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La Valencia Hotel

4.0 of 5 1132 Prospect St., La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dayton
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a beautiful, wonderful hotel. You will not be disappointed. From the historic architecture, wonderful food & truly amazing service, your stay will be enjoyable. Kudos to thoughtful, kind, attentive staff.

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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here with my husband, toddler son and dog right befire Christmas 2014. Here's the lowdown: Pros: - beautiful, classic hotel. I love Spanish architecture so this was my top choice in SD. - location can't be beat. Walking distance to all the restaurants and sights in La Jolla. - pet-friendly - reasonable rates - decebt in-house dining options... More 

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

Dear Landmark Guest - Thank you very much for sharing your reviews and comments on La Valencia. We value every guests opinion and their decision to stay with us. I appreciate your reference to our smaller rooms - your picture clearly depicts our Vintage Room category, cozy and intimate with a Euro-style bathroom (shower only). The Vintage rooms are one... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In many trips to California we have never stayed in LA Jolla. Kathy, our travel agent at POSH suggested this gorgeous hotel. She was right on once again. The resort sits between a bustling downtown LaJolla and the lovely Pacific Ocean. We had a marvelous suite (#3) overlooking the cove. Drinks on the veranda at sunset while the whales are... More 

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

Dear Hollywood Guest - We adore your review - you truly captured so much of what makes La V so special in your comments and descriptions. Our thanks to you and the team at POSH Travel for recommending our iconic hotel for your get away. There are but a handful of truly genuinely captivating hotels left and La V proudly... More 

Arkansas
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119 reviews 119 reviews
50 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me start by saying that this is our kind of hotel and we loved it. We stayed in a gorgeous villa with lovely views of the ocean. The villa rooms are large and include a gas fireplace and a balcony with a cafe table and two chairs. Outstanding bed and bedding, Big bonus points for being a luxury hotel... More 

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

Dear Lovely & Gracious Villa Guest - Thank you VERY much for the many kind comments on your recent stay at La Valencia - we are so pleased that you enjoyed our Villas and do plan to return. We were indeed blind sided by the City in their plans to redo Coast Blvd with a complete re-construction of the street.... More 

La Verne, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I started arranging our gift of a bridal suite for a beautiful couple at least 6 months ago. Michelle, the reservations manager, spoke to me several times and also arranged for a wonderful room for my husband and myself. The original room for the bridal couple was still under construction when the day finally came, so Michelle arranged an even... More 

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

Dear Start to Finish Guest - WOW - you're really the best ever for helping to plan such a romantic event for the newlyweds and we're delighted to have been part of the festivities. La Valencia did not invent romance but I proudly say we do master it. Special thanks for calling out so many of our team that helped... More 

San Diego, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla, California is called the “Pink Lady of the Pacific”. ‘Ya can’t miss it. It’s the big pink hotel on the hill located at 1132 Prospect Street La Jolla, CA 92037. It’s one of those old hotels with tons of history, character and charm. But, step off the street and through the lobby and... More 

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

Dear Views - Thank you for the 5 Star Review! The real charms of our iconic hotel is our marvelous guests - they are want makes a stay at La V so endearing and enriching. Thank you for the detailed review - you covered it all! Mark Dibella, Managing Director More 

Del Mar, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful grounds , Classy rooms, Super Service . Nice place for a quiet getaway. Close to everything but has the feel of being Away! ... Lobby always has beautiful fresh flowers and something yummy to drink

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

Dear 1st Class Guest - Love it - your review - short and sweet and we can't thank you enough for sharing your thoughts. We recognize that there are many hotels to choose from and greatly value our guests selection of La V - Bravo and see you soon. Mark Dibella, Managing Director More 

Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Welcome to the La Valencia!!! The staff here are amazing (a big thank you to Michelle), attention to details are exceptional and service, service, service! We have stayed at the La V a few times and I'm guilty of not sharing the experience. Simply put you will not be disappointed!

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

Dear Shining Guest - Service, service, service is what we concentrate on the most and we are thrilled that it made such an impact - thank you. Each day our team strives to out do ourselves and we are so fortunate to have so many wonderful guests to serve. Thank you again and see you back very soon. Mark Dibella,... More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just enjoyed another amazing meal at La Valencia last night. After spending the day at Tijon Fragrance lab I treated 8 people to Cafe La Rue for their fabulous happy hour! We spent 3 delicious hours enjoying every appetizer on their menu: don't miss these: Brussel sprouts Duck confit flatbread Truffle fries And then came time for dessert: Their Lavender... More 

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

Dear Foodie - Bravo and thank you - you picked out all my favorites at Café la Rue, especially the duck confit flatbread - yum. Our signature restaurants deliver exceptional food made from the heart from our executive chef James Montejano who recently won the Peoples Choice Award at the 2014 San Diego Food & Wine Festival - the people... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed multiple times over the years and you can never go wrong with the Pink Palace. Tremendous views, great location, and always very attentive staff. Great sunset viewing location with outside terrace seating connected to main bar. The oceanside view rooms are fantastic but most village view rooms are good although you will have extra traffic noise on that... More 

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

Dear Classic Guest - Big THANKS from the Pink Palace - we love it! I'm pleased we are one of your wife's favorites and hope we retain that honor for a long time. La V does grow more lovely each year and we continue to add to her intrigue and charm with restorations and additions. This year we will unveil... 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 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#2 Luxury Hotel in La Jolla
#2 On the Beach Hotel in La Jolla
#2 Business Hotel in La Jolla
#2 Family Hotel in La Jolla

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