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Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa

4.0 of 5 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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have stayed in scores of hotels, and this was one of the worst hotel experiences that I have had. Here is a short list of problems that I encountered during a two-night stay at the Estancia with my family: 1, The "Hospitality Fees" that you did not expect. Be prepared for a mandatory fee of $22 per night that... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great looks as you enter, nice reception area and excellent staff at reception (speaking German among many languages). Rooms are noisy and not well equipped. No desk with power supply etc. Not the quality of the business hotels I normally would stay. Lots of parties going on so prepare for background noise while you are trying to sleep: my advice,... More 

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

We are sorry to hear you were not able to fully relax and enjoy every aspect of your stay. We would like to address your mention of your room not having a power supply. All of our rooms do have desks with a power supply located at the lip of the desk. If we have the pleasure to welcome you... More 

San Diego
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: Grounds are very pretty and flowers smell pretty Very service orientated and want to make a guest feel special Front desk personnell Handled issues reasonably well Car valets really try to make guests feel good Very romantic hotel Cons: Brunch food was very medicore Faucet didn't work and had to call maintenance Room is relatively small Walls are extremely... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your honest feedback with us. It’s wonderful to read all your comments on your stay. We are so happy you enjoyed many different aspects including the grounds, atmosphere, and most importantly the service. Your feedback is truly valuable and will most definitely be shared with the team. We hope to see you... More 

Sunny San Diego
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice room, very comfortable. Staff was great to help. Enjoyed the gardens and ambiance. Attended a wedding for over 250 and they managed to make it feel small and quaint. Perfect La Jolla location with wonderful ceremony and reception areas. It has a private and intimate feel, yet still has the ability to hold large events. Several on the... More 

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

Wow, what a simply lovely review to read on Trip Advisor. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are simply overjoyed to read that you so greatly enjoyed the ambience of the resort as well as your room and the grounds. We certainly hope we are able to welcome you back again soon! More 

West Hollywood
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76 reviews 76 reviews
32 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at The Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa for 2 nights while in the San Diego area for business. The property is beautifully landscaped and hotel staff give their best efforts at guest service. I liked the place, and would stay again when in the area. The hotel seems to be primarily geared toward the wedding and event... More 

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

Thank you very much for your honest feedback and sharing your photos on Trip Advisor. We are truly very sorry you were not 100% satisfied with your stay. It is with great pleasure that we do indeed welcome many leisure and business guests- as well as meeting and event guests. The Resort Fee is a industry standard and we must... More 

Bloomington, Indiana
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am lucky enough to visit the Estancia once a year and look forward to it each and every time! This was my 4th year doing a conference at the Salk Institute where our accommodations are at the Estancia. Each year one of the highlights of our trip is service we receive from Cory in the wine bar! We stay... More 

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

There is certainly something to be said about being a master of your craft, and Cory is surely that. He'll be so happy to hear he was specifically mentioned in a TripAdvisor post. Furthermore, we are all ecstatic to hear you look forward to and come back to Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa annually. We certainly all strive to... More 

silicon valley, CA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Horrible bad first time experience! The official checkout time is 12 noon. When I returned to my room around 11:15am during the conference break, I was locked out due to a defunct room card. I had to go back/forth between the room and the lobby for at least 4 times to get a technician help. It was such a long... More 

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

Your experience at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa is not indicative of our typical service, and we are taking your review very seriously. The associate at the front desk who’d denied the policy of disabling cards after 12 pm was wrong. Being friendly, knowledgeable and going above and beyond to ensure a pleasant stay is what we expect of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our 3rd or 4th time staying here and our last. Waited for 15 minutes at valet, they gave us a room with one bed for a family of four and wanted to charge us for a "room upgrade" for a room with 2 beds or charge us for a rollaway. We walked by the same un-bussed table at... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. It is with great concern as we read your review. As a loyal guest, we certainly value your opinion and feedback. We are sorry you left our resort unhappy. If possible, we would like to learn more of your experience. Please check your direct message as we have sent you... More 

Santa Cruz, California
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14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The grounds are beautiful and spacious, the salt-water pool is large, and the food is excellent. The rooms are pleasant but not spectacular. The hotel is next to UCSD and not too far from the beach. You will need a car to go to restaurants in the area.

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your 5-star TripAdvisor rating. It's always great to welcome our northerly neighbors from Santa Cruz. We appreciate your feedback and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future. More 

Coral Gables, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Estancia La Jolla is a Unique property. Its tucked away, nicely secluded and yet close to many of San Diego's attractions. They are very service oriented and quite accommodating. The staff is kind, interested in their guests experience and the rooms are nicely decorated. The food there is really excellent and has California and Baja California influences...and all very fresh.... More 

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

Wow, what a simply lovely review to read on Trip Advisor! You certainly mentioned so many great experiences from your recent stay with us and it is a joy to read. We are so glad that you enjoyed the location, your encounters with the staff and dining experiences. I certainly hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back again... More 

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Address: 9700 N Torrey Pines Rd, 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 — Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 210
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