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.
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 readingThe Great Escape Package Details
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 readingOld Globe Shakespeare Festival Details
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 readingSDCHM Family Moon Festival Details
Win a wonderful getaway to the West Coast when you "like" any of Greystone Hotels on Facebook. Just click like and enter the Perfect West Coast Getaway contest, a fun way to enjoy free hotel stays at Greystone Hotels in California and Oregon and The Bristol, a modern boutique hotel in downtown San Diego. The more likes you give our hotels, the better the chance you have to win cool travel prizes like a digital camera, gift cards and an iPad Mini. Continue readingFacebook Contest Details
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 readingPublic Transit in San Diego Details