San Diego

Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love This Hotel

  • Ranked #1 of 280 Hotels in San Diego on TripAdvisor
  • Earned Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers' Choice Award for Top 20 Resorts in Southern California in 2015
  • It's packed with amenities and family activities
  • Nestled in a secluded canyon, this hotel is in an idyllic setting among the surrounding mountains

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Tucked away in the secluded Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve just north of San Diego, this AAA 5-Diamond hotel offers stunning views from nearly every inch of the property.

The lush Mediterranean-style grounds are loaded with amenities. The hotel is home to one of Southern California’s premier golf courses and also has tennis courts, horseback riding trails, multiple pools and the 21,000-square-foot Spa at Fairmont Grand Del Mar.

Those looking to venture beyond the resort can drive 30 minutes to the renowned San Diego Zoo or take advantage of complimentary roundtrip transportation to Del Mar's 18th Street beach, which also includes beach towels, bottled water and beach chair/umbrella set-up when reserved 24 hours in advance. The resort offers other amenities from complimentary parking and Internet, to limousine service within 14 miles, to childcare service during spa treatments, and much more.



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Kids' club
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Fitness classes
  • Games room
  • Golf course (on-site)
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Tennis courts
  • Nightlife / entertainment
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa
  • Extra beds (fees apply)
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Chauffeur service (fees apply)
  • Complimentary chauffeur service
  • Complimentary shuttle service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Pillow menu
  • Business center
  • ATM
  • Baby-sitting service (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Jacuzzi in some rooms
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station
  • Video games on request

Internet President's Club Members enjoy complimentary internet access.

  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Internet access (fees apply)
  • Wi-Fi in guest rooms (fees apply)
  • Wi-Fi in public areas (fees apply)
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
  • High-Speed Wi-Fi (fees apply)
  • Internet access


  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Complimentary parking
  • Valet service (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible spa
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible


Check-in: Standard Time is 4pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children 17 and under stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request).
Crib available on request, free of charge.
Extra bed available on request free of charge.
Extra person charge is $50 + tax per night.
Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request; small dogs (maximum weight 25 lbs). A nonrefundable one-time cleaning fee of $150.00 USD will be charged to the credit card on file. The only guest rooms that accommodate pets are the 1st Floor Fairmont Rooms.

Fees: Complimentary car park.
Valet service fee: US$40 plus tax per night.
A resort/facility fee of US$45 plus tax, per night will be added to the total price of your stay upon check out.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Customer Service available Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

Enjoyed This
(9 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Fairmont Grand Del Mar over the past 15 months.
4.4 Ambiance
5.0 Location
4.6 Rooms
4.4 Quality of Service
3.8 Value for the Money
3.6 Ease of Booking

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