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Fairmont Grand Del Mar

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Aurora, Illinois
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Very attentive staff in a very luxurious hotel. Spa is also amazing. Not a single improvement to be found! It's in a beautiful setting, rooms are very spacious, food is excellent. You'll want a car to explore if you plan to venture out. Try Snooze for breakfast!

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Aspen, Colorado
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This hotel was privately owned and not long ago purchases by the Fairmont. I have stayed at many of the Fairmont hotels and they are great. BUT, our last experience at this facility was not good. While we never stayed at the hotel we have eaten at the facility many times. All were excellent. This time we met a friend...

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Whistler, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

A lovely hotel with very friendly staff in all areas. Concierge was very helpful with numerous inquiries that we had. Rooms are in great space and an awesome size, with nice peaceful views over the expansive resort grounds. Pools were kept at a nice temperature, greatly appreciated considering we were there in late November. Close to lots of great attractions,...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Probably the best hotel in America, top ten worldwide. Beautiful area that nestles into the area. The service is excellent, food tremendous and the ambience perfect. The spa is second to none with pool area to soak up the sun. For the golfers just wonderful.

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent part of theThanksgiving weekend at this hotel. The property is stunning with a golf course and equestrian facilities. The architecture and design is traditional, made all the better by the tasteful Christmas decorations. Piano bar in the lobby lounge was lovely....spa was exceptional...an all-round first class experience. Will definitely return!

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed my visit there. The grounds are immaculate and service is excellent. We don't golf, but a lot of people are there for golfing. We took advantage of the horseback riding - first time on a horse. It was really fun and the guide was excellent. The location is outside of downtown SD and outside major touristy La Jolla,...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was hotel 6 out of 7 we stayed at as part of our American west coast highway trip and to be honest probably our favorite. We stayed 2 nights and found the reception and concierge staff to be excellent. Our room was lovely, spacious and clean with a well stocked coffee/teamaker but we did have a couple of minor...

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Boston
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the finest resorts we have ever been to. Everything was first clas and we had an outstanding time. Rooms were crazy luxurious and we had a two room suite facing the adults pool. Great wine cellar and restaurants surrounding it. Amazing golf course with mountains surrounding it. Highly recommend.

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Toronto
Reviewed 1 week ago

A simply wonderful hotel, staff especially concierge were incredibly helpful pre arrival and while we were there. This hotel property is beautiful to explore and the Fazio golf amazing! Truly a relaxing fabulous 2 nights would love to return. Addison restaurant was exceptional!!

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Glendora
Reviewed 1 week ago

European paradise. What a wonderfully maintained facility with a competent and caring staff. Our room was spacious and beautifully decorated. The menu selections were excellent and presentation was impressive.. We thoroughly enjoyed our 3-day stay at the Fairmont San Diego.

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FairmontGrandDelMar, Public Relations Manager at Fairmont Grand Del Mar, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our little slice of Europe right here in Southern California and hope to welcome you back soon!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Serenely nestled amidst San Diego's Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve and a mere five miles from the Pacific coastline, Fairmont Grand Del Mar seamlessly combines the old-world charm of a Mediterranean estate with the modern luxury of an elegant resort. The result: TripAdvisor's #1 Luxury Hotel in California. Little wonder, given the sun-drenched climate, stunning natural beauty, championship golf course, one of only 25 Five-Star spas in the United States, and irresistible dining - epitomized by Addison, Southern California's only Five-Star/Five Diamond restaurant, helmed by Relais and Chateaux Grand Chef William Bradley. From the completely relaxing to the downright invigorating, you'll find a variety of ways to fill your days (and nights) at Fairmont Grand Del Mar. Engage in a seasonal mixology class. Take a dip in one of four heated pools. Enjoy an afternoon hike or horseback ride amid the pristine nature preserve. Or, sip signature cocktails at the resort's enticing lounges - all before retreating to your thoughtfully appointed guestroom. Welcome to the Grand life - just east of the Pacific and slightly north of expectations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Address: 5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, CA 92130-4901 (Formerly Grand Del Mar)
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $529 - $1,176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Fairmont Grand Del Mar 5*
Number of rooms: 249
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Also Known As:
The Grand Del Mar Hotel San Diego
Grand Del Mar Hotel
Grand Del Mar San Diego
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#1 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#1 Family Hotel in San Diego
#1 Business Hotel in San Diego
#1 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#1 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#11 Green Hotel in San Diego
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“Get higher floor (3rd floor) room”
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“We had a lovely quiet room as we requested, Im sure they will try their best for you if you contact them prior to your arrival”
 of 5 bubbles happytravelsfromuk, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are phenomenal”
 of 5 bubbles Greekgoneloca, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a room facing swimming pool if you do not mind a little noise.”
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“Their Suites are Deluxe!”
 of 5 bubbles HenryJ88, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
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