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Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

3.0 of 5 647 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (Formerly Vacation Village Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Pacific Edge on a compensation package for corporate meeting planning. This hotel has the perfect location, great beach access, very comfortable beds and great towels. The hotel service is wonderful, they were quick and were very friendly to address any question or needs that we had. If you are looking for a location with a view,... More

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

This is a perfect place for family vacations, or just a quiet beach-side getaway, but I'm sorry we weren't quite what you were looking for for your event, Ellen. Thanks for that feedback, and I hope we'll get to welcome you back next time you're able to relax for a little bit longer. Warm regards, Thomas Lee General Manager More

Grass Valley, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have stayed at this hotel many times. I have traveled here as a single female traveler and felt completely safe. I have come here before with my husband and kids for the time of our life. My favorite time here has been renting an ocean view room in the Reef building, simply to sit on the balcony for 10... More

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

There's nothing like some quiet time on the balcony to enjoy this gorgeous view. We're so glad you and your family have made so many memories with us, and we can't wait to create even more. Until next time, thank you for your kind words -- they mean the world to us! See you next month, Thomas Lee General Manager More

West Hollywood, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As soon as we walked into the lobby area, we were greeted with smiles and a friendly "Hello" from staff. I have never stayed here before and did not know what to expect. We were also upgraded to a partial view room that was not on the beach but we could see it from our room over the hotel building... More

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

So glad you felt at home! Thanks for making us a part of your getaway, and for singing Bryan and Luis' praises. They'll be thrilled to hear from you! Looking forward to your next visit, Thomas Lee General Manager More

Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my 6th or 7th time staying at Pacific Edge, i will never stay anywhere else in Laguna! The location is unsurpassed. The hotel staff is top notch every single time; and i mean the entire staff. The valets, the beach attendant, the maid service, and the front desk all are spot on and have been each time i... More

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

Looks like the secret's out, Diane! :) Thanks for singing our praises, and for making so many memories with us. We can't wait to see you again! Warm regards, Thomas Lee General Manager More

Phoenix
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my mom to the Pacific Edge for her 80th birthday in September, 2014 and we both loved it. We had a room on the second floor overlooking the beach, which was beautiful. At night we kept our door to the balcony slightly open so we could hear the surf. The room was very bright and sunny with bright... 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 making us a part of your mom's special day! We're thrilled that you were so pleased with your room, and that our team made you feel at home. Keep us in mind next time you need to get away. We'd love to welcome you back! Warm regards, Thomas Lee General Manager More

michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone was very friendly, Teresa helped stock our room with towels and anything else we needed.. They have washing machine and dryers located at the hotel which is very helpful.. When you walk around the grounds all of the staff greats you with a smile and says hello and asks if there is anything they can do for you.. And... More

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

We'll pass this along to her! Thanks for making us a part of your time in California. Keep us in mind if you ever need to get away from those chilly Michigan winters! :) All the best, Thomas Lee General Manager More

california
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't beat the location if you are in the wing that sits right on the ocean. Loud waves and a lot of activity on the rented rented cabana open space below if you keep your door open. But they shut it down at 10pm. I think the price is very high due to location, but the rooms are dated... More

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

We're currently in the process of making the necessary updates to our rooms, and we'll certainly keep your feedback in mind as we move forward. I'm sorry you weren't happier with your stay, but I hope you were able to enjoy the beautiful beach, and I'd be happy to discuss this further if you're so inclined. Thanks for your candor,... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You are definitely paying for the location of this hotel. We loved eveything about Laguna and what it had to offer, a completely different feel to the rest of California. We enjoyed our stay at the hotel but mainly for its gorgeous location right on the beach. The rooms are tired and really need some money spending on them especially... More

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

Laguna Beach really is unique! So happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay, Courtney, but it sounds like you were a bit disappointed with your room. We're currently in the process of making the necessary updates, but we'd be happy to discuss this further if you'd like. Until then, thanks for reviewing us. Regards, Thomas Lee General Manager More

Youngstown, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the location, in the heart of town! On site restaurants and bar was a bonus! Although there are many choices in a variety of food tastes within walking distance. Galleries, shops & specialty stores all within a short walk as well. Our room aesthetic was cool & contemporary. The bedding was very comfortable, the room clean and the... More

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

Sounds like a fantastic escape, Nadine! We can't wait to welcome you back next time you find yourself on the west coast! Cheers, Thomas Lee General Manager More

Los Angeles
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was concerned about all of the negative reviews for this hotel. Very wary of our little weekend trip, BUT pleasantly surprised! Having done loads of research on beachfront lodging (whether it's a house, hotel or motel) the going price for an inexpensive oceanfront room is typically $400 nightly and the variables are far and wide. For $200 we secured... More

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

It's always hard to leave once you get a whiff of that fresh ocean air! Sounds like you had a fantastic time with us, and it was a pleasure to make you feel at home. Thanks for the wonderful review, and keep us in mind next time you need to get away! All the best, Thomas Lee 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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