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The Tides Inn

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460 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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yorkshire
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148 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped off here on our way back to LA to catch a flight back to UK. Well placed right on PCH with plenty of shops/restaurants etc within a few minutes walk. I am a light sleeper and slept very,very well in the most comfortable huge bed. As others have mentioned it is an old motel type property and could do... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night in room #213. We had a late check-in so they left the key under the doormat. The room was very nice, but needed a bit of upgrading. The sink water tasted like old pipes, the AC only worked at night, there was rust everywhere in the bathroom, and the walls needed soundproofing. Everything else was great.... More 

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Wincham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Lovely hotel on PCH. Medium sized room with comfortable King size bed. Small bathroom with shower. Rails all round in the shower so if your balance is not good you have something to hold on to. Coffee machine, fridge and microwave in room so you can get your breakfast from local store and eat in. The owners are super friendly... More 

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Oakdale, California, United States
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227 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Old style inn. Right on the PCH with ocean views. Good value in my opinion. My wife stays here every time she comes to Laguna. She loves it and I enjoy it too. It's an older property but they keep it up as well as they can. Love the pool and fountains.

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TidesLagunaBeach, Owner at The Tides Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. We are all very happy that you enjoy The Tides as much as we do. Looking forward to your return visit. Linda More 

Chico, California
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69 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

The first time we stayed here years ago we stayed in their largest room and it was a better experience. This time we stayed in one of their regular rooms. Positives: The Tides is near the ocean and a short distance from downtown Laguna Beach. The staff are friendly and helpful and the inn allows dogs. The room was very... More 

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TidesLagunaBeach, Owner at The Tides Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write about The Tides. We truly appreciate our guests' comments. All of our rooms are completely different and can be viewed on our website which helps with decision-making. Our parking is limited but complimentary. It is so ironic that you mention our pump bottle amenities as it was a big decision for... More 

Paderborn, Germany
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here (still am here, check out on 31st) with my husband and 6 year old son. It has been the best place we have stayed in a long time. Firstly, the staff. Wonderful. The motel - comfortable and very clean. Facilities are top notch. The location is brilliant. The kitchenette was fab. Laguna Beach is pricey to eat... More 

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TidesLagunaBeach, Owner at The Tides Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much. How great to have the opportunity to stay in this amazing town for 17 days. Also, how lucky are we to have you stay with us. Please return as often as you can. Linda More 

Las Vegas
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Booking online can be a crap shoot. How does one evaluate price vas value. Tripadvisor gives, "The Tides Inn" an 7 out of 22 Hotels in Laguna Beach, CA. Trip Advisor Contributors give it a 4.5 out of 5 stars, but I am only able to give it a "2" out of "5 stars. It is clean enough. The rooms... More 

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TidesLagunaBeach, Owner at The Tides Inn, responded to this review

You are exactly right! Booking online is a crap shoot. Most informed travelers realize this and call the hotel direct. It is the only way to go. You can ask a real person your questions. We do not advertise that we are on the beach or that we have a view. We are clean and quaint and our staff is... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

We have been coming to Laguna Beach for years always staying for just one night while staying with friends in San Diego. This was our first time in the Tides and we loved it. The staff were brilliant and very helpful. Room perfect and it was very clean. The best thing is that you are not charged for parking and... More 

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TidesLagunaBeach, Owner at The Tides Inn, responded to this review

Sounds to us like we are all on the same page!! Great staff, Clean, No extra charges, Swimming in a salt water pool, Drinking, Eating. Looking forward to your return as we are sure you are too. Thanks so much for taking the time to comment. Linda More 

Quartz Hill, California
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Enjoyed my stay, location was great but was not happy with the amount of money it costs to have my 2 small dogs stay. They had a nice outdoor area with pool and barbeque and the rooms have a kitchenette. Just a short walk from downtown Laguna and across the street for Heisler Park and the beach.

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TidesLagunaBeach, Owner at The Tides Inn, responded to this review

Having a pet or two is certainly expensive in every way. It does take extra time for our amazing housekeepers to clean rooms after a pet has visited. We would rather have our guests travel with their pet than not. (boarding a pet is very expensive and unhealthy for the pet) We are very glad you enjoyed your stay with... More 

Upland, California
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43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Long time beach bum who has not been to Laguna Beach in years. After a family death and funeral had to get away for a few days. Remembered the Tides from days of old. Never stayed at the Tides just saw it there on PCH. Well, anyway we arrived and what a WONDFERFUL result. Walked in and greeted by a... More 

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TidesLagunaBeach, Owner at The Tides Inn, responded to this review

Your review is very appreciated by all of us. We try hard and are oh so happy when our guests enjoy The Tides as much as we do. Thanks so much and we look forward to your return visit. Linda More 

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