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“One block from gorgeous Heisler Park” 4 of 5 stars
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Laguna Cliffs Inn
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   475 N. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (Formerly By the Sea Inn)   |  
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Ranked #5 of 22 hotels in Laguna Beach
West Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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“One block from gorgeous Heisler Park”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

The rooms were very nice, the staff members were very accommodating and friendly and the location is perfect. We had a "skyline/ocean" view room on the 2nd floor and had a great view of the coast toward South Laguna. Heisler Park is one block away - spectacular stretch for walkers, joggers and dogs - hugging the shore with many, many beautiful access points to the beach along a one-mile path. Will definitely go back!

Room Tip: Get a room on the second floor and pay the extra dollars for a view of the ocean. It's not dead...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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serviceheart, General Manager at Laguna Cliffs Inn, responded to this review, March 20, 2013
Thrilling top notch marks across the board.

We are so glad you loved the newer upgraded guestrooms and what guests tell us is the #1 location in Laguna Beach for parks, food, quiet and shops!

We thank you so much for choosing to stay as our guest and for taking the time to share such wonderful comments.

We will see you again soon!
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013 via mobile

What a gem! Location couldn't be better, staff is extremely accommodating and helpful, rooms are very comfortable. We loved how easy it was to walk to shops, beach, restaurants...Would highly recommend Laguna cliffs inn to anyone planning to stay in Laguna Beach.

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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serviceheart, General Manager at Laguna Cliffs Inn, responded to this review, March 19, 2013
Thank you for your stellar review and comments. It does not get much better than Fabulous in every way!

We look forward to your next stay and your reaction to the new upgrades we will offer.

Thank you again for taking your valuable time to help us shine!
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Modesto, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

My wife, son and I stayed for a couple of nights in January. The room was good-sized and comfortable. There was a fold-out bed for our son that worked fine. Although the Inn is on PCH, we didn't get road noise in our room. The staff was very helpful and friendly. It is a short walk to the Main Beach and to the downtown shops/galleries/restaurants. My only small issue is that the window covering in the bathroom area is one of those woven, non-solid covering, and at sunrise, the morning light lit up the room quite brightly.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Union, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

I stayed here one night on our road trip around Southern California and I loved it. Located on a main street with easy in and out parking. Rooms were decorated modern and were clean. The products they provided in the room smelled delicious. As did the hall way!! Very pleasant and accommodating staff. Would definitely stay again.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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serviceheart, General Manager at Laguna Cliffs Inn, responded to this review, March 8, 2013
Thank you for choosing Laguna Cliffs Inn as one of your stops for your Southern California road trip. What fun! It is such a treat when we receive "amazing" feedback and we thank you so much.

Until we meet again!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Our stay started with John at the front desk. He as well as all the staff are friendly and knowledgeable. The rooms are nicely decorated, comfortable and clean. The hotel is walking distance to Heisler Park where the views are spectacular. This is not our first stay and won't be our last. I highly recommend this hotel. The value is great too.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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serviceheart, General Manager at Laguna Cliffs Inn, responded to this review, March 6, 2013
Thank you for a striking headline that speaks so well to our hearts and our intentions as a team.

John is a newer team member and he has received tremendous accolades for for his sincerity and personal guest service. He will be thrilled to see his name in the "bright lights".

We are thankful that you enjoyed your stay well enough to plan on seeing us again in the future. and we look forward to your return visit!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

We checked in late last night to start our CA family vacation and were amazed. Very clean motel and superb staff. Rates were reasonable, considering you can see the ocean. Room is clean spacious with grand bathroom amenities (even Qtips). Beds and pillows are amazingly comfortable (queen beds can be scary). Even the parking area (which is free) is clean and well painted. The attention to detail is amazing at this place, which older, but impeccably maintained. They even made it so the weather is in the 80's! Don't be afraid to stay with these folks.

Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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serviceheart, General Manager at Laguna Cliffs Inn, responded to this review, March 1, 2013
A wonderfully timed professional hug!

Thank you for a such a stellar review and choosing Laguna Cliffs Inn as the starting point for a memorable family vacation!

Our entire team works so hard to provide a very well maintained and beautiful atmosphere while our guests are away from home.

Enjoy your special trip and we hope you return in the future.
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Additional Information about Laguna Cliffs Inn

Address: 475 N. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (Formerly By the Sea Inn)
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > Laguna Beach
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Laguna Beach
#4 Business Hotel in Laguna Beach
#5 Romantic Hotel in Laguna Beach
#5 Family Hotel in Laguna Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Laguna Cliffs Inn 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
As vast as the area’s beaches, trails and art galleries, the pleasures at Laguna Cliffs Inn are virtually endless. Stay steps from the beach in a hotel that boasts an open-air design facing the ocean for a peaceful, picturesque experience. While here, enjoy the convenience of complimentary Wi-Fi and our heated pool and spa, as well as in-room breakfast and a welcome basket. ... more   less 
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