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Hotels Near Downtown - San Diego 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

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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 : 326 Broadway
+1-888-389-4121
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 5 Star Downtown property
  • 47 suites in property
From$143
Very Good 4.5 /5Read Reviews CallBookMore Details
Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego in San Diego
+1-888-675-2083
1047 5th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.15 miles southeast of Downtown
~2 minute walk
  • 4 star Downtown hotel
  • 211 rooms in property
From$221
Very Good 4.0 /5Recent Reviews CallBookMore Details
Westgate Hotel
+1-800-716-8490
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.
  • Expensive Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 223 rooms
From$169
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Courtyard San Diego Downtown in San Diego
+1-800-805-5223
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.
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • 15 floors in property
From$80
Average 3.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
The Bristol Hotel : 1055 1st Ave.
+1-888-965-1860
1055 1st Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.18 miles southwest of Downtown
~3 minute walk
  • Mid-scale Downtown hotel
  • Check-in time: 3:00PM
Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego : 701 a St.
+1-888-788-5576
701 a St., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.20 miles east of Downtown
~3 minute walk
  • Situated in Downtown San Diego, CA, the Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego 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 Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego has something to offer most any guest. The Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego is ideal for longer stays, as each guest room boasts a coffeemaker, mini-bar, and microwave oven.
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • 14 conference rooms in property
From$100
Very Good 4.5 /5Recent Reviews CallBookMore Details
Towneplace Suites San Diego Downtown
+1-888-897-9207
1445 6th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.22 miles northeast of Downtown
~3 minute walk
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • 98 rooms in property
From$172
Very Good 4.0 /5Latest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Domio Downtown San Diego : 625 Broadway
+1-888-311-4278
625 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.22 miles southeast of Downtown
~3 minute walk
  • Mid-scale property
  • Check in time: 16:00
From$90
Average 3.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown - San Diego
+1-888-469-4795
1430 7th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.22 miles northeast of Downtown
~4 minute walk
  • 3 star Downtown hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
From$155
Very Good 4.0 /5Latest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Club Wyndham Harbour Lights in San Diego
+1-888-734-9421
911 5th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.22 miles south of Downtown
~4 minute walk
  • Mid-scale Convention Center property
  • Check-in: 4pm
  • Comfortable beds
  • Wonderful sightseeing
The Sofia Hotel - San Diego
+1-888-841-5292
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.
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 211 rooms
  • The majority of guests thought the tv was sub-standard
  • No complimentary breakfast
Baymont by Wyndham San Diego Downtown
+1-888-455-5160
719 Ash St., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.23 miles northeast of Downtown
~4 minute walk
  • Located in Downtown San Diego, California, the Baymont by Wyndham San Diego Downtown 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 by Wyndham San Diego Downtown free wireless Internet access and business services, leisure guests will enjoy the Baymont by Wyndham San Diego Downtown spa tub and close proximity to such popular destinations as the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, the San Diego Museum of Art, and Mission Bay.
  • Two star Downtown hotel
  • Free comp. breakfast
Gaslamp Plaza Suites in San Diego
+1-888-965-8297
520 E St., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.24 miles south of Downtown
~4 minute walk
  • 3 star property
  • Check in time: 4:00 pm
  • For 76%, the rooms looked old
  • Most guests thought it was too noisy
From$119
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter - San Diego
+1-888-906-6358
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.
  • 4-star Downtown hotel
  • 16 floors in property
  • Air conditioning was criticized by 79%
  • Close to restaurants, bars and shopping areas
From$133
Very Good 4.5 /5Hotel Reviews CallBookMore Details
Best Western Cabrillo Garden Inn - San Diego
+1-888-749-6785
840 a St., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.26 miles east of Downtown
~4 minute walk
  • Cheap Downtown property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Wifi is excellent
  • Friendly service
From$131
Very Good 4.0 /5Latest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Motel 6 San Diego Dwntwn Ca #1419
+1-888-878-9982
1546 2nd Ave., SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA 92101 ~0.27 miles northwest of Downtown
~4 minute walk
  • Two-star Convention Center property
  • Check-in: 3pm
Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego/Downtown/Convention Center
+1-888-389-4485
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.
  • Inexpensive Convention Center hotel
  • Check in: 3:00pm
Keating Hotel - San Diego
+1-888-389-4121
432 F St., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.30 miles south of Downtown
~5 minute walk
  • Four-star Downtown hotel
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • Close to the bar and restaurants
  • Most guests said the reception staff was ok
Moxy San Diego Downtown Gaslamp Quarter - San Diego
+1-888-675-2083
831 6th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.31 miles south of Downtown
~5 minute walk
  • 3 star Downtown property
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
Hotel Republic San Diego Autograph Collection in San Diego
+1-800-716-8490
421 West B St., San Diego, CA 92101 ~0.32 miles west of Downtown
~5 minute walk
  • High-end Downtown hotel
  • Check-in time: 4:00 PM
From$159
Very Good 4.0 /5Recent Reviews CallBookMore Details
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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. Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San DiegoThe Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego is an attractive 3-Star hotel located about 0.2 miles east of Downtown and approx. a 3 minute stroll by foot. With a verified guest score of 4.5/5, this makes it one of the finest accommodations near Downtown.Get the latest price
5. Towneplace Suites San Diego DowntownThe Towneplace Suites San Diego Downtown is a popular 3 star hotel located approx. 0.2 miles northeast of Downtown and about a 3 min. walk. Recent guests gave this hotel an avg. guest review rating of 4 out of 5.Get the latest price

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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 Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego 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 $95.94 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 $127.17 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 $174.26 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels near Downtown?

The Sofia Hotel, Gaslamp Plaza Suites and Keating Hotel are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels near Downtown?

Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego, The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter and The Westin San Diego Downtown 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 San Diego Downtown are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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