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Poway California Hotels & Motels

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The Poway center is about 1 mile southeast of Arbolitos Sports Fields.

Located in north inland San Diego County, Poway is home to nearly 40,000 residents and is famously known as “The City in the Country.” Just 30 minutes from downtown San Diego yet nestled in a valley, it's the perfect blend of urban and rural landscapes. More from this guide...

Poway Hotels/Motels & Accommodations

Best Western Poway / san Diego Hotel - Poway
+1-888-690-5247
13845 Poway Rd., Poway, CA 92064-4805
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Free breakfast available
From$80
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Ramada Poway - Poway
+1-888-305-3366
12448 Poway Rd., Poway, CA 92064
  • Economical Suburban hotel
  • 2 floors in hotel
Hampton Inn & Suites - Poway
+1-800-881-1523
14068 Stowe Dr., Poway, CA 92064
  • Mid-scale Suburban hotel
  • 108 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$119
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Staybridge Suites San Diego Rancho Bernardo
+1-888-283-3404
11855 Ave. of Industry, San Diego, CA 92128 ~3.03 miles northwest of Poway
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • Check in time: 4:00 pm
From$119
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Residence Inn San Diego Rancho Bernardo / Carmel Mountain Ranch
+1-866-221-8581
11002 Rancho Carmel Dr., San Diego, CA 92128 ~3.04 miles west of Poway
  • 3 star Suburban hotel
  • Check-in: 4pm
From$139
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Hotel Karlan San Diego : 14455 Penasquitos Dr.
+1-866-429-5787
14455 Penasquitos Dr., San Diego, CA 92129 ~3.42 miles west of Poway
  • Expensive Suburban property
  • Check-in time: 3:00pm
From$189
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La Quinta Inn San Diego Miramar by Wyndham - San Diego
+1-888-690-5281
10185 Paseo Montril, San Diego, CA 92129 ~4.21 miles west of Poway
  • 3 star Highway hotel
  • Hotel has 4 floors
  • Inn appears to be older
  • World class service
From$59
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Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Poway in San Diego
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12011 Scripps Highland Dr., San Diego, CA 92131 ~4.52 miles west of Poway
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Quit location
  • Terrific location
From$139
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Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Rancho Bernardo in San Diego
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11611 Bernardo Plaza Court, San Diego, CA 92128 ~4.61 miles northwest of Poway
  • 3-star Lake hotel
  • 4 floors in hotel
From$94
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Springhill Suites by Marriott San Diego Poway
+1-800-881-1523
12032 Scripps Highlands Dr., San Diego, CA 92131 ~4.65 miles west of Poway
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • 137 rooms in property
  • Great reception
  • Most guests said rooms were clean
From$129
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Radisson Hotel San Diego Rancho Bernardo in San Diego
+1-888-283-3404
11520 West Bernardo Court, San Diego, CA 92127 Website ~4.87 miles northwest of Poway
  • Three Star Suburban property
  • Fitness center on property
  • Spacious rooms
  • Ordinary amenities
From$68
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Hilton Garden Inn
+1-866-221-8581
17240 Bernardo Center Dr., San Diego, CA 92128 ~4.99 miles northwest of Poway
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • 3 floors in hotel
From$109
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Holiday Inn Express Rancho Bernardo - San Diego
+1-866-429-5787
17065 West Bernardo Dr., San Diego, CA 92127 ~5.06 miles northwest of Poway
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • Check in time: 3:00 PM
Rancho Bernardo Inn : 17550 Bernardo Oaks Dr.
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17550 Bernardo Oaks Dr., San Diego, CA 92128 ~5.16 miles north of Poway
  • 4-star Resort property
  • 3 floors in hotel
From$209
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Holiday Inn Express
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9888 Mira Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92131 ~5.55 miles southwest of Poway
  • Affordable Suburban property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • So many foods
  • AC needs updating
Comfort Suites San Diego Miramar
+1-888-305-3366
9880 Mira Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92131 ~5.56 miles southwest of Poway
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
Oakwood at Casa Mira View - San Diego
+1-800-881-1523
11195 Westview Pkwy., San Diego, CA 92126 ~5.59 miles west of Poway
  • Three Star property
  • Access to gym on-site
Oakwood at E Reserve at 4s Ranch
+1-888-283-3404
10411 Reserve Dr., San Diego, CA 92127 ~6.20 miles northwest of Poway
  • Midscale property
  • Check in time: 15:30
Holiday Inn Miramar
+1-866-221-8581
9335 Kearny Mesa Rd., San Diego, CA 92126 ~6.82 miles southwest of Poway
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Airport shuttle provided
From$119
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Best Western San Diego / Miramar Hotel in San Diego
+1-866-429-5787
9310 Kearny Mesa Rd., San Diego, CA 92126-4503 ~6.86 miles southwest of Poway
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
From$80
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Quality Inn San Diego Miramar : 9350 Kearny Mesa Rd.
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9350 Kearny Mesa Rd., San Diego, CA 92126 ~6.87 miles southwest of Poway
  • 2-star Suburban hotel
  • 59 rooms in property
Carlton Oaks Country Club in Santee
+1-888-690-5247
9200 Inwood Dr., Santee, CA 92071 ~8.40 miles south of Poway
  • Economical property
  • Check in: 3:00 p.m.
  • Most guests said the reception staff was ok
  • Great service
Escondido Lodge
+1-888-305-3366
2650 Escondido Blvd., Escondido, CA 92025 ~8.92 miles north of Poway
  • Midscale property
  • 44 rooms in hotel
Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa
+1-800-881-1523
5921 Valencia Circle, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067 ~8.97 miles west of Poway
  • Luxurious Five Star property
  • Hotel has 49 rooms
From$250
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Staybridge Suites Sorrento Mesa
+1-888-283-3404
6639 Mira Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92121 ~9.00 miles west of Poway
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • 131 rooms in hotel
  • Nice rooms
  • Close to shopping areas
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Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Poway, CA discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Poway hotel for each day and each star rating category.

