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#13 of 24 Hotels in La Jolla
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Boston, United States
Reviewed 3 June 2015

It appeared that the hotel was closer to the water than it actually was. It was a short walk to the supermarket and a number of excellent restaurants. The decor in the rooms seemed a little tired but was clean. The room was very large. The staff was helpful and the breakfast was good. Overall it was a good experience.

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Excellent and very comfortable and well placed for sea, shops and restaurants. All staff very helpful. Began and ended our California road trip at this hotel and loved every minute. The complimentary iced coffee and pizza that appears in the lobby every afternoon is great.

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1Thank Ken M
Reviewed 31 May 2015

The newly remodeled room are clean though small. The beds are new but quite firm and i'm sure will be more comfortable after being broken in. The staff was mostly extremely friendly and helpful. I think maintenace could be improved or maybe its more the cleaning staff needs to report problems to maintenance. Would stay here again but would also...

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riverside, United States
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Check out was a disappointment the hotel clerk was really uninterested in any conversation on my stay or experience in the area. Overall the hotel was nice and ocean view was good location was good the restaurants were plenty..

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Parsippany, New Jersey
Reviewed 28 May 2015

We stayed here for four nights during the end of May, arriving by airplane, The cab fare from the airport was $45 before the tip and took about 25 minutes. The room was quite large and spotless, and had a refrigerator and microwave. Unfortunately there was not a safe in the room which I do find important when I travel....

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West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

I always enjoy spending a day in LaJolla and staying at the Best Western By the Sea. I love the location-only two blocks from the beautiful and a short walk to the scenic coves with all the seals! The room was great with a balcony view of the ocean and a super comfortable bed with chocolates by the nightstand. The...

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Stockton
Reviewed 27 May 2015

The hotel was easy to find and the staff was very helpful. They had coffee and fruit available at check in. If you were to come on vacation here it is also close to the tourist area of LaJolla. I would stay here again.

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
Reviewed 27 May 2015

They let us check in early. The room had a balcony and great view of the city and ocean. Room was quiet. Breakfast was perfect and had many options. We had a rental car but walked everywhere in La Jolla. For price, you can't beat this hotel!

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Antelope,CA
Reviewed 25 May 2015

This hotel is perfect for parking your car and just strolling the La Jolla Village and beach. There are so many places to eat, shop, and relax listening and watching the waves. The hotel has a wonderful atmosphere and the rooms are so nice and comfortable. The soaps and shampoos are top quality as are the towels! The staff are...

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Malvern, PA, United States
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Reasonably priced hotel, nicely located and a good value. Free WiFi, and breakfast, coffee and snacks in the afternoon. Parking at the hotel $12, but very convenient. Also like that regular check-in is 2:00 and we were able to check-in at 12:30. Balcony a nice feature for a modestly priced hotel.

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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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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • 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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