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Welcome Friends from UCSD

Exclusive Offer For our UCSD Guests

Situated in the seaside Village of La Jolla, the Four Diamond Grande Colonial offers classic European styling in the intimate setting of a boutique hotel. Commanding views of the California coastline, this landmark hotel overlooks the shores of the Pacific Ocean and is ideally located just 15 minutes north of the San Diego International Airport and just five miles from the University of California at San Diego (UCSD).

Within walking distance are miles of beautiful beaches, world-class shopping, dining, and entertainment, and within a short drive are an abundance of golf, recreation, and visitor attractions.


UCSD Preferred Rate Program

We look forward to welcoming you, your families, and your clients soon.

Aerial View of the UCSD Campus

UCSD Preferred Rates

We are pleased to offer a 15% discount on our publicly-displayed Best Available Rates to ensure the lowest rates year-round for UCSD staff, students, friends, families, and guests.

UCSD Travel Rates are booked through Concur.

Swimming Pool at Grande Colonial

Quick Facts

  • AAA Four Diamond Award Recipient (the only four diamond hotel in the La Jolla Village)
  • Total Sleeping Rooms: 97 (all non-smoking)
  • Number of Suites: 45 (22 suites with full kitchens & some with fireplaces)
  • Catering for all on-site meetings and events provided by NINE-TEN Restaurant

For additional information, contact our sales team at 858.964.5405 or

Chain: BT / AMDS: SANCII / Apollo: 60487 / WSPN: SANCI / Sabre: 12096

Ocean View Guest Room

UCSD Guest Amenities

  • 10% off food & beverage during at NINE-TEN, our MICHELIN Guide Restaurant
  • Complimentary Morning Coffee To-Go (available in our restaurant)
  • Complimentary in-room snacks, bottled water, and non-alcoholic beverages (replenished daily)
  • Daily guest pass to a local fitness club (located within walking distance)
  • HD TVs with Full HD channel lineup including HBO and Moviebeam™ casting service, allowing you to cast your favorite streaming service such as Netflix, Disney+, Prime Video, and Hulu, to your guest room TV
  • Use of Hotel Bicycles (based on availability; helmets & locks included)
  • Complimentary Valet Parking (included for up to one car/per night; additional cars are $10 day-use and $30 overnight)
  • Use of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (1 regular; 2 for Tesla vehicles)
  • Transportation in our London Cab or Golf Cart (within La Jolla Village)