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Oceanside California Hotels & Motels

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The Oceanside center is about the area of Oceanside Amtrak and 1 mile southeast of Oceanside Harbor.

California dreaming often misleads the inexperienced traveler to land in the middle of afternoon highway congestion instead of surfing the waves cresting against the Pacific Coast. Perhaps California's major attractions — Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, and Hollywood — have become too busy and overpopulated? Enter Oceanside, a picturesque part of California's San Diego County. Oceanside leaves a lasting impression on travelers by offering overnight hotel options for any budget and an array of attractions that immerse travelers in the surf culture inherent with this city. More from this guide...

Oceanside Hotels/Accommodations

Springhill Suites by Marriott Oceanside 110 North Myers St., Oceanside, CA 92054
  • Mid-scale Beach hotel
  • 2 conference rooms in property
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort 333 North Myers St., Oceanside, CA 92054
  • Affordable property
  • Check-in time: 4pm
  • Most guests thought the view was good
  • Good restaurants & bars in the area
Very Good 4.0 /5Latest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Comfort Suites in Oceanside 888 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054
  • Mid-scale hotel
  • 3 floors in hotel
Very Good 4.0 /5Guest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Americas Best Value Inn : 901 North Coast Highway
901 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054
  • Economy Beach property
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • No cleaning
  • Rooms could be cleaner
Best Western Plus Oceanside Palms 909 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054
  • 3 star Beach hotel
  • Check in time: 3p
  • Most guests liked the proximity to shopping
  • Good kitchenette
Travelodge - Oceanside
1403 Mission Ave., Oceanside, CA 92058
  • 2 star Beach property
  • 2 floors in hotel
  • Not much for breakfast
  • Most guests thought it was rather dirty
Ramada Oceanside : 1440 Mission Ave.
1440 Mission Ave., Oceanside, CA 92054
  • Low Cost property
  • 4 floors in property
  • Food is delicious
  • Approx. half of guests complained about the bathroom
Ramada Oceanside - Oceanside
1440 Mission Ave., Oceanside, CA 92058
  • Affordable hotel
  • Check in time: 12:00 PM
Rodeway Inn in Oceanside 1103 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054
  • Cheap Beach hotel
  • Check in: 11:00
Beachfront Vacation Rentals 809 South Pacific St., Oceanside, CA 92054
  • 4-star Beach property
  • 3 meeting rooms in hotel
Best Western Oceanside Inn 1680 Oceanside Blvd., Oceanside, CA 92054
  • Cheap Beach property
  • Check in time: 3 PM
  • Bad amenities
  • Clean rooms
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Days Inn Oceanside : 1501 Carmelo Dr.
1501 Carmelo Dr., Oceanside, CA 92054
  • Cheap Beach property
  • Hotel has 80 rooms
  • Stale muffins
  • Huge televisions
Oceanside Travelodge in Oceanside
1401 North Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054
  • 2 star Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • No service
  • Rooms could be cleaner
Holiday Inn Oceanside Marina : 1401 Carmelo Dr.
1401 Carmelo Dr., Oceanside, CA 92054
  • Affordable Beach property
  • Hotel has 6 floors
Super 8 Oceanside Marty`s Valley Inn in Oceanside 3240 Mission Ave., Oceanside, CA 92058
  • Economical Highway property
  • Free comp. breakfast
Beach Terrace Inn : 2775 Ocean St. 2775 Ocean St., Carlsbad, CA 92008 ~2.89 miles southeast of Oceanside
  • Mid-scale Beach property
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • Suite was absolutely beautiful
  • Vending machine was out of order
Very Good 4.5 /5Guest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Extended Stay Carlsbad - Carlsbad 1050 Grand Ave., Carlsbad, CA 92008 ~2.96 miles southeast of Oceanside
  • Two star Beach property
  • Hotel has 3 suites
  • Housekeeping can be a problem
  • Most guests liked the big bathroom
Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort : 3075 Carlsbad Blvd. 3075 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, CA 92008 ~3.07 miles southeast of Oceanside
  • 3 star Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Average sized rooms
  • Wonderful beach
Very Good 4.5 /5Latest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Best Western Plus Beach View Lodge 3180 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, CA 92008 ~3.22 miles southeast of Oceanside
  • 3-star Beach hotel
  • Check in: 3PM
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Tamarack Beach Resort in Carlsbad 3200 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, CA 92008 ~3.28 miles southeast of Oceanside
  • 3-star Beach hotel
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Air conditioning was criticized by 100%
  • Fantastic service
Very Good 4.5 /5Recent Reviews CallBookMore Details
Quality Inn & Suites Oceanside Near Camp Pendleton : 3170 Vista Way 3170 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92056
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • Check in: 11:00
Extended Stay America San Diego Oceanside : 3190 Vista Way 3190 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92056
  • Inexpensive Beach hotel
  • 3 floors in property
  • Kitchenette is acceptable
  • Almost all guests said the bathroom was dirty
Rodeway Inn Legoland 3570 Pio Pico Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92008 ~3.53 miles southeast of Oceanside
  • Low Cost Beach property
  • 66 rooms in hotel
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Carlsbad 3666 Pio Pico Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92008 ~3.64 miles southeast of Oceanside
  • Economy hotel
  • Check in: 11:00
Days Inn Carlsbad - Carlsbad 3700 Pio Pico Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92008 ~3.71 miles southeast of Oceanside
  • Three Star property
  • Check in time: 11:00 AM
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The 2010 U.S. Census reported that Oceanside's population was 167,086. Oceanside is the third-largest city in San Diego County and forms a tri-city area with neighboring cities Carlsbad and Vista. As the last metropolitan area before crossing the Orange County line, Oceanside is an oasis for many before entering the county that houses tourist attractions like Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm.

