BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn by the Sea
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I headed to the beach around 10:30...it was perfect. It was a little breezy which made even laying down on my towel on the sand still nice. Sometimes when you lay down, it gets a little too warm for me, so I have to set in a chair to stay cool...not that I am complaining by any means. Upon having enough laying around time, I sat in my chair and finished my this year's trashy Danielle Steele book..."Matters Of The Heart". It is Danielle Steel's 100th book. ...
... there are no queues! Megs & Bailes went on the manta ride 3 times & loved it. The first ride of the day for the team was journey to Atlantis...this ride needs a soak zone warning as we got absolutely saturated! Blake got wet down to 3 shirts! Tonight is a quiet night in ...
... classical music. It was great fun and such a unique place!
We had a nice night's sleep, sleeping right next to the air conditioner which was kept on full blast for the entire night. We were all up early and Odie was loaded and we were out the door by 8am as we had a 6 hour drive to San Diego and were planning on detouring and heading through Joshua Tree National Park. It was a simple drive towards Joshua Tree and the only ...
... population of Koala's that were being adored by everyone - we walked straight past. We were all looking forward to seeing the Panda's and they didn't disappoint. Cute, cuddly and very large teeth. The girls also loved the Hippo exhibit as it showed them swimming around underwater. Something that looks very cumbersome on land is very graceful underwater. There was also a baby hippo which had 150kg ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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Historical Traveler Reviews BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn by the Sea La Jolla
My husband, son and I just spent 4 nights at the Best Western Inn by the Sea and had a wonderful stay. The rooms are clean and comfortable, the staff very courteous and the location is unbeatable for the price. We walked to the beach and Cove and the eating establishments (like the Spot) were all nearby. I would stay there again and highly recommend it.
Great stay at 1/2 of the price of a LaJolla Luxury Hotel
I recently stayed at the Best Western Inn by the Sea and had a wonderful stay, at a price 1/2 that of the most expensive hotel in the village. The location was great and just a few blocks from the ocean. I will definately come back.
Very Nice Stay
My boyfriend and I stayed here last October for 3 nights. This hotel is a great value and the location is wonderful. It was very clean and the staff was very helpful when I locked myself out of the room. We will definitely stay there again on a return trip.
We enjoyed our week stay in June of 2004. The room wasn't overly big, but it was clean, the rate was good, the staff was friendly, and you can't beat the location!! Close to beach, shops, restaurants. It was a nice, quiet location - would definitely stay there again!!
Great room for the price.
We came to stay in this hotel after initially checking into another one a few minutes away that we were very disappointed in. We loved the fact that it's right next to IHOP and the little shopping district of La Jolla and the beach. It's a very quiet location. The room rate was great at it was no more than the rate we payed at the other hotel we left. We loved the proximity to the children's beach and tidepool. There are many very good restaurants in walking distance from the hotel. The staff is friendly, the rooms are clean, the pool was clean and relatively warm. We have children so we've become less spoiled than we used to be so this would not be a room for someone who is looking to spend much time there. It worked for us as a family and we would go back again.
Adequate hotel in beautiful La Jolla
We stayed at the Inn by the Sea for 2 nights in October 2003 ($149/night w/bfst). It's an adequate place to rest your head. The hotel looks worn and in need of a remodel/renovation (inside and out) - especially the elevators. The lobby is cluttered and cramped, but the staff is nice. We had a large room with a balcony overlooking the parking lot. It was quiet and did the job. La Jolla is such a great town, we didn't spend much time in our room, anyway. No real complaints, "you get what you pay for" and in La Jolla $149 wasn't bad.
We'd stay again.
I stayed at this property for a weekend back in January/February 2003.
The front desk was adquately cordial but the rooms were very basic as I expected for a Holiday Inn. I did not spend much time in my room so that was okay, but if you want the whole package consider a finer hotel. Even still, most of the finer area hotels have received horrible reviews. Good luck.
Over priced and Over rated
I had booked this hotel from London and was already surprised by the price, but thought at least it will be one of the better Best Westerns.
It's name "Inn by the Sea" certainly made it sound like it would at least be in a good location. I think "Inn by the Car Park" would actually have been much a much better name. The rooms had that nasty musty smell that lower quality hotels often have, and to be honest, it wasnt' that clean, which is at least the minimum you expect. Generally the hotel had a run down feel and apart from the manager, the staff were NOT very helpful or pleasant. The breakfast was an absolute disgrace. At $129 per night I expect alot more.
Good place to stay in La Jolla. The Beach is only a short walk and Hard Rock is right across the street. Hotel itself was very quite, however there was a bunch of street noise in the middle of the night when the bars closed. We requested a "city view" room because it was $40/night less than the price of an "ocean view" and were pleasantly surprised to be complimentary upgraded to an ocean view upon our arrival. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Would stay there again in a heartbeat!
Great Staff, nice rooms
Extremely nice and accomodating staff, clean rooms. After being forced to leave or original hotel the night before our wedding we called the Inn By the Sea to see if there were rooms available. They were extremely accomodating, found us a nice room and matched the price of our room in Hotel Circle. The room was well appointed and we could see the Sea from our balcony. This is the second time that I have stayed here and I highly reccommend it. Maybe not luxurious but an excellent place to stay 2 block from the beach in La Jolla.