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Top La Jolla Beach Hotels

Pantai Inn
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
1003 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, CA
The price is $182 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6
4.7/5Exceptional! (514 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, beach towels
Travelers say...

"We loved the location across the street from the beach and in a nice area. We also appreciated the warm friendly greetings from the front desk employees. The hotel needs to be updated and spruced up a bit so it falls in line with the daily rental rate."…"

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2020

Pantai Inn
Empress Hotel of La Jolla
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
7766 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA
The price is $120 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.6/5Wonderful! (962 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, beach towels
Travelers say...

"The hotel is small with excellent service. It is well located for shopping and an easy walk to the coastal road. The on-site restaurant is open for dinner and has good food."…"

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2020

Empress Hotel of La Jolla
Scripps Inn La Jolla Cove
3.5 out of 5
555 Coast Blvd South, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $137 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (670 reviews)

"Scripps Inn is in an amazing location, right next to the La Jolla Cove. The only downside is that since the building is a little old, you can hear the water running loudly whenever someone showers and you can occasionally clearly hear people walking around in the rooms next to you. These were minor ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Scripps Inn La Jolla Cove
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Grande Colonial Hotel
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
910 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $169 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (955 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, beach umbrellas, beach towels, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"We loved the historical aspect of the hotel and the decor for the holidays. It was a great location and we walked to all shops, restaurants, galleries, and to the beach. Very friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

Grande Colonial Hotel
Redwood Hollow Cottages
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
256 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA
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4.4/5Excellent! (88 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, beach towels
Travelers say...

"Everything was enjoyable and very charming. We stay in Sea Biscuit two night and Hidden 1 night. Hidden doesn't have guest bathroom, but they have huge living room, dining room and backyard there. If you have people coming over they will have to use master or guest bathroom located inside the ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

Redwood Hollow Cottages
The Bed & Breakfast Inn at La Jolla
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
7753 Draper Avenue, La Jolla, CA
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4.4/5Excellent! (210 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Travelers say...

"The rooms were beautiful and the staff was excellent"…"

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

The Bed & Breakfast Inn at La Jolla
La Valencia Hotel
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
1132 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $289 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.4/5Excellent! (967 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, beach towels, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Great location. We walked to La Jolla shoreline, beaches and great restaurants easily."…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2020

La Valencia Hotel
Inn By The Sea La Jolla
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
7830 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $110 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
4.3/5Excellent! (1,178 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"The ocean view room was perfect for us as usual. We did experience one disgruntled receptionist. We seemed to annoy her more than anyone else working at the hotel, but the gentleman working at the front desk was kind and courteous."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Inn By The Sea La Jolla
La Jolla Shores Hotel
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
8110 Camino Del Oro, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $199 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.3/5Excellent! (960 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, sun loungers, beach towels, outdoor pool
Great stay vacation

"No comments"…"

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2020

La Jolla Shores Hotel
Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego La Jolla
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
8901 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $110 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
4.3/5Excellent! (977 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Clean and spacious family room with 3 queen beds option for a pull out sofa bed. Decent kitchenette with cooking utensils and silverware. Location is very close to UCSD as well as to a whole foods, ralph's, cvs and good restaurants. Close to freeway for easy access. Staff accommodated request for ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego La Jolla
Holiday Inn Express & Suites La Jolla - Beach Area
Great for beach vacations
2.5 out of 5
6705 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $104 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.3/5Excellent! (962 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"I almost didn’t want to tell people how great this place was! 5 minute walk to beach, spacious rooms, very clean. Our only issue was there was four of us and we had two tiny trash bins."…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

Holiday Inn Express & Suites La Jolla - Beach Area
La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
2000 Spindrift Drive, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $199 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.3/5Excellent! (213 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, cabanas, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Travelers say...

"Our family stayed here for a long weekend and we thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of the property! We loved that it was right on the beach, tucked away in the corner of the cove. I appreciated the full service aspect of being able to order food and drinks right to the beach so we could relax and watch ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club
San Diego Marriott La Jolla
4 out of 5
4240 La Jolla Village Dr, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $98 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.2/5Very Good! (908 reviews)

"I love the fact there was a balcony with a sliding door so we could let the fresh air as needed. The beds were extremely comfortable and the bedding smelled very fresh and clean. I would have liked having a smart tv So I could cast my cell phone"…"

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2020

San Diego Marriott La Jolla
Sheraton La Jolla Hotel
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
3299 Holiday Ct, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $94 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.2/5Very Good! (932 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Parking at $23 per night is way too much, though they did give us one night free since we came in after 11 pm having just driven 9 hours from NorCal. After that, we parked on the street, but then had to go move the car by 8 am."…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

Sheraton La Jolla Hotel
La Jolla Riviera Inn
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
2031 Paseo Dorado, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $89 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.1/5Very Good! (193 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Very clean and close to the beach. Full kitchen and quiet neighborhood. The pool was great, too."…"

