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Hyatt Regency La Jolla in San Diego, CA

Specialties

High speed wireless internet in all guestrooms & throughout the property; extensive Fitness Club & Spa, year round heated Junior Olympic swimming pool, lighted tennis courts, six restaurants, daily newspapers, Starbucks coffee selections, elegant, up-scale decor.

History

Established in 1989.

 

Company Info:

Rating: 3.62

Address: 3777 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego, CA, 92122

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    Comments (225):

    1. Dan H.
    Was wed in the court yard and was very pleased with the the setting.  I was not impressed with the room and as others have mentioned charges for everything.  Paid less than half for much more impressive rooms in other large cities including Las Vegas during peak tourist time.  I also made the mistake of leaving my phone in the hotel bar and the staff seemed very unconcerned.  My wife finally found someone to help her look one last time as we were leaving but no luck.  Yet in the time it was lost to the following afternoon it was "found" and calls were made to local numbers in San Diego.  Never know if it was a staff member or what but the only other patrons in the bar were from a PALM conference going on, don't think they'd be making local calls or interested in stealing a phone.  Overall, I won't be returning to this hotel.  I guess any anniversary trips we'll be staying at another property.

    16/07/07 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    2. Rose P.
    Expensive but clean. Need to pay extra for the parking and the gym. Have a very nice swimming pool and good but very expensive restaurents.

    05/12/07 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    3. alan h.
    nice hotel .five star service ,nice location ,good rates

    15/03/10 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    4. Kit E.
    3.5 stars but I'm rounding up.  The first night we stayed here, we got room 901, the bed was soft and I could tell the springs had been worn down.  We had a horrible night's sleep as Hub E. kept tossing and turning!  We had 3 more nights to stay so we weren't about to put up with no sleep especially with Bay B. in tow.  So we complained and Hyatt being the good hotel it is, upgraded us to the Regency club rooms on the highest floors.  Bummer that the Club Lounge where you get free breakfast was closed for the holidays though!  However, what a treat it was to have a plate of cheese, crackers, fruit, and honey awaiting us on New Year's Eve!!!  I'm sure the non-Regency club rooms didn't get this kind of treatment.  :-)  All in all, a good stay, although you do have to pay $18 a night for parking!  Kind of steep in my book, but I give it to Hyatt Regency La Jolla for having wonderful service.

    04/01/09 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    5. Nat N.
    My dad and I stayed at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla over the weekend.  Our entire stay was excellent.  My dad was sick and needed to go to the hospital we called the front desk and asked where the closest hospital was, when we came downstairs, everybody behind the counter knew who we were and they had already printed out directions and maps from mapquest for us.  The room was very clean.  Great location, easy access to I-5.   Parking was a little expensive but acceptable.

    24/04/07 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    6. RJ A.
    Excellent staff at this location. Very accomodating and helpful. Kudos to the HR department and training programs at this site.

    26/06/07 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    7. George K.
    Honestly, I haven't felt this good after staying at a hotel (albeit for a business trip, but still) in a long time.  What a hotel stay should feel like.  Between the friendly valet, front desk staff, bell boys, waiters at the breakfast and even the bartenders -- felt like an A list celeb the entire stay.  Will definitely make this my hotel of choice on all future biz trips to the SD area.

    17/07/07 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    8. Joel M.
    Had a great stay.  Every one that worked there was very accommodating.  When we checked in a non-smoking room was not clean yet, so they offered up a smoking room.   We got in there and at first it was not to bad.  By the by it was also a handicapped room.  Larger doors high toilet seat etc.  We went for a swim, came back and asked for a different room.  They said no problem and sent a front desk person up to give us new keys.  That person even noted and rolled their eyes that we got a handicapped room.  New room was fine.  No problems. I would give five stars but really, charging seventeen bucks for parking.  Hey we aren't downtown.

    16/07/07 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    9. kap n.
    this hotel is decent.  the bathrooms surely need a renovation, however, for what it's worth, the amenities were sufficient.  the added perk for our trip was that the entire lineup of chicago bears players were staying at our hotel with us.  this made walking through the lobby really fun!

    23/08/10 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    10. Susie S.
    extra charge for everything beware!!! extra for internet, parking and even the gym. they should inform us better than this.  pros: clean hotel.
    la jolla?? dont think this is near the village or anything walkable to eat around here. it is on the other side of la jolla. its quite misleading the name.. as it is not in the village area but rather on the other side of the freeway on the UTC area more like.

    26/07/10 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    11. Honey S.
    Not worth the money.  I am sure you can stay at a even nicer hotel for less.  Yelpers here mostly said they had good customer service, but I didn't.  Maybe it was because I checked in really really late in the evening and the lady at the desk was just grouchy.  Customer service is number #1 on my list.

    12/07/08 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    12. Jack S.
    This place was horrible.  My wife and I left at 1am on our honeymoon because we were treated so poorly.  I reserved the romantic package and had little extras added in to make it a special occasion and the staff dropped the ball on all of it.   Here are just a few examples.

    Delivered flowers without the card

    Delivered the flowers, champagne, and strawberries late

    The phones do not work and the staff does not know how to transfer calls

    I was put on hold for 10 minutes and waited 45 minutes to have a manager call me back.

    To make up for mistakes they said they would give us an extravagant gift.  This extravagant gift was a $9 fruit plate.  The fruit wasn't even ripe!

    When my wife called to order a bottle of wine the staff member called her a drunk and told her to raid the mini fridge.

    When I talked to the night manager he told me I was a guest who couldn't be pleased and there was nothing he could do.

    After we left I told him to cancel our spa packages we had for the next day, but of course he didn't and we were charged.

    We were treated as second class guests who were not worthy to stay at the Hyatt, even though I paid over $400 for the room.  I will never stay at another Hyatt again.

    **Update** Hyatt Customer Service actually told me that they did everything they could to make my stay enjoyable, and if I just would have stayed through the night then everything would have been taken care of in the morning.  So it is my fault that I had such a bad experience!  Unbelievable

    08/07/07 | Link | Rating: 1.0
    13. Tara B.
    This last stay at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla was a third time for my husband and I. We always use Priceline for our hotel stays in SD and this time we paid more than we ever had, but I knew we loved the place so I didn't mind much. Check in was great-the staff is and always has been very accommodating and friendly. The room looks exactly the same years later. I am sort of a clean freak so I clean the room on top of what has already been done by the staff. There were stains on the curtains, the rug and it was very dusty. I always remembered their beds and pillows are very comfortable. I am not sure if we got an old room or something else, but the bed was not comfortable, the pillows were horrible and every morning we had to fix the bed because all of the bedding had slid down. There was no fitted sheet on the bed and the sheets and comforter felt like tissue paper and made a ton of noise! When you check in make sure you have a credit card for them to have on file because if you use your debit card they put a $30 hold per day which means for our 6 day stay they would have put a $300 hold on my checking account!!! Parking is also $20 a day which I believe is ridiculous when you are already spending so much on the room which isn't really that great. The parking garage is nice, but kind of a pain to get to especially if it is raining. On the lighter side they now offer complimentary laundry service-up to 12 items per room per stay and they found out it was our anniversary and sent up champagne and strawberries one night. The location is also amazing-right next to the freeway and far enough out of town so be peaceful, but still so close to everything! I hope if I do stay here again that I have an experience more like the first two we had!

    29/03/11 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    14. Camerin S.
    I love this place.  The staff is warm and professional, the rooms are nice and relaxing, the room service is prompt and delicious.  If you need a weekend getaway you should consider this holel.  Another great thing about this place is it's proximity to the Blue Coral Restaurant, so Yummy!

    13/10/08 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    15. Capo M.
    good location and cool pool atmosphere, lots of fire pits and nice big screen at pool area. great place to hang out with friends. room was clean and relaxing. I think ill stay here again.  

    WiFi is per fee.  parking is $20/night for guests.  I opted street parking..area is very safe.

    02/06/11 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    16. Robert T.
    So Im at the Hyatt tonight, nice enough Hotel with a few BUTS- $20 to park is crazy to begin with and I cannot believe when a hotel does not offer free internet... using my smart phone hooked to my laptop to post this....and no coffee in my room for the am.... Im mean serious the red roof in does at least that for 70 a night. I should not depart from Marriott --- when will I learn....???

    14/05/11 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    17. Heather R.
    Comfy rooms and friendly staff, but it would be great if a fitness center was included in the amenities.

    24/10/10 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    18. Renee Y.
    We stayed here over Memorial Day weekend and I was very impressed with 1. the location 2. the staff and 3. the overall hotel experience. The staff was beyond nice and they have a ton of things to do if you ever decide to spend sometime at the hotel. If you have a AAA membership, it gets you a few extra items such as free breakfast (and the buffet breakfast was amazing). We met the Food and Beverage manager, Nick, and when we got to our room, there was a $25 credit to our account for our next visit. It was wonderful! I felt the staff did a lot of little extras to make our stay great. We are not ones to spend a lot of time at the hotel and really just want a clean room and comfy bed, but I think we will start staying here on our visits from now on. We have a 2 year old son, and it was great to have a place that was easy for us to get around with him. The pool is great for kids. It is heated and they have movie night with new movies playing. Great time!

    31/05/11 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    19. Kitten S.
    My boyfriend and I negotiated a two night stay at a four star hotel in La Jolla for $99 per night through priceline.com and were assigned Hyatt Regency La Jolla. Parking is not included and costs $20 per day or valet I pressume to be expensive. Valet does allow unloading of the car. The street parking was convenient enough. The exterior of the Hyatt Regency La Jolla is tall, wide and flat faced. The customer service is welcoming. While the beach was overcast my boyfriend and I enjoyed clear skies by the large 3 1/2' deep pool. No alcoholic beverage in hand since the cafeteria looking bar located in the pool area is closed during the week. Preferably a hotel near the beach our next stay to further experience La Jolla. Hyatt Regency La Jolla is not walking distance from the beach or La Jolla attactions. A selection of upscale chain restaurants are offered but we decided to experience dining outside the Hyatt Regency La Jolla. Breakfast at the Barcino Grill whether an entree and a drink or buffet will be approximately the same price. Organic eggs are available upon request for no additional charge. I recommend the buffet priced $19. Room service did not knock or unexpectedly open the door even without a "do not disturb" sign and cleaned our room at a convenient time. No visible signs of wear to the furniture or the updated room during our weekday's stay. Complimentary laundry and press up to twelve pieces of clothing per day is offered I noticed in the closet the final day of our stay.

    27/08/11 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    20. J P.
    our favorite hotel in all of san diego
    we stay here every year
    the hotel has a breakfast buffet
    nice selection
    pool is awesome
    the room is really nice
    i love the decor
    bed is heavenly
    great service
    oh and there's a starbucks bar in the lobby
    grab a to go coffee on your way out
    you can park out in the streets for free
    but why do that?
    i guess i've just gotten used to parking underground
    no biggee
    fiy, i prefer this hotel than the hilton hotel in torrey pines

    27/08/08 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    21. Hiromi N.
    So, this Hyatt Regency is pretty much like all of the other Hyatt's that I have been to in my life.  The rooms are pretty standard with view of the highway from rooms on one side of the bldg and the view of some treetops, shopping centers and hills on the other side.  Nothing extremely extraordinary about the service there or the layout.

    I was in La Jolla for a business meeting and the meeting rooms that they put us in were quite spacious, but I do have several complaints:

    1) They only carry Pepsi products  (uugh)
    2) The noise level in the meeting room was quite obnoxious (we could hear the food carts and various other service related noises from the service hallway that was located to the rear of our room).  
    3) The A/C was on high blast and the room felt like a refrigerator.
    4) The layout of the meeting rooms and signage were not intuitive.

    Some other complaints:
    1) They CHARGE extra for every little thing (heaven forbid you have to make a call, they charge a ludicrous amount for outside access, bring your cell phone).
    2) Extra charges also include the hotel Sporting Club/Fitness facility:(.
    3) The SPA's service list were adequate, but not plentiful, as at other hotel spas that I have been to.
    4) The staff at the Sporting Club and SPA were codial, but not particularly friendly.
    5) The massage that I ordered was overpriced for the delivery.

    Some positives about this location:
    1) The state of the art Sporting Club makes you understand why they charge $12.00 extra/day.
    2) The SPA can book the same day, even though they have clientele from outside of the hotel guests.
    3) The SPA estheticians, who perform facials, are wonderful.  My face is GLOWING after my mini facial. (Angie Peek is the best)

    17/02/07 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    22. Heather M.
    I loved staying here, very clean and respectful only problem I had was with parking, I paid cash and was still charged on my credit card. but was quickly resolved.

    23/08/10 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    23. C.A S.
    Had a large party at this hotel.  I could write a book about my experience, but will sum it up with an A++ grade.  Meredith and the entire Hyatt team are awesome to work with.  Looking forward to my next party - no need to scan the town for the best location.  Strongly recommend!

    03/02/12 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    24. MJ R.
    from a hotel guest perspective, this place is AWFUL. im here  for a long work project. i travel a lot. i see a lot of hotels.

    dont be fooled, this place is not a nice place to stay.

    no fridge in room
    no tv channel guide to be found in room
    no free gym
    horrible late night room service menu
    horrible bed sheets
    holiday inn style bathroom (basically worse)
    horrible picture on tv
    need i go on???

    09/07/10 | Link | Rating: 1.0
    25. Annie P.
    So far I am giving this hotel a 3 because they are affiliated with Priceline.com . I booked this place for $85/night for Sept., 15-17th!  I also called the hotel directly and requested a non smoking room and a pack n play (free of charge). Now the $85 price doesn't include parking or breakfast, but still even with the $23/day in out valet charge it's still only $108, which is still less than the average price for San Diego hotel. My husband and daughter eat bagels and as long as they have a microwave I can make egg beaters so no love lost about the breakfast either.

    I'll finish the rest of the review after we have actually stayed there.
    ------
    Well we stayed there and I think I am going to keep my rating of 3 stars. The hotel and it's surroundings including the pool are very nice. I thought our room was a great value for $85, but let's say I don't think I would pay more than let's say $140 for a room there. The bed was comfortable, the linens were cleaned, the carpet vacuumed, and we asked for a mini fridge, and a pack n play (port a crib) and those were provided at no additional cost. Kind of bummed there was no microwave, but oh well. It's a classic business travellers hotel so if you have an expense account you'll be fine. I would seriously give it 4 stars if they would not charge a god awful amount of money to park!

    05/09/07 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    26. Henry T.
    Easily the best hotel in the entire San Diego area, in my opinion. It's relatively clean, looks very high class (helps that it's in a high class area like La Jolla and the Golden Triangle), and has just about the cleanest bathrooms and suites I have ever seen. I was doing a high school job shadow at the place and I was following the Events Coordinator to all corners of the hotel that one day and I thought nearly everything in the hotel was very nice and very new. I got to see the General Manager's office on the top floor of the hotel (where regular patrons of the hotel rarely venture) and I immediately thought: "This has got to be the coolest job in the world." I wanted to be the General Manager of a hotel at that point. The catering for the hotel was also very good. Very tasty for seafood (we had crab cakes and something else I couldn't remember). Even the potato salad was good!

    Access to the hotel is very good, with the hotel close to the 5 and 805 freeways. Parking is abundant with the structures in place. I'm told valet parking is very good at the place, though I haven't personally tried it.

    It's definitely a place I would like to stay in if I were visiting the area from out of town.

    10/09/07 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    27. Helen V.
    I'd give 3 1/2 starsfor this hotel because I'm so torn by it.  I stayed here with my husband and 2 girls over the Labor Day weekend.  We booked a Club Regency level room.  Let me first say that I'm very impressed by the level of customer service at this hotel.  All staff that we encountered over the weekend was beyond friendly and helpful.  For service - I'd give the hotel 5 stars!  

    The Club level food and all day refreshments and snacks were wonderful and great for the kids.  But I was a little disappointed that they closed at 8pm - which is a bit early considering I'd like to get a late night snack or drink and internet use after my kids go to bed.  

    The rooms need renovating.  The bathroom was small and in need of a facelift.  

    The pool area was on the small side and half of it was closed off for lap swimming, which left an even smaller space for families and the kids.  However, the free use of the cabanas are a nice touch, but you have to get to the pool early in the morning to reserve one.

    Overall, a decent hotel and I would go back maybe not during a busy holiday weekend.

    06/09/07 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    28. William P.
    I had to stay here as the place I attended a conference at was full, they,the Estancia Resort and spa referred me here as a place equal, my experience here was great, the price was good and with AAA included a breakfast even though it was not advertised.The breakfast buffet was fantastic and it was the first place I found egg whites as a staple.

    15/07/10 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    29. TWOdMa X.
    It was on short notice but after doing some searching I found the Hyatt for a AAA rate of $150/night.  I thought this was a bargain since it was New Year's eve too.  

    When we arrived, parking was a little hard to find so I pulled into the underground structure.  I thought Hyatt would surely validate.  When I inquired at the front desk while checking in I was told they do not and it cost $18/day with in/out (I wasn't the only one a little upset about this too).  So tack on $18/day to the bill.

    Once inside the room, which was very clean and nice, I took out my laptop to check out places to visit.  What!! internet isn't free?  They charge $10 per 24/hours, but if you need higher speed or VPN, then you have to pay $15.  Luckily I wasn't working so I didn't need the VPN.  Tack on another $10.

    So now the $150 swelled to $180/night.  If I added the gym an other paid amenities, it would easily be $200/night.  I have mixed feeling about this place.  On the one hand I appreciate not having to pay for things I don't need.  

    The Hyatt did meet our needs and was conveniently located by the beach and UTC.

    05/01/09 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    30. Carolyn S.
    YELPers, I was not impressed by this Hyatt property. We stayed here (two nights each time) recently. There are too many other nice properties in San Diego to waste your money or your time here.

    1. The room was clean enough but your run of the mill hotel room. Nothing special. Cramped. Inspiring view of the valet parkers.

    2. Actually, I didn't mind the valet view, at least that gave us something for the outrageous extra parking fees. Such nonsense. They're making plenty on the rooms. It's not as though they're giving your jitney a facial and a massage!

