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If you're heading out on a cruise from the port of San Diego, check out the variety of hotels near the cruise port. All you need to make your trip smooth!
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Check out the Best Hotels Near San Diego Cruise Port

If you are heading out on a cruise from the port of San Diego, there are a multitude of hotels in the area to make your journey seamless. Whether you are budget conscious, or looking to treat yourself to a stay at a luxury hotel, there are hotels in the area to suit your every need.

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Get ready to experience the variety of hotels surrounding the San Diego Cruise Port!

Best Hotels near the Cruise Port

InterContinental San Diego

1) InterContinental San Diego

InterContinental San Diego is an amazing San Diego resort in the heart of downtown. Only steps away from the Cruise Port, the InterContinental gives you the feel of the city, while also providing stunning views of San Diego Bay.

The InterContinental offers in-house dining that serves up the best of Southern California cuisine, as well as a rooftop bar for an evening of drinks under the stars. While enjoying the rooftop, you can reserve a poolside cabana where you can relax and take in the views of San Diego Bay.

Things to Know About InterContinental San Diego

Neighborhood
Embarcadero San Diego
Walk the boardwalk and catch a sunset in Embarcadero. Stay close to the cruise terminal, tour local museums, shopping, PETCO Park, and the USS Midway.
Hotel Star Rating
4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Pets allowed: Dogs only, 1 per room up to 40 lbs with an extra charge of $150 per room per stay. Service animals exempt from fees.
Breakfast
Not Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
3:00 PM / 11:00 AM
Property Size
400 Rooms
Resort Fee
$33.82
Includes: Pool access, Health club access, Fitness center access, Internet access (may be limited), Phone calls (may be limited).
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The Bristol Hotel

2) The Bristol Hotel

Less than a mile from the cruise port, you can find The Bristol Hotel. This boutique hotel is located in the Gaslamp Quarter, in the heart of downtown San Diego. With pop culture decor and a crispy modern vibe, the personality of this hotel is fun and a great start to your vacation!

There is an exercise room available for guests, and although there is no pool onsite, guests may get a day pass to the athletic club down the street. Want to bring your four-legged friend along? The Bristol is a dog friendly hotel and they are welcome to join!

Things to Know About The Bristol Hotel

Neighborhood
Core-Columbia
The Core-Columbia area of Downtown San Diego is a beautiful mix of sky rises, restaurants, and hotels, complete with activities like music venues and museums.
Hotel Star Rating
3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Pets are allowed for an extra charge of $25 per accommodation, per night
Breakfast
Not Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
3:00 PM / 12:00 PM
Property Size
114 Rooms
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Porto Vista Hotel

3) Porto Vista Hotel

Approximately one mile from the port, in San Diego’s Little Italy, you can find Porto Vista Hotel. This boutique hotel offers a variety of rooms and suites, as well as private valet parking and rooftop pool.

Porto Vista is in the center of Little Italy, where you can enjoy the culture of the city as well as the restaurants before your cruise departs. If you want to stay in, you can enjoy a unique dining experience at GlassDoor. The restaurant offers a panoramic view of Little Italy and San Diego Bay while offering a modern gastropub experience.

Things to Know About Porto Vista Hotel

Neighborhood
Little Italy San Diego
Get a taste of Little Italy, San Diego at a sidewalk café or brewery. Or take a pedicab to explore the famous Balboa and PETCO Parks. Walk to local boutiques, shops, and picturesque parks!
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 40 lbs per pet. There's a charge of $39 per pet, per day. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Breakfast
Not Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
3:00 PM / 11:00 AM
Property Size
190 Rooms
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The Westin San Diego

4) The Westin San Diego

The Westin San Diego is located a half a mile walk from the Cruise Port in the heart of downtown San Diego. You will find yourself near the Gaslamp Quarter with tons of restaurants, bars and shopping for your pleasure.

If you don’t feel like heading out into town and want to relax, the Westin offers on-site dining for your convenience. Seating is available for both indoor and outdoor dining. A 24-hour fitness center is available at the Westin as well as an outdoor heated pool, with views of downtown San Diego.

Things to Know About The Westin San Diego

Neighborhood
Core-Columbia
The Core-Columbia area of Downtown San Diego is a beautiful mix of sky rises, restaurants, and hotels, complete with activities like music venues and museums.
Hotel Star Rating
4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating4 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Dogs stay free, limit 2 per room up to 40lbs. Specific rooms only.
Breakfast
Not Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
3:00 PM / 12:00 PM
Property Size
436 Rooms
Resort Fee
$28.17
Includes: Airport shuttle, Internet access (may be limited) andPhone calls (may be limited).
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Wyndham San Diego Bayside

5) Wyndham San Diego Bayside

Wyndham San Diego Bayside is located only steps away from the San Diego Cruise Port with staggering views of San Diego Bay. Close to Gaslamp Quarter and Little Italy, the best of San Diego is only blocks away for your enjoyment.

The Wyndham offers an outdoor pool for you to enjoy a swim under the stars, and a view of the city. Right next to the pool, you can find their 24-hour fitness center to get your workout in.

If you don’t feel like heading out, the Wyndham offers multiple places to dine on-site. For a family friendly dinner, Claim Jumper Restaurant and Saloon is the perfect spot. Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse is connected to the Wyndham if you are looking for more of a fine dining experience.

Want a quick bite? Check out Hazelwoods on the Bay and grab a sandwich and a cocktail while enjoying the views of the Bay.

