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Hilton San Diego Bayfront
Hilton San Diego Bayfront

1 Park Blvd, San Diego 92101

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (5,525 reviews)

Rising 30 stories above San Diego Bay, this modern Hilton is adjacent to the San Diego Convention Center, across from Petco …

£148
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

1 Market Pl, San Diego 92101

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (6,235 reviews)

This expansive highrise hotel towers over San Diego Bay next to the Seaport Village retail complex, 1 block from the …

£139
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
3.8 out of 5 (2,093 reviews)

This family-friendly San Diego hotel is located near the airport, within 2 mi (3 km) of San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park Carousel …

£74
The Horton Grand Hotel
The Horton Grand Hotel

311 Island Ave, San Diego 92101

3.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (2,750 reviews)

This recently renovated 4-story hotel is within 4 blocks of PETCO Park, the San Diego Convention Center, Horton Plaza shoppin …

£166
THE US GRANT, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Diego
THE US GRANT, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Diego

326 Broadway, San Diego 92101

5.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (1,719 reviews)

The palatial US Grant is in the center of downtown San Diego, facing the Westfield Horton Plaza retail and entertainment …

£135
Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island
Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island

1960 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego 92101

3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (1,877 reviews)

Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island is a 5-minute drive from the airport and 15 minutes from Balboa Park, SeaWorld®, and …

£114
Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown
Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown

530 Broadway, San Diego 92101

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,146 reviews)

The Courtyard by Marriott San Diego lies next to the historic Gaslamp Quarter and trolley stop, 2 blocks from Horton Plaza, …

£124
San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter
San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter

660 K St, San Diego 92101

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (712 reviews)

Discover the heart of Downtown San Diego at this modern and elegant hotel. Offering boutique-style service, sleek décor, an …

£161
Hampton Inn San Diego Downtown
Hampton Inn San Diego Downtown

1531 Pacific Hwy, San Diego 92101

2.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (1,708 reviews)

This hotel is in downtown San Diego, next to a San Diego Trolley stop and within one-half mile of the Maritime Museum of Sa …

£126
Andaz San Diego
Andaz San Diego

600 F St, San Diego 92101

4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (751 reviews)

Centrally located in Gaslamp Quarter, close to Little Italy, Hillcrest, North Park, and Coronado Island communities. The Sa …

£121
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Pocket Guide: San Diego 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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