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.
Fashion Week San Diego is back this fall! Beginning Sept. 30, 2013, emerging fashion designers will get the chance to showcase their brand new, never before seen creations. More importantly, this is their opportunity to be noticed and celebrated. A ticket gives you access all three runway shows, plus panels with experts on beauty and style, as well as the fabulous Trunk Show on the last day. Continue reading
Fall is the perfect time to take a trip to sunny San Diego, California. With just a few "clicks" of your mouse, you could be celebrating fall with us at the Bristol-for free! For a chance to win a free two night stay plus dinner and drinks at our on-site restaurant, FIRST avenue bar & grille, and two tickets to your choice of Seaworld or the San Diego Zoo, just "like" the Bristol Hotel on Facebook and enter to win. Once you've "liked" us, you will be eligible to enter the contest on our Facebook page. Continue reading
Discover the sights of San Diego with the Great Escape Package from The Bristol Hotel. Located in downtown San Diego, this intimate and modern boutique hotel is steps from the historic Gaslamp Quarter and minutes from the San Diego Zoo, Old Town, Seaport Village and SeaWorld San Diego. Drive in, hand the keys to the valet, sip a cocktail at FIRST avenue bar & grille and relax in a newly-renovated room in the soul of the city. Continue reading
Experience the dramatic and enchantingly funny plays of William Shakespeare at the Shakespeare Festival at the Old Globe in San Diego. The Old Globe's Shakespeare Festival returns this summer with rotating performances of classic Shakespeare plays that bring drama, comedy and enchantment to the outdoor stage. See Shakespeare's A Midsummer's Night Dream and The Merchant of Venice and Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead under the stars in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Continue reading
Celebrate the brightest full moon of the year at the Family Moon Celebration at the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum. This ancient Chinese tradition is an annual celebration of the moon and the bounty of the autumn harvest. Sample delicious mooncakes, see beautiful Chinese arts and crafts, enjoy cultural demonstrations and learn about Chinese legends in the beautiful Chuang Garden. This is a wonderful and unique cultural event that honors the Chinese community of San Diego. Continue reading