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TIDES takes place in what's known as "America's Finest City," San Diego, California.  The conference is held at the waterfront Manchester Grand Hyatt.

Hotel Accommodations

We have discounted hotel rooms still available for the nights of Tuesday, May 21-Thursday, May 23 at the event venue, Manchester Grant Hyatt for a rate of $299.00 + tax/per night*. 

Unfortunately the Manchester Grand Hyatt is sold out for the nights of Sunday, May 19 and Monday, May 20. Please use this link to Hotel Maps to book your hotel room at a nearby hotel for those nights if needed:

*This discount expires April 29 (depending on availability).


Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

1 Market Pl

San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 232-1234


We recommend that TIDES 2019 attendees fly into San Diego International Airport (SAN) which is 3 miles from the conference venue. Information regarding transportation to the venue can be found here.

Traveling From Outside the United States?

If you are traveling internationally (including Canada and Mexico), you must present a valid machine-readable passport at the U.S. port of entry to enter the U.S. Please plan in advance to make this process as smooth as possible. You should check your passport expiration date to ensure you have ample time to get the required documents you need. Your passport must be valid for 6 months from your day of arrival.  For more details on travel into the United States, please click on this link:

Ground Transportation From San Diego International Airport


At the airport, the shuttle access area is across the street from the baggage pickup area.  Our event hotels do NOT provide airport shuttle service; however, it is only a 10-minute drive.Here are some transportation options you may choose to reserve in advance:

  • Cloud 9 / Super Shuttle:  Phone: 1-800-blue-van 
  • Advanced Shuttle: Phone: 800-719-3499 / 619-466-6885

Many companies provide taxicab service at San Diego International Airport. If you need a taxi, simply follow the signs leading to the Transportation Plazas. The estimated taxi fare to/from the airport and hotel is $15.00 US (one way). All major credit cards are accepted upon request, but please ask up front as many drivers prefer cash. The following are taxicab companies frequently used by travelers:

  • Airport Yellow Cab of San Diego: 619-234-6161
  • San Diego Cab: 800-368-2947 / 619-226-8294
  • USA Cab:  619-231-1144
Ride Share

Uber: Get up to $25 off your first ride. For further information, click here

Lyft: Get up to 20% off your first ride. For further information, click here

Public transportation

There are a number of public transportation services available to you at any given time. Please visit the San Diego Airport Public Transportation Information Page for information on the following:

  • Amtrak and Coaster
  • Metro bus
  • Trolley service
Car Rental

San Diego car rentals offer a convenient means of transportation during your stay. Click here for more information on car rentals. Keep in mind the hotel parking rates noted below.

Parking: Parking at the Manchester Grand Hyatt is currently $35.00 per day.