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Courtyard by Marriott Santa Ana John Wayne Airport/Orange County

3.0 of 5 8 MacArthur Place, Santa Ana, CA 92707
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Courtyard Marriott near SNA airport. The hotel was clean (spotless) and the bedroom was spacious, but I expected more for $139/night. No breakfast included in the rate, and no coffee in the lobby. The only coffee served was Starbucks, and I'm not a fan of that brand. Staff was very friendly.

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Sacramento, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

well to start of i have stayed at this hotel numerous times. I stay at this hotel every 2 weeks. As i travel from Sacramento ( 6 hr drive) to La area. I was very impressed every time accept ( the noise of kids and $9 self parking) despite all that my stay has always been pleasant due to friendly... More 

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Stasia W, Director of Sales at Courtyard by Marriott Santa Ana John Wayne Airport/Orange County, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I understand how frustrating it can be to have a long drive ahead of you and not be able to have a late check out to get more rest. We are happy to offer extended check out times to our guests when we have the availabilty and I truly apologize... More 

akron, oh
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92 reviews 92 reviews
47 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for a week on business. Our new office is very close and I'll be in the area twice per month from now on. The hotel was very typical of other courtyard hotels that I've stayed at, except that the staff was better than average. The area is a little noisy and the televisions are smaller then I... More 

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Stasia W, Director of Sales at Courtyard by Marriott Santa Ana John Wayne Airport/Orange County, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our hotel. I will be sure to pass your compliments regarding our staff to the rest of the hotel. While we do have a parking fee, please keep in mind that we offer complimentary shuttle service to and from John Wayne/Orange County airport. We hope to see you again when you return to Orange County. More 

New York City, New York
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177 reviews 177 reviews
40 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I booked this due to very high reviews. I did not like this place!! 30 screaming sports kids and adults in lobby.. they're huge on football here. Bring your earplugs if you don't like noise, though I must say somehow I slept through the night. I didn't notice they charge for parking before booking -- 9 bucks. Room was meh.... More 

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Stasia W, Director of Sales at Courtyard by Marriott Santa Ana John Wayne Airport/Orange County, responded to this review

Dear Lexi1980, Thank you for your review and for letting us know how your stay was. I understand how frustrating it can be when you find noise to be a concern. I am sorry to hear that you were not able enjoy your stay. As you mentioned, we typically receive high reviews and our team does a great job so... More 

Orlando, Florida
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91 reviews 91 reviews
21 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Easy to get to the airport and from the valet parking attendant to the front desk and check in, the service is very pleasant. The rooms are very clean, well appointed with comfy beds and quiet with good HVAC systems. Surprisingly, the little cafe in the lobby is very good and if Charlie is on, enjoy his graciousness and humor!... More 

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Stasia W, Director of Sales at Courtyard by Marriott Santa Ana John Wayne Airport/Orange County, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Courtyard by Marriott Santa Ana/Orange County! We are so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. I will be sure to pass your compliments to Charlie. He definitely takes pride in taking care of our guests and he will be thrilled to hear he was able to make your... More 

Eureka, California
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Good hotel, stayed there a couple of days with the family to go to Disneyland. Great service from front desk and friendly staff. I would stay there again. The only drawback is the $12 parking fee. It is close to other dining and entertainment options.

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Stasia W, Director of Sales at Courtyard by Marriott Santa Ana John Wayne Airport/Orange County, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and I will be sure to pass your compliments to the rest of the staff. We hope to see you again in the near future. More 

Seattle
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The hotel is a good location for SNA airport and Newport Beach. It was clean and the starbucks in the lobby is good. I was on the 3rd floor and the street noise was loud enough that I needed ear plugs in the morning to fall back to sleep. I would not book the hotel again because of the noise.

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Michael_Rotunno_GM, General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Santa Ana John Wayne Airport/Orange County, responded to this review

Dear Kay71163, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience. Every process put in place is aimed at providing you with an unforgettable hotel experience. From your recent feedback, I am disappointed to learn that we fell short of your expectations. I would like to take this time to apologize for the noise disturbance caused by the... More 

Everett, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

First let me start by saying I did not catch the fee for parking when I booked this hotel and that is my fault. I never book hotels that charge you to park on the lot of the very hotel you have booked a room at. why should I have to pay to park a car?? fee was $9 to... More 

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Stasia W, Director of Sales at Courtyard by Marriott Santa Ana John Wayne Airport/Orange County, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. I am so sorry that you weren't aware of the parking charges prior to arriving. Please know that we do offer complimentary shuttle service to and from John Wayne/Orange County Airport if you are flying into the Orange County area. Hopefully we will have a chance to... More 

Spokane Valley, Washington
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This hotel is very clean and nice. Beds are comfortable, and decor up to date and well maintained. We stayed here on our last night before an early flight and the shuttle was very convenient. I didn't have any problem with noise. Kids enjoyed the pool area. Overall, we had a good experience. Our only request is to have coffee... More 

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Stasia W, Director of Sales at Courtyard by Marriott Santa Ana John Wayne Airport/Orange County, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay at the Courtyard by Marriott Santa Ana/Orange County! We are happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were able to take advantage of some of the amenities that we offer. Thanks again and we look forward to welcoming you and your family back when you are in... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Staff was nice and friendly. They had good channels. They make you pay for parking?!?! What the? We stayed there for 3 days so we had to pay 3 days worth if parking without us being told we had to pay. I had tons if luggage and no one offered to help. Under the pullout bed there was a ash... More 

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Stasia W, Director of Sales at Courtyard by Marriott Santa Ana John Wayne Airport/Orange County, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am happy to hear that you found the staff to be friendly, however I apoplogize that you had to find aother arrangments in order to sleep due to noise. Hopefully we will have the opportunity to accommodate you in the future when you are in the area visiting family.... More 

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Address: 8 MacArthur Place, Santa Ana, CA 92707
Location: United States > California > Orange County > Santa Ana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Courtyard by Marriott Santa Ana John Wayne Airport/Orange County 3*
Number of rooms: 149
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