We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Professional photos
Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel_streamline","template":"ibex_photo_carousel_streamline__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel_streamline","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

673 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 652: English reviews
Menifee, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For being an older property this is a great place to stay. The room has been updated and very clean and spacious. It has everything you needed for a over-night or extended stay. The kitchen has full size appliances. The bed is extremely comfortable. Work in progress: Re-tiling of the pool. Wonderful breakfast buffet (get there early, it can get...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank pattiacortez
Management response:

Dear pattiacortez, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your great stay, it is great to hear about your experience at our Residence Inn La Jolla. We certainly are an older property, but Marriott takes great care in making sure we are always current. Our rooms were updated within the last 12 months and we are...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel a lot for work and this is convenient to one of our offices. I am a huge fan of residence inns since they are comfortable, offer free breakfast and are pet friendly. Unfortunately I stayed here twice once last month and again this month. Beds face the door in the studios. Rooms could have been cleanier. Hair in...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank ficklepalate
Patricia O, Manager at Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla, responded to this review

Hello ficklepalate, Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your last few stays at the Residence Inn La Jolla. Please accept our apologies for not meeting your expectations during your stay. We have shared your comments with our housekeeping team and the front desk team so we may continue to improve our service. We do hope you may consider staying...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night during campus visit of UCSD (short 10 min walk to campus). Large, well furnished room. Friendly and prompt service and overall a pretty pleasant stay. Breakfast was pretty good too, the food tasty and choice plentiful.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank ECWorld
Management response:

Dear ECWorld, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at the Residence Inn La Jolla and am really delighted to hear of your experience. The close proximity to UCSD is great when visiting students or campus events and its great to hear that our service met your expectations. We look forward to hosting you again when your travels bring...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of 5 stayed here while touring colleges in the San Diego area, this was a perfect location for us as it is literally across the road from UC San Diego. Traveling with 5 is always difficult, as there is never enough room, however that was not the case here. We had a beautiful suite with a King, a...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Dan A
Management response:

Dear Dan, Yes, very much agreed that a family of 5 presents challenges when traveling and I am so glad that you were able to find our accommodations perfect for your needs. We enjoy hosting families traveling on vacation or visiting the local schools in our bi-level suites - truly has a condo-type experience not typical to the standard hotel...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just recently stayed at this Residence Inn over the Christmas weekend. The front desk staff, Norma, checked us in. She was very friendly and informative. She showed us the map of the property to point out where our room was located and informed us about their complimentary breakfast. This is parking on property for $18/day however, some street parking is...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Traveler_SD_619
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gentlemen who checked me in was super friendly and very informative. The room was stayed was clean and spacious. Woke up the next morning to a COMPLIMENTARY hearty breakfast and was greeted by the General Manager Ricky. Hands down the best part of my stay. Not only was she very down to earth and friendly. She made use feel...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank nelsontoilolo
Minneapolis, MN
Reviewed 13 December 2016

I had a short one night stay here in one of the 2 story Exec Suites. One bedroom and full bath downstairs and another loft area with a queen bed and full bath upstairs. Very roomy! My room was in the back of the complex and very quiet. The rooms were recently redone and they were very nice. The complex...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank lucycan
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

The suite is amazing!!! The staff was super friendly,and informative. The breakfast is make your own waffles,which i don't eat. But you ro get your own full kitchen , pet friendly and walking distance to alot of shops. Utc mall is a short uber ride away. Ucsd is walking distance .

 Report
Helpful?
Thank toughtraveler11
Burke, Virginia
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Great out of the way place just north of San Diego (10 minutes) with little traffic. Secluded with nice rooms and great breakfasts. Evening events Monday-Wednesday aren't to be missed. They don't skimp at this Residence Inn!!!!

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Michael H
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I'm a Marriott Gold Card member and felt like I wasn't at this place. I was suppose to get an upgrade and the upgrade was the same price as the regular studio room. The housekeeping was to be desired, no toilet paper, not enough pillows and had to wait 1 hour and half to get one delivered, forgot to replenish...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank susan s
Jacalyn P, Guest Relations Manager at Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. We strive to exceed expectations and it seems we have fell short of this, for that I do apologize! I have shared your comments with our team to ensure that these issues are addressed and taken care of going forward. We do hope that when you are in the La Jolla area next, you give...

173 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (113)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (8)
Viewed
Room/Suite (43)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (7)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Bathroom (8)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
0:48
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (40)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (60)
Viewed
Room/Suite (29)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (8)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Other (16)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these La Jolla hotels
0.5 km away
Sheraton La Jolla Hotel
Sheraton La Jolla Hotel
#8 of 24 in La Jolla
1,200 reviews
2.0 km away
San Diego Marriott La Jolla
1.1 km away
Hyatt Regency La Jolla
Hyatt Regency La Jolla
#7 of 24 in La Jolla
800 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.7 km away
Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa
3.5 km away
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
4.4 km away
Pantai Inn
Pantai Inn
#1 of 24 in La Jolla
743 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
GreenPartner Learn More
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our Residence Inn La Jolla, California hotel puts you within walking distance to the University of California San Diego campus and less than two miles from Scripps Memorial Hospital. From our extended-stay hotel, guests can also visit many local attractions such as breathtaking beaches, unique shops and Torrey Pines, the legendary La Jolla golf course. This all-suite hotel in La Jolla also offers easy access to Balboa Park, the famous San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld and Legoland. Guests can start their day with a free hot breakfast buffet and end it with The Residence Inn Mix™, a fun and relaxing way to unwind, socialize and connect. All of our suites in La Jolla, California offer fully equipped kitchens, with full stoves and ovens, and separate living and sleeping areas. Business travelers will appreciate our large, well-lit desk and free high-speed Internet. When you're looking to relax, take a dip in our heated pool or have some fun playing sand volleyball. We aim to be your favorite La Jolla all-suite hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla

Address: 8901 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
Region: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Price Range: €150 - €284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla 3*
Number of rooms: 288
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com and Travelocity so you can book your Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla Hotel La Jolla
Residence Inn La Jolla
La Jolla Residence Inn
Hotel Style:
#9 Business Hotel in La Jolla
#12 Family Hotel in La Jolla
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla staff and other travellers.
5 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“For a quiet room ask for upstairs room away from outdoor common areas”
 of 5 bubbles ficklepalate, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Getting a Exec suite or penthouse is perfect of larger families of 5-7ppl”
 of 5 bubbles Traveler_SD_619, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Its part of the Residence collection with the Marriott so every room comes fully equipped... very accommodating for large families.”
 of 5 bubbles nelsontoilolo, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Take an upper room”
 of 5 bubbles B1698RKmichaelh, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Best to stay away from the common areas if you like quiet”
 of 5 bubbles FormerChicagoGal, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay