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9700 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037, United States of America – Show map
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Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa's staff speaks: Spanish, English
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Based on 70 reviews
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Moments from Torrey Pines State Beach and conveniently off I-5, this family-friendly hotel features state-of-the-art amenities and facilities as well as friendly service and spacious accommodations.
Score from 75 reviews Excellent
Offering free scheduled shuttle service to the airport, public transportation and SeaWorld, this San Diego hotel serves a continental breakfast and is minutes from shopping, dining and several city...
Score from 126 reviews Good
Overlooking San Diego Bay, this waterfront hotel is next to the San Diego Convention Center and PETCO Park, home of the San Diego Padres professional baseball team. It features a full-service spa.
Score from 1365 reviews Very good
Located 100 yards from the Pacific Ocean, this San Diego resort features an outdoor pool and full-service spa with beauty treatments. Rooms at the resort include free Wi-Fi.
Score from 188 reviews Very good
April 30, 2015
Only thing was the spa was a bit unclean. Both the females and males in our party noticed old hair in the steam room from the day before.
Room was clean, private, and very quiet. Bed was super comfy. Bathroom was spotless, with a nice bathtub and separate toilet room.
March 12, 2015
The gardens, layout and restaurants
January 27, 2015
Five attempts to reach someone at this hotel! No manager on duty. Nobody had any record of my reservationna terrible experience.i will never ever try to stay at this place again.
January 5, 2015
The hotel location - near the heart of La jolla. The architecture of the building and the facility (swimming pool, Jacuzzi....)
November 16, 2014
The plants, courtyard, and deco
October 28, 2014
The building style and the plants
October 28, 2014
There is really nothing we didn't like or found disappointing. We would definitely stay again.
Excellent staff that was there for you at all times. From the moment of check in with the courteous valets through all of the great people at the resort. We did not run into anyone who didn't want to make our stay the most pleasurable. The resort is quiet and beautiful throughout.
September 28, 2014
That we had to change rooms around midnight. There was an odd sound coming from the top of the bathroom, staff was very responsive and sent maintenance to investigate and move us since they didn't know the source. Made up by giving us a credit to out bill..
The Spanish style architecture and grounds were lovely. The extra touch as the glass of champagne upon arrival and wine in the room was great. Everyone was extra helpful
September 28, 2014
We were very irritated on our last morning, by both our server and the glacial speed of the service, and the server's attitude., viz we objected to the stale tasting quality of the orange juice, and were told that we were mistaken it was fresh squeezed that morning. Wrong on both counts - he needs to learn the first rule of restaurant service. That's the reason for the "good" staff appraisal. It also must be said that corporate entertainment took precedence over the individual, resulting in very slow service on our last night. A pity, because we loved our visit generally.
Delightful comfortable room. The ambience of the estancia was calm and restful (and sweetly perfumed). We did not use the leisure facilities, but they looked good. The food and restaurants were excellent, with one exception (see over)
September 26, 2014
I recommend staying here, but I do want to pass these comments on to the Hotel: I didn't like finding out a couple of hours after having what I thought was a complimentary glass of wine that it was included in a daily package for an additional fee per day, but honestly the price was reasonable for the additional service that was provided to the guests. It would have been nice to know in advance, however. My biggest concern however with this hotel was it seemed to be lightly staffed, but it could have been the time of year and them taking on two weddings, corporate events and last minute multiple guests via internet deals...I myself was one of them. Just to provide some examples, I never saw a hotel manager walking the grounds making sure everything was in order and that guests were satisfied. We ate dinner at the Hotel restaurant and it was apparent that they were short staffed and again did not see a restaurant manager to oversee the overall experience (food courses were not brought out at the same time) . However, the biggest thing that I found odd was in the evening when we were walking by conference rooms that were still in disarray from earlier daytime events...candidly it didn't look great. I also saw a lot of room service trays in the hallway that needed to be picked up too. And, for the morning coffee that is served to guests, they were out of coffee and cups and the poor hostess/waitress/and everything else was doing her best to replenish on time. I do want to say that the service/staff was all very friendly and they were working diligently, but they needed some help. From my observation, I saw that the front desk was fully staffed, but the rest of the Hotel workers were doing leaps and bounds to try and accommodate multiple guests on their own.
