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Top 10 Hotels in Central San Diego

Motel 6 San Diego - Hotel Circle - Mission Valley
2 out of 5
2424 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA
Free cancellation
£40
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16
3.2/5 (1,809 reviews)

"It was decent for the price the bed was a little uncomfortable"…"

Reviewed on 8 Dec 2019

Motel 6 San Diego - Hotel Circle - Mission Valley
Best Western Seven Seas
3 out of 5
411 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£58
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16
3.7/5Good! (11,104 reviews)

"Great hot tub but the tub's 24hr access facilitated loud visitors to swim and play music at any hour. The room's carpet had a slight aroma of urine."…"

Reviewed on 11 Dec 2019

Best Western Seven Seas
Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle Near SeaWorld
3 out of 5
543 Hotel Circle S, San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£50
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16
3.8/5Good! (9,400 reviews)

"Nothing fancy, just good, clean and very reasonably priced hotel near the airport. Shuttle service while limited in hours was extremely helpful. Staff was very friendly. Only downside is I wish them had even a limited breakfast buffet with some oatmeal, muffins and fruit. Overall, I definitely recommend ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Dec 2019

Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle Near SeaWorld
Town and Country San Diego
3.5 out of 5
500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£62
per night
Dec 22 - Dec 23
3.6/5Good! (3,687 reviews)

"The property is going through renovations so that is why I did not rate as excellent and had knowledge of this before booking. The current building I stayed at was great, rooms are renovated and great at the price booked."…"

Reviewed on 11 Dec 2019

Town and Country San Diego
The Atwood
3 out of 5
1201 Hotel Circle South, Mission Valley, San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£51
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16
3.9/5Good! (2,243 reviews)

"I was cool the room key didn't work at first so I had to get another after it was cool"…"

Reviewed on 13 Dec 2019

The Atwood
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Diego - Mission Valley
4 out of 5
7450 Hazard Center Dr, San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£83
per night
Jan 5 - Jan 6
4.2/5Excellent! (2,016 reviews)

"Unexpectedly nice. Fun bar and things in lobby. Nice rooms"…"

Reviewed on 8 Dec 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Diego - Mission Valley
Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Old Town/SeaWorld Area
3 out of 5
4200 Taylor St, San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£84
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16
4.3/5Excellent! (1,184 reviews)

"Very clean and modernized. Hilton’s are my go to hotels when I Traveling"…"

Reviewed on 12 Dec 2019

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Old Town/SeaWorld Area
Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Hotel Circle/SeaWorld Area
3 out of 5
2201 Hotel Circle S, San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£92
per night
Dec 25 - Dec 26
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,112 reviews)

"Kitchen has a regular big refrigerator! Living room is comfortable and bed room is decent size too. The shower was beautiful. The pool was a little bit heating up so was able to get in during winter too."…"

Reviewed on 6 Dec 2019

Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Hotel Circle/SeaWorld Area
Hilton San Diego Mission Valley
4 out of 5
901 Camino Del Rio S, San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£78
per night
Dec 21 - Dec 22
4/5Very Good! (2,040 reviews)

"Everything was great except the parking fee. Include in cost of room. Nobody likes additional or hidden charges."…"

Reviewed on 9 Dec 2019

Hilton San Diego Mission Valley
Sheraton Mission Valley San Diego Hotel
4 out of 5
1433 Camino Del Rio S, San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£74
per night
Dec 22 - Dec 23
4/5Very Good! (2,042 reviews)

"The staff was great. Very easy access to the airport from here. Room was spotless and clean. We’ll be staying here again on our next trip."…"

Reviewed on 8 Dec 2019

Sheraton Mission Valley San Diego Hotel
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Visiting Central San Diego

History buffs will enjoy exploring Central San Diego, and visitors give high marks for the popular zoo, seaside and fun sporting events. This city also attracts tourists with its welcoming locals. Top sights in the city include SDCCU Stadium, Hotel Circle and Old Town San Diego State Park.

  • There are 589 hotels and other accommodation options in Central San Diego
  • The closest major airport is in San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), 1 mi (1.7 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), 7.3 mi (11.8 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Central San Diego

Cultural venues in the city include San Diego Air and Space Museum, San Diego Natural History Museum and Old Globe Theater. Attractions like Hotel Circle and San Diego Zoo are fun for everyone, not just kids. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala and House of Pacific Relations International Cottages.

In San Diego, you can choose from 589 hotels and other accommodation options so you can easily plan your holiday getaway at an affordable rate. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Springhill Suites San Diego Mission Valley - This 3.5-star hotel in Mission Valley features free breakfast, an outdoor pool and free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its family-friendly amenities and overall value.
  • Residence Inn By Marriott San Diego Central - Our customers like the breakfast and overall value at this hotel. Guests who stay at this 3-star hotel in Kearny Mesa can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with an in-room kitchen.
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego - La Jolla - This 3.5-star hotel in University City features 2 restaurants, free breakfast and an indoor pool. Expedia customers like its beach locale and clean, comfortable rooms.

Other favourite sights in Central San Diego include SDCCU Stadium, Old Town San Diego State Park and Balboa Park. In the surrounding area, popular places to visit include Mission Bay, located 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from the heart of the city, and SeaWorld, which is 6.7 mi/10.9 km away.

Getting around Central San Diego

With so many choices for transport, seeing all of Central San Diego is easy. You can walk to nearby metro stations including Qualcomm Stadium Station, Fenton Parkway Station and Mission San Diego Station. If you want to explore the larger area, hop on a train at San Diego-Old Town Transit Center.

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