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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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Monument, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars NEW

After reading the amazing reviews, my daughter and I decided to stay at this vintage hotel that is in a great location. It turned out to be a nightmare where we got no sleep and had to change our own sheets. Here are a few reasons that I gave this a terrible review. - The pillows are completely flat and... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With parking at a premium in Laguna Beach it's great to have a hotel so well located - you can walk to just about everything. Parking is included in the room rate and they have a spot for each room so you can still find parking if you return late at night. Thanks to input from previous reviewers we requested... More 

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8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tides was directly across PCH from the beach and Heisler Park, which was great! Our room (#201), though small, was cute and cozy. However, it was noisy since it faces PCH (as do rooms 101 and 102). It's in a perfect location to walk to shops and restaurants. If you take a right out of the hotel, it's a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiancé grew up in Laguna Niguel and I wanted to go back and have her show me where she grew up. We booked a room at The Tides based on the reviews here and we couldn't of been happier. Our room was clean, had a small kitchen with microwave, dishes and utensils, min fridge, and a coffee maker. The... More 

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New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the room at the top of the stairs. Great views, cottage feeling, nice kitchen. John had suggested this room for myself, a friend and my daughter. It is close to restaurants, shopping, the beach and the park. The room was charming with a cheery, beach theme. I like the antique/retro furniture. And the bedding was very clean... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of this hotel is EXCELLENT! The rooms are a great value for the price. I recommend highly. It is right on the PCH and you can walk to the beach or downtown to the shops/restaurants/bars....

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

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 January 1, 2015

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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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 Romantic Hotel in Laguna Beach
#7 Family Hotel in Laguna Beach
#7 Business Hotel in Laguna Beach

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