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Clarion Del Mar Inn

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720 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

My stay at the Del Mar Inn was very enjoyable. I had an ocean view room that had been beautifuly renovated. It was noce to keep the sliding glass door open all night and hear the waves crashing on shore. My room had a mini frig & microwave with a sink area nicley tucked in behind beautiful louvered doors. And... More 

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Dear Betterthanever2: It’s truly a pleasure to read TRIPADVISOR COMPLIMENTS by you & soooo many others. So few remember to leave the slider or the windows open in the evening as you can hear the waves crashing throughout the night, how great is that!!! A luxury so few hotels can offer. Our summer season made it apparent our renovations had... More 

Rosarito, Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

We have stayed at the Del Mar Inn at least once a year for the last 5 years, and find that it is better than ever with the new remodel. The property is bright and fresh, and the whole staff is friendly and helpful. The room was very comfortable and well laid out, and the complementary breakfast bar is well... More 

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Dear Tom B: It’s wonderful to have returning visitors like yourself each year when visiting Del Mar/La Jolla. TripAdvisor awarded us their "CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE FOR 2012". That’s an accomplishment to truly be proud of and sharing with you, our valued guests!!! We understand your message is we’re doing exactly what we should be; taking great care of our guests…... More 

pasadena, ca
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

I can't say enough about this place. I came down for a wedding and wanted a less expensive alternative to the Auberge, where the bride and groom's families are staying. After reading the reviews on Traveladvisor I decided on this one. I'm in one of the newly renovated rooms, and they're very nicely done. I'm surprised the hotel doesn't have... More 

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Dear psano: Can’t thank you enough for your outstanding review on TripAdvisor! I’m a bit familiar with Pasadena, what a great City. Similar to our own Sea Side Village of Del Mar, friendly locals with great nooks and crannies to explore for new adventures; only without the White Sandy Beaches. Hope to have you visit again and again; we’ll have... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012 via mobile

Upon arrival we had an easy check in to our room on the 3rd floor. The room was we understand newly renovated. The room was cozy with a wonderful bathroom. We liked the idea that the lighted area closet and sink refrigerator were hidden behind doors. The bed was comfortable. We were not able to lock the screen door and... More 

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silversurfer-delmar, Manager at Clarion Del Mar Inn, responded to this review

Dear Susan D: Thank you for writing TripAdvisor to share your experiences with other travelers. So many forget to leave the slider open to hear the waves at night; what a wonderful experience to enjoy while visiting Del Mar/ La Jolla. I’m confident you would have appreciated the Ocean Views after hearing the waves throughout the evening. Hopefully you’ll return... More 

San Diego
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

My husband and I stayed here on the second night of our walking vacation from Ocean Beach to Solana Beach. If you are in the mood for a long but pleasant walk, it is a walkable distance to Torrey Pines State Beach. We had walked to the hotel from La Jolla Shores (9 miles) the day of our arrival. They... More 

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silversurfer-delmar, Manager at Clarion Del Mar Inn, responded to this review

Dear PhDsU: Thank you for your kind remarks regarding The Clarion Del Mar Inn & our great location in Del Mar. That’s a NICE WALK from La Jolla to Del Mar, I’m confident you enjoyed our spa to relax before eating. My only hope is on your next visit, we’ll have our Bistro C Café opened for you & your... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012 via mobile

The accommodation was very comfortable, breakfasts were delicious, and the staff made our stay very enjoyable. My number one choice when I am in San Diego.

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silversurfer-delmar, Manager at Clarion Del Mar Inn, responded to this review

Dear Gussssss: Thank you for your compliments re: our delicious breakfast & wonderful staff. We hope to remain your number 1 choice when visiting San Diego. Sincerely, Thomas Mackey Clarion Del Mar Inn More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012 via mobile

Had no idea Clarion Del Mar Inn hotel was located so close to La Jolla. Working in La Jolla on business, brought wife for R & R when conference complete. Requested info. on places to go, things to do. Mike & Pam were outstanding hosts & full of suggestions. Really got us excited about locale. Walk to incredible beaches, restaurants... More 

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silversurfer-delmar, Manager at Clarion Del Mar Inn, responded to this review

Dear Engine 84: Thank you for your kind comments! Yes, it's interesting not many know HOW CLOSE we are to La Jolla; the two cities are next to each other. We Shuttle MANY business clients to UCSD, TSRI, SALK & BURNHAM Institutes, and General Atomics are just moments away along with so many others in La Jolla – Torrey Pines... More 

Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

On my regular visits to La Jolla, I always stay at the "Inn". Pleasantly surprised on this trip to find that major renovations are currently underway. After receiving the usual very friendly welcome from the reception staff I was fortunate to be upgraded to a newly renovated room on the second floor. The room was clean, comfortable and quiet with... More 

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silversurfer-delmar, Manager at Clarion Del Mar Inn, responded to this review

Dear Lain C: Just a brief note to “THANK YOU”, one our many valued guests who appreciate our Value, Location, Amenities & Great Staff. You’re comments nearly sound like an advertisement. Speaking for all of us here at The Clarion Del Mar Inn; we truly appreciate your very kind comments. Hope to meet you during your next visit. Sincerely, Thomas... More 

Los Angeles
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

We got our stay on a discount site but, as we have with other hotels, hoped to pay to upgrade upon arrival. Were checking in with the help of a lovely woman and asked if we could do so. Out of the blue, some other man (short with glasses) became quite rude with us. Slighted the fact we bought on... More 

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silversurfer-delmar, Manager at Clarion Del Mar Inn, responded to this review

Dear LosAngelesSparky: Thank you for the great location and good breakfast comments. Unfortunately, we’re renovating and are very limited on rooms. I investigated your concerns and they have been concluded appropriately. Please visit again after June 15th, we hope to have hotel completed for summer. Sincerely, Thomas Mackey Clarion Del Mar Inn More 

San Francisco, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
35 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

Great Location ! You can watch the pacific from the room itself. Room are well kept. Good decor. Breakfast selection is good. My only complain is lack of dining option in the hotel itself. Nearby eateries are not that close by. Also, most of them are a bit expensive. If you want a quick bite, then it's a problem.

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silversurfer-delmar, Manager at Clarion Del Mar Inn, responded to this review

Dear nilotpalr: Thank you for the great review! Having the incredible location to view the Beautiful Blue Pacific and Sunsets that take your breath away are one of our greatest attractions. Regarding your comments of limited dining options at the hotel; yes, currently we do not have full service dining, but are planning to upgrade our breakfast room into the... More 

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