Throughout its history, Poway has had plenty of settlers from across North America, which is a trend that's still seen today in the city's demographics. Native Americans called the area home nearly a thousand years ago, and archaeologists still collect artifacts from these ancient civilizations. In the 18th century, the Spaniards colonized the area, bringing religion to the natives. It wasn't until the late 19th century that American settlers set up shop, drawn by the beauty of the area and the fertile land. Today, Poway is an isolated suburban community that's home to some massive corporations and is an ideal place to raise a family.

Whether you're in Poway for business or leisure, you'll find hotels ranging from budget to luxury options and everything in between. Regardless of which you pick, you'll find that each hotel has amenities to help you have a relaxing, enjoyable, and memorable getaway.

When to Visit Poway, CA

Because of its southern and inland location, Poway has a mild climate that doesn't vary much between seasons. Still, it has optimal times to visit to avoid crowds or enjoy everything the city has to offer.

The best time to visit Poway is March through May, right before tourists arrive and while the weather is still comfortable but not too hot or cold. However, Poway goes through a “May Gray” phase, which means you shouldn't expect a ton of sunshine during your stay. The valleys also come to life with wildflowers and other foliage, providing a beautiful backdrop to the city. You can usually find a nice rate on a hotel of your choice if you book within a few days or a week of visiting Poway.

December through February is Poway's “cold season,” but in comparison to nearly everywhere else in the United States, it's definitely mild. Average temperatures range from a high in the 60s to a low in the 40s, but the low temperatures typically only happen in the early morning hours. During this time, precipitation is at its highest, so make sure to pack a raincoat on your visit. Hotel demand plummets during this time of the year, so you can often get a great deal on the hotel of your choice.

Autumn is a spectacular time to visit Poway, as the tourist season has finally died down from the summer. The average highs remain in the upper 70s with lows only in the low 60s, and the sun is consistently shining throughout the day. Because of the lull in tourism, hotels are willing to offer some great accommodations at a price you'll surely love.

If you come during the summer, expect an influx of tourists to drive up hotel rates. However, unlike much of the rest of southern California, don't expect outrageous temperatures. Typically, you can enjoy temperatures between 65 and 85 degrees. This is perfect for exploring the city on foot, taking a hike into the mountains, or heading to the beach, which is just a short drive from Poway. Make sure to book a hotel early to get your choice. Otherwise, you'll be paying far more than you had budgeted for your adventure.

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

seasonality of hotel rates in Poway

Poway by Star Rating

Below we've posted 3 graphs demonstrating mean nightly cost patterns by star rating class in Poway, CA. You can use these charts to determine the least expensive time period to make a reservation in Poway during the year.

Luxury Hotel Options in Poway, CA

4 Star Average Prices: $234.38

Luxury hotel accommodation isn't all that prevalent in Poway, but the Rancho Valencia Hotel & Spa is frequently regarded as one of the most opulent hotels in the area. Chosen by Travel & Leisure, US News, and many other publications as one of the top 50 luxury resorts in America, Rancho Valencia has all the amenities you need and want.

You can choose between several sumptuous guest rooms and suites here, each offering amenities such as a private patio, wireless internet, a flat screen television with cable programming, a DVD player, and a private bathroom with designer toiletries and a deep soaking tub. Relax throughout your stay at this full-service hotel by getting a massage and facial at the spa, taking a dip in one of two pools, going for a steam in the sauna, or hitting the hard court for a game of tennis. You can also take advantage of the on-site restaurant or get food delivered to your room around the clock.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Poway

Budget Hotel Options in Poway, CA

3 Star Average Prices: $137.18

If you're looking to stay on track with your vacation budget, book a stay at the La Quinta Inn. Located just 4 miles from downtown Poway, this hotel is just a short drive away from tons of other major attractions and destinations such as Rancho Penasquitos, the Torrey Highlands, and Black Mountain Open Space Park. Take a dip in the outdoor pool or sit poolside and surf the net with the complimentary internet found throughout the hotel.

