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Top tips for finding San Diego hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in San Diego, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in San Diego in November and December.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in San Diego if you stay on a Monday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book more than 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your San Diego hotel.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in San Diego found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $141, while the most expensive was $198.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in San Diego for 4 days.
If you will be staying on the famous Coronado Peninsula just off the coast of San Diego, consider Coronado Beach, a hotel facing the open Pacific. Glorietta Bay Inn and La Avenida Inn are less than a 10-min walk from the beach on Glorietta Bay, which is closer to the side of Coronado that faces the mainland.
For those looking to stay at a bed and breakfast in San Diego, Keating House in the Bankers Hill neighborhood is a charming venue with delightful individually decorated rooms. The 1906 Lodge on the Coronado peninsula is an upscale stay with a southwestern vibe. Hillcrest House Bed and Breakfast by the San Diego Zoo offers quaint rooms inside a vintage craftsman house.
Want to stay in a hotel near University of California San Diego? Consider hotels such as Sheraton La Jolla Hotel, which is less than a mile from the university and has a garden with an outdoor pool, or Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, which is the same distance away and has a spa.
Many of the city’s attractions are spread across the city, meaning it is often best to select a San Diego hotel near the main attractions you would like to see, and to travel by metro, trolley or bus to the others. For example, you could choose the Four Points by Sheraton San Diego Downtown if you are interested in visiting Balboa Park, which less than a mile away.
San Diego hosts a variety of conventions throughout the year, causing the city’s hotels to fill up quickly. Check the convention calendar before booking to strategically pick the dates of your vacation and avoid these events. If you have no choice but to visit the city during a convention, check the Mission Bay neighborhood to find cheap hotels in San Diego. The Dana on Mission Bay and Hilton San Diego Bayfront both frequently have hotel deals.
If Downtown San Diego hotels are out of your budget, opt for a hotel in Old Town instead, such as the Cosmopolitan Hotel & Restaurant. Old Town is one of the oldest neighborhoods in San Diego, and it is linked by an affordable trolley to Downtown.
For those traveling with their families, consider booking a hotel in San Diego near the zoo, such as The Lodge at Torrey Pines. The area near the San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park has many family-friendly activities, and it is located near Downtown and the trolley system.
FAQs when booking a hotel in San Diego
Where can I find an extended stay hotel in San Diego?
Which hotels in San Diego offer especially good views?
The Omni San Diego Hotel is known for having amazing views, and it also provides guests with a pool, Jacuzzi tubs and a wine bar. The US Grant Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, is an upscale hotel with balconies that provide great views of the bay. The Hilton San Diego Bayfront also offers beautiful views of the bay, and it even has a waterfront bar.
Which hotels in San Diego offer especially good breakfast?
Fortunately, it is not difficult to find hotels in San Diego that offer good breakfasts. The Gaslamp Plaza Suites has a lovely breakfast that is served on the hotel’s rooftop dining area. In addition to its amazing views, The US Grant also serves a gourmet breakfast in its downstairs restaurant.
What are some good hotels for young adults in San Diego?
If you’re interested in fun and exciting hotels in San Diego, consider the hip https://www.kayak.com/San-Diego-Hotels-Hard-Rock-Hotel-San-Diego.171048.ksp, which has a trendy bar. The Hotel Indigo in the Gaslamp Quarter is conveniently located near Downtown and has a rooftop bar. The stylish Solamar San Diego serves guests free cocktails.
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, which allows you to pick the central San Diego districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like San Diego city center.
How can I find hotels near me?
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