From our US office:
Retreat to the iconic oceanfront La Valencia Hotel in downtown La Jolla for £122 (US$197) per night, including taxes. This AAA 4-Diamond resort typically commands rates of £182 ($295), but travel most dates until the end of January with this promotion.
Pay £12 ($20) more for stays on the following dates: 21 October, 22-24 November, 21-31 December, 1, 15-17, 22-26 January, 2013.
Upgrade to a room with ocean views for £31 ($50) more per night.
Originally erected as an apartment building in 1926, this Mediterranean-style hotel retains a timeless charm. Explore the adjacent beach at La Jolla Cove or sip on cocktails at the onsite historic Whaling Bar & Grill -- a favorite of old Hollywood icons. Just outside the hotel doors are a number of top-notch restaurants, upscale shops and art galleries in La Jolla Village.
The hotel is 15 miles from the Gaslamp Quarter, SeaWorld and the San Diego Zoo.
Not available on: 28-29 September; 4-6, 10-13, 19-20, 27-29 October.