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Fairmont Grand Del Mar

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Lagos, Nigeria
Reviewed 9 May 2015

My sister and I spent three relaxing nights at the Grand in December. The staff were welcoming, attentive and professional throughout, and our room was gorgeous - the bathroom was amazing, with excellent toiletries. The beds was lovely and comfortable. We enjoyed the fitness classes and Saturday morning hike, had a beautiful afternoon at the nearby beach and an evening...

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2Thank Maxxe80
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 8 May 2015

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights during a business trip of mine. The property was definitely Five Star quality. The service was exceptional and employees went ouf of their way to assist. The room was beautiful and spacious. Our patio lead out to a gorgeous garden in full bloom. We also took advantage of the spa while...

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2Thank travelislifegal
Exton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 May 2015

We arrived in November. The hotel's decor was elegant, opulent but simple. Our room overlooked the gazing pool. The room boasted a Kuerig, wet bar, and a bathroom in marble with generous tub size and lovely other personal toiletries. The environment was tranquil. Food options were delicious, both inside and outside eating, causal and formal-heaters and fireplaces added to cozy...

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2Thank kelly813
Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

This resort manages to be both old-school luxe and relaxed. The common rooms and lobby are pretty without overwhelming. The restaurant patio or inside table by the fireplace cannot be missed. My room had a large enough verandah for comfortable outdoor seating. Inside, the room is all comfort. Soft couch, good lighting, a Nespresso machine, oversized tub and huge bathroom....

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2Thank carlabZ3303FD
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 May 2015

My husband and I have been fortunate throughout the years to stay in some lovely properties, worldwide. We have just returned from three days at the Grand del Mar with only positive feelings about everything: the amenities, the food, the beauty of the grounds and hotel itself, and most of all, the service. I took the tour of the property...

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3Thank Oakleaf1950
New York, NY
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Grand Del Mar is a very luxurious hotel. I traveled with toddlers and the hotel made sure that we were very comfortable - two full-size cribs with awesome mattresses, ample towels, pouches with bath shower and lotion for the kids, chocolate covered Oreos, chocolates, free water, you name it. In a lot of hotels we stay at, they don't leave...

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2Thank Newyorking
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 30 April 2015

We drove down for a weekend getaway and to celebrate a special birthday. Our infant son accompanied us. The room was nice but the bathroom was fabulous. We appreciated the separate large shower from the tub and the private toilet. I wasn't as much of a fan of the closet being inside the bathroom as it was a trip to...

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4Thank jhartman90019
Toronto
Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

If you want to be pampered in a setting that is truly "away from it all", this is certainly the place to go. The rooms are large and exceptionally comfortable, the food is wonderful and the staff are amazing - very professional, friendly and well trained. If, however, you want to walk out the door and be close to shopping,...

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2Thank EastCoast888
Montgomery, Alabama
Reviewed 28 April 2015

stayed at places with equal amenities but none with the service that the Grand offers. From the valets to the room service it is all above first class. Too many examples to list from our five day stay. But, if you are looking for service at a 5 star resort...The Grand is not to be missed.

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5Thank Buddy G
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Without a doubt, one of the nicest properties we have stayed at. The hotel and its grounds are meticulously maintained. The staff were very professional and polite. At no time did we walk past any of the staff that they didn't stop and speak to us. Our king room was spacious with a terrace overlooking the lush grounds and a...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Serenely nestled amidst San Diego's Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve and a mere five miles from the Pacific coastline, Fairmont Grand Del Mar seamlessly combines the old-world charm of a Mediterranean estate with the modern luxury of an elegant resort. The result: TripAdvisor's #1 Luxury Hotel in California. Little wonder, given the sun-drenched climate, stunning natural beauty, championship golf course, one of only 25 Five-Star spas in the United States, and irresistible dining - epitomized by Addison, Southern California's only Five-Star/Five Diamond restaurant, helmed by Relais and Chateaux Grand Chef William Bradley. From the completely relaxing to the downright invigorating, you'll find a variety of ways to fill your days (and nights) at Fairmont Grand Del Mar. Engage in a seasonal mixology class. Take a dip in one of four heated pools. Enjoy an afternoon hike or horseback ride amid the pristine nature preserve. Or, sip signature cocktails at the resort's enticing lounges - all before retreating to your thoughtfully appointed guestroom. Welcome to the Grand life - just east of the Pacific and slightly north of expectations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Address: 5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, CA 92130-4901 (Formerly Grand Del Mar)
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: €355 - €833 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Fairmont Grand Del Mar 5*
Number of rooms: 249
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Also Known As:
The Grand Del Mar Hotel San Diego
Grand Del Mar Hotel
Grand Del Mar San Diego
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#1 Family Hotel in San Diego
#1 Business Hotel in San Diego
#1 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#1 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#1 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#11 Green Hotel in San Diego
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“Canyon-facing rooms offer better views”
 of 5 bubbles allegro101, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“This is a quiet hotel. I doubt there are bad rooms.”
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“Get higher floor (3rd floor) room”
 of 5 bubbles aussieyogi, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We had a lovely quiet room as we requested, Im sure they will try their best for you if you contact them prior to your arrival”
 of 5 bubbles happytravelsfromuk, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are phenomenal”
 of 5 bubbles Greekgoneloca, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
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