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Fairmont Grand Del Mar

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was our first time in San Diego and we stayed at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar for 5 glorious days!! The property is meticulously maintained. You're greeted by friendly attentive staff and an incredible floral arrangement in the lobby. The public spaces and rooms are tastefully done. The gardens are beautiful. The pools are peaceful and have beautiful views....

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seattle, wa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I tend to only review excellent experiences and so must include this property. I arrived on a Thursday for an overnight work function, departed the next afternoon. The room was beautifully appointed and had lovely touches - a balcony with table and chairs, bath salts, lovely writing pens, etc. I felt very well taken care of and wish I had...

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

Thank you for sharing such lovely praises, especially for calling out Teresa who is a great ambassador for our team. We hope you will stay with us again soon -- and for a longer visit next time, business or pleasure!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family of four left the wide world of Disney one morning during spring break and drove one hour south to Del Mar for one night at the Fairmont Grand on points. One hour travel felt as if we performed warp speed onto the countryside of Tuscany, Italy. Driving through the gate we were greeted but the first host who...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for a night over Easter weekend because they were hosting an Easter egg hunt along with other fun activities for the kids. Upon checking in, our room was not ready until exactly 4 which was a little disappointing since I requested an early check in but I guess they can't always guarantee it but this was my first time...

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Lodi, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

If you're considering staying at the Grand Del, but not sure because it not on the water....do yourself a favor & book it. Among the best property I've ever stayed in. My only issue during our 4-day business meeting was the food - often delicious, but also inconsistent.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed our 6-night stay here. Everything was easy and relaxed. Many of the staff really got to know us(shout out to Christina at Amaya for being so awesome!) and would mention to my daughter that she just missed her friend (another young guest), or they would bring her a taste of a fancy kiddie cocktail...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fairmont Grand Del Mar is absolutely amazing. The entire setting promotes relaxation. Hospitable and efficient service without an ounce of pompousness. Perfectly manicured grounds. Clean. Very comfortable bed. Views are stunning. Perfect for couples or families or friends (and plenty of separate areas to ensure fun and relaxation for both). 3 pools, large gym with excellent classes, local hiking, and...

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

Thank you for sharing your experience with the rest of the TripAdvisor community. As you mentioned, we offer something for every kind of traveler, from our family-friendly pools and kids' club to our adults-only pool and Club M night club. No matter their preference or travel style, our guests often find that they never need to leave the resort grounds....

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was visiting friends in SD and decided to go spend the day/night at the Grand Del mar. This property is absolutely stunning. Everything is gorgeous. Spent the day at the spa and the private pool was quiet and lovely. The massages received were above average and the spa is gorgeous. An absolute must !

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

Thank you for your review of our resort and Forbes Five Star spa, one of only two dozen in the U.S. to hold that designation. We hope to welcome you back the next time you visit your friends in San Diego.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was outstanding. The staff took excellent care of us. The property and the facilities were extremely well maintained. The Addison restaurant next door was extraordinary. We would definitely recommend this hotel and the Addison restaurant to other travelers.

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

Thank you for the kind words. We are incredibly proud of our team and their commitment to five-star service. We are delighted you enjoyed the resort and Addison and hope to welcome you back soon.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the nicest hotels or resorts that I've stayed at. The building is approximately 10 years old. The grounds are immense and beautiful. The building and rooms are great. We had an upgrade to the Prada 1 bedroom suite since we have the president club platinum status. Lots of space. San Diego weather was perfect. This resort...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We particularly love hearing from our Fairmont Presidents' Club members such as you. You are correct that the resort is just under 10 years old but feels like an Old European estate. We are delighted that you had such an enjoyable stay and found the restaurant to be a great...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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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, triple Five-Star 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 the United States. 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 (Formerly Grand Del Mar)
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $465 - $887 (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 Business Hotel in San Diego
#1 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#1 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#1 Family Hotel in San Diego
#11 Green Hotel in San Diego
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“First floor is best to walk from your own patio to the pool.”
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“Garden view is my favorite .”
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