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Hillcrest - San Diego, CA, United States
30 Jun — 1 Jul2
Hillcrest - San Diego, CA, United States
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Cheapest month:December
Most expensive month:May
Average price in Hillcrest:$344/night
Cheapest price found:$150/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Thursday
$257 - $458
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$233 - $458
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

About Hillcrest

Renowned for its welcoming atmosphere, Hillcrest is a lively neighbourhood and the centre of San Diego’s LGBTQ+ scene. It’s home to buzzing cafes, ethnically diverse restaurants and bars, as well as an eclectic mix of boutique shops and independent cinemas.

Wander down the main thoroughfare, University Avenue, which is clustered with global eateries, wine bars and homewares stores, then visit the world’s first openly gay brewery at the Hillcrest Brewing Company. Browse the vintage clothing boutiques and second-hand bookstores on Fifth Avenue or shop for fresh produce and flowers at the weekly Hillcrest Farmers Market.

Coincide your visit with the annual Pride parade that begins beneath the towering rainbow flag in the east of Hillcrest and ends with a two-day festival in nearby Balboa Park. The neighbourhood is also home to Harvey Milk Street, which is named after the influential gay rights activist and where the San Diego LGBTQ+ Community Center resides.

Getting there

Hillcrest is a 10-minute walk from the centre of San Diego and is well serviced by public buses. The neighbourhood can easily be explored on foot and is around 10 minutes’ drive from San Diego International Airport.

Facts about staying in Hillcrest, San Diego

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  • What are the best hotels in Hillcrest?

    Abpopa Hillcrest, rated with a score of 7.4 from 149 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Hillcrest. Other top stays include Hillcrest House Bed & Breakfast, with an average rating of 8.6 from 88 reviewers, and The San Diego Studio - Free Parking, with a score of 9.1 from 15 reviewers.

  • What is a good hotel near Fashion Valley Mall?

    Reviews of Days Inn by Wyndham San Diego Hotel Circle recommend it as a good place to stay near Fashion Valley Mall, scoring 7.4/10 from 3,664 ratings.

  • What is a good hotel in Hillcrest near Convention Center San Diego Trolley Station?

    For a good hotel near to Convention Center San Diego Trolley Station, consider Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina - it is rated 8.4/10 from 1,121 HotelsCombined reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near Pacific Beach Park?

    If you’re planning to stay near Pacific Beach Park, you should consider Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa, which has a score of 7.4 from 290 reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Hillcrest cost?

    Hotels in Hillcrest cost an average of $270/night, according to HotelsCombined data in the last 72 hours.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Hillcrest?

    HotelsCombined searches in the last 3 days suggest cheap Hillcrest hotels have prices starting from as low as $253/night, depending on the popularity of your requested dates.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Hillcrest?

    Fashion Valley Mall, Convention Center San Diego Trolley Station, and Pacific Beach Park are the most popular landmarks in Hillcrest according to our data. You can experience Fashion Valley Mall if you plan to visit San Diego. You can visit Convention Center San Diego Trolley Station if you stay in San Diego. Pacific Beach Park is accessible while staying in San Diego.

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