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Red Roof Inn San Diego Downtown

Red Roof Inn San Diego Downtown

1.2 mi from San Diego Zoo

719 Ash St, San Diego 92101

2.0 out of 5.0
3.2 out of 5 (1,337 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 …

£73
Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego

Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego

1.5 mi from San Diego Zoo

1047 5th Ave, San Diego 92101

4.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,342 reviews)

Located in Central San Diego, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Westfield Horton Plaza, Petco Park, and San …

£148
Westgate Hotel

Westgate Hotel

1.6 mi from San Diego Zoo

1055 Second Ave, San Diego 92101

4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (1,618 reviews)

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

£136
Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center-The Historic St James Hotel

Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center-The Historic St James Hotel

1.6 mi from San Diego Zoo

830 6th Ave, San Diego 92101

3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (3,114 reviews)

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

£96
Pendry San Diego

Pendry San Diego

1.9 mi from San Diego Zoo

550 J Street, San Diego 92101

5.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (42 reviews)

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

£239
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

2.1 mi from San Diego Zoo

207 5th Ave, San Diego 92101

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (2,952 reviews)

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

£110
Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Hotel Circle/Sea World

Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Hotel Circle/Sea World

2.6 mi from San Diego Zoo

2201 Hotel Circle S, San Diego 92108

3.0 out of 5.0
2.9 out of 5 (54 reviews)

Located in Mission Valley, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Presidio Park, University of San Diego, and Old Town San Diego …

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La Quinta Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town/Airport

La Quinta Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town/Airport

2.8 mi from San Diego Zoo

2380 Moore Street, San Diego 92110

2.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (847 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Old Town Trolley Tours and Old Town San Diego State Park. …

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Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town

Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town

2.9 mi from San Diego Zoo

4041 Harney St, San Diego 92110

2.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (2,017 reviews)

Located in Old Town, this hotel is steps from Heritage Park and Old Town San Diego State Park. University of San Diego and …

£98
San Diego Marriott La Jolla

San Diego Marriott La Jolla

10 mi from San Diego Zoo

4240 La Jolla Village Dr, La Jolla 92037

4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (1,948 reviews)

Located in the Golden Triangle business and technology corridor, this 15-story La Jolla hotel is adjacent to the University o …

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Pocket Guide: Central San Diego San Diego Zoo Hotels

San Diego Zoo is a popular attraction in Downtown San Diego, a walkable area known for being family-friendly and luxurious. Here, you can savor all the choices for dining, drinking, and sipping a cup of coffee. The sea and beaches showcase the area's natural beauty. Start by booking a hotel near San Diego Zoo, which is a great base for sightseeing in the greater San Diego area.

More to see near San Diego Zoo

In addition to San Diego Zoo, there's plenty more to see and do in San Diego. Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. The museums and zoo are some of the area's top attractions.

Soak up some sun at Coronado Beach, Silver Strand State Beach, and Ocean Beach Park. An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at Japanese Friendship Garden, Centennial Park, or Balboa Park. A visit to Westfield Horton Plaza, Petco Park, or Seaport Village won't disappoint either.

Browse the collections at New Children's Museum, San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, or Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. Attractions like San Diego Repertory Theater, San Diego Opera, and Copley Symphony Hall highlight the local culture. House of Pacific Relations International Cottages, San Diego Coronado Bridge, and Rock Church are some of the notable landmarks.

Create some family memories at Balboa Park Carousel, San Diego Zoo, and Heritage Park. Some of the area's most popular sights are University of San Diego, Seaworld, and San Diego State University. San Diego City College, Firehouse Museum, and Navy Pier will also leave an impression.

Getting to San Diego Zoo

Hop aboard a plane to get to San Diego Zoo. The San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) airport is 2.4 miles (3.8 km) from Downtown San Diego. Tijuana, Baja California Norte (TIJ-General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl.) is the next closest airport, 16 miles (25.7 km) away. If you want to take public transport, the closest metro station is Civic Center Station. 5th Avenue Station and Convention Center Station are also nearby. You can take the train to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Station, but San Diego Coaster Old Town Station and San Diego Coaster Sorrento Valley Station are also in the vicinity. The local port is another option if arriving by water.

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