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The Tides Inn

2.0 of 5 460 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we visit the the Tides the staff members are very cordial. This time, we had an especially positive experience. I lost my iPhone and checked with the person in the office to see if it had been turned in. It had not been, but John offered to help me. He went up with me to our room and... More 

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

John is our gem. He is also quite the "Mac Man" so with him at the desk, you chose the exact right time to misplace your phone. He was also very pleased to help you and very impressed I might add that you knew your password. Funny story with a happy ending! We appreciate you taking the time to write... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Tides Inn provided us with a very comfortable 3-day/night stay. While the Inn is somewhat older and does not have a particularly updated décor, the room was clean and had all the amenities we needed. It is pet friendly, which was beneficial for us. The personnel were friendly and accommodating to our needs. The pool are was extremely nice... More 

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

We are very happy you chose The Tides. We also appreciate the comments--the positives and the negatives. We plan to re-do the ceilings upstairs soon (will be so messy) and constantly replace pipes. Our favorite "Jeff the King" plumber is here often as The Tides was built in 1949! Looking forward to your next annual visit and we thank you... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've stayed at The Tides a couple of times in recent years and have found it to be the best value for money hotel/motel in Laguna Beach. A small independent family affair who don't compromise on service or quality. The rooms are spacious and unique in decoration with good quality vintage style furnishings, but with all the desired facilities (coffee... More 

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

We could not have written a better review! Thank you very much. Hoping to see you back in Laguna very soon. Linda More 

New York, New York, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Dale who runs the property was extremely accommodating and gave us an upgrade upon our arrival. The room was beachy and artsy and the bed was extremely comfortable. Coffee/Tea machine in the room was a nice touch. 1 minute from Laguna Beach galleries, 5-10 minutes to the heart of town, across the street from the ocean.

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

We thank you for your kind words and the great review. Please return soon for another comfortable beachy sleep. Hoping to see you in 2015. Remember to check out our birthday special..... Linda More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My husband and I celebrated our birthday weekend in Laguna and the Tides Inn was highly recommended to us. Our room was absolutely lovely. The bed was so comfortable (and the pillows!), impeccably clean and had everything we needed and more. We could not have been more pleased with every aspect of our stay. We have made our reservation for... More 

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

You are both so welcome. We cannot begin to express how much we appreciate our regular "repeat" guests. We are very pleased that you were so pleased. See you for your anniversary! Thanks for taking the time. Linda More 

El Cajon, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I stayed two nights at The Tides in Laguna Beach, and it was such a wonderful quaint place to stay. The view was so beautiful especially at sundown. The location was perfect and the attendant at the front desk was so caring wanting to serve my every need. The pool was warm and it had its own sprays across the... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to comment about our wonderful Laguna Beach sunsets. Quite the photo-op! Keep in mind that the fireworks on July 4th are directly in front of us also. It is a WOW. Happy that you enjoyed our salt water pool and the shooters. Yes, we do have the most caring and happy staff and we... More 

Laguna Beach, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I have been staying at the Tides Inn for a week now and am very impressed with this lovely, small hotel inn. The staff is extremely welcoming and attentive to both me and my dog. The rooms are a nice size, very clean, they have AC (if you want it), kitchenettes with microwave, coffeemaker and a small refrigerator. Each room... More 

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

We think you are charming and should work here. You said it ALL and we ALL thank you for appreciating our hard work. Makes us even happier! Thanks so very much. Linda More 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My fiance and I just got back from a trip to California and we decided to stay at The Tides in Laguna Beach. We weren't entirely sure what to expect as we hadn't stayed in many motel-style places. We were so pleased when we arrived at The Tides! Dale, the owner, checked us in and was absolutely amazing. He made... More 

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

"Amazing" is one of our most favorite words. Thanks so much. The painting is complete and we are pleased. We all thank you for putting up with those days! Looking forward to your return visit, Linda More 

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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I stay in Laguna a few times a year. I had been past The Tides many times in the past but had never stayed here. There are several serviceable options in Laguna at reasonable prices and I'll now add The Tides to that list. I got a room with a partial ocean view overlooking the pool with a kitchenette. The... More 

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

The Tides is old (1949) and we also adore our location. How can Heisler Park and the best of the art galleries be beat? We are especially happy that you noticed we are affordable and clean--they have always been our goals. Complimentary parking and wifi are the icing on the cake.... Thanks so much for taking the time to comment.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Stopped here on our first night of a Cali road trip on our way out of the hole that is LA. Perfect location with good access to local shops, bars, restaurant and beach. Aircon was a little noisy, but apart from that, it was a great place to get over the jet lag on our first stop over to San... More 

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

We all thank you for the kind words. Please put The Tides on your next "road trip" for some more Laguna Beach fun. See you soon. Linda More 

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Address: 460 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > Laguna Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — The Tides Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
The Tides Hotel Laguna Beach
Tides Hotel Laguna Beach
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Laguna Beach
#6 Romantic Hotel in Laguna Beach
#7 Family Hotel in Laguna Beach

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