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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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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm

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Great Staff and Beautiful Venue

Really enjoy each time I am in this facility. My group takes advantage of the light filled rooms and scenic terraces. The staff is friendly and bends over backwards to assist. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Bowie, Maryland
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Bowie, Maryland
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121 reviews 121 reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Really enjoy each time I am in this facility. My group takes advantage of the light filled rooms and scenic terraces. The staff is friendly and bends over backwards to assist. The Food Service staff is great, and the food at this venue is wonderful. It is a Union shop, with the best union staff I have ever experienced as... More 

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Indiana
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Super easy access by car or train. The Gaslamp District is just across the street, with hundreds of restaurants and bars. The whole area is perfectly situated for hosting a convention or trade show.

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Toronto, Canada
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

As others have mentioned, this convention centre is located very close to the gas lamp district and Petco Park. Very close to the airport too which is very convenient for the last day of a conference! The upstairs is beautiful with lots of natural light and a sail-themed hall. I will gladly return for future conferences here!

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Singapore
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232 attraction reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

As a convention delegate, I think this convention centre is probably one of the best in North America that I've been to. Its two wings make for a huge space but it's easy to navigate around. Convenient transport links with a couple of Trolley stops directly opposite and several bus stops several blocks away, convenient access to the Gaslamp quarter... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This is a review more about, comic con than the convention center the convention centers huge I think the staff do a good job to come late millions and millions of comic book fanscomic con is one of those bucket list things it's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet and greet the famous and a not so famous at the same... More 

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Oakhurst, California
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We worked 3 conventions at the San Diego Convention Center and really like the facility. It's in a great location and very clean.

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San Marcos, California
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Overall it is very big but not well put together. Seems somewhat dated. We did enjoy the convention but this place should be upgraded.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We had problem for parking....and den walkin all the way to center is a long walk. but excellent venue

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Yuma, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

The accommodations here are ample, the parking has never been a problem, and once on the second level, you can walk laps to work off some energy or calories. The outside decks offer a beautiful view. I paid $15 a day for parking during Distributech in 2/2015.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The venue itself is massive & has easy access to many hotels. The halls are well kept. Food quality was average. As an exhibitor you get gouged at every level by the union "help". Not only with the forklift assistance you're forced to pay for as they don't let you do anything & then the $270hr labor fee for them... More 

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