The ELS Center San Diego in San Diego, CA - ELS 
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San Diego, California, United States

San Diego

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About This Center


ELS San Diego is centrally located in downtown San Diego, California, near the city’s entertainment and shopping district and major bus and trolley lines. The comfortable climate, friendly atmosphere, sandy beaches, year-round events, and many tourist attractions make this lively coastal Southern California city a fun and unique place to explore.

110 West C Street, San Diego, California, United States

Great Things to See and Do

Mission Beach: This popular 3.2-kilometer stretch of white sand and its nearby boardwalk is perfect for sunbathers, inline skaters and bicyclists.

The Gaslamp Quarter: This downtown area features Victorian-style buildings home to a variety of shops, theaters, art galleries, eclectic restaurants and nightlife.

San Diego Zoo and Safari Park: The famous San Diego Zoo features expansive natural  animal habitats.

San Diego

(619) 557-0136

  • Housing Options
    • Homestay
    • Student Residence (Off Campus)
  • Center Facilities
    • The Center is located in the heart of San Diego on the 16th floor of a large office building with beautiful views of downtown
    • There is a cafe on the 7th floor and many nearby restaurants, coffee shops, movie theaters and Horton Plaza, a huge 140-store mall with a food court
    • The Gaslamp district, San Diego's premier entertainment and dining area, is a 5-minute walk from the Center
    • Balboa Park, home to the San Diego Zoo, is a short 10-minute bus ride away
  • City Environment
  • Downtown

Housing Options


Living in an ELS homestay is a very popular and practical choice, especially for inexperienced travelers or younger students. You get a comfortable and safe place to live with home cooked meals and a friendly experienced host. Talking with your homestay hosts is a great way to get extra English conversation practice outside the classroom and to learn more about the United States. Students travel to and from their homestays via convenient and affordable public transportation.

  • Cost per Session
  • $1380
  • Occupancy
  • Single
  • Meal Credits
  • 14 meals per week

Student Residence (Off Campus)

  • The largest and most popular San Diego residence suite hotel is a 10-15 minute walk from the Center and is located in the heart of downtown's Little Italy district which is filled with restaurants, markets and stores. It's perfect for students looking for a social environment to live in. Most students stay in single studio rooms, however, shared double studios are also available. Vantaggio arranges roommates for shared doubles unless a couple books together. A $30-$40 one-time cleaning fee is charged each month, price depending on room type. Vantaggio Suites floors (but not rooms) are co-ed, and include:
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Linens
  • In-room telephone
  • Cable television
  • Computer Room
  • Coin-operated laundry facility

  • Cost per Session
  • $730, $1300
  • Occupancy
  • Single, Single Deluxe, Double Deluxe
  • Meal Credits
  • Meals are not included

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