    3. This place LOVES to nickel and dime you. It seems to really turn them on. I guess they consider us a bunch of one-shot hillbilly tourists or corporate guys on an expense account. My friend actually was on a corporate expense account, worked in hotels and restaurants for years as well. He was even more offended than I by the pretentious attitude of many of the staff and the greedy abuse of the clientele.

    4, There gym is nothing special. I'd have been better off driving 3 blocks to UTC to work out at 24 Hour Fitness. For the extra $$$ they hit you to use their "gym" they should be willing to work out for you!

    5. The coffee set up in your room is laughable. They really dole out the amenities here. I am not kidding.

    6. You can go down to the lobby for delicious Starbucks in the a.m. but you'll be charged more than it would cost to buy it anywhere else. Now come on...coffee is cheap....you pay plenty for the room....these guys are hurting my brain!

    7. We ate at their "lovely breakfast buffet" or as I've come to realize: their offensively overpriced, lukewarm and slightly congealed breakfast offerings. The woman at the next table rightfully asked them to turn up the food warmers...She was concerned the food would make us all sick. Good point.

    8. Please....someone tell me...who do you need to sleep with to get a coffee refill in this "fine dining room"???? I actually was forced to walk repeatedly into the bus-pit to serve myself.

    9. Be prepared to pay a full overnight valet fee for the honor of parking your car long enough to eat dinner at this place (should you drive in to meet a friend). Note: They made the error of trying that with me...ONCE. The manager kindly overturned the offensive charge once I explained my restaurant and hotel history and flatly refused to pay it. See point #2. above!

    Someone needs to tell The Hyatt-----they are not the only show in town.

    05/06/07 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    31. Josephine Z.
    Have you ever played 7 minutes in heaven? How about 60 minutes in heaven? Well, you could play 60 minutes in heaven with Hyatt Regency's Spa within the Sporting Club. The full-body massage, scrub and facial will rejuvenate you no matter how tired, dilapitated or stressed out you are. They were open as early as 7 am, ready to take the most weary of individuals to get their day started off marvelously.

    Using high-end products, calming expertise, and phenomenal service, The Sporting Club Spa attracts clientele such as the San Diego Chargers and other celebrities. Although the high price, I'm sure everybody deserves to spoil themselves every once in a while. Do yourself a favor and go get pampered for your birthday, anniversary, or just because it's Wednesday.

    25/10/07 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    32. Carolynn R.
    We got a decent room for $80. Nice sheets and pillows, cute modern decorations, nice bathroom and a fridge when requested. The little windows opened! First time I've seen that, although we were only on the 3rd floor (I imagine a functioning window on a higher floor would be cost the hotel more 'suicide insurance'. Creepy.) Even on the weekends we were able to find street parking nearby (it's near some fancy corporate buildings) even on the weekend nights and were able to avoid the ludicrous $17/day parking fee. I think that's one of the reasons they rent out for only $80/night. Also the restaurants seem pricey, and there is no free breakfast, the gym costs $12 a day as well. The pool looked exceptionally nice and I wanted to go sooo bad, but couldn't.

    Really pretty place, near the mall and UCSD, the 5 and the 805 freeways. The kind of place for wedding receptions.

    24/03/08 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    33. Lisa T.
    It was a good hotel (as it should be since it's 4 stars) but it had annoying cons that other hotels don't.
    1. Expensive parking $18 a night
    2. No gym, you have to pay per day if you want to use the on site facility.
    3. Pool is kinda far in relation to the room...I don't want to be walking all over with my swimsuit on!
    4. No free internet
    5. No extras in the room (robe, fridge, microwave)

    Pros: offers everything if you want to pay for it, lots of restaurants downstairs

    16/02/09 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    34. Warren W.
    If you told me I'd slept on a cloud, I'd call you a liar.  Clouds could never be as comfortable as that bed was.  After a whole day of sitting in the uncomfortable chairs of the meeting rooms, the chairs in the guest room, and later the bed, were a whole helping of heavenly luxury.

    From the moment you set foot into the lobby of the hotel, every thing screams out *money*.  The beautiful floors and columns, the impeccably dressed staff, and the quick service at the concierge desk were nothing short of first class.

    Unfortunately, everything else also shouted out *money* as well.  As in, if you want to have this, you need to pay more *MONEY*.  
    Minibar?  *MONEY*
    Parking? *BIG MONEY*
    Internet Usage? *MONEY*
    Hotel Bar and Lounge?  *BIG MONEY* AND *TERRIBLE SERVICE*
    Breakfast Buffet? *MONEYMONEYMONEY*

    Even the self-parking, which was validated by the conference I was attending with my wife, was inconveniently located and cost $17/day.

    As others have noted in their reviews, these charges might be acceptable for business travelers on a major corporate expense account, but not for the rest of us folks.  They charge you for the convenience of not having to leave the hotel, and boy, do they love you for paying.

    Actually, they don't love you so much as they love your *MONEY*.

    28/11/07 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    35. Scott S.
    The worst thing about this Hyatt is they seem to enjoy fleecing their customers.  I'm getting charged a good chunk of money for a room, and I think they could try a little harder to not insult their customers with little hidden charges.

    For example, they charge for parking, even though the lot doesn't service anything around the hotel.  It's just an unnecessarily expensive add-on.  Same with room service - there's a 22% "service charge" that they don't tell you about - not on any of the menus or anywhere else.  I realize this is probably standard practice, but it'd be nice to have some warning, especially when it's that expensive.

    Another thing that irritated me about this place is their facetious looking commitment to causes.  The stupid plaque on the bathroom wall talking about "saving mother earth" by not washing your towels, or their "Hope" brand wine that supposedly donates to autism research.

    About the only thing that was missing was a line on the bottom of the receipt that says "Thanks, Sucker."  At least I can expense the bill.

    12/04/09 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    36. Marcia F.
    I absolutely loved this hotel and the service  i was provided. Everyone was very attentive , the front desk personel was very friendly. We were given some vouchers for starbux coffe every morning compliments of the hotel. Our room was very clean, bedding very comfortable and i just loved the view from the 14ths floor..... If ever in La Jolla wont hesitate to chose this hotel again.

    02/09/11 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    37. Jay H.
    Friendly service, comfortable beds and sheets, nice location, and relaxing pool/spa.  The staff was very courteous and helpful.  

    It's only about a ten minute to La Jolla Shores/Cove and about a 15 minute drive to downtown San Diego.  

    The wife did notice a funny smell in the halls and to avoid paying $20 a night for parking, you can simply street park, which is safe and secure.

    12/07/09 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    38. Aileen R.
    Family always stays here when in town. They are great. And the kids love the pool. Rooms are clean and ready on time. lots of good food close by as well. Considering having my sons wedding here

    14/08/11 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    39. S G B.
    I had to pay $20 per night towards car parking.

    They charge $3 for a small bottle of water and no coffee maker in the room.

    I got ripped off. I am never ever staying at this place.

    29/11/10 | Link | Rating: 1.0
    40. Doug O.
    We absolutely love it here. Spent the day by the pool with te family as they had special events and crafts for the kids like sushi making, craft building, outdoor BBQ, and Tangled movie on the big screen at night. They had lemonade and cookie handouts in the foyer, complementary coffee at their Starbucks shop, and for an extra seven bucks was able to get upgraded to the club level and got an all you can eat continental breakfast and mid afternoon snack in their club banquet room on the top floor when we checked in. Only club level patrons were able to visit that floor. They gave us a complementary gas card upon check out as a special memorial day treat and as a guest who travelled by car to get there. They've built a workout room on the bottom floor as a recent addition. I continue to be impressed. Thanks, Hyatt.

    03/06/11 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    41. P R.
    This place was not bad.  A little industrial feeling, not much warmth.  The rooms were clean and the bathroom was large enough to actually be quite comfortable.  My gripe with this place is that all of the additional costs were pretty steep.  For example, self-parking was $20, breakfast buffet was $19 per person, and the only restaurants withing comfortable walking distance (part of the same building complex) were all expensive (Japengo, Fleming's, Truluck's).  The hotel's bar/restaurant did not seem appetizing and looked like a lounge from an early 90's TV movie.  I settled on Fleming's for dinner, since I did not want to drive anywhere.  The food was great, but like I said, it almost doubled the price of my stay.  I would recommend staying somewhere that is not so isolated from other restaurant chains and grocery stores.  Also, there was no fridge in the room, so no buying food to keep or eating leftover's from Fleming's.  I will go somewhere else next time I am in SD, probably Humphrey's Half-Moon Inn.

    02/07/12 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    42. Clayton P.
    How is this place rated so high?  Did you stay outside the whole time?

    The place looks gorgeous from the outside...and that is about it.

    The rooms are dull and spiced up a bit by some psuedo trendy Target bedding and pillows.  I got here and all I wanted to do was crash in the bed and order some room service.  The room isn't one of those "make you feel comfy" kind of places and I was subjected to a trip down to the oh so not trendy michael's bar inside the hotel.

    The furniture (side tables, desk, chairs and drawers and TV stand) is sooo janky.  And with that said it only makes sense that they would have a 28" janky 15 year old TV in the TV stand.

    The service was just fine along with the food.  

    I didn't think La Jolla had Holiday Inn like hotels, but this Hyatt Regency is right in the running.

    18/11/08 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    43. Joy F.
    As my fiance and I continue to search for our ideal venue, the Hyatt Regency in La Jolla is not only beautiful, but the person that I met with (Marcella) was very helpful. The small things she did (i.e., presented us with freshly baked sweets, the presentation of their wedding packet) really go a long way. They made such a good first impression.

    A wedding reception for 500 guests would be between 40,000-50,000 (average for most places we've seen). We were looking into their ballroom, which was amazing. A friend of ours had their wedding here not to long ago in the pavillion and it was very beautiful.

    25/11/08 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    44. Steven H.
    This place was very nice..    to far from downtown for me though..

    27/09/11 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    45. James L.
    For my recent stay in La Jolla I chose the Hyatt, mainly because I was able to get the government rate of under $150/night (before taxes and fees) instead of the usual $229.  If the stay wasn't on such short notice I would have tried out Priceline the way some other reviewers have.

    What the hotel has going for it is the cleanliness and the location.  Other reviewers have commented on the unpleasant chemical smell in the halls, and while I do agree that the smell was a turn-off I would rather a hotel smell of chemical cleaners than anything else.  My room did not smell at all, and the large windows let plenty of light and fresh air in, so it was not an issue.

    Location-wise the hotel is too far from the water to have ocean views, but it's a ridiculously short drive away from some great coastal hiking and views in Torrey Pines State Reserve, along with the beautiful ocean views along the built up areas of La Jolla and San Diego.  Downtown San Diego and Carlsbad are short freeway hops away.

    Honestly, the main reason I'm giving this place a favorable rating is because of the lowered rate I paid.  While the hotel is nice, I don't believe it would have been worth the stay at the regular price, especially since everything else offered by the hotel (gym use, parking) requires additional money.  Despite it being tourist season the hotel seemed pretty empty, and judging by the prices I wasn't too surprised--in fact I can't help but wonder if they'd have just given me the gubmint rate anyway to get me to stay even if I hadn't shown them the pertinent documents.  I avoided the $20/day parking fee by finding street parking (shout out to my fellow frugal Yelpers!), and while the breakfast of toast, oatmeal, coffee, and tea my mom and I had in the hotel restaurant was a rip-off at roughly $20 after tax and tip (not to mention the poor service where the waitron decided to argue with my mother over how fresh her coffee was, which you don't do to someone who knows their brew), it was a steal compared to the breakfast buffet, which is about $20 per person before tax.

    For me the best part of the hotel was the cleanliness and comfort of the room and its proximity to Torrey Pines and UCSD.  I would definitely recommend that you stay here, IF you can get a lowered rate.

    22/08/10 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    46. Richard K.
    I love this Hyatt location.  

    My first time there, I had meetings in the nearby area and got a reservation here.  The lobby is nicely done, great restaurant in the lower area and great rooms.  

    The second time there, I got a Priceline deal for the room (more than 50% off).  Even better when a lot cheaper!!  

    Too, it is very close to the freeway east on La Jolla Drive.

    17/12/08 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    47. sanfit t.
    This is a nice hyatt location - very close to la jolla beach and freeway. It also has nice restaurants nearby. (melting pot, flemings, etc)

    cons:
    -no gymn at the hotel.
    - parking is expensive.

    14/02/09 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    48. Stephanie D.
    This is a really nice hotel. I didn't stay here but I went to an Invisalign seminar for the day. It is very clean and pretty upscale. I enjoyed staying here for the day. The only bad this is parking is a little pricey but I got a discount for being at the seminar. I would stay here if I needed to stay in San Diego/La Jolla for some reason.

    25/07/11 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    49. Momma M.
    Let me first start off by saying that we LOVE the Hyatt chain.  We really LOVE the Hyatt chain.  We got married in a Hyatt, we honeymooned in a Hyatt, we have stayed in multiple Hyatts here and there and we had our two sons' first birthdays at a Hyatt.  What is not to love.  The hotels are always gorgeous and the staff is awesome!  

    Well - we decided to take a day trip to SD and we have stayed at this particular Hyatt before.  Plus we were trying to stay away from LA since the whole Carmegeddon 2 had started.  We drove down after work on Friday and arrived around 10pm.  We were checked in and the valet was courteous and the registration desk was fine.  The decor seemed a little bit more updated since the last time we had stayed there.  

    The rooms were adjoining - we had requested a fridge and a crib for the baby.  After they had delivered the fridge, I proceeded to unpack the baby milk etc.  I was then surprised by a pain in my foot as I stepped away from the fridge.  I looked to find a piece of glass (broken) in my foot!!  I pulled it out and luckily it hadn't punctured my foot too deeply so there was some blood, but nothing too bad.  I cleaned up my foot and put a bandage on it.  I called down to the front desk and she put me on hold because she was with a customer, so I called the concierge.  I was telling her what happened, and then she barely had a chance to let me explain the situation before she told me that she would send up security.  (after she asked me if I needed medical attention and I had said no)

    Security came up with a first aid kit, even though I had said that it was not necessary.  He asked if I would like him to vacuum.  I said sure but at this point I was getting extremely upset thinking of the four small children that were in the room.  Had one of them stepped on the glass - I am not sure how I would have reacted.  

    I was getting more and more upset at the situation so I called down to the front desk again where they referred me over to the head of security.  I explain the situation and requested new rooms because I didn't feel safe in the room but he told me that he could not move me to adjoining rooms because they were sold out, but he could give me a different room.  I probably should have taken him up on his offer, but I was set on having the adjoining room for the kids - which in hindsight shouldn't have made a difference.  He said that the one room would be free of charge - but this wasn't the point of the matter.  The fact that there was broken glass in the room was not OK.  As I was speaking to the head of security from the other room, I see a bug crawl across the bedspread where my one year old son was just sitting and eating.  REALLY?!?!  It was 11pm and the kids were well past their bed time.  I couldn't deal with packing up all our stuff and relocating so I just said fine and hung up.  We paid for one room at a reduced rate (since the rooms were adjoining) and then paid the valet fees and left.  

    The cups in the rooms were also extremely dirty with water spots and whatever residue on the bottom of the cup.  Luckily that was just in the one room and the other room seemed to have clean cups.  

    We will never again stay at this Hyatt.  We were seriously disappointed with the conditions of the rooms and as I was cleaning up before we began to pack up and leave I saw the walls of the room were just riddled with stains.  It seems that there are some serious issues here that need to be dealt with.  We hope that they deal with them before they tarnish the Hyatt name.

    01/10/12 | Link | Rating: 1.0
    50. Anna V.
    Last weekend for Valentine's, my boyfriend and I checked in at this hotel.

    The customer service is not as personalized, I was hoping to be greeted by smiling staff.  I did not get that at this location.  However, there is a good side to this too.  To checkout, we didn't even have to drop by the front desk.  We checked out using the TV!  That was awesome.  

    I felt that they lack the personalized service most hotels are really good with.  

    They did leave a little note card with a flower wishing their guests happy valentine's though.

    Rooms:  Very clean.  Loved the bed and the huge tv.  BF and I brought the portable Wii, and made use of the big tv to play House of the Dead.  

    Bathroom:  Clean enough.  I personally like the Hilton Gaslamp's bathrooms better.  It feels more luxurious.

    Lobby:  Love the touch of flowers.  Very classy.

    Pool + Hot Tub:  Yaaaaaaaaay, my favorite part of the hotel. :)  I don't think kids should be allowed in the hot tub though.

    Loction:  Good enough. :)  Close to the AMC theaters, the mall and PF Chang's.

    18/02/09 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    51. Shaun S.
    We stayed at the HRLJ this last weekend. The hotel is definitely nicer that I am used to staying in on my motorcycle trips around the country.

    This place is pretty plush. Nice rooms, well lit, big TV's. I'll agree with Doug... Needs a frig in the room for the near $200/night. I suppose the bathroom could use a fan, but we didn't have a problem with that. Nice touch with the shaving mirror though. But the staff was great. Valet parking is $25, so might as well go with that, but one of their guys misplaced the rental car and it took them a while to get the car, but they were very apologetic. Did laugh that we were on the 14th floor (no smell) and there there was no "13" on the elevator control panel.

    08/09/09 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    52. Lily S.
    Outside: Impressive and stout

    Inside: modern Holiday Inn

    Perk: Tazo tea bags in room (I know, I know... this shit matters to me)

    Pitfall: $20 for parking a night!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  No way outta this... I tried to negotiate to no avail.

    18/10/09 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    53. Sonia T.
    Just got back from staying there for 4 days, and loved it.  Beautiflu hotel, great spa area, and very nice dining options located right across the street.  Melting Pot, Japanga, Trulucks, and Flemmings.  The staff was awesome, very friendly, and the bed was comfy. The only thing was that they put me in a handicapped room because I was early checking in, and the room smelled like old people... I sprayed free breeze but no biggie, but oh well. Great flat screen, good movies, and a good selection of channels. The only thing that keeps it from 5 stars is when i went to go have breakfast, the service was terrible. Seriously 35 minutes for a frittata... Other than that, great hotel, and great service in Micahels, the bar...Would def stay there again!

