Conventions and other events can suck up all the best hotel rooms far in advance, so it's best to reserve ahead of time. Choose the planning option that suits you best:
If you've already decided what you want to see and do in San Diego: Deciding what area to stay in will be easy. Use the step-by-step guide to refine your choice.
How to find a San Diego hotel deal - fast: We know you're busy, so choose the strategy that works best for you.
If you just want to dive in: Go straight to the San Diego hotel guide, sorted by location and price.
Other Ways to Stay in San DiegoBed and Breakfasts: Quaint and sometimes cozy, these bed and breakfasts and small hotels offer an alternative to the mainstream hotel.
Hostels: If you're on a very tight budget, San Diego has several hostels and not all are dormitory-style. Some have private rooms and even small, private family rooms.
San Diego Camping: You'll find some great campgrounds, both within the city and in the nearby mountains.