This years Open Source Convention offers fun for the whole family. All attendees, speakers, and exhibitors are welcome to bring their families and friends for the entire week to take advantage of our beautiful tropical locale.
Getting Out & About is Easy
Moving between East & West Towers
The hotel provides an ADA approved coutesy shuttle that makes continuous loops between the two towers. Typically there are 2 or 3 vehicles operating at any one time. They start at 5am and run through midnight and pick up and drop off "door-to-door" at each building.
Free Shuttles to local
O'Reilly provides free shuttle service during the day which will transport you, your family and friends safely to popular destinations such as the beach, Balboa Park, Sea World, and the San Diego Zoo. In the evenings, take the shuttle to great dinner and nightlife hotspots such as the Gaslamp District, Old Town and the Fish Market. Two shuttles will be operating throughout the Convention; one of which is a 7 passenger wheelchair accessible van (ADA approved). View the detailed shuttle schedule.
Free Kids Activities at Kid's
Even the youngest members of your family will have a good time at this year's Open Source Convention Kid's World.
We are excited to offer you Kid's World, managed by KiddieCorp of San Diego. Kid's World provides free children's entertainment and activities available Monday thru Thursday. Your children can participate in arts and crafts activities, make new friends and even catch a glimpse of Bear in the Big Blue House. See more information on Kid's World.
Back by popular demand is our on site masseuse available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Massage Area, conveniently located adjacent to sessions rooms in the Marina III room, the Massage Area is a wonderful benefit to conference attendees between tutorials or conference sessions, or any time. You and your guests can purchase a massage whether it's a 15-minute neck and shoulder "quick fix" or the full 90-minute treatment.
Sheraton Hotel Attractions
Take a break from the heat and dive into paradise! The Sheraton offers two outdoor "Lagoon" pools, Jacuzzis, and a "Lanai Pool"--a kiddy pool--for your toddlers to enjoy. Hungry? The Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina offers delicious dining options. Need something to do? Check out the Sheraton's bike rentals, a full-service spa, workout facilities, basketball, volleyball and tennis courts.
Dine in the comfort of your guestroom with a diverse menu of classically prepared cuisine, or visit the hotel restaurants and lounges, all with waterfronts views and elegant service.
Room service is available 24 hours a day.
Looking for a restaurant out on the town? Search the Dining Section of the San Diego Convention & Visitor's Bureau to locate the restaurant that is sure to satisfy your taste buds.
Bike Rental Information
Available at the Spa & Fitness Center, the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina offers bicycles for rental by the hour on a first come, first serve basis.
|Single-speed cruiser w/child carrier||$8/hour|
Spa & Fitness Center
The Spa & Fitness Center offers a complete assortment of health, beauty and fitness options designed to extend your total sense of well being including Massage, Body Treatments, and Facials. Also, the "Aveda Concept Salon" offers an array of beauty options from manicures, pedicures and hairstyling. Please consult the Spa & Fitness Brochure onsite for further details and pricing.
Hotel workout facilities are available everyday from 6 am to 9 pm. For hotel guests, accessibility to the gym costs $10 for one day or $14 for your entire stay, which can be added to your reservation when you check in to the hotel.
The Hotel has a basketball court available for use, open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. everyday. Basketballs are available for checkout with your hotel room key.
Available to everyone at anytime, is a Sand Volleyball Court adjacent to the Lagoon Pool area.
The Hotel hosts four illuminated tennis courts and a pro shop. Professional teachers are available for tournaments and instruction. Tournament fees are $25.00 per person (minimum of 12 people). Includes tennis pro, teaching tips, and tennis courts.
San Diego Attractions
Looking for things to do out on the town? View photos and descriptions of various San Diego attractions.