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.
When it comes to man's best friend, there's no better place to visit than San Diego. Home to a number of beaches, off-leash parks, and pet-friendly restaurants, this lively oceanfront community welcomes you and Fido with open arms. Make sure to book Bristol's Pet Package before you go, featuring plush linens, pet bowls, and welcome amenities upon arrival. Continue reading
Whether you're looking for an extravagant celebration or a low-key affair, San Diego's own Gaslamp Quarter is home to a number of classy yet affordable establishments so you can celebrate New Year's in style. Start the night off with a delicious six-course meal at Marble Room, and then end the evening with a delightful masquerade at Deco's New Year's Eve smash. Continue reading
Italians and non-Italians alike will enjoy exploring San Diego's hip and historic Little Italy neighborhood. Home to more than 6,000 Italian families and numerous area businesses, this little stretch of Italy features 50 restaurants and cafés as well as a number of art galleries, eclectic boutiques, and specialty shops for patrons. Continue reading
Find all the top trendsetting fashions and the perfect holiday gifts at Horton Plaza and Seaport Village. You can save on the styles of the season, take the kids to see Santa Claus, and enjoy a lively local scene in San Diego's premiere shopping and dining destinations. Continue reading
San Diego is the perfect place to start your seasonal adventures. Head to Balboa Park on Saturday, December 6 and Sunday, December 7 for a free community festival full of unique gift shopping, multicultural celebrations, and delicious foods to please any palate. Even in sunny California, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Continue reading