Best Western


7830 Fay Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037-4240
Phone: 858/459-4461   |   Fax: 858/456-2578   |   129 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 2:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Stay at this recently renovated hotel in the picturesque village of La Jolla in southern California.

Escape to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn by the Sea. A 100% non-smoking facility! Located two blocks from the beautiful beaches of La Jolla, California, the inn offers guests the best in comfort and convenience at a great value. Hotel guests will enjoy strolling down Prospect Street, the Rodeo Drive of San Diego, where they will find great shopping, art galleries and fine dining.

Choose a deluxe room with either an ocean view or a view of the village. All hotel guest rooms have interior corridors and are non-smoking. Guests may take advantage of the La Jolla Sports Club fitness center located across the street for a discounted daily fee. Other hotel amenities include an outdoor heated pool, meeting facility, free Wi-Fi, and a complimentary extended continental breakfast.

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn by the Sea is conveniently located near the Birch Aquarium and the Museum of Contemporary Art. And only about five miles from Torrey Pines Golf Course, home to the 2008 U.S. Open Golf Championships. Wedding parties will appreciate the close proximity to seven beautiful churches. Corporate, senior and group rates are available.

Make an online reservation today at the BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn by the Sea.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee, and hot items.
  • Our pool is heated year round because in beautiful La Jolla you can use it year round.
  • Safe deposit box. Available 24 hours a day at no charge.
  • Sightseeing tours
  • Paid parking, 12.00 USD, nominal fee
  • Meeting facilities Wind and Sea and the Sand Dollar Rooms
  • Catering
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Corporate and senior rates
  • Parking for the physically challenged, nominal fee per day, 24-hour, $12.00, nominal fee
  • Outdoor parking, 24-hour, $12.00, nominal fee
  • Garage parking, 24-hour, $12.00, nominal fee
  • Elevator access to all floors
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff English and Spanish
  • Laundromat available 9:00 A.M. until 10:00 P.M., nominal fee
  • Express check in for Best Western Rewards Members.
  • Express check out Folio under door on date of departure
  • Late check out, 1:00 p.m. at no charge
  • Cable or satellite television. All high definition cable channels in every room.
  • Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center available. 24 hours, Free.
  • Printer available
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Conference services
  • Exhibit services
  • Dataports
  • Mail services availble. Mail drop off available 24 hours a day.
  • Banquet facilities Wind & Sea and the Sand Dollar Rooms
  • Conference facilities Wind & Sea and the Sand Dollar Rooms
  • Equipment rental, nominal fee
  • Fax and Copies available at the front desk.
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ice/vending machines. Three ice machines, three beverage machines and one snack machine.
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Complimentary USA Today newspaper
  • Two blocks to the Pacific Ocean
  • Complimentary candy and bottled water at check-in
  • The only guest coin laundry room in La Jolla Village
  • Attraction and dinner cruise ticket sales
  • HD Plasma big screen TV in lobby


Take advantage of the savings and fun with this special offer available at the best western plus inn by the sea in La Jolla.


Conveniently located, the best western plus inn by the sea in La Jolla, California is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 32.845385  /  Latitude: -117.275455


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: The north. Take Interstate 5 south toward San Diego. Exit on La Jolla Village Drive, turn right onto La Jolla Village Drive west, stay in the left lane. At the third traffic light turn left onto Torrey Pines Road. After six traffic lights, turn right onto Prospect Place. At Fay Avenue and Prospect, turn left. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn by the Sea is on the right side of the street.

From: San Diego Airport. (Downtown).Use I-5 north, exit on La Jolla Parkway, head west for five traffic lights. La Jolla Parkway becomes Torrey Pines Road. Stay on Torrey Pines Road, turn right at Prospect Place, the fifth traffic light. At Fay Avenue and Prospect turn left. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Inn by the Sea is on the right side of the street.


We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

La Jolla Cave Store

Visitors to the La Jolla Cave Store can access the "world-famous" Sunny Jim Cave, by land. The man-made tunnel from the store to the cave, was carved out with a pick and shovel, over two years. Sunny Jim Cave remains the only known land access sea cave, along the California coast. Rent snorkel gear from the store to find one of the six ocean-carved entrances.

