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Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Estancia La Jolla was very average. Even with repeated requests, staff is unable or incapable of enforcing the "no children under 14" rule posted very clearly at the Jacuzzi. Families with toddlers and young children filled the Jacuzzi, as if it was a kiddie pool for kiddie diving and swimming. This happened every day, and was not a one-time issue....

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Peoria, Arizona
Reviewed 8 July 2013

This hotel is lovely the grounds with the flower and plants are beautiful. The staff is over the top so kind and helpful they go out of their way to help. We booked the Grand suite and it was great and very clean . Did have some problems with room service not getting orders right and missing food also not...

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EstanciaHotelManager, Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased that you chose a Suite Escape, but would like to offer our apologies once again for the miscommunication with the herbal tea and housemade biscotti that is part of the Suite turn down service. I followed up with the team and we identified where the error occurred....

Reviewed 8 July 2013 via mobile

We stayed at estancia because of a travelzoo we saw. We had wanted to stay near San Diego and this was perfect! We were surpassed on our expectations and loved the resort. Nice pool area, good service and everyone is very nice. The only thing that was a little bit off was the slow service at the breakfast restaurant. Other...

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Reviewed 8 July 2013

What a beautiful property! From the landscape, to the room, the pool and restaurant this hotel is gorgeous. The room are very comfortable (we had 2 connecting rooms) and the amenities amazing. The staff at the hotel and by the pool was super friendly and very professional. 2 thumbs up to Aaron and his team at the front desk for...

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San Diego, CA
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Came on a brief get away for an anniversary. Although we heard children yelling in the hall from our room, once in their rooms, all was quiet. Excellent sound proofing above, below and between the rooms. Gardens all that was promised--many courtyards, lovely fountains, vibrant and blooming gardens. Loved the organic coffee in the room, and the luxe linens on...

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EstanciaHotelManager, Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review and recognizing Cecilia at the Spa as an outstanding member of our team. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed everything from your guest room linens to the bountiful breakfast buffet to the Spa amenities. Once again, Happy Anniversary and thank you for spending your special occasion with us. Hopefully we will see...

Philadelphia
Reviewed 6 July 2013

I stayed here with a group of 4 for 1 night. This hotel is beautiful. It is a combination of modern and charming. The gardens are soo peaceful. My friend and I must have spent an hour just taking pictures of scenery. There are multiple outdoor entertaining areas as well as zen-like gardens. Our breakfast was spectacular! I would go...

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EstanciaHotelManager, Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are so pleased to hear that you and your friend enjoyed the property so much. I hope you will share those photos with us on Facebook or Instagram if you haven’t already, we’d love to see them! I will let Chef and her team know who much you loved breakfast as well. We...

Saratoga, California
Reviewed 6 July 2013

We stayed there for a week right after x-mas 2012. I've been very busy since so now I'm finally getting to write my review. One big issue I wasn't aware of when I booked the room was that they're doing some major reno so the pool & spa were closed for the most of the time we're there and the...

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EstanciaHotelManager, Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and for being so understanding and supportive of our guest room enhancement project, which was completed in January. I’m sorry for the disruptions and do hope you will consider another stay. Rest assured the toilet paper problem was resolved! There was actually an issue with our supplier right around the time you stayed with us....

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 July 2013

pros: relaxing, private, yet close to everything. staff are super friendly and services are awesome. for its quality. price is expected to be on the higher end. cons: you pay parking, and resort fee (roughly about 45$ per night) ; some rooms can be noisy especialy if close to main hallways. also wireless service is very sporadic and sketchy in...

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EstanciaHotelManager, Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such a helpful review. We appreciate your comments on our friendly staff and awesome service. The parking circumstances in La Jolla (and San Diego) are certainly not ideal, but please know we are quite competitive with other hotels. Thank you again for staying with us and for the great feedback. We hope...

Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 June 2013

Stayed here because of related business. Was excited about the place and called ahead to upgrade to a suite on the third floor as I had read previous reviews about the thin walls, etc. I had a long conversation with them a few days before arriving and they assured me of a third floor quiet suite. However upon arrival I...

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EstanciaHotelManager, Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are truly sorry for your experience on property. It is not often that we miss several service opportunities for a guest, which is why we would really like to touch base with you to understand more about your situation so we can learn from our mistakes. I...

Orange, California
Reviewed 25 June 2013

I surprised my husband with a "babymoon" at this hotel. We were in San Diego for other reasons and instead of driving home I booked us a room for one night at this hotel. I used my Costco membership to get us a better deal on the room and a $25 breakfast credit. When we drove onto the hotel property...

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EstanciaHotelManager, Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for spending your babymoon with us. We are so happy to hear that your stay was pleasant and you were able to enjoy our beautiful gardens, pathways and outdoor fireplaces for some much needed one-on-one time with your husband. You are so kind to comment on our new guestroom décor, feel free to check out our enhancement board...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A California-coastal rancho setting on 10 acres conveniently located between the two quaint seaside villages of La Jolla and Del Mar and adjacent to world-class Torrey Pines Golf Course, Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa offers a range of upscale accommodations from charming rancho style deluxe rooms to expansive suites with world-class facilities and exceptional service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa

Address: 9700 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-1102
Region: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Price Range: $320 - $555 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 210
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Also Known As:
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Estancia La Jolla Hotel La Jolla
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Spa Hotel in La Jolla
#4 Business Hotel in La Jolla
#4 Luxury Hotel in La Jolla
#5 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#6 Family Hotel in La Jolla
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“Top floors”
 of 5 bubbles floribel1, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms that face onto Torrey Pines road, just a little noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles DrMegalo, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the internal gardens or back green space.”
 of 5 bubbles mikegS7430FK, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request a view of the courtyard”
 of 5 bubbles 2BHM3, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“over the big garden area”
 of 5 bubbles JeannetteF, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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