Ratings based on 590 Verified Reviews

They paid and stayed. We double-checked.
4.5 out of 5
92% of guests recommend
4.6 Room cleanliness
4.6 Service & staff
4.4 Room comfort
4.3 Hotel condition
They paid and stayed.
We double-checked.
3 out of 5
by A verified traveler

Venue for wedding weekend.. we were guests.

Posted Nov 24, 2014
Pros: Location to the ocean, pool area.
Cons: policy on tipping could be clear I even inquired at the desk in regard to my statements above, and they politely leave it up to the patron.
Location: Wonderful hiking in the Torrey Pines Nature Reserve
I was surprised at how tiny our bathroom was....I realize it is an old notel, but there was no counter top room for makeup bag or anything. Shower also small, with water splashing out on to floor. The staff at the wedding reception was excellent, as was the food. I was disappointed that the wait staff in the outside cafe, near the wedding site...was clanking the dishes as they cleared the table during the ceremony. I would have thought they could have explained to their patrons that for the 20 minute wedding they would not be clearing tables and making excessive noise. My other disappointment was the constant tipping I felt I was doing...obviously up to me! Valet parking the car, different bell boy storing the bags (room wasn't ready) and yet one more different person bringing the bags to the room. I felt guilty if I didn't tip every time we took the car out of parking....perhaps there could be a one tip policy involving the valet and car....I know it is up to me, but I felt obligated.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified travelerfrom pa

Great location

Posted Nov 13, 2014
Pros: Location, clean.
Cons: Better bathroom space and make it more user friendly, reduce parking fees and get firmer pillows.
Location: La Jolla Cove, Scripps park, children's pool, La Jolla Village, La Jolla Shores, La Jolla Cave
La Valencia is located in the middle of the village, adjacent to the cove and scripps park. The hotel was clean and comfortable, but the bathrooms could use some work. The shower is only half covered by a glass panel which theoretically should keep the water in but in fact does not very well. There is also little room to place your toiletries. The staff was friendly and the business center is there so you can print boarding passes when you are ready. One major drawback is that they charge $3O, yes thirty dollars for overnight parking. Don't park there...there is a parking garage a block away which charges $16 overnight, or just park on the street where the parking hours are limited only between 8am to 6pm. The pillows were too mushy and soft. The location is great and the room clean and comfortable, so overall I recommend.
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified travelerfrom North Plains, OR

Beautiful hotel - walk to ocean and restaurants

Posted Nov 13, 2014
Pros: Location, accommodations & staff
Cons: WiFi is poor in the outer villas
Location: Walking distance to shops, restaurants & beach. 10 minute drive to Torrey Pines golf course & another 5 minutes to Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Beautiful layout with spacious rooms. If you're in one of the lower level villas you'll have to climb some steps and the wi-fi reception is poor. The fitness center is small, but adequate. Staff are very friendly. The complimentary chocolate cake & champagne for my birthday was a nice touch !
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified travelerfrom NJ

Place is Heaven

Posted Nov 10, 2014
Pros: Most importantly the Location....spectacular views....the service and amenities was first rate.
Cons: Nothing
Location: In the center of La Jolla......you are within walking distance to dining,shopping or even snorkeling.Twenty minute drive to downtown SD.
From beginning to end.....you received the VIP treatment from the entire Hotel Staff....
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified travelerfrom Los Angeles

Paradise in La Jolla

Posted Nov 7, 2014
Pros: The views of the ocean and the food were both outstanding.
Cons: The hotel rooms need upgrading ie. showers, closed bathroom doors, hall carpets and floors in the elevators.
Location: The location is excellent with various art galleries, shops, stores, golf courses, restaurants and universities in close proximity.
The staff I must say is excellent as the "FOOD" My wife and I spent two days with perfect weather and nice view of the Pacific Ocean,sunsets and a full moon. The area is quiet with an occasional Marine Corps helicopter.
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveler

Great place to watch the sun set over the Pacific.

Posted Nov 3, 2014
Fantastic experience, very romantic, great food, attentive staff just a great place to get away. Also, its very near shops & restaurants in La Jolla.
4 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveler

Nice hotel, great location

Posted Oct 28, 2014
Nice hotel overall though the rooms are very small. Great location, very friendly staff, and good food. Beware that the check in is 4:00. Overall a nice experience and would recommend.
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveler

Beautiful relaxing getaway

Posted Oct 21, 2014
My boyfriend and I stayed here for almost a week and have nothing bad to say about this place. The staff was great, very friendly and informative, and the hotel was beautiful.
3 out of 5
by A verified travelerfrom Fort Worth Tx

Extra small restroom

Posted Oct 19, 2014
We were put in top floor. 11th. Restroom too small. No space for toiletries. About 6x6 space. Elevator way too long wait. Don't ever stay there on floor 5 or above. Rooms on floor 6 up nothing like other floors lower. Very old hotel.
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified travelerfrom boston

Really interesting decor, and super trendy!

Posted Oct 14, 2014
Great location to San Diego Universities! A definite keeper to my list of favorite hotels