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Popular MCRD Graduation Restaurants & Ways to Celebrate

If you are in town celebrating the graduation of your Recruit, stay at the Marina Inn hotel near the MCRD. Our location in the downtown district of San Diego is ideal for families who want to celebrate graduation and enjoy the restaurants and nightlife of the lively Gaslamp Quarter.

The following are a few popular downtown San Diego restaurants that are ideal for graduating Recruits. Remember to make reservations as early as possible, especially if you are celebrating with a large party.

  •    Gaslamp Strip Club – Steak House
  •    Banker’s Hill Bar & Restaurant – American
  •    Yard House – American
  •    Monello – Italian
  •    Buca di Beppo – Italian
  •    Anthony’s Fish Grotto – Seafood

Relax & Enjoy Complimentary Amenities from the Marina Inn

Prior to the graduation ceremony at the MCRD, there is a Family Day where there are planned activities and events. From early morning drill instructions that typically begin at 9:00am to the afternoon’s Liberty Formation Ceremony, you will need to rest after all the events of Family Day. The Marina Inn offers spacious and clean rooms with pillow-top beds, individually controlled air-conditioning and heating, direct dial phone, iron and ironing board, coffee/tea maker and mini refrigerator for your convenience. We also offer free wireless internet and cable television with premium programming.

On Graduation Day, if the optional 6:00am breakfast is scheduled a little too early for you, we offer complimentary hot breakfast which is prepared fresh daily. For our guests with cars, we also have a private parking lot so you do not have to hassle with parking. Guests are able to re-enter the lot as much as needed and there is no charge for parking.

The Marina Inn is a MCRD hotel committed to helping families make the most of their trip to San Diego. We are within walking distance of a variety of downtown MCRD graduation restaurants as well as popular neighborhoods including Little Italy and the Gaslamp Quarter. Celebrate the graduation of your Marine with the Marina Inn and contact us today at 1-800-571-2933 to learn more about our rates and availability.

Rates & Availability
Arrival Date
Departure Date
Advance Booking

14 Days - 12% Off

7 Days - 10% Off

3 Days - 8% Off

Zoo & Seaworld Discount

15% OFF

With any purchase of
Zoo or Seaworld tickets

Weekday Discount

10% OFF

Stay any day
Sunday - Thursday

Other Discounts

10% OFF

AAA, Military, AARP
Other Package

Marina Inn San Diego Pet Friendly Hotel Marina Inn San Diego Hotel Accepts AAA Members

Call: 1-800-571-2933
For Rates and Reservations