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California Oceanfront Hotels

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Coronado Beach Resort (Coronado) 3.0 of 5
$220 and up *
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#3 of 18 hotels in Coronado
66 travelers mentioned "beach resort" when describing this hotel.
  • "I really enjoyed our stay at Coronado Beach Resort. The room is well-decorated and focuses on the essentials. It's so comfortable and the service was GREAT! The staff is friendly..."
  • "They are also affiliated to Loews Beach Resort which has great 3 pools. My family were very pleased with their stay and we're still talking about the wonderful weekend we had at CBR..."
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#4 of 15 hotels in Oxnard
4 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..."
  • "We had a deluxe wedding right on the ocean and a premium reception for thousands less than comparable hotels. Lindy, the catering director, is so knowledgeable and such a pleasure..."
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The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay (Half Moon Bay) 5.0 of 5
$477 and up *
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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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Surf & Sand Resort (Laguna Beach) 4.0 of 5
$507 and up *
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#4 of 22 hotels in Laguna Beach
196 travelers mentioned "beach hotel" and "ocean" when describing this hotel.
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Sandcastle Inn (Pismo Beach) 2.5 of 5
$198 and up *
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#4 of 28 hotels in Pismo Beach
8 travelers mentioned "only oceanfront room" and "on the oceanfront" when describing this hotel.
  • "The only oceanfront room available that was pet-friendly was a 1st floor room with a king size bed. They offered a rollaway or aerobed at a small additional cost for my son since..."
  • "Our room was on the oceanfront with a spacious balcony. It was clean, bright and perfect for sunning and relaxing. This time of year the area and beach was not crowded, even..."
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Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa (Monterey) 4.0 of 5
$277 and up *
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#1 of 53 hotels in Monterey
17 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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Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort (Huntington Beach) 4.0 of 5
$222 and up *
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#3 of 16 hotels in Huntington Beach
181 travelers mentioned "beach resort" and "beach location" when describing this hotel.
  • "My wife and I and our 2 kids just completed a stay at the Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort in Huntington Beach. We had stayed previously at the Hyatt next door and decided to give the..."
  • "We had a beach front room. Nice interior and the breakfast buffet was super. Night dining was excellent too. Internet worked well. Definitely would stay again...."
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InterContinental The Clement Monterey (Monterey) 4.0 of 5
$289 and up *
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#3 of 53 hotels in Monterey
15 travelers mentioned "on-the-ocean location" and "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
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#1 of 10 hotels in San Simeon
53 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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Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort (Carlsbad) 3.0 of 5
$205 and up *
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#6 of 34 hotels in Carlsbad
165 travelers mentioned "beach resort" when describing this hotel.
  • "My husband and I and 2 of our grandkids just had a wonderful weekend at the Carlsbad Inn Beach resort! It was well staffed, and everyone was so friendly and helpful. The pool was..."
  • "I had a great weekend at the Carlsbad Inn Beach Resort!! The hotel was beautiful with nearby shopping and excellent Mexican food (at the restaurant there). They have an activity..."
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Oceanfront Lodge (Crescent City)
$86 and up *
#9 of 19 hotels in Crescent City
7 travelers mentioned "on the ocean" and "on the oceanfront" when describing this hotel.
  • "The hotel is relatively new (under 10 years) and has excellent rooms...all right on the ocean with views. There is a "great room" where I enjoy reading and an exercise room with..."
  • "The clerk gave us two rooms to look at-one on the first floor without balcony and the other on the second floor with a balcony on the oceanfront. Both rooms were very spacious and..."
Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa (Pismo Beach) 4.0 of 5
$512 and up *
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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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Bacara Resort & Spa (Goleta) 5.0 of 5
$370 and up *
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#2 of 9 hotels in Goleta
202 travelers mentioned "beach resort" and "ocean front resort" when describing this hotel.
  • "The Bacara is a great beach resort. The grounds are beautiful and the pool, with its ocean views, is perfect. I've stayed here twice and I like the rooms closer to the pool better..."
  • "We came to the Santa Barbara area for our 30th wedding anniversary and chose Bacara because it was the only ocean front resort we could find that didn't have a street to cross to..."
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Beach Terrace Inn (Carlsbad) 3.5 of 5
$238 and up *
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#1 of 34 hotels in Carlsbad
7 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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Hotel del Coronado (Coronado) 4.0 of 5
$347 and up *
Special Offer Del Beach & Breakfast
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#12 of 18 hotels in Coronado
17 travelers mentioned "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "It's location on the ocean with a spectacular beach extending for miles in either direction made the ocean experience superb. Service was top-notch, and there was something to do..."
  • "And right on the ocean. This was a conference but hubby and daughter came to enjoy the hotel and beach. So it was a combo trip! Our first room was right over housekeeping so..."
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Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa (Huntington Beach) 4.0 of 5
$315 and up *
Special Offer Advance Purchase 15% Off
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#1 of 16 hotels in Huntington Beach
3 travelers mentioned "on the ocean" and "onto ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "Service and food were also very good. And the location cannot be beat....right on the ocean. I can't wait to go back with my wife...."
  • "Check in was very pleasant and were upgraded to ocean view delux room right on front on top floor, room very comfortable balcony looking onto ocean. Californian restaurant excellent..."
