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La Valencia Hotel

La Valencia HotelUSD 299*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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California
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We booked a Vintage Ocean King after seeing how pretty the ocean views seemed to be from looking at photos on the La Valencia website and hotels.com. When we got there, they put us in a room on the 4th floor where the "ocean view" was through a door that actually led to the walkway to the pool. The only...

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LaValenciaHotel, Director of Sales at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, I am so sorry for the mistake that happpened with your room assignment, and I am sharing this review with our Front Office. Our 4th floor rooms are our Vintage Kings - but do not offer an ocean view, so assigning you to a non view room after reserving an ocean view - I am so glad that...

Darien, Connecticut
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This hotel has kept the old world charm of a grand ocean-front hotel experience. This is not a cookie cutter hotel. Each room is different. Some of the new rooms are less charming, but the atmosphere of the common areas and poolside is luxurious feeling. It was wonderful and quiet by the pool and the eating options were great. Outdoors...

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LaValenciaHotel, Director of Sales at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, I am so glad that you loved the hotel! I too fall in love with the hotel again and again, and I work here! Our resort location, fabulous heated pool, restaurants, service and views - so glad that you enjoyed them all! I hope you will visit again soon, and allow us to wow you even more to...

Reviewed 24 March 2017

The location of the hotel is excellent. You can walk to restaurants, the beach, and more. We were disappointed in our room's decor. It was drab, lifeless, and dark. The carpeting was in dire need of replacement and the he furniture was very dated.

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear La V Guest, We truly value our guest comments and loyalty - thank you for spending time at La Valencia. Our guest room decor and furnishings were installed in 2013. In the fall of 2017 we will begin a refresh using a lighter and brighter designs - more good things coming our way. Cheers, Mark Dibella Managing Director

Berwyn, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Fantastic hotel in the center of a great town. Location is perfect, bar is nice, pool and hot tub on site, and the service is great! Has an "old hotel" feel, but is completely updated. Spent 3 nights, but could have stayed all week!

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Rita M, Director of Sales at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Syonk, I wish you could have stayed all week too! The hotel amenities create the perfect experience - my favorite is a blackberry mojito by the pool! Thank you for your 5 out of 5, and calling out our service - we spend a lot of time on our service culture and how best to take care of each...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I was only at La Valencia for one night but had a great time. Excellent service, great room, awesome location, friendly service, and charm to spare. Looking forward to a good excuse to come back for another visit, and hopefully stay longer!

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Rita M, Director of Sales at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Howie, Don't wait for an excuse, come back soon and stay longer! We don't have any charm to spare, we actually just keep getting more charming, our favorite thing to do is engage with our guests and learn how we can exceed their expectations. Thank you for the 5 out of 5 Stars - truly, for any length of...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My girlfriends and I wanted a quick escape to La Jolla for a weekend. We wanted a nice hotel within walking distance to the beach, but not far from restaurants either. La Valencia was a great find. It's old school, art deco theme is charming. The room was comfortable and clean with the usual amenities. The beds were very comfy....

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Rita M, Director of Sales at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lindsay, Thank you so much for the great review = we always are so happy to see 5 out of 5!! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us , it is a great hotel to enjoy not only the resort amenities but to be able to treat the La Jolla Village as your...

Rockville, Maryland
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The whole experience at La Valencia Hotel is to be applauded. From the ease of parking and the speedy valet service to the room itself with top of the line amenities to go with a view that is just unbelievable from the villa rooms to the entire staff who can't do enough for you, this hotel is well worth paying...

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Fantastic Guest! Thank you for the 5 STARS and generous compliments on our iconic hotel and personable staff. We're happy to see you indulged on a Villa - they are pretty special. Cheers from TEAM La V. Mark Dibella Managing Director

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for a weekend getaway with my husband, one-year old son and Great Dane. We chose this hotel based on location and the fact they would accept such a large dog as ours. It's VERY difficult to find hotels that will accept a 150 pound dog. The hotel is located in the middle of downtown La Jolla amongst...

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Beautiful Dog Lover, We were so happy to have your family including your amazing four footed friend - thank you for entrusting your get away escape to La Valencia. Our villa complex is a wonderful private enclave and does provide an enchanting additional to our iconic hotel. See you all back soon! Mark Dibella Managing Director

Hawick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Fabulous looking hotel with great entrance and best location but very disappointing in many ways and wouldn't return. Staff nice and helpful but not very professional. Stayed 4 nights and had to change room after the first as it was very noisy and guests walked past our windows constantly. Our bedroom wasn't cleaned on 2 occasions before 3.30pm and we...

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Beautiful, I'm sorry our personalable service team was unable to ensure your stay was perfect. Our vintage hotel includes 4 distinctive wings set on a 3 acre bluff and 3 room types (large, medium & small) each at compatible rate ranges based on size and location. Our housekeeping & guest services team facilitates guest room refreshes from 9 am...

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing stay at La Valencia. The building itself is simply beautiful and the service is very attentive, friendly faces everywhere. The room was very comfortable and nice. Feels like being in California's golden age. Can't wait to go back.

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lovely! Golden age is a wonderful way to describe our vintage hotel and service experience - we love it - and we love you. Each season brings its own special ambiance so we will be eager to welcome you back throughout the year. Cheers, Mark Dibella Managing Director

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Med
The Med
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Valencia Hotel is more than a La Jolla landmark, it's an icon. La V continues to host celebrities, politicians, special celebrations,and romantic getaways since 1926. Located steps from the tidepools and sandstone cliffs of the Pacific Ocean, La V is the perfect blend of location and luxury. The hotel's historical Mediterranean influenced architecture and decor, including beautiful courtyards, hand painted murals and exquisite Spanish mosaics, evoke old-world charm in this one of a kind coastal destination. Choose from 114 luxury guest rooms, suites and Villas, some with fireplaces, stunning ocean views, tropical California landscaping, or picturesque La Jolla village. Offering two distinctive restaurants: Cafe la Rue Bistro & Bar or THE MED Ocean View Restaurant. Enjoy premium libations in La Sala Lounge or plan a special event in unique indoor and outdoor ocean view event locations. La Valencia is the premier location to escape, relax and unwind. Experience the beauty of Southern California in San Diego's most elegant and classic luxury hotel and become a part of La Valencia's exceptional legacy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Valencia Hotel

Address: 1132 Prospect St., La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
Region: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Price Range: $383 - $934 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — La Valencia Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 114
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Also Known As:
La Valencia Jolla
Hotel La Valencia
La Valencia La Jolla
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Luxury Hotel in La Jolla
#4 Family Hotel in La Jolla
#6 Business Hotel in La Jolla
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“I couldn't specify which room or what type but can only tell you that whatever I saw, they were all amazing.”
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