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Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great hotel, bit basic but great location on the beach. Well priced! The bathroom was a bit old and shower was a bit hard to turn on but overall still a great stay. The Deck bar at hotel had great cocktails but service was a bit hit and miss. The hotel staff though were very friendly and helpful. I would... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Pacific Edge is a great get-away for those of us in SoCal. Excellent restaurants all around & hotel is pet friendly. Parking is a challenge so use valet. Drift bar / restaurant is a kick. Right on the beach. They have all kinds of toys to rent as well as umbrellas & lounges on the sand which the staff will... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

3.5 stars, actually but I am grading up, because of the customer service I received upon departure. My stay honestly was not good. There were many issues that really were not acceptable. And a one star review was well on it's way to being given. HOWEVER, as we were departing, I was asked how our stay was. I asked them... More 

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San Diego, California
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place to stay for a night or two. Very close to shopping and dining. We stayed there and saw The Pageant of the Masters. Great little weekend getaway. Big room and friendly staff. Nice bar on site, but very close to other venues. Highly recommend.

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Alex Y, Owner at Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

I'm so happy we could welcome you to Laguna this time, Kyle! It's a pleasure to know we made your visit fun, and I'm especially happy you took advantage of our location by exploring some of the downtown spots. Hope The Pageant was incredible and we look forward to having you again sometime! Best, Alex Yi, Assistant General Manager More 

San Diego, California
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've stayed at other Joie de Vivre hotels that were quite nice. This one is terribly disappointing! Rooms are dank, uninteresting and sad. Staff is very nice and location is great. That's it. Recommend the management/ownership put some dollars into it. Sadly enough it's sold out because of season so they probably don't see the need. So glad we will... More 

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Alex Y, Owner at Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

First, thanks for the feedback here, Lisa. I'm glad to know you've enjoyed spending time at some Joie de Vivre hotels in the past, and I appreciate you taking the time to let us know how your visit here was. That said, I want you to know that we're definitely aware that some of our rooms need updating and are... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Actual stay was May 2015, but I can't scroll back that far in time on trip advisor. My new wife and I stayed here for a few days for a, "pre-honeymoon," since we couldn't afford a proper honeymoon at the time. My coworker recommend this place. So I took her advice and booked a room. I believe I reserved the... More 

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Alex Y, Manager at Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

I'm absolutely thrilled we could help you and your wife celebrate your marriage, Adnan! It's an honor to have hosted you two on your pre-honeymoon, and I'm glad everything about your stay was so awesome -- especially that short walk to the beach. I know when I go on vacation the mark of a great trip is how many steps... More 

Gold River, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

King bed ocean view top floor room 138. Wonderful ocean view right on the beach. Great room service. Given view is facing west, air is extremely important for for afternoon sun. The small window air was inadequate and too old to cool room. The air conditioner in the next room faced our balcony. It made so manynoises that it drown... More 

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Alex Y, Manager at Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

So sorry to hear you weren't able to enjoy the sound of the waves this time. I know how integral that is to a beach vacation, so I can completely understand what a disappointment that would have been. As our team mentioned, we have taken the steps to address this issue by upgrading out AC units. I know that doesn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location , ocean views and one of the best bar/ restaurants in town. Perfect Laguna spot to walk around town or just get the free trolley that takes you anywhere. Also try the Beachwood restaurant attached to the hotel which has a beautiful wood paneled bar with great food too

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Alex Y, Manager at Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed spending some time with us! I'm always happy when our guests take advantage of our location, so it's really wonderful to hear you had fun walking around Laguna and checking out some of the local flare. Hope we'll see you again! Alex Yi, Assistant General Manager More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The worst hotel I have ever been to & I have been to a lot. Firstly, there was no elevator to our room which made it hard to carry our suitcases up the stairs. When we arrived in our room we were shocked at how small it was compared to the pictures. Advertised on the beach, it's not our building... More 

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Alex Y, Manager at Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

I'm really disappointed we couldn't make a better impression on you this time, Emily. While we are required to offer valet parking due to the limited space available in Laguna Beach, Pacific Edge has chosen to forego charging resort fees in order to make up for this to our guests. I'm sorry if that wasn't explained to you more clearly,... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely disgusting hotel, felt very old fashioned outdated, and dirty with very little space. We were in a room of four which first of all was tiny no where near enough room, in addition to this it was advertised as on the beach - our building was the furthest back with a road and a good few buildings in between,... More 

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Alex Y, Manager at Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel, responded to this review

I'm sorry you weren't happy with either of your rooms, Charlotte, and I apologize if you felt we misrepresented our facilities in any way. While it's disappointing to know you weren't impressed with our decor, I am glad we took steps to make it right when we learned you were unsatisfied with the first room. I also want to assure... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imagine the cool ocean breeze brushing up against your cheek. Admire the views of the deep, blue, Pacific Ocean from the balconies overlooking the waves of one of our oceanfront rooms. Enjoy convenient sunning, surfing and swimming as the sand is just steps from your room. Pacific Edge Hotel is not only steps away from the sand of the California coast, but also steps away from everything that Laguna Beach has to offer. The hotel is within walking distance of both Laguna Village and the shops and galleries along the South Coast Highway. In addition to your holiday and vacation needs, we are known for being an ideal destination for groups, social events, and wedding. Our magnificent Villa offers a prime, one-of-kind event space, suitable for the most important and precious events. We look forward to you joining us for your next leisure or business stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel

Address: 647 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2415 (Formerly Vacation Village Hotel)
Location: United States > California > Orange County > Laguna Beach
Price Range: $160 - $411 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 129
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Also Known As:
Hotel Pacific Edge
Pacific Edge Laguna Beach
Vacation Village Laguna Beach
Hotel Style:
#7 Business Hotel in Laguna Beach
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Laguna Beach
#8 Romantic Hotel in Laguna Beach
#11 Family Hotel in Laguna Beach
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