Sofia’s Favorites: Painter Diana Carey
June 26th, 2015|SofiaBlog


San Diego has long been a hotbed of creativity and artistic expression. Here at the Sofia Hotel, we love honoring that heritage by displaying the works of local artists we admire. One of our favorites is the painter Diana Carey, whose creations can often be seen hanging on the walls of the Sofia’s on-site restaurant, [...]

Taste The Heat At The 36th Annual Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off Festival
June 23rd, 2015|SofiaBlog


Here in San Diego, we can almost smell the beans cooking: The 36th annual Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off is fast approaching. Take it from us—you’re going to want to be a part of the festivities!
This free event goes down June 27th and features across-the-board fun over in Ocean Beach, one of San Diego’s [...]

Take In The Sights Of San Diego’s 59-Mile Scenic Drive
June 20th, 2015|SofiaBlog


Looking for a driving tour that hits up many of San Diego’s great landmarks while providing a fine introduction to the area’s scenery and cultural vibe?
Well, good news: You’ve got just the thing in San Diego’s official “auto safari,” the 59-Mile Drive! From the heart of downtown to gorgeous coastline caressed by Pacific sea breezes, this [...]

Start Your Summer At The San Diego County Fair
June 16th, 2015|SofiaBlog


It’s time again for one of the indisputable high points of the sun-dazzled San Diego summer: the San Diego County Fair! That means it’s time to book yourself a room at the Sofia Hotel so you can be perfectly situated to take in all the action down at the fairgrounds.
And this year’s fair is extra-special, [...]

Visit The Colorful Birthplace Of California In Old Town San Diego
June 1st, 2015|SofiaBlog


Tap into San Diego’s deep history with a visit to the city’s Old Town district, which marks the earliest beachhead of European settlement on the West Coast and the birthplace of modern California.
The great thing about Old Town San Diego is it combines truly profound insight into San Diego’s backstory and multiethnic heritage with plenty [...]