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.
At The Bristol, we love dogs as much as you do - and we want you to bring your best friend along for the ride! Book our Pet-Friendly Package and treat your pooch to special amenities and nightly turndown service. Now that's something to bark about! Continue reading
Channel your inner pilgrim and set sail on the high seas of San Diego Bay on Thanksgiving Day with a scenic dining cruise. Flagship Cruises is offering a two-hour cruise on November 24 with a three-course dinner, live music, and dancing. Continue reading
Sleep in an extra hour on the morning of November 6, and then head over to the Gaslamp Quarter for the family-friendly Fall Back Festival. Enjoy free snacks, historical demonstrations, and an old-fashioned atmosphere of the 1880s Wild West era. Continue reading
Join 7,500+ runners on Thanksgiving Day for the 15th Annual Father Joe's Villages Thanksgiving Day Run in Balboa Park. Raise money for charity, and enjoy special holiday deals from our nearby hotel this season. Continue reading
Spreading out over eight city blocks like a haunted nightmare, Monster Bash is the ultimate Halloween party. Put on your wildest costume for this October 29 event, which features five stages of music, 20 DJs, and a $5,000 costume contest Continue reading