Badge/Hotel News

I Didn’t Get a Hotel for San Diego Comic-Con — Now What?

After most, if not all, the San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel confirmation and rejection e-mails went out today, there are not only some very happy attendees, but also some unhappy ones — either because they didn’t receive any hotel, or they didn’t get the one/area that they wanted. So what are your next moves? Room Trade: One of the positive ... Read More »

Hotelpocalypse 2016: San Diego Comic-Con Hotel Size Guide

For better or for worse, what hotels you chose yesterday and what placement the Comic-Con Gods decided to randomly place you in are going to determine your fate this year. And come Friday when hotel confirmations will likely go out, thousands of attendees will be scratching their heads, wondering, “How did I end up at that hotel?” So, for fun, ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con Hotelpocalypse 2016 [UPDATED]

[UPDATE] OnPeak has clarified how they will process hotel submissions: Going by the timestamp of when users initially were granted access to the form, and not when it was submitted. This is different from what onPeak phone representatives were telling callers this morning. To clarify: requests will be processed based on the timestamp of when you were given access to the form, not the ... Read More »

Visual Guide To The San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Hotel Sale

If you thought getting a badge to San Diego Comic-Con was tough, you better buckle in for the bumpy ride that is the General Hotel Sale, or, as we lovingly call it, Hotelpocalypse. On Tuesday, April 5, attendees will try for a hotel, and just like with badge sales, some attendees will walk away disappointed. Though this year has thrown ... Read More »

Ace Parking San Diego Comic-Con Sale Set for Lottery Based System Again

You’ve got your San Diego Comic-Con badge, you’ve got your sights set on a hotel (or maybe you already booked one) – but what about parking? It’s a crucial piece of the puzzle for many attendees – although Comic-Con International offers a free shuttle to area hotels, and the city has the trolley and other public transportation options, the ability ... Read More »

Marriott Expansion Paves Way for Comic-Con Growth

Comic-Con’s neighbor hotel, the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, is wrapping up over a year and a half of construction on an expansion project that is adding a huge amount of event space to the hotel, including two ballrooms that are the largest on the West Coast. Attendees may have seen the early stages of construction during last year’s Comic-Con ... Read More »

No Surprise: No San Diego Comic-Con Badge Resale for 2016

In news that should be a surprise to no one (but is still news), Comic-Con International confirmed on Twitter today what they’ve been hinting at for months (and years, really): That there will be no Badge Resale of returned badges for San Diego Comic-Con 2016, meaning if you don’t have a badge already, you’re probably out of luck. @teenwolffoeva There ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Early Bird Hotel Sale Now Open

Now that you know whether or not you have a badge to San Diego Comic-Con 2016, the next question on your mind is inevitably: Where am I going to stay? As of this morning, we’ve got some news on that. The Early Bird Hotel Sale is back for 2016, with reservations now open through onPeak, the company which merged with ... Read More »