Each room comes equipped with the necessities and then some, offering free Wi-Fi, a work desk to keep up with your job, a coffee and tea maker for some caffeine to keep you going, a flat-screen television with cable programming, and daily housekeeping so everything's neat and tidy when you get back from a day of exploration.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Poway

2 Star Average Prices: $111.94

2 Star Hotel Prices in Poway

Best Discounts in Poway, CA

If you're searching for a way to save money on your trip to Poway, take a look at the many hotels that offer discounts for specific groups or members. The Best Western is just one of those places. Offering discounts to AAA members, military personnel, and government employees, this hotel has everything you need. Each room comes with either a king bed, queen bed, or two double beds, and you'll have access to in-room features such as complimentary wireless internet, a flat-screen television with cable programming, a refrigerator, a microwave, and a soft bed that assures a good night's rest.

All guests also have access to an outdoor pool, a complimentary continental breakfast, and a picnic area to enjoy a meal with your family when the weather cooperates.

Value Hotel Options in Poway, CA

When you want top-notch accommodation without the price tag, head to the Ramada Inn. Here you can get affordable accommodations with all the extras. Choose from room arrangements such as a king bed, queen bed, or two double beds, and enjoy free Wi-Fi, cable television, a refrigerator, a microwave, and complimentary toiletries. Guest can also grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or splash away in the outdoor pool. To soothe your body after a day of hiking, go for a soak in the spa tub.

Top Attractions and Destinations in Poway, CA

No matter where you decide to stay in Poway, you're just a few miles away from the area's top attractions. If you're an avid outdoorsman, you'd do yourself a disservice by not visiting the Mount Woodson Trail. Covering a distance of 6.6 miles round-trip and with an elevation gain of 1,800 feet, it's not for the faint of heart or the amateur hiker. Indeed, the terrain can get rather tough with a total trip time of about four hours.

Eventually, you'll reach the 3,000-foot summit of Mt. Woodson, which is the tallest mountain in the San Diego area. It also has plenty of boulders for rock climbing and bouldering as well as the famed Potato Chip Rock, which is one of the most photographed places near Poway.

On your way up to Mount Woodson, make sure to stop by Lake Poway. Originally the sole water source for the city, today it's one of the premier recreational facilities in the city. Open seven days a week, you can do a variety of activities, including fishing, picnicking, boating, and archery.

If you're looking to push your luck a bit, head to the Barona Resort & Casino in nearby Lakeside. Just 20 minutes away from Poway, this upscale casino offers thousands of slots as well as table games and poker. Once you've worked up a hunger from winning so much, head to one of the six on-site restaurants, which serve Italian cuisine, breakfast, sandwiches, steaks, and Asian fusion food. Voted as one of the top casino dining establishments, you'll never run out of things to sample and enjoy. If you're not a gambler, you can still enjoy your time here at the Barona Creek Golf Club. With rolling hills and fantastic landscapes, the course is one of the most challenging and beautiful in California.

Another outdoor option is the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Surprisingly, it's located to the north of Poway, further out from San Diego, but still offers many of the same wildlife viewings as the world-famous San Diego Zoo. This 1,800-acre park features many animals from across Africa, including antelope, rhinos, cheetahs, elephants, giraffes, and gorillas.

Whatever your reason for coming to Poway, you're sure to find the right accommodation, whether it's a budget-friendly hotel on the outskirts of town or a mid-range option in the heart of the city. Book your room today so you can start to plan the trip of a lifetime.

FAQs about hotels in Poway

What are the most favored hotels in Poway?

Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, Fairmont Grand Del Mar and Hampton Inn & Suites are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most luxurious hotels in Poway?

Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, Fairmont Grand Del Mar and Hotel Karlan San Diego are the top 3 luxury hotels near Poway city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Poway?

Best Western Poway, Ramada Poway, and Hampton Inn & Suites are the properties closest to Poway city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Poway cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Poway can be as cheap as $111.94 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Poway cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Poway has been $137.18 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a high-end hotel in Poway cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Poway has been $234.38 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Poway?

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

What are the most popular Marriott hotels in Poway?

Residence Inn San Diego Rancho Bernardo, Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Poway and Residence Inn by Marriott Sorrento Mesa are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Poway?

Comfort Inn Escondido San Diego North County, Quality Inn San Diego Miramar and Comfort Suites San Diego Miramar are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best Best Western hotels in Poway?

Best Western San Diego, Best Western Poway and Best Western Santee Lodge are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Poway?

Staybridge Suites San Diego Rancho Bernardo, Holiday Inn Express Sorrento Valley and Holiday Inn Miramar are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

Verified reviews of the city of Poway

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

"Great Hotel!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Not much, didnt see many restaurants especially for late night.

Tracy S., from 18-Jun-2018
"Poway Lake"
Score 4.0 / 5

Great shopping, liquor stores and Poway Lake close by.

Dan H., from 15-Jun-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of Poway, CA shown above is 4.0 out of 5 based on 2 reviews
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