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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Get in the Halloween Spirit at the San Diego Monster Bash
October 24th, 2016|SofiaBlog

 

Eager for a healthy bit of fright at Halloweentime—and an all-out riproaring after-hours celebration of the ghoulish season?
Well, then, you ought to stay with us at the Sofia Hotel the weekend before Halloween: You’ll be perfectly positioned for the Gaslamp Quarter’s descent into spectral, DJ-driven revelry on Saturday, October 29th during the Dos Equis San [...]