Best Hotels near Balboa Park

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    The US GRANT, A Luxury Collection Hotel, San Diego

    1.05 miles away

    San Diego, CA
    2.4 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    The son of former U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant opened this luxury downtown hotel in 1910. Today, THE US GRANT, A Luxury Collection Hotel, San Diego gives guests a taste of Old World glamour coupled with modern amenities such as flat-screen TVs, coffee machines and marble bathrooms. The hotel also houses a fitness center and The Grant Grill, which is critically acclaimed and known for its fresh Californian cuisine. However, this Luxury Collection property probably isn't the ideal hotel for sun-seekers, since it's pretty far from San Diego's most popular beaches. On the other hand, it's quite close to many of the city's top attractions, and if you're a Marriott Bonvoy member looking to redeem or accrue reward points, this is an ideal place for you.
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    The Westgate Hotel

    1.07 miles away

    San Diego, CA
    2.5 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Westgate Hotel in downtown San Diego has all the fixings of a royal mansion: antique furnishings, Persian carpets, gold fixtures — the works. Modeled after the Palace of Versailles in France, this 223-room boutique hotel offers guests an experience unlike that offered at the city's more contemporary hotels. Many guests found the Old World interiors of the hotel to be simply beautiful but don't let the decor fool you, the place comes outfitted with necessary modern amenities. All accommodations at the Westgate Hotel feature 49-inch LCD televisions, internet access and step-out balconies. The property also features a large rooftop pool, as well as the acclaimed Westgate Room restaurant. Previous diners are quick to praise the fine Westgate Room's dishes, though some say the atmosphere felt a little stuffy (not to mention expensive).
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    Andaz San Diego

    1.14 miles away

    San Diego, CA
    2.3 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    This Gaslamp Quarter hotel gets praise for its trendy ambiance – guest rooms and common areas feature stylized furnishings and contemporary artwork, and the general atmosphere of the hotel says "swanky." With that said, some recent travelers say the Andaz San Diego is more about partying than about relaxing. Guests warn against a weekend stay – Thursday through Saturday evenings, the Andaz's lounge, the Rooftop by STK, is swallowed by loud music and mingling social butterflies. Not to mention the neighborhood is fairly noisy. But during the rest of the week, travelers say a stay here isn't half bad. The comfortable guest rooms provide complimentary snacks and cable TV (plus earplugs for those sensitive to noise), and the on-site pool earns high praise. What's more, because of the hotel's Hyatt ties, rewards program members can earn or use points while bedding down at this Andaz property.
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    Gaslamp Plaza Suites

    1.1 miles away

    San Diego, CA
    2.3 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Gaslamp Plaza Suites is a 3.5 star hotel located at 520 E St in San Diego. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 842 reviews.
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    Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego

    1 miles away

    San Diego, CA
    2.3 miles to city center
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Like most Kimpton brand properties, the Hotel Palomar San Diego offers guests a stylish retreat in a convenient location. Situated in downtown San Diego, the Hotel Palomar is described by recent visitors as classy and cool. Accommodations here feature Italian Frette linens and a muted yet elegant color palette. Rooms also include high-speed internet access (which IHG Rewards Club members can use for free), ETRO bath products and plasma TVs. When they're not out enjoying the bustling nightlife in the Gaslamp Quarter, Hotel Palomar visitors can take advantage of the hotel's on-site spa or relax by the outdoor pool. And though numerous eateries sit within walking distance of the hotel, previous guests strongly recommend savoring the tacos and margaritas at in-house Mexican spot Curadero.
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    Porto Vista Hotel

    0.9 miles away

    San Diego, CA
    2.8 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Porto Vista Hotel is a 3.5 star hotel located at 1835 Columbia St in San Diego. It has a 3.5 overall guest rating based on 1579 reviews.
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    The Keating Hotel

    1.17 miles away

    San Diego, CA
    2.4 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Most guests praise The Keating for its trendy atmosphere and its prime location in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter. Visitors are also fond of the guest room decor, which showcases red and blue hues with exposed brick walls (in some suites) and contemporary furnishings. Some of The Keating's more unique amenities include LaVazza espresso machines, Egyptian cotton sheets, mood lighting and walk-in rain showers. The hotel also offers a number of tailored stay packages, such as the romantic Amore Mio package, or the spa-tastic Dolce Vita (think: bottle of champagne before or after treatments). However, visitors say that the hotel falls short in a few key ways: Some report an icy reception from hotel employees, and many complain of street noise disturbing a peaceful night's sleep.
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    Wyndham Harbour Lights

    1.09 miles away

    San Diego, CA
    2.3 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Wyndham Harbour Lights is a 3.5 star hotel located at 911 5th Ave in San Diego. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 255 reviews.
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    Bristol Hotel

    1.11 miles away

    San Diego, CA
    2.6 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Bristol Hotel is a 3.5 star hotel located at 1055 1st Ave in San Diego. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 1583 reviews.
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    Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown

    1 miles away

    San Diego, CA
    2.3 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown is a 3 star hotel located at 530 Broadway in San Diego. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 1160 reviews.
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    Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown

    0.73 miles away

    San Diego, CA
    2.2 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Holiday Inn Express San Diego Downtown is a 3 star hotel located at 1430 7th Ave in San Diego. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 843 reviews.
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    Inn at the Park

    0.75 miles away

    San Diego, CA
    2.8 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Inn at the Park is a 3 star hotel located at 525 Spruce St in San Diego. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 601 reviews.
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    La Pensione Hotel

    1 miles away

    San Diego, CA
    2.8 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    La Pensione Hotel is a 3 star hotel located at 606 West Date Street in San Diego. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 672 reviews.
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    Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Downtown

    1.15 miles away

    San Diego, CA
    3 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Downtown is a 3 star hotel located at 1747 Pacific Hwy in San Diego. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 430 reviews.
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    Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center-The Historic St James Hotel

    1.11 miles away

    San Diego, CA
    2.3 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    3.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center-The Historic St James Hotel is a 3 star hotel located at 830 6th Ave in San Diego. It has a 3.5 overall guest rating based on 1676 reviews.

Frequently Asked Questions About Balboa Park Hotels

What are the best boutique hotels?

The best boutique hotels in San Diego are The Keating Hotel and Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego. View the best boutique hotels.

What are the best pool hotels?

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina and Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina - San Diego are ranked among the best hotels with pools in San Diego. View the best hotels with pools.

What are the best family hotels?

Top-ranked family hotels in San Diego include Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina and The Keating Hotel. View the best family hotels.

What are the best beach hotels?

The best hotels near the beach in San Diego include Pier South Resort, Autograph Collection and TOWER23 Hotel. View the best beach hotels.

What are the best spa hotels?

The best hotels offering spa treatments in San Diego are Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina and The Keating Hotel. View the best spa hotels.

What are the best hotels with free parking?

Top-ranked hotels in San Diego with free parking include Viejas Casino & Resort and Rancho Bernardo Inn. View the top hotels with free parking.

What are the best golf hotels?

Hotels ranked among the best for golf in San Diego are Paradise Point, A Destination Hotel and Rancho Bernardo Inn. View the best golf hotels.

What are the best hotels for fitness?

Top hotels offering great fitness facilities and amenities in San Diego include Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina and Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina - San Diego. View the best hotels for fitness.

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