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California Oceanfront Hotels

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Coronado Beach Resort Slideshow
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#4 of 19 hotels in Coronado
100 travelers mentioned "beach resort" when describing this hotel.
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#1 of 3 hotels in Gualala
5 travelers mentioned "on the ocean" and "on a ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "Our stay at this incredibly reasonable hotel on the ocean was far too short at just one night. The amenities were far greater than we expected for the bargain price of $100, and..."
  • "Seacliff on the Bluff is a smaller hotel located on a ocean-side bluff. The room had a gas fireplace and two person jacuzzi. I thought that the matching recliners set right in..."
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay Slideshow
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#2 of 8 hotels in Half Moon Bay
13 travelers mentioned "only oceanfront resort" and "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "It is a gorgeous property, and the only oceanfront resort in the Bay Area. There are plenty of things to do in the town, antiquing or looking at the pumpkin patches. It is difficult..."
  • "We love this place for lots of reasons, but primarily because it is a gorgeous hotel right on the ocean. Sunsets are beautiful. Food is great. Rooms are well appointed, very..."
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Terranea Resort (Rancho Palos Verdes) 5.0 of 5 Special Offer Third Night FREE!
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#1 of 2 hotels in Rancho Palos Verdes
429 travelers mentioned "seaside resort" and "beach resort" when describing this hotel.
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Oceanfront Lodge (Crescent City)
#11 of 19 hotels in Crescent City
9 travelers mentioned "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa (Monterey) 4.0 of 5 Special Offer Free of Fees
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#1 of 53 hotels in Monterey
18 travelers mentioned "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "This is a beautiful, luxurious hotel that literally sits on the ocean. We stayed here with our 5 and 3 year old and I was a little worried that it might not be the best place for..."
  • "The hotel is on the ocean with amazing views of Monterey Bay. The staff at the spa are really friendly. The men's locker room has all the amenities including a nice dry sauna..."
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#14 of 19 hotels in Coronado
835 travelers mentioned "beach hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "This is simply the best beach hotel in Southern California. Historic and well restored building, wide sandy beach, good restaurants in and nearby and comfortable luxurious rooms..."
  • "right off the Sun Deck. The Del is...without a doubt, one of the grandest beach hotels in the world. Needless to say that the summer months are the most popular, but...don't..."
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Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Hotel & Resort Slideshow
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#4 of 15 hotels in Oxnard
6 travelers mentioned "on an oceanview room" and "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "I decided to splurge on an oceanview room, and was glad I did. Granted, we kind of had an angled view of the ocean, but more importantly, it was far enough from the pool area that..."
  • "hotel between Chula Vista and Santa Barbara, looking for a decent hotel, on the ocean, at an affordable rate. We initially settled on a San Diego hotel, very nice, where we'd..."
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Cavalier Oceanfront Resort Slideshow
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#1 of 10 hotels in San Simeon
55 travelers mentioned "on an oceanview room" and "onto the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "We splurged on an oceanview room and loved it ... the view from our balcony and room was spectacular. They have thought of everything to make your stay as pleasurable as possible...."
  • "We had a corner room looking out onto the ocean. The position of this motel was the best. The fires that are lite of a night was a nice touch. Our room was very large easily..."
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La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club Slideshow
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#6 of 24 hotels in La Jolla
83 travelers mentioned "beach" and "oceanfront room" when describing this hotel.
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Beach House at Hermosa Beach Slideshow
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#1 of 7 hotels in Hermosa Beach
5 travelers mentioned "on an ocean" and "on the oceanfront" when describing this hotel.
  • "I got a great deal on an ocean view room (AAA $242 a night). Really nice room, but i felt a little crowded. What I mean is there wasn't a lot of "free" space for those of us that..."
  • "My room was on the third floor but was very quiet and the view on the oceanfront is gorgeous, especially at sunset. The room was clean, comfortable and had lots of amenities..."
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#1 of 28 hotels in Pismo Beach
3 travelers mentioned "on the oceanfront room" and "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
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Loews Coronado Bay Resort (Coronado) 4.0 of 5 Special Offer Stay and Sail
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#5 of 19 hotels in Coronado
151 travelers mentioned "beach resort" and "beach hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "It was very close to San Diego and all the attractions yet at the end of the day you were back at a beach resort. It is only a 3 min. drive to downtown Coronado which is beautiful..."
  • "Just returned from Loews Coronado beach hotel. Lovely resort - newly done over. Everyone there went out of their way to be helpful . The rooms were spotless with very comfortable..."
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Beach Terrace Inn (Carlsbad) 3.5 of 5 Special Price Buy 2 Get 1 Free!
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#1 of 35 hotels in Carlsbad
8 travelers mentioned "only oceanfront hotel" and "on-ocean location" when describing this hotel.
  • "We have been going to The Beach Terrace Inn for 15 years and is the only Oceanfront hotel we LOVE. We hated to leave and even stay an extra night. The staff is great and breakfast..."
  • "The on-ocean location can't be beat. We did have a problem with a room that was very noisy in the morning due to breakfast service, but I have to say the management handled it..."
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The Lodge at Torrey Pines Slideshow
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#2 of 24 hotels in La Jolla
113 travelers mentioned "ocean" and "beaches" when describing this hotel.
  • "The Torrey Pine themed resort located right near the ocean and beaches was SO awesomely unique. I love beaches 'n' sunsets and mountains 'n' pine trees... I never knew I would find..."
  • "In spite of the fact that we don't play golf and have no interest in the spa, we picked this place because of its location, proximity to beaches, biking, hiking, etc. We expected it..."
