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Balboa Park Luxury Bungalow With Palm Veranda

Balboa Park Luxury Bungalow With Palm Veranda

San Diego, CA
0.6 km from San Diego Zoo
Located in Hillcrest, this vacation home is within a 15-minute walk of Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo. Hotel Circle and Petco Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).
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Amazing 2br/1ba Near Balboa Park & SD Zoo by Domio

Amazing 2br/1ba Near Balboa Park & SD Zoo by Domio

3.5 out of 5.0 3438 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA
0.7 km from San Diego Zoo
This apartment doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. A terrace, a garden, and a picnic area are also on offer.
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Sutra in Hillcrest has the Most Amazing Location Near all 5 min From Downtown

Sutra in Hillcrest has the Most Amazing Location Near all 5 min From Downtown

San Diego, CA
0.7 km from San Diego Zoo
Located in Hillcrest, this vacation home is within a 15-minute walk of Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo. Hotel Circle and Petco Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).
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Hillcrest Canyon Oasis

Hillcrest Canyon Oasis

San Diego, CA
0.9 km from San Diego Zoo
Located in Hillcrest, this condo building is within a 15-minute walk of Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo. Hotel Circle and Petco Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).
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WanderJaunt Manzanita 2BR Balboa Park

WanderJaunt Manzanita 2BR Balboa Park

3.5 out of 5.0 3634 Indiana Street, San Diego, CA
1.0 km from San Diego Zoo
Located in North Park, this vacation home is within a 15-minute walk of Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo. Hotel Circle and Petco Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).
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Wanderjaunt Manzanita 2BR Balboa Park

Wanderjaunt Manzanita 2BR Balboa Park

San Diego, CA
0.7 km from San Diego Zoo
Located in North Park, this vacation home is within a 15-minute walk of Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo. Hotel Circle and Petco Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).
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WanderJaunt Madeira 2BR Balboa Park

WanderJaunt Madeira 2BR Balboa Park

3.5 out of 5.0 3640 Indiana Street, San Diego, CA
0.8 km from San Diego Zoo
Located in North Park, this condo building is within a 15-minute walk of Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo. Hotel Circle and Petco Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).
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Terrace Garden Suite at Resort-like Oasis Near Balboa Park

Terrace Garden Suite at Resort-like Oasis Near Balboa Park

San Diego, CA
5/5
(1 Reviews)
0.7 km from San Diego Zoo
An outdoor tennis court is featured at this vacation home, along with a garden and barbecue grills.
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Spacious Luxury Apartment at Tropical Resort-like Oasis by Balboa Park

Spacious Luxury Apartment at Tropical Resort-like Oasis by Balboa Park

San Diego, CA
0.7 km from San Diego Zoo
An outdoor tennis court is featured at this vacation home, along with a garden.
$119
Four Points by Sheraton San Diego Downtown Little Italy

Four Points by Sheraton San Diego Downtown Little Italy

3.0 out of 5.0 1617 1st Avenue, San Diego, CA
3.6/5
(11 Reviews)
1.6 km from San Diego Zoo
This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 3 conference rooms, as well as the business center and free WiFi in public areas. There's a fitness center on site, and a 24-hour front desk and a convenience store are also provided.
$135
Wyndham San Diego Bayside

Wyndham San Diego Bayside

4.0 out of 5.0 1355 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA
4/5
(67 Reviews)
2.0 km from San Diego Zoo
This smoke-free hotel includes 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, express check-out, and free airport shuttle. Unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy perks like a free cruise terminal shuttle.
$152
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

4.0 out of 5.0 207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA
4.5/5
(32 Reviews)
3.2 km from San Diego Zoo
A nightclub, 2 restaurants, and an outdoor pool are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. 2 coffee shops/cafés offer dining options, while a poolside bar and a 24-hour fitness center are also on site.
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How much is a hotel room in San Diego Zoo?

Hotels in San Diego Zoo start at $119 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.


San Diego Zoo Hotel & Travel Guide

Your visit to San Diego Zoo will be forever imprinted in your mind.

San Diego County, where it can be found, is 470 miles (756 kilometers) from the state capital, Sacramento.

Spending your time in a place that's conveniently located right near the action helps make for a more exciting trip. Just 2 miles (3 kilometers) from San Diego Zoo, you can choose from around 91 short and long-term accommodation options. The San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina and THE US GRANT, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Diego are a couple of choices that are only 2 miles (3 kilometers) and 2 miles (3 kilometers) away. You may also like to consider the Kimpton Solamar Hotel, just 2 miles (3 kilometers) away.

Save a few dollars and stay at one of the close by bargain hotels. Why not give the Days Inn San Diego/Downtown/Convention Center a try? It's 1 mile (2 kilometers) away. Another alternative is the Best Western Cabrillo Garden Inn, 1 mile (2 kilometers) away.

If you feel like a touch of elegance, you're in luck. You'll find a handful of upscale hotels that are a quick drive away. Quality choices would have to be the Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton and Paradise Point Resort & Spa.

Sit back, take a break and meet some fellow travelers at Jungle Java, which is just around the corner. If your hunger's not going to be satisfied that easily, take a table at Sandwich Company, a quality eatery close by. Explore another facet of the local area while you enjoy a drink at Lady Carolyn's Pub, also just a quick jaunt away.

Other Things to Do Near San Diego Zoo

Once you are finished with San Diego Zoo, you can look forward to the area's other sights:

  • Add a creative element to your getaway by enjoying a play or two at Starlight Bowl.
  • Balboa Park Carousel is a vibrant merry-go-round with old-world appeal that's guaranteed to please both children and adults.
  • Attend the event or festival of your choice and appreciate one or two exhibits put on by Spanish Village Art Center.
  • It's always a pleasure to have the chance to see the flower beds and botanical displays at Alcazar Garden, a beautiful, privately owned garden.
  • You can take a look at the cacti and wildflowers at Desert Garden to learn more about how these species endure, and even flourish, in the harsh desert.

Need insider tips on must-see attractions in San Diego Zoo? Check out our San Diego Zoo travel guide!

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.