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“Oasis in Seal Beach” 5 of 5 stars
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Ayres Hotel Seal Beach
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   12850 Seal Beach Boulevard, Seal Beach, CA 90740   |  
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Seal Beach
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new york
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Oasis in Seal Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

It was such a pleasure to find a hotel that was well located, clean and very comfortable. Our expectations were met and surpassed by our visit. The breakfast was varied, with healthy alternatives if you were looking. Front desk staff was very helpful especially finding a restaurant that was open late.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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AyresHotels, General Manager at Ayres Hotel Seal Beach, responded to this review, December 14, 2012
Dear ann_olivia_66 -

Thank you so much for allowing us the opportunity to welcome you. I am thrilled you found the hotel so accommodating and clean. We absolutely love being able to exceed guest expectations and are so pleased your stay was an exceptional one. Hopefully your travels bring you to the area again very soon.

Warm regards,

Bill Dolan
General Manager
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

This place is so nice, and feels so warm and cozy to me. The rooms are great, the view is great, and the breakfast was great! . It's very close to plenty of restaurants and shopping and the freeway, but you don't hear the freeway at all with the windows shut. We loved it and will definitely stay here again

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Watsonville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

The Ayres hotel is where I stay when visiting my family is Southern California. It is close to their home but even more important, it is quiet and clean. The rooms just feel less of a "hotel room" and more of a "guest room". The staff is great and accommodating. I would definitely recommend the Ayres hotel if you are looking for a place to stay in the Seal Beach/Rossmoor area.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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AyresHotels, General Manager at Ayres Hotel Seal Beach, responded to this review, December 4, 2012
Dear Ingrid -

You are too kind. Thank you so much for your positive review and for making us your choice of hotel when visiting family in the area. I am pleased we are able to provide such consistently clean and comfortable accommodations. You are most certainly our guest from the time you walk into the lobby! We are very grateful for your review and look forward to welcoming you again very soon.

Sincerely,

Bill Dolan
General Manager
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Bellevue, Nebraska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Ayres is a very nice hotel, great pool and hot tub. The breakfast was better than most free breakfast-we didnt realize we could have ordered an omelet but apparently you can do that. The hotel is close proximity to freeway and to other stores and restaurants.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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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Lake Forest, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

The Ayres Seal Beach boasts large, clean rooms, a friendly staff and a great free breakfast. While its location right on 405 offers easy access to all the area has to offer, the hotel is still a peaceful oasis. A great value! We will stay again.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Hot breakfast and they even make eggs the way you want. Well decorated. Also there is shopping close by. Across the street is a restaurant which is really good - sphagetinni
Hotel staff was very friendly and the rooms were clean. Overall I truly enjoyed my stay and plan to stay there again.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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AyresHotels, General Manager at Ayres Hotel Seal Beach, responded to this review, November 30, 2012
Dear Bizintinc -

Another Spaghettini lover! Thank you so much for staying with us and for taking the time to share your experience with fellow travelers. We are thrilled you found every element of the hotel conducive to a comfortable visit and that you were able to give Spaghettini a try. Many guests find this to be a highlight of their stay. We are very grateful for your review and hope to welcome you again very soon.

Safe travels,

Bill Dolan
General Manager
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Lancaster, California
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6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

This is such a nice hotel! Everything is so clean and pretty. The staff is very helpful and I would and will stay here again. Its not too far from the beach and it is very close to shopping. I thought because it was so close to the freeway that it would be loud be that was to problem!

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
    • 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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AyresHotels, General Manager at Ayres Hotel Seal Beach, responded to this review, November 30, 2012
Dear Fancithatt -

Thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay and for your kind review. It is wonderful to know you found the accommodations so comfortable and the location convenient for your needs. We are definitely close to the beach, so are pleased you were able to take full advantage of it. We appreciate your recommendation and hope to welcome you again in the near future.

Sincerely,

Bill Dolan
General Manager
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Additional Information about Ayres Hotel Seal Beach

Also Known As:
Ayres Seal Beach
Seal Beach Ayres Hotel
Address: 12850 Seal Beach Boulevard, Seal Beach, CA 90740
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > Seal Beach
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Seal Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Ayres Hotel Seal Beach 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Ayres Hotel Seal Beach! Whether you’re here for a short business visit or a long, relaxing retreat, you’ll find all of the luxurious, European-inspired guest rooms at Ayres Hotel Seal Beach are impeccably appointed with a full suite of complimentary amenities including our signature, triple sheeted Ayres Dream Sleeper beds, flat screen TVs, refrigerators, microwaves, coffeemakers, well lit work desks and WiFi, iHomes, hairdryers, and curved shower rods. And every morning you will start your day right with our complimentary full American breakfast.Our unique Seal Beach, CA location means you can discover the many distinct shops, art galleries, gift stores, and dining attractions on Main Street. Close by is the city of Long Beach, offering an array of entertainment venues including the Queen Mary or the Aquarium of the Pacific. ... more   less 
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