Welcome to the Bristol Hotel blog! Stay up-to-date on everything that's going on around our boutique hotel in downtown San Diego. Featuring events, things to do and special offers, our hotel blog will keep you current on all of the city's latest happenings, including nearby attractions such as the Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, the San Diego Zoo, Petco Park and more.
Like to bike? San Diego is one of the best towns to take a bike ride in, thanks to its mild climate. You can experience the best the city has to offer with Bike the Bay, a scenic 25-mile bike ride around America's Finest City, including the one time a year you can bike across the impressive Coronado Bridge. Proceeds benefit the San Diego County Bicycle Coalition. Continue reading
With more than 100 films from 55 countries, the San Diego Film Festival brings a galaxy of stars to two film villages this September 24-28. This year the festival introduces four new categories: Native American Voices, Action Sports, Family-Friendly, Music and Horror. Enjoy a deeper cinematic experience with Q&As, industry panels, and more. Continue reading
Here come the brides! The San Diego Conference Center turns into the ultimate showcase of wedding-related products and services for the San Diego Bridal Bazaar on September 28, 2014. Meet face-to-face with wedding experts, discover new trends in everything from gowns to cakes, and find everything you need to make your big day absolutely perfect. Continue reading
Head down to PETCO Park August 19-21 to watch one of the highlight games of the season, Padres vs. Dodgers. San Diego takes on rival city Los Angeles for three exciting games at our home stadium, a great place to enjoy a mild California evening. PETCO Park is conveniently located close to the Gaslamp Quarter and to the Bristol Hotel. Continue reading
Celebrate the 4th of July San Diego-style when you experience Big Bay Boom, a massive fireworks display that is set off from four different barges around the city. There are numerous options for watching the show, from official events and viewing parties to attractions like the USS Midway and the Maritime Museum. Continue reading