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San Diego Convention Center

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Address: 111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: 619 525 5000
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Excellent view of the Bay and Gaslamp

We spent 5 days here for Cisco Live in June 1015. The facility is very large, but very easy to navigate. There was plenty of support personnel to answer any question we had. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Overland Park, Kansas, United States
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Overland Park, Kansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We spent 5 days here for Cisco Live in June 1015. The facility is very large, but very easy to navigate. There was plenty of support personnel to answer any question we had. The view at lunch of the Bay every day was great. I also enjoyed running the stairs up and over several times per day, good workout! The... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Did you know the design of the convention center was built to represent rolling ocean waves? The Convention Center Stairs are the best workout in the city, hands down. Stop in here to make it happen and get your cardio on.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Huge facility that hosts conventions from around the country. We are in the process of expanding to twice the current size. Sit right on the bay and offers a great experience for those visiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

There for the Rock n Roll marathon event. Lots of people at the event yet well organized. Parking $15 and easy to get in and out with plenty of space. Great parking option if wanting to access the Gas Lamp district or Petco park

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I was at a very large convention, 8000+ people. The rooms were very comfortable, staff very pleasant and helpful. Too often at conventions the sound systems are a problem, not so here. Overall beautiful setting right by Seaport Village.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Big convention center with plenty of space and several meeting/session rooms which you can take advantage of for splitting the event into different areas covering different topics. Also, the place is right next to the San Diego marina and the Gaslamp District, which makes it a nice place for networking over a nice meal or drinks.

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Greenwood, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This convention center is absolutely gigantic!!! It is easy to navigate however! I enjoyed my nursing conference here!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Grand in every way. Overlooking the bay where the eye can wonder and see for miles. Plenty of open areas where you can sit and not only enjoy the many views, also enjoy what is described as the best weather city in America. Don't forget to bring your workout clothes because this place is great for an intense cardiac wake-up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Easy to access and great food/ cafeteria. The convention center is close to hotels, PetCo park and plenty of places to eat and have a drink. Advice: Take uber, a petty cab or lyft so as to avoid paying extra parking

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I am a vendor. I was here for a dance show this previous weekend and the venue was really generous for the things venues usually charge for. Upon arrival the location that i was given wasn't quite the "hot spot"... I asked to be moved, they understood why and we were moved. Again, needing more electricity that planned... I wasn't... More 

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Additional Information about San Diego Convention Center

Address: Address: 111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: 619 525 5000
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm

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