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European-Style Luxury in La Jolla, California

The Empress Hotel is a charming boutique hotel just four miles north of San Diego's Mission Bay. Let the stunning cliffs, crashing waves and hidden coves be your backdrop. Just minutes away rests La Jolla Cove, one of the most photographed beaches in Southern California. Explore the plethora of cosmopolitan shops and gourmet dining in La Jolla. Indulge in the romantic ambience and homemade pastas of the onsite restaurant, Manhattan's. After an exhilarating day at nearby San Diego attractions, relax in your luxurious room. Empress Hotel features many amenities to complete your vacation!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 73 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City La Jolla
  • Nearby Water Pacific Ocean
  • Open Dates All Year


The hotel's location is perfect for a San Diego vacation without the overcrowded beaches. Discover dozens of beaches near the hotel, including the stunning La Jolla Cove. Explore the area by ocean kayak or go snorkeling at La Jolla Underwater Park!


Just minutes from the hotel are a variety of must-see attractions – the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld® and more! Make sure to spend time at one of the beautiful beaches. Each room is family-friendly, offering video games and pay-per-view movies.


At Empress Hotel you can expect elegant décor, lavish linens, in-room massages and spectacular area beaches. Enjoy the tantalizing Italian flavors of Manhattan's, voted one of La Jolla's most romantic Italian restaurants!


Experience the luxury of a European boutique-style hotel. Each room is elegantly decorated and features lavish linens and in-room massage services. Indulge in the award-winning flavors of Manhattan's, an Italian restaurant with Old World charm.


The Empress Hotel has teamed with Spa2Go to bring soothing spa therapies right to your hotel room. Let the therapists convert your room into a tranquil oasis. Choose from a variety of signature facials, massage therapies, manicures and pedicures.

Additional Information

  • Fitness Center
  • Pay-Per-View Movies
  • Roll-Away Bed(s)
  • Beach
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Scuba Diving
Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • In Room Safe
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Jacuzzi
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Sundeck
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Live Entertainment
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Valet Parking
  • ATM
  • Concierge
  • Fitness Programs
  • Meeting Room(s)
  • Spa Services
Languages Spoken
  • English

Plan your next group event at Empress Hotel.

Plan your group event or business meeting at this lovely La Jolla boutique hotel. Audio/Visual Equipment and catering services are available. Inquire today!

For more information please call +1 (858) 454 - 3001 or Send Inquiry.

Nearest Airports

  • San Diego International Airport (SAN) / 9.1 miles
  • General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport (TIJ) / 27.5 miles
  • John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport (SNA) / 66.9 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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