Kings Inn San Diego

1333 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108, United States
+1 619 297 2231

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8.6

Excellent
based on 4,290 reviews
Kings Inn San Diego - San Diego, CA
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Expedia $68
Priceline $68
TripAdvisor $73
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Good to know

Distance to city center 3.2 mi
Location rating 9.2
Nearest Airport San Diego
Distance to airport 2.3 mi

Rooms

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Double Rooms

$89+

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$89 per night

Superior Rooms

$186+

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$186 per night

King Rooms

$73+

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$100 per night
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$106 per night
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$115 per night
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$283 per night
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$73 per night
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$83 per night
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$86 per night
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$94 per night
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$95 per night

Queen Rooms

$68+

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$108 per night
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$148 per night
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$68 per night
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$92 per night

Standard Rooms

$68+

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$102 per night
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$103 per night
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$106 per night
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$110 per night
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$112 per night
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$156 per night
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$207 per night
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$68 per night
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$73 per night
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$78 per night
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$78 per night
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$79 per night
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$83 per night
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$83 per night
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$83 per night
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$88 per night
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$88 per night
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$91 per night
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$95 per night
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$97 per night

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clean room in 451 reviews
close to freeway in 35 reviews
easy access in 48 reviews
friendly staff in 416 reviews
great food in 113 reviews
great location in 318 reviews
hot tub in 89 reviews
hotel was great in 182 reviews
kings inn in 14 reviews
mexican restaurant in 56 reviews
old school in 9 reviews
parking lot in 13 reviews
san diego in 66 reviews
small bathroom in 139 reviews
swimming pool in 421 reviews
value for money in 57 reviews
waffle house in 16 reviews
  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    10.0

    The margaritas

  • Good
    Oct 2019
    6.7

    Dinners where yummy at restaurant pool was super clean rooms where clean staff was nice and helpful

    The beds where horrible and hard was the only complaint

  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    10.0

    The two restaurants, pool side room , the staff , it was just a me place, the atmosphere, the room service, I can't think of a negative aspect.

    I had a positive experience, no complaints

  • Good
    Oct 2019
    7.5

    I LOVED that the property was centrally located to the ALL our chosen destinations! Just minutes from Old Town, the San Diego Mission, University Heights shopping, Balboa Park and not too far from downtown. We stayed here because of the retro/nostalgia vibe and the property did not disappoint in that regard. I can't really comment on the pool area other than it looked very clean and well-kept. We got in a little late, and it was a little too cool to use it by the time we got back from dinner. I know other reviewers have commented on the "noise" factor from the pool, but this was not a problem for us and our room was just adjacent to the hot tub. The room was fairly well appointed furniture wise and the pictures do represent the room well. It was also nice that the room was equipped with a small refrigerator and a coffee maker. Our room was in decent shape with the exception of a big carpet snag as you walked into the bathroom area. Apparently they do have rooms without carpet, presumably for patrons with animals. I would have opted for that had I known in advance as I HATE carpet! Overall, I would have to say that the room was well-maintained and clean. I would think this property would be ideal for families or business travelers on a budget as long as you don't mind the tight quarters...

    When I travel I look for a few things.... the overall "vibe" of the property, the comfort of the bed, the shower experience AND centrally located to the areas I want to visit. The Kings Inn only won points on two of the four criteria for us... I was disappointed that the bed was not as comfortable as other guests had mentioned in their reviews... Let me just say that I sleep on a latex bed which has a softer feel to it. So, if you like a softer mattress, you should look further than Kings Inn it is definitely on the firmer side! The pillows were not a matched set, and I was SO glad that I had brought one of my pillows from home which made it more tolerable. The bathroom here is in one word SMALL! It probably would be fine for a business traveler or a person traveling alone. It has a separate sink from the tub and toilet combo, and that tub/toilet combo room is TINY! Also, while I appreciate the retro/nostalgia vibe, I DON'T appreciate it when it comes to taking a shower! The showerhead was not on par with other properties and the shower handle/mixer I feel like was original to the property (built in the 60's)! The handle was loose and it took a while to get it to turn on without feeling like the handle was going to break off in my hand! I'm a HUGE lover / collector of bath travel soaps, and while Kings Inn did have a their own proprietary soap, lotion and combo shampoo/conditioner it was not anything worth taking for future use or memory... Maybe a retro Ivory or Dial collection would be more in keeping with the vibe... I can't speak to the two restaurants on the property as we had planned to eat at other establishments. But the Waffle Spot restaurant in particular smelled great in the morning with the smell of bacon wafting through the air.. It almost made me change my plans for breakfast! If you like retro/nostalgia places, Kings Inn should certainly be on your short list.

  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    9.6

    Nice and clean pool and jackuzi

    The room was connected with neighbour room by doors, which cannot stop loud and cigarete smoke from occupants.

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About

Overview

Conveniently located in San Diego, Kings Inn San Diego is three miles from SeaWorld and The San Diego Zoo. A full-service hotel, all rooms are newly renovated in contemporary design.

