We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Decent hotel but extra costs mount up” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina

Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 8 more sites!
Save
You added Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina to your Saves list
Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   300 N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-2552   |  
Hotel website
  |  
Hotel deals
  |  
  |  
Hotel amenities
Special Offer
Save 10-30%
Ranked #7 of 17 Hotels in Redondo Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Mercer Island, Washington
Level Contributor
21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Decent hotel but extra costs mount up”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

We stayed at the hotel over the new year in 2011. The price we paid for the room was quite competitive, and the hotel upgraded us to a seaview room at no extra cost on check in since they didn't have any regular rooms with two beds as we had requested. Location is great for the airport and close to the beach, but a bit of a drive in and out of LA and the Anaheim attractions. The hotel and rooms were generally in good condition although the TV was a little old and didn't have great picture quality, and the bathroom door was a little odd - louvre design didn't really give much privacy. Major complaint about the hotel though was the add on charges. $23 - 27 per day to park, $10 per day per device for wifi. Breakfast in the hotel restaurant was full buffet at $23 or $16 for continental with no a la carte option - very overpriced for what it was. Room service was similarly highly priced for the quality. Overall I would not stay again because of the add on costs.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

862 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    234
    342
    186
    67
    33
See reviews for
208
263
58
176
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (215)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Aberporth
Level Contributor
48 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

Stayed here for 3 nights post cruise. Room was very comfortable, and we had a side on view of the sea and a very small balcony. Didn't much enjoy the buffet breakfast at 'Splash' - found it to be very expensive when my partner only has cereal and tea, and yet they still charge full continental buffet price. I had the cooked breakfast, but there wasn't a lot of choice.
For our evening meals we ate via room service, and these meals were outstanding every time.
The location of the hotel was excellent, you could walk easily down to the harbour area, where there were pubs and eateries and a fish market at the end. The atmosphere here was lovely too. All in all a good hotel with friendly staff.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Salinas, CA
Level Contributor
26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2011

Locals know the best beaches near LAX are south of the airport. Redondo is the largest of the South Bay cities, and this may be the largest hotel in the area. Therein lay the problem, my room was not well vacuumed. Maybe the property is too big for this crew & mgmt. team to keep thoroughly clean. The property looks ok for its age but needs to improve. For example, the third floor hallway smelled, the TV was old, and it had only a handful of cable channels beside HBO (not even History channel!?). However, there are many benefits to this well situated property. The sliding patio door lets in the wonderful, clean ocean air. I had a sliver of an ocean view, and it is the best location for accessing the coastal bike path, the pier, King Harbor marina, and a nearby greenbelt jogging trail. The nearby triathlon store and numerous surf surfs indicate that this is fitness central. Gold's Gym is attached to the hotel, too. There are many food options such as Cheesecake Factory which is across the street, and Whole Foods just four blocks east. This hotel can be a good value if the room is booked at a deep discount. Also, be prepared to either pay $23 to park or walk a few blocks if parking in the residential area. I did not use most of the facilities such as the cafe, pool, or spa, but I can vouch for the friendliness of the late night front desk staff.

  • Stayed December 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Mexico City
Level Contributor
74 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2011

Redondo Beach is a very nice place and in this hotel you can ask for a room with a wonderful view of sunrise or sunset; besides is very convenient to have breakfast in some of the nice restaurants on the beach, like Pollys or Rubies.

  • Stayed December 2011, 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
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

Although the rooms are a little dated, this is such a great value!!! I loved the area and my kids and I had a blast at the pool!! Service was fantastic, made us feel so welcomed! Everyone was so friendly.. Maria the concierge helped us with dinner options.. Ended up taking the kids to joes crab shack! What fun! I will DEFINITELY be back to this place!!

