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.
Experience the city's thriving culture and arts scene this November 6-9 when you attend Art San Diego 2014, a 3 day festival of contemporary arts. This colorful event takes place at the Balboa Park Activity Center, minutes from our downtown hotel. Continue reading
The Adams Avenue Street Fair is an all-ages festival with free admission. Taking place on Saturday, September 27-Sunday, September 28, this music festival also features giant carnival rides, beer gardens and over 350 booths of arts and crafts to buy. Continue reading
Sample multi-course meals at 180 different restaurants during San Diego Restaurant Week, which takes place this fall from September 21-26. You\'ll find discounted prix fixe menus for lunch and dinner at top restaurants in San Diego. Bon appetit! Continue reading
Put on your best costume and head to the Monster Bash block party on October 31. Taking over eight blocks of the Gaslamp Quarter and East Village neighborhoods, the Monster Bash is one of the top San Diego Halloween events of the year. Continue reading
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