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Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach-Del Mar
2.5 out of 5
621 S Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA
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The price is AU$190 per night
1.47 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (986 reviews)

"The room was a good value and included a microwave and refrigerator. There were plenty of outlets and a balcony which was nice. It was also in easy walking distance to the beach."…"

Reviewed on 31 May 2020

Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach-Del Mar
Winners Circle Resort, a VRI resort
3.5 out of 5
550 Via De La Valle, Solana Beach, CA
The price is AU$226 per night
1.56 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (686 reviews)

"Great location; fair price; good check- in. Kitchenette Not so good - though the bathroom appears to be newer, clean and of good materials- it’s VERY cramped with half of tub/shower behind toilet bowl."…"

Reviewed on 29 May 2020

Winners Circle Resort, a VRI resort
Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Del Mar/Solana Beach
3 out of 5
717 S Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$186 per night
1.54 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (765 reviews)

"My bathroom sliding door did not work the best. Have to work it to open and noisey for early morning uses."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb. 2020

Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Del Mar/Solana Beach
Beautiful Solana Beach Condo at Del Mar Beach Club
872 S Sierra Ave, Solana Beach, CA
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1.74 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (31 reviews)
Family Get Away

"Spent eight days here for Fall Break and we loved it. The unit was perfect for the whole family and right in the area we love. We will be back"…"

Reviewed on 7 Nov. 2019

Beautiful Solana Beach Condo at Del Mar Beach Club
Relaxing Solana Beach Bungalow-steps to Sand, Surf, Hiking, Shopping & Dining
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1.4 km from city centre
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A home away from home in an incredible location

"Great apartment in an exceptional location, just a few steps away from the most wonderful beach and one of the premier surfing spots in the region… Take a board out of the garage, put your wetsuit on and 5min later you’re in the water – awesome! The appt is super-nice and really feels like a home ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Dec. 2019

Relaxing Solana Beach Bungalow-steps to Sand, Surf, Hiking, Shopping & Dining
Solana Beach and Tennis #145 - Gorgeous Remodeled 2 Bedroom Sleeps 6
429 South Sierra Avenue, #145, Solana Beach, CA
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1.45 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (17 reviews)
Property Manager

"Condo was nice, but for two and a half days we did not have internet password and for whole stay we we only had one garage remote. The internet password should have been provided with check in email, and a process to get a new remote, for one taken by previous tenant, should be in place. Also no ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Mar. 2020

Solana Beach and Tennis #145 - Gorgeous Remodeled 2 Bedroom Sleeps 6
Refurbished Hi-tech Hideaway Bordering the Ocean: Simply Magnificent
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1.44 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)
Did not disappoint! Breathtaking Views and Excellent Location.

"I rent a lot of properties and this property had everything that was important to me. Did the pictures depict the home accurately? Yes. Were the beds comfortable and linens and towels soft? Yes. Was there good water pressure and enough hot water? Yes. Was the place really clean including the rugs, ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jun. 2020

Refurbished Hi-tech Hideaway Bordering the Ocean: Simply Magnificent
The Turf View Trifecta Professionally Cleaned According to CDC Covid-19 Guidelines
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1.56 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Excellent weekend away!

"Beautiful condo with very seamless check in process. Management/owner was great, condo was beautiful, clean and the close proximity to the beach was amazing. Highly recommend for a weekend away of fun."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jun. 2020

The Turf View Trifecta Professionally Cleaned According to CDC Covid-19 Guidelines
Ocean 11:oceanfront View, Pool, hot tub and Private Beach Access
190 Del Mar Shores Terrace, #11, Solana Beach, CA
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1.79 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)
Priceless ocean views!

"We had a wonderful time at Brenda's home. The only challenge was there were steps from the garage to the apartment. Also. We had a beautiful ocean view. But there were many steps leading to the ocean. Due to an accident it was difficult to navigate the stairs. . Brenda provided many amenities including ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Dec. 2019

Ocean 11:oceanfront View, Pool, hot tub and Private Beach Access
Gorgeous Oceanfront Beach House, Walk to Beach, DEL MAR / Solana Beach
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1.38 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
Beautiful home. Amazing location.

