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Inn by the Sea

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Sacramento
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We needed a place in San Diego during Comic Con and prices within the city were outrageous so we widened our search. We settled on La Jolla because it was within 30 of Legoland to the north and SDCC to the south - half of our party was not attending CC so it was the perfect fit. Walkable to shops,...

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1Thank Kathalina916
Reviewed 23 July 2015

For a mid-range hotel, this offered just that. Clean comfortable room with great customer service. Walkable to beaches, cove, and restaurants, but not right out your door. The ocean view we had was not spectacular, but you could see the ocean. It was a nice upgrade.

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2Thank 620jillt
California
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Loved the location and room. Disappointed with lack of breakfast (ran out of everything) and parking. It wasn't cheap, but it was close to everything. Customer service was lacking based upon attitude of staff when approached about lack of breakfast. Front desk couldn't explain parking requirements around hotel to help guests know where to park.

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2Thank pduran1234
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 16 July 2015

The side of the hotel facing the ocean partially overlooks an alley and another building. It creates a noise canyon. It is awful. There are some younger men staying a few rooms away and they sit on the balcony, talking very loudly. Last night they were talking about banging some women and today it's a racist joke. They blew me...

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2Thank J H
Dublin, Ohio
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Nothing ultra fancy but a nice hotel within walking distance to all area attractions/beach. Pool area not resort-worthy but kids seemed to enjoy. Front desk staff helpful (provided maps and information). Was nice to have included breakfast.

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1Thank bookierocket
Palm Springs, CA, United States
Reviewed 15 July 2015

The location of the hotel is perfect for exploring the town and surrounding area. The room was comfortable and nicely designed. Parking was very convenient behind the hotel. There was a lovely swimming pool with tables surrounding it for use at breakfast. Coffee was served both outdoors and in the breakfast cafeteria.

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Torrance, California
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Great customer service! Whenever we travel, we always request a quiet room on a top floor. Hussein the gentlemen that checked us in gave us exactly what we requested. We had a room facing the ocean; it was quiet and very clean. After a fun filled day, what better way to relax but to sit on the balcony to watch...

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1Thank Hartes62012
Pahrump, Nevada
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Room was in need of an update. Beds were old, Mattress was very uncomfortable. Parking was very limited, lucky my car is smaller.Two metal chairs on patio in need of webbing some missing. Lot of money put into exterior and lobby. No microwave in room. Had to go across the street for gym. Shop around.

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1Thank Bruno4747
Troy, Michigan
Reviewed 13 July 2015

This is my first stay and it will not be my last. Great location. Rooms well appointed, clean, quiet, comfortable. Excellent air conditioner which was very quiet, a real plus since so many units in hotels are loud and erratic. This was seamless and did not thump on and off . Nice modern furniture. The shower was a treat as...

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1Thank fcrane35
Carmel, Indiana
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Check in process was quick. Our room faced the pool. Parking spaces are tight and if the hotel is booked out you wont find space and have to do street parking - make sure you let the hotel staff know and they wont charge you for the parking that night. Rooms were not very clean - we put few dirty...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • 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 

Additional Information about Inn by the Sea

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: $209 - $382 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Inn by the Sea 2.5*
Number of rooms: 130
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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 Business Hotel in La Jolla
#13 Family Hotel in La Jolla
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“I asked for a quiet room and they moved me to a non-connecting room so I really appreciated that.”
  • From my balcony, nice palm trees.
  • You can almost see the ocean from balcony.
 of 5 bubbles Sunzhine, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The higher floor, the better chance of having a ocean view of some sort.”
 of 5 bubbles Lulubee66, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Best views on upper floors!”
 of 5 bubbles ketadog, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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