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San Diego Convention Center

111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
619 525 5000
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Ranked #33 of 235 Attractions in San Diego
Type: Convention Centers
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Barranquilla, Colombia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
54 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Went there just to visit the place, its location is wonderful, close to downtown and public transportation facilities, walking distance to great restaurants and hotels.

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Seattle
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Very nice convention center but could use more elevators and escalators. I would like to return for another convention. Great weather

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San Diego, California
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104 reviews 104 reviews
34 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have been to many convention centers in the world. Its only plus is the location. It is too big and spread out. Parking costs are exhorbitant. It would be better located for locals to travel to events if it were in Mission Valley or Kearny Mesa. It is downtown to benefit the interests of local business leaders who are... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The staff was excellent!! The place was clean and secure. They have constant restroom staff making sure it's clean and stocked. That's a big deal for women especially. I'll be back next year! Celebration 2015!!!

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Anchorage, Alaska
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204 reviews 204 reviews
103 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Enjoyed a great car show at the convention center. The staff is helpful and warm. I look forward to my company sending back to San Diego for future conventions. The location is right by hotels and the Gaslamp entertainment district.

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Clermont, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Even with the throngs of people and massive exhibits inside and out - San Diego continues to deliver a quality event in a safe and comfortable atmosphere. With 200,000 people there are bound to be hiccups, but the staff recovered the best they could. Police and security seemed to work in unison and provided a safe place to enjoy the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This was my second year attending SDCC and it was even better than last year! The multitude of events (panels, autographs, installations, booths, etc.) means you're never without something to do or marvel at. We were able to see and chat with writers, actors, directors, illustrators, sit in on something interesting and entertaining talks, as well as walk away with... More

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This was my 15th year of attending the San Diego Comic Convention, got to say, this year the organisation was a lot better as the human traffic problems from previous years had obviously been looked at and steps had been taken to avoid congestion.

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San Diego, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

For fans of Sci-Fi, Mystery, Fantasy, Action-Adventure Movies, TV and animation Comic Con is a veritable Mecca for it's followers. For the average person, experiencing a Comic Con is a bucket list item, a must do. I must say I've seen Comic Con San Diego grow from a modest size convention to it's current epic size! There's talk of moving... More

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Dallas, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

SDCC was a blast and we will definitely be attending for years to come. The convention center is nice and the staff had the inside traffic flow organized quite well in my opinion. The sidewalks are much too small though for the masses of people that attend. The road right in front of the convention center was reserved for buses... More

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