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The Tides Inn

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460 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is close to Main Beach and downtown is within walking distance. It's a great location. Everything is superclean and we loved the kitchenette amenities which we weren't expecting. The staff is almost always available with great recommendations. There are two things you need to know 1) it's right on N. Coast Highway which is very very noisy. It's... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here with family of four for one night to attend the Art show and the Pageant of the Masters. We were able to walk to the beach and the center of town. This is a motel with a nice pool and air conditioning. The owners were very helpful with recommmendations and directions. The motel is very clean and the... More 

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Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I took my wife to The Tides for her birthday. We have been to the Sawdust Festival in Laguna Beach many times & decided to go there in the evening, and spend the night in town. There are many nice places in Laguna Beach, but the Tides offers a good location with good value. We stayed in Room 214. It's... More 

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Northern New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family of four loved The Tides! We stayed over Fourth of July weekend, and had a wonderful time! Our room was near the back of the hotel on the second floor, and we did not hear any street noise. Our room was roomy enough for our family, especially with the kitchen as an added bonus.The manager was super-friendly and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So, based on the reviews of this place, I was expecting something much more. Below is a summary of my experience: PROS: Location--Beach, trolley stops, shops, and restaurants are all within walking distance. Staff--The staff is pleasant, knowledgeable, and helpful Price--It's not cheap, but it was definitely more affordable than other hotels in the area. CONS Maintenance--All the walls in... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tides is relaxing. Most rooms have kithcenettes that are very handy with microwave and a small refrig. Rooms are nicely decorated and bed is comfortable. We liked the location that is very central to all beaches and to the city. If you want to spend your day at the beach, take the Mrytle street and you will be at the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

John, Sophia and Karen were so accommodating and nice and so were the owners but I don't know their names. Clean and comfortable, close to everything, plus there's a free shuttle at the corner street..wifi, parking.... Such a quaint place, thank you for everything!

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Sparta, NJ, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is located in walking distance to everything you need. The couple that run the place are helpful and the nicest people you will meet. (Not to mention very helpful). I plan on returning to Laguna and will stay here anytime I'm in the area.

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

Dale and I completely agree. Sophia and John and Karen are the cream of the crop. We appreciate your review and look forward to your return visit. Thanks so much. Linda More 

Bourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely room, really nice people very helpful when booking ( we are from the UK ), but they phoned us back as the Internet was playing up. Very good price for Laguna, five minute walk into town, maybe less. Ample parking, swimming pool if the Pacific isn't good enough for you. Try it.

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

I will make sure to pass along your compliments to Sophia and John and the staff. Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. We are glad you found us and hope for a return visit very soon. Linda More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in 214 for 2 nights. The room is a good size but could do with a good clean. The wooden bed frame had a a covering of dust on it. The bedding was clean. If you have a bad back I would like to make you aware the bed had no support and we both left worse backs... More 

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

We encourage guest feedback, both critical and positive. We always appreciate the positive remarks and are hard at work on the negatives. Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. Linda More 

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