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Beach Cities (San Diego) California Hotels & Motels

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The Beach Cities (San Diego) center is around the area of SeaWorld San Diego and 1 mile southeast of Mission Bay Park.

San Diego is often described as heaven on earth, and it's not hard to see why. A near-perfect warm climate, endless miles of beaches, and amazing quality of life make San Diego's Beach Cities a favorite vacation destination. Those ocean-front communities include Pacific Beach, Mission Beach, Ocean Beach, Imperial Beach, Coronado, Solana Beach, Carlsbad, Oceanside, and La Jolla. Each boasts its own unique culture and amenities, like the Dog Beach at Ocean Beach, or the beach bonfires and camping experiences at Oceanside Beach. Surfers love to head to San Diego for some of the best surf around. More from this guide...

Beach Cities (San Diego) Hotels/Accommodations

Holiday Inn Express Seaworld
+1-888-389-4121
3950 Jupiter St., San Diego, CA 92110 ~0.83 miles south of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • Mid-scale property
  • 70 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Spacious bathroom
  • Yummy desserts, said 95%
From$119
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Heritage Inn San Diego Near Seaworld in San Diego
+1-888-675-2083
3333 Channel Way, San Diego, CA 92110 ~0.83 miles south of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • 2-star Beach hotel
  • Check in: 3:00PM
  • Breakfast can be improved
  • Staff was friendly and professional
Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa in San Diego
+1-800-716-8490
1775 East Mission Bay Dr., San Diego, CA 92109 ~0.93 miles northeast of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • 4-star Resort property
  • Check-in time: 4:00 PM
From$100
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Sunshine Suites at Midway
+1-800-805-5223
3889 Midway Dr., San Diego, CA 92110 ~0.93 miles south of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • Midscale Beach hotel
  • 3 floors in property
Wyndham Garden San Diego Near Seaworld
+1-888-965-1860
3737 Sports Arena Blvd., San Diego, CA 92110 Website ~1.01 miles south of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • Affordable Airport hotel
  • Hotel has 316 rooms
  • Most guests criticized the unstylish hotel
  • Price was great
Ramada Limited San Diego / Near Seaworld : 3747 Midway Dr.
+1-888-788-5576
3747 Midway Dr., San Diego, CA 92110 ~1.06 miles south of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
The Dana on Mission Bay
+1-888-897-9207
1710 West Mission Bay Dr., San Diego, CA 92109 ~1.09 miles west of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • Four star Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 12 suites
Four Points by Sheraton San Diego Seaworld : 3888 Greenwood St.
+1-888-311-4278
3888 Greenwood St., San Diego, CA 92110 ~1.13 miles southeast of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • Midscale Airport hotel
  • 4 meeting rooms in hotel
  • Expensive room charge
  • Close to attractions
Good Nite Inn Seaworld : 3880 Greenwood St.
+1-888-469-4795
3880 Greenwood St., San Diego, CA 92110 ~1.13 miles southeast of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • Cheap Airport hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • Clean rooms
  • Food is delicious
Paradise Point Resort & Spa
+1-888-734-9421
1404 Vacation Rd., San Diego, CA 92109 ~1.19 miles west of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • High end Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 30 meeting rooms
From$109
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Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina : 1441 Quivira Rd.
+1-888-841-5292
1441 Quivira Rd., San Diego, CA 92109 ~1.24 miles west of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • Expensive Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 76 suites
  • Value below average
  • Nice building
From$289
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Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Old Town / sea World Area
