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Family in San Diego
Travel for Kids has so many fun things to do with kids in San Diego, whether it's exploring the world-famous San Diego Zoo, visiting Old Town, pedal boating in Mission Bay, checking out the dolphins at SeaWorld, or enjoying a day in the sun at beaches in Coronado, but you'll need a fun place to stay. Kid-friendly hotels are easy to find on Travel for Kids.

Here's our own Travel for Kids hand-picked list of family friendly hotels in San Diego, all styles and price ranges, in neighborhoods that are near to fun things to do with kids. Hotels are selected for their amenities for families, such as swimming pools, suites with kitchens, playgrounds, babysitting services, kid's programs, coin-operated laundry, picnic areas, and more. Hotel policies can change, however, so be sure to check with the hotel at the time you make your reservation to be sure your desired family amenities are still available.

Tip: Also check out our San Diego family beach vacation rentals
family hotels san diego california
  Coronado Mission Bay
  Downtown San Diego Old Town
  Harbor Island Mission Valley
  Shelter Island Escondido – Zoo Safari Park
  Point Loma    
    Coronado
Loews Coronado Bay Resort – Located right on the bay; rooms with two double beds or one bedroom suites with king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); welcome gifts for kids under 10; in summer, kid's day camp, every Friday and Saturday movies by the pool and marshmallow roasts; kid's room with games and movies year round; outdoor swimming pool, children's pool and jacuzzi; babysitting services, two restaurants with children's menu (including a healthy kids' menu); cribs available; health club with kid's yoga classes; on-site rentals of kid's bikes, surreys, sailboats and motorboats; gondola for hire.
Villa Capri by the Sea – One bedroom suites (sleep 4) and two bedroom suites (sleep 6) with fully-equipped kitchens; outdoor swimming pool; board games for kids; cribs for little ones; walking distance to the beach; complimentary sand toys, mats, boogie boards, coolers and umbrellas are available; walking distance to the beach.
Glorietta Bay Inn – Outdoor swimming pool (with swim diapers and beach balls for the asking); rooms with two queen beds or one bedroom suites with king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4), and two bedroom suites; suites have full kitchens and kitchenettes, refrigerators in all rooms; complimentary full breakfast; cribs, child safety kits, and babysitting available upon request.
El Cordova Hotel – One bedroom suites (sleep 4), two bedroom suites (sleep 6) with full kitchens; outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; barbecue area; family-friendly on-site restaurants.
Hotel Del Coronado – Landmark hotel right on the beach; resort rooms with two queen beds (sleep 4); year round Kids Camp ages 4 -12; outdoor pool (with water toys) and jacuzzi; surfing and kayaking lessons; full-service restaurants with kid's menus; babysitting services available; spa treatments for teens; Coast Club Teen Lounge in summer; kid's bikes, boogie board, wetsuit rentals; ask about the Elf Tuck-in package in December.
Best Western Suites Hotel Coronado Island – Outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; standard rooms with two queen beds or two room suites (sleep 4); all rooms have microwaves and refrigerators, complimentary breakfast; coin-operated laundry; cribs available upon request.
La Avenida Inn – Outdoor swimming pool; rooms with two double beds or one bedroom suites (sleep 4); complimentary breakfast; crib, extra bed, or mini-fridge available upon request (fee); hotel is close to the beach.
Coronado Island Marriott Resort – Guest rooms with two double beds and one bedroom villas with kitchenettes (sleep 4); on-site restaurant with children's menu and room service with kid's menu; babysitting services available; outdoor swimming pools; bike rentals; cribs available at check-in; ask about kayak, boat rentals.
