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Highest Ranked:
Best of the West 2011- The Lodge at Torrey Pines

October 2011

SUNSET Magazine ‘Best of the West Hotels”

SAN DIEGO, California (October 2011) – The October issue of SUNSET Magazine awards The Lodge at Torrey Pines as Best of the West. “Highest ranked hotel in the whole shebang, a hair shy of a perfect score” states Sunset Magazine. The Lodge at Torrey Pines was recently awarded Best of the West ranking the highest of all those selected.

Sunset Magazine is your guide to living in the West showcasing everything from food & wine to the perfect Southern California weekend. Recognized as the Best for Romance and Best for Food & Drink, San Diego’s The Lodge at Torrey Pines is an ideal destination for a weekend getaway. A day of sensual pampering is a thoughtful way to remember someone you love on the most romantic of holidays followed with dinner at A.R. Valentien. Taking advantage of a location that provides an abundance of independent small farms and orchards, Chef Jeff Jackson’s menu is determined and influenced by what is available at any given time during the various seasons.

With 170 guestrooms and suites, perched along the cliffs of the Pacific Ocean, the view is not the only thing The Lodge at Torrey Pines has going for itself. The high-end world class service, the renowned A.R. Valentien, and the convenience of the Torrey Pines Golf Course – home of the 2008 US Open – right in its own backyard makes The Lodge at Torrey Pines “best in class.”

Enjoy a number of restorative treatments offered at the 9,500-sq. ft spa in one of the fourteen treatment rooms followed by a guided hike in the Torrey Pines State Reserve. Dine at A.R. Valentien enjoying wine from all around the world and return to your room for the famed turndown chocolate. Spend your ideal weekend getaway at The Lodge at Torrey Pines, “One of the most beautiful hotels anywhere” – Sunset Magazine.

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