In a few hours, reservations for hotel rooms for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con are going to be available, kicking off the annual rite known as Hotel-o-ween. YOU never know what you’re going to get—it might be a trick, or it might be a treat.
This year, we’re promised more rooms available than ever before—part of the negotiations for keeping the show in San Diego involved prying more rooms from the hotels who wanted to charge market, i.e. $400+ for their rooms, so that’s great news.
As in 2011, this year is a bit of a lottery: you can select up to 20 hotels once you get into the system, but they will be apportioned on a first come, first served basis.
Our advice: print out your hotel list, and make sure you have your member ID handy!
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.