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Hotels Near Downtown - Downtown California

Hotels/lodging near Downtown are provided below sorted in the order of their distance (closest at the top). Explore our hotels to find accommodations near Downtown in Downtown for your upcoming individual or group travel.We list the best lodging close to Downtown so you can review the discounted Downtown hotels below and securely reserve the perfect hotel. Planning a group hotel block? Search for a Downtown group discount

The Inside Scoop by our Local Expert

As the second largest city in the state, and with more than a million residents to its name, San Diego, California is a bustling center of business, entertainment, and shopping. And nowhere is this more evident than in Downtown San Diego, which has seen an amazing revival in the last 20 years. From the historic Gaslamp Quarter district -- where major events like a Cinco de Mayo block party and Mardi Gras take place -- to the museum-rich Balboa Park, there's plenty to do and see in Downtown San Diego. The area boasts a number of well-known destinations, such as SeaWorld San Diego, the San Diego Zoo, and Qualcomm Stadium, home to the San Diego Chargers football team, as well as a number of great shops, fine restaurants, and entertaining nightspots.If you want to enjoy all that Downtown San Diego has to offer, you'll need to book a stay at a San Diego hotel. These hotels boast all of the services, amenities, and style a business or leisure traveler could need.

Lodging & Accommodations close to Downtown

The Us Grant a Luxury Collection Hotel San Diego
+1-888-690-5247
326 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.14 miles south of Downtown
~2 minute walk
  • Boasting a $56 million renovation, the The Us Grant a Luxury Collection Hotel San Diego is the height of class and elegance in Downtown San Diego, CA. With more than 223 guest rooms and 47 suites -- each with a 32-inch LCD TV and high speed Internet access -- the The Us Grant a Luxury Collection Hotel San Diego provides guests with the amenities and services they need for an enjoyable stay. Whether you’re planning a wedding or a business meeting, the US Grant is the perfect destination, offering more than 20 unique meeting rooms.
  • Luxurious Five Star Downtown property
  • 270 rooms in property
From$143
Very Good 4.5 /5Guest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego - San Diego
+1-888-305-3366
1047 5th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.15 miles southeast of Downtown
~2 minute walk
  • High-end Downtown hotel
  • Access to gym on-site
From$221
Very Good 4.0 /5Guest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Westgate Hotel
+1-800-881-1523
1055 2nd Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.16 miles southwest of Downtown
~2 minute walk
  • The Westgate Hotel boasts classic luxury décor and modern amenities. With crystal chandeliers, French tapestries, and antique furniture, the Westgate Hotel is a peek into the regal past. The Westgate Hotel features such amenities as a free fitness center, gift shop, floral shop, spa service, evening turndown service, and complimentary Internet access. Each of the Westgate Hotel guest rooms also boasts a 32-inch color TV, DVD player, mini-bar, work desk, marble shower, and three telephones.
  • 4-star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 223 rooms
From$169
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Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown : 530 Broadway
+1-888-283-3404
530 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.17 miles southeast of Downtown
~3 minute walk
  • For a stay that’s both comfortable and convenient, travelers choose the Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown in Downtown San Diego, CA. While business guests will appreciate the Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown’s business center, five meeting rooms -- which total more than 4,500 square feet in space -- and wireless Internet access, leisure travelers will enjoy the fitness center, onsite bar and grill, and close proximity to the San Diego Zoo and waterfront. The Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown hotel also boasts its own food market.
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
From$149
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Bristol Hotel
+1-866-221-8581
1055 1st Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.19 miles southwest of Downtown
~3 minute walk
  • High end Downtown hotel
  • Access to gym on-site
  • High priced breakfast
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
Declan Suites
+1-866-429-5787
701 a St., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.20 miles east of Downtown
~3 minute walk
  • Situated in Downtown San Diego, CA, the Declan Suites is an all-suite hotel that offers both business and leisure travelers the amenities they need for a fun and productive stay. From the business center, meeting room, and complimentary high-speed Internet access, to the indoor swimming pool, hot tub, and fitness center, the Declan Suites has something to offer most any guest. The Declan Suites is ideal for longer stays, as each guest room boasts a coffeemaker, mini-bar, and microwave oven.
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 14 meeting rooms
From$100
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Towneplace Suites San Diego Downtown
+1-888-690-5281
1445 6th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.22 miles northeast of Downtown
~3 minute walk
  • Affordable Downtown property
  • 98 suites in property
From$172
Very Good 4.0 /5Guest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Harbour Lights
+1-888-690-5247
911 5th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.22 miles south of Downtown
~4 minute walk
  • Affordable Convention Center hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Friendly staff
