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Amazing 2br/1ba Near Balboa Park & SD Zoo by Domio
3.5 out of 5
1.2 km from Balboa Park
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3.5/5Good! (4 reviews)
Quaint apartment

"I chose this apartment because of its location and it had everything we needed, however I would recommend some local information be available on site. Also a few tips, such as when showering open a window as there is no bathroom fan. I liked the quaintness and the garden area."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 9, 2019

Amazing 2br/1ba Near Balboa Park & SD Zoo by Domio
 Terrace Garden suite at Resort-like Oasis near Balboa Park
5/5Exceptional! (62 reviews)
Beautiful and quiet

"Beautiful well-equipped apartment. The gardens were so beautiful and peaceful. Kent was an amazing host who worked to get me safely into the place when my flight was delayed and I arrived ridiculously late."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 20, 2020

Terrace Garden suite at Resort-like Oasis near Balboa Park
 Spacious Luxury Apartment at Tropical Resort-like Oasis by Balboa Park
5/5Exceptional! (65 reviews)
FABULOUS VACATION!!

"We just spent a month at this beautiful Balboa Park property. Kent was a wonderful host. He was immediately available the few times that we needed him, but allowed us to have complete privacy. The "treetop" apartment is lovely. It is VERY comfortably furnished and is even better than the pictures ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 4, 2020

Spacious Luxury Apartment at Tropical Resort-like Oasis by Balboa Park
Balboa Park Luxury Bungalow With Palm Veranda
Hillcrest Canyon Oasis
1.4 km from Balboa Park
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5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
I love the place, the location and the host. Anytime I come to San Diego this will be the spot.

"All good."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 27, 2020

Hillcrest Canyon Oasis
Sutra in Hillcrest has the most amazing location near all 5 min from Downtown
4.8/5Exceptional! (32 reviews)
Great location

"This house was the perfect location for our family vacation and visit to the zoo. We had everything we needed and the owner was very responsive."…"

Reviewed on Nov. 18, 2019

Sutra in Hillcrest has the most amazing location near all 5 min from Downtown
Modern Condo w/ Large Balcony & Views of Balboa Park Balboa II by Avantstay
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Amazing!!!

"This was our first time renting a vacation house and we had the best experience. The property manager was always available to answer any questions we had. Very friendly service. The house was very nice and the interior design was very nice and modern. You don’t have to worry about taking bath towels, ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 17, 2020

Modern Condo w/ Large Balcony & Views of Balboa Park Balboa II by Avantstay
Sleeps 15! Modern Condo w/ Stunning Views of Balboa Park Balboa I by Avantstay
Sleeps 20! Luxury Condo w/ Views in DT San Diego Balboa Buyout by Avantstay
1/5 (1 review)
San Diego Rental near park

"Re rental of flats from Friday Feb 14 to Monday February 17, 2020. The rental was advertised as 9 bed rooms and on suite bath on the 3rd floor. The advertisement was wrong. The main bedroom on the 3rd floor was facing East and there were no window coverings of any kind. You could not reasonably sleep ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 8, 2020

Sleeps 20! Luxury Condo w/ Views in DT San Diego Balboa Buyout by Avantstay
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown
2.5 out of 5
1.3 km from Balboa Park
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $111 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (997 reviews)

"Location was perfect. Amenities were understandably closed due to COVID"…"

Reviewed on Jun. 2, 2020

Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown
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Balboa Park is located in an area of San Diego known for its beautiful ocean views, bird watching, and popular zoo. San Diego is home to 1869 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that's perfect for your stay.

Staying Near Balboa Park

Pick from 770 hotels and other lodging options within 5 miles of Balboa Park, including these picks:

  • The Sofia Hotel: This 3.5-star hotel features a restaurant, a health club, and a bar. Our customers like its breakfast and central location.
  • Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown: With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and a 24-hour fitness center, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and clean, quiet rooms.
  • The Horton Grand Hotel: With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and a bar, along with an in-room fireplace. Our customers like its central location and room service.

Things to See and Do Near Balboa Park

While you're in town visiting Balboa Park, you can discover everything there is to see and do within just a few miles of the area.

USS Midway Museum, Maritime Museum of San Diego, and Firehouse Museum feature a variety of fascinating exhibits to see while you're in town. San Diego Coronado Bridge, Pantoja Park, and Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala are some of the local landmarks to explore. You can watch performances at Copley Symphony Hall, San Diego Opera, and Lyceum Theatre if you're interested in local theater.

Petco Park, Port of San Diego, and B Street Cruise Ship Terminal are a few additional nearby sights. Spend some time checking out Seaport Village, which is 2 mi (3.3 km) from Balboa Park, or make a stop by Hotel Circle, located 2.6 mi (4.2 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Balboa Park?
Balboa Park is located in an area of San Diego known for its beautiful ocean views, array of dining options, and popular zoo. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 95 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
What's the best hotel to stay near Balboa Park?
Urban Boutique Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It’s located 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Balboa Park. Other good options within 5 miles include Porto Vista Hotel and Wyndham San Diego Bayside.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Balboa Park, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your arrival date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals available near Balboa Park.
What can I see and do near Balboa Park?
Study the collections at USS Midway Museum, San Diego Air and Space Museum, or Maritime Museum of San Diego. Some landmarks that you won’t want to miss include San Diego Coronado Bridge, Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala, and House of Pacific Relations International Cottages. You can check out the local talent at Old Globe Theater, Copley Symphony Hall, and San Diego Opera.

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