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Laguna Cliffs Inn

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   475 N. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (Formerly By the Sea Inn)
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Ranked #6 of 22 Hotels in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Gia_artist Riverside, California
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Riverside, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I wasn't all that impressed with Laguna Cliffs Inn, first of all when we entered our room there were crumbs on the cushion of the seat. My husband lifted the cushion up and sure enough there was a pile of crumbs. Second, the bathroom was not up to my standards. They seemed to have stopped the remodel of the rooms... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our room was 106 queen bed, pool view with balcony that had partial ocean view. This was our first time stay in Laguna Beach for my birthday, October 16th. Laguna Cliffs Inn is reasonably priced motel with partial ocean views and balconies that can be used for evening wine and dine. The location is the best with an easy downhill... More

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La Quinta, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Laguna has choices. Having stayed at this hotel in the past and just this week I still find a quiet and relaxing atmosphere. The staff is professional and can not do enough to make your stay a very pleasant time. This a hidden Jewel one short block to one of the most beautiful beaches in the Country.I rated 4 stars... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was the perfect end to our holiday after a hectic time in Las Vegas and mountain biking in Moab. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. The rooms were clean and well looked after. The pool might be a little small for some but being a non swimmer I wasn't bothered and it seemed neither was anyone else.... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Laguna Cliffs Inn as a recommended stopover between LA and Santa Barbara, being part of a road trip. We found the staff very friendly and helpful, helping us with suggestions of what to see and where to eat. The wine and cheese was a nice touch, enjoyed by the pool. We missed out on the breakfast... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great stay. Hotel staff were very friendly and accommodating. Rooms are updated and clean. Patio chairs in front of the room are nice to sit outside in the morning and enjoy a cup of coffee. Walking distance to Ralph's grocery store and Starbucks. Also a short walk to the beach. Beach is mostly smaller coves so not... More

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have spent two separate nights this past month at the Laguna Beach Inn. The positives for the hotel were the staff, especially the front desk; the location, one block from the beach; and the overall amenities, flat screen television and good sized room. For the Laguna Beach area, this hotel is a very good value for the cost per... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These comments were written immediately after my last visit in May, 2014 but never posted. Since TripAdvisor keeps hounding me for more comments, I will accommodate. See my original posting from December 16, 2013. I note that some of the more recent responses on TripAdvisor by the hotel management refer to "recently added services" not experienced by me. I have... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This average hotel comes with a luxury price tag. We had an ok night, in an ok room, in an ok location but the price (with car park and tax) was way above average, and you would expect a lot more for that kind of money, even in Laguna Beach. For a start the hotel is right on a busy... More

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Rachel T, General Manager at Laguna Cliffs Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sexy Ggy: I would like to thank you for your honest feedback in regards to your recent visit and was disappointed to read that we did not meet your needs. I have reached out privately to discuss the concerns that Sexy Ggy had mentioned in the survey. Sexy Ggy is correct in saying that we are located along Pacific... More

St. Charles, IL
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ended up choosing LCI from a co workers recommendation. Although the booking process was a bit long through the discount deal. The location, rooms and staff were all excellent. Parking was affordable and the amenities were nice. Wifi fast. Great feel to this place.

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Address: 475 N. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (Formerly By the Sea Inn)
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > Laguna Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Laguna Cliffs Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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