Then & Now: Staying in La Jolla


Hotel Cabrillo is shown shortly after it was built in 1908. It was the only hotel and larger structure on Prospect Street when it was a dirt road. Today, the Cabrillo is incorporated into La Valencia, which took over its operation in the 1950s.

Trivia: How many times has the Hotel Cabrillo changed ownership?For the answer SCROLL DOWN.ANSWER:The Cabrillo only changed ownership twice until 1956, when La Valencia Hotel took possession and management started the remodeling job necessary to tie it in with the 1925 building. It was now entirely La Valencia. The two hotels were one, and with that fait accompli, many fascinating chapters had been written into the Pink Lady’s colorful