Best Hotels near SeaWorld San Diego

As you plan your trip to SeaWorld San Diego, find the perfect hotel for your stay. Choose from a variety of hotels and resorts in beautiful San Diego!
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Animal lovers and adventure seekers from around the world travel to San Diego. One of the most popular destinations for tourists is SeaWorld San Diego.

The world-famous amusement park is home to animal shows, roller coasters and other rides for the entire family. Enjoy encounters featuring the famed Orcas, dolphins and sea lions. Animal tours are also available through the habitats of these marvelous animals.

Tickets to SeaWorld can be purchased individually, but we recommend purchasing the Go San Diego pass for the best savings! The all-inclusive card includes access to over 35 attractions and experiences in the area, and you save up to 55% off when compared to the regular price.

Check out the list of hotels below that have a variety of amenities. Whether you are traveling alone, on a romantic getaway, or with your family, the area provides a hotel for you.

Best Hotels near SeaWorld

Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

1) Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa is one of the premier resorts in the San Diego area. The Polynesian-themed resort is a 3-mile drive to SeaWorld San Diego and offers a wide array of amenities.

The resort resides overlooking Mission Bay and is across the street from the Pacific Ocean in Mission Beach, which provides the best in terms of beaches and views. Two world class restaurants on the property, as well as pool side service is available for all guests.

Looking to relax? The Catamaran Resort provides an Asian inspired beachfront spa. There is also a fitness center located on the bayfront. Schedule a yoga class or use the cardio and strength equipment.

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Neighborhood
Mission Beach
Get a thrill in Mission Beach! Ride rollercoasters in Belmont Park, or go surfing, kiteboarding, and paddle boarding. Don’t forget to pay a visit to SeaWorld!
Hotel Star Rating
4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Only Service Animals are Welcome
Breakfast
Not Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
4:00 PM / 12:00 PM
Property Size
310 Rooms
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The Dana on Mission Bay

2) The Dana on Mission Bay

The Dana on Mission Bay is a beautiful casual resort that is both business and family friendly. The tropical hotel overlooks Mission Bay and Dana Marina and is located only one mile from SeaWorld San Diego.

The resort provides multiple pools and spas to help you relax throughout the day. Or if you want to work up a sweat, the fitness center is open 24-hours a day.

The Dana on Mission Bay is not only great for you and your family, but also for your dog! The resort has a long walking path along the water with plenty of room for your four-legged friends to get some exercise. Check out our article for the ‘Best Pet-friendly Hotels in San Diego’!

Those visiting and staying at The Dana will be provided a complimentary shuttle to SeaWorld daily, or you can take the path if you prefer to walk to the park.

Things to Know About The Dana on Mission Bay

Neighborhood
Mission Bay Park
Visit Mission Bay Park for the boardwalk, bay, beaches and SeaWorld San Diego. Enjoy the Bay by paddle boarding, windsurfing, kayaking, and sailing.
Hotel Star Rating
3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room and maximum weight of 80 lbs per pet. There's a charge of $40 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Breakfast
Not Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
4:00 PM / 11:00 AM
Property Size
271 Rooms
Resort Fee
$36.06
Includes: Pool access, Beach loungers, Health club access, Fitness center access, Fitness/yoga classes, Sporting facilities or equipment, Business center/computer access, Internet access (may be limited), Newspaper and Phone calls (may be limited).
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San Diego Mission Bay Resort

3) San Diego Mission Bay Resort

San Diego Mission Bay Resort is a beautiful destination for your trip to San Diego. The resort is less than 3 miles from Sea World and provides all the amenities needed for you and your family.

The waterfront pool with access to one of the most beautiful beaches is a highlight at Mission Bay. They also provide a smaller wading pool for guests who have children 3 years and under. Looking for more family fun? Bonfires and S’Mores every night at 7pm for the win!

Poolside cabanas are available for guests that include large screen TVs, Wi-Fi and lounge chairs. The perfect escape from everyday life. Mission Bay is also home to three spectacular restaurants where you can dine in or eat waterside.

