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2014 Dzogchen San Diego Summer Urban Retreat Series
Friday, June 20 through Sunday, June 29, 2014


Retreat Venue

The retreat will take place at the Dharma Bum Temple which is located at:
541 2nd Avenue, Suite A, San Diego, California 92101.

As an urban-style retreat, all participants will be commuting to the retreat each day. Unlike last year, this year there will be NO overnight accomodations available at the Dharma Bum Temple. However, there are many hostels and hotels within walking distance of the retreat location with details provided below.


If you plan to drive your car to the rereat, note that downtown San Diego has quite anumber of paid parking lots.
Google Map of Nearby Parking

Nearby Accommodations

San Diego has a wide variety of accommodations available including hotels, vacation rentals, B&Bs, hostels, and RV parks. Click one of the links below to search for accommodations that suit your needs.


See this Google Map to see a map of the hotels nearest the Temple (note some prices are listed in left column). The following sites can be used locate and compare hotel accommodations:

Vacation Rentals

Leasing a vacation rental for a week is an option that is sometimes cheaper than a hotel rental. Let the retreat director know if you'd like split the cost of a house you find with other sanga members and we'll try to pair you up with other retreatants. Here are two sites to search:


Most hostels have available both dorm-style accomodations or private rooms typically with breakfast included and free wi-fi. Some San Diego hostels seem to be very close to the Temple. Here are some sites to locate hostels:
Google Map of SD hostels

Bed and Breakfasts

There are some some B&B options listed here:


Couch Surfing is a thriving community of international people interested in traveling inexpensively and hosting travelers in a guest bedroom, couch, or floor.

RV Parks

If you're driving your RV to the retreat, then there are some RV parks you can compare. The retreat director has no further information about where to park your RV, but here's a map of local Walmarts.

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