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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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Orange County, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Overall not bad, but definitely nothing special. It feels like an old motel but if you just want to hang downtown the location is in walking distance. When I compared prices this one seemed like a good option for a quick trip. They could probably update their decor as it felt a bit dated.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The heart of Laguna is its charm. Without breaking the bank, a stay at The Tides, captures the charm, the beach and the perfect getaway. Freeway traffic on the coast highway is no bother because just steps away is the ocean. A new favorite for us!

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Daventry
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is so gorgeous! So happy to have found it. The staff are so lovely and very helpful. The bedroom was great, beautifully decorated & very comfortable. The pool area is fun and in the evening they'll put the fire on for you and there's a lovely seating area where you can chill out and enjoy the stars by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughters (10&12) and I stayed here for a week at the end of May. This was our first time at the inn. We usually rent VRBO. Since we are former Laguna residents, we are busy visiting friends and family and our favorite Laguna beaches and places. Room 104 definitely accommodated our needs with the kitchenette, pool, close proximity to... More 

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San Diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My room was nicely decorated and very clean. The pool is good size and the staff is helpful. The hotel is within walking distance to the main downtown but far enough from the crowded areas. I recommend going to the small cove beaches nearby instead of the main beach. There is a free shuttle to get around town. Many restaurants... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked ahead on a road trip and we were very pleased with our choice. Very pleasant check in, friendly, helpful and professional. The room was great with some lovely little touches which set it apart from your usual Inn, good furnishings and facilities, fridge etc. The pool and surrounds looked great though we did not use, we would have had... More 

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

We are so happy you stayed with us. Yes, Sophia and John are quite the perfect greeters. We all love that you noticed our "small touches" in the room but are anxious for you to try our lovely salt water pool on your next visit. Please return soon for many more beach walks. Thanks so much for your feedback. Linda More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This hotels location is very good, 5 min away to the beach! The room that we stayed was very nice, number 205, clean and cozy. The staff at the reception was very kind and welcoming. On summer time there could be a bit noise but anyway...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We all appreciate your kind words. We love what we do and we love Laguna Beach. It is with great pleasure that we share our town with the world. Looking forward to your next visit. Thanks, again. Linda More 

Paris, France
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We've spent two days in may at The tides and it was a great experience. The room, 214, is so elegant, everything is perfect, the bed is perfect, the armchair so comfortable, the kitchen and the bathroom so nice. The reception is very nice. The parking is perfect. We've had a very good time at the swimming pool. It's a... More 

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

WOW! Your review thrilled us and so did the lovely photos. Room 214 is one of the favorite rooms. Hoping you found the hidden quote in the kitchen so you realize why we call it the "Marilyn" room! We hope to see you again when you return to Laguna Beach. Thanks so much. Linda More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

My Husband and I stayed here for 2 nights as the starting point of our California road trip. We required late check in and this was arranged really easily with clear instructions on how to check in. The owners were really helpful in getting this arranged :) The room was nicely decorated with a big comfy bed and decent shower... More 

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

We are hoping you do stay here again on yet another fabulous California road trip. Of course we definitely want you to stay at The Tides again. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your Laguna Beach visit and please return real soon. Thanks so much. Linda More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We stayed 3 wonderful days at the Tides in. The staff was very friendly and more than accomodating. The yard has a pool and a fireplace that is great for those nights where you want to enjoy the wonderful Laguna weather. We will definitely return -and though we went as a family, it would be a great romantic spot for... More 

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

Yes, please come back for a romantic vacation. Laguna Beach has something for everyone and every age. We hope you return to experience The Tides over and over again. Thanks so your kind and thoughtful words. Linda More 

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