Worthy of its 4-Diamond Rating A review of L'Auberge Del Mar
We just returned from spending 4 nights at L'auberge and had a wonderful time. The resort is very nice, and deserving of its AAA 4-Diamond Rating and inclusion in the 2004 edition of Resorts and Great Hotels. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful, and very accommodating of our 2 small children. The room, while somewhat small for the four of us (king bed plus crib and rollaway bed) was very, very nice and clean. The grounds were lovely, and the pool area, while not huge, was clean and well-maintained. The resort is one block away from the beach (and there's a great playground near the beach with a wonderful view of the ocean), and right in the town of Del Mar, which is a beautiful town with nice shops and restaurants (many of which are kid-friendly). Del Mar is only 20 minutes from the Zoo, Sea World and Legoland, so for us, the location was perfect. I highly recommend this resort.