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Where to stay in San Diego

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Pacific Beach

4.5/5Wonderful!(82 area reviews)

The stunning beaches and fantastic nightlife are just a few highlights of Pacific Beach. Make a stop by Mission Bay or Mission Beach while you're exploring the area.

Pacific Beach
Gaslamp Quarter showing street scenes, night scenes and a city

Gaslamp Quarter

Fantastic nightlife and popular shops are a few of the things travelers enjoy most about Gaslamp Quarter. A visit to San Diego Repertory Theater or Lyceum Theatre is also recommended, and you can jump aboard the metro at Gaslamp Quarter Station to get around town.

Gaslamp Quarter

Top Hotels in San Diego

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Paradise Point Resort & Spa
Paradise Point Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
1404 Vacation Rd, San Diego, CA
The price is CA $266 per night from Oct 18 to Oct 19

Located in San Diego, this beachfront resort is in a regional park and within a 10-minute walk of Mission Bay and Mission Bay Park. Mission Beach and Belmont ...

4.2/5Excellent! (1,690 reviews)

"Great location. The rooms are very nice and newly renovated. Beds are on the firm side amd not to my liking but overall we really like it here"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 15, 2020

Paradise Point Resort & Spa
Wyndham San Diego Bayside
Wyndham San Diego Bayside
4 out of 5
1355 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA
The price is CA $178 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2

Located in Downtown San Diego, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of USS Midway Museum and Balboa Park. San Diego Convention Center and San Diego Zoo are also ...

4/5Very Good! (3,293 reviews)

"Great place to stay I loved staying close to the water. I loved how there is restaurant at walking distance."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 15, 2020

Wyndham San Diego Bayside
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
4 out of 5
207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA
The price is CA $248 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 6

Located in Gaslamp Quarter, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Petco Park and San Diego Convention Center. Seaport Village and USS Midway Museum are also ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,917 reviews)

"From the valet parking to the front desk customer service was amazing."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 12, 2020

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Popular places to visit in San Diego

SeaWorld
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SeaWorld

4.5/5(182 reviews)

Animal interaction, entertaining rides and informative exhibits are all on offer at this family favorite destination. 

San Diego Zoo
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San Diego Zoo

4.5/5(417 reviews)

See nature up-close and personal at one of the country’s largest and most educational zoos.

Mission Beach
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Mission Beach

4.5/5(330 reviews)

A favorite vacation spot for 100 years, this seaside village combines old-fashioned charm with modern amenities.

Mission Bay
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Mission Bay

4.5/5(200 reviews)

Mingle with eccentric locals at bohemian beaches, soak up the sun on a Jet Ski and fish from marshy islands at San Diego’s premier water park.

Balboa Park
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Balboa Park

4.5/5(417 reviews)

Culture and nature converge in this diverse park located in the heart of the city.

USS Midway Museum
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USS Midway Museum

4.5/5(325 reviews)

Experience the thrills and hardships of Navy life at this waterfront museum which has become a San Diego landmark.

Top things to do in San Diego

San Diego Zoo Tickets
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San Diego Zoo Tickets

CA $79
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
USS Midway Museum with Skip-the-Line Entry
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USS Midway Museum with Skip-the-Line Entry

CA $35
Per adult
96% of travellers recommend
SeaWorld San Diego Theme Park Tickets
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SeaWorld San Diego Theme Park Tickets

CA $109
Per adult
74% of travellers recommend
Go San Diego All-Inclusive: Over 55 Attractions in 1 Pass
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Go San Diego All-Inclusive: Over 55 Attractions in 1 Pass

CA $134
Per adult
72% of travellers recommend
San Diego SEAL Tour by Land & Sea
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San Diego SEAL Tour by Land & Sea

CA $57
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
San Diego Whale Watching Cruise
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San Diego Whale Watching Cruise

CA $115
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend

Reviews of San Diego

4.6

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
684
5 - Excellent 64.1049671977507%
4 - Good
349
4 - Good 32.708528584817245%
3 - Okay
30
3 - Okay 2.8116213683223994%
2 - Disappointing
4
2 - Disappointing 0.37488284910965325%
1 - Terrible
0
1 - Terrible 0%

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Apr 4, 2020

This is a beautiful area to visit. I would love to explore more, but had so little time.

5/5 - Excellent

Kelly

Mar 25, 2020

San Diego was-- a real hidden gem for us -- we didn't know what to expect, but we loved the city and it's people!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Mar 21, 2020

I love San Diego too bad it was raining and we couldn't go diving

5/5 - Excellent

Tina

Mar 20, 2020

San Diego is absolutely beautiful the mission beach boardwalk was our favourite

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Mar 19, 2020

Stay classy San Diego !

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Mar 14, 2020

Can’t wait to return!

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