There are 7 properties currently listed in La Jolla. At this time there are 5 "Green" lodging properties listed of which 4 properties have completed the iStayGreen Audit. La Valencia Hotel has been awarded a 3 Green Eco-Leaf Rating.
To qualify for the Green Eco-Leaf Rating La Valencia Hotel completed an audit of their property's compliance with over 70 unique eco-initiatives. Environmentally friendly measures that are reviewed include energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling, enviromentally safe cleaning, reduction of waste, ongoing maintenance, purchasing habits, plus many other factors. In it's efforts to create a more sustainable travel future and reduce their impact on our environment, La Valencia Hotel employs 33 eco-initiatives.
For detailed information regarding environmental measures currently employed by La Valencia Hotel please contact the property directly or email iStayGreen.org.
? Cleaning Supplies: All rooms and linens are cleaned with environmentally friendly eco certified cleaning products. ? Member of the Green Hotels Association ? Recycled Paper: Property wide printing on recycled paper. ? Non Smoking Hotel: La Valencia is a smoke free hotel. ? Towel/Linen Reuse: Guests have the opportunity to do their part to reduce energy and detergents required for daily washings. ? Recycling: Back of house recycling programs addressing glass, bottles, paper, cardboard, etc. ? Energy Conservation: Back of house lighting retrofitted and audited to ensure energy efficient bulbs are in place. ? Water Conservation: Implementation and auditing of low flow systems for faucets, toilets, and showers. ? Best Practices: Recycling of coat hangers, elimination of Styrofoam cups, battery and toner cartridges recycling system, complimentary overnight valet parking for hybrid cars ? Dry Cleaning: Guests and Employee dry-cleaning uses eco friendly methods and products. ? Eco-friendly Food – We offer food organically grown and purchase some of our produce and vegetables from local farms ? Donation programs: Instead of being thrown away, unused amenity bottles and sheets are donated and used by local charities. We are also a partner with Birch Aquarium at Scripps with adapt a seal program.