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5 Best San Diego Luxury Beach Hotels

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Pacific Terrace Hotel Slideshow
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#3 of 273 hotels in San Diego
One traveler mentioned "upscale beach" when describing this hotel.
  • "It's wonderful decor says upscale beach resort from the moment you walk in. I knew immediately that this was going to be a great vacation. The staff was smiling and courteous. My..."
  • "This is a very nice hotel, with great views of the ocean (depending on the room you pay for). The staff is very friendly and helpful. The room and bathroom were large and clean, and the suite was pe..."
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Hilton San Diego Bayfront Slideshow
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#72 of 273 hotels in San Diego
One traveler mentioned "luxury beach" when describing this hotel.
  • "The pool area was gorgeous, and really felt like I was at a luxury beach resort (I only wish I had more time to enjoy it). The food at the poolside snack bar was the only..."
  • "Hotel was nice, typical modern hotel. Staff were friendly, rooms were large enough, bathroom spacious. But the best part was the location, on the bay and a short walk to Petco park. If you are going t..."
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La Valencia Hotel (La Jolla) 4.0 of 5
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#3 of 24 hotels in La Jolla
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  • "This was my first time ever in La Jolla and we stayed in La Valencia for a business retreat. This means that I did not have the chance to enjoy the restaurant or the pool or much else since we were lo..."
  • "Had a great experience at this hotel. Lovely decor and romantic ambience...."
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The Grande Colonial La Jolla Slideshow
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#4 of 24 hotels in La Jolla
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  • "If La Jolla is spanish for "the jewel" then Grande Colonial should be spanish for "the jewel of them all". For those travelers looking to ditch their cars and walk to fine dining, shopping, contempor..."
  • "I arrived quite late due to my airline delay. The front desk was open and had my room keys put aside and ready for me which pleased me due to the fact that it was 3:30AM. The room was a bit small but ..."
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#7 of 273 hotels in San Diego
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  • "We were pleasantly surprised with this hotel. It was about a 20 minute ride from the San Diego Airport. Check-in was prompt and friendly, they sent up welcome cocktails for us. They also had a bottl..."
  • "My friends and I went to Tower 23 Hotel for a staycation getaway. We chose this hotel so we could enjoy the beach atmosphere for the holiday weekend. The room we had was beautiful with a full ocean v..."
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