We spent hours researching San Diego luxury hotels so you don't have to. With a lot of excellent places to choose from, it wasn't easy.
This is how how we choose recommended hotels in general, but for these San Diego luxury hotels, we've applied a higher standard of 4 stars and 4.5 rating out of 5 at Tripadvisor.
San Diego hotel tax is 10.5% (12.5% for hotels with more than 70 rooms). La Jolla charges 10.5%.
In north San Diego County near the Del Mar Race Track, the Grand has a top-notch restaurant, spa and golf club.
This elegant, craftsman-style resort, overlooking the 18th hole of the Torrey Pines Golf Course is one of our San Diego favorites. Their onsite restaurant J. R. Valentien is one of the area's best, and the spa is relaxing and well-appointed.
The Omni is located close to the Gaslamp Quarter. The San Diego Trolley stops nearby. Baseball fans will love the Omni; it's connected by skybridge directly to the San Diego Padres Ballpark. Use the fitness center, or reserve a Get Fit Room and have an in-room treadmill
- Address: 675 L Street
- Area: Downtown
- Telephone: (619) 231-6664, (888) 444-6664, (619) 231-8060 fax
- Rooms: 478 rooms
- Cost Considerations: Free high-speed Internet, Valet parking for a fee, or paid public garages nearby
Elegant golf resort 30 minutes north of San Diego in Carlsbad