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The Grand Del Mar

5.0 of 5 5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, CA 92130
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Bend, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I took my wife here for a 3 day getaway. I looked at several hotels in the San Diego area and was so glad we chose the Grand Del Mar. From the moment we drove up, we were treated like royalty. Everyone, from the valet, to the front desk staff, to the pool staff were amazingly accommodating. I have had... More 

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While many American hotels have top notch hardware, the level of service is not always comparable to top Asian hotels such as the Mandarin Oriental or Peninsula. My wife and I stayed at the Grand Del Mar for three nights recently and were pleasantly surprised by the excellent service we received there. On day one I asked for a light... More 

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San Bruno, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just returned from a wonderful 4 night stay at The Grand Del Mar. This hotel is truly an upscale, beautiful lodging. First of all, let's address some previous reviews of the location of The Grand Del Mar. True, it is not in the heart of downtown San Diego, nor is it immediately adjacent to the night life, beaches, or... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I wanted to take my wife to a truly first class hotel while we were in Southern California and the grand del mar certainly met that criteria. It is a lovely property that offered first class amenities and service. They clearly understand the concept of service and that started, in my case, before we got there. The concierge staff (Natalia,... More 

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Camarillo, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I wanted to get away for a couple of days for her birthday. We hadn't been to the San Diego area for a while and wanted a place where we could relax, plat golf and be a little pampered. The Grand Del Mar took care of all of our wants and exceeded our expectations. The hotel is... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The grounds transport you to Tuscany and everything about this hotel oozes luxury and comfort. The staff is world class and treats you like royalty. The rooms are invitingly warm and feature all the latest bells and whistles while staying true to the old world European feel. The stores in the main building are great-- coffee/sandwiches, clothes, gifts. Could spend... More 

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the Valet to even the managers at the Amaya restaurant the service was impeccable. I loved that all staff took care of tables. Even the managers where going around and get drink orders and delivering food. Every Staff member couldn't have done anything more. If fact they all ask is there something else we can do for you. Looking... More 

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Meadowbrook, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very lucky and enjoyed 4 days of warmth and sunshine poolside where the service is fabulous. They get your chaise ready for you, bring you ice water and had a wonderful poolside menu (fish tacos were fabulous!). The rooms are just exquisite. The hotel offers a complimentary service to pick you up and take you to the beach... More 

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Venice, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grand Del Mar is a nice hotel, but it is not quite as advertised. First, if you decide to stay here, you need to realize that you are at least 10 minutes away from any commerce whatsoever. Further, you are about 15 - 20 minutes away from Del Mar Beach, and 30 to 40 minutes away from San Diego.... More 

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TheGrandDelMar, Assistant Director of Rooms at The Grand Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to speak with me about the details of your stay. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back during your next visit to San Diego. Beautiful beaches, local cuisine and a Five-Star luxury await! Sincerely, Jon Martin, Assistant Director of Rooms The Grand Del Mar More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All the awards and accolades are well earned at the grand del mar. The car service to and from la jolla was wonderful, we stayed Saturday-Tuesday for a long weekend and never had any problems coming or going (just make a reservation with the concierge a day prior) From the fresh hot cider and sugar cookies at check in to... More 

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Address: 5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, CA 92130
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Grand Del Mar 5*
Number of rooms: 249
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