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San Diego Zoo

Visit the #1 Zoo in the World - Just 2 Miles Away!

Voted the #1 Zoo in the World by TripAdvisor in the 2015 Traveler's Choice Awards, the San Diego Zoo is a must-see for any visitor to California. Keep things convenient and stress-free by staying at Sommerset Suites, conveniently located near the San Diego Zoo, and offering spacious, family-friendly suites, an onsite pool, and even barbecue pits.

Just 2 miles away, the 100-acre San Diego Zoo is home to over 3,700 rare and endangered animals representing more than 650 species and subspecies, and an esteemed botanical collection with more than 700,000 exotic plants. It is located just north of downtown San Diego in Balboa Park.

Species at the San Diego Zoo:
  • Cheetah
  • Giant Panda
  • Gorilla
  • Koala
  • Lion
  • Rhinoceros
  • Spotted Hyena
  • Sun Bear
  • Tasmanian Devil
  • Tiger
Contact our hotel near San Diego Zoo to learn more about other suggestions on family-friendly attractions nearby, including the Safari Park!

San Diego Zoo Visitor Info:

Hours of Operation: The San Diego Zoo is open every day of the year, including all holidays. Current Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact: The San Diego Zoo is located at 2920 Zoo Drive in Balboa Park, just north of Downtown San Diego. Call the Zoo at (619) 231-1515 or reach out to our hotel for more information on our accommodations near San Diego Zoo.

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