10 Best Hotels Near Petco Park in San Diego

PETCO Park is an awesome open air ballpark that combines some of the best sight lines in baseball with panoramic views of downtown San Diego. The architectural design is worthy enough of a visit as it incorporates buildings that were existing prior to the park's construction. Amenities here are also state-of-the-art. The Padres Major League Baseball team plays home games here during the season, but tours of the park are available year-round.

The other benefit to booking a hotel near PETCO Park is that some of San Diego's best restaurants and shopping are located within easy walking distance. The trolley stops near the park, too, and can take guests into Old Town or even to the border of Mexico.

The largest and perhaps most luxurious option is the recently-renovated Manchester Hyatt. Amenities here include a posh spa, bay view rooms, basketball courts, multiple swimming pools and more for families to enjoy. The young professional set may prefer the Hard Rock Hotel with it's trendy pool area and Float nightclub. It's not the best choice for families but it does enjoy a trendy vibe for those who like to stay up late. 

Baseball game or not, a hotel near PETCO Park is a great option for your San Diego vacation.


The San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina is right next door to the San Diego Convention Center, making it extremely convenient. With 1360 guest rooms and a nearby marina, it's possible to transition from meeting mode to a resort mentality quickly by staying here. The lobby and guest rooms have been recently renovated to feature California decor, including luxury bedding. Reserve on the VIP floor for perks like a dedicated lounge and other perks. Views of the bay, skyline and Coronado are spectacular. There's a Starbucks, a Roy's Asian-Fusion restaurant and other notable dining outlets. Graco Pack N Plays are available in lieu of cribs.

Recommended for Hotels near Petco Park because: It's a much larger Marriott than the other one on this list and adjacent to the Convention Center.

Read more about San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina →

Hilton San Diego Bayfront

A waterfront location in the heart of the city makes the Hilton San Diego Bayfront an ideal accommodation for the business or the leisure traveler. Guests are steps from the Gaslamp Quarter and also within minutes of Petco Park, the San Diego Convention Center, and Seaport Village too. Bedrooms in the Hilton San Diego Bayfront are outfitted with high-speed Internet access, a personal safe, satellite TV, in room movies, direct dial phone service, a full-sized bathroom with tub, a beverage station, a hair dryer, and signature toiletries. The concierge desk can provide golf course access, there's a news stand in the hotel, a swimming pool, a lounge with bar service, an in-house restaurant, child care options, a currency exchange, a modern fitness room, and valet parking. Pets are welcome, too.

Recommended for Hotels near Petco Park because: This Hilton considers itself to be the most lavish of all the hotels near PETCO Park.

Read more about Hilton San Diego Bayfront →

Extremely popular with families, the Residence Inn San Diego Downtown/Gaslamp is situated near PETCO Park, Gaslamp restaurants and the Convention Center. This hotel is popular for extended stays due to spacious suites with separate areas for living and sleeping, as well as free internet access, fully-equipped kitchens, in-room coffee and sofa beds. There is also daily housekeeping and a free daily hot breakfast buffet. Need to travel with Fido? They're pet-friendly too. The hotel has an refreshed urban design with a hint of the Victorian era, an outdoor rooftop pool and a fitness center. It's the only all-suite hotel in the downtown area.

Recommended for Hotels near Petco Park because: It's great value for money and popular with families because the suites offer separate living areas.

Read more about Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Downtown/Gaslamp Quarter →


With a prime Gaslamp location near PETCO park and the San Diego Convention Center, the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego is an excellent option for those who stay up late. Each of the bedrooms is outfitted with in-room movies, a full-sized bathroom with tub, climate controls, mini bar, high-speed Internet access, and room service. Those seeking a nightlife experience will enjoy Float and 207, while exquisite sushi can be ordered at the famous Nobu restaurant. The hotel has a pool and can be kid-friendly but the hotel overall isn't on weekends when nightlife and pool parties are the norm. Of course, there's plenty of neat music memorabilia scattered throughout.

Recommended for Hotels near Petco Park because: This hotel is a great choice for young professionals who enjoy hip nightlife.

Read more about Hard Rock Hotel San Diego →

The Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter is situated in the heart of the Gaslamp within steps of the San Diego Convention Center, PETCO Park and some of the city's finest dining. This location also has apartment-like lofts with 14-foot ceilings, Frette linens and robes, a secure private entrance and whirlpool tub for those who want to experience urban living overlooking 5th Avenue. Dine inside or out at the hotel's New Leaf Restaurant which serves an innovative California menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner, but guests enjoy evening cocktails near the fire pit. The hotel also offers a complimentary fitness center that provides cardio and free weights, outdoor heated pool, whirlpool and sundeck.

Recommended for Hotels near Petco Park because: This Hilton is two blocks from PETCO Park. It's a comfortable hotel with apartment-like lofts.