Oceanside is quickly becoming one of the hallmark vacation destinations in California, so finding the ideal hotel for your stay is essential to uncovering the best of what Oceanside has to offer.

When to Visit Oceanside, California

Oceanside, California, experiences favorable weather most of the year. The average high temperature is about 68 degrees, with lows around 54 degrees. The daily mean temperature is 61, but combined with the sunny, semi-arid climate of Oceanside, it seems roughly 10 degrees warmer.

Oceanside experiences little rain between May and September, making this stretch of months some of the most favorable for experiencing the city's scenic beauty and historic beaches. Oceanside experiences more precipitation from January through March than the remaining months of the year, but even during this time, Oceanside rarely sees more than 2 1/2 inches of rain.

If you plan on visiting Oceanside during the summer, expect most hotels to offer less leniency on pricing. While it's not impossible to find a good deal on a hotel, travelers who want to stay as close to the beach as possible will note the liveliness of the season clearly reflected in hotel pricing. However, missing out on Oceanside's lively outdoor culture — which includes droves of surfers carving through the water, markets lining the beaches, and parasailers coasting through the air — negates any pricing concerns.

You can spend the summer months in Oceanside on the beach soaking in the sun. As the temperature starts to drop slightly during the fall transition, the water cools and the coastal winds attract crowds of people to the beach for sports. Large-scale beach football and soccer games are common during the fall and winter seasons, but you'll undoubtedly find plenty of surfers snug in their wetsuits a dozen or so yards from the shore.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Oceanside, CA:

seasonality of hotel rates in Oceanside

Oceanside by Star Rating

Below we've posted 3 graphs demonstrating mean rate patterns by star rating class in Oceanside, CA. You can use these charts to evaluate the cheapest months to make a reservation in Oceanside for any future trips.

Luxury Hotel Options in Oceanside, California

4 Star Average Prices: $202.93

Although Oceanside, California, doesn't offer any distinct, luxury hotels, many of the corporate hotels residing close to the beach are upgraded versions of the classic hotel stylings that have made hotel chains like La Quinta and the Hilton so popular. La Quinta Inn San Diego Oceanside is a four-star hotel offering free Wi-Fi and breakfast and large, comfortable, contemporary-designed rooms. SpringHill Suites San Diego Oceanside/Downtown offers posh suites, a rooftop pool, and an impressive central location.

If you're looking to trade in the traditional hotel room for something more like a condo, the Southern California Beach Club is one of the strongest options. The exceptional casual beachfront condos feature balconies or patios, wood floors, and kitchenettes. The rooftop deck features a hot tub and other amenities for families. Interestingly enough, this resort also features indoor parking for your vehicle. Studio and two-bedroom units also make up this chic resort.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Oceanside

Affordable Hotel Options in Oceanside, California

3 Star Average Prices: $149.46

Oceanside, California, offers travelers an array of hotel options for vacationers looking to find an affordable place to stay during their vacation. Comfort Suites Oceanside Marina offers a full suite of amenities found at all Comfort Inn locations, plus its only 4.4 miles from the city center.

The Ramada Oceanside is another popular option for those looking for an affordable place to stay. The surprisingly inexpensive rooms, fitness center, and self-serve laundry make this hotel an affordable accommodation. Oceanside Inn & Suites offers travelers a bungalow-style retreat only a half-mile from the waterfront. Although its rooms are smaller than you might find in other hotels, the spaces offer free Wi-Fi, breakfast, and parking.

