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Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

207 5th Ave, San Diego 92101

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (2,837 reviews)

The Hard Rock Hotel is in the center of San Diego's bustling Gaslamp Quarter, with restaurants, bars, and nightlife. The Sa …

£202
Gaslamp Plaza Suites
Gaslamp Plaza Suites

520 E St, San Diego 92101

3.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (2,043 reviews)

Built in 1913, this 10-story boutique hotel is located in the center of San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter, amid numerous restaurant …

£125
Omni San Diego Hotel
Omni San Diego Hotel

675 L St, San Diego 92101

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (2,220 reviews)

Omni San Diego Hotel places guests in the city’s vibrant Gaslamp Quarter, opposite San Diego Convention Center and connecte …

£125
Kimpton Solamar Hotel
Kimpton Solamar Hotel

435 6th Ave, San Diego 92101

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (2,627 reviews)

This 10-story hotel is 1 block from the Gaslamp Quarter, 4 blocks from the San Diego Convention Center and Horton Plaza, and …

£168
Staypineapple at Hotel Z
Staypineapple at Hotel Z

521 6th Ave, San Diego 92101

3.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (391 reviews)

Located in Gaslamp Quarter, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Petco Park and San Diego Convention Center. San Diego …

£129
G Street Apartment by Stay Alfred
G Street Apartment by Stay Alfred

655 15th St., San Diego 92101

4.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Located in Downtown San Diego, this apartment is within a 15-minute walk of San Diego City College and Petco Park. San Dieg …

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Westgate Hotel
Westgate Hotel

1055 Second Ave, San Diego 92101

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (1,563 reviews)

This downtown hotel is within 2 blocks of Horton Plaza shopping center and trendy restaurants and nightclubs in the Gaslamp …

£149
The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows
The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

2223 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego 92104

3.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (2,441 reviews)

This family-friendly San Diego hotel is located near the airport, within 2 mi (3 km) of San Diego Zoo and Mission Valley Mall …

£76
Urban Boutique Hotel
Urban Boutique Hotel

1654 Columbia Street, San Diego 92101

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (2,234 reviews)

Located in Little Italy, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Firehouse Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego. USS …

£90
Harborview Inn & Suites San Diego Harbor
Harborview Inn & Suites San Diego Harbor

550 West Grape St, San Diego 92101

2.0 out of 5.0
3 out of 5 (1,891 reviews)

Harborview Inn & Suites San Diego Harbor is 2 blocks from the city's Little Italy neighborhood. San Diego Zoo is a 7-minute …

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Pocket Guide: Harbor Island Downtown San Diego Hotels

Downtown San Diego is a walkable, family-friendly neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. The neighborhood's charm comes through with its small-town vibe. Book your hotel now and use Downtown San Diego as your home base for exploring the sights in and around San Diego.

Sightseeing around Downtown San Diego

The museums and historic landmarks are some of the local highlights. San Diego Air and Space Museum, San Diego Automobile Museum, and San Diego Hall of Champions Sports Museum feature captivating exhibits. For cultural attractions, head to Centro Cultural de la Raza, Museum of Man, and Mingei International Museum. Learn about the local history at House of Pacific Relations International Cottages, Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, and Fronton Jai Alai Palace. Some landmarks that can't be missed include San Diego Coronado Bridge, Rock Church, and Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala. Bring the family to Balboa Park Carousel, San Diego Zoo, and Heritage Park.

You can get some shopping done while you're here, or take part in any number of other activities. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Japanese Friendship Garden, Balboa Park, or Desert Garden. At Bird Rock, take some time to really appreciate nature. Plan to do some shopping while in town? Consider Westfield Horton Plaza, Seaport Village, and Mission Valley Mall. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Balboa Park Golf Course, Petco Park, and Port of San Diego.

Some of the most popular attractions in the area include University of San Diego, Seaworld, and San Diego State University. Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Timken Museum of Art, and Museum of Photographic Sciences will also leave an impression.

Getting around Downtown San Diego

If you want to get around the city, City College Trolley Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include 5th Avenue Station and Civic Center Station. If you want to head out of town, you can hop aboard a train at San Diego Santa Fe Depot Station. Learn about your options for water transportation at the port.

The closest major airport is San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), located 2.6 miles (4.2 km) from Downtown San Diego. The next closest airport is Tijuana, Baja California Norte (TIJ-General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl.), located 16.2 miles (26.1 km) away.

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