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Hotels in San Diego near Petco Park

Petco Park Introduction

You can get a panoramic view of San Diego Bay and the city skyline from the seats at Petco Park. Home to the San Diego Padres Major League Baseball (MLB) team, the stadium has been hosting major sports events and concerts since it opened in 2004. It can accommodate 40,000 fans, and also hosts rugby sevens games and tennis matches. It's in a prime spot if you want to visit the harbor front, which is just a 15-minute walk away. The area is rich in places to eat and drink, with numerous craft breweries, sports pubs, and restaurants.

Hotels near Petco Park

There's a broad range of hotels near Petco Park, although the closest ones are towards the upper end of the price scale. Some of the nearby 4-star and 5-star hotels feature outdoor pools, rooftop bars, and spas. But there are are budget options too, including simple motels and hostels. If you want to avoid the crowds and high hotel prices, try not to come from June to August. Spring and fall are not only more pleasant times to visit, but hotel costs will be lower. You'll get the best bargains in the winter, but you might need an umbrella.

Where to stay near Petco Park

Petco Park is in San Diego's East Village, a lively cultural hotspot known for its live music venues, nightclubs, and bars. One of the city's most popular districts is Downtown. At its heart is Horton Plaza, a massive outdoor pavilion of shop and restaurants. The neighborhood also includes the 19th-century Gaslamp Quarter, a 16-block stretch that features hundreds of restaurants, shops, and bars. Just north of Downtown is Balboa Park, a 1,200-acre site offering museums, the San Diego Zoo, the Old Globe theater, and many beautiful places for families to stroll and picnic.

Things to see near Petco Park

You could take in the waterside views from Seaport Village, a wide promenade of shops and restaurants next door to the Embarcadero Marina Park. It's only a mile from the ball park. Also a mile away is the Balboa Theatre, a historic vaudeville venue dating from 1924, where you can enjoy shows and plays. In Balboa Park, as well as the zoo, you'll find the San Diego Natural History Museum, which is 2.2 miles away. The San Diego Air and Space Museum is also in the same area.

How to get to Petco Park

Petco Park is easy to reach from central areas of San Diego, as well as from other parts of the county. It's only a 4-minute walk from a major public transport hub, the 12th and Imperial Transit Center. Here you can hop on the light rail service, nicknamed the Trolley, for quick trips around the city. There's also an extensive network of buses that connects the major tourist attractions, including San Diego Zoo. A walk to Horton Plaza will take you about 17 minutes from Petco Park.

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