Best Hotels in Central San Diego, San Diego

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U.S. News & World Report ranks the best hotels in Central San Diego based on an analysis of industry awards, hotel star ratings and user ratings. Hotels that appear after ranked hotels are sorted by hotel class and then by user rating, as provided by TripAdvisor.

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    Hilton San Diego Mission Valley
    San Diego, CA
    3.8 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class

    Although some recent guests said rooms located near the elevators and those overlooking the adjacent freeway were noisy, overall, many past visitors enjoyed their stays at the Hilton San Diego Mission Valley. Located in San Diego's Mission Valley neighborhood, this Hilton outpost sits within 5 miles of top attractions like Balboa Park and the San Diego Zoo and has a 24-hour business center, an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness center. Additional perks, such as access to a lounge that serves free breakfast daily, are available if you stay in an upgraded guest room or suite, and all accommodations come with amenities like flat-screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi access and minifridges. Room decor in each space is modern with cream and brown tones, gray accent fabrics and wooden furnishings. When you're ready to grab a bite to eat, you can choose from several eateries along Mission Valley's main thoroughfare, Camino De La Reina, or the on-site Polanco Kitchen & Bar. Past diners described the restaurant's Mexican-inspired cuisine as tasty but pricey. If you're a member of the Hilton Honors rewards program, you can help offset food costs by paying for your room with points.

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    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Diego - Mission Valley
    San Diego, CA
    4.3 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class

    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Diego - Mission Valley woos guests with its top-notch customer service and modern accommodations. Each guest room starts at 450 square feet and features dark wood furnishings, a flat-screen TV and DoubleTree's signature Sweet Dreams beds. Meanwhile, suites boast additional square footage, balconies and dining tables. Despite sitting in the heart of San Diego's Mission Valley neighborhood, travelers say the hotel's rooms are quiet. However, daily charges apply for in-room Wi-Fi access and on-site parking. (Hilton Honors loyalty program members can counteract these expenses by using points to pay for rooms.) Other amenities – including the fitness center, two pools (one indoor and one outdoor) and hot tub – are free for all guests. For meals, visitors can choose between a grab-and-go cafe and two restaurants. Fountain Cafe serves breakfast every day in a Mediterranean-inspired space, and Windows Lounge offers a selection of appetizers, entrees and cocktails throughout the day. After satiating your appetite, explore San Diego by car or via the city's trolley system. This fee-based service stops next to the hotel and by top attractions like the USS Midway Museum and the Gaslamp Quarter.

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    Sheraton Mission Valley San Diego Hotel
    San Diego, CA
    3.8 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    This Sheraton outpost is set in the San Diego suburb of Mission Valley, about 3 miles north of Balboa Park and 5 miles north of the Gaslamp Quarter. The hotel is home to an outdoor pool, a fitness center, a business center and ample meeting facilities, with more than 12,000 square feet of space, eight meeting rooms, audiovisual equipment and catering services. Cru Bistro, the on-site restaurant, dishes out American food with a contemporary twist (think: everything from Mexican-inspired small plates to burgers and sandwiches). A Starbucks is also available for espresso beverages and pastries. When it comes to accommodations, guest rooms include flat-panel LCD televisions, the brand's signature Sheraton beds and coffee makers. Recent guests praised the simple, clean room decor and affordable rates found at this hotel. However, many noted that noise from the nearby highway tended to seep into the rooms, while others lamented their accommodations' lack of electrical outlets. And because this hotel is part of the Marriott hotel family, Marriott Bonvoy members can earn and use points here.

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    San Diego Marriott Mission Valley
    San Diego, CA
    4.1 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class

    Located in the Mission Valley area, about 6 miles northeast of downtown San Diego, the San Diego Marriott Mission Valley is within an office park, convenient for travelers on business. However, visiting families and couples will appreciate that it's just a short drive from the San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld San Diego, as well as local beaches and other top attractions. Standard guest rooms start at 325 square feet and feature private balconies, Bath & Body Works toiletries, Wi-Fi access (for a fee) and either a king-sized bed or two double beds. Upgrade to a suite for access to a concierge lounge, where an honor bar, free breakfast, hors d'oeuvres and more are offered. Several recent guests found the rooms at this Marriott outpost to be spacious and clean, while others praised the excellent water pressure in the showers. Outside the rooms, the large pool area, friendly staff and on-site restaurant, DEN, all received favorable reviews, though some mentioned sticker shock when it came to parking. (Fees start at $25 per day for self-parking.) But, members of the Marriott Bonvoy program can cut costs by paying for rooms with rewards points.

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    Crowne Plaza Hanalei San Diego - Mission Valley
    San Diego, CA
    4.8 miles to city center
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Crowne Plaza Hanalei San Diego - Mission Valley is a 3.5 star hotel located at 2270 Hotel Cir N in San Diego. It has a 3.5 overall guest rating based on 1102 reviews.
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    Handlery Hotel
    San Diego, CA
    4.3 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Handlery Hotel is a 3.5 star hotel located at 950 Hotel Cir N in San Diego. It has a 3.5 overall guest rating based on 1370 reviews.
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    Carole's Bed & Breakfast
    San Diego, CA
    1.6 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Carole's Bed & Breakfast is a 3 star hotel located at 3227 Grim Ave in San Diego. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 116 reviews.
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    Country Inn & Suites by Carlson-San Diego North
    San Diego, CA
    13.1 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Country Inn & Suites by Carlson-San Diego North is a 3 star hotel located at 5975 Lusk Blvd in San Diego. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 1041 reviews.
  • HYATT house San Diego/Sorrento Mesa
    San Diego, CA
    13.3 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    HYATT house San Diego/Sorrento Mesa is a 3 star hotel located at 10044 Pacific Mesa Blvd in San Diego. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 901 reviews.
  • Residence Inn San Diego Sorrento Mesa/Sorrento Valley
    San Diego, CA
    13.3 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Residence Inn San Diego Sorrento Mesa/Sorrento Valley is a 3 star hotel located at 5995 Pacific Mesa Ct in San Diego. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 287 reviews.
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    Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Sorrento Valley
    San Diego, CA
    13.2 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Sorrento Valley is a 3 star hotel located at 9650 Scranton Rd in San Diego. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 235 reviews.
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    Holiday Inn San Diego North Miramar
    San Diego, CA
    12.1 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Holiday Inn San Diego North Miramar is a 3 star hotel located at 9335 Kearny Mesa Rd in San Diego. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 150 reviews.
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    Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Mission Valley
    San Diego, CA
    4.5 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Mission Valley is a 3 star hotel located at 1865 Hotel Cir S in San Diego. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 805 reviews.
  • Staybridge Suites Sorrento Mesa
    San Diego, CA
    13.4 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Staybridge Suites Sorrento Mesa is a 3 star hotel located at 6639 Mira Mesa Blvd in San Diego. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 242 reviews.
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    Best Western Seven Seas
    San Diego, CA
    4 miles to city center
    3.0-star Hotel Class
    Best Western Seven Seas is a 3 star hotel located at 411 Hotel Circle South in San Diego. It has a 3.5 overall guest rating based on 1789 reviews.

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