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.

Make It a San Diego New Year’s!
December 24th, 2016|SofiaBlog


San Diego knows how to celebrate New Year’s in style, no question. Would you think any different in such a cosmopolitan and fun-loving city?
Party Time
We’re talking festive nighttime cruises out on San Diego Bay, special champagne dinners at many of San Diego’s world-class restaurants, and beery salutes at its spectacular craft breweries.
There are parties of [...]

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 [...]

Meet FRED: Free Downtown San Diego Shuttle Service
August 29th, 2016|SofiaBlog


Tooling around downtown San Diego just got a whole lot easier.
That’s thanks to a brand-new service for the city called FRED, which stands—rather snappily we think—for “Free Ride Everywhere Downtown.” A fleet of electric shuttles gives up to five passengers the option of circumventing downtown’s parking headaches to reach restaurants, boutiques, parks, theaters, and other [...]

A Fourth of July to Remember at the Sofia Hotel!
June 18th, 2016|SofiaBlog


San Diego marks Independence Day with a whole lot of gusto, and you should be part of the celebration! Come join us at the Sofia Hotel for the 4th of July: You couldn’t ask for a better launchpad for enjoying the full-tilt festivities.
And those festivities don’t get any more full-tilt than the annual Big Bay [...]