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Hillcrest Canyon Oasis
0.9 km from San Diego Zoo
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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! (34 reviews)
Weekend getaway

"Escaped the heat of AZ while visiting family here in CA. House is great and has everything you need. Location is awesome"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 3, 2020

Sutra in Hillcrest has the Most Amazing Location Near all 5 min From Downtown
Amazing 2br/1ba Near Balboa Park & SD Zoo by Domio
3.5 out of 5
0.7 km from San Diego Zoo
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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
Balboa Park Luxury Bungalow With Palm Veranda
Terrace Garden Suite at Resort-like Oasis Near Balboa Park
5/5Exceptional! (67 reviews)
Tropical Gem in North Park

"This property is a hidden gem and would stay here in the future. Nice, quiet location close to Balboa Park and we enjoyed this part of San Diego. Kent also gave us a personal tour of his property. We also liked the optional private entrance available."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 8, 2020

Terrace Garden Suite at Resort-like Oasis Near Balboa Park
Spacious Luxury Apartment at Tropical Resort-like Oasis by Balboa Park
5/5Exceptional! (66 reviews)
A Great Getaway

"We had a wonderful time staying here. Kent was a terrific host and the property looks exactly like the pictures--maybe even better as the landscaping is gorgeous! We had everything we needed and it was an easy walk to restaurants, etc. The beach was an easy 13 minute drive. It was perfect. Thank ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 21, 2020

Spacious Luxury Apartment at Tropical Resort-like Oasis by Balboa Park
Inn At The Park
3 out of 5
0.4 km from San Diego Zoo
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4.4/5Excellent! (998 reviews)

"Good location . Easy to get to zoo. Large room with kitchen."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 16, 2020

Inn At The Park
Wanderjaunt Manzanita 2BR Balboa Park
Four Points by Sheraton San Diego Downtown Little Italy
3 out of 5
1.6 km from San Diego Zoo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $159 per night
3.9/5Good! (953 reviews)

"Our rooms (2) were very clean, the beds very, very comfortable, excellent bedding quality. Customer service was better then expected. Friendly staff, professionally and very helpful. Highly recommend this facility."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 30, 2020

Four Points by Sheraton San Diego Downtown Little Italy
Wyndham San Diego Bayside
4 out of 5
2 km from San Diego Zoo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $181 per night
4/5Very Good! (3,364 reviews)

"Room view loved it the bathroom very small which we dnt lik it too much but really we hav good time n love to come back"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 9, 2020

Wyndham San Diego Bayside
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San Diego Zoo 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.

Things to See and Do Near San Diego Zoo

After you've visited San Diego Zoo, you can discover everything there is to see and do within just a few miles of the area.

USS Midway Museum, San Diego Air and Space Museum, and Maritime Museum of San Diego feature captivating exhibits. While you're exploring, swing by San Diego Coronado Bridge, House of Pacific Relations International Cottages, and Pantoja Park to learn a bit about the area. You can catch a show at Starlight Bowl, Old Globe Theater, and Spreckels Organ Pavilion.

Balboa Park and Port of San Diego are some sights worth a visit in the area. You might also stop by B Street Cruise Ship Terminal, located 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from San Diego Zoo, or Petco Park which is 2 mi (3.2 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around San Diego Zoo?
San Diego Zoo is located in an area of San Diego known for its array of dining options, bird watching, and popular zoo. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 94 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
What's the best hotel to stay near San Diego Zoo?
Wyndham San Diego Bayside is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool. It’s located 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from San Diego Zoo. Other good choices within a few miles include Four Points by Sheraton San Diego Downtown Little Italy and Hard Rock Hotel San Diego.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near San Diego Zoo, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel bookings are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view top deals close to San Diego Zoo.
What can I see and do near San Diego Zoo?
USS Midway Museum, San Diego Air and Space Museum, and Maritime Museum of San Diego feature captivating exhibits. Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala, House of Pacific Relations International Cottages, and Pantoja Park are landmarks that you won’t want to miss. You can watch performances at Copley Symphony Hall, Starlight Bowl, and Old Globe Theater if you’re interested in local theater.

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