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“Great location by the bay and bridge” 5 of 5 stars
Review of San Diego Convention Center

San Diego Convention Center
111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
619 525 5000
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Ranked #39 of 192 Attractions in San Diego
Type: Convention Centers, Other
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San Diego, California
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20 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Great location by the bay and bridge”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Great to be here for an event and good dining and hotels all around the area. Plus a baseball park across the street during MLB season April through October.

Visited January 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
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“Great convention center”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

This is an excellent convention center - located close to the Gaslamp district of San Diego. The staff are very helpful and courteous - we needed a taxi and one of the staff immediately called one for us, a welcome change from those many convention centers whose staff regard themselves as "attendee herders".

We've been to conventions in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, ....... and San Diego is our favorite.

Very well organized and an asset to San Diego - now if Delta would only provide a 3pm flight back to Atlanta then we'd be truly happy.

Visited November 2013
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Porto Alegre, RS
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Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Best convention center ever”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

An excellent place! The best fiscal area I've ever been in an ACR, amazing ocean view, walking distance of hotels, Just in front of the Gaslamp street, to have a great lunch at noon.

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Vancouver, WA
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Well Organized Convention Center”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

This was a pretty good place for a convention. Easy to get around, good parking. Staff was helpful and the room temperature was perfect. The outside patio to hang out on and look at the water in-between classes wasn't a bad thing either. Nice place for a conference!

Visited October 2013
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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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“Incredibly Beautiful Setting for a Conference”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

This is no doubt the most beautiful setting I have ever seen for a convention center. Most conferences are held in a modest yet spacious setting with little to offer except the conference itself. This center is a destination in and of itself! It is right on the water, there are views of Coronado Island and downtown San Diego and they have picnic tables outdoors so you can truly enjoy a 15 minute break. It is within walking distance of many hotels including the Hyatt and the Marriott Marquis. It is also just a short walk to the train. There are also a huge number of great restaurants within a few blocks. i especially enjoyed watching the sailboats from the patio. It is truly a fantastic place for a conference.

Visited August 2013
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