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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in La Jolla at La Valencia for two nights for our anniversary. What a beautiful hotel! We truly enjoyed our stay and the staff's wonderful service and attention. They treated us as special visitors and upgraded us to a gorgeous ocean view room. We enjoyed eating at the outdoor restaurant with the beautiful view and had drinks at... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited La Jolla for the day and decided to stay for early evening dinner after watching a beautiful sunset We chose the hotel la Valencia and it was a lovely experience Dinner is served at 5.30pm so we went to their lounge bar with large windows offering lovely bay views. They serve a very good Irish coffee for $12... More 

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this hotel from the moment we walked in, the staff were gracious and charming, especially Christina at the front desk and edgar in the restaurant! Beautiful views, old world, elegant architecture, so relaxing. Can't say enough, don't miss staying here if you have the opportunity!

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Singapore, Singapore
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a 2-week holiday to the west coast in November 2016 and of the 6 hotels we stayed in, the family unanimously agreed this is better than many of the Hyatt and other 5-star establishments that we stayed in during the trip. While it is not the most luxurious, its location is great (near cafe, restaurants, shopping, etc.)... More 

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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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89 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your budget permits staying at La Valencia, you'll return over and over. This is a luxurious hotel that meets all expectations. A short walk across the lawn brings you to the waterfront. A short walk along the streets of La Jolla brings you to outstanding shopping. Excellent restaurants are just a short walk away.

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Terrific! Thank you very much for calling out La V's engaging hospitality - we are delighted that your stay inspired plans to return - we can't wait to welcome you back. Ciao, Mark Dibella, Managing Director More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter just recently got married at the La Valencia hotel and I am still beaming with joy!!! Everything was better than I even imagined! And I must admit, I have high expectations :) But Bobby was phenomenal!!! Bobby is the coordinator and he exceeded my expectations!!! He went above and beyond many times to make things happen for me,... More 

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mother of the Bride! First and foremost - congratulations! We're incredibly overwhelmed with your amazing review - so many lovely comments about the hotel, our team and our hospitality. Weddings are so magical and we love being part of the special ingredients that combine to make the day enchanting. Thank you again - see you soon! Mark Dibella, Managing... More 

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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful pink hotel overlooking the pacific. Walk to many amazing cafes and shopping. See the sea lions playing in the surf just down from the hotel. Very friendly staff. Great pool. Wish we could stay longer.

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Quaint, Thank. you for the 5 STARS and especially the positive comments on our friendly staff - that means everything us us. Have a great holiday and please come see us in 2017. Mark Dibella, Managing Director More 

Worcester, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed three nights in a garden view villa. The room was spacious with a comfortable bed, large modern bathroom, and nice views. If you prefer more space and modern amenities the villa rooms are the way to go. All of the staff ; front desk, restaurants, bell stand, lounge, and poolside were cuteous, knowledgeable, and friendly. The Med restaurant has... More 

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Villa Charmer, On behalf of team La V, we thank you for selecting our iconic pink gem - we're so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Many thanks, Mark Dibella, Managing Director More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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46 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at La Valencia recently and was impressed with the ambiance, customer service, and condition of the room and public areas. I would definitely recommend it as a place to stay for visitors to the area. The views from the main hotel and restaurant, as well as the room, were beautiful.

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ambiance, Many thanks from a grateful team - we are always honored to receive 5 STAR accolades. Our staff hopes to welcome you back soon. Cheers, Mark Dibella, Managing Director More 

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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff outstanding (especially Christine on reception, Jessica in restaurant, Rob at poolside, and all the valet staff). Room was small, but nicely appointed with good ocean view. Pool area excellent and on-site restaurants both great - especially enjoyed live music on Saturday evening. Overall, had a wonderful five-night stay!

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Wonderful Guest, You are so fabulous to call out by name so many of our wonderful staff - thank you. We cannot thank you enough for taking the time to stay your experience and thank you for selecting La V. Ciao, Mark Dibella, Managing Director More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Med
The Med
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Valencia Hotel is more than a La Jolla landmark, it's an icon. La V continues to host celebrities, politicians, special celebrations,and romantic getaways since 1926. Located steps from the regions most scenic and stunning coastline, world-class museums, indulgent shopping and galleries, La V is the perfect blend of location and recreation. The hotel's Mediterranean influenced architecture and decor, including beautiful courtyards, hand painted murals and exquisite Spanish mosaics, evoke old-world charm with contemporary services and amenities in this one of a kind coastal destination. Choose from 114 coastal-inspired luxury guest rooms, suites and Villas featuring stunning views of La Jolla and the Pacific Ocean, lush tropical landscaping, or picturesque La Jolla village. Offering two distinctive restaurants: Cafe la Rue Bistro & Bar with casual Modern European Cuisine or THE MED Ocean View Restaurant featuring New American Cuisine. Enjoy premium libations in La Sala Lounge or plan a special event in unique indoor and outdoor ocean view event locations. La Valencia is the premier location to escape, relax and unwind. Experience the beauty of Southern California in San Diego's most elegant and classic luxury hotel and become a part of La Valencia's exceptional legacy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Valencia Hotel

Address: 1132 Prospect St., La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
Location: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Price Range: $277 - $553 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — La Valencia Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 114
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Also Known As:
La Valencia Jolla
Hotel La Valencia
La Valencia La Jolla
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Luxury Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#4 Family Hotel in La Jolla
#6 Business Hotel in La Jolla
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“go for the ocean view!”
 of 5 bubbles Myopinions2, 1 week ago | Read review
“Stay in a villa room, they are larger and more modern. Close to the pool and beach.”
  • View from outdoor dining.
 of 5 bubbles littleturk, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“The King Vintage Ocean which was a treat. The Villas are AWESOME, but the smaller room was more in my budget this time.”
 of 5 bubbles 608janel, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Certainly rooms with a sea view are desirable.”
 of 5 bubbles Visitor_from_Athens, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Ocean View Villa rooms are pricey but absolutely beautiful.”
  • Beautiful bedroom
 of 5 bubbles elizabethmandernach, 3 weeks ago | Read review
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