Coronado Inn – Rooms with two double beds or suites with full kitchens (sleep 4); all rooms have refrigerators and microwaves; extra bed available upon request; complimentary breakfast; outdoor swimming pool; coin-operated laundry; lemonade and snacks every afternoon.
    Downtown San Diego
Embassy Suites Hotel San Diego Bay – One bedroom suites (sleep 4), two bedroom suites (sleep 6); all suites with refrigerators and microwaves; complimentary breakfast; coin-operated washer and dryer; indoor swimming pool; cribs and high chairs available.
Residence Inn San Diego Downtown – One bedroom suites (sleep 3), two bedroom suites (sleep 5), suites have full-kitchens with utensils and cookware, tables and chairs; complimentary full-breakfast; grocery shopping service; outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi.
Best Western Bayside Inn – Outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; rooms with two queen beds or king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); all rooms have refrigerators and microwaves; complimentary shuttle to airport.
Hampton Inn San Diego Downtown – Roof-top swimming pool; suites with two queen beds or king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); complimentary breakfast; cribs available upon request.
Wyndham San Diego Bayside – Outdoor swimming pool; rooms with two double beds or one bedroom suites with king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); on-site restaurants serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, and deli; on-site bike rental; fee car parking.
Pacific Inn Hotel and Suites – Kid's suite with queen bed and two bunk beds (sleep 4), refrigerator and microwave in rooms; complimentary breakfast; outdoor swimming pool; cribs available; refrigerators and microwaves can be requested for regular hotel rooms.
San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina – Gift bag for kids at check-in; rooms with two double beds or one bedroom suite with king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); on-site restaurant with children's menu; outdoor pool and jacuzzi; in summer, kids' movies by the pool.
Marina Inn Hotel and Suites – Outdoor swimming pool, rooms with two queen beds or suites with queen bed and two bunk beds (sleep 4); refrigerator and microwave in rooms; complimentary breakfast; cribs available upon request.
    Harbor Island
  Tip: Hotels on Harbor Island are convenient if you have an early morning flight or evening arrival at the airport.
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina – Hotel is across from the airport; rooms with two double beds or one bedroom suits with king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); outdoor swimming pool; on-site restaurant with children's menu; complimentary shuttle to the airport.
Hilton San Diego Airport / Harbor Island – Outdoor swimming pool, rooms with two double beds or one bedroom suits with king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); on-site restaurant with kids' menu, complimentary shuttle to the airport.
    Shelter Island
Humphrey's Half Moon Inn & Suites – Outdoor pool and jacuzzi; rooms with two queen beds or suites with king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4), view suites (sleep 6); cribs available; full service restaurant with kids' menu; ping pong tables, little putting green and croquet; complimentary airport transfers.
Best Western Island Palms Hotel & Marina – Rooms with two double beds (sleep 4) suites with full kitchens (stove, microwave, refrigerator) (sleep 6); on-site restaurant with children's menu, complimentary bike rental; outdoor pool and jacuzzi.
Kona Kai Resort – Outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; rooms with two queen beds (sleep 4), all rooms with refrigerators, family-friendly menu on room service; cribs available; bike (including kid's bikes) rentals.
Bay Club Hotel and Marina – Kids under 12 stay for free; rooms with two queen beds or king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); outdoor swimming pool; free breakfast buffet; complimentary airport and Amtrak transportation; cribs available; full-service restaurant with children's menu.
    Point Loma

