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    San Diego International Airport: 3225 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101

San Diego Airport HotelsSan Diego is a beautiful city flooded with tourists and world-famous attractions for the whole family. The city is known for its incredible climates and white sandy beaches across the coast. From Balboa Park to Sea World, you’ll find yourself immersed in the entertaining culture found throughout the city. The San Diego Airport is right at the center of it all, located uniquely close to skyscrapers and offering an abundance of hotels near and around the hub. For a luxurious stay, book a night or two at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, located less than a mile away from the airport.
Why travelers visit San Diego: Balboa Park, La Jolla Cove, Sea World, Mission Beach, Little Italy, San Diego Zoo, the Padres, and Chargers!
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Know Before You Go: San Diego International Airport

  • Do you need a little bit of stress relief? Be on the lookout for a friendly pup to pet. Ready, Pet, Go is a program that aims to enhance the passenger experience by looking for passengers who would like to interact with the dogs. Each dog interacts with nearly 200 passengers during their 2 hour shifts!
  • Hungry? Try a made-to-order burger at The Counter: Custom Built Burgers. Hormone and antibiotic free beef, 100% natural turkey, and vegetarian burger options mean that there is something for everyone. Located in Terminal 1 East, Floor 2 near Gate 4.
  • Shop without the tax! Stop by Duty Free Americas in Terminal 2 near Gate 21 for tax-free shopping for international passengers and duty-paid shopping for all other travelers.
  • If you love BBQ, then you'll definitely love Phil's B.B.Q. located in Terminal 2 near Gate 46. Treat yourself to mesquite grilled baby back and beef ribs, chicken and delicious sandwiches. Yum!
  • If you are headed to the beach, you'll want to make sure you have all the beach gear you need! Stop by The Beach House in Terminal 1 for beach clothes, sandals, sun hats, bags, sunglasses - you name it! All your beach needs!
  • Several hotels are near the San Diego Airport, including a Sheraton and Hilton.
  • If you are interested in seeing the inner-workings of the San Diego Airport, then take a tour! Free tours are available of the airport and airfield and are two hours long. They are offered on Thursdays at 1:00 PM and Fridays at 10:00 AM.
  • Wi-Fi is available for free throughout the airport in 30 minute sessions.
  • United States troops and their families can take a rest in the USO lounge located in Terminal 2 East. Open 6:00 AM- 11:59 PM daily.
  • Don't go on your flight hungry. Stop by California Pizza Kitchen to have some delicious California-style pizzas. Fire-crusted bread and fresh toppings make for a delicious pre-flight meal. Try the original BBQ chicken pizza. Located in Terminal 2, Floor 2 near Gate 26.
  • Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the airport by stopping by Airspace Lounge. An array of amenities includes a food and beverage service, a full bar, restrooms, shower, and a large seating area. Located in Terminal 2, near gate 23 & 33.
  • Visit the official San Diego Airport page for more tips!

Where To Stay

      • Holiday Inn Bayside San Diego Airport Hotel
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    • Holiday Inn Bayside

      1 mile from San Diego International Airport (SAN)

      Do you want a San Diego airport hotel that leaves an impression? The Holiday Inn Bayside will certainly do that for you. Not only is this hotel close to the Airport, but also it is conveniently located near the popular San Diego destinations. They also offer a free airport/train station shuttle to get you to where you need to be. Easily book San Diego Airport hotels online today.
      • Crowne Plaza San Diego/Mission Valley
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    • Crowne Plaza San Diego/Mission Valley

      5.5 miles from San Diego International Airport (SAN)

      The Crowne Plaza San Diego/Mission Valley offers amazing service and accommodations. Being only minutes from attractions like the beach and other San Diego favorites, the Crowne Plaza San Diego is a popular choice. The hotel itself is comfortable and relaxing, making it ideal for any San Diego guest.

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Airport hotel reservations by phone: 1-866-966-3042

About San Diego International Airport

San Diego International Airport is located less than 5 miles from the center of the city. It's so close, in fact, that flyers are often startled by how close the skyscrapers are as they descend during their flight. The hub provides service through Delta, American and United airlines, among other smaller carriers. When you arrive, you'll find a plethora of amenities throughout the facility's three terminals, including more than 30 eating spots, services from shoe shines to currency exchanges and a wide variety of boutique and retail shops.

There are more than 60 different hotels near San Diego International Airport, including the conveniently located Holiday Inn Bayside and Crowne Plaza San Diego/Mission Valley. For the ultimate in luxury, book your room at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. It's located less than a mile from the hub and offers splendid views of the bay as well as the tremendously comfortable Sheraton sleeper bed. Guests can take take advantage of the several airport shuttles that connect visitors to their hotels and the downtown area, or utilize the Metropolitan Transit System. Keep in mind that making your way out of the airport by car can be a confusing task.

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Welcome to San Diego

San Diego may not be the largest city in the state, but it is California's biggest coastal metropolis, lining the Pacific for 70 miles. More than a million people call it home, adoring the locale for its sunny skies and temperate conditions. The region is divided into several districts and a multitude of neighborhoods, from Old Town to La Jolla. But the most popular part of the metropolis is downtown, where the streets are lined with a multitude of attractions, gorgeous displays of Spanish architecture and a vibrant nightlife scene complete with bars, restaurants, dance clubs, shopping and galleries.

The city is known for its large role in biotechnology and communications, which is why a hefty portion of its 33 million annual visitors come for business. It's also renowned for its immense diversity. People of all different cultures, ethnicities, and races live together in peace in this beautiful locale. Another delightful feature of San Diego is its relaxed nature compared to the other big cities in California, like Los Angeles and San Francisco. Life moves at a slower pace, and for many the area provides a picturesque retreat from the bustle of the metropolis.

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Things to Do in San Diego

A scenic view of downtown San DiegoWhether you're visiting San Diego for business or leisure, you won't be at a lack of exciting things to do. Lazing on the beach is one of the main pastimes for locals, and many head to Mission Beach, a popular gathering spot that has a bustling boardwalk with the famous Giant Dipper roller coaster. Other top waterfronts include Imperial, Pacific and Coronado beaches. Water sports are also big here, and you'll find a thriving surf scene as well as plenty of people sailing, kite surfing and kayaking.

While you're in town, take some time to check out the top attractions. One of the most popular spots for tourists is SeaWorld San Diego, the theme park that made the killer whale famous. Balboa Park Gardens, which is actually made up of several themed gardens, contains lush displays of Japanese, Australian and Spanish florals, while the Cabrillo National Monument has a hilltop location that gives you a stunning view of the city and the bay as well as a look at several historic exhibits. Adventure seekers should head to Torrey Pines Gliderport, where experienced glider riders gather to partake in some extreme sporting and beginners come to learn from one of the area's most prestigious gliding schools.

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Sheraton San Diego Hotel And Marina
0.6 mi stars check
La Quinta Inn San Diego Old Town
1.1 mi stars check
Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island
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Old Town Inn
1.4 mi stars
Hampton Inn San Diego-Downtown
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Hotel Vyvant
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