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.
Peruse more than 50 diverse shops, indulge at 17 unique eateries and discover outdoor entertainment and fun for the whole family at Seaport Village. Located just five minutes from our boutique hotel, this charming seaside destination is a car-free environment of winding walkways and beautiful views of the San Diego Bay. Continue reading
There is something fun for everyone in Balboa Park, a sprawling urban park that contains museums, gardens, venues and lush vegetation in the heart of San Diego. Spend an afternoon discovering destinations that tell fascinating stories and rich histories. Park museums include the San Diego Air & Space Museum, Museum of Art, Natural History Museum, Hall of Champions and Centro Cultural de la Raza. Continue reading
Book a Hornblower yacht cruise in San Diego this Mother's Day to show your mom how much you appreciate all she does for you everyday. With a Champagne Jazz Brunch and Sunset Dinner Cruise, you have two ways to give the heartfelt gift of a lasting memory. Spend some time on the water in honor of Mom on May 11, 2014. Continue reading
Baseball season has arrived, and the San Diego Padres will once again represent their city at Petco Park, an open-air baseball stadium located in downtown. This state-of-the-art stadium is packed with modern amenities and is located within walking distance from our boutique hotel in the Gaslamp Quarter. Continue reading
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 reading