Estancia La Jolla

9700 North Torrey Pines Road, San Diego / La Jolla, USA
La Jolla
210 Rooms
Contemporary Classic & Lively
Starting at:
taxes included per/nt

MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Estancia La Jolla started out as a horse ranch back in the 1880s, and at least in the broad strokes, the aesthetics really haven’t changed all that much. It’s a sprawling ten-acre estate, with low-slung, Spanish colonial–style buildings wrapped around sunny open-air courtyards, and grounds positively bursting with native flora. What has changed rather substantially is the level of comfort on offer, for beneath those classic red-tile roofs and behind those sun-drenched stucco walls are some rather spacious, richly appointed guest rooms and suites — plus a set of excellent restaurants, a massive spa and business facilities that stop just short of conducting your business for you.

Though the look is classic, it was only in 2004 that the estate was converted into a resort. The resulting rooms are airy and fresh in that particular California-coast sort of way, and have patios or balconies to help make the most of all the fresh air. The linens come with a provenance (Turkish cotton by way of Italy), the bath products have surnames attached (Gilchrist & Soames), and the furnishings, including wingback reading chairs and leather ottomans, simply complete the picture. It’s all naturally infused with the scents of the native herbs and aromatic plants outside — rosemary, sage, lavender and thyme planted amidst the 600 citrus, eucalyptus and pine trees. (Someone, presumably, has kept count.)

The only knock on Estancia La Jolla is that it’s a little out of the way, but then if you’re looking for a lush and sprawling estancia that also puts you in the thick of the nightlife action, you’ve got a long search ahead of you. And anyway, Estancia La Jolla actually does nightlife quite expertly, in its own laid-back way. The hotel’s indoor-outdoor Bodega Wine Bar is a delight, with a wine program supplemented by cocktails that feature Estancia’s own homemade simple syrups and bitters. The location outside of town also puts the hotel a few easy minutes from the legendary Torrey Pines golf course, a short drive from the local beaches, and right next door to the campus of UC San Diego.

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Estancia La Jolla
9700 North Torrey Pines Road, San Diego / La Jolla, USA
La Jolla

Amenities & Services

  • Free wi-fi
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Off street parking
  • Valet parking
  • Bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour room service
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Steam rooms
  • Gym
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • Concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • ATM/bank office
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Garden
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Wake-up service
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Boardroom
  • Business center
  • Bikes available
  • Golf nearby
  • Wine tours nearby
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Cribs (subject to availability)
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Designated smoking area

Need to Know

  • Hospitality Services Fee includes Arrival Beverage Station, two bottled Waters Replenished Daily, In Room Gourmet Coffee, Morning Coffee Service in Trinitas Cellars Wine Bar, Fitness Center Access and Business Center Access & Airline Check In/Boarding Pass Capabilities.
Check in: 16:00
Check out: 12:00

Credit cards accepted

Sustainability Measures and Certifications

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Certifications and Sustainability Programs
  • Green Key Global Eco-Rating, 4 Green Keys

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