Housing/Transportation


Travel Information

Getting downtown after you've landed:

  • Taxis from San Diego Airport to downtown hotels and the Convention Center range from $12 - $15.
  • Airport shuttles from San Diego Airport are operated by Cloud 9 Shuttle. Fares start at $8 one way. They can be contacted via web www.Cloud9Shuttle.com or by calling 800-9-SHUTTLE.
  • Car Rental: Take advantage of discounted rates with Avis! Simply call 1-800-331-1600 and reference AWD D757331. Discounts are valid from August 9-26, 2008.
  • Shuttle service will be provided from hotels that are not within walking distance to the Convention Center beginning on Friday, August 15. Please check the Shuttle Route schedule for exact times and hotels.

Housing Information


Reserve Your Hotel Now!

  • You must first register before you can secure housing
  • Cut-off date to secure housing is July 21, 2008

List of 2008 San Diego Hotels:

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*Denotes walking distance from San Diego Convention Center

Best Western Bayside Inn   
555 West Ash Street
$159 single/double
Distance:  1.05 miles/walking: 20-25 minutes

Courtyard by Marriott  
530 Broadway
$189 single/double
Distance:  .07 miles/walking: 15-20 minutes

Embassy Suites Hotel
San Diego Bay Downtown
601 Pacific Highway
$239 non bay view/ $259 bay view
Distance:  0.45 miles/ walking: 10 minutes

Hampton Inn San Diego Downtown
1531 Pacific Highway
$179 king bed/ $189 two queen beds
Distance:  1.15 miles/ walking: 25-30 minutes

*Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
401 K Street
$229 single/double
Distance:  .06 miles/walking: 5 minutes

Holiday Inn Express
140 Seventh Avenue
$173 single/double
Distance:  1.06 miles/ walking: 20-25 minutes

Holiday Inn San Diego on the Bay
1355 North Harbor Drive
$209 single/double
Distance:  1.10 miles / walking: 20-25 minutes

Hotel Solamar
435 6th Avenue
$249 single/double
Distance:  .27 miles/ walking: 5 minutes

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
One Market Place
$229 single/double
Distance:   .32 miles/ walking: 5-10 minutes

*Omni San Diego  
675 L Street
$249 single/ $269 double
Distance:  .12 miles/walking: 5 minutes

San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter
660 K Street
$245 single/double
Distance:  .23 miles/ walking: 5 minutes

*San Diego Marriott & Marina
333 West Harbor Drive
$239 city view/ $259 bay view
Distance:   .05 miles /walking: 5 minutes

Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
Harbor Island
1380 Harbor Island Drive
$225 traditional/ $245 deluxe
Distance:   3.30 miles / walking: 45 minutes to 1 hour

Westin Horton Plaza San Diego
910 Broadway Circle
$245 single/double
Distance:  .48 miles/ walking: 10 minutes

Westin San Diego
400 West Broadway
$235 single/double
Distance:  .75 miles/ walking: 20-25 minutes 

San Diego
International Airport

Manchester Grand Hyatt /
San Diego Marriott & Marina