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Inn by the Sea

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San Bernardino, CA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel had everything we needed and made for one of the best anniversary weekends yet. Because the village was within walking distance from our hotel, we were able to relax and enjoy our day without having to worry much about anything. The king bed and ocean view were great as well. We will be coming back for sure. My...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at Inn by the Sea twice a year for four years. This is a very clean hotel and the location is perfect! Walking distance to shops and the beach. Quiet and always helpful staff. I would highly recommend staying here.

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Thank Terry W
Balbriggan, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to get away and La Jolla is just perfect with Sea, Sun and plenty to do. No Restuarant but plenty nearby. Hotel is well located and the staff are great. Room is in need of a little upgrading in the Bathroom. We will be back.

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Thank TheGilmartins
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the perfect location, the hotel has a little to improve. Starting at breakfast that does not offer. Overall, nice rooms with balcony and confortable beds. And again, the location is right in the middle of La Jolla.

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Thank PaulaMottBlog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good hotel, only let down by the beds which aren't that great and the fact that you can't turn the balcony lights off. I wouldn't pay extra for a sea view though. Location and staff were all excellent.

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is clean and the room we we're in was well done. Can't stand the one cup only coffee maker, bummer when 2 people in the room, "Free Breakfast" is gone, vending machines only. Stayed by the elevator but it was so quiet you wouldn't know. Also, room cards won't work if put next to your cell phone or maybe...

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Thank donbow
Sydney
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We stayed here over summer and it was perfectly close to shops, beaches, restaurants, cafes etc. The hotel was in excellent condition. All the staff were very helpful. Only downfall was that the breakfast was a bit average, but that's okay. Walking distance to everything, but didn't feel the need to go out a lot because the hotel was so...

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Thank Bek E
Albany, New York
Reviewed 2 November 2016

From the moment you walk in to the front desk and are greeted by the sweetest people your entire stay is wonderful! The rooms are beautiful and spacious! AND SPOTLESS!! The pool area is elegant and family friendly! A HUGE variety of vending machines with drinks, candy sandwiches, salads, soups it's quite amazing! Perfectly located 2 blocks from La Jolla...

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I went to the 40 th Reunion of the Bishop's School. Most of the other people that were coming were staying at the Inn by the Sea and they had arranged a special rate for our group. We had asked for an ocean view room near an elevator. On the hotel's website, it shows a live feed camera with a...

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California
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My positives: most importantly within walking distance of The Bishop's School, where I was attending my 50th reunion. Very reasonable prices. Small warm pool with comfy furniture. Beach about a block away. Nice lobby for meeting up with friends, We arrived quite early--around 10:30am, but Juan managed to find a room that was ready right away. The cons: I should...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Inn by the Sea

Address: 7830 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4283 (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn by the Sea)
Region: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Price Range: $219 - $327 (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
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#2 Best Value Hotel in La Jolla
#4 On the Beach Hotel in La Jolla
#11 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#13 Business Hotel in La Jolla
#13 Family Hotel in La Jolla
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“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
“Ask for a room with water view... beautiful sunsets!”
 of 5 bubbles 809beke, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Close to elevators assure good views”
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 of 5 bubbles CheleTea, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get ocean facing room on high floor.”
 of 5 bubbles TrvlAgtRet, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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