Modern 2BR/2BA unit with gorgeous views of Pacific Ocean. Blocks from Gaslamp district - entertainment home of San Diego with great restaurants, bars, night clubs etc. Trolley station, bus stops and major freeways within a few blocks from the bldg. Gorgeous, sunlight filled 900 sqft of beauty!
Beautiful contemporary unit only a few blocks from the legendary Gaslamp district - home to countless, restaurants, bars, nightclubs etc.
Several bus/trolley stops are within walking distance. This unit is also near several freeways (94, 163, and 5) allowing you to get around and explore the larger San Diego area with ease!
Please remember that you will be staying in a home, not a hotel. Therefore, we ask that you treat our space with the same respect you would show your own. We travel often and have help managing guest services for our home while we are away.
1. Live Music: The Gaslamp Quarter is the center of San Diego's live music scene. Representing a wide range of musical genres, you will surely find a melody that moves you! Check out the House of Blues for big name acts, Croce's Restaurant and Bar for jazz, The Field Irish Pub for lively drinking music, Sevilla for South-of-the-border musical flair, or Dick's Last Resort for classic rock on their entertainment stage every night of the week. Florent, Patrick's II, and Gaslamp Tavern are also popular venues for a diverse group of local music.
2. Shopping: One could spend days browsing unique boutiques and specialty shops along the Gaslamp Quarter's 16 blocks. Visit G-Star to fulfill your denim dreams or Eyes on Fifth for a new pair of shades. Two floors of specialty wines are available at The Wine Bank Inc. and there are travel bags galore at Le Travel Store. Quicksilver Boardriders Club, Puma, and Oakley provide San Diego with all our sporting good needs.
3. Nightclubs: Unleash your inner dance goddess/god at one of the district's many incendiary nightclubs! From local fav Omnia to the ever changing interior of FLUXX, the Gaslamp District is the ideal place to let loose and party the night away.
4. Festivals/Block Parties: Gaslamp Quarter is home to many popular festivals throughout the year including Mardi Gras, ShamROCK, Halloween Time, and the San Diego Film Festival. Locals look forward to June when the Taste of Gaslamp festival allows participants to explore and sample food from several restaurants in the district. The Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade is not to be missed in December!
5. History: This National Historic District was founded in 1867 when Alonzo Horton bought the land for $256. It contains many Victorian-era buildings and a rich history, some of which is of a less-than-wholesome nature. After becoming a red light and gambling district for sailors in the early 1900's, a massive preservation and redevelopment effort in the 70's and 80's transformed the area into the internationally renowned destination that it is today. Take a walking tour of the Gaslamp, featuring local historians and reflections of its diverse past are seen throughout the area's architecture.
6. Horton Plaza: A five-level architectural marvel, Horton Plaza is downtown San Diego's retail sanctuary. Macy's and Nordstrom's are the massive complex's featured department stores. With a movie theater, event space, diverse dining options, a gym, the Lyceum Theater, and even a dog park, this is much more than just a mall!
7. Petco Park: Located at 19 Tony Gwynn Way, the beautiful Petco Park is one of San Diego's newest traditions. Opened in 2004, this uniquely-designed home of the Padres offers state-of-the-art fan amenities and spectacular views of San Diego Bay, the San Diego skyline, and Balboa Park. Integration of the historic Western Supply Co. building and the grassy “Park at the Park" that slopes above the outfield are only a few of the features that distinguish this spectacular baseball stadium.
8. Searsucker: Celebrity Chef Brian Malarky has opened 5 ultra-popular restaurants throughout San Diego including his the mega-hit, Sear sucker, which is located in the heart of the Gaslamp District. Time Magazine named it America's #2 hottest restaurant! Featuring an open kitchen and airy design, Sear sucker serves local seafood with local lagers and ales.
9.San Diego Convention Center and San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau: The San Diego Convention Center is the city's premiere, award-winning facility for major conventions, trade shows, meetings and special events. Situated along the harbor just a short walk from the main Gaslamp area, the attractive complex is a steward of San Diego with a commitment to sustainable practice and community leadership. In the same vein, The San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau works extremely hard to bring “happiness" to locals and visitors alike.
