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Boutique Hotels in San Diego, CA

Home to several boutique hotels, San Diego has one -- or more -- that will your taste for your visit. Keep reading for the top 10 boutique hotels in San Diego.
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The Keating

Located in downtown San Diego's Gaslamp district, The Keating is a luxury boutique hotel. The Keating was created by Pininfarina, the designer behind Ferrari and Maserati. The hotel has 35 rooms, painted in bold colors and offering extremely comfortable feather beds. Many describe The Keating as a diamond in the rough because they are pleasantly surprised by the interior of the hotel, as it's housed in a building from the 1890's. Rooms are luxurious -- with espresso makers, high quality televisions and stereo systems -- and practical at the same time. Each room comes with complimentary high-speed wireless internet connection. Book online for guaranteed lowest rates.

Pacific Terrace Hotel

The Pacific Terrace has been rated a 4-Diamond hotel by AAA. Located between La Jolla and Mission Bay, The Pacific Terrace offers 73 guest rooms and suites. The majority have ocean and beach views and all have a private balcony. Enjoy beach access for sunset walks or many of the hotel amenities, including massage therapy and an outdoor heated pool and spa, among others. The Pacific Terrace Hotel's concierege can make reservations at many local restaurants for you, which also gives you the option to charge the bill to your room, even though the restaurants are off-site. Check the hotel's website for different package options.

The Pearl Hotel

The Pearl Hotel is near downtown San Diego and Shelter Island. Featuring three different types of guest rooms -- The Strand, The Jewel and The Gem -- the Pearl is a boutique retro hotel that is both charming and laid-back. Locals and visitors alike recommend the restaurant, where funky seating options make your meal more fun. Enjoy dinner by the pool and in the restaurant area, and if you're there on Wednesdays, you can have a fun night catching a movie by the pool on the large screen. The Pearl is often applauded for its friendly staff.

La Valencia Hotel

Over 80 years old, La Valencia Hotel is located atop La Jolla Cove. The Mediterranean architecture and decor give this charming boutique hotel that has 113 guest rooms a lot of character. Because of the prime location, many guests who are happy enjoying local restaurants and shops, say that a rental car isn't even necessary. The hotel grounds are well-maintained and beautiful and the rooms extremely nice. Being situation above the Pacific Ocean allows for beautiful views. In fact, you might hear the ocean waves if you leave your windows open. If you're looking for extremely comfortable beds with high-quality linens, the La Valencia Hotel is definitely your place!

The Sofia Hotel

The Sofia Hotel is located in downtown San Diego, making it a great place to stay if you're visiting and would like to be central to many of San Diego's great activities. Horton Plaza is across the street and over 90 restaurants are located within blocks of The Sofia Hotel. As a boutique hotel, The Sofia offers comfortable rooms that make guests feel right at home. While the rooms are on the smaller side, it's not a drawback. You'll also find spa services and a health and yoga center. Book your room through the website for a best rate guarantee.