"Idyllic So Cal home on a cliff above Solano beach."…"

Reviewed on 17 Sep. 2019

Gorgeous Oceanfront Beach House, Walk to Beach, DEL MAR / Solana Beach
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Visiting Solana Beach

Travelers to Solana Beach give high marks for the beaches and top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its live music, bars, and festivals. Legoland California, La Jolla Cove, and SeaWorld are some of the top sights around the area.

  • There are 109 hotels and other accommodations in Solana Beach
  • The closest major airport is in Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar) 14.7 from the city center
  • The next closest is in San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field) 23.2 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Solana Beach

The city is well known for its live music and festivals, and cultural venues include North Coast Repertory Theatre, Re-Gallery, and Trios Gallery. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and Del Mar Beach. Additionally, you might want to add Cedros Avenue to your agenda.

In Solana Beach, you'll be able to select from 109 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for your holiday retreat. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Winners Circle Resort - This 3.5-star resort features 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and comfortable rooms.
  • Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Del Mar/Solana Beach - Our customers like the beach locale and helpful staff at this hotel. This 3-star hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi.
  • Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach-Del Mar - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and beach locale.

Outside the city, popular places to visit include Legoland California, located 9.6 mi (15.4 from the city center, and La Jolla Cove, which is 10 mi (16 away.

Getting Around Solana Beach

If you want to explore the larger area, hop on a train at Solana Beach Station. Solana Beach may not have many public transit options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Solana Beach

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 66°F and the nighttime average to be 48°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 74°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • About 0.31 inches of rain falls on Solana Beach each year
  • Hottest months are usually September and August with an average temperature of 75°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 49°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Solana Beach?
Winners Circle Resort, a VRI resort is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3.5-star resort offers 2 restaurants and 2 bars. It is located a short 11-minute walk from Del Mar Racetrack. Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach-Del Mar is another favourite option for your trip based on traveller reviews.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Solana Beach, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel reservations are refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals in Solana Beach.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Solana Beach?
Based on reviews, Winners Circle Resort, a VRI resort is a popular 3.5-star resort for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Another top choice for your budget-friendly stay is Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach-Del Mar.
What's the best accommodation option for a family trip to Solana Beach?
Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach-Del Mar is a hotel with a children’s pool and free buffet breakfast, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other choices for your family trip include Winners Circle Resort, a VRI resort and Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Del Mar/Solana Beach. Also, attractions in the area such as Legoland California and Belmont Park are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Solana Beach?
Winners Circle Resort, a VRI resort is a top 3-star beach hotel with an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Winners Circle Resort, a VRI resort and Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach-Del Mar. Head to Del Mar Beach or Fletcher Cove Beach Park for some quality time by the water.
What is the best spa hotel in Solana Beach?
Holiday Inn Express Solana Beach-Del Mar is a top spa hotel featuring an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. Why not spend some time relaxing in the hot tub? Other popular spa hotels in Solana Beach include Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Del Mar/Solana Beach and Bright Relaxing Near the Beach - 2 Br Condo.
How is it to stay in Solana Beach?
Visitors give high marks for the beaches in Solana Beach, which is also known for its live music and bars. This city also attracts tourists with its festivals. Legoland California, La Jolla Cove and Mission Bay are some of the top sights around the area. In Solana Beach, there are 237 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I do while I'm visiting Solana Beach?
The natural setting is picturesque, namely the beaches, and places to see include: Del Mar Beach, Fletcher Cove Beach Park and Tide Park Beach. You’ll also find Legoland California and La Jolla Cove in the area.
How can I get around Solana Beach?
To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Solana Beach Station. Solana Beach might not have very many public transport choices, so consider a car rental to maximise your time.
What's the seasonal weather like in Solana Beach?
The hottest months are usually August and September, with an average temperature of 20°C, while the coldest months are December and January, with an average of 14°C. Average annual rainfall for Solana Beach is 253 mm.

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