Grande Colonial Hotel La Jolla

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La Jolla, CA Boutique hotel
ChainIndependent / Other
Total meeting space465 sq. m
Guest rooms97
910 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA 92037

Grande Colonial Hotel La Jolla

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La Jolla, CA Boutique hotel


Forbes Travel Guide


HOTEL: • AAA Four Diamond Award Winner (recipient since 2008) • Luxury Business Hotel of the Year – Luxury Travel Guide • Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Award (consistently ranked in top 5 of all La Jolla hotels) • Award of Excellence – • “Fodor’s Choice Award” – Fodor’s Travel • REAL Certified - United States Healthful Food Council • US News & World Reports’ Top 10 La Jolla Hotels (ranked #4 out of 20 luxury hotels in La Jolla) • US News & World Reports’ Top California Hotels (ranked #102 out of 566 luxury hotels in California) • US News & World Reports’ Top USA Hotels (ranked #572 out of 3,700+ luxury hotels in the United States) NINE-TEN: • 2019 Zagat Survey® Recognition: - NINE-TEN Food: Score of 4.5 (very good to excellent) - NINE-TEN Décor: Score of 4.3 (very good to excellent) - NINE-TEN Service: Score of 4.5 (very good to excellent) • 2019 Ranch & Coast Magazine Best Restaurant Awards: - “Best Hotel Restaurant” • 2018 "Wine Spectator Award of Excellence" • 2018 Zagat Survey® Recognition: - NINE-TEN Food: Score of 4.5 (very good to excellent) - NINE-TEN Décor: Score of 4.3 (very good to excellent) - NINE-TEN Service: Score of 4.5 (very good to excellent) • 2018 Gold Medallion Award: Best Hotel Restaurant/Fine Dining – California Restaurant Association, SD Chapter • 2018 San Diego Magazine Reader’s & Critic’s Pick Best Restaurant Awards: - “Best Hotel Restaurant” Critic’s Pick Winner & Reader’s Choice Runner Up • 2018 “NINE-TEN: 1 of the 12 Best Hotel Bars in San Diego” – Fodor’s Travel • 2018 La Jolla Village News Reader's Choice Best Restaurant Awards: - "Best Chef in La Jolla: Jason Knibb" - 1st Place Gold Award - "Best Dinner in La Jolla" - 1st Place Gold Award - "Best Wine Selection in La Jolla" - 1st Place Gold Award • 2017 Ranch & Coast Magazine Best of San Diego Awards: - "Best Chef: Jason Knibb" - "Favorite Restaurant: NINE-TEN” - “Best Service: NINE-TEN” - "Best Sommelier: Chris Russo”


Room features and guest services

  • Calls (Local)
  • Concierge services
  • Internet access
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
  • View (Garden)
  • View (Ocean or water)
  • View (Urban)
  • Voicemail box


  • Extended stay
  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Rental car service
  • Space (Outdoor)
  • Space (Private)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business services

  • AV capabilities
  • Business center
  • Video conference
  • VIP services

Recreational activities

  • Outdoor pool

Venue accessibility

  • Airport shuttle
  • Bus
  • Taxi


  • Dance floor
  • Portable heaters

Photo Gallery


Meeting Space

Total meeting space465 sq. m
Meeting rooms7
Largest room111 sq. m
Second largest room77 sq. m
Space (Private)215 sq. m
Space (Outdoor)277 sq. m

Guest rooms

Total guest rooms97


Local Attractions

San Diego Intl. Airport

12 mi. away
3225 N Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101

Sea World Adventure Park

15 minutes away
500 Sea World Drive
San Diego, CA 92109

Balboa Park

7 minutes away
Welcome to Balboa Park: the nation's largest urban cultural park. Home to 15 major museums, renowned performing arts venues, beautiful gardens and the San Diego Zoo, the Park has an ever-changing calendar of museum exhibitions, plays, musicals, concerts, and classes—all in the beautiful and timeless setting of this must-see San Diego attraction.
1549 El Prado, Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101

