THE 25 BEST PLACES TO STAY

The Guild Hotel

By Amenities, Bar, Best, Booking.com 9.0 - 9.9, Booking.com Rating, Downtown, Experience, Free Wifi, Gaslamp, Gaslamp, Gaslamp | Stay, Great Location, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, Parking, Pet Friendly, Stay, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

San Diego meets the Mediterranean Coast in this ultra chic yet understated hotel. Serving as the YMCA building from the twenties to mid-seventies, it was reconceptualized as a modern, design-forward luxury hotel and opened in 2019. Dine in the gorgeous garden courtyard or enjoy a cocktail in the ritzy Guild Bar during your stay.

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Fairmont Grand Del Mar

By Amenities, Bar, Best, Booking.com 9.0 - 9.9, Booking.com Rating, Carmel Valley, Carmel Valley, Carmel Valley | Stay, Del Mar, Del Mar, Del Mar | Stay, Experience, Family Friendly, Free Wifi, Great Location, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, North County, North County, Parking, Pet Friendly, Restaurant, Romantic, San Diego Neighborhoods, Stay, Swimming Pool, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

An opulent, palatial resort stretching 400 acres five miles from the coast. Spacious elegant rooms make for relaxing retreats after a day lounging by the pool, hiking nearby canyons, or exploring all that Del Mar has to offer.

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Indigo Gaslamp

By Amenities, Bar, Best, Booking.com 8.0 - 8.9, Booking.com Rating, Downtown, Downtown, Experience, Family Friendly, Free Wifi, Gaslamp, Gaslamp, Gaslamp | Stay, Great Location, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, Parking, Pet Friendly, Restaurant, Romantic, Stay, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

Only three blocks to Petco Park, Hotel Indigo offers approachable-chic design and beautiful rooftop views. This is a terrific pet-friendly option for those looking to spend most of their trip downtown and surrounding neighborhoods. 

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Kona Kai Resort

By Amenities, Bar, Best, Booking.com 8.0 - 8.9, Booking.com Rating, Downtown, Downtown, Experience, Family Friendly, Free Wifi, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, Parking, Point Loma, Point Loma, Point Loma | Stay, San Diego Neighborhoods, Stay, Swimming Pool, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

A hidden treasure on Shelter Island! With a ‘casual luxury’ atmosphere and design, this is a fun and laid-back place to spend time in San Diego. Kona Kai Resort has a private beach onsite, an adults only pool and tiki bar, with plenty more options for kids and pets.

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Glorietta Bay Inn

Glorietta Bay Inn

By Amenities, Beaches, Beaches, Beachfront, Best, Booking.com 8.0 - 8.9, Booking.com Rating, Boutique, Coronado, Coronado, Coronado | Stay, Experience, Family Friendly, Free Wifi, Great Location, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, Parking, Romantic, San Diego Neighborhoods, Stay, Swimming Pool, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

This historical landmark was originally home to John Dietrich Spreckels, one of the most important historical figures in San Diego. Now the stately hotel features contemporary rooms and unique complimentary families that will suit families, like daily gingersnap cookies, a mini putt-putt course and a Bedtime Story Hotline. 

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Hotel Del Coronado

Hotel Del Coronado

By Amenities, Bar, Beaches, Beaches, Beachfront, Best, Booking.com 7.0 - 7.9, Booking.com Rating, Coronado, Coronado, Coronado | Stay, Experience, Family Friendly, Free Wifi, Great Location, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, Parking, Pet Friendly, Restaurant, Romantic, San Diego Neighborhoods, Stay, Swimming Pool, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

One of the most prestigious hotels on the West Coast offers luxury like no other in the area. There are endless water activities, an array of shopping and dining options, a spa and salon – all onsite across 28 sprawling oceanfront acres. Fit for travelers seeking the ultimate indulgence in San Diego. 

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Hotel Marisol Coronado

By Amenities, Beaches, Beaches, Best, Booking.com 9.0 - 9.9, Booking.com Rating, Boutique, Coronado, Coronado, Coronado | Stay, Experience, Free Wifi, Great Location, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, Pet Friendly, Romantic, San Diego Neighborhoods, Stay, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

This cozy and inviting boutique hotel provides privacy and quick access to the best of Coronado. Hotel Marisol has just 15 rooms with luxurious Italian linens, a private courtyard, fresh daily breakfast and more. Perfect for couples looking for a quiet, quaint retreat.

