More Great Hotel Options Nearby
For the best experience, stay near the Convention Center so you’re always near the action. Check out our picks for the Best Hotels Near the Convention Center, or book your stay at any of these top choices.
Hilton San Diego Bayside
With an ideal location just next to the Convention Center on the bayfront, the Hilton San Diego Bayside has all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay within walking distance of the city’s best attractions and restaurants. Don your costume in spacious rooms with comfortable beds, and make use of the hotel’s fitness center and one of the best swimming pools in San Diego that overlooks the San Diego Bay!
All rooms are equipped with WiFi and TVs with streaming capabilities, and both valet parking and pet-friendly rooms are available for an additional fee.
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
Music lovers can have almost as much fun at the hotel as you do at Comic-Con when you stay at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, which features eclectic design that celebrates the golden days of music. This classic hotel is central to many of Downtown’s best attractions and just across the street from the Convention Center. You can look out over the city from your private terrace while enjoying a drink from the minibar.
Other amenities include 24-hour business and fitness centers, a rooftop pool, paid valet parking, and bike rentals.
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
Luxury is the name of the game at the waterfront Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, where you can sip cocktails by the rooftop pool or make use of the hotel’s convenient event rooms. The facilities are equipped with WiFi, fitness and business centers, laundry, meeting rooms, and convenient room service from multiple on-site dining options.
Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
Located in the historic Gaslamp Quarter and surrounded by a great nightlife scene, the Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter offers a range of accommodations, from standard singles and doubles to executive suites, suitable for all group sizes.
Make use of the hotel’s restaurant, pool, fitness center, and meeting rooms, or relax on the terrace. Paid valet parking and pet-friendly rooms are available.
In-Person Gatherings and Health Precautions
The 2023 San Diego Comic-Con is a return to tradition with added guidelines to ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable experience.
Check the official site to ensure you have the most up-to-date information about safety precautions, as these guidelines may change.
Reserve Your Parking
The area around the Convention Center can be extra busy during Comic-Con.
Consider reserving a parking space before you go to save time upon arrival. A quick Google search will provide several websites ready to help you reserve a parking spot in advance of your arrival.
Be Yourself and Be Respectful
Don't be afraid to be yourself! At the San Diego Comic-Convention, all personalities will be welcomed with open arms! Remember to wait in line and be kind to one another.
Also, remember that celebrities are people too! If you see them eating with their families, wait for a better time to go up and chat with them. Unless, of course, they invite you to eat with them.
Have a Blast!
Comic-Con is all about fun! Dress up as your favorite superhero or character! Take lots of pictures and make some friends. This event only happens once a year, so embrace the moment.