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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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed my stay. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. I requested a hairdryer and it came in a matter of minutes. The room (I had a junior suite) was nice but not luxurious. Must remember to ask for ocean facing room. Otherwise you face the street. The pool and gardens were lovely and very relaxing. All you need is... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I' have stayed at La V every year for the past four years yet no effort was made to acknowledge my patronage. When we checked in the HVAC system was broken and the room was ice cold. The hotel was hosting a special event and the valet service was impossible the whole weekend. However, the service staff was pleasant and... More 

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51 reviews 51 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First, the hotel itself is beautiful and has an old world feel, which I love. Some may say it's showing it's age, but I like the wrinkles. If you like uber modern then this isn't for you; if you like elegance and sophistication without arrogance, then this is your hotel. The pool area was fabulous. Incredible views of the ocean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great time at this hotel. Service was always impeccable and they accommodated us in everyway from allowing an early check in to a surprise amenity of champagne and strawberries for our anniversary. The rooms are beautiful and the pool is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a cocktail with a gorgeous view. My only complaint is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have stayed at this beautiful hotel a number of times. It is perfectly located in La Jolla for the numerous shops, bars, restaurants and of course the beach, all of which you can walk to. The hotel is a very pretty Spanish style building with courtyard dining and a lovely pool. But the downside is this.. Each time we... More 

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25 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed 2 weekday nights in April 2015 for a getaway, first time here and it was highly recommended by our travel agent. It is an older property so the low water pressure, stale air HVAC, and tight common areas can be understood; also some overly friendly seagulls are always around and somewhat of a nuisance standing beside your breakfast... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most charming hotels in the USA. Magnificent site over the Pacific Ocean just north of San Diego. Lovely bedrooms; excellent food and simply the best staff - at every level - you will find anywhere in the world. Special mention to the bar - a wonderful " Cheers " type bar, with simply the best... More 

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

Dear Five Star Guest - Your review is brilliant and we can't thank you enough your exceptional praise. Thank you very much for taking time to put us in a ranking at the top in world wide hotel experiences and also for including some kudos on Ty our bartender who serves up some great hospitality. Ciao - Mark Dibella, Managing... More 

Lakebay, Washington
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33 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location by shopping and the ocean. Rooms and hotel have great views! Free computer and printer access. The beds are comfortable. The restayrant and drinks in the hotel are good. Pool and hot tub are nice. The staff are friendly and helpful. Rooms are quaint. The air conditioners in the rooms are a little loud.

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

Dear Location - I am pleased you enjoyed our views, pool and more - it sounds like overall a great stay but we will work to earn those 2 extra stars when you return. Our apologies on the A/C sound level. Many thanks, Mark Dibella, Managing Director More 

Sacramento, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I truly enjoyed this short getaway and most of it is due to the La Valencia. I needed to attend a work event and my husband and two boys used the opportunity to relax and visit some of their favorite places. The villa was one of the best decisions we could have made; the rooms were comfortable, clean, quiet, and... More 

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

Dear Great Family - I am so happy to know that La V delivered the right mix for your 2 boys and their great parents! Our slice of paradise is a welcome escape to rest and relax for a week, a weekend or even a day and we hope to welcome you back soon for some well deserved RnR. Cheers,... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife flying back home and wanted to surprise her on her birthday. Just an overnight visit. It was great. Room was perfect and the people were friendly and very helpful. Just a perfect overnight getaway. Our favorite restaurant was just across the street.

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

Dear One Night - Thank you for making La V part of the birthday plans - we're happy that your stay experience earned us a 5 star review. Next time please try our signature restaurant THE MED where executive chef James Montejano recently received the 2014 San Diego Food & Wine Festivals People Choice award - his cuisine is amazing... More 

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