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“Great B and B, walking distance to everything in La Jolla”

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The Bed & Breakfast Inn at La Jolla
Ranked #2 of 4 La Jolla B&B and Inns
Denver, CO
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“Great B and B, walking distance to everything in La Jolla”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2013

We were two couples in their 60's and thoroughly enjoyed our experience here. My husband and I normally do not like B and B's for the inconsistency in beds, pillows, etc. But the rooms here are very charming, very clean and the bed and pillows were very comfortable. We met another couple our ages at wine and cheese in the dining room at 500pm and also several couples in 20-30s and two 30 something wives staying there while their husbands were diving. It is a very friendly atmosphere and excellent breakfast. We parked our car and never got it out for 3 days. So very nice to be able to walk everywhere!. We would definitely return.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

What a lovely garden. And the patio on the roof off the library is a perfect way to wile away a sunny afternoon for wine-and-cheese hour. Teresa greeted us, and made us feel like we were at home, and Steven explained each course at breakfast. Francisco, the brand new chef, also works at George's in the afternoon, another favorite location in La Jolla. So, the food was exquisite. And those non-stop cookies (best ginger cookies ever!) plus ever-present coffee, tea and sodas made us feel indulged all day long. Our room "The Cove" was sunny and bright, with views of the ocean. Stayed for three days, and enjoyed every type of weather, from stormy rains to sunny, balmy beach days. Drove to Julian to enjoy a snow day as well. But most enjoyable was the candlelight breakfast. The ambiance at this B&B is so great that we all stayed for at least an hour after breakfast, talking and enjoying the company, and the room. Perhaps that would not be possible if the B&B had been full. But since it was not, it is a high compliment to the staff that we felt so much at home that we hated to leave...even with beautiful La Jolla beckoning. We stay at B&B's all over the world, and this ranks among the highest. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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everett, washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2013

We had a wonderful, relaxing stay at this Inn. The manager was lovely and an excellent cook. The staff professional and helpful. The feeling of the Inn is cozy, elegant and feels like you have stepped back to a more gracious time.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2013

This B&B is very well put together. We were there for our wedding night, and we stayed in The Holiday Suite. The Suite was impecable!! The over sized fireplace that had real wood to burn was one of the "must haves", the double tub was cozy and romantic. However, the master bed squeeked a bit too much for us and was distracting though, but we made due.
The staff we delt with were friendly, accomodating and very willing to do whatever we needed to be comfortable. There was bubbly chilling in our room when got there it, whcih was a great touch. We give the staff a big thumb's up!!
The breakfast was a little on the light side, but it was good. The freash squeezed orange juice was very, very good - we both wished we could have taken a gallon or two of that home with us.

We will definately be back!!!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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marvelme_7, Manager at The Bed & Breakfast Inn at La Jolla, responded to this review, March 7, 2013
Congratulations, we wish you many years of love, happiness, and health and hope you will be celebrating your anniversaries with us in the future. We love having couples return to visit with us, becoming personal and cherished friends of the Inn. The Bubbly will be chilled and waiting just let us know! During your next visit you might want to request a romantic picnic for two to be enjoyed at sunset along the dramatic La Jolla Cliffs, just one of many wonderful eventful memories to be made here in our charming village by the sea.
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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2013

Just returned home from our trip traveling the coast of California staying in B&B's along the way. The B&B'S Inn at La Jolla was a highlight. It is such a charming place to stay with a real neighborhood feel imagining what it would be like to live there. Easy walking to shops and eats. The museum is just across the street and walks along the ocean to watch the seals just down a few blocks. The Inn has many choices of rooms at different prices. There is a lovely library/common area and balcony patio upstairs. The breakfasts are an event, a nice way to meet an visit with the other guests and the sorbet at the end of the meals were a real treat. Margaret was the BEST. She really knows how to make you feel special. We loved our 2 nights and wish we had more time.

Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2013

We had a very comfortable stay at The Bed and Breakfast Inn. Margaret treated us to a gourmet multi-course breakfast. And the sweet lady (forgot to get her name) who managed the inn in the evening made sure we had a nice packed breakfast on the morning we left. The inn is minutes from the La Jolla cove and the village shopping areas, with plenty of eating and shopping options.

  • Stayed February 2013
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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013

Travelling on busiiness my wife searched for where she wanted to stay and picked the La Jolla B&B Inn. From the beginning everything was smooth, relaxing, and comfortable. The room that we had reserved was being worked on and we were upgraded to one with fireplace, fridge, and roomy bath. Margaret and her team not only serve a great breakfast, but the wine and cheese in the late afternoon, followed by the nocturnal visit to the cookie jar make you feel as if you haven't left home. We stayed in La Fiesta which was a great accomodation. Based upon our experience you will not be disappointed in staying here in what is a beautiful part of San Diego in an elegant and friendly atmosphere.In the immortal words of General McArthur, "WE will return!"

Room Tip: The "La Fiesta " room has a very comfortable King sized Bed. Great sleep!
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
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Property: The Bed & Breakfast Inn at La Jolla
Address: 7753 Draper Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4301
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in La Jolla
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Bed & Breakfast Inn at La Jolla 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Discover a Luxury San Diego Bed & Breakfast in the heart of La Jolla only a block from the ocean. Relax in our serene gardens or on the sunny deck. Some of the Deluxe rooms at our Inn in La Jolla feature fireplaces, some ocean views, fresh fruit, flowers, and robes for total comfort. Awaken to unforgettable breakfasts and the ideal location to explore beautiful beaches, shopping and dining and all that La Jolla and San Diego have to offer. ... more   less 
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