Read more about Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter →


The Hotel Indigo San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, a LEED certified sustainable hotel, is one of the top-rated hotels in the city. The hotel purchases organic and Fair Trade products as well as fresh, sustainable ingredients whenever possible. It is conveniently located in downtown San Diego, just minutes from the airport, convention center and the famed Gaslamp district. The hotel aims to be chic, state-of-the-art and fun with complimentary WiFi, complimentary business center, Aveda amenities, and acceptance of pets as guests. Table 509, the in house restaurant, serves up a seasonal menu and craft cocktails while a panoramic view can be enjoyed at Level 9, the rooftop bar.

Recommended for Hotels near Petco Park because: Its Level 9 rooftop bar has a view of PETCO Park. The boutique hotel is also extremely eco-friendly.

Read more about Hotel Indigo San Diego Gaslamp Quarter →

Located in the heart of San Diego's historic and trendy Gaslamp district and just three blocks from the Convention Center, Hotel Solamar is one of San Diego's hippest boutique hotels. The interior decor is radiant, light, and warm, offering guests an urban oasis from the exciting scene outside its doors. The evenings boast a lively and sophisticated scene at LOUNGEsix on Solamar Terrace and in Jsix Restaurant with its Coastal California Cuisine. Unwind with a list of hotel amenities, including a fourth floor terrace and pool deck with sparkling views of the San Diego skyline, a nightly hosted evening wine reception, morning coffee and tea service, and 24-hour services including room-service, business center, and fitness center. The 235 guest rooms and suites feature plush linens, LCD flat screen TV's, fully stocked honor bars, eco-friendly bath products, animal print bath robes, laptop-friendly safes, and spacious work areas with ergonomic chairs. Pets are welcome and the hotel provides food and water bowls and beds at no additional cost.

Recommended for Hotels near Petco Park because: Hotel Solamar is a well-rounded, upscale boutique hotel with awesome dining at JSix near PETCO Park.

Read more about Kimpton Solamar Hotel →

Guests of the San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter are within walking distance of the Horton Plaza shopping center, the San Diego Convention Center, PETCO Park, Seaport Village, and more. The hotel is only three miles from the San Diego International Airport and a few minutes to Balboa Park where the San Diego Zoo is located. Guests can take taxis, buses, and the trolley to other areas of the city including the Mexico border. A notable benefit of the hotel is a bar called ALTITUDE Sky Lounge on the 22nd floor. Cocktail in hand, you can see into PETCO Park and enjoy views of the ocean and city. It's one of the city's most popular nightlife spots.

Recommended for Hotels near Petco Park because: It's just steps from the park with ALTITUDE Sky Lounge a a great evening option for game viewing.

Read more about San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter →

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
Photo courtesy of Joanne DiBona

Located on San Diego Bay steps away from the San Diego Convention Center, the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel San Diego combines sophistication and elegance with a resort-like atmosphere. Minutes from the airport, the hotel is a short walk away from the vibrant Gaslamp Quarter, quaint Seaport Village, PETCO Park and the maritime attractions of the San Diego Embarcadero. The San Diego Trolley stops just across the street, allowing guests to travel around San Diego's downtown and beyond in speed and comfort. Contemporary guest rooms feature coastal tone fabrics, floor-to-ceiling windows and magnificent views of San Diego's sparkling downtown and bay. An outdoor pool surrounded by lush landscaping and bubbling hot tubs makes this hotel a perfect urban retreat, as you can relax by day and enjoy Gaslamp attractions by night.

Recommended for Hotels near Petco Park because: The Manchester Hyatt is enormous and probably offers the most amenities of all the hotels near PETCO Park.

Read more about Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego →

Omni San Diego Hotel
Photo courtesy of © Joanne DiBona

The kid fun starts at check-in, when they receive a backpack full of goodies. The Omni San Diego Hotel is situated within walking distance of the trolley, shops and restaurants in the Gaslamp. Rooms feature flat screen televisions with DVD players, in-room safes, high-speed Internet, contemporary decor, and more. Other guest amenities of the 21-story hotel feature an onsite seafood restaurant that serves more than 30 types of seafood, pasta, and salads as well as a gourmet coffee bar, gift shop, pool, fitness center and 21 meeting rooms. The hotel is connected to PETCO Park via a skybridge for extra convenience to games.

Recommended for Hotels near Petco Park because: The Omni is actually connected to PETCO park via a skybridge. It doesn't get any more convenient than this!

Read more about Omni San Diego Hotel →


Meet Katie Dillon

Katie Dillon originally moved to the seaside community of La Jolla to attend UC San Diego. When the opportunity presented itself, she and her husband set off for a 7 year stint overseas as...  More About Katie