    21/02/09 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    54. Alex V.
    Last week I had an event at the Hyatt. They gave us a courtesy suite on the 15th floor (I think!!). I believe it was called the Concordia Suite, but please don't quote me on that.

    At first appearance everything was nice and neat, kinda felt like I was in Vegas for a second there! I have no clue how much this suite would be out of pocket, but I would guess around $400 a night, possibly more. It has a bar area, 2 bathrooms, a nice spacious living room, and one very comfy bed : ). BTW the master bath is HUGE!!! My girlfriend very much enjoyed the vanity mirror.

    I read the other comments and although I didn't have time to log onto the computer I saw which was perched on a beautiful desk, nor did I have time to check if they had wireless even though I brought my laptop, never made it to the gym/pool they call the aventine, and never made it to the restaurant downstairs.... I could see how this would leave a bad taste in my mouth if I was coming in for a couple nights business or vacay.

    I was greeted after check-in with chocolate strawberries by delivery, which were delicious! I loved the layout of the room.. I can't deny it, I felt filthy rich sitting on the beautiful couches! I would def recommend staying in the Concordia suite, but like I stated earlier, I have no clue how much it would be out of pocket.

    I ordered room service, a chicken sandwich and hummus platter which were sub-par.

    If I was staying there not by compliment and not in such a beautiful suite,  I would give it a 3 star.

    The complimentary suite pushed it up to 4!

    Great place, it really has a nice feel and vibe to it.

    23/06/10 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    55. Jennifer L.
    Came for a conference last weekend and stayed here for the weekend. It's nice. It's close off the freeway. It's close to the Vons shopping center w/ some good, quick food places. The room was pretty nice. But I guess they charge if you have more than 1 couple in a room? Weird. And the ridiculous $20/night parking fee. Man, it's so expensive to stay at hotels nowadays!

    Otherwise, it was a nice brief stay. Nothing special, nothing bad.

    25/11/09 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    56. Roland W.
    I've just begun my stay at the Hyatt, but so far things have been good. The rooms are pretty typical for a Hyatt, updated, clean and sufficient for my business trip.

    The all-day restaurant is currently closed leaving me with just one option for lunch, a Sushi restaurant across from the hotel. Owned by Hyatt, but a little pricey for lunch.

    I wasn't please with the first room they gave me, but they were very accomodating and relocated me right away.

    04/05/09 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    57. Katherine Y.
    This Hyatt seemed relatively old compared to the other Hyatts i've stayed at. The room was small and smelled a bit rusty. However, the downstairs and amenities were okay. The most ridiculous part of it all is that you have to pay $20 for parking per day!

    12/10/12 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    58. Gin-Chong T.
    I'm the first to review the Hyatt Regency La Jolla?  

    Damn, hard to believe.

    Located between the 805 and the 5 in a tony part of La Jolla, the Hyatt Regency seemed to always be booked whenever my secretary tried to put me in here.  Thus, I've only been able to make it in here a couple of times, and I only felt I had a full experience to write a proper review after my second stay last week (the first time I stayed here, I was in the room for only about 6 hours, and didn't catch a bit of sleep as I was working--yes, working, not "working").

    This place is almost perfect.  Nice and courteous staff, good location (right across from Flemings, heh heh).  Clean, fairly spatious rooms (I still prefer places like Embassy Suites as they have huge rooms and the one in SD is right across).  Sadly, as I discovered on my second visit (over two nights), their beds are not the most comfortable.  I don't sleep much, so when I do, I need my bed to be uber comfortable.  Heck, in fact, no matter what I'm doing in bed (e.g., working on my laptop, reading, uhhh, etc.), I need it to be uber comfortable!

    There is supposedly an awesome gym to which hotel guests have access (with a small fee - $13), but to which I didn't have a chance to visit (which explains the 5 lbs I gained this last trip--"DAMN YOU, SURF AND TURF!").  My colleague raves about it, and he's an ardent gym rat.  

    Tip for the "Useful" vote: If you have a T-Mobile Internet access account, you don't need to sign up for the hotel's Internet service.  You can park on the street as well, if you find a spot!

    [Yes, my reviews have been rather mundane.  I'm uninspired.  Blow me.]

    16/02/09 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    59. Wendy K.
    Wow, did my S.O. and I luck out with a great deal on this hotel. We used Hotels.com to book it, and we got a great price. The location was excellent -- we had our choice of Starbucks in the morning, it was easy to find, really close to UCSD's campus, and centrally located between major highways. The bonus is that we got to see the fairy-tale-completely-out-of-place Mormon temple every time we got off the highway when returning to the hotel.

    The bed was amazingly comfortable, and the housekeeping service was top notch.

    I definitely felt fancy staying here.

    We went to the bar inside once. I wish it were a little more crowded, but it was a nice way to have a little nightcap after dinner out.

    A minor complaint: For all you ladies who like to be able to see your face while putting on your makeup, it was a bit dark in the bathroom, even with all of the lights on. I'd recommend bringing a travel lighted mirror to use so that you don't have to guess where your eyes are. Also, the curve of the sink made it so that the mirror was further away from me than necessary. As someone who wears glasses for distance, it was a little difficult to see while drying my hair since I had to stand so far away from the mirror.

    Tip: Save your hard-earned cash by finding a parking spot on the street outside the hotel, rather than using their $18 dollar parking lot. It really wasn't that inconvenient.

    Next time in San Diego, I'd definitely choose to stay here again, especially if we get the same sort of deal.

    21/12/08 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    60. Maria A.
    Nice hotel.   Very clean.  Great valet guys.

    16/01/12 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    61. Tom S.
    Made a reservation for an anniversary getaway. Showed up and they said that they were overbooked, and only had a smoking room. I went to look at the room anyway, and it was awful - besides the smokey atmosphere, walls were scratched up, smoke alarm dangling on a cord, carpet was shot, lipstick on pillows, overlooked a loud compressor. I literally have stayed at budget hotels much nicer than this room, and better kept up. So, in addition to not honoring my reservation for a non-smoking room, the hotel is also poorly maintained.

    17/07/12 | Link | Rating: 1.0
    62. Ame M.
    The hotel is fine. Staff is very nice! This place is in the middle of a residential area though. If you don't have a car, you are pretty much at the mercy of insanely priced hotel food! I am very frustrated with being so far from "reality."

    I'm not much for McD's, but it is one of the closest alternatives at about a mile's walk away!

    30/12/10 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    63. Keren M.
    the room smelled weird. like someone had just been there, and was sweating heavily.... also., outside the door was a drinking glass.
    so that was a bad start.
    we asked to change rooms, there werent  any available.
    they said they will send someone to freshen up the room but it did not happen... and that glass was just sitting there during our whole stay...

    05/06/11 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    64. Ian W.
    Stayed here on business. Featured no wireless internet but a wired internet which cost an additional $30 per night. Only one wall outlet to charge all electronic devices. Impolite concierge. Far too pricey to be 100% average.

    13/12/09 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    65. David G.
    The Hyatt Regency La Jolla is a little slice of Las Vegas carved out of the Strip and plopped awkwardly into the middle of the La Jolla/UTC area.  Well, it'd be more like a Strip hotel if it actually had casinos, interesting restaurants, friendly staff, and free parking.  But it does have lots of square-footage, excessive amounts of marble inlays and massive pseudo-Greek columns -- and don't forget those expansive views of both the 5 freeway and the VA Hospital!  So those have to count for something, right?

    So, I admit, I've never actually stayed here overnight.  But I've managed to get to know this Hyatt quite well after attending weddings or bar mitzvahs here on 4 separate occasions, and I've also had a chance to scope out the guestrooms when I've had out-of-town visitors shack up here.  (It's certainly conveniently located.  While there's nothing actually near the intersection of La Jolla Village and Lebon where the hotel happens to be, it's a quick-n-easy drive to just about everywhere else in San Diego county.)

    In keeping with the Vegas-y atmosphere, I was here most recently for a b'nai mitzvah (that's a bar/bat mitzvah for twins!), where the parents decided to spare no expense for a Vegas-themed party, complete with poker chips and decks of cards for the guests.  My table was called the "Bellagio", while my neighboring table was called "Venetian".  Oh hot-damn, this was a classy party.  There was an open bar, too.  L'chaim!

    04/04/09 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    66. Phil K.
    Nice hotel, but nothing too amazing.  Nice staff, but $20 for parking?!?!  If I wasn't here for work I don't think I could justiffy the prices.

    20/03/12 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    67. Hj G.
    Have stayed several times on business. The Pros: Friendly staff, very nice lobby, great lobby bar, nearby restaurants (Trulucks, Flemming, etc) are awesome. very comfy beds and great breakfast buffet.  Cons: Parking is a bit of a pain and both self-park and valet ain't cheap. While rooms are nice - the bathrooms are showing some wear-n-tear and could use some redo., The walls are a bit thin - so you do hear doors slamming.  Overall, when I'm in the area - this is where I stay.

    24/03/12 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    68. Lisa T.
    NO FREE Wi-Fi. I didn't expect a lot out of this hotel because the reviews were all so disappointed, but my weekend went great!

    To dodge the $20 self-parking/day, find street parking. There was plenty this past weekend because it was raining. Service was amazing. My sister checked in for me, but she was leaving early so I had to check out. We had to switch the credit cards that was on record and the transaction was smooth. We ate our dinner in our room, but we needed utensils, so my mom went downstairs to get some. Instead of giving us plastic utensils, they gave us utensils from Michael's, the restaurant/bar in the lobby. There's a microwave in the "gift shop" next to front desk where I microwaved my leftovers from dinner for breakfast. They serve Starbucks coffee in there. There was no DVD player, so we brought our own, which worked out really well. I had a $100 off two consecutive nights stay (from Discovers Cash Back Bonus), and my bill still came out to be almost $300!

    Didn't use the pool & jacuzzi because it was raining, but we walked around the area to enjoy the beauty. They have all these private canopies with storage for your belongings, it would've been great if it was summertime. If you parked on the streets on University Center Lane in front of the Vision Institute, there's a back route you can take to get into Hyatt. Go down the long stairs (towards the Hyatt sports club) and take a right past an outdoor dining area, and you'll be at the lower lobby.

    Final words:
    GREAT hotel. Despite the expensive parking, lack of free wi-fi, and no DVD player, I'd recommend to a friend if there's a better price.

    02/03/10 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    69. Doug M.
    I would give it 2.5 stars.. I was here over Labor Day Weekend. Not impressed... beautiful from the outside, the inside is a different story. Here are the problems I had with the place:

    1. No refrigerator in the room
    2. No fan in the bathroom
    3. Rooms and hallways have a heavy musky smell to it
    4. Self Parking is $20 a day.

    Overall not impressed. The prices have come down, but the quality I was expecting just wasn't there...

    07/09/09 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    70. Spur T.
    All in all I really enjoyed this hotel and I am looking forward to coming back in a few days!  The hotel is located just a few short miles from my J-O-B and It's in great proximity to some yummy restaurants!  Steak, seafood...oh, yeah!  
    The rooms could use a bit of a facelift, but I got a good nights sleep and the bed was comfy and it was quiet.  :)

    28/05/11 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    71. ariesta w.
    We were homeless for 3 days during when we redo our house floors. My offer on Priceline was accepted for $80/day on a 4-star hotel.

    The hotel was OK. I have stayed at other Hyatt hotels: Santa Clara, Mission Bay, Jakarta, Monterey, Waikiki etc but I think the La Jolla Hyatt was just OK.  First of all, the parking is $20/day. Then you have to pay extra to go to their gym. At the end, it was not worth it.

    I would rather pay $100-120/day (using Priceline) to stay at the Mission Bay Hyatt next time. It is nicer/newer and a better location (next to a marina)

    02/02/10 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    72. Jon K.
    Very comfy hotel with great common areas and a nice bar (what really counts). The room was pretty good though the bed had an odd sheet arrangement that always pulled up and got bunched.

    Unfortunately the restaurant, Barcino, is terrible.  Luckily there are four other restaurants across the street.  I recommend Jappengo.

    13/02/11 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    73. Tasha D.
    Hum.  Looks super nice, but my room was marginal.  Furniture was fine, but basic amenities of a nicer hotel were missing (coffee machine, fridge, the sofa seat had weird stains on it that made me afraid of it).  Also, the room smelled musty, as tho it was once a smoking room that was converted.  Finally, when I opened up the "black binder" to find out where the workout room was, I discovered there wasn't one -- but you could pay to use the club next door.  Lame.

    The nice thing is that there are a bunch of restaurants you can walk to.

    02/12/10 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    74. Sophia G.
    Kind of a money pit for a-holes.  Although I have to admit it's quite entertaining to sit in the lobby and watch people, outside and inside the hotel, fall on their ass in the rain.  Some idiot decided to pave all the walkways leading to the lobby with a slippery stone.  Other idiots decide to cough up a lot of dough to try and walk on it.  I know it doesn't rain much in America's Finest City, but I think anyone would agree that this place is pretty much a lawsuit waiting to happen.  It makes it worse that the parking garage is a few minutes walk from the hotel, so a slip or two is pretty much guaranteed.  It's enough to have you seeing red when (or if) you make it to the lobby, if the price of parking ($20 a day!) doesn't get you there already.  If you think you're out of the danger zone when you finally reach the lobby you're dead wrong: did I mention that the lobby floors are a slippery marble?  I saw some guy in a business suit take a deadly spill right in front of me.  Last time I walked in I saw an employee skidding a few feet across the floor.  

    Apart from the public safety concerns and terrible layout of this place, it sucks that you have to pay for absolutely everything.  You think buying a room would at least get you a free breakfast.  You also have to pay to use the gym and wireless, and instead of complimentary coffee they have a Starbucks in the lobby that charges airport prices for a latte.  I was feeling generous and ordered a latte, but ended up getting talked into trying a peppermint mocha, which I didn't realize was double the price until after the transaction.  There should be some law against swindling college students, but I guess that's where bad Yelp reviews come in.  My sister is currently staying on my couch in preference to trekking back to her luxury hotel room.  Take a hint, and check in somewhere else.  There are plenty of great hotels in SD, but the Hyatt isn't one of them.

    08/12/09 | Link | Rating: 1.0
    75. John M.
    I came here for coffee after a medical appointment at tha VA Medical Center.  Damn good coffee at this joint.

    23/06/10 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    76. Mari S.
    Lovely hotel.  Centrally located to great restaurants, the college, and not far from the coastal activities.  We found the staff so friendly and accommodating.  Our room was very, very nice and our stay included a beautiful breakfast (we had the choice of the buffet or a custom prepared breakfast). We would definitely stay here again.

    24/06/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    77. Diana L.
    This place is really close by UCSD. We thought the only parking that was available for this hotel was THEIR hotel parking, so we ended up parking in their lot for a day. But afterwards, we realized there were STREET PARKING for free, all day, all around the perimeter of the hotel. NICEEE.

    I really liked their gym. All you need is the hotel key to get access to it. There's never a single soul in there, and if there is, only one other one at max haha. Their cardio machines have tv screens on them for my enjoyment. Everything is so clean and nice!

    The rooms are also fairly decent. Nothing to complain about!

    18/02/11 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    78. Lala Q.
    NO FREE PARKING & VERY FAR FROM THE BEACH

    The good part is that we booked a 269 dollar room here for 150 on a blind bid on priceline.com . The bad news is that (and I swear this happens every time I use a third party site) my boyfriend and I are on two separate double beds for the night. We reserved a king, which they said hey did not have available. All they had was double beds. I said no thank you, we'd find another place to stay. They quickly returned to tell me they had "found" a room with 2 queen beds. Imagine my surprise when we arrived in our room with, alas 2 double beds. Boldfaced lie. And when I called down to the reservations desk, the snotty girl argued with me and insisted they were queens. Not pleased with that, and additionally, if I were paying 269 a night for a room here, I'd want my money back. There are places actually on the beach that are cheaper than this.

    25/06/11 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    79. Jerod M.
    Great choice, and im glad we stayed here.  The room was nice, I loved the bed/pillows and the overall how comfortable it felt.  The rooms have windows that actually open up to the outside air and have pretty good views even from the lower floors.  The room had an ipod dock, and a safe which was nice.  The curtains blocked out the sunlight very well so we were aboe to sleep in a bit.  Staff was great and we found out they offer discount sea world tickets.  Only negative I can really think of was the $20/night self-park parking.

    05/06/11 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    80. Marlene V.
    This place was really nice. Fantastic service & nice rooms. Our room included parking and it was the 16th floor so it also included the private lounge that served the best continental breakfast I've ever seen, snacks in the afternoon, and hors de'ourves in the evening. I do agree with some of the other reviews however. Although a very nice room,  I did notice that they had painted over some spots quickly and walls seemed to need a  cleaning in a couple areas. But they let us check-in early and check-out is noon, not 11, which is always a plus for me.

    16/07/12 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    81. Sean C.
    Stayed here for just one night at the end of June, prior to new student orientation at UC San Diego, where my son is attending in the fall -- great proximity to the University!!

    The room was very nicely decorated, the beds extremely comfortable with lots of down pillows and apx 250 thread sheets. Bathroom had nice new marble floors and vanity top. Flat screen TV, and cotton robes for guest use. Salt water pool and spa were quite nice. No pool-side service visible during the day, which I thought a bit strange. Perhaps because we got to the pool after 4pm (?)

    Like many other reviewers, I booked through Priceline and got an excellent rate for this type of property! My only complaint is the outrageous self-parking fee of $17.00 per night! Valet is $25/n.... When I complained to the desk manager, she refused to waive the fee, and said that the private company has done much to keep the parking fees down... What a joke! She said lucky we weren't in San Francisco, where the hotel charges $50.00 per night!! I wouldn't pay 50 bucks a night to park a leer jet...

    01/09/10 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    82. Richard R.
    This is by far the worst Hyatt I have been too. I thought they'd be comparable to many of the Starwood properties but that just isn't the case. This Hyatt is appealing enough on the outside even if the reception area is chopped up if you will. I should have suspected something was amiss after pulling into the odd parking stricture. Then finding the lobby it self is awkward. Even the buttons in the elevator are confusing and difficult to read.  

