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Inn by the Sea
Ranked #12 of 24 Hotels in La Jolla
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Figured i'd update my old review!

Great hotel if you want to be in the center of La Jolla! I have stayed at this location 4 times so far, and every stay have been more than exceptional! Rooms are older, but are very clean and tidy. Each also comes with a balcony. I personally prefer getting rooms on the front side because it is usually less noisy, since Amichi's pizza restaurant is behind it. The lobby is very nicely renovated, and rooms are also soon going to be redone, and will add refrigerators to each room. I also want to thank the staff, and especially the great manager who let us store our luggage in the office after we checked out. Every stay here has been great, and i am sure that it will continue!

Also, a shout-out to the AWESOME management!

(THIS WAS TAKEN OFF MY GOOGLE+ REVIEW FOR THE PROPERTY FROM OUT LATEST STAY)

Room Tip: I do recommend getting a room on the front of the hotel, since it is (most of the time) less noisy...
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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 8 May 2014

Great hotel good location right in center of town and able to walk to ocean. and great places to eat. Ocean view from balcony. Room very clean, staff very helpful and cheerful. Breakfast included in room rate, full breakfast. Refreshments offered in lobby all day. Parking provided for guests at cost.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

Typical Best western type. Great location especially for that class of hotel. I had a problem with sink and got fixed after 2 attempts. But no major complain. Breakfast was below average but considering very expensive neighborhood, no complain. Try to get room 5th floor facing towards ocean.

Stayed: April 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 1 May 2014

I stayed here when I traveled to La Jolla for a wedding. The staff were friendly and helpful right from the start. The rooms were clean, but the upcoming renovations will certainly be welcome. The lobby has already been beautifully renovated so I have no doubt that once the rooms are updated, this will be an even better place to stay.

The location can't be beat. We parked our car upon check-in and didn't move it again until we checked out 3 days later. Everything is within walkable distance...the ocean, the parks, incredible restaurants, shopping, pharmacies, liquor stores, gyms, etc.

The balcony was a nice plus, given that the town is so beautiful and peaceful.

Breakfast is beyond your typical continental; there were bagels, pastries, fresh cut fruit, fresh apples and bananas, yogurt, juices, coffee, eggs, potatoes, french toast, breads, and sausage. What more could you want? Though I do recommend checking out breakfast offsite...there are so many great ones!

All in all, a good experience.

Room Tip: For quiet, an upper floor is best as there were always people at the pool, especially in the morning...
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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 29 April 2014

I like this hotel and all of Best Western hotel due to the convenience they offer with great pool for the kids and great breakfast to start the day. The hotel is conveniently located within 5 min of walking distant from the beach with friendly staffs and clean environment.

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Reviewed 29 April 2014 via mobile

Not only did we score a 5th floor room with a sea view but we also acquired a parking space steps from the front door upon our arrival! Our balcony was amazing and I loved that we could leave the door open all night with the beautiful breeze coming in our room. I found this hotel on TripAdvisor and read about the dated decor which didn't phase me at all because our room is so wonderful! We weren't here 3 hours when my husband announced he would love to stay here again on our next visit! What an amazing location, 2 blocks from the beach and steps away from amazing food and drink! Its day one of our 3 day stay and we've already seen a beautiful sunset, we ate delicious food, had local beer, and have been immensely enjoying our balcony! Location can't be beat & at such a great price! Thanks TripAdvisor for this gem, might be one of our best finds ever!♡

Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 April 2014

The BW hotel was excellent for us to stay at. Very good location in La Jolla CA. Close to shops and the scenic Pacific Ocean. It was very reasonable for the location. The complimentary breakfast was very good. I will visit this hotel again in the future.

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Additional Information about Inn by the Sea

Address: 7830 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-4283 (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn by the Sea)
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Region: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Amenities:
Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in La Jolla
#11 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#13 Business Hotel in La Jolla
#13 Family Hotel in La Jolla
Price Range: £117 - £175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Inn by the Sea 2.5*
Number of rooms: 130
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Experience the sand-swept landscapes and inspired Pacific views of the Inn by the Sea at La Jolla in San Diego, California. Here at our hotel in downtown La Jolla, you’ll find lovely guest rooms, complete with balconies offering coastal breezes and inspired views. Surrounded by beaches, dining options, local culture, and chic boutiques, this Southern California mecca is the premier destination for travelers to the La Jolla and San Diego areas. Take advantage of comfortable, spacious guest accommodations from the hotel that boasts a location in “The Heart of the Village.” Take in the salty breezes as you soak up the California sunshine in one of the most romantic honeymoon destinations. Spend a day exploring local culture, and later on, as the sun goes down, dine at one of our vibrant local restaurants. From morning until evening, La Jolla Village is brimming with all things California. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus Inn By The Sea Hotel La Jolla
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