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La Jolla California Accommodations

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The La Jolla center is approximately the area of Children's Cove and 1 mile west of Birch Aquarium at Scripps.

A community within San Diego, La Jolla is an upscale neighborhood perched right on the Pacific Ocean. With a wide variety of dining, shopping, academic research, and software production throughout the area, La Jolla bustles with leisure and business travelers year-round. Discover the best time to visit this sparkling city and find the ideal hotel for your group. More from this guide...

La Jolla Hotels & Accommodations

La Valencia - La Jolla 1132 Prospect St., La Jolla, CA 92037
  • 4 star Oceanfront property
  • Check in time: 4:00PM
  • Rooms could be cleaner
  • Average dining experience
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score Call
Grande Colonial in La Jolla 910 Prospect St., La Jolla, CA 92037
  • 4 star Beach hotel
  • Check in: 3:00PM
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Old building
Very Good 4.5 /5Latest Reviews Call
Pantai Inn 1003 Coast Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037
  • High end Beach hotel
  • 30 rooms in property
La Jolla Cove Suites : 1155 Coast Blvd. 1155 Coast Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Mid-scale Beach hotel
  • Check in time: 4:00pm
Inn by The Sea at La Jolla : 7830 Fay Ave. 7830 Fay Ave., La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Three Star Beach property
  • Shuttle from airport available
  • Wifi quality could be improved
  • Wonderful beach
Very Good 4.0 /5Latest Reviews Call
Empress Hotel - La Jolla 7766 Fay Ave., La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Hotel has 4 suites
  • Easy access to the beach
  • Wellness & sports facilities could be improved
Very Good 4.5 /5Guest Reviews Call
La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club Resort - La Jolla
2000 Spindirft Dr., La Jolla, CA 92037
  • High-end Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 4 meeting rooms
  • Gorgeous private beach
  • Tasty food
Very Good 4.5 /5Hotel Reviews Call
La Jolla Shores Hotel 8110 Camino Del Oro, La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Mid-scale Beach property
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • Breakfast can be improved
  • Free Wi-Fi
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews Call
Hotel La Jolla : 7955 La Jolla Shores Dr. 7955 La Jolla Shores Dr., La Jolla, CA 92037
  • 4-star Suburban hotel
  • Gym is available on property
  • Relatively high internet cost
  • Great shopping
Very Good 4.0 /5Recent Reviews Call
Holiday Inn Express & Suites La Jolla in La Jolla 6705 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Midscale Beach hotel
  • 15 suites in hotel
  • Most guests thought, the hotel was modern
  • Heated pool and spa
Very Good 4.0 /5Latest Reviews Call
Residence Inn La Jolla in La Jolla
8901 Gilman Dr., La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Mid-scale Suburban property
  • Check in time: 12:00 PM
  • Walking distance to campus
  • The majority of guests thought rooms were spacious
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews Call
Sheraton La Jolla Hotel in La Jolla
3299 Holiday Court, La Jolla, CA 92037
  • High-end Suburban hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Great pool
  • Breakfast can be improved
Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa : 9700 North Torrey Pines Rd. 9700 North Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla, CA 92037
  • 4-star Resort property
  • 11 suites in property
  • No garden view
  • Pool is mediocre
Very Good 4.5 /5Hotel Reviews Call
Hyatt Regency La Jolla - La Jolla 3777 La Jolla Village Dr., La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Expensive Beach hotel
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Friendly service
  • Great Business Hotel
Very Good 4.5 /5Guest Reviews Call
Pacific Shores Inn in San Diego 4802 Mission Blvd., San Diego, CA 92109 ~3.30 miles south of La Jolla
  • 2-star Beach hotel
  • 2 floors in property
  • Most guests found the staff to be very friendly
  • Affordable parking
Capri by The Sea
4767 Ocean Blvd., San Diego, CA 92109 ~3.35 miles south of La Jolla
  • Affordable Beach property
  • 30 suites in hotel
  • Most guests said the reception staff was great
  • Right next to the beach
Very Good 4.0 /5Latest Reviews Call
Pb Surf Beachside Inn in San Diego 4760 Mission Blvd., San Diego, CA 92109 ~3.36 miles south of La Jolla
  • 3-star hotel
Beach Haven Inn 4740 Mission Blvd., San Diego, CA 92109 ~3.40 miles south of La Jolla
  • 2 star hotel
  • 30 rooms in property
  • Clean pool, said 88%
  • Close to the beach with easily accessible parking
Very Good 4.0 /5Read Reviews Call
Pacific Terrace Hotel
610 Diamond St., San Diego, CA 92109 ~3.45 miles south of La Jolla
  • Mid-scale Beach hotel
  • Check in: 4:00 PM
  • Excellent surroundings
  • Most guests said the reception staff was great
Very Good 4.5 /5Hotel Reviews Call
Diamond Head Inn in San Diego 605 Diamond St., San Diego, CA 92109 ~3.46 miles south of La Jolla
  • Inexpensive property
  • Furniture needs more attention
  • Most guests didn't like the uncomfortable beds
Tower 23 Hotel - San Diego 723 Felspar St., San Diego, CA 92109 ~3.61 miles south of La Jolla
  • High end Beach property
  • 44 rooms in property
Very Good 4.5 /5Recent Reviews Call
San Diego Marriott La Jolla 4240 La Jolla Village Dr., La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Four star Suburban property
  • Hotel has 5 suites
  • Good fitness area
  • Most guests said rooms were small
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score Call
Ocean Park Inn - San Diego 710 Grand Ave., San Diego, CA 92109 ~3.77 miles south of La Jolla
  • 3-star Beach property
  • 4 suites in hotel
Very Good 4.5 /5Guest Reviews Call
Surfer Beach Hotel : 711 Pacific Beach Dr. 711 Pacific Beach Dr., San Diego, CA 92109 ~4.04 miles south of La Jolla
  • Affordable Beach property
  • Check-in time: 4:00 PM
  • Management should be more attentive
  • Most guests thought the facilities needed updating
Blue Sea Beach Hotel 707 Pacific Beach Dr., San Diego, CA 92109 ~4.06 miles south of La Jolla
  • Three Star Oceanfront property
  • 126 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Every guests reviewed appreciated the closeness to the beach
  • Bathroom could be bigger
Very Good 4.5 /5Review Score Call
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When to Visit La Jolla, California

