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The Bristol Hotel - Frequently Asked Questions

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How much does parking cost per day?

A Valet parking with in/out privileges is available for $39 per night at Bristol Hotel. You can also book our Valet Parking Package, which includes a late check-out time of 2:00 p.m. Unfortunately, we cannot valet any oversize vehicles. The maximum size vehicle that we are able to accommodate is H: 6’5” W:10’ L:18’.

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Does the hotel have a swimming pool?

A Bristol Hotel does not have a pool. There is a rooftop lap pool nearby at the Broadway Swim and Athletic Club, located five blocks away at 501 W Broadway. Day passes are available at the gym, which also features a sun deck with excellent views of San Diego Bay.

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How close is the San Diego Convention Center to the Bristol Hotel?

A The San Diego Convention Center is 0.6 miles away from Bristol Hotel, about a 6-minute drive or a 15-minute walk. It’s located right on the waterfront in the downtown Marina district, right by the Gaslamp Quarter at 111 W. Harbor Drive.

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What restaurants are in the area?

A Explore San Diego’s vibrant, diverse culinary scene in our dynamic downtown neighborhood. Try Asti Ristorante, Civico 1845, Meze Greek Fusion, Corner Bakery, Richard Walker’s Pancake House, or Greystone Prime Steakhouse & Seafood. Please visit our Dining page for more information.

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What time is check-in and check-out?

A Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. or later and check-out time is 12:00 p.m. at Bristol Hotel. For an extended late check-out time at 2:00 p.m., you can book our Valet Parking Package or Romance Package (based on availability). Arriving early? Let us know in advance, and we’ll try to accommodate your request.

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What are thecClosest attractions to the Bristol Hotel?

A The closest attractions include the Gaslamp Quarter, Seaport Village Shopping Center, the USS Midway, Balboa Park, the San Diego Zoo, and Petco Park (home of the San Diego Padres). Beaches, SeaWorld, Little Italy, and Legoland are also nearby. Check out our Things to Do page for more information.

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Is there transportation from the hotel to any local sites or to the airport?

A Bristol Hotel does not offer shuttle service. Many attractions are within walking distance from our convenient downtown location. To reach the airport and other destinations, you can use taxis, rideshares such as Lyft and Uber, airport shuttles, or public transportation including trolleys, buses, and trains.

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How close is the hotel to the Gaslamp Quarter?

A Bristol Hotel is located steps away from the Gaslamp Quarter, which officially begins less than a block away from our hotel. Covering 16½ blocks of Downtown San Diego, this historic neighborhood is a cultural epicenter for nightlife, entertainment, restaurants, shopping, special events, and festivals.
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