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The Georgian Hotel (Santa Monica) 4.0 of 5
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#3 of 34 hotels in Santa Monica
12 travelers mentioned "on ocean" when describing this hotel.
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Montage Laguna Beach (Laguna Beach) 5.0 of 5
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#1 of 22 hotels in Laguna Beach
8 travelers mentioned "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "This resort is as pretty as it comes for a resort on the ocean over looking majestic cliffs. What really made the Montage so special was their level of customer service. If there..."
  • "one place in Orange County where you may find them hanging out! Also, this is one of very few hotels of this calibre on the ocean in the OC...."
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Marriott Coronado Island Resort Slideshow
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#13 of 19 hotels in Coronado
41 travelers mentioned "beach resort" and "beachfront" when describing this hotel.
  • "It truly had the beach resort kind of atmosphere there and all ages of people had a good time. There is the Sandbar with small lunch items and drinks. Prices example: Margarita $10..."
  • "It was nice to see from the outside as a hitstoric hotel, but it had nothing on the Marriott besides being beachfront. Behind the Marriott, there is a path you can use to walk or..."
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Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa Slideshow
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#7 of 35 hotels in Carlsbad
4 travelers mentioned "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "Excellent hotel on the ocean in Carlsbad. Service was impeccable and facilities excellent. The hotel provides complimentary shuttle service and there is a local train station blocks..."
  • "The hotel is on the ocean, with lovely views of the ocean. It is tucked away in a slightly "out of the way" location, giving it a very private feel...."
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Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa Slideshow
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#3 of 8 hotels in Rancho Mirage
22 travelers mentioned "beach" when describing this hotel.
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Beach House at Half Moon Bay (Half Moon Bay) 3.5 of 5 Special Price 15% off room rate
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#1 of 8 hotels in Half Moon Bay
8 travelers mentioned "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "The location is perfect, on the ocean, away from the hustle and bustle of San Francisco but close enough to get to it in 30 minutes. Half Moon Bay is such a cute, small town..."
  • "We choose this place because it allowed us to be on the ocean for our last night in CA yet close to the SFO airport. (Took about 30 minutes to get to airport) I wish we could have..."
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Little River Inn (Little River) 3.5 of 5
#2 of 2 hotels in Little River
6 travelers mentioned "onto the ocean" and "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
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Crescent Beach Motel (Crescent City)
#3 of 19 hotels in Crescent City
4 travelers mentioned "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "We stayed on the end of the motel that is by the office, on the ocean side. No sliding glass doors, but there is a window that opens. There are sliding glass doors on the southern..."
  • "and enjoyed the view from inside. There is a wonderful wooden porch on the ocean-side of the rooms, with chairs and a bench. We found it to be a great place to have our..."
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#3 of 7 hotels in Del Mar
102 travelers mentioned "beach" when describing this hotel.
  • "Rather, it felt like we were staying in the guest room at a really nice beach house. The décor was elegant without being overbearing and there were lots of nice touches such as a..."
  • "Wonderful place to relax and enjoy the pool or the beach. Restaurant 1540 is also very high quality and the Waterfall Terrace is a charming spot for casual dining. The hotel was..."
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Shore Hotel (Santa Monica) 4.0 of 5 Special Offer Early Bird Gets the Worm
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#1 of 34 hotels in Santa Monica
8 travelers mentioned "on ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "Hotel itself is very cool on a brilliant location on Ocean just across the road from the Pier. Couldn't recommend this hotel more, we will definitely be coming back!! ..."
  • "I was a little nervous about the room being too noisy (being right on Ocean) but when you shut the sliding door it was very quiet. Also from the pictures I just did not understand..."
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Bacara Resort & Spa Slideshow
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#2 of 10 hotels in Goleta
8 travelers mentioned "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "location is very convenient: 15 minutes from downtown Santa barbara and right on the ocean. I've gone to Cabo once to seek similar type of getaway and I have to say, if you are..."
  • "player. Second, the pool areas were very nice, and being able to look out on the ocean made for quite the view. We also ate lunch at The Bistro with a gorgeous view of the..."
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Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa Slideshow
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#1 of 4 hotels in Indian Wells
2 travelers mentioned "beach" when describing this hotel.
  • "I also spied a sandy beach area for kids. Having stayed at the Marriott previously, I would say the location isn't quite as good in terms of centrality. (Ie. shopping and..."
  • "We chose the Renaissance hotel previously because it has a beach entry pool which was great before my child was a strong swimmer. Since my child can swim well now, we returned to..."
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Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach Slideshow
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#6 of 20 hotels in Ventura
7 travelers mentioned "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "The view from the room was so great that we would go to sleep each night with the drape open to watch the lights on the ocean. There were lots of things to do within easy walking..."
  • "have never tried the Crowne Plaza in Ventra Beach, I recommend that you do so. It is a great hotel on the ocean with an incredible staff...."
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Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort Slideshow
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#6 of 35 hotels in Carlsbad
8 travelers mentioned "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "Our room was right on the ocean. We were in heaven! The rooms were immaculate, and the service is always great. We won't stay anywhere else when we're in town...."
  • "provides something for every travel taste and budget. The beautiful Carlsbad Inn is a very charming place located right on the ocean...."
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Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa Slideshow
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#5 of 8 hotels in Rancho Mirage
6 travelers mentioned "beach" when describing this hotel.
  • "Chose this location/hotel as we wanted to chill out before heading to Huntington Beach for a week. This was perfect for that. The rooms were large and clean. There was a fridge..."
  • "The pool by my building was like an old beach pool from the 1970's. I would go on the individual photos and not the "professional" one's to make your call. Not trying to bash the..."
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