The rooms were nice (and very clean) and the grounds beautiful. It felt like I was visiting an amazing ranch house in a far away place. You instantly feel at peace being there. I also liked that we were greeted with a sparkling wine upon check-in. That was a nice touch.
September 14, 2014
I will come back to stay in Estancia. Thanks!
September 12, 2014
The hotel was very large with several areas for rooms and on different floors. It was somewhat confusing at first until I knew the way to the pool and the front desk and back to the room.
The pool was warm and salt water. The exercise area was well-equipped and next to the pool. The room was spacious and had a patio. The grounds were spacious and well maintained with beautiful plants, trees, etc. It felt like being in the countryside. The staff was very courteous and helpful.
September 5, 2014
Friendly professional staff, easy check in, wonderful room, lovely pool facility, excellent restaurants, perfect location.
August 24, 2014
The air conditioning unit was a bit loud as it ran during the night. Also, it would have been nice to have been made aware of the $25 parking valet charge up front.
A beautiful hotel...it felt like stepping into another world. Friendly staff members, cleanliness beyond measure and great dining facilities made this a very nice place to get away.
August 6, 2014
• The noise. You can hear every footstep, every door open or close, housekeeping carts rolling through, people talking, showering...etc. I think this hotel has extremely thin walls. • There should be an adult only spa/pool area.
• The staff were all extremely welcoming and attentive. • The gardens & property grounds are beautiful.
August 3, 2014
patio on ground level feels cramped only one chair (because of fire hazard) on patio/balcony noisy air conditioner, intermittent vs. running low continuously
friendly staff ambience, architecture, lighting and plants Mustang & Burros, lovely sitting area and great food pool area drinking water in spa area and room upgrade when unhappy about not knowing that balcony of Veranda room would overlook parking lot
July 27, 2014
the bed was hard, and there is no convenience store on the property. I couldn't even get a local newspaper or a snack without going to the restaurant. Also every time the air conditioning came on in my room it sounded like an airplane was taking off. Very hard to sleep with the noise.
July 26, 2014
Out of the way location Upon arrival the bell greets u takes bags and car That's $25 a day plus a resort fee another $25 plus tax and more tax The 2 day stay was $170 more than advertised When I questioned it I was told lots of guest arrive by taxi which I doubt being over 20 miles from San Diego or airport The place is lovely but overpriced
Pool was lovely Moron very comfortable
July 24, 2014
I enjoyed the glass of sparkling wine upon arrival.
July 22, 2014
It was not clear there was an additional amenities charge, which was added at check-out. We didn't have time to get this value added. Wi-fi charge was part of it, & it was available, but slow. Wine & water were included, but no communication. Had to walk way back to room to claim these items which were "included" in the additional $25 fee. There was not option for self-park
Beautiful location, ambience, grounds, staff were very courteous, valet parking is mandatory, and worked seamlessly.
July 14, 2014
I find that when you book resorts online through booking services they do not offer you the best rooms. We we're put in a room the farthest away from the lobby and backing onto the parking lot. Pool area table were not cleaned, garbage was not picked up regularly and towels were left everywhere. Restaurant staff were not attentive, every time we asked for something missing at our table they would go serve another table before we were looked after.
The grounds were well maintained and lush. The resort had a warm feel, not huge with people everywhere. The bell and valet staff were always very prompt and courteous.
May 30, 2014
Didnt really get our moneys worth. Better off getting closer to the water for the same amount of money. You are pretty isolated at the resort.
Good staff and restaurants. Nachos are out of this world.
March 29, 2014
One of the worst I ve ever been to regarding the front desk staff: billing mistakes, doubtful explanations.
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