Destination guide

Why people love visiting vibrant Hillcrest

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Hillcrest. This cosmopolitan city is known for its cycling, restaurants and shopping. San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Hillcrest

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Hillcrest a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • San Diego Zoo (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • SeaWorld (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Hotel Circle (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Balboa Park Carousel (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Riverwalk Golf Club (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Heritage Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Hillcrest

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Hillcrest. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Balboa Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • La Jolla Cove (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Old Town San Diego State Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Coronado Beach (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Mission Beach (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Hillcrest

Fly into San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 4.4 mi (7.1 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Hillcrest?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 698 holiday rentals around Hillcrest. From 216 Houses to 333 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Hillcrest is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Hillcrest?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Hillcrest:

  • Mission Beach: 1,370 holiday homes
  • La Jolla: 771 holiday homes
  • Pacific Beach: 1,074 holiday homes
  • Sunset Cliffs: 1,140 holiday homes
  • Bankers Hill: 298 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Hillcrest?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Hillcrest. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Marston House: 5,551 holiday rentals
  • San Diego Zoo: 4,621 holiday rentals
  • San Diego-Old Town Transit Center: 5,620 holiday rentals
  • San Diego Convention Center: 1,735 holiday rentals
  • Seaworld: 5,311 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hillcrest listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hillcrest?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 216 Houses in Hillcrest. Our other popular types of Hillcrest holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 333 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 26 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 26 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hillcrest?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 147 holiday homes with pool available in Hillcrest. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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