Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Central places you within a 15-minute drive of popular attractions such as University of San Diego and San Diego State University. This 245-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Marine Corps Air Station Miramar is also nearby.


This hotel is home to a bistro and a bar/lounge. You can get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is available for a fee.


All 245 air-conditioned rooms feature iPod docks, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect free WiFi and 32-inch LCD TVs with digital channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and pillowtop beds with premium bedding ensure a restful night. Free weekday newspapers, phones, and ironing boards are also standard.

Property features

Guests staying at Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Central enjoy an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub. If you plan to drive, free parking is available. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, 5 meeting rooms, and a business center.


  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Central

8651 Spectrum Center Blvd San Diego CA 92123

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool, Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Central provides a spa tub and a fitness center. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 3-star property consist of a business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measure 4000 square feet (360 square meters). This business-friendly hotel also offers multilingual staff, gift shops/newsstands, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Onsite self parking is complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in February 2015.

Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Central is a smoke-free property.

  • Year Built 2002 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Express check-in 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Computer station 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 245 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 360 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4000 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Central offers 245 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and coffee/tea makers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium digital channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and microwaves can be requested.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • LCD TV 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

The Bistro - This bistro serves breakfast and dinner.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 7.5 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Courtyard Marriott Hotel San Diego Central
  • Courtyard Marriott San Diego Central
  • Courtyard San Diego Central
  • Marriott Courtyard San Diego Central
  • Marriott San Diego Central
  • Courtyard Marriott San Diego Central Hotel

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

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