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Sands Of La Jolla

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06/05/2017 06/06/2017
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed March 7, 2017

The hotel is nothing fancy, but solid and clean and a great location, close to great businesses and the sunset overlook. I will come back. I didn't try the pool as it was a chilly weekend, but the wifi is fast and the front desk was helpful

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Orange County, California
Reviewed December 14, 2016

Nice staff! Grounds beautiful and clean. Swimming pool clean and nice. Rooms clean and nice. A few issues once in the room, but quickly resolved. Staff very nice and apologetic. Close to the beach and shopping. Will definitely come back!

Thank Gonz6
Scottsdale, Arizona USA
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

I reviewed Sands of La Jolla quite favorably a few years ago. I have returned a number of times since and still felt good about it - even the year it was in the 90s while we were there and it still didn't have a/c. But this time, I just left angry. It is not cheap -we spent over $320...

Thank HappyJackAZ
Bozeman, Montana
Reviewed September 14, 2016

The room was alright, if in need of some updating, but the noise from the street was just too much. I liked the location: you could walk around the neighborhood in safety, and the coast (not a beach) is nearby.

Thank rishelpaul
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Always traffic outside your window, people shouting profanities in the street at night, constant construction work. Drug dealers in the alley behind the hotel where you're supposed to park. If you're on the 2nd or 3rd floor pack light. The elevator seems like it's been out of order for some time. It doesn't look like the plan on fixing it....

1Thank Dennis P
Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice hotel it's right in the middle of La Jolla and Pacific Beach. It's in a great location 5 min either way to the 2 towns. It's in a nice built up area of La Jolla. The rooms have balconies you can leave the sliders open for the nice sea air. The place is a motel not...

2Thank Adam M
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Reviewed June 20, 2016

If I could give a negative star I would My boys and I arrived do a rude front desk to start. Then I notice a cardboard little sign that says they do not have air conditioning. I said you don’t have AC? The front desk girl said no we don’t. I said I was not aware of this. She said...

5Thank nteeter
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Had to stay there for one night because we lost our keys. We were so glad to find a nice and comfy place like this one. The staff was very friendly and the room had everything we needed. I would definitely come back if I'd lost my keys again. Lol :-)

1Thank Lea G
Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately this place is barely maintained and in many instances disgusting . See photos . Second night we had to move rooms due to intense chlorine smell and burning eyes . This was due to clogged toilet next room being repaired . New room has wet spots on the rug with moldy smell from shower leak through the wall to...

1Thank Cazooguy
La Jolla, California, USA
Reviewed January 1, 2016

My parents stayed 6 nights and must have said 5 times how clean the place is. They had a suite which is the biggest room, like a 1 bedroom with kitchen. Couch is very comfortable but could use a cleaning and the mattress for the open couch is worn out, unusable. The staff is super helpful, responsive and friendly. One...

2Thank rgnurse
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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Sands Of La Jolla

Address: 5417 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-7696
Location: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Price Range: $91 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sands Of La Jolla 2.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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“Get the suite top floor”
rgnurse, Jan 1, 2016 | Read review
“2nd and 3 floor rooms have balconies, but most 1st floor rooms have safety door and pool fence blocking view of parking lot”
ladylodger, Dec 30, 2015 | Read review
“It doesnt matter, you arent going to be staying in the room all day.”
I1041ZDpaulf, Nov 8, 2015 | Read review
“Best views are on the top floor. Hopefully it's cooler there too.”
alexm330, Aug 18, 2015 | Read review
“Would recommend staying on the second floor”
6gabby3, Aug 6, 2015 | Read review
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