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Laguna Cliffs Inn

2.5 of 5 475 N. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (Formerly By the Sea Inn)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the 'motel' for one night only (thanks God) during a recent business trip in CA. I believe my title says it all...:( The hotel has a nice website with professional photos, but it really is a motel. It advertises itself: 'Inspired by the colors and textures of California’s premier coastline, Laguna Cliffs Inn features an open-air layout... More 

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

Dear aj005: I would like to thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about our hotel. As with all guest comments, we learn our areas of weakness and where we excel. It is obvious the level of service we provided to you was overshadowed by your concerns. Please know that I have reached out to you personally... More 

San Diego, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed overnight on a TravelZoo voucher, our first time at this hotel. It was wonderful! The room was great, the parking so convenient (underground, right off the lobby), it was blissfully quiet, the bed incredibly comfortable. There is a lovely walk right near the hotel along the cliff overlooking the ocean with beautiful landscaping along the way. They have... More 

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

Dear ChloeChristine: I cannot thank you enough for all of the positive comments you made about our hotel. I especially would like to say thank you for your special shout out; it meant the world to me. ChloeChristine, you mentioned so many of our positive attributes but I did want to let future guests know that our hotel will be... More 

Chicago
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveled to the area for a meeting, first time at this property. Very reasonable priced for the amenities, great value. Room was nicely appointed and bed was comfortable. Nice pool area and underground parking. Good views of the ocean and only a short walk to restaurants and the beach. I will stay again if in the area and would recommend... More 

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

Dear Stokesberry4: Thank you for making Laguna Cliffs Inn as your home away from home. Laguna Beach is an ideal locations for business travelers, in the Orange County area, that allows you to mix work with a little bit of pleasure. If works brings you back to the area soon please give me a call. I would love to tell... More 

Laguna Beach, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looked high and low for a property for my families visit. Janie at Laguna Cliffs helped me with reservations for my daughter/son-in-law, and two girls, 5 and 8 years old. Unseasonably warm October, family in from New York. Girls learned to swim while here in perfectly sized pool. Rooms generous, wine served in evening, can't wait to return!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While my rental property was being worked on I had to find a hotel for one night in Laguna with a moments notice and luckily I stumbled upon this boutique hotel. Upon arriving I noticed the cute artwork in the parking garage and was excited to see what this hotel had to offer. Zach (front desk agent) quickly greeted me... More 

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

Dear Beth S: We are so thankful that you stumbled upon us! There are times that I feel like we are the best kept secret for our locals. I would also like to thank you for recognizing how professional and friendly our associates are. We truly love what we do and it clearly shows during every interaction with our guests.... More 

Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here in October while I was in town for a wedding. The location could not have been better. Directly off PCH within easy walking distance of the Laguna Arts district. The staff was incredibly accommodating, and the room was very clean. The view is marginal and the grounds are dated. But if you're looking for a weekend getaway... More 

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Sunny Southern California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great little hotel, have stayed here a few times and it just keeps getting better. This time we were on the 1st floor (Pool level), had one Eastern King bed. As typical for this hotel, plenty of room to move around and bathrooms were good size too. This is one of the few hotels I can get... More 

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

Dear nativecal: I would like to thank you for sharing your experience at our property. We always love hearing the positive experiences of our guests. Of course I wanted to touch base with you on the only negative that you had at the property – our Wi-Fi. Please know that we have recognized that our Wi-Fi may not always provide... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family booked three rooms for four nights during our daughter's recent wedding. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They treated us exceptionally well. Rachel, the GM was awesome. We would definitely go back!

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San Diego, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Love this hotel! It's a great price in November! The little touches of wine at Sunset, cookie and milk in the evening and coffee/tea and croissants is lovely. The rooms are clean and nice. Mini fridge and coffee in room plus a table with chairs to relax. A very small balcony but it's nice to get fresh air. Ocean is... More 

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I stayed here with my sister in law and cousin the night before my wedding at heisler park gazebo in laguna beach. We needed a later check out in order to get ready for ,y 1pm wedding, which the hotel were very welcoming to accommodate at no extra cost. Beds are comfortable, and rooms clean and modern. Perfect location for... More 

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Address: 475 N. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (Formerly By the Sea Inn)
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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Also Known As:
Laguna Cliffs Hotel Laguna Beach
Hotel Laguna Cliffs
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Laguna Beach
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Laguna Beach
#6 Business Hotel in Laguna Beach
#7 Romantic Hotel in Laguna Beach

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