 

 

Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside – Outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; ping pong, shuffleboard and pool tables; rooms with two queen beds or kids' suites with two bunk beds (sleep 4); refrigerators in all rooms; on-site restaurant with children's menu, kids under 12 eat free with paying adult; cribs available; free shuttle to airport and train station.
Comfort Inn at the Harbor – Outdoor swimming pool; rooms with two queen beds or suites with two bunk beds (sleep 4); refrigerators in all rooms; complimentary continental breakfast; cribs available.
Best Western Yacht Harbor Hotel – Hotel is located on San Diego Bay; rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); complimentary breakfast; outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; refrigerators, microwaves and cribs available upon request; complimentary airport shuttle.
Ramada San Diego Airport – Complimentary breakfast; rooms with two double beds (sleep 4), one bedroom suite available (sleeps 5); all rooms have refrigerators and microwaves; outdoor swimming pool; cribs available upon request; coin-operated laundry.
Point Loma Inn – Family suites (sleep 4), with full kitchens and kitchenettes; complimentary breakfast; mini-fridges or microwaves available upon request; coin-operated laundry; hotel is one block from the bay.
    Mission Bay
The Dana on Mission Bay – Outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; ping pong and fooseball; rooms with two queen beds or king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); coin-operated laundry; family-style restaurant with children's menu; refrigerators in all rooms; kids' bikes, kayaks, pedal boats, watercyles, sailboats for rent; complimentary shuttle to and from SeaWorld.
Catamaran Resort – Rooms with two double beds (sleep 4), suites two double beds plus sofa bed (sleep 6); complimentary one hour boat cruises for families; restaurant with children's menu; on-site rental of kayaks, canoes, kids' bikes; outdoor pool and jacuzzi; in summer kid's club ages 3-12 and a bird show in the afternoon; free sand toys to use daily in summer, weekends in off-season; hotel is located right on the water.
Bahia Resort Hotel – Outdoor swimming pool; rooms with two double beds or suites with queen bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4), suites with two double beds plus sofa bed (sleep 6); suites have kitchenettes; on-site restaurant with kids' menu; cribs available;bikes, kayaks, pedal boats for rent; kid's camp July and August; hotel is easy access to SeaWorld.
Hilton San Diego Resort – Kids Camp with beach games, swimming, arts and crafts, ages 4 -13; rooms or villa with two queen beds (sleep 4); babysitting service; free gift for kids at check-in; outdoor pool (with floaties and inner tubes) and jacuzzi; restaurant with children's menu for breakfast, lunch, dinner; rentals of kids' bikes, snorkels, kayaks, sailboats, watercycles; sand toys, cribs, playpens, high chairs available upon request; hotel is right on the water, close to SeaWorld.
Paradise Point Resort – Rooms with two queen beds or bungalows with king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); swimming pools, with children's pool; miniature golf, croquet, ping pong, volleyball court; on-site restaurants with children's menu breakfast, lunch and dinner; cribs available; bicycle rentals with surreys; also rent sailboats, kayaks and watercyles.
Blue Sea Beach Hotel – Hotel is located right on the beach; rooms with two queen beds (sleep 4); microwaves and refrigerators in rooms; coin-operated laundry; bike rentals available; outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi.
Holiday Inn Express SeaWorld – Complimentary breakfast buffet; rooms with two queen beds (sleep 4); refrigerators in all rooms;coin-operated laundry; crib available on request; outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi.
    Old Town
Best Western Hacienda Hotel Old Town – Outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; rooms with two queen beds (sleep 4), queen bed plus twin (sleep 3); full-service restaurant with kids' menu; cribs available; airport shuttle; hotel is situated right in the center Old Town, lots of restaurants close by, great location.
Old Town Inn – Rooms with two queen beds or king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4), one bedroom suites with living room and kitchenette (refrigerator and microwave) (sleep 6); outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; complimentary breakfast; cribs available; walking distance to Old Town.
La Quinta Inn - Old Town – Rooms with two queen beds or suites with king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); refrigerators and microwaves in all rooms; outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; complimentary breakfast; coin-operated laundry.
Fairfield Inn & Suites Old Town – Outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi, plus barbeque area; rooms with two double beds or studio suites with king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); microwave and refrigerators in all rooms; crib available upon request; free breakfast buffet; coin-operated washer and dryer; complimentary shuttle to airport and SeaWorld; fee car parking.
Courtyard San Diego Old Town – Outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; rooms with two queen beds or suites with king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); on-site restaurant with children's menu breakfast and lunch; cribs and refrigerators available upon request; coin-operated laundry.
Western Inn Suites Old Town – Rooms or suites with two double beds (sleep 4); suites have refrigerators and microwaves; coin-operated laundry; complimentary breakfast.
    Mission Valley
Best Western Seven Seas – Outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); kids' playground; ping pong and pool tables; full-service restaurant with children's menu; cribs available; complimentary shuttles to Sea World and the San Diego Zoo.
Residence Inn Mission Valley – Two bedroom family suites with queen bed and two twin beds (sleep 4), one bedroom suites with two queen beds plus sofa bed (sleep 6); all suites have full-kitchens (refrigerator, stove, microwave); complimentary full breakfast buffet; grocery shopping service; outdoor pool, kids wading pool and jacuzzi; barbecue, picnic and kid's play areas, coin-operated laundry.
Courtyard Mission Valley – On-site restaurant (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with children's menu, kids eat free with paying adult; outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; rooms with two queen beds or suites with king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); some suites with refrigerators and microwaves; coin-operated washer and dryer; cribs available upon request.
Travelodge Mission Valley – Outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; rooms with two queen beds (sleep 4), family suites with refrigerator and microwave (sleeps 8);cribs available; family-style restaurant with children's menu.
Doubletree Hotel San Diego Mission Valley – Indoor and outdoor swimming pools; jacuzzi and sauna; rooms with two queen beds (sleep 4), suites available; on-site family-friendly restaurant; coin-operated laundry; cribs available upon request.
La Quinta Inn – Complimentary breakfast; outdoor swimming pool; rooms with two queen beds or suites with king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); refrigerator and microwave in all rooms; coin-operated laundry; cribs are available upon request.
Days Inn Hotel Circle – Rooms with two queen beds (sleep 4); refrigerators in all rooms, also rooms with kitchenettes (stove, mini-fridge, microwave); outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; on-site restaurant with children's menu picnic area; coin-operated laundry; cribs available on request, complimentary shuttle to SeaWorld, San Diego Zoo and airport.