The cave is a must-see attraction for visitors in La Jolla. Bring your beach towel and gear for a relaxing day at La Jolla Cove, one of the most beautiful beaches in the San Diego area. Southern California travelers have several Best Western hotels to choose from for comfortable and convenient lodging.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • .20 mile(s) from La Jolla Cove, Described as an "underwater playground" the La Jolla Cove has protected marine life available for viewing year round. Grab your goggles and explore! A great place to swim with the California state fish, the Garibaldi.
  • .25 mile(s) from Museum Contemporary Art, Located at 700 Prospect. MCASD provides an unprecedented variety of exhibition spaces and experiences for the community, showcasing an internationally recognized collection and a dynamic schedule of exhibitions and public programs.
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Birch Aquarium, Explore where the wonders of the ocean come alive! The mission of Birch Aquarium is to provide ocean science education, to interpret Scripps Institution of Oceanography research, and to promote ocean conservation.
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Torrey Pines Glider Port, Hang Glide or Paraglide over the beautiful cliffs of La Jolla.
  • .50 mile(s) from La Jolla Cave Store, Home of the world famous Sunny Jim Cave. This unique and beautiful cave has a manmade tunnel from the Cave Store which allows visitors to enter the unusual and breathtaking Sunny Jim Cave by land. Snorkel gear rentals and sales available to explore the La Jolla Cove.
  • 6.20 mile(s) from Torrey Pines Golf Course, Torrey Pines Golf Course offers two picturesque and, due to its yearly hosting of the PGA TOUR's Farmers Insurance Open event, widely recognizable championship 18-hole golf courses. It is surely the most accessible public facility for the die-hard enthusiast wishing to play at a world-renown facility that nearly all golfers know by name.
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Torrey Pines Reserve, One can imagine what California must have looked like to the early settlers, or to the Spanish explorers, or even to the first California residents here, the Kumeyaay people. There are 8 miles of trails, a visitor center, and guided nature walks on weekends and holidays. Torrey Pines is visited by travelers from all over the world and by local residents who come daily to rest at the stunning overlooks, walk a peaceful trail, or exercise in a clean, beautiful environment.
  • 9.00 mile(s) from Sea World
  • 14.00 mile(s) from Old Town
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Balboa Park
  • 16.00 mile(s) from San Diego Zoo
  • 17.00 mile(s) from Gaslamp District
  • 18.00 mile(s) from Seaport Village
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Legoland
  • 37.00 mile(s) from Wild Animal Park
  • .1 mile(s) from Girard & Prospect Streets, the "RODEO DRIVE OF SAN DIEGO"

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 5.00 mile(s) from UCSD, University of California San Diego
  • 15.00 mile(s) from SDSU, San Diego State University
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Cal State San Marcos

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Sightseeing tours
  • 5.90 mile(s) from Torrey Pines Gliderport
  • 6.20 mile(s) from Torrey Pines Golf Course

Nearby Restaurants

  • Adjacent to Amici's East Coast Pizza, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Adjacent to Roppongis, full service, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Vigiluccis, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 2.00 mile(s) from The Cottage, cafe, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Burgundy Grill, full service, French, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 3.00 mile(s) from The Spot, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 4.00 mile(s) from La Jolla Brew House, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Jose's Courtroom, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Brockton Villa, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Extreme Pizza, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 6.00 mile(s) from La Dolce Vita, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Trattoria Aqua, bar/lounge, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Alfonso's Mexican Grill, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Tapenade French Cuisine, full service, French, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 6.00 mile(s) from The Crab Catcher, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Sammy's Woodfire Pizza, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 8.00 mile(s) from The Steakhouse at AZUL, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner,


Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near La Jolla. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

April 2014

April 5-27, 2014
Butterfly Jungle Wander among brightly colored butterflies as the flutter around you at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Gates open at 9 a.m.

May 2014

May 2-4, 2014
San Diego Padres vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Watch the Padres battle the Diamondbacks at Petco Park. Friday at 7:10 p.m., Saturday at 5:40 p.m., and Sunday at 1:10 p.m.
May 17, 2014
Pet Day on the Bay on Hornblower Hornblower invites pets and their owners aboard for a cruise around the bay. Tours begin at 9:30 a.m.
May 10, 2014
Ocean Beach Kite Festival Head out to Mission Beach and enjoy live music, carnival rides, kite making, and kite flying on the beach. Kites start flying at 10 a.m.

May 2014

May 7-10, 2014
San Diego Surf Film Festival Visit the Bird's Surf Shed in Mission Beach for this festival that celebrates the passion for being out in the water. Times vary.

June 2014

June 7 - July 6, 2014
2014 San Diego County Fair Enjoy everything about county fairs that you love, the food, games, rides, entertainment, and exhibits at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Event times vary.
June 24-29, 2014
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat The Broadway musical comes to the Civic Theatre. Show times vary.
June 27 - July 13, 2014
Snoopy! San Diego Junior Theater presents Linus and the gang at the Casa del Prado Theatre in Balboa Park. Show times vary.
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