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What you should know about Downtown San Diego

A cosmopolitan metropolis with the added benefit of sun, sea, surf, and sand, San Diego has a lot to offer. At the heart of this city is the action-packed Downtown district, which boasts a wonderful combination of Victorian-era buildings mixed with modern architecture which house the neighborhood’s best bars and restaurants. Made up of six unique districts, each with its own distinct personality, a vacation in Downtown San Diego surpasses all others as the go-to vacation destination.

Hotels in Downtown San Diego


Hotels in Downtown San Diego cater to all budgets, ranging from luxurious boutique hotels with pools, spas, fitness centers, and fine dining, to budget-friendly chain hotels that offer the basics in clean and comfortable surroundings. The elegant US Grant hotel is a perfect luxury choice, situated only moments from the lively Gaslamp district. Travelers with children will love the family-friendly San Diego Marquis & Marina with its family rooms and outdoor pools. It is located in the quieter Marina district, near the beach but within easy reach of all of Downtown’s fun. The Palomar hotel is a must for a taste of urban luxury—this boutique hotel in Downtown San Diego is home to a stylish rooftop pool and bar.

Things to see in Downtown San Diego


A vacation in Downtown San Diego offers a world of variety for all travelers. Numerous cultural and recreational attractions are on hand to keep families entertained in the shape of ‘The New Children’s Museum’ which cleverly combines educational exhibitions with traditional play. A visit to Balboa Park is essential—as America’s largest park it is home to no fewer than 15 museums (covering topics as diverse as automobiles and natural history), large gardens, and key attractions including the world-famous San Diego Zoo. While Downtown is ideal for families during the day, the Gaslamp Quarter comes to life in the evenings, where late-night partying until the very early hours takes place in cool clubs, stylish roof-top bars and endless chic drinking and dining locales.

Good for couples and families


With its wealth of attractions and round-the-clock entertainment, San Diego is good for party-lovers and families alike! Your Downtown San Diego accommodation means you’ll be perfectly positioned to be right in the mix. This diverse area is home to numerous attractions that are perfect for keeping the whole family happy and bars, nightclubs, and restaurants that will ensure couples and party-loving travelers are entertained from dusk ‘til dawn.

How to get to Downtown San Diego


International and domestic flights land at San Diego Airport, which is just 3 miles from Downtown San Diego. To travel to San Diego from the airport, just hop on the Flyer Route No. 992 from the airport straight into the heart of the city. The journey takes just 10 minutes. Alternatively, you can hail a cab from the airport or arrange a hire car from the desks inside the airport.