San Diego Tourism Authority

11000 hotel rooms within one mile of convention center

San Diego offers an array of conference venues that a meeting planner and an attendee could ever want! We are famous for our sunshine, terrific year round climate and boundless recreational activities but there is far more to our destination. Each of our distinct regions are easy to get to! We are such a compact destination…..all of our exciting conference venues and popular attractions are really just minutes away giving meeting planners and attendees lots of choices! We have the beaches, the mountains, a vibrant downtown, wonderful conference hotels, resorts, and boutique hotels. Our research tells us year after year that people have positive thoughts about San Diego – it doesn’t take much arm-twisting to make people want to come to San Diego!

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San Diego Tourism Authority
750 B Street, Suite 1500, San Diego, CA 92101

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Type of Destination Experience:

GSF Exhibit Space (San Diego Convention Center Corporation): 615,701

Meeting Space, Square Feet (San Diego Convention Center Corporation): 204,111

Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (Town and Country Hotel LLC): 41,000

Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego): 1,625

Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes

Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 11,000

San Diego International Airport - Lindbergh Field

Miles to downtown 3

Cities with non-stop flights40

International cities with direct flights4

Geographic Areas Served:

Barona, Borrego Springs, Carlsbad, Carmel Mountain, Carmel Valley, Chula Vista, Coronado, Del Mar, Downtown, East County, El Cajon, Encinitas, Escondido, Fallbrook, Fashion Valley, Gaslamp Quarter, Golden Triangle, Harbor Island, Hillcrest, Imperial Beach, Julian, Kearny Mesa, La Jolla, La Mesa, Lakeside, Mira Mesa, Miramar, Mission Bay, Mission Beach, Mission Valley, North Park, Ocean Beach, Oceanside, Old Town, Pacific Beach, Palomar, Point Loma, Poway, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Santa Fe, Scripps Ranch, Shelter Island, Solana Beach, Sorrento Valley, South Bay, South Park, Temecula, Torrey Pines, Uptown, UTC, Valley Center, Warner Springs

Why Meet in San Diego

San Diego is the only destination with the innovative and highly successful iLead tool! Complimentary to all meeting planners, choose the perfect hotel out of 131 conference and convention hotels.

San Diego is affordable and available with 551 hotel and motel properties (including B&B’s country inns, casino resort and health spa resorts) representing 577,725 rooms.

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Relationship with the Convention Center

The CVB represents the convention center

Request for Proposal (RFP) Distribution Method

Sends leads to only qualified or requested hotels and venues

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