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Fairmont Grand Del Mar

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Set in the hills,stunning location but it is at least a 25 minute drive into San Diego. Very large resort with all amenities you could wish for, lovely pools, tennis courts, spa and golf course. There's many small hikes that can be taken directly from the hotel into the surrounding canyon and countryside. Spacious well presented rooms with small balcony... 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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New Rochelle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best hotels i ever stayed in. the personal was excellent from the valets, to room service. our room was nicer then we expected the service was excellent the grounds were beautiful the restaurants were some of the best i have ever been in. and a great location to top it off.

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Bakersfield, California
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

And it really was. Yes, the rooms are beautifully appointed with all the luxuries you'd expect like slippers, robes, more quality soap than you could use in an entire season, but what sets this resort apart is the level of service they provide. Every question I asked of staff, every request I had, was met with absolute enthusiasm. That's the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights and were overwhelmed with the level of service and friendliness of the staff. For example when we left our rental car with the valet after a day at the beach all the sand was vacuumed from the car within 30 minutes before we picked up the car to go to dinner. The spa services were... More 

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Trabuco Canyon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never experience hotel staff stopping and greeting us as we walked on corridors and other public places. Personnel at the spa were very welcoming and accommodating. Dinner at the Addison was spectacular.

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

On behalf of the entire resort team, I would like to extend our congratulations on your 58th wedding anniversary and wife's 82nd birthday, both of which are momentous occasions. We are honored you chose us for these two important milestones. I will be sure to share your praises with the spa, Addison and other resort team members. We hope to... More 

Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very beautiful hotel. I didn't stay here but attended a friend's wedding here last summer. Nice private country club setting with plenty of parking. Quiet relaxing vibe away from the hustle and bustle of the city, yet not too far from Downtown San Diego.

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

Thank you for leaving your comments. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the wedding and hope to welcome you back for an overnight stay with us soon! More 

Los Angeles, California
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grand Del Mar is a truly unique destination. It has a very special character about it . . established well before Fairmont took ownership. To their credit, Fairmont has refrained from making too many changes. The hotel and grounds are beautiful and peaceful. The amenities are thoroughly enjoyable . . spa, golf course, Del Mar beach. The Signature Terrace... More 

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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, this is a well built and interesting resort. BUT! A strange location. It is set in the middle of residents. No beach or water for miles. Yes it is a good place for golfers. The style is classic but overdone and very dark. The materials used building it are impressive but very over the top. The 249 room hotel... More 

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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love everything about this place! Decor, furniture,room sizes, service, extremely friendly staff all that makes me willing to go back! Grounds and pool are very well maintained, very thick walls let you rest anytime and almost each room has a little balcony. As I have said I love every detail!

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

We are delighted to hear that you had such a well-rounded stay and appreciate hearing when guests notice the small touches and details. We hope to welcome you back soon. More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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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: $331 - $774 (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 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#1 Family Hotel in San Diego
#1 Business Hotel in San Diego
#1 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#11 Green Hotel in San Diego
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