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Hotel La Jolla, a Kimpton Hotel

4.0 of 5 7955 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

The main reason my husband and I chose to stay at the Hotel La Jolla is that it is part of the Kimpton chain. The flip side of that, apparently when reservations are booked through booking.com, one does not receive Loyalty credit. Needless to say, this was unpleasant to find out only after a 3 night stay July 4, 5,... More 

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Shannon F, General Manager at Hotel La Jolla, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Jet Nag, Thank you so much for taking time to write such a detailed review regarding your recent visit. It sounds like you had a very nice getaway at our property. Thank you for all of your positive remarks and for your candor in sharing areas of opportunity for us. We have used your comments as a training tool for... More 

Bali, Indonesia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

This hotel was the perfect get away :) The bed was probably the most comfortable I have ever slept in while away from home :) The valets were SUPER accomodating and totally went out of their way to make sure my stay was perfect. The hotel was very clean and smelled fantastic the minute I walked through the door :)... More 

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Shannon F, General Manager at Hotel La Jolla, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Wow, justme81164! We are so flattered by your lovely review, thank you so much for the wonderful comments. It sounds like we've created a a fan in and after reading your review, I have to say that I am your biggest fan! Don't be a stranger, come back and see us again soon! All my best, Shannon Foster General Manager More 

Bangor, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

This was our 5th stay at a Kimpton, and as always, we had a wonderful time. The staff...especially the valet....was very warm, welcoming and helpful. We used the complimentary shuttle and got to take in the sights and shopping of La Jolla. Nate and the Cusp staff add so much. You can never call the dining here...'hotel food'. The food... More 

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Shannon F, General Manager at Hotel La Jolla, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

fleischer33, Your kindness is overwhelming, thank you for this wonderful 5 STAR review! You've described our hotel just perfectly and I am so happy to see that your family had the opportunity to enjoy so many of our amenities. Your are only a plane ride away so come visit us again soon! Cheers! Shannon Foster General Manager More 

Peoria, Arizona
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

The staff was very friendly and helpful. When my husband commented on how uncomfortable the bed was (it was softer than the firm bed he is accustomed to), he was given a viable option for a more comfortable night's sleep. If we were to stay here again, it would be because of the genuinely welcoming feel we received. Some advice-... More 

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Shannon F, General Manager at Hotel La Jolla, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Supersmileymom, Thanks so much for the fantastic review....it sure made me smile. I'm so happy to see that we were able to help your hubby get a better nights rest and that our team made you both feel so comfortable. I hope we will be able to welcome you back again soon. Cheers! Shannon Foster General Manager Hotel La Jolla More 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
41 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This is a terrific hotel and will be my first choice when I return to La Jolla. Staff are terrific - warm, friendly, helpful. When I mentioned that I was going to the aquarium they gave me a pass for free admission.The hotel has a complimentary shuttle that will take you anywhere within a 6 mile range or so. They... More 

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Shannon F, General Manager at Hotel La Jolla, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Martha123, Reading your review is as easy as 123...so thank you for that! I'm so happy to see that you had such a fantastic visit. Thanks so much for returning the love and sharing such wonderful feedback for the Trip Advisor world to see. It is people like you that make work so much fun for me! Since you are... More 

Tucson
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This was our first stay at a Kimpton property, and I must say, it was lovely. The staff was amazing - from the valet / bellhops to the front-desk staff, everyone went out of their way to ensure our visit was an outstanding experience. Yep - The cool but not "overly" hip vibe of the entire property; a cute poolside... More 

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Shannon F, General Manager at Hotel La Jolla, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

LoArizona, you are a GEM! It’s always wonderful to hear such positive words, especially when they come from a guest visiting us and Kimpton for the very first time! Thank you so much for choosing us for your 4th of July weekend getaway and for sharing your positive experience with the TripAdvisor nation. I did want to let you know... More 

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

My family and I stayed at this hotel for two nights. My daughters loved the pool and we all loved the location. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Short walk to the beach and the complimentary wine hour was a great touch.

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Shannon F, General Manager at Hotel La Jolla, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Oh KHy123, Thanks so much for the raving review. I'm so happy to see your family had such a wonderful visit and that you loved the location as much as we do! I hope to have you back for a family getaway again soon. On a side note, I love your profile pic. That is one BIG fish! Cheers! Shannon... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

We booked our hotel through Hotwire and it was listed as a four star. I read the reviews afterwards. Like some of the other reviews, yes, the elevators do seem to break down way too much. Don't bring anything to store in fridge because it was packed with their expensive products they charge you for. Sorry, I'm not paying $7.00... More 

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Shannon F, General Manager at Hotel La Jolla, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

TrinaMarie27, Thanks so much for taking time to write a review about our hotel and for sharing such candid feedback regarding your visit. I am happy to see that you found the team to be so helpful and that you and your family were able to enjoy the razors and the pool. I was also happy to see that the... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Kimpton has acquired a 1970's era high-rise hotel and done its usual magic. The problem is that the bones aren't phenomenal. For example, we heard noise from the 11th floor restaurant in our 9th floor room. One of the two elevators was out of service for several days were were there - unavoidable, perhaps, but a challenge if you're on... More 

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Shannon F, General Manager at Hotel La Jolla, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

DF1217, thanks so much for the 4 stars. That pesky elevator is back in service and working beautifully, I'm so sorry for any delays it caused. It sounds like you had a lovely visit to La Jolla, I'm so happy you enjoyed our new look and vibe. We are truly lucky to have found the team we have here and... More 

Portland, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

This was my first time in La Jolla it was a great experience! From the moment we pulled up in the car to printing our boarding passes at the front desk on our last day - the service was outstanding! Every person on staff was friendly and helpful and that, to me, is very important! The only thing that was... More 

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Shannon F, General Manager at Hotel La Jolla, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dhagen12, YOU are outstanding! It is always great to hear such wonderful words about our team, I'm so happy you liked them as much as we do! Thank you so much for taking a chance and trying us out for your first time and for sharing your positive experience with the TripAdvisor nation. I hope you'll be back to visit... More 

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Address: 7955 La Jolla Shores Drive, 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 — Hotel La Jolla, a Kimpton Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 108
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Also Known As:
Hotel La Jolla Shores
At The Shores La Jolla
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#4 Green Hotel in La Jolla
#4 Business Hotel in La Jolla
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#7 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#8 Family Hotel in La Jolla

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