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Luxury hotels in San Diego

A curated list of 5-star luxury hotels and resorts

Tomas Mazowski A list by Tomas Mazowski. This guide was last updated in February 2024.

Hey! When I travel I love to stay at luxurious hotels - especially the kind of places that offer over the top extras and really spoil their guests with great service, nice spas, awesome restaurants and beautiful views. What more can you want? To save some time, I've put together this list of my favourite 5-star hotels and resorts in San Diego. I hope you will like it!

  • 1 Fairmont Grand Del Mar San Diego, United States

    Fairmont Grand Del Mar

    ***** Hotel. Featuring 4 outdoor pools, this San Diego 5-diamond, Mediterranean-inspired resort features tennis courts, 6 restaurants, a lobby bar, a golf course and a spa. Plush bathrobes and free WiFi is provided in all rooms. European-style soaking tub, feather down pillows and a flat-screen cable TV is provided in all rooms at Fairmont Grand Del Mar. Show full description Guest review score 9.0, rooms from around $518.

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  • 2 Pendry San Diego San Diego, United States

    Pendry San Diego

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of San Diego. Pendry San Diego features a restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre and bar in San Diego. Around 700 metres from San Diego Convention Center, the property is also 1. Show full description Guest review score 8.6, rooms from around $495.

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  • 3 The Lodge at Torrey Pines San Diego, United States

    The Lodge at Torrey Pines

    ***** Hotel. Overlooking Torrey Pines Golf Course, this boutique La Jolla hotel boasts an outdoor pool and a spa and wellness centre. It features an on-site restaurant and spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi. A flat-screen cable TV with extended satellite channels is featured in each air-conditioned guest room at The Lodge at Torrey Pines. Show full description Guest review score 8.4, rooms from around $670.

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  • 4 Kimpton Alma San Diego, an IHG Hotel San Diego, United States

    Kimpton Alma San Diego, an IHG Hotel

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of San Diego. Featuring a pool and rooftop bar, this luxury design hotel offers stylish rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows. A fitness center is located on site. Show full description Guest review score 8.3, rooms from around $276.

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  • 5 Pantai Inn San Diego, United States

    Pantai Inn

    ***** Hotel. Situated in La Jolla, California town centre, this boutique inn offers spacious Balinese inspired rooms with well-equipped kitchens, fireplaces and Pacific Ocean views. It offers a daily deluxe continental breakfast. Free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen cable TV, an iPod docking station and a work desk are offered in all of the unique rooms at Pantai Inn. Show full description Guest review score 8.3, rooms from around $444.

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  • 6 The US Grant, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Diego San Diego, United States

    The US Grant, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Diego

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of San Diego. Experience luxurious accommodations, exceptional service and unrivaled amenities in the heart of San Diego at this elegant historic hotel, situated only moments away from the area's most popular attractions. The US Grant Hotel provides guests with everything needed for a relaxing and enjoyable stay. Show full description Guest review score 8.1, rooms from around $373.

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  • 7 Andaz San Diego - a Concept by Hyatt San Diego, United States

    Andaz San Diego - a Concept by Hyatt

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of San Diego. Located in the Gaslamp District, Andaz San Diego - a Concept by Hyatt is 1.5 km from the San Diego Convention Center. Show full description Guest review score 7.9, rooms from around $270.

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  • 8 Kasa East Village San Diego San Diego, United States

    Kasa East Village San Diego

    ***** Aparthotel. Stay in the heart of San Diego. Situated in San Diego, 1.2 km from San Diego Convention Center and 1.2 km from the centre, Kasa East Village San Diego features air-conditioned accommodation with free WiFi, and an outdoor swimming pool. Private parking is available on site. Each unit has an equipped kitchen, a living room with a sofa bed and flat-screen TV and private bathroom with free toiletries and a bath or shower. A fridge, an oven and dishwasher are also available, as well as a coffee machine and a kettle. The aparthotel offers 5-star accommodation with a fitness centre and sun terrace. A barbecue can be found at Kasa East Village San Diego, along with a shared lounge. San Diego - Santa Fe Depot Amtrak Station is 2.4 km from the accommodation, while USS Midway Museum is 2.7 km from the property. The nearest airport is San Diego International Airport, 5 km from Kasa East Village San Diego. Guest review score 8.1, rooms from around $202.

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Tomas Mazowski

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