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Inn by the Sea

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“iced coffee”(27 reviews)
“great location”(140 reviews)
“ocean view”(62 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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2 Star Hotel
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All reviewsiced coffeegreat locationocean viewwithin walking distanceon site parkingnice balconybreakfast roomfloor roomshort walkshops and restaurantsla jolla covesmall poolwould stay here againparking feetop floorcomplimentary breakfastfront desk staff
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I selected Inn by the Sea for its proximity to the La Jolla Cove. It’s just a short walk down to the cove to enjoy seal & sea lion watching. There are many restaurants in the area and a Vons grocery store a couple of...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I'm a part-time travel agent and refuse to write a review on a property that does not live up to standards. Whatever the ratings are those stars are for amenities. How you treat the guest is the real factor to be considered. I booked a...More

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Response from Sheldon J, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 5 October 2017

I appreciate very much your kind words and rating. I will be sure that all members of my staff are congratulated. And CONGRATULATIONS to you and your family on your daughter's wedding! La Jolla is a beautiful location for a destination wedding...

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's got the best air-conditioner of any hotel room that I have ever stayed in. It's quiet, quick, efficient, and the maids don't mess with the temperature after you leave the room. Set it as low as 60° F if you want, and it will...More

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Response from Sheldon J, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 4 days ago

We really appreciate your kind words and five out of five rating! Hope we see you again the next time your travels bring you back to beautiful La Jolla Village...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent 4 day break in la Jolla. Inn by the Sea exceeded expectations. Excellent value for money. Very clean, comfortable rooms and communal areas. Small but perfectly formed pool area. Complimentary fruit and coffee a nice touch. Hotel well situated for beach, local restaurants and...More

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Response from Sheldon J, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 2 weeks ago

We really appreciate your kind words and rating Magi63! Hope we see you again the next time your travels bring you back to beautiful La Jolla Village...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the inn sight unseen based on website and location. My parents and I had a lovely room on the 4th floor with a nice balcony with an ocean view. It was exactly what we were looking for. Beautiful sunsets every night. Loved the...More

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Response from Sheldon J, General Manager at Inn by the SeaResponded 2 weeks ago

We really appreciate your kind words and rating! Hope we see you again the next time your travels bring you back to beautiful La Jolla Village...

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Meeting Rooms
Business Center with Internet Access
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$165 - US$257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 On the Beach Hotel in La Jolla
#11 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#13 Business Hotel in La Jolla
#13 Family Hotel in La Jolla
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$165 - US$257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 On the Beach Hotel in La Jolla
#11 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#13 Business Hotel in La Jolla
#13 Family Hotel in La Jolla
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Mtntopmama
29 May 2018|
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Response from lkph48 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They do give you a wonderful welcome packet which includes lots of coupons for surrounding restaurants.
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Jrcsparks
22 March 2018|
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Response from Sheldon J | Property representative |
Hello! You are correct, the walk back from the ocean is fairly steep. It depends on the one doing the walking as to how steep. Parking can be an issue depending on the time of year and day of the week, but there are a lot of... More
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Jrcsparks
18 March 2018|
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Response from Sheldon J | Property representative |
We do not have much in the way of fast food here in the Village, but several of the restaurants are easy on the budget. We also have our share of restaurants with spectacular ocean views and world renowned chefs... they are... More
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"On first floor, the sliding glass door opens directly on the back alley cinder block view. Will not stay here..."
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"I was on the first floor which was quiet and I had a patio off the back. I only had a view of buildings in..."
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"Some front rooms may have a bit of view"
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"Ask for an ocean view."
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