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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our first experience was admittedly less than great, because their WiFi was completely down all weekend. BUT this was almost 2 years ago, and they have since upgraded their system and all was well. In fact they get very high praise from us because the manager without hesitation almost 2 years later not only honored the chance to make it... More 

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Defiance, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at Pacific Edge several times and just love it. We had a balcony off our second story room right above the beach. There were ear plugs on the nightstand to drown out the ocean waves, but I love listening to the ocean and waves throughout the night. We did use the valet service for our car which... More 

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

We love listening to the waves, and we're glad you did, too, Jasmine! Thank you for making us a part of your getaway, and for the lovely review. We hope to welcome you back next time you need a little peace and quiet! Regards, Thomas Lee General Manager More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoying staying at Pacific Edge in Laguna Beach. Clean, comfortable, friendly and on the beach! Breakfast is good, coffee is good--and did I mention that it is on the beach?? Beautiful sunsets.... This hotel is well decorated and comfortable, from the (breakfast) lounge to the outdoor seating.

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

Thanks for making us a part of your beach-side getaway! Can't wait to have you back for another fantastic stay. Best, Thomas Lee General Manager More 

new york
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at the Pacific Edge a few weeks ago and had a pretty sketchy experience that is worth sharing. The hotel is fine, basically what we expected in terms of motel-type quality but with amazing views. We were in one of the renovated ocean-front rooms which is located in a separate building from the lobby. The problem was security.... More 

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

I'm so sorry to hear that you felt uncomfortable. Our guests' safety is our first priority, and as such, complaints like these are all but unheard of. It sounds like we should have offered to move you to a different room, and I'm sorry that we missed that opportunity. I want to make this right, so please don't hesitate to... More 

Los Angeles, California
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8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a special occasion and booked the beach-side room with a patio. I know those rooms are a bit more expensive but trust me when I say it's worth it. We had a spacious room with a mini-kitchen with a fridge, microwave, sink and plenty of counter-top space. The view was to die for; we were on the... More 

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

Please allow me to apologize for the slow check in, and if we didn't make you feel as welcome as we should have. Most of our guests rave about our team, so I can assure you that this is completely unlike us. That aside, I'm thrilled that you were so happy with the view, and I hope we'll have a... More 

london england
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm totally amazed by some of the other reviews. If you take it that this is an old motel then yes it's fine. It certainly isn't anything like a boutique hotel. I was shown 5 different rooms and the non refurbished ones are plain tatty. The days when simply painting a wall a bright color was enough are long gone.... More 

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

Sorry you weren't impressed. We are currently in the process of renovating all of our rooms, and we feel that you'd be wowed by the updates. We can assure you that simply adding a new coat of paint doesn't cut it for us, either, but we'll certainly keep this in mind moving forward. Thanks for your candor. Best, Thomas Lee... More 

Bothell, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Laguna beach is one of my favorite places to visit with my husband it was fun with our older kids as well. We have stayed at this hotel several times over the years. We get a good deal at this great location by staying in the buildings that are not right on the ocean. The buildings are older but the... More 

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

Thanks for making us one of your go-to-getaways! We're thrilled that you and your family have made so many memories with us, and we hope to continue to create even more during the next few years. Until then, thanks so much for your feedback -- coming from a frequent guest, it means a lot to us to see how we've... More 

Bay City, Michigan
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel itself is ok. You can tell its older, but it is kept up well. But the view from our room was awesome. We had a beachfront room, and it was right on the water. The beds were pretty comfortable, and the room was clean. The staff was very friendly. Our room had a minifridge, flat screen tv and... More 

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

You really can't beat this view! Happy to hear that you felt so relaxed, but we're sorry you were disappointed with the valet. Parking in Laguna Beach is hard to come by, but you're always welcome to attempt to find street parking if you like. We'll be sure to remind our guests of that, but until then, we hope to... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recommend staying here , as it is right on the beach and the view is spectacular. Ask for an ocean front room. 701 is great - top level on a corner overlooking the beach. Ralph's is a block away to stock up or whole foods is a short walk away. Great restaurants and cafés. The hotel has all the... More 

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

You can't beat that view! So happy to hear that you enjoyed it, Alan, and we hope to welcome you back for many more beach-side getaways. Until then, thanks for the fantastic review! Regards, Thomas Lee General Manager More 

Oxnard, California
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location and view don't get any better than this. So many extras at this hotel - 2 restaurants, beach chairs, umbrellas, etc are furnished, dog friendly hotel, 2 swimming pools, jacuzzi, ping pong table, mini kitchen with frig, stove, pots and pans and dishes included, very comfortable bed and recently remodeled rooms. This hotel is older which is part... More 

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

It sounds like you had a really nice time during your stay, Pamela, and I couldn't be happier that you took full advantage of all our great amenities. You really can't go wrong with a hotel room right by the beach, right? We're happy to be your home-away-from-home anytime you're in the area, so please keep us on your list!... 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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Also Known As:
Hotel Pacific Edge
Pacific Edge Laguna Beach
Vacation Village Laguna Beach
Hotel Style:
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Laguna Beach
#11 Romantic Hotel in Laguna Beach

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