Ideally situated in the beachfront village of La Jolla, California, The Grande Colonial Hotel is a 2012 AAA Four Diamond Award winner and a historic beauty that honors its traditions yet offers contemporary amenities and services beyond other La Jolla hotels near San Diego. Built in 1913 as the Colonial Apartment and Hotel, the Grande Colonial was a trailblazer in its day. Its original white wood-framed building was the first lodging facility in downtown La Jolla and saw today’s tourist town grow around it. The hotel is footsteps away from lovely beaches, including Blacks Beach, La Jolla Cove, La Jolla Shores, and Windansea Beach, and is the preferred choice of boutique hotels near San Diego attractions such as Torrey Pines Golf Course and State Park. The Grande Colonial hotel has played an integral role in the La Jolla beach community for nearly a century.
Commanding views of the California coastline, this landmark boutique hotel overlooks the shores of the Pacific Ocean and is ideally located just steps away from miles of beautiful beaches renowned to Southern California. Soak up the sun on Blacks Beach or La Jolla Shores Beach, and explore the natural beauty of Torrey Pines State Park while staying nearby at our luxury accommodations. The historic Grande Colonial Hotel is within walking distance of world-class shopping, dining and entertainment and only a short drive away from an abundance of golf, recreation and visitor attractions.
The Grande Colonial Hotel features a five-story main building, as well as three separate suites buildings, all encompassing air-conditioned, non-smoking guest rooms and luxury suites (some with fully-equipped kitchens and fireplaces). Also offered is 5,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space (most with ocean front views), accommodating up to 60 people for lunches and dinners and 120 people for cocktail receptions. And the highly acclaimed, award-winning NINE-TEN Restaurant at the Grande Colonial Hotel boasts nationally acclaimed chefs, “Evolving California Cuisine” and a Wine Spectator-recognized wine list.
With its ideal location, gracious service, and environment of extraordinary comfort, the Grande Colonial Hotel is the premier destination among La Jolla hotels near San Diego.