Vacationers who want to stay as close to the beach as possible without overspending their budget should look no further than the affordable hotels mentioned above.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Oceanside

2 Star Average Prices: $99.26

2 Star Hotel Prices in Oceanside

Oceanside, CA Hotels with Discounts

Many of the hotels and resorts in Oceanside offer special discounts for qualifying patrons. Knowing which discounts to find, however, can be tricky without a little help. The Holiday Inn Oceanside Camp Pendleton Area offers special package deals for AAA members that increase the volume of amenities given to the room. Also, this hotel offers 24-hour fitness facilities, free parking, breakfast, a bar and lounge, and an outdoor pool. The Travelodge Oceanside offers discounted rates for AAA members to sweeten a hotel package deal that already includes free breakfast and Wi-Fi.

Senior citizens, military personnel, and AAA members all enjoy reduced rates at the Best Western Oceanside Inn. The Best Western Oceanside Inn is within 2 miles of the Oceanside Amtrak and the Oceanside Airport. Additionally, this hotel is within 6 miles of Legoland and only 2.6 miles from Oceanside Harbor. Surrounded by an array of restaurants and shopping areas, this hotel makes an ideal resting place for those looking to spend their vacations comfortably.

Lastly, the Rodeway Inn in Oceanside offers 15 percent discounts for AAA and AARP members. This quaint, three-story hotel is also close to Oceanside's famous California Surf Museum.

Best Value Options in Oceanside, California

Finding a good value on a hotel room in Oceanside, California, is relatively easy; however, getting the most for your money requires a keen eye and a little help. You can find one of the most comfortable and spacious rooms for under $150 at the Extended Stay America –San Diego – Oceanside. The rooms here are both affordable and comfortable enough for longer vacations, plus they feature expanded kitchenette areas and areas for pets.

Harbor Inn & Suites Oceanside offers some of the best-priced rooms in Oceanside with free breakfast and free Wi-Fi. Harbor Inn & Suites is also one of the best-valued hotels for those who want a hotel that allows them to stay close to the beach. Although the building is a somewhat older structure, a gracious and dedicated staff maintains the property. The breakfast deck is a treat, so don't miss out on the view.

Another option for those who want to save money on their hotel room without compromising quality is the Motel 6 Oceanside Marina. The standard room comes with two queen beds for slightly more than $100. Are you traveling to Oceanside with another couple or some friends? Pair up for one of Oceanside's premier hotel values.

Top Oceanside, California, Destinations

Oceanside is close to some of California's most recognized and popular visitor attractions. You'll find the city within driving distance of Legoland, SeaWorld, and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Disneyland is slightly farther but still viable as far as attractions go, but you'll want to be ready for your drive back to Oceanside after your visit.

Legoland is an ingenious theme park for children and adults. Recall the building blocks of your own youth as your children ride coasters and use their imaginations to bring the Lego Kingdom to life. If you're ready to leave behind the beach but still yearn for more aquatic adventures, SeaWorld has plenty of attractions to entertain you, including the Manta, Riptide Rescue, and Wild Arctic.

However, the city of Oceanside is also home to many enticing visitor destinations as well. First, don't travel to Oceanside without paying respects to the California Surf Museum. Some of the current exhibits include A Brief History of Surfboards, San Onofre: Birthplace of California Beach Culture, Courageous Inspiration: Bethany Hamilton, and the Secret Spot. This museum packs its exhibits with interesting historical facts and stories about one of the most extreme sports ever invented.

Sailing, kayaking, fishing, paddleboarding, and surfing are all popular hobbies in Oceanside. Take a walk down to the beach and ask one of the locals for a few tips, and they'll likely happily oblige to offer you information. Oceanside is also home to the Ironman 70.3, one of the ultimate triathlons in the country. According to the event's website, this region supported the development of the sport in the early 1970s.

Oceanside's bodega-style beach culture is the foundation and lifeblood of the region. Throw on a bathing suit, step out into the ocean, inhale the salty air, and become a part of the culture of one of California's classic surf towns.

Verified reviews of the city: Oceanside, CA

Below are reviews of the city of Oceanside, CA from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Wonderful Time"
Score 5.0 / 5

Oceanside seemed nice. Like much of SoCal, you have nice, newer areas and older, rundown areas.

Scott N., from 05-May-2015
"Clean and Nice"
Score 5.0 / 5

Nice city close to the ocean, clean, polite people.

Stanton O., from 18-May-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of Oceanside, CA shown above is 5.0 out of 5 based on 2 reviews
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