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Best La Jolla Family Hotels

Lockdown Fever Getaway - 5/15 to 5/20 (only dates in May left)
Great for families
5/5 Exceptional! (37 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, playground, close to beach
Loved it!
"We had a great stay. The house’s location, layout and amenities worked very well for our group. The pool was such an awesome feature, we were in it nearly everyday! We hope to stay there again in the future!"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2021

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Lockdown Fever Getaway - 5/15 to 5/20 (only dates in May left)
La Jolla  Windansea Beach :)) / 3 Blocks from the Beach.
Great for families
4.8/5 Exceptional! (42 reviews)
Families like: waterpark, kitchen, on the beach, games and toys
Great
"Staying again"

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

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La Jolla Windansea Beach :)) / 3 Blocks from the Beach.
Scripps Inn La Jolla Cove
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
555 Coast Blvd South, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $239 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 25
4.6/5 Wonderful! (734 reviews)
Families like: close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Travelers say...
"Lovely boutique hotel. Staff was super friendly. Great location and the common patio was perfect to watch the sunset."

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2021

Scripps Inn La Jolla Cove
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Empress Hotel of La Jolla
Great for families
3 out of 5
7766 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA
The price is $165 per night from Nov 16 to Nov 16
4.6/5 Wonderful! (979 reviews)
Families like: close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...
"I liked that the rooms were a nice size, that I could bring my dogs and it was so close to walking to shops and restaurants. The staff was very friendly and accommodating."

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Empress Hotel of La Jolla
Redwood Hollow Cottages
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
256 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA
4.5/5 Wonderful! (114 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travelers say...
"Redwood Hollow is a hidden treasure among all the hi-rise apartments in La Jolla!"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2021

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Redwood Hollow Cottages
The Sands of La Jolla
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
5417 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA
The price is $119 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
4.4/5 Wonderful! (97 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Travelers say...
"Excellent location! Walkable to beaches and Bird Rock shops. Loved our stay. Our room was very clean, but there was a mildew smell constantly."

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

The Sands of La Jolla
Inn By The Sea La Jolla
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
7830 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $149 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 7
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,320 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travelers say...
"Nice Location Air conditioning needs updating"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

Inn By The Sea La Jolla
La Jolla Shores Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
8110 Camino Del Oro, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $159 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 21
4.4/5 Excellent! (968 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, on the beach, outdoor tennis courts, bicycle rentals nearby
Travelers say...
"Wonderful! Excellent area, staff, and the comfiest beds!"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2021

La Jolla Shores Hotel
Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa
Great for families
4 out of 5
9700 N Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $219 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 21
4.3/5 Excellent! (984 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travelers say...
"It's a nice property, but not up to it's 4-star rating. The "terrace room" has a dinky terrace that looks over nothing."

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa
La Valencia Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
1132 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $409 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
4.3/5 Excellent! (988 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...
"Hotel has a great pool area and is in the middle of the La Jolla area. Easy to walk to restaurants and shops. Hotel was clean and had a great vibe. Our room was clean and quiet but had a very odd odor and absolutely no view even though the room was very expensive. Not sure if we would stay at this ..."

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

La Valencia Hotel
Holiday Inn Express & Suites La Jolla – Windansea Beach, an IHG Hotel
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
6705 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $149 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 25
4.3/5 Excellent! (985 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family
Travelers say...
"was a nice visit great hotel for the price nice big room 2 queen beds in new wing large bathroom. Beds comfortable clean and choice of pillows."

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2021

Holiday Inn Express & Suites La Jolla – Windansea Beach, an IHG Hotel
Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego La Jolla
Great for families
3 out of 5
8901 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA
The price is $174 per night from Nov 15 to Nov 15
4.3/5 Excellent! (983 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Travelers say...

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2021

Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego La Jolla
La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club
Great for families
4 out of 5
2000 Spindrift Drive, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $195 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
4.3/5 Excellent! (268 reviews)
Families like: kids pool, playground, on the beach, laundry
Travelers say...
"Amazing facility with private beach and beautiful grounds!"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club
La Jolla Riviera Inn
Great for families
3 out of 5
2031 Paseo Dorado, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $159 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 26
4.3/5 Excellent! (259 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, close to beach, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...
"Very nice rooms!"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

La Jolla Riviera Inn
Sheraton La Jolla Hotel
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
3299 Holiday Ct, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $159 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
4.1/5 Very Good! (974 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Travelers say...
"The hotel is convenient and almost at the center of all the places we visited. There are 2 restaurants in the premises and there’s a lot also nearby. We liked the garden/pool area."

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Sheraton La Jolla Hotel
The Shoal La Jolla Beach
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
6750 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA
The price is $127 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
4.1/5 Very Good! (931 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, laundry
Travelers say...
"My wife and I loved the property and its retro but totally redone feel. Great little family owned coffee shop right next door to grab a latte for the 5 minute walk to the benches by the beach. Highly recommended!"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

The Shoal La Jolla Beach
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Great for families
4 out of 5
10950 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $174 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 28
4/5 Very Good! (965 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, outdoor tennis court, bicycle rentals nearby
Travelers say...
"My standard room has partial ocean view and the room is very big and comfortable."

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
San Diego Marriott La Jolla
Great for families
4 out of 5
4240 La Jolla Village Dr, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $175 per night from Oct 24 to Oct 24
4/5 Very Good! (970 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...
"Staff at the front desk are amazing! They went above and beyond to make our stay unique."

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

San Diego Marriott La Jolla
Hotel La Jolla, Curio Collection by Hilton
Great for families
4 out of 5
7955 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $178 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 1
4/5 Very Good! (986 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...
"Great location. Staff was very friendly and helpful. But was NOT pleased that to get a cup of black coffee in the morning took until 7am and cost a ridiculous $4.50"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Hotel La Jolla, Curio Collection by Hilton
La Jolla Cove Suites
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
1155 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, CA
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The price is $125 per night from Nov 16 to Nov 16
3.6/5 Good! (967 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Travelers say...
"Fabulous view of Cove and ocean from suite. Enjoyable and relaxing. Common areas and elevator access average. Location is great! Staff friendly and helpful. No breakfast."

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

La Jolla Cove Suites
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Where Should We Stay in La Jolla?

If you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids, La Jolla is a good choice. The popular aquarium, beaches, and surfing spots are just a few things that make this an attractive vacation destination for families. Take to the air and fly into San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is the closest airport, or San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), which is located 9.5 mi (15.2 km) from the city center. La Jolla has 33 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding where you should stay.

Vacationing families have good things to say about these accommodations:

La Jolla Shores Hotel - Offers a children's pool, a restaurant, and free rollaway beds. This hotel is rated 3 stars.

Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego La Jolla - Features an outdoor pool, in-room kitchens, and free breakfast. This 3-star hotel is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

Inn By The Sea La Jolla - Offers an outdoor pool, laundry facilities, and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort at this 2.5-star hotel.

La Jolla Cove Suites - Features in-room kitchens, an outdoor tennis court, and a barbecue grill. This vacation home is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

When Should We Visit La Jolla?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to plan when to pack up the kids and head to La Jolla.

  • 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

What Should We See and Do in La Jolla?

While you are visiting La Jolla, you and the family might want to check out some interesting spots such as Scripps Pier, Birch Aquarium, and Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like La Jolla Cove, SeaWorld, and San Diego Zoo.

La Jolla is also known for its:
  • Beaches
  • Surfing
  • University life
  • Restaurants

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