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.
Reducing waste and helping those in need, Clean the World has recycled and distributed over 12 million bars of soap to homeless Americans and impoverished countries worldwide, putting more than 750 tons of waste to positive use. The Bristol Hotel is proud to participate in their health and hygiene revolution. Continue reading
Perched high above the Pacific Ocean, Birch Aquarium at Scripps offers visitors an unparalleled view of the waters its exhibits explore. Inside, over 60 habitats full of sharks, coral reefs, and tropical fish educate guests with interactive, research-based displays. There are even 3 San Diego tide pools to explore hands-on. Continue reading
Earth Day is not only a historic day of activism and conservation, it's a day to celebrate our planet. Balboa Park hosts the 24th Annual EarthFair on Sunday, April 21st, with live music, educational exhibits, recycled art, and more. Continue reading
Join all of San Diego in celebrating Mexican culture and heritage at the 29th Annual Fiesta Old Town, the largest Cinco de Mayo street fair in Southern California. The party lasts 3 days (May 4-6th), full of family fun, live music, shopping, food, custom cars, beer, and tequila. Best of all, admission is FREE! Continue reading
No visit to San Diego is complete without a trip to the beach, and our beaches are some of the best in the country! Whether you're looking for some hot surfing spots, a place to run free with your dog or you simply want to sun worship on the warm sand, you'll find yourself dreaming of the beaches in San Diego long after your vacation is over. Continue reading