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Inn by the Sea

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San Diego, California
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I put my guests here although there are cheaper places, closer to me at UTC. I like this place because a guest can explore La Jolla on his own, find the seals, the ocean, the eateries -- even the late night ones -- and make a great vacation for herself without my having to escort or drive them around. I... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 5 weeks for work and never had a problem. Breakfast buffet was good, rooms were clean, you can walk to the waterfront, restaurants, groceries, shopping, and many fitness centers. This isn't the most modern or fanciest hotel around but for what you pay, its worth it. No regrets staying here.

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Redlands, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First thing I didn't like was that woman at the desk called our room and rudely told my 18 year old son he needed to leave the room. It was just before 12:00 and I had called in the morning asking for late check out. The man I spoke to was a manger , I remembered his voice because he... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is great - a ten minute walk to La Jolla Cove and very close to many nice restaurants. Parking isn't free here, and street parking is limited to two hours during the day, so you'll have to pay unless you plan on driving around/out during the day. The room was very nice - large, clean, and a great... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights while in town for a wedding. The room was clean and spacious. The beds were very comfortable and I had a great nights sleep both nights. They offer free continental breakfast but had other plans so I didn't try it. Overall the staff was nice and helpful, service was good and I would go back. It's close... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to experience la jolla this is your go to hotel. Across the street is the beach & the shops All in walking distance Beach,shops, restaurants etc Close enough to the beach & far away from the sea lions smell

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff at this hotel were amazing, we seemed to come across the 3 p.m. - 11 p.m. most often. The staff was great at recommendations, and help in general. They let me look at several types of rooms that were available so I could determine the best fit for my husband and I. I'm fairly certain I've never been... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great stay here with our young boys. The walk to the beach, stores, restaurants was no problem. The hotel seemed full but we did not hear noise from others when we were in our room. The gym across the street was nice and convenient. My one in convenience was laundry. They only had one washer and one... More 

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Thank m333chelle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is very centrally located! Walk to everything including the cove and shops! The price is relatively low for this great of a location. The rooms are fine, but the included breakfast was relatively simple.

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Phoenix, Az
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the weekend in LaJolla at the Inn by the Sea with my family of 4 and I liked the accommodations. 2 queen beds with a semi view of the ocean on the 5th floor. Clean room. Nothing fancy about it but it served its purpose in providing a safe, clean and roomy place to stay. Parking was a challenge... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • 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
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public 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: $154 - $229 (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
#4 On the Beach Hotel in La Jolla
#11 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#13 Business Hotel in La Jolla
#13 Family Hotel in La Jolla
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