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Terranea Resort

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   100 Terranea Way, driving directions, 6610 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2010
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2010

What a place! The location (secluded from it all--why leave?), the view (blue whales, dolphins, clear skies, catalina island), the staff (extremely friendly), other travelers (there for a good time, not snooty), all was ideal! We had our 5 year old with us and didn't take advantage of the kid's club, but other parents raved about it. The water slide... More

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2010

There are a lot of things to like (and a few to dislike) about Terranea. The location is just spectacular. One of the best views for a hotel in the LA/Orange County area. We would often go out to the pool area in the morning and sit and look at the ocean, it is a great view of the sea... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2010

This is a wonderful location with extravagant grounds. Everwhere you look, there are nice touches, and it has the feel of a unique property. Now for the bad, I stayed here for a business meeting that was on property. The hotel wanted to put their best foot foward to win some business from my company. So they sent a nice... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2010

The hotel is located in a beautiful and quiet part of LA and is really a hidden gem. We stayed 4 nights and had a great time. The pools are heated and there a different pool for every need. The rooms are very nicely decorated, spacious and clean. The staff were all very polite and helpful the entire time. Make... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2010

It was some of the best money I ever spent. The location is about 20 miles from the airport but the traffic was hoorrible.. Took over an hour and half to get there, but when we got there it was definately worth the trip. The location and views are breathtaking, the weather was perfect and the service impecable. I'd gone... More

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Coronado, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2010

The view from our one bedroom beach front suite was breath taking, especially early in the morning at sunrise. The grounds are gorgeous and the interior design was absolutely lovely. Super comfy plush beds and towels. I was in heaven. My kids are nine and ten and we hiked all around the property discovering giant caves and rocky beaches. After... More

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2010

-Bad bathrobes -friendly service -free wifi -BEACH IS SMALL - NOT ALLOWED IN OCEAN -POOL IS CROWDED WITH FAMILIES -Cant go to sleep to loud - great location- but have traffic - could get better hotel in LA with a pool also, and better location. - great view

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Hartford, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2010

Terranea was wonderful. I would go back in a second. Stayed there for 5 days as part of a family vacation with two tween-age kids. The location was great. Right on the ocean and the views are AMAZING. Went into Hollywood and Beverly Hills and it was about 40 minutes in traffic which we didn't mind. The hotel is so... More

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Redondo Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2010

Living in Redondo Beach, 15 minutes away from the resort, it's a great place for us to go away and feel that we are going away while driving only 15 minutes... We really enjoy staying there over night and spending 2 full days by the pools and restaurants. Breathtaking views and friendly staff. The only downside is the price. The... More

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La Jolla, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2010

The setting can not be beat, wonderful cliff side hotel with great views of the pacific. The hotel fancies itself as a five star hotel and prices accordingly. Three star is more like it. The staff is young, not well seasoned. Nickel and dime you lots of extras. Clearly caters to large groups, weddings, families. They have a long way... More

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Address: 100 Terranea Way, driving directions, 6610 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
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Location: United States > California > Rancho Palos Verdes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Terranea Resort 5*
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Terranea Resort blends beautifully into an oceanfront promontory on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Located just 20 miles from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the 582-room resort includes guestrooms, suites, bungalows, casitas and villas and a host of world-class amenities with 135,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space. This Earth-friendly, picturesque Mediterranean-style resort offers guests spectacular dining venues, a world-class spa, three oceanfront pools, and a family-friendly nine-hole golf course with short-game practice facilities. ... more   less 
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