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- San Diego hotel tax is 10.5% (12.5% for hotels with more than 70 rooms)
- $ = $99 or less
- $$ = $100-$149
- $$$ = $150-$199
- $$$$ = $200 up
Hilton San Diego Resort has the city's largest pool area and its own marina, this place can keep you so busy you'll never leave it. It's across the bay from Sea World.
The Dana Inn is the closest hotel to Sea World and they offer a free shuttle. This resort property also has two swimming pools and an outdoor recreation area.
Catamaran Hotel Resort has a Polynesian theme with tropical birds in the lobby and lush, landscaped grounds. It's on Mission Bay and also just across the street from Mission Beach.
44-acre island, Balinese-influenced decor, bungalow-style guest rooms
Lots of amenities, spa, water playground, pools.