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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
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our stay has been a joyous surprise. We don't typically enjoy large resorts as we find the service spotty and the families/kids noisy. This was not the case at the Grand del Mar. While the property is large, it is very peaceful and extremely well maintained. It is just gorgeous. There were tons of activities for our boys (heated pools,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very relaxing, peaceful, and quite. Perfect place for adults, children and the elderly. Rooms and bathroom are clean and new. The pools are clean, and well kept. The staff is pleasant and helpful. I will stay here every time I visit San Diego

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Fort Worth, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Every thing about this hotel IS Grand. The room, the service, the grounds. Just beautiful. Couldn't ask for anything else. We came for a business function with a large group, everyone I talked to raved about their room. The staff was marvelous. Never had so much service at a pool area. They bring you ice water wthout being asked. Towels... More

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San Francisco, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was unaware of the Grand Del Mar Resort until February of this year on a business trip with my husband. We spent 3 nights and 4 days in a beautiful room facing a quiet courtyard filled with flowers and fountains; I did not book the room so I was not aware of what level it was, but it left... More

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is very Grand and yet very comfortable. Staff is attentive without being overly formal which is what we like. We had eaten at Addison for our anniversary, so we opted to enjoy the music in the lounge and ate a light dinner there. The Crispy Tuna Roll is FABULOUS and filling! Wines by the glass were tasty and... More

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Dallas, Texas
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118 reviews 118 reviews
57 hotel reviews
201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading several recent reviews I thought I had very little to add. But since this is probably the best hotel we have ever visited, I felt obligated to tell people that. The hotel's architecture evokes Italy, except it is more beautiful than any hotel we have been to in many visits to Italy. The grounds are impeccably landscaped with... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is just... wow. I don't know really how to describe the whole place. It's opulent, grand, lavish and above all simply amazing. The bed was massive and comfy and the bath tub, oh my goodness, you could certainly drown in there for the depth! The rooms were large and cosy and it was lovely having a bath and... More

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Long Lake, Minnesota
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing is overlooked. This is a top hotel and the people that work hear are amazing. I will start with the art in the halls. The Grand Del Mar must have thousands of paintings in the halls (at least 5 in my room alone). The room is like something out of the another time (but is all so new). Landscape... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is absolutely ridiculous. This sprawling resort is pristine. The service is the best I have ever experienced. The housekeepers tie your power chords up with a nice bow!! chocolates or chocolate or chocolate covered oreos every night on your pillow, complimentary coffee and juice in the morning. I loved the adult only no cell phone whirlpool. Concierge and... More

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San Diego, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed for one night to celebrate our 13th anniversary. We had a "standard" King room with a nice walk out patio onto the grounds. The room was immaculate - very clean and well appointed. The bathroom was amazing - marble, with a huge tub and walk-in shower. We're really picky when it comes to cleanliness, and... More

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Also Known As:
The Grand Del Mar Hotel San Diego
The Grand Del Mar Hotel
Grand Del Mar Hotel
Grand Del Mar San Diego
Address: 5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, CA 92130
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in San Diego
#1 Family Hotel in San Diego
#1 Top resorts Hotel in San Diego
#1 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#5 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#11 Green Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Grand Del Mar 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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