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Remaining San Diego Comic-Con Hotels Now Open

Did Hotelpocalypse do you wrong, and you’re now wondering if you need to sleep in the Hall H line every night? Well, don’t stress, because Comic-Con International and onPeak have opened the remaining inventory of hotels up for anyone, regardless of if you were on the waitlist or not. Now, these aren’t downtown hotels – but there are plenty of options ... Read More »

SDCC 2017 Hotel Waitlist Set to Begin May 15

Hotelpocalypse is (almost) finally over. E-mails with instructions about this year’s hotel waitlist – which will open on Monday, May 15 – are going out now. Rooms from Hotelpocalpyse were allocated (supposedly, anyway) based on timestamp of when you entered the form to fill out your information, and then assigned in two groups, the last of which was this last Monday. ... Read More »

Editorial: How Do You Solve A Problem Like Hotelpocalypse?

#Hotelpocalypse is probably not the hashtag that Comic-Con International was hoping would trend, or be written about by San Diego’s own Union-Tribune. But it was — and for good reason, as every year, even with very slow progress (thanks for offering attendees more insight into the process this year, CCI!), the San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale process is still a ... Read More »

I Didn’t Get A Hotel Room – Now What?

Many of you have heard about your San Diego Comic-Con 2017 hotel placement fate. Many of you… still haven’t. Here’s the good news: Comic-Con said that you would be alerted “no later” than May 15 if you weren’t able to be placed into a hotel room. That implies, to us, that they may use some returned inventory from Group 2 ... Read More »

Hotelpocalypse 2017 Recap: Hurry Up and Wait

Oh, Hotelpocalypse. Thank the Comic-Con Gods you only happen once a year. Thanks in large part to Comic-Con International’s decision to actually inform attendees this year about more of the process behind the hotel sale (thanks, CCI!) — the actual day of the 2017 General Hotel Sale went pretty smoothly. Sure, there’s the take-ten-years-off-your-life stress of worrying about what hotel you’re going ... Read More »

Hotelpocalypse 2017: San Diego Comic-Con Hotel Size Guide

Hotelpocalypse is almost upon us, and soon, the Comic-Con Gods (and time stamps, whatever) are going to determine your fate. Come May 1 and May 8 when placements are revealed, thousands of attendees will be scratching their heads, wondering, “How did I end up at that hotel?” So, for fun (and to keep you more informed), we’ve broken down the numbers on ... Read More »

READER POLL: What Is Your #1 Hotel Pick for SDCC 2017?

With the final confirmation from Comic-Con International that the hotel sale will take place on Wednesday, April 26, it’s time to start thinking about which hotels you’ll be ranking as your top six choices. But what hotels will everyone else be choosing? Through 5PM PT tomorrow, we’re asking our readers what is your #1 hotel choice for San Diego Comic-Con? We’ve ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale Set for April 26

That sound you hear might just be thousands of general attendees, suddenly very anxious now that Comic-Con International has finally given us some more information about the dreaded hotel sale, taking place on April 26 at 9AM PT. Just like last year, the General Hotel Sale will utilize a randomized waiting room, similar to the EXPO Logic Waiting Room process ... Read More »

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 »