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Fairmont Grand Del Mar

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5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, CA 92130 (Formerly Grand Del Mar)
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Bedford, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

You will not be disappointed....from the moment the bellmen/doormen greet you to passing housekeeping in the hallway wishing you a genuine good day. Not a detail was missed. The building and property are spectacular. The wait and bar staff were top notch on every detail. In particular Megan and Alison. We never return to the same resort or hotel but... More 

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

I stayed here for a business trip; an offsite event that spanned 4 days. I could not have been more pleased with this hotel. The grounds are exquisite and I felt like I might be in the south of France. Had lunch on the Veranda, fantastic! Attended a party at the hilltop bar. We were treated exceptionally well and I... More 

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Suffern, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

what made this resort so special was not just the beauty and cleanliness, but the staff...we were treated royally and with genuine care and sincere personalized service. whatever we needed came right away and they really went beyond the call of duty. for example, i called the concierge to inquire about canceling an activity the next morning because my son... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

The location is great.... it's right in between Legoland and Sea World. And the surrounding area are also within driving distance to a lot of great restaurants. When we first entered the hotel, it felt a bit more formal than expected... but once you get the room and get settled you're fine. The service is nothing extraordinary but I did... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Gigantic rooms, great service. Plan on walking a lot from room to anywhere. Is a true resort so far from anything else. I was at a two-day conference and didn't do all the things I would have loved to if I was on vacation

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El Centro CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Our two night stay last week was very nice indeed. Top notch rooms and grounds. Amaya great for breakfast. Nice walkways and trails for exercise. Addison's more flourish and presentation than nutrition. Nice once--I guess. High tea at the hotel library very nice--except for the slightly stale sandwich breads. The dinner at the 300 person wedding was outstanding.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

The drive down the winding driveway with glimpses of the golf course in the canyon suggests something special lies beyond, and the reality doesn't disappoint. Family members of ours hosted a brunch party there and the room, decor and catering was top notch, and judging by the numerous weddings and other functions that took place during our week there it... More 

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Tolland, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

I stayed at the Grand Del Mar last year about this time and found it just as outstanding. I appreciate the friendly attentive service and the resort amenities are wonderful. Dinner at the Addison is a must - terrific food there. The golf is challenging but not crowded and the course is in great shape.

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Villanova, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

We stayed there for six wonderful days in a suite on the ground floor. The staff was extremely accommodating and professional. I had three treatments in the spa and each treatment was excellent. The grounds are well maintained and the resort provides many opportunities to get outside and use them. Besides golf, there are tennis courts, two swimming pools, riding... More 

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Cozumel, Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Sine a ong time ago, I wanted to visit this hotel. Since ou enter the main gate, you feel you are arriving to a grest place, the fountains, the architecture, the cars at the motor lobby: bentleys, porches, mercedez benz. Bell an Valet service impecable, gorgeous lobby area, bar, and cafe. Must visit the coffe deli. Spa very nice, the... More 

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