With its beautiful beaches and famous horse racing track, Del Mar has always been attractive to the rich and famous, movie stars and celebrities. Naturally, it means that Del Mar t has a range of hotels and resorts that combine charm, luxury amenities and first class services. Most are overlooking the ocean and have easy access to the beach, such as L’Auberge Del Mar and Hotel Del Mar. Some are quirky and artsy like Les Artistes Inn. Most have swimming pools and outdoor space, its own restaurants or are close to high quality eateries.

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1.L'Auberge Del Mar

L'Auberge Del Mar
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L’Auberge Del Mar is a high-end resort overlooking Del Mar Beach and the Pacific Ocean in the charming village Del Mar, across the street from outdoor shopping mall at Del Mar Plaza. The resort is surrounded by five acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. The rooms are bright and elegant with colorful tropical décor. All rooms have flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, marble bathrooms and free wifi. Some rooms have balconies, patios and/or beach views. Suites also have living rooms, pull-out sofas and fireplaces. Guests enjoy two restaurants, a lounge with live music and an outdoor bar by the pool. There's also a spa, a free beach gear, an area shuttle and access to a fitness center and tennis courts.

1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014, Phone: 858-259-1515

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2.Best Western Premier Hotel Del Mar

Best Western Premier Hotel Del Mar
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Located in a quiet a residential area along a main thoroughfare in Del Mar, California, Best Western Del Mar has magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean. It is only a mile from Torrey Pines State Beach and Crest Canyon Park hiking trails. The rooms are modern and comfortable, offering balconies with the view of the ocean or pool. All rooms have flat-screens, free Wi-Fi access, iPod docks, microwaves, mini-fridges and coffeemakers. Some rooms also have wet bars. Guests enjoy a large pool, a restaurant, a hot tub, a gym, laundry service and a small store. The hotel is less than two kilometers from the Del Mar Racetrack and Fairground..

720 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014, Phone: 858-755-9765

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3.Hotel Indigo San Diego Del Mar

Hotel Indigo San Diego Del Mar
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Hotel Indigo is a relaxed Del Mar hotel overlooking the Pacific Ocean, only a mile from Torrey Pines State Beach, four miles from Torrey Pines Golf Course and ten miles from the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego. Hotel rooms and suites are cozy and pleasant and are equipped with mini-fridges, coffeemakers, microwaves, desks, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Upgraded rooms have balconies with ocean views, whirlpool tubs, kitchenettes and fireplaces. Guests enjoy complimentary underground parking, a seafood restaurant and bar, two outdoor pools, a European-style day spa, a business center, a fitness room and a snack shop.

710 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014, Phone: 858-755-1501

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4.Del Mar Motel on the Beach

Del Mar Motel on the Beach
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Located right on the beach in the village of Del Mar, Del Mar Motel on the Beach is bright and informal, only a short walk from Powerhouse Park and two miles from the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club racecourse. The rooms are modern and comfortable, with traditional furniture. All rooms are equipped with mini-fridges, free Wi-Fi, cable TV and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms have spectacular ocean views. Guests enjoy complimentary parking and all beach gear, a sundeck on the beach, a picnic area with BBQs and a laundry. The Belly Up Tavern with live music and national touring bands is only a short drive away.

1702 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014, Phone: 800-223-8449

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5.Les Artistes Inn

Les Artistes Inn
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Les Artistes Inn is a charming, quirky boutique hotel in Del Mar with interesting architecture, two blocks from the oceanfront, a short walk from the beach and less than two miles from Crest Canyon Park. Hotel’s 12 rooms are bright and modern with the décor inspired by famous artists and are all equipped with free WiFi, cable TV and small sitting areas. Some rooms have whirlpool tubs, fireplaces, claw-foot baths, kitchenettes and/or balconies overlooking the ocean. Guests enjoy a beautiful garden, a stone walkway and nicely furnished patio. Café Secret, which serves Peruvian cuisine, is located a short walk from the hotel.

944 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014, Phone: 858-755-4646

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6.Hilton San Diego-Del Mar

Hilton San Diego-Del Mar
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Hilton San Diego Del Mar is an upscale hotel across from Del Mar Racetrack, a short drive from the beach and less than four miles from Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. The rooms are warm and elegant, with custom beds, flat-screen TVs, coffeemakers, a desk and free wifi. Suites have separate living areas; balconies, whirlpool tubs and wet bars. Club rooms have access to a lounge that provides free breakfast, drinks and appetizers. Guests enjoy free area shuttle, a restaurant with outdoor seating and fire pits, an outdoor pool, two hot tubs, a fitness center, a ballroom and large meeting space.

15575 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014, Phone: 858-792-5200

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6 Best Del Mar Hotels