    Now for the rooms. The first the you notice are the rooms doors which are ok ld and maybe steel type institutional cheap and unappealing. It's that way inside for both the bathroom and closet. Then theirs the old and drab color scheme o (teal & brown). The wall paper looked dirty with some stains and the bathroom was upscale Motel 6. The beds don't have fitted sheets and when you turn down the bed the sheets come unraveled and start to come off the bed. Oh yeah , I forget to mention the caulking that need replaced in the shower and while I'm at it you should know when I returned to my room at 4:00 pm (I stayed two nights) the room hadn't been made up. Ok, that's enough for me to give this place rating.

    31/03/12 | Link | Rating: 1.0
    83. Carol L.
    Love this hotel, not quite as good as a location as the Hyatt at Seaport Village but the service was excellent and that's how I usually rate the hotels.  The check in clerk "Carol" should get a raise!  She got us discount tickets to the Zoo and then gave us a gas card since we were driving! The hotel is next to Flemings and a few other above par restaurants that we enjoyed.  Room was clean, location was good (close to downtown LaJolla) so I would definitely not hesitate to recommend this to a friend.  We were there on a 5 day trip and stayed at different hotels along the way and this was one of our favorites.

    18/08/12 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    84. Steven N.
    We always stay in San Diego for Christmas Eve and/or Christmas night. This year we decided to try the Hyatt Regency.  From the outside, the building is fun - a mix of neo-classical and postmodern forms. The lobby is the same. It's massive, and it's very cool. The staff that checked us in was terrific. There's also a little store to buy snacks, kitschy souvenirs, coffee and the like. The parking is fine (unlike a lot of others here, the $20 rate doesn't bother me).

    The room, however, was really dirty. We closed one of the drapes, and what at the top were heaps of dust that fell to the floor. This panel clearly had not been opened or cleaned in months! By the time we saw this, it was late, and we were tired, so we didn't do anything about it. This said, to have that much dust in the room says something both about the staff (they're not good) and the hotel's ventilation (it's really dirty). We both woke up completely congested the next morning. In addition, the bottom of the bathroom door had chipping paint. This hotel is simply not well maintained, and at any price, this is inexcuable.

    To add insult to injury, the video survey on the TV didn't work. Moreover, when we reported the problems upon checkout, the woman at the desk didn't even bother to apologize. With dirty rooms and poor service like this, you can be sure that we will not return to this hotel. If you do stay here, when you get into your room, immediately close the drapes and check for dust. If you see it, demand a clean room.

    26/12/10 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    85. Kim L.
    I stayed here for 2 nights with my family to help my sister move out from her dorm at UCSD to her apartment which happened to be a 10-15 minute walk from the hotel. The hotel seems to be quite small from the outside but that wasn't a problem at all. One of the front desk staff, Molly, who help my family (my parents can understand some English, but not advanced levels) and I check into the hotel was very courteous and enthusiastic which really helped me translate some information to my parents.

    Did not have much problems with the hotel. However some advices to help those who might want to stay at this hotel. Location is extremely convenient to UCSD and if you are worried about the price, there's always priceline. Refrigerators (since my family bought refrigerated food) and coffee pot are complimentary, but you have to ask (well, that's what they offered when we asked).

    I read some reviews about the fees for parking in their lot. You know, there is FREE parking outside and around the hotel. At one point, we managed to park our car across the hotel that from our room on the 12th floor, we could see and monitor it.

    O yes, there's an outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi. The swimming pool temperature was appropriate. One thing worth swimming is if the weather was really nice and warm. But when it's cold, imagine trying to get out of the pool without shivering down to your bones.

    Finally, we had access to the Hyatt Regency Club up on the 16th floor. Complimentary continental breakfast, afternoon snacks, and evening hor d'oeuvres, not a bad idea for my family who decided to eat the hor d'oeuvres as dinner. Selection was alright. Too bad, alcohol isn't free.

    15/06/11 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    86. Renee S.
    What a great weekend! My boyfriend reserved a room for us last weekend in anticipation for my participation in the La Jolla half marathon. It was a beautiful, hot weekend. It was very posh but simple inside the lobby and our room was a reflection of what they had to offer from the lobby. It also has a great pool view.  Conveniently located high end dinning on the grounds such as Flemming's would have made for a nice treat but not before a race. It made for a wonderful weekend with my boyfriend and family showing support.

    23/04/11 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    87. Angela C.
    Gorgeous, accommodating hotel!  I originally booked a room for two double beds - probably one of their typical rooms here... the thing is, we ended up checking in at 3am and they only had one room left.  I guess they had to give away our other room since they're only obligated to save our reservation till 2:30am.  The front desk guy apologized and said this one only had a king bed but was "slightly bigger".  There was 6 of us so I figured more people would just have to sleep on the floor.  However, we walked into the room and it wasn't just "slightly bigger", it was a freaking gargantuan suite!  There was a minibar, dining room area, living room area, a whirlpool bath and gorgeous bathroom!!!

    This Hyatt felt so luxurious.  It has a huge sports club and spa too.  The pool was also very nice - there are two lanes reserved for laps and the rest is play area.  There's a bar poolside too so you can order a drink and lounge away with your celebrity gossip magazine.  Nice, no?

    The breakfast here is kind of pricey - we didn't order room service, walked downstairs only to find that their breakfast buffet was just as expensive with the same menu as their room service.  All in all, this hotel made our weekend getaway very memorable and relaxing.  I'm all for Hyatt's!  It's hard to go wrong with these big chains.  The beds and pillows here are also the best ever!  I felt like I was sleeping on a cloud.

    Like other yelpers have mentioned, don't park in their lot which costs $$$$, park on the street right next to the hotel... there's ample parking.

    06/07/08 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    88. Mike R.
    Very nice.  It's what you expect from a Hyatt.  What really impressed me was the bar on site.  Michael's has 2 pool tables and is a great place to watch sports.  Great pitcher specials on Sunday and Monday.  

    Parking garage is a bit tight, but it's not bad.  

    Overall, solid hotel.

    18/08/11 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    89. C H.
    Nice hotel. Great rooms, restaurants, and bar.

    01/08/12 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    90. Patrick D.
    I came here on business, so I didn't get much of a chance to check anything out, other than the breakfast buffet.  However, the room and service was standard Hyatt: a notch above the average hotel chain.  

    It's a pretty convenient location to eateries and shopping.  For me, I liked being right off the freeway, so going into SD or up the coast was (relatively) painless.

    Oh, and if you hit up Priceline, you can often get this place at a STEEP discount.

    08/10/10 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    91. Christine P.
    Priceline rocks! I plugged in my max price of $75 and voila! Can't believe that we scored such a nice hotel IN LA JOLLA on a SATURDAY NIGHT!

    I'm a Hyatt Passport member and, though I love the hotel chain, I cannot believe how expensive the parking is. It was $20 just to park it myself ($25 for valet)! Unfortunately, there was no street parking when I went because there was some big event at the hotel. The guy working the booth on Sunday morning was a dumbass. He acted like it was such a big inconvenience to open the gate the couple of times we had to leave the garage.

    You can't access the parking garage directly from the hotel either. You have to take the elevator to the bottom floor, go down a walkway and enter the garage. It's a weird design.

    If you choose to eat at the restaurants you are going to pay dearly for it. But why would you when San Diego is at your doorstep?

    BTW, Hyatt Passport members get a 2pm late check-out! Yippeee!

    19/12/10 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    92. I N.
    When you hear Hyatt, there's a certain expectation you have. Our one night stay here was just alright. I was definitely not impressed by the room. The beds were too soft for our liking.

    The hair dryer, coffee maker, and glasses were all in the closet. The towel holder and towels were in the opposite place of where the shower/tub was.

    When we turned on the stopper to have the water running for a nice bath, we noticed the water coming out yellow. At first we thought it was the lighting, but we turned off the lights and used our cell phone lights to check it, it was still yellow. Even the water in the sink with the drain plug on was yellow.

    Parking is $20/day for self parking.  One of the parking attendants for the night we checked in was incredibly unprofessional. We pulled up to leave and she was so engrossed texting on her cell phone we had to pull up closer, she didn't even look up when we said "Excuse me!"

    The lobby of the hotel is beautifully decorated and the front desk staff were very friendly and helpful.

    16/09/12 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    93. Ramona G.
    I love this Hyatt location, I actually live across the street from here and my whole family stayed here when they came to visit me a few weeks ago. On Friday and Saturday nights they have free salsa dancing. They will also validate your parking ticket at the salsa club. When my family stayed here they stayed in the executive towers and on that floor they have a buffet they whole day that comes with the room package. It's definitely worth it to stay at this hotel if you don't mind spending a little extra. The parking is terrible though for guests and visitors. I hate it whenever I have to visit someone here because if you can't park in the garage the closest street parking will be blocks away. This is a good location though if you're planning on visiting UC San Diego, it's right across the street and also the San Diego Mormon Temple is a few blocks away.  It's also very close to the UTC Mall. The Hyatt has a Melting Pot restaurant in its location too.

    11/07/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    94. D K.
    During a recent mini vacation to the San Diego area I stayed at the Hyatt in La Jolla.  The location is extremely convenient, but I do wish they would have built it with windows that were a little more soundproof.  Even at one of the highest floors I could hear the traffic more than I would have expected.  Not so loud it interrupted sleep, but unexpected.

    The hotel was very clean, the staff was extremely helpful, the bar ( Micheal's ) had a wide selection of spirits and the coffee shop was conveniently located, although I would have expected a coffee maker in the room when staying at a 4 star hotel. The cleaning staff did a great job of taking care of the room each day.

    The negative would be the parking fee.  I can understand 10-12 per day, but $25 was a bit steep and with a broken leg I wasn't going to schlep to the self-park each time I came and went.  

    The people who made this stay memorable were the parking staff (Jorge was extremely helpful), the front desk (Kristen) did a great job and although Emily must have been having a bad morning when we checked out, it didn't impact our stay.  The entire staff did a great job and made sure our stay went smoothly and we were happy.

    Next time I'm in the area I may stay by the beach, but if I don't I will stay here.  They do have a heated pool and hot tub, but with a cast I wasn't able to try it out.

    If you drive towards the beach you have Torrey Pines Golf Course and in town there are TONS of great restaurants, coffee shops and lots to do.

    Check Priceline first, you can get this hotel for under $100.

    02/03/11 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    95. Christina L.
    Hotels should be clean and have comfy beds, thick walls, and a swimming pool. If there is a lack of thick walls, there should be a special floor for families with kids. If there is a lack of comfort and cleanliness, there should be super discounted prices. And if there is no swimming pool there should be a swimmable beach very close by.

    Now, if the hotel happens to be a Hyatt it should have all that plus great customer service, and this Hyatt does NOT fall short... of anything.

    Parking is definitely pricey but worth it. Don't book the hotel without looking up the parking then complain about it on Yelp. I mean it's like going to an awesome bar and griping about the price of the drinks.

    Anyway, this hotel is great, especially if you're in town for business. The valets are incredibly nice and attentive. The front desk is just as courteous. They make your stay pleasant from the beginning.

    Caution to note: the beds are extremely soft, even for me, so you really want to be in sleep mode before actually falling asleep.

    23/09/11 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    96. Christina G.
    Three words... NO WIRELESS INTERNET (or free internet for that matter) in the rooms.  Save you dough and head to a different hotel- this place is a complete rip-off.  Seeing as I've been staying here for 2 nights on a business trip (and have 2 more to go), I am extremely disappointed that I can't switch my hotel reservation.  Too bad nobody warned me on yelp.  So... consider this your warning!!!!!

    20 bucks for parking just for a night.  Great, I have to pay 20 bucks each time I come to the hotel/exit the hotel even though I'm paying to stay here.  WTF?  And you're STILL about a quarter mile walking distance from the hotel once you put your car in their garage.  Thoroughly soaked after each parking performed since there is no overhang (and it's been raining all day).

    You have to pay to use the gym... complete with pool.  Supposedly! Then I found that the pool was under construction.  So why did I pay for a gym if there's no pool?  

    15 bucks just to have internet in your room.  4 Stars, and no free wireless?  Come on.

    20 dollar breakfast... that came to 40 dollars (no kidding!) once they added in service charges & tax..  Didn't even include tip!

    And the accomodations are pretty simple- no DVD player, no fridge, HECK- NO WIRELESS IN THE ROOM!  For the price I paid, I would have expected a suite.

    The icing on the cake... my sister ordered a starbucks from the downstairs.  Did I mention that the starbucks downstairs costs way more than a normal starbucks?  She got forced into buying a peppermint lattte (and paying the additional cost) when all she wanted was a regular.

    11/12/09 | Link | Rating: 1.0
    97. Steve V.
    This is clearly a business hotel. We were there on a Saturday night and it was not crowded, well, with the exception of a wedding of course. Their facilities are top notch and we wish we could have used them more. The pool area is large and they have tennis courts available. My wife did go for a spa treatment though and she said it was fairly priced and good!

    The rooms are nice all with 42-inch flatscreen TVs. It is right off of the freeway which is convenient, but not the most ideal location. The La Jolla Village and Cove are a short 10 minute drive away though. All in all, a good value and plesent stay.

    28/04/09 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    98. Sara Y.
    I stayed here one night and for a Hyatt, it was "meh."  I got a deal off of Priceline for $100 for a one night stay, but I would've been disappointed if I paid more.

    The good:
    **There is a GREAT lobby!
    **This is on the same grounds as the Aventine, so you can use that swanky gym for a price.
    **The pool are is very nice too.
    **Check-in was quick and easy, but I asked for a copy of my receipt to be emailed to me and no such luck.  Maybe the checker-inner forgot.

    The Meh:
    **The rooms are a tad outdated and worn in parts.
    **My remote control was not working, so I called the front desk and asked them to check it out.  Turns out that the batteries were dead and the guy from engineering commented "Good, we need to change out the old remotes for the new one" and he handed me a new one.  So you mean to tell me that you changed the TVs in the rooms, but not the remotes at the same time?  That makes no sense to me.

    I don't think I would stay here again if I had to pay full price, but I might do it at a discount.

    18/05/11 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    99. judy n.
    Came for a weekend getaway with the bf.

    We got a great pool view room at a nice rate. compared prices on Hyatt's site with hotels.com and Hyatt honored the hotels.com price. we just had to pay for it all up front. Sweet deal! I'll definitely want to come stay here next time I'm in town.

    And you get a free Cup of coffee or tea in the AM at their cafe, that brews starbucks goods. not good for specialty drinks though. but it's a nice perk.

    07/11/11 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    100. Merrill H.
    I made a gamble on Priceline to get a hotel in the La Jolla area. I thought, "What 4 star hotel is going to accept my bid of only $90 a night?" On the first try, Hyatt Regency did! And when we came to check in, we were upgraded to the Regency Club. Nice! Regency Club is on the top floor. On that floor, they have a lounge that serves continental breakfast, afternoon snacks, evening hor d'ourves and honor bar. Looking on their website, these rooms normally go for $279 a night.

    The room itself was very nice. The bed was extremely comfortable, and there was a big 42 inch flatscreen TV in the room.  Only complaint I have about the room was minor-- the clothes string thing that was located in the shower was busted.

    Only downside to staying at this hotel is the parking. Hyatt shares an underground parking structure with an office building, so you have to pay attention to the signs or else you'll end up in the office building (which is what happened to us).  Parking is $20 a day.

    15/06/09 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    101. Ali S.
    Meredith at the banquet and sales office is extremely helpful and nice lady.  She will make your special event as smooth and stress-free as possible.  Your special event will be so much fun and easy when you deal with her.  I can't thank her enough.

    01/02/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    102. TJ P.
    All in all, a disappointing stay.

    Booked online directly on Hyatt website and got a King room for about $100 including taxes. Off to a good start.

    Arrive to find out the self-park is $20, which is frankly ridiculous. This isn't a downtown hotel where parking is at a premium. There is street parking nearby and a lot around the corner that's like $3. So what is the justification for the $20 price?

    Staff at the front desk was very helpful and friendly. We're back to good again. But then I find out the internet is $9.95 a day for limited service, or $14.95 for the kind of service I get for free at La Quinta. And they charge PER DEVICE. So if you brought a laptop and a smart phone and an iPad, they expect you to pay separate charges for each. Seriously? Were there soooo many people checking into the hotel to run their warez sites on 20 laptops that you had to institute this policy? Give me a break.

    Time for dinner, and I was fully prepared to pay high prices for room service. This particular night, it's all about the convenience. $14 for a calzone? $3.50 for a can of soda? Sure, why not. Let's not forget the 22% service charge plus $4 delivery fee. A couple entrees, an appetizer, a couple sodas and two desserts and I'm in for $95. Fine, fine, whatever. I didn't have to get dressed, so it's worth it. That is, until I try to take a bite of my calzone. And it's cooked so dry the pasta is like plastic. My fork won't even go through it. If I'm paying ridiculous room service prices I at least expect the food to be good. Burger was good. Quesadilla was mediocre. Calzone was inedible. Yay, Hyatt!

    Room itself was nice. Well appointed. Windows only open a few inches (probably to prevent suicides by people who brought their iPad and ordered the calzone). TV selection sucks, which is becoming all too common in hotels. And waiting 5-6 seconds every time you change a channel is incredibly annoying. Shower was good, plenty of hot water.

    Comes time for checkout, and the nightmare returns. First they tried to bill me for 2 nights instead of 1. Then they billed the wrong credit card for the incidentals. I told the desk guy about my calzone, and he credited the $14, but didn't adjust the 22% service charge or taxes. Yay me, I still paid $4 for plastic with red sauce. Took me over 20 minutes just to check out, which was aggravating me as well as the people waiting in line behind me.

    Walking back to my car, I pass the AAA Four Diamonds plaque near the elevators. Yeah... not so much for me, Hyatt...

    16/05/11 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    103. Lindsey C.
    I had the most amazing experience!  We were on our 6 year anniversary/babymoon and they made it the most amazing trip! They took care of everything and were even able to give us an upgrade to a private floor so we could have some quiet time. The best part was when the hotel sent us a cheese plate to our room! SOOOOOO great! The room was amazing (OMG the beds!!!!) It was perfectly clean. Every employee we saw greeted up and helped us with any questions. AND it was a really short drive into downtown San Diego without having to deal with the San Diego craziness! It was a joy. We felt like royalty. THANK  YOU!!!!

