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.
San Diego Earth Fair 2015 is one of the world's biggest environmental celebrations. Featuring free admission, this Balboa Park event includes more than 300 exhibitors, themed areas, a food pavilion, children's activities and live entertainment. Continue reading
Experience the very best of San Diego Fashion Week this fall. From Monday, September 29 to Sunday, October 5, you'll find exciting fashion shows and style events all throughout the city. Continue reading
One of the first recorded uses of the Jolly Roger, "Black Sam" Bellamy and his crew were feared across the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. Their capture of the slave ship Whydah in 1717 ended in disaster off the coast of Cape Cod, leaving Bellamy and 143 crew members dead. The shipwreck was discovered in 1984, and is the main focus of a spellbinding exhibit at the NAT. Continue reading
The Greater San Diego area is one of America's fastest growing regions, but don't let that discourage you from exploring! Uber makes inter- and inner city transportation simple, stylish, and sleek. Grab a code from the front desk, where as a guest at Bristol, you can take $20 off your first Uber ride. Download the app, connect with a driver, and watch as the car makes its way to you! Continue reading
Situated near the Mexican border with access to all the fresh produce of California, this destination is ideally located for lovers of tacos, enchiladas, fajitas, burritos and mole. Nearby our Gaslamp Quarter hotel, you'll find some of the best Mexican food in San Diego at restaurants like La Puerta, El Zarape, El Pulpo and El Agave del Mar. Continue reading