Tag Archives: hotels

New Hotels on the Horizon for Downtown San Diego


Expansion is coming to San Diego — just maybe not in the ways that San Diego Comic-Con attendees had anticipated. Hotels will soon be popping up around downtown San Diego, like the Pendry hotel which we reported on earlier this year. The Pendry, which is being built on J St. between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, is tentatively slated to open ... Read More »

I Didn’t Get A SDCC Hotel Room – Now What?

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We’re almost done talking about the San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale, we promise. Now that Travel Planners has finished doling out hotel rooms, 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? ... Read More »

Reader Poll: San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale Experience

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As almost anyone who participated in the San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale yesterday is already aware of, the sale didn’t go as smoothly as we’d all hoped. Instead, it had some problems – but just how widespread those issues were is something that only Travel Planners knows. So we’re asking our readers about your experience during the Hotel Sale ... Read More »

Hotelpocalypse 2015: A Tale of Two Forms


Although everything about San Diego Comic-Con has increased in competitiveness over the years, Hotelpocalypse really became the monster that we know today just a few short years ago. Since then, though, it’s become what we consider to be the most stressful sale relating to Comic-Con that there is – yes, even compared to Open Registration badge sales, in which we ... Read More »

READER POLL: What Is Your #1 San Diego Comic-Con Hotel Choice?

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With the final confirmation from Comic-Con International that the hotel sale will take place on Tuesday, March 24, 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? Throughout the weekend, we’re asking our readers what is your #1 hotel choice for San Diego Comic-Con? We’ve ... Read More »

More Details About San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale on March 24: The Prices, The Process

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Comic-Con International has just announced what Travel Planners confirmed to us all the way back in January – that the General Hotel Reservation Sale will take place on Tuesday, March 24, 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 well ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con Early Bird Hotels Now Open

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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 2015, with reservations ... Read More »

Travel around Comic-Con with New Bike Rental Stations

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Downtown San Diego is now home to 36 “DecoBike” stations, constructed over the past few months, as a part of the bike sharing program approved by the San Diego City Council in 2013. After some delay, the rental program had a soft opening last week after the kiosks were finally filled with bikes and made available to rent. The numerous stations ... Read More »

San Diego Comic-Con General Hotel Sale Set For March 24

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With the new year upon us, many attendees have been left wondering how long they’ll need to wait until San Diego Comic-Con Open Registration, and then just when the general hotel sale will start. And we have an answer, at least for part of that question. We have confirmed with a representative for the Comic-Con hotel sale vendor, Travel Planners, ... Read More »