San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter has it all: culture, cuisine, concerts, and much, much more. There are also many excellent hotels in San Diego that place you directly in the Gaslamp Quarter so you can enjoy it around the clock. After all, the nightlife is a big part of its appeal.
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Hard Rock Hotel San Diego – The Best Partying, Dancing and Music
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego brings the nightlife to you with two different clubs: a rooftop bar and a dance club. Float is famous for its rooftop pool parties where you can dance, swim, and enjoy excellent music and cocktails. The pool has a swim up bar, and there are lounge areas with fire pits to keep you cozy. If you can’t get enough dancing, Club 207 is one of San Diego’s most popular dance clubs. A stay at the hotel gives you VIP access to both clubs.
If you love seeing live music, try to plan your trip around the hotel’s Third Thursdays which feature famous national artists as well as the top local bands. There is also a monthly event called Maryjane's Underground that features San Diego’s best up-and-coming musical talent and a hosted bar. You can sip in style and get a true taste of the local music scene at these events.
When you are not partying, you can rock out in the vibrantly colored and cushy rooms that come with your choice of 20 Fender electric guitars, or you can relax with spa treatment at the hotel’s spa.
Hotel Indigo Gaslamp Quarter – The Best Dog Friendly, Boutique and Eco-Chic
Many people consider their dog a part of the family, and you don’t have to leave home without your dog when you stay at Hotel Indigo Gaslamp Quarter. A stay at the hotel includes complimentary doggie daycare and rooms with a dog bed and bowls. If you don’t want to take your dog out on the town with you, there are several nearby restaurants dog where your dog can dine with you.
The warm colors and chic décor are welcoming features of rooms in this boutique hotel which is the first LEED Certified hotel in San Diego. Various green methods are utilized throughout the hotel, including a 4,000 square-foot green roof that insulates the hotel. The rooftop is also a great place to enjoy nightlife at the hotel’s Level 9 bar and lounge.
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Omni San Diego Hotel – The Best Award-Winning and Family Friendly
Consistently voted one of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hotels, Omni San Diego Hotel has also received a Conde Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Award as one of the top hotels in Southern California, and it was voted “The Best Downtown San Diego Hotel for Families” in 2013 by Trekaroo. Your children will feel extra special when they receive a backpack at check-in that is filled with games and goodies. Kids also get milk and cookies delivered by room service on the first night of your stay.
The hotel has dining options for everyone in the family too. There is fine dining for Mom and Dad, a pastry and dessert shop for snacks and treats, and a casual poolside bar and grill. Your kids will love that they don’t have to get dressed and leave the pool area to get meals.
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Whichever of the San Diego hotels you end up selecting, you are sure to have a memorable trip when you stay in the Gaslamp Quarter.
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