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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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Knoxville, Tennessee
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78 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is luxurious without being pretentious. The rooms are so nice - the bathroom in our room was bigger than my college dorm room. The decor is simple and classy. The grounds were beautiful. The restaurant was great. The pool area looked very nice - wish we had time during our stay to enjoy it. No complaints. I give... More 

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

Dear Crystal M. Thank you for taking the time to share this feedback of your stay at Estancia. We are happy that you were able to walk the grounds and enjoyed your room. Next time, we hope you will be able to take advantage of the many amenities we offer, and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After a long flight I went straight to the pool while my room was prepared. I was greeted warmly by Richy and offered a menu. I loved the barrel aged Margaritas that are served at the restaurant which I tried on my first visit, unfortunately they are not available at the pool. Richy went to the restaurant and got one... More 

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

Dear JohnJrob, What a wonderful review! Thank you for taking the time to share all the delightful things you have to stay about your stay at Estancia. We have passed your comments on to Richy, Vanessa, and Arash. They were so pleased that they contributed to your excellent stay. Again, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback,... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We dined in the restaurant 3 nights in 4 days. A young man named Arash greeted us each night with a warm smile and a welcoming demeanor. He was efficient, effective and very kind. He was attentive and eager to please and he did please. This young man is a great asset to your business and a wonderful people pleaser.

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

Dear Harold S. We are so delighted to hear that Arash made you feel welcome every night during your stay. Please know that he has been informed of his wonderful service, and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here for three separate weeks on business and every time I stayed, I discovered something else I liked about this hotel. Property is only ten years old and is exceptionally well maintained. Rooms extremely clean, bedding was exceptional, housekeeping was second to none. The property is right next to the Salk institute and there seems to be a... More 

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

Dear schillingg, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience during your recent stay at Estancia La Jolla. We are so happy to hear that on your extended visit met your expectations and more. We will be sure to tell our staff of the wonderful job they did during your time with us, especially Cory, who we know... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like a class spa with the best pool party environment & want the perfect bar tender -- get Stephanie on your side and will never want to leave! The best Food is Leslie's OPEN FACED QUESADILLAs made on the grill with perfect charred steak.

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

Dear Phillip K. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Estancia La Jolla. We have passed this wonderful review on to both Stephanie and Leslie. It is so cool to hear that you had a great experience at the pool, and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

Lake Forest,CA
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great hotel! Beautiful grounds and the outdoor bar is awesome it serves great snacks and small plates. The margarita was really good! If you want a treat stay here. Only way we could was Priceline! Otherwise prices are steep......royalty treatment!

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

Dear horn2tr, We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Estancia La Jolla. Thank you for taking the time to share how much you enjoyed the grounds and your margarita. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

Dallas, Texas
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25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Estancia during the Comic Con weekend. It was the perfect escape from the chaos in downtown San Diego. The hotel is in a secluded neighborhood, yet close enough to the La Jolla shores (15 mins walk - great for a morning jog). It's about 4 miles drive to downtown La Jolla. I enjoyed my stay very much... More 

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

Dear Jenny X. First and foremost, thank you for choosing Estancia La Jolla as your weekend escape during Comic Con. It is wonderful to hear that our room designs and wifi really helped make your stay memorable. We are always so delighted to hear when guests enjoy the food and that the staff was friendly. We look forward to welcoming... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This property is a stunning oasis of botanical beauty! The only thing better - as far as the feeling goes - is if it were on the ocean. The gardens are beautiful, well maintained, and worth walking around every morning. The rooms were clean and on brand with the style of the hotel. For food, we were not impressed. The... More 

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

Dear MSPTravelers12011, We are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Estancia La Jolla and that the staff was friendly and attentive. Although it sounds like you had a wonderful time, I am saddened to hear that you dining experiences did not live up to your expectations. Please know that we will share this information with the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Still here waiting to check into my room. A lot of hotels have late check-in, but I have never waited past 3:00 to check into a hotel. The food and service at the bar (Mustangs) are lackluster. The servers seem overwhelmed even though there are only 4 tables...

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

Dear katherinebma, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback of your visit to Estancia La Jolla. We are saddened to hear that you had such a late check-in and that your food and service did not meet your expectations. Please be sure to know that we will pass your comments on to the appropriate staff to ensure... More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yvonne is out of this world! Honestly one of the best servers I have ever met. She went above and beyond and the way she takes care of you is something you rarely see. If you are coming to eat at the hotel be sure to ask for her section in the restaurant!!

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

Dear aurora_maee, Wow, it is so wonderful to hear that Yvonne went above and beyond to make your stay so enjoyable. We will be sure to pass your sentiment to her, as she will be delighted to hear. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

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