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Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa

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9700 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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Boston
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56 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've stayed here twice. This time with my entire family. Love that this hotel is open air. Our room was just off the main courtyard. The pool area is fantastic with excellent service and picnic tables if bringing your own food is desired. Surrounded by beautiful gardens. Close to the ocean...walking distance to an amazing beach and the must see... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Megan B, Thank you for once again choosing to stay at Estancia. It was our pleasure to welcome you back! We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed your stay, especially our saltwater pool, beautiful gardens, and dining in Mustangs & Burros. Thank you for taking the time to share your comments and provide such useful tips for... More 

Huntington, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful grounds and common areas, updated, great room, ample space for clothes, good shower and lighting in bathroom, lovely bed linens, good restaurants and pool area. Very well-trained, friendly stafff.

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Linda G, Thank you for your recent stay at Estancia and for taking the time to share your comments. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful stay and enjoyed the beautiful grounds, luxurious accommodations, unique dining, and great amenities of our resort. It was our pleasure to have you as our guest. We appreciate your excellent review... More 

Murrieta, California
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While the grounds and staff are good the hotel is poorly maintained. The halls smell musty, so musty they left the doors to the outside open on a really hot day. The hall carpets are filthy, the TV and internet constantly went out and I had to kill a big spider running across the room when we got up in... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Gary G, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments regarding your recent stay at Estancia. While we are pleased that you enjoyed that beautiful grounds and friendliness of our staff, we sincerely apologize that your recent stay did not meet your expectations. We appreciate your feedback and have sent you a private message, as we would... More 

Fresno, California
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263 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went for only one night and I wish we spent two. Our weekend was to check our son into the Univ. of San Diego. We had a really nice lunch in the Adobe restaurant. Although it doesn't have many vegan options they accommodated as best as they could and the veggies were excellent. The rooms are very nice and... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear traveltheworldcs, Congratulations on your son’s admittance to the University of San Diego! We appreciate that you chose to stay at Estancia and took the time to share your comments. It’s a delight to know that you enjoyed your lunch in Adobe El Restaurante, the beauty of our grounds, and the comfort of your accommodations. Thank you for your excellent... More 

Cambridge
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm confused as to why everyone raves about this hotel. While it is a "nice" hotel with beautiful grounds and friendly staff, the location is dreadful with absolutely nowhere is accessible without driving (the beach is just about accessible although it's a convoluted path while being very close as the crow flies). The room we had (148) was a somewhat... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear quietneil, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments regarding your recent stay at Estancia. We appreciate your feedback and while we are pleased that you enjoyed the beautiful grounds and friendliness of our staff, we sincerely apologize that your recent stay did not meet your expectations. We would love the opportunity to speak with you directly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our stay was amazing. We have a 5 year old so the establishment needs to be kid friendly but I don't want to be with a million other kids. Estancia was very family friendly but wasn't overwhelming with children. The staff was amazing and took care of our every need! The pool was relaxing and the grounds are beautiful. Our... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Julianna J, Thank you for choosing to stay at Estancia for your recent vacation. It was our pleasure to welcome you and your family as our guests. We are delighted that you experienced such a wonderful stay, enjoyed the beauty of our resort, and were able to truly relax. We strive to deliver world-class hospitality and are so happy... More 

South Jordan, Utah
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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is absolutely gorgeous, with beautiful grounds and nice rooms. However, the doors and walls have zero sound proofing. There is a gap between the door and the floor! You can hear every little noise, so if you want any rest at all, stay somewhere else. We placed one of our blankets at the bottom of the door to... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear johdel, Thank you for choosing to stay at Estancia and for taking the time to share your comments. We appreciate your feedback and while we are pleased that you enjoyed the beautiful grounds and the service provided by our valet staff, we sincerely apologize that your recent stay did not meet your expectations. Providing our guests with the best... More 

San Francisco, California
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very nice stay the second week in August. It's a beautiful hotel, located in gorgeous La Jolla. Let's start with the positives - there are many! Grounds are amazing - so much beautiful foliage, succulents, palm trees and cactus - it's lush, but water wise for our drought ridden state The rooms are very lovely - fine... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear SeattleS_dub, Thank you for choosing to stay at Estancia on your recent vacation in La Jolla. It was our pleasure to welcome you as our guest and we are delighted that you experienced such a wonderful stay. Thank you for taking the time to share such a detailed review on TripAdvisor and for your excellent rating. It thrills us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great staff, tranquil location. Need a rental car to get around. Great food in both the wine bar and the main restaurant. Great salt water pool and spa. Spacious room - clean and friendly services staff.

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear michael f, Thank you so much for choosing to stay at Estancia and for sharing your comments with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed our saltwater pool and spa, as well as the food served at our resort. We appreciate your excellent review and will be sharing your comments with the entire team. We hope to welcome you... More 

Stuttgart, Germany
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the hotel for three nights at the end or our three-weeks-trip throughout California. We were contacted by the hotel a few days before check-in if we want to apply for a stand-by-upgrade to a suite. As we travelled with two teenage-girls we applied and at check-in we were able to get a suite at a quite decent... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear ziggycop, We are delighted that you chose to stay at Estancia during your recent trip through California. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your suite and the unique ambiance that our resort provides. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and please accept our deepest apologies for the inconvenience you experienced due to the... More 

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