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 AAEP has secured room blocks at six conveniently located hotels. The daily rate listed for each property is for single/double occupancy and excludes 12.5% hotel tax and any applicable parking fees. The deadline to reserve a room at the AAEP member rate, cancel a reservation or make changes is November 8. You must be registered for the convention to book a hotel room at the AAEP rate. 


Hilton San Diego

Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
$249 per night

Located in the heart of the historic Gaslamp Quarter, the Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter hotel in San Diego, California is surrounded by shopping, theater, art galleries and more than 100 restaurants and night clubs. Across the street from the San Diego Convention Center, two blocks from Petco Park, and three miles from San Diego International Airport, our Hilton Gaslamp hotel is an urban retreat in the midst of a booming downtown San Diego, California scene. Here you will find a sophisticated Gaslamp Quarter hotel that mixes modern design with attentive service and impressive amenities. Guestrooms at the Hilton San Diego Gaslamp hotel include pillow-top mattresses with down comforters as well as up-to-the-minute amenities such as complimentary high-speed Internet access and dual-line telephones with voicemail and data ports. The lobby at the Hilton San Diego Gaslamp district hotel offers a comfortable living space with cocktail service and glowing fireplace. New Leaf Restaurant serves an innovative, fresh California menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner with patio dining overlooking Martin Luther King Park, an adjacent palm-lined refuge in the center of the city with optional private dining area.

Manchester Grand Hyatt

Manchester Grand Hyatt
$254 per night

Experience the best of the city at Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego. Boasting a spectacular waterfront location and lavish amenities, this unique urban San Diego hotel and resort offers a retreat the whole family will enjoy. Take in stunning views from our inviting pool area, play tennis, or be pampered in our serene Kin Spa. Relax in the comfortable elegance of these 340 square foot San Diego accommodations. Each guestroom offers a partial view of the city or Bay, windows that open to allow in the fresh air, generous work area and high-speed Internet access. Our downtown San Diego luxury hotel is ideally placed to let you explore all this area has to offer. Step outside our doors to Seaport Village and cruises on the Bay, walk to the Gaslamp Quarter, visit the San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld then browse museums in Balboa Park. Discover the advantages of this downtown San Diego hotel, distinctively heralded as among the city’s best.


Omni San Diego Hotel
$273 per night

Located in the heart of the historic Gaslamp Quarter across from the Convention Center, the Omni San Diego Hotel puts you close to the city's top sites and attractions. Explore Balboa Park, take a harbor cruise or catch a Padres baseball game at PETCO Park, connected to the hotel via a pedestrian skywalk. Enjoy all the amenities that the Omni San Diego has to offer, such as: the full-service fitness center, 8,000 square foot outdoor terrace with outdoor heated swimming pool (open year-round) and jacuzzi, stone fireplace and tanning deck, complete business center, room service, high-speed and wireless Internet access. 

Marriott Marquis

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
$269 per night

The centerpiece of the inspiring San Diego Bay, the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina is Southern California's premier San Diego hotel. Adjacent to the San Diego Convention Center and steps from the Gaslamp Quarter, our downtown San Diego hotel provides convenient access to championship golf, world-class entertainment and popular attractions like the San Diego Zoo, Sea World San Diego and LEGOLAND California. Experience a grand sense of arrival in our new lobby & personalized service from our dedicated staff. Unwind in a renovated guest room with sweeping bay views. Discover everything you need for an unforgettable event. From a state-of-the-art fitness center, to an enticing new pool area, to top-notch cuisine at our waterfront restaurants, it all comes together for an authentic San Diego experience, only at San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina.

Hard Rock Hotel

Hard Rock Hotel
$269 per night

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego has one of the best locations in downtown San Diego. Steps from hundreds of shops, restaurants and entertainment options. And of course within the Hotel you’ll find two of the city’s finest bars, Nobu San Diego and plenty more. As a guest of the Hard Rock, you’ll receive VIP access to it all. Hard Rock Hotel San Diego offers the ultimate rock star experience: luxurious style and substance with a unique rock vibe. It features 420 rooms and suites, a stunning lobby lounge and rooftop pool bar, rooftop urban garden, coffee shop, fitness center and luxurious spa. Rooms and suites feature stunning cantilevered furniture, halo-illuminated beds that create a sense of floating, state-of-the-art lighting, green-room inspired refreshment centers and sensually-styled bathrooms with ceiling-mounted rain showers. Technology pulses through the rooms with integrated video and sound systems. Elevated over the Gaslamp Quarter and adorned with a number of private cabanas, the rooftop pool deck evolves from an urban garden morning setting, to a relaxing oasis in the afternoon, to a vibrant people-watching party scene under the stars.

Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Hilton San Diego Bayfront
$259 per night

Rising 30-stories above the edge of San Diego Bay, the Hilton San Diego Bayfront hotel is the West Coast’s newest waterfront hotel. Fusing a dynamic waterfront location, sun and sea-inspired design and casually sophisticated vibe, the Hilton San Diego Bayfront offers an immersion into the essence of San Diego’s unique coastal culture and lifestyle. The hotel is adjacent to the San Diego Convention Center, across the street from PETCO Park, and minutes from the San Diego International Airport (SAN). It is a short walk to downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, and its many entertainment and recreational amenities as well as world-class shopping and dining. The waterfront literally laps at the hotel’s steps, from a dramatic bayfront entryway to stunning views from the lobby and the guest rooms. The spacious guest rooms, with spectacular bay and city views, feature upscale amenities and state-of-the-art technology. Emphasizing San Diego’s love for the outdoors and vibrant culture, guests and the public will enjoy a new 4.3 acre public park along the water’s edge, along with the contribution of nearly $2 million of public artwork to the San Diego Unified Port District.

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