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Rancho Bernardo Inn - San Diego, CA

4-Star Resort

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  • Stay for two in a Garden View K or QQ, ROH or Resort View K or QQ, ROH

$35 Daily Resort Fee Includes

  • Wi-Fi/ High-Speed Internet Access
  • In-Room Bottled Water
  • In-Room Coffee and Tea
  • Local & Toll-Free Calls
  • Activities (Yoga, lawn games, etc)
  • Fitness Center Access
  • Unlimited Driving Range Use
  • Digital newspapers & magazines through Press Reader
  • DVD Library
  • Live entertainment

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Hotel at a Glance: Rancho Bernardo Inn

Rancho Bernardo Inn allows visitors to unwind inside and out. Along with rooms housing custom furniture and some of them having private balconies or patios with beautiful views, the resort features lush grounds equipped with 21 distinctly made and placed fountains.

  • Play a round of golf on the resort's 18-hole Championship Golf Course, which has hosted both men's and women's pro golf events.
  • Dining: signature restaurant AVANT, al fresco dining at Veranda Fireside Lounge & Restaurant, and Café Granada's grab-and-go coffee and sandwiches.
  • Relaxing pools, and hot tub are on site.
  • Refreshing spa services include treatments for nourishing the body and skincare.
  • Fitness center: with cardio and strength-training equipment.

San Diego: Tips for the Perfect Weekend Escape

Day 1:

❀ Balboa Park ❀

Full of green space, flora, and fauna, this lovely park is home to the world-famous and much-beloved San Diego Zoo, the historic Old Globe Theatre, 15 museums, a carousel, and a miniature railroad.
Visit the Museum of Natural History, the Museum of Man, the San Diego Museum of Art, the Comic-Con Museum, or the San Diego Air and Space Museum, among many other attractions.
There are many gardens full of native plants, roses, and cacti, as well as a Veterans Memorial Garden and dog parks. Stop by the Australian Garden where you can spot plants that are native to Australia.

ʕ •ᴥ•ʔ San Diego Zoo ʕ •ᴥ•ʔ

While you find yourself in Balboa park, visit the San Diego Zoo and see more than 4,000 animals representing over 800 species, including several endangered animals such as the African Penguin, the Galápagos Tortoise, and many others. Every time you grab a ticket to the San Diego Zoo, you’ll be contributing to supporting their admirable cause.
Experience the fun and interactive Animals in Action Experience as zoo workers bring the animals out to you for an up-close view. Be taken behind the scenes by expert wildlife behavior specialists and find out more about some of the animals, all while learning how the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is helping to save species locally and around the globe.
Fancy something extra-special? Go for the Exclusive VIP Experience and enjoy a customized visit to suit your needs and interests. During the roughly five hours with your own personal tour guide, you can explore the Zoo’s animal habitat areas that you are most interested in. The experience also includes a sit-down lunch to provide a needed break as you explore the grounds.
###Day 2:

☀ Coronado Island ☀

Connected to San Diego by the San Diego-Coronado Bridge, Coronado Island is the perfect place to relax. You can stroll on the picturesque beach or rent a bike and ride around the island and take in beautiful views of the local, quaint community.
Head to the Coronado Museum of History and Art* that is home to over 20,000 photographs and 1,400 artifacts in their permanent collection. Get a sight of the Hotel del Coronado, believed to be the inspiration for the Emerald City in The Wizard of Oz.
Search for keepsakes at local shops, get captivated by talents at art galleries at Ferry Landing, and admire the scenic sights of San Diego Bay.

♪ Gaslamp Quarter ♪

Visit this vibrant downtown neighborhood with roots that date back to 1850. Renowned for its nightlife, the area is a composition of nearly 100 charming Victorian-era buildings crammed with restaurants and bars, including independent eateries and a range of global options, as well as boutiques and art galleries.
Take your loved one for a romantic dinner, catch a jazz, flamenco or comedy show, and if the you do not want the night to end, go dancing in a nightclub.
Listed on the National Historic Register, explorers can take in their famed surroundings while they search for quirky souvenirs, stylish jewelry, and trendy clothing.
###Day 3:

☸ Belmont Park ☸

Opened in 1925, Belmont Park is nestled on the shores of Mission Beach. This beachfront entertainment offers modern and vintage attractions such as the Giant Dipper roller coaster that is now a national historic landmark.
Enjoy roller coasters and thrill rides, as well as delightful carnival rides such as a carousel and bumper cars. Have fun at the amusement park’s newer features such as ziplines, escape rooms, and laser tag games.
Once your energy levels have been depleted, indulge in the venue’s various additional amenities, such as dining areas and beach-themed shops.

♔ Old Town ♔

Considered the birthplace of California, Old Town offers a glimpse of San Diego’s infancy and colonial roots. See a variety of 19th-century buildings that are now museums, shops and eateries.
Spot adobe churches that adorn the Old Town’s scenery, and see the Mormon Battalion Historic Site honoring the members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who served in the US Army's Mormon Battalion during the Mexican-American War.
Are you a fan of spooky fun? Visit the Whaley House Museum, dubbed one of the Most Terrifying Places in America by the Travel Channel. Ghosts of former residents are said to inhabit the rooms, which are filled with Victorian furniture and eerie dolls.

Other Details

Room Details

Garden View - Run of House (King or Queen/Queen)

  • One king bed OR two queen beds
  • Standard Occupancy: 2
  • Maximum Occupancy: 4

Resort View - Run of House (King or Queen/Queen)

  • One king bed OR two queen beds
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 4

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: 4 p.m.
  • Check out: 11 a.m.
  • $35 daily resort fee includes:
    • Wi-Fi/ High-Speed Internet Access
    • In-Room Bottled Water
    • In-Room Coffee and Tea
    • Local & Toll-Free Calls
    • Activities (Yoga, lawn games, etc)
    • Fitness Center Access
    • Unlimited Driving Range Use
    • Digital newspapers & magazines through Press Reader
    • DVD Library
    • Live entertainment
  • Parking: self-parking available for an additional $35 per night; valet is temporarily suspended.
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property.
  • Pet policy: dogs up to 30 lbs may be added for an additional $150 per stay.
  • Accessibility: please contact property for handicap accessibility requests or options.
  • Room upgrades: upgrades may be available during booking or at check-in for an additional cost.


  • Multiple dining options
  • Golf course
  • 3 Swimming pools & hot tubs
  • Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Shopping venues
  • Dog-friendly (additional fees apply)

Fine Print

  • 72-hour cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is non-refundable; reservations made within cancellation window are non-refundable
  • No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate
  • Traveler name must match ID at time of check-in
  • No refunds will be processed by Groupon after check-in
  • Must be 18+ to check in
  • Credit card required at check-in
  • $100 nightly security deposit required at check-in
  • $35 daily resort fee plus tax paid at check-in
  • Rates may vary by date and are subject to availability
  • Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased
  • Final price at checkout may include an additional Groupon service fee, which Groupon retains as compensation for facilitating your reservation; this fee will not exceed 5% of the nightly cost of the reservation.

About Rancho Bernardo Inn

Getting There

  • Nearest airports: McClellan-Palomar Airport (CLD; 19mi.), San Diego International Airport (SAN; 28mi.)
  • Cab fare: about $55 from CLD and $80 from SAN (including a 15% tip)
  • Distance to San Diego: about 26 miles.

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