La Jolla boasts warm weather year-round, with temperatures reaching the upper seventies in the summer and fall and the upper sixties in winter and spring. You'll see a few raindrops if you visit from the late fall through the early spring, but the skies remain dry from mid-spring through mid-fall.

With school breaks and an upsurge in tourism, La Jolla can get busy and expensive during the summer. The area shines the brightest during the spring and fall, when temperatures are warm, crowds are smaller, and hotel rates are relatively reasonable. No matter when you plan to visit, however, book in advance since this is a popular area to visit any time of year.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in La Jolla, CA:

seasonality of hotel rates in La Jolla

La Jolla by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean nightly cost trends by star rating class in La Jolla, CA. You can use these illustrations to calculate the cheapest time period to book a room in La Jolla for upcoming travels.

Luxury Hotels in La Jolla, California

4 Star Average Prices: $201.95

When you want to treat yourself, set your sights on these top luxury properties in La Jolla.

The boutique Scripps Inn La Jolla Cove has just 14 guestrooms, but you can choose from either a deluxe king room ideal for a couple or a two-bedroom suite designed for a family. All rooms include flat-screen TVs with cable programing, iPod docking stations, designer toiletries, and free Wi-Fi. Practice your serve at the outdoor tennis court, relax on the terrace, or enjoy an al fresco meal in the picnic area. You'll love the complimentary breakfast each morning.

Treat yourself to a stay at La Jolla Shores Hotel, and you'll be just minutes from the beach as well as destinations like the Birch Aquarium and the University of California - San Diego. Rooms here range from standard rooms with patio gardens to suites with full ocean views and private balconies. All of the 128 rooms have conveniences like pillow-top beds, DVD players, and furnished outdoor spaces. Go for a swim or play tennis at the hotel, or ride the complimentary shuttle to explore the best of La Jolla.

Take in the stunning water views when you stay at La Valencia Hotel. This luxury property has a wide range of oversized rooms with either one king or two queen beds, as well as even larger junior suites and garden view villas. All rooms and suites have high-end amenities like DVD players, minibars, and designer toiletries. On a warm day, take a dip in the outdoor pool and spa tub, or squeeze in a workout at the fitness center. With two restaurants, a coffee shop, two lounges, and room service, you might never want to leave the property.

Whether you choose a one-bedroom or an executive suite, you'll have plenty of room to enjoy the Embassy Suites by Hilton San Diego - La Jolla. All 340 suites at this hotel include homelike amenities such as microwaves and refrigerators, along with desks and flat-screen TVs. Make the most of your stay with a swim in the indoor pool, a session in the sauna, and a snack and drink at the complimentary reception. The Embassy Suites also has a business center, a conference space, and meeting rooms, all ideal for business travelers.

4 Star Hotel Prices in La Jolla

Best Budget-Friendly Hotels in La Jolla, California

3 Star Average Prices: $157.04

La Jolla might be an upscale place, but there are still numerous bargains to be found throughout the area. If you're looking for a budget-friendly stay on the coast, check out these inexpensive options.

One of the least expensive hotels in the San Diego area, La Jolla Beach Travelodge offers basic rooms and suites in the heart of the neighborhood. All of the 44 guestrooms come standard with essentials like refrigerators and microwaves, along with deep soaking tubs and complimentary Wi-Fi. The outdoor pool and free parking add to the value here.

In the center of La Jolla, the Empress Hotel of La Jolla offers inexpensive superior queen and king rooms. You'll get basics like a refrigerator and a flat-screen TV in each room, along with complimentary Wi-Fi. Take in the natural beauty of the La Jolla area from the hotel's terrace, and have a meal or a drink at the restaurant and bar.

