4 star hotel
Area: Mission Valley East
0.66 mi from Mission Valley Mall
Best Rooms: Rooms on floors 10 - 11 (particularly the the odd-numbered rooms) have the best views of the surrounding neighborhood. Those floors are also the Executive levels, and all rooms have king beds.
Best Rooms: The Premier rooms offer the best views of the pool, and include patios or balconies.
3.5 star hotel
Area: Mission Valley West
2.25 mi from Mission Valley Mall
Best Rooms: For the best views of the lush pool area, choose a room ending in *30 - *39, on floors 6 - 8 (e.g. 630, 737) in Tower 1 or any room on the 2nd floor of Tower 2.
2.5 star hotel
Area: Old Town
2.94 mi from Mission Valley Mall
Best Rooms: You'll find a view of San Diego Fwy. from rooms at the back of the hotel. Whereas, rooms facing north offer a view of the pool.
Best Rooms: Rooms facing Pacific Hwy. on floor 2 offer a good view of the harbor.
Best Rooms: Although the hotel is located near San Diego Bay, the surrounding buildings block any potential views.
Best Rooms: San Diego Downtown Lodge offers a view of the garden from rooms facing 11th Ave. and the tall buildings on the opposite side. There rooms are comparatively quieter.