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Room type

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Room, 1 King Bed, Kitchen (Sleeps 2)

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 1 infant)

Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 1 infant)

Get an overview of this hotelHistoric 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.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The 4-building Grande Colonial La Jolla is 1 block from La Jolla Cove and 6 miles (9.7 kilometers) 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 (19.3 kilometers) away.

The Grande Colonial provides complimentary WiFi and high-speed wired Internet access throughout 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, onsite spa services, 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 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 5,000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 465 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 4 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 93 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1913 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor pool  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LCD TV 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Turndown service 
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Where to Eat

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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Nearby Things to Do

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 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking 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 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

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.

Only service dogs are allowed

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Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: USD 10.00 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 28 per night (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.
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