Guests at the Lodge at Torrey Pines, San Diego, California, can practice their golfing skills on the 18-hole course and those looking for something more relaxing can enjoy the specialist treatments on offer at the spa.
The rooms feature flat-screen TV’s, coffee makers, hairdryers, desks, mp3 docks, minibars, air-conditioning units, complimentary toiletries and free Wi-Fi.
The Lodge at Torrey Pines boasts 170 rooms, two restaurants, bar/lounge in addition to a fully-equipped spa, golf course, outdoor-pool as well as a hot tub, a gift shop and a beauty salon. Conference facilitates and on-site parking are also available.
The A. R. Valentien Restaurant offers a wide range of dishes made from local ingredients as well as freshly prepared breakfasts. Light snacks and an extensive drinks list are available at the bar.
Torrey Pines State Reserve, Salk Institute, La Jolla Cove and Mount Soledad are all in close proximity to the lodge.
Those who came here in order to take advantage of the 18-hole golf course said that it was immaculately presented as well as challenging whilst guests who visited the spa said that the facility was clean and the therapists knowledgeable and professional. The outdoor- pool was said to be of decent size with plenty of comfortable loungers. .
Restaurant ticks all the boxes.
Those who dined at the formal restaurant said that both the quality of food and the service exceeded their expectations. The dishes were described as being full of flavor, prepared using fresh local ingredients. Guests said that their dining pleasure was enhanced by the attentive and courteous staff. .
Spacious and well-presented rooms.
The decor was described as elegant with stylish pieces of furniture and quality upholstery. Guests said that they had plenty of space within their rooms to move around as well as large wardrobes and chests of drawers which were adequate for storing away all their belongings. .
Some of the guests mentioned that the dark coloured furniture and upholstery made their rooms look rather sombre. The lightning in the rooms was also said to be quite dim which added to the overall dark appearance. .
Although many rooms have scenic views over the golf course and even the ocean, some guests were disappointed to find that their rooms overlooked an internal courtyard where there are many mature trees which blocked natural light coming into the rooms. .
Hearing noise from the adjoining rooms and also the hallways were just some of the objections from guests who said that the rooms lacked adequate soundproofing. Noise from the elevators was described as quite intrusive and affected those guests whose rooms were located closest to the lifts.