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.
Grab your clubs and head out to the world-renowned Torrey Pines Golf Course for a public shotgun tournament this February. Up to 100 players can participate in this simultaneous tournament, and free sign-ups are available for residents and non-residents alike. The facility's dual championship courses offer an incredible chance for golfers as they take on its scenic North and South 18-hole courses. Continue readingPublic Shotgun at Torrey Pines in February Details
Treat your family to a special journey along the San Diego coast with a unique kayak sea cave tour. For 90 minutes, you and the rest of the crew will get to witness five distinct marine environments that call this marine ecological reserve home, including sea lions, pelicans, cormorants, leopard sharks, and colorful garibaldi fish. Continue readingLa Jolla Sea Cave Tours Details
Hailed as one of the best contemporary performing ensembles today, the Paul Dresher Ensemble marries electronic and acoustic instruments across an array of musical genres. This novel experience will come to a head this February when virtuoso percussionist Steve Schick performs at UC San Diego's Mandeville Auditorium as part of the much-anticipated Schick Machine. Continue readingPaul Dresher Ensemble: Schick Machine Details
Begin your Valentine's Day weekend with a romantic getaway at our boutique hotel. A complimentary bottle of champagne and scattered decorative petals await you in your spacious guestroom. Afterward, you two can enjoy soaking up the rest of the city's celebrations, including a La Jolla Wine Tour and a romantic evening at our onsite restaurant, Manhattan of La Jolla. Continue readingValentine's Day in La Jolla Details