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Empress Hotel - A Greystone Hotel
Ranked #3 of 24 Hotels in La Jolla
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Reviewed 17 November 2011

We had a chance to get a 4-star hotel at less cost in La Jolla but chose the Empress based on tripadvisor comments and ratings. We were impressed with our large, comfortable room, the helpful staff (especially Jason) and the location from which we explored the entire town. The free breakfast was the usual - make your own waffles, cereals, yogurt, juice.

Room Tip: We were in room 401 and had excellent, albeit far, views of the ocean.
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  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 November 2011

I'd say the reviews are on the mark. We had a glitch-free stay and a quiet room, even just by the elevators. The valet parking ($15 a day) was probably worth it, even though that's not a service I use much normally. Parking is tight in La Jolla. The breakfast is very average, but was always stocked and spotless.

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 November 2011

got a great nights sleep,comfy beds, clean room and nice staff

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 1 November 2011

My wife and I made a last minute rez via Trip Advisor and got a very good rate. The staff, room quality, price and location add up to make it the best hotel in the city.

  • Stayed: October 2011
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Reviewed 27 October 2011

This is a great location to all the restaurants and shops. Hotel is nice and Alan, Ben and Jason were great!

Enjoyed the stay everytime I visit La Jolla!

Room Tip: Stay above the second floor:}
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  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled on business
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Reviewed 23 October 2011

I had written a glowing review for this hotel over 2 years ago while working with some amazing staff at the hotel. I reached out to a general customer service email address last Monday (since my contact is no longer with the hotel), not even a response despite a 2nd attempt on my end. Where is the customer service??

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 October 2011

We chose this hotel from Trip Advisor and were delighted with it. The rooms were large, immaculate and comfortable. Easy walking distance to the lovely town of La Jolla. Breakfast helped us start our leisurely days. Will stay again for sure. The staff, front desk Ben and Jason, were friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Empress Hotel - A Greystone Hotel

Address: 7766 Fay Ave, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037 (Formerly Empress Hotel of La Jolla)
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Region: United States > California > San Diego > La Jolla
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in La Jolla
#3 Green Hotel in La Jolla
#4 Romantic Hotel in La Jolla
#5 Family Hotel in La Jolla
Price Range: £158 - £233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Empress Hotel - A Greystone Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 73
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Experience California comfort at our charming boutique hotel in the scenic village of La Jolla, California. Situated just steps from the San Diego Area's famous sandy beaches and downtown La Jolla, while also being only minutes from popular attractions like SeaWorld and Torrey Pines golf course, our hotel is the perfect location to embark on an unforgettable vacation or business trip. ... more   less 
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