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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have the best summer ever.The staff was so helpful and friendly special thanks to Jamie she is outstand. This is amazing location , we walked to the beach,restaurants and supermarkets. We can't wait to come back next year.

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Irvine, California
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12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I planned this trip the day of, just because I wanted to get away. There was a great deal on the hotelstonightapp, so I decided to book. As soon as I pulled up to the hotel, I knew it was not what I wanted. It is a bit run down looking on the outside. It looks more like a motel... More

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Crestline, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is on the beach side of the Pacific Coast Highway. But it does not have an unobstructed view of the ocean. There is a building between you and Heisler Park on the cliffs. The website does not make this clear. Having said this, it is still very well situated for walking to all the main sights in Laguna Beach.... More

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Los Angeles, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Laguna Cliffs Inn is a great place-charming, well- appointed and welcoming. Came down for a friend's 60th birthday party and decided to spend Saturday night. Unlike a number of other hotels, the Laguna Cliffs Inn did not have a two-night minimum. We had a slight delay getting into the room at the 4 pm check-In time, but Zack, the guy... More

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Los Angeles
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23 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night over the weekend. -Free Wifi -Free Parking Love the amenities of this place! Upon arrival we were given fresh baked cookies. Right next to the check-in there are flavored water (orange water when we were there) and hot drinks you can select from. It's not just your usual coffee either. They had an entire box... More

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Fontana, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I just stayed at this hotel. My wife found a great deal from Hotel Tonight App that she found. The original room that we were going to get wasn't ready, so we were given a much larger room. Even though the room was nice, we didn't have a view of the ocean: negative. The hotel description stated... More

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Saskatchewan, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed Laguna Cliffs Inn last year and we loved it so much.. The atmosphere was wonderful, the staff were amazing and it was all around a great vibe. We actually extended our stay because of our experience. Last year the parking was free but this year we had to pay and seeing a couple previous reviews... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Laguna Cliffs Inn during a family vacation to CA in late June. We enjoyed the stay very much. We had a second floor room that looked out over the pool (which we didn't get around to using, given the cool temperatures that prevail there). The room was fairly basic yet quite complete. Very clean. Location is... More

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Redlands, CA
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103 reviews 103 reviews
14 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is much to like about this hotel. It has a good location, not too far from the beach and only a half mile from downtown. There is free parking, a precious commodity in Laguna Beach. The staff is friendly and offers excellent service. There are cookies in the afternoon, wine in the evening, and "cronuts" and coffee in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an excellent experience! Enjoyed 3 nights in this lovely hotel with our two young boys. The staff was so, so kind with them. The location is perfect- enjoyed walking to everywhere we wanted to go. The tide pools were a hit with our littles- just a short walk away. We announced ourselves by our 6 yo spilling water all... More

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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*
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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#4 Business Hotel in Laguna Beach #4 On the Beach Hotel in Laguna Beach #5 Family Hotel in Laguna Beach #6 Romantic Hotel in Laguna Beach
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As vast as the area’s beaches, trails and art galleries, the pleasures at Laguna Cliffs Inn are virtually endless. Stay steps from the beach in a hotel that boasts an open-air design facing the ocean for a peaceful, picturesque experience. While here, enjoy the convenience of complimentary Wi-Fi and our heated pool and spa, as well as in-room breakfast and a welcome basket. ... more   less 
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