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.
Spend a sunny summer day at a park, enjoying gourmet food, live music, and the work of over 100 artists. ArtWalk, run by and for artists, has organized festivals for a number of years and now added this location at the heart of the city's arts and culture district. Support the local art community and even buy a piece which catches your eye directly from the creator. Continue reading
With lots of vendors and experts on every part of wedding planning, a bridal show is the perfect place to start getting ideas and inspiration, and discussing what you do and don't like. At Bridal Bazaar in San Diego, you'll taste catering and cake samples, browse booths and explore dress fashion, floral arrangements, music, hairstyles and much, much more. Continue reading
One of the web's top travel review sites, TripAdvisor awarded our San Diego hotel with a Certificate of Excellence in 2013 for consistently receiving outstanding traveler reviews. Only the top 10% of listed hotels receives this distinction, which is drawn directly from first-person traveler reviews. Continue reading
Treat yourself to an urban adventure in downtown San Diego with an exciting Great Escape Package from our award-winning boutique hotel. Explore everything the city has to offer and enjoy welcome drinks, valet parking, turndown service and deluxe accommodations in the heart of downtown San Diego, just steps from the legendary Gaslamp Quarter. Continue reading
Along with some of the best fireworks displays on the West Coast, San Diego features a fun selection of Fourth of July events and things to do. Plan a picnic on the beach, take a trolley tour of Old Town, explore local fishing piers, visit the County Fair or just relax at a winery and toast America's birthday in style. Continue reading