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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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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wilmslow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came for lunch on recommendation from a friend who lives in the US. What a great find. Beautiful views from the restaurant terrace. The food and service were fantastic and if I ever come back to San Diego I def want to stay here, its so pretty. I wished I had visited earlier in my holiday as it was a... More 

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Peoria, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My fiance and I stayed here last week with our two dogs. We had an unbelievable time and couldn't get past how great the staff was. We felt so welcomed and comfortable the moment we walked in to the moment we left. Everyone from the valet to the front desk to the bell boys were just so nice. We met... More 

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South Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and new daughter-in-law were married at La Valencia on July 11. My husband and I had the Garden Suite next door to the ballroom so that people would have a gathering place during the weekend. The place itself is gorgeous. And the reception was lovely...fabulous food, fabulous service. The staff couldn't have been more helpful..from the guys who... More 

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Glendale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at La Valencia Hotel. It was a very pleasant stay. The staff was very accommodating and the rooms were nice too. The hotel is right in the middle of town, so you can walk to everything! We brought our two toy poodles and they were welcomed as well! 🐾. We would stay at La Valencia Hotel again if... More 

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St. Johns, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the La Valencia while visiting family. A wonderful old hotel with lots of charm. Unbelievable location and right in the heart of downtown La Jolla. Walking distance to everything and a staff that is great. Valet parking a must as La Jolla parking sucks.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the La V for three nights with our toddler. The service was good. The maintenance people and housekeeping staff were very friendly as were the servers and bartenders. Our check-in went well and the concierge was available and helpful. Our welcome was warm enough--if I were a needier guest I might have felt like... More 

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

Dear Family Getaway - Our apologies on the water main issue - this was a City of San Diego water break which also impacted and affected the hotel. The break occurred on Coast Blvd. directly adjacent to our Villas - we are so sorry that this became part of your stay. Thank you for the overall very nice comments on... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was private and faced the ocean with two balconies. Some of them face inside the courtyard so it is important to request your view. This is a dog friendly hotel and we brought our dogs - the park across the street is giant and active, perfect for a stroll, dogs and/or kids. A walking 3 minutes away is... More 

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

Dear Wonderful Villa Guests - Thank you for the great 5 STAR Review. And yes indeed, our villas are a great experience and offer a wonderfully private location in our circa 1920's vintage property. I am pleased that our dog friendly hotel was a perfect location for all your La Jolla exploring - thank you for choosing La V for... More 

Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed here a number of times, pre- and post-renovation. Our old room by the old Sky Room has been renovated out of existence. But there are a few rooms that look straight out over the pool that you should work with the desk to obtain. While an opulent hotel with several bars, it is the "Cheers" of La... More 

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

Dear Elegance Guest - What a marvelous review and such wonderful comments - thank you. We are indeed the "Cheers" of La Jolla and we're delighted that the friendly ambiance we strive for was well received. The old Skyroom restaurant is now the new ICON Sky Suite and Junior Suite. We actually did not eliminate any other rooms on that... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group of five chose two rooms for our 3 night stay. One king oceanfront water view junior suite in attached building and one town view junior suite in main building. Both were generously sized with updated, well appointed bathrooms. Selected this hotel specifically for its location in La Jolla so we could easily walk around town. Really enjoyed La... More 

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

Dear Location Guest, We're so please that our fabulous location was a hit for you and your guests - thank you for entrusting a La Jolla vacation to our care. You comments and accolades on staff and services make us brim with pride and push us to deliver even more every day. We welcome the opportunity to welcome you back... More 

Boulder, Colorado, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La V is an older, charming hotel. It is not a slick brand new place, but we loved this aspect of the hotel actually. The service was outstanding from all staff including valet, pool F & B, housekeeping, and concierge. We were there when the hotel was 100% full and hosting a wedding, and still this hotel knows how to... More 

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

Dear Fun & Charm, We're most grateful for the lovely comments on our service - we work daily to ensure that every guest is attended to and that La V feels comfortable to them and that they feel at home. Our circa 1920's legacy does ensure that we're unique and we love the fact that our property is unlike anything... More 

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