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Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla

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8901 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Perfect location for visiting La Jolla or UCSD. Really nice set up for families and groups. Heated pool for year round fun. Short walk to movies, restaurants, and shops. Breakfast buffet is robust and changes daily. Some evening snacks are available on Mon, Tues, and Wed. Staff is excellent! Oh hot tubs and barbecue grills are interspersed around the property.... More 

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Colleyville, Texas
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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed in a few Residence Inns for week long business travel. However, this one felt lower quality than most. My interaction with the front desk employees on check-in and check-out was fine - they were professional and all went well. The free breakfast was also on par with other Residence Inns - it had variety, food was warm and... More 

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

Hello Pam S Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your stay at the Residence Inn La Jolla. We are very sorry to hear that you didn't find us up to par. We are a Generation One Residence Inn and the largest on the West Coast and we do have that "apartment complex" feel which was... More 

San Diego, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel offers really nice rooms with plenty of the accouterments that you would have in your home, like kitchen microwave, oven, sink, full sized fridge/freezer, couch, etc. There is also a nice gated swimming pool (which I found to always be empty), and plenty of jaccuzzis all over. They also offer a nice breakfast spread. It is a child... More 

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New Orleans
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12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This worked perfectly for our family of 4. We were visiting UC San Diego, and my son and daughter 18 and 15) had one room, and my wife and I had a room next door. These are big rooms with kitchens, desk space and a sofa area. The bathrooms are small but clean. The location for access to UCSD, La... More 

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

Good Afternoon 1NOLAFAM1, Thank you so much for sharing your recent experience regarding your recent stay at the Residence Inn La Jolla. As you mentioned, we are very close to UCSD and offer some of the largest rooms and why we are a family favorite. We truly appreciate your recommendation and we will share your comments with the team so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived from a long flight from Newyork to san deigo. The place is just like home atmosphere. The room is spacious with all the stuff one needs. Loved the delicious breakfast! The staff i felt was not trained enough as the cleaning lady put my drinking cup inside the dishwasher which ruined it. It hurt my feelings as i... More 

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USA
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to admit, I'm a huge fan of the Marriott brand. But my favorite among the Marriott brands is the Residence Inn, because 1) they have full kitchens, 2) they have full hot breakfasts, 3) they have hor's dourves several nights a week, which are nice, and 4) I get the full Marriott-style customer service that has never yet... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place to enjoy spring break! The loft room was spacious and comfortable for our family of four. We loved using the outside bbqs and having the kitchen amenities. Special thanks to breakfast dining room employees Luis and Luz for their attentiveness and efficiency. Our kids spilled milk and Luis and Luz were quick to help us out.... More 

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Brisbane
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed there on our road trip through California and we used this as our base for a San Diego visit with a car. It's well located next to the highway to get to Downtown San Diego and close to The Cove and to restaurants, shopping and a Ralph's supermarket in the La Jolla area. The room was very spacious... More 

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

Good Afternoon bluemem, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay at the Residence Inn La Jolla. It sounds like you enjoyed your stay with us but our property seemed a little old compared to others. Residence Inn La Jolla is one of the oldest and also the biggest on the West Coast. While... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is fine. It is a standard RI with the separate buildings. It is somewhat dated and worn in the rooms (carpet and furniture) but all very functional. The breakfast room was insane--not enough chairs and honestly just too many people for the space or the food. The thing that was the worst was the $15 fee for parking.... More 

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

Good Afternoon barbara_with3 Thank you for taking the time to share your experience during your recent stay at the Residence Inn La Jolla. Please accept our apology that we did not meet your expectations. You mentioned that we are old and dated and we are happy to share that we are expecting a renovation in the very near future. We... More 

Sacramento, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 6 nights at The Residence Inn La Jolla to attend a family wedding and stay on for a little vacation. Our Penthouse Suite was perfect for 3 adults and a toddler. We had many other family members also staying at the hotel and it was great to be able to meet them for the excellent breakfast or to... More 

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