The Del Mar Inn is an award-winning hotel located in the affluent coastal town of Del Mar. Nestled in this seaside village you’ll enjoy the tranquility of its coastal ambiance, and be comforted by its relaxed atmosphere. Cute cafes, eclectic restaurants, quaint boutique shops, and colorful galleries are all within walking distance of the hotel. The iconic Del Mar Racetrack is a six-minute drive away, and Torrey Pines State Reserve is six minutes in the opposite direction where La Jolla meets Del Mar’s southern edge. Clarion Inn Del Mar Inn provides the perfect getaway just a block from the ocean where the sun warms you, the rhythmic waves soothe you, and beautiful sunsets alert you to nightfall.
Del Mar Inn keeps it simple merging contemporary design and advanced technology with warm, comfortable style. Neutral shades of creams, whites, and tans with hints of seafoam green reflect the natural beauty of the surrounding gardens and the plush greenery in the hotel’s interior. Every effort is made to harmonize with the environment and let the beauty of nature take the lead. Against the backdrop of a sparkling blue ocean, bright cloudless skies, and warm sandstone bluffs, Del Mar Inn encapsulates everything an ocean retreat should be.
The hotel caters to both business and leisure guests who need to stay connected. The tech-friendly property offers high speed wireless Internet in every room as well as indoor and outdoor common areas, including meeting rooms, banquet rooms, and the library. Corporate travelers will appreciate the hotel’s proximity to Del Mar Highlands Business Park, Torrey Pines Science Park, and Scripps Research Institute.
Their reputation as an award-winning hotel gives you the confidence you need to host your event in a serene and comfortable environment. As a recipient of a Gold Choice Hospitality Award, Del Mar Inn is a great choice for a family vacation, business conference, or romantic weekend. They know what it takes to make your travel experience exceptional.
The Del Mar Inn offers two room styles; guest can choose between a room with a king bed or a room with two queen beds. There are no suites available at this hotel, but there is an option to add a rollaway bed or crib to your guestroom. Although rooms are on the smaller side, the space is used efficiently allowing plenty of room to relax comfortably and entertain. All guestrooms have been recently upgraded and have balconies or patios that offer views of the Pacific Ocean, the tropical garden, or the on-site pool. Relax in a beautiful room with a warm and inviting décor in gentle hues of sand, seafoam green, and bright white, against dark wood furnishings.
Guestrooms have Clarion Inn Comfort Mattresses by Serta, quilted duvets, and giant feather pillows ensuring a quality night’s sleep. A 42” flat-screen TV sits atop a dark wood dresser. There is a comfortable workspace at a charming writing desk if you have business to conduct. In-room technologies include a clock radio/CD player with an AUX plug, Wolfgang Puck gourmet coffee/tea maker, iPod docking station, mini refrigerator, and individual temperature control. Bathrooms have black cabinetry with grey marble countertops, designer spa products, and plush robes.
Tip: Not all rooms come with kitchenettes, microwaves, or refrigerators; if these are necessities for you, make sure to request one. You can also ask for connecting rooms if you’re traveling with a group and want this feature.
The Clarion Inn Del Mar Inn is equipped with all the amenities you could want or need during your vacation. They have a 1,000-square-foot state-of-the-art space to host your intimate wedding. They provide catering and all the necessary technology needed to pull off any event seamlessly. There is also a library/relaxation room so you have plenty of space to work, read, or just surf the web comfortably. Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the entire hotel, assures you that you’ll never have to worry about being connected.
Guests can enjoy the heated outdoor pool, or relax in the oversized whirlpool. There is a cozy poolside fireplace for chilly San Diego evenings. Host an event or simply linger in the beautiful garden with gazebo or sky-lit patio. Restless little ones? Head to the on-site arcade and game room for a little family fun. The Clarion Inn also provides a fitness center for your morning or evening workout and a concierge-style activity desk. The hotel provides dry cleaning services and an on-site laundry facility. The 24-hour front desk support ensures all your needs are met.
There are many great places to dine within walking distance of the hotel, but when you prefer to stay in, Bistro C is the perfect solution. This modern restaurant has a casual vibe; decorated in soft greens and bold blues, it draws inspiration from its seaside surroundings. They serve simple California coastal cuisine both from the menu and buffet style. Open from sun up to sun down, it’s a great place to grab a bite to eat, or a sunset cocktail. Eat on their outdoor patio and enjoy stunning ocean views while you dine.
Del Mar is known for its affluence, beautiful beaches, historic fairgrounds, and iconic racetrack; you’ll enjoy this upscale seaside neighborhood and all it has to offer. Check out Del Mar Village, which is within walking distance of the hotel. At Coast Highway and 15th Street in the Village, Del Mar Plaza has more than 30 restaurants, boutiques, and galleries. Stop in for a light bite or a morning coffee at Pacifica Del Mar Breeze on the top floor and enjoy the most affordable epic ocean views in the Village. You’ll find a wide variety of offerings at Del Mar Plaza such as fine jewelry, interesting home décor, artwork and collectibles, and trendy fashions. Walk the six blocks of Old Del Mar Village for fascinating shops and take home a piece of Del Mar culture. Circle back to the Plaza and make the two block walk to the beach. Enjoy a sunset while strolling along the beaches fronting Powerhouse Park. Music lovers can eat at Jake’s Del Mar on the beach before walking over to Seagrove Park for their concert in the park series.
If you are planning a visit in June, you’ll want to visit the legendary San Diego County Fair on the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Mid-July is the start of the Del Mar horse racing season at the stunning Del Mar Racetrack by the sea. Another local gem just minutes from the hotel is La Jolla’s public Torrey Pines Golf Course. Play 18 holes on either the north or south course where golf legends like Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have played. Nature enthusiasts can plan a fun day of hiking the paths of nearby Torrey Pines State Reserve at Del Mar’s southern tip. Whether you’re looking for action and adventure, a connection with nature, family time, romance, or simple relaxation, you’ll find it all in Del Mar.
The Clarion Inn Del Mar Inn offers great discounts, specials, and packages. Stay two nights and get the Manager’s Special, which is 15% off the price of your room. For those traveling on business you can take advantage of the San Diego Corporate Travel Special where you can get deeply discounted rooms. Come for the November Bing Crosby Thoroughbred extended racing season and enjoy a Del Mar Race Rate at the Clarion Inn.
There are also several stay and play packages. The Torrey Pines Golf Course Package and the San Diego Getaway Package are examples of these great deals. A complimentary breakfast at the Bistro C and a late check-out are just a few of the perks included in these packages. The Del Mar Inn encourages guests to check out their website for the latest deals.