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Grande Colonial La Jolla

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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ocean view”(149 reviews)
“walk in closet”(20 reviews)
“historic hotel”(53 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
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Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star Hotel
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All reviewsocean viewwalk in closethistoric hoteljunior suitethe main hotelperfect locationchildren's poolvalet parkingstreet noiseprospect streetshops and restaurantsvalet servicewonderful hotelturn down servicebed was very comfortablesan diegoan older hotel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In the past I always stayed at La Valencia but was so annoyed with the surprise “resort fee with tax” I chose their neighbor rival and am so glad I did. This place has charm, ran with business intelligence like a boutique hotel and putting...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

This is truly a gem - historic hotel which has retained the charm, architectural detail and friendliness of an era gone by. We have stayed here twice in the past month and have found the staff accommodating, kind and efficient. The rooms have an ocean...More

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Response from GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La JollaResponded 18 April 2018

Dear Abstractmuse: We are honored to receive such a detailed and positive review of your recent stay at the Grande Colonial. We are even more ecstatic to hear that you share the same esteem we all have with our historic hotel, and our surroundings. Our...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Great staff and location. You cannot beat this hotel. Would recommend this property over any in the San Diego area. Hotel was older but did not show its age in any way. Staff bends over backwards to accommodate you.More

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Response from GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La JollaResponded 2 days ago

Dear Tracerod00: I am very happy to read the comments about your recent stay with us. It sounds as if we did exactly what we strive to do each and every day: provide friendly service, top-notch accommodations and facilities and a location that can't be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grande Colonial La Jolla Hotel is situated in the middle of La Jolla with Oceanside views and within walking distance of the beach, as well as many great restaurants and shops. The hotel is historic and excellently maintained by a caring and conscientious staff....More

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Response from GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La JollaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Brucecarpenter: I am very happy to read the comments about your recent stay with us. It sounds as if we did exactly what we strive to do each and every day: provide friendly service, top-notch accommodations and facilities and a location that can't be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to the Grande Colonial and this time we stayed in the separate Little Hotel By The Sea building in a jr. suite. We can't say enough nice things about the valet staff who greeted us, took our luggage down to...More

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Response from GrandeColonial, General Manager at Grande Colonial La JollaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jeff: Allow me to first thank you for your continued support and loyalty. We know you have many choices of where to stay here in La Jolla, and we are delighted that you chose us again. Thank you for the five star rating. We...More

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Room Service
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Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Price range
US$253 - US$342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in La Jolla
#2 Luxury Hotel in La Jolla
#2 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Business Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Family Hotel in La Jolla
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$253 - US$342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in La Jolla
#2 Luxury Hotel in La Jolla
#2 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Business Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Family Hotel in La Jolla
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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Als0223
8 April 2018|
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Response from 4csueback | Reviewed this property |
Yes the previous traveler is on point. The stairs are actually quite steep in the 2 other buildings. There are no chairs, umbrella or lifeguards at the nearby beaches and the stuff is quite rough.
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Vacations1228
4 March 2018|
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Response from inviso | Reviewed this property |
I would really avoid it as the rooms are tired and old. Suggest you try La Valencia instead.
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bellafromrussia
21 June 2017|
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Response from ksander1az | Reviewed this property |
No. Some rooms have a terrace though. For example, if you get a suite you may have access to a garden terrace outside your door.
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"We paid extra for an ocean facing room, but only one of the three windows had a very small ocean view."
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"Junior Suite"
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"Every room I have been in has been wonderful. If you like quiet, stay in rooms with ocean view. Village..."
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"Try for ocean view.... but even non-view rooms have access to areas with a view."
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