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    Grande Colonial

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    The Jewel of Hospitality

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Welcome To The Grande Colonial

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The Only Four Diamond Hotel in the Village of La Jolla

Amidst the pristine beaches and regal bluffs of Southern California’s most beautiful coastal village, the Grande Colonial hotel has been welcoming guests to La Jolla since 1913. Completely modernized, yet faithful to its storied past, this intimate boutique hotel hearkens back to a quieter, more dignified era, when travel meant something special and personalized guest service was a hallmark of every stay.
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Special Offers

A luxurious renovated room at our hotel in La Jolla, CA
Ocean-View Rooms & Suites

$50 Off

We invite you to take advantage of our $50 savings special on ocean-view suites. Enjoy elegant, European-style guest rooms with views of the majestic Pacific Ocean.
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Grande Colonial Garden King Junior Suite

Suite Upgrade

Enjoy the “suite life” at a “suite deal” in one of the Grande Colonial’s garden or Village view suites. Also included are complimentary in-room refreshments, replenished each day.
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The spacious Ocean-View King suite at our La Jolla Cove hotel
Stay 3 Nights

Save $100

Guests of the "Stay Three Nights and Save $100" package will enjoy three nights accommodations in a guest room or suite and enjoy a total of $100 savings!
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Grande Colonial Colonial King Room
AARP Discount

"Senior" Special

We've got a different kind of "early-bird special" for our mature travelers and invite you to come to the sunny shores of La Jolla and celebrate your life resuming some kind of "normalcy".
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Nine-Ten Restaurant

Led by award-winning, nationally-recognized chef Jason Knibb, NINE-TEN offers the perfect combination of sophistication and casual elegance and an ideal location along La Jolla’s lively Prospect Street. Recognized with a Michelin “Plate Distinction” honor, NINE-TEN’s globally-inspired, locally-sourced cuisine features the best of the harvest from local artisans where products are selected daily for the restaurant’s seasonal menus. Special prix fixe menus are available and feature matching wines from an extensive Wine Spectator-awarded cellar. Dine indoors or al fresco on our sidewalk patio or back terrace with peek views of the Pacific Ocean. Opened in July of 2001, the restaurant today continues to celebrate two decades as one of San Diego’s pioneer ‘farm-to-table’ restaurants.
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Destination Guide





Dinner and a Show

Take a stroll through the Village of La Jolla and you'll find your choice of restaurants – from five-star fine dining to casual sidewalk cafés. There are world-class art galleries, eclectic antique shops and enough fashionable boutiques to rival Rodeo Drive. All with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. You can also see the Village by bicycle, which can be rented at the front desk for $4 per hour or $20 per day (helmets and locks included)! Explore




The La Jolla Experience

Ask us how you can snorkel with Leopard Sharks, kayak the sea caves, learn to surf at La Jolla Shores beach or commune with sunbathing harbor seals at the Children's Pool beach (named by TripAdvisor as one of the "Top 10 Wonderfully Unique Beaches" in the world). Explore




City By The Sea

Get up-close-and personal with the animal life at SeaWorld or the world-famous San Diego Zoo. Ride the roller coaster at Belmont Park, or take a horse-drawn carriage tour through Seaport Village. Play the ponies at Del Mar Racetrack, or plan a wine tasting adventure through Temecula Wine Country. The very best of San Diego is just minutes from our front door! Explore




Live like a Local

At the Grande Colonial hotel, we believe there’s a big difference between staying in La Jolla and actually experiencing La Jolla. We can’t wait to show you the fascinating places and fun things to do that only folks who love the area can really tell you about. Folks like us. Explore
  • Waves crashing on rocks in La Jolla CA
  • The Exterior of the Grande Colonial in La Jolla California
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  • seating area in the lobby of the grande colonial
  • meeting space at the grande colonial
  • patio seating at nine-ten restaurant and bar
  • seafood menu option at nine-ten restaurant
  • The red kuri squash tart from the Nine-Ten restaurant at our hotel in San Diego
  • bride and groom share a kiss overlooking the ocean in la jolla california
  • wedding ceremony aisle in the garden courtyard at the grande colonial
  • lantern lights above the grande colonial pool in la jolla