    27/04/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    104. Brittany V.
    3.5 stars. This hotel is good, fine but nothing super special or memorable.  BUT the eggs benedict they serve is AMAZING!! Still thinking about it days later. So, if you stay here don't miss the eggs benedict in the AM!

    17/09/12 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    105. nicole w.
    More like a 3.5 but oh well. Old building, probably renovated and clean enough.

    They have s Stay Fit gym which is like any other hotel fitness center, except u need to walk out the front to get to it. The sports club next door costs $13/day for hotel guests.

    internet is $9.99 in the rooms, but they do have "business Pods" on the lower level with internet and free printing!

    Complimentary laundry, for 12 items, but you need to have it "in by 9am and out by 7pm" or something like that.

    The shampoo conditioner and lotion smell funny (supposedly "white ginger") but they do provide travel size aquafresh toothpaste in the room, which is rare these days.

    now, back to the "old and renovated". They changed out the electronics : TV, Hair Dryer, Clock.

    But somethings in an old building are just there: low water pressure, old bathroom tiles, marked up walls.

    still cleaner than other old buildings!

    OH yea. parking is $25 for valet and $20 for self, but you should be able to find parking on the curbside, if you don;t mind a short walk.

    13/02/12 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    106. Sandy B.
    Been at this Hyatt a couple times in the past - and I don't have any great to say about it nor anything bad to say about it really - just ok.

    But.. some things to note about my last trip:

    1) Toilet was making these weird noises flushed or not flushed.. there was actually one time it started making noises that I thought it was building up to blow up water on me =_=
    2) Air conditioner/heater hijinks.. the heater obviously was on but it would get so heated that when I turned it down like 1-1.5 degrees lower, it got breezy cold.. so weird! Might want to get that looked into.
    3) The exit door out of the hotel to walk to the elevators to the garage is broken?? The sensors are definitely not picking up all the time and opening the doors for folks leaving the hotel because as I was waiting for the elevators on the Lobby floor, there was this one woman trying to leave and the door just wouldn't open. So there she was walking up to the door that wouldn't open, immediately doing a U-turn and walking a couple steps away and then walking up to the door again.. which still would not open.. for about 5-6 times!!! Obviously, I'm amused, but I'm sure the woman was super embarrassed because I know I would be if it were me.

    Definitely stayed at better hotels..

    16/12/12 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    107. John Z.
    Had a wonderful time at the Hyatt Regency during a week of training. By the end of the week I was thinking how lovely it would be to continue to have somebody come in to clean my home, bring my car around, leave the paper at the door, and greet me every morning. The food and evening experiences were fantastic and service equally as splendid.

    The price is very reasonable for the quality of experience. This area of La Jolla - as with every area of La Jolla - is simply magnificent and the Hyatt Regency gives you a chance to enjoy that magnificence without spending La Jolla prices.

    13/08/11 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    108. Em O.
    I haven't even gotten there yet and they are already taking care of me. I called ahead of time about a particular special request that I had and they took care of it right away and ended the call with "don't worry we will take good care of you" Love that! So rare to see in customer service nowadays, but the issue they took care of for me was very important.  I feel so good that we booked this hotel!!

    14/08/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    109. K D.
    This hotel has got a good location. View from top floors is really good. Best thing about this hotel is its service and friendly staff. Rooms are nice, classy and bathrooms are clean as well. Good strategic location to hit the beaches, Mission Valley, Old town SD, DTSD,Sea World etc.

    02/11/13 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    110. Nick S.
    This place was very over priced. It was outdated. The carpets are old and the inside of the lobby hallways and rooms need updating. The lobby and rooms smelled like dog shampoo. I booked a ADA room and feel like the put me in the closet. I don't mind paying top end pricing but I expect much more. I would stay elsewhere.

    17/08/13 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    111. Jasmine D.
    I would like to give my warm thanks and deep commendation for Lindsey G. who did an excellent job coordinating our wedding on 12/28/13! Lindsey is truly a professional, and did a great job communicating with me throughout the entire wedding process. Lindsey completely eased my mind and made me feel truly confident Hyatt will take care of every little detail of our wedding. I believe Lindsey should receive recognition for a job well done! I am truly a happy client and would recommend Lindsey to any bride looking for quality service. She is truly an asset to Hyatt Regency La Jolla. The banquet team did a wonderful job as well making our guests feel comfortable. We did have one complaint though regarding one of the servers taking care of the complimentary bar for the guests - some guests thought he was a bit rude as they requested drinks. It made me sad to hear that my guests didn't feel taken care of in that aspect of the wedding. They however said the other server was nice. Many thanks to Chef Bryan P. for our delicious complimentary breakfast as well in our suite! Over all, our wedding at Hyatt La Jolla was truly joyful, memorable and a success thanks to Lindsey and the Banquet team. Lindsey even gave us a sweet Thank You card next to our complimentary wine bottle and chocolate covered strawberries after the wedding event was over. By the way...the chocolate with the caramel & pop-rocks?? Where in the world can you find those?? Kudos to Lindsey again for that wonderful treat!! As a bride, I felt truly well taken care of. I cannot recommend Lindsey G.enough - she is truly a wonderful person to work with. Thank you again! :)

    03/06/14 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    112. Tina P.
    Nice spacious lobby with a little coffee shop & a restaurant/lounge. Upon check in, the front desk girl immediately apologized for not having the king sized standard room we opted for, and instead, offered a choice of one double bed or two double beds. When asked why, she made up some excuse as to the option not being guaranteed. Um, what? Too tired to complain.. can you waive the $20 parking fee at least? She gave us $10 off, cool.

    Clean room, comfortable bed, good shower. I didn't have time to try the amenities so can't comment there. 4 stars because of the convenience - we literally walked outside our hotel for one of the best sushi restaurants (Cafe Japengo -- this made my stay). The location is 15 mins away from downtown Gaslamp, but who cares if you have wheels.

    Excellent stay for $130 room + $10 parking fee. Would definitely stay again :)

    15/02/12 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    113. Jonathan C.
    In response to the overflowing toilet, customer service offered us a free night stay at any Hyatt. Great customer service definitely makes up for any bumps in the road!

    21/04/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    114. Rita L.
    the staff here are the best and customer service is top notch. this hotel is the best hotel I have ever stayed at!

    16/10/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    115. Sharon C.
    Stayed here for a weekend in San Diego with the family. The rooms were decent and clean enough. The location was decent - not too close to downtown and not too far from everything else. The staff were very courtesy and helpful.

    The boyfriend had stayed at the Marriott across from the Hyatt for a couple weeks on business, and I visited him once, and the Marriott was no match for the Hyatt. Given that the Marriott has no free wireless internet access either, I'd go with Hyatt. Also, the Hyatt's gym is now free for hotel guests.

    We had AAA members rate, so the room was only $98 per night, which I thought was very reasonable. One more plus is that Fleming's Steakhouse was right across from the Hyatt (a one-minute walk), so that made our dining that evening that much easier.

    20/12/10 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    116. Shayna T.
    I came here with my family over the weekend and the hotel is great. The pool is heated and they really accommodate the guests. The managers Robert and Arley Ryan really took care of us and if it wasn't for them I would've checked out because of minor inconveniences. I'm definitely going to return because of them.

    30/12/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    117. Jennifer S.
    Very nice hotel in the San Diego area!  The rooms are very spacious and nice.  The staff is extremely friendly and helpful too.  I love that the hotel is walking distance to 4 restaurants right across the street - major bonus!

    25/03/12 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    118. Mike V.
    Four star hotel, five star service.

    No hassle with very late check in or a late check out.

    Beautiful and clean pool.

    Upgraded us to a higher floor suite for the view.

    Incredibly spacious room (in fact, I might go as far as to say the room was almost TOO big. higher ceiling than usual, expansive, large bathroom, tons of counters and tables to scatter your "stuff" across).

    I would absolutely go back.

    The only reason I take away a star is that the parking and the gym. It is $20, or $25 for valet, which is a lot to ask for when there is such a back up in the valet area (I almost get hit by guests, not valets thank god, but guests, twice).

    It's faster to just park on the street right next to the driveway. there is always space. and the medical plaza just across the street has $3 parking, in and out.

    As for the gym, it's $13.  which is steep, considering there is a non crowded (weekends) 24-hour fitness Sport less than half a mile away near the Nordstroms.

    08/06/10 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    119. Ars K.
    THANK YOU ARLEY!!! We had an exceptional stay here, Arley and the whole staff were very hospitable and understanding!!! We had a suite, and it was a very luxurious suite. Room service food is outstanding(even after midnight). The location is very convenient, close to all major attractions and sights. Will stay here again for sure!!!

    30/04/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    120. Danielle M.
    This place is in a great location, and won the green hotel award for 2012! In the past the staff has been a little overly friendly, but this time its great! Theres a really nice gym and swimming pool...

    19/07/12 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    121. Oren P.
    There will be no salsa dancing at the Hyatt Friday and Saturday May 24-25. due to a private event. Friday 7 June may be the last day this venue hosts salsa dancing.

    18/05/13 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    122. Dan S.
    Excellent hotel by all accounts! We booked through priceline for a very affordable rate. When you bid on a priceline room, the hotel is allowed to give you any double occupancy room it wants. The Hyatt originally put us in a room with one king size bed. I requested a room with two queen size beds. The Hyatt fulfilled my request immediately. This type of flexibility is very much appreciated. The room had clean modern furnishings and was stocked with complimentary toiletries. The room service food was excellent. We also frequented the downstairs bar and the business facilities. Everything at this hotel was top shelf. I will definitely be coming back to the Hyatt La Jolla in the future. This is how you turn a random priceline customer into a return full rate customer.

    18/04/12 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    123. Paparomeroalpha P.
    attentive staff.  The sporting club is great

    05/08/13 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    124. todd s.
    Trust me, spend the extra $50 bucks a night and upgrade to a "regency club" room (on the top floor). They have a nice room that features all you can drink sodas, water, juices, a good variety of snacks and cookies. At night they have cold cuts, cheese/crackers, host bar. In the morning free continental breakfast. Plus the wi-fi Internet is included in the room price.

    25/02/13 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    125. David V.
    I write this reveiw based on my expectaion for a Hyatt, especially in upscale La Jolla California. The good part is the location; close to freeway, restaurants, and shopping. The people were very freindly and nice. The bad is a much longer list. The rooms are dirty. Their was mold in the bath tub. Their was fur growing on the bathroom vent that is in the shower about a foot from your face why your showering. The night tables next to the bed are a foot lowerr that the bed so you can see the alarm clock. They charge you $20 to park your own car (that is valet pricing). The garage is very dark and has a very unsafe feel. I would not let my wife go in it alone. I saw no security anywhere.

    09/03/14 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    126. Maryam A.
    Fantastic customer service, great front desk reception area (Pedro was awesome!) and a great overall feel to the place! Let's start by saying we drove into valet, and though at 25 a night it is a bit steep, it was worth it when the gentleman who oversees the lot walks over with a box of Sprinkles Cupcakes and says this was a gift to them that they wanted to share with us! Love it!

    I let them know I was in need of a quiet room because I was there for rest, and they took care of me, wonderfully! The room was large, with a great layout, and had a nice roomy bathroom. The beds are lumpy, as is the complaint from other reviewers, but the cleanliness and amenities made up for it.

    Fantastic continental breakfast, great snacks, and great perks throughout! Will definitely come back here, again, in happiness and health God Willing

    12/05/12 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    127. Yvonne D.
    This is a 2 part review:

    Part 1 - as a GUEST
    4 STARS
    + location: right off the 5 freeway, easy to find and near a lot of delicious restaurants so you don't always have to eat in the hotel
    + room comfort: it's a decent room like any other Hyatt Regency
    - wireless internet: costs money (but I have iPass so I don't need to pay, haHA)
    + staff: wonderful and very pleasant
    + Hyatt reward/benefits: love free breakfast on the 15th floor ;-)

    Part 2 - as an EVENT PLANNER
    5 STARS
    + staff: AWESOME! If you ever need to plan a small meeting or a large banquet, call Marcella Mirafuentes or Meredith Van der Walt. They are efficient, effective and can work with your budget to plan great events that your guests will love.
    + event space: there are so many different ballrooms and meetings rooms, there is definitely one that will work for your group
    - parking: will cost an arm and leg so up to you if you want to make your guests pay for it or if you want to comp them
    + food: there are various options for breakfast, lunch and dinner and it always tastes good

    02/12/10 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    128. Jenny M.
    Renovations are loud.

    15/03/14 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    129. Henry F.
    I travel to San Diego/North County frequently for work, and have stayed at various Hyatt properties throughout the U.S. to know what to expect. The Hyatt La Jolla is definitely overhyped. This is a "convention hotel" and it's showing big time ... the rooms are in need of a complete remodel, the carpets, wallpaper, and the entire restroom are over due for a makeover. Yet, Hyatt still charges premium prices ... thank goodness my employer picked up the tab, I wouldn't stay here if I was paying from my own pocket.

    Thankfully, my stay was just for one night, plenty of other alternatives to pick from.

    19/07/12 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    130. May D.
    Just got back from SD and stayed for 3 nights. Wife and I got massage's. The atmosphere, attitude of the staff and patrons was so pretentious, could have cut right through it with a steak knife. Staff didn't have the common courtesy to inform me that my wife finished her massage and had gone back up to our room. La Jolla residents wear their status on their sleeves what a joke. They don't know the meaning of humble no wonder Romney and Cryin Ryan lost the election. Too old, too white and they can't handle the TRUTH! My prior post below wasn't too far off

    Originally from the Bay Area, SF. I tried living in SD for 2 years, town is too small and boring, nothing to do so I moved back to the Bay. I remember when I lived in SD La Jolla was supposed to be an elegant town and hotels were great. But from hearing from Yelp comments not so true now, I guess the quality has gone rock bottom. I'm giving it only 1 star because I'm doing down in two days and if I'm wrong about my comments I will change the rating accordingly. I hope I'm not in for a big disappointment!! We'll see.

    28/10/13 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    131. Patricia Y.
    You're kidding me right?

    After a long LONG long day, I arrived at this sorry excuse for a "four star hotel" to check-in. Things seemed to go seemingly okay until I was given my room key.. to a room with floors torn out, no furniture and some big ass industrial fan running.

    I was shocked as I stood there trying to figure out what the hell was going on and what I had walked into-- when I realized I had stepped into a puddle. I walked straight back to the front desk and let them know they had just assigned me a room,that appeared to be under construction.

    Not gonna lie, I was pretty damn furious and still am. I didn't curse or yell but I did angrily let her know that she had just assigned me a room that was literally tore up. She apologized, said that she just got back from a vacation and was unaware and asked that we sit down. Supposedly there was a computer glitch.. which I'm having trouble understanding. What exactly was the glitch? It failed to tell you that the room was in an unacceptable condition or that someone neglected to input information into the system. Moving on from angry babbling.. we were informed that we'd be upgraded and that they'd find us another room.

    Honestly, I don't know what took so long but they finally found us a room. Upgraded? Not really. It's the same exact room that we booked just three stories up. Except now there was carpet.. and lighting.. and furniture.  So what was the upgrade? An extra long elevator ride?

    This is by far THE sh*ttiest hotel experience I've ever had- to the point I felt compelled to vent to Yelp at 1:30 am  to let the people know what's up.

    I've stayed at some crappy motels to five star resorts. I take each for what it is. I don't expect anything extraordinary when I'm at some bare minimum Motel 6 but when I'm booking a room at a Hyatt REGENCY? Yeah, I expect to feel like I'm at what's supposed to be a four-star hotel.

    I've been to 2-3 star amenities with MUCH SUPERIOR customer service.. and of course received the amazing service one should expect from four//five star hotels.

    Considering the experience and how it's been handled so far-- this place ranks no better than a Motel 6.. possibly worse.

    30/06/12 | Link | Rating: 1.0
    132. Julia S.
    If you ask me to come up with a simple idea of the perfect hotel, I will picture Hyatt right away, this particular one. Lucky me, I had a chance to stay there several times, and always was amazed by the quality of service and especially by the design. There's an obscure connection between modern hi-tech and classical interior style. Great location, easy parking structure, all kinds of amenities and the quartet of amazing restaurants (my favorite). Enjoy your stay!

    27/11/12 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    133. Sherry L.
    Stayed here a second time and I still love it! We showed up right at 3, and our room wasn't ready but we only has to wait about 15 minutes. We got a room on a high floor with a pool view, as we requested. This is our San Diego hotel and will always come back!

    22/09/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    134. Scott E.
    Hotel is beautiful, unit you exit the elevators on the room floors. Cheesy, cheap Laughlin hotel look. Thermostat in room wouldn't control the heat/ac, mold spots and what looked like dried body fluids on ceiling above shower. $189.99 room rate plus a "self parking" charge of $20 to park in their facility. .

    26/10/13 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    135. Dave F.
    This is a nice Hyatt and just off the freeway. I stayed overnight on business and got a last minute same day rate off Hyatt.com of $159. When I checked in, they said in "included breakfast for two". Since, I was rolling alone, I had a large breakfast of steel cut oats, eat white omelet and 3 bowls of fruit. I missed dinner the night before and this hit the spot.

    The food was average, the hotel is very nice and the close to the freeway location made it easy to get in and out. Parking is $20 for self-park or $25 for valet. Seems expensive for $159 hotel, but why would you self park?

    The service was very good especially the front desk on check out!

    Nice job!

    30/12/11 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    136. Irene L.
    Stayed here recently for a conference - great hotel. Unfortunately, because I was in San Diego for an educational conference, I didn't really get a chance to take advantage of the hospital and its many amenities. There were a couple of conference related events that took place in the hotel that involved hotel catering - the food was tasty and well made. The room was clean and comfortable - I'm a sucker for soft hotel bedding, comforters, and pillows. I also tried to book a last minute massage, but, unfortunately, the spa was already booked. I had to do some work on my computer while I was staying in the hotel and it was very convenient that there were an abundance of outlets all over the hotel. Also, loved the outside sitting area that was right in front of a fireplace - very weird for a San Diego hotel, but very nice touch anyways. The pool looked great - very crowded and everyone there looked like they were having fun - didn't get to take a dip though!

