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    Empress Hotel - A Greystone Hotel

    7766 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
    (858) 454-3001
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    Overview
    • Excellent62%
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    • Average5%
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    “valet parking” (82 reviews)
    “piano bar” (17 reviews)
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    Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

    Located in the center of la jolla, walking distance from the beach and from all the restaurants,bars and shops. clean and comfortable, big rooms with refrigerator and microwave. Also have a free wifi.Very nice and helpfull crew. La jolla is a great place to stay...More

    Thank 752shirac
    Response from Joel M, General Manager at Empress Hotel - A Greystone HotelResponded 22 September 2015

    Dear 752shirac, We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Empress Hotel! As you mention we are in the center of everything as we are just minutes from the beach, shopping, and many fine restaurants. I am glad that you enjoyed...More

    Reviewed 18 September 2015

    This is an outstanding hotel for the price, and I am not an easy person to please. You can read my other reviews. Pros: The staff is excellent and I'd say that they are the best that I have ever encountered. They are very friendly...More

    Thank Erik J
    Response from Joel M, General Manager at Empress Hotel - A Greystone HotelResponded 18 September 2015

    Dear Erik J, We are so happy that you chose the Empress Hotel for your two week stay in La Jolla! I appreciate your mention of our great staff and we are happy that you felt like a member of the community! Our staff is...More

    Reviewed 17 September 2015

    This is our new favorite La Jolla hotel. The staff was extremely friendly and the room was bright and very comfortable. The hotel's restaurant, Manhattan, is outstanding....far superior to average hotel cuisine. We will definitely be returning to stay here as often as possible!More

    Thank 350jaynew
    Response from Joel M, General Manager at Empress Hotel - A Greystone HotelResponded 18 September 2015

    Dear 350jaynew, We are so excited to read that the Empress Hotel is your new hotel in La Jolla! I appreciate your mention of our friendly staff as well! I am happy that your found the Manhattan Restaurant to be outstanding and that you enjoyed...More

    Reviewed 15 September 2015

    We went down to SD for a couple of days to enjoy a nice bday getaway and stayed in a Spa Suite. The room was on the second floor and very nice. The tub was not very deep but pretty large so 2 people just...More

    Thank William A
    Response from Joel M, General Manager at Empress Hotel - A Greystone HotelResponded 18 September 2015

    Dear William A, We are so happy that you chose the Empress Hotel for your birthday get-away! I am glad that you liked our Spa Suite and that you enjoyed your room! The black-out shades are great is one chose to sleep in as they...More

    Reviewed 14 September 2015

    This is an above average hotel in downtown La Jolla but certainly well below several other more famous, and expensive, venues in La Jolla. It was 'updated' a bit more than a decade ago and got the 'onion' award, not a very high mark in...More

    Thank Papafish92037
    Response from Joel M, General Manager at Empress Hotel - A Greystone HotelResponded 15 September 2015

    Dear Guest, We appreciate your mention of our above average rating! We have just recently finished a major renovation in our guest rooms and hallways. We would like to invite you to stop by and take a look at our new hotel. We look forward...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Concierge
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Tennis Court
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$194 - US$276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Business Hotel in La Jolla
    • #3 Green Hotel in La Jolla
    • #4 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
    • #5 Family Hotel in La Jolla
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 73
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    • La Jolla
    • Also Known As
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    Stephanie S
    6 September 2017|
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    Response from seth i | Reviewed this property |
    No. It's about 5-10 min walk to the beach. Great hotel!
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    Stephanie S
    6 September 2017|
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    Response from Surferleo | Reviewed this property |
    No pool, but only 3 blocks from the beach. Great location.
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    "Book on one of the upper floors for a view of the water."
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    "We were on the fifth floor, but had friends on another floor and were all good. Their afternoon warm cookies..."
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    "Best views are on 5th floor, facing the ocean"
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    "My room came with a wonderful shower. If you want a bath, ask when reserving."
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