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Empress Hotel of La Jolla

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7766 Fay Avenue, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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North Olmsted OH
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168 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room was awesome and very comfortable. It was nice to be greeted by someone so nice and to find out that she grew up in OH, just minutes from where we live. The bell hop was great and he gave us alot of suggests of what to see and when. Thanks to him we were able to see the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed our stay here. Great places to eat and shop within walking distance. Perfect base of operations for a vacation in the San Diego area. The only thing that could've been better is the parking alternatives -- while there is a lot of street parking available, it's all 1-2 hours, further away or valet.

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Sydney, Australia
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75 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently visited this hotel intending to stay for three nights. On the second day, we extended our stay for another two nights. It was such a lovely, friendly, comfortable place to stay and within walking distance to restaurants and attractions. The staff are very friendly and go out of their way to help. They are genuine in their efforts.... More 

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Thank 255060Karen
Joel M, General Manager at Empress Hotel of La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear 255060Karen, We appreciate your recent stay with us! I am glad that you liked your room and the amenities that we provide for our guests. Our location is central to everything that La Jolla has to offer. Thanks for mentioning our staff as it is our goal for all guests to experience exceptional service. Come back and see us... More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a few days in La Jolla for the first time and found the Empress Hotel through Trip Advisor. We found the rooms clean and comfortable and the restaurants, the ocean and the seals and sea lions only a short waking distance away. The staff was courteous and pleasant. If we ever are back in that neighborhood, we will... More 

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Thank Jon O
Joel M, General Manager at Empress Hotel of La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear Jon O, We appreciate your recent stay with us and are happy that you found us on Trip Advisor. Thanks for mentioning our clean and comfortable rooms. Our location is central to everything that La Jolla has to offer. I am glad that you enjoyed it. Come back and see us again soon! Kind Regards and Safe Travels, Joel... More 

Plano
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed staying at the Empress Hotel of LaJolla. It is a lovely hotel! Nice decor; knowledgable, friendly and pleasant employees; great restaurant; perfect location. Just a wonderful experience. I would definitely stay again.

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Thank 582JoyceH
Joel M, General Manager at Empress Hotel of La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear Joyce H, We are happy that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. I am glad that you liked our newly decorated rooms and that you enjoyed the Manhattan Restaurant. I appreciate your mention of our staff as it is our goal for all guests to experience exceptional service. Come back and see us again soon! Kind Regards and... More 

Georgetown, Texas
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been fortunate, for four consecutive years now, to make an annual pilgrimage to La Jolla, and each time we've stayed at the Empress Hotel. Located in the heart of La Jolla, the Empress is just a five-minute walk to the Pacific. But more than the location, we always return to the Empress because of the friendly staff, the lovely... More 

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Joel M, General Manager at Empress Hotel of La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear Andy W, We are happy that we have been staying with us annually for 4 years straight and appreciate your continued patronage. I am glad that you like our rooms and the amenities that we provide. We look forward to welcoming you back again in 2016. Thanks for your review. Kind Regards and Safe Travels, Joel Majors General Manager More 

Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at The Empress of La Jolla. All of the staff are so friendly and helpful and really seem to enjoy helping people (this is not always our experience while we travel). The location is really good, in close walking to restaurants and the beach and the hotel is lovely and clean. The beds were very... More 

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Joel M, General Manager at Empress Hotel of La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear Alison S, Thank you for your recent stay with us! I appreciate your mention of our friendly and helpful staff. I am glad that you found our location to be central to everything that you needed. We are a great value for the dollar especially when one considers the expanded continental breakfast and Wi-Fi are complimentary and included in... More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just spent 4 nights at the Empress of La Jolla and really enjoyed our stay. The hotel is very clean, the bed was comfortable, the bathroom was modern and pristine, the rates are reasonable and the staff is accommodating and friendly (big thumbs up for Seamus at the front desk). Also the location cannot be beat, affording easy access... More 

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Joel M, General Manager at Empress Hotel of La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear KP D, Thank you for your recent four night stay with us! I am glad that you enjoyed your room and the amenities that we provide. I appreciate your mention of our associate Seamus at the Front Desk! It is our goal for all guest to experience exceptional service! Our morning continental breakfast is a great way to stay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No complaints at all. Very well maintained and managed. For value, quality and just a quiet time this hotel is it. You are walking distance to everything although a bit of a joke to La Jolla Shores. We truly loved our stay and would stay here again.

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Thank Harry K
Joel M, General Manager at Empress Hotel of La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear H.DanielK, We appreciate your recent stay with us! We are a great value for the dollar especially when one considers the complimentary expanded breakfast and Wi-Fi are all included in the cost of the room. In addition, we are central to everything that La Jolla has to offer. We can't wait to welcome you back again in the near... More 

San Jose, California
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a quiet relaxing weekend and figured a hotel in La Jolla would do the trick. What we didn't expect was loud music from 9pm until 11.30/Midnight on the Friday and Saturday nights we were here ! It was so loud we could name each and every song that was played and even with earplugs you could... More 

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Thank WoogirlCA
Joel M, General Manager at Empress Hotel of La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear WoogirlCA, Thank you for your recent stay with us! We are sorry to read that noise in the area disturbed your stay with us. We would have been happy to move you to another location in the hotel if we had known. I am glad that you liked our rooms and hope that you will try our hotel again... More 

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