Inn By The Sea La Jolla places you next to Athenaeum Music and Arts Library and within a 5-minute walk of Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. The 129 rooms at this hotel include balconies, coffee makers, and TVs. Also close to this La Jolla hotel are La Jolla Cove and University of California-San Diego.


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


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 12 per night, or you can take advantage of the airport shuttle (available on request) for USD 25.00 per room 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.


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

Inn By The Sea La Jolla

7830 Fay Ave La Jolla CA 92037

Renovations & Closures

During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located in the center of the village of La Jolla, this San Diego-area hotel is 2 blocks from La Jolla Cove, 3 miles from Birch Aquarium, and 10 miles from SeaWorld.

Best Western Plus Inn By The Sea has a small outdoor splash pool; discounted passes are available to a health club across the street, providing fitness classes and workout equipment. Complimentary amenities include newspapers in the lobby and wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. For a surcharge, the property offers a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request).

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Concierge services 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 129 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Express check-out 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Business center 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • One meeting room 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Inn By The Sea La Jolla offers 129 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. Televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and refrigerators can be requested.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Balcony 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Television 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free newspaper 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 

Nearby Things to Do

A small outdoor splash pool is on site, and guests receive discounted access to a health club across the street with fitness classes, cardio equipment, free weights, strength-training equipment, and spa services.

Public tennis courts and the small beach at La Jolla Cove are two blocks away. Five miles from the hotel, the Torrey Pines Golf Course has 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 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 


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

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

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.


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
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.
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 25.00 per room (one way)
  • Self parking fee: USD 12 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Best Western Plus Inn Sea
  • Best Western Plus Inn Sea La Jolla
  • Best Western Plus Sea
  • Best Western Plus Sea La Jolla
  • Best Western La Jolla
  • Best Western Plus Inn By The Sea Hotel La Jolla
  • La Jolla Best Western
  • Inn Sea Jolla
  • Sea Jolla

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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.

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