The [hotel] is located approximately six miles from the Convention Center – about a 20-minute cab ride. The [hotel] does not offer shuttle service to the Convention Center, however there are sometimes taxis on site or the hotel will call one for you when needed. Because there is a huge optometrist convention that same weekend, there are not a lot of choices if you wish to stay closer to the Convention Center.CDP staff is stuck at the same hotel. A six-mile, 20 minute cab ride sounds pricey to me. But I can't help chuckling at the optometrist convention showdown looming ahead. There's a joke somewhere in that little factoid, no? Anyone care to find it? Can't see one? Ha! Can't SEE one? See what I did there? Ha! I did it again.
Friday, February 16, 2007
Hotels Hotels Everywhere - And Not A Place To Stay
This year the California State Democratic Party will convene in San Diego in late April. I've heard rumors that hotels designated for delegates are surprisingly far from the convention center. I can't confirm that yet because it's too late at night for me to google it up or ping anyone on IM to tell me. (Lazy blogger tonight = well-rested blogger tomorrow.) I can, however, confirm that the hotel designated for the media sounds thoroughly inconvenient: