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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629-4205
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent rooms. Nice ocean views with a downhill walk to the beach. Porters down there set up chairs and umbrellas so that is nice. The outside bar is nice for sunset drinks and sushi. I did not rates 5 because the pool area was way overcrowded with small children. Granted it was a busy weekend, but I think this hotel... More

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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is a very luxury hotel situated in Laguna beach cailf in Orange County. This hotel is a luxury upscale hotel and and various amenities. Also perfect location for meetings or banquets. Hotel is about an hour from LAX or 30-45 min drive from Orange County airport depending on traffic. Disney is also about a 10-15 drive. Unless you... More

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los angeles
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The views are fantastic, especially from the gym. Makes working out much easier. Staff was friendly and helpful. Note that they have hidden the electrical outlets in the corridors so that guests can't sit on the chairs and charge their phones/tablets. Instead, they have a snack shop/coffee shop area with seats and outlets. It's nice, but i would rather have... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a little get away and chose the Ritz based on their top line service and property. When we told everyone where we would be staying we received the same response of "it's a phenomenal property", "love that place" etc. Upon check-in you realize it's everything you expect from the valet greeting you warmly, to the bellman... More

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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great hotel!!! We upgraded to a ground level room that included its own patio with fire pit and it was an amazing upgrade!! Definitely worth it and if we were to go back I would request the same room. I did feel that the hotel bar lacked in ambiance but the staff was amazing and made up for it. .... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

great place !! amazing view on Laguna niguel beach. The hotel rentals on the beach ( surfboards, transats, umbrellas ) are a must, so is the little car to drive you back to the hotel. Just too bad they do not allow day visitors to use those amenities. The hotel property , gym, restaurant are world class . A must... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This Ritz has an unparalleled location. The views are simply spectacular. Typical for a RC, the general areas are beautiful with lovely fresh flowers throughout. The service is exceptional. I was at a business meeting and the catered food was excellent. On the downside, the rooms have gotten long in the tooth. My showerhead was loose from the wall and... More

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ritzcarltonlaguna, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable feedback. We are continuously enhancing the resort on a daily basis and we have made note of your suggestions. We enjoyed having you as our guest and look forward to welcoming you back soon. More

San Diego, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed for our anniversary and everything was perfect. The service was incredible, the room immaculate and the view breathtaking. 180Blu at sunset was so beautiful and they made my favorite strawberry infused martini that was not on the menu. A guest said she was cold and out came blankets for everyone. Lunch and cocktails at the pool were so... More

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ritzcarltonlaguna, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, responded to this review

Happy Anniversary! Thank you for choosing The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. We are delighted you enjoyed a unique, memorable and personable experience with us. We look forward to your next visit. More

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9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We now live in Santa Barbara. In the past we lived near the Ritz, approx 2 blocks away, for 15 years. Our family events were very formal and our visits to the Ritz were always very special. Our last visit back to Orange County was a big change. We planned on going to the Ritz for a very relaxing day... More

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ritzcarltonlaguna, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, responded to this review

Thank you for always keeping our resort close to your heart. We greatly appreciate your loyalty. August is our peak month and many families choose us at their luxury destination. We hope to welcome you back again in the future at perhaps an off-peak time. Our ladies and gentlemen are eager to provide you with a memorable experience. More

11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

With any ritz carlton experience, there's rarely anything bad that can be said. Would absolutely stay here again, but I'd be quicker to speak up about my accommodations. I got the end room. Which is fine, don't mind walking, but had issues with water pressure, shower head, tv cutting in and out, and a noisy gate outside. Business meeting staff... More

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ritzcarltonlaguna, Executive Office at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, responded to this review

Thank you for providing your feedback. It is extremely valuable. We look forward to creating many more memories for you in the future! More

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Address: One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629-4205
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > Dana Point
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel 5*
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