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La Valencia Hotel

La Valencia HotelUSD 326*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 382*
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Laguna Niguel, California
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Old time charm. European flavor. Good service. Great location. Nice breakfast with ocean view. Comfortable room. A deal for under $300 per night. No complaints. Parking was about $25 per night. A fun weekend getaway. Would stay there again.

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

Dear Wonderful Guest - We're pleased that our classic, vintage hotel made for a great hospitality experience and it is the ultimate goal of our staff that we have now gained another loyal guest. Many thanks and Happy New Year! Mark Dibella, Managing Director

Reviewed 9 December 2015

Chef James Montejano is genius. His food is wonderful, he is chatty and approachable. After sharing my husbands love of the Nantucket lobster roll, Chef made him one especially for lunch! Awesome. Hotel Service is wonderful. Only disappointment was our 1bedroom suite had old, tired and out of date furnishings. Ocean view spectacular but seating to watch it was past...

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

Dear Great Guest - Thank you for the lovely review and compliments on our executive chef James Montejano - his command of the kitchens for THE MED and Café la Rue come from the heart. The guest rooms were renovated in 2013 and 2014 (with 2 new suites added in 2015) so I am sorry to see that the impression's...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 December 2015

My husband and I spent 3 days at La Valencia and could not have asked for a more memorable visit to San Diego. The hotel was perfectly located in La Jolla, close to wonderful restaurants and shopping. But the best place for breakfast and dinner was right at "La V" itself. The views from the dining room were amazing. The...

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

Dear Pretty in Pink! We're tickled pink that your enjoyed La V - thank you. I'm delighted to also see you great compliments on our dining options: THE MED and Café la Rue are local favorites with the best food in San Diego. Our Chef James Montejano is a 2 time winner at the San Diego Food & Wine Festival...

Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

We looked forward to a well deserved getaway for one week in La Jolla, visiting from SW Florida. It was a special treat to stay at La V, it could not possibly have been better~ everything from the staff, the location, our room and the food was entirely up to our expectations and beyond. Our bellman, Luke helped us out...

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

Dear Florida Guest - Many thanks for the great review and added accolades for our staff including Luke our bellman. We're so grateful to have such amazing guests and happy to know we're now a favorite for you and your family. Happy New Year and see you again in 2016. Cheers, Mark Dibella, Managing Director

San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 December 2015

This review is way past due but I it's impossible not to say this is one of my favorites spots in San Diego! We love coming here for a little getaway whenever we can. Staff is very dedicated and we love the bar downstairs with the pool view. I'm not a huge fan of La Jolla but it worth the...

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

Dear Fab Guest - Thank you for the great review and 5 STARS! We're so happy that La V has given you a reason to come to La Jolla and we hope to see you back more in 2016. Happy Holidays - Mark Dibella, Managing Director

Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

La Valencia Hotel is such a beautiful, historical hotel and I had a great stay there. The building around Christmas is so magical! The room was spacious but cozy and the service was great. I suggest having breakfast at the restaurant; the view is amazing!

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

Dear La V Guest - Yes and YES - the holidays at La V add more magic to our year round magic. The buildings and grounds are twinkling with thousands of lights, the chandeliers are dripping with garlands and bows and our ocean view La Sala Lounge is hosting a spectacular 14 foot Christmas Tree sparking with holiday joy! Come...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Location, Service, Comfort and amenities combined with one of the best staffs we have encountered. Maybe it’s the pace of La Jolla, I don't know, but the La Valencia and its staff have the time and take the time to take care of you. It’s very comfortable, but you can get fine accommodations at lots of places. But rarely have...

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

Dear Favorite - Thank you! Our team does work hard to ensure that service and experience are goal #1 - there's no rush at La Valencia. We're so pleased to stay as one of the few independent hotels remaining in San Diego and in doing so we have the ability to do what we feel our guests need and expect...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 28 November 2015

A beautiful hotel in a wonderful location. The view is great. Staff are very respectful. Parking is valet for $30 per night. Rooms are slightly small. Plenty of good restaurants are walking distance. Highly recommended.

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

Dear Just Beautiful - Thank you for the 5 Stars - we appreciate the time you took to share your review. Please know that we offer 4 categories - Vintage (small), Classic (Medium), Villa (Large) and ICON (Over the top). When you have plans to return please contact our reservations team directly and they will give you detailed descriptions of...

Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

I don't believe I can say enough about this hotel. Of course, it's in the perfect setting of La Jolla, but it's the feel. This European style unique, boutique setting is perfectly executed in every way. Beautiful Decour, beautiful views, exceptional service across the board. Stunning pool setting and perfect location. I cannot say enough.

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

Dear Great Guest - I love your review - short and to the point. We're so tickled that your stay could not have been better BUT we'll definitely want to ensure that your next stay is better - and better each time. Our guests are our family and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Cheers, Mark Dibella,...

Melbourne,
Reviewed 24 November 2015

I spent a week at this delightful hotel from 8th September and loved it!! Beautiful old Spanish architecture and in Wonderful condition!! I felt like I had been transported back to old time Hollywood and that the ghosts of Gable and Rita Hayworth and all those stars were ever present!! Absolutely beautiful and the bedroom was elegant, and the staff...

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

Dear Hollywood! Bravo and thank you! La V is indeed a nostalgic, classic and hip hideaway that harkens to the past while ensuring our future is clearly laid out ahead. I love your mention of celebrity legends - those from the past are still being mixed with many from today along with politicians and world leaders. La V is and...

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  • 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
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • 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 92037-4577
Region: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Price Range: $386 - $901 (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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