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Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8901 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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Alexandria, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had a good stay at this Residence Inn. As a multi-year status member with Marriott, I have 50+ nights per year in various Marriott properties. Although I was only at this property for 1 night, here was my impression: - Large facility - you'll probably be walking on a sidewalk to breakfast. Not just down the hall. - Parking... More

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Los Angeles, California
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As always, superb customer service. Dana at the front desk was excellent. Can't thank her enough for getting me into my room a little earlier than check-in time. I will only stay at this hotel in the La Jolla area and there are so many to choose from! Room was neat and clean. Staff was very freindly and accomodating.

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Morgan S, Guest Care Supervisor at Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla, responded to this review

Thank you Adina A for being a Senior Reviewer here on TripAdvisor and continuing to stay at our hotel. Your kind and commendable comments about our hotel is very appreciated. You specifically mentioned how excellent Dana has been and our team will be sure to recognize her high level of service. Look forward to your next visit, thank you again... More

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here for 3 weeks while I was doing a summer internship. The rooms were paid for by the company I was interning with, so can't comment on the price. It's located 1 mile away from UTC, a mall with every major chain, and is also right next to neighboring UCSD. The closest beach is a 30 minute walk.... More

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Mesa, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was in a good location for us, but upon arriving our room wasn't what we expected. We checked in and then went to our room. It was a queen sized bed. We had reserved a king. I went to the front desk and they said that since we requested a wheelchair accessible room, that we would have to... More

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Morgan S, Guest Care Supervisor at Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla, responded to this review

Hello MG_AZ I hope this message finds you well. We appreciate you feedback and comments about your stay and saddened to hear it didn't meet your expectations. Our hotel takes great pride in ensuring our guests satisfaction. Accessible rooms only permit queen size beds in the suite to allow guests in wheelchairs the ability to move around without obstruction. We... More

Henderson NV
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For $229 (plus taxes and parking fees-Friday price) for a studio, I expect more. Marriott needs to pay attention to this hotel. The check in area is small and unappealing. I felt like I was walking into a motel 6 not a Marriott property. The units are very spread out, pool and hot tubs are not near each other, some... More

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Morgan S, Guest Care Supervisor at Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla, responded to this review

Hello Sue T I hope this message finds you well. The hotel and I are saddened and disappointed to hear about your less than satisfactory experience. Our goal is to give each guest a pleasant and relaxing stay each and every time. You've brought up a few specific details and we will be looking into the issues. You should expect... More

Seattle, WA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel follows the standard Residence Inn formula with a large studio with an adjoining kitchen. No dining room table but they have a desk with plenty of plugs. It is a good setup for a business worker or couple but slightly less optimal for a family if you want to put the kids to bed early because there isn't... More

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Patricia O, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla, responded to this review

Good Morning MacroSeattle_WA, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us on Trip Advisor. We are very pleased to hear that we were able to honor your request for side by side rooms and you were able to enjoy our complimentary breakfast but we aredisappointed that you didn't find the room type perfect for... More

New York City, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Residence Inn facilities are similar in many places across US. But being in La Jolla, a very nice beach suburb, I was thinking tha hotel could provide a plus for the zoning (and the pricing) For all the rest, this is a regular Residence Inn, with great functionality and well located. Light dinner and breakfast was great, and the employees... More

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Morgan S, Guest Care Supervisor at Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are very happy to see that you found our staff very friendly and went the extra mile to make your stay a great one. Most of our guests when reviewing our hotel mention how great the value is, I'm sorry that you didn't not have this same feeling. We... More

Fresno, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Complimentary wine at night and free breakfast in the morning, can't be beat. Grand kids loved it. Staff was exceptional throughout our stay. Priced right and great location for all San Diego attractions.

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Patricia O, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla, responded to this review

Hello Rob1119 Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Residence Inn La Jolla. We are so happy that you and your grand children enjoyed your stay. We hope that you choose us again on your next visit to San Diego. Thank you for staying with us. Sincerely Patty O- Operations Manager More

New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice hotel, spacious rooms, great breakfast, nice staff, spend there over a week! Loved the shul near by, walking distance (climbing distance). Clean. Good kitchen and full size refrigerator, stayed at a 2 floors unit! one bedroom and private bath upstairs, one downstairs with living space. No elevator to get all your stuff up. Parking available for a daily fee.... More

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Morgan S, Guest Care Supervisor at Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla, responded to this review

Thank you for recently staying with us and sharing your experience here on TripAdvisor. We were so pleased to hear that you had a very enjoyable stay and would come back to stay at our hotel in the future. Our team appreciates the positive comments and feedback. Thank you for the time you took to review our hotel. Warm Regards,... More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Residence Inn is a short drive to down town San Diego, Sea World, Balboa Park and the beach. It is also, very close to shopping centers with restaurants. The room was clean and comfortable. The breakfast buffet had many choices including: fresh fruit, yogurt, cereal, a variety hot items, bagels, muffins and the kids' favorite- the waffle maker. The... More

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Address: 8901 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
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Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla 3*
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Thrive on extended stays at the Residence Inn La Jolla, California hotel with refreshing amenities, spacious suites and convenient lodging near top attractions. Visit one of the many nearby breathtaking beaches and coves, unique shops and Torrey Pines, the legendary La Jolla golf course. Our all-suite hotel in La Jolla offers easy access to Balboa Park, the famous San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld and Legoland. During your stay, enjoy relaxing services provided by the La Jolla Spa MD or dine at the best San Diego restaurants nearby. Start your day off with a free hot breakfast buffet and end it with a complimentary social hour every Monday-Wednesday. All of our suites in La Jolla, California offer fully equipped kitchens and separate living and sleeping areas. Business travelers will appreciate our large, well-lit desk and free high-speed internet. When you're looking to relax, take a dip in our heated pool, soak in the spa or have some fun playing sand volleyball. We aim to be your favorite La Jolla all-suite hotel. ... more   less 
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