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La Valencia Hotel

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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Just spent a full week at the beautiful 90-year-old Pink Lady. This is by far THE best location on Prospect Street with full access to the cove and beautiful walking paths. Even for an older hotel, the property is stunning. Once inside the lush grounds,...More

Thank Barbie892
Response from Melissa K, other at La Valencia HotelResponded 23 January 2018

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your great review. Our team is genuinely thrilled to know that La Valencia continues to make magic moments for our guests. Our location is indeed unbeatable! We're so glad you enjoyed breakfast at THE MED and...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018

La Valencia's biggest selling point is its location. And I am sure in it's heyday, this was the place to stay. Certainly the public areas are charming and quite the scene at night. BUT, firstly the bedrooms: we had to switch rooms. The first one...More

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Response from Melissa K, Marketing Manager at La Valencia HotelResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to inform us of your experience, and for sending a note to the Managing Director. We hope we can exceed your expectations on your next visit. Kindly, Melissa King, Marketing Manager

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

La Valencia Hotel is very gracious, gorgeous Spanish architecture - a really lovely place to relax. The food is very good and it’s expensive. Breakfast for two is over $100 with a couple of bloody Mary’s. Not unlike a Ritz Carlton for food and beverage...More

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Response from Melissa K, Marketing Manager at La Valencia HotelResponded 10 January 2018

Dear Splendor, Your review and generous comments are extremely appreciated - thank you so very much! We're so glad you enjoyed your breakfast with our unique Bloody Mary's, and you received excellent service from our staff. We thank you from the bottom (and top) of...More

Reviewed 8 January 2018

We stayed in La Jolla as part of a Californian holiday and chose La Valencia hotel based on other reviews. We were not disappointed and enjoyed our stay. Our room was very large, with good air conditioning and a tiny balcony looking out over the...More

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Response from SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia HotelResponded 9 January 2018

Dear Pink, We’re delighted to know that La V fit your expectations and your research - thank you. Our 1926 gem does indeed provide a great holiday destination retreat 365 days a year so don’t wait - come back soon! Cheers, Mark Dibella, Managing Director

Reviewed 4 January 2018

We are trying to get away for a week or so out west going forward in our lives and we decided to use our Marriott points for time share in Palm Springs/Palm Desert. Before we went there, we decided to go to LaJolla and we...More

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Response from Melissa K, Marketing Manager at La Valencia HotelResponded 5 January 2018

Flag9103, Thank you for such a wonderful review! We're glad we helped you to escape for your winter getaway. We hope we get to welcome you back again someday. Cheers! Melissa King, Marketing Manager

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 310 - USD 598 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 On the Beach Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Luxury Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#4 Family Hotel in La Jolla
#6 Business Hotel in La Jolla
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 310 - USD 598 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 On the Beach Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Luxury Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#4 Family Hotel in La Jolla
#6 Business Hotel in La Jolla
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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Vacations1228
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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Carrie B
22 February 2018|
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Response from 365giannad | Reviewed this property |
There were children when we were there and they were enjoying the outdoor heated spa. The pool area is gorgeous. The menu is varied and I am sure that you could find good choices for your children. Lovely spot overlooking... More
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spivakfox
16 February 2018|
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Response from Nikki C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just saw your question regarding the walk to the beach. The hotel is not located directly on the beach front. It is on a hill that overlooks the beach and the hill is relatively steep. I believe there are two... More
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