Best Hotels in San Diego

Hotels in San Diego Downtown

Omni San Diego Hotel

Among the best hotels in San Diego, there is the 4-star Omni San Diego Hotel.
This modern property offers well-appointed rooms and suites and numerous dining and wellness facilities.
Thanks to a wide range of in-room conveniences and technologies, guests can enjoy a relaxing and pleasant stay.
Whenever you’re not eating out or taking advantage of the in-room dining you can reserve a table at one of the restaurants available on-site.
Explore the Terrace Bar, a lobby-side restaurant,, and West Coast bar.
Omni San Diego Hotel is completed with an outdoor pool and a fitness center.
Boasting a perfect location, in Downtown San Diego, this hotel is located close to a wide range of attractions and top places to visit.
Some of the unmissable spots that are only minutes away are the Seaport Village, Petco Park, and Spreckels Theater.

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Vip Rock Star Suites and a wide array of facilities are waiting for you at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego.
Depending on your needs, opt for one of the classical studios or enjoy an unforgettable experience at the Black Eyed Peas suite, Diamond Rock Star suite, or Debut Rock Star suite, just to name a few.
Whenever you’re not exploring the beautiful city of San Diego you can take advantage of the on-site pool, spa, fitness center, and restaurants.
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego is home to Maryjane’s Diner, Nobu sushi bar, Float Rooftop Pool and Lounge, and 207 Bar.
Can you really stay at the Hard Rock Hotel and leave without their iconic t-shirt? Visit the on-site Rock Shop and get a one-of-a-kind souvenir from San Diego.

Solamar San Diego

The 4-star Solamar Hotel provides a variety of guest rooms and specialty suites in Downtown San Diego.
Spa king rooms feature an oversized Fuji soaking tub while skyline deluxe king and queen rooms come with breathtaking views of the city.
Enter the world of luxurious accommodation by booking one of the spacious suites.
Choose your favorite among the Luna, Masters, and Virtuoso suites.
For great food and drinks, we recommend the hotel’s Jsix restaurant and Upper East rooftop bar.
The rooftop pool is definitely one of the highlights of this property and an excellent spot for relaxing.
Stay active during your vacation in San Diego thanks to the 24-hour fitness center and complimentary bikes.

Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego

Another amazing property in Downtown San Diego is the 5-star Kimpton Hotel Palomar.
Our experts fell in love with their modern yet elegant guest rooms and specialty suites.
Have a look at the 1,500 square feet 2 Bedroom Skyline Penthouse Suite, the luxurious Coronado Penthouse Loft, and the two-level Skyline Loft with a walk-in rainforest shower and soaking tub.
The dining options at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego include the Restaurant at Hotel Palomar and Level Four Pool Deck and Lounge.
Other facilities available for the guests to enjoy are a rooftop pool, a fitness center, and valet parking (at additional cost).
The famous Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo are located about 1.5 miles away from this hotel.

Carte Hotel San Diego Downtown, Curio Collection By Hilton

Those of you looking for a great hotel in San Diego Downtown should consider the 4-star Carte Hotel, part of the Curio Collection by Hilton.
This modern structure offers well-furnished rooms and suites right in the heart of the city.
The central location of this hotel means you’ll have some of the best bars and restaurants literally at your doorstep.
If, however, some nights you feel like eating in, you may take advantage of the dining options available on-site.
Carte Hotel San Diego Downtown is home to the Watercolors restaurant and to the Above Ash Social rooftop lounge.
Other amenities available for the guests to enjoy include free Wi-Fi, a fitness center, meeting rooms, and an outdoor pool.

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown/Bayside

Offering a pleasant oasis of serenity in the midst of the hustle and bustle of San Diego there is the Hilton Garden Inn.
The guest rooms come with a wide array of amenities such as a desk, mini-fridge, microwave, ironing facilities, in-room safe, and more.
Take a break from sightseeing at the on-site pool, enjoy a workout at the hotel’s gym or have a tasty meal at the on-site restaurant.
Hilton Garden Inn in San Diego is also a good option for those of you traveling with pets.
They accept a maximum of two pets at additional cost and we recommend contacting the hotel for more details and to make all of the arrangements.

