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Top 7 San Diego Hotels With a View

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All of these San Diego hotels have great views, most of the facing the San Diego Bay or the ocean. Find out how we choose the recommended hotels

San Diego hotel tax is 10.5% (12.5% for hotels with more than 70 rooms). Coronado hotel tax is 8%.

Price key:
  • $$$=$150-$199
  • $$$$=$200 up

Manchester Grand Hyatt $$$$

In a resort-like setting located between San Diego Convention Center and Seaport Village, the Grand Hyatt has a pool, fitness center, spa and four tennis courts. Special amenities are available for business travelers.

  • Address: One Market Place
  • Area: Downtown
  • Telephone: 619-232-1234, 800-633-7313, 619-233-6464 fax
  • Rooms: Very big hotel with more than 1600 rooms - not all of the have views
  • Cost Considerations: Parking fee
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Marriott Coronado Island $$$$

Marriott Coronado Island is a 16-acre landscaped resort where flamingos greet you at the entrance. The rooms here offer beautiful views of downtown San Diego and the Marriott offers a convenient water taxi across the bay to their downtown property.

  • Address: 2000 Second Street
  • Telephone: 619-435-3000, 888-236-2427, 619-435-4183 fax
  • Rooms: Big hotel with about 300 rooms
  • Cost Considerations: High-speed Internet access fee, Parking fee
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Marriott San Diego Gaslamp Quarter $$$

Good for business and leisure travelers, the Marriott has a fitness center but no swimming pool. The rooftop bar here affords panoramic views toward the Pacific Ocean and there's on on-site restaurant. It's a short walk to Seaport Village, the USS Midway and Old Town from here.

  • Address: 660 K Street
  • Area: Downtown
  • Telephone: 619-696-0234, 800-228-9290, 619-231-8199 fax
  • Rooms: Big hotel with more than 300 rooms - only some of the have great views
  • Cost Considerations: Parking fee
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Omni San Diego $$$$

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: Very big hotel with more than 450 rooms
  • Cost Considerations: Free high-speed Internet, Valet parking for a fee, or paid public garages nearby
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Palomar Hotel $$$$

Trendy and stylish, with an on-premises spa and restaurant. Excellent city views from higher floors.

  • On the larger side, with more than 150 rooms - also suites, condos and a penthouse
  • 1047 5th Avenue
  • Downtown
  • Phone: 619-515-3000, 877-515-2211 toll free
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Sea Lodge at La Jolla Shores $$$

The Sea Lodge is La Jolla's only beachfront hotel, with a pool, fitness center, in-room massage and a restaurant on the premises.

  • Address: 8110 Camino Del Oro
  • Area: La Jolla
  • Telephone: (858) 459-8271, (800) 640-7702, (858) 456-9346 fax
  • Rooms: A little more than 120 rooms about 1/4 are beachfront rooms
  • Cost Considerations: Free high-speed Internet, free local phone calls, Parking fee
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Westgate Hotel $$$$

Westgate Hotel is possibly downtown San Diego's most opulent, with a lobby modeled after the anteroom at Versailles and the largest standard rooms in downtown. Travel + Leisure magazine named it the best business hotel in San Diego. Offers an onsite spa, complimentary transportation to the airport and local attractions.
  • Address: 1055 Second Avenue
  • Telephone: (619) 238-1818, (800) 221-3802, (619) 557-3737 fax
  • Rooms: Large hotel with more than 200 rooms
  • Cost Considerations: Parking fee
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