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Inn by the Sea

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Experience the sand-swept landscapes and inspired Pacific views of the Inn by the Sea at La Jolla in San Diego, California. Here at our hotel in downtown La Jolla, you’ll find lovely guest rooms, complete with balconies offering coastal breezes and inspired views. Surrounded by beaches, dining options, local culture, and chic boutiques, this Southern California mecca is the premier destination for travelers to the La Jolla and San Diego areas. Take advantage of comfortable, spacious guest accommodations from the hotel that boasts a location in “The Heart of the Village.” Take in the salty breezes as you soak up the California sunshine in one of the most romantic honeymoon destinations. Spend a day exploring local culture, and later on, as the sun goes down, dine at one of our vibrant local restaurants. From morning until evening, La Jolla Village is brimming with all things California.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Mid-range
Centrally Located
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Grade: 100 out of 100
74Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
37Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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This is a nice, clean, hotel with a great walking location to the town center and the beach. It has fresh water machines on each floor, so you don't need bottled water! Great Pool area...and most important to me....Great coffee in a 24 hour food/guest lounge. It is not
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Response from Sheldon J, General Manager at Inn by the Sea
Responded 1 week ago
We really appreciate your kind words and five out of five rating Fjelbar! Hope we see you again the next time your travels bring you back to beautiful La Jolla Village...
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This is the most wonderful hotel in La Jolla for me. Reasonably priced for La Jolla. Lovely, clean rooms. The nicest, most professional and friendly staff. Great equi-distance to the Village and the shore. Always a wonderful stay.
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Response from Sheldon J, General Manager at Inn by the Sea
Responded Oct 4, 2018
We really appreciate your kind words and five out of five rating Chase41! Hope we see you again the next time your travels bring you back to beautiful La Jolla Village...
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This hotel is “OK” for the price, and has the million-dollar location! Walk to spectacular beaches, seacliffs, and La Jolla village. The recent renovation is “OK”. The pool area is cheerful and clean. All the staff have been very nice to us. They have free good coffee and
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Inn By The Sea is a lower cost option but when making your comparisons add $15 per night for parking. The good is that the room was comfortable and the location very good. However, when I arrived one of the two elevators was broken as was hotel room TV’s. They took at least two
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Okay property that is right downtown on a major street and very close to the shore. Front desk staff is excellent, especially Juan. Unfortunately, property is a little dated and could use a little updating.
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Response from Sheldon J, General Manager at Inn by the Sea
Responded Dec 16, 2018
We appreciate your taking the time to leave us your feedback and rating Phillip. We are consistently updating areas of the hotel, so I hope you will give us another try the next time your travels bring you back to beautiful La Jolla Village...
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Hello! We left Best Western in December 2015. We are the Inn by the Sea now. We have also been completely remodeled with a lot of new amenities. I hope we see you the next time your travels bring you back to beautiful La Jolla Village...
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Email and ask! They were very prompt in response to my questions. We were there in February and there was no breakfast included.
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Hello! You are correct, the walk back from the ocean is fairly steep. It depends on the one doing the walking as to how steep. Parking can be an issue depending on the time of year and day of the week, but there are a lot of parking spaces between the hotel and the water. THANK YOU for asking.
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We do not have much in the way of fast food here in the Village, but several of the restaurants are easy on the budget. We also have our share of restaurants with spectacular ocean views and world renowned chefs... they are more expensive, but maybe worth it for the memorable experience! When you check-in you will receive a Welcome Envelope from us. Included is a map of the are, and coupons for discounts at many of our favorite restaurants and shops. THANK YOU for asking... Sheldon Joyner - General Manager
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The parking in the front of the hotel is tight, and will be best used to check-in and get your room keys, Welcome Envelope and parking pass. Most of our parking is behind the hotel on Bishop's Lane plus we have a underground garage. Many of these spaces can accommodate a SUV. THANK YOU for asking. Sheldon Joyner - General Manager
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"I would assume the upper floors are quieter."
"Our rooms had view of next building and parking on site was $15 per night."
"Top floors for views"
"On first floor, the sliding glass door opens directly on the back alley cinder block view. Will not stay here again. Not worth the price."
"I was on the first floor which was quiet and I had a patio off the back. I only had a view of buildings in front and back."
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PRICE RANGE
$180 - $257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
best western plus inn by the sea hotel la jollabest western la jollala jolla best western
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn by the Sea
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaSan DiegoLa Jolla
NUMBER OF ROOMS
130
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