Below, you will find information on the conference venue, booking accommodation and travelling to the conference.

Conference venue

The IB Global Conference, San Diego 2022, will take place at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, California, USA.


Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101


Rooms at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront are sold out. We have set up a room block at an overflow hotel.

Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

401 K St.
San Diego, CA 92101
Check in: 4 pm | Check out: 11 am

239 USD (without applicable taxes)



If calling to make your reservation, please advise the hotel reservationist you are with the following group:
Intl Baccalaureate Conference

Reservations phone number:  If calling from within the USA 1-619-231-4040. 

Attendees must identify themselves as part of the International Baccalaureate (IB) group if reserving a room over the phone. This will ensure you will receive the quoted guestroom rate. Due to the peak tourism season in the city of San Diego, we encourage attendees to make reservations as soon as possible. Attendees will be charged one night's deposit at time of booking. 

The quoted rate is available until Tuesday, 5 July 2022 and subject to availability.

Complimentary in-room internet access will be provided for registered attendees.

Hilton San Diego Bayfront (SOLD OUT)

1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
Check in: 4 pm | Check out: 11 am

Complimentary in-room internet access will be provided for registered attendees.

Discounted self-parking is available at 35 USD per day and valet parking is available at 45 USD per day. Rates are subject to change.

The International Baccalaureate (IB) does not work with any third parties for hotel reservations and no company should contact you to solicit hotel reservations. If you are contacted by any third-party organizations, please be advised that they are not affiliated, authorized or recommended by the IB. All hotel reservations should be made by you directly with the hotel, according to the instructions on this page.


Please note that if you have booked your sleeping room at the Hilton, breakfast is not included in the attendee rate. 

Here are some immediate on-site breakfast options:

  • Starbucks—Grab and Go
  • Hudson & Nash—Grab and Go and Buffet options 
  • The Cannery Market & Supply—Grab and Go

Here are some breakfast and coffee options near the hotel: 

  • Copa Vida—Modern locale for expertly-brewed coffee and tea with a well-rounded café menu (0.5 mile from the hotel). 
  • Spill the Beans Coffee and Bagel—California-style bagels and Dark Horse coffee are offered at this mod café with a breezy patio (0.7 mile from the hotel).
  • Hob Coffee East Village—Warm wood and bright mint green make for a soothing backdrop at this coffee and pastry specialist (0.4 mile from the hotel). 

Travel and airline discounts

Airline discounts

We are excited to offer all IB Global Conference, San Diego 2022 attendees an airline discount when booking travel to the conference in San Diego, California. Please see below for available airline discount instructions. 

United Airlines discount

Click the link for United travel discount information:


You may also call the United Meetings reservation desk at (800) 426 – 1122:

  • Monday to Friday: 8.00am–10.00pm EST
  • Saturday and Sunday: 8.00am–6.00pm EST

Booking fees are waived for United Meetings reservations. International customers may contact their local United reservation desk.

International travel

All non-US citizens must present proof of citizenship to enter the USA. An acceptable form of identification is a valid passport. Depending on your country of origin, you may be required to obtain a visa to enter the United States of America. Please contact your embassy to confirm entry requirements.

About San Diego

San Diego is a city on the Pacific coast of California known for its beaches, parks and warm climate. Immense Balboa Park is the site of the renowned San Diego Zoo, as well as numerous art galleries, artist studios, museums and gardens. A deep harbor is home to a large active naval fleet, with the USS Midway, an aircraft-carrier-turned-museum, open to the public.

San Diego Airport (SAN) information

  • View the terminal map here
  • Read more about airport parking and transportation here
  • The airport is about 10 minutes away from the Hilton San Diego Bayfront.

Ground transportation and local San Diego information

  • Estimated taxi fare: 18-22 USD (one way) from the airport to the hotel

Find out more about the city and plan your trip to San Diego.