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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Annapolis, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2010

The overall architecture and landscaping inspires awe. This is one 'spare-no-expense' property. The golf course goes on for miles. And, the restaurants are something magical. They prepare food that is so perfect it boggles the mind to imagine something better. Oh, and then there is the bill, this place was the best value ever...bordering on cheap. I stayed at the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2010

A fantastic hotel, if you get the chance visit. The attention to detail, service and whole look of the hotel is just amazing Simply the best hotel we have stayed at, and we have been lucky to stay at some good ones,.....Ritz Carlton, Emirates Palace etc The spa is to a standard i did not believe existed........would highly recommend hotel

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Niagara Falls, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2010

My family really enjoyed this hotel, it was a comfortable stay, the beds were soft and everything was clean and well kept. The hotel staff did their best to answer all of our questions, they were very friendly. Overall we had a very good time staying here, I would recommend this place.

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14 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2010

This hotel is beautiful and a real gem. The previous reviews say it all really. We were upgraded on arrival as it was our wedding anniversary and they later left wine and cake in the room which was a lovely touch. The room was massive, great bathroom, big seating area and nice balcony to sit out. I just have to... More

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La Jolla, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2010

Our First Wedding Anniversary for a couple over 50 had to be special and so it was at the Grand Del Mar in San Diego/Del Mar California. What a fabulous resort! Our expectation were high and met at every turn. The weather was perfect, the gated entrance, the lobby and porte-cochere like something out of Italy. A sophisticated but warm... More

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2010

This was a fantastic hotel. My room was spectacular. The staff was very friendly. Food was excellent. Top notch all around. The hotel was a far distance from central San Diego, so isn't practical if you plan to spend a lot of time right in the city. Arranging and waiting for taxis always seemed to be a bit of a... More

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Randolph, New Jersey
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2010

Absolutely loved everything about this hotel! It is approximately a 20 minute drive from the San Diego airport and not too far from neighboring towns to visit such as La Jolla, Del Mar, Old Town, Encinitas, Solana Beach and downtown San Diego with the trendy Gas Lamp Quarter. The drive up to this gorgeous property makes you feel as though... More

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Toms River, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2010

From check-in to check-out every facet of our recent stay at the Grand Del Mar was superb. Th grounds are pristine; the staff does everthing it their power to make your stay totally enjoyable. It was hard for us to leave the complex to do any sightseeing and though we had made dinner reservations in advance for our stay in... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2010

We booked a night at the hotel to just relax and it was exactly that! I am in love with the lemonade they served at check in....i was craving it the next day, but we left before they put it out! After check in, we went to our room, which was a regular room, but it felt like a suite!... More

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19 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2010

We spent 4 nights at this excellent and beautiful hotel. We're booked into two fairway view rooms (one with king and one with queens) connected to each other. The view was not spectactular but this was not the reason for the hotel selection. The rooms itself were large and very well designed. Super nice and spacious bathroom. The valet took... 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 Family Hotel in San Diego
#1 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#1 Top resorts Hotel in San Diego
#1 Business 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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