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Fairmont Grand Del Mar

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5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, CA 92130 (Formerly Grand Del Mar)
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Victoria, Canada
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51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for three nights in the Prada suite. Views of pool and grounds are lush and Tuscan like. The suite was large with two little balconies large enough for two. Two full marble bathrooms. The staff was exceptional in asking us if we needed anything. The grounds are beautiful There are hikes off the hotel 30 minutes to San... More 

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San Diego, California
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160 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food and service at Amaya were both excellent. It's quite upscale, but didn't feel stiff or whispers only. Our teen kids enjoyed it and there's a kids menu for little ones. The price is on the high side, as you'd expect at an exclusive Fairmont property.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A definite jewel in the fairmont crown, we were truly impressed from arrival to departure. Spacious rooms with fantastic views of the golf course and immaculate grounds. All staff from housekeeping, waiters, valet staff, and concierge, we look forward to our next visit. A true 5 star resort.

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Allentown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having stayed in a lot of fine hotels (Ritz,Waldorf,Four seasons) this was our favorite hotel. From the first moment we pulled up it was apparent that the facility and staff were exceptional. My wife and I have recommended this resort to many friends and family already. You will NOT be disappointed

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FairmontGrandDelMar, Public Relations Manager at Fairmont Grand Del Mar, responded to this review

We are honored to be your favorite hotel, particularly among such fine properties as the ones you listed! Thank you for your review and for continuing to recommend us to your friends and family. We promise to keep to your word and hope to see you and your wife again soon. More 

Burbank, CA
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Absolutely incredible hotel with grounds to match. Food was delicious anywhere we ate on the grounds. I would stay here in a heartbeat on my next visit to the SD area. Too bad the site is not on the beach, but still tranquil and pleasant. We stayed in a Prado Suite that was very roomy and has two (2) master... More 

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FairmontGrandDelMar, Public Relations Manager at Fairmont Grand Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving such a glowing review. We are pleased to hear about your stay, particularly in regards to your suite and dining experiences. Although we are not located on the beach, we offer complimentary beach service to our guests, which we would invite you to try during your next stay with us--hopefully soon! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

WOW! This property is one of the newer additions to the Fairmont brand and it is absolutely incredible. The hotel is situated on a sprawling golf course in the rolling hills and canyon near San Diego. The service was excellent and the room was unbelievably appointed. There was a ton to do on-site and the car service was a great... More 

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FairmontGrandDelMar, Public Relations Manager at Fairmont Grand Del Mar, responded to this review

Kimberley, we appreciate your detailed review and are pleased to hear you so thoroughly your stay, from the service to your room to our wealth of offerings, including our courtesy car. We hope to welcome you again soon. More 

Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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71 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hands down the most luxurious place I've ever stayed. The room, food, spa and staff were all excellent and worth every penny. I stayed an extra night past my conference to have a full day to enjoy the spa and grounds. My massage/wrap was incredible, sauna, steam room, hot tub, 85 degree heated outdoor pools with excellent pool side service.... More 

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FairmontGrandDelMar, Public Relations Manager at Fairmont Grand Del Mar, responded to this review

Valerie, thank you for your detailed feedback, especially your glowing review of the massage wrap, which we will be sure to share with the spa team. Your example of the freshly prepared and delivered turnovers epitomizes our service culture, and we are so pleased you shared this experience with the rest of the TripAdvisor community. We look forward to welcoming... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to San Diego for business meetings for him. I suffered through just tagging along. I was forced to endure a massage, breakfast in bed, beautiful scenery, peaceful surroundings and delicious food. The Fairmont was stunning. The buildings are old Spanish style, but built in 2005, I believe. The grounds are impeccably maintained, lush and so... More 

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FairmontGrandDelMar, Public Relations Manager at Fairmont Grand Del Mar, responded to this review

Lorie, thank you for leaving such a detailed review. We will be sure to share your praises with Miranda and the rest of the spa team. The resort opened in October 2007, so you are correct that the style is Old World elegance but with all of the amenities and luxuries of a modern resort. To answer your question, we... More 

Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second year at the hotel. I found the room and the entire property to be well kept. I visited the spa twice and both treatments were amazing. I also played tennis a few times with Lynne the tennis pro and the workout was great. We hope to be back next year and I would recommend the hotel... More 

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FairmontGrandDelMar, Public Relations Manager at Fairmont Grand Del Mar, responded to this review

Elizabeth, we are so glad to hear you chose us for a return stay, which is the best testament to our service and guest experience. We will be sure to share your praises with the spa team and our tennis pro Lynn. We hope to have you back again next year, if not sooner! More 

California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our experience at the Grand Del Mar was the best. It was our anniversary. We reserved a room that we were completely satisfied with. They took care of us really well and the stay felt special. The rooms were nicer than any hotel I have been to. Not all rooms in luxury hotels are equal. To get a comparison, here... More 

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FairmontGrandDelMar, Public Relations Manager at Fairmont Grand Del Mar, responded to this review

We are honored that you chose us for such an important special occasion as your anniversary and are glad to hear that we satisfied your expectations. We hope to see you again for your next anniversary--or earlier! More 

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