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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Northern Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I "had" to attend a few meetings here so my wife and I took the opportunity to spend a long weekend as well. Based on other reviews we booked a garden view villa.. And were very pleasantly surprised to be upgraded to an ocean view villa.. Room #10. First, the hotel is built on a slope so there is a... More 

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Toronto
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8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is in a perfect location where one can walk to the beach, restaurants and stores. It is very quiet, clean, and the staff are extremely friendly. They provide complimentary bottled water and newspapers. Lovely, comfortable hotel!

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Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The second we pulled up to the valet, I knew this hotel would be great! It's a super charming Spanish style boutique hotel steps from the ocean. We stayed at in an ocean view room on the eighth floor and it was lovely. The bed is really comfortable and the views from the balcony were amazing! Waking up and seeing... More 

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

Dear Charmer Guest - Bravo for joining us and a big THANK YOU for your wonderful review and comments. I am pleased that our staff made such a great impression and that our hotel delivered on a great experience. It is our hope that we become a regular favorite get away retreat! Ciao, Mark Dibella, Managing Director More 

Pukalani, Hawaii
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here over Christmas for a family vacation. The location can't be beat! Over looking a park and the cove to the North. Prospect street has many options for strolling, shopping and dining. It is nice and flat for those less agile. Great people watching! The hotel has evolved over the years and meanders. From the amazing villas down... More 

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

Dear Christmas Vacation Guest - Thank you very much for spending the holidays at La V. I do apologize for the lapse of heat as La Jolla and the region experienced a rare arctic cold snap and the end result over taxed several of our main heating units - thank you for being so gracious during this time. Please note... More 

Lisle, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the La Valenica about ten years ago and and did a return trip with our now adult children. The place and location is absolutely gorgeous but the service sure has changed and I have to say, not for the better. It is a shame. I would love to have given this a five star rating but I... More 

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

Dear Important Guest - We thank you immensely for taking the time to share your comments. I do apologize for the inconsistencies you experienced during your stay. You were kind to note that our region was experiencing a cold snap which is very unusual for La Jolla - we had 5 days in a row of overnight temperatures in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time enjoying music in the lounge performed by Duetto. Belting out operatic, Broadway songs and American standards the evening was spectacular! The La V has come out of major rennovation in a very lovely way. This was our first experience with Duetto and we are now fans. Duettoinconcert.com

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

Dear NYE Guest - Wasn't that a great party!!!!! Thanks for joining us to ring in the New Year. It was fun to see La Sala swinging, our restaurants jamming and our hotel full of festive guests - thank you for spending the occasion with La V. Cheers! Mark Dibella, Managing Director More 

Western Springs, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Historical hotel in La Jolla. Beautiful surroundings. awesome shopping and restaurants within walking distance. The shore is 1/2 block and has outstanding walking paths and photo ops galore. Hotel staff very welcoming. Valet service terrific. Food on terrace and breakfast very good. Wait staff congenial but I felt like their timing was off or they weren't attentive to details during... More 

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

Dear Fabulous Guests - Thank you for making La V a vacation destination - we value all our guests and their investment in our hotel. We are grateful for your great comments on the hotel and service but recognize that we missed the mark in consistency in the restaurant; I promise you that your feedback does not fall on deaf... More 

Long Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of my very favorite hotels. Our family has been coming here for years and it is consistently great. The property is beautiful and the service has always been wonderful. We just came back from a weekend at the La Valencia for my brother's wedding and the staff handled everything perfectly. I would highly recommend this hotel to... More 

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

Dear LOVE Guest - First and foremost thank you to you and your family for making La V a travel destination for years. We are especially pleased that our iconic hotel continues to deliver a great experience and that our recent renovations and enhancements have added more enrichment to the La V legacy. In a couple months we'll be debuting... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gorgeous Hotel-Superb Service-Outstanding Views!! Top notch high end hotel. I would recommend getting a Junior Suite. The service was superb and the decor was gorgeous, as were the views! Very kid friendly..stayed there with my husband and 12 year old. The suite was perfect.

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

Dear Spectacular Guest - Thank you for calling out our top notch service - that means a great deal to us as we pride ourselves on personable and most importantly genuine service. Our team is thrilled that so many guests entrust their vacations to La Valencia and take extra care to deliver special memories. We hope 2015 is a grand... More 

Brooklyn, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I have now stayed at La Valencia twice and I can say without a doubt it's our favorite hotel in the country. It's a tremendous couples getaway. Set over a gorgeous view of the ocean with great food and drink. It's hard to come up with reasons to leave the hotel once you're there. Sure you could... More 

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

Dear HUGE Fan - We're tickled pink with your awesome review (it helps that were pink in general) - thank you. To know that La V is your favorite is truly special and that inspires our team to strive for better and better guest experiences and services and that will include room service pizza next time you visit. Cheers -... More 

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Address: 1132 Prospect St., La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in La Jolla
#2 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#2 Luxury Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Business Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Family Hotel in La Jolla

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