Book your room at Kings Inn Hotel - Seaworld - Zoo

Room type

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Courtyard Area

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Classic San Diego Destination Hotel, serving guests for more than 50 years!

With a stay at Kings Inn Hotel - Seaworld - Zoo, you'll be centrally located in San Diego, convenient to Riverwalk Golf Club and University of San Diego.

This family-friendly hotel is close to San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park.

Make yourself at home in one of the 140 air-conditioned guestrooms. Cable television is provided for your entertainment. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and complimentary newspapers.

Don’t miss out on recreational opportunities including an outdoor pool and a spa tub. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and wedding services.

Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 2 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a business center, a computer station, and express check-out. Free self parking is available onsite.

Kings Inn Hotel - Seaworld - Zoo

At your hotel

Kings Inn has been serving with excellence in San Diego for more than 50 years. Located on the I-8 in Hotel Circle, were are central to all you will want to see in do during your visit to America's Finest City. Seaworld, The San Diego Zoo, Downtown, Old Town and great area beaches are all within 5 miles from us.

We are a vintage California Hotel that offers the best in full service amenities. Our family-owned property is home of two popular restaurants. The Waffle Spot serves up delicious breakfast and lunch daily from 7am-2pm. Be sure to visit on weekends and meet Sir Wafflelot, our Waffle King.Our dinner restaurant and lounge is The Amigo Spot,serving happy hour daily from 4pm-7pm and the finest in Baja Mexican Cuisine.Locals and guests alike can enjoy live Mariachis every Friday and Live Jazz on Saturdays.

While staying in our newly updated rooms, you will enjoy modern conveniences like central air, free WiFi, free parking, 32" HDTV's with expanded cable and much more. Relax and refresh in our huge sparkling pool and spa, open and heated year round. And when looking to explore all San Diego has to offer, be sure to ask our friendly and knowledgeable staff at Guest Services.

Traveling with a group? We have three banquet rooms and a full catering menu. We are a popular hotel for youth teams, family reunions, weddings, business seminars and much more. Contact us directly for group rates and availability.

Kings Inn is proud to be an independent and privately operated hotel that offers the best in comfort, affordability, cleanliness, location, and, most of all, service.

  • Computer station
  • RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge)
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4000
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Coffee shop or café
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Bar/lounge
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Business center
  • Luggage storage
  • One meeting room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff
  • Total number of rooms - 140
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Free self parking
  • Free parking nearby
  • Smoke-free property
  • Spa tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Wedding services
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Stay connected

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Park your car

Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge), Free parking nearby

In your room

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Cable TV service
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • In-room safe

Eat and drink

The Waffle Spot - This bright, cheerful, old-fashioned restaurant, with counter seating and upholstered booths, serves waffles and other light fare for breakfast and lunch.

The Amigo Spot - This dinner-only restaurant and bar offers colorful, south-of-the-border decor, authentic Baja Mexican cuisine, and American specialties. Mariachi band Friday nights Live Jazz on Saturdays. Happy hour everyday from 4PM–7PM with complimentary appetizers Monday-Friday.

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This San Diego hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool that is heated year-round; a spa tub is also on site. The front desk staff offers tour assistance and maintains phone numbers and brochures for area attractions and activities.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
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To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Braille or raised signage

The fine print for Kings Inn Hotel - Seaworld - Zoo

When you arrive

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time ends at 1 AM

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is 11 AM

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Parking height restrictions apply

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Only service dogs are allowed

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We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Children 8 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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