Welcome to the Empress Hotel blog! Stay up-to-date on everything that's going on around our boutique hotel in La Jolla, San Diego. Featuring events, things to do and special offers, our hotel blog will keep you current on all of the latest happenings and nearby attractions, including La Jolla Cove, Torrey Pines Golf Course, UC San Diego and more.
Our charming boutique hotel has recently been honored with a 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. This honor celebrates excellence in hospitality and is awarded to hotels that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, one of the world's most respected travel websites. Continue reading
From swing and big band to Latin, jazz and rock & roll, you'll hear a dynamic array of musical styles at La Jolla Concerts by the Sea. Held every Sunday afternoon from July 13 to August 24, these free summer concerts are a fun, family-friendly way to spend the afternoon. Continue reading
Witness the excitement and power of American Thoroughbred horse racing during the Del Mar racing season this year. Taking place from July 17 through September 3 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the summer season features numerous special events, family fun and plenty of high-speed races. Continue reading
Discover the beauty of chamber music at La Jolla SummerFest, a nationally recognized festival that features three weeks of performances and over 81 artists. From Haydn to Tchaikovsky and beyond, this delightful concert series offers something for everyone to enjoy. Concerts take place at venues including MCASD Sherwood Auditorium, the Auditorium at TSRI and Scripps Park. Continue reading