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The 10 Best Hotels in Laguna Beach, California

Are you planning a trip to Laguna Beach, California in the near future? If so, it's not too soon to start looking for the perfect place to stay. Not all hotels are created equally and while all advertise themselves as being great places to stay, the truth of the matter is that some are much better than others. We've put together a list of the 10 best Laguna Beach hotels for your consideration and we've selected them by guest approval rating, cleanliness, amenities, value for the cost, and location.

10. Pacific Edge Hotel on Laguna Beach

647 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach

Starting rates: $109 per night

The Pacific Edge Hotel has been given a 3.5 out of 5 possible stars by former guests. It is located near the sandy beaches offering direct beach access for fun in the sun. Oceanview rooms and suites are available upon request when available. This hotel features two beachfront restaurants for your dining pleasure on-site. It is close to shopping venues within walking distance and the facilities of the hotel are a favorite for holding special events and business conventions.

9. Holiday Inn Laguna Beach

696 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach

Starting rates: $109 per night

This hotel and beach resort is located in teh center of Laguna Beach close to several of the most popular beaches. It's an affordable hotel that guests give a 4 out of 5-star rating for comfort, amenities, service, and location. All of the guest rooms have recently been renovated. Amenities include parking, free wifi, a swimming pool, pet-friendly, a business center with internet access, a restaurant and lounge, patio dining, tropical settings, nightly entertainment, and dry cleaning and laundry services available.

8. Laguna Riviera Beach Resort

825 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach

Starting rates: $148 per night

The Laguna Riviera Beach Resort has been given a rating of 4 out of 5 by former guests. It is a relaxing beach resort that offers tropical gardens for guests to enjoy that run to the edge of the ocean. Rooms are available with spectacular views of the ocean and the setting is peaceful and quiet. Amenities include a heated sauna, a Jacuzzi, an indoor salt-water pool, free continental breakfast and wifi for guests, free parking and a location that is close to the downtown area.

7. Capri Laguna On The Beach

1441 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach

Starting rates: $161 per night

The Capri Laguna On The Beach has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 from former guests who give it high recommendations. This hotel offers a host of guest amenities including free parking along with complimentary wifi, breakfast and a guest swimming pool. Guests also have access to bicycle rentals, pets are allowed and kids stay for free.

6. The Inn At Laguna Beach

211 North Coast Highway, Laguna Beach

Starting rates: $179 per night

The Inn at Laguna Beach has a 4.5 out of 5 guest rating. It features luxury amenities such as pillow-top mattresses, 42-inch flat-screen TVs, an outdoor heated pool and Jacuzzi, complimentary beach amenities, Starbucks In-Room coffee, free wifi, nightly wine receptions with cookies and milk in the lobby. The hotel sits atop a bluff that overlooks the Pacific Ocean and offers some of the most spectacular views in the area.

5. Casa Laguna Hotel & Spa

2510 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach

Starting rates: $399 per night

The Casa Laguna Hotel & Spa is intended for parties of one or two persons so if you have a family, it's not the best choice. If you're looking for a more intimate setting for couples, then this is one of the more highly recommended hotels in the area. Guests give it a rating of 4.5 out of a possible 5. Features of this historic boutique hotel include luxury guest rooms with eco-friendly linens, crafted mini-bar options, flat-panel smart TVs, and more. Rooms with an ocean view are available and the hotel sits minutes from local beaches, a host of restaurants, art galleries, and summer art festivals. Massage services are available at the on-site spa. Other amenities include free Wifi, free parking, a swimming pool, free breakfast daily, pets are allowed, bicycles are available for rental, and baggage storage is also available.

4. The Tides Laguna Beach

460 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach

Starting rates: $126 per night

The Tides Laguna Beach gets a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from guests. The environment of the hotel is set to be romantic and a perfect getaway for couples. It is located close to the area's attractions and excellent restaurants. Rooms are comfortable with free wifi, a flat-screen television, AC and a refrigerator. Daily newspapers are delivered. Guests have use of a swimming pool along with barbecue facilities with free parking available.

3. The Ranch at Laguna Beach

31106 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach

Starting rates: $399 per night

The Ranch at Laguna Beach is a little pricey, but it offers all of the amenities of a top resort with a spa in Southern California. This is the ideal setting for a romantic getaway for two in a hotel that is set on 87 acres of canyon property with easy beach access. The hotel features the Harvest Restaurant for on-site fine dining with California cuisine with breakfasts, lunches and dinners served and in-room dining available. Just a few of the amenities include free WiFi, a swimming pool, free parking, a fitness center with a workout room and gym a golf course, children's activities, a bar/lounge, a business center with internet access and more. You can also enjoy a drink by the pool at the Pond Pool Bar. Guests give this hotel an overall rating of 4.5 out of a possible 5.

2. Surf & Sand Resort

1555 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach

Starting rates: $255 per night

The Surf & Sand Resort is given a T4.5 out of 5 ratings from previous guests. This hotel features an on-site restaurant for fine dining with the option of room service. Other amenities include free high-speed internet, a fitness center with a gym, a bar and lounge, a swimming pool, beach access, a business center, and it is pet-friendly.

1. Hotel Joaquin

985 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach

Starting rates: $229 per night

The Hotel Jaoquin is the best value for the money with a perfect 5 out of 5-star rating from former guests of the facility. It offers a location in a natural setting, away from the hustle and bustle of more public areas. It's the ideal place to relax adn rejuvenate. The hotel features an Adventure Garage, hand-delivered coffee service, a decadent breakfast on the house, guest swimming pool, free parking and wifi, beach access, bicycle rentals, kid activities, and more.

Liz Flynn

Written by Liz Flynn

Liz Flynn has worked as a full-time writer since 2010 after leaving a career in education. She finds almost all topics she writes about interesting, but her favorite subjects are travel and food. Liz loves the process of researching information, learning new things, and putting into words what others who share her interests might like to read. Although she spends most of her time writing, she also enjoys spending time with her husband and four children, watching films, cooking, dining out, reading, motorsports, gaming, and walking along the beach next to her house with her dog.

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