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Fairmont Grand Del Mar

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5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, CA 92130-4901
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#7 of 295 hotels in San Diego
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Capturing the elegance and charm of an old-world Mediterranean estate, San Diego's luxury Fairmont Grand Del Mar golf resort and spa welcomes guests to Southern California with breathtaking architecture, acclaimed dining and impeccable service. Magnificently situated on 400-acres in a pristine coastal canyon five miles from the Pacific Ocean. Vacation or celebrate luxury San Diego resort featuring the private Tom Fazio-designed golf course, a Five-Star spa, four sparkling pools, tennis courts, yoga and fitness classes, Explorer's Club for kids, nightlife and exquisite dining — epitomized by Addison, San Diego’s only MICHELIN-starred restaurant.
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Property amenities
Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Golf course
Babysitting
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness classes
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Poolside bar
Tennis court
Evening entertainment
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Massage
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
ATM on site
Butler service
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air purifier
Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Bidet
Bathrobes
Desk
Dining area
Fireplace
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
On-demand movies
Walk-in shower
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Family Resort
Languages Spoken
English
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Tiffany H wrote a review Sep 17
California11 contributions4 helpful votes
Made us want to move to Del Mar and my husband to golf the rest of his life LOL Superb staff. Everyone friendly, helpful & knowledgeable. Food delish,Pool, golf and grounds just lovely. Its like a hidden treasure. Felt like a modern castle. Will definitely be back!
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Melanie K wrote a review Sep 13
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Sadly I have the worse experience. The resort is beautiful but my massage was canceled last minute and we end up getting the service last minute someone became available cutting my massage short . But they over charge and the manager even say she will fix this problem we wait one week and not response. My partner was charge extra in a gift card and they say they will fix the problem we still waiting. They say was a mistake in the charge the front desk lady was confused. For a 5 start resort I don’t think should be a mistake like this. In top of this the manager say she will fix this and still not happening. The pool food services was terrible we order food and mine comes 15 min later and my partner wait for a salad 37 min. Sadly I will not recommend to spend 300$ x a hour massage with this experience
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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bruce wrote a review Sep 8
Omaha, Nebraska9 contributions
This is a very opulent resort with outstanding service, facilities and dining. One of the nicest results I’ve ever experienced with attention to every detail. Lovely rooms, patios and pools as well as many indoor amenities. Beautiful golf course. Expensive.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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T-LO11_11 wrote a review Aug 2021
Seattle, Washington14 contributions27 helpful votes
We spent 6 nights at the resort and had high expectations yet Fairmont was able to exceed those expectations. The service we received throughout our stay was excellent and the resort is beautiful. And big thanks to Jameka at the front desk, who went above and beyond with our needs during our final day of our stay. The resort pool (actually two plus two hot tubs, not including the adult-only pool area) was one of our family's highlights especially how warm they keep the pool temperature! It was easy to find chairs and the staff was very attentive. A pleasant surprise was that they had one of the TVs at the pool bar tuned to TVG! Although the hotel is not on the beach (which we knew when we booked), it is conveniently located and an easy drive for anywhere we wanted to go, both within Del Mar and beyond. For our days at the beach, the valet staff loaded our car with complimentary chairs and umbrellas. The resort provided me with complimentary car service in a BMW for getting to the Del Mar race track. Although we did self-parking, the valet staff was consistently helpful and friendly. We enjoyed partaking in resort activities, including archery lessons and practice with Kellie. We felt safe throughout our visit despite COVID and very much hope to return in the future!
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Response from Rachel Wiley, Other at Fairmont Grand Del Mar
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your outstanding review! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay, the pool areas, archery, and our customer service. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!
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Krystal wrote a review Aug 2021
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Fairmont Grand Del Mar is a true five-star hotel. I was very impressed by the congeniality of each hotel employee. The valet staff, concierge, and front desk staff were truly primed to graciously greet and welcome us in to the hotel. The hotel itself is like something out of a fairytale, or a French palace. The grounds were kept beautifully, the hotel was ornately decorated, the estate felt serene and secluded even while being massive. Our room was suite with balcony with a beautiful view of the golf course and hiking trails behind the hotel. The room was clean, quiet, spacious, and the bathtub was huge. The only two drawbacks are: (1) the location and (2) accessibility to the front desk. Del Mar isn't that far from anything but it also isn't too close to anything either. It's in a suburb of San Diego. You will have at least a 10-15 min drive to get to any tourist activities. But, the hotel staff is there to help you. More distressing was that communicating and contacting the staff was incredibly difficult at times. While, the staff is incredibly friendly and helpful, it took a few tries to get in contact with the front desk or valet from our room. It seems like the hotel is short-staffed. Given the number of guests, there should be more individuals on the ground that are more readily available. For that reason, I gave the hotel an 8.5 (rounded up to a 9) out of 10. Overall, I truly enjoyed my stay at Fairmont and would highly recommend booking your reservation. Do not hesitate!
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Response from Rachel Wiley, Other at Fairmont Grand Del Mar
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your gracious review! We are elated to hear you enjoyed the resort and our customer service. We appreciate you for taking the time to share your concerns regarding difficulty communicating with the hotel staff and we would like to extend our sincerest apologies regarding this experience. Excellent service is what we strive to be known for; therefore your feedback is extremely important as it enables us to continually improve our service and provide a memorable experience to our valued guests. Our relationship with our guests is of paramount importance. We hope that you will present us with the opportunity to serve you again in the future!
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PRICE RANGE
$445 - $856 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the grand del mar hotel san diego, grand del mar hotel, grand del mar san diego
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Grand Del Mar
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaSan Diego
NUMBER OF ROOMS
249
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fairmont Grand Del Mar
Which popular attractions are close to Fairmont Grand Del Mar?
Nearby attractions include Speed Circuit & Family Fun Center (4.3 miles), Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve (3.6 miles), and Torrey Pines State Beach (4.0 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Fairmont Grand Del Mar?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Fairmont Grand Del Mar?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Fairmont Grand Del Mar?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Fairmont Grand Del Mar?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Fairmont Grand Del Mar?
Conveniently located restaurants include Market Restaurant & Bar, Truluck's Ocean's Finest Seafood & Crab, and A.R. Valentien at The Lodge at Torrey Pines.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Fairmont Grand Del Mar?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Fairmont Grand Del Mar have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Fairmont Grand Del Mar offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Fairmont Grand Del Mar?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Fairmont Grand Del Mar?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Fairmont Grand Del Mar offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.