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Nashville TN
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent a long weekend here and had a blast. The room (405) was excellent; overlooked the pool and gave us a great view of the sunsetting in the ocean; right from our room. The staff was friendly each time we came in contact and they all seemed to genuinely care that the stay was good. Nice turndown service in...

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

The Grande Colonial came highly recommended by friends who visited La Jolla in June 2016, and boy, were they spot on! What a fantastic hotel and restaurant. The common areas and guest rooms are tastefully decorated and cozy. Our suite #512 overlooked the pool and had a view of the ocean as well. This suite had two queen beds, each...

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GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear tczuprynski: I couldn't be more pleased to read your comments about your recent visit to La Jolla. Thank you very much for the kind words you shared about the accommodations and the in-room amenities. It is our number one priority to ensure that all of our guests leave with lasting, positive memories and it sounds like we did just...

Palo Alto
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Service was lacking - staff could use more professional training. Remote location of room, and lack of services at the room location were very disappointing. The hotel has definitely changed since the last time we stayed there.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I did a "staycation" for our second anniversary. We chose this hotel for its ratings and location in La Jolla. If you want to treat yourself, stay here. We booked the mini queen suite. Its like a studio. Has an incredibly comfortable bed, small kitchen, pull out couch, and a nice bathroom. This was a bit much...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Would definitely recommend, right in the heart of La Jolla, walking distance to the beach and to all the downtown shops/restaurants. It also has a nice pool and a great little bar/restaurant. This quaint, old time hotel is worth the stay.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family of 2 adults and 2 children stayed at the Grande Colonial on the Easter Weekend. Great location to walk to all the restaurants and shopping. The girls enjoyed the pool. It was a quiet hotel. The rooms were well appointed and updated. If you have a car - we found street parking but there is $30/day valet parking...

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Phoenix
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Grande Colonial is a very nice place to stay. The staff is friendly and professional, and the location is perfect. The restaurant had great food and service. The hotel is very clean. I am already looking forward to my next visit.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We just returned from a 1 week vacation. The Grande Colonial was the perfect choice. The junior suite was ideal for our family of four. The hotel staff was friendly and helpful. Of course, the location is fantastic.

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GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear Shrug67: On behalf of my entire staff, thank you very much for the kind words you shared about your recent stay with us. It is our number one priority to ensure that all of our guests leave with lasting, positive memories and it sounds like we did just that for you. I appreciate very much you sharing your feedback...

Culver City, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location and room service was great! Restaurant staff could be nicer, but the food was amazing! The hotels janitorial staff was very kind and helpful! It was a little pricey but location was amazing! And you must get room service!

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GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La Jolla, responded to this review

Dear 400christall: As they say, "location, location, location"! And indeed ours is the best, walking distance to the very best of what La Jolla is so famous for...shopping, dining, entertainment and miles of wonderful beaches. While I am so happy to hear how much you enjoyed everything, I am very sorry that the service you received from our restaurant staff...

Pleasanton, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Grande Colonial for a wedding with my teenage daughters. We had a village view room with 2 Queen beds. The room was good sized, nicely decorated and clean. Beds were comfortable with lots of pillows and warm blankets. The "view of the village" was just windows on the main street going through La Jolla, but it was the...

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Thank you, JDChab, for the feedback about your recent visit. I know firsthand what it is like to travel with teenagers and I’m so glad that we had (most of) the amenities to make your stay comfortable. Being an historic property, each one of our guest rooms is a little different in shape, size and the view it provides. You...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the seaside Village of La Jolla, just 15 minutes north of downtown San Diego, the Four Diamond Grande Colonial offers classic European styling in the intimate setting of a boutique hotel. For more than a century, the Grande Colonial has been one of the most esteemed hotels in San Diego. But beyond the turn of the century architecture, our true hallmark is our warm, friendly staff and gracious service. We take pride in preserving the heritage laid down by our founders more than 100 years ago by providing the finest experience in first class accommodations. And just as those founders envisioned in 1913, the Grande Colonial remains today a classic hotel that rivals anything in the West. Commanding views of the California coastline, the Grande Colonial overlooks the shores of the Pacific Ocean and is ideally located just steps away from miles of beautiful beaches renowned to Southern California. Within walking distance are world-class shopping, dining, and entertainment and within a short drive are an abundance of golf, recreation and visitor attractions.The hotel features 93 air-conditioned, non-smoking guest rooms and suites (some with fully-equipped kitchens and fireplaces). With its ideal location, gracious service and environment of extraordinary comfort, the Grande Colonial hotel provides the ideal destination for travelers to La Jolla. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grande Colonial La Jolla

Address: 910 Prospect Street, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
Region: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Price Range: €217 - €325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grande Colonial La Jolla 4*
Number of rooms: 93
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#2 Luxury Hotel in La Jolla
#2 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Business Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Family Hotel in La Jolla
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