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Additional SDCC Hotels Open Up For Waitlisted Attendees

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For those who weren’t lucky enough to score a downtown hotel during the Travel Planners San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale earlier this year, there’s good news. While filling out hotel preferences, attendees were asked to click a box to be placed on a waiting list if a downtown hotel room later became available – and today, several hundred attendees were ... Read More »

Hotepocalyse Round 2: The Revenge of the Refresh Button

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Generally, we associate the largest San Diego Comic-Con hotel sale (the one that took place earlier this month) with Hotelpocalypse, because thousands upon thousands of attendees are vying for an even smaller number of hotel rooms. However, this afternoon, the re-opening of non-downtown hotels may have taken both the title and the crown as this year’s real Hotel Hell. At ... Read More »

SDCC Hotel Reservations: Hotelpocalypse Part II

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If today’s Hotelpocalypse was a film trilogy, it would be the middle film. Dark, downbeat, ominous and threatening to the heroes of the story. It would be the Two Towers, Back To The Future Part II, or even The Empire Strikes Back of the Hotelpocalypse saga. Last year’s hotel sales were the just the beginning. Many attendees were caught off ... Read More »

SDCC Hotel Reservations: So That Happened… 2014 Edition


The one Comic-Con event that stresses everyone out is the annual Hotel Reservation sales. Why? For one, everyone is competing for a limited number of coveted downtown hotel rooms, likely to have a shower close by after a spending a night in the plaza outside of Hall H. And when we say everyone, we mean it. Preregistration and open registration ... Read More »

Guide To The SDCC 2014 Hotel Sale [Updated with Prices]

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[UPDATE: Comic-Con International has announced the list of hotels and room prices for this year. You can view the list here And if you need help finding a roommate, be sure to check out our Roommate and Room Finder forum on reddit] If you thought getting a badge to San Diego Comic-Con was tough, you better buckle in for the ... Read More »

Prepare For The General Hotel Sale on April 8: The Process, Prices, Finding Roommates, More [Updated]

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Comic-Con International has just announced on the Toucan Blog - what Travel Planners confirmed to us back in February – that the General Hotel Reservation Sale will take place on Tuesday, April 8, at 9AM PT. The General Hotel Sale is the biggest hotel sale for San Diego Comic-Con, because it’s when the hotels closest to the action (the Gaslamp District downtown, as ... Read More »

Comic-Con General Hotel Sale Opens April 8

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With the news that the Early Bird Hotel Sale would be ending next month on April 8, many attendees were left wondering just how long after that we’ll need to wait until the general hotel sale. As it turns out, not long at all. The Comic-Con housing company, Travel Planners, confirms that the general hotel sale for SDCC will open ... Read More »

Early Bird Hotels On Sale Now, General Housing In Spring

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Now that several thousand attendees have their San Diego Comic-Con badges, we can begin turning our attention toward other aspects involved in the convention, like transportation, or finding a place to sleep. As of this morning, Comic-Con International has unveiled news on at least one of those aspects: Hotels. The Early Bird Hotel Sale is back for 2014, with reservations ... Read More »

Getting Ready For SDCC: Four Months And Counting…

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If you were fortunate enough to survive gauntlet of the recent badge sales and the hotel lottery, then let me be the first to say for all your bleeding, you deserve a Purple Heart. There have been more references comparing it to The Hunger Games then a Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Unfortunately, there is no rest for the weary. As ... Read More »