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La Valencia Hotel

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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 19 February 2016

This is a review/comment about the lobby. After 45 years of having loved the La Valencia ... excepting recent years since the changes in ownership ... I know the affair is over. Went this afternoon to meet a friend. Putting aside the terrible redecoration and...More

5  Thank Susan U
Response from SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia HotelResponded 25 February 2016

Dear Lobby Guest - Times and places do indeed change and La Valencia is no expectation. The addition of a grand oak bar in La Sala hails to the comments of many locals who always wanted to see La Sala come alive with activity. Our...More

Reviewed 17 February 2016

Incredible views, great staff and fantastic location make this a great hotel. What would put it in the 5 star category are the "little things" that the truly epic stay always seem to nail. The biggest nitpick is when you stay at an epic, they...More

Thank mw6689
Response from SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia HotelResponded 25 February 2016

Dear Fab Guest - We really appreciate your wonderful review; thank you. The Garden Suite is a one of a kind suite and the location is indeed great for some (especially weddings using the ballroom nearby) and not great for others. We realize that we...More

Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

I'm sad that I even have to write such a review, but as an avid TripAdvisor user, I depend on these reviews from like-minded travelers. I hope this will help to improve this historic establishment, enhance future guests stay and manage expectations if you do...More

4  Thank JewDontKnow
Response from SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia HotelResponded 25 February 2016

Dear Valued Guest - I am so sorry that La V did not deliver our renowned enchanting and personable guest experience; my apologies. Do not feel that the Valentines holiday was the culprit as this past one was record breaking for the hotel and our...More

Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Our stay was four days of perfection. We could not have had a more incredible experience! The staff goes far above and beyond in every way, the food was outstanding and the property made me feel like I was at home in a grand villa...More

Thank TXdth
Response from SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia HotelResponded 25 February 2016

Dear Perfect Guest - Thank you so much for the awesome 5 STAR review and the special shout out to our catering manager Bobby (we love him also). I adore your description of our iconic hotel as we too feel like at stay at La...More

Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

This beautiful hotel is perfectly situated. We walked along the beach. We watched the sea otters. We walked to different restaurants for dinner, went for a run, walked to gelato and shopping. I had rented a fun convertible for the weekend but it was unnecessary....More

Thank Sue W
Response from SoCalSunsoul, General Manager at La Valencia HotelResponded 25 February 2016

Dear Valentine - Romance is in the air 365 days a year at The Pink Lady and we're delighted you spent the pinnacle date with us. Thank you for taking the time to share you comments and we do look forward to making more magic...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$353 - US$626 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#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
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$353 - US$626 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#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
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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Carrie B
21 February 2018|
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Response from Steve C | Reviewed this property |
The hotel is definitely kid friendly and its many interesting rooms and decor, along with the outdoor areas, are a kid's paradise. But I'm not sure about a kids menu. However, there are many restaurants all around the... More
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spivakfox
15 February 2018|
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Response from Nikki C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just saw your question regarding the walk to the beach. The hotel is not located directly on the beach front. It is on a hill that overlooks the beach and the hill is relatively steep. I believe there are two... More
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Elizabeth A
25 November 2017|
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Response from Melissa K | Property representative |
Hi Elizabeth, The pool is kept at 82 degrees year round.
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"base rooms are pretty small/efficient. Stay away from the rooms that are adjacent to the ballroom/function..."
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"Ask if rooms have been renovated and make sure not above the hotel's party space"
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