+1-888-455-5160
4200 Taylor St., San Diego, CA 92110 ~1.41 miles east of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
From$80
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Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Diego Near Sea World : 3350 Rosecrans St.
+1-888-965-8297
3350 Rosecrans St., San Diego, CA 92110 ~1.48 miles southeast of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • 2-star Airport hotel
  • Check in: 3PM
Howard Johnson by Wyndham San Diego Sea World in San Diego
+1-888-906-6358
3330 Rosecrans St., San Diego, CA 92110 ~1.51 miles southeast of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • Economy Suburban property
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
Americas Best Value Inn Loma Lodge
+1-888-749-6785
3202 Rosecrans St., San Diego, CA 92110 ~1.55 miles south of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • Two star Airport property
  • 43 rooms in hotel
  • Not the best view
  • Great pool
Travelodge San Diego Seaworld
+1-888-878-9982
3275 Rosecrans St., San Diego, CA 92110 ~1.56 miles south of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • Two star Beach hotel
  • Free complimentary breakfast
Old Town Inn
+1-888-389-4485
4444 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92110 ~1.58 miles southeast of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • Low priced Suburban hotel
  • 3 floors in property
  • Good accessibility by car
  • Fair breakfast prices
The Bahia Resort Hotel - San Diego
+1-888-389-4121
998 West Mission Bay Dr., San Diego, CA 92109 ~1.68 miles west of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • Mid-scale Beach hotel
  • 26 meeting rooms in hotel
  • Breakfast buffet and staff were very attentive
  • Room cleanliness is acceptable
From$119
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Best Western Mission Bay
+1-888-675-2083
2575 Clairemont Dr., San Diego, CA 92117-6602 ~1.74 miles northeast of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • Low Cost Beach property
  • 5 suites in property
  • Good restaurants & bars in the area
  • Most guests liked the proximity to shopping
From$57
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Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town
+1-800-716-8490
4041 Harney St., San Diego, CA 92110-2866 ~1.77 miles southeast of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • Affordable Airport property
  • Check in: 04:00
Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town
+1-800-805-5223
4041 Harney St., San Diego, CA 92110 ~1.77 miles southeast of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • Affordable Suburban hotel
  • Check in: 3:00pm
Comfort Inn & Suites San Diego Zoo Seaworld Area
+1-888-965-1860
2485 Hotel Circle Place, San Diego, CA 92108 Website ~1.85 miles east of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • Hotel has 199 rooms
Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Old Town in San Diego
+1-888-788-5576
2435 Jefferson St., San Diego, CA 92110 ~1.86 miles southeast of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • 3-star Airport property
  • Hotel has 14 meeting rooms
Western Inn in San Diego
+1-888-897-9207
3889 Arista St., San Diego, CA 92110 ~1.92 miles southeast of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • Low Cost Suburban property
  • 35 sleeping rooms in hotel
La Quinta Inn & Suites Old Town Airport by Wyndham
+1-888-311-4278
2380 Moore St., San Diego, CA 92110 ~1.92 miles southeast of Beach Cities (San Diego)
  • Midscale Airport property
  • 3 floors in property
From$119
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Coronado is known as one of the country's best beaches. The wide, flat expanse of sand offers plenty of space for the crowd. Kids and aviation enthusiasts also love watching military aircraft coming in to land at the North Island Naval Air Station nearby. You can find everything you need for a day at the beach nearby, from picnic supplies to boogie board, chair, or surfboard rentals. The north end of the beach is also dog-friendly.

