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.
The public transportation system in San Diego will affordably take you anywhere within the city and throughout the region. Take an iconic trolley, convenient bus, or shuttle. For a mode of transportation full of character, choose a pedicab or horse-drawn carriage. The Bristol Hotel is located near two bus stops, with a bus direct from the airport, as well as near the Amtrak Station. Continue reading
Every August, San Diego Magazine invites the businesses highlighted in its "Best of" and "Best Restaurants" issues to share their food, drinks and entertainment. At this sophisticated party, you'll get a chance to sample unlimited food and drinks, and even take home fun souvenirs like cool Stella Artois beer glasses. It takes place August 23 at the NTC at Liberty Station, one of the most unique parks around. Continue reading
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