    16/09/13 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    137. Kristin T.
    Just stayed a few nights for my son's soccer tournament - this was a fabulous place!  Luxurious but not pretentious, spacious rooms (plenty large enough for a family of 4), comfy beds, prompt and friendly service, great food & drinks in the lobby restaurant, everyone very helpful.  Were even able to get a small refrigerator in our room for our waters & sports drinks - had no sooner asked, and it was delivered with a smile.  State of the art workout facility, huge (Olympic-sized?) pool, free wi-fi in the lobby, great restaurants right across the way - this place has it all!

    02/12/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    138. Kelly A.
    Fantastic hotel,  bed like a pillow,  great view,  nice bar,  staff very helpful and friendly.  Michaels bar was a nice place for drinks by the fire... Great stay

    19/06/14 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    139. Ruby G.
    I just stayed at this Hyatt and experienced the worst customer service at the pool.  I was laying out at the pool and kept waiting for a waiter show up.  After about half an hour, a waiter finally appeared and I had to flag him down to ask for a menu.  He dropped off a menu then said he would come back to take my order.  I waited about another half hour then finally decided to place my order at the pool bar since the waiter was non-existent.  When I tried to place my order the staff was busy talking and only acknowledged me after I said something.  After placing my order, I went in search of a table where I could place my food and drinks.  Another waiter helped other guests with their table and saw that I was also looking for a table, but he failed to help me with mine.  The food was okay.  When I checked out today, I noticed that I was charged $34 for the salad at the pool, but I only signed off for $16.  It turns out that the wait staff decided to give themselves an $18 tip!  WTF - sketchy and illegal?!?!?  At least the front desk staff decided to comp the meal and apologized.  In addition, when I went to the pool, they didn't have any clean towels and I had to wait about 10 minutes to get a clean towel.  Besides the pool service, it was a nice stay with clean, modern rooms.

    27/05/14 | Link | Rating: 1.0
    140. David M.
    Been here a few times and the rooms are definitely showing signs of aging. For the prices they charge they should do a remodel, as others have said. Be very careful about when you talk about upgrades as I was charged twice for the same room and am still waiting to see if they fix the glitch on my bill after I called to complain. Will update accordingly.

    23/12/12 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    141. Mika D.
    Stayed here during our NYE weekend. We upgraded to a suite upon checking in and it was nice to have a large suite all to ourselves. We opted for valet parking. The amenities are really nice here. Our suite came with an additional bar room area near our bedroom, how accomodating! This hotel is located right off the freeway.

    Wished we had known it was located right across a few restaurants so that we wouldn't have to drive to La Jolla for dinner. At least, I know now and can arrange dinner plans next time.

    I'd come and stay here again.

    09/04/13 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    142. Debbie W.
    Was here over Xmas for family events so didn't do much in the hotel and many things were closed (like the gym and restaurants within walking distance).  Our room was nice and spacious.  There were slight problems with an electrical outlet not working (which was not fixed as was promised) and house cleaning not showing up until late afternoon when we didn't want to go out again.  Otherwise, it was a big, nice hotel.  Lots of families and kids running around in the lobby (note to parents: hotel lobbies are not playgrounds, don't let your kids run wild in them).

    30/12/13 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    143. Rebecca H.
    Didn't love it.  I paid over 200 a night during a conference held at the hotel, overall I wasn't impressed.  Staff were uniformly nice but seemed a little disorganized.  The staff in the garage were on top of their game, always asking me if I needed directions on my way out.  I felt nickel and dimed; pay for wifi, pay for coffee downstairs (or make it in the little maker in the room, it was icky), pay for parking.  For that much money, wifi and non-valet parking should have been included.  The room was worn and tired; torn wallpaper, stains on the walls and carpet, a TV remote that was sticky and didn't work well, slow channel changes.  Again, for that much money, I expected better.  It was okay, but would I stay there again on a vacation?  No.  The only reason to stay there is if you are going to an event there.  There is nothing easily accesible around it, if you have a car you can go to Trader Joes, the movies, Whole Food, but it's too far to walk.

    14/04/13 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    144. Jessica G.
    This was such a nice property.  We had so much fun swimming with the kids and doing s'mores at the fire pita.  Got a 24 hour rate and would def go back!
    Beds were comfortable, large room and view of the pool was awesome on the 8th floor... Become a hyatt member and they treat you like royalty.

    09/06/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    145. TB D.
    Old and dirty everywhere. Needs serious renovation. Stayed from
    Sat through Tue, during the 3 nights stay they didn't even change the sheets at all. The bathroom looked like something you'd walk into at an old gas station with already dirty tile floor that didn't get mopped or cleaned during my stay. The room had dirty carpet that never got vacuumed even before and during my stay. Over priced. Internet in the room never worked. The front desk kept changing room key because it never worked for self parking garage. Every time they changed the key, I also got locked out of the room and had to call someone.

    21/10/13 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    146. Kasey Y.
    Great hotel. Spend a little more and get a nice room. The standard rooms are just okay. The service is spectacular though. They go out of their way to serve you!

    13/05/13 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    147. Zadie B.
    I would actually like to give this hotel 4.5 stars, because almost everything was excellent. The front desk staff, bell staff, and valets are all extremely nice, friendly, and helpful. There were no problems with the bill, even switching from valet to self park after two nights. That's the sort of thing you usually have to work out with the front desk at check out, but they figured it out on their own. I also like that you can take the stairs and don't have to rely on elevators. Conference rooms were nice and comfortable. The bed was comfortable, and I had a nice view.

    On the negative side, housekeeping was very inconsistent. When I arrived, the bathtub and sink both contained several strands of hair, suggesting that these fixtures were not being wiped down between guests. Housekeeping staff were very responsive to specific requests, but I actually had to call 3 times and leave notes for housekeeping (to have the tub and sink cleaned, to get the coffee replaced, to get an additional water glass when we used one for toothbrushes, and to get a shower cap), which was mildly annoying. The weekend housekeeper was much better, and a manager did write to apologize when I mentioned the housekeeping issues in a survey.

    Overall, I would say service is very important here, and they do make you feel welcome. A few details: They have in room coffee, but be prepared to call and request it be replenished. There is no fridge or minibar. Wifi is 9.95 a day and up. Big closet but we could have used a few more hangers. Close to UCSD campus, about six miles drive to the ocean.

    24/04/13 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    148. An S.
    This hotel is amazingly gorgeous! I was invited to join my boyfriend at his work annual Christmas Dinner, It was my first time going to his Christmas Dinner and also my first time at this hotel. We check-in, it was an easy process! Great customer service! Our room faced the entrance of the hotel which was a great view to me- you can practically see over to Flemings (we ate there too, good food!)
    I can't really say much since I only stayed the night, but I would definitely recommend this hotel to others.

    17/04/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    149. Beini S.
    Great staff, nice bar and lobby, crappy rooms

    26/12/13 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    150. Linhzy P.
    Very convenient location, the facility is very clean. The staff is extremely nice and friendly. Bonus that it's right across from my favorite Fleming's ;).  They're currently going through some renovations now and I appreciated their honestly when we initially checked in. The room we stayed in was their older model but it still looked current, was clean. Their valet parking is a plus, 25/day w in and out privileges. You can call 5 minutes before you head down and they'll have the car ready for you. I would definitely stay here again when I do come to Sd again.

    29/12/13 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    151. Yuki M.
    Since my last review in 2008, I've returned numerous times. I figured it was time to fill in the blanks.

    Construction is finished and has been finished for quite some time. The hotel still feels more like a giant business building than a welcome lodging but it fits the bill.

    Gym and spa are fantastic and I absolutely LOVE the workout facility. BEST I've ever seen in any Hyatt.

    Pool is generous in space with plenty of seating. Jacuzzi is set aside but often filled with children so not a winning point there. Nevertheless, I did enjoy napping by the pool and having some food service.

    I've stayed in both the suite and the standard room and I'll dare say that I prefer the standard room more. Sure the suite is large and has a quasi-living room area with coffee table and couch but it's not necessary. There's a huge side room with cabinets and sink but entirely unnecessary if you're not staying for a week and need to host a full bar every night.

    I dislike the sinks in the bathrooms. Spray faucets to conserve water but man it's useless. I take forever to wash my hands and face and probably end up using more water than what the original idea was hoping for.

    Room service is fast (ish). Overall customer service could be better in that most of the attendants I spoke with in the lobby and on the phone were minimum wage and weren't afraid to express it. Granted this Hyatt isn't top tier but it is a Hyatt none the less and I expect a certain level of professionalism in a business hotel.

    Internet/Business pods in the lobby are cute and have one computer each with fast internet, printer, and paper and pen. Nice.

    Lobby is open but feels cramped due to the layout and too many columns. Check-in desk is small and they need more staff.

    Breakfast buffet is minimal but good. AAA voucher got us in for free and so I can't complain. Service is dismal and I'd rather just have everything laid out in advance for me to get myself because I really didn't enjoy my interaction with the staff. Dining area is vacant with severely high ceilings and an empty second half of the lobby. Odd.

    Some of the menu has changed since my last visit in the summer and the late night menu has become a bit more limited, but from what I could tell over the years, the quality of food here has slowly improved (see my review of Michael's lounge).

    From room service, we've also had the NY Steak cooked very rare with a heavy char. It came rare with a minimal char and was impossible to chew. The bed of mashed potatoes and steamed vegetables it came with however were great.

    Cobb Salad was very fresh and I enjoyed the watercress.

    Table bread was hard.

    Tea selection is impressive.

    In the rooms, you will find a single cup coffee maker which I used to boil water. There is also a hairdryer which will deafen you and robes made of cardboard.

    Definitely plus point I found was COMPLIMENTARY LAUNDRY SERVICE. Definitely WIN if you're caught in a situation which requires emergency cleaning. I have my wash done at hotels very rarely and only items that I can't wash by hand in the sink and dry with the hairdryer, and it costs an arm and a leg ($60 for a shirt, jeans, underwear, and two pairs of socks). Complimentary laundry service is a fantastic amenity to have. Even if I don't use it, it's great to see.

    TV has decent picture quality but don't expect HD.

    Beds, as always, are phenomenally comfortable.

    Cute little seating area with a little table and two chairs in front of a tall window that opens only slightly.

    This is not a favorite Hyatt of mine but it is for sure higher up on my list. Since 2008, my opinion has changed and now I'll hapily stay here instead of the one at Mission Bay or else I'll stay at the Manchester in DTSD. It may not feel warm and fuzzy here and I may not enjoy the cold business atmosphere, but it's still a nice place to stop for a night or two and I will definitely be returning again.

    18/01/12 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    152. Miriam G.
    We checked in late at night and our room smelled of bad/strong body odor. We called front desk and they moved us immediately and gave us complimentary Internet service for our trouble.  Staff was very friendly!!!   I ended up getting sick so we checked out a day early to go home.Hotel was accommodating and we did not incur any fees/ penalties.  

    Beds are not that great. They felt old. I kept waking up every hour Bc there was a sound that kept waking me. It sounded like someone was vacuuming above us but I doubt that in the middle of the night. Regardless whatever that sound was it didn't give me a good nights rest.  

    Most likely will not go back even though service was excellent.  Quality and comfort weren't up to par.

    08/07/13 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    153. Michelle S.
    Why are you guys tree trimming and using ridiculously loud machinery at 8-9am on Martin Luther King Day, a holiday where most people sleep in?

    That is just plain ridiculous, why would any guest want to sleep in that ruckus?

    21/01/13 | Link | Rating: 1.0
    154. Andrew M.
    Do not stay there until the construction is completed.  We recently stayed there for 4 days in 9/14.  We were not told that there was construction going on but were awakened two mornings to the sounds of drilling and hammering.  On 9/10/14 peeked out the room and saw 6 construction workers carrying building materials into the room to ours.  The response from the front desk was not sufficient.  I cannot recommend this hotel and strongly advise to avoid it until their renovations are complete

    13/09/14 | Link | Rating: 1.0
    155. David H.
    My wife and I stayed at the Hyatt recently. When we walked into the room it was clear someone had been smoking. We went back to the front desk and Lisa and Andee were amazing. We did not expect anything, but they upgraded our room. Very nice.. My wife had mention it was are anniversary and later that afternoon they delivered wine, chocolates, and strawberries. We were blown away with the above and beyond hospitality. That night we went to Flemming's steakhouse across the parking lot BTW great place. We did not tell them about  our anniversary, but Lisa and Andee did. The managers stopped by and wished us a happy anniversary provided us with complimentary champagne and gave my wife a box of chocolates. What an amazing experience we had. Thank you to Lisa and Andee and the management team at the Hyatt . We will be back!!!!

    16/09/14 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    156. Saba A.
    My brother in law and sister in law got married here!!! AMAZING, AMAZING, AMAZING stay!!

    What a wonderful visit from Chicago to come stay at this fine quality hotel. Great and helpful concierge service, beautiful rooms with amazing views of the city, and sweet room service! Bathroom is a decent size, beds are comfortable, and they add a fine touch by serving snack size chocolate bars and coming back during the evening to see if rooms need extra towels, etc. 2 room services in 1 day, what a deal! Many elevators, great brunch (a bit expensive) but it's worth it. The Michael's Lounge connected to the hotel was also nice. It opens up to an outdoor patio too. We had a burger that was delicious but the service there is kind of slow. The bride got a bridal suite which was amazing!

    Restaurants across the hotel open at 5 PM, sushi restaurant, steak, and I think there is a breakfast one. Also, a 1/2 mile walk to more restaurants and places like Whole Foods, CVS, Sprinkles, etc. A nice walk indeed!

    Spacious & Elegant banquet rooms! It was nice staying at the place where the wedding was happening! It was a Muslim Indian wedding with 200 people and it was perfect.

    08/04/12 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    157. lisa l.
    Convenient location, nice hotel, and VERY friendly staff! Only complaint is $20 parking! However- save $20 by parking on the street! Make the right turn into the hotel, keep going straight (hotel on right, restaurants on left), turn right to exit and free parking all along that street! Read signs though!

    ALSO- Check Priceline. They do some pretty good deals, AND you still get Hyatt points!

    19/04/13 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    158. Melissa C.
    Stayed there last night - just kind of a getaway from being at home.  

    Great customer service all the way around.  Olivia (at the front desk) checked us in and REMEMBERED our names a couple of hours later and helped us find the restaurant we were going to.  

    Room and floor was recently renovated and it was beautiful.

    01/03/14 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    159. S S.
    While I have not stayed at a Hyatt in more than ten years I decided to try the chain anew. I was leading the trip with several other junior employees. My room was on the eighth floor where the whole floor smelled like a locker room. The hotel without my asking had an air cleaner running in the room, but it was extremely noisy and couldn't be tolerated. Additionally it did nothing for the smell on that floor. Yuck.

    We checked in after 9pm thus there was really no option to walk away. That said we checked out in the morning never to return again if I have my way. The hotel management was ambivalent to the smell on eighth floor.

    26/01/14 | Link | Rating: 1.0
    160. Jerry L.
    Nephew married his longtime girlfriend, before moving out of state to complete his residency.

    This review is for the hotel banquet and convention facilities, which did a great job accommodating the 400 or so guests.  They have an atrium for the actual wedding and nice banquet room for the reception right after.  Saves a lot of driving from the traditional church and separate reception weddings.

    Appetizers and the open bar adequately fed and quenched the hungry horde, after the exchanging of vows.  The coconut shrimp got the thumbs up, while the salmon on toast and mini quiches got the thumbs down.

    Lobby and reception area was typical of a Hyatt.  They have a similar decor in all their hotels.

    Dinner consisted of petite filet mignon and chicken breast with a nice truffle sauce.  However, both cuts of meat ended up being a bit on the dry side.  I think it's understandable, given the number of servings happening all at the same time.  Desserts consisted of both a raspberry sorbet and kahlua cheesecake.

    Parking was plentiful and efficient, since the wedding party pre-paid everyones parking.  The line moves a lot faster when everyone doesn't need to fumble around for dollars.

    28/05/12 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    161. Gwen K.
    First impression is everything. And this hotel has it from its outdoor fireplace seating area to its pool amenity. Inside the lobby is impeccable with yummy brownie and cookie snacks. Front desk is friendly. Why only 3 stars??? Although my room is on the floor that has gone thru an upgrade, the shower area had body hair from "down there" left from the last person who stayed in the room. There was also hair on the bed under the covers left behind. I don't fault the hotel too much. I fault the quality of the houseeeping service and the housekeeper on the floor.

    27/01/14 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    162. Dave E.
    Hotel front desk is great. The restaurant is the problem. We paid a good rate that included breakfast only to find out that we couldn't trade the buffet for a couple of eggs off the menu. We like to talk during breakfast so having to get up and down to serve yourself is not a good breakfast experience. I asked manager twice and he refused to allow it. Frustrated, I  just paid for it myself. Do the math, Hyatt management. My wife and my breakfasts $35. 2 buffets = $40. You would of made out with $5 dollar and not lost a monthly hotel guest as you have now.

    14/02/14 | Link | Rating: 1.0
    163. Amber H.
    Great location. In desperate need of a renovation. The staff was friendly.

    01/09/13 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    164. Alan B.
    Excellent service and great location. You can walk to restaurants.

    14/07/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    165. Luke B.
    My family was in town so I drove up to the Hyatt in La Jolla to visit my mother. She told me the carpet was wet over the phone. Sure enough as soon as I walk into her room  I notice the ceiling was leaking water. No only did her room smell bad, but the entire hallway of the second floor smelled like mold. When we called down to the front desk there were very nice and got us another room on the fourth floor. It was like night and day. This room was bigger, did not smell bad, and was not leaking. Overall though the experience was off putting and next time our pay to have my family stay in a better place than this.

