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Outdoor pool, open 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Premium bedding, down comforters, pillowtop beds, in-room safe
Premium bedding, down comforters, pillowtop beds, in-room safe
Premium bedding, down comforters, pillowtop beds, in-room safe

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Business Services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationLa Jolla Cove12 min walk
    Popular LocationWindansea Beach2 min drive
    Popular LocationUniversity of California-San Diego7 min drive
    AirportSan Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.)16 min drive
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  • Accessible King with Bathtub

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 324 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsAccessible King with Bathtub
  • Garden King Studio

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 400 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsGarden King Studio
  • Colonial Queen/Queen

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 325 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsColonial Queen/Queen
  • Ocean Grande King

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 400 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsOcean Grande King
  • Colonial King

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 350 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsColonial King
  • Grande Queen/Queen

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 400 sq ft
    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 Queen Beds
    More detailsGrande Queen/Queen
  • Ocean View King

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 350 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsOcean View King
  • Ocean View King Junior Suite

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsOcean View King Junior Suite

About this area

La Jolla

Grande Colonial Hotel is located near the beach and in a walkable area with good shopping. The area's natural beauty can be seen at La Jolla Cove and Mission Beach, while SeaWorld and San Diego Zoo are popular area attractions. Birch Aquarium and Belmont Park are not to be missed. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and scuba diving nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with ziplining and skydiving.
Visit our La Jolla travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • La Jolla Cove - 12 min walk
  • Windansea Beach - 2 min drive
  • Crystal Pier - 7 min drive
  • University of California-San Diego - 7 min drive
  • Black's Beach - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • VA Medical Center Station - 8 min drive
  • San Diego Coaster Sorrento Valley Station - 10 min drive
  • AirportSan Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) - 16 min drive

Restaurants

  • NINE-TEN Restaurant & Bat — 1 min walk
  • The Spot — 3 min walk
  • Coffee Cup — 3 min walk
  • Duke's La Jolla — 4 min walk
  • Herringbone La Jolla — 4 min walk

About this property

Grande Colonial Hotel

Historic La Jolla hotel in Village of La Jolla, near La Jolla Cove
A restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a health club are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a rooftop terrace, valet parking, and coffee/tea in a common area. All 97 individually decorated rooms feature pillowtop beds and iPod docks. Comforts include premium bedding and down comforters, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers.
Grande Colonial Hotel offers 97 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 49-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels.

Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Business-friendly amenities include phones; local and long-distance calls are complimentary (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in November 2019.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a health club, and complimentary bicycles.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry sanitization guidelines of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Valet parking: USD 30 per night
  • Electric car charging station
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Free bicycle rentals
  • Health club
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe
  • Vending machine
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 5 meeting rooms
  • Coworking space
  • Conference space (5000 square feet)

Outdoors

  • Beach umbrellas
  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Rooftop terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar in shower
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility
  • Phone accessibility kit
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Beach towels
  • Couples dining
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Renovated entire property - November 2019
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Down comforter
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Linens
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 49-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • iPod dock
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products used
  • Free local calls
  • Free long-distance calls
  • In-room massage
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • LED light bulbs
  • Phone
  • Recycling
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities
The following facilities are closed on Monday and Tuesday:
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.0 per night
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • 2.2 percent tourism fee will be charged
  • Resort fee (August 01 - December 31): USD 0.0 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Beach towels
  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Nearby fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Phone calls
  • Faxes
  • In-room coffee
  • Lending library access

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Valet parking fee: USD 30 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds, rollaway/extra beds, and sofa beds
This property accepts credit cards and cash
This property uses eco-friendly cleaning products
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, and a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Colonial Grande
Grande Colonial
Grande Colonial Hotel
Grande Colonial Hotel La Jolla
Grande Colonial La Jolla
The Grande Colonial La Jolla Hotel La Jolla
Grande Colonial Hotel Hotel
Grande Colonial Hotel La Jolla
Grande Colonial Hotel Hotel La Jolla

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Grande Colonial Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Grande Colonial Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Grande Colonial Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Grande Colonial Hotel?
As of Nov 28, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Grande Colonial Hotel on Nov 29, 2020 start from $169, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Grande Colonial Hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool. Pool access is from 7:00 AM–10:00 PM.
Is Grande Colonial Hotel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Grande Colonial Hotel?
Valet parking is available for USD 30 per night.
What time is check-in at Grande Colonial Hotel?
Check-in is from 4:00 PM - anytime. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability).
What time is check-out at Grande Colonial Hotel?
Check-out is at noon. Late check-out is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
Where is Grande Colonial Hotel located?
Located in Village of La Jolla, this historic hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from La Jolla Cove and within 6 mi (10 km) of University of California-San Diego and Mission Beach. SeaWorld and Balboa Park are also within 16 mi (25 km).
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4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

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4.4/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
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The ocean view was obstructed. I wouldn’t pay for the upgrade again.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
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Host and staff were awesome. Great help whenever needed
Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
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Staff very friendly. Very clean and nice. Everything is walking distance
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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Great place to stay! Love the fact that it has an antique look to it with all modern appliances.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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This place is located directly in the middle of all of the shopping and a tiny walk to the water! Awesome place
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

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