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The Sofia Hotel
The Sofia Hotel

150 W Broadway, San Diego 92101

3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (5,938 reviews)

In the heart of downtown San Diego, this historic boutique hotel is 2 blocks from Horton Plaza, 4 blocks from the Gaslamp …

£98
Urban Boutique Hotel
Urban Boutique Hotel

1654 Columbia Street, San Diego 92101

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (2,013 reviews)

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

£72
The Westin San Diego
The Westin San Diego

400 W Broadway, San Diego 92101

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (2,832 reviews)

The striking, 26-story Westin San Diego is 1 block from the trolley station, 3 blocks from Horton Plaza shopping, and 5 block …

£115
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 (2,830 reviews)

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

£79
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 (2,780 reviews)

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

£96
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Downtown
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Downtown

601 Pacific Hwy, San Diego 92101

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (2,931 reviews)

Embassy Suites San Diego Bay, with its 12-story atrium, is situated on the waterfront, 1 block from Seaport Village and the …

£150
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 (1,893 reviews)

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

£127
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 (721 reviews)

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

£194
San Diego Downtown Lodge
San Diego Downtown Lodge

1345 10th Avenue, San Diego 92101

2.0 out of 5.0
2.6 out of 5 (498 reviews)

Located in the heart of San Diego, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Copley Symphony Hall and San Diego City College …

£44
Sommerset Suites Hotel
Sommerset Suites Hotel

606 Washington St, San Diego 92103

2.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (683 reviews)

Located in San Diego's popular Hillcrest neighborhood, Sommerset Suites Hotel is just 1 mile from the San Diego Zoo. The …

£110
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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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