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Fairmont Grand Del Mar

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The Grand Del Mar in the hills above Del Mar is a luxurious getaway. The grounds are beautiful, great for strolls . . the rooms are well appointed . . the food in the restaurants is amazing, adaptable to your particular diet, and the live music in the evenings is very relaxing. The resort offers a top notch spa and... More 

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Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This was the 5th time we stayed at the Grand Del Mar, so we were not surprised at the level of perfection we experienced. This time, however, we were there for a family reunion with 19 of our nearest and dearest, ranging from age 6-71. It was a very expensive splurge for us, but we are so glad that this... More 

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Washington DC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed at this property as we wanted a luxury hotel that also offered golf. What a pleasant surprise to find a beautiful property, superb service and fantastic dining. We stayed in a suite with two luxurious bathrooms and a lovely sitting area with a balcony overlooking the pool. We had the pleasure of eating at Addison...right up there with... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My wife and I had a work project that needed some solitude, and this looked like the perfect place. We holed up in room 325, a beautiful room overlooking the adult pool for eleven days. the location was perfect for the work and the hotel lives up to its reputation. If you look at previous reviews, we have been very... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This place was a perfect 4 day getaway for my hubby and I. It's a great location to see San Diego and also explore other beach towns in the area. The hotel itself is amazing. Great staff, great rooms and incredible spa and swimming pool. It was very relaxing and you feel pampered the entire time. Loved it.

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The staff goes out of their way to make sure your stay is 1st class. The property was beautiful and elegant. No details were left out when they built The Grand Del Mar. Having never been there before my only disappointment was that they were not on the ocean but a few miles away. However they had what appeared to... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This hotel reminded us in style and elegance of our stay at the Four Seasons in Florence. They have old world charm even though they are relatively new. We stayed for 12 days working on a project and throughout our stay the staff was consistent, attentive and pleasant. Of course, some are more so than others, but overall, the staff... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is the only hotel I have stayed at that I really liked in S. CA. The rooms are beautiful, the area is serene, they have service down. The food is okay but at least there are various choices right there at the property. The pools are great, the water temperature is good, it is not too busy, they don't... More 

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Del Mar, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We were placed in a room that only had a twelve inch, "standing room only," balcony. They called it a, "Juliette," balcony--- too small for any table, chair or bench. The only way to enjoy the California sunshine from the room was to keep the French Doors wide open and pull the desk chair up to the railing. Not the... More 

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TheGrandDelMar, Executive Director of Rooms at Fairmont Grand Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review. Since you were traveling on business, room types may have been contracted. We would like to ensure you received accurate information. Please respond to our direct message, so we may research your reservation. Sincerely, Nenad Praporski, Executive Director of Rooms The Grand Del Mar More 

Newport Beach, California
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Ok first let me start off by saying this property is beautiful and the staff fantastic! We stayed there for 3 nights when we were down to Del Mar for opening day at the track last month. The hotel is located about 15 mins from the ocean. There is nothing but residential around it. No shops, no restaurants or bars... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Tennis Court
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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: $325 - $771 (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
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#1 Business Hotel in San Diego
#1 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#1 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#1 Family Hotel in San Diego
#1 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#11 Green Hotel in San Diego
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