Katie S.

San Diego Reaches Out to Stranded Visitors

San Diego realizes that many visitors are stranded due to volcanic ash. In support, the following hotels and attractions are offering special rates to accommodate visitors during this time.

Hotel Rates:

Motel 6, 3708 Plaza Dr., 760.941.1011, $39.60 per night.
Motel 6 Downtown, 909 N Coast Hwy., 760.721.1543 $49.99 per night w/ micro & fridge.
Holiday Inn Marina, 1401 Carmelo Dr., 760.231.7000, $99.00 per night.
Residence Inn by Marriott, 3603 Ocean Ranch Blvd., 760.722.9600 $129 per night.
Wyndham Oceanside Pier Resort, 333 N. Myers Street, 40% Off.
Days Inns Days Oceanside, 1501 Carmelo Drive, 760.722.7661. 15% off rack rate.
Sheraton Suites, 701 S Street, 619.696.9800. $79 rate, 5 minutes from airport.

Attractions:

The following museums and theme parks are offering free one-day admission to any tourists stranded in Southern California due to the interruption in international air travel caused by Icelandic volcanic ash:

California Surf Museum, 312 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 760.721.6876

All stranded visitors must present a valid return airline ticket with dates from April 20th-April 27th, 2010 or until normal flight schedules return.