Hotels in San Diego Near the Beach

La Valencia Hotel

Featuring a wide range of vintage rooms, classic rooms, villas, and icon suites there is the 4-star La Valencia Hotel.
This oceanfront property guarantees stunning views, luxurious facilities, and a unique atmosphere.
Your stay at the La Valencia Hotel can’t be considered complete without trying their amazing dining options.
Great culinary experiences are waiting for you at the Mediterranean Room, La Sala Bar, and at Café la Rue. Poolside dining and in-room dining are also available.
The highlight of this property is of course the stunning ocean-view outdoor pool with cabanas and loungers.
La Valencia Hotel is within a walking distance of the famous La Jolla Cove and other beautiful beaches.
The Birch Aquarium is located less than two miles from this hotel.

Paradise Point Resort & Spa

Another fantastic hotel in San Diego near the beach is the Paradise Point Resort & Spa.
Find the perfect accommodation for your vacation among the well-appointed guest rooms, suites, and bungalows.
Select between the garden and bayside options, all completed with modern amenities such as air conditioning, a TV, and a fridge, just to name a few.
Paradise Point Resort & Spa provides four restaurants: Barefoot Bar and Grill, Tidal Restaurant, Tropics Cantina plus Food2You delivery.
Our experts love The Spa at Paradise Point – a true oasis of serenity, offering professional treatments.
Want to enjoy a workout with a one-of-a-kind view? Go to the on-site fitness center where you can burn those extra calories and take in the stunning views of the ocean at the same time.
As a perfect vacation destination, Paradise Point Resort & Spa is also home to 5 pools, 4 tennis courts, and a basketball court.

Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton

Looking for a 5-star hotel near the beach in San Diego? Take a look at our next suggestion, Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton.
The guest rooms here are filled with natural light and decorated in soothing earth colors.
Resort view, pool view, ocean view, and oceanfront rooms are available.
The spacious cabanas come with a private terrace (some have a fire pit as well) where you can relax on comfortable loungers.
For tasty food and refreshing cocktails explore the culinary scene of this property which includes
Babcock & Story Bar, ENO Market & Pizzeria, Sheerwater, Serea, and Beach & Taco Shack.
Craving a massage, a body treatment, or a hair blowout? Spa & Salon at Del has got you covered!
Depending on your preferences you can either relax at the hotel’s private beach or make a splash at the outdoor pool.

Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

Featuring a wide selection of elegant rooms and suites there is the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa.
Get your breakfast at the Lava Java café, sip on a flavorful drink at the Moray’s and enjoy a delicious meal at the Oceana Coastal Kitchen.
If you’re traveling with friends and family and want to celebrate a special occasion, private dining can also be organized.
Of course, no stay at Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa can be considered complete without paying a visit to their on-site spa.
Leave your worries behind and treat yourself to a unique moment of relaxation and serenity.
Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa offers an endless list of activities and water sports for you and your family.
Make the most of your time at this hotel and recharge your vitamin D by the swimming pool or at the beach.
San Diego International Airport is located about 5 miles away while most of the city’s top attractions can be reached within a 20 minutes drive from this property.

Bahia Resort Hotel (close to SeaWorld San Diego)

Let’s explore the accommodation and facilities available at the Bahia Resort Hotel.
Take a break from everyday life and relax in the garden or bay view rooms and suites.
One of our favorite options at this hotel is the spacious Marina Suite which is ideal for longer stays as well.
Some of the rooms can fit up to six guests and seem like a good solution for larger families.
When it comes to food and drinks, guests can enjoy the on-site Dockside 1953 waterfront restaurant, Airstream Grab ‘N Go, and Pool Bar & Grill.
Bahia Resort Hotel is also an excellent location for a business meeting since it provides a wide range of venues, meeting rooms, and ballrooms.
If you’re planning a visit to SeaWorld San Diego and looking for accommodation close by, this property is definitely an interesting option to consider.

San Diego Mission Bay Resort

Make wonderful memories at the 4-star San Diego Mission Bay Resort.
Enter the world of comfort and hospitality by booking one of the many accommodation options available.
Select between traditional rooms, studios, fire pit rooms, and suites.
Those of you traveling as a family will be happy to learn that some of the rooms can accommodate up to 5 guests and connecting rooms are also available.
A vacation at San Diego Mission Bay Resort is all about unwinding and making the most of the relax-oriented facilities.
In fact, guests will love the deluxe spa, fitness center, tennis courts, private beach, waterfront pool, and on-site restaurants.
Try the mouthwatering dishes at the Covewood restaurant, Plaza Del Sol, Mission Joe, and Solrisa.
The city’s top places to visit such as San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, and Maritime Museum of San Diego are located about 5 miles away from this resort.

Blue Sea Beach Hotel

When it comes to the best hotels in San Diego near the beach, the 4-star Blue Sea Beach Hotel is certainly one of the top options out there.
The multiple accommodation options include solutions such as standard king and queen rooms, oceanfront queen rooms, and partial ocean view rooms, just to name a few.
When you’re not relaxing at the on-site outdoor pool, take a swim in the ocean or enjoy a long walk on the beach.
In fact, some of the most beautiful beaches in San Diego are situated close to the Blue Sea Beach Hotel.
San Diego International Airport is about 5 miles away from this property.

Pacific Terrace Hotel

Another interesting waterfront property in San Diego is the Pacific Terrace Hotel.
A perfect location combined with tastefully decorated accommodations and modern amenities is a guarantee of an enjoyable stay.
The spacious suites, in particular, definitely deserve our readers’ attention.
They come with a partial or full ocean view and with a balcony or a private patio.
If you’re planning a family vacation in San Diego consider booking the extensive family suite with two large beds and a separate living area.
Now that we’ve got the accommodation covered let’s look at the on-site facilities and services.
A swimming pool, hot tub, fitness center, and in-room dining are only some of the long list of amenities available for the guests to enjoy.
SeaWorld San Diego is located only 3 miles from the Pacific Terrace Hotel.

Surfer Beach Hotel

Traveling to San Diego with a pet and looking for a beachfront hotel? Check out the 3-star Surfer Beach Hotel.
Enjoy an amazing vacation with your little furry friend at an additional cost of $60 (max. weight allowed is 50 lbs).
The rooms and suites at this hotel come in a contemporary style and some of them are equipped with a full kitchen if you need one.
If you’re planning a longer stay consider the more spacious sunset suite or a family unit.
Guests can take advantage of the on-site facilities such as a heated pool, laundry facilities, 24-hour reception desk, and self-parking (available at an additional fee).

Hotels in San Diego Gaslamp

Hotel Indigo San Diego – Gaslamp Quarter

Our experts’ list of the best hotels in the San Diego Gaslamp Quarter starts with the 4-star Hotel Indigo.
The highlight of this property is undoubtedly the stylish rooftop bar – one of the most popular spots in the city and an excellent location for a fun night out.
The hotel’s guests can dine at the on-site restaurant, Table 509 Bar & Kitchen, featuring a varied menu for breakfast and dinner.
If you want to make the most of San Diego’s most vibrant quarter, Hotel Indigo is a perfect place to stay.
Breathe in the unique atmosphere of the Gaslamp neighborhood and enjoy a wide range of theaters, parks, and restaurants, literally located at your doorstep.
Some of the attractions reachable in a few minutes on foot include Petco Park, House of Blues San Diego, Spreckels Theatre, and Horton Grand Theater.

Gaslamp Plaza Suites

A perfect fusion of history and modernity, the Gaslamp Plaza Suites are another interesting option on our list.
Select between standard rooms, junior suites, and one-bedroom suites and have an enjoyable stay in the heart of the city.
Complimentary WiFi, cable TV, an in-room safe, and a microwave are only some of the wide array of amenities available.
When you’re not exploring the culinary scene of the Gaslamp Quarter, make sure to try the in-house restaurants.
Apart from the suggestive Rooftop Terrace, Gaslamp Plaza Suites are also home to the Melting Pot restaurant and Vin De Syrah wine bar.
The central location of this property means you’ll have a wide choice of entertainment, shopping, and cultural events at your fingertips.

