Press Release




The Lodge at Torrey Pines Awarded
#1 Best Hotel in San Diego by US News

October 2011

San Diego’s premier five diamond property recognized as one of the best hotels in the Country

LA JOLLA, California (September 2011) – The Lodge at Torrey Pines has been named “Number 1 Hotel in San Diego” in the 2011 Best Hotels in the United States by US News Travel. The comprehensive luxury travel website stems from U.S, News and World Report covering hotels and travel around the world, has recognized The Lodge at Torrey Pines San Diego’s most luxurious resort.

A trusted guide, since 1933, U.S. News & World Report’s newest category is Travel. Editors have analyzed travel guides, online and user reviews and composed a ranking based on Hotel Class, Guest Rating, Awards and Recognition. Over a thousand selected properties, The Lodge at to Torrey Pines ranked so high that it made it to the exclusive U.S. News list of the Best Hotels in the USA and ranking number one as San Diego’s Best Hotel.

Captivating travelers and press alike, the breathtaking location and unparalleled service the Lodge at Torrey Pines is San Diego’s premier Five Diamond resort. San Diego popular columnist, Tom Blair, writes, “The Lodge at Torrey Pines scores big this month with a pair of media honors. U.S. News & World Report ranks it No. 1 among San Diego’s top 10 hotels, with 4½ out of 5 stars. And in Sunset magazine’s “Best in the West” 2011 Hotel Awards (October issue), the Lodge scores highest — 98 points out of 100.” Not only noted by property, San Diego as a travel destination recognized in the top three of Best US Vacations.

The Lodge at Torrey Pines is a tribute to the California Craftsman Movement and is modeled after Greene & Greene’s famed Gamble and Blacker houses in Pasadena, California, two of the finest examples of early 1900s Craftsman-style architecture. The Lodge features 170 spacious guest rooms, including 8 suites, more than 13,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space, and a 9,500 square-foot spa. The Lodge is adjacent to the Torrey Pines Golf Course and is within walking distance of Torrey Pines State Reserve. For special Room Packages and Reservations please visit www.lodgetorreypines.com Inquiries regarding media and further information please contact Steve Pelzer, (858) 777-6705 spelzer@lodgetorreypines.com