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Empress Hotel of La Jolla, La Jolla

3 stars
7766 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA, 92037, United States of America, ‏‎800-491-6126
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3-star hotel with restaurant, near La Jolla Cove

  • Free breakfast and free WiFi

Main amenities

  • 73 guestrooms
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Fitness center
  • Valet parking
  • Spa services
  • Business center
  • Limo/town car service
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Daily housekeeping

What’s around

  • Heart of La Jolla
  • La Jolla Cove (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Athenaeum Music and Arts Library (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Cuvier Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Children's Cove (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
Located in La Jolla Village among shops, restaurants, and galleries, the Empress Hotel of La Jolla is less than a half-mile from La Jolla Cove, 2.1 miles from Birch Aquarium, and 6.2 miles from SeaWorld. The University of California-San Diego is 3.1 miles away. The beach is within walking distance.

Hotel Features.
Empress Hotel of La Jolla offers a complimentary continental breakfast with freshly brewed Coffe Bean coffee daily. The hotel's fine-dining restaurant serves northern Italian and continental cuisine for lunch and dinner; a bar/lounge is adjacent. The hotel also offers a fitness room and discounted access to a nearby health club. In-room spa services (surcharge) are available. Two meeting rooms can accommodate groups of up to 40 people. Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout the hotel. Pets and service animals are welcome for a fee.

Accommodations at Empress Hotel of La Jolla provide compact refrigerators, direct-dial phones, and complimentary bottled water, and coffeemakers with gourmet coffee. Wireless Internet access and local calls are complimentary. Cable TV offers premium channels, and pay movies. Bathrooms include hair dryers and bathrobes. In-room safes are provided.
Excellent4.3 / 5
  • very nice, very comfortable hotel in a great location. staff was very pleasant. fitness…Nov 18, 2015
  • In general very good- the fan in the room was too loud- that was the main draw back.Nov 15, 2015
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Hotel Info: ‎866-539-8117‎

from $139
  • One King Bed, Non-Smoking
  • Traditional, One Queen Bed
  • Superior Two Queens
  • Superior Queen
  • Superior King
  • Deluxe King
  • Deluxe, One King Bed
  • Deluxe, Two Queen Beds

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 73 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed *


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Also known as

  • Empress Hotel
  • Empress Hotel La Jolla
  • Empress La Jolla
  • Hotel Empress

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 18 per night with in/out privileges

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per accommodation, per stay

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa services on site
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Climate control
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


On Site

  • Fitness facilities


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Empress Hotel of La Jolla, La Jolla’s small print

Also known as

  • Empress Hotel
  • Empress Hotel La Jolla
  • Empress La Jolla
  • Hotel Empress

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 18 per night with in/out privileges

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per accommodation, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Empress Hotel of La Jolla, La Jolla

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