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Qualcomm Stadium Introduction

The imposing Qualcomm Stadium is set in the Mission Valley neighborhood, an area renowned for its shopping and entertainment facilities. The multi-purpose stadium, previously named San Diego Stadium, and San Diego Jack Murphy Stadium, offers a seating capacity of 70,561. Its brutalist architecture with a raw concrete exterior is typical of the 1960s style of construction. The stadium has hosted three Super Bowl games and is the only stadium ever to host both the Super Bowl and the World Series in the same year (1998). It’s currently home to the San Diego State University Aztecs.

Hotels near Qualcomm Stadium

Your best bet for hotels is in the Mission Valley West area, to the west of the stadium. Here you’ll find a good selection of hotels, from budget to 4-star. Most of the nearest hotels are located along Interstates 8 and 5. All but the cheapest hotels offer modern rooms, most with free Wi-Fi. There are also lots of fashionable options, some with pools and hip dining. San Diego is popular during the summer when hotel prices shoot up. Even in September, crowds soak up the warm weather. The cheapest time to come is during winter.

Where to stay near Qualcomm Stadium

The Mission Valley area closest to the venue is a popular destination for fashionable shopping and entertainment. Another popular neighborhood is Downtown, which is spread along San Diego Bay and is home to the Maritime Museum and Naval base. The historic Gaslamp Quarter is peppered with Victorian-style buildings. For frequent events, festivals, and fabulous Italian restaurants, you might like Little Italy. Families flock to the beaches during the summer school holidays and enjoy visits to Bilbao Park and the San Diego Zoo. For eclectic dining, cocktail bars, and craft beers head for the hip North Park district.

Things to see near Qualcomm Stadium

Adjacent to the San Diego River, the Qualcomm Stadium is 5 miles from Bilbao Park, the US’s largest urban cultural park. The park is home to 15 museums, renowned performing arts venues, beautiful gardens, and the San Diego Zoo. There are 3 shopping malls within 5 miles, the nearest being the Westfield Mission Valley center, 3 miles west of the venue. San Diego State University lies 4 miles east. The popular Mission beach, which is found in the middle of 17 miles of coastline, is 10 miles away.

How to get to Qualcomm Stadium

The stadium is easy to reach from Interstates 8 and 15. Parking is available at the venue, but during popular events the parking lot may become full. The San Diego Metropolitan Transportation System provides convenient access to the stadium via the trolley and bus lines. The iconic bright red trolleys will take you in and around downtown. Hop on the green line to stop directly outside the stadium. The Downtown Santa Fe Train Depot is the main hub for Amtrak. San Diego International Airport is 9.8 miles away.

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