Comic-Con 2017: Bigger & Better Than Ever
July 21st, 2017

 

This weekend marks the 48th running of San Diego’s iconic Comic-Con International, by far the biggest convention in America’s Greatest City and one of the great celebrations of pop culture anywhere.


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Beach Bat-&-Ball: Catch the 64th Annual Over-the-Line Tournament This Weekend!
July 12th, 2017|SofiaBlog

 

Coming at you this weekend: one of the most distinctive tried-and-true expressions of San Diego beach culture!
The second round of Old Mission Beach Athletic Club’s famous Over-the-Line (OTL) World Championship is going down July 15 and 16 at Mission Bay Park on Fiesta Island. When you are a guest of ours at the Sofia—among the [...]

Happy 4th of July From the Sofia Hotel!
July 1st, 2017|SofiaBlog

 

Here’s wishing the whole Check In San Diego family a very happy 4th of July from all of us here at the Sofia Hotel!
If you find yourself (and we hope you do) marking the nation’s birthday with us at the Sofia—one of the cream-of-the-crop San Diego hotels—here are just a few of your options in [...]

See You at the Fair!
June 23rd, 2017|SofiaBlog

 

Nothing says summer like a county fair, right? Did you know we are right in the middle of San Diego’s very own first-class version?
The San Diego County Fair at the Del Mar Fairgrounds runs through the Fourth of July, so you’ve still got plenty of time to join the pie-eating, foot-stomping, coaster-riding, pig-racing fun!
Mark summertime [...]

The Gaslamp Quarter’s 150th Anniversary: Celebrate at the Sofia Hotel!
June 7th, 2017|SofiaBlog

 

San Diego has been marking plenty of notable anniversaries lately. Last year, for instance, saw the centennial of the San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park (at least in its modern form). Well, 2017’s got its own milestones, and among them is the sesquicentennial of the historic neighborhood we sit alongside here at the Sofia Hotel!
We’re [...]