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Lake Placid, New York
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Stayed two nights and wished I could have stayed longer. Easy check in and check out. Room was beautiful and had a Juliet balcony with an ocean view. Every employee was pleasant and friendly from valet to housekeeping. Nice pool area. A few steps to the ocean.

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

Dear Perfection - Next time stay longer! But . . . thank you for making the recent decision to stay with us and for taking the time to share your review. We appreciate the 5 STARS and hope to entice you back again and again. Ciao - Mark Dibella, Managing Director

Sedona, Arizona
Reviewed 7 July 2015

You would be very hard pressed to find a more elegant, classic , and historic hotel with fabulous views of the Pacific Ocean. The charm and ambiance are world class and reminded me of a Grand Old Hotel of times past in the European tradition.

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

Dear Anniversary Guest, I love your comments on our European character - for many local guests a stay at La V is like traveling thousands of miles away to another country (without the expense). From vintage architecture to stunning coastal views - we're a bit of a dreamy escape. Our team is delighted that you spent your anniversary with us...

Huntersville, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Beautifully appointed and tastefully renovated hotel in the center of all the action in La Jolla. We had a suite that was well appointed and spacious. Great restaurants in the hotel and in close proximity.

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

Dear 5 STAR Guest - Many thanks for sharing your impression; short and sweet and much appreciated. I'm please to know that along with La V you also enjoyed our 2 restaurants, Café la Rue (casual bistro) and THE MED, ocean view New American cuisine. We hope to see you back soon. Mark Dibella, Managing Director

New Mexico
Reviewed 5 July 2015

My husband and I recently stayed at La Valencia in one of their Villas. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The hotel is beautiful and the staff/service are exceptional! Special thanks to Nancy, the concierge, and Bill in the bar for going above and beyond to make our stay amazing. The location is very convenient to not only the ocean but...

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

Dear Wonderful - We are delighted that you enjoyed your Villa stay and La Valencia. Our 16 Villas offer a unique and private haven in our circa 1920's vintage property - something special. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Cheers, Mark Dibella, Managing Director

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Business center was out of order as was the hot tub, much of the hotel was in disrepair. Went to the pool around 5pm and was informed the bar was closed, even though the pool is open until 10pm-really, no happy hour cocktail by the pool to watch the sunset? Only one elevator which seemed to take forever to arrive...

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

Dear Sin City Guest - Ouch - we're sad to see that La V was not to your liking. By design we do not keep the pool bar open past 5 pm due to proximity to guest rooms and villas - privacy and calm is important to our boutique coastal hotel ambiance. I wish I knew more about your experience...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Booked a private room for a half day business meeting. The view and breeze off the water was lovely, lunch was delicious and it was private enough for an uninterrupted business meeting. My salad came out wrong the first time and was corrected in minutes! Will definitely use the facilities again and next time stay overnight at the hotel. It...

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

Dear NY Business Meeting Guest - Thank you for selecting La V for your half day meeting - we hope our coastal ambiance was a contributing factor to a successful meeting. The only complaint we consistently hear is that its hard to concentrate on a meeting with the enchanting ocean views in the distance! Let us know when your ready...

New Orleans
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Beautiful hotel with beautiful setting steps from the cove. Rooms have been updated. Only complaint was that the bathroom was tiny. We stayed several times and haven't been disappointed. You'll get exercise walking to and from hotel up and down the steps

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

Dear La Jolla Lover - We agree, La V is the only place to choose for a enchanting stay in La Jolla - thank you. The bathrooms of our Vintage rooms are indeed smaller - Euro style designed with walk in showers to maximize the space in this particular circa 1920's room foot print. We do offer 3 other room...

Yucaipa, California
Reviewed 2 July 2015

There are many lovely hotels in beautiful places in the world, but the La Valencia while being a exquisite hotel in an absolutely gorgeous setting (if you doubt me you can walk into the lobby, continue straight through the La Sala Lounge to the gorgeous picture window at the far end of the room and gaze out onto the grounds...

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

Dear PERFECT 48 Year Guest - We are in awe of your wonderful loyalty and grateful for such amazing guests - thank you. Your description of our staff services is heartwarming as we strive to ensure that friendliness and personality mix well with professionalism and efficiency - we do not want to be stuffy. A BIG thank you goes out...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Perfect location in a really lovely property. Unique building with great views everywhere. Restaurants are first class. Pool area is fantastic. Great valua and we will be back for sure. Hotel guests are all very friendly and seem to be very happy

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

Dear Awesome - Thank you very much for the short, sweet and to the point 5 Star review - we love it and we love our guests. See you soon - Mark Dibella, Managing Director

Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

My fiancé took me here as a surprise so that he could propose to me :) It was a great stay! He called before hand to let them kno it would be a special time. They set us up with a room that had a balcony and view of the ocean. On the night of our engagement they sent up...

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

Dear Engagement Couple - Congratulations on the great plans - we are delighted that this special moment was spend with La V. It is our pleasure making magic for our guests and we are always appreciative and respectful in our role of family celebrations. Let us know when you pick a wedding date and we can help with the party!...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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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 tidepools and sandstone cliffs of the Pacific Ocean, La V is the perfect blend of location and luxury. The hotel's historical Mediterranean influenced architecture and decor, including beautiful courtyards, hand painted murals and exquisite Spanish mosaics, evoke old-world charm in this one of a kind coastal destination. Choose from 114 luxury guest rooms, suites and Villas, some with fireplaces, stunning ocean views, tropical California landscaping, or picturesque La Jolla village. Offering two distinctive restaurants: Cafe la Rue Bistro & Bar or THE MED Ocean View Restaurant. 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: ₹ 18,267 - ₹ 45,148 (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
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Luxury Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#4 Family Hotel in La Jolla
#6 Business Hotel in La Jolla
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“Higher floors have great views of the ocean”
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