Location & Travel

Conference Venue, Hotel Deals and Travel

Visual Studio Live! heads back to San Diego for five days of sun, fun, and intense developer training in the Gaslamp Quarter. Our host hotel, the Hard Rock Hotel is located in downtown San Diego, close to Historic Old Town San Diego, the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld® San Diego, Legoland, Balboa Park, SD beaches, and so much more. Code by day and enjoy all that San Diego has to offer at night!

Conference Location

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
207 5th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101


Hotel Information

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
207 5th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101

Special attendee rate: $199.00*
Book by: August 28, 2020

Book your room online, or by calling Reservations at 877.344.7625 and ask for the Visual Studio Live! Room Block. The offer is subject to room availability, so make sure to book early.

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego rooms booked within the Visual Studio Live! room block include:

  • complimentary standard in-room internet
  • 20% off dinner at Mary Jane’s Restaurant
  • Unlimited access to the 24/7 fitness center

*The $199.00 room rate is based on single or double occupancy and excludes applicable state and local taxes.



San Diego International Airport - Lindbergh Field (SAN)
Distance: 2 miles from SAN to the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego.

Estimated Taxi Fare: $10 USD (one way)

Bus Service, fee $2.5 USD (one way)

Avis Rent-a-Car is offering a discount on car rental for Visual Studio Live! attendees. To receive the discounted rates, call Avis at 800.331.1600 and use the Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number D005872, or click here to make your reservation.

Parking at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego*

  • Valet Parking Overnight - $30.00 per day with 24 hour in/out
  • Event Day Parking - $15.00 per car

Alternative Parking Option*

6th & K Parkade
289 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101

Parking Rates

  • $1.00 per hour, $15.00 max
  • $5.00 nightly flat rate, 6pm-3am Sunday – Thursday
  • $10.00 nightly flat rate, 6pm-3am Friday – Saturday
  • $20.00 24-hour rate Sunday – Thursday
  • $25.00 24-hour rate Friday - Saturday
  • $15.00 event rate good for 12 hours

*parking prices subject to change without notice

Visiting San Diego

Discover San Diego and Southern California

Can’t wait to take in all the wonderful things San Diego has to offer? Find out more at sandiego.org.