 

Hilton San Diego Mission Valley – Outdoor swimming pool (with pool toys) and jacuzzi; rooms with two double beds or one bedroom suits with king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); on-site restaurant with kids' menu, complimentary shuttle to the airport.on-site restaurant with children's menu breakfast, lunch and dinner; baby sitting services, cribs and high chairs available.
Doubletree Club Hotel San Diego – Rooms with two queen beds (sleep 4), suites available; refrigerators in all rooms; outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; coin-operated laundry; on-site restaurant with children's menu breakfast and dinner; high chairs and cribs available.
Vagabond Inn Hotel Circle – Rooms with two queen beds or kids' suites with queen size bed and bunk beds (sleep 4); refrigerator and microwave in rooms; outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; cribs available; complimentary breakfast.
Comfort Suites Mission Valley – Outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; kid's suites with queen bed, two bunk beds (sleep 4), one bedroom suites (sleep up to 5); refrigerator and microwave in all rooms; complimentary breakfast buffet; cribs available upon request.
Mission Valley Resort – 24 hour restaurant with children's menu; outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); coin-operated washer and dryer; cribs available upon request; complimentary shuttle to Old Town.
Kings Inn – Outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; rooms with two queen beds (sleep 4); two family restaurants onsite with children's menus; cribs and mini-fridges available on request; coin-operated laundry.
San Diego Marriott Mission Valley – On-site restaurant with children's menu; rooms with two double beds or one bedroom suite with king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; cribs and babysitting available upon request.
Town and Country Resort – Rooms with two queen beds (sleep 4), suites and garden bungalows available; four outdoor swimming pools; three full-service restaurants with kid's menu, plus café and deli, crib or rollaway bed available upon request.
Comfort Inn Hotel Circle – Outdoor swimming pool, jacuzzi and kids' wading pool; rooms with two queen beds or kids' suites with queen bed plus two bunk beds (sleep 4), two bedroom suites (sleep 6); suites have kitchen with stove, microwave, refrigerator; picnic tables and barbecues, coin-operated laundry.
    Escondido – San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Hotel is close to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park; rooms with two double beds or suite with king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); suites have microwave and mini-fridge; outdoor pool and jacuzzi; complimentary breakfast; coin-operated laundry; cribs available.
Best Western Escondido – Outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; rooms with two queen beds or suites with king bed plus sofa bed (sleep 4); all rooms have microwaves and refrigerators; complimentary breakfast; crib available upon request; coin-operated laundry.
Rancho Bernardo Inn – Outdoor family swimming pool for families; free shuttle to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park; rooms with two queen beds (sleep 4); on-site restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with children's menu; babysitting services, rollaways and cribs available; summer and holidays camp (ages 4 - 17) has whole and half-day activities, arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, music, sports, clubroom with toys and games, teen lounge; also summer and holidays, kids program with instruction in tennis and golf, and team sports such as soccer, volleyball and tennis.
Hilton Garden Inn – Rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); refrigerators and microwaves in all rooms; outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi; coin-operated laundry; on-site family restaurant for breakfast and light dinner; store with juice, milk, ice cream; cribs and high chairs available upon request.
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