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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 #5 of 23 hotels in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff were all very friendly and helpful. We took our bikes and were looking for 'easy' bike trails in the area. They were wonderful in helping us out. The rooms are clean and the beds are comfortable. We had an upper floor with a balcony and a view of the ocean. The pool area is small and has a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We got there a couple hours past midnight and I was greeted by a friendly male front desk agent who has been expecting us. He was very pleasant and efficient. The room was nice and clean but it could probably use a few upgrades to make it look more current. It's a very close walk to the beach and restaurants... More

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Calabasas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Rooms were very nice and updated. Bed was super comfortable. Staff were extremely courteous and helpful. The only thing is that its a little pricey. I would stay here again and recommend this hotel to anyone who wants the best stay in laguna beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent three nights at this property during spring break. Only a block from the beach and within walking distance to downtown...perfect location! The rate was incredible compared to other Laguna properties. Our room was on the top floor with a view of Laguna Beach from the back window. The room was large, clean, updated and nicely furnished. We LOVED... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was perfect for my mom and me. The location is ideal just one block from Heisler Park where you can walk high along the coast or walk down and actually walk on the beach. The rooms where nice and clean. Janie our host was really nice and helpful in helping us decide where to eat. She always had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in Laguna Beach and stayed at the Laguna Cliffs Inn to visit friends and family. The rooms were good size and comfortable, but we didn't have any sort of view. There is a pool in the center of the complex that also doesn't have a view and all the walkways look down on it. The staff was very... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at this wonderful hotel in Laguna Beach. The very best thing about it was the location. We walked downtown frequently, which was important due to the lack of parking in the area. We also explored the park, the neighborhoods and all of the little public parks and beaches within the local neighborhoods. The second best thing... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here 2 nights after 2 nights at Disneyland. It was a wonderful contrast and afforded us the opportunity to stay close to the beach for a couple of days. Staff were very friendly. Parking is included in the price of the hotel stay. Beach toys are available to borrow. The walk to the beach and to town is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We checked out of Newport Beach early and managed to get a room here at short notice and at a good rate. Room good size, but the wash basin was not in the bath room, strange. Nice area around the pool although the pool itself is quite small. Good location and great staff. A short walk away from the cliffs... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small, comfortable hotel is very well located a few blocks south of downtown and a block back from the walk along the cliff. Free parking so that you can avoid downtown traffic and quiet despite being on PCH, although you don't really need a car. The only negative is the breakfast which consists of a basket in the room... More

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Also Known As:
Laguna Cliffs Hotel Laguna Beach
Laguna Cliffs Hotel
Hotel Laguna Cliffs
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
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Laguna Cliffs Inn 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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