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Pendry San Diego
Pendry San Diego

550 J Street, San Diego 92101

5.0 out of 5.0
5 out of 5 (5 reviews)

Located in Gaslamp Quarter, this spa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Petco Park and San Diego Convention Center. Seapor …

£178
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 (454 reviews)

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

£97
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 (2,856 reviews)

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

£153
Kimpton Solamar Hotel
Kimpton Solamar Hotel

435 6th Ave, San Diego 92101

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (2,701 reviews)

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

£139
The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

910 Broadway Circle, San Diego 92101

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (2,256 reviews)

This sleek, 16-story hotel is adjacent to the Horton Plaza retail and entertainment complex, and 1 block from the historic …

£120
Tripbz San Diego
Tripbz San Diego

665 15th St, San Diego 92101

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

£141
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 (2,297 reviews)

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

£147
Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center-The Historic St James Hotel
Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center-The Historic St James Hotel

830 6th Ave, San Diego 92101

3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (3,084 reviews)

This 10-story Ramada hotel resides within the historic Gaslamp Quarter, just 2 blocks from Horton Plaza, 7 blocks from the …

£74
Urban Boutique Hotel
Urban Boutique Hotel

1654 Columbia Street, San Diego 92101

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (2,392 reviews)

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

£80
Red Roof Inn San Diego Downtown
Red Roof Inn San Diego Downtown

719 Ash St, San Diego 92101

2.0 out of 5.0
3.2 out of 5 (1,312 reviews)

The modern Red Roof Inn San Diego Downtown places guests 2 miles (3.2 km) from San Diego International Airport and a half-mil …

£61

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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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