I stayed in this hotel on a Friday. When we arrived at Noon, we were upgraded and we were given a room right then with no waiting. Katie at the front desk was extremely nice. She gave us an upgrade because of my husband's Marriott gold status. We were given a room with an ocean view. We also had a view of the Vue bar. After checking in, we walked down to the wharf and looked at all of the beautiful boats. After our walk we went to the wind and sea restaurant and enjoyed their Hawaiian happy hour and delicious drinks. The Hawaiian happy hour was great because you can sit outside by the fire pit from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm and enjoy their happy hour prices. After happy hour, we walked back to the hotel and listened
to live music in the Vue bar. It was cozy. When it was time for bed, I tried to turn the air conditioning on and the unit was only blowing warm air even though I had the fan on and
turned the unit down to 67 degrees. I don't think the unit was working properly. In the middle of
the night, I opened the sliding glass doors to the patio to let some cold air in. Other than the
unit not working, the room was great. The bed was a nice king size bed and it was very
comfortable. The bathroom was a little small but the view from our deck made up for that. The
room was on the third floor and was very quiet. The maids did knock on the door quite early to
ask if we wanted housekeeping. I found that to be a little odd. I believe it was about 8:30 am.
I also wanted to mention that we noticed that every employee we encountered was friendly and seemed to be genuinely nice. We were served by Brooke in the Vue bar and she was very nice
as well. All in all it was a great stay and well worth the drive to get there. I would recommend
this hotel for anyone who needs a relaxing getaway. This is a great hotel for couples who need some alone time too.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Dressed in charming Cape Cod style, the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort rests atop the majestic cliffs of the "California Riviera" overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Dana Point Harbor and is fronted by 42 acres of park, rolling lawn, and radiant gardens laced with bicycle and jogging trails. Take a short walk to the Harbor’s numerous shops, restaurants and ocean activities and to the beautiful sands of the Pacific. Each of the Resort’s 378 rooms includes a TV w/remote, Nintendo, work desk, STSN high-speed Internet, CD/clock radio, coffee maker, hair dryer, lighted makeup mirror and individual climate control. 24-hour health club facilities top the list of amenities, along with tennis, croquet, bicycle rentals and more. Enjoy two ocean-view heated pools or relax in the adjacent whirlpools. Recognized for its excellence in meeting services with a Gold Key Award by Corporate Meetings and Incentives Magazine, the Resort offers 50,000 sq ft of flexible indoor and outdoor function space with state-of-the-art technological capabilities. Our newest addition to our AAA 4-Diamond resort is the 14,000 square foot spa. Enjoy treatments tailored to your own tastes. Our spa facilities, including a sauna and whirlpool, are also available. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Laguna Cliffs Marriott Hotel Dana Point
- Marriott Laguna Cliffs
- Marriott Dana Point
- Dana Point Marriott