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

La Jolla Riviera Inn
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
10950 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $99 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.1/5Very Good! (949 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"We had a wonderful 4 day weekend at the Hilton. Spotlessly clean property, and our Pure room even came with an air purifier. We were upgraded upon check-in and appreciated the lovely view. Food service, although limited, offered enough variety for the family. The pool was open!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
The Shoal La Jolla Beach
Great for beach vacations
2.5 out of 5
6750 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA
The price is $102 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
4.1/5Very Good! (868 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, beach towels, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Beautiful property that is walking distance to the beach. The staff was excellent and very attentive."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

The Shoal La Jolla Beach
Hotel La Jolla, Curio Collection by Hilton
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
7955 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $149 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4/5Very Good! (984 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Love the decor of the room and ocean view. Plan on coming back especially when the top floor is open for dining."…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2020

Hotel La Jolla, Curio Collection by Hilton
La Jolla Cove Suites
Great for beach vacations
2.5 out of 5
1155 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $128 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 17
3.6/5Good! (971 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, beach towels, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Great location. Older hotel but going through renovations but the staff was great and it was clean."…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

La Jolla Cove Suites
The Sands of La Jolla
Great for beach vacations
2.5 out of 5
5417 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA
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3.3/5 (224 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Overall it was a meh

"Would've been nice to be aware about the morning construction the next day"…"

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2017

The Sands of La Jolla
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Beach Hotels in La Jolla

Known for its beaches and university life, La Jolla offers a lot for the traveler planning a beach getaway. With 35 beach hotels and other accommodation options to pick from in this seaside destination, it's a breeze to find one that meets your needs.

As you search for a place to stay by the beach in La Jolla, you might be interested in these top-rated hotels with positive customer reviews.

Empress Hotel of La Jolla - A Greystone Hotel - 3-star hotel, 9-minute walk from La Jolla Cove. It features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi. Guests love the beach locale and breakfast.

La Jolla Windansea Beach $1920/week 3 Blocks From the Beach - Vacation home on the beach. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and proximity to shopping. This vacation home boasts in-room kitchens and TVs.

Inn By The Sea La Jolla - 2.5-star hotel, 8-minute walk from La Jolla Cove. It offers an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and balconies. Guest reviews highlight the overall value and comfortable rooms.

Travelodge by Wyndham La Jolla Beach - 2-star motel, 5-minute walk from Windansea Beach. It features an outdoor pool, free breakfast, and a spa tub. Guests love the beach locale and proximity to shopping.

La Jolla Cove Suites - 2.5-star hotel, 4-minute walk from La Jolla Cove. Our travelers recommend its central location and breakfast. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, free breakfast, and a spa tub.

Planning Your Trip to La Jolla

Curious about the best time to visit? These temperature and rainfall averages will give you an idea of the local weather.

  • Hottest months: September, August, July, and October, with an average temperature of 75°F
  • Coldest months: December, January, February, and November, with an average temperature of 49°F
  • Driest months: October, April, December, and November, with an average rainfall of 0.03 inches
  • Rainiest months: March, February, January, and April, with an average rainfall of 0.07 inches

Sightseeing in and Around La Jolla

After arriving and settling in at your hotel, you might want to venture out and explore everything La Jolla has to offer. If you're excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Children's Cove or Black's Beach. Experience the area's surfing and university life, and make time for local attractions like La Jolla Cove and La Jolla Shores Park. Other things to see and do in the area are Scripps Pier and Birch Aquarium. Visitors also enjoy La Jolla for its:
  • Restaurants
  • Bird watching

Getting Around La Jolla

If you're looking to fly to La Jolla, the closest major airport is in San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city center. If you'd like to venture out around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

Frequently asked questions

What is La Jolla like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its beaches and university life, La Jolla offers a lot for the traveler planning a beach getaway.
What's the best place to stay near the beach in La Jolla?
La Jolla Shores Hotel is a top 3-star beachfront hotel with an outdoor pool and a restaurant, and it’s located on La Jolla Beach. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Inn By The Sea La Jolla and The Shoal La Jolla Beach.
How many beach hotels can I expect to find in La Jolla?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 29 hotels in La Jolla for your beachside break.
When's the best time for a beach vacation in La Jolla?
Plan your trip to the beach with a look at weather throughout the year in La Jolla: The hottest months are usually August and September with an average temp of 69°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 58°F. Average annual precipitation for La Jolla is 10 inches.
What is there to see and do around La Jolla?
After arriving and settling in at your accommodation of choice, you might want to venture out and explore. If you can’t wait to check out the beaches, head to Black’s Beach or Windansea Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Experience the area’s surfing and university life, and make time for local attractions like La Jolla Cove and Torrey Pines Golf Course. For additional things to see and do, consider a visit to La Jolla Shores Park or Birch Aquarium.
What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in La Jolla?
Here’s some information to help you get to and around your beach accommodation in La Jolla with ease. To get to La Jolla, you can fly into San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN), the closest major airport, which is located 9.5 mi (15.2 km) from the city center. Local metro stations include VA Medical Center Station and Voigt Drive Station.

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