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Best San Diego motels

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Ez 8 Motel Old Town - San Diego - Bedroom
Ez 8 Motel Old Town
5.6 Fair
Old TownC$ 168+
C$ 168+
Parking
Pool
Pet friendly
Motel 6 San Diego Downtown - San Diego - Bedroom
Motel 6 San Diego Downtown
6.5 Okay
DowntownC$ 182+
C$ 182+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Motel 6 San Diego Airport Harbor
6.7 Okay
DowntownC$ 191+
C$ 191+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Ace Budget Motel
4 Mediocre
C$ 294+
C$ 294+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Berkshire Motor Hotel
8 Very good
North ParkC$ 241+
C$ 241+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
El Rancho Motel
8.3 Very good
C$ 302+
C$ 302+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Lodge at 32nd
7.4 Good
C$ 225+
C$ 225+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Motel 6 San Diego North
6.3 Okay
ClairemontC$ 211+
C$ 211+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Motel 6 Carlsbad Beach
6.2 Okay
C$ 155+
C$ 155+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Big 7 Motel
5.4 Fair
C$ 205+
C$ 205+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Motel 6 Escondido
6.2 Okay
C$ 149+
C$ 149+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Ramona Valley Inn
6.8 Okay
C$ 137+
C$ 137+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Scandia Motel
6.6 Okay
C$ 197+
C$ 197+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Stardust Inn
C$ 1,543+
C$ 1,543+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Travel Time Motel
5.3 Fair
El CerritoC$ 178+
C$ 178+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

How much is a San Diego motel?

Here are our most popular & best value motels

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Good to know

Low season

December

High season

March

Average price (weeknight)

C$ 164

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 165
Cheapest month to stay with an average 28% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 64% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a motel in San Diego

Price per night / 3-star motel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
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Top tips for finding San Diego motel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap motel in San Diego, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced motels in San Diego in December and September.
  • Motel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best motel deals in San Diego if you stay on a Tuesday. The most expensive day for motel bookings is Wednesday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a San Diego motel.
  • The cheapest 3-star motel in San Diego found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was C$ 173, while the most expensive was C$ 306.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their motel in San Diego for 3 days.

FAQs when booking a motel in San Diego

  • What are the best motels near San Diego Convention Center?

    San Diego Convention Center is a popular area in San Diego and there are many motels closeby. Check out Motel 6 San Diego Downtown or El Rancho Motel for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of San Diego Convention Center.

  • How much does a motel cost in San Diego?

    Motel prices in San Diego can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a motel in San Diego is C$ 122 but KAYAK users have found motels for as cheap as C$ 88 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a motel than in a hotel in San Diego?

    The average price for a night in a motel in San Diego is C$ 122 compared to C$ 350 for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best motels in San Diego?

Our map will help you find the perfect motel in San Diego by showing you the exact location of each motel.

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Motel 6 San Diego Downtown - San Diego - Bedroom
Motel 6 San Diego Downtown
6.5 Okay
DowntownC$ 182+
C$ 182+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Ez 8 Motel Old Town - San Diego - Bedroom
Ez 8 Motel Old Town
5.6 Fair
Old TownC$ 168+
C$ 168+
Parking
Pool
Pet friendly
Berkshire Motor Hotel
8 Very good
North ParkC$ 241+
C$ 241+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi

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