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The Varden Hotel

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335 Pacific Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Juan Capistrano, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This boutique hotel has excellent customer service and a personal one on one experience for all the visitors. All of the staff will gladly accommodate all of your special requests including extra pillows and more ice! The daily happy hour is worth checking out to meet all the other guests and offers many opportunities to make new friends and share... More 

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slc
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

YES great spot. Close easy walk to many restaurants. Right by the train stop. So the location is perfect for a trip without a car. The check in and out is simple. The front desk is the friendlies that I have encountered in a lot of travel. It is a great value in an expensive area. The rooms are small... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I walked into this place off the street, only to be greeted by Sean, and absolutely fell in love with the place. Wine to greet me, a warm welcome, and extra care for a weary traveler. Yummy coffee e, yogurt, and a bagel in the morning before I took off on a shuttle forLAX. The morning gal (can't remember her... More 

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Monterey, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cannot say enough about this boutique hotel. I almost don't want to say anything because I want to keep it all to myself! The ambiance is awesome, the friendliness of the owners and staff is unparalleled and the rooms are everything you need and nothing your don't. Clean, refreshing, friendly - awesome

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Vallejo, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Varden hotel in downtown Long Beach, California, has the simple elegance of a European hotel without the price. It's clean, modern rooms are comfortable. The decorations are easy on the eye. The nice breakfast area gets me started in the morning. But more than this, the Varden's staff are accommodating, happy to help, and truly make the traveler feel... More 

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honolulu, hawaii
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting for Christmas with 3 bags of luggage, so difficult to stash in room walking over. Area was a little sketchy so didn't want to leave in rental car. Pro: Staff very nice Close to everything and downtown Affordable Clean Cons: Small not much storage for luggage and items. Street noise and walls thin difficult to sleep. Strange... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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69 reviews 69 reviews
46 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd read both complaints (generally about small, dysfunctional rooms) and praise (generally about caring hosts). Maybe I got an exceptionally good room (#210, looking out over Pacific Ave.). The room was small. Yet it made excellent use of the space. Sure, I had to climb stairs since there was no elevator. The front desk clerk, however, helped me up with... More 

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Portland, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I always return to the Varden when traveling to south LA and Orange County. The location is convenient and centrally located, parking is easy, service is great, and the hotel and rooms are extremely clean.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This was my second visit the Varden, in three years and the experience was just as great as the first time. The hotel is a 10 minute walk to the Long Beach Convention Center and 15 minutes to the Pier. The rooms are modern and clean, and Larry and his staff really go above and beyond to make you feel... More 

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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

After staying in larger hotels in Long Beach (booked out due conference this time) first impressions werent that good. The building looks pretty plane, parking lot next door, street not that good. Very small room...but... Staff are very friendly and helpful. The owner ( i think) is on site a lot with attention to detail. Rooms are very small, but... More 

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