Newly Updated Rooms - Welcome to Portofino Inn San Diego Hotel Circle!

Portofino Inn San Diego Hotel Circle is more comfortable and fresher than ever with all new bed sheets and duvet covers the perfect choice for families exploring the sights and sounds of San Diego. We are conveniently located near Sea World, the world famous San Diego Zoo and Old Town San Diego, along San Diego’s famed Hotel Circle Drive. Whether you are flying into San Diego International Airport (only five minutes away) or driving, you won’t find a better family-friendly San Diego Hotel.

Start Each Day Right with a FREE Hot Breakfast

Vacations are meant for relaxing and indulging…not cooking. That’s why we offer our guests a free, deluxe hot breakfast buffet every day. With scrambled eggs, bacon or sausage, unlimited fresh fruit, pastries, muffins, waffles, eggs, hot and cold cereals, coffee and juices, there’s no doubt our hot breakfast buffet is one of the best around! So wake up early, grab a quick bite and get ready for a fun-filled day of non-stop excitement in San Diego.

Ideal San Diego Hotel Centrally Located to all the Attractions

Enjoy a day basking in the warm Southern California sun on one of San Diego’s many beaches, only five minutes away! Explore popular San Diego attractions like Sea Worldand San Diego Zoo, discover San Diego’s roots in Old Town, indulge in great dining options and live entertainment in Downtown San Diego’s Gas Lamp District, take in a Padres baseball game at PETCO Park or watch the Chargers play at Qualcomm Stadium…there’s an endless amount of fun to be had in San Diego.

At Portofino Inn San Diego Hotel Circle you’re only minutes away from both Sea World and the world famous San Diego Zoo. Explore the mysteries of the ocean at Sea World San Diego. Get up close and personal with Shamu and his friends. Be warned, you will get wet and you may get drenched! From the sea to the land, the world famous San Diego Zoo is a thrill for the young and the young at heart. Explore the wildlife of Africa, Antarctica and more and see for yourself why the San Diego Zoo is a must-see when visiting “America’s Finest City.”

Clean and Comfortable Accommodations & More

Location is just one advantage of staying at Portofino Inn San Diego Hotel Circle. We offer spacious and comfortable rooms with hotel amenities including Free hot breakfast buffet that the whole family will enjoy. Choose from Deluxe Rooms or Kids Rooms with kitchen, to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Pet friendly rooms are available if you're traveling with your dog. For more details on the rooms, visit the San Diego accommodations page.

Affordable San Diego Hotel Rates and Vacation Packages

Just say “no” to travel sites and book with Portofino Inn San Diego Hotel Circle for the lowest rates available! Our Rates are guaranteed to be lower than those you’d find on travel sites, so stop surfing and start planning your San Diego getaway today.

Not only does Portofino Inn San Diego Hotel Circle offer some of the most affordable accommodations around, we also sell discounted tickets to both Sea World and the San Diego Zoo online only. Don’t pay full price and avoid the long lines at the front gate by purchasing San Diego Zoo or Sea World admission tickets through us.

We offer Deluxe San Diego Zoo tickets, which include admission, a 45-minutes narrated bus tour and a two-way Skyfari Ride. Tickets for both parks, as well as for other San Diego attractions, are available online. Book your San Diego Zoo or Sea World tickets together with your room to save time AND money!