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Location Info

The 2013 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems
(CTS 2013)

May 20-24, 2013
The Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
San Diego, California, USA


CTS 2013 LOCATION INFORMATION
(Local Lodging, Dining, Shopping and Attractions)


Map and list of hotels taken from here (visit link for full hotel contact info):
http://hotelguides.com/district-maps/california/map-hotels-near-san-diego-ca-harbor-island.html


1.    Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
2.    Hilton Hotel Harbor Island San Diego
3.    Homewood Suites Liberty Station San Diego
4.    Courtyard by Marriott Hotel San Diego Airport
5.    Holiday Inn Bayside San Diego
6.    Best Western Yacht Harbor Hotel San Diego
7.    Humphreys Half Moon Inn & Suites San Diego
8.    Quality Inn Airport Seaworld Area San Diego
9.    Holiday Inn Express Airport at Old Town San Diego
10.    Holiday Inn On the Bay San Diego
11.    Marina Inn Hotel & Suites San Diego
12.    Days Inn Harbor View San Diego
13.    Residence Inn by Marriott Downtown San Diego
14.    Pacific Inn Hotel & Suites San Diego
15.    Americas Best Value Inn Loma Lodge San Diego
16.    Hampton Inn Downtown San Diego
17.    Comfort Inn at the Harbor San Diego
18.    Super 8 Hotel Sea World Area San Diego
19.    La Quinta Inn Airport San Diego
20.    Bay Club Hotel & Marina San Diego
 21.    Howard Johnson Inn Sea World San Diego
22.    Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott San Diego
23.    Days Inn Suites Sea World San Diego
24.    Western Inn Old Town San Diego
25.    Courtyard by Marriott Hotel Old Town San Diego
26.    Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel San Diego
27.    Vagabond Inn Point Loma San Diego
28.    Point Loma Inn & Suites San Diego
29.    Ramada Inn San Diego Airport
30.    La Pensione Hotel San Diego
31.    Harborview Inn & Suites Downtown San Diego
32.    Porto Vista Hotel San Diego
33.    Best Western Plus Bayside Inn San Diego
34.    Embassy Suites Hotel Downtown San Diego
35.    Bay Inn & Suites SeaWorld San Diego
36.    Cabrillo Inn & Suites San Diego
37.    W Hotel San Diego
38.    500 West Broadway Hotel San Diego
39.    Westin Hotel San Diego
40.    Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel San Diego


SAN DIEGO TRAVEL AND TOURISM:
For more information about the Westminster/Boulder/Denver area, you can visit the following sites:
San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau: http://www.sandiego.org/
Frommer’s Guide: http://www.frommers.com/destinations/sandiego/ 

DINING, SHOPPING AND ATTRACTIONS:

RESTAURANTS

Restaurants on the grounds of Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

In the “Bay” Tower

Bay Tower Lounge
Located in the Bay Tower, this quaint lounge offers a light breakfast alternative in the morning. In the afternoon, it’s great for comfort food and a cocktail to connect with friends and business associates in a convenient and inviting setting.
For reservations, call (619) 291-2900 ext. 2707.

In the “Marina” Tower

Shoreline Restaurant
Enjoy poolside snack, drinks and grilled favorites. Seasonally open for lunch and dinner seven days, open until 9 pm on weekends.

Tapatini- Tapas & Wine Bar
Where martinis are redefined and Spain's legendary Tapas are prepared using inspired ingredients of Baja, South, and Latin American origin. Gather to experience the casual ambiance, food, wine, Mojitos, and unique spirits on the patio overlooking Harbor Island Marina. A selection of Fumar cigars are available (outside only).
   
Quinn's
Catch up on the latest sports news or with friends, Quinn's is the place to go. This friendly sports bar has views of our WaterWorks pool and Marina features entertainment, billiards, signature favorites, and local micro brews.

Harbor's Edge
Harbor's Edge, the main dining room, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner caters to your palate with contemporary American cuisine. Prime steaks, poultry, seafood, and creative dishes are prepared to perfection. With a private dining room and spectacular Marina views, it also features specialty salads and sandwiches at lunch.
   
Starbucks
The Pacific Northwest meets "America's Finest City" at Starbucks Coffee. Treat yourself to coffees from around the world, specialty espresso beverages, tasty baked goods, and select merchandise at our convenient on-site location.


