La Valencia Hotel

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13 expert recommendations



Old world-charm and a new outlook. Style and substance.



When it comes to location, it doesn't get much better than the venerable La Valencia.


DK Eyewitness

Since 1926, the “Pink Lady of La Jolla” has enchanted with its splendid Mediterranean ambience, exquisite decor, and ideal location on the cliffs above La Jolla Cove.



The personal attention provided by the staff, as well as the plush robes and grand bathrooms, guarantee a pleasurable stay. Full review →

Be sure to have a cocktail while gazing at the ocean in Le Sala Lobby Lounge, and stroll the tiered gardens in back.

Frommer's 34

La Valencia is famous for its history and scenic location, but you won't be disappointed by the old-world standards of service and style. Full review →


Gayot 48

The seaside favorite of celebrities and world-travelers, La V (as locals call it) has been the place to be relax since the early 1920s when silent film stars flocked to this tranquil pink palace. Full review →


Lonely Planet

Among its 116 rooms, the ones in the main building are rather compact... but villas are spacious and in any case the property wins for Old Hollywood romance. Full review →


Michelin Guide

This 1926 landmark pastel-pink stucco palace is a statement of opulent beachside style. Palms surround the "Pink Lady of La Jolla," recognizable by its mosaic-tiled tower.


Oyster 4.0

The 112-room La Valencia Hotel's pink, Mediterranean-style building, constructed in 1926, remains an icon in La Jolla. Full review →


Rough Guide

This radiant pink favourite of Hollywood celebs in the 1920s is a slightly less glamorous spot today, but no less plush, with capacious rooms and suites and elaborate villas.


Star Service Tick 5

At the social epicenter of La Jolla, this property remains the town's most atmospheric hotel, a prestigious and historic pink confection with a few additions tacked on over the years Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Perched above the cliffs in the heart of La Jolla and overlooking the azure water of the Pacific Ocean. Full review →


Zagat 4.3

Fans revere the "million-dollar view" of La Jolla Cove from this "classic" beachfront "grande dame".

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La Valencia Hotel

4 Star Hotel lavalencia.com
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1132 Prospect St., La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037

Contact (858) 454-0771
  • Multilingual
  • Business Center
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conferences
  • Tennis Court
  • Air Conditioning
  • Beach
  • Family Friendly
  • Beachfront

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