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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 1 week ago

Older hotel but fairly well kept up. Our room was nice and had a pretty good view of the ocean. Not a lot of seating options in room but was adequate for our needs on this trip. Location was right downtown and very close to the beach, restaurants, etc. We would go back

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GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear Jeff: Thank you for taking the time to share feedback about your recent visit to La Jolla. Call me biased, but our La Jolla Village is indeed one of the most beautiful places around. And the fact that we are situated in the heart of it, walking distance of all there is to see and do in the area,...

Sapulpa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grand Colonial was as advertised - a grand older hotel with modern flair. Our room was stylish and comfortable, with nice amenities. The staff was helpful and competent. The public areas were beautiful. Overall a great stay!

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GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear David: Thank you very much for the kind words you shared. It is our number one priority to ensure that all of our guests leave with lasting, positive memories and it sounds like we did just that for you. We are indeed a historic hotel but we are committed to making constant improvements to the property to keep it...

Burnet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A magical place to stay for any occasion! The rooms were comfortable and well accomodated. The staff was friendly and extremely helpful. The valet service was especially helpful and gracious! It lwas a wonderful experience! Thank you so much.

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GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear 7jeanine: Well it certainly doesn't get any better than that, does it? I couldn't be more pleased to hear how much you loved everything about your visit. Thank you so very much for sharing your sentiment for others to read. Thank you also for pointing out our friendly and helpful staff, particularly our valet team. I will be sure...

Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked an ocean view king room and we landed in a huge suite (Room 405). I counted eight places to sit, not counting the bed or the little divan at the end of the bed, There was a nice sofa, two huge armchairs, a desk with two straight chairs and a tall chair near the coffee bar. It was...

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GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear JulieJ8: On behalf of my entire staff, I appreciate very much your endorsement and recommendation of the Grande Colonial. Thank you for taking the time to provide such comprehensive feedback about your guest room accommodations. While I'm delighted you were able to enjoy an ocean view during your stay, I'm sorry that the bed was just not as comfortable...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely 100 year old hotel. Nice comfortable large rooms, a lovely staff and a nice setting. A good restaurant and a nice bar. It is not a 5 star in my mind because it is the little things that separate a 4 star from a 5 star hotel. The hotel has not done a good job sound...

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GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear Jo: Thank you for taking the time to share feedback about your recent stay with us. We are indeed a historic hotel but are committed to keeping the property updated and modernized, while staying true to our long-term roots here in the La Jolla community. Thank you for recognizing that. I also thank you for the comments you provided...

Wolcott, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at the Grande Colonial 6 times now and are planning our 7th visit! Everyone is pleasant and helpful, the accommodations are delightful and the food is spectacular! It has an old-fashioned and charming ambiance that is missing at most hotels. While you can walk in in jeans, you could also walk in in formal wear and feel...

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GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear Lynda: I couldn't be more pleased to read your comments about your most recent visit to La Jolla. It is always so nice to hear from our repeat guests here on TripAdvisor, particularly those who provide us with so much support and loyalty. Thank you for that and for the kind words you shared. It is our number one...

New Westminster, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent location, great access to the beach and cliffs and the central shopping area. Easy to get around San Diego to the south and up the coast to the north. Our second stay in a garden terrace suite and thoroughly enjoyed it.

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GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear donaldmC4073BW: It is always a pleasure to hear from one of our repeat guests here on TripAdvisor. Thank you for choosing to stay with us once again and for taking the time to share feedback. Yes, our location is ideal, situated in the heart of the Village of La Jolla, yet still very accessible to all the sights and...

Brentwood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 9 family members staying here for a wedding. They put us all close together in an old somewhat separate area of the hotel. Everyone was happy with their rooms and loved the fact that they could walk everywhere in town.

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GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear Susanstevend: Thank you very much for choosing to celebrate the special occasion of a wedding with us here at the Grande Colonial. I couldn't be more pleased to hear how much you and your family enjoyed your stay, our accommodations and our prime location within walking distance of all there is to see and do in the area. It...

La Jolla, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Grande Colonial provides excellent service and excellent private rooms for special dinners for our Board of Directors dinners/events. Food and service is top notch!!! We use Grande Colonial not only for our special BOD dinners but their hotel rooms for our guests as well. The staff at Grande Colonial is exceptional!!!

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GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La Jolla, responded to this review

Allow me to first thank you for bringing your board of directors meetings to our hotel. I know you have many choices of where to bring your business here in La Jolla and we appreciate very much your support and recognition of the Grande Colonial and the food & beverage service provided by our award-winning NINE-TEN Restaurant. We strive to...

Point Pleasant Beach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at the Grand Colonial. It was a perfect place to end our PCH trip! We stayed in the garden area. Room was very clean and comfortable .Would go back again for the hotel and La Jolla.

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GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear Kathleeng523: I am very happy to read the comments about your recent stay with us. It sounds as if we did exactly what we strive to do each and every day: provide friendly service, top-notch accommodations and facilities and a location that can't be beat. Thank you very much for your recognition of that. We hope to see you...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the seaside Village of La Jolla, just 15 minutes north of downtown San Diego, the Four Diamond Grande Colonial offers classic European styling in the intimate setting of a boutique hotel. For more than a century, the Grande Colonial has been one of the most esteemed hotels in San Diego. But beyond the turn of the century architecture, our true hallmark is our warm, friendly staff and gracious service. We take pride in preserving the heritage laid down by our founders more than 100 years ago by providing the finest experience in first class accommodations. And just as those founders envisioned in 1913, the Grande Colonial remains today a classic hotel that rivals anything in the West. Commanding views of the California coastline, the Grande Colonial overlooks the shores of the Pacific Ocean and is ideally located just steps away from miles of beautiful beaches renowned to Southern California. Within walking distance are world-class shopping, dining, and entertainment and within a short drive are an abundance of golf, recreation and visitor attractions.The hotel features 93 air-conditioned, non-smoking guest rooms and suites (some with fully-equipped kitchens and fireplaces). With its ideal location, gracious service and environment of extraordinary comfort, the Grande Colonial hotel provides the ideal destination for travelers to La Jolla. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grande Colonial La Jolla

Address: 910 Prospect Street, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4198
Region: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Price Range: ₹ 14,916 - ₹ 20,569 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grande Colonial La Jolla 4*
Number of rooms: 93
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#2 Luxury Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Business Hotel in La Jolla
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