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Why stay at Grande Colonial Hotel?
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Historic hotel near shops in seaside La Jolla, CA

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Near dining, beach, entertainment

Located near high-end shops and restaurants in the village of La Jolla, this sophisticated California hotel is a block from the beach and 12 miles from downtown San Diego.

Private pool

Originally constructed in 1913 with a 1928 addition, the historical Grande Colonial Hotel offers a graceful marble lobby, private garden pool, and a market-fresh menu at Nine-Ten restaurant.

Ocean or village views

Grande Colonial Hotel's 93 smoke-free guestrooms provide large windows that open to ocean or village views, ceiling fans, down bedding, bathrobes, and nightly turndown service.

Renovations

The hotel will be renovating from 27 October 2014 to 6 November 2014 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Swimming pool
Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The 4-building Grande Colonial La Jolla is 1 block from La Jolla Cove and 6 miles from the concentration of high-tech/biotech industries known as the Golden Triangle. It's located amid entertainment and shopping districts, with downtown San Diego 12 miles away.

The Grande Colonial provides complimentary WiFi and high-speed wired Internet access thoughout all public spaces, including the hotel's 6 conference rooms, and in all guestrooms and suites. This completely smoke-free hotel features an elegant, antique-filled lobby, a stylish restaurant and bar, and an ocean-view terrace with private garden pool. Passes (surcharge) are available to La Jolla Sports Club, 1 block away.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Elevator/lift
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Total number of rooms - 93
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (meters) - 465
  • Smoke-free property
  • Garden
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4
  • Outdoor pool
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Wedding services
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Meeting rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6
  • Year Built 1913
  • Conference space size (feet) - 5,000
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Ceiling fan
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Designer toiletries
  • Premium bedding
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Private bathroom
  • Desk
  • LCD TV
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Cable TV service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Daily housekeeping
  • iPod docking station
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Where to Eat

Nine-Ten: Located adjacent to the lobby, this contemporary, upscale restaurant and bar features seasonal California Cuisine menus and a diverse award-winning wine list (including half-bottles and selections by the glass). Offers indoor, sidewalk patio, or ocean view terrace dining. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Happy Hour Mon - Fri. Three private dining rooms can accommodate 75 guests.

Room Service: Available from early morning until late evening.

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Nearby Things to Do

The hotel features an ocean-view terrace and private garden pool. Passes (surcharge) are available to La Jolla Sports Club, one block away.

The hotel is one block from the beach, four miles from the Torrey Pines Gliderport, five miles from the Torrey Pines Golf Course and Torrey Pines Nature Reserve, and six miles from Mission Bay Aquatic Park, affording numerous recreational opportunities.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.
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