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Sheraton La Jolla Hotel
3.5 out of 5
3299 Holiday Ct, La Jolla, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$174 per night from 22 Oct. to 23 Oct.
2.43 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (903 reviews)

"Amazing short visit, been trying a ton of hotels so short staycations. Your front staff amazing and the room was beautiful!!!"…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct. 2020

Sheraton La Jolla Hotel
San Diego Marriott La Jolla
4 out of 5
4240 La Jolla Village Dr, La Jolla, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$193 per night from 1 Nov. to 2 Nov.
3.88 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (884 reviews)

"Beautiful all the way around. I wish I had more time there"…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep. 2020

San Diego Marriott La Jolla
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
4 out of 5
10950 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$202 per night from 22 Oct. to 23 Oct.
4.76 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (939 reviews)

"Everything"…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct. 2020

Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines

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Inn By The Sea La Jolla
2.5 out of 5
7830 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$190 per night from 2 Nov. to 3 Nov.
2.5 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,115 reviews)

"Convenient location, within walking distance to restaurants and beach."…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct. 2020

Inn By The Sea La Jolla
Hotel La Jolla, Curio Collection by Hilton
4 out of 5
7955 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$222 per night from 25 Oct. to 26 Oct.
0.94 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (960 reviews)

"I booked a standard room for one night. The lobby definitely are well decorated. Front desk were friendly. They do ask to hold $100 deposit"…"

Reviewed on 6 Oct. 2020

Hotel La Jolla, Curio Collection by Hilton
Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego La Jolla
3 out of 5
8901 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$188 per night from 25 Oct. to 26 Oct.
1.88 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (973 reviews)

"The property is very well kept up. What I didn’t like is the parking. Not enough spaces."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct. 2020

Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego La Jolla
La Jolla Cove Suites
2.5 out of 5
1155 Coast Blvd, La Jolla, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$181 per night from 4 Nov. to 5 Nov.
2.28 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (955 reviews)

"It is great that this old hotel is being remodeled but that is not stated on Expedia or Hotel Website. Location is excellent. Ocean view room is great. Bathroom sink encroaches on toilet space. Room coffer maker is needed Swimming Pool is nice. HotelTerrace offer a fantastic view!!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Sep. 2020

La Jolla Cove Suites
Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
9700 N Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$318 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
2.82 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (988 reviews)

"Beautiful!staff was friendly and super helpful! Close to plenty of things to do!"…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct. 2020

Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa
Grande Colonial Hotel
4 out of 5
910 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$318 per night from 22 Oct. to 23 Oct.
2.36 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (942 reviews)

"Good location Clean hotel Attentive and nice staff Didn’t receive a room upgrade nor any resort credit so felt it wasn’t a good representation of a VIP hotel"…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct. 2020

Grande Colonial Hotel
The Lodge at Torrey Pines
5 out of 5
11480 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$529 per night from 22 Oct. to 23 Oct.
5.01 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (606 reviews)

"First time staying at the Lodge. Friendly staff, quiet & loved the ambiance. The landscape was mature & well maintained. Plenty of bottled water FREE of charge! The Grill was a lovely place to eat, food was excellent. Loved watching the golphers tee off."…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct. 2020

The Lodge at Torrey Pines
Holiday Inn Express & Suites La Jolla - Beach Area
2.5 out of 5
6705 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA
Free cancellation
The price is AU$196 per night from 5 Nov. to 6 Nov.
3.95 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (942 reviews)

"Happy with location with very easy academic to the beautiful rocky beach, room amenities excess my expectation: coffee, tea, microwave, small fridge. A little bit noise in the morning because of room window and door from the balcony type hallway. But there is a choice of other rooms, I just selected ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct. 2020

Holiday Inn Express & Suites La Jolla - Beach Area
The Shoal La Jolla Beach
2.5 out of 5
6750 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla, CA
The price is AU$172 per night from 25 Oct. to 26 Oct.
3.91 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (859 reviews)

"amazing location close to the beach. Didnt like looking at the run down shuttered property across the street. Rooms were great - clean, modern & well furnished."…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct. 2020

The Shoal La Jolla Beach
La Jolla Shores Hotel
3 out of 5
8110 Camino Del Oro, La Jolla, CA
The price is AU$318 per night from 3 Nov. to 4 Nov.
0.65 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (962 reviews)

"Cleanliness, service, access to ocean, view, etc. I am sure it would be even better if we did not have Covid19."…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct. 2020