    25/01/14 | Link | Rating: 1.0
    166. Maite H.
    I stayed at the Hyatt for one night a few weeks ago during a business trip.  My experience was:

    +  Check In - Fast, Friendly, and Helpful
    +  Concierge & Staff - Abundant and someone was always asking if I needed assistance.  
    +  Room - Clean, Spacious and Quiet
    +  Room Amenities - Comfy King Size Bed, Plenty of Towels; Good Shower Water Pressure; Good Iron & Hair Dryer
    +  Perks General Store - Located in the lobby and offered Starbucks coffee.
    +  4 Restaurants Onsite - I dined at the Melting Pot for dinner.
    +  Swimming Pool - Olympic size pool even though I didn't get an opportunity to use it.
    +  Check Out - Same as check in experience....perfect

    My Hyatt experience was great and I'd return.   4 Stars

    09/10/11 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    167. Pammie G.
    This summer, my family and I made a weekend trip to La Jolla where we stayed at the Hyatt Regency.  We had booked this through an online company and received a great deal.  When we arrived we were amazed at the price we paid for such a grand Hotel.  We had a great time the atmosphere is extremely clean and the staff is friendly. The room was comfortable and clean. The front desk was able to give a lot of local recommendations for things to do some with their own personal experiences to give. There were some nice restaurants are within walking distance.  I would stay here again.

    19/06/14 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    168. Kiki C.
    Really enjoyed our stay here!

    The front desk staff and valet staff were SUPERB! They went the extra mile with their customer service. Jason at the front desk made my sons birthday extra special. He and many other staff members personally signed a birthday card for my son and sent up a piece of cake. Made his day! Nothing makes a parent happier than when someone does something special for their child.

    The room was very large, clean and had a modern look.

    I got a great deal on Hotwire.com ! Great location near the freeway and shops.

    I never stayed at a Hyatt before (usually stay at Marriott) but will definetely stay there again!

    29/06/14 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    169. Jason Y.
    We stay here from time to time.  Pretty consistently happy.  As I read some of the complaints, I realize you cheapskates need my help to do this right.  

    Pro tip 1 -- park on the street.  Free parking is always available on the La Jolla Village Dr side next to parking lot.  I never had any trouble finding parking at any hour.

    Pro tip 2 -- free wifi is provided in the lobby, by the pool, and in the bar.  You're lazy and want wifi in room?  In that case, shut up and pay the $9 in-room fee.  Cuz free wifi is EVERYWHERE in the hotel except your room.  Please, how many selfies do you need to upload to FB every hour anyway?

    Now let me tell you what makes this hotel different than others, at any price.  You can actually sleep at night because:
     1) the air conditioner motor is NOT in your room.  It is super quiet when on.  
     2) the bathroom vent motor is NOT in your room.  I cannot even tell when it's on.

    I also like their small "Stay Fit" free gym.  The equipment is all high end Life Fitness stuff and it's never crowded.  About 10 steppers/treadmills and another 6 weight machines, and full set of free weights.  Free towel service too.  

    Quality over quantity.  That's the reason to stay here.

    01/08/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    170. Megan S.
    We are Hyatt junkies (and platinum members) and always enjoy our stay at their hotels. Staff treats you like royalty and service is always top notch. We stayed here last night and everything was decorated beautifully for Christmas! Huge tree and lights everywhere got my kiddos excited! Room was clean, smelled fresh, had awesome views and as my kids put it "fancy!" Breakfast buffet in the morning was ok. Pricey for not much selection and selections kept running out. We toured the grounds after breakfast and the reason I gave it a 4 star instead of a 5 was its not very kid friendly. Pool was more of a lap pool, spa was tiny, and there was nothing for my 3 boys to do. I only say this because Hyatts are AWESOME on welcoming families and this one.. Not so much. So if ur going on a romantic get away or business this is the place for u! If u have kids, I'd choose somewhere else :)

    28/12/14 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    171. V W.
    We got here at 3pm and they dont have a room for us.... They make us wait at the lobby for  an hour...... We just look like a homeless.

    28/06/14 | Link | Rating: 1.0
    172. Harry W.
    Booked a room here recently for a really good price via Priceline.  Was really impressed with the hotel and staff, and I upgraded to a suite for a reasonable charge.  The nice girl at  the front desk even sent up champagne and spicy chocolate for our anniversary.  The hotel is walking distance from some of the best restaurants...Truluck's, Flemings, etc
    Beautiful hotel, and the Regency club at the top is a terrific perk as well!

    09/09/13 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    173. Aryan B.
    All the rooms were big and the place was fine for me I enjoyed here very much.
    When I went there searching a hotel for one night as that was my good day so have to search a good hotel .it was really a good  excellent  place for me.
    Friendly staff here and I needed to go to a good market a staff gave me a good suggestion and the suggestion was good for me.

    10/10/13 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    174. lori p.
    We hitched off my nephew last Saturday and had the social event of the season aka the reception here.
    (This is for the banquet facility and not the hotel)
    Beautiful venue for the reception and the ballroom was gorgeous. Service was top notch, executed with professionalism. The banquet captain and servers were on top of everything.
    The food was delicious, all 5 courses! They pulled off a great filet paired with wild mushroom risotto that was great for the main course.

    03/12/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    175. Lori L.
    cute rooms and the comfiest beds ever. The guy at front desk was very helpful and friendly

    05/07/14 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    176. Anthony A.
    Stayed here for a night because my gf and I had a thing to attend down in SD. It's a great hotel located right off the freeway, very convenient.

    The room looked great - lots of modern flourishes and decor. Our king bed was extremely comfortable. Windows opened up enough to get a good breeze flowing through.

    I do, however, have a problem with hotels that still think it's OK to charge upwards of $30 a DAY for wi-fi usage. Complimentary wired internet? Why not just give me complimentary access to a tube TV and a CD player while you're at it. It's 2013 - update your tech and offer attractive options for people with tablets and other devices that run on wi-fi.

    We got room service, which was a great call at 8pm after a drive down. Their Angus burger really impressed me - good sear on the meat, hot & juicy, topped with lots of fresh veg and cheese. The accompanying side salad looked tiny, but once I dumped it out onto my plate I was amazed at how much greenery they crammed into such a small serving dish.

    Make sure to ask what the soup of the day is. It was crawfish & potato chowder for us. We got two bowls - which turned out to be monstrously large - and spent the next 30 minutes slowly savoring every bite. As a seafood junkie, I'd almost drive down here again just to eat this. They don't skimp; every spoonful was overflowing with tasty goodness.

    Later on, after we had just about polished off a bottle of Seagram's, I decided ordering a roast beef sandwich at 1am was an excellent idea. It was not. The meat was passable enough, but the bread was dry, flaky, and bland. I choked it down, but when I woke up the next morning... I'll just say my stomach had other ideas for it.

    A $9 bowl of oatmeal at the breakfast spot downstairs helped me regain my faculties. They offer some unique toppings for your oats, too. I went with an orange mousse-cream-thing and macerated berries. I know $9 sounds like a lot for oatmeal, but the bowl was heaping and the toppings were plentiful.

    If I had any complaint, it would be that the walls are very thin here. You can hear entire conversations just walking down the hallways. I like to feel like I have a little more privacy than that at a hotel, but that's a minor issue overall.

    07/03/13 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    177. Polina T.
    This is for their salsa dancing scene. Free salsa and bachata lessons fri & sat and free entry before 9!! What's not to love!
    The only thing you HAVE to pay for is parking, unless you live nearby and decide to walk on over. There are lots of people here so you don't even need that "social lubricant' . Lots of people and always someone to dance with!
    I wish I was back at UCSD ONLY to come dancing here more often.

    23/05/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    178. Golda R.
    This is for their ballroom and event space only.

    I attended a wedding here and it is a great space if you are hosting a large party.  It's a great place to host your wedding ceremony and reception all in one place.  Plus, the hotel is large enough to accommodate your out of town guests.  The food is also spectacular.

    08/07/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    179. Eric W.
    I took my family here for two nights because I thought it is a luxury hotel that caters to all. From our visit, it's clearly a hotel for business travelers only with a heavy emphasis on hosting events.

    I've been aware of this hotel for as long as I can remember. It's visible from the 5 Freeway and it's an impressive architectural structure. It always looked like a great destination.

    When my wife and young daughter decided to go to San Diego for two nights for a short vacation, I chose this hotel based on good rates for a luxury hotel.

    Upon arriving and leaving a deep buried self parking structure, we saw a massive cocktail party corporate event at a ballroom area across from the pool and a nearby conference room with guests mingling in their formal attire around the area. We literally had to carry our luggage through a path while guests were walking around with drinks and food. We felt out of place even though it's the only path to the lobby.

    We also noticed a few signs that said the pool area would be closed the majority of the next day for ANOTHER event. We brought our young child to a hotel to use the pool so this was unacceptable.

    When I checked in, I asked about it and the person at the front desk told me about the event and said to use the pool from 6-10 a.m. because it would be closed the rest of the day. This was not convenient for our schedule. No other concessions were offered.

    The hotel property is nice, very clean, but nothing that special. It feels like a standard business traveler hotel. I'd stay there as a business traveler.

    When we got to the room, we noticed no fridge. We requested one and a small fridge was brought to us quickly. We appreciated that.

    We also really liked Perks, their small convenience store/coffee shop in the lobby. We got coffee and snacks from there multiple times. The people working there were really friendly and the prices were more than reasonable.

    We unfortunately didn't get to try to hotel bar, which looked nice, or small restaurant.

    The hotel is in a beautiful upscale area with high-end condos and apartments. There are many UCSD students in the neighborhood too.

    I thought $20 per night for a high-end hotel was a reasonable rate. I know there is street parking in the area.

    I definitely would not take a family to this hotel and wished I had known it's not family friendly. I didn't think it catered to families but I didn't think we'd feel like we weren't supposed to be there, which we did. We saw other families during our stay. We also felt like we were intruding on their numerous massive parties as a hotel guest. It was like staying at a friend's house for a weekend and watching them throw parties you're not invited to attend.

    13/05/13 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    180. Shawnie O.
    My best friend and I went down to La Jolla for the weekend to celebrate our birthdays. The people working there were very nice. When we checked in, the lady asked us if we were staying there for anything special. We told her to that it was our joint bday celebration. She asked if either one of our bdays were THAT day. And the answer was yes. We didn't think anything of it and just went about our day. When we returned to our room from the beach and dinner, there was a note on the table with chocolates and a bottle of WINE! The lady checking us in had sent that up for us with a personal note wishing us a happy birthday. It was soooo nice!

    There were cookies in the lobby that my friend and I helped ourselves to get. They were DELICIOUS. The next day we were hoping to get another cookie but we didn't find any. We decided that the cookies were probably and very highly likely from the wedding that was happening that day. Oops, we accidentally stole wedding cookies! Sorry!!

    23/12/13 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    181. Nancy C.
    Really enjoyed our stay here this weekend. Staff was pleasant and attentive. Our room was was updated and modern. It's close to everything. We will definitely be coming back!!

    12/10/14 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    182. ivan w.
    Couldn't get into the Hyatt Manchester.  But glad I decided to try this Hyatt.  I read that this place got the highest diamond rating from AAA.  Like the Manchester, the staff is wonderful, efficient, and friendly.  The location is in La Jolla, but don't let it keep you from from booking here if you need to be in downtown San Diego.  It's only about a 10-15 drive in the morning.  Seems like traffic flows in the other direction.  The rooms are large and new.  The only downer is the walk from the paid lot to the room.  

    You pay for the high end room and parking, but well worth it.  There is street parking close by.  If there is a bad, it would be the small fitness center which requires you to walk outside of the hotel through the front door.  Weird that the designers would want guests dressed in gym clothes to trample through the lobby and front entryway.

    10/11/14 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    183. Lisa H.
    Moving to San Diego with this wonderful company, I took up residence at the Hyatt Regency in La Jolla for an entire month as I was searching for a place to live/waiting to move in/moving in/going crazy.  What a great property!

    I didn't take huge advantage of the amenities (okay... not at all), but the gym had a good selection of equipment, and the pool is awesome!  It is located in Aventine, which has businesses and restaurants, so sometimes the parking garage was pretty backed up and spaces were hard to find (ie: friday nights, during an event), but there was always parking available.

    The staff is awesome.  Arly at the front desk was a HUGE help during my stay there, and I had the pleasure of meeting Andrea (front desk manager, I think???) towards the end of my stay.  What an incredible group of people!

    The only reason this hotel doesn't get the last star is the location.  It's right off the freeway, which makes the views from the rooms not so great.  There is nothing by this hotel except for the college and strip malls. Boo. :(  Otherwise, this hotel is da bomb.

    01/07/13 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    184. Lisa W.
    We have stayed at this hotel for years.  We were excited about the recent remodeling, but have found that it has actually deterred us from staying here.  With the remodel, the room is less cozy and usable.  They've removed the dresser and the sitting area/chairs.  The bathroom is awful.  Period.  They door to the bathroom is a large frosted glass door that is on a rail which prohibits the door from actually closing. It provides no privacy for the person using the bathroom and if the light is turned on at night, it lights the entire room.  The new shower door is really cheap and only covers half of the shower so it's a cold, open shower while water hits the floor.  Within a year of the upgrade, the shower doors look used and worn, and the hooks are falling off the bathroom walls.  Also, they kept the large benches in the room rather than replacing them.  They are old and in some rooms we've stayed in they are stained. It's unfortunate that they spent so much money and time to upgrade these rooms with such cheap materials.  It won't be long before they'll need to upgrade again.

    01/03/15 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    185. Stella S.
    Great hotel, the walls are thin and you can hear the noise from outside. The staff is very friendly. The rooms are clean and very new.  We will be staying here again, as we have a yearly water polo tournament at this location.

    11/05/14 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    186. Holly R.
    We DID NOT STAY HERE-

    We Went to the Easter Gala Ball there. Had a Blast! loved the atmosphere! Wish they had better cocktails, or wine. But I guess it was just the event.

    Next Time we are going to get a room we like the place so much!

    26/04/14 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    187. Teresa N.
    View was pretty good from the 10th floor, you see some canyons and several tall buildings but no ocean. Room was clean and updated, bed was really comfy, and the staffs were friendly. I asked for a toothbrush and toothpaste, they brought them up within 10 minutes. LCD TV (42" I think?) in the room. Parking garage was big enough for hotel guests and people going to the restaurants there. Not sure about the amenities, didn't have a chance to use them.

    My only complaint was that I didn't see any coffee maker in the room. They do gave a small Starbucks in the lobby though.

    Oh,  they had Kenet MD products (Shampoo, conditioner, and lotion) in the bathroom.

    19/08/13 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    188. Lisa L.
    I came here for a company holiday party. I was impressed with the catered food for the dinner buffet. They were also able to provide a casino night with craps, black jack and roulette, which was a huge success for the party. The hotel was able to accommodate multiple holiday parties concurrently, and there was still plenty of parking left.

    10/12/14 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    189. Jack M.
    Many many good things about this hotel.

    The remodeled room I was in was one of the nicer rooms I've stayed in during the last year.

    Catering at our conference event was remarkable - everyone consistently said how good it was, and I agreed.  I'm used to the standard conference lunch fare, and this was decidedly exceptional.

    Hotel staff was friendly and courteous.

    05/06/14 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    190. Joel D.
    Attended the 23rd annual Mama's Day Fundraiser for Mama's Kitchen a few weeks ago and the Hyatt nailed it. Wonderful venue and the entire evening was spectacular. Food and drinks from 55 top chefs/restaurants from around San Diego. Awesome time.

    From start to finish, an epic evening of eating and drinking - and all for a good cause. The was my first time but I'll be back.

    Many thanks to Mama's Kitchen for all the good work they do!!!!!!!!

    21/05/14 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    191. David R.
    Everything was great until I tired to sleep. The pillows were overstuffed and impossible to sleep on. I called the front desk and they explained that, that was the only type of pillow they had. I would still recommend the hotel, but bring your own pillow!!!

    18/09/14 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    192. Steve K.
    Short Review (6 day stay):

    Pros:
    - Close to supermarkets, UCSD, Westfield UTC. Convenient location, great option for people without a car
    - Surrounding restaurants are good
    - Very friendly and professional staff, most courteous I've ever encountered
    - Nice spacious rooms, good view, clean
    - 24 hour gym
    - Good value for cost

    Cons:
    - Internet is atrociously slow and sometimes doesnt work at all. You have the option to purchase "regular' or 'premium' internet access but both are terrible.

    Would I go back again: Yes. Overall, great staff, great experience.

    28/06/14 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    193. Jessica L.
    First time staying at a Hyatt hotel. Overall, the stay was pretty great. The front desk lady was really nice and helpful. Parking is $20 for overnight guests & I believe it was $4 per hour if you were just visiting. There was plenty of parking as well. The hotel was clean for the most part. However, two of the towels had yellow stains on them (gross) and one had a hair on it. My boyfriend and I just threw them on the ground. Thankfully, the last towel was clean (my boyfriend just used one of the smaller towels). I hate flat pillows, but this hotel had both soft and firm pillows. That, I really liked. I was able to choose which pillow I'd like to sleep on. The bed wasn't that comfortable though. Also, the sun is super bright when it comes in through the curtains. I couldn't sleep well because of it.

    Overall, it's between 3.5 and 4 stars.

    15/09/14 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    194. Keyaan M.
    Fantastic stay from start to finish- great customer service and beautiful grounds!!!
    Room was excellent very clean and nice bathroom!!

    Very well kept will be sure to stay here again!!!

    Great job @hyatt team!!!

    17/11/14 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    195. Brian A.
    Average Hyatt - standard Hyatt Décor, for the location maybe a bit pricy, but was a lot cheaper than the other hotel we were staying at the rest of the trip.  Food in the hotel bar was not great, salsa tasted like pasta sauce and the guacamole was bland.  Staff was great.

    Overall glad we stayed but only because we had points.  This is definitely a good business or conference hotel, not a vacation location.

    24/07/14 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    196. Chris G.
    This place is always nice and clean. What else is there to say? When you hear Hyatt, you know you're getting quality rooms.

