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Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   647 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (Formerly Vacation Village Hotel)
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Plano, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

laguna beach itself is magical. I have stayed at this hotel several times and I would never stay anywhere else. ocean front rooms are the best if you are wanting to commune with sea because you can see and hear it all the time. breathtaking sunsets. clean beach. beds comfortable, staff very friendly and responsive. nice pool if you prefer... More

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Sean C, Manager at Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

So glad you've loved every single trip, Louise! Thanks for relaxing with us, and for singing our praises. We'll be here next time you need a little California sun! :) Warm regards, Sean Castady Assistant General Manager More

Los Angeles
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pleasantly surprised. I thought that the rooms would be hit or miss, but our two rooms were great. The oceanfront room was recently redone: good size, nice decor. Bathroom is tiny but functional. Village view room, also recently updated: good size, nice decor, small (not updated) kitchenette. Tiny, functional bathroom. Staff: extremely friendly and helpful. Dog friendly! No hassles, no... More

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Sean C, Manager at Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Can't wait to have you back again! Keep us in mind next time you need to get away from it all. You're going to love that ocean-front room! :) Thanks for reviewing us, Sean Castady Assistant General Manager More

Geneva, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

we stayed with another couple the week after Labor Day. we had an excellent stay in the reef building. the rooms have beautiful views, the beds comfortable, microwaves upon request. the cleaning staff are excellent, very accomdating if you want them to come back later in the day. the coffee k-cups are an excellent touch and they will refill your... More

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Sean C, Manager at Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

I'm sorry for the miscommunication, Renee. It seems that we were unaware of your request, but we'd be happy to discuss this further so we can book your stay as soon as possible. Email us at bookpacificedge(at)jdvhotels(dot)com if you'd like to talk! Warm regards, Sean Castady Assistant General Manager More

Glendora, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of my bridge ladies and myself have been going to this hotel yearly since the early 1990's. The location is great for walking and leaving the car behind for restaurants and shopping. We enjoy the beach amenities: lounge chairs, and/or short chairs, towels and umbrellas plus a thundering surf which encourages some surfers to provide beach entertainment for all... More

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Sean C, Manager at Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Always good to see you again, Janice! Thanks for making us a part of your girls' weekend, and for all your support -- that means the world to us. Can't wait to have you back next year! All the best, Sean Castady Assistant General Manager More

Maryland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Pacific Edge hotel in late July 2014. We knew we'd be paying a premium for oceanfront accommodations but at $600+ a night, we would have expected a bit of luxury. Reading reviews and doing research, the Reef building is the best option. We found the rooms there, although certainly on the beach, to be rather motel-like. We... More

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Sean C, Manager at Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

While we do have a more relaxed ambiance than some of our sister properties, we take pride in offering all of our guests a welcoming beach-side environment. I'm sorry you were disappointed with your room, and especially the exterior. It requires constant attention as the salt water is quite harsh on our buildings, but we've always felt that the view... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We're here for a wedding. Great location, great atmosphere. Great clubs within walking distance. Great value. Request a lower room on the water. They're much nicer than the east facing rooms. We were walking around at 3 am, Very Very Happy and no one batted an eye. I'd definitely go back. Great spot for a staycation. All staffers we met... More

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Sean C, Manager at Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Great comparison! It sounds like you felt right at home, Chad, and we're thrilled that you had such a relaxing wedding weekend. Keep us in mind next time you need to get away! Cheers, Sean Castady Assistant General Manager More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife & I went here for our honeymoon this week, this hotel is amazing! A MUST stay in Laguna. We stayed in the 'Reef Tower' which is literally on the ocean! It has the charm of an old beach/surf hotel, but some updates have been made. Our room was clean, remodeled, and I had towels in 2 minutes after... More

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Sean C, Manager at Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for celebrating with us! Keep us in mind next time you need to get away, and above all, congratulations!! Cheers, Sean Castady Assistant General Manager More

London, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The first thing we saw on opening our room door was the ocean through the balcony window. The room was literally over hanging the ocean, it was incredible, and everything we'd hoped for. Balcony was perfect for sitting with a cold beer watching the sunset, the surfers and waves. For that this hotel is worth ten out of ten. Our... More

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Sean C, Manager at Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

You're right, Tina -- we should have been more forthcoming about the leak. One of our engineers did get a chance to check it out, but since there was no glaring issue, we concluded that the drip was simply condensation from the unit. Still, we understand that this could be bothersome, and we hope we can get it taken care... More

Los Angeles, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
23 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a partly great hotel that replaced a bad one. Remodeling is ongoing and key is getting a room you will like as they range from A to D. The good rooms are the expensive ones over the beach and ocean, like 501 and nearby, which were remodeled very stylishly after Sept. 2013. The bad reviews are probably on... More

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My work schedule has me working 60 hours per week, six days a week. So every 5-6 months I like to get away down to where I grew up in Laguna Beach. I always like to stay at the Pacific Edge Hotel that is right on the beach. A special thanks to: Bryan Dougherty, Front Desk Supervisor, that ALWAYS gives... More

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Sean C, Manager at Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

Those are some long weeks! I'm so glad you were able to get away, Bob, and that you felt at home with us. Let us know if we can do anything else to help you relax -- you deserve it! Thanks, Sean Castady Assistant General Manager More

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Address: 647 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (Formerly Vacation Village Hotel)
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > Laguna Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 129
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Hotel Pacific Edge
Pacific Edge Laguna Beach
Vacation Village Laguna Beach

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