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Inn by the Sea

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Rochester, New York
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great location, extremely slow wifi, parking $12 per day. I thought I paid for upgraded ocean view (2nd floor) but balcony view was of a building... you would need a 5th floor room for a view of ocean.

Thank traveler1747
Spanish Fork, Utah
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Very nice hotel...with a great staff. It is very conveniently located and is kept spotless! We will certainly be back!! You are within 2 blocks of the beach and close to all of the downtown shopping. Great pool area too.

Thank Papachop8
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Vancouver, BC
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

It is a very nice hotel especially location. It is very close to the village and the ocean. Lots of eateries near by. The hotel is clean. Even though there is no breakfast served but they have a guest room and have free coffee and drinks. We loved it.

Thank MaFamily09
St-Germain-en-Laye, France
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great value hotel! Nice location close to all amenities and the cove. No view but the price is way below other hotels in the area. Could improve on a few minor issue related to maintenance or guest services.

1Thank sandysocal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good quality hotel. Clean rooms. Clean bathroom. Comfortable beds. Decent view. Definitely recommend getting a room with a balcony. Pool is nice. No breakfast available but coffee, tea and hot chocolate are available by the pool.

Thank Britt H
Stirling, Scotland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable bed and reasonable facilities in this town centre hotel. Overall appearance is however dated and a little tired. A slightly disappointing start to our California tour, especially considering the room rates.

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Oahu, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was here for work and was recommended this hotel by colleagues. At first I was a little leery that this was part of the Best Western chain but I was pleasantly surprised. I arrived very late at night and was worried that there would be no parking. There's lots of stalls in the back and even a parking garage....

Thank HawaiiBorn69
waterford mi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice, clean no frills lodging a few blocks walk from the cove. We enjoyed the pool and complimentary hot chocolate and coffee. We would have liked a breakfast included since it cost 25. per person for nearby breakfast. We were satisfied with the hotel and staff.

Thank barbc820michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great location, convenient, rooms and lobby in very good condition, VERY COMFORTABLE BEDS, nice pool, friendly and helpful staff... and if you request an ocean view, you can actually get a view of the ocean. No fitness center but you can use the one that's right across the street.

Thank David A
Thornton le Moor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here two nights and found it clean with pleasant friendly staff. Room was large and airy with air con if needed. The hotel is well placed for the holiday town feel of La jolla and it's relatively easy to drive to downtown San Diego. So why average. The bathroom was tired with a painted bath and older fittings, it...

Thank Mikesalter

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  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the sand-swept landscapes and inspired Pacific views of the Inn by the Sea at La Jolla in San Diego, California. Here at our hotel in downtown La Jolla, you’ll find lovely guest rooms, complete with balconies offering coastal breezes and inspired views. Surrounded by beaches, dining options, local culture, and chic boutiques, this Southern California mecca is the premier destination for travelers to the La Jolla and San Diego areas. Take advantage of comfortable, spacious guest accommodations from the hotel that boasts a location in “The Heart of the Village.” Take in the salty breezes as you soak up the California sunshine in one of the most romantic honeymoon destinations. Spend a day exploring local culture, and later on, as the sun goes down, dine at one of our vibrant local restaurants. From morning until evening, La Jolla Village is brimming with all things California. From our perfect location just three blocks from the ocean, to our spacious accommodations designed for vacation comfort to the fullest, The Inn by the Sea at La Jolla is your California travel destination. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn by the Sea

Address: 7830 Fay Avenue, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037 (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn by the Sea)
Region: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Price Range: ₹ 10,633 - ₹ 17,657 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Inn by the Sea 2.5*
Number of rooms: 130
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Inn By The Sea Hotel La Jolla
Best Western La Jolla
La Jolla Best Western
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in La Jolla
#11 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#13 Family Hotel in La Jolla
#13 Business Hotel in La Jolla
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“Ask for 5th floor room so you have ocean view”
traveler1747, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you want an ocean view, they are available on the 4th and 5th floors. Suggest the 5th.”
  • Sunset from Room 511
, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor is very noisy.”
Mikesalter, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Top floor ocean view is best and price is not that much more.”
PaulSimiValley, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I asked for a quiet room and they moved me to a non-connecting room so I really appreciated that.”
  • From my balcony, nice palm trees.
  • You can almost see the ocean from balcony.
Sunzhine, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
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