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    Empress Hotel

    7766 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4309
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    03/07/2017 04/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$ 369
          US$ 314
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          US$ 315
          US$ 369
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          Overview
          • Excellent61%
          • Very good31%
          • Average6%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          Free Wifi
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Room Service
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          Bar/Lounge
          Fitness centre
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          Pets Allowed
          Wheelchair Access
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          Self-Serve Laundry
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Special Offer: Free Parking, wine, more!
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          Reviewed 9 June 2015

          Stayed at the Empress last week for two nights and really had to scour my memory for the highs and lows of the Empress. Highs - location and Staff. Walkable to everywhere in lovely LaJolla. Front desk staff were welcoming and gave us a great...More

          Thank MikePet
          Response from Empresss_GM, General Manager at Empress HotelResponded 10 June 2015

          Dear MikepET - Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at our hotel on TripAdvisor. Thank you for the great comments regarding both our hotel location, as well as the staff. I would like to apologize for the issues you experienced...More

          Reviewed 6 June 2015

          The hotel is beautifully decorated. The room is spacious, very clean and modern. The complimentary breakfast was very good. The staff was courteous and helpful with information regarding the area and sites to see and things to do. We recommend the property as a first...More

          Thank Rosemary S
          Response from Empresss_GM, General Manager at Empress HotelResponded 8 June 2015

          Dear Rosemary S - Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor to celebrate your 3rd anniversary. A high level of customer service is extremely important to us, and I would like to thank you for the recognition...More

          Reviewed 6 June 2015

          The staff here are very friendly and accommodating, reception staff could not do enough to make stay enjoyable. Valet Parking super efficient. Room comfortable and very clean. Brilliant location for restaurants, shops and coast walk. Will def stay here again.More

          Thank Richey2014
          Response from Empresss_GM, General Manager at Empress HotelResponded 8 June 2015

          Dear Richey2014 - Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor, and thank you for your great comments about our location and clean comfortable rooms. I am happy to see that our friendly and accommodating reception staff was...More

          Reviewed 29 May 2015

          My husband and I have stayed at this property several times on business. Great location to easily get to work in San Diego and be able to walk to dinner, bars, shopping. We feel this is our home away from home. The staff is like...More

          Thank Susie D
          Response from Empresss_GM, General Manager at Empress HotelResponded 30 May 2015

          Dear Susie D - Thank you for taking the time to share your recent stay with us on TripAdvisor. I am extremely pleased to see that you greatly enjoyed your stay with us, with our Front Desk and Valet staff standing out in particular when...More

          Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

          Jon and Sally were so helpful at the front desk and so accommodating. The continental breakfast was delicious and the location is great because it is so close to the beach and to the grocery store. We had a relaxing three day weekend and will...More

          Thank Tanya H
          Response from Empresss_GM, General Manager at Empress HotelResponded 26 May 2015

          Dear Tanya H - Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor. I am extremely delighted to see that our friendly staff was a highlight of your stay with us, and that you were able to take advantage...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Room Service
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Conference Facilities
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 209 - US$ 333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Best Value Hotel in La Jolla
          • #2 Spa Hotel in La Jolla
          • #2 Business Hotel in La Jolla
          • #3 Green Hotel in La Jolla
          • #4 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
          • #5 Family Hotel in La Jolla
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 73
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          • Location
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          • California >
          • San Diego >
          • La Jolla
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          • Empress Hotel La Jolla ,
          • Empress La Jolla
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          Traveller (145)
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          Dining (35)
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          Hotel & Grounds (124)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Leah C
          What is the situation with parking?
          1 June 2017|
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          Response from PJCoastToCoast | Reviewed this property |
          We parked on the street. Parking limitations are enforced during the day but we usually were out of our room and on our way for the day by the time they kicked in, and I think they aren't enforced at all on weekends (or at... More
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          Bridget C
          Is this hotel non smoking?
          25 May 2017|
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          Response from Yatch1 | Reviewed this property |
          yes.
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          Wendi L
          Does the hotel have any rooms with balconies?
          26 March 2017|
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          Response from LarryFOM | Property representative |
          Hi, Our hotel does not have balconies, however we are a short walk to the coastline and some fantastic views. Larry FOM
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          Room Tips
          "While none of the rooms have a full ocean view. my room on the 5th floor (Rm. 500) did have a sliver of a..."
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          "Have a special need or request, just ask, they'll do their best for you. Rooms are soooo spacious."
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          "The breakfast room is on the 2nd floor, so rooms off that hallway may have more hallway noise than others."
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          "Higher is better. We were on the third floor overlooking some ugly roofs of the nearby apartments."
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