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562 Cheap Hotels in Downtown San Diego - Specials, Reviews, & Last Minute Deals

Wyndham San Diego Bayside
4 out of 5
1355 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$233 per night
4/5Very Good! (3,462 reviews)

"Hotel is nice, location is awesome. When we admitted to hotel, that night employee almost ruined everything and I was going to give 1 star to this hotel but next morning a manager fixed the situation."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jun. 2020

Wyndham San Diego Bayside
Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Downtown
4 out of 5
601 Pacific Hwy, San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$326 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (4,566 reviews)

"Did a great job during COVID keeping it safe. Enjoyed the beautiful views by the harbor and close to Seaport Village duning and activity AND Cheesecake Factory. I fo love cheesecake!!"…"

Reviewed on 3 Jul. 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego Bay Downtown
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
4 out of 5
207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA
The price is NZ$329 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (2,005 reviews)

"The pool area and the lounging area was really nice not to mention you could look right down the street and see the gas lamps."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jun. 2020

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
Hotel Indigo Gaslamp Quarter
4 out of 5
509 9th Ave, San Diego, CA
Free cancellation
The price is NZ$240 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,059 reviews)

"I hated that I had to pay $20 down the street for parking. Orange stuff came out of the sink when I had to do my hair. Other than that not a bad place"…"

Reviewed on 30 Jun. 2020

Hotel Indigo Gaslamp Quarter
Four Points by Sheraton San Diego Downtown Little Italy
3 out of 5
1617 1st Avenue, San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$216 per night
3.9/5Good! (997 reviews)

"Clean and quiet for being near the FWY. Mitch is excellent in customer service! GREAT downtown view with a great price!!!!!! Lots of off street parking for free available as well or $30 USD/day for hotel parking."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jun. 2020

Four Points by Sheraton San Diego Downtown Little Italy
InterContinental San Diego
4 out of 5
901 Bayfront Court, San Diego, CA
Free cancellation
The price is NZ$326 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,296 reviews)

"good location and very clean , helpful front desk staff , convenient parking under the hotel"…"

Reviewed on 22 Jun. 2020

InterContinental San Diego
Urban Boutique Hotel
3 out of 5
1654 Columbia Street, San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$148 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,715 reviews)

"Very charming and cozy. Flawless service. Unbeatable location. 10/10 would certainly stay again."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jul. 2020

Urban Boutique Hotel
Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown/Bayside, CA
3.5 out of 5
2137 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$257 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (977 reviews)

"Great location. Right by little Italy, 8 minutes away from DTSD."…"

Reviewed on 25 May 2020

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown/Bayside, CA
Westgate Hotel
4.5 out of 5
1055 Second Ave, San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$247 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,015 reviews)

"This is a beautiful hotel with a caring, attentive staff."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jun. 2020

Westgate Hotel
The Sofia Hotel
3.5 out of 5
150 W Broadway, San Diego, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NZ$218 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (3,198 reviews)

"The hotels location is not far from walking distance to the GasLamp district, restaurants all around right away. You can Uber to the Kissing statue down the street."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jun. 2020

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Frequently asked questions

What is Downtown San Diego like?
Travellers love the Downtown San Diego neighbourhood for its popular zoo and top museums. Experience the best of Downtown San Diego with a visit to Port of San Diego, B Street Cruise Ship Terminal and USS Midway Museum.
Where is the best place to stay in Downtown San Diego?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, Pendry San Diego is the highest ranked property in Downtown San Diego. This 5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 3 restaurants. It is located a short 3-minute walk from Petco Park. Other top choices in the neighbourhood include Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Downtown/Bayfront and Solamar San Diego.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Downtown San Diego, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel bookings are refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals available in Downtown San Diego.
What are the top things to see and do in Downtown San Diego?
Be sure to get some family photos at USS Midway Museum, Maritime Museum of San Diego and Waterfront Park while you’re out sightseeing in Downtown San Diego. As you’re discovering the neighbourhood, Port of San Diego and B Street Cruise Ship Terminal are some other places worth a visit. Favourite places to visit in the surrounding area include Seaport Village, Petco Park and Balboa Park. While you’re out sightseeing in San Diego, make sure that you visit other sights such as San Diego Zoo or Harbor Island.
How can I get around Downtown San Diego and the greater San Diego area?
If you want to see more of the city, America Plaza Trolley Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include County Center - Little Italy Station and Civic Center Station. To venture out of town, take a train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot. Learn about your options for water transport at the port.

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