Torrey Pines Golf Course

10 minutes away
Torrey Pines. The name itself stirs the imagination of golf enthusiasts all over the world. Situated atop cliffs towering above the Pacific Ocean in San Diego, California, golfers marvel at the views of the coastline and deep ravines. Nature lovers can spot wildlife and the famous Torrey Pines trees that are indigenous to the area. Torrey Pines boasts two 18-hole golf courses, the North and South Courses. Along with fabulous golf, the facility offers one of the largest on-course golf shops in the nation, advance golf reservations, expert instruction, driving ranges and first class lodging and dining nearby.
11480 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

Birch Aquarium at Scripps

7 minutes away
Birch Aquarium at Scripps is the public exploration center for the world-renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the aquarium features more than 60 habitats of fishes and invertebrates from the cold waters of the Pacific Northwest to the tropical waters of Mexico and beyond. An oceanographic museum showcases research discoveries by Scripps scientists on climate, earth and ocean science and includes five dozen interactive elements.
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla, CA 92037

Museum of Contemporary Art

1 minute away
MCASD serves its audiences through the collection, preservation, exhibition, and interpretation of works of art created from 1950 to the present. Focusing on a binational and diverse constituency in the San Diego/Tijuana region as well as a national and international audience, we devote ourselves to four essential purposes: To collect, preserve, study, and exhibit works of art of the highest quality created since 1950; and, through these works, to increase understanding, appreciation, enjoyment, and interest in art and its ability to enhance and enrich our lives.
700 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA 92037

San Diego Zoo

20 minutes away
The 100-acre (40-hectare) Zoo is home to over 3,700 rare and endangered animals representing more than 650 species and subspecies, and a prominent botanical collection with more than 700,000 exotic plants. It is located just north of downtown San Diego in Balboa Park.
2920 Zoo Dr
San Diego, CA 92101

La Jolla Cove

1 minute away
La Jolla Cove is San Diego’s most desirable spot for kayaking, snorkeling and diving. The water is calm and ecologically protected, providing a safe home for colorful garibaldi, yellowtail, rays and even leopard sharks. Because the water is protected, surfboards, boogie boards and other floatation devices are not permitted. The beach itself is small, but nearby Scripps Park offers a nice grassy expanse for spreading out.

Distance from airport

  • 21.08 km from venue


  • Valet parking$30.00 / day
  • Street parking


The Grande Colonial Hotel is located in the seaside Village of La Jolla, California. Completely modernized, yet faithful to its storied past, this intimate boutique hotel harkens back to a quieter, more dignified era, when travel meant something special and personalized guest service was a hallmark of every stay. For unforgettable family vacations, romantic weekends or supremely relaxing executive trips, our hotel offers an elegant gateway to just the La Jolla you came to see. Guests will enjoy easy access to all the nearby local area attractions renowned to San Diego such as pristine beaches, shopping, museums, art galleries, spas, restaurants and night life, all within walking distance.

Cancellation Policy

Cancel 48 hours prior to arrival or pay 1 night stay plus tax.

Facility Restrictions

2,319 Square Feet of Indoor Space 2,983 Square Feet of Outdoor Space

Additional Information

Unique meeting venues filled with natural light, ocean views and fresh sea breezes. 97 newly renovated guest rooms and suites (updated in 2019) combining the comforts of home with the latest technology. A world-class location with leisure delights abounding for miles. Award-winning cuisine. And a staff that not only meets your expectations but exceeds them. It all adds up to a resounding success for your meeting at San Diego’s Grande Colonial, a landmark of impeccable hospitality for nearly a century. 2,319 square feet of indoor meeting space and 2,983 square feet of outdoor event space beckons those seeking the intimacy and personalized service of a boutique property – against a backdrop of La Jolla’s ocean vistas.