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Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel
3 out of 5
800 Bay Marina Dr, National City, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$204 per night
1.85 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,889 reviews)

"This was our first time at this hotel, and we were pleasantly surprised. The only reason I didn't rate it "Excellent" is because we weren't able to try the breakfast or the pool due to closure because of Covid. It's off the freeway but not noisy, there's fast food and a couple of restaurants about ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jul. 2020

Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel
Ramada by Wyndham San Diego National City
3 out of 5
700 National City Blvd, National City, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$118 per night
1.65 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (1,198 reviews)

"The construction was a problem. Room was great staff was friendly"…"

Reviewed on 9 Jul. 2020

Ramada by Wyndham San Diego National City
Howard Johnson by Wyndham National City/San Diego South
2 out of 5
521 Roosevelt Ave, National City, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$109 per night
1.86 km from city centre
3.5/5Good! (964 reviews)

"Comfortable room, central location close to everything"…"

Reviewed on 30 Jun. 2020

Howard Johnson by Wyndham National City/San Diego South

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Super 8 by Wyndham National City Chula Vista
2 out of 5
2435 Sweetwater Rd, National City, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$97 per night
2.06 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (451 reviews)

"Cleaning ladies are amazing! Very nice ladies very helpful."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jun. 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham National City Chula Vista
Holiday Inn Express San Diego South - National City
2.5 out of 5
1645 E Plaza Blvd, National City, CA
Free cancellation
The price is AU$169 per night
1.06 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (903 reviews)

"The Scenery was nice and I liked it very much would come again"…"

Reviewed on 22 Jun. 2020

Holiday Inn Express San Diego South - National City
National City Motel
2.5 out of 5
510 National City Blvd, National City, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$166 per night
1.86 km from city centre
3.3/5 (389 reviews)

"Excellent customer service, safe & decent. I’m a frequent customer and I truly like staying at this motel."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jul. 2020

National City Motel
Rodeway Inn National City San Diego South
2 out of 5
607 Roosevelt Ave, National City, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$130 per night
1.82 km from city centre
2.7/5 (434 reviews)

"I liked everything. Plus it was close to my work. There laundry room was open 24 hours so it was convenient for me since I get off work at 11:00 pm."…"

Reviewed on 28 Mar. 2020

Rodeway Inn National City San Diego South
The West Star Yacht Staycation on the Water
3201 Marina Way, National City, CA
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2.33 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
wonderful weekend

"Our stay was perfect. Exactly what we were looking for. The accommodations were perfect for us. We used the likes and the kayaks and when the weather wasn't permitting we took a siesta. Sleeping was perfect, being on the water with the breeze of the ocean."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jul. 2020

The West Star Yacht Staycation on the Water
Studio 6 National City, CA - Naval Base San Diego
2 out of 5
425 Roosevelt Ave, National City, CA
Free cancellation
The price is AU$125 per night
1.95 km from city centre
3.5/5Good! (610 reviews)

"the room was just nice and clean it has become my hotel for my turn around"…"

Reviewed on 21 Apr. 2020

Studio 6 National City, CA - Naval Base San Diego
Stardust Inn
2 out of 5
1700 East Plaza Blvd., National City, CA
The price is AU$176 per night
1.08 km from city centre
2.2/5 (85 reviews)

"Small but suprisingly comfortable. The outside is very deceiving."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jul. 2019

Stardust Inn
Cozy 2 Bedroom Middle of San Diego
1329 Highland Avenue, National City, CA
The price is AU$309 per night
0.71 km from city centre
2.3/5 (3 reviews)
2 day stay

"Property was exactly as described in listing. Place was clean and easy to find everything we needed. Walking distance to a lot of stores. Be cautious of the hill going up the driveway it is a really small hassle but easy to get up. Overall it was a great stay and we enjoyed ourselves."…"

Reviewed on 24 Sep. 2019

Cozy 2 Bedroom Middle of San Diego
The Beach House. La Casa de la Playa
2636 J Ave, National City, CA
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0.63 km from city centre
The Beach House. La Casa de la Playa
Spacious 4 Bedroom Home Near the of San Diego
1066 Luzon Ct, National City, CA
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2.15 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Relaxing and spacious rental

"Thank you Arturo for a spacious and relaxing experience. 4 bedrooms was the perfect size for 6 guests. Great communication and the home was clean."…"

Reviewed on 10 Feb. 2020

Spacious 4 Bedroom Home Near the of San Diego
La Casa de Frida Kahlo/frida Kahlos Home
2642 J Ave, National City, CA
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0.63 km from city centre
La Casa de Frida Kahlo/frida Kahlos Home
The Flower House/la Casa de las Flores
2634 J Ave, National City, CA
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0.62 km from city centre
The Flower House/la Casa de las Flores
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Visiting National City

Families will find kid-friendly activities in National City, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its beaches, zoo, and shopping. Around the area, top sights include Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo, and SeaWorld.

  • There are 11 hotels and other accommodations in National City
  • The closest major airport is in San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) 12.1 from the city center
  • The next closest is in San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field) 16.5 away

Sightseeing and Staying in National City

Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo, and SeaWorld are some of the notable places to visit in the surrounding region. In the area, you'll also find La Jolla Cove and San Diego Coronado Bridge.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 11 hotels and other lodging options available to choose from in National City. Here are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

Popular places to see outside the city include San Diego Convention Center, located 4.8 mi (7.8 from the heart of the city, and Petco Park, which is 4.7 mi (7.6 away.

Getting Around National City

With so many ways to get around, seeing all of National City is simple. Head over to 24th St Trolley Station for metro transit. You can find out about water travel options at the local marina.

Dressing for National City

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 66°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 48°F
  • From April to June, the average is 74°F during the day and 48°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for National City is 9.09 inches
  • August and September are usually the hottest months averaging 76°F, while December and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 49°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in National City?
Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Reviews from our site also recommend Ramada by Wyndham San Diego National City and Super 8 by Wyndham National City Chula Vista as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in National City, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the best options available in National City.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in National City?
Based on reviews, Howard Johnson by Wyndham National City/San Diego South is a popular 2-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include National City Motel and Rodeway Inn National City San Diego South.
What's the best accommodation option for families in National City?
Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other options for your stay with the children include Studio 6 National City, CA - Naval Base San Diego and Ramada by Wyndham San Diego National City. Also, attractions in the area such as USS Midway Museum and San Diego Zoo are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a couple visiting National City?
Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel is a favourite 3-star hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and an outdoor pool. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include Ramada by Wyndham San Diego National City and Rodeway Inn National City San Diego South.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in National City?
Ramada by Wyndham San Diego National City is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers a restaurant along with free WiFi for its human guests.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in National City?
Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel is a top 3-star hotel for a beach holiday, and features an outdoor pool and free breakfast. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel and Holiday Inn Express San Diego South - National City. Head to Coronado Beach or Mission Bay for some quality time by the water.

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