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.
With colorful lights from bow to stern,fantastic yachts will grace the harbor during the 44th Annual Parade of Lights. San Diego Bay hosts this traditional event, which takes place two nights: Sunday, December 14 and Sunday, December 21. Continue reading
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
Discover 3 unique dog parks in Balboa Park where your fuzzy companion can indulge in canine antics. Acres of grassy space await you at these fully enclosed off-leash areas, which include Grape Street Dog Park, Morley Field Dog Park, & Nate's Point. Continue reading
Celebrate the end of Daylight Savings time in a very unique way: at the Fall Back Festival. San Diego's famous Gaslamp Quarter turns back the clocks to the 1880s, when the city was a dusty western outpost. Continue reading