Located a few miles inland, the Sheraton La Jolla Hotel couldn't be more convenient to the University of California - San Diego campus. All of the 252 rooms at this budget-friendly hotel include basics like a refrigerator and flat-screen TV with cable programming as well as free Wi-Fi and weekday newspapers. Cool off in the outdoor pool, or plan an event in the Sheraton's 9,000 square feet of conference and event space.

Book in advance at the Holiday Inn Express La Jolla, and you'll get an even better deal on your stay at this affordable hotel. Rooms include everything you need, like a refrigerator and microwave, and the property boasts free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool, and a business center.

3 Star Hotel Prices in La Jolla

2 Star Average Prices: $109.50

2 Star Hotel Prices in La Jolla

Which La Jolla hotels have real discounts?

Get the best of both worlds with great amenities and reasonable rates at these best value options in La Jolla.

Book an affordable village view queen or king room at the Grande Colonial Hotel, and you'll have plenty left over in your vacation budget for fun in the sun. Rooms feature essentials like LCD TVs, desks, and complimentary Wi-Fi, while the property boasts an outdoor pool and a garden. Have breakfast, lunch, or dinner at the hotel, or go out to explore the nearby restaurants and shops.

Less than a mile from La Jolla shores, Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa has affordable accommodations that range from deluxe rooms to premier versions that include a balcony. If you feel like splurging on extra space for your family or group of friends, the Presidential Suite offers separate living and dining spaces, as well as a balcony or patio. Book a facial or a massage at the on-site spa, or relax in the spa tub and steam room at no additional cost. Plan a night in with room service, or head out on the town thanks to the hotel's limousine service.

Book a deluxe room with a standard view or an ocean view at Hotel La Jolla, and you'll be near La Jolla Shores and the Birch Aquarium. All rooms include refrigerators, flat-screen TVs, and private furnished balconies. Work up a sweat in the 24-hour fitness center, swim a few laps in the pool, and have a meal at the restaurant. Don't miss the complimentary reception each afternoon, and follow it up with a drink at the poolside bar. With a 24-hour business center and about 1,000 square feet of conference space, this hotel is great for business travelers.

The Hyatt Regency La Jolla might not be right on the beach, but it's just a short drive from the seaside as well as the University of California - San Diego campus. The hotel has over 400 well-appointed rooms with upscale amenities like iPod docking stations and designer toiletries as well as essentials like flat-screen TVs and desks. Play a game of tennis or go for a swim, and then sit down to a great meal at one of two restaurants. The Hyatt also offers 24-hour room service as well as a poolside bar.

Best Hotel Discounts in La Jolla, California

Add to your already impressive savings on La Jolla hotels with a few standard discounts. AAA members can save up to 25 percent on rooms at La Jolla Cove Suites and the Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego La Jolla. AARP members and seniors get low rates at the Grande Colonial Hotel and the Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa.

Can’t-Miss Attractions in La Jolla, California

Hit the beach at La Jolla Shores, one of the area's best places to swim and sun. Windansea Beach is another popular stretch of sand, with large rocks and big waves. When you've had your fill of the beach, check out the shops on Girard Avenue and Prospect Street, one of La Jolla's most popular shopping strips.

When you visit La Jolla, you'll be just steps from fascinating sea life, and the best place to see it up close is the Birch Aquarium at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Here you'll see everything from fish to seahorses to coral, along with exhibits on Mexican seas, kelp forests, and tide pools.

To explore some of the best wilderness around La Jolla, head to Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Take your pick from 10 different trails surrounded by flowers, shrubs, wildlife, and stunning views. If you prefer a coastal walk, check out La Jolla Cove, where you'll be entertained by the surf and the countless sea lions.

With its unbeatable weather, beautiful scenery, and variety of attractions, any time is a great time to visit La Jolla. Don't wait another minute to start planning your La Jolla trip.

Verified reviews of the city of La Jolla

Below are reviews of the city of La Jolla, CA from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Super Fun Area to Visit!"
Score 4.0 / 5

Really enjoyed the access to see the seals (without having to smell them from the hotel/restaurants). Also the breweries!

Mary R., from 25-Aug-2016
"Wonderful Area"
Score 4.0 / 5

We visited La Jolla for a wonderful dinner on the deck at George's at the Cove and attended a concert during the La Jolla Summerfest.

Rea C., from 17-Aug-2015
"Wedding Week in La Jolla"
Score 5.0 / 5

We loved the whole week and the activities that surrounded it. Great city overall for family and friends.

Nancy L., from 06-Jul-2015
"What A Neat City"
Score 4.0 / 5

We liked the weather especially at night with the fog rolling. At UCSD, the grounds were beautiful too.

Sisi M., from 01-Dec-2014
"Upscale Beach Area"
Score 5.0 / 5

La Jolla is a regular visit for business, so not much to say about tourist destination aspect. But the area is nice; close to ocean, clean newer part of town. Lots to do: beach, glider port etc that I know of. SD is a generally great city and I would even consider living there.

Ronnie A., from 01-Jun-2014
"Pristine Weather"
Score 4.0 / 5

Beautiful city with warm spring weather. Many attractions and shopping available nearby.

Rachel G., from 05-May-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of La Jolla, CA shown above is 4.3 out of 5 based on 6 reviews
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