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Montage Laguna Beach (Laguna Beach) 5.0 of 5
$554 and up *
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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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Tamarack Beach Resort Hotel (Carlsbad) 3.0 of 5
$171 and up *
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#20 of 34 hotels in Carlsbad
22 travelers mentioned "beach resort" when describing this hotel.
  • "We loved staying at the Tamarack Beach Resort by the sea... We had a view of the ocean and it was wonderful walking on the beach . The Beach walk was great for walking or biking..."
  • "tidy and pleasant. The hotel grounds were lovely and well maintained. We are already planning our next stay at the Tamarack Beach Resort...."
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Kon Tiki Inn (Pismo Beach)
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#2 of 28 hotels in Pismo Beach
4 travelers mentioned "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "My large room was right on the ocean front. It had a comfortable roomy patio with 2 chairs and side table. It also had a small fridge/coffee pot/very large tv and sitting area in..."
  • "We occupied two rooms which were very large, very clean, and right on the ocean front. Hot tubs and swimming pool overlooked the ocean, all set in beautiful grounds. Breakfast..."
The Lodge at Torrey Pines (La Jolla) 5.0 of 5
$310 and up *
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#1 of 23 hotels in La Jolla
3 travelers mentioned "onto the ocean" and "close to the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "The rooms have huge terraces that look out over the golf course and onto the ocean. Our room had a private fireplace. The staff were excellent, and the building and grounds looked..."
  • "After checking out several places, I decided on the Lodge at Torrey Pines: only two hours away, we hadn't been there, and close to the Ocean. Our stay surpassed all expectations..."
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Terranea Resort (Rancho Palos Verdes) 5.0 of 5
$355 and up *
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#1 of 2 hotels in Rancho Palos Verdes
243 travelers mentioned "seaside resort" and "beach resort" when describing this hotel.
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Sanctuary Beach Resort (Marina) 3.5 of 5
$257 and up *
#2 of 8 hotels in Marina
11 travelers mentioned "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
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Little River Inn (Little River) 3.5 of 5
$204 and up *
#1 of 2 hotels in Little River
6 travelers mentioned "onto the ocean" and "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
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La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club (La Jolla) 3.5 of 5
$233 and up *
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#5 of 23 hotels in La Jolla
59 travelers mentioned "beach" and "oceanfront room" when describing this hotel.
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Lighthouse Hotel (Pacifica) 3.0 of 5
$194 and up *
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#2 of 6 hotels in Pacifica
10 travelers mentioned "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "You can't get a better location in the San Francisco area if you want to be right on the ocean! It's also a great hotel to use for a base if visiting the sites in the San Francisco..."
  • "if you travel to San Francisco, dont miss an opportunity to stay at this hotel on the ocean! The staff is wonderful, great restaurant, beautiful views, lovely little town and a..."
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Pacific Terrace Hotel (San Diego) 3.5 of 5
$324 and up *
Special Price 10% off room rate
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#5 of 269 hotels in San Diego
14 travelers mentioned "on ocean" and "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "The location is great - right on the ocean, although I believe in the summer months there would be a lot of activity on the boardwalk - mostly geared toward young people. I don't..."
  • "The location, right on the ocean, can not be beat. All of the staff are extremely friendly and helpful; and treat you as if you are the only customer. The pool and hot tub area is..."
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St. Regis, Monarch Beach (Dana Point) 5.0 of 5
$386 and up *
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#4 of 9 hotels in Dana Point
151 travelers mentioned "beach places" and "beach resort" when describing this hotel.
  • "paradise.Living in Fort Lauderdale I am already " spoiled" when it comes to beach places and also traveled to a lot of other beautiful places worldwide.But I must say that this..."
  • "The hotel has a great old world charm and really hit the mark on what a traditional 5 star beach resort should be. Modern in it's appointments, but traditional in its architecture..."
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Pismo Lighthouse Suites (Pismo Beach) 3.0 of 5
$151 and up *
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#3 of 28 hotels in Pismo Beach
4 travelers mentioned "onto the ocean" and "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "From the friendly check-in, to the beautifully LARGE "sea themed" room, heated outdoor pool looking out onto the ocean, to the awesome path that leads straight to the sand, we were..."
  • "to shut the door and enjoy the larger open room with the deck that looks out on the ocean. The pool is big enough and shallow enough for all ages as my 5 year old could touch..."
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SeaVenture Beach Hotel (Pismo Beach) 3.0 of 5
$197 and up *
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#5 of 28 hotels in Pismo Beach
81 travelers mentioned "beach front room" and "beach front rooms" when describing this hotel.
  • "The staff were so warm, welcoming and efficient and the beach front room was heaven. A balcony with a jacuzzi right on the beach and a fireplace! A lovely bottle of champagne and..."
  • "However on check in I asked if there was any beach front rooms and for a minimal fee I upgrade. Well worth the additional amount. We had a spa on the balcony and sat on the balcony..."
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Malibu Beach Inn (Malibu) 4.0 of 5
$397 and up *
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#1 of 6 hotels in Malibu
5 travelers mentioned "on the ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "Very small boutique hotel with gorgeous rooms, an amazing view right on the ocean from the balcony, outstanding service. The food at the restaurant was average though...."
  • "this is the place for you! Malibu Beach Inn is a charming little place right on the ocean. The views from each guest room are great. The rooms are small (mainly queen sized beds..."
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