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Where to stay in Downtown San Diego?

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What's Downtown San Diego Like?

People go to Downtown San Diego to soak up the sun at Mission Beach and to visit the many top attractions like San Diego Zoo. Enjoy this walkable neighborhood's museums and selection of restaurants. San Diego Convention Center and Petco Park are a couple of popular sights sure to leave an impression.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in Downtown San Diego?

We have 430 accommodations in the neighborhood. Listed below are our travelers' top lodging choices in Downtown San Diego:

Stay Classy Hostel

Adults-only hostel
  • Free WiFi • 24-hour front desk

Pendry San Diego

Luxury hotel with 3 restaurants, 3 bars
  • Free WiFi • Spa • Sauna • 24-hour fitness center • Central location

Moxy San Diego Downtown/Gaslamp Quarter

3.5-star hotel with restaurant, bar
  • Free WiFi • Fitness center • 24-hour front desk • Central location

TownePlace Suites by Marriott San Diego Downtown

3-star hotel with bar, 24-hour fitness center
  • Free breakfast • Free WiFi • Fitness center • Terrace • Central location

Club Wyndham Harbour Lights

City-center hotel
  • Free WiFi • Sauna • Fitness center • 24-hour front desk • Walkable location

How to Get to Downtown San Diego

Flying to:

  • San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN), 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Downtown San Diego
  • San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from Downtown San Diego
  • San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field), 13.3 mi (21.4 km) from Downtown San Diego

Getting to Downtown San Diego on Metro

Stations in the neighborhood include:

  • Civic Center Station
  • Civic Center Station
  • 5th Avenue Station

Things to See and Do in and around Downtown San Diego

What to See in Downtown San Diego

  • San Diego Convention Center
  • Petco Park
  • Balboa Park
  • Hotel Circle
  • Mission Bay

Things to Do in Downtown San Diego

  • San Diego Zoo
  • USS Midway Museum
  • San Diego Civic Theatre
  • Seaport Village
  • The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park

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

When you need to get away from it all, head for the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego: with its 6 restaurants, 3 bars, 2 pools in the heart of downtown, it’s still just steps from the beach. BLISS! For more palm-lined pools, cooling pools—pools, pools, pools—and full service spa, Hilton San Diego Bayfront may be more your scene. That it’s a mere stroll from Petco Park and Seaport Village is yet another bonus. If you’re up for something a little louder, throw up the horns in Hard Rock Hotel San Diego’s bustling nightclub.

How much are hotels near downtown in San Diego?

Downtown San Diego hotels come in all shapes, sizes, services, and prices. But with so many great stays all in one place, we’ve got you covered from budget motel to 5-star style in the heart of the city. If you’re up for a bargain, consider an off-season stay or a look a little way back from the bay. Right now, you can book a great San Diego downtown hotel. Prices and availability are subject to change and additional terms may apply.

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How can I find great deals on cheap hotels in downtown San Diego?

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Do the best hotels in downtown San Diego offer free cancellation

Some hotels in downtown San Diego offer free cancellation and others don't. Always check your preferred hotel’s booking policy before you seal the deal. For an easy way to find flexible options, click the free cancellation filter as you look through your search results.

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