The spectacularly sun-kissed San Diego is blessed with what can only be known as the finest weather in America. Surf, sun, and the sea rule the roost in this formerly staid city, which is now also famous as one of the greatest LGBTQ playgrounds in the West. To this end, there is a wealth of gay hotels in San Diego to cater to the sizeable LGBTQ traveling population which descends on the city every year. In , a priest established the ministry for gay and lesbian Catholics. All these make San Diego one of the most gay-friendly cities in the world. Exploring San Diego will take more than a few days.
San Diego Gay Friendly Hotels
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For more hotel choices, click here to search all San Diego hotels. The Solamar Hotel offers upscale gay-friendly accommodation in San Diego. This modern hotel boasts an outdoor rooftop pool, accompanied by a rooftop lounge. Each evening guests can enjoy a complimentary wine tasting session, as well as free tea and coffee in the mornings.
LGBTQ+ Friendly Lodging in San Diego
Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products and services; you can learn more about our review process here. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links. San Diego has a wealth of exceptional hotels, the vast majority of them located in the downtown area, but you'll find inviting places to stay, many with a sizable LGBT following, throughout the city and surrounding area, including the beach neighborhoods and on up to luxurious, coastal La Jolla. There are also a handful of smaller properties located in or near Hillcrest, which is at the heart of San Diego's LGBT community and the home of most of the city's many gay bars. From downtown, it's only a to minute cab or car ride to Hillcrest, however.
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