  • Stayed December 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
bakersfield, CA.
Level Contributor
160 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

One night, Executive Level ocean front....if you consider a huge parking lot ocean front. Yes, you can see the ocean, if you can get passed the huge pk. lot.
The balcony sliding door was so hard to pull open and shut, it took the strength of my two arms to try and drag it open. My husband is tall and very strong, and he even shook his head in disgust! Tiny balcony, but it was nice to look out over the (have I mentioned huge parking lot?) marina breaker and ocean. Cannot walk out to the beach, as you would just be at the marina. I have to guess it would be about a 2 block walk to get to the water at the marina. A few restaurants including Crab Shack and Rubys, located across the street.
Executive Level Rooms are in big need of refurbishing. It was very clean. E.L. amenities include a scaled down continental breakfast compared to LAX Crowne Plaxa. Great staff, they attended to everything we asked of them and more. Room condition was very clean, just need some work on carpet and furnishings. Bed was very comfortable. Bath was clean but needs some sprucing up. I spoke with the front desk, referring to the the description of ocean front rooms on crowneplaza.com. To be fair to guests that expect oceanfront to be ocean front, I suggested they might consider revamping the description. Miguel discounted our bill due to this. I did not expect this nor ask for it, he just did it and told me afterward. Very kind of him, but all the staff is this way. May not stay at this location again, but stick with Crowne Plaza.

Room Tip: Always ask for a complimentary upgrade to Executive Level. In some cases it can be done!
See more room tips
  • Stayed December 2011, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
56 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2011

I stayed in the Crone Plaza at Redondo about 10 years ago. It's still in the same place and the location is excellent. The staff are very helpful but the place is just a bit tired. It's fine but don't expect anything other than ok. The walls a a bit on the paper thin side any my neighbour had a very loud voice all night.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Price Your Stay
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Redondo Beach
0.1 mi away
The Redondo Beach Hotel
The Redondo Beach Hotel
#1 of 17 in Redondo Beach
4.5 of 5 stars 153 reviews
0.3 mi away
The Portofino Hotel & Marina, A Noble House Hotel
3.7 mi away
Hilton Garden Inn Los Angeles / Redondo Beach
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
2.2 mi away
BEST WESTERN PLUS Redondo Beach Inn
1.3 mi away
Beach House at Hermosa Beach
Beach House at Hermosa Beach
#1 of 7 in Hermosa Beach
4.5 of 5 stars 610 reviews
3.7 mi away
Residence Inn Los Angeles Redondo Beach
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina

Address: 300 N Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277-2552
Phone Number:
Location: United States > California > Redondo Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Redondo Beach
#4 Family Hotel in Redondo Beach
#5 Business Hotel in Redondo Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina 3.5*
Number of rooms: 346
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Southern California coastal hotels that blend thoughtful amenities, soothing lodging, and a lively location come no better than Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach Hotel. The leader of LAX & South Bay area hotels, we are a short 7 miles from the airport and within convenient business distance to El Segundo, Torrance, Manhattan Beach and Gardena. Walk only a block to exciting Southern California attractions like white sand beaches, energetic surfing, boat rental, dining and entertainment. After a fun day, our Redondo Beach hotels onsite European Day Spa is the perfect way to relax, maybe spend a tranquil evening by our pool overlooking the Pacific Ocean, or you can head over to Gold's Gym, free 24 hours a day. Then, treat yourself to a meal at award-winning Splash Mediterranean Bistro. Unwind as you retire to the most inviting rooms among hotels near LAX & the South Bay, featuring the Crowne Plaza Sleep Advantage. Providing the finest banquet facility in Southern California, Crowne Plaza is your best choice for unforgettable Redondo Beach events and weddings. 25,000 sq. ft. of elegant space, 19 venues, and unrivaled catering put the winning stamp on any event. With attractions for leisure and a location for business, it's the ultimate California coastal or beach getaway. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with IHG, Expedia, Booking.com, Travelocity, Hotels.com, BookIt.com, TripOnline SA, Agoda, Priceline and Odigeo so you can book your Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina Hotel Redondo Beach
Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach And Marina
Redondo Beach Crowne Plaza
Crown Plaza Redondo Beach

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.