San Diego Flower Power: Superbloom at Anza-Borrego!
March 24th, 2017|SofiaBlog

 

By now, news of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park’s spectacular “superbloom” has gone thoroughly national.
There’s still time to experience the show—right around its peak—and the Sofia makes the ideal San Diego Hotel and Spa for doing so! We’re about a two-hour drive from the state park, which makes a superbloom safari of a daytrip an easy [...]

Find Your Pot of Gold in Downtown San Diego
March 14th, 2017|SofiaBlog

 

It’s a city that knows how to have a good time—and that lays claim to some of the finest craft beer and most enthusiastic craft-beer fans in the nation. Given that, it’s no surprise San Diego’s a heck of a place to mark St. Patrick’s Day.
This past Saturday, Balboa Park hosted its annual Irish Festival—the [...]

The World Baseball Classic is Coming to Petco Park
March 6th, 2017|SofiaBlog

 

Petco Park (which, as you may have heard, has been a little soggy of late) will soon host a mighty thrilling stretch of baseball putting the cream-of-the-crop from all around the globe at center stage. That’s right: We’re talking about the playoffs of the upcoming 2017 World Baseball Classic! Grab your Cracker-Jacks and experience the [...]

Gaslamp Warhorse: The Balboa Theatre
February 22nd, 2017|SofiaBlog

 

Mere blocks from the Sofia Hotel over on Fourth Avenue stands one of the handsomest and most venerable of the Gaslamp Quarter’s entertainment venues: the Balboa Theatre.

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 [...]