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Residence Inn San Diego La Jolla

8901 Gilman Drive · La Jolla, California 92037 USA

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Experience one of California's most popular beach destinations while staying at our La Jolla, CA hotel. From refreshing amenities, to nearby attractions including the San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld, Residence Inn La Jolla has something for everyone.

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Discover the sights, sounds and scenes for making memories

Bring your beautiful beach vacation to life at our La Jolla suite hotel. Lovingly referred to as "San Diego's Jewel by the Sea," La Jolla lives up to its nickname with breathtaking seaside surroundings and spectacular views.

Immerse yourself in the Mediterranean feel of La Jolla's village lifestyle. From sandy white beaches and family-friendly attractions, to the sophisticated art scene and world-class museums, La Jolla attracts crowds of all interests.

Less than 15 miles from downtown San Diego, our La Jolla hotel offers guests plenty to see and do-with attractions including the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld and LEGOLAND® nearby.

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A La Jolla hotel that sparkles

Elevate your adventures at one of the premier hotels in La Jolla, California. Known for refreshing amenities, spacious suites and convenient lodging near popular attractions, our Torrey Pines hotel has everything you need to get comfortable.

Whether gathering the whole family, or escaping with friends, our suites in La Jolla have all the space you need. Make the most of your getaway by taking advantage of everything Residence Inn has to offer:

  • Complimentary daily hot breakfast buffet
  • Fully equipped kitchens in all suites
  • Pet-friendly environment
  • Complimentary grocery shopping service

Let the fun begin

Make memories you'll cherish long after your vacation, by checking out all of the exciting attractions surrounding our La Jolla suites. From renowned theme parks to adventurous escapes, La Jolla is more than just the sea.


  • San Diego Zoo: Spend a day with your favorite furry friends at the San Diego Zoo, one of the top ranking zoos in America, featuring over 3,700 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies.
  • SeaWorld San Diego: Make a splash at SeaWorld! With numerous exhibits, thrilling water rides and exciting shows, SeaWorld has something for everyone to love.
  • LEGOLAND: Build your dream day at the Lego-themed park. Visitors can explore interactive exhibits and ride roller coasters, check out Dino Land or soak up the sun at the water park.
  • Birch Aquarium at Scripps: Learn about life underwater at this exciting aquarium! With over 60 tanks of colorful marine life and an interactive museum, the Birch Aquarium is sure to excite all ages.
  • La Jolla Playhouse: Catch a show at the nationally acclaimed, Tony award-winning theater. Considered one of the well-respected non-profit theaters in America, the Playhouse promises you a performance to remember.
  • Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - La Jolla: Craving some culture? Discover a unique blend of contemporary art and natural beauty in this elaborate oceanfront setting.

Take your adventures outdoors

Surrounded by world-class outdoor recreation destinations, our Torrey Pines hotel invites you to experience endless fun in the sun. From elegant golf courses, to breathtaking beaches and beautiful parks, our La Jolla suite hotel gives you easy access to your activities of choice.


  • Torrey Pines Golf Course: Hit the links at one of the best municipal golf courses around. Featuring incredible cliffs with picturesque views of the coastline and deep ravines, Torrey Pines will please every player from beginner to pro.
  • Torrey Pines State Park: Experience ocean views at every turn of Torrey Pines' 1,750-acre reserve. Choose from a variety of trails, from easy to advanced, and set off on an adventure.
  • Torrey Pines Gliderport: Soar over San Diego at Southern California's premier location for foot-launched flight. Expand your horizons with a tandem hang gliding or paragliding experience to remember.
  • La Jolla Cove: Discover San Diego's most desirable spot for kayaking, snorkeling and diving in the calming and colorful waters of La Jolla Cove. Don't forget to take a selfie with seal and sea lion population, who love to sunbathe in this area.
  • La Jolla Shores: Soak up the sun in the sand, or take on the sea with a surf lesson or kayak tour. Explore sea caves, leopard sharks or even get up close and personal with gray whales during migration season.
  • Windansea Beach: Surfers are catching fierce waves at Windansea Beach. Grab your board and hit the water or explore the beautiful rocky landscape that surrounds this narrow beach.
  • Black's Beach: Beautiful and isolated, this nudist friendly beach is a hot spot for basking in the sun, playing volleyball and enjoying the lack of children.

Shop your heart out

Is it really a vacation if you don't take home a souvenir? Discover a variety of unique shopping experiences surrounding our Torrey Pines hotel. From designer retail stores to locally owned boutiques, you'll find something to fit all tastes and budgets.

Make your mouth water

Satisfy your cravings at the start of every day with our La Jolla hotel's complimentary breakfast buffet, then end the evening at one of scheduled social gatherings throughout the week.

Looking to dine off-site? Our suites in La Jolla are surrounded by some of the hottest restaurants in the area. Whether seeking some fresh seafood, craving authentic Mexican, or simply grabbing a beer, we know a spot you'll love:


Business just got better

Business travelers staying in our La Jolla hotel suites will find everything they need to get the job done.

With well-lit work desks, ergonomic chairs and complimentary Wi-Fi in every room, we keep you connected while staying comfortable.

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