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Fairmont Grand Del Mar

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Lodi, California
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If you're considering staying at the Grand Del, but not sure because it not on the water....do yourself a favor & book it. Among the best property I've ever stayed in. My only issue during our 4-day business meeting was the food - often delicious, but also inconsistent.

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seattle, wa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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!

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed our 6-night stay here. Everything was easy and relaxed. Many of the staff really got to know us(shout out to Christina at Amaya for being so awesome!) and would mention to my daughter that she just missed her friend (another young guest), or they would bring her a taste of a fancy kiddie cocktail...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fairmont Grand Del Mar is absolutely amazing. The entire setting promotes relaxation. Hospitable and efficient service without an ounce of pompousness. Perfectly manicured grounds. Clean. Very comfortable bed. Views are stunning. Perfect for couples or families or friends (and plenty of separate areas to ensure fun and relaxation for both). 3 pools, large gym with excellent classes, local hiking, and...

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

Thank you for sharing your experience with the rest of the TripAdvisor community. As you mentioned, we offer something for every kind of traveler, from our family-friendly pools and kids' club to our adults-only pool and Club M night club. No matter their preference or travel style, our guests often find that they never need to leave the resort grounds....

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I was visiting friends in SD and decided to go spend the day/night at the Grand Del mar. This property is absolutely stunning. Everything is gorgeous. Spent the day at the spa and the private pool was quiet and lovely. The massages received were above average and the spa is gorgeous. An absolute must !

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

Thank you for your review of our resort and Forbes Five Star spa, one of only two dozen in the U.S. to hold that designation. We hope to welcome you back the next time you visit your friends in San Diego.

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The service was outstanding. The staff took excellent care of us. The property and the facilities were extremely well maintained. The Addison restaurant next door was extraordinary. We would definitely recommend this hotel and the Addison restaurant to other travelers.

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

Thank you for the kind words. We are incredibly proud of our team and their commitment to five-star service. We are delighted you enjoyed the resort and Addison and hope to welcome you back soon.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is one of the nicest hotels or resorts that I've stayed at. The building is approximately 10 years old. The grounds are immense and beautiful. The building and rooms are great. We had an upgrade to the Prada 1 bedroom suite since we have the president club platinum status. Lots of space. San Diego weather was perfect. This resort...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We particularly love hearing from our Fairmont Presidents' Club members such as you. You are correct that the resort is just under 10 years old but feels like an Old European estate. We are delighted that you had such an enjoyable stay and found the restaurant to be a great...

Orange, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Treated the family to a weekend Fairmont Grand Del Mar staycation since hubby couldn't get more time off work. Kids enjoyed the complimentary Explorer Club for 3 hours while we dined at Addison. Breakfast at Amaya was delicious and top quality (the fresh mozzarella with prosciutto was divine). Nighttime piano lounge was a wonderful way to spend some time for...

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

Thank you for choosing us for your San Diego Easter staycation. We are delighted to hear that you and your family had such a well-rounded stay, from breakfast at Amaya to dinner at Addison and a nightcap in the Lobby Lounge. We are honored to be ranked so highly in your book, especially alongside our sister Fairmont properties. We hope...

Paris, France
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an opulent, Mediterranean-inspired resort property. Even though the hotel was full the weekend we were there, it was quiet, the service was seamless, and we felt like we had the place to ourselves. The staff is attentive and it is obvious the management cares about the staff. The spa and workout facilities are well run and the large...

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

Thank you for such a lovely review. With just 249 rooms on 400 acres, we often hear from guests such as you that they never feel the resort is too busy. Guests often tell us that our privileged location away from the hustle and bustle of downtown and the beaches makes for a relaxing getaway. We hope that perhaps we...

England
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our recent stay at this location. It is a beautiful property with amazing amenities. There were a few small issues with our bill but it was handled immediately when we checked out. The food was quite good in the restaurant too. We will definitely hope to return.

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

Thank you for your review. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed the property, amenities and restaurant and that your bill was handled swiftly at checkout. We hope to welcome you back soon.

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
  • 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: $655 - $1,237 (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 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#1 Business Hotel in San Diego
#1 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#1 Family Hotel in San Diego
#1 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#11 Green Hotel in San Diego
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