When you’re in San Diego for a convention center event, you may not have as much time as you would like to explore the surrounding area. Fortunately, with careful planning, you can easily visit a handful of downtown attractions during breaks or after your convention.
One of the best ways to make the most of your convention trip is to stay at an affordable downtown San Diego hotel. This will allow you to easily travel to various attractions nearby such as the San Diego Zoo, Petco Park, Balboa Park and the Gaslamp Quarter just to name a few. Affordable hotels in downtown San Diego help you save money so you can better enjoy the nearby attractions and nightlife.
If possible, try to reserve a hotel near the San Diego Convention Center. If you do this, you might not even have to rent a car. A taxi ride from the San Diego Airport is less than $15 to the general downtown district and if you stay nearby, walking or taking advantage of the public transportation system is a great way to explore the city.
If you do decide to rent a car, there is parking available for conventioneers. You will also receive a convention center badge for discounts at local Gaslamp restaurants, as well as a few in Old Town and Seaport Village. These small San Diego communities are great places to enjoy a meal, while being able to experience a little bit more of the local area. If you’re looking for additional information about the San Diego Convention Center, click here.
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In roughly 12 days, the annual Comic Con will take place at the San Diego Convention Center. Every year, thousands of people descend on San Diego for the four day convention which features a large array of comic books, aspects of popular television shows and films, and the latest popular cultural trends. Comic Con is also a place to people watch as numerous Comic Con goers attend the convention dressed as their favorite superheroes and show off their elaborate costumes.
With its diverse offerings of comic books, movies and latest pop culture trends, Comic Con has something for everyone. During Comic Con, the San Diego Convention Center is packed with people, so think about using the convenient public transportation options by the convention center.
With the popularity of the event, those attending Comic Con are recommended to stay at one of the downtown hotels near the San Diego Convention Center. Staying at a nearby hotel will make traveling more convenient and affordable. Being located a couple miles from the San Diego Airport, Comic Con attendees can take a quick bus or taxi ride to the San Diego Convention Center. These same transportation options are also available to Comic Con goers who stay at a nearby hotel.
The Pacific Inn is a preferred cheap downtown San Diego hotel located two miles from the San Diego Convention Center in Little Italy. If you’re looking for a hotel that is centrally located to the convention center and other downtown San Diego attractions, such as the San Diego Zoo, be sure to book your stay with Pacific Inn. The Pacific Inn offers guests clean, spacious rooms and many complimentary amenities, including daily breakfast.
Comic Con goers are encouraged to make their reservations as soon as possible as rooms sell out and open rooms become more expensive. To reserve your room at the Pacific Inn hotel in downtown San Diego, contact us at 1-800-571-2933.