Comfort Inn Gaslamp Convention Center

Featuring over 100 guest rooms, free Wi-Fi, and a perfect location there is the 3-star Comfort Inn Gaslamp Convention Center.
Start your day early with a grab & go breakfast so that you have enough energy to explore all that the city of San Diego has to offer.
The functional rooms come with a broad range of amenities such as ironing facilities, a TV, a microwave, a coffee maker, and much more.
Those of you needing larger accommodation should have a look at their rooms with two double beds that can fit up to four guests.

San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter

Bright and elegantly decorated rooms are waiting for you at the San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter.
Enjoy a good night’s sleep thanks to the comfortable beds and get some work done at the spacious desk, complete with an ergonomic chair.
For striking views of San Diego at every time of day and night, opt for one of the rooms located on the higher floors.
Booking a hotel in Gaslamp Quarter means you’ll be surrounded by a myriad of fantastic bars and restaurants.
At the same time, some nights you might prefer to enjoy a meal in the privacy of your own room or at one of the dining options available in-house.
At Marriott Hotel you don’t have to worry about a thing since it is home to the following options: Altitude Sky Lounge, Soleil @k, and Latitude Lounge.

Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

The conveniently located Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter provides modern guest rooms, suites, and facilities.
If you’re planning an extended stay, consider booking one of the spacious suites which is a welcome sanctuary in the middle of such a busy quarter.
Take a look at the 750 sq. ft. whirlpool loft suite with a spa-inspired bathroom, a spacious sitting area, and a long list of comfort amenities.
New Leaf Bar and Restaurant will take care of every request related to food and drinks.
Hilton Hotel is one of a few properties in Gaslamp Quarter providing an outdoor pool – could it get any better than this?
Other facilities available include a fitness center, meeting rooms, a business center, and pet-friendly rooms.

Staypineapple, Hotel Z, Gaslamp San Diego

Staypineapple, Hotel Z is one of the best-loved hotels in Gaslamp San Diego.
Relaxing at their Z king and queen suites is easy thanks to the comfy bedding, high-speed WiFi, coffee and tea maker, and other in-room amenities.
Planning a trip to San Diego and want to bring your dog along? Staypineapple, Hotel Z is a pet-friendly property and even offers a special pup package. Make sure to contact the hotel directly for more information.
Staypineapple, Hotel Z is surrounded by a vast array of attractions and unmissable spots to add to your San Diego bucket list.
You can either walk to most of them or take advantage of the free bicycles provided by the hotel.

Andaz San Diego – a Concept by Hyatt

Another attention-worthy hotel we’d like to share with you is the 5-star Andaz San Diego – a Concept by Hyatt.
Their oversized, luxurious suites such as Andaz Extra Large Loft, Andaz Sweet Suite, Cabana Suite, and Star Suite are particularly interesting.
Regarding the on-site dining options, this hotel is home to the Rooftop by STK and the STK Restaurant San Diego.
Our favorite part of this property is without a doubt the beautiful outdoor pool where you can sunbathe, swim and take in the unique views of the city at the same time.
Planning to work remotely while in San Diego? 24-hour business center, working desks, and free Wi-Fi will make your job easier and increase your productivity.

Moxy San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

Our list of the best hotels in San Diego wouldn’t be complete without the 4-star Moxy San Diego Gaslamp Quarter.
This modern and stylish property is a good choice for those of you who want to explore San Diego, do a lot of sightseeing, and stay close to the city’s hot spots.
A trip away from home doesn’t mean you have to give up on your fitness routine. Keep active and in great shape thanks to the on-site fitness center.
Moxy San Diego Gaslamp Quarter can also be a good place to organize a business meeting, a small conference, short lectures, or small group discussions.
Contact the hotel directly for more details regarding availability and additional fees.

Hotels at San Diego Airport

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

Located a short distance away from San Diego International Airport, there is the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina.
This 4-star waterfront hotel is home to wonderful guest rooms with balconies, high-speed Wi-Fi, and elegant furnishing.
Larger suites are also available and they feature a small sitting area and a kitchenette.
Multiple dining options at this hotel include the Harbor’s Edge, Quinn’s Ale House, Marina Market & Cafe, and the Market at BTL.
When you’re staying at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, a few hours at one of the pools are a must!
Explore the lagoon pool, lanai pool, bay tower pool, and finally a relaxing whirlpool.
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina is also a perfect hotel for a productive business meeting.
In fact, this property features modern meeting and conference rooms with a wide array of equipment and services and even a certified meeting planner.

Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island

If you’re looking for a good pet-friendly hotel near the airport, take a look at the 3-star Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island.
Picturesque views and pleasant walks along the harbors are only two of the perks waiting for the guests here.
The cozy guest rooms feature a balcony, a flat-screen TV, a coffee maker, black-out curtains, a working area, and more.
Larger options include suites with a separate living area, spacious bathrooms, and wonderful views.
Panorama Bar & Grill is a fantastic location for breakfast, lunch, or dinner but room service is available as well.
San Diego International Airport is less than a mile away and Hilton Hotel offers a complimentary airport shuttle.

Courtyard San Diego Airport/Liberty Station

A 3-star hotel, Courtyard San Diego Airport/Liberty Station is another interesting option to consider.
The guest rooms have all the necessary furnishing and amenities for a pleasant and comfortable stay.
If you’re planning a longer stay, have a look at their larger guest room that comes with a small kitchenette, and a sofa and can accommodate up to four people.
Courtyard San Diego Airport/Liberty Station is surrounded by a wide choice of restaurants but a few dining options are available on-site as well.
Courtyard Marriott Bistro, the Lounge, and Starbucks Coffee have got you covered whenever you crave a full meal, a drink, or a quick snack on the go.
Don’t forget to pack your swimsuit since this hotel is home to an outdoor pool and to a whirlpool as well.

Hampton Inn & Suites San Diego Airport Liberty Station

Located only a 5-minute drive from the airport there is the 3-star Hampton Inn & Suites San Diego Airport Liberty Station.
The non-smoking rooms and suites are completed with air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi, and bath amenities, just to name a few.
Guests can take advantage of an airport shuttle, an outdoor pool, a mini-market, laundry facilities, and a fitness center.
Thanks to the free Wi-Fi, a modern business center, and meeting rooms, getting some work done while staying at Hampton Inn & Suites is easy.
For a broad range of shopping, cultural and dining opportunities simply go to the Liberty Station which is only a 10-minute walk away from this property.

Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Airport-Liberty Station

Anyone looking for a good hotel near San Diego International Airport may want to check out the 3-star Homewood Suites by Hilton.
The ideal location and free airport shuttle contribute to making your traveling experience so much easier and faster.
Feel home away from home in the spacious suites with a kitchen, separate living area, and a separate bedroom.
Depending on your personal taste and needs, open-plan studio suites are also available.
A heated outdoor pool is a perfect place for relaxing before that long and tiring flight you have to catch.
Traveling to San Diego with your four-legged friend? Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Airport-Liberty Station is a pet-friendly hotel so make sure to contact them for more info regarding the additional cost.

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites San Diego Airport – Old Town

Enjoy a pleasant stay at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites San Diego Airport – Old Town.
Explore the variety of well-equipped guest rooms, from the standard queen and king rooms to one-bedroom suites.
Stay fit and active during your trip to San Diego thanks to the on-site pool and a fitness center.
No matter if you’re enjoying weight training or an intensive cardio workout, at the hotel’s gym you’ll find all the necessary equipment.
Start your morning at this property with a buffet breakfast before enjoying a whole day of attractions in the city.
Other facilities at Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites San Diego Airport – Old Town include parking (at additional cost), airport and local area shuttle, ATM machine, and a business center.

TownePlace Suites by Marriott San Diego Airport/Liberty Station

A 3-star property, TownePlace Suites by Marriott offers modern accommodation right by San Diego International Airport.
For large families, we recommend their 2-bedroom suites which can fit up to seven guests and are equipped with a full kitchen and a wide selection of amenities.
When you want to take a break from exploring San Diego, enjoy some time by the hotel’s pool.
Guests can also enjoy a fitness center, a convenience store, and on-site parking (at an additional fee).
TownePlace Suites by Marriott San Diego Airport/Liberty Station provides a free airport shuttle and also transportation to other top attractions.