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Village View Queen/Queen

Two Queen Beds
325 square feet • Max Occupancy: 4 adults, 1 child
Includes: Free Wireless Internet
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Garden King w/Kitchen (Sleeps 2)

One King Bed
Unknown area • Max Occupancy: 2 adults
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Village View King

One King Bed
310 square feet • Max Occupancy: 2 adults, 1 child
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Ocean View King

One King Bed
300 square feet • Max Occupancy: 2 adults, 1 child
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Historic hotel near shops in seaside La Jolla, CA

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.


Overview

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
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Banquet facilities
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Business services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Elevator/lift
  • Event catering
  • Concierge services
  • Multiple large conference rooms
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Total number of rooms - 93
  • Secure parking
  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Patio
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Meeting facilities size (meters) - 465
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tour assistance
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Wedding services
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Multiple small meeting rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Year Built 1913
  • Meeting facilities size (feet) - 5,000
  • Number of meeting/conference rooms - 6
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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

Parking (surcharge), Secure parking, Valet parking (surcharge)


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

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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Play

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
  • Golf - driving range nearby
  • Boating nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Running track/path nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Rowing or canoeing nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Whale-watching nearby
  • Tennis nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Helicopter/airplane tours 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


Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out

Check-out time is noon


How you can pay

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.


A Green / Sustainable Property - First Party Certified
This property has performed a self-assessment, also known as First Party certification, of its sustainable tourism practices through iStayGreen thus taking steps to understand its impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. The property's claims have not been independently verified by a second or third party certification program.
  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.
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