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Atop La Jolla Cove

Located in the center of La Jolla Village, surrounded by fine shops, museums, and restaurants, this historic Mediterranean-style hotel sits atop La Jolla Cove and has sweeping views of the Pacific.

Spa & piano bar

The hotel offers an on-site spa services, a lounge with live music, and two restaurants, in addition to in-room dining service.

Fresh ocean air

La Valencia Hotel smoke-free guestrooms provide marble bathrooms, bathrobes, minibars, complimentary wireless Internet access, and windows that open to fresh ocean air.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Set atop La Jolla Cove, this hotel is one block from the ocean and San Diego-La Jolla Underwater Park. The University of California, San Diego, and Torrey Pines Golf Course are within seven miles (11.3 kilometers).

La Valencia Hotel blends historic details and modern amenities, like hotel-wide complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access. A tropically landscaped patio houses an outdoor pool and tiled spa tub with a poolside bar. The 24-hour fitness center offers a range of equipment and a private room for spa treatments (surcharge). Childcare services are also available on-site.

This is a smoke-free property; fines may apply for violations.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 112 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Year Built 1926 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 11 
  • Garden 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Beach towels 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • DVD player 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Minibar 
  • Turndown service 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Plasma TV 

Where to Eat

The Med – The Med offers new American cuisine inspired by local farms for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can dine in La Valencia's signature great room flanked by French doors, a sunny patio, and expansive windows overlooking the Pacific. They can also dine al fresco on the Ocean View Terrace.

La Sala – Comfortable lounge overlooking the ocean. Floor-to-ceiling windows. Live piano music several nights a week. Appetizers, cocktails.

Café la Rue – Bistro and bar serving modern European cuisine, hand-crafted cocktails and premium libations in a cozy, casual village atmosphere.

Poolside bar – Open during summer months, but food and drink service is available year-round via phone in a cabana.

Room service – Available 24 hours.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel's outdoor pool and tiled spa tub are located on a fourth-floor patio with tropical flowers and a Spanish-tiled fountain. A 24-hour fitness center offers treadmills, stair machines, stationary bikes, free weights, and a massage room where spa services can be arranged (surcharge for spa services).

La Valencia Hotel is one block from La Jolla Cove, part of the San Diego-La Jolla Underwater Park, which encompasses 6,000 acres of tide and submerged lands. The beach is popular with scuba divers and snorkelers. Torrey Pines Golf Course, 6.5 miles from the hotel, offers two 18-hole courses, a golf shop, driving ranges, and pro instruction.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.00 per night.


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 30 per pet, per night
  • Up to 75 lb

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 30 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 30 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Valencia Hotel
  • Valencia Hotel La Jolla
  • Valencia La Jolla
  • Hotel La Valencia
  • La Valencia Jolla
  • La Valencia La Jolla

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

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