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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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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Chicago, Illinois
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32 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I will start this off by saying the resort is excellent, the service is really top notch and I thoroughly enjoyed myself. However, keep in mind that this is basically a California countryside resort and not beachside. It is at least a 10 minute drive to the beach. If you came from out of the state for palm trees, the... More

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Imperial, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Grand is truly a classic! Their signature restaurant Addison is amazing and most likely one of the finest in San Diego. The rooms are gorgeous enough that you could just relax in them all day long. A fine hotel that is the perfect setting for a special occasion. Plan to relax and enjoy the resort as it is nestled... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

stayed here for 2 nights and the service was perfect. the simple things like when i retrieved my car from valet, every cup holder had a fresh and cold bottle of water. nice touches here and even though i was there during the fires, the service and the hotel were perfect.

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San Diego, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at The Grand Del Mar to celebrate my birthday, and the TripAdvisor reviews were correct - we had an amazing stay. As with many other great hotels, the room was gorgeous and staff members were all friendly, but what sets this apart from others are the location and attention to details. We were offered cool, scented washcloths for... More

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Sacramento, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When a property claims and get rated as one of the best in California it certainly raise a grading bar. I really tried to love this place and I have to say that it is a beautiful property, But I encountered some issues that I'm going to mention: 1. The check-in process wasn't as professional as I was expecting. As... More

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

I've only visited this hotel for a conference, so I can't comment hotel rooms or service. But the grounds are immaculate. Driving onto the property gives you a very exclusive feel. It feels very large and remote yet quaint an cozy once you step outside your vehicle. Inside the hotel you get an exclusive resort feel. But this is San... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited The Grand Del Mar resort June 20th - 22nd for our 8th year wedding anniversary - as my wife states, this was the grown-up part of our So. California vacation, a welcome break between the hustle and bustle of our stops in San Diego and finally in Anaheim! All I can say is this hotel was one of... More

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel. Outstanding service. The hotel does a good job clustering the families with children and the separating adults to more private areas. The quiet adult areas and pool are very nice. Spectacular golf course.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel and grounds with great attention to detail. Concierge desk was efficient and helpful. Even had jeans hemmed while there and seamstress did great job. Our second time staying at this hotel and will return again. Highly recommend!

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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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