Coronado also happens to be one of San Diego's most upscale beach communities. You can stay in the posh Hotel Del Coronado and head out to the Village Theater for a show or the Ferry Landing to enjoy unparalleled views of downtown San Diego.

Mission Beach arguably exemplifies the best of the Southern California lifestyle. It's the perfect spot for people watching as beautiful, tanned beach bums and surfer types stroll the boardwalk with their surfboards. The young, the beautiful, the sun-kissed flock here to see and be seen, to connect, swim, party, and play beach volleyball. Visit Belmont Park to check out favorite rides like the FlowRider surf simulator and the Giant Dipper roller coaster.

Pacific Beach and Mission Beach are connected by an oceanfront path. This 2.5-mile stretch of sand and the adjoining boardwalk makes Pacific Beach the perfect place for runners and beach walkers who enjoy people watching along the way. Head to this beach town for your own bar crawl, dine out, and check out the nightlife.

Lo Jolla Shores in La Jolla may be small, but this mile-long beach certainly is charming. Families may wish to spend as much time at Avenida de la Playa's shops and restaurants as they do at the beach. A beach-front playground and the beach's gentle waves add to La Jolla's family-friendly appeal.

Ocean Beach is San Diego's hippy enclave and home to free and creative spirits. From drum circles and yogis to live performers and visual artists, the inhabitants of Ocean Beach will inspire you to embrace your creative or zen side. The city's Wednesday farmer's market draws locals and visitors who want organic produce or locally-made products.

Del Mar takes the prize as the most family-friendly beach in San Diego thanks to its convenience and walkable amenities. The beach is lined by shops and restaurants within walking distance of waterfront playgrounds and parks. Visitors can park in the metered parking and pay lots, then head to the surf shop to stock up on rentals for the day. You can dine at favorite spots like Poseidon Del Mar or pack a picnic to enjoy at Powerhouse Park or Seagrove Park.

For beach lovers and fun-loving families, Beach Cities (San Diego) offers the perfect blend of natural beauty, nightlife, dining, and. Head to any of these Beach Cities to experience the best of SoCal living for yourself.

When would be the best time to visit Beach Cities (San Diego), CA?

The best time to visit Beach Cities (San Diego) is from June through October, when the average high temperature reaches the 70s. Even during the hottest months of July, August, and September, the temperature never rises above about 77 degrees. Delightfully sunny, with ne'er a rain cloud to be seen, you can be sure to enjoy a perfect San Diego summer vacation. If you come in the off-season, from December to March, you may see an occasional day of rain, but you will still likely experience mild weather and temperatures in the mid to upper 60s.

If you plan to visit in early October for the annual Pacific Beachfest, be sure to book well in advance to ensure you find hotel availability. The popular festival draws in many locals and visitors to enjoy a free, full-day family festival with live music, food on the boardwalk, and more.

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Beach Cities (San Diego), CA: Prices by Star Rating Class

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What are the Beach Cities (San Diego), CA luxury hotel options?

4 Star Average Prices: $186.50

The US Grant A Luxury Collection Hotel San Diego is a five-star downtown hotel that lies just 5 miles from city beaches. Hotel guests can indulge in luxurious amenities throughout their stay, including Egyptian cotton sheets, pillowtop beds, LCD televisions, and access to spa services like massages, facials, and body treatments. Dine or drink at the Grant Grill Restaurant or schedule room service at your convenience. Should you need anything, you can also visit the concierge.

Head to Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa if you're looking to stay in a luxurious waterfront hotel right in the heart of Coronado. You don't even have to visit the beach to have fun in the sun. You can lounge in a free pool cabana on a pool sun lounger and enjoy a cocktail from the poolside bar at one of three outdoor pools.

Guest rooms are well appointed with everything from smart televisions to fridges, Egyptian cotton sheets, and sofa beds. You can also enjoy the sea view from your own private balcony or patio. Be sure to visit the full-service spa to enjoy refreshing massages or body treatments. If you're hungry, visit the resort restaurant or coffee shop and cafe, or order 24-hour room service anytime. If you need to head into San Diego on business or for pleasure, book the Marriott's limo and town car service.

Where are the most affordable hotels near Beach Cities (San Diego), CA?

3 Star Average Prices: $141.94

Old Town Western Inn & Suites offers one of the best value rates near San Diego. Moreover, guests enjoy conveniences like fridges and microwaves, so you can enjoy light bites and small meals to save even more money during your stay. You can also go online anytime with complimentary wireless internet access.

2 Star Average Prices: $92.46

Where are the best discount hotels in Beach Cities (San Diego), CA?

Military and government service members will enjoy discounts on already reduced rates at Good Nite Inn San Diego Near SeaWorld. This affordable hotel features fridges and flat-screen televisions, cable programming, safes, and phones with free local calls.

What value hotels are in the Beach Cities (San Diego), CA area?

The Holiday Inn Express San Diego - Sea World Area welcomes guests to a spacious, clean, and bright property that boasts all-around value amenities like satellite programming, an outdoor pool and spa tub, and a 24-hour fitness center, plus in-room fridges. Guests also wake up to a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning.

