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Rancho Santa Fe California Accommodations

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The Rancho Santa Fe center point is around 2 miles northeast of San Diego Polo Club.

Rancho Santa Fe is a gorgeous, natural oasis with access to all the culture and amenities of the San DIego metro area. This enclave of just over 3,000 residents attracts locals and guests alike to marvel at the landscapes of southern California. The resort-style town offers everything from art galleries to tennis lessons. More from this guide...

Rancho Santa Fe Hotels & Accommodations

The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe - Rancho Santa Fe
+1-888-389-4121
5951 Linea Del Cielo, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
  • Four-star Resort property
  • 80 rooms in property
  • Front desk staff were equally courteous
  • Value below average
From$156
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Morgan Run Club & Resort
+1-888-675-2083
5690 Cancha De Golf, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92091
  • Affordable Resort hotel
  • 6 meeting rooms in property
  • Staff person was friendly
  • About half of guests indicated the reception staff was not good
From$55
Average 3.0 /5 Review Score Call BookMore Details
Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa : 5921 Valencia Circle
+1-800-716-8490
5921 Valencia Circle, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
  • Luxurious 5-star hotel
  • Hotel has 49 rooms
From$250
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Hampton by Hilton Encinitas-Cardiff Beach Area : 1661 Villa Cardiff Dr.
+1-800-805-5223
1661 Villa Cardiff Dr., Encinitas, CA 92007 ~4.19 miles west of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Affordable Beach property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
From$30
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Hilton San Diego Del Mar - Del Mar
+1-888-965-1860
15575 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014 ~4.22 miles southwest of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Four star Beach hotel
  • Has environment-friendly policy Learn more
  • The price was ok for 50%
  • Most guests had problems with the shower
From$125
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Winners Circle Resort, a VRI resort in Solana Beach
+1-888-788-5576
550 Via De La Valle, Solana Beach, CA 92075 ~4.27 miles southwest of Rancho Santa Fe
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 2 floors
  • Beach nearby
  • Service is relatively professional
From$160
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Cardiff by The Sea Lodge in San Diego
+1-888-897-9207
142 Chesterfield Dr., San Diego, CA 92007 ~4.52 miles west of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Midscale hotel
  • 17 rooms in hotel
From$90
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Twelve Senses Retreat in Encinitas
+1-888-311-4278
1004 Nardo Rd., Encinitas, CA 92024 ~4.57 miles west of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Mid-scale hotel
  • Check in: 15:00
From$90
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Solana Beach Del Mar
+1-888-469-4795
621 South Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075 ~4.70 miles southwest of Rancho Santa Fe
  • 2-star Beach property
  • 16 suites in hotel
From$88
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Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Del Mar / Solana Beach in Solana Beach
+1-888-734-9421
717 South Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075 ~4.73 miles southwest of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
From$149
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Oakwood at E Reserve at 4s Ranch in San Diego
+1-888-841-5292
10411 Reserve Dr., San Diego, CA 92127 ~4.95 miles east of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Midscale property
  • 250 rooms in hotel
From$90
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Days Inn Encinitas Moonlight Beach : 133 Encinitas Blvd.
+1-888-455-5160
133 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, CA 92024 ~5.40 miles west of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Inexpensive Beach hotel
  • 2 suites in hotel
  • Air conditioning was criticized by 57%
  • Breakfast is below average
Del Mar Motel on the Beach - Del Mar
+1-888-965-8297
1702 Coast Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014 ~5.51 miles southwest of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Low Cost Beach hotel
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Terrific location
  • All guests loved the menu selection
From$139
Average 3.5 /5 Reviews Call BookMore Details
L'Auberge Del Mar : 1540 Camino Del Mar
+1-888-906-6358
1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014 ~5.51 miles southwest of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Luxury 5-star Beach property
  • Hotel has 8 suites
  • Great room
  • The majority of guests thought the hotel was luxurious
From$269
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Fairmont Grand Del Mar - San Diego
+1-888-749-6785
5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, CA 92130 ~5.55 miles south of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Luxurious 5-star Resort property
  • 39 suites in property
From$275
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Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach - Encinitas
+1-888-878-9982
