La Valencia

1132 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA, USA

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Hotel Description

Perched on a cliffside in La Jolla, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, La Valencia has been the grand dame of the San Diego area since 1926, its pink stucco walls and mediterranean-style terraces playing host to Hollywood's biggest stars from the silent era to the present. There are more modern hotels in La Jolla, but there are no others with the history an elegance of La Valencia.

Besides the striking Spanish villa look of the place, La Valencia is notable for its exclusive feel — the location, though easily accessible from San Diego, feels secluded, like a private resort. The hotel is known for its high standard of service, balancing attention and privacy — the new Ocean Villas offer full butler service, a rarity in laid-back Southern California.

The rooms and suites in the main hotel building are a bit old-fashioned, but stylish, all with opening windows to let in the sea breeze, overlooking the village, the gardens, or the ocean. The brand-new Ocean Villas are more modern in style, and have high beamed ceilings, marble bathrooms, and jacuzzi tubs. Some have fireplaces; all have king beds and wet bars.

On the 10th floor of the hotel is the Sky Room, a tiny restaurant (12 tables) with a 180-degree view of the picturesque La Jolla Cove. Downstairs is the Whaling Bar and Grill, which attracts the locals with its private-club feel. Of course the restaurants and cafes of La Jolla lie just outside the hotel, as well as a number of museums and galleries, and the Prospect Street shopping district, San Diego's answer to Rodeo Drive. If you feel like communing with the tourists, there's always Sea World — but most of La Valencia's guests will keep to the village of La Jolla, if not to the hotel's grounds.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 112 Rooms
  • Style: Contemporary Classic
  • Atmosphere: Quiet

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour room service
  • ATM/bank office
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Golf nearby
  • Jacuzzi
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Restaurant
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wake-up service

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Check in:

4pm,

Check out:

12pm

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  • Partial Ocean View Room - 1 King Bed

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 250 ft²/23 m².
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    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • minibar
    • phones
    • safe
    • sofa
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • working desk
  • Vintage King Ocean

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 250 ft²/23 m².
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    Views: garden or village.

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    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • minibar
    • phones
    • safe
    • sofa
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
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  • Full Ocean Facing Room - 1 King Bed

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 300 ft²/27 m².
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    Views: ocean.

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    • central air conditioning
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    • phones
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    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
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  • Classic Room - 2 Queen Beds

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    This room features 2 Queen Beds and is approximately 400 ft²/37 m².
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    Views: city or village.

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    • central air conditioning
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    • minibar
    • phones
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • working desk
  • Ocean Facing Villa Room - 1 King Bed

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 450 ft²/41 m².
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    Views: ocean.

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    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • jacuzzi tub
    • minibar
    • patio
    • phones
    • rain shower
    • safe
    • sofa
    • turndown service
    • wet bar
    • working desk
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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 700 ft²/65 m².
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    Views: ocean.

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  • Ocean Facing Suite - 1 King Bed

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 700 ft²/65 m².
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    Views: ocean.

    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • DVD player
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • jacuzzi tub
    • minibar
    • phones
    • safe
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa sleeper
    • stand up shower
    • turndown service
    • working desk
  • Partial View Villa Suite - 1 King Bed

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 900 ft²/83 m².
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    Views: ocean.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • bathtub/shower combo
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • DVD player
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iron
    • minibar
    • patio
    • phones
    • safe
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa sleeper
    • turndown service
    • wet bar
    • working desk
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour room service
  • ATM/bank office
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Golf nearby
  • Jacuzzi
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Restaurant
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Valet parking (charges apply)
  • Wake-up service

Need to Know

Valid credit card required.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diner's Club

Check in:

4pm,

Check out:

12pm

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