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Grande Colonial Hotel La Jolla

San Diego, United States

93 Excellent 650 Reviews
This historic and family-friendly seaside resort hotel is just a few minutes walk from the ocean. Guests can enjoy elegant accommodations along with a renowned destination restaurant while exploring the village of La Jolla and soaking in the coastal views.
Grande Colonial Hotel La Jolla
Ideally situated in the seaside village of La Jolla, California, the Grande Colonial Hotel is a historic beauty that honors its traditions yet offers contemporary amenities and services. Amidst the pristine beaches and regal bluffs of Southern California’s most beautiful coastal village, the Grande Colonial hotel has been welcoming guests to La Jolla since 1913. Completely modernized, yet faithful to its storied past, this intimate boutique hotel harkens back to a quieter, more dignified era, when travel meant something special and personalized guest service was a hallmark of every stay. Commanding views of the California coastline, this landmark historic hotel overlooks the shores of the Pacific Ocean and is ideally located just steps away from miles of beautiful beaches renowned to Southern California. The historic Grande Colonial Hotel, La Jolla, California is within walking distance of world-class shopping, dining and entertainment. Within a short drive are an abundance of golf, recreation and visitor attractions.

The Grande Colonial Hotel features 93 newly renovated air-conditioned, non-smoking guest rooms and suites (some with fully-equipped kitchens and fireplaces). Also offered is 5,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space (most with ocean views), accommodating up to 120 guests for weddings, meetings and other special events. And the highly acclaimed, award-winning NINE-TEN Restaurant at the Grande Colonial Hotel boasts nationally acclaimed chefs, "Evolving California Cuisine" and a Wine Spectator-recognized wine list. With its ideal location, gracious service and environment of extraordinary comfort, the Grande Colonial Hotel provides the ideal destination for travelers to La Jolla.
Hotel Address:
  • Grande Colonial Hotel La Jolla
  • 910 Prospect Street
  • San Diego, CA 92037
  • United States

Location Summary
Located in the village of La Jolla, there are world-class art galleries, eclectic antique shops, and enough fashionable boutiques, all with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean.

Directions to Hotel
From the North: South on Interstate 5, exit west on La Jolla Village Drive. Follow to third traffic light and turn left on Torrey Pines Road. Proceed to sixth traffic light and turn right on Prospect Place, which will become Prospect Street. Follow .5 mile to the hotel on your right - 910 Prospect Street. From the South: North on Interstate 5, exit west on La Jolla Parkway. Remain on La Jolla Parkway, which will become Torrey Pines Road. Proceed up the hill and turn right on Prospect Place, which will become Prospect Street. Follow .5 mile to the hotel on your right - 910 Prospect Street. The hotel is 13 miles from San Diego International Airport.
Note Bene
It’s been a common rumor around La Jolla for generations that the hotel is inhabited by ghosts. The guests and staff have reported encounters with ghosts in the hallways, stairwells, guest rooms, and kitchen, but no one can know for sure.
Banquets & Meetings
Three banquet rooms, an outdoor terrace and a garden courtyard.
Meeting Space
5,000 Square feet of indoor and outdoor Ocean View meeting space.
Fine Dining On Site
Led by award-winning chef Jason Knibb, NINE-TEN offers the perfect combination of sophistication and casual elegance. Dine indoors or alfresco on NINE-TEN’s sidewalk patio or ocean-view terrace.
Fine Dining Nearby
A variety of restaurants and cafes are available in the village of La Jolla.
Fitness Center
Guests receive access to a local full service gym.
Child Programs
Intimate pool area and treasure chest at the front desk for children at check in.
Pool Outdoor
Soak up the sun and lush atmosphere in our outdoor swimming pool in a tranquil garden setting. Heated Swimming Pool.
Spa Facility
In room services are offered. There are also spas located within walking distance.
Catch some rays on nearby sandy beaches - the historic hotel is one block from the beaches of La Jolla.
Biking Touring
Bike rentals are available on the property.
Ecological Tourism
Within walking distance of a protected cove with Sea Lions and Harbor Seals.
A few miles away from the Torrey Pines Glider Port.
Jogging Running
Jogging and walking paths along the coast are just one block away for healthy outdoor adventure.
Theatre Museums
In nearby San Diego: Tony award-winning theaters and the highest concentration of museums west of the Mississippi.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pool Outdoor
Available Activities
  • - Beach
    - Biking Touring
    - Dining
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Fishing Ocean
    - Gliding
    - Hiking
    - Jogging Running
    - Shopping
    - Theatre & Museums

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