We stay at the Ayres every time that we are in OC. We typically stay in a Junior Suite which has a little more room, and a jacuzzi tub.
The surroundings are elegant, the staff ultra helpful, and the cost is affordable for such luxurious surroundings. Everything that you need is right there - a restaurant (very good food), breakfast is included, and a lounge. Everything is immaculate. They do it right!