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Scenic La Jolla Weddings

With a dramatic setting along the Pacific coast, seaside La Jolla is the ultimate wedding destination. Our charming hotel offers professional facilities so guests can host unforgettable intimate gatherings, rehearsal dinners, or a post-wedding brunch on our Garden Terrace. Gourmet catering is available to make every meal or cocktail reception a special occasion.

Located just steps from several La Jolla ceremony and reception venues, Empress Hotel La Jolla is the perfect location to secure a block of guestrooms so that your friends and family can feel right at home during your California dream wedding.

Anything over nine guest rooms per night is considered a group booking at Empress Hotel La Jolla, and we reserve the right to cancel these reservations. Please complete the inquiry form below for more information or contact us at 858-999-0857 or sales@empress-hotel.com.

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  • Great experience

    "Great location. Walking distance to the cove and village. Having a valet which was really convenient. Very clean hotel. Great friendly staff. Shames was very very Nice and helpful. My experience was great."
    -Sadi M

  • Empress Saved our Anniversary Trip, Thank you!!

    "My husband and I visited La Jolla for our 20th anniversary. Our Air BnB reservation fell through in a very bad way, and we had to find a hotel for the next six nights, STAT. While my husband was dealing with Air BnB, I set out to search for something in the same area so we could..."

  • The Room Even Had A Piano

    "Came to La Jolla for a quick weekend trip from Los Angeles. Read all the good reviews and decided to give The Empress a try. Glad I did. The hotel is on the corner of Fay and Silverado in the heart of La Jolla Village, within easy walking distance of all the Village stores and restaurants and La Jolla Cove."

  • Amazing European Experience in La Jolla

    "From the moment I booked this hotel the staff, mainly Shamiss, was professional, courteous and exceeded my expectations! The Hotel is perfectly located in the heart of the city, making the best restaurants, coffee shops and stores in easy walking distance..."

  • Lovely historic hotel close to everything in La Jolla.

    "This is a gorgeous renovated hotel right in the middle of La Jolla. Parking is not available but they do have curbside valet and there is a parking garage over the road. We were lucky to be there on a Sunday so we were able to park free on the road until the morning. They have the yummiest cookies at check-in"-Vivienne N