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Old Jul 2nd, 2004, 05:51 AM
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La Jolla

We are going to be in LaJolla for two nights the first of August. Are debating between the LaJolla Inn on Prospect Ave and
Hotel La Jolla by the Sea. Any thoughts? Two adults more concerned with the view and walking paths than anything else. Of course, we want clean rooms, but other than that we are pretty easy to please.
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Old Jul 2nd, 2004, 07:33 AM
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Both of these hotels seem very nice, with the Hotel La Jolla being a little more upscale.

However, the location of the La Jolla Inn is much better. It is right in the main La Jolla village area where most of the restaurants are and where most of the interesting walks are. It is less than a five minute walk from La Jolla Cove, and not much more to the Children's Pool where the seals now reside.

The Hotel La Jolla, on the other hand, is walking distance, but more than five minutes, from La Jolla Shores beach and the few restaurants close to the beach. The hotel is actually on a very busy corner, but I don't think, to be fair, that you would be inconvenienced by that. If you choose this hotel, ask for an upper floor as they have the best view. All the rooms face the ocean. If you will have a car, there is parking here, but not at the Inn. From the Hotel LJ, you would drive to the village area, where it can be difficult to park.

I hope this is somewhat helpful.
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Old Jul 2nd, 2004, 10:47 AM
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Sound like the Inn is my best bet. My only concern was no pool. Is the water too cool to swim in here without a wetsuit?
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Old Jul 2nd, 2004, 11:12 AM
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If you're just going for a quick dip, then it's probably OK. The water temperature is currently about 68-69F. It will get slightly warmer, but only a coupl of degrees or so. Lots of people swim at La Jolla Cove, and I mean really swim, not just splash about. There are bouys way out that they swim to. It's also a very popular place for scuba diving, for which you would need a wet suit.If a pool is important, then go with Hotel LJ.
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Old Jul 2nd, 2004, 12:30 PM
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i think most adults find the water too chilly to really swim in. most go in up to their waists to cool off but it's been many years since it was warm enough to really enjoy - as i said, MOST but you may not mind. personally i would want a pool to relax around if i was spending time there.
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