Standard King and Standard Double Queen rooms are available, all of which are smoke-free. All boast clean lines, premium linens, a sitting area, and a convenient work desk. Other amenities include a flat screen television, free Wi-Fi, iron and ironing board, coffee maker, and a compact refrigerator. The en-suite bathroom features an exterior vanity and full-sized shower and tub combination.

Onsite amenities include complimentary parking, a heated pool, hot tub, multilingual staff, self-serve laundry, conference facilities, fitness center, and wheelchair accessibility. The pool and hot tub are kept at the perfect temperature year round. Two full-service family restaurants are available as well as a full bar. The hotel boats 1240 square feet of banquet space with an elegant balcony.

The hotel has two restaurants to choose from. The Waffle Spot is all about breakfast from the Classic San Diego Breakfast to Chicken & Waffles. The Amigo Spot is located next to the hotel and offers cantina-style Mexican food and a Tequila Bar. This fun restaurant offers Happy Hour throughout the week as well as a Live Music! Piano Bar Thursday-Saturday.

Situated on ten-acres and minutes from popular beaches, Kings Inn San Diego offers onsite convenience in the perfect location. Ideal for business and leisure travelers alike, the hotel offers excellent amenities and 24-hour concierge and front desk services.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

8.6 Excellent

based on 4,290 reviews

9.5

Service

9.3

Pool

7.1

WiFi

6.9

Breakfast

Things to Know

  • Friendly service
  • Clean rooms
  • Comfortable beds

Check in

4:00 PM

Check out

11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Parking
Fitness center
Free Wi-Fi
Increased accessibility
ATM on-site
Business center
Kid-friendly
Concierge service
Cribs available
Gift shop
Laundry facilities
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
Hot tub
Outdoor pool
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Express check out
Cable or satellite TV
Air-conditioned
Coffee shop
24hr front desk
Safe
Free Internet
Long-term parking (surcharge)
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Wedding services
Linens
Towels
Soap and Shampoo Provided
Hairdryer
Pets not allowed
Laundry service

FAQs when booking at Kings Inn San Diego

How do I get to Kings Inn San Diego from the airport?
If you’re flying into San Diego International Airport, there are a number of options to get to the hotel. If you rent a car, you can pick up your rental from the Consolidated Rental Car Center. A complimentary shuttle bus can transport travelers to the car rental center from the airport. If you’re traveling light and prefer to take public transport, get the 992 City Bus downtown from Terminal 1 or 2. From the Old Town Transit Center, catch the 88 bus to the Hotel Circle S & 1333 stop. Kings Inn is a 1m walk from the bus stop.
Can Kings Inn San Diego accommodate group bookings?
Planning a family reunion, a holiday with friends, or a corporate retreat? Kings Inn San Diego offers group discounts for bookings for more than 10 people. The hotel’s private event space, the Cardinal Room, can accommodate up to 100 people, and has a built-in bar. This banquet hall is perfect for corporate conferences, training sessions, awards dinners, or parties. The Amigo Spot can provide tequila tastings of more than 25 varieties, as well as custom catering for groups.
Does Kings Inn San Diego have any entertainment or live music?
Guests enjoy live entertainment from Thursdays to Saturdays at Kings Inn San Diego. The hotel hosts a live pianist and singer at the Amigo Spot from 7:00 pm. Groove along to piano tunes from a wide variety of genres and enjoy performances by guest musicians and singers. If you’re in the mood for authentic Mexican music, a live Mariachi band performs every week at the Amigo Spot.
Are there any special offers at Kings Inn San Diego?
Drop in for a drink at the Amigo Spot during Happy Hour from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Monday to Friday to enjoy discounts on margaritas, cocktails, wine, and beer. If you’re feeling hungry, there is a free appetizer station during happy hour, and a discount on additional bar snacks.
Is Kings Inn San Diego a good destination for a family vacation?
The hotel is located close to some of San Diego’s favorite family attractions and is only a 10m drive to popular water parks and animal parks. Families can stay in standard Double Queen rooms, which are furnished with two queen beds to accommodate up to four guests. Adjoining rooms can be organized if you’re traveling with a larger party. Kings Inn is also a pet-friendly hotel, so you don’t have to leave your four-legged companion behind.
Where is the best place to dine at Kings Inn San Diego?
Situated next to the hotel, the Amigo Spot is a family-friendly restaurant serving Baja Mexican cuisine and an authentic taste of Mexican flavors. On Taco Tuesdays, the restaurant serves delicious grilled street tacos, made from stone-ground corn tortillas. Customer favorites include freshly grilled fajitas with guacamole, tasty California burritos, and tender carne asada platters served with pico de gallo, rice, beans, and tortillas. Kid-friendly options include burgers, sandwiches, and Baja BLTs.

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Location

Most Popular Landmarks

  • Old Town San Diego State Historic Park 1.3 mi
  • San Diego Zoo 2.3 mi
  • Botanical Building 2.4 mi
  • Maritime Museum 2.6 mi
  • SeaWorld San Diego 2.9 mi
  • Mission Bay Park 3 mi

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