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Town and Country San Diego

Town and Country San Diego

500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego
     
    3.3
    of 5, from 70 reviews
    3.5 out of 5.0

    Comprising 32 acres, this resort and conference center is next to the 27-hole Riverwalk Golf Club; Old Town, Balboa Park, SeaWorld San Diego, and the world famous San Diego Zoo are just minutes away.

    Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina $119
    Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

    Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina

    2051 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego
       
      4.2
      of 5, from 523 reviews
      3.0 out of 5.0

      This hotel is set on Shelter Island, surrounded by San Diego Bay and a private marina; Old Town is 5 miles away, and downtown San Diego is within 6 miles.

      Hard Rock Hotel San Diego $188
      Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

      Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

      207 5th Ave, San Diego
         
        3.9
        of 5, from 337 reviews
        4.0 out of 5.0

        The Hard Rock Hotel is in the center of San Diego's bustling Gaslamp Quarter, with restaurants, bars, and nightlife. The San Diego Convention Center is across the street and PETCO Park is a block away.

        Best Western Seven Seas $122
        Best Western Seven Seas

        Best Western Seven Seas

        411 Hotel Circle South, San Diego
           
          3.5
          of 5, from 345 reviews
          3.0 out of 5.0

          Adjacent to I-8, this budget-friendly hotel is within 6 miles of 2 sports stadiums, the Gaslamp Quarter, the convention center, the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, shopping malls, Fashion Valley & Mission Valley.

          Ramada Hotel & Conference Center by Wyndham San Diego North $96
          Ramada Hotel & Conference Center by Wyndham San Diego North

          Ramada Hotel & Conference Center by Wyndham San Diego North

          5550 Kearny Mesa Rd, San Diego
             
            3.6
            of 5, from 156 reviews
            3.5 out of 5.0

            Surrounded by palm trees, this hotel is situated on 5 acres of land, 9 miles from La Jolla beaches, 8 miles from the San Diego Zoo, and about 5 miles from the Chargers' Qualcomm Stadium.

            Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel $120
            Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel

            Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel

            800 Bay Marina Dr, National City
               
              4.2
              of 5, from 84 reviews
              0.0 out of 5.0

              Situated in the historical district, this hotel is 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from Chula Vista Center and within 6 mi (10 km) of Petco Park and San Diego City College. San Diego Coronado Bridge and Chicano Park are also within 6 mi (10 km).

              The Sofia Hotel $138
              The Sofia Hotel

              The Sofia Hotel

              150 W Broadway, San Diego
                 
                4.1
                of 5, from 489 reviews
                3.5 out of 5.0

                In the heart of downtown San Diego, this historic boutique hotel is 2 blocks from Horton Plaza, 4 blocks from the Gaslamp Quarter, and 6 blocks from the San Diego Convention Center and the cruise ship terminal.

                Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel
                Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel

                Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel

                5805 Armada Drive, Carlsbad
                   
                  4.0
                  of 5, from 110 reviews
                  3.5 out of 5.0

                  Situated on 12 lush acres and with views of the Pacific Ocean and The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch®, this hotel is 1.2 miles (2 km) from attractions like LEGOLAND® California, LEGOLAND® Water Park, and SEA LIFE® Aquarium. SeaWorld® San Diego and famed San Diego Zoo are within an hour's drive.

                  The Dana on Mission Bay $188
                  The Dana on Mission Bay

                  The Dana on Mission Bay

                  1710 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego
                     
                    3.9
                    of 5, from 545 reviews
                    3.5 out of 5.0

                    Adjacent to San Diego's Mission Bay, this 13-acre hotel is within 2 miles of SeaWorld and Mission Beach, and 6 miles of the San Diego Zoo.

                    Viejas Casino & Willows Hotel $103
                    Viejas Casino & Willows Hotel

                    Viejas Casino & Willows Hotel

                    5000 Willows Road, Alpine
                       
                      4.3
                      of 5, from 49 reviews
                      4.0 out of 5.0

                      Situated in Alpine, this resort is 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from Sycuan Casino and within 20 mi (32 km) of Boomers El Cajon and Parkway Plaza. Cuyamaca Rancho State Park and Lake Cuyamaca are also within 20 mi (32 km).

                      Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle Near SeaWorld $97
                      Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle Near SeaWorld

                      Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle Near SeaWorld

                      543 Hotel Circle S, San Diego
                         
                        3.6
                        of 5, from 994 reviews
                        3.0 out of 5.0

                        Located in San Diego's Mission Valley corridor just off I-8, this San Diego hotel is a half-mile from 2 shopping centers, and within 5 miles of SeaWorld, downtown, Balboa Park, and the San Diego Zoo.

                        Howard Johnson by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle $90
                        Howard Johnson by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle

                        Howard Johnson by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle

                        1631 Hotel Cir S, San Diego
                           
                          2.6
                          of 5, from 137 reviews
                          2.0 out of 5.0

                          Located in Mission Valley, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Riverwalk Golf Club, Old Town San Diego State Park, and University of San Diego. San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park are also within 6 mi (10 km).

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                          San Diego hotels

                          Athletes, business people and vacationers are all drawn to San Diego hotels. Guests at hotels in San Diego often visit conventions and beaches. Several National Historic Landmarks, including the Presidio and Mission San Diego, are near hotels San Diego. Balboa Park boasts Baroque buildings erected for turn of the century world expos, not far from San Diego. Porto Vista Hotel reserves discount rooms, and Catamaran Resort & Spa is an up-market San Diego hotel.

                          San Diego Quick Picks and Tips
                          Conventions

                          San Diego Convention Center keeps a full calendar with events like ComicCon, World Fitness IDEA and the American Statistical Association for guests from San Diego hotels.

                          Dining

                          Sushi Ota makes some of the best sushi around hotels in San Diego. Snooze rouses diners' palates with Upside Down Pineapple Pancakes, and Kono's Cafe serves generous breakfasts at affordable prices.

                          Major Point of Interest

                          The USS Midway Museum awes visitors from hotels San Diego with tours featuring veterans and others linked to the ship's own story. The authentic carrier loaded with genuine aircraft on deck saw nearly 50 years of service.

                          Shopping

                          Horton Plaza in the heart of hotels in San Diego is a district designed to be explored by shopaholics armed with large bags. Fashion aficionados make their way to LaJolla and DelMar Plaza.

                          Sports

                          Joggers, swimmers and bicyclists enjoy easy access to their respective sports from their San Diego hotel. Spectators can visit Qualcomm Stadium for the NFL Chargers and Petco Park for the MLB Padres.