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Empress Hotel of La Jolla - A Greystone Hotel

3-star3 stars
7766 Fay AveLa JollaCA92037United States of America

3-star hotel with restaurant, near La Jolla Cove
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
Delicious food
Great room
Very comfortable
Wellness Area
Wellness & sports facilities could be improved
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Empress Hotel of La Jolla - A Greystone Hotel

from £178
  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed
  • Superior Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed

What’s around Empress Hotel of La Jolla - A Greystone Hotel


  • Heart of La Jolla
  • La Jolla Cove (9-minute walk)
  • Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (3-minute walk)
  • Athenaeum Music and Arts Library (4-minute walk)
  • Cuvier Park (5-minute walk)
  • Windansea Beach (24-minute walk)
  • Mount Soledad - 2.6 mi / 4.3 km
  • Birch Aquarium - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km

Getting around

  • San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field) 21-min drive
  • San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) 23-min drive
  • San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field) 26-min drive
  • Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar) 36-min drive
  • Tijuana, Baja California Norte (TIJ-General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl.) 48-min drive
  • San Diego Coaster Sorrento Valley Station 17-min drive
  • San Diego-Old Town Transit Center 17-min drive
  • San Diego Santa Fe Depot 20-min drive
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

About Empress Hotel of La Jolla - A Greystone Hotel

Located in La Jolla Village among shops, restaurants, and galleries, the Empress Hotel of La Jolla - A Greystone Hotel 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 - A Greystone Hotel 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 - A Greystone Hotel 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.

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 deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Children (18 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed *


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Use of nearby fitness centre (discount)
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 2
  • Computer station
  • 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
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

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

Special features


Manhattan of La Jolla – This restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Empress Hotel of La Jolla - A Greystone Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Empress Hotel Jolla
  • Empress Jolla
  • Empress La Jolla
  • Empress Hotel La Jolla
  • Empress Hotel Jolla Greystone Hotel
  • Empress Hotel Greystone Hotel
  • Empress Jolla Greystone
  • Empress Hotel of La Jolla


Additional policies apply to bookings reserved by persons under the age of 18. For more details, contact the property using the information provided after booking.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 28 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 property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 357 reviews

Empress Hotel of La Jolla - A Greystone Hotel
Very Good8.0
Nice hotel
Stayed 2 nights. Great location in the heart of La Jolla. Lots of shops and eateries right on the door step. The staff at the hotel are extremely helpful. The room we had (2 queen beds) wasn’t massive but was adequate. It was modern and clean. The complimentary breakfast was as expected and my kids loved the waffle machine.
Ann, gb2 night trip
Empress Hotel of La Jolla - A Greystone Hotel
Wish we could have stayed longer
Lovely hotel ! Would recommend highly. Friendly staff. Great rooms. Very central in La Jolla.
Cheryl, gb2 night trip
Empress Hotel of La Jolla - A Greystone Hotel
2 night stop over
2 night stop over whilst in San Diego. Great place very relaxing. Just what we needed after a festival in LA. Great views from the cliffs
Lisa, gb2 night romance trip
Empress Hotel of La Jolla - A Greystone Hotel
Excellent welcoming hotel with a great room and amenities well located for restaurants and the sea.
A Traveller, gb2 night business trip
Empress Hotel of La Jolla - A Greystone Hotel
A great place to stay in La Jolla
a great place to stay - very helpful staff, clean rooms. Lovely area close to the beach and cove.
Michael, gb3 night family trip

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