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pendry

Pendry

By Amenities, Bar, Best, Booking.com 9.0 - 9.9, Booking.com Rating, Downtown, Downtown, Experience, Family Friendly, Free Wifi, Gaslamp, Gaslamp, Gaslamp | Stay, Great Location, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, Parking, Pet Friendly, Romantic, San Diego Neighborhoods, Stay, Swimming Pool, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

The Pendry mixes California cool with sophisticated city vibes. One of San Diego’s newest hotels offers upscale dining, a holistic spa, rooftop pool and lounge, luxury social club, and more. 

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Solamar

By Amenities, Bar, Best, Booking.com 8.0 - 8.9, Booking.com Rating, Downtown, Downtown, Experience, Family Friendly, Free Wifi, Gaslamp, Gaslamp, Gaslamp | Stay, Great Location, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, Parking, Pet Friendly, Romantic, San Diego Neighborhoods, Stay, Swimming Pool, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

A chic and fun destination that’s pet-friendly – with no breed or weight restrictions! Rent a complimentary bike, take a yoga class at the rooftop pool, and then bring your pup to the hotel’s nightly happy hour. Tip: ask the concierge for a list of pet-friendly locations around the city.

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sofia

Sofia Hotel

By Amenities, Bar, Best, Booking.com 8.0 - 8.9, Booking.com Rating, Downtown, Downtown, Experience, Family Friendly, Free Wifi, Gaslamp, Gaslamp, Gaslamp | Stay, Great Location, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, Parking, Pet Friendly, Romantic, San Diego Neighborhoods, Stay, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

Located near the Horton Plaza shopping center, Spreckles and Balboa Theatres. The Sofia Hotel offers cozy, nature-inspired guest rooms, a yoga studio, and spa. Their onsite restaurant Currant features an enticing mix of French and American cuisine, with daily Happy Hour from 2 to 7 p.m.

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Omni

By Amenities, Bar, Best, Booking.com 9.0 - 9.9, Booking.com Rating, Downtown, Downtown, Experience, Family Friendly, Free Wifi, Gaslamp, Gaslamp, Gaslamp | Stay, Great Location, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, Parking, Pet Friendly, Restaurant, Romantic, San Diego Neighborhoods, Stay, Swimming Pool, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

Baseball fans, look no further: the Omni is connected to Petco Park! Also across the street from the convention center, trolley and nearby a beautiful waterfront walking path. Kids receive a backpack full of goodies including a card game and activity book during check-in.

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Hilton Gaslamp

By Amenities, Bar, Best, Booking.com 8.0 - 8.9, Booking.com Rating, Downtown, Downtown, Experience, Family Friendly, Gaslamp, Gaslamp, Gaslamp | Stay, Great Location, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, Parking, Romantic, San Diego Neighborhoods, Stay, Swimming Pool, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

Just one block from Fifth Ave, this Hilton is a great retreat for couples, families, and those traveling for business. Featuring an outdoor heated pool, fitness center, and complimentary breakfast. 

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Manchester Grand Hyatt

Manchester Grand Hyatt

By Amenities, Bar, Best, Booking.com 8.0 - 8.9, Booking.com Rating, Downtown, Downtown, Experience, Family Friendly, Free Wifi, Gaslamp, Gaslamp, Gaslamp | Stay, Great Location, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, Parking, Pet Friendly, Romantic, San Diego Neighborhoods, Stay, Swimming Pool, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

Looking for a spacious room with a view? This hotel offers over 1,600 rooms and 76 suites, two rooftop pools, and massive event spaces. Grab a sunset cocktail at the Top of the Hyatt on the 40th floor for sweeping city and bay views.

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The Westgate

By Amenities, Bar, Best, Booking.com 8.0 - 8.9, Booking.com Rating, Downtown, Downtown, Experience, Family Friendly, Free Wifi, Gaslamp, Gaslamp, Gaslamp | Stay, Great Location, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, Romantic, San Diego Neighborhoods, Stay, Swimming Pool, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

An upscale, elegant hotel that’s a popular place for weddings and large gatherings. Enjoy afternoon tea in the Grand Lobby, specialty cocktails in the Plaza Bar, or decadent in-room dining. The Westgate also offers a rooftop junior Olympic-sized pool, fitness classes, running track, and full service spa.

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US Grant Hotel

US Grant

By Amenities, Bar, Best, Booking.com 8.0 - 8.9, Booking.com Rating, Downtown, Downtown, Experience, Family Friendly, Free Wifi, Gaslamp, Gaslamp, Gaslamp | Stay, Great Location, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, Parking, Pet Friendly, Romantic, San Diego Neighborhoods, Stay, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

A historic landmark since 1910, The US Grant exudes both charm and grandeur. Relax in classic, cozy guest rooms with 24-hour room service. End your day at Rendezvous, the onsite French cocktail bar or the Grant Grill Lounge.

