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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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9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm picky but have been here over 10X and struggle to recall anything not great about this hotel. Grounds are gorgeous. Service is fabulous....not in a fawning way, but in the best sense of service -- putting you in a good mood, feeling pampered, cherished that you are there as their guest. Spa / adult pool is SOO nice --... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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42 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nestled in the greenery of the hills encompassing the golf course, the Grand Del Mar is enchanting with its Mediterranean pink exterior. We just returned from the ultimate experience at the Grand Del Mar. The front entrance to the resort is not imposing. Understated, this resort exceeds expectations with every turn. The guest rooms, beautiful property, lovely interior was only... More

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Kansas City, MO
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16 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This property is absolutely immaculate. The staff of the Grand Del Mar understand what it means to give excellent customer service. WOW.... beautiful property, beautifully appointed rooms. I stayed in room 245 for three nights. The pools and Jacuzzis are wonderful. Do not hesitate to stay here. Pricey? Yes...but you get what you pay for. I will definitely come here... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is spectacularly gorgeous. The building is sumptuous without being intimidating, quietly luxurious but comfortable. My room was spacious, with a lovely small patio overlooking the poll, with a nice privacy hedge. But what really stands out here is the staff. I was there for a business meeting, and everyone agreed it was the finest staff we had ever... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I think TripAdvisor needs a new scoring system - 6 out of 5 "Exceptional" in order to do The Grand Del Mar justice. We have stayed in some excellent hotels around the world but this one tops the lot. From the moment you arrive you are treated with great respect and made to feel really welcome. Our room (which I... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite possibly my favorite hotel in the entire state of California. Beautiful property that is impeccably maintained interiorly and exteriorly. Rooms are furnished beautifully with spacious bathrooms. We absolutely LOVE the chocolate dipped Oreos they leave for you at the turn-down service, definitely do not pass on those! Their restaurant Addison deserves three Michelin stars, and is a dining experience... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent the Labor Day weekend here. I had never even visited the property and was so very pleased. It is elegant and gorgeous, while still being welcoming and relaxed. We really appreciated the way our toddler was welcomed and treated, and felt very relaxed and happy. Great room, great space, food, overall a fabulous time. I can't wait to go... More

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San Diego, California
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at 4 seasons and Ritz carlton resorts .. Nice but this resort is over the top most wonderful resort I've revere experience .. Attention to detail . You have to visit this resort. A MUST stay . From the delusions food to customer service at it's best ....and it's absolutely beautiful !

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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second stay at Grand Del Mar and on this occassion I brought along 16 friends for the ride and it again didn't disappoint. As someone who specializes in organizing luxury travel, I've stayed in some amazing properties but never anywhere where every single one of the members of staff come together to create an amazing experience for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to The Grand Del Mar and it certainly will not be our last. This is a high class luxury hotel resort with all of the amenities we wanted. The resort and grounds are well-appointed and immaculate, and the entire staff was extremely accommodating and friendly. The golf course was incredible as were the restaurants and... 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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