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Get an overview of this hotelOceanfront California retreat near downtown La Jolla

With a stay at La Jolla Shores Hotel in La Jolla, you'll be on the beach and minutes from La Jolla Shores and close to La Jolla Cove.

This beach hotel is within close proximity of Scripps Pier and Birch Aquarium.

Make yourself at home in one of the 128 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while DVD players and cable programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Take advantage of recreational opportunities offered, including outdoor tennis courts, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, wedding services, and barbecue grills. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the complimentary area shuttle that operates within 5 mi.

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a computer station, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Event facilities at this hotel consist of a conference center and meeting rooms. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

On La Jolla Shores Beach, this California hotel is 6.5 miles from SeaWorld, 12 miles from downtown San Diego and and 3 miles from The University of California, San Diego.

The La Jolla Shores Hotel offers complimentary towels, chairs, and umbrellas for use on the adjacent La Jolla Shores beach. The hotel has a children's wading pool, spa tub, and complimentary fitness center. Tennis lessons are available on site (surcharge).

The oceanfront restaurant, The Shores, specializes in California neighborhood fare, favorites, and coastal dishes; serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner; and offers happy hour specials in the bar. Complimentary coffee is served in the lobby daily from 7 to 9AM. Daily breakfast (surcharge) is served and room service is available. This hotel offers four conference rooms and audio-visual equipment. There is a patio providing additional event space. Weddings are frequently held on the beach.

Other amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access throughout the hotel, a computer station, secure covered parking (surcharge), and a complimentary area shuttle (within a 5-mile radius).

This property is completely nonsmoking.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Children's pool 
  • Sauna 
  • Spa tub 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 128 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Express check-out 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Computer station 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Conference center 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

The Shores Restaurant - Combines local favorites and coastal cuisine with wide ocean views. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Happy hour Sunday-Friday in the bar and dinner specials. Provides room service daily from early morning to late evening.

The Marine Room - A long time San Diego landmark, this restaurant is located just south of the hotel and offers fine dining with Internationally-inspired seasonal cuisine. Reservations are recommended.

Beach Dining - Guests can dine directly on the beach with the Beach Cookout Shopping List. Table, chairs, linens, servingware, and a Weber grill are set up on the beach, and diners can choose cooked or ready-to-grill items. (Available for registered guests of the hotel and for parties of up to 19.)

Nearby Things to Do

Among hotel facilities are an outdoor heated swimming pool and spa tub. The complimentary fitness center is equipped with cardio and strength-training equipment, including treadmills and stair climbers. Tennis lessons are provided nearby. Between the hotel and the beach, a palm-lined walking/jogging trail runs north one mile to Scripp's Pier. Beach equipment, including sun loungers/chaise longues, towels and umbrellas is provided.

The ocean waters off La Jolla are renowned for excellent surfing, boogie boarding, kayaking, snorkeling, and scuba diving. Local vendors rent equipment and offer lessons (surcharge).

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Playground on site 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 

Spa Services

  • Massages 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

24-hour check-in

Parking height restrictions apply


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15 and USD 17 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 20.00 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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