85 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, CA 92024 ~5.57 miles west of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Three Star Beach property
  • Hotel has 30 suites
From$105
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BW Premier Hotel Del Mar
+1-888-389-4485
720 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014 ~5.93 miles southwest of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Midscale Resort hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Great location
  • Acceptable breakfast prices
From$99
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Hotel Indigo San Diego Del Mar, an IHG Hotel
+1-888-389-4121
710 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014 ~5.96 miles southwest of Rancho Santa Fe
  • High-end Beach property
  • 2 floors in hotel
From$199
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Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland
+1-888-675-2083
607 Leucadia Blv, Encinitas, CA 92024 Website ~5.99 miles northwest of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Economy Beach property
  • 101 rooms in hotel
  • Most guests were happy with the price of the breakfast
  • Complimentary breakfast was the best
From$58
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Econo Lodge Encinitas Moonlight Beach
+1-800-716-8490
410 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024 ~6.15 miles west of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Cheap hotel
  • Check in: 11:00
From$50
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Doubletree by Hilton San Diego Del Mar
+1-800-805-5223
11915 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130 ~6.19 miles south of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Affordable Beach property
  • Hotel has 12 suites
From$129
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Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
+1-888-965-1860
2100 Costa Del Mar Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92009 ~6.22 miles northwest of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Four-star Resort hotel
  • Hotel has 215 suites
From$175
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San Diego Marriott Del Mar
+1-888-788-5576
11966 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130 ~6.22 miles south of Rancho Santa Fe
  • 4-star Highway property
  • Hotel has 284 rooms
From$149
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Residence Inn San Diego Del Mar
+1-888-897-9207
3525 Valley Centre Dr., San Diego, CA 92130 ~6.22 miles south of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Midscale property
  • Hotel has 6 floors
From$90
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Hampton Inn San Diego Del Mar : 11920 El Camino Real
+1-888-311-4278
11920 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130 ~6.27 miles south of Rancho Santa Fe
  • 2-star Suburban hotel
  • 129 rooms in hotel
From$126
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Radisson Hotel San Diego-Rancho Bernardo
+1-888-469-4795
11520 West Bernardo Court, San Diego, CA 92127 ~6.92 miles east of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Noise level is acceptable
  • Medium sized bathroom
From$68
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Rodeway Inn Encinitas North - Encinitas
+1-888-734-9421
1444 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024 ~7.00 miles northwest of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Low-priced Beach hotel
  • Check in: 11:00
From$60
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Holiday Inn Express San Diego N - Rancho Bernardo, an IHG Hotel - San Diego
+1-888-841-5292
17065 West Bernardo Dr., San Diego, CA 92127 ~7.01 miles east of Rancho Santa Fe
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • 25 suites in property
From$79
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Hotel Karlan San Diego - a DoubleTree by Hilton
+1-888-455-5160
14455 Penasquitos Dr., San Diego, CA 92129 ~7.05 miles east of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Four-star Suburban property
  • Gym is available on property
From$189
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Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara, North San Diego
+1-888-965-8297
7210 Blue Heron Place, Carlsbad, CA 92011 ~7.10 miles northwest of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Luxury 5 star hotel
  • Rooms are outstanding
  • Excellent amenities
From$215
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Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Rancho Bernardo : 11611 Bernardo Plaza Court
+1-888-906-6358
11611 Bernardo Plaza Court, San Diego, CA 92128 ~7.19 miles east of Rancho Santa Fe
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • 6 meeting rooms in property
From$104
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Lakehouse Hotel and Resort : 1025 La Bonita Dr.
+1-888-749-6785
1025 La Bonita Dr., San Marcos, CA 92078 ~7.23 miles north of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Expensive Lake property
  • Hotel has 142 rooms
  • For only 65%, the bathroom was ok
  • Poor wifi connection
From$109
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Hilton Garden Inn San Diego / Del Mar Ca
+1-888-878-9982
3939 Ocean Bluff Ave., San Diego, CA 92130 ~7.30 miles south of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Affordable Beach hotel
  • Gym is available on property
  • Food is delicious
  • Awesome vibe
From$149
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Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Del Mar : 11025 Vista Sorrento Pkwy.
