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The Grand Del Mar

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, CA 92130
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

They knew our name, however that happened I was shocked. They take the time to remember you and make you feel like royalty. Best experience ever. I can not wait to go back. It is in the middle of no where and a bit slower paced. If you want lively hot spot this is not the place.

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Novo Hamburgo, RS
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was invited for a team offsite meeting at this hotel. I was amazed when I arrived: The entire place is very well organized and clean. The front desk is exactly what we see on the movies. Good, helpful and friendly staff. The room wasnt ready when we arrived, but they text me and offered me to keep my luggage.... More

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a beautiful hotel, with excellent service. From the moment we walked in, our experience just kept getting better and better. We didn't have reservations, and I called the Grand Del Mar on our drive in from Laguna to Del Mar. I spoke to reservations and they were very polite, they transferred me to the concierge because we wanted... More

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Deer Park, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Second trip since April 2014 to The Grand Del Mar -- one of the most beautiful hotels ever. The check-in, staff, service, rooms, grounds, golf course, etc. --- everything was top notch/first class. Enough that it was hard to leave the hotel to our other scheduled events. Breakfast room service was fantastic -- so much that we added a tip... More

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Dallas, Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is awesome. The grounds, the staff, the service... awesome. Drop dead gorgeous place. It makes the Bellagio in Vegas look like a Motel 6. The pools are insane. And truly, some of the very best food in San Diego is at this hotel. You will probably pay out the nose for just about everything..... but on a scale... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the third time we have stayed at The Grand Del Mar, San Diego. We keep going back because the service and setting are wonderful. I only wish the hotel was closer to the ocean. It is set up in the hills off of a private road. Very quiet. Service has always been great. The only issue, and it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for a conference at the end of March and was very impressed by the quality of the room with its spacious bathroom, comfortable bed and nice terrace leading to the relaxation pool. Grounds were very nice as well. Definitely not cheap but was very happy, especially with the conference rate. Great outdoor activities and dining nearby too.

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San Carlos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grand Del Mar is an exceptional resort--beautiful, luxurious and relaxing. I love the rooms, the Spa, the grounds and the pools; in addition it has an incredible array of children's activities: Explorers' Club (lots of arts and crafts). I love the sculptures, the nature preserve, golf, the pools, and more! However, what sets it apart is the outstanding staff... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Magnificent setting, great service. People go out of their way to please you. Rooms are gorgeous, lots of space. Nice green relaxing views. Programing in the hotel is great so you don't have to leave. And you don't want to leave this magical place!

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't say enough about this place. From the doorman who offered us fresh bottles of water as we departed and returned each day (they called us by name I might add), to the friendly and accommodating reception staff, to the silent and ever so efficient housekeeping staff...to the immaculate rooms and beautiful decor....Our anniversary stay was amazing. There was... 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*
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Serenely nestled amidst San Diego's Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve and a mere five miles from the Pacific coastline, The Grand Del Mar seamlessly combines the old-world charm of a Mediterranean estate with the modern luxury of an elegant resort. The result: California's premier triple Five-Star destination and TripAdvisor's #1 Hotel in the United States. Little wonder, given the sun-drenched climate, stunning natural beauty, championship golf course, one of only 41 Five-Star spas in the world, and irresistible dining - epitomized by Addison, Southern California's only Five-Star/Five Diamond restaurant, helmed by Relais and Chateaux Grand Chef William Bradley. From the completely relaxing to the downright invigorating, you'll find a variety of ways to fill your days (and nights) at The Grand Del Mar. Engage in a seasonal mixology class. Take a dip in one of four heated pools. Enjoy an afternoon hike or horseback ride amid the pristine nature preserve. Or, sip signature cocktails at the resort's enticing lounges - all before retreating to your thoughtfully appointed guestroom. Welcome to The Grand life - just east of the Pacific and slightly north of expectations. ... more   less 
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