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HOW TO GET HERE

The majority of the San Diego Asian Film Festival takes place at the UltraStar Mission Valley 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 highway 163 and Friars Road.  Other Festival venues are listed here.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

trolley-hazard-centerTake the MTS Bus, Trolley, and Coaster to the following locations:

  • Hazard Center’s UltraStar Mission Valley – Trolley Green Line to Hazard Center Station 
  • Reading Cinemas Gaslamp – Rapid 235, 215, all Trolley Lines, and many MTS Bus routes)
  • UC San Diego – Rapid 237 and Routes 30, 41, 201, 202, 921, and BREEZE Route 101
  • Historic La Paloma Theater in Encinitas – COASTER and BREEZE Routes 101, 304, 309

 

 

 

UBER

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UBER is an app that connects you with a driver at the push of a button. Track the arrival of your ride, payment is cashless, and you’ll even receive a text message when your driver arrives. Uber’s low cost option, uberX, is 40% cheaper than a taxi!

 

TO RECEIVE $30 OFF YOUR FIRST RIDE, DOWNLOAD THE APP ON YOUR PHONE AND ENTER THE PROMO CODE “15SDAFF”  (new users only). In under five minutes, a car will be curbside, ready to take you wherever you need to go. Questions? Contact supportSD@uber.com

 

 

 

WHERE TO STAY

Since the majority of the the Festival takes place in Mission Valley, we have arranged for some discounted hotel options.  November is a busy convention season, so we strongly suggest you book as soon as possible.

MISSION VALLEY MARRIOTT

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Discounted Rate:  $129/night + $9 self-parking
Located within walking distance from the trolley and minutes by car to SDAFF’s homebase (UltraStar Mission Valley), the Mission Valley Marriott is an excellent choice with full restaurant, bar, fitness facility, and pool.

Book at Marriott online.

Or book by phone and mention SD Asian Film Fest:
Reservations Toll Free: 877-622-3056
Reservations Local Phone: 619-692-3800

DOUBLETREE HOTEL MISSION VALLEY

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Discounted rate:  $159
The most convenient (but more expensive) hotel option is the Doubletree Hotel San Diego at 7450 Hazard Center Drive. Located right next door to the UltraStar Theater where most of the film festival takes place. 24 hour access to swimming and workout facilities, late night room service.

Book at Doubletree online.

TOWN & COUNTRY RESORT HOTEL

Town and Country

Discounted Rate: $119/night + $5 self-parking

Located right next door to Fashion Valley Mall and one trolley stop away from the Festival’s homebase, Town & Country is a great choice especially if you’re planning on joining us for our Gala Night on November 8th.  Four restaurants, pool-side snack bars, Bella Tosca Day Spa and Salon, and full-service fitness center.  Located at 500 Hotel Circle North San Diego, California 92108.  619-291-7131

Book at Town & Country online.

BEST WESTERN SEVEN SEAS

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Discounted Rate: $75
Our most affordable rooms, Best Western Seven Seas is conveniently located in Mission Valley at 411 Hotel Circle South, only a few minutes from the Festival! Heated pools, fitness center, free internet, and complimentary shuttle service.

How to Reserve Room:  Call (800) 328-1618 and ask for the “San Diego Asian Film Festival” rate by October 27