Hotel Karlan



Hotel Karlan offers 19 distinct and distinguished venues for meetings or events of any kind. From formal galas to intimate gatherings, we provide the accommodations, state-of-the-art tech, and personalized customer service to ensure your event is flawless orchestrated.

  • 19 meeting rooms
  • 45,557 square feet of total meeting space
  • 7,800 square feet largest meeting space

Carmel Highlands Ballroom

SIZE: 4,026 SQ. FT.

Stately and refined, the Carmel Highlands Ballroom is our largest space and can accommodate up to 400 people. Nestled away from the main hotel, the ballroom has its own private parking lot, bathrooms, and two breakout rooms for additional convenience and flexibility. With a built-in stage and high ceilings, it is a highly customizable event venue that is perfect for corporate galas and receptions that call for extra space and elegance.

Fairbanks Ranch Ballroom

SIZE: 1,705 SQ. FT.

Modestly sized and well appointed, the 1,705 square foot Fairbanks Ranch Ballroom is a perfect venue for intimate business meetings and receptions. Natural light illuminates this stylish space, which features a separate patio that overlooks the scenic foothills and is ideal for al fresco cocktail hours and gatherings.

Karlan Lawn

SIZE: 6,400 SQ. FT.

Enjoy the perfect San Diego weather in our idyllic outdoor event space, the Karlan Lawn. Nestled in the foothills of the Black Mountains and featuring scenic vistas this is an ideal space for outdoor receptions or corporate functions. A standalone venue adjacent to the Palm Patio, the Karlan Lawn includes an elegant pergola and pond creating a picturesque one-of-a-kind setting.

Palm Patio

SIZE: 5,600 SQ. FT.

Gaze out onto the charming foothills and our lush, manicured lawns, while enjoying the warm Southern California weather. Located near Asado Grill, our flagship restaurant, the Palm Patio features convenient access to the Palm Lawn and Social Lawn and is ideally suited for intimate al fresco gatherings.

Flexible Breakout Rooms

SIZE: 792/1,290/1,190 SQ. FT.

Located in the Asado Pavilion, our three distinct breakout rooms vary in size and are well suited for meetings and events ranging from 20 to 60 guests. Each room (Torrey Pines, Rancho Santa Fe, and Rancho Bernardo) offers brilliant natural light (blackout drapes available) and access to our spacious outdoor patio. Ideal for corporate meetings and intimate gatherings, each space is equipped with built-in dropdown screens and state-of-the-art audiovisual tech.

Miramar Room

SIZE: 620 SQ. FT.

Natural light gives this intimate 620 square foot space a sense of openness and brings a feeling of the outdoors inside. Conveniently located in the main building of the hotel, the Miramar Room features easy access to both the patio and lawn spaces and is ideal for executive meetings and intimate receptions.

Palm Lawn

SIZE: 6,650/7,800 SQ. FT.

Situated just outside of Asado Grill, our flagship restaurant, the Palm Lawns A and B can be used individually for intimate events or combined for larger outdoor events. Surrounded by lush landscaping and picturesque foothill views, our lawns are perfect for team building exercises, activities, games, or outdoor receptions.

Del Mar/Del Sur

SIZE: 1,404/740 SQ. FT.

A private venue in its own building, the Del Mar/Del Sur room is a spacious and flexible moderate-sized-venue. Conveniently located near the main lobby and the Asado Pavilion, the space includes a private parking lot and restrooms.



Allow our top chefs to create a unique and delicious menu for your special occasion. From light snacks and canapés to full-scale meals, our culinary experts will create a menu that is sure to please everyone in attendance.


  • Breakfast
  • Breaks
  • Lunch
  • Reception
  • Dinner
  • Cocktails & Wine
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14455 Penasquitos Drive, San Diego, CA 92129

858 672 9100


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