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Inn by the Sea

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Tucson, United States
Reviewed 5 August 2015

The staff is great and very helpful! The gym across the street is complimentary which is awesome! It's close to la jolla cove and plenty of fine dining as well as nice shops! Parking is an additional fee, and is not easy to find if you have an SUV. However, if you need to park on the street, they will...

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Sheridan, Wyoming
Reviewed 4 August 2015

I can't tell you that the view from the room was an ocean view as the ocean side of the Best Western has a taller building on the north side. But the hotel is a great jumping off point for venturing out around La Jolla. Staff at the hotel were friendly and open. They were also easy to identify during...

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1Thank William C
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We had a King size bed room on the 3rd floor at the front with balcony. Refrigerator and Micro Wave. Large room and quite comfortable. WI Fi connection was not good always, but phoned a help line most days who usually solved the problem . I understand that since our stay the WiFi has been updated. The Free breakfast was...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Have had the pleasure of staying here on two separate occasions. Great budget hotel in a fantastic location - really truly value for money in La Jolla. Proximity to the office locations is perfect and rooms are spacious and clean and comfortable. Will stay again.

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San Francisco
Reviewed 30 July 2015

The generic Best Western rings with the connotation that it is a budget hotel, making travel more accessible to people who otherwise might not be able to afford to spend their hard earned dollars in other ways to contribute to the economy. La Jolla doesn't need the money--it's a privilege to even stay overnight and dine in their restaurants if...

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Surprise
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We would not hesitate to stay here again or tell friends it is a nice place. Easy to walk around downtown. Had access to beach areas but better beaches are about 5 milute drive south. Excellent location and great staff.

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San Bruno, California
Reviewed 28 July 2015

We checked in for 2 nights so we could go attend a La Jolla wedding July 17th and 18th. The location was very centrally located, lots of places to eat, and a delicious healthy restaurant right across the street. I have to say that even though we were given a room right next to the elevator, it was pretty well...

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Ojai, United States
Reviewed 27 July 2015

I could not be happier with this hotel. The location was perfect - 5 minutes from the beach. And you could easily walk to all other places in La Jolla. The hotel was recently renovated and is very tasteful - modern. The staff was great - helpful and attentive. The room was clean, nice natural light as well. We could...

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Arizona
Reviewed 25 July 2015

The Best Western Inn by the sea was a joy to stay at. It had a friendly staff and is located mid town La Jolla, so everything is a convenient walk. We researched a number of other hotels and decided on this one based on other reviews. We weren't disappointed. We had no problem with parking during our stay, and...

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Santa Maria, United States
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Great hotel for weddings in La Jolla. Staff was wonderful to work with and made the weekend flawless from check in to check out. Ocean view rooms are very nice, nice breeze when the window is open. Walking distance to bars, bistros and world class shopping.

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the sand-swept landscapes and inspired Pacific views of the Inn by the Sea at La Jolla in San Diego, California. Here at our hotel in downtown La Jolla, you’ll find lovely guest rooms, complete with balconies offering coastal breezes and inspired views. Surrounded by beaches, dining options, local culture, and chic boutiques, this Southern California mecca is the premier destination for travelers to the La Jolla and San Diego areas. Take advantage of comfortable, spacious guest accommodations from the hotel that boasts a location in “The Heart of the Village.” Take in the salty breezes as you soak up the California sunshine in one of the most romantic honeymoon destinations. Spend a day exploring local culture, and later on, as the sun goes down, dine at one of our vibrant local restaurants. From morning until evening, La Jolla Village is brimming with all things California. From our perfect location just three blocks from the ocean, to our spacious accommodations designed for vacation comfort to the fullest, The Inn by the Sea at La Jolla is your California travel destination. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn by the Sea

Address: 7830 Fay Avenue, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037 (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn by the Sea)
Region: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Price Range: €151 - €252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Inn by the Sea 2.5*
Number of rooms: 130
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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
Hotel Style:
#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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“Ask for 5th floor room so you have ocean view”
traveler1747, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you want an ocean view, they are available on the 4th and 5th floors. Suggest the 5th.”
  • Sunset from Room 511
, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor is very noisy.”
Mikesalter, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Top floor ocean view is best and price is not that much more.”
PaulSimiValley, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I asked for a quiet room and they moved me to a non-connecting room so I really appreciated that.”
  • From my balcony, nice palm trees.
  • You can almost see the ocean from balcony.
Sunzhine, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
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