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The Lodge at Torrey Pines
5.0 of 5 Resort   |   11480 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037   |  
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Ranked #1 of 23 hotels in La Jolla
Hermosa Beach, California
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“Best Place in La Jolla”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Got married here and come back every year for our anniversary. Its an amazing place and you won't be disappointed. Also, the drug store burger from the snack bar is the best burger you'll ever have! Also check out the main bar with the fireplace, a great way to spend a fall afternoon.

Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We were recommended the Lodge by AMEX and they were correct. Excellent lodge, food, rooms and service. Rooms were very comfortable as well as the bed. A really class act! This is a great place to stay.

Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

My wife and I have stayed at a number of very nice hotel properties globally, both for business and pleasure, and have to say this is right up there with the best. From the large rooms, to the architecture, to the fireplaces, the hotel was extremely comfortable and inviting. The food (at both The Grill and A.R. Valentien) and service were also top notch. The Lodge is located next door to the Torrey Pines State Reserve - which offers numerous hiking trails with terrific views of the Pacific - and is close to the the towns of Del Mar and La Jolla with their shops and restaurants. This is a great place for couples, small business groups, and of course golfers! But even if you don't play (which we don't), you won't be disappointed.

Room Tip: If you can get a room with a balcony overlooking the golf course - grab it!
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Stayed here for 3 nights in October for my sister's wedding. The lodge is absolutely beautiful! It is in the Craftsman style, and its location along the coast in La Jolla is truly spectacular. We stayed in a Palisades room, and found it spacious, with a gorgeous view, large deck, fireplace, incredibly comfortable bed and furnishings, and terrific amenities. The bathroom was huge, with a large soaking tub, separate shower, and a wonderful vanity area. I loved the bath products -- luxurious. And the nightly turndown service was a special touch. We enjoyed breakfast at the main restaurant, and I found the bar area terrific. We had time to get in a run through Torrey Pines Reserve -- how wonderful to have such a beautiful area just next door to the lodge. Many of our friends and family members spent time there as well. My only complaint is that we were so busy with the wedding, we didn't have enough time to enjoy all the Lodge had to offer (spa, pool, etc). We will definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

I've been wanting to stay here for a while and finally did. The staff is amazing, exactly what you'd expect.

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I had lunch with a small party in the dining room, outstanding. The staff made great recommendations and everything we ordered was outstanding.

Breakfast
Breakfast was room service and that too was outstanding. It arrived hot, was fresh, presented beautifully and again, tasted great.

Rooms
Very comfortable, nice touches, fully stocked bathroom and the complimentary bottle of water is appreciated.

Overall, not much to change here. I attended a series of meeting and the conference facilities too are well done. I hope to have a reason to come back.

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We really enjoyed the Lodge at Torrey Pines. It's quite different than a lot of the other SoCal resorts that are light, airy and have plentiful ocean views. It's definitely more lodge-like and feels like you are in the mountains or woods. It has ocean views but they are further off. I think it would be a great resort to visit over the holidays. Service was outstanding and the rooms were cozy.

Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We loved our recent stay at Torrey Pines. The only downfall is we were not comfortable
driving into La Jolla at night. We had a beautiful deluxe room with a fireplace. The resort is beautiful and you must walk Torrey Pines
Reserve.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about The Lodge at Torrey Pines

Address: 11480 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in La Jolla
#1 Spa Hotel in La Jolla
#1 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#1 Family Hotel in La Jolla
#1 Luxury Hotel in La Jolla
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Lodge at Torrey Pines 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Guests are greeted at The Lodge's porte-cochère by doormen attired in kilted Scottish Dress. Inside are 170 guest rooms, 12,000 square feet of meeting space, spa, 2 restaurants, and expansive public rooms with fireplaces, comfortable leather chairs and amazing views of the Torrey Pines and the Pacific Ocean beyond. Behind The Lodge is a heated pool with cabanas, whirlpool, croquet lawn, and a large terrace with chaise lounges for basking in the Southern California sun. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
The Lodge At Torrey Pines Hotel La Jolla
Hotel At Torrey Pines
Resort At Torrey Pines
Lodge San Diego
Lodge Torrey Pines
Inn Torrey Pines

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