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The Varden Hotel

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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Dry Cleaning
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with family - two young men aged 17 and 23. And we all loved it. It it placed in walking distance to Pine Avenue, The promenade and the Pike outlet. There is a metro stop just outside the hotel. Walking distance to Aquarium and...More

Thank Mette S
Hotel's Favorite
Reviewed June 2, 2017

I enjoyed my stay at the Varden. It is full of history, friendly employees, and the location can't be beat. Yes, the rooms are small, but they are creatively and efficiently designed for maximum use of space in a historical building. There is a European...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second time to the hotel and I was delighted with the hotel again. Small, personal and relaxing. I would highly recommend to anybody wanting a great location in Long Beach close to pine avenue.

Thank paddyl2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

there were 6 of us who were going to Sky Room in Long Beach for dinner/dancing on New Years Eve...we had never stayed at this hotel and found it absolutely charming...different than your usual boutique hotels...the owners were wonderful and the staff was sensational...small rooms...More

Thank Trudi G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for 10 days at the Varden and had a very good experience. The hotel and the room was bright and quiet. The bed was very comfortable and enjoyed a good shower every morning. When you are in for a small breakfast, you can...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Dry Cleaning
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
$163 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Long Beach
#1 Business Hotel in Long Beach
#3 Best Value Hotel in Long Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
$163 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Long Beach
#1 Business Hotel in Long Beach
#3 Best Value Hotel in Long Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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annette6872
May 11, 2017|
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Response from Jo F | Reviewed this property |
That's correct. The light rail line runs along the street outside the hotel.
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47omerd
May 8, 2017|
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Response from njwoodster | Reviewed this property |
The Varden has a lot right next to it for parking with no extra charge so all is good on that point. Ask for a darker room if they have one, but we've never had a problem with noise or too much light and we stay on New... More
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Keith L
March 13, 2017|
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Response from Katherine M | Reviewed this property |
Parking next to the hotel
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"we were updated to 3rd floor...and they made sure the 3 of us were next door rooms..."
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"Avoid rooms facing the road if you want a totally dark room to sleep well."
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"I have trouble with stairs. The first floor is easiest AND quiet and convenient. Rooms are small + have..."
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"3rd floor in the back was quiet"
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