Hotels near San Diego Zoo

Hotels near San Diego Zoo have the added benefit of a good location. After a long day exploring one of the best zoos in the world, you’ll be ready for a place to settle down, get some rest and gear up for a new day’s adventure. The zoo enjoys a prime location in the heart of the city. You don’t need to worry about spending a lot of time in traffic or expend a lot of energy finding the hotel. With the added perk of more time, you can get even more out your San Diego getaway.

When looking for hotels near San Diego Zoo, you will have many choices. Because it’s part of Balboa Park, the zoo is close to everything and a long list of hotels. Whether you’re traveling on a tight budget, want plenty of room to stretch out or you’re looking for unique accommodations, you’ll find it close to the zoo and Balboa Park.

A good choice for travelers on a budget, the America’s Best Value Inn San Diego Convention Center/Downtown offers refurbished comfort to go along with its great location. The deluxe guestrooms and suites have extra space with living rooms and whirlpool tubs, and the standard rooms include kitchen facilities. A complimentary breakfast is included with each room, as is access to the fitness center—not bad for cheap hotels.

If you’re looking to get a lot out of your time and money, you’ll want to look into hotel packages. The Town and Country Resort offers a number of packages for zoo-goers, with overnight accommodations, breakfast and coupons for zoo admission. Just 10 minutes away, the Town and Country has guestrooms and suites spread among the hotel tower and beachside bungalows. Guests also have easy access to golf, several on-site dining options and kid-friendly recreation. The concierge helps guests enjoy the best San Diego has to offer besides the zoo, including SeaWorld and the beach.

One of the perks of staying at the Days Hotel–Hotel Circle (pictured) is the complimentary shuttle that connects the hotel with the zoo, airport, and other major San Diego attractions. Its 280 guestrooms, available at a great rate, all have HBO and wireless Internet, which are complimentary too. Beyond the rooms, the Days Hotel has a family-friendly burger restaurant and pool complex with a large swimming pool and relaxing whirlpool.   

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