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Fairmont Grand Del Mar

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My Wife and I stayed for 3 nights recently. I reviewed the Bel Air in Beverley Hills a few weeks ago and described it as in the handful of the best hotels in the world, the Fairmont Grand Del Mar fits this description too. Amazing property blessed with so much space. Service is absolute top notch, rooms, foods all the... More 

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Boston,MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is an absolute gem. I felt that from the moment we stepped in, every single employee went out of their way to make our experience special. Our 3 year old got to pick his toy from the treasure chest during check- in and there was a plate of freshly baked cookies with his name waiting in our room... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I just returned from a 10 day West Coast vacation capped off with two wonderful nights at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar. I must say it was perhaps my finest hotel experience to date. We arrived to a wonderful staff reception where I was able to easily park my own car while my wife proceeded to a... More 

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Seal Beach Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to the Fairmont Del Mar for a wedding. Although this property is not cheap, it is a wonderful weekend place to get away from everything! Everything was perfect! The room was amazing and had an espresso coffee maker and wonderful beds. Loved our stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel has become my new favorite, as it is simply outstanding. Not only are prices fairly reasonable, the accommodations, service, surroundings and overall feeling are wonderful! Friendly staff, excellent choice of dining, pools that can't be beat, even horseback riding ~ just a fantastic hotel!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have stayed at many of Fairmont's top properties in North America (throughout Canada, Hawaii, San Francisco, Arizona, New York, Boston), not to mention other 5 star hotels and resorts, and I can safely say that the Grand Del Mar stands out as my new favourite. From the overall design of the property, to the landscaping, to the pools, to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've had Afternoon Tea twice at the Grand Del Mar. Both were spectacular experiences. I've had Tea at the Pierre in New York, The Ritz and Claridges in London and many many more. Tea at the Grand Del Mar rates among the very best I've had. The scones are especially exquisite.

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FairmontGrandDelMar, Public Relations Manager at Fairmont Grand Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review and photos of our afternoon tea. We are honored to be named among such legends in the industry and hope to welcome you back for many more high teas to come. Cheers! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've enjoyed Fairmont properties in several locations, but the Grand Del Mar was on another level entirely. I loved our experience there. The rooms were amazing in every way - spacious, roomy and luxurious. The property was amazing, too, from the big public spaces in the hotel itself to the grounds. While we hadn't made a big fuss of it,... More 

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FairmontGrandDelMar, Public Relations Manager at Fairmont Grand Del Mar, responded to this review

First, congratulations on your recent nuptials! We love hearing when our team goes above and beyond and were delighted to learn from your review that we exceeded your expectations with this "Grand Gesture." We hope to welcome you back for many anniversaries to come! More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in July for a long weekend at this property! Extremely stunning and well kept! The grounds are absolutely beautiful & inside is lavish. Over all, service was excellent. Would recommend a spa day - the vischi shower & scrub. Not too far from the airport - perhaps 35 minutes? We dined mostly off property - Del Mar isn't far... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with my husband and two children (3 and 4.5) for the weekend. From the moment you arrive till the time you depart you are treated likely royalty. The staff goes out of their way to make sure you have a wonderful time. When we checked in the offered our boys a toy from their "treasure chest" which... More 

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FairmontGrandDelMar, Public Relations Manager at Fairmont Grand Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your family's experience with us. We are delighted to hear that you received the "royal treatment" from start to finish and that your little ones enjoyed all of our on-property offerings. "Best hotel in San Diego" is quite an honor, so thank you! We look forward to your next visit. More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Serenely nestled amidst San Diego's Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve and a mere five miles from the Pacific coastline, Fairmont Grand Del Mar seamlessly combines the old-world charm of a Mediterranean estate with the modern luxury of an elegant resort. The result: TripAdvisor's #1 Luxury Hotel in California. Little wonder, given the sun-drenched climate, stunning natural beauty, championship golf course, one of only 25 Five-Star spas in the United States, and irresistible dining - epitomized by Addison, Southern California's only Five-Star/Five Diamond restaurant, helmed by Relais and Chateaux Grand Chef William Bradley. From the completely relaxing to the downright invigorating, you'll find a variety of ways to fill your days (and nights) at Fairmont Grand Del Mar. Engage in a seasonal mixology class. Take a dip in one of four heated pools. Enjoy an afternoon hike or horseback ride amid the pristine nature preserve. Or, sip signature cocktails at the resort's enticing lounges - all before retreating to your thoughtfully appointed guestroom. Welcome to the Grand life - just east of the Pacific and slightly north of expectations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Address: 5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, CA 92130-4901 (Formerly Grand Del Mar)
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $412 - $843 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Fairmont Grand Del Mar 5*
Number of rooms: 249
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Also Known As:
The Grand Del Mar Hotel San Diego
Grand Del Mar Hotel
Grand Del Mar San Diego
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#1 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#1 Family Hotel in San Diego
#1 Business Hotel in San Diego
#1 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#11 Green Hotel in San Diego
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