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Inn By The Sea La Jolla

2.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Great location and friendly staff at reception, free underground parking a plus ( caveat: Large SUV had some challenges to navigate through tight pillars). Room (2 queen size beds) well equipped, but obviously does cleaning team take job not too serious: remnants from former guests behind night table and under the bed; bathroom full of mold in corners and dirty floors behind doors. Bathroom rubber seals rotten and black spots all over. Positive is the outside pool which is sufficiently sized for families with children. In summary: Rooms need sone fix-up and cleaning staff a better training and or motivation to do a better job.

Nice hotel and heated pool in a great location.Enjoyed the hot and iced coffee in the lobby and the fresh apples. Vending machines have everything imaginable. The room was clean and quiet. Beds were okay. Shower flow was lacking pressure but I assume this was for water conservation. It was not a big deal. Front desk staff were friendly and helpful with parking, directions and restaurant suggestions.

Staff was very friendly and accomadating even giving an upgrade without our asking. Loved it so much that we stayed another night. Great pool and fresh ground coffee bar all day.

Parking a hassle. Many nights there was no room to park. Downstairs parking is hugely difficulty to navigate and park.

This is a great value in the center of La Jolla and walking distance to the beach/cove. The staff was friendly and the room clean, spacious and comfortable. No continental breakfast but restaurants near and tasty ones! Odd they served coffee only at night and not in the a.m

Checked in at 1 am (12 hours after my husband); received my key and slipped into the room quietly. No hassle; no double-checking with my husband.

Good location can walk everywhere Bed was hard as wood back is so stiff now

Had no idea the hotel was walking distance to so many great restaurants and shops!

Great location in the heart of the La Jolla, walking distance to everything. Clean, comfortable and reasonable price for the location. A little misleading as they consider floor 2 "upper floor" when booking, but balcony was fine. All Staff was very friendly.

Although, I give this hotel a good review...I found it odd no continental breakfast..It stated it was included . Which I think its bad business to mislead customers

Stayed for 4 nights, loved every minute of it. Would highly recommend.

A really beautiful and updated hotel with class and elegance but still that comfy easy beach feel. The staff was fantastic the room was very clean and we really enjoyed ourselves.

We chose this hotel for a recent family wedding, and are so glad we did. The photos of the hotel on Orbitz don't do this great hotel justice. The hotel is spotless on the inside, and has amazing staff. Everyone was so helpful. Rooms 513-516 will cost a bit extra, but the view more than makes up for it. La Jolla is such a great location, shopping and restaurants everywhere.

Everything is good. Pool is good. Breakfast could be better.

This hotel was great, we didn't have to drive anywhere everything was walking distance even our kayak was walking distance. Had a great experience here and the breakfast was great!

Hotel is a little aged, but is in a good location.

hotel was great. staff were very friendly. room was very nice

I've stayed here 2 years in a row, in 2013 and 2014, for Spring break. The staff is pretty good and do whatever you need them to. I had a partial ocean view room with a king bed and it was very beautiful. The room was clean but wasn't anything special. Needless to say, it was good for the price (about $380 for 4 nights). There is also a good complimentary breakfast with more than just pastries. The location is perfect if you don't feel like driving or you want to go get a drink and not drink and drive. Beaches are very close and there are tons of bars and restaurants withing walking distance! I highly recommend this hotel!

Great location for walking to everything in La Jolla. Very pleasant staff. Walls are thin, so you can hear your neighbors.

7830 Fay Ave La Jolla CA

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to La Jolla Cove
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Outdoor pool
  • Business center

Located within a 5-minute walk of Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Inn By The Sea La Jolla is within a 15-minute stroll of La Jolla Cove. The 129 rooms at this hotel include balconies, coffee makers, and TVs. Also near this La Jolla hotel are University of California-San Diego and Windansea Beach.


Dining

Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room.


