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San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Early Bird Hotel Sale Now Open

With all the badge sales happening so late this year, one of the biggest questions we’ve gotten has been: When are hotel sales happening? The Early Bird Hotel Sale is back for 2017, with reservations now open through onPeak. Just like in previous years, the Early Bird sale is not for downtown hotels, but rather for hotels in further-out areas, ... Read More »

Short-Term Rentals: A Viable Alternative to Hotelpocalypse?

Hotelpocalypse. Say the word, and chills run down every SDCC attendee’s spine. The name by which Comic-Con International’s hotel lottery has come to be known is no less descriptive as it is accurate. Just as with SDCC badges, there are far fewer hotel rooms than there are people who want them – 19,500 or so rooms in the CCI hotel block compared to ... Read More »

Select Non-Downtown San Diego Comic-Con Hotels Open Back Up

Although we haven’t seen or heard of anyone who has been let in off the waitlist, a select few non-downtown hotels for San Diego Comic-Con have opened back up through onPeak. As of publication, the available hotels include Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town, Comfort Inn & Suites Zoo/Sea World, Coronado Island Marriott Resort, Kona Kai Resort & Spa, ... 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 »