When exploring budget hotels in San Diego, know that location plays a big roll in price. All Gaslamp hotel rates increase drastically during Comic-Con or large conventions, for example, due to proximity to the action.
Photo: The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows
The Sofia Hotel steps from the Gaslamp manages to keep modest pricing for a boutique hotel. It’s also a good choice for those who enjoy historic properties.
Homewood Suites is an extended stay San Diego hotel with contemporary suites that have fully equipped kitchens, work desks, and separate living areas.
Hilton Garden Inn features rooms with a fresh aesthetic, some with bay views. The hotel also features a cool pool and Bayside Kitchen and Lounge.
This cool hotel is within walking distance of the major downtown attractions as well as enjoying all the charms of Little Italy right outside your door. They also have a complimentary airport shuttle.
Photo: Porto Vista Hotel & Suites
This Carlsbad hotel is in an ideal location within walking distance of three popular Carlsbad beaches. Many rooms boast breathtaking ocean views.
Town and Country Resort just went through an extensive multi-million dollar renovation that accentuated the Mid-Century vibe and refreshed the amazing pool deck, complete with a fun water slide, nearby firepits, and zero-entry family pool.
Photo: Town and Country Resort