  • Wifi quality could be improved
The Sofia Hotel
+1-888-305-3366
150 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.23 miles southwest of Downtown
~4 minute walk
  • The The Sofia Hotel is located in San Diego's busy downtown, across the street from the popular Horton Plaza mall and just four blocks from the historic Gaslamp Quarter. Also in the The Sofia Hotel's vicinity are the San Diego Convention Center, located six blocks away, and the waterfront shopping plaza Seaport Village, located a mile away. The The Sofia Hotel's many on-site amenities include a full-service spa, 24-hour yoga and health centers, and an upscale restaurant. Guest suites are modern and tech-friendly, equipped with Internet access and flat screen televisions.
  • Affordable Downtown hotel
  • Access to gym on-site
  • The majority of guests loved the dining experience
  • Breakfast is below average
From$99
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Holiday Inn Express Downtown San Diego
+1-800-881-1523
1430 7th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.23 miles northeast of Downtown
~4 minute walk
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Free breakfast available
From$75
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Baymont Inn & Suites Downtown San Diego
+1-888-283-3404
719 Ash St., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.23 miles northeast of Downtown
~4 minute walk
  • Located in Downtown San Diego, California, the Baymont Inn & Suites Downtown San Diego hotel offers travelers the amenities and services they need for a stay that’s not only convenient, but fun as well. While business travelers will appreciate the Baymont Inn & Suites Downtown San Diego free wireless Internet access and business services, leisure guests will enjoy the Baymont Inn & Suites Downtown San Diego spa tub and close proximity to such popular destinations as the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, the San Diego Museum of Art, and Mission Bay.
  • Cheap Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Gaslamp Plaza Suites in San Diego
+1-866-221-8581
520 E St., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.24 miles south of Downtown
~4 minute walk
  • 3-star hotel
  • Check in time: 4:00 pm
  • Good management
  • Furniture needs more attention
From$119
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
The Westin Gaslamp Quarter San Diego - San Diego
+1-866-429-5787
910 Broadway Circle, San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.25 miles south of Downtown
~4 minute walk
  • With more than 450 guest rooms to choose from, Westin Horton Plaza San Diego provides guests with the finest in amenities and services. As a luxury hotel located in Downtown San Diego, CA, Westin Horton Plaza San Diego is the perfect destination for business and leisure travelers alike. The Westin Horton Plaza San Diego boasts a fitness center, business center, outdoor swimming pool, high-speed Internet access, and 22 meeting spaces. In addition, each guest room at the Westin Horton Plaza San Diego features a coffeemaker, wet bar, desk, Jacuzzi, and flat-screen TV.
  • Expensive Downtown property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Clean rooms
  • Most guests thought it was overpriced
From$133
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Best Western Cabrillo Garden Inn
+1-888-690-5281
840 a St., San Diego, CA 92101-4613 ~0.26 miles east of Downtown
~4 minute walk
  • Economy Downtown hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Rooms need regular maintenance
  • No hot water
From$131
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Motel 6
+1-888-690-5247
1546 2nd St., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.26 miles northwest of Downtown
~4 minute walk
  • Cheap Convention Center hotel
  • 4 floors in property
Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego / Downtown / Convention Center : 833 Ash St.
+1-888-305-3366
833 Ash St., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.27 miles east of Downtown
~4 minute walk
  • At the Days Inn-Downtown/Convention Center hotel, guests enjoy luxury amenities and the services they need for both a convenient and comfortable stay. Boasting a business center, free wireless Internet access, complimentary continental breakfasts, and saunas, the Days Inn-Downtown/Convention Center has plenty for guests to see and do. Each of the Days Inn-Downtown/Convention Center’s guest rooms features a coffeemaker, microwave, safe, iron, ironing board, and cable TV. The Days Inn-Downtown/Convention Center is located within easy reach of the Gaslamp Quarter and Downtown San Diego, CA.
  • 2-star Convention Center property
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
Moxy by Marriott San Diego - San Diego
+1-800-881-1523
831 6th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.30 miles south of Downtown
~5 minute walk
  • Affordable property
  • Check in time: 16:00
From$90
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The Keating Hotel - San Diego
+1-888-283-3404
432 F St., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.30 miles south of Downtown
~5 minute walk
  • Four-star Downtown hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Elevator in need of updating
  • Comfortable
Hotel Republic San Diego Autograph Collection - San Diego
+1-866-221-8581
421 West B St., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.32 miles west of Downtown
~5 minute walk
  • Four star Downtown property
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
From$75
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Renaissance San Diego Downtown : 421a West B St.
+1-866-429-5787
421a West B St., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.34 miles west of Downtown
~6 minute walk
  • 4-star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 19 floors
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What are the best hotels near Downtown?

