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10 Best Hotels in Santee

Best Western Santee Lodge
2.5 out of 5
10726 Woodside Ave, Santee, CA
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AU$143
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
5.45 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (93 reviews)

"All of the staff were very, very polite, helpful and considerate."…"

Reviewed on 5 Apr. 2020

Best Western Santee Lodge
Rodeway Inn Santee San Diego East
2 out of 5
10135 Mission Gorge Rd, Santee, CA
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AU$134
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
4.67 km from city centre
3.4/5Good! (470 reviews)

"Cleanliness, nice room, comfortable. Very relaxed place. Quiet and remote"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020

Rodeway Inn Santee San Diego East
Carlton Oaks Lodge, Ascend Hotel Collection
3 out of 5
9200 Inwood Drive, Santee, CA
AU$168
per night
3 May - 4 May
2.52 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (641 reviews)

"Liked the pool and spa. The on-site restaurant and bar was very convenient. and liked the location away from traffic. But considerable plumbing pipe water noise in the walls from adjoining units. Also, the sound of what sounded like door slamming next door."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2020

Carlton Oaks Lodge, Ascend Hotel Collection
Best Western Seven Seas
3 out of 5
411 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA
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AU$133
per night
9 Apr. - 10 Apr.
18.18 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (11,467 reviews)

"I enjoyed a very relaxing stay. I would book a room again."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

Best Western Seven Seas
Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel
3 out of 5
800 Bay Marina Dr, National City, CA
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AU$200
per night
9 Apr. - 10 Apr.
24.39 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (5,156 reviews)

"We always stay at the Best Western National City due to it's proximity, outstanding staff service, cleanliness, and reasonable prices"…"

Reviewed on 3 Apr. 2020

Best Western Plus Marina Gateway Hotel
Paradise Point Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
1404 Vacation Rd, San Diego, CA
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23.06 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,440 reviews)

"There a lot of activities to do the place is nice and pet friendly"…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Paradise Point Resort & Spa
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
4 out of 5
207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA
AU$327
per night
9 Apr. - 10 Apr.
22.04 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (4,402 reviews)

"I enjoyed how they kept hand sanitizer stations available as well as how modern and cool the design was of the overall hotel"…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
Ramada by Wyndham San Diego National City
3 out of 5
700 National City Blvd, National City, CA
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AU$110
per night
12 Apr. - 13 Apr.
22.6 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (1,047 reviews)

"Very clean and spacious. Comfortable bed and great shower. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The negative was it was noisy, both from the street and room next door with easy to hear talking, tv, phone ringing, etc. The walls are probably too thin."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2020

Ramada by Wyndham San Diego National City
The Sofia Hotel
3.5 out of 5
150 W Broadway, San Diego, CA
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AU$203
per night
11 Apr. - 12 Apr.
21.58 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (10,230 reviews)

"Great location to Gaslamp (walkable) and La Jolla (ride shareable). Clean quiet rooms. Perfect for a getaway weekend. Nice restaurant and friendly staff. This was my second time to stay at the Sofia and I would certainly do it again."…"

Reviewed on 31 Mar. 2020

The Sofia Hotel
The Dana on Mission Bay
3.5 out of 5
1710 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA
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23.43 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (9,264 reviews)

"Friendly staff, great view, and wonderful price. Ready to return."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

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Visiting Santee

Visitors to Santee are sure to enjoy the golf courses, shopping, and restaurants. This relaxing city also attracts tourists with its bars. San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, and SeaWorld are some of the top sights around the area.

  • There are 3 hotels and other accommodations in Santee
  • The closest major airport is in San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field) 5.8 from the city center
  • The next closest is in San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field) 13.2 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Santee

The city's natural beauty is on display at Santee Boulders, Santee Lakes, and Mission Trails Regional Park. Golfing is a top activity, and Carlton Oaks Country Club is one place to visit. Additionally, you might want to add Creation and Earth History Museum to your agenda.

Here's a top accommodation based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Carlton Oaks Golf Resort - This 3-star hotel features a golf course, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and clean, comfortable rooms.

Outside the city, popular places to see include San Diego Zoo, located 11.8 mi (18.9 from the heart of the city, and Balboa Park, which is 12.1 mi (19.4 away.

Getting Around Santee

Head to Santee Town Center Station to catch metro. If you'd like to venture out around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

Dressing for Santee

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 68°F and the nighttime average to be 44°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 77°F during the day and 44°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Santee is 10.98 inches
  • Hottest months are usually September and August with an average temperature of 80°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 45°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Santee?
Carlton Oaks Lodge, Ascend Hotel Collection is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers a golf course and a restaurant. Rodeway Inn Santee San Diego East is another favourite option for your trip based on reviews.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Santee, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the best deals in Santee.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday in Santee?
Best Western Santee Lodge is a hotel with an outdoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices for your family trip include Rodeway Inn Santee San Diego East and Carlton Oaks Lodge, Ascend Hotel Collection. Also, attractions in the area such as Hotel Circle and San Diego Zoo are fun for children of all ages.
How is it staying in Santee?
Visitors to Santee will definitely enjoy the golf courses, shopping and restaurants. This relaxing city also attracts tourists with its bars. Top sights around the area include SDCCU Stadium, Hotel Circle and San Diego Zoo. In Santee, there are 4 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I do while I'm visiting Santee?
The city’s cultural venues include Off Broadway Live and Creation and Earth History Museum. The picturesque setting of Mission Trails Regional Park and Cowles Mountain exemplify the city’s natural beauty. In the area, you’ll also find SDCCU Stadium and Hotel Circle.
How should I get around Santee?
Make your way to Santee Town Center Station for metro travel. If you’d like to explore around the area, consider renting a car to explore more sights.
What's the seasonal weather in Santee?
The hottest months are usually September and August, with an average temperature of 27°C, while the coldest months are January and December, with an average of 7°C. Average annual rainfall for Santee is 280.40 mm.

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