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Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa

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Camarillo, California
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 30 March 2013 via mobile

This is our second stay at the hotel. my husband and i love driving to San Diego for weekend trips and this hotel is home away from home. The location is ideal and the rooms facing the courtyard are amazing. it feels like you are in some secluded vacation destination. Love yhe architecture and decor of the hotel. Close to... More 

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

Thank you for the great review and for being repeat guests. We love being your home away from home! Please be sure to stay in touch with us between visits by following us on our social media channels like Facebook and Twitter. We hope to welcome you back for a third stay very soon! More 

Seattle, WA
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121 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2013

The hotel is located across the University of California Campus and once you enter you are surprised by the luscious gardens, fountains and beautiful little coves and areas to sit and relax. The rooms especially on the 2nd and 3rd floor are nice, spacious and bright and have thoughtful amenities such as several plugs in the desk right in the... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review and for posting those great pictures! I’m glad you enjoyed the property, guest rooms and amenities at our hotel. It sounds like you had a nice time exploring La Jolla and took advantage of some of the great local dining options as well. Thank you for recommending Estancia... More 

Alpine, Utah
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2013

After a brutally cold and gray winter in Utah, I scheduled a trip to Estancia for R&R and to thaw out in the sun. I was not disappointed at all. The hotel grounds are breathtaking, with pathways, courtyards and blooming flowers. I was particularly impressed with how clean and updated the rooms are given the old mission style of the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2013

very nice, the grounds were beautiful. The beds were very comfy. Great drinks and food at the restaurant on site. Close to La Jolla. Staff were extremely helpful and nice.I would stay another weekend.

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Pingree Grove, Illinois
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54 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2013

First class, luxurious grounds, delightful and attentive staff. These are the positives. The negatives: I was put in a room what seemed like a mile away. You have to use your key to get through 3 doors/wings to get to your room. The rooms are a bit dated. For the price, you should have a walk-in shower, not a bathtub... More 

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6 Thank Kevin A
EstanciaHotelManager, Manager at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

We are very, very sorry that you fell ill during your stay. I know that Chef reached out to you personally, but once again, we would like to apologize and thank you for letting us know. She pulled all of the fish taco orders and has looked into this instance with her team. We have had no other reports of... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Stayed here 4 nights recently. The grounds are beautiful, the common areas also. My room was spacious with a small balcony and large bathroom. The room service was fantastic...while the menu was not as extensive as some hotels, the quality was superb, and the cost very reasonable.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience, including the recently renovated guest rooms and in-room dining. Once again, we appreciate your comments and we hope to welcome you back! More 

Houston, Texas
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2013

We spent two days at the Estancia in the suite. The grounds are so beautiful and well groomed and smelled delicious with flowers and scented candles. The rooms were recently renovated and well appointed with beautiful furnishings and amazing bath products, but what really makes this resort amazing is the wonderful staff! At check-in Erika was informative, welcoming and her... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and for recognizing so many of our team members. Our General Manager was very proud when he read the review and shared it with the entire team! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and took advantage of the surrounding area in our beautiful city. We... More 

San Diego, California
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2013

I am a San Diego native and I have stayed in this hotel three times now for romantic getaways with my husband and a girls spa weekend. I hesitate to say how much I love it because it has always been easy to book our weekends but the staff there deserves a rave review. So first impression the property and... More 

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

Thank you for the review, we love hearing from locals! Your feedback is very thorough and is not only helpful for our team, but will be very helpful for future guests considering our hotel. I hope you enjoyed the changes at the Spa, we think the new design is just beautiful. We are glad to know that you are such... More 

La Jolla, California
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2013

The Estancia is beautiful - a nod to the local Spanish heritage with all of the modern amenities. I stayed a spacious suite with balconies overlooking both courtyards. The staff was exceptional, friendly and helpful. Especially appreciated Ron at the front desk. Try the French Toast for breakfast - awesome. Will stay here again, and again, when I'm in the... More 

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

Thank you for such a great review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience from our guest rooms and amenities to the service and even the French Toast! We will be sure to share your comments with Ron and the rest of the team and we hope to welcome you back again very soon. More 

Chicago, IL
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2013

A hotel would really have to Wow me to get an Excellent rating. And, Estancia is worthy of this recognition. Not sure where to start so many excellent points. The hotel room is simply charming. Bed was very comfortable! Manicured lawns and garden. The pool is nestled perfectly in a mini-type garden forest. Overall, this hotel is nice and quiet.... More 

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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 Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $326 - $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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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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“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
“All Rooms Are Nice and Quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 68reneet, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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