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The perfect hotel located in San Diego East County. This charming mission-style hotel offers a host of convenient amenities with easy access to the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, and Sea World. Guests are minutes away from the Trolley Station that provides transportation to the historic Gaslamp Quarter, with many shops and restaurants nearby, golf courses, casinos and nearby beaches.

Each room features free high-speed internet, HD Cable TV with Showtime, refrigerator and microwave. Hotel guests can enjoy our extended continental breakfast, free parking, outdoor pool and spa, business center and guest laundry.

A friendly staff member is ready to ensure a comfortable and memorable stay. Make an online reservation today and save at this San Diego area hotel in Santee, California! Enjoy your stay at the Best Western Santee Lodge.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel’s approval prior to arrival. Pet rate is $30 per day. A refundable cleaning and damage deposit of $100 is required upon check-in. If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the deposit can become non-refundable and the hotel may charge additionally to cover the costs of repair or cleaning.
Child Policy
Children 12 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 1 mile(s) from TC Contruction CO Inc
  • 1.6 mile(s) from Costco Wholesaler
  • 1.8 mile(s) from Wal-mart
  • 2 mile(s) from Stranford Court Nursing, Center of Santee
  • 2 mile(s) from Coastal Supply CO. Inc
  • 3.8 mile(s) from HD Supply


  • 0.5 mile(s) from Uptown Jungle Fun Park
  • 0.8 mile(s) from Santee Trolley Square, Huge outdoor mall with outdoor amphitheater and a gym accessible by trolley
  • 5 mile(s) from Mission Trails
  • 5 mile(s) from Santee Lakes and Recreation
  • 5 mile(s) from Lakeside Rodeo
  • 7 mile(s) from Grossmont Hospital
  • 10 mile(s) from 3 golf courses
  • 12 mile(s) from Viejas Casino
  • 12 mile(s) from Barona Casino
  • 13 mile(s) from Old Town
  • 15 mile(s) from San Diego Zoo
  • 15 mile(s) from Sea World
  • 15 mile(s) from SanDiego Convention Cente
  • 15 mile(s) from Balboa Park
  • 20.4 mile(s) from Pacific Ocean, beaches. Children's pool Beach is about about 21 miles away.
  • 25 mile(s) from Legoland
  • 30 mile(s) from Wild Animal Park


  • Across the street from Flippi's Pizza, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner
  • Across the street from Sultan's Bar & Grill, Full Service, Mediterranean, Open for: lunch, dinner
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Omelette Factory Santee, Cafe, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch


  • 2 mile(s) from Grossmont College
  • 5 mile(s) from Western Sierra Law School
  • 6 mile(s) from National University
  • 7 mile(s) from Cuyamaca College
  • 8 mile(s) from San Diego State University
  • 20 mile(s) from University of California San Diego

Nearby Cities

  • 3.6 mile(s) from El Cajon
  • 8.3 mile(s) from La Mesa
  • 12 mile(s) from LaJolla
  • 16.9 mile(s) from Poway
  • 18.1 mile(s) from National City
  • 18.2 mile(s) from San Diego
  • 25 mile(s) from Tijuana, Mexico


  • 0.5 mile(s) from Carlsbad Golf
  • 1 mile(s) from Fletcher Hills Golf Range
  • 1 mile(s) from Cajon Golf Center
  • 3 mile(s) from San Diego Equine Sports Center


  • 2 mile(s) from Parkway Plaza
  • 6 mile(s) from Mesa Plaza
  • 6 mile(s) from Rancho San Diego Village
  • 8 mile(s) from Pacific View Shopping Center


  • 1 mile(s) from Gillespie Airport
  • 17 mile(s) from San Diego International Airport
  • 0.2 mile(s) from Metropolitan Transit, Magnolla Ave & Rockvill St.; Magnolla Ave & Park Ave are closest stops