+1-888-389-4485
11025 Vista Sorrento Pkwy., San Diego, CA 92130 ~7.33 miles south of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • 120 rooms in hotel
  • Great dining experience
  • Most guests had problems with the shower
From$80
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La Quinta Inn San Diego Miramar by Wyndham in San Diego
+1-888-389-4121
10185 Paseo Montril, San Diego, CA 92129 ~7.35 miles southeast of Rancho Santa Fe
  • 3-star Highway hotel
  • Free breakfast
  • Easily accessible by car and has restaurants and bars nearby
  • Most guests said rooms were big enough
From$59
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Hilton Garden Inn San Diego - Rancho Bernardo : 17240 Bernardo Center Dr.
+1-888-675-2083
17240 Bernardo Center Dr., San Diego, CA 92128 ~7.37 miles east of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Affordable Suburban hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
From$99
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Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Spa & Golf Club : 7100 Aviara Resort Dr.
+1-800-716-8490
7100 Aviara Resort Dr., Carlsbad, CA 92011 ~7.37 miles northwest of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Luxurious 5-star Resort hotel
  • 327 rooms in hotel
From$239
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Sonesta Es Suites Carmel Mountain in San Diego
+1-800-805-5223
11002 Rancho Carmel Dr., San Diego, CA 92128 ~7.43 miles east of Rancho Santa Fe
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • Free comp. breakfast
From$55
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Alila Marea Beach Resort Encinitas
+1-888-965-1860
2100 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CA 92024 ~7.59 miles northwest of Rancho Santa Fe
  • 3 star property
  • Fitness center on property
From$90
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Sonesta Es Suites : 11855 Ave. of Industry
+1-888-788-5576
11855 Ave. of Industry, San Diego, CA 92128 ~7.60 miles east of Rancho Santa Fe
  • 3-star Suburban property
  • Hotel has 116 suites
From$119
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SpringHill Suites by Marriott San Diego-Scripps Poway
+1-888-897-9207
12032 Scripps Highlands Dr., San Diego, CA 92131 ~7.85 miles southeast of Rancho Santa Fe
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • Check-in time: 4:00 PM
  • Comfortable
  • Noise level is acceptable
From$129
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Residence Inn San Diego Rancho Bernardo/Scripps Poway : 12011 Scripps Highland Dr.
+1-888-311-4278
12011 Scripps Highland Dr., San Diego, CA 92131 ~7.94 miles southeast of Rancho Santa Fe
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • 4 floors in hotel
  • Room was new and very clean
  • Fantastic service
From$139
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Rancho Bernardo Inn
+1-888-469-4795
17550 Bernardo Oaks Dr., San Diego, CA 92128 ~7.95 miles east of Rancho Santa Fe
  • High-end Resort hotel
  • Check in time: 4:00pm
From$209
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Sonesta ES Suites San Diego - Sorrento Mesa
+1-888-734-9421
6639 Mira Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92121 ~8.05 miles south of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Hotel has a green policy See policy
  • Good for family
  • Complimentary washer dryer
From$89
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Staybridge Suites Carlsbad, an IHG Hotel - Carlsbad
+1-888-841-5292
2735 Palomar Airport Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92009 ~8.24 miles north of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Three Star Airport hotel
  • Free comp. breakfast
From$159
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Oakwood at Casa Mira View : 11195 Westview Pkwy.
+1-888-455-5160
11195 Westview Pkwy., San Diego, CA 92126 ~8.26 miles southeast of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Three Star property
  • Shuttle from airport available
From$90
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Days Inn by Wyndham San Marcos
+1-888-965-8297
517 San Marcos Blvd., San Marcos, CA 92078 ~8.30 miles north of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Low priced Highway property
  • Hotel has 84 rooms
From$70
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Hampton Inn San Marcos Ca
+1-888-906-6358
123 East Carmel St., San Marcos, CA 92078 ~8.32 miles north of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
From$89
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Hyatt House San Diego / Sorrento Mesa
+1-888-749-6785
10044 Pacific Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92121 ~8.37 miles south of Rancho Santa Fe
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 193 rooms
From$103
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Hampton Inn Carlsbad-North San Diego County in Carlsbad
+1-888-878-9982
2229 Palomar Airport Rd., Carlsbad, CA 92011 ~8.39 miles northwest of Rancho Santa Fe
  • Mid-scale Beach hotel
  • Gym is available on property
  • Clean rooms
  • Close to local attractions
From$110
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Graph of Rancho Santa Fe, CA Hotel Prices for Next 20 Days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Rancho Santa Fe, CA discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Rancho Santa Fe hotel for each day and each star rating category.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Rancho Santa Fe, CA?

