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La Valencia Hotel

4.0 of 5 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 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Phoenix, Arizona
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I highly recommend lunch on this lovely terrace and will definitely plan to stay there on our next visit. We stayed there 56 years ago, on our honeymoon. At that time, we were the youngest ones there. The hotel has been beautifully up-dated and now seems to attract people of all ages.

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Cleveland, Ohio
18 reviews 18 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is like traveling back in time when you step in the lobby of La Valencia Hotel. Very historical looking bar, restaurant, rooms, halls and lobby and well maintained. We stayed in a very spacious ocean view room. They also have a great pool area and surrounding grounds. Very impressive place. A plus is that the hotel is located in... More

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Stamford, Connecticut, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My now wife and I set out last October (2013) to find a venue for us to have our wedding this October (2014). After doing some initial research online before making a look-see trip last year (we live in Connecticut), we had a short list of locations along the beautiful San Diego coastline. One venue that was not on our... More

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we stayed here for a wedding in October, and the whole experience was magical (partly of course due to the wedding). The hotel is elegant and beautiful, well maintained, and spotlessly clean. We had a Vintage King Oceanview room and it was comfortable and pretty. The bed was to die for!! The back of the hotel is built into the... More

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McKinney, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is my favorite California city to visit . I have always wanted to stay at the la Valencia hotel it has a nostalgic old Hollywood feel ! And while reservations are hard to get in peek season it is worth the wait it will not dissapoint !!! It's very personal love the open California atmosphere fabulous view !Dont expect... More

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Location - WOW - I think you like our stunning location - thank you! But we also appreciate the other positive traits that made La V a welcome hospitality stay for you. For us, our guests are the real key to making location and experience such a special combination. See you back soon. Mark Dibella, Managing Director More

Dana Point, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful place to stay in a wonderful little Seaside town in San Diego county Ca. The Ocean veiw or downtown look is great. Also theer is an awfully fine restaurant within.--Give it a try.Valet service is 24 hr. It is locted in the middle of town.

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Granby, Connecticut
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently spent two nights at La Valencia. Just as everyone else has stated it was a wonderful experience from the moment we pulled up to the curb. Each staff person we encountered, beginning with the valet service to the housekeeping staff were friendly and helpful. We really felt as if they all truly cared about our... More

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Much More Guest - We are so honored and appreciative of your truly wonderful review - there are so many great comments that we can't thank you enough. We owe so much of our success to the special partnerships we forge with our amazing guests - it makes our sense of service a true joy and we look at... More

Quechee, Vermont
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102 reviews 102 reviews
25 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of the "Preferred Hotels" group, it is easy to understand the reason. Real luxury in the lobby, restaurants, poolside and the rooms. Low key but elegant. Warm and friendly staff made us feel at home. Easy walk across a park to the cliffs above the ocean. Easly walk around the quaint, upscale town surrounding the property. Wide variety of... More

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Superb Guest - Many thanks for the delightful review - I am especially please that our service culture made you feel at home - we strive to ensure that La V is indeed comfortable, relaxed and understated - we're glad we hit the mark. I am pleased to know you plan to return; another big thank you. Cheers, Mark... More

San Luis Obispo, California
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83 reviews 83 reviews
18 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could not wait to write this review - love this hotel. After having wanted to stay here for many years, a girly gathering with my best friend seemed the appropriate opportunity to stay at the pink hotel in La Jolla. The very best things about this hotel include the LOCATION, location, location... architecture, the people (staff), the food and the... More

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bloomin Diva, What a marvelous review - THANK YOU very much. From guest room to dining room and pool to lobby, you truly could not have said it better ... that's all La V and more. Thank you also for pointing out our special staff members who helped make your stay more enjoyable. We'll see you back soon (in... More

13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The La Valencia Hotel has so much going for it the pros far out way the con. The location is without a doubt the very best in the area. The scenery and out door restaurants are second to none. As is the case we've experienced throughout CA hotels, the staff was extremely friendly and helpful. However, there were three staff... More

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pro Guest! We're delighted to receive your praise and the wonderful shout outs for so many of our great staff - thank you very much. We believe that above all service must be both personable and genuine and we are grateful to hear from our guests when this resonates so well. Many thanks, Mark Dibella Managing Director More

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Address: 1132 Prospect St., La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — La Valencia Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 112
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Also Known As:
La Valencia Jolla
Hotel La Valencia
La Valencia La Jolla

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