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.
Art aficionados will relish the chance to view some of the world's greatest carvers and wildlife artists at the annual California Open Wildlife Arts Festival. This year's event, scheduled on February 15-16, will feature wildlife artist Carolyn Wolf-Russell as well as carving competitions, art exhibits, auctions, vendors, and antique decoys. Continue reading41st California Open Wildlife Art Festival Details
Don't let your sweetie go unnoticed this Valentine's Day. Plan a special romantic getaway on February 14 with our hotel's Romance Package, featuring overnight accommodations, sparkling wine, long-stemmed red roses, and chocolates. Afterward, you two can head out for a day of sightseeing with a whale-watching tour or a hot air balloon ride. Continue readingValentine's Day Things to Do in San Diego Details
Come be a part of one of the largest Mardi Gras celebrations in southern California this February. Held in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter, this all-night party includes 20 of the area's hottest restaurants, nightclubs, and bars. Expect Double Deuce, Onyx, the Keating Hotel, and Greystone Steakhouse, to name a few. Continue readingMardi Gras in the Gaslamp Details
Families and friends alike will enjoy witnessing the unforgettable tale of "Beauty and the Beast" at the San Diego Civic Theatre this winter. From January 7th-12th, this magical tale will take the center stage and feature plenty of dazzling costumes, intricate sets, and unforgettable musical numbers that you will relish for years to come. Continue readingSan Diego Theater Venue and Shows Details
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 readingPet Friendly San Diego Details