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Inn by the Sea

#14 of 24 Hotels in La Jolla
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Ann Arbor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay at this hotel. It was in a perfect location, right next to many restaurants and shops. Upon checking in, the friendly hotel staff provided us with an envelope full of coupons for locale restaurants, which was helpful in finding places to eat. We were able to park our car at the hotel and walk everywhere, including... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent location. Easy to walk to the beaches, restaurants, Von's (grocery/liquor), shops and more!! Well appointed rooms, spotless, comfy bed and linens, think towels in the bathroom. Smaller pool but it was never so busy that it was packed. Enjoyed breakfast by the pool Each morning too! Cereals, muffins, yogurt, Danishes, coffee, teas, oatmeal, fresh fruit. Iced Coffee and coffee... More 

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Staten Island, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 4th of July weekend here and it was in the perfect location. Easy walk to the cove, which is why I came to La Jolla in the first place, and all shops and restaurants. There was also a supermarket right down the block so I was able to buy lunch stuff and keep it in the roomy fridge that... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seems this hotel is under new management and now goes by the very appealing "Inn by the Sea La Jolla" moniker. Our room on the third floor was very comfortable. It included a view overlooking parts of the town and having a peek of the ocean. Complimentary water bottles were provided and necessary for this summer weather. I really thought... More 

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kerntizo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this place through another travel site after being offered a discount and also based on reviews I read about it on Tripadvisor and other sites as well. I had looked extensively for a condo or something with a kitchen up and down the coast of San Diego and decided I would just go for this place. It had... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fabulous stay. From the front desk to the maids, everyone was courteous and considerate. The facility was right in the middle of the entire city. Plenty to do wonderful restaurants. Ocean views! Perfection

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are clean , large and updated. The location couldn't be better. Close to La Jolla Cove, restaurants, shops, salons etc. Breakfast was a little boring. Free coffee and tea all day long was good. Iced coffee in the afternoon was a nice touch. Friendly staff.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Inn by the Sea has a great location, large rooms which are very quiet, and a very friendly front desk staff. This would be a 4 or 5 rating, easily, except for the breakfast, which was awful- prepacked unhealthy muffins, automatic pancakes, bottled juice. How hard would it be to have bread and a toaster? We weren't expecting a full... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

The rooms are spotless and the breakfast is amazing with bottled juices, automatic pancake maker, coffee as strong as you like it, and a crystal clear swimming pool. It is a short walk to the beach. We are planning on staying here again. The front desk was very helpful, even printing out a map for us to help us with... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I was looking for an inexpensive place for one Friday night. Inn by the Sea was just over $100 (cheap for La Jolla!) so I was expecting something pretty low end. I can't tell you how pleasantly surprised I was! First of all, the location is excellent -- right in the middle of town and a quick walk to the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Inn by the Sea

Address: 7830 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4283 (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn by the Sea)
Location: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Price Range: $165 - $260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Inn by the Sea 2.5*
Number of rooms: 132
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Inn By The Sea Hotel La Jolla
Best Western La Jolla
La Jolla Best Western
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in La Jolla
#5 On the Beach Hotel in La Jolla
#11 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#13 Family Hotel in La Jolla
#13 Business Hotel in La Jolla
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