Things to Know About San Diego Mission Bay Resort

Neighborhood
Mission Bay Park
Visit Mission Bay Park for the boardwalk, bay, beaches and SeaWorld San Diego. Enjoy the Bay by paddle boarding, windsurfing, kayaking, and sailing.
Hotel Star Rating
4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Pets are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room and maximum weight of 75 lbs per pet. There's a charge of $100 per accommodation, per stay.
Breakfast
Not Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
4:00 PM / 11:00 AM
Property Size
357 Rooms
Resort Fee
$32.00
Includes: Pool access, Spa access (may be limited), Spa tub access, Beach access, Health club access, Fitness center access, Sporting facilities or equipment, Business center/computer access, Internet access (may be limited), Phone calls (may be limited), In-room safe, In-room coffee, Concierge/valet service and Housekeeping.
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Bahia Resort Hotel

4) Bahia Resort Hotel

Bahia Resort Hotel is nestled on Mission Bay less than 2 miles from SeaWorld San Diego. The family-friendly resort offers miles of picturesque beaches and beautiful gardens.

Beachfront rooms available only steps away from the beach for those who want views of the bay. Or you can ask for a view of the private gardens the resort has to offer.

Bahia is the perfect resort to bring your family. The resort offers a variety of fun activities like s’mores on the beach, arts & crafts, and poolside bingo to name a few.

If outdoor dining is your thing, Bahia is perfect for you. These relaxing restaurants offer locally sourced food of the area, as well as the beautiful atmosphere of southern California. You can also dine poolside for a quick bite that includes kid friendly options.

Things to Know About Bahia Resort Hotel

Neighborhood
Mission Bay Park
Visit Mission Bay Park for the boardwalk, bay, beaches and SeaWorld San Diego. Enjoy the Bay by paddle boarding, windsurfing, kayaking, and sailing.
Hotel Star Rating
3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Only Service Animals are Welcome
Breakfast
Not Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
4:00 PM / 12:00 PM
Property Size
314 Rooms
Resort Fee
$25.00
Includes: Complimentary WiFi access in guestrooms and public areas, Bahia Belle bay cruises (depending on time of year), Rescue seal exhibit, tennis courts with loaner rackets and balls, shuffleboard courts, use of cabanas on private beach, towels at the resort pool and whirlpool, Two in-room waters per day, USA Today newspaper each morning in the lobby and Complimentary local and domestic long-distance calls.
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Pacific Terrace Hotel

5) Pacific Terrace Hotel

The Pacific Terrace Hotel is located in Pacific Beach approximately 4 miles from SeaWorld San Diego. Here you can enjoy some of the best beaches in the area, and is perfect if you are into surfing, sailing or sunbathing.

When planning your trip to SeaWorld with your family, Pacific Terrace offers a wide array of family activities, as well as amenities to help accommodate you and your children on your trip. The Family Suite is ideal for a family of 5 with its private patio and views of the ocean.

Things to Know About Pacific Terrace Hotel

Neighborhood
Pacific Beach
Get a true beach experience! Go surfing, kiteboarding, paddle boarding, fishing, bike riding & walk the boardwalk. Don’t miss an amazing sunset at the pier.
Hotel Star Rating
4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Only Service Animals are Welcome
Breakfast
Not Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
4:00 PM / 11:00 AM
Property Size
73 Rooms
Resort Fee
$18.00
Includes: Pool access, Spa tub access, Beach access, Beach loungers, Beach towels, Health club access, Fitness center access, Sporting facilities or equipment, Bicycle storage, Business center/computer access, Internet access (may be limited), Newspaper, Phone calls (may be limited), In-room safe, In-room coffee, Concierge / Valet service and Housekeeping.
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Tower 23 Hotel

6) Tower 23 Hotel

TOWER23 Hotel is an exclusive boutique resort located also in Pacific Beach and only 4 miles from SeaWorld San Diego. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by their attentive staff and brought to your beach front room.

This trendy hotspot offers a popular 2nd floor sundeck that is known for its drinks and music. There is also a high-end contemporary steak and seafood restaurant where you can enjoy dinner under the stars.

Things to Know About Tower 23 Hotel

Neighborhood
Pacific Beach
Get a true beach experience! Go surfing, kiteboarding, paddle boarding, fishing, bike riding & walk the boardwalk. Don’t miss an amazing sunset at the pier.
Hotel Star Rating
4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Only Service Animals are Welcome
Breakfast
Not Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
4:00 PM / 11:00 AM
Property Size
44 Rooms
Resort Fee
$25.00
Resort fee (June - December) includes: Beach loungers, Beach towels, Nearby fitness center access
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DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego Mission Valley

7) DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego Mission Valley

Approximately five miles north of SeaWorld is the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Diego - Mission Valley. The hotel is located right off of I-8, which helps for easy travel to the park.

