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Fairmont Grand Del Mar

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Brookline, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent three nights here as part of a Ca vacation during the second half of April. Make no mistake about it, this is a beautiful hotel with gorgeous grounds, rooms, and facilities. My complaint is of a different kind, not about the virtues that are obvious at the Del Mar. We had booked our stay in...

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seattle, wa
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I tend to only review excellent experiences and so must include this property. I arrived on a Thursday for an overnight work function, departed the next afternoon. The room was beautifully appointed and had lovely touches - a balcony with table and chairs, bath salts, lovely writing pens, etc. I felt very well taken care of and wish I had...

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FairmontGrandDelMar, Public Relations Manager at Fairmont Grand Del Mar, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing such lovely praises, especially for calling out Teresa who is a great ambassador for our team. We hope you will stay with us again soon -- and for a longer visit next time, business or pleasure!

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

From the warm greeting by the car valet to the bellhop who spent quite some time in the room recommending activities and restaurants, every part of our stay was excellent! We stayed in a patio room next to the adult pool/quiet area. The room was perfect. The pool area was quiet and relaxing. Food on the property was very good....

Thank Chris K
Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was at the hotel on business & had a wonderful experience. Jose with in-room dining was so pleasant...chatting with me while he set up my table to let me know he has been with the hotel since it opened & really loves working there. He was so thorough with explaining what I had ordered. One night I needed my...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Grand Del Mar over Easter weekend as part of a TravelZoo promotion, hoping for the best for such a reasonable getaway, and we were more than pleasantly surprised. This sprawling resort is the perfect retreat - immaculate grounds complete with several pools (we enjoyed the serene adult pool, although the family pools seemed like fun for...

Thank frenchfryfan
Ocala, Florida
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This resort is nestled a way off the beaten path. It's quiet, serene, and so relaxing. The staff are top notch and very accommodating. The rooms are spacious and well done. There is nothing you will need besides your clothes when you check-in. The restaurants on site are delicious. A must try is the Addison. The spa is exquisite. The...

1Thank TheSockRocker
Reviewed 1 week ago

This resort is incrediable! It is by far the nicest resort we have ever stayed at. Evertything is top notch. They spare no expense on anything. The service is excellent. There is no room for improvement here. It's as good as it gets. Yes, it and everything in it is expensive. We stayed here for a business meeting/convention and loved...

Thank Rita_Bill
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an incredible 3 days at Fairmont Del Mar. The grounds are beautiful and guest rooms very well appointed with huge bathrooms. All the staff we encountered were incredible, kind and genuine. We tried every restaurant and all our meals, cocktails and wine were perfection. Special mention to a few wonderful colleagues we met along the way, Nick at Clubhouse,...

Thank kclancy77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This property is not only gorgeous, has first class amenities, as well as plenty of first class employees! We were at the tail end of a 13 road trip and had 4 days allotted to SanDiego. My only error was not booking this gem last. It was absolutely luxurious. From the bedding to the bathroom appointments, you couldn't ask for...

Thank Theresa W
Tustin, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't think the name "Grand" does this place justice. I was blown away at the beauty and attention to detail that was put into building this resort. I've stayed in most of the five star resorts in southern California and this easily ranks among the top five. No expenses spared when building and designing. I notice that a lot...

2Thank Maikolo

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Golf Course
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Serenely nestled amidst San Diego's Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve and a mere five miles from the Pacific coastline, triple Five-Star Fairmont Grand Del Mar seamlessly combines the old-world charm of a Mediterranean estate with the modern luxury of an elegant resort. The result: TripAdvisor's #1 Luxury Hotel in the United States. Little wonder, given the sun-drenched climate, stunning natural beauty, championship golf course, one of only 25 Five-Star spas in the United States, and irresistible dining - epitomized by Addison, Southern California's only Five-Star/Five Diamond restaurant, helmed by Relais and Chateaux Grand Chef William Bradley. From the completely relaxing to the downright invigorating, you'll find a variety of ways to fill your days (and nights) at Fairmont Grand Del Mar. Engage in a seasonal mixology class. Take a dip in one of four heated pools. Enjoy an afternoon hike or horseback ride amid the pristine nature preserve. Or, sip signature cocktails at the resort's enticing lounges - all before retreating to your thoughtfully appointed guestroom. Welcome to the Grand life - just east of the Pacific and slightly north of expectations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Address: 5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, CA 92130 (Formerly Grand Del Mar)
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $645 - $1,155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Fairmont Grand Del Mar 5*
Number of rooms: 249
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Also Known As:
The Grand Del Mar Hotel San Diego
Grand Del Mar Hotel
Grand Del Mar San Diego
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#1 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#1 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#1 Business Hotel in San Diego
#1 Family Hotel in San Diego
#1 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#11 Green Hotel in San Diego
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“if you want a little terrace area, request a room on the first floor”
TravelGirl0518, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Our room was tucked away on the 3rd floor, the lobby level, and we'd smell the fragrant, nearby spa when we walked to or from our room.”
frenchfryfan, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Everywhere is BEAUTIFUL...cannot go wrong anywhere!”
  • View from one corner of the bedroom to the other, obviously showing view into living room and wa
  • This is a picture from the beautifully appointed, nice sized living room looking in to one of th
  • Luxurious, beautiful king size bed, which also has a view out to the courtyard. Stunning!
  • View from the living room into the lovely
  • View of courtyard pool from our room
  • Beautiful property
134theresaw, 5 May 2017 | Read review
“We walked 5 minutes to the grill on the golf course. The hotel also provides a free shuttle.”
LLBean314, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“I would ask for a canyon view room or one overlooking the "no kids" pool.”
H6004GMstevec, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
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