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Parking in San Diego gaslamp area

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Parking in San Diego gaslamp area

I believe metered street parking is available 10am to 8pm (free on Sundays). We are from the UK and will have a rental car with us. We will be out sightseeing (with the car from early morning until late evening). My question is, if we return to gaslamp after 8pm, can we park at metered street parking overnight (and collect before 10am) for FREE? OR will we need to find a community garage? Thanks

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1. Re: Parking in San Diego gaslamp area

Your hotel should have parking. Have you checked with them or are you trying to find a cheaper way?

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2. Re: Parking in San Diego gaslamp area

If you can find a space which at that time will be very tough, you can park in it unless there are restrictions. For example there may be street sweeping a couple of nights each week, so a sign would say no parking 3am-6am M, W, F. Remember if you park at 8pm on Sunday it will become Monday at midnight.

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3. Re: Parking in San Diego gaslamp area

Trying to find cheaper alternative

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What hotel are you staying in and what are the rates and time of year your comming. You might be able to find a cheaper hotel in the area to compensate parking..

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5. Re: Parking in San Diego gaslamp area

Where exactly are you staying?

There are garages and outdoor lots throughout downtown.

Some hotels that say they are in the gaslamp are not really in that area so it would be helpful to know which hotel you are using.

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Staying at the Comfort Inn Gaslamp Convention Center

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7. Re: Parking in San Diego gaslamp area

What are the dates you are comming.

Depending on what you want to do you also can try hotels in oldtown..you might not even need a car.. Everything were hotel is walking distant or short uber/lyft ride... You can take the ferry or bus to cornafo.. The trolley goes to little Italy and old town...seaworld is not that far with public transportation or uber/lyft...you can take the bus to zoo and balboa park. near your hotel.. I have actually walked from gaslamp to the zoo.. That's only if you like semi long walks well for me it was semi not bad of walk.

Only pacfic and mission beach you might need to uber and lyft same with la jolla

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4th to 9th August. We have already booked car and can't cancel it.

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9. Re: Parking in San Diego gaslamp area

You can use this web site to get an idea of parking lot/garage prices near your hotel.

There are many of them:

https://sandiego.bestparking.com/

You can also look east of your hotel on the local streets to see what you can find for overnight.

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10. Re: Parking in San Diego gaslamp area

That property charges $25.

For a two star hotel that’s inexpensiv to start with, that’s reasonable.

Just park at the hotel and make your stay a little easier.

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