You can score a value rate for an upscale stay on the beach by staying right on Mission Bay at Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego. Each of the 462 air-conditioned rooms feature private patios, fridges, and LCD televisions. The Resort Spa and hair salon will pamper you while the family visits one of five outdoor swimming pools. The resort offers everything you could need right on the property, including three restaurants, plus a shop and cafe. Wind down in the evening with a drink at the bar and lounge.

What are the other San Diego area beach towns that you can explore?

Exceptional as they are, some of San Diego's beaches tend to steal the spotlight. Beyond Mission Beach and Coronado, check out these other San Diego area beach towns to enjoy the sun, sand, and surf.

Solana Beach is favored by those who are seeking to avoid the crowds. Solana Beach is located off Highway 101 and accessible via the Amtrak Solana Beach Station. Cardiff-by-the-Sea is a smaller section of Encinitas that is largely unknown by tourists. Head here to live like a local and grab a bite to eat at Restaurant Row to dine on the beach.

Head all the way south to Imperial Beach, the southernmost town in the United States. If you're looking for a quiet beach escape or great surfing without the crowds, this is the place. Four miles of sandy beachfront ensure you can claim space on the sand with no problems and enjoy a quiet day of reading, sunning, swimming, and surfing.

Carlsbad is a thriving city and a hub for the golf industry, with manufacturers like Taylor Made, Titleist, and Callaway all headquartered here. The city also boasts attractions like the Carlsbad Flower Fields, the Carlsbad Premium Outlets, and Legoland, as well as the Museum of Making Music. Add to this a world class, family-friendly beach, and Carlsbad offers and appealing and affordable getaway close to San Diego.

Whether you plan on checking out one of the world's best beaches like Coronado or would prefer to escape to an under-the-radar beach like Solana or Imperial Beach, you're sure to enjoy your visits to California's wonderful Beach Cities (San Diego).

FAQs about hotels in Beach Cities (San Diego)

What are the top rated hotels in Beach Cities (San Diego)?

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Old Town, The Bahia Resort Hotel and Hampton Inn San Diego Mission Valley are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most up-scale hotels in Beach Cities (San Diego)?

Rent Mission Beach, Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa and The Dana on Mission Bay are the top 3 luxury hotels near Beach Cities (San Diego) city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Beach Cities (San Diego)?

Holiday Inn Express Seaworld, Heritage Inn San Diego Near Seaworld, and Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa are the properties closest to Beach Cities (San Diego) city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Beach Cities (San Diego) cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Beach Cities (San Diego) can be as cheap as $92.46 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Beach Cities (San Diego) cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Beach Cities (San Diego) has been $141.94 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a high-end hotel in Beach Cities (San Diego) cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Beach Cities (San Diego) has been $186.50 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Beach Cities (San Diego)?

The Bahia Resort Hotel, Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa and Blue Sea Beach Hotel are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Marriott hotels in Beach Cities (San Diego)?

Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Liberty Station, Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Old Town and Fairfield Inn & Suites San Diego Old Town are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the most popular Best Western hotels in Beach Cities (San Diego)?

Best Western Mission Bay, Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town and Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the most popular IHG hotels in Beach Cities (San Diego)?

Holiday Inn Express Airport Old Town, Holiday Inn Express Seaworld and Holiday Inn Express Seaworld Beach Area are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

Recent traveler guest reviews of Beach Cities (San Diego), CA

Below are reviews of the city of Beach Cities (San Diego), CA from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Beach Cities"
Score 5.0 / 5

All of the beaches were beautiful.

Jessica T., from 28-Jun-2016
"Fantastic Group Trip"
Score 5.0 / 5

Enjoyed most of the major San Diego sites (Point Loma, Fort Rosecrans, USS Midway, and Balboa). Although a busy place, it felt quiet and peaceful like a suburb!

Michael S., from 22-May-2015
The average traveler rating of the city of Beach Cities (San Diego), CA shown above is 5.0 out of 5 based on 2 reviews
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