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Carlsbad Seapointe Resort

By Amenities, Beachfront, Best, Booking.com 9.0 - 9.9, Booking.com Rating, Carlsbad, Carlsbad, Carlsbad | Stay, Experience, Family Friendly, Free Wifi, Great Location, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, North County, North County, Parking, Romantic, San Diego Neighborhoods, Stay, Swimming Pool, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

Enjoy a view of North Ponto Beach along with two swimming pools and jacuzzis. A putting green, tennis court, and children’s play area make this a great option for families. 

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Omni La Costa Resort & Spa

By Amenities, Bar, Best, Booking.com 8.0 - 8.9, Booking.com Rating, Carlsbad, Carlsbad, Carlsbad | Stay, Experience, Family Friendly, Free Wifi, Great Location, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, North County, North County, Parking, Pet Friendly, Restaurant, Romantic, San Diego Neighborhoods, Stay, Swimming Pool, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

A popular North County wedding destination with two championship golf courses, eight pools, and 17 tennis courts. Locals love the award-winning spa, and there’s plenty for kids to love like scavenger hunts, dive-in movies and nightly s’mores roasting. Relax, indulge…and good luck leaving this award-winning resort.

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Ocean Palms Beach Resort

By Amenities, Beachfront, Best, Booking.com 9.0 - 9.9, Booking.com Rating, Carlsbad, Carlsbad, Carlsbad | Stay, Experience, Family Friendly, Free Wifi, Great Location, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, North County, North County, Parking, Romantic, San Diego Neighborhoods, Stay, Swimming Pool, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

A tropical beachside resort – minus the hefty resort fees. This dog-friendly resort offers fully equipped in-room kitchens, free continental breakfast, beach gear, a heated pool, hot tub, fire pits, putting green, and more.

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l'auberge

L’Auberge

By Amenities, Bar, Beachfront, Best, Booking.com 8.0 - 8.9, Booking.com Rating, Del Mar, Del Mar, Del Mar | Stay, Experience, Family Friendly, Free Wifi, Great Location, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, North County, North County, Parking, Pet Friendly, Restaurant, Romantic, San Diego Neighborhoods, Stay, Swimming Pool, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

This upscale, inviting resort and spa is a popular wedding destination – for good reason. Beautiful ocean views and exceptional dining experiences are some of the many reasons San Diegans and travelers from around the world love this award-winning resort. Perfect for those looking for a luxe anniversary destination.

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Del Mar Motel on the beach

Del Mar Motel on the Beach

By Amenities, Beachfront, Best, Booking.com 8.0 - 8.9, Booking.com Rating, Del Mar, Del Mar, Del Mar | Stay, Experience, Family Friendly, Free Wifi, Great Location, Location, Neighborhoods, North County, North County, Parking, San Diego Neighborhoods, Stay, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

Immerse yourself in the local neighborhood scene while staying at one of West Crave’s charming bungalows and suites. Walking distance to the beach, parks, and all of the sensational shopping and dining Del Mar has to offer.

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Estancia la jolla

Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa

By Amenities, Bar, Beaches, Beaches, Best, Booking.com 8.0 - 8.9, Booking.com Rating, Experience, Family Friendly, Free Wifi, La Jolla, La Jolla, La Jolla | Stay, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, Parking, Pet Friendly, Romantic, San Diego Neighborhoods, Stay, Swimming Pool, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

Luxury accommodations, a full-service spa, posh pool with cabanas, and lush gardens make the Estancia a halcyon destination. This award-winning hotel exudes class, comfort and charm.

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The Lodge at Torrey Pines

By Amenities, Bar, Beaches, Beaches, Best, Booking.com 9.0 - 9.9, Booking.com Rating, Experience, Family Friendly, Free Wifi, La Jolla, La Jolla, La Jolla | Stay, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, Parking, Pet Friendly, Restaurant, Romantic, San Diego Neighborhoods, Stay, Swimming Pool, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

This stunning craftsman-inspired luxury resort is essentially a North County San Diego institution. The Lodge at Torrey Pines offers impressive amenities like 24-hour room service and luxury car service.

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Tower 23

Tower 23

By Amenities, Bar, Beaches, Beaches, Beachfront, Best, Booking.com 9.0 - 9.9, Booking.com Rating, Experience, Free Wifi, Great Location, Location, Luxury, Neighborhoods, Pacific Beach, Pacific Beach, Pacific Beach | Stay, Parking, Restaurant, Romantic, San Diego Neighborhoods, Stay, The 25 Best Hotels in San Diego

Chic, beach casual rooms overlooking the Pacific Beach pier. Locals love the onsite restaurant JRDN for fresh coastal cuisine and people watching. Tower 23 is a fantastic option for bachelor / bachelorette parties, bridal showers or birthdays.

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