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1. Us Grant a Luxury Collection Hotel San DiegoThe Us Grant a Luxury Collection Hotel San Diego is an in demand 5-Star hotel located approx. 0.1 miles south of Downtown and approx. a 1 minute walk. Travelers gave this hotel an avg. guest review rating of 4.5/5.Get the latest price
2. Kimpton Hotel Palomar San DiegoThe Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego is a well-liked 4 star hotel located about 0.1 miles southeast of Downtown and about a 1 min. walk by foot. With a guest review score of 4 out of 5, this makes it one of the premium hotels near Downtown.Get the latest price
3. Westgate HotelThe Westgate Hotel is an in demand 4 star hotel located approx. 0.2 miles southwest of Downtown and approximately a 3 min. hike by foot. Recent travelers gave this hotel an aggregate guest review score of 4.5 out of 5.Get the latest price
4. Courtyard by Marriott San Diego DowntownThe Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown is an in demand 3 star hotel located approx. 0.2 miles southeast of Downtown and approximately a 3 min. hike by foot. With a aggregate guest review score of 4.5 out of 5, this makes it one of the most desirable accommodations close to Downtown.Get the latest price
5. Bristol HotelThe Bristol Hotel is an in demand 4-Star hotel located approx. 0.2 miles southwest of Downtown and approx. a 3 minute walk. Travelers gave this hotel an avg. guest review rating of 4/5.Get the latest price

5 Best Hotels near Downtown

FAQs about hotels near Downtown

What are the best rated hotels near Downtown?

The Us Grant a Luxury Collection Hotel San Diego, Westgate Hotel and Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most up-scale hotels near Downtown?

The Us Grant a Luxury Collection Hotel San Diego, Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego and Westgate Hotel are the top 3 luxury hotels near Downtown.

What hotels are closest to the area of Downtown?

The Us Grant a Luxury Collection Hotel San Diego, Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, and Westgate Hotel are the properties closest to Downtown.

How much does a cheap hotel near Downtown cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel near Downtown can be as cheap as $120.72 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel near Downtown cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel near Downtown has been $145.03 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a luxury hotel near Downtown cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel near Downtown has been $199.05 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels near Downtown?

Declan Suites, Harbour Lights and Bristol Hotel are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels near Downtown?

Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown, The Westin Gaslamp Quarter San Diego and Moxy by Marriott San Diego are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels near Downtown?

Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego and Holiday Inn Express Downtown San Diego are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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