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Hotel Information

January 13-16, 2020

The Westgate Hotel
1055 Second Avenue
San Diego, California 92101


Room Reservations

NBIC attendees can receive the special room rate of $219/night (plus appropriate taxes) by calling 800.524.4802 and referencing group name "National Board Inspection Code," or by clicking this special NBIC reservation link.

  • Each attendee is responsible for his or her own guest room and related charges.
  • Reservations must be made no later than 5:00 p.m. local time on Saturday, December 21, 2019.
  • A valid credit card is required to hold each individual’s reservation. Cancellations will be accepted without penalty if notice is received at least 24 hours prior to arrival.
  • Room rate will be available three days prior and three days after event dates, subject to availability of guest rooms at the time of reservation.
  • Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. Checkout time is 12:00 p.m.


The Westgate Hotel Highlights

Dining: The Westgate Room, located on the first floor, is a fine dining restaurant that serves gourmet breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dress code: smart casual.

The Plaza Bar, also located on the first floor, was voted “Best Piano Bar” by San Diego Magazine. It serves appetizers, cocktails, and premium wine and spirits.

The Pool at Aquavie: This is a heated lap pool located on the roof of the hotel. A hot tub is also on location. The outdoor pool area also features a 1/10th mile running track and three outdoor studios that include treadmills, elliptical machines, stationary bicycles, and circuit training equipment.

AquaVie Fitness + Wellness Club: The fitness center is located inside on the lower lobby level. This facility offers treadmills, elliptical machines, free weights, water, fresh fruit, and towels, and can be accessed 24 hours a day with a room key. Spa services are also available.



San Diego International Airport to the Westgate Hotel is approximately a 15-minute cab drive. Taxis depart from the designated taxi zones located at the transit islands on the Arrivals/Baggage Claim Level adjacent to each terminal. All airport taxis accept major credit cards, but some are upon request.

For more information about airport taxi service:

Airport rental car information:

Note: The Westgate Hotel does not offer a shuttle service to/from the airport.


Wednesday Night Reception

The Wednesday Night Reception will be hosted offsite at The Smoking Gun, a popular neighborhood bar and restaurant. It’s approximately a 12-minute walk from The Westgate Hotel or a 6-minute drive.

555 Market St.
San Diego, CA 92101


Points of Interest

USS Midway Museum

The USS Midway is one of America’s longest-serving aircraft carriers of the 20th century. Admission includes more than 60 exhibits, 29 restored aircraft, and a self-guided audio tour that is narrated by Midway sailors. Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Approximately 10-minute drive from hotel, or 20-minute walk.)

Maritime Museum

The Maritime Museum of San Diego restores, maintains, and operates historic vessels. The museum has one of the world’s finest collections of historic ships, including the world’s oldest active ship, Star of India. Its collection of ships and exhibits are available for daily public tours. Open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Approximately 10-minute drive from hotel, or 25-minute walk.)

Seaport Village

This unique waterfront destination features 17 dining venues and 45 one-of-a-kind shops. (Approximately 10-minute drive from hotel, or 20-minute walk.)


There are many restaurants and venues within walking distance (or a short drive) of the hotel. In addition to Seaport Village, other nearby attractions include: Little Italy and Old Town, the Horton Plaza Shopping Mall, the Gaslamp Quarter, and Petco Park – each area offers distinct eateries, sundries, and shopping options. Check with the hotel concierge for area dining/entertainment maps and recommendations.

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