La Jolla Shores Hotel
Empress Hotel of La Jolla
3 out of 5
7766 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$202 per night from 22 Oct. to 23 Oct.
2.55 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (942 reviews)

"Staff was friendly Rooms very clean and and comfortable Great location Highly recommend"…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct. 2020

Empress Hotel of La Jolla
La Valencia Hotel
4 out of 5
1132 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$451 per night from 22 Oct. to 23 Oct.
2.15 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (961 reviews)

"Great location. We walked to La Jolla shoreline, beaches and great restaurants easily."…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct. 2020

La Valencia Hotel
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Visiting La Jolla

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring La Jolla, and visitors give high marks for the seaside and top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its university setting and aquarium. Around the area, top sights include La Jolla Cove, SeaWorld, and San Diego Zoo.

  • There are 125 hotels and other accommodations in La Jolla
  • The closest major airport is in San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field) 11.9 from the city center
  • The next closest is in San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) 15.2 away

Sightseeing and Staying in La Jolla

The seaside and sunsets highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including La Jolla Cove, La Jolla Shores Park, and Ellen Browning Scripps Park. University life is a highlight in the city and campuses to tour include University of California-San Diego and Torrey Pines Gliderport. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Scripps Pier and Birch Aquarium.

In La Jolla, you'll be able to select from 125 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Below are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Pantai Inn - With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and beach locale.
  • The Lodge at Torrey Pines - Our customers like the beach locale and pool at this hotel. This 5-star hotel in Torrey Pines features a full-service spa, a golf course, and 2 restaurants.
  • Scripps Inn La Jolla Cove - With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to parking and concierge services, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its helpful staff and WiFi.

Top places to visit outside the city include SeaWorld, located 6.9 mi (11.1 from the city center, and San Diego Zoo, which is 10.6 mi (17 away.

Dressing for La Jolla

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 66°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 48°F
  • From April to June, the average is 74°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • La Jolla gets about 0.31 inches of rain per year
  • September and August are usually the hottest months averaging 75°F, while December and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 49°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in La Jolla?
Pantai Inn is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers free WiFi and spa services. It is located a short 4-minute walk from La Jolla Cove. Other top choices based on reviews include Scripps Inn La Jolla Cove and The Bed & Breakfast Inn at La Jolla.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in La Jolla, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in La Jolla.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in La Jolla?
Based on reviews, SureStay Hotel by Best Western San Diego Pacific Beach is a popular 2-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices to stay on the cheap include The Sands of La Jolla and Mission Bay Lodge.
What's the best place to stay for a family holiday to La Jolla?
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, San Diego North, CA is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other choices for your family trip include Catamaran Resort and Spa and La Jolla Shores Hotel. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Birch Aquarium.
What's the best hotel for a romantic getaway to La Jolla?
La Valencia Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features in-room massages and an al fresco restaurant. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include The Lodge at Torrey Pines and Catamaran Resort and Spa.
What's the best LGBTQ-friendly place to stay in La Jolla?
Hyatt Regency La Jolla is a top 4-star LGBTQ-friendly hotel, affiliated with IGLTA, that features 2 restaurants and free WiFi.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in La Jolla?
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham San Diego Mission Bay is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet’s trip include SureStay Hotel by Best Western San Diego Pacific Beach and Empress Hotel of La Jolla.
What's the best place to stay for a beach holiday in La Jolla?
Surfer Beach Hotel is a top 3-star beachfront hotel offering an outdoor pool and free WiFi, located within a short 1-minute walk of Pacific Beach Park . Other good choices for your beach trip include Blue Sea Beach Hotel and Catamaran Resort and Spa.
What's the best high-end hotel in La Jolla?
The Lodge at Torrey Pines is a 5-star hotel with 2 restaurants and 2 bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Hyatt Regency La Jolla and Catamaran Resort and Spa are two other upscale options for your trip.
What's the best boutique hotel in La Jolla?
Scripps Inn La Jolla Cove is a favourite 3.5-star hotel with our travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 14 guestrooms, free WiFi and parking. Tower23 Hotel and La Valencia Hotel are two other options for a boutique stay.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to La Jolla?
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines is a top 4-star hotel that has an adjacent golf course and features a restaurant. Other good options to stay near a golf course include The Lodge at Torrey Pines and La Jolla Riviera Inn. You can tee off at Torrey Pines Golf Course during your trip.
What are some hotels with pools in La Jolla?
Blue Sea Beach Hotel is a popular 3.5-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, free WiFi and a snack bar. Other choices with an on-site pool include Catamaran Resort and Spa and Sheraton La Jolla Hotel.

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