10. Harbor Cruises: The many cruises around San Diego Harbor offer scenic escapes away from the bustle of the city. You can eat and drink in style aboard a pleasure ship while enjoying the freedom of the water. For the more audacious, Pirate Ship Adventures provides the opportunity to join a buccaneer crew and participate in swashbuckling activities while exploring the Harbor.
11. Civic Theater: Catch a Broadway show, an opera, or a ballet at the San Diego Civic Theater, the region's largest performing arts and community gathering center. Opened in 1965, the theater contains 2,967 seats and a chic interior.
12. The New Children's Museum: Visitors and locals with children can think, play, and create at the innovative New Children's Museum. This dynamic educational environment celebrates kids and the language of art, providing a safe space to learn and grow. The environmentally sustainable facility consists of galleries, interactive exhibits, open studio space, and an Arts Education Center.
13. Lucky's Lunch Counter: Though new to the scene, Lucky's Lunch Counter has quickly become a San Diego favorite. Themed like a retro Chicago lunch counter, the eatery serves traditional, high quality diner fare all day long. Located just across from Petco Park, Lucky's is the perfect place to catch a meal before or after the big game!
14. The Trolley: Cars and taxis are not necessary here. The Gaslamp Quarter is conveniently located along the San Diego Trolley Orange Line. From San Ysidro to Santee, downtown's entertainment district is easily accessible via an efficient and comfortable trolley from all over San Diego.
15. Copley Symphony Hall: Home to the San Diego Symphony, this multi-functional facility was originally The Fox Theater movie palace, built in 1929. State-of-the-art digital sound and lighting capabilities have been installed in this continually updated venue, but, rest assured, the original look of the lobbies and performance chamber have been preserved. A full-sized Robert Morton pneumatic pipe organ and two carbon-arc film projectors are featured within the performance chamber. This symphony hall is not just for music though, it can accommodate comedy shows, corporate and civic events, and film screenings.
16. The San Diego-Coronado Bridge: Though not directly in the Gaslamp, this stunning structure provides an amazing backdrop to the neighborhood. Majestically arching over the bay and linking downtown San Diego with the resort city of Coronado, The San Diego-Coronado Bridge is a local landmark. Its two mile length is uniquely designed as a 200-foot high curve to accommodate the large Naval ships that pass underneath. The bridge's eastern support pillars are located in Chicano Park and feature the largest collection of Chicano art murals in the world. I highly recommend taking the ferry to Coronado Island for the day and renting electric bikes to check out the island.
17. Segways: Explore the Gaslamp Quarter aboard the latest in electric, two-wheeled personal transportation technology, the Segway! History and culinary tours can be experienced aboard these fun and quirky vehicles. Quickly maneuvering down the sidewalk by leaning back and forth is the best way to navigate Gaslamp's many blocks.
18. Seaport Village: Just a short walk from the Gaslamp, along the scenic San Diego Bay, sits the waterfront shopping, dining, and entertainment complex of Seaport Village. Cobblestone pathways, ponds, lakes, fountains, and tropical landscape wind through a plethora of architectural styles housing a variety of boutique shops. Everything from San Diego souvenirs to high-end apparel and art galleries can be found in Seaport Village's 54 shops, 13 casual eateries, and 4 fine dining restaurants. Musicians and street artists inhabit this nostalgic seaside village year-round and an 1895 antique Charles Loof carousel is another major attraction!
Accès des voyageurs
2 Bedrooms with super comfortable Queen bed in each. Leather reclining couch in the living room. 60" HD TV. In unit Washer and Dryer. Patio with gorgeous views of downtown. Access to Pool and Gym.
*Most Important Rule*: Please make sure that no one in your party EVER mentions to ANYONE in the building that you are using Airbnb. Please leave the house in the same condition you found it when you first arrived and we will be sure to leave you a 5-star review. Thank you in advance for respecting our house rules, they are very important to us.