    27/01/15 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    197. Quennie J.
    The room is clean and neat. The card keys for the room doesn't seem to work right at first try. Parking is fine but seriously have to pay extra $20 for it even if it's not valet. The water $3 no complimentary water. Pool is not big enough to play when it's crowded has lines and sign that says "laps only". Unlike other hotels there's no front parking to stop just to checkin but only valet. U won't see any concierge/bellboy to help with the luggage unless u asked. It should be a top hotel but doesn't feel like it is. This is the only top hotel that doesn't have a small fridge in the room disappointed...

    16/02/15 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    198. Joe M.
    Nice property and recently updated, nice lap swimming pool/gym, good breakfast, located a block off of I5 freeway.  

    Who charges for wi-Fi anymore, lots of stray hairs on the bathroom floors and on towels.

    02/12/14 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    199. Jess N.
    Had a wonderful stay, a special thank you to your server Melanie. She was the one who attended us the whole week we were there. Her along with your hostess surprised my son one his birthday with a mini cheesecake plater. It was a really wonderful touch that made my son's day extra special. In addition they became aware my son was lactose so they would take the extra step of bringing him almond milk from upstairs. It's really the amazing service that everyone in your hotel provides that makes it one of the best places I have ever stayed, so thank you all. We will be back for sure!

    25/10/14 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    200. Victor H.
    Excellent rooms and services!  

    I would deffinately make this a major choice to lodge at while visiting San Diego.

    Great location to go to La Jolla Cove area, the San Diego Fairgrounds or to scoot to downtown San Diego!

    I would have given five stars if not for the Concierge Lounge serves the same snacks in the evening that makes you want to go to sleep out of boredom of the same, repetitious foods... And no hot food at breakfast time!--- at least some scrambled eggs or something!

    The Concierge Lounge could use some tips from the Bellevue Hyatt in Seattle, Wa ....!

    Now, there's a first class Concierge Lounge!!

    17/11/14 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    201. Misty L.
    This Review Is On The Pool Not The Hotel:
    And Back At The Pool I'm pretty Sure this large plate of French Fries next to my Cesar has ruined my entire workout from this am! But that's ok its Saturday we can start again on Sunday. Great Music, Great Food, people watching and pool scene at the Hyatt. The Pool is warm, clean and drinks are flowing, Relaxed!! Umm not a pool party or a location to pick up chicks or dudes as everyone seems pretty (Lovebuged) up!

    14/06/14 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    202. Jennifer A.
    Wendy at front desk is amazing she was sooo sweet ahhh my gosh we were on the 14th floor, I mentioned me and my husband been together for 17 years she gave us champagne wine and chocolate and I Jes told her they forgot to give us the corkscrew and she comped our parking amazing Luv the Hyatt and customer service I will be back

    20/12/14 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    203. Ying F.
    Worst hotel experience ever. Have safety problems not solved. Not care customers.
    The bathroom have a sliding door designed easily hurt your hands. The management system is not consistent. Not intend to solve  my problem leave me alone feel so bad. Not recommended to all.

    10/05/14 | Link | Rating: 1.0
    204. George Y.
    Love it here. It's away from the hustle and bustle of downtown and great for quiet night of sleep. Rooms are great and nothing like hanging out in La  Jolla. If you don't want to do the loud downtown hotels I would definitely rerecommend.

    15/03/15 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    205. Jayne M.
    I loooooove this hotel and really enjoy working here.
    The guests always have positive things to say about the stay too.
    The views are amazing and the valet crew are top notch.

    02/11/14 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    206. Tinie T.
    So fabuloso! I was here for a corporate holiday party, and the Hyatt staff provided such excellent service. From the wait staff circulating with trays of appetizers and drinks, to the catering staff who kept the banquet buffet constantly filled with food, they played an essential role in helping the event run as seamlessly as it did. The hotel has an elegant feel... and it's looking like one of my favorite spots for a future San Diego staycation!

    11/12/14 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    207. Nicole C.
    My boyfriend and I stayed here for our one year anniversary.  The staff are very friendly and helpful.  They sent us a complimentary bottle of champagne, strawberries, and chocolates to celebrate that night.  Our TV was acting up and when we called the front desk they offered us a free movie to make up for it.  We highly recommend this hotel and will definitely come back!

    29/03/15 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    208. Trista O.
    Best customer service.
    Friendly and helpful staff.
    Clean rooms.
    Couldn't have asked for anything better.

    21/02/15 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    209. Emi G.
    I'm usually a boutique hotel snob, but Hyatt is always dependable and seems to deliver quite nicely! I booked this hotel for just 1 night for work on a Wed night and it was affordable, and since they're sold out, I got upgraded to a huge renovated room with a super nice bathroom!
    It was a short stay, but wifi was included via my expedia booking and the staff from valet to front desk were all extremely pleasant!   thank you hyatt!!

    10/09/14 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    210. Melanie A.
    Love love this place. When we got there, the nice man in the front asked me if I wanted a renovated or older room. Of course I got the renovated room because of all the bad reviews about the older ones. So thank you Yelpers!

    The room was nice! It did not smell and was very clean! Thank God! The bed was comfortable, sheets were clean.

    The best part of this stay was how nice everyone was. My son surprised us and got the manager at the front desk to bring up some goodies for our 19th anniversary. Thank you Hyatt for the hospitality! Keep up the great work. Your staff did great! Saula and Arley and everyone else did great! Thank you!

    02/03/14 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    211. W b K.
    We recently stayed here while in town for a conference. There was a little confusion regarding my date of arrival although I phoned earlier in the week to confirm. Nonetheless, they quickly got us checked in. I requested a king bed when I phoned but when we arrived in our room we found two queen beds. I phoned the front desk to complain and they promptly upgraded us to a private floor and threw in Regency Club access given the double mix up/confusion. Here, we enjoyed daily coffee, fresh fruits, pastries, and bagels with smoked salmon for breakfast. H'orderves were served later in the day. WOW!!!!!!! AN ESTABLISHMENT THAT UNDERSTANDS CUSTOMER SATISFACTION AND HOW TO RETAIN CLIENTELE DESPITE ERRORS!!!!!

    The food we had was much better than standard hotel fare. The rooms are modern, well maintained and clean. As mentioned in previous reviews, its hard to imagine what someone was thinking when the sliding glass bathroom doors were chosen as they offer no privacy.

    Overall, a very enjoyable stay and I would stay here again if in the area.

    21/04/15 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    212. Grace W.
    This Hyatt is like most of the other Hyatts around where they offer pretty good service.  When you get there, they have awesome service where the bellmen quickly rush to open your door.  The front desk people are also really very pleasant.  You feel like you're getting quality service/treatment. Parking is kind of pricey.  I'd recommend that you park not he side of the road.  Pay attention to the parking signs though to see what street parking regulations are.  They definitely have plenty of street parking nearby.  However, be sure to take out of your valuables since there were a series of break ins near the Mormon temple.

    The rooms are really spacious and clean.  We had a room with a view of La Jolla.  Overall, the hotel in itself is very comfortable.

    The Sunday breakfast buffet is okay.  I wouldn't highly recommend it though.  They have a nice selection of fruits but the hot items that they offer aren't that assorted.  They have pancakes, muffins, eggs with salmon, eggs with spinach, bacon, and sausage.  You can order your own customizable omelet too.  It was okay but on the pricier side.  I'd suggest that you go to Broken Yolk or something more local for breakfast rather than come here.

    12/10/14 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    213. Ev H.
    Rooms were great, I think they were recently renovated. Staff was friendly and attentive. My only critique is with the TV channels. Hopefully it can all be digital by the time we come back next time. Analog sucks.

    26/04/15 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    214. Denise S.
    This really drunk guest assaulted us in the pool area because our Pug looked at his chick! This was supposed to be a Dog friendly hotel. Ruined our stay. Creepy weirdo and hotel security was no big help.

    15/04/15 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    215. Heather L.
    This hotel is FAN-tastic!

    We stayed here over Memorial Day weekend this past year, and seriously had a blast! The Hyatt Regency was located within a few miles of the La Jolla Coves where we planned to visit the next day. And they had great reviews with a good price. We got a 2 Queen bed room, with a view of the front of the hotel entrance, and part of the city. Very pretty really. There is a small Starbucks next to the check in desk, and a resturant at the end, directly across from the desk across well. Check in was a breeze and we went to our room. The room was actually spacious for being just a room and a bathroom. The windows also opened a fair amount, which was handy for my smoker(yeah, non-smoking rooms and all... we covered it up pretty well haha!) And the curtains were nice and thick, keeping the sun out of the east facing windows. The bathroom was huge as well, with a funky bathtub/shower combo. The door was this oddly shaped half of a glass door, that kind of folded outwards? Its really hard to explain, you'd have to see it to get it haha. It didn't really do much in terms of keeping the water spray from getting on the floor, so you have to put a towel down in order to avoid slipping when you get out!

    They have an outdoor area with a few fire pits and a large fireplace, all with seating for multiple people. It was a nice place to cozy up with a drink from the bar and relax after a long day. The pool area was huge, with swimming lanes and a general group area. The jacuzzi was just as roomy with plenty of room for atleast 20 people. The pool area also had an all you can eat special buffet while we were there, with a wristband for unlimited drinks (alcoholic and non), and unlimited buffet access. The buffet served waffles, fruit, biscuits, sandwiches, and pastries as well as a few fancy desserts. All of which were extremely yummy! Even the room service delivery options were delicious, limited, but yummy.

    The winning point for this hotel is that, when I got home, I realized a very special bracelet was missing. I called the hotel right away and asked if I had left it there. They took my info, saying they would check with housekeeping and call me back. After 2 very long hours, they finally called me back saying it was on the desk and they could mail it to me. Unfortunately, I did have to pay like $20 for the UPS 2 day shipping service they use, but it was worth it. I got my bracelet back, and the hotel was prompt about getting it back to me.

    I would definitely stay here again if I was visiting the La Jolla area again. Its extremely nice and the staff is really pleasant. 5 stars!

    18/01/15 | Link | Rating: 5.0
    216. Janize S.
    I've been to the Hyatt Regency at Palm Desert and I enjoyed Palm Desert's Hyatt a lot more. The Regency Club is a lot better too. The food was very cheap here in my opinion. Palm Desert's Hyatt had crab cakes & desserts. They hardly refill the food so the food runs out. There aren't a lot of places to sit either. The Regency Club is very small.

    I was pretty disappointed with the Hyatt Regency La Jolla because it looks very nice. There are many restaurants in the same plaza though such as Fleming's & Cafe Japengo so that was pretty good. It is truly so nice here but unfortunately, there aren't a lot of pros. There isn't free wifi either & the rooms are smaller.

    28/11/14 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    217. Kelleigh M.
    I wish I could give this hotel 5 stance their rating by 1 star.

    Located in the fancy area of La Jolla, this hotel is right off the interstate and next to some great restaurants (Truluck's, Fleming's, Cafe Japengo).

    The rooms are all recently remodeled and the grounds are great!  Being from Florida, the lack of humidity in Southern California made this hotel a great option. This hotel has a very open air feeling. They make a point of keeping the doors open to allow the fresh air to enter, the pool area is inviting with its fire pits and the terrace's fireplace make it a perfect place to enjoy breakfast in the fresh air.

    I really enjoyed my stay here.

    04/06/14 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    218. Annette M.
    Beautiful property conveniently  located for us as our home base while we visited San Diego Zoo and Downtown, LegoLand and hiked by Torrey Pines.

    Restaurants right out the front door. We enjoyed the Melting Pot. Grocery store nearby.

    Room and pool was nice, clean and relaxing.

    Three stars because ::: Parking was a BIG pain in the ---. The fee was high and only Valet available ( no lot) and they were slow and rude. So we paid AND parked on the street.

    12/01/15 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    219. Shabba R.
    Prior to the 2013 room renovation, this place was very run down for the price.  Now it's working its way back up in value.

    I'll start with the complaints.  If you park a car here, you're going to be parking in a poorly lit dungeon with some of the smallest spaces I've ever encountered.  Don't believe me?  Check out the picture of my red piece of crap Chevy Spark miniature rental car nearly consuming the entire space.  You're pretty much guaranteed to get door dings here so if you have a nice car, I'd recommend using the valet.  To add insult to injury, the parking garage price for hotel guests, $20/day, remained the same even after they fired all of their parking staff and replaced them with automated boxes.  Yes, the garage is run by a third party, but it's not like Hyatt doesn't have any pull there.

    There are a lot of add-on fees.  $20/day to self park.  $15/day fee for mediocre internet.  Fee if you need a small fridge brought to your room for medicine or breast milk.  Fee for local calls.  Although, on the plus side, they have not implemented a resort fee like some other Hyatt's who aim to make you hate them.

    Finally, the new rooms.  They look very nice.  Functionality-wise, the new bathrooms are much improved.  For the rest of the room, the looks are the only improvement.  Unfortunately, to make the rooms look more spacious, they sacrificed what had been a dresser.  They made up for this by putting shelves into the closet that take half the closet, so now you only have half a closet to hang things.  I found that I could fit about five business suits and shirts on the hanging portion and that was it.  That hanging area is shared with the ironing board as well, so you'll have that out sitting in the middle of the room to give you more closet space.  The night stands / end tables do not have drawers.

    On the good side of things; this location is very accommodating and attentive for conference bookings and they have a good size main ballroom as well as a few other smaller venues.  They have a very good exercise room with plenty of equipment, towels, cold towels, five or six treadmills, ellipticals, stair stepper, etc.  The cleaning staff have always been super helpful and do a mostly good job.  They'll give you a Wall Street Journal on week days.

    Room service is typically pretty good.  In fact, they used to have an egg white fritatta on the menu that disappeared with the remodel, but they continue to make it for me anyway.

    The on site bar Michaels is nice and has some good food options, but the liquor drinks are over priced and a bit on the weak side.  Long Island is $12 or $15 for example.  One of the servers I encounter regularly will usually be able to get it topped off for me though so it helps to be friendly if you get a bad drink.

    There is a very very good on-site restaurant called Cafe Japengo that has a sushi bar that I love.

    22/07/14 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    220. Melissa L.
    This is one of my Go To places to stay when I'm in town.  Its conveniently located off the 5 and near several of my friends.  So, I've been staying here at least once a year since 2004.  My most recent visit was November 2014, when my husband was in the area for a change of command ceremony.  

    When its warm, the pool can be a fun area.  The bar has a good selection of drinks (it was very busy the Saturday night we went because the hotel had just hosted the Storybook Ball).  The rooms are clean and updated.  Hotel is across from a good selection of restaurants, if you don't feel like heading into town.  Staff is very friendly and helpful.  

    Convenient location and good service.

    27/02/15 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    221. Deano G.
    I'm a Hilton guy, but I loved this spot.  Friendly, well maintained and modern.  I will be back!

    13/05/15 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    222. Emmeline D.
    This is a majestic looking hotel - especially with it sitting on a hilltop. One can tell a lot of attention was given to the interior design to give you a glamorous vibe.

    Stayed here for a night. Great hotel for those running La Jolla Half. Close enough to drive to the LJ cove where the race folks shuttle you to the start line (15 minutes drive).

    Pros:
    1) Room was clean and very spacious. Rooms were very quiet = awesome walls. High five!
    2) Parking is FREE for hotel guests, but for some reason the key cards were not activated. However, with a press of a button, a parking attendant or staff service can lift the parking garage gates.
    3) Conveniently located to the freeway and shopping/dining venues.
    4) FREE Starbucks coffee at the lobby- as early as 5 am. There is also a Starbucks bar by the concierge desk - according to Jules B. who brought me coffee (gotta love that sexy chic).
    5) Staff provided excellent customer service. Very prompt with meeting our requests for free towels, etc.
    6) Rooms did not have a fridge or microwave... but I've read some reviews say you can request for them.
    7) Outlets were not conveniently located close to the mirror. Reminds me lots of the Biltmore Hotel in LA set up - old, but fancy.


    Cons:
    1) Hotel felt outdated from the moment I drove into the garage. The garage setup was confusing - similar to parking structure at Horton Plaza when getting off the elevators.  
    2) $25 parking fee for the night for non-hotel guests.
    3) The rooms were bright so if you like sleeping in total darkness - this may not be the hotel for you. The blinds do not completely block off the light from outside the hotel.
    4) Room can use better lighting.
    5) They do not provide enough toiletries, but will give you some upon request.

    Great venue for event and parties. My firm has used this hotel several times for Holiday/client events. Overall... great hotel aesthetically! Can make improvements to make accommodations better for guests.

    28/04/15 | Link | Rating: 4.0
    223. Charles V.
    Average hotel. Price for hotel is not worth it. Parking is additional $25 or park 10 minutes away for free parking.  and no comp breakfast. Sometimes room cards would not work.  Showered at night and water was cold.

    Staff were very friendly. Marilyn was the receptionist that checked us in and was very accommodating

    If I knew all about this I would've stayed somewhere else.

    09/05/15 | Link | Rating: 2.0
    224. Smitha A.
    This review is for the conference room and the breakfast catering only. The room is freezing but the acoustics are great.

    The food: the fruit and granola parfait pretty yum. Giant spoons though. Also they provided eggs, fruit, bacon. First time I have been at a conference where they have given a hot breakfast. Nice touch.

    But the coffee. I think it's weird. Tastes like cloves. Is that weird?  Kind of make up for it with offering soy milk as an option and flavored carmel syrup. But no vanilla syrup!

    14/05/15 | Link | Rating: 3.0
    225. Katie D.
    Pros:
    - Fantastic location: right by UCSD, 15min drive from La Jolla town/cove, 15min drive from Torrey Pines. If you want to venture downtown, easy 20-30in as well. Being right next to several chain, but very good, restaurants are also fantastic to reduce any unnecessary driving.

    - Very good customer service per usual on Hyatt's I've been to.

    - Updated rooms with sufficient amenities.

    - Very large hot tub by the pool area.

    - Great happy hour at Michael's downstairs.

    Cons:
    - Having to pay for parking. And having to take 2 separate elevators to get from parking to room (just an inconvenience).

    - No bar by the pool.

    - We had to walk through the area where a conference was being hosted from the pool back to the hotel (kinda awkward in our bathing suits and towels...)

    Would definitely stay again if in the area.

    05/05/15 | Link | Rating: 4.0