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La Valencia Hotel

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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 with panoramic views of the Pacific coastline and beautiful La Jolla Cove. 114 rooms, suites and villas offer a cast of options from cozy boudoirs to a captivating penthouse or exclusive villas and soon, the transformation of a circa 1905 ocean facing bungalow into an enchanting 3,500 sq. ft. sensory experience spa and garden ready for a red-carpet-worthy premiere in early 2018. Culinary indulgence takes center stage at THE MED, the hotel’s inspired Great Room design, ocean facing restaurant and terrace featuring seasonal California coastal cuisine. The supporting cast features La Sala, a sumptuous and dazzling Spanish-Mediterranean style lounge cast in the tradition of grand hotel bars with a cliffhanger
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Property amenities
Pool
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Minibar
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Boutique
Bay View
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It's many years since I stayed at La Valencia, and it was a great pleasure to return, albeit only for lunch. But lunch at The Med on a perfect day, looking over the Pacific and the wonderful beach was enough to make me forget what I had there for lunch! It was very good, and if
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The hotel is beautiful with great facilities and excellent service. Everyting was perfect from the beautiful room with ocean view to the live entertainment, the awesome location and great food. Big thanks to Michelle de la Espriella who made this a weekend to remember! I would
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Response from MelissaK3098, Marketing Manager at La Valencia Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Susanne, Thank you ever so much for your kind words for our wonderful front desk manager and your overall stay! I'm thrilled to hear that everything was excellent during your stay, and I hope we can welcome you back soon! Kind Regards, Melissa King, Marketing Manager
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Stayed here after Christmas in the annex building because the two previous rooms were looking at an AC unit or a wall. Had a nice ocean view but the room was tiny with no seating but one desk chair. Moved after two days to a villa. Nice space but very dated and looks more like a
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Response from MelissaK3098, Marketing Manager at La Valencia Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Recent Guest, I am so sorry that your recent stay wasn't as you hoped it would be. I am glad we were able to find a couple of rooms that were suitable for your needs, but I am so sorry you found the first to be small and the second to be sparse. We are currently in the final stages of refreshing our rooms, and we're still putting up some of the final touches which will greatly assist with creating more warmth. I hope you will return and allow us another opportunity to create an unforgettable experience for you. Kind Regards, Melissa King, Marketing Manager
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I hesitate to write a bad review, we did not have a terrible experience. But disappointed in the hotel itself. We went on a quick trip (3 days) to La Jolla for our anniversary. Perfect location and a beautiful old hotel. The staff was very friendly and helpful. No complaints
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Response from MelissaK3098, Marketing Manager at La Valencia Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Recent Guest, First, please allow me to profusely apologize for the maintenance noises and inconveniences you experienced during your recent stay. At a historic hotel, we work diligently to maintain her charm and beauty, but it should never interfere with your guest experience. I am so sorry that you didn't get the acknowledgment of these issues from the staff upon check-out, but I will personally follow up with your operations team. I hope you will return to La Valencia and allow us to wow you with our charm, beauty, and service. Kind Regards, Melissa King, Marketing Manager
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The soft pink facade announces its intentions to soothe you with its traditional decor of wrought iron and quaint balconies; all the while surrounded by the hustle and bustle of La Jolla’s modern dining options. The rooms at La Valencia though only 450 square feet were packed
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Response from MelissaK3098, Marketing Manager at La Valencia Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Recent Guest, We so appreciate all of your kind words about your recent stay at La Valencia. I'm so glad that our iconic location right in the heart of La Jolla, and just steps away from some of San Diego's best dining and one of California's most beautiful coastlines helped to make your stay over the top. We hope to welcome you back for more wonderful stays in the future. Kind Regards, Melissa King, Marketing Manager
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The Classic King Room at the La Valencia Hotel
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Check w the hotel; I don’t know
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The hotel does not have specific non-pet rooms, however, each room goes through an extensive cleaning process after every checkout. Feel free to call the hotel directly and they'd be more than happy to ensure you're in a room that will suite your needs.
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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 and March to May
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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 up our beautiful Spanish tile steps from the Villas.
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"We had a classic king ocean suite, the view was beautiful. good choice."
"Villa 1 is fantastic in location, size and amenity."
"Talk to Michelle De La Espriella about the layout of the hotel and which rooms give the best views of the ocean."
"Don't stay in the South building as you have to walk past the trash"
"Stay in the villas!"
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PRICE RANGE
US$358 - US$571 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
la valencia jollahotel la valenciala valencia la jolla
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaSan DiegoLa Jolla
NUMBER OF ROOMS
114
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