Things to Know About Wyndham San Diego Bayside

Neighborhood
Embarcadero San Diego
Walk the boardwalk and catch a sunset in Embarcadero. Stay close to the cruise terminal, tour local museums, shopping, PETCO Park, and the USS Midway.
Hotel Star Rating
3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Cats and dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room. There's a charge of $25 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
600 Rooms
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Best Western Plus Bayside Inn

6) Best Western Plus Bayside Inn

Best Western Plus Bayside Inn is a half a mile east of the Cruise Port and in the heart of downtown San Diego. See the best that San Diego has to offer before or after your cruise!

Guests can take advantage of the location by enjoying the Little Italy area of San Diego where you will be transported to Europe with street cafes, boutiques and restaurants. If you want to stay in, you can dine in at the Best Western and eat poolside or grab a drink at the hotel lounge.

Guests can take advantage of a fitness center onsite, as well as an outdoor heated pool.

Things to Know About Best Western Plus Bayside Inn

Neighborhood
Core-Columbia
The Core-Columbia area of Downtown San Diego is a beautiful mix of sky rises, restaurants, and hotels, complete with activities like music venues and museums.
Hotel Star Rating
3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Only Service Animals are Welcome
Breakfast
Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
4:00 PM / 11:00 AM
Property Size
120 Rooms
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DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego Downtown

7) DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego Downtown

One mile north of the Cruise Port, you will find the DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego Downtown. In the heart of downtown San Diego and just next to Little Italy, the Doubletree offers a relaxing escape while having all the amenities needed to make your stay enjoyable.

While the Doubletree is located in a popular location, with a variety of restaurants around to choose from, they offer an onsite restaurant for your convenience. Enjoy fine California dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Or grab a drink at the hotel bar before heading out for the evening.

A 24-hour fitness center and an outdoor pool is available for use by all guests.

Things to Know About DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego Downtown

Neighborhood
Little Italy San Diego
Get a taste of Little Italy, San Diego at a sidewalk café or brewery. Or take a pedicab to explore the famous Balboa and PETCO Parks. Walk to local boutiques, shops, and picturesque parks!
Hotel Star Rating
3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Pets are welcome, with a maximum weight of 50 lbs per pet. There's a charge of $150 per accommodation, 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
333 Rooms
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Carte Hotel San Diego Downtown, Curio Collection by Hilton

8) Carte Hotel San Diego Downtown, Curio Collection by Hilton

The Carte Hotel San Diego Downtown is located near the Embarcadero waterfront near San Diego’s Little Italy. Fun location to explore before or after your cruise!

The Carte offers a variety of activities for their guests. The hotel has an indoor and outdoor pool, as well as a 24-hour fitness center. Also, yoga and spin classes are offered for guests. Make sure to check the schedule.

Enjoy stunning sunsets and views from the rooftop bar where you can dine on California cuisine and crafted drinks. If you are in the mood for a seafood dinner, head to Watercolors for a full-service sea-to-table dining experience.

Things to Know About Carte Hotel San Diego Downtown, Curio Collection by Hilton

Neighborhood
Core-Columbia
The Core-Columbia area of Downtown San Diego is a beautiful mix of sky rises, restaurants, and hotels, complete with activities like music venues and museums.
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
246 Rooms
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Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Downtown / Bayfront

9) Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Downtown / Bayfront

Half a mile north from the Cruise Port, you will find Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Downtown/Bayfront. The family friendly hotel offers rooms with kitchenettes as well as a picnic/BBQ area to spend time with the kids. Local restaurants also deliver to the hotel, if you can’t get out for the evening.

Three nights a week, the Residence Inn Mix goes down at the hotel in their lobby and outdoor space. It is an opportunity to enjoy food from the area as well as meet new people. If you have extra time, visit their on-site 24-hour fitness center and outdoor pool.

Things to Know About Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Downtown / Bayfront

Neighborhood
Embarcadero San Diego
Walk the boardwalk and catch a sunset in Embarcadero. Stay close to the cruise terminal, tour local museums, shopping, PETCO Park, and the USS Midway.
Hotel Star Rating
3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating3 Star Hotel Rating
Pet Policy
Pets are welcome, with a maximum weight of 25 lbs per pet. There's a charge of $150.00 per pet, per stay.
Breakfast
Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
4:00 PM / 11:00 AM
Property Size
147 Rooms
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TownePlace Suites by Marriott San Diego Airport / Liberty Station

10) TownePlace Suites by Marriott San Diego Airport / Liberty Station

TownePlace Suites by Marriott San Diego Airport/Liberty Station can be found a mile and a half north of the Cruise Port just next to Liberty Station and the San Diego International Airport.

The TownePlace has all the amenities needed for your stay. Complimentary breakfast buffet is offered to all guests every morning. Enjoy dinner on the outdoor patio near their fire pit and enjoy a craft beverage while taking in the California weather.

TownePlace offers an on-site fitness center for your convenience. The front desk is also happy to set up a local spa experience if you’re looking to unwind!

Things to Know About TownePlace Suites by Marriott San Diego Airport / Liberty Station

Neighborhood
Liberty Station
Bring your significant other to Liberty Station for a visit to the nearby Cabrillo National Monument. Parks, shops and cafés are all within walking distance.
Hotel Star Rating
2 Star Hotel Rating2 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 $125 per accommodation, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Breakfast
Included
Wifi
Free WiFi in Lobby & Rooms
Check In / Check Out
4:00 PM / 12:00 PM
Property Size
222 Rooms
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