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La Valencia Hotel

La Valencia HotelUS$279*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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East Northport, New York
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I had my travel agent book this hotel for us approx 5 months ago. The rate she locked in for us is approx $120 more than today's rate on the Internet for the exact same room. When I spoke with mike the front desk manager he tried to explain that rates fluctuate and that is why I am paying more....

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Important Guest - We are very respectful of our guest perceptions but also very confident in our ethical pricing. Pricing in the hospitality industry from airlines to hotels to ground transportation does vary with both season and demand. In addition, lowest rate rooms on a website do not necessarily validate the rate of the specific room type booked. La...

Ripon, California
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

Upon our arrival to the hotel we learned our room had been upgraded from the standard king room to the king villa suite. The room was amazing! The service was lovely, everyone was so friendly and helpful. It was clear that this was a classy place from the moment we arrived. It is in a great area, lots of shopping...

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Up-graded - A surprise and delight and a great way to stay any trip - we're pleased that La V made your stay special. Thank you for the added comments on our friendly staff - they are the real reason our iconic hotel is so well loved. See you back in La Jolla soon - Mark Dibella, Managing Director

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Stayed over for a couple of nights to attend a venue in La Jolla. The hotel is an older but well maintained establishment and that exudes a strong measure of character and charm. I suspect a large part of the appeal and commensurate rates rendered for the room is due to its prime location in La Jolla and proximity (and...

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Charming Guest - We're so thrilled that you took the time to review La V and provide us with a 5 STAR accolade - thank you. I'm delighted that your room in our TOWER wing was comfortable . La V delivers 114 rooms in 4 distinctive wings. Looks like we need to do some more work on dining service...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Wonderful employees from the moment we pulled up to the valet, baggage handler, front desk, restaurant folks and everyone else. All very truly outgoing and helpful. The building and grounds were very special as to the glamor of years gone by. We had a wonderful room overlooking the ocean listening to the waves breaking own the shore at night. The...

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Weekend Guest - Team La V is delighted that your weekend stay was a hit - thank you. I'm thrilled that you made time to dine in our restaurants; THE MED Ocean View Restaurant & Café la Rue Bistro & Bar - plus it's great that you enjoyed Roman sing in La Sala lounge, he's the real deal. There...

Yorba Linda, California
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

This was our first time stay at this beautiful resort. Everything truly exceeded our expectations. We may never leave ☺️ The staff was so friendly and always willing to go that extra mile to ensure we enjoy our stay! Looking forward to returning during the holidays and see their stunning decorations!!! I highly recommend staying here whenever you are in...

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stunning Guest - THANK YOU very much for the awesome review - we're in awe of our wonderful guests. You are right . . . our holiday décor is something to behold and the team is poised to start decorating in exactly 12days. It takes 2 weeks alone to put the lights up around the grounds and our annual...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I was truly lucky enough to spend the most relaxing few days exploring this beautiful resort! The food was delicious, I highly recommend stopping by and enjoy their breakfast menu,and you cant beat the amazing view you get to enjoy. I have stayed at many upscale resorts, and the service I received here along with their attention to detail was...

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Amazing Guest - We're most grateful for your lovely review and great accolades for our team - they are the best in the business! La V prides herself on delivery of personable service - our guests deserve a comfortable and fun environment to relax and unwind. Thank you for the 5 STAR review and see you back soon in...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I paid about $450 (with tax) for a one night stay in an ocean view room. My view was lovely and the room was clean and well appointed with nice robes, good bedding, tasteful room interior etc. The hotel is an old icon in La Jolla with loads of charm. Charm however comes at a price. The air conditioning unit...

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest - I am sorry that your La V experience was not 100% - we will continue to work on earning our guests business. Our fitness room includes 2 treadmills, 2 recumbent bikes, an elliptical and free weights - all purchased in 2013 so less than 2 years old. As for the uninvited garden guest - we have...

Milan, Italy
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I visited California with my wife last September and we spent a night in this hotel. - The location is wonderful - The service is great and totally justify the prices - The restaurant was good and the food tested fresh - The room was clean and well decorated Definitely recommended!

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Italian Traveler - Bravo and thank you - we're delighted that La V meet with your approval and expectations and we thank you for the 5 STAR review. Ciao Bella! Mark Dibella, Managing Director

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Charming 1920s hotel, intimate yet breeze-washed and open. We've stayed several times and marvel at the consistent well-maintained beauty of the place, friendliness of staff, and comfort of rooms (stayed in doubles, kings, junior suites and villas). Service, food, views, attention to detail are all exemplary. La Jolla Village is just outside with lovely shops to browse and places to...

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Favorite Guest - WOW - we love that La V is your "go to" escape - thank you. There is something magical about our stunning location, vintage charm and engaging staff that makes the hotel a special retreat time and time again. We appreciate your loyalty and look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Ciao - Mark Dibella,...

Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 22 October 2015

La Valencia is a fine hotel in the prime location, walking distance to the beach, snorkling destination part of a historic marine sanctuary and a block from the famed George's restaurant and bar. La V has been a legendary luxury hotel since the 1920s and has always been known for fine service and the best accomodations in San Diego.

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Charmed Guest - We appreciate your lovely review - thank you. Indeed La Valencia has held court as the jewel of La Jolla for almost 90 years and we think the glitter and shine keeps getting better with age! We look forward to seeing you back for many more great years ahead. Cheers, Mark Dibella, Managing Director

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Med
The Med
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Valencia Hotel is more than a La Jolla landmark, it's an icon. La V continues to host celebrities, politicians, special celebrations,and romantic getaways since 1926. Located steps from the tidepools and sandstone cliffs of the Pacific Ocean, La V is the perfect blend of location and luxury. The hotel's historical Mediterranean influenced architecture and decor, including beautiful courtyards, hand painted murals and exquisite Spanish mosaics, evoke old-world charm in this one of a kind coastal destination. Choose from 114 luxury guest rooms, suites and Villas, some with fireplaces, stunning ocean views, tropical California landscaping, or picturesque La Jolla village. Offering two distinctive restaurants: Cafe la Rue Bistro & Bar or THE MED Ocean View Restaurant. Enjoy premium libations in La Sala Lounge or plan a special event in unique indoor and outdoor ocean view event locations. La Valencia is the premier location to escape, relax and unwind. Experience the beauty of Southern California in San Diego's most elegant and classic luxury hotel and become a part of La Valencia's exceptional legacy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Valencia Hotel

Address: 1132 Prospect St., La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4577
Region: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Price Range: $404 - $935 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — La Valencia Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 114
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Also Known As:
La Valencia Jolla
Hotel La Valencia
La Valencia La Jolla
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Luxury Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#4 Family Hotel in La Jolla
#6 Business Hotel in La Jolla
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“If you need a king room, ocean view is possible”
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“Ask for one with an ocean view - the higher you go the better!”
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“Ocean View Villas exceptional - verandas and fireplaces.”
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“probably choose the original La Valencia building”
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