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Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa

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Saratoga, California
Reviewed 6 July 2013

We stayed there for a week right after x-mas 2012. I've been very busy since so now I'm finally getting to write my review. One big issue I wasn't aware of when I booked the room was that they're doing some major reno so the pool & spa were closed for the most of the time we're there and the...

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EstanciaHotelManager, Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and for being so understanding and supportive of our guest room enhancement project, which was completed in January. I’m sorry for the disruptions and do hope you will consider another stay. Rest assured the toilet paper problem was resolved! There was actually an issue with our supplier right around the time you stayed with us....

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 July 2013

pros: relaxing, private, yet close to everything. staff are super friendly and services are awesome. for its quality. price is expected to be on the higher end. cons: you pay parking, and resort fee (roughly about 45$ per night) ; some rooms can be noisy especialy if close to main hallways. also wireless service is very sporadic and sketchy in...

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EstanciaHotelManager, Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such a helpful review. We appreciate your comments on our friendly staff and awesome service. The parking circumstances in La Jolla (and San Diego) are certainly not ideal, but please know we are quite competitive with other hotels. Thank you again for staying with us and for the great feedback. We hope...

Reviewed 27 June 2013

Stayed here because of related business. Was excited about the place and called ahead to upgrade to a suite on the third floor as I had read previous reviews about the thin walls, etc. I had a long conversation with them a few days before arriving and they assured me of a third floor quiet suite. However upon arrival I...

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EstanciaHotelManager, Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are truly sorry for your experience on property. It is not often that we miss several service opportunities for a guest, which is why we would really like to touch base with you to understand more about your situation so we can learn from our mistakes. I...

Orange, California
Reviewed 25 June 2013

I surprised my husband with a "babymoon" at this hotel. We were in San Diego for other reasons and instead of driving home I booked us a room for one night at this hotel. I used my Costco membership to get us a better deal on the room and a $25 breakfast credit. When we drove onto the hotel property...

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EstanciaHotelManager, Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for spending your babymoon with us. We are so happy to hear that your stay was pleasant and you were able to enjoy our beautiful gardens, pathways and outdoor fireplaces for some much needed one-on-one time with your husband. You are so kind to comment on our new guestroom décor, feel free to check out our enhancement board...

Orange County
Reviewed 24 June 2013

I was in SD visting family and found a deal on the Estancia website for Costco members for 189 which including a $25 breakfast credit. After a long day at Sea World, I arrived at the hotel at check in time by myself with 2 small kids(2& 8 months). The valet and bellman staff were wonderful, and helped me with...

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EstanciaHotelManager, Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, and I hope you all had fun at SeaWorld. Thank you for the compliments about our beautiful hotel and Mustangs & Burros. You are absolutely right in that we should have done a better job in assessing your situation. Assuming you told the Reservations team that you were traveling with two small children we should...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 16 June 2013

The grounds are lovely, the room is above average, but certainly not outstanding. It is a busy place for a bit out of the way. Weddings and large meetings going on all the time, but great not to be in a downtown environment. We would be happy to stay here again, but would prefer if we could: a) self park...

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EstanciaHotelManager, Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and thank you for the review. We are happy to hear you found the grounds to be lovely and that you would stay with us again. I’m sorry about any inconvenience with valet parking, the internet, and the key cards. Please understand that all of these policies are in place to ensure guest safety...

Reviewed 14 June 2013

My husband and I spent a long weekend at the Estancia La Jolla and we loved the hotel. I have been in the La Jolla area many times (I even went to college at UC, San Diego - located across the street!) but never knew much about the Estancia. It really is a hidden gem. Every interaction we had with...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 June 2013

We love this place. We have been twice and it´s our favourite hotel in the US. It´s beautiful, it´s clean, the food it´s excellent (the breakfast its perfect), the surroundings, the area... We have not interacted much with the staff, but everyone was professional and efficient. It has been a great experience both times. And we are back in July...

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EstanciaHotelManager, Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back next month! I hope you like the guest room enhancements and all of the changes we have made to the pool deck and of course the beautiful new Spa design!

San Jose, California
Reviewed 4 June 2013

This place is extremely good. If you want a quite time and love to be surrounded by nature, this is the place to go. We made a quick getaway for our son's third B'day on the weekend of may 31st 2013. I had booked this hotel after reading many reviews on Trip Advisor and I'm glad I did. The Pool...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 June 2013

We stayed at Estancia over the holidays and had items stolen from our room including an iPad. If you look at this post and other posts you will see that this hotel has a problem with Theft. Also be warned that the hotel will do very little to help you recover your items, We had to open up pleasereport to...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A California-coastal rancho setting on 10 acres conveniently located between the two quaint seaside villages of La Jolla and Del Mar and adjacent to world-class Torrey Pines Golf Course, Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa offers a range of upscale accommodations from charming rancho style deluxe rooms to expansive suites with world-class facilities and exceptional service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa

Address: 9700 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1102
Region: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Price Range: $346 - $580 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 210
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Also Known As:
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Estancia La Jolla Hotel La Jolla
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Spa Hotel in La Jolla
#4 Business Hotel in La Jolla
#4 Luxury Hotel in La Jolla
#5 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#6 Family Hotel in La Jolla
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“See if you can get a balcony in one of the quiet corners of the courtyard.”
679tiak, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our room had a parking lot view but we didn't care as we weren't in the room to hang around and look out the window.”
MikeL686, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I enjoyed a room with a balcony on the third floor”
paolaa776, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Valet is $30, Self is $25. More private rooms facing courtyard, if you want to be closer to lobby ask for rooms ie 325 closer to lobby”
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QuantumCoco, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ask for garden view”
2gooddogsbaileycoco, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
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