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Hillcrest - San Diego, CA
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Cheapest month:February
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Hillcrest:$165/night
Cheapest price found:$41/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$61 - $287
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$96 - $524
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Cheapest hotels in Hillcrest, San Diego

Ith Colive Balboa Park
8.0 Excellent
3751 6th Avenue, San Diego, CA, United States
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2.1 mi from city centre, San Diego, CA 

ITH Zoo Hostel San Diego is located in San Diego and offers guests free Wi-Fi. It is situated just a short stroll from plenty of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

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Where to stay in Hillcrest

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

  • What are the best hotels in Hillcrest?

    One of the most popular hotels in Hillcrest is Abpopa Hillcrest, which has been reviewed by 89 users and currently has a rating of 8.1/10. Other top-rated locations include Close to all of San Diego's Points of Interest!! and NEW!! Hot Tub, Next to Convention C, Little Italy and Balboa! Families Welcome, which have received 8.3/10 and 9.8/10 ratings from our users, respectively.

  • What is a good hotel near Gaslamp Quarter?

    Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Downtown/Bayside is a good hotel close to Gaslamp Quarter - it has scored 8.2 over 866 reviews from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Hillcrest near La Jolla Cove?

    La Jolla Riviera Inn is rated 9.0 from 385 reviews and is close to La Jolla Cove.

  • Is there a good hotel near San Diego Convention Center?

    If you’re visiting San Diego Convention Center then the nearby Ith Hostels Downtown San Diego is a popular hotel with HotelsCombined users (818 reviews scoring it at an average 8.2/10).