovePrice per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.Average nightly price per monthIf you’re looking for a cheap hotel in San Diego, you should consider visiting during the low season. You’ll find cheaper accommodations in San Diego in February and December.Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in San Diego if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your San Diego accommodation.The cheapest 3-star hotel room in San Diego found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $99, while the most expensive was $535.How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in San Diego for 5 days.Want to stay in a hotel near University of California San Diego? Consider hotels such as Sheraton La Jolla Hotel, which is less than a mile from the university and has a garden with an outdoor pool, or Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, which is the same distance away and has a spa.Many of the city’s attractions are spread across the city, meaning it is often best to select a San Diego hotel near the main attractions you would like to see, and to travel by metro, trolley or bus to the others. For example, you could choose the Four Points by Sheraton San Diego Downtown if you are interested in visiting Balboa Park, which less than a mile away.San Diego hosts a variety of conventions throughout the year, causing the city’s hotels to fill up quickly. Check the convention calendar before booking to strategically pick the dates of your vacation and avoid these events. If you have no choice but to visit the city during a convention, check the Mission Bay neighborhood to find cheap hotels in San Diego. The Dana on Mission Bay and Hilton both frequently have hotel deals.If Downtown San Diego hotels are out of your budget, opt for a hotel in Old Town instead, such as the Cosmopolitan Hotel & Restaurant. Old Town is one of the oldest neighborhoods in San Diego, and it is linked by an affordable trolley to Downtown.For those traveling with their families, consider booking a hotel in San Diego near the zoo, such as The Lodge at Torrey Pines. The area near the San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park has many family-friendly activities, and it is located near Downtown and the trolley system.What San Diego hotel guests are talking aboutFree Wi-FiPoolPet friendlySpaFree Wi-FiPoolPet friendlySpaFree Wi-FiPoolPet friendlyParkingFree Wi-FiPoolPet friendlyParkingFree Wi-FiPoolPet friendlyAirport shuttleFree Wi-FiPoolFree Wi-FiPoolPet friendlyFree…

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    Hotels in San Diego from $32 – Find Cheap Hotels with momondoFind the perfect hotel for your stay in San DiegoBelow are the average prices for hotels in the most popular neighborhoods in San DiegoPrice$99 – $334CHEAPEST NEIGHBORHOOD IN SAN DIEGOSan Ysidro56% cheaperHotels in San Ysidro are the cheapest in San Diego at just $99 per night on averageMOST EXPENSIVE NEIGHBORHOOD IN SAN DIEGOMission Bay33% more expensiveMission Bay has the highest priced hotels in San Diego with rooms averaging $334 per nightMOST POPULAR NEIGHBORHOOD IN SAN DIEGODowntown84% more users visitedMore momondo users search for hotels in Downtown than any other neighborhood in San DiegoWhat is the average price of a hotel near Gaslamp Quarter?momondo users have recommended 10 hotels to users looking to stay near Gaslamp Quarter. Hotels in this area have an average price of $132 per night. These prices may change based on several factors, such as time of year. Hotels near Gaslamp Quarter are typically 44% less expensive than the average hotel in San Diego, which is $239.Baymont by Wyndham San Diego Downtown719 Ash Street, San Diego, CA, United StatesHi San Diego Downtown521 Market Street, San Diego, CA, United StatesTownePlace Suites by Marriott San Diego Downtown1445 Sixth Avenue, San Diego, CA, United StatesDays Inn by Wyndham San Diego/Downtown/Convention Center833 Ash Street, San Diego, CA, United StatesRk Hostel San Diego642 W. Hawthorn Street, San Diego, CA, United StatesBelow are the most popular neighborhoods in San Diego to stay in, as well as some of the best hotels in each areaIth Beach Bungalow Surf Hostel707 Reed Avenue, San Diego, CA, United StatesCapri by the SeaSan Diego, CA, United StatesSeashore I – La Jolla Home 5mins From the BeachSan Diego, CA, United StatesThe Sands Of La Jolla5417 La Jolla Boulevard, San Diego, CA, United StatesBaymont by Wyndham San Diego Downtown719 Ash Street, San Diego, CA, United StatesSonder – The UtahSan Diego, CA, United StatesSan Diego Guest House Apartment with Patio and Hot TubSan Diego, CA, United States2939 Comfortable 2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom HouseSan Diego, CA, United StatesNew Charming Getaway North Park SuiteSan Diego, CA, United StatesCharming Abode with Patio 5 Minutes to Balboa Park!San Diego, CA, United StatesCheck out the information below to find the best deal on a hotel room in San DiegoLow SeasonFebruarycheapest month to stayHigh SeasonJunemost expensive time to stay33%expected price decrease26%expected price increaseHighest day of weekFridayis the most expensive day of the week to bookCheapest day of weekMondayis the cheapest day of the week to book$288is the average per night cost for a hotel on this day$214is the average per night cost for a hotel on this dayCheapest time to bookThe cheapest time to book hotels in San Diego is: 3 star, 82 days before.1-2 star$146 – $1683 star$197 – $2224-5 star$314 – $325Get a quick overview on price and accommodation trends for your visit in San DiegoLowest Hotel Price$35Most Popular Hotel (5-star)Fairmont Grand Del MarHotels Near Airport2831Average Length of Stay3 daysThe best time to visit San Diego Fall is the ideal time to come to California. Unlike the East Coast, California stays relatively warm year-round. Some tourists tend to linger into September, but for the most part, you can soak up the rays on San Diego beaches and enjoy the island tours without much interference if you come in August. Getting around San Diego Trolleys At rush hour, you might feel as though you have parked your vehicle on the freeway! Instead, the fastest way around town is the trolley…

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    1400 hotels in San Diego, United States of America. The Art of Easy Living Sweeping along the coast against a mountain backdrop, San Diego has easy living down to a fine art. Its wonderful beaches and mild climate make it a favorite spring break destination, and with over 40 city breweries, there are plenty of ice cold beers to set the mood. The city’s most recognizable landmark is the Hotel del Coronado, a wooden Victorian beach resort, now a National Historic Landmark. As original Spanish mission and first in California, it’s has been relocated to the Mission Valley area, and Old Town San Diego still has many Colonial buildings and quirky shops. Also great for shopping are Horton Plaza and the boutiques in the beachfront neighborhoods. The city’s most famous attraction is its zoo in Balboa Park, a few blocks from San Diego International Airport. One of the world’s largest zoos, it is well worth a visit, as is the fantastic SeaWorld, home to several killer whales. To see wildlife in its natural habitat head to La Jolla beach where harbor seals rest, or watch whales in season from Point Loma Lighthouse. Just over the border from Mexico’s Tijuana, San Diego has a distinctly Latin American vibe and a variety of accommodations encompassing apartments, motels, B&Bs and hotels. See Booking.com for the best deals.

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