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Inn by the Sea

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#13 of 24 Hotels in La Jolla
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Pahrump, Nevada
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Room was in need of an update. Beds were old, Mattress was very uncomfortable. Parking was very limited, lucky my car is smaller.Two metal chairs on patio in need of webbing some missing. Lot of money put into exterior and lobby. No microwave in room. Had to go across the street for gym. Shop around.

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1Thank Bruno4747
Troy, Michigan
Reviewed 13 July 2015

This is my first stay and it will not be my last. Great location. Rooms well appointed, clean, quiet, comfortable. Excellent air conditioner which was very quiet, a real plus since so many units in hotels are loud and erratic. This was seamless and did not thump on and off . Nice modern furniture. The shower was a treat as...

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1Thank fcrane35
Carmel, Indiana
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Check in process was quick. Our room faced the pool. Parking spaces are tight and if the hotel is booked out you wont find space and have to do street parking - make sure you let the hotel staff know and they wont charge you for the parking that night. Rooms were not very clean - we put few dirty...

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North Hollywood, United States
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Have stayed here before, very clean and convenient location within walking distance to everything including La Jolla Cove, restaurants, grocery stores, hiking, and the ocean. Parking is a tad limited, but never had a problem in the garage area. Class A interior room appointments, huge balconies with great views.

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Thank John F
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Rooms are small but comfortable and clean. Breakfast had a nice variety (downside: staff hovered and stared the entire time we ate.) Had to take several cold showers because watered didn't always stay warm. All in all, not a terrible place to stay. Being so close to all the restaurants and beaches made it totally worth it!!!!

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1Thank Lamama04
Dana Point
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Rooms were adequate and clean, nice balcony to sip wine. Elevators sloooooow. Book a room with a view of the ocean. Breakfast adequate and good. What we really liked is the gym membership across the street compliments of the hotel. The gym is great. While staying at the hotel be prepared for the 12 dollar a day parking, no valet...

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1Thank CarlDanaPoint
San Diego, California
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We planned a couple of months ago to celebrate our 29th anniversary with our longtime and dear friends (who were also celebrating their anniversary) by meeting for dinner in La Jolla. I decided that it'd be extra special if we stayed the night in LJ after dinner; something we'd never done before. I found a nice price on Expedia ($169),...

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1Thank Makanofuji
Phoenix, United States
Reviewed 28 June 2015

When visiting San Diego there are only a few lodging choices I would consider and this is one of my favorites. Hotel is in a great location to the seal beach and the city. The staff are very friendly and knowledgable.

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Thank Michael D
San Diego, California
Reviewed 27 June 2015

I would never stay at Best Western Plus Inn by the Sea in La Jolla on Fay Ave ever again! Terrible experience. If you are not familiar with the area....take a look at google maps....there are other hotels a few blocks away with unobstructed ocean views for the same price!! Enough said....

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5Thank ZeroView
Bellevue WA
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Ideal location, lovely convenient, spotless cleanliness, good parking and best of all a staff that was cordial, knowledgeable, willing and charming. What more can anyone want. Over the years I have been a guest here close to once a year for 20 years. I strongly recommend this hotel to anyone!

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Concierge
  • 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 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: €145 - €250 (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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“They charge more for an "ocean view" but the hotel is several blocks from the hotel and so there is no unobstructed view.”
R6Man, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“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
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“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
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