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West Creek, New Jersey
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed two nights in a junior suite. The room and bed were comfortable, bathroom had some modern updates, a great separate shower. The hotel is old but well maintained. Valet parking only, pricey, but the guys were very pleasant and efficient. In walking distance to the Cove, shopping and plenty of dining options.

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Thank dkoppa
SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the great compliments on our vintage hotel especially on our tenacious efforts to maintain our 90 year old gem. We are honored you stayed with us and do hope you will return often. Warm regards. Mark Dibella, Managing Director More 

Houston, Texas
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29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful hotel. Always love to go there when we are in La Jolla. This is a historic hotel that you need to see. Great place for lunch. Great views of the Pacific Ocean. We have stayed there several times and it is wonderful.

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Thank red1990
SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Loyal Guest, As La Valencia celebrates her 90th anniversary this December we count our blessings for having so many loyal repeat guests - thank you so much for being part of our family. Cheers, Mark Dibella, Managing Director More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently stayed at the property with my wife and children, and was blown away. Staying at the This hotel was like like going through a porthole in time. Saturated in Old charm. This hotel is a must when staying in La Jolla.

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Thank Frank V
SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Charm,, Thank you and THANK YOU - the ability to transport our guests experience during a stay is icing on the cake for our service goals. La Valencia is celebrating her 90th magical year in 2016 and we're eager to keep delivering journeys of timeless relaxation. Cheers, Mark Fibella, Managing Director More 

New York City, New York
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is truly the most luxurious place to stay. The King Vintage Ocean View room is now my favorite. Being able to crack the balcony door open and breath in the fresh ocean air while enjoying the views is beyond a treat. The hotel does have a European feel. The rooms are clean, the service stellar and I believe... More 

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1 Thank Jane L
SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Best Place, Your gracious and kind review is most appreciated - thank you. There is an aire of European ambiance at our California coastal hotel - we're happy you caught it - and no need to travel thousands of miles! Cheers, Mark Dibella, Managing Director More 

Athens, Greece
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173 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

... a classic built in the 1920s. Ocean views and superb service, all with a smile. (I note that several recent guests claimed service was indifferent; we had just the opposite experience.). The room was fashionably designed and comfortable. I slept superbly. We only spent one night but were impressed and would certainly return. Lunch or breakfast (or both) on... More 

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Thank Visitor_from_Athens
SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear WOW- Thank you so much for the great review - it is our guests who WOW us and we love the opportunity to deliver warm and personable service to everyone! Many thanks from a grateful team. Mark Dibella, Managing Director More 

Glastonbury, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at La Valencia and loved it! beautiful grounds Everyone of the staff is friendly and helpful, Great pol and the hipster bartender poolside makes fun cool drinks. They had great music in the Hotel bar lounge that brought me back in time. A cross between the Rat Pack and Great Gatsby. Rooms are vintage cool

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Thank Declan M
SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Vintage! You nailed our vibe - thank you! And that Gatsby thing goes full on party on December when we throw a big bash 90th anniversary Great Gatsby Gala - come join us! Caio- Mark Dibella, Managing Director More 

Tinley Park, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot begin to describe the wonderful experience we had at the La Valencia hotel. This was a special weekend trip from Chicago to San Diego for my daughter and I and La Valencia exceeded all my expectations. The location is outstanding with access to La Jolla Cove and the sea lions as well as great restaurants and shops. The... More 

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chicago Traveler! Many thanks for the 5 star review and spectacular comments - especially those about our service. I'm happy to see you indulged in a villa, they are pretty special. See you soon for a "second" once in a lifetime vacation! Mark Dibella Managing Director More 

U.S.
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really don't know where to start! Having seen this hotel for years when day-tripping in La Jolla, we decided to stay overnight and experience it firsthand. From the super nice front desk gal, to the waitresses, to the maids, to the cafe girl, to the greeters/bellmen, every person was happy and nice. Hotel people can "make" or "break" your... More 

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Thank newjerseybound
SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Amazing, We adore your marvelous review and comments - what can we say... you said it all. Let us know when you're coming back - the team is ready! Cheers, Mark Dibella Managing Director More 

Panama City, Panama
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77 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel has a great atmosphere, very friendly service at a top location! The room was very comfortable with great ocean and pool views. Everything at walking distance, shops, beach , restaurants . Highly recommended!

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Thank roeland b
SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Feel Good, We love the recognition as a top notch destination - thank you! See you back soon. Mark Dibella Managing Director More 

Goult, France
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45 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you come from far away and you have no way to really know what the hotel is like and the room that has been assigned to you. Very often you make a bad choice, even after reading tons of reviews. This was what unfortunately happened to us. After a very stressful and tiresome trip from France we finally tumbled... More 

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SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, We are sorry that your view expectations did not materialize - Our website clearly notes options for ocean view or non view rooms when making reservations. If you book through a third party then specific accommodations are not guaranteed. I do know that our staff would make every effort to provide our guests with location and room type... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Med
The Med
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Valencia Hotel is more than a La Jolla landmark, it's an icon. La V continues to host celebrities, politicians, special celebrations,and romantic getaways since 1926. Located steps from the regions most scenic and stunning coastline, world-class museums, indulgent shopping and galleries, La V is the perfect blend of location and recreation. The hotel's Mediterranean influenced architecture and decor, including beautiful courtyards, hand painted murals and exquisite Spanish mosaics, evoke old-world charm with contemporary services and amenities in this one of a kind coastal destination. Choose from 114 coastal-inspired luxury guest rooms, suites and Villas featuring stunning views of La Jolla and the Pacific Ocean, lush tropical landscaping, or picturesque La Jolla village. Offering two distinctive restaurants: Cafe la Rue Bistro & Bar with casual Modern European Cuisine or THE MED Ocean View Restaurant featuring New American Cuisine. Enjoy premium libations in La Sala Lounge or plan a special event in unique indoor and outdoor ocean view event locations. La Valencia is the premier location to escape, relax and unwind. Experience the beauty of Southern California in San Diego's most elegant and classic luxury hotel and become a part of La Valencia's exceptional legacy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Valencia Hotel

Address: 1132 Prospect St., La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
Region: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Price Range: ₹ 18,887 - ₹ 35,115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — La Valencia Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 114
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Also Known As:
La Valencia Jolla
Hotel La Valencia
La Valencia La Jolla
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Luxury Hotel in La Jolla
#4 Family Hotel in La Jolla
#6 Business Hotel in La Jolla
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“go for the ocean view!”
 of 5 bubbles Myopinions2, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay in a villa room, they are larger and more modern. Close to the pool and beach.”
  • View from outdoor dining.
 of 5 bubbles littleturk, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The King Vintage Ocean which was a treat. The Villas are AWESOME, but the smaller room was more in my budget this time.”
 of 5 bubbles 608janel, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Certainly rooms with a sea view are desirable.”
 of 5 bubbles Visitor_from_Athens, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ocean View Villa rooms are pricey but absolutely beautiful.”
  • Beautiful bedroom
 of 5 bubbles elizabethmandernach, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
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