Located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter, the Hard Rock Hotel is
anything but ordinary. Modern, non-traditional design and cutting-edge
technology permeates Hard Rock’s 40,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor
meeting and event space. The
Hard Rock Hotel
offers an urban chic ambience at the heart of San Diego.
Book your room
today at the special
NASPA rate of $189.00
San Diego offers some of the best nightlife and world-class dining on
the West Coast. In addition, there are famous theme park attractions,
fantastic shopping and a host of recreational activities for you to
enjoy throughout your stay. And, let’s not forget the unbeatable
weather making America’s Finest City
the perfect location for NASPA
Western Regional Conference.
Parking and Transportation
We want your experience at ANTHOLOGY to rock! Take some time before you leave home to read the information below on parking and transportation:
Transportation to the Hard Rock Hotel
The Hard Rock Hotel is located just 3 miles and a scenic 10-minute taxi ride from San Diego Lindbergh Field. The total taxi fare is approximately $15.00. You can also reserve a Super Shuttle (approximately $11 per person) by calling 1.800.BLUE.VAN.
If you are flying into San Diego, we recommend that you do not rent a car unless absolutely necessary. Parking in downtown San Diego is expensive. Everything you need is right outside the front doors of the Hard Rock Hotel – restaurants, bars, shopping and nightlife!
Parking at or Near the Hard Rock Hotel
Valet parking is available at the Hard Rock Hotel for $10.00 per day and $20.00 for overnight guests –tell the valet staff that you are with NASPA.
Local participants who commute to the Hard Rock Hotel can park at the ACE 6th & K Parkade located on... you guessed it, 6th Avenue and K Street.
Here is information on parking fees at the 6th & K Parkade:
- the weekday hourly parking rate is $1.00 per hour for a maximum of 8 hours until 6pm (same on weekends)
- from 6pm to 3am on weekdays, the hourly rate is $3.00 per hour (and $9.00 per hour on weekends)
- weekday overnight parking is $11.00 (the 24-hour rate) (and $17.00 on weekends)
Balboa Park is a 1,200-acre urban cultural park that is a primary attraction in the region. The park boasts 19 gardens, 17 museums, hiking and biking trails, numerous dining options, The Old Globe Theatre, and plenty of grassy space to picnic and enjoy the San Diego sunshine.
Be moved by the awe inspiring Shamu®
in the brand new “One Ocean” show. Ride the mysteries of Atlantis. Go nose-to-bottlenose with our friendliest dolphins. Get a rare up-close look at our gentle beluga whales. SeaWorld is so much more than a getaway. It’s where worlds connect.
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
The San Diego Zoo Safari Park, formerly known as the San Diego Wild Animal Park, is a zoo in the San Pasqual Valley area of San Diego, California near Escondido. It is one of the largest tourist attractions in San Diego County. The park houses a large array of wild and endangered animals including species from the continents of Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America, and Australia.
The USS Midway was once an aircraft carrier of the United States Navy transformed into a museum ship at the San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum. It is the only remaining US aircraft carrier of the World War 2 Era.
Located in the heart of San Diego, the Gaslamp District offers a vast array of shopping, dining, and nightlife for San Diegans and tourists alike.
Across the soaring bridge from downtown San Diego is Coronado, a relaxed Southern California beach town, boasting one of the world’s best beaches, endless sunshine, and a bayside overlooking San Diego’s skyline.
Known as the jewel of San Diego, La Jolla offers a wonderful selection of dining, shopping and various other attractions.
Hillcrest is an eclectic neighborhood on the outskirts of downtown San Diego. This urban village prides itself on its diverse culture and array restaurants and shops.
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