Summer is peak season in the San Diego area, so you'll find the highest rates for hotels and travel during June, July, and August. Travelers seeking more affordable prices should consider booking during the shoulder season. March, April, and September through November boast sunny weather and outstanding bargains, although you'll find average temperatures in the 60s and 70s all year long in Rancho Santa Fe. May and June are most likely to bring gray, cloudy days, while rain is frequent in December, January, and February.

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

seasonality of hotel rates in Rancho Santa Fe

Averate Rates by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts displaying average nightly cost trends by star rating class in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. Analyze these charts to evaluate the cheapest seasons to stay in Rancho Santa Fe during the year.

What Are the Best Hotels in Rancho Santa Fe, CA, for a Luxury Stay?

4 Star Average Prices: $218.03

For a special occasion, not just any hotel will do. These are the best properties to book when you want to set the mood for romance or experience the good life with your nearest and dearest.

Start by booking the The Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa. This five-star hotel has a curated selection of 49 luxury hacienda-style suites and villas, each with a private patio and its own fireplace. Take a Pilates class or treat yourself to a massage at the on-site spa, recently rated five stars by Forbes Travel Guide. The Rancho Valencia welcomes pets and operates with a focus on sustainability. The property has a casual, rustic restaurant, The Pony Room, along with Veladora for farm-to-table fine dining. Two outdoor heated pools and hot tubs, babysitting services, lush grounds, and valet parking only scratch the surface of the offerings at this world-class resort.

Also consider L'Auberge Del Mar. Just 5 miles from Rancho Santa Fe, you'll find this luxury hotel with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. Estate-inspired suites and traditional guest rooms personify this retreat by the sea, each is appointed with genuine marble throughout the bathroom, a flat-screen TV, in-room coffee, and free wireless internet. Guests who opt for the resort fee can also access a shuttle, beach valet and gear, in-room newspaper services, and other premium amenities. You'll also find a full-service spa, two bars, and the Coastline restaurant for gourmet sustainable seafood and steaks.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Rancho Santa Fe

What Are the Best Budget-Friendly Hotels in Rancho Santa Fe, California?

3 Star Average Prices: $162.40

Although Rancho Santa Fe is one of the most sought-after residential areas in the nation, travelers can find budget-friendly hotels here. One of our favorite options for excellent accommodations on a tight budget is the Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach Del Mar. Located just over 5 miles from the center of Rancho Santa Fe, this highly rated hotel offers both traditional rooms and convenient suites.

The central location on HIghway 101 provides easy access to amenities. In fact, it's just a short walk from the beach with the glimmering Pacific Ocean beyond. This hotel boasts an exclusive Express Start complimentary breakfast buffet, plush bedding, and free high-speed Wi-Fi. Enjoy a refreshing swim in the outdoor pool complete with hot tub or keep up with your workout routine in the on-site fitness center.

Another budget-friendly option is Days Inn by Wyndham Encinitas Moonlight Beach. Also about a 5-mile drive from Rancho Santa Fe, this property is just a stone's throw from Moonlight State Beach. Guests benefit from free Wi-Fi, a complimentary breakfast buffet, free parking, laundry, a business center, and an outdoor pool. Choose from either a standard room or a spacious suite. The Days Inn is also close to the San Diego Zoo and LEGOLAND, which makes it a smart choice for families on holiday.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Rancho Santa Fe

2 Star Average Prices: $113.77

Which Hotels in Rancho Santa Fe, CA, Have the Best Discounts?

Group membership often comes with access to deals, including special hotel pricing. If you're looking for an exclusive discount rate, these properties are your best bet near Rancho Santa Fe.

Outstanding discounts are available at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. This Tribute Portfolio property offers a brand loyalty discount for members of AAA and its Canadian equivalent, so you can enjoy a great price for rooms at this secluded estate-style property. The 21-acre spread is nestled high above the city in the hills, with an on-site whiskey bar and creative California gourmet fare. This historic hotel opened in 1923 and features intimate gardens, private patios, and real wood fireplaces. Have a facial at the renowned spa, take a cheese making class, or enjoy a night in with a selection of board games.

Discount seekers should also think about staying the Hilton San Diego Del Mar. This beach hotel is an outstanding bargain for seniors who receive a generous discount, not to mention a central location within walking distance of Del Mar Fairgrounds and Races. Your stay will be distinguished by the outdoor patio with cozy firepits, the resort-style pool with two whirlpool tubs, live music, complimentary Wi-Fi, and local shuttle service. Stay at this pet-friendly property and run with your dog on the trails at Torrey Pines State Park.

Where Will I Find the Best Hotel Values in Rancho Santa Fe, CA?

When traveling on a budget, you want lodging that offers the maximum impact for each dollar you'll spend. These Rancho Santa Fe properties provide impressive value for your money.

Morgan Run Resort Rancho Santa Fe/Del Mar is an excellent deal. From the spacious, light-filled rooms to the kid-friendly amenities, this pick provides the best value for families in the area. This boutique property in the hills above San Diego is just 30 minutes from downtown and seconds from the Pacific Ocean. Play 27 holes of golf, take a dip in the heated outdoor pool, or take a class from a personal trainer at the on-site fitness center. At the kid's club, your little ones will have a blast with games, events, and fun activities designed just for those ages 6 to 12.

