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What is San Diego Like for Beach Hotels?

When you can't wait to get to the beach, a trip to San Diego might be just the ticket. Whether you want to collect beach glass or watch the sunset, this dynamic city is perfect for vacationers and other travelers alike. Guests love San Diego for its top museums and a must-see zoo, making it more than just a beach destination. You can explore the sights and attractions with a visit to Balboa Park or a stop at San Diego Zoo. When you search for top hotels in San Diego on, it's easy to locate something within your price range. If you want a resort experience or a cozy apartment, San Diego has 150 beach accommodations to pick from, so you'll be sure to find a place that meets your needs.

What Are Some of the Best Beach Hotels in San Diego?

We offer you a choice of hotels that travelers enjoy for their nearness to the beach, so you'll have your pick of the area's top places to stay. Here are our travelers' favorite beach accommodations:

    ITH Beach Bungalow Surf Hostel

    Beachfront hostel within easy reach of Mission Beach
    • Free breakfast • Free WiFi • Terrace • Pool loungers • Garden

    Ocean Park Inn

    Beachfront hotel within easy reach of Mission Beach
    • Free breakfast • Free WiFi • Spa tub • Outdoor pool • Terrace

    The Wayfarer San Diego

    Beachfront hotel within easy reach of Mission Beach
    • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Spa tub • Outdoor pool • Spacious rooms

    Diamond Head Inn

    City-center hotel within walking distance of Port of San Diego
    • Free breakfast • Free WiFi • Fitness center • Rooftop terrace • Outdoor pool

    Paradise Point Resort & Spa

    4-star beachfront resort with pool bar, near Mission Bay
    • Free WiFi • 3 restaurants • 5 outdoor pools • Spa • 5 spa tubs

What Are the Best Things to See and Do in San Diego?

If you'd like to experience the top sights and landmarks or explore this beach destination's natural beauty, here are some ideas for what to see and do in San Diego:

  • Mission Beach
  • Rosarito Beach
  • Coronado Beach

  • Sights & Landmarks
  • Balboa Park
  • San Diego Zoo
  • Mission Bay

  • Parks
  • Waterfront Park
  • Old Town San Diego State Park
  • Mission Bay Park

What are some of the best beach hotels in San Diego?

For beachtastic beauty, book a blissful stay at San Diego Mission Bay Resort. Steps from the shore, it’s peppered with pools for both big and little kids. Adults can indulge elsewhere, too, in its palm-lined restaurants and bars. For a slightly more sedate sojourn, Paradise Point Resort & Spa is a peaceful corner of paradise a minute from Mission Bay. Blue Sea Beach Hotel is another amazing spot. On Pacific Beach, it’s close to the action and has an outdoor pool if the ocean doesn’t take your fancy.

How much are hotels on the beach in San Diego, California?

San Diego beach hotels have a plethora of price tags. The amenities, star rating, location, and time of your visit all impact the cost of your trip, though. As always, prices and availability are subject to change and additional terms may apply.

How do I book a hotel near the beach in San Diego?

It's very easy to book San Diego beach hotels. Decide when you want to travel, enter your dates, hit search. Now filter by theme or type. Clicking the beach filter brings up an assortment of accommodation just a few short steps from the sizzling San Diego sands. Add amenities to your heart’s content and your perfect trip is ready to book.

Why should I book a beachside hotel in San Diego with

Our fantastic filters make it easy to take your pick from some of the very best beachside hotels in San Diego. In just a few more clicks, you can customize your stay, check out local attractions, and book exciting San Diego excursions. And by becoming a member, you earn points for savings every time you book!

How do I find the best deals on beachfront hotels in San Diego?

To delight in our best San Diego beachfront hotel deals, enter your desired travel dates and hit search. If you can be flexible with your dates, you could dig up some even more pleasing prices. Now you can sort your search results by price or use the slider to adjust your budget, so you only see stays in the right ballpark. Click a few more filters to add or remove amenities until you hit on a price that’s right.

Can I book a San Diego beach view hotel with free cancellation?

In many cases, yes you can. Select the free cancellation filter to view all accommodation with the most flexible policies. As many San Diego beach hotels have their own rules for amendments and cancellations, it’s also worth checking before making your booking. If you need any help along the way, our friendly support team is on hand.

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