Where to Stay in San Diego

San Diego has a superb selection of hotels whether you’re looking for a luxury coastal resort or a quirky boutique hotel in the bustling downtown area. There are also a few unusual choices to make your stay particularly memorable.

Luxury Hotels in San Diego

The Pacific Terrace Hotel is a luxury hotel with an enviable position right on the Pacific Ocean at the north edge of Pacific Beach. As well as the stunning view, the hotel provides little special touches to add to the romance such as silk ceiling fans, hand carved furniture, Jacuzzi tubs and a fantastic outdoor pool and spa.

The iconic red Victorian turrets of the Hotel Del Coronado, located on Coronado Beach aren’t the only reason to stay here on your proposal vacation. Modern luxury is combined with enchanting romance in the newly renovated Victorian guestrooms which have stunning ocean views.

For a luxury hotel in downtown San Diego the Westgate Hotel is hard to beat. A picture of refined elegance and classic decadence, the lobby features exquisite antique furnishings and a Steinway grand piano, while the rooms include every modern indulgence. The fountain terrace high above the city is a wonderful place to unwind.

Boutique Hotels in San Diego

For couples looking for a downtown location, the Andaz San Diego is a progressive and ultra modern hotel located at the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter. The striking lobby is a great place to chill out and the rooms feature rich textures, daring architecture, platform beds, glass enclosed bathrooms and flat screen TVs. The rooftop pool and bar offer amazing views over the city.

Another beautiful boutique option in downtown San Diego is the Hotel Palomar, which is ideally located for theatres, restaurants and shops. Whether you choose a chic guestroom or a luxury suite, the quality and attention to detail in each room is superb. The hotel has a spa and a pool deck with infinity pool and terrace.

La Jolla is such a popular proposal spot that it’s worth mentioning a fantastic boutique hotel in that area. An eco-friendly hotel at the heart of La Jolla Village, the Hotel Parisi is a zen-like retreat, which uses Feng Shui techniques to channel positive energy. The elegant suites have superb views of the ocean and village and the hotel is well known for its delicious European style breakfast.

Novelty Hotels in San Diego

If you want a true taste of San Diego, why not ‘sleep over the Ocean’ at the Crystal Pier Hotel. You can spend the night in one of the original cottages on the pier which were built in 1927 and which have been fully restored. Benefit from your own terrace, kitchenette and living area as you listen to the waves crash around you.

Make your San Diego stay something special with The Keating in the downtown Gaslamp Quarter. Designed by Pininfarina, the designers of Ferrari and Maserati, and made over by Gordon Ramsay, you know you’re in for a treat. The hotel has a number of signature packages, many of which are designed for couples and include couples’ massages and intimate dining experiences in the privacy of your own room.