Your Retreat Hotel -

Embassy Suites San Diego Bay - Downtown

601 Pacific Highway, San Diego, California, 92101

This beautiful and newly remodeled hotel will be hosting our event. 

They have offered us a fantastic rate of $199 per night for single/double

rooms and $219 per night for triples.

Each two-room suite is perfect for spreading out and relaxing. 

With a private bedroom and separate living area, there is more than enough

room for family, work or both. This all-suite hotel offers all the comforts of home,

including a TV in each room, living area with a sofa bed, armchair and well-lit

work table (perfect for beading), wet bar, refrigerator, microwave, and coffeemaker.
And just for our group the Embassy Suites will be offering free Wi-Fi!

The hotel has a nice Bar & Grill on site as well as a Dunkin Donuts for a sweet treat or a specialty coffee or tea to bring to class with you.

Several additional eateries are located within walking distance or a short cab ride.  Check out the info page for full details.

The special room rate is available only for a limited number of rooms.  Please make sure to make your room reservation early!  PLEASE do not book more rooms than you will be using during the retreat to allow for all of the attendees an opportunity to book at this special rate.

All attendees who stay at our host hotel will receive a
discounted Beaders Dream Retreat rate!

Make sure to do so early to guarantee you get a room within our discounted room block!
Or if you wish to call and book your room directly call 1-800-EMBASSY (1-800-362-2779) and use the group code ONW

Your room includes:

  • Full Breakfast - Cooked to order and buffet selections
 Mon-Fri ~ 6:30am-9:30am Sat & Sun ~ 6:30am-10:00am
  • Happy Hour - Hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and non-alcoholic refreshments Nightly from 5:30pm-7:30pm
  • 2-Room Suite
  • TV in each room
  • Living room with sofa bed, armchair and well-lit work table
  • Wet bar
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffemaker
  • Concierge Service - with discounted tickets to area attractions as well preferred seating at select restaurants. (be sure to use this service for your dinner reservations as the area can get busy)
  • Business Center
  • Fitness Room
  • Pool
  • Free Wi-Fi (for our group only)

    All conveniently located less than 10 minutes from the San Diego International Airport, blocks from the exciting and historic Gaslamp district, across the street from the stunning San Diego Bay, 1 1/2 blocks from Seaport Village and surrounded by a variety of dining options including an on-site restaurant & bar and Dunkin' Donuts!

Travel -

Our host hotel is located less than 4 miles from the

San Diego International Airport! 

A short cab or shuttle ride will have you here in no time.

There are several shuttle services that operate right from the airport

shuttle area. 

The costs range from $8 to $10 per person. 

You can make your reservation online from:
SuperShuttle - $8
AdvancedShuttle - $10
EZ Ride Shuttle - $9

Cab fares are approximately $19-$21 not including tip and they generally charge $1.50-$3 for each additional passenger.

Local Area Information -

Embassy Suites San Diego Bay - Downtown

Our concierge, Janet Kroupa is available to help with any needs you may have.  Additional recommendations for sight-seeing, restaurants, shopping, whatever you may need.  You can reach her by email or by phone at

619-239-2400 ext. 7132
She is excited to welcome our group to San Diego and to the Embassy Suites and is looking forward to serving our needs.

Below are lists of local area attractions, things to do, see, eat, and enjoy.  We've worked hard to keep the list accurate, but please be sure to call ahead just in case of any closures or adjusted hours.

Local Area Attractions, Restaurants, Bead Stores and Fun things to do -
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