Hampton by Hilton Encinitas Cardiff Beach Area is a budget-friendly hotel with panache. Despite the affordable cost, your stay will be value-packed with a free hot breakfast, a fitness center, an outdoor pool and whirlpool tub, and free coffee and tea 24-hours a day. Every expansive room and suite is appointed with a signature Hampton comfort bed, free wireless internet, HDTV, and a mini fridge. You're also minutes away from top attractions like LEGOLAND, the San Diego Zoo, and the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

What Are the Best Activities Near Rancho Santa Fe, CA?

From incredible year-round weather to staggering scenery, it's hard to beat the pleasure of time spent in coastal southern California. When you choose to stay in Rancho Santa Fe, you'll enjoy the tranquility of the mountains and the sea, while remaining close to countless regional attractions.

The Rancho Santa Fe Art Gallery provides a showplace for local artists. Enjoy tea and cookies as you peruse the halls of this intimate space. You may even find a one-of-a-kind painting or sculpture in which to remember your visit.

Fans of sand and surf will appreciate the community's proximity to Fletcher Cove Beach. You'll find an observation deck where you can gaze at the horizon for hours and plenty of picnic spots, plus more active pursuits like a playground and basketball court.

If your ideal day at the beach includes hiking, take a trip to Torrey Pines State Park. This protected area is the largest stretch of undeveloped land on the California coastline. Birdwatchers know Torrey Pines is a great place to observe migratory species, especially when you make the climb to one of the several scenic overlooks. You can also access the beach below via a set of stone stairs that descend nearly 300 feet.

Traveling with your furry friend? Del Mar, just outside Rancho Santa Fe, is the home of a dedicated dog-friendly beach. The so-called 'Dog Beach' is the hot spot for off-leash fun with your pet. Actually called North Beach, this popular stretch of sand also features volleyball courts and a trail that leads to James Scripps Bluff Preserve so you can explore the cliffs towering above.

Moonlight State Beach is a popular choice in nearby Encinitas for its well-kept amenities. This area offers volleyball, picnic tables, clean restrooms, and wheelchair accessible beach ramps. Locals appreciate the safe, convenient location near the Central Lifeguard Tower. You can also sign up for surfing lessons here if you've always wanted to hang ten or need to brush up on your skills.

Add some excitement to your Rancho Santa Fe getaway when you spend the day at the Del Mar Race Track. Open since 1937, this track hosts events featuring California thoroughbred horses, along with ringside gourmet dining and luxury suites.
Encinitas is also the home of the San Diego Botanic Garden. Four miles of trails provide visitors a tour of the native plant species of the diverse regional climate areas. This 37-acre attraction boasts the largest bamboo collection in the United States, a children's garden, an herb garden, and numerous rainforest, coastal, and desert trees, flowers, and palms.

Whether work or play brings you to Rancho Santa Fe, you'll be thrilled with the region's natural beauty and high-end hotels. These deals make it easy to find affordable lodging so you can make the most of your stay.

FAQs about hotels in Rancho Santa Fe

What are the top reviewed hotels in Rancho Santa Fe?

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego, The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe and Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most luxurious hotels in Rancho Santa Fe?

Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa, L'Auberge Del Mar and Fairmont Grand Del Mar are the top 3 luxury hotels near Rancho Santa Fe city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Rancho Santa Fe?

The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, Morgan Run Club & Resort, and Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa are the properties closest to Rancho Santa Fe city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Rancho Santa Fe cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Rancho Santa Fe can be as cheap as $113.77 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Rancho Santa Fe cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Rancho Santa Fe has been $162.40 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a higher-end hotel in Rancho Santa Fe cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Rancho Santa Fe has been $218.03 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the most popular independent hotels in Rancho Santa Fe?

The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa and Winners Circle Resort, a VRI resort are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in Rancho Santa Fe?

Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Del Mar, San Diego Marriott Del Mar and Residence Inn San Diego Del Mar are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the best Choice Hotels branded hotels in Rancho Santa Fe?

Econo Lodge Encinitas Moonlight Beach, Rodeway Inn Encinitas North and Quality Inn Encinitas Near Legoland are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the most popular Best Western hotels in Rancho Santa Fe?

BW Premier Hotel Del Mar and Best Western Encinitas Inn & Suites at Moonlight Beach are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Rancho Santa Fe?

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Solana Beach Del Mar, Hotel Indigo San Diego Del Mar, an IHG Hotel and Staybridge Suites Carlsbad, an IHG Hotel are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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