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Ayres Hotel Laguna Woods
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   24341 El Toro Road, Laguna Woods, CA 92653   |  
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Laguna Woods
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Ayres Hotel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

The Ayres Hotel is great for those visiting Laguna Woods. The hotel offers a special discount when you have business at the Laguna Woods complex (formerly Leisure World). They offer a complimentalry breakfast and the rooms are large and well appointed. We have stayed there a few times and are never disappointed with the hotel and service.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
    • 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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

The comfort and service of a boutique hotel at half the price.
The breakfast is not only convenient, but is our first choice compared to local restaurants.
The terrace is open for breakfast in nice weather, a very soothing way to start the day.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 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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Sunnyvale, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

This Ayres is a short walk from Gate-7, Laguna Woods Village. I have been using the hotel since it was built, and I have tried a couple of others, once. The Ayres’ comforts, class, staff, and extremely nice (free) buffet breakfast dining room put it way above other places I’ve tried in the area. Just across El Toro are a major supermarket, Pharmacy, Office Supply and other businesses. On the Ayres side are at least two restaurants, with countless more just down the street. And yet, the Ayres is a very quiet place. The dining room, used primarily for breakfast, has at least 3 freshly prepared hot items (meat, eggs, and potatoes) and a chef who can prepare custom variations. Juice, coffee, fruits, milk, waffle makers, and great seating round it out. As others have said, the beds are so good that Ayres may sell the mattresses (something like Dream Sleeper Pillow Top).

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 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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Austin, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

This is an elegant, very clean hotel. Rooms are spotless and comfortable, great bed. Breakfast is more than generous. Staff is helpful, enthusiastic and friendly. I wouldn't stay anywhere else in the area.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 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
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St. Louis
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

This was the best hotel I've stayed in. The rooms and hotel and beautifully decorated and the staff did their best to put me in lower floor room with a slider to the beautiful pool and spa. The breakfast is superb. Everything is tasty and fresh and omelets are made to order. I would definitly reccomend this hotel to anyone in Orange County.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled solo
    • 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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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

I had the opportunity to stay at the Ayes recently, and had another fantastic experience. There were a few issues that came up for me (my issues, not to do with them) and they went out of their way to help me resolve them. It was so great.

The hotel has the best beds around, a wonderful breakfast, the location can't be beat (easy access to the beaches, LA, San Diego, Disneyworld, shopping, wherever), lovely decor, great fitness room, clean pool, reasonable rates -- but it's the great staff that makes it exceptional.

I love staying there and high;y recommend it!

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled solo
    • 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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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

A great hotel. Helpful staff, very nice rooms, free parking, free wifi all add up to a very good bargain for staying in the L.A. area. I have stayed at a ton of hotels in southern California, and this hotel is at the very top of the heap. I will be staying here again, as well as at any other Ayres property.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 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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Address: 24341 El Toro Road, Laguna Woods, CA 92653
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > Laguna Woods
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Laguna Woods
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Ayres Hotel Laguna Woods 3*
Number of rooms: 139
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The charm and elegance of a European-inspired boutique hotel await you at Ayres Hotel Laguna Woods! Whether you’re here for a short visit or a long, relaxing retreat, you’ll find all of the luxurious guest rooms at Ayres Hotel Laguna Woods are impeccably appointed with a full suite of complimentary amenities including our signature double pillow top beds, flat screen TV’s, refrigerators, coffeemakers, microwaves well lit work desks and Wifi, iHomes, hairdryers, iron/ironing board, and curved shower rods. And every morning you will start your day right with our complimentary full American breakfast! Ayres Hotel Laguna Woods welcomes travelers to all of the exciting business, recreational, and entertainment attractions South Orange County has to offer. Surf, play, and lounge the day away at nearby, world famous Laguna Beach. Revive your wardrobe at the Laguna Hills Mall only one mile away. Also, be sure to check out the exciting night life at the Irvine Spectrum Entertainment Center where you can laugh at the Improv comedy club or play like a kid again at Dave & Buster's video arcade. ... more   less 
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