Restaurants a short walk from th “Bay” Tower on Harbor Island

Papanani's Deli (Just next door to Bay Tower)
1450 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 297-0273
http://www.papananis.com/

Sierra Pacific Restaurant and Lounge (In the Hilton)
1960 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 291-6700
http://www.sierrapacific.signonsandiego.com/

Tom Ham's Lighthouse
2150 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 291-9110
tomhamslighthouse.com‎

Island Prime
880 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 298-6802
islandprime.com‎

Boathouse
2040 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 291-8011
boathouserestaurant.com‎

There are too many restaurants in the San Diego area to list.  A great place to explore by neighborhood is: http://www.sandiegorestaurants.com/ .  Coronado, Downtown, Old Town and Point Loma areas are all a short drive away. 

Shopping:

Great reviews and tips for some of the top Shopping Malls in the San Diego area:
http://sandiego.about.com/od/shopping/tp/top_malls.htm

Mall and Outlet Summary from the San Diego CVB:
http://www.sandiego.org/what-to-do/shopping.aspx

There is also great souvenir shopping in Old Town
http://www.oldtownsandiegoguide.com/shopping.html

Attractions/ENTERTAINMENT:

There are too many things to do in the San Diego area to list them all.  Here are some of the top-rated attractions.  Visit http://www.sandiego.org/what-to-do.aspx to find more options.

Old Town San Diego: Immerse yourself in history and culture at Old Town San Diego. One of the most talked about San Diego attractions Old Town takes you back to the time when San Diego first started to become the city it is today. Enjoy great restaurants, wonderful souvenir shops and interesting historical plaques detailing the rich past of San Diego.

Balboa Park: A San Diego vacation is never complete without a trip to Balboa Park. It's easy to spend an entire day walking through gorgeous Balboa Park, one of San Diego's most famous attractions. With over 1,000 acres of lush grass, stunning architecture, museums, gardens, and true authentic San Diego beauty, Balboa Park is a great San Diego attraction everyone can enjoy.

San Diego Zoo: This beautiful and world famous zoo is so extensive it's almost impossible to enjoy all of the exhibits in one day. And that's why we love it! Perfect for animal lovers of all ages, this is one of the San Diego attractions that both locals and visitors love to visit over and over again.

SeaWorld: SeaWorld San Diego gives you the unique opportunity to get up close and personal with all sorts of marine animals including whales, dolphins and penguins. Don't forget to enjoy all of the fast-paced and exciting rides at SeaWorld - the whole family will be happily screaming on these San Diego attractions!
Seaport Village: If you are looking for a San Diego attraction on the water, take a stroll through Seaport Village. Packed with shops, restaurants, and gorgeous San Diego ocean views, Seaport Village San Diego is the ideal attraction in San Diego for a day or evening outside with that special someone.

Belmont Park: This fun San Diego destination is located on Mission Beach and includes the exciting rides you usually find at seasonal fairs but at Belmont Park they are open year-round! It's always a party at Belmont Park and visitors of all ages have a blast on the rides, the nearby beach, or just people-watching.

Wineries: Callaway Vineyard & Winery is all about the wine and offers a number of different types of wine including their Special Selection wines and Winemaker's Reserve wines. Wilson Creek Winery and Vineyards prides itself on being a family company and the warmth of the family-based business is apparent in the wine tasting experience there. Both wineries are located in the gorgeous Temecula area making it easy to check out both, if you are so inclined.

Birch Aquarium: Run by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, Birch Aquarium is sure to be the most fun and educational of all San Diego attractions. Get hands on with great animal exhibits or just stand still and let the swimming sea life mesmerize you.

Gaslamp Quarter: Known for its huge variety of delicious restaurants and happening nightlife venues, the Gaslamp Quarter in Downtown San Diego is a hot spot for young adults looking for fun. While the scene definitely perks up at night with great bars and clubs, the neighborhood is also fun during the day for a great walk around the city or a trip to the Horton Plaza mall.

Legoland San Diego: This San Diego amusement park in Carlsbad is one of the best San Diego attractions for youngsters. Unlike many other major theme parks that try to entertain all ages, Legoland California focuses all of its rides and activities on kids ages 2-12. As the name suggests, kids will be delighted to find an entire land made out of Legos - rides and activities included! 


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