Rooms

All 129 air-conditioned rooms provide balconies, coffee makers, and free newspapers. TVs come with cable channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms have hair dryers and designer toiletries. Other standard amenities include free local calls and ironing boards.


Property features

Guests of Inn By The Sea La Jolla enjoy an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and a meeting room. If you drive, self parking is USD 15.00 per night, or you can take advantage of the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for USD 25.00 per person one way. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this family-friendly hotel include a business center, express check-out, and free newspapers.

Room options

Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Room, 1 King Bed (Upper Floor)

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Room, 2 Queen Beds (First Floor)

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Inn By The Sea La Jolla

Everyone (16) Business (12) Couples (34) Family (36) Other (7) Friends (6)
3

cental lajolla hotel but molded bathroom.

Everyone

Great location and friendly staff at reception, free underground parking a plus ( caveat: Large SUV had some challenges to navigate through tight pillars). Room (2 queen size beds) well equipped, but obviously does cleaning team take job not too serious: remnants from former guests behind night table and under the bed; bathroom full of mold in corners and dirty floors behind doors. Bathroom rubber seals rotten and black spots all over. Positive is the outside pool which is sufficiently sized for families with children. In summary: Rooms need sone fix-up and cleaning staff a better training and or motivation to do a better job.

By , from Germany on Jan 3, 2018

Review comment responded on Jan 6, 2018

I appreciate your taking the time to leave your comments. Both positive and negative. I will communicate both with my staff. I hope we will see you again when your travels bring you back to beautiful La Jolla Village...

4

lovely hotel in a great location.

Everyone

Nice hotel and heated pool in a great location.Enjoyed the hot and iced coffee in the lobby and the fresh apples. Vending machines have everything imaginable. The room was clean and quiet. Beds were okay. Shower flow was lacking pressure but I assume this was for water conservation. It was not a big deal. Front desk staff were friendly and helpful with parking, directions and restaurant suggestions.

By , from Allentown Pa on Oct 16, 2017

Review comment responded on Dec 8, 2017

We appreciate your kind words and 4 out of 5 rating PJ! Look forward to seeing you the next time your travels bring you back to beautiful La Jolla Village! Sheldon Joyner, General Manager

5

great hotel within short walk to beach and shops.

Everyone
View of our pool from 5th floor View from room on 5th floor

Staff was very friendly and accomadating even giving an upgrade without our asking. Loved it so much that we stayed another night. Great pool and fresh ground coffee bar all day.

By , from Northern CA on Sep 30, 2017

5

hotel walking distance to beach and shopping,

Everyone

Parking a hassle. Many nights there was no room to park. Downstairs parking is hugely difficulty to navigate and park.

By on Sep 25, 2017

4

at the center of it all

Everyone

This is a great value in the center of La Jolla and walking distance to the beach/cove. The staff was friendly and the room clean, spacious and comfortable. No continental breakfast but restaurants near and tasty ones! Odd they served coffee only at night and not in the a.m

By , from los angeles, Ca on Sep 24, 2017

5

perfect location!

Everyone

Checked in at 1 am (12 hours after my husband); received my key and slipped into the room quietly. No hassle; no double-checking with my husband.

By , from Arizona on Jun 10, 2017

5

great local spot walk to everywhere

Everyone

Good location can walk everywhere Bed was hard as wood back is so stiff now

By on May 31, 2017

5

great central location.

Everyone

Had no idea the hotel was walking distance to so many great restaurants and shops!

By , from Lodi, CA on May 27, 2017

5

weekend stay

Everyone

Great location in the heart of the La Jolla, walking distance to everything. Clean, comfortable and reasonable price for the location. A little misleading as they consider floor 2 "upper floor" when booking, but balcony was fine. All Staff was very friendly.

By , from Detroit on Apr 18, 2017

4

convenient location..walkable to beach

Everyone

Although, I give this hotel a good review...I found it odd no continental breakfast..It stated it was included . Which I think its bad business to mislead customers

By , from Arcadia, CA on Apr 1, 2017