Comfort Inn & Suites San Diego - Zoo SeaWorld Area
2485 Hotel Circle Pl.
San Diego, CA 92108
Phone: (619) 881-6200
Fax: (619) 297-6179
Featuring cutting edge live music, this is a popular hot spot in Old Town San Diego. In fact, when this place was known as Spirit Club, it hosted the then-unknown band called R.E.M. The stage continues to seek talent in rock, blues and alternative modes of music to provide live entertainment for San Diego locals and tourists. With a varying entertainment schedule, guests are advised to call for previews of upcoming entertainment on the telephone hotline. A full cash bar is available.
This venue serves as a platform for the youth of the community. Charity events are held here regularly and the youth are encouraged to express themselves through music. Various charity shows encourage them in different aspects of their lives, be it education or career building. Live acts take place here and new-comers are offered guidance if they want to make a career in the music industry. If you're underage, you won't be permitted to enter. Security is strict and moshing is prohibited here. The Soma box office accepts cash only.
The National Comedy Theatre is San Diego's nationally acclaimed improvisational comedy show. Based completely on audience suggestions, the cast of the NCT create an entire show without a script. This hilarious show has been performed across the country and around the world and with over 3000 performances is the longest running show in San Diego. Shows are appropriate for all audiences.
Formerly known as the San Diego International Sports Center and opened in 1966, the Valley View Casino Center has hosted a number of cultural and community events, most notably unforgettable live acts. On regular days, this casino does brisk business with visitors who try their luck at the spinning wheel. Check website for details.
AMC Fashion Valley 18, this multiplex has 18 screens for your viewing pleasure. Along with this, it also has state-of-the-art sound systems and listening devices. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information please call, or see their website.
Hillcrest Cinemas appreciates art and intellect. Located in Hillcrest, the stroll-friendly cultural and artistic center of San Diego, the cinema is invisible from the street, tucked into the heart of a large multipurpose complex. An extensive parking garage below eases local crowding, and the theater does validate parking slips, so bring them with you. The cinematic menu presents foreign, art-house, and independent film releases. The theaters are surprisingly small and good center seats are limited; arrive early if you're a true film buff. Credit cards are not accepted—bring cash.
This cinema in Hazard Center promises a great movie watching experience. Earn rewards with every dollar you spend at UltraStar. For an enjoyable time, sit back with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For movie times, tickets, bookings, etc., call or check the website. So catch up with your friends over a good movie and a bag of pop corns!
On your trip to San Diego, Quentin Theater is an essential stopover. With a wide variety of plays and events on their calendar, you surely cannot miss this place. Plays like 'The Bad Boy Next Door' and 'Street Theater' are worth watching. And the 'Theatre Sports Competition of Improvisational Comedy' is one of the greatest plays that has entertained audiences here.
The White Box Live Arts is nestled in NTC at Liberty Station, a former military center but now a prominent cultural landmark in San Diego. The White Box was named due to its light coloring as against Black Box theaters. Used for plays, dances and other live performances, it also hosts art exhibitions and is home of the Live Arts Fest.
This club is a prime spot to hear new and cutting edge music in San Diego. Bands such as Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins and Alanis Morissette have been among the previous guests. Local bands play here as well, primarily featuring a punk-rock flavor. In addition to music, the club offers pool tables, an enclosed smoking patio, vintage pinball and video games. A stage and dance floor provides plenty of room to dance. Meanwhile, the full bar serves a long list of beverages.
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina houses The Grand Ballroom, which is a 14,000-squarefoot facility. The modern ballroom is large and has high ceilings—an apt venue for highly formal events. The magnificent setting has a live orchestra and large screens adorn the walls. If ballroom dancing is on your mind, then put on your favorite shoes and head here.
Tired of being crammed into multiplexes with screens smaller than your television? This state-of-the-art cinema complex opened to rave reviews just for its stadium-style, trademarked 'LoveSeat' seating, with armrests that disappear if you would rather rest your arm on your honey. The screen sizes vary, but all of them are bigger than multiplex standard and a top-notch sound system enhances the whole experience. Mainly mainstream releases screen here, with the occasional independent. Advance ticketing available. Bargain matinees during 'twilight' hour. Senior and student discounts.