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La Jolla Shores Hotel
Ranked #12 of 24 Hotels in La Jolla
Certificate of Excellence
Orange City
2 reviews
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“Friendly, helpful staff - family friendly”
Reviewed October 4, 2012

Staff went above and beyond to make us feel welcome. We have a large family (5 kids) and don't often experience this at hotels. They were truly helpful and even seemed to enjoy it. On the ocean, beautiful beach, kids eat free for breakfast (not sure if this is normal or just a special at the time), La Jolla Kayak (and others) 1-2 blocks away, 3-5 restaurants within 2-3 blocks, convenience store 2 blocks.

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Reviewed October 2, 2012

A welcoming hotel that is on the beach and walking distance to shops and other restaurants. It's a uphill walk to La Jolla Village but not impossible ... about a 20 min walk. Hotel has a nice restaurant that over-looks the Pacific ocean. Beach access and 'toys' for all the family. If you don't want the beach, the hotel pool is lovely too.

Room Tip: I don't think there are any bad rooms. I was attending a wedding at another location and didn...
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Bloomfield, New Mexico
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Reviewed September 26, 2012

The hotel is soo very beautiful, the location is perfect! You are in walking distance to all kinds of food, even afordable options. The rooms are spacious and comfortable and wonderfully quite! I have never been able to sleep at hotels and i travel with earplugs and a noise machine, but at this hotel i slept soundly all 6 nights without useing them!! This Place was just amaZing!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

We had a room overlooking beach which was great. Love the ocean sounds all night. The room is big and comfy. The desk staff were great in helping to arrange dinner reservations. The beach was very busy during day but it is a public beach. The restaurant is great for breakfast.

Room Tip: It costs more but facing the beach is very nice.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

Great location. Staff and service were good. But the rooms lacked the class of the staff and the lovely setting. The hotel might be "the" hotel of the area, but assuming it's always at capacity, seems that has led to complacency by the management as far as the accommodation part of the experience. The facade is lovely, but the innards lacking. Some paint and updating airconditioning and bathrooms are overdue.

Room Tip: Beachfront is great as long as you get an upper floor (for privacy). Partial oceanfront is wonderful...
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Reviewed September 19, 2012

Me and my daughter stayed at the la jolla shores hotel,for three days!!! It was excellent in every way! Location, food, staff were awesome!! We used the free shuttle service and that was also a great amenity. Could not have had or asked for a better getaway! Will definitly come back!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed September 18, 2012

Hotel was gorgeous,rooms clean, bedding comfortable location perfect. Room was ready 3 hours before check in, which was huge for us since we had such a short stay (day and a half). Our balcony was on the beach and was a great shelter from the crowds, bugs and heat on the beach. Have to give a HUGE kudos to the guys in Beach Services who give out the umbrellas/towels/chairs. They were always friendly, helpful, and provided above and beyond service. Next to our balcony on the beach, they were the best part of our stay.

Room Tip: As with most hotels, restaurant was insanely overpriced. But food within walking distance of the hot...
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Property: La Jolla Shores Hotel
Address: 8110 Camino del Oro, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3199 (Formerly Sea Lodge Hotel)
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 24 Hotels in La Jolla
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — La Jolla Shores Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 128
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
For decades, the La Jolla Shores Hotel has been the year-round beach retreat of choice for families and vacationers of all types. Nestled right on the ocean in the popular La Jolla Shores, CA community, the hotel’s friendly, warm and welcoming staff is a highlight of the experience. ... more   less 
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