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La Valencia Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Poolside Bar
Fitness center
Concierge
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
4 Star Hotel
La Valencia Hotel & Spa exudes Hollywood Glamor on the California Rivera – a hospitality classic since 1926. With her signature pink exterior and iconic tower, the elegant “Pink Lady” remains a renowned landmark on La Jolla’s distinctive Prospect Street commanding the village bluffs...
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Location and contact
1132 Prospect St., La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
15 km to San Diego Intl Airport
95 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.2 km from La Jolla Cove
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

far to expensive to what you else can get. When checking in we where told that we where upgraded to a very nice ocean view room but it was not ready until hours later - before arrival we asked for a room away from elevator...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great location. However its considered a luxury hotel but my room needed an update. The bathroom was really small. And I highly advise to pay close attention to additional charges the hotel staff has charged me around $200 worth of minibar charges and an in...More

Thank Shari R
Response from SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia HotelResponded 3 days ago

Dear La V Guest, We thank you for choosing our renowned vintage hotel. If you booked directly or via our website you would clearly note our 4 options of room types. The Icon collection represents our premier suites - each different. The Villa category offers...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

As a girl from Phoenix, 40 years ago, my family stayed at the La Valencia on several occasions and I have nothing but good memories of the hotel and La Jolla. i call it La Joya bc it's such a special, magical place. The La...More

2  Thank walkingtravelhead
Response from Melissa K, Marketing Manager at La Valencia HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Recent Guest, It is so nice to see a guest who has experience with the hotel through its long history, and I thank you for your continued loyal business. I'm sad to hear that though the service is still as you remembered, you find...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Valet parking with ease, welcoming by Concierge service and a very enjoyable surrounding. The restaurants/bars all have ocean views both from inside and outside. Excellent service at The "V" Bar by Scott so make sure you ask for him. The concierge is very helpful with...More

Thank John R
Response from Melissa K, Marketing Manager at La Valencia HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear John, I so appreciate you taking the time to write this wonderful review, and to give La V a 5-star rating! I'm so happy to hear that your stay was wonderful, from the ease of our valet parking to how amazing our concierge is,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

25th Wedding Anniversary Ruined. Shaken out of bed the first morning by a demolition jackhammer being used in the adjacent room. Construction garbage cans right outside our door. Complained and was moved to a villa. Then a huge dumpster was moved just below our villa...More

7  Thank Cortlandt K
Response from SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Anniversary Guest, We are extremely sorry that your special 25th anniversary stay was mired in challenges and disruptions from adjoining property projects. The inn adjacent to our Cabrillo wing is undergoing a renovation and our renovation of a 1905 house for the forthcoming Spa...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Center with Internet Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$349 - US$955 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Luxury Hotel in La Jolla
#3 On the Beach Hotel in La Jolla
#4 Family Hotel in La Jolla
#6 Business Hotel in La Jolla
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$349 - US$955 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Luxury Hotel in La Jolla
#3 On the Beach Hotel in La Jolla
#4 Family Hotel in La Jolla
#6 Business Hotel in La Jolla
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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John R
8 July 2018|
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Response from Kahanna | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in a villa, they are lovely. The hotel is lovely, old and has its own ambience. The rooms are clean, the noise is nominal. No issues being distracted by noise. The best time to be there s Setptember to November... More
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HGeis
21 June 2018|
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Response from Melissa K | Property representative |
Our Villa complex is located on the west portion of our property, and directly adjacent to our Ocean View Pool. Both of our restaurants are located at the lobby level of the hotel, just a quick elevator ride or casual walk... More
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FrancisJ28
4 March 2018|
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Response from mbbmw2016 | Reviewed this property |
I have stayed at La V many times over many years. This is not one of those big resort hotels with tons of noisy kids running around. I have always found this to be a quiet, relaxing place. I have never experienced foul... More
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"Ocean views on the ninth floor"
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"tower rooms at the end face the ocean"
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"Don't book a vintage room unless you don't mind a tiny bathroom"
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"All of the rooms are quaint. Mine was on the 11th floor and a view of the ocean."
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