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Empress Hotel La Jolla

La Jolla, California


A Boutique Brand Just Steps from the Pacific Ocean

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Situated walking distance from La Jolla Cove, the Empress Hotel La Jolla has a reputation for being quaint, cozy and completely pet friendly. Whether you plan to stay for the weekend or for an entire week, our staff will take excellent care of you and yours. Choose from a selection of our 73 boutique style rooms during your stay with us and pop into our restaurant for a proper Italian meal. Come see for yourself why everyone loves Southern California.

white bed with teal blanket and teal pillows on the sofa

Soak in the Spirit of California


Plan your stay with us in one of our boutique accommodations that feature a spacious layout and deluxe amenities. Choose between one of our non-smoking Superior Rooms, Empress Suites, Superior Spa Suites or our ADA Accessible rooms. Each room offers the essence of Southern California with a touch of European charm. Don’t forget to bring your furry friend, our hotel is 100% pet-friendly.

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Gather Your Group in La Jolla Meetings

  • 2rooms
  • 2,500sq ft event space
  • 195capacity


  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Catering available
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Additional outdoor space

Complimentary Parking, Wi-Fi and Breakfast


Enjoy nightly valet parking, complimentary in-room Wi-Fi and expanded continental breakfast.


La Jolla Romantic Getaway


Stroll hand in hand along the sandy coastline, take in a spectacular sunset over the Pacific Ocean, and enjoy all that La Jolla has to offer with your loved one. This romantic getaway includes complimentary a bottle of Champagne and rose petals.


Find Things To Do In La Jolla, California

Things to do

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La Jolla Cove

Walking distance from the hotel is one of Southern California’s most photographed beaches, bring your camera and take a stroll down to La Jolla Cove to see this sight with your own eyes.

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Little Italy

Visit Southern California’s favorite area to relax, dine and explore. Little Italy is always booming and is perfect for any afternoon outing.

flamingos at zoo

San Diego Zoo

Experience incredible animals and rare natural habitats when you stop by one of the most famous zoos in the entire world.