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Inn by the Sea

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#13 of 24 Hotels in La Jolla
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Woodland, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

PRO: Clean - very helpful staff - quiet - decent food in vending machines - free coffee/tea all day & in room - warm pool for swimming (no hot tub), w/ free pool towels. Many local eateries, several discounts offered by hotel. Full gym (free) 1 min. away, across street. -- I would definitely return the price is right. CON:...

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had a perfect stay at Inn By The Sea. Hotel is in a great location, clean nice little pool area. Quick check in. Close to shopping and restaurants Plenty of parking. Different price points for rooms. We were able to chose a lesser expensive room that didn't have a view

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Inn By The Sea in La Jolla for the third year running this February for a 10 night stay. All of the rooms are a good size and very comfortable. Nicely furnished without going "over the top". Very comfortable beds. All rooms, I believe, come with decent TV , refrigerator, hairdryer etc. All rooms also have an outside...

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Spanish Fork, Utah
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice hotel...with a great staff. It is very conveniently located and is kept spotless! We will certainly be back!! You are within 2 blocks of the beach and close to all of the downtown shopping. Great pool area too.

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Vancouver BC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location - quiet street. 10 minutes walk to Georges on Top, 5 minutes to the water. The west facing patios have wonderful sunshine when it is not foggy. Interior decor is fresh and modern, from the entrance to getting off the elevator to the room itself. Minor criticism is the small TV. Parking is $12, but allows in and...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just stayed for one night and am so pleased with this little gem. From the location (walking distance to the cove, restaurants, shops, and yoga) to the service, this place can't be beat. Newly renovated and elegant lobby with quiet rooms. I will be back!

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Randolph, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a delightful hotel. The rooms were clean, up to date, and were furnished with very comfortable beds. Parking was easy (daily fee) and there were always spaces in front or in the back. If you did park in the back there was a convenient entrance to the hotel available. Lobby was well furnished too. I enjoyed looking at...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very adjacent to the beach and down town. The room was moderate size, wifi service and 4 different tea bags and Seattle's best coffee pack were available in room. Honestly, not bad at all in comparison with other hotels in other cities. Free coffee is self served at the lobby area. Heated swimming pool and little lounge were open for...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing Hotel just a short walk To the beach where you can swim with sea lions. Short walk to restaurants and bars and driving distance to downtown San Diego. Hotel is spotless and rooms modern and comfortable. Very big comfy beds. Pool is great and breakfast very generous.

Thank Natasha1234567
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is not Ocean side, but it is super close and very conveniently located to much of what the village of La Jolla and the La Jolla Cove area has to offer. The building is somewhat elderly, but it has been maintained with evident care and pride: it is clean, relatively large, comfortable, and welcoming. The desk staff are...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the sand-swept landscapes and inspired Pacific views of the Inn by the Sea at La Jolla in San Diego, California. Here at our hotel in downtown La Jolla, you’ll find lovely guest rooms, complete with balconies offering coastal breezes and inspired views. Surrounded by beaches, dining options, local culture, and chic boutiques, this Southern California mecca is the premier destination for travelers to the La Jolla and San Diego areas. Take advantage of comfortable, spacious guest accommodations from the hotel that boasts a location in “The Heart of the Village.” Take in the salty breezes as you soak up the California sunshine in one of the most romantic honeymoon destinations. Spend a day exploring local culture, and later on, as the sun goes down, dine at one of our vibrant local restaurants. From morning until evening, La Jolla Village is brimming with all things California. From our perfect location just three blocks from the ocean, to our spacious accommodations designed for vacation comfort to the fullest, The Inn by the Sea at La Jolla is your California travel destination. ... more   less 

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Address: 7830 Fay Avenue, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037 (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn by the Sea)
Region: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Price Range: $232 - $380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Inn by the Sea 2.5*
Number of rooms: 132
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Inn By The Sea Hotel La Jolla
Best Western La Jolla
La Jolla Best Western
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in La Jolla
#11 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#13 Family Hotel in La Jolla
#13 Business Hotel in La Jolla
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“Higher floor at rear of hotel offer best views of coast, although any room would be good.”
 of 5 bubbles 616lesh, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“we didn't get the beach view but pool view was quite good.”
 of 5 bubbles JHA79, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the west side in the upper floors have ocean views”
 of 5 bubbles RRSek, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go for a King if they have one”
 of 5 bubbles TheGilmartins, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Plan to have breakfast elsewhere unless vending machines is your thing.”
 of 5 bubbles donbow, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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