Valentine’s Day Inspirations: Romance in San Diego
February 15th, 2017|SofiaBlog


Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is here again: a time to gaze into your special someone’s eyes across dancing candlelight—or, conversely, a time to mutter about commercialization and sing the virtues of singlehood.
Well, today at Check In we’re proudly siding with the romantics as we sift out some of the most inspiring locales [...]

The Lion King: Take in Dinner & a Show at the Sofia
September 13th, 2016|SofiaBlog


One of the most feted and talked-about musicals of recent Broadway history is currently wowing audiences over at the San Diego Civic Theatre: The Lion King. This unforgettable production runs through October 2.
As a guest of ours at the Sofia Hotel, you’re literally a couple of blocks away from this long-running gem of a performance [...]

Bring Your Appetite to the Liberty Public Market!
June 2nd, 2016|SofiaBlog


San Diego’s internationally known for its food obsession and its artsy vibe. If you’re looking to tap into both those strands of the city’s vivacious spirit, you’ve got a freshly debuted “one-stop-shop” venue for it: the Liberty Public Market!
Next time you’re enjoying the historic downtown accommodations we offer here at the Sofia Hotel, come check [...]

Explore Local Flavor At San Diego Restaurant Week
September 17th, 2015|SofiaBlog


It’s time to start fasting responsibly ahead of San Diego’s biannual gastronomic blowout: Restaurant Week!
With its unbeatable climate, diverse landscapes, and abundance of creative and ambitious farmers, ranchers, vintners, brewers, and chefs, Greater San Diego must rank among the world’s greatest places to gorge. And San Diego Restaurant Week, which sees nearly 200 area restaurants offering [...]

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 [...]