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La Quinta Inn San Diego Vista
La Quinta Inn San Diego Vista

630 Sycamore Ave, Vista 92083

2.5 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (840 reviews)

Situated in Vista, this hotel is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from California Fruit Wine and within 6 mi (10 km) of Craftsmanship Museum …

£58
Super 8 Wild Animal Park
Super 8 Wild Animal Park

528 W Washington Ave, Escondido 92025

2.0 out of 5.0
3.2 out of 5 (960 reviews)

Easily accessed from I-15, this Escondido, CA motel is 5.5 miles from the San Diego Wild Animal Park and 20 miles east of …

£52
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites San Diego-Escondido
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites San Diego-Escondido

1250 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido 92029

2.5 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (556 reviews)

Situated in Escondido, this motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of California Center For The Arts, Grape Day Park, and Patio Playhous …

£89
Comfort Inn Escondido San Diego North County
Comfort Inn Escondido San Diego North County

1290 W Valley Pkwy, Escondido 92029

2.5 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (754 reviews)

Situated in the business district, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of California Center For The Arts, Grape Day Park, and …

£62
Hampton Inn Carlsbad-North San Diego County, CA
Hampton Inn Carlsbad-North San Diego County, CA

2229 Palomar Airport Rd, Carlsbad 92011

2.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (1,123 reviews)

This Carlsbad hotel is 2.8 miles from the Carlsbad Premium Outlets, three miles from Legoland California, and 16.6 miles from …

£96
Motel Mediteran Safari Park
Motel Mediteran Safari Park

2336 S Escondido Blvd, Escondido 92025

2.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (1,229 reviews)

Situated in Escondido, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Ferrara Winery, California Center For The Arts, and Patio Playhous …

£48
Ramada Carlsbad
Ramada Carlsbad

751 Macadamia Dr, Carlsbad 92011

2.5 out of 5.0
3.3 out of 5 (2,381 reviews)

This all-suite hotel is just off I-5, a quarter-mile from Carlsbad State Beach, and 3 miles from Legoland.

£54
Homewood Suites Carlsbad North
Homewood Suites Carlsbad North
2.5 mi from San Marcos
3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (1,264 reviews)

Situated in North San Diego County, this Carlsbad hotel is within 5 mi (8 km) of the beach and Legoland and 13 mi (21 km) fro …

£109
Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
2.6 mi from San Marcos
4.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (922 reviews)

400 acres of fun in North San Diego, minutes from the beach and Legoland. Sightseeing nearby with golf, spa, tennis, …

£195
Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa
Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa
4.5 mi from San Marcos
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (952 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this spa hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of GIA Museum, Legoland California, and Carlsbad Premium …

£148

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Pocket Guide: San Marcos

Visiting San Marcos

Visitors will appreciate the beaches, restaurants, and shopping in San Marcos. This welcoming, seaside city also attracts visitors with its sunsets, sporting events, and surfing.
  • There are 5 San Marcos hotels
  • July is the most expensive month to travel here, while December tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar), 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around San Marcos

  • Well-known for its live music scene and attractions such as Mission San Luis Rey Church, San Diego Archaeological Center, and California Surf Museum
  • Popular family attractions include Legoland California, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and Sealife Aquarium
  • The beach, seaside, and sunsets provide a picturesque setting, and places to consider visiting are Flower Fields of Carlsbad, San Diego Botanic Garden, and Carlsbad State Beach
  • Shopping is a highlight of the area, so enjoy some retail therapy at Carlsbad Premium Outlets, Carmel Mountain Plaza, and Del Mar Plaza

Staying in San Marcos

For family trips or any other travel plans, you might consider these top-rated, larger hotels:
  • Lakehouse Hotel and Resort, averaging GBP 162.63/night
  • Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego North San Marcos, averaging GBP 156.78/night
Looking for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay? You might like these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties:
  • Hampton Inn San Marcos, averaging GBP 129/night
  • Days Inn San Marcos, averaging GBP 69.99/night
A 4-star favourite with Expedia travellers is Lakehouse Hotel and Resort with a 4.6 out of 5 user rating while Hampton Inn San Marcos and Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego North San Marcos are also highly rated by guests.
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