If you prefer to save money while traveling, then choosing a cheap hotel is an essential point in planning your trip. On average, the cost of a room in cheap San Diego hotels is about $100 per day. Remember that regardless of the cost of a room, a hotel tax of 10.5% applies (12.5% ​​applies to large hotels, more than 70 rooms). Below we provide a list of hotels cost of living, in which per day is about $100.

In our opinion, prices at San Diego hotels are not the highest, especially compared to other popular resorts such as Orlando and Hawaii. Judge for yourself:

Double rooms in the cheapest hotels will cost about 55-65 dollars per 1 night;

Decent 3-star hotels with an excellent off-center breakfast cost an average of $70-80;

A room in a comfortable hotel in the city center can be booked for $95-140;

For a four-star suite you will have to pay an average of $130-250;
And in the most luxurious hotels in San Diego 5* prices are lower than in the best hotels in Los Angeles. Their cost is from 250 to 500 dollars.

To register at the hotel and pay for accommodation, one of the guests must provide an identity card and a credit card (debit or credit).

3-star hotels

Wyndham San Diego Bayside (3*, from $129, rating 8.2, on the bay near the Waterfront Park, next to the cruise terminal) is a very convenient hotel for exploring the city. In the evening hours, it is especially enjoyable to walk along the promenade, to look at the beautifully illuminated ships. Some have panoramic bay views. Rooms with a furnished balcony are also available. It has restaurants, a gym, and a pool, and a free shuttle service to the San Diego Zoo, Seaport Village Shopping Center and the airport.

Staypineapple at Hotel Z (3*, from $98, rating 9.2, City Center) is a stylish, affordable hotel with clean and comfortable rooms and homely atmosphere. It is located in a very convenient location in the city center, not far from the Gaslamp Quarter and Horton Plaza shopping center. The hotel has a 24-hour reception. Guests are offered a bathrobe and slippers, free Wi-fi Internet, all necessary appliances, bicycle rental is available. Pets are allowed. The distance to the airport is only 4 km.

Homewood Suites by Hilton (3*, from $125 with breakfast, rating 9.0, Mission Valley) – comfortable luxury rooms with excellent soundproofing, good furniture, living area, private kitchen, and refrigerator. Excellent location for sightseeing in San Diego and visiting the zoo, friendly and helpful staff, high level of service, homely atmosphere. The price includes a good breakfast. It is perfect for low-cost families with children.

Other 3 star hotels in San Diego:

Marriott Vacation Club Pulse (price from $ 139, rating 9.1, City center)
SpringHill Suites (price from $ 144, rating 9.0, Downtown / Bayfront)

Best Western PLUS Island Palms Hotel & Marina (price from $ 109, rating 8.8, Mission Valley)

TownePlace Suites (price from $ 110 with breakfast, 9.0, Downtown) – aparthotel with family rooms

Residence Inn (from $ 175, rating 8.7, La Jolla) – self-catering studios

Cheap 2 Star Hotels

Good Nite Inn San Diego near SeaWorld (2 *, price from $ 69, rating 7.9, Midway-Pacific Highway) is an excellent inexpensive motel-type hotel with free parking for cars. Convenient for traveling around the United States by car.


USA Hostels Downtown (price from $ 36 with breakfast, rating 8.8, City Center)

California Dreams Hostel (price from $ 30 with breakfast, rating 9.0, Pacific Beach)

USA Hostels Ocean Beach (price from $ 33 with breakfast, rating 9.2, Ocean Beach)

HI San Diego Point Loma Hostel (price from $ 35 with breakfast, rating 8.7, Point Loma)