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EC San Diego: Superior Costa Verde Village Aparthotel

Photos show samples of available rooms. Fixtures, fittings and sizes may vary.

Accommodation Features

Room Facilities

Building Facilities

  • Balcony
  • BBQ
  • Business Centre
  • Cleaning Service Provided
  • Fitness Center
  • Free-Wifi
  • Games Room
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Multimedia Room & Lounge
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Parking Space
  • Picnic Areas


  • Complimentary weekly maid service if there are 3 or more people staying in the apartment. If there are two or fewer people staying in the apartment, maid service is provided twice a month. Students do not need to buy materials
  • 1 washer and 1 dryer for clothes is located within the apartment. Students will need to purchase detergent to wash their clothes
  • Luggage drop-off is not allowed. Student will have to wait until room is available
  • Utility bills are included
  • Kitchen utensils are provided
  • Students must bring their own beach towels
  • 24-Hour Security on site
  • CCTV
  • Concierge on site
Room Type
Single /Twin
(Apartment size 1,102-1,258 square)
Bathroom Type
Single room Private Bathroom
Twin room Semi-Private Bathroom
(shower and bath tub)
Shared bathroom ratio: 1 bathroom per two students
Board Status

Description of Local Area

Costa Verde Village is located just a few minutes from La Jolla Village Square and University Towne Centre (UTC) shopping mall. Downtown San Diego is reachable in 20 minutes by car and 45 minutes by public transportation. There are many supermarkets, such as Bristol Farms and Vons, within a 10-minute walk. There are many conveniences, such as Starbucks, McDonald’s, Subway, currency exchange services, banks, and department stores.

Description of Accommodation

Costa Verde Village is made up of 6 complexes of over 1200 apartments. Students can choose between single or twin rooms. Each apartment consists of a living room, bedroom, a fully equipped kitchen including a refrigerator, a dishwasher, a microwave oven, sink, and a bathroom. In each bedroom there is a bed, a bedside table, lamp, and a closet.

The apartments have a sharing ratio of 1 bathroom between 2 students. Bed linens and towels are provided, but students must bring their own beach towels. Each apartment has a clothes washer and dryer which students may use at no extra charge. Students can make free local phone calls. To make international calls, students need to buy a phone card which will unblock the phone.

NOTE: Costa Verde has a 4 week minimum booking.



8730 Costa Verde Blvd.,
San Diego,
California 92122,

Phone Number


Emergency Number


Arrival and departure

  • Arrival: Saturday (Sunday arrival is possible)

    Check-in: 15:30

    Early Check-in is not allowed. Management has to be informed two weeks in advance to see if there is availability to enter the unit early.

    Late Check-in is allowed.

    Student will receive an email the week of their arrival with their lockbox code and a check-in sheet with directions 

  • Departure: Saturday 
    Check-out: 12:00
    Late check-out is not allowed. Management has to be informed two weeks prior to departure to see if they can hold the luggage for student

Journey to school

Costa Verde Village is only a 45-minunte bus ride or a 15-minute drive to school

Directions by bus: Walk to La Jolla Village Drive (just a 1-minute walk from the complex), the sign on the front of the bus will read “Downtown S.D.” and take bus #30. Exit the bus in downtown La Jolla at Silverado Street and Hershel Ave. EC San Diego is located at 1225 Prospect Street on the second floor. When you get off the bus, go north to Prospect Street. At Prospect Street, turn right and cross Ivanhoe Avenue. We are located past the corner of Ivanhoe Avenue and next to Covo Restaurant.

Students can purchase a bus pass from several supermarkets, the rates may vary but usually start from $5 a day or $72 per month.

Directions by car: Go left on Costa Verde Blvd. and turn left at La Jolla Village Drive. Turn left at Torrey Pines Road. Continue driving down the big hill and turn right onto Prospect Street. EC San Diego is located at 1225 Prospect Street next to Covo Restaurant.


Cancellation prior to arrival

Students cancelling or postponing 14 days or less prior to their accommodation dates will be charged a two-week accommodation fee at the rate quoted in the price list for the accommodation booked and the accommodation placement fee.

Cancellation after arrival

Students leaving their accommodation must give notice in writing 4 weeks prior to termination. If the 4-week notice period is not provided a cancellation fee equal to 4 weeks of the accommodation cost will apply.  After deducting the price of accommodation used at the rate quoted in the price list, including the required notice period charged at the same rate, students will be refunded the remaining accommodation costs.  


Airport Pickup

If you booked an airport pick-up, a driver from La Class Transportation will wait for you at the information desk in the baggage claims area, holding a sign with your name on it. If your flight is delayed, or for any other emergency, please call the EC San Diego emergency phone number at +1-858-449-3758. If you do not have a phone, ask the information desk to call the number for you as they are always more than happy to assist.

Other ways to get to your residence

Take a taxi to the apartment complex by giving taxi driver the address listed above. When you arrive, please follow the instructions given to you in your accommodation confirmation letter to access your apartment.

Arrival Procedures

Instructions on the lockbox access and residence map will be sent prior to arrival.

If you have any problems, please call +1-800-716-3416 or +1-858-220-6170 for all after hour emergencies.

House Rules

  • Students must be 18+ to choose this accommodation
  • Single gender apartments
  • Deposit is not required
  • Private room residents are welcome to have guests in their room up to 3 days in any consecutive 30-day period free of charge, and assume responsibility for all actions and behavior of their guests. Shared room residents are not allowed to have guests in their room
  • Smoking is not permitted
  • Due to health and safety regulations, bedroom doors in shared accommodation do not have locks
  • While we promote and support diversity, we cannot guarantee language mix. However, we always encourage students to use English to communicate, be respectful, and inclusive of others
  • EC provides a clean living space for all students and expects a basic level of respect from all students. For example, if something is dropped, pick it up; do not leave clothes and belongings on the floor; place rubbish and leftovers in a garbage bag

For more accommodation terms please refer here