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Grande Events
A New Era of Grandeur

New Meeting, Wedding & Social Event Space

At the heart of La Jolla's social scene since 1913, the landmark Grande Colonial enters a new era of grandeur as it unveils its newly renovated meeting and special event spaces. The design team went to great lengths to enhance the feel of the hotel's still intact turn-of-the-century architecture, infusing a classic European ambiance and a refined, contemporary sophistication -- all adding up to resounding success for executive meetings, corporate events, holiday partiesweddings, and social occasions of every description.

To plan your next meeting or special event, contact our sales team at or 866.229.1145.

Meetings & Events Area at The Grande Colonial, California 92037, USA

Sun Room

The Sun Room, overlooking the beautiful pool and ocean, was named for the natural light that floods the space.  The Southern California sunlight streams in through the windows creating an inviting atmosphere, enhanced with a fireplace, for executive meetings, dinners, receptions, and cocktail parties.  Two LCD televisions and a built-in screen are also featured.

Square Feet: 1,000

Capacity: Crescent Rounds: 54 / Banquet: 60 / U-Shape: 34 / Theater: 80 / Conference: 34 / Classroom: 50 / Reception: 60

Outdoor wedding at The Grande Colonial, California 92037, USA

La Jolla Room

The La Jolla Room offers 13-foot ceilings and a location off the main lobby facing the vibrancy of Prospect Street. This elegant space is perfect for corporate meetings, team-building activities, small wedding receptions, banquets, and private dining events. The space also features its own sound system, chandeliers, and large windows that provide natural sunlight.

Square Feet: 825

Capacity: Crescent Rounds: 24 / Banquet: 40 / U-Shape: 28 / Theater: 48 / Conference: 28 / Classroom: 24 / Reception: 50

Parlor Room Meeting and Event Space

Parlor Room

With 13-foot ceilings, ornate crown moldings, and panoramic folding doors opening to our Grande Terrace, the Parlor Room is ideal for small meetings, executive retreats, board meetings, and private dinners for up to 20 guests. An LCD television screen is also featured.

Square Feet: 325

Capacity: Banquet: 20 / Conference: 16 / Reception: 20

Grande Terrace Banquet

Ocean-View Grande Terrace

Overlooking the garden pool and Pacific Ocean, our outdoor Grande Terrace offers an idyllic al fresco atmosphere for an afternoon banquet or a sunset reception. 
Square Feet: 983
Capacity: Banquet: 50 / Reception: 60
La Jolla Room Banquet

Grande Events. Timeless Style.

The Grande Colonial hotel extends its timeless elegance and devoted hospitality to meetings, weddings, and special events of every kind.  Flavor your private events with fresh, local cuisine from the chefs at NINE-TEN restaurant. Our catering team will design a menu of globally-inspired, locally-sourced California fare made from seasonal ingredients and diverse cooking styles. From intimate lunches and cocktail receptions to grande weddings and banquets, every event is a culinary experience.