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San Diego Asian Film Festival 2012

Visiting the Festival

How To Get Here

For Thursday, Nov 1, our Opening Night Film will take place at the North Park Birch Theater. For $5, you can conveniently park at the nearby North Park Parking Garage located at: 3829 29th St San Diego, CA 92104-3670

The majority of the San Diego Asian Film Festival takes place at the Mission Valley UltraStar Cinemas at Hazard Center, located at 7450 Hazard Center Drive in San Diego. The Hazard Center offers plenty of free parking and is conveniently located off the 163 and Friars Road.

The San Diego Trolley Line is also convenient because it stops in front of Hazard Center and can take you to Old Town, Downtown, and a variety of destinations.

If you are flying domestically into San Diego, our official Airlines is Southwest Airlines.

Where to Stay


Preferred Hotel of the 13th Annual San Diego Asian Film Festival
The Lafayette

2223 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92104

Book your reservations for The Lafayette Hotel for 10% off the best available rate during the Festival.

The hotel offers 131 well-appointed guest rooms with 4 distinct room types. All guests enjoy in room free Showtime movies, free gated underground parking, free Wi-Fi and in room high speed Internet, heated Olympic size pool, business center and fitness center, two bars and restaurants on property, Imig’s Kitchen & Bar and Red Fox Steakhouse and Piano Bar. The lobby, sunroom and poolside veranda set for wireless high-speed internet.

When you’re not theater-hopping at the Festival, you could definitely enjoy the proximity of great the great nightlife, dining and attractions in this sprawling urban neighborhood the locals call North Park.




Porto Vista Hotel

The San Diego Asian Film Festival is happy to offer festival guests the option of staying at the charming boutique Porto Vista Hotel. With its sexy European style and dazzling San Diego Bay views, the Porto Vista Hotel calls to mind the cool, casual mood of the 1960’s Mediterranean Coast.

Rate: $89.00 for Deluxe 2 Queens w/ Wet Bar
Includes: Complimentary Continental Breakfast
Complimentary Internet
Discount Valet Parking: $14/night
Discount Airport Shuttle: $5/person each way

The deadline for this very special rate is October 1, 2012.

How To Make Reservations: Directly with the hotel by calling 619-557-9303 and mentioning “San Diego Asian Film Festival 2012.” You may also email the reservation information to and writing “San Diego Asian Film Festival 2012” for the rate.




Doubletree Hotel Mission Valley

For convenience and comfort, your choice is the Doubletree Hotel San Diego. Located right next door to the UltraStar Cinemas where the film festival takes place, you won’t need to drive! (Not to mention, you get those yummy, warm cookies when you check-in)

7450 Hazard Center Drive
San Diego, California 92108

Book online for the best available rate.  The sooner you book, the better the deal!

Plus, the Doubletree boasts the largest hotel rooms in Mission Valley, along with 24-hour access to their workout and swimming facilities, late night room service, and you can even arrange for spa services. More shopping, dining, and entertainment options are just a Trolley ride away from downtown San Diego, Petco Park Baseball Stadium, Old Town, the Harbor, golf, and world-class shopping.



Best Western Seven Seas

411 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, CA 92108
(619) 291-1300

Conveniently located in Mission Valley in Hotel Circle, only a few minutes from the festival! Ask for the San Diego Asian Film Festival Rate between November 1-9, for only $75/night!