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Surf & Sand Resort

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1555 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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  • Location
    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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Costa Rica, MS
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved the view and overall property and staff were great. However, we were very warm and uncomfortable with no air. The room was very stuffy. This was surprising to me at such a nice resort that charges over 600 a night. I loved that it was right on the beach and the rooms were clean and had quality linens and... More 

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel I have stayed at 10x. This was the worst experience and the hotel is run so poorly. The training and professionalism of most the staff is nonexistent. They lack customer service. I would not recommend this hotel to anyone after my last stay.

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Clint B, Online Specialist at Surf & Sand Resort, responded to this review

On behalf of our staff here at Surf & Sand Resort, I apologize that we did not meet your expectations in service during your recent stay. We pride ourselves on putting guests first and treating each and every one with respect and gratitude, and I'm disappointed that your stay did not reflect these values. If you'd like to discuss the... More 

Santa Rosa, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Spacious, well appointed rooms. Pleasant and responsive staff. Excellent food and service. Beautiful beach and pool. What more could one want. They were as helpful to me and my family of 5 as they were to the clearly high roller patrons. We felt like we were special. It was truly a treat.

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Lubbock, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The check in time is at 4:00 pm, our room was not ready until 7:30 pm, so they mentioned they will make sure that we will be able to check out late, to be able to have the room for whole day! Next day they called me and insisted i leave the room by 11. i had to cancel my... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The staff are friendly and helpful. The hotel is close to the free trolley which helps because there is a lot of traffic in town and parking is tough. The room decor is California beach and pretty, tan and white. We were upgraded to ocean front and loved loved the view. It felt like we were on the beach all... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I was going to a meeting in newport, and brought wife and daughters 10 and 12 along for some beach time. We had not been to laguna before. We had tickets to the pageant of the masters which was fantastic by the way. So, the hotel. Good location, able to take trolley around town. Staff at hotel from front desk,... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel boasts an amazing location in Laguna beach - the waves crashing literally below your balcony. This means beach access is brilliant. The hotel itself is really tired and dated. Needs a major overhaul. Staff are friendly and helpful and breakfast and poolside lunches delicious. If location is what's important, this is a great hotel. If it's style you... More 

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Glendale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are interested in an amazing vacation, the Surf and Sand Resort in Laguna Beach won't disappoint! The Surf and Sand, located directly on the beach, with gorgeous views from every room makes for a breathtaking and magical experience. Make certain to allow time to sit on your balcony with a beverage and listen to the sounds of the... More 

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Belvedere, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel in the heart of Laguna ....sitting on top of the waves ..... 1 minute down to the beach. Chairs and umbrellas free of charge. Immediate service at your beckon call. Food great....concierge staff excellent....Beats Hawaii....best beach vacation.

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El Cajon, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to be right on the beach, in a beautiful ocean view room, I can't think of another hotel in Southern California that delivers what you find at Surf & Sand. This was our 4th stay there and once again, I was not disappointed. We were on the 3rd floor overlooking the pool and the beach and it... More 

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Clint B, General Manager at Surf & Sand Resort, responded to this review

Dear Marti, Thank you so much for sharing your positive feedback regarding your recent stay at Surf & Sand. As one of our very valued, repeat guests, I am so pleased that you enjoy the location, service and accommodations of the resort. We strive to provide all of our guests the attention they expect and deserve to ensure a pleasant... More 

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