Get an overview of this hotel1926 La Jolla hotel overlooking the Pacific

With a stay at La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla, you'll be on the beach and minutes from Athenaeum Music and Arts Library and La Jolla Cove.

This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Children's Cove and Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.

Make yourself at home in one of the 112 air-conditioned rooms featuring microwaves and minibars. Plasma televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Take advantage of recreational opportunities offered, including an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.

Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 2 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink from a poolside bar or one of the 2 bars/lounges. Full breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Set atop La Jolla Cove, this hotel is one block from the ocean and San Diego-La Jolla Underwater Park. The University of California, San Diego, and Torrey Pines Golf Course are within seven miles (11.3 kilometers).

La Valencia Hotel blends historic details and modern amenities, like hotel-wide complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access. A tropically landscaped patio houses an outdoor pool and tiled spa tub with a poolside bar. The 24-hour fitness center offers a range of equipment and a private room for spa treatments (surcharge). Childcare services are also available on-site.

This is a smoke-free property; fines may apply for violations.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 112 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1926 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 11 
  • Garden 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Beach towels 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free WiFi 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Microwave  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Microwave 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Desk 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • DVD player 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Minibar 
  • Turndown service 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Plasma TV 
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Where to Eat

The Med – The Med offers new American cuisine inspired by local farms for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can dine in La Valencia's signature great room flanked by French doors, a sunny patio, and expansive windows overlooking the Pacific. They can also dine al fresco on the Ocean View Terrace.

La Sala – Comfortable lounge overlooking the ocean. Floor-to-ceiling windows. Live piano music several nights a week. Appetizers, cocktails.

Café la Rue – Bistro and bar serving modern European cuisine, hand-crafted cocktails and premium libations in a cozy, casual village atmosphere.

Poolside bar – Open during summer months, but food and drink service is available year-round via phone in a cabana.

Room service – Available 24 hours.

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Nearby Things to Do

The hotel's outdoor pool and tiled spa tub are located on a fourth-floor patio with tropical flowers and a Spanish-tiled fountain. A 24-hour fitness center offers treadmills, stair machines, stationary bikes, free weights, and a massage room where spa services can be arranged (surcharge for spa services).

La Valencia Hotel is one block from La Jolla Cove, part of the San Diego-La Jolla Underwater Park, which encompasses 6,000 acres of tide and submerged lands. The beach is popular with scuba divers and snorkelers. Torrey Pines Golf Course, 6.5 miles from the hotel, offers two 18-hole courses, a golf shop, driving ranges, and pro instruction.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

Pets allowed, Pet maximum weight in lb is 75

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 30 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 30 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.
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