Meeting Venues

Gardens and meeting spaces designed for learning, inspiring, and unwinding.

Let our dedicated on-site team assist you with planning your next event at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, a lush 10-acre executive learning retreat featuring 47,000 square feet of premier La Jolla, CA event space & venues, meeting rooms and expansive lawns surrounded by over 75 different species of plants. 

Total rooms: 210 spacious guest rooms & suites, including 11 suites, 47 doubles, and 152 kings

Total indoor meeting rooms: 9 with largest event spaces: La Jolla Ballroom | 6,864 sq. ft. and Pacifica Ballroom | 3,920 sq. ft.

Total outdoor venues: 4 with largest event space: Garden Courtyard | 3,136 sq. ft. event lawn featuring lush gardens

Airport Distance: 5 miles/15 minutes from San Diego International Airport

Property Highlights: AAA Four-Diamond Hotel | Renovated in 2019 | 7,000 sq. ft. resort spa, Spa Estancia | 10-acre La Jolla events campus with botanical gardens

Lajolla Ballroom

La Jolla Ballroom

104′ x 66′ | 6,864 Square Feet

The grand dame of the property’s indoor venues, the La Jolla Ballroom, recently completed a floor-to-ceiling revitalization. Upgrades including textured wall treatments, modern lighting and whimsical flooring elevate the space, which showcases timeless elegance while offering a vibrant, inviting atmosphere. The ballroom can be divided into up to seven rooms and features a connecting patio and lawn for plenty of opportunity to make the space your own for an inspiring general session or awards dinner.

  • Banquet: 440 people
  • Classroom: 396 people
  • Theater: 766 people
  • Reception: 700 people

Grande Room At Estancia.

Grande Room

60′ x 45′ | 2,680 Square Feet

Recently reimagined to include herringbone wood floors and contemporary golden accents, the Grande Room and its adjoining garden patio offer sophisticated space for midsize groups and meeting package meals.

  • Banquet: 180 people
  • Classroom: 165 people
  • Theater: 280 people
  • Reception: 250 people
Courtyard Garden At Estancia.

The Woodlands

12,286 Square Feet

Comprised of over dozen venues and more than 12,000 square feet, The Woodlands can accommodate everything from large lectures, mid-size groups, breakout sessions, and board gatherings.

  • Pacifica Ballroom: 3,920 Square Feet
  • Learning Theater: 3,271 Square Feet
  • Pre-Function A: 990 Square Feet
  • Pre-Function B: 665 Square Feet
  • Magnolia: 1,227 Square Feet
  • Eucalyptus: 537 Square Feet
  • Juniper: 360 Square Feet
  • Cypress: 360 Square Feet
  • Pepper: 360 Square Feet
  • Olive: 360 Square Feet
  • Dracaena: 360 Square Feet
Pacifica Ballroom

Pacifica Ballroom

48′ x 81′ | 3,920 Square Feet

Just shy of 4,000 square feet, Pacifica is perfect for medium-sized general sessions or small tradeshows. The room can be split into two equal sections, while side doors open to garden patios for a refreshing break or outdoor lunch.

  • Rounds: 280 people
  • Classroom: 160 people
  • Theater: 300 people
  • Conference: 52 people
  • U-Shape: 52 people
  • Double U-Shape: 80 people
  • Pods: 108 people
  • Hollow Square: 64 people
Estancia Learning Theater.

Learning Theater

52′ x 56′ | 3,271 Square Feet A 125-seat auditorium with built-in audiovisual and individual work stations, this theater can play host to lectures, multi-media presentations, film screenings or forums.
  • Classroom: 125 people
Spacious Meeting Room In La Jolla.


35′ x 35′ | 1,227 Square Feet A wall of windows facing the gardens provides plenty of natural light in this meeting room.
  • Rounds: 80 people
  • Classroom: 40 people
  • Theater: 70 people
  • Conference: 28 people
  • U-Shape: 26 people
  • Double U-Shape: 40 people
  • Pods: 36 people


22′ x 24′ | 537 Square Feet

A break in meetings in Dracaena offers the opportunity to open the room’s French doors for fresh air and inspiration.

  • Rounds: 30 people
  • Classroom: 18 people
  • Theater: 24 people
  • Conference: 16 people
  • U-Shape: 16 people
  • Pods: 12 people
Boardroom At Estancia.

Hacienda Boardroom

21′ x 31′ | 650 Square Feet

This light-filled setting is grounded by a stately solid wood table that sets the stage for executive meetings, while the adjacent Hacienda Lawn offers the promise of more sunshine during an outdoor lunch or afternoon yoga session.

  • Conference: 20 people
Juniper Meeting Room.


15′ x 24′ | 360 Square Feet

Juniper and four additional breakout rooms of equivalent size facilitate small group discussions, board meetings, or staff offices. Some breakout rooms feature French doors opening to tranquil garden patios for added inspiration.

  • Rounds: 20 people
  • Classroom: 12 people
  • Theater: 20 people
  • Conference: 12 people
Courtyard Garden At Estancia.

Garden Courtyard

28′ x 112′ | 3,136 Square Feet

The show-stopping centerpiece of Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, the Garden Courtyard is adorned with over 100 types of botanicals and accented by gorgeous Spanish-style architecture. A beautiful Southern California setting for a grand themed reception, concert, or dinner under the stars.

  • Banquet: 140 people
  • Reception: 250 people
Olive Lawn

Olive Lawn

52′ x 32′ | 1,664 Square Feet

The perfect size for an array of outdoor functions, this lawn is surrounded by swaying olive trees and bright blossoms. Estancia La Jolla’s signature restaurant Mustangs & Burros is located next door for an easy transition from cocktail reception to seated dinner.

  • Banquet: 90 people
  • Reception: 130 people
  • Royal Conference: 64 people (2 tables)
Meeting Outside In La Jolla.

Caretaker’s Lawn

52′ x 32′ | 1,664 Square Feet

Flanked by Estancia La Jolla’s historic adobe buildings and large cacti, the Caretaker’s Lawn is the epitome of a Spanish hacienda setting.

  • Banquet: 80 people
  • Reception: 70 people
  • Royal Conference: 66 people (3 tables)
Outdoor Meeting.

Hacienda Lawn

28′ x 50′ | 1,400 Square Feet

Adjacent to the Hacienda Boardroom, this intimate lawn is ideal for lunch or team building under the San Diego skies.

  • Banquet: 80 people
  • Reception: 60 people
  • Royal Conference: 66 people (3 tables)
Meeting By The Fireplace.

Hidden Feather

29′ x 17′ | 510 Square Feet

A whimsical dining room tucked away welcoming curiosity and conversation. The playful, cozy environment features an inviting fireplace and more residential feel.

  • Banquet: 30 people
  • Reception: 40 people
  • Royal Conference: 24 people
Courtyard Garden At Estancia.

Mariposa Lawn

40′ x 25′ | 1,000 Square Feet

Adjacent to our Hacienda Lawn you’ll find our Mariposa Lawn connected to our Woodlands Center. This space is a perfect add-on for breaks andintimate groups gatherings.

Meetings Made Easy

Blur the line between work and play with these amazing meeting spaces.


Meetings Made Easy

Blur the line between work and play with these amazing meeting spaces.