La Valencia Hotel
A La Jolla landmark since 1926, the legendary five-star La Valencia Hotel is an eclectic mix of Golden Age Hollywood glamour and modern Mediterranean elegance. Nicknamed 'the Pink Lady,’ for its signature pink exterior and distinctive tower, this beautiful award-winning hotel was listed as one of *Condé Nast Traveler’s* Top 10 San Diego Hotels in 2018, and one of the 10 Best Hotels in Southern California by USA Today Travel. Take in views of the mighty Pacific from the pool deck and saltwater soaking spa for ultimate relaxation on the California Riviera.
- Choose from 114 charming guestrooms, suites, and exclusive villas with designer furnishings and ocean views
- Work out at the fitness center, and soak up the sun by the pool or the nearby beach
- Upgrade to the ICON Pacific Suite for top-floor ocean views and Art Deco-inspired décor
- Dine at three on-site eateries, and sip a cocktail with live music and ocean views
- Plan the perfect event in the hotel’s refined venues, with ocean views, private patios, and terraced gardens that can accommodate up to 250 guests
- Snorkel, swim, explore sea caves, and see wild seals at nearby La Jolla Cove
- Explore the charming seaside village of La Jolla or travel to San Diego, just 13 mi / 20 km away, for world-class museums, art galleries, theaters, and shops
Stroll the grounds framed by lush bougainvillea and palm trees, and feel transported back to the Golden Age of Hollywood. Book a treatment at the sensory Spa La V, or simply take in awe-inspiring Pacific views from your guestroom or suite.
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La Valencia Hotel’s 114 guestrooms and suites are the epitome of vintage luxury, reminiscent of classic Hollywood glamour, while providing modern upscale amenities such as Euro-style bathrooms, imported Italian linens, and designer furnishings. Guestrooms include the timeless Vintage collection, larger Classic guestrooms, spacious private Villas – many of which have their own patios, balconies, or fireplaces – and the ICON collection of sumptuous suites. Choose the ICON Sky Suite for a penthouse experience with 180-degree ocean views.
The hotel’s services are as exquisite as the accommodations and include a 24-hour business center, complimentary daily newspapers, dry cleaning, transportation arrangements, and overnight valet parking. La Valencia Hotel is a renowned venue for meetings and events, with both indoor and outdoor spaces for both intimate executive meetings and larger receptions for up to 250 guests, all with the hotel's classically refined ambiance.
Fusing California seasonal specialties and modern European cuisine, three dining options cater to a range of tastes and moods. Savor seafood fresh from the Pacific, or share cocktails and light bites with live music under hand-painted Mediterranean-inspired ceilings.
THE MED — The hotel's signature restaurant specializes in California coastal cuisine, with innovative seafood favorites in a Spanish-influenced setting. Sit outside in the courtyard patio to soak up the surrounding palm-lined vistas and sparkling Pacific Ocean. If you prefer to sit inside, take a seat beneath the wrought iron chandeliers by the Spanish-tiled fireplace.
Café la Rue — Enjoy casual European-inspired fare and handcrafted cocktails at the hotel’s village-facing bistro. It has a French cozy ambiance, with a nostalgic collection of photography on its walls.
La Sala Lounge — This vibrant and lively lounge hosts live entertainment, with spectacular views of La Jolla Cove. Share tapas and sip on handcrafted cocktails as you overlook cinematic views of the Pacific.
Dip your toes in the heated outdoor pool as you sip vintage-inspired cocktails, and soak up commanding views of the ocean. Work out in the 24-hour fitness center, soak in your private spa tub, or book a massage infused with essential oils of neroli at Spa La V. As the sun sets, stroll around the Mediterranean-style gardens, dine on California coastal cuisine, and relax with a drink at the casually elegant La Sala Lounge.
Spend the day snorkeling, seeing sea lions, and scuba diving in the glittering waters of La Jolla Cove, or go kayaking or stand up paddleboarding. Take the children to the La Jolla Underwater Park, an expansive marine nature park popular for snorkeling and scuba diving. Stroll the village of La Jolla and shop its art galleries and boutiques. Practice your swing at the nearby Torrey Pines Golf Course, with dramatic views across the ocean. SeaWorld, Mission Beach Boardwalk, and San Diego Zoo are all within easy driving distance.
La Valencia Hotel
La Valencia Hotel sits majestically above the La Jolla Cove cliffs in the beautiful seaside village of La Jolla, California. With sun terraces and leafy grounds cascading down the bluff to the Pacific Ocean, this five-star getaway is near many of the San Diego area’s top attractions. Beautiful beaches, restaurants, theaters, and boutiques at La Jolla village are within easy walking distance.
San Diego International Airport is 14 mi / 22 km away.
30 departs from outside the hotel, and makes round trips to downtown San Diego.