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Inn by the Sea

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Reviewed 18 June 2015

This was our first stay in La Jolla and we weren't sure what to expect in terms of where this hotel is located etc. We were pleasantly surprised as we were one block from the beach (we could see the ocean from our balcony). Also many of the things we wanted to do and see in the San Diego area...

1Thank Debi969
Williams, AZ, United States
Reviewed 17 June 2015

The location is great and makes it easy to access all of the La Jolla Village. It was clean and rooms large. We had an adjoining room and the neighbors were up at 6am talking really loudly. we had to call and report it and the staff did help get it quieted. Maid service was a bit iffy. we had...

Thank Kathleen S
irvine, United States
Reviewed 15 June 2015

very convenient location, close to beach, city and all the activities clean, easy parking, quiet, helpful personnel. I recommend to everybody from anywhere to stay in this hotel and enjoy La Jolla while visiting san diego.

Thank Reza M
Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 13 June 2015

the hotel is located at la jolla which is 30min drive from the downtown. I can say the quality of the hotel deserves for appreciation. I liked Cleanless and the design of the room. You just take the highway to go to the downtown which is very simple. The receptionist are very lovely and very helpful. the parking fee of...

1Thank Baran K
Tucson, United States
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Everything about this hotel was great. The staff was helpful and knowledgeable of the area and were able to give restaurant and shopping recommendations. Rooms were comfortable and clean. Location was perfect for beach combing, restaurants, and shopping.

1Thank Cheryl S
Boston, United States
Reviewed 3 June 2015

It appeared that the hotel was closer to the water than it actually was. It was a short walk to the supermarket and a number of excellent restaurants. The decor in the rooms seemed a little tired but was clean. The room was very large. The staff was helpful and the breakfast was good. Overall it was a good experience.

1Thank Donna B
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Excellent and very comfortable and well placed for sea, shops and restaurants. All staff very helpful. Began and ended our California road trip at this hotel and loved every minute. The complimentary iced coffee and pizza that appears in the lobby every afternoon is great.

1Thank Ken M
Reviewed 31 May 2015

The newly remodeled room are clean though small. The beds are new but quite firm and i'm sure will be more comfortable after being broken in. The staff was mostly extremely friendly and helpful. I think maintenace could be improved or maybe its more the cleaning staff needs to report problems to maintenance. Would stay here again but would also...

Thank 540carola
riverside, United States
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Check out was a disappointment the hotel clerk was really uninterested in any conversation on my stay or experience in the area. Overall the hotel was nice and ocean view was good location was good the restaurants were plenty..

Thank Dana H
Parsippany, New Jersey
Reviewed 27 May 2015

We stayed here for four nights during the end of May, arriving by airplane, The cab fare from the airport was $45 before the tip and took about 25 minutes. The room was quite large and spotless, and had a refrigerator and microwave. Unfortunately there was not a safe in the room which I do find important when I travel....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Inn by the Sea

Address: 7830 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4283 (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn by the Sea)
Region: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Price Range: $204 - $305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Inn by the Sea 2.5*
Number of rooms: 132
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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
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#2 Best Value Hotel in La Jolla
#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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