San Diego is in California and is located on the Pacific Coast just north of the border with Mexico. San Diego is a popular tourist destination, hosting miles of scenic beaches as well as attractions such as: Sea World, San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Wild Animal Park, and Legoland.
The most convenient airport is the San Diego International Airport (Lindbergh Field, code: SAN). Taking a taxi to UCSD or the nearby hotels will be approximately 30 minutes and cost $45-$65 including tip. Also, an airport shuttle is available through Cloud Nine Shuttle. For reservations you may either call (800) 974-8885 or reserve online.
If you are driving down from Irvine, the trip is roughly an hour -- from Los Angeles it is about 2 hours. From Riverside the trip is about 2 hours and from Santa Barbara about 4 hours.
For directions to UCSD and a link to the full campus map, please click here.
FOR A MAP SHOWING THE PARKING LOT AND THE LOCATION OF THE SCGAS CLICK HERE.
FOR DIRECTIONS FROM THE DEL MAR INN HOTEL TO UCSD CLICK HERE.
FOR A LINK TO A BUS MAP AND SCHEDULE FROM THE DEL MAR INN HOTEL TO UCSD CLICK HERE.We recommend that you park in parking lot P207 - see this pdf map. On weekends parking is free in green (B), yellow (S), or red (A) spaces, except for those red (A) spaces marked "permit required 24 hours" (these are along the edge of the lot.)
The lectures will be held in Center Hall 105.
Here are directions from the Del Mar Inn
(see below) to the UCSD campus.
There are a number of hotels near UCSD. The three hotels listed below are in Del Mar, downtown La Jolla near the beach, and La Jolla near campus. There are also Marriott, Embassy Suites, Hyatt Regency, Hilton and other hotels near campus. Many attendees will stay in the Del Mar Inn.
Del Mar Inn (20 miles to the airport and 6 miles to UCSD) 720 Camino del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014, (858) 755-9765 or (800) 451-4515. Rate: Weekends (Friday & Saturday): $139 and up per night + tax. Parking and wireless internet. While making your reservation mention the UCSD mathematics department and the Southern California Geometric Analysis Seminar - there may be rooms available at the special rate of $139/night. We will arrange rides from the Del Mar Inn to campus on Saturday and Sunday mornings. If you want to use public transport, the 101 Bus route takes about 20 minutes and is very convenient. Here is a link to a bus map and schedule.
La Jolla Shores Hotel La Jolla Shores Hotel, 8110 Camino Del Oro, La Jolla, CA 92037. Tel: 866.392.8762 Rate: $139/night. 12 miles from San Diego International Airport. Please call the staff at 18002375211 and mention UCSD Mathematics Department -SCGAS 2017 when make the reservation.
Woodfin Suite Hotel San Diego (Click on San Diego link). 10044 Pacific Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92121.
We will have a conference dinner at 6:30pm on Saturday night at Emerald Restaurant. Here are directions from UCSD to the restaurant.
For other meals during your stay, here are some other restaurants in San Diego. Note: a $ sign means more expensive (> $20 for an entree).
La Jolla UTC area (near campus)
P. F. Chang's China Bistro (American Chinese food), 4540 La Jolla Village Dr. (858) 458-9007
Cafe Japengo $ (Asian fusion), 8960 University Center Lane (858) 450-3355
Donovan's Steak & Chop House $, 4340 La Jolla Village Dr. (858) 450-6666
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar $, 8970 University Center Lane (858) 535-0078
Roy's La Jolla $ (Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine), 8670 Genesee Ave. (858) 455-1616
Downtown La Jolla (south of campus near the beach)
Spice & Rice Thai Kitchen, 7734 Girard Ave. (858) 456-0466
Roppongi Restaurant and Sushi Bar $, 875 Prospect St. (858) 551-5252
Piatti (Italian), 2182 Avenida de la Playa (858) 454-1589
George's at the Cove (The terrace has a view of the ocean and is less formal. Lunch is cheaper than dinner), 1250 Prospect St. (858) 454-4244
Del Mar (north of campus near the coast)
Jake's Del Mar $, 1660 Coast Blvd. (858) 755-2002
Pacifica Del Mar $, 1555 Camino Del Mar (858) 792-0476
Jimmy O's Sports Bar and Restaurant (burgers and beer), 225 15th St, Del Mar (858) 350-3735
Chinese - in Clairemont Mesa Area
Emerald Chinese Seafood Restaurant, 3709 Convoy St., Ste. 101 (858) 565-6888
Spicy City, 4690 Convoy St. (858) 278-1818
Chili Max (like Spicy City, this is spicy) 4957 Diane Ave. (858) 279-2520
The Living Room (Downtown La Jolla with a view of the ocean), 1010 Prospect St. (858) 459-1187
Pannikin Cafe (Del Mar, In the Flower Hill Mall), 2670 Via de la Valle. (858) 481-8007
Cheaper Eats near campus
Yummy Maki Yummy Box (Japanese), 3211 Holiday Ct. (858) 587-9848
Schlotzsky's Deli (sandwiches), 8657 Villa La Jolla Drive, Ste. 127 (858) 452-3501
Rubio's ("Mexican" fast food), 8855 Villa La Jolla Dr. (858) 546-9377
Rock Bottom (burgers and beer) 8980 Villa La Jolla Dr. (858) 450-9277
For more information about San Diego restaurants see the SignOnSanDiego.com Visitors Guide