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Three Budget-Friendly Hotels in San Diego for a Cost Effective Vacation Announced by SanDiego.com

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Everyone wants to be in San Diego during the summer, but not everyone can afford to shell out a bunch of cash. So, here are SanDiego.com's picks for budget-friendly hotels in San Diego.

The beaches and sunshine in San Diego make it a highly desirable summer vacation destination, but traveling can be pricey. Luckily, there are some budget-friendly San Diego hotels that won't burn a hole in travelers’ pockets and are still in convenient locations throughout the county.

There is no need to go broke during a fun San Diego vacation. Here are some San Diego hotels that won't break the bank and will leave guests with a little spending cash for local attractions and San Diego activities:

  1. Holiday Inn Express Encinitas: Located in the surf town of Cardiff-by-the-Sea, the Holiday Inn Express Encinitas is a budget-friendly hotel that's just a two minute drive from some of the nicest beaches in San Diego. Its convenient location just off the I5 makes it easy to navigate San Diego County and get from this comfortable hotel to big attractions like the Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld. This is a cheap San Diego hotel that's perfect for families with an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, complimentary breakfast and free Wi-Fi! With all the perks of the pricier San Diego hotels, Holiday Inn Express Encinitas is a great choice for visitors traveling on a budget.
  2. Best Western Escondido: Escondido is in the northeast part of San Diego County and it's ideal for a June vacation. While much of the San Diego coastline is experiencing "June Gloom", just a few minutes east there are blue skies and warm temperatures perfect for a sunny San Diego vacation. This beautiful hotel has lush landscaping and affordable prices just a short drive from big San Diego attractions like the San Diego Zoo Safari Park and LEGOLAND California, as well as the beaches of North County San Diego. It's a solid option for guests traveling on a budget who still want to enjoy great perks like free Wi-Fi, a pool and hot tub, complimentary breakfast, and more!
  3. San Diego Ramada Gaslamp: For guests looking to stay in the heart San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter, but not spend every dime on lodging, the San Diego Ramada Gaslamp is a nice choice. It has a vintage appeal in the center of Downtown San Diego surrounded by restaurants, shopping and nightlife venues. With a fun on-site bar and restaurant, Brian's 24 Bar and Grill, the Gaslamp Ramada makes it easy for visitors to get in on the fun of Downtown San Diego without leaving the comfort of their hotel. This budget-friendly hotel is conveniently located just minutes from Horton Plaza Shopping Mall, the Convention Center, San Diego Zoo, Seaport Village and Balboa Park.

There is no reason to pass on a vacation to San Diego due to low funds. San Diego is home to plenty of affordable lodging options scattered all over town. From budget-friendly San Diego hotels near the beach to cheap motels downtown, there is an affordable hotel for every visitor looking to soak up the sun in San Diego.