Top Three Hotels in San Diego, CA – A Review

So you’ve found yourself in San Diego, California. There are many different reasons why someone would visit this city. Some of them include the amazing scenery that this city offers, others include the world-renowned San Diego Zoo. Well, no matter why you are in this city, there is one thing that stands true, you are going to be in need of a great hotel. Well, San Diego definitely has many of these, but that’s a problem, which one has the right features for you and/or your family. Before the review read this article: Winter Ski Resorts in San Diego? Well, searching every hotel can become very monotonous, which is why I have done to grunt work out of it. I have researched and reviewed the top three hotels within San Diego, California for you review.

The first hotel in which I reviewed is the Lodge At Torrey Pines in La Jolla. This five-star hotel sits atop an ocean bluff, giving its guests glorious views. This hotel is known for basically one thing, it’s amazing architecture. If you are familiar with California craftsmanship, than you will appreciate this meticulously designed resort. This hotel features orginal Gustav Stickley furniture, Judson Studio leaded glass, pottery, paintings, and other period furniture within the cherry-paneled lobby and public areas. Some of the features this hotel offers its guests include fantastic views of the golf course and ocean.

Some other features include a deluxe spa which provides facials and body treatments in private rooms, and also consists of a sauna and steam room. This hotel has a “family room,” which features a pool, backgammon, dominoes, and other games. This five-story hotel has 175 guestrooms, all of which include upscale d├ęcor, and furniture. All rooms have complimentary high-speed Internet access, three phones (one cordless), and high-end radio/CD players.

The second hotel in which I reviewed is Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa. This five-star resort comes with a golf course as well as eighteen tennis courts. This resort is known for its tennis courts, so if that is your game, than this is definitely your hotel. When guests enter the lobby, they immediately see and smell fresh flowers, rattan chairs, newspaper from across the country, and an adjacent fountain courtyard. Some of the amenities this hotel consists of 18-hard tennis courts and expert instruction through clinics and private lessons, which there is a surcharge for both of them.

Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa

Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa

Other fitness options include an outdoor lap pool and a fitness center with cardio equipment, free weights, and even personal trainers are available for a surcharge. There are 49 guest suites in 25 one-story casitas, which are separated by citrus and palm trees. Some of the in-room amenities include complimentary high-speed Internet access, multiple TV’s in each suite, DVD players, and spacious bathrooms with have separate tubs and showers.

And the last hotel in which I reviewed is the Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa. This four-star hotel is decorated in a “Rancho-style,” and is landscaped in a relaxing serene setting. This hotel is located within three miles of Torrey Pines Golf Course, La Jolla Village shopping, and Birch Aquarium. And it is only nine miles from SeaWorld and one block from University of California, San Diego. Some amenities this hotel consists of are an extensive health spa, an outdoor splash pool with seasonal poolside bar, and a health club offering exercise equipment and fitness classes.

Estancia La Jolla Hotel

Estancia La Jolla Hotel

There also wireless Internet access available throughout the entire hotel for a surcharge. There are 210 guestrooms in this three story building. Rooms offer wireless and wired high-speed Internet access for a surcharge, premium channels, laptop-safes, two multi-line phones (one cordless), minibars, and coffeemakers. All rooms at this hotel are nonsmoking as well. For reviews on hotels and all inclusive resorts visit


Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa
9700 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa
5921 Valencia Circle
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

Lodge At Torrey Pines in La Jolla
11480 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

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