Hotel Near San Diego Zoo

Book your stay at our hotel close to San Diego Zoo, the #1 zoo in the world! Less than 20 minutes away, guests can enjoy a relaxing night’s sleep before heading out to enjoy this world-class zoo during their San Diego getaway.

The San Diego Zoo opened in 1916 after founder Harry M. Wegeforth was inspired to create a zoo comprised of animals that were left abandoned after the Panama-California Exposition that had taken place year earlier. The zoo continued to evolve, introducing new and exotic animals to the park, while becoming one of the first zoos in the world to introduce cage-free exhibits. 

San Diego Zoo

Visit The Zoo!

Today, the zoo features more than 3,700 animals on their 100 acre lot in Balboa Park. There are dozens of unique exhibits to check out upon your arrival at the zoo. Ranging from the Asian Passage, to the Urban Jungle, you’re sure to find all of your favorite animals at this exceptional park. Make sure to check out the Giant Panda exhibit, with the San Diego Zoo being one of the only zoos in the world to successfully breed the mammals. Another popular attraction at the zoo is the Elephant Odyssey exhibit, which features more than 10 elephants.

Want to fit it all in? Take a ride on one of the Discovery Tour buses that brings guests all over the zoo while providing them with interesting insights into the park’s animals. For an unforgettable view, check out the Skyfari, an overhead gondola lift that provides an unforgettable aerial view of the sprawling park.


San Diego Zoo
San Diego zoo
Sam Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo

Discover our hotel close to San Diego Zoo

Our San Diego hotel close to San Diego Zoo is the perfect place to stay during your visit to this iconic attraction! Enjoy our host of on-site amenities and comfortable accommodations before heading out to the zoo with the family in tow.

Book your stay at the Ramada Hotel & Conference Center by Wyndham San Diego North, our well-appointed hotel close to San Diego Zoo.