Cheap Hotels in Old Town San Diego

Cheap Old Town San Diego Hotels

Old Town San Diego is considered the “birthplace” of California. San Diego is the site of the first permanent Spanish settlement in California. In 1968, the State of California Department of Parks and Recreation established Old Town State Historic Park to preserve the rich heritage that characterized San Diego during the period of 1821 to 1872. The park includes a main plaza, exhibits, museums and living history demonstrations. Near Old Town is San Diego Historic State Park, where you’ll find Heritage Park.

Here, several of San Diego’s most notable Victorian homes have been relocated and authentically restored to their original splendor. Just a short walk down San Diego Avenue is the Whaley House, an officially designated haunted house, the Little Adobe Chapel on Conde Street, the first Church in Old Town San Diego and El Campo Santo on San Diego Avenue, an 1850 Catholic Cemetery.

Old Town is full of history and it can transport you to another place in time, yet there also are so many “new world” places available for your entertainment, such as Sea World. This place is a favorite among youngsters and adults alike and will help you to create memories to last a lifetime. Come visit the original and reconstructed buildings that illustrate the ambiance of 1800’s San Diego… where California began!

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Featured Old Town San Diego Hotels

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    Very Good, 4.0

    from 326 guest reviews

    from $199View Rates by Date

    Hampton Inn Seaworld - Airport

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    The Hampton Inn Sea World/Airport is conveniently located within three miles from Old Town and SeaWorld. The hotel is within walking distance from the... more

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    Very Good, 4.0

    from 36 guest reviews

    from $209

    Courtyard by Marriott Old Town

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    The Courtyard by Marriott Old Town is conveniently located just off Interstate 5 and is within five miles of the San Diego International Airport. The ... more

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    Good, 3.5

    from 377 guest reviews

    from $139View Rates by Date

    Comfort Inn & Suites San Diego - Zoo SeaWorld Area

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    The Comfort Inn and Suites Zoo SeaWorld is less than one-half mile from the Riverwalk Golf Course and one mile from San Diego Trolley Station. It is l... more

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    Good, 3.5

    from 341 guest reviews

    from $153View Rates by Date

    Crowne Plaza Hanalei San Diego - Mission Valley

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    Set amidst tropical palms, exotic flora, and cascading waterfalls, Crowne Plaza San Diego is located five miles from downtown San Diego and the Gaslam... more

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    Good, 3.5

    from 330 guest reviews

    from $119View Rates by Date

    Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town

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    The Best Western Hacienda Hotel Old Town is less than one-half mile from historic Old Town and one-half mile from Heritage Park. It is less than one m... more

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    Good, 3.5

    from 181 guest reviews

    from $200

    Howard Johnson Inn SeaWorld

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    The Howard Johnson Inn SeaWorld is less than one mile from Presidio Hills Golf Course for those guests who want to hit the green before doing some sig... more

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    Good, 3.5

    from 95 guest reviews

    from $199View Rates by Date

    Old Town Western Inn & Suites

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    Old Town Western Inn & Suites is a mere three blocks from historic Old Town. It is also five miles from Mission Beach and SeaWorld San Diego and only ... more

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    Good, 3.0

    from 220 guest reviews

    from $61View Rates by Date

    Good Nite Inn San Diego near SeaWorld

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    The Good Nite Inn SeaWorld is only six blocks from historic Old Town and one-and-one-half miles from SeaWorld San Diego – a favorite among children vi... more

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    Good, 3.0

    from 38 guest reviews

    from $109View Rates by Date

    Bay Inn and Suites at Seaworld

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    The Bay Inn and Suites SeaWorld is only one mile from Mission Bay and one mile from historic Old Town. SeaWorld is also nearby and will surely be one ... more


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