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La Valencia Hotel

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1132 Prospect St., La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Scarsdale, New York
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27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This hotel hearkens back to an earlier time when La Jolla was a little hamlet and on the cusp of becoming a wealthy suburb of San Diego. It seems to have been built in stages so the layout is a bit of a hodgepodge, but this only adds to its charm. The rooms are large and at least mine came... More 

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texas
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26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What was done right was truly fabulous!!! The staff was very pleasant and attentive with the exception of the bartender that seemed overly worked and stressed about fixing drinks and getting our bill so we could make our dinner reservations. The valets were great every time we needed the car during our week there as was everyone else we encountered.... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

When we first pulled up I wasn't impressed by the hotel. It's very old, the elevator is very old and slow. I wondered why they hadn't painted the hallways and updated the carpet throughout the hotel. We stayed in a Villa room. I loved the size of the room and the balcony. We got to see the sun set every... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location of this hotel is excellent. Close to the water. The garden and grounds of this hotel are meticulously maintained. The food in the restaurant is incredible. They cater to my nephews wedding and gave us first-class service. When I checked in my room was not ready. They told me check in was at 4 o'clock which seemed later... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I came to San Diego for business and the best part of our trip was the brief overnight we stayed at the La Valencia in La Jolla, which offered a perfect base to explore this beautiful area. In 24 hours we had great fun exploring the length of the costal walk, taking in the cove and the... More 

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Oakville, ON
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54 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent one night here in the middle of June. We were a walk in, but managed to get a lovely room. Hotel is amazing, just very pink and pretty, lovely flowers, furnishing and art. Outside patio/bar overlooks the water and the pool. Would definitely return. We did not have chance to use the restaurant.

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carlsbad, california
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I booked this hotel to stay for a couple days last week while she recovered from a surgery. We had a few minor problems checking in that were resolved so quickly that they were not even a problem anymore!! such incredible service from this wonderful staff. Starting from valet, front desk, bellman, dinner service, housekeeping and back... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely place. A relaxing spot, so if you are not looking for a crazy nightlife scene, then you will not be disappointed. You can hear the seals barking at night and it's just an overall great naturesq location. Walking distance to the beach but the hotel pool is great too. The place itself is beautiful and very... More 

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Pacifica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such a wonderful time here. It's the most beautiful hotel I've ever stayed at. Great staff who were very accommodating and made us feel welcome. Micheal at the front desk was very nice. We are coming here again! Love it!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this hotel. Not only have they kept the historic beauty if it, it is modern, clean, with a very friendly staff. It was our first trip with our puppy and she was welcomed with open arms. Our villa was super cozy and one flight of stairs away from beautiful Scripps Park where we watched the sunset. In the... More 

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