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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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San Bernardino, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Speaking from experience, having been world travelers for many years, the Laguna Cliffs Inn will not disappoint! It is exceptionally clean, well maintained, cheerful and bright. However the staff is what really sets this Inn apart from the others . They are accommodating, friendly, pleasant and helpful. Their desk clerk, Kate, who recently returned from the Middle East having completed... More

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

Dear Schs52: Thank you so much for taking the time to share your recent experience at Laguna Cliffs Inn. As a world traveler you know that part of making an experience so memorable is the high level of service that you are provided. Katie, along with our other team members, have that natural disposition and love providing the best experience... More

Lebanon, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only stayed for three nights, I can't wait to go back! The Inn is beautiful, the staff is so friendly and helpful, the special things they do every day are just delightful! Also Laguna Beach is a beautiful area, I could live there.

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

Kathleen M, I was delighted to hear that you had a great time at Laguna Cliffs Inn. You are absolutely correct in saying that our staff is “friendly and helpful”. This is one of our greatest qualities at our property and we are constantly striving to provide the best service for all of our guests. We look forward to seeing... More

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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here visiting a friend. And I was pleasantly surprised by this place. I give it 4 instead of 5 for two reasons, it was noisy, thin walls, and the swimming pool was so small you could barley fit two people in it. The rooms are large and the beds are comfy. They are clean, a bit musty, but... More

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Burbank, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hotel is within easy walking distance to the beach and all shops and restaurants. The rooms are very comfortable and clean and there is a beautiful beach view from the balcony. The staff was very friendly and courteous. Ms. Janie was very nice and helpful, she gave us the best recommendation for restaurants and all the best places to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights at this hotel. It wasn't bad but since I prefer a suite to a single room it wasn't the most comfortable room and it did not have a comfortable chair. The staff however was very friendly and helpful. Parking was good but I am haunted by the bad paintings of teenage surfer types on the garage... More

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pros: the General Manager, Rachel, was very, very friendly and helpful! The Inn has a beautiful beach view from top floor balcony. Our rooms were clean and nice! The wine reception was cool and the hot tub was hot and bubbly! Cons: other staff was a little unfriendly, pool is small and cold and an ugly building blocked some of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in a double queen. Janie at the front desk was very warm, welcoming, and knowledgable of the area. We loved the wine, and cookies and milk at night. We also were able to use their beach chairs and toys. Towels were always available. Lots of free coffee and tea as well. The orange water they keep... 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*
Number of rooms: 36
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