Kings Inn San Diego - Seaworld - Zoo

1333 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108 United States (USA) near Exit 4c b on I-8 (~0.7mi)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
2.0 Star Property

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Room Types

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Verified Reviews of Kings Inn San Diego

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Amazing Food!"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
The food was amazing! That was the best part of staying here.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
02-Apr-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Mar 25 to Tue Mar 29 2022 at a $103.49 average nightly rate.
"A great place to stay for a great price."
Overall Score4.0/ 5
We enjoyed our stay. Room overall was good. Pool area was decent. Gym was decent. Again for the price we paid wasn't bad at all. Our first time in San Diego and it was a fun trip and stay.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
27-Jan-2022 Verified Review, stayed from Sat Jan 22 to Tue Jan 25 2022 at a $63.32 average nightly rate.
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Carpet was very dirty, parts of it not vacuumed!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
24-Sep-2021 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Sep 21 to Thu Sep 23 2021 at a $87.99 average nightly rate.
4.0 out of 5. Based on 2896 guest reviews

Property Description

Clean and casual near downtown. Located in the hub of San Diego, this 2-story inn is 1 mile from Old Town and 5 miles from downtown San Diego. Our 138 Guest Rooms are nonsmoking and feature classic cherry finish furnishings, en suite bathrooms, additional seating areas, 32" flat screen cable television with HBO, free wireless internet and central air conditioning. All rooms are seeing updates and renovations in 2012. Refrigerators are in each room. Complimentary coffee and tea service is available in the lobby 24/7. Microwaves are available on request. Our Hotel boasts a huge Heated Outdoor Pool and a 10-person Jacuzzi, guest laundry facilities, discounted tickets to area attractions, free parking and free wireless internet. Delight in the Best Tasting Waffles at our award winning Waffle Spot diner, open for Breakfast and Lunch. And save room for tasty authentic Mexican and awesome margaritas at our Dinner Restaurant, The Amigo Spot, which features happy hour every evening from 4 pm - 7 pm and Live Mariachis every Friday Night. Classic Guitar is featured Thursdays and a Jazz Quartet on Saturdays. The Hotel's professional Catering Manager is available to assist you with any group dining or meeting functions. We take pride in providing the highest quality in food & services. With over 3500 square feet of indoor/outdoor banquet and meeting space, our banquet and meeting rooms can accommodate groups of 15 to 120 of your guests.

Green Sustainability

We recycle rain water to feed our plant beds. We have self-timing shut offs for our guestroom lighting in case someone forgets to turn out the lights. Traditional light bulbs have been replaced with energy efficient LED bulbs throughout the facility. Our HVAC systems automatically adjust to moderate temperatures to avoid over-use. Each room and common area has its own HVAC system so that those not in use may be shut off. Water pitchers and reusable dispensers are provided for meetings in place of individual/disposable water bottles.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2012
Floors: 2
Rooms: 138
Corridors: Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 138
Handicap Rooms: 2
Suites: 2
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 3 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 1240 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 115 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.5 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours: 4 pm - 10 pm
Pool Info:
We have an outdoor pool that is heated to 80 degrees year round. The pool hours are from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm daily.
Policies / Expenses
Cancellations policy are based on individual contracts, please inquire.
Nightly Parking: 0.00
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 12.50%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Food and Beverage Tax: 7.75% (Subject to current tax)
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 22.00%
Banquet Bartender Fees: 85.00 Per Day
Chef Attendant Fees: 85.00 Per Night
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 15.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 17.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 18.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 20.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 24.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Bus parking
  • Camping or barbeque facilities
  • Car rental
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Shows or evening entertainment
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Terrace
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room

Airport & Shuttle Information

We are only 6 miles from the airport. Convenient by taxi or shuttle. For groups, we can arrange a shuttle service that can be negotiated as a supplement to the rate. Call us to arrange group transportation. We have a partnership with a shuttle service and can even work a shuttle fee into your rate!

Local Shuttle Info: We can coordinate group shuttle service to most San Diego attractions. Average cost ranges between $5 and $7 per guest round trip.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Internet / WiFI

We offer free Wi-Fi for all guests at the speed of 300 mbps.

Previously known as:
Kings Inn Hotel, The Kings Inn

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at Kings Inn San Diego

Rate fluctuations of Kings Inn San Diego

This chart illustrates seasonality of sleeping room prices for both our group rates and the best online individual traveler rates we could find at the time the group/meeting offer was placed. The best group rate shown is 84.5% in December 2022 and the highest average individual rate is $799 in the month of December 2022. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Kings Inn San Diego in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Kings Inn San Diego

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Kings Inn San Diego.

Feel free to use the Kings Inn San Diego meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in San Diego event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow Square Table Layout
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention Booth Layout
Theater Layout
Reception Desk for Meeting
Registration Desk for Meeting
Cardinal Room 40 x 31 x 9 1240 80/-- 50 50 40 40 40 15/-- 100 110 --
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Cardinal Room

Rich Wood Paneling and smoked mirrors accent this handsome room. The Cardinal Room features its own service kitchen, Beverage Room with window for Bar service, and a 40ft x 15ft covered balcony for additional space. Whether you are looking for a conference space, a group dinner space, or even a wedding reception, this great room adapts to your needs with ease and elegance. As an additional amenity, you can have a furnished hospitality suite complete with one or two sleeping rooms and a parlor that is just steps away. Ample parking is conveniently close and always free.
Room Type:
Total Size:
1240 Sq. Mi
40 x 31 x 9 Ft.
Floor Level:
Power Outlets:
Natural Light?:
Built In Screens?
Built In Stage?
Built In A/V?
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$550.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$1000.00 USD
Free wifi and free parking for attendees. Up to 50% off room rentals with food and beverage purchases.
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FAQs about Kings Inn San Diego

What time is check in?

Check in time is 4:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00 AM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Kings Inn San Diego have?

There are 138 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Kings Inn San Diego?

Yes, they have 3 meeting rooms that can support various table layouts.

How much does internet cost?

We offer free Wi-Fi for all guests at the speed of 300 mbps.

Can I get a AAA rate at Kings Inn San Diego?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Kings Inn San Diego?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Is there room service at Kings Inn San Diego?

Yes. Room service is average. 1 out of 2 guests found the room service acceptable.

Is there shopping nearby?

Yes. Great shopping. Most guests liked the proximity to shopping.

Are there good dining options at Kings Inn San Diego?

Wonderful dining experience. Average dining experience. Almost all guests thought the dining experience was appropriate.

Is there a WiFi internet?

Yes. Average wifi quality. 1 out of 2 guests thought the wifi quality was ok.

Are there rooms with kitchenettes?

Yes. Kitchenette needs more attention. Most guests were unsatisfied with the kitchenette.

Is there a pool at Kings Inn San Diego?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. We have an outdoor pool that is heated to 80 degrees year round. The pool hours are from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm daily..


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