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Fort Thomas, Kentucky
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location, the people are over the top nice and helpful. Even though the room's ocean view was just ok, I don't know if I would ask for a different room the next time we come back. We had room 425.

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

The Grande Colonial came highly recommended by friends who visited La Jolla in June 2016, and boy, were they spot on! What a fantastic hotel and restaurant. The common areas and guest rooms are tastefully decorated and cozy. Our suite #512 overlooked the pool and had a view of the ocean as well. This suite had two queen beds, each...

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GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear tczuprynski: I couldn't be more pleased to read your comments about your recent visit to La Jolla. Thank you very much for the kind words you shared about the accommodations and the in-room amenities. It is our number one priority to ensure that all of our guests leave with lasting, positive memories and it sounds like we did just...

Silverthorne
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very pleasant hotel. Great food and location. This is our second stay. We are definitely going To return. The beds were nice and clean. Most of all they were comfortable. Easy walking Distance to beach and all the shops and restaurants.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a couple nights at the Grande Colonial in LaJolla. The location could not be better. It is an older hotel with character. The rooms are clean and well decorated. The pool is a little smaller but just fine for a quick dip. Would definitely stay here again.

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GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear mntravels89: As they say, "location, location, location"! And indeed ours is the best, walking distance to the very best of what La Jolla is so famous for...shopping, dining, entertainment and miles of wonderful beaches. So glad you enjoyed everything and we do hope your next visit will be sooner than later. Sincerely, Terrence Underwood, General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

I held a week long work meeting at the GC and I couldn't have been happier. The service was outstanding and the guests loved their rooms and the charm that a boutique hotel provides. Being a block from the water and in the middle of La Jolla village just made the trip even better. Booking and organizing was a breeze...

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GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear D S: Allow me to first thank you for bringing your recent meeting to our hotel. I know you have many choices of where to bring your business here in La Jolla and we appreciate very much your support and recognition of the Grande Colonial. I couldn't be more pleased to hear how much you and your attendees enjoyed...

Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

My third stay and each one has gotten better. The location is ideal for walking to the beach, shops and restaurants and access to the city in a short drive. The comfort of the rooms and professional staff are a plus. I'm looking forward to my next visit.

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GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear Shon B: It is always a pleasure to hear from one of our repeat guests here on TripAdvisor. Thank you for choosing to stay with us once again and for taking the time to share feedback. Yes, our location is ideal, situated in the heart of the Village of La Jolla, yet still very accessible to all the sights...

Sidmouth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't beat this for location. Park up and walk everywhere. Our room was pretty small and the bathroom layout weird. We were given a $25 voucher as a reward for a social media promotion but it was tied to use for only dinner in the restaurant- so we didn't use it. A bit of flexibility -I.e. Use for breakfast or...

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GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear ChristineaO3396EU: Thanks so much for providing a rating of your recent visit. I'm sorry the bathroom was not as large and convenient as you would have liked but just know that we are planning our next rooms renovation, which will include a complete remodel of all of our bathrooms. We expect this project to be completed in 2018. We...

Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Grande Colonial hotel is a most charming hotel with all needed services. We stayed there for a week for a relaxing vacation, close to the coast with lots to see. We did reserve a suite with well equipped kitchen. The suite had two very small bedrooms which we did not need, instead of one larger one. Still it is...

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GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear Chalm: Thank you very much for the 5-Star rating and for taking the time to share your feedback here on TripAdvisor. We strive for excellence at every opportunity and I'm so happy to see that reflected in your comments. I'm glad you enjoyed your two-bedroom suite, which is located in our adjacent Garden Terrace wing. All 10 suites in...

No City
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent hotel, close to the beach. Located in great location close to all the really good restaurants and shops. Hotel itself had an odd layout but only from the hallways as the rooms were very nice. Large comfortable bed with nice bathroom. Rooms had a safe and two robes to use during your stay

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GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear S5478ZRandreab: Thanks for the 5-Star rating and positive feedback about your recent visit to the Grande Colonial. The original hotel was constructed back in 1913 and the main building and adjacent wings during the 1920s. We are indeed historic and I just hope that you found our hallways, lined with old historic photos of La Jolla, to be part...

Puyallup, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You feel pampered soon as you pull up. Everybody gave great service. Facilities are well maintained. You get to feel the history of the building without having to "smell" the rustiness of it. They also allow early check when possible. The only drawback is we were checked in to a room facing Prospect Street and it seemed like the windows...

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Dear Chaching1197: On behalf of our entire staff, thank you very much for sharing your comments about your recent visit. While I am delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the service received from our staff, I am sorry that the room you were assigned was a little noisy from the passers-by on the street. But good news is that...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the seaside Village of La Jolla, just 15 minutes north of downtown San Diego, the Four Diamond Grande Colonial offers classic European styling in the intimate setting of a boutique hotel. For more than a century, the Grande Colonial has been one of the most esteemed hotels in San Diego. But beyond the turn of the century architecture, our true hallmark is our warm, friendly staff and gracious service. We take pride in preserving the heritage laid down by our founders more than 100 years ago by providing the finest experience in first class accommodations. And just as those founders envisioned in 1913, the Grande Colonial remains today a classic hotel that rivals anything in the West. Commanding views of the California coastline, the Grande Colonial overlooks the shores of the Pacific Ocean and is ideally located just steps away from miles of beautiful beaches renowned to Southern California. Within walking distance are world-class shopping, dining, and entertainment and within a short drive are an abundance of golf, recreation and visitor attractions.The hotel features 93 air-conditioned, non-smoking guest rooms and suites (some with fully-equipped kitchens and fireplaces). With its ideal location, gracious service and environment of extraordinary comfort, the Grande Colonial hotel provides the ideal destination for travelers to La Jolla. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grande Colonial La Jolla

Address: 910 Prospect Street, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
Region: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Price Range: $308 - $454 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grande Colonial La Jolla 4*
Number of rooms: 93
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Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#2 Luxury Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Business Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Family Hotel in La Jolla
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