The DoubleTree offers on-site dining, fitness center and outdoor swimming pool to accommodate visitors. After a long day at the park, relax in the hot tub or by the firepit to wind down.

Things to Know About DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego Mission Valley

Neighborhood
Mission Valley
Great location in Mission Valley! Visit nearby Balboa Park for the San Diego Zoo, museums & more plus Old Town San Diego, breweries, SeaWorld San Diego, shops & cafés.
Hotel Star Rating
3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Pets are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room and maximum weight of 70 lbs per pet. There's a charge of $65 per pet, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Breakfast
Not Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby
Check In / Check Out
3:00 PM / 12:00 PM
Property Size
300 Rooms
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Paradise Point Resort & Spa

8) Paradise Point Resort & Spa

Paradise Point Resort & Spa is a beautiful bungalow style resort only a mile away from SeaWorld San Diego. The resort occupies its own island and is spread out over 44-acres. It is a high-end destination resort with top-rate amenities.

The secluded resort has five pools, 18 hole mini-golf course, a spa, tennis and basketball courts which makes it fun for all ages. It also has four restaurants with a variety of dining options. This is a great choice if you’re looking for a hotel on the beach!

Things to Know About Paradise Point Resort & Spa

Neighborhood
Mission Bay Park
Visit Mission Bay Park for the boardwalk, bay, beaches and SeaWorld San Diego. Enjoy the Bay by paddle boarding, windsurfing, kayaking, and sailing.
Hotel Star Rating
4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Pets are allowed for an extra charge of $150 per pet, per stay (maximum $150 per stay). Service animals exempt from fees.
Breakfast
Not Included
Wifi
Not Included
Check In / Check Out
4:00 PM / 11:00 AM
Property Size
462 Rooms
Resort Fee
$38.39
Includes: Pool access, Beach access, Fitness center access, Fitness / yoga classes, Internet access (may be limited), Phone calls (may be limited), In-room safe, In-room coffee and Housekeeping.
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The Pearl Hotel

9) The Pearl Hotel

The Pearl Hotel is approximately 4 miles south of SeaWorld San Diego and offers a sophisticated environment with all the top amenities needed for your stay. The Pearl offers an “oyster shaped pool” with a swim up bar and pool side dining.

Enjoy a beautiful night dining and a movie by the pool. The Pearl offers movies projected on a big screen over the pool during the evenings and makes for a fun night out.

Things to Know About The Pearl Hotel

Neighborhood
Point Loma
Get up and close with the sea life while whale watching, or go jet skiing, kayaking, paddle boarding, or surfing. Experience the beaches on the peninsula.
Hotel Star Rating
3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Only Service Animals are Welcome
Breakfast
Not Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
3:00 PM / 11:00 AM
Property Size
23 Rooms
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Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina

10) Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina

Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina is located just over a mile from SeaWorld San Diego and offers you views of the Pacific Ocean, Mission Beach, and the San Diego skyline. The hotel provides all the top amenities to help make your stay more welcoming.

The Hyatt Regency offers a full-service marina for those interested in sailing or going out on a fishing trip. The pool is the spot to go with the family, as it provides 3 waterslides, hot tub and children’s pool.

If you are looking to relax after your trip to the park, the Blue Marble Spa (named one of the world’s top 10 spas) is on location and provides an array of treatments.

Things to Know About Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina

Neighborhood
Mission Bay Park
Visit Mission Bay Park for the boardwalk, bay, beaches and SeaWorld San Diego. Enjoy the Bay by paddle boarding, windsurfing, kayaking, and sailing.
Hotel Star Rating
4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Pets are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room and maximum weight of 50 lbs per pet. There's a charge of $100 per accommodation, per week, and there's also a deposit of $100.00 per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Breakfast
Not Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
4:00 PM / 11:00 AM
Property Size
438 Rooms
Resort Fee
$35.00
Includes: Pool access, Spa tub access, Health club access, Fitness center access, Sporting facilities or equipment, Business center/computer access, Internet access (may be limited), Phone calls (may be limited), Faxes, In-room safe and In-room coffee
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