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10 Best Hotels in Oceanside

Ramada by Wyndham Oceanside
2 out of 5
1440 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA
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AU$105
per night
5 Apr. - 6 Apr.
6.48 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (2,104 reviews)

"friendly professional staff, very helpful. and efficient housekeepers, quiet and clean property"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

Ramada by Wyndham Oceanside
Best Western Plus Oceanside Palms
3 out of 5
909 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA
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AU$184
per night
5 Apr. - 6 Apr.
7.4 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,938 reviews)

"Everything was amazing!!! The staff at the front desk were always there and looking to help. Whenever we go back to visit my son who is in the Marines, we will continue to go back!!! Felt like home away from home!!!"…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2020

Best Western Plus Oceanside Palms
Motel 6 Oceanside
2 out of 5
3708 Plaza Dr, Oceanside, CA
Free Cancellation
AU$121
per night
7 Apr. - 8 Apr.
7.6 km from city centre
3.3/5 (1,310 reviews)

"Office staff and especially General Manager very nice. Housekeeping staff are amazing"…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb. 2020

Motel 6 Oceanside
Rodeway Inn Oceanside
2 out of 5
1103 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA
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AU$94
per night
3 May - 4 May
7.26 km from city centre
3.4/5Good! (1,240 reviews)

"Our room had a great ocean view. It did have a stale cigarette smell to it and it was a non smoking room. The hotel is a little outdated. It was raining heavy when we got there so the entry to the rooms was wet but they had towels and mats on the floor. The front desk personnel was nice. The continental ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb. 2020

Rodeway Inn Oceanside
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham San Diego Oceanside
2.5 out of 5
937 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA
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AU$129
per night
5 Apr. - 6 Apr.
7.37 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (1,144 reviews)

"We spent three nights here while visiting our daughter-in-law who lived on the MC Base. Very good rate. Recently refurbished property next door to a "Gentleman's Club" however, there were no issues. The two motels directly to the south were obviously very old, in need of repair. The LaQuinta here ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb. 2020

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham San Diego Oceanside
Days Inn by Wyndham Oceanside
2 out of 5
1501 Carmelo Dr, Oceanside, CA
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AU$130
per night
5 Apr. - 6 Apr.
7.27 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (902 reviews)

"Not too crowded or noisy, comfortable enough to spend the night."…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar. 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Oceanside
Extended Stay America San Diego - Oceanside
2.5 out of 5
3190 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA
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AU$150
per night
5 Apr. - 6 Apr.
7.08 km from city centre
3.3/5 (671 reviews)

"Never had room services even though i requested it multiple times"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

Extended Stay America San Diego - Oceanside
Courtyard San Diego Oceanside
3 out of 5
3501 Seagate Way, Oceanside, CA
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AU$258
per night
10 Apr. - 11 Apr.
4.59 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (766 reviews)

"Amazing hotel. Clean and modern design. Great service and food. Friendly staff. Spacious room."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb. 2020

Courtyard San Diego Oceanside
Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort
3.5 out of 5
333 N Myers Street, Oceanside, CA
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7.85 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (876 reviews)

"We arrived when they closed restaurants during the corona virus. They told us about breakfast we could get and it turned into their timeshare presentation despite our insistent “no” they kept wasting our time. With everything going on they used food as a way to get us to go through this."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar. 2020

Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort
Oceanside Marina Suites
3 out of 5
2008 Harbor Dr N, Oceanside, CA
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AU$150
per night
6 Apr. - 7 Apr.
7.89 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (1,184 reviews)

"Clean Friendly beautiful scenery love this hotel will be back"…"

Reviewed on 3 Apr. 2020

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Visiting Oceanside

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Oceanside, and visitors give high marks for the beaches. This city also attracts tourists with its seafood restaurants. Top sights around the area include Legoland California and Carlsbad Premium Outlets.

  • There are 400 hotels and other accommodations in Oceanside
  • The closest major airport is in Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar) 14.1 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Murrieta, CA (RBK-French Valley) 40.9 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Oceanside

The city's beaches and sunsets provide a picturesque setting and places to visit include Guajome County Park. Top activities include surfing and camping, while Oceanside Harbor and Oceanside Pier are sights to visit. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Oceanside Municipal Golf Course and Mission San Luis Rey Church.

In Oceanside, there are 400 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. These are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Oceanside - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with an in-room kitchen. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and pool.
  • Holiday Inn Oceanside Camp Pendleton Area - Our customers like the convenient parking and helpful staff at this hotel. This 3-star hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi.
  • Courtyard San Diego Oceanside - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its dining options and breakfast.

Outside the city, top places to visit include Legoland California, located 8.3 mi (13.4 from the heart of the city, and Carlsbad Premium Outlets, which is 8.3 mi (13.3 away.

Getting Around Oceanside

With so many transportation options, seeing Oceanside is a breeze. To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Oceanside Station. You can explore water transportation options at the port.

Dressing for Oceanside

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 66°F and the nighttime average to be 40°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 75°F during the day and 40°F at night
  • Oceanside gets about 11.77 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually August and September with an average temperature of 77°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 40°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Oceanside?
Holiday Inn Oceanside Camp Pendleton Area is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It is located a short 13-minute walk from Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base. Reviews from our site also recommend Courtyard San Diego Oceanside and Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego Oceanside as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Oceanside, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your check-in date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best deals in Oceanside.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Oceanside?
Based on reviews, Motel 6 Oceanside is a popular 2-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Best Western Plus Oceanside Palms and La Quinta Inn by Wyndham San Diego Oceanside.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday to Oceanside?
Ramada by Wyndham Oceanside is a hotel with free parking and free breakfast, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other options for your family trip include Holiday Inn Oceanside Camp Pendleton Area and Quality Inn & Suites Oceanside near Camp Pendleton. Also, attractions in the area such as Legoland California and Sealife Aquarium are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Oceanside?
Motel 6 Oceanside Marina is a top property for people travelling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet include Extended Stay America San Diego - Oceanside and Motel 9.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Oceanside?
Holiday Inn Oceanside Camp Pendleton Area is a top 3-star beach hotel with an outdoor pool and free breakfast. Other good choices for your stay near the beach include La Quinta Inn by Wyndham San Diego Oceanside and Comfort Suites Oceanside Camp Pendleton Area. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Oceanside Beach or Oceanside Harbor Beach.
What is staying in Oceanside like?
Travellers to Oceanside give high marks for the beaches. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its churches. Top sights in the city include Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base, SoCal Sports Complex and Oceanside Harbor. In Oceanside, there are 794 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in Oceanside?
The city’s cultural venues include Mission San Luis Rey Church and California Surf Museum. The beaches and sunsets highlight the city’s natural beauty with places to visit including SoCal Sports Complex, Oceanside Beach and Guajome County Park. Top activities include surfing and camping, while Oceanside Harbor and Oceanside Pier are sights to visit.
How can I get around Oceanside?
If you want to venture outside the area, hop aboard a train at Oceanside Transit Center. You can find out about your options for water transport at the local port.
What's the seasonal weather in Oceanside?
The hottest months are usually August and September, with an average temperature of 25°C, while the coldest months are December and January, with an average of 5°C. Average annual rainfall for Oceanside is 300 mm.

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