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Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa
Ranked #5 of 12 Hotels in Dana Point
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Reviewed February 27, 2013

Have stayed at this hotel twice now and the service and Staff are teriffic. The both restaurants are very good. Pools are fantastic and the grounds and views from the property are spectacular. Short walk (steep hills) to the waterfront and plenty of places to eat. Am looking forward to my next stay in Dana Point

Room Tip: If a rewards member ask for a complimentary upgrade. Try to get an ocean view if available.
  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with family
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LCMRS, Manager at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2013

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your wonderful compliments regarding your stay. We are delighted to hear that this was your second time visiting our property. The greatest compliment for our resort and staff is to know that a guest has returned for another visit. Our job is to make your stay as pleasurable and comfortable as we can and we are grateful that we have provided this type of atmosphere for you during your visits. We are looking forward to your next visit and we will guarantee nothing short of excellence.

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Reviewed February 25, 2013

Have stayed at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa a few times. Love the atmosphere, staff, food, views, and beds. I sleep better when I stay here than any other place away from home. Great size fitness center with just the right type and amount of equipment. The only hotel I look forward to when traveling on business. Next time I'll try the spa.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled on business
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LCMRS, Manager at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2013

Thank you for rating the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa with 5 Stars. We are delighted that our resort is your home away from home. That is one of the best compliments we could have received. Our goal is to make your stay as comfortable, enjoyable and pleasurable as we can while you are away from your own home. Our staff is at your service 24 hours a day to be sure that you are well taken care of. We hope you do try our spa the next time you visit, we know you will not be disappointed. We are looking forward to your next visit and hope to see you soon.

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Reviewed February 16, 2013

I was here for a work conference for a week and found the hotel itself to be very nice. The room and bed was very comfortable and the food was good too. It is a great location to take off for a walk along the water but if you want to shop or go to restaurants, you really need a car. There are plenty of wonderful restaurants only 5-10 min drive.

Room Tip: Pay attention to which room you request. Not all of them have balconies and not all have a good view...
  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled on business
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LCMRS, Manager at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2013

Thank you for your review. We hope your meeting was a great success. We are delighted to hear that we made your conference week comfortable and pleasant. There is nothing more important to us than to make your stay as pleasurable as we can. We must agree that the walk along the harbor and beach are both serene and breathtaking. We hope that you were able to enjoy the Vue and OverVue Restaurant at the resort during your stay. We are looking forward to your next visit, whether it be for business or leisure.

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Reviewed February 11, 2013

I recently stayed at this location (2/9/2013) and was extremely letdown of the overall value. Mind you, I typically spend about 15k in travel each year so I've seen a number of quality hotels and this one did not make the grade. First, I paid for an ocean view but found it was more a partial as the trees in the park took up 75% of that view. Additionally, I reserved a room with a king size bed only to be told they were out of them and had to settle for two full beds. One thing I found extremely odd was that I had to be issued a key to open the mini bar. I found that a slap in the face in regards to the clientele that frequent the resort. The rooms seemed due for an upgrade and bathroom tiny. It may be better for other rooms but room 214 was a complete letdown.

  • Stayed: February 2013
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LCMRS, Manager at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2013

Thank you for your review. We regret that we did not meet your expectations during your stay. During high occupancy, we do our very best to accommodate each and every guest’s request, however, there are times when we are not able to provide the preferred type of bed due to occupancy levels. Our priority is to fulfill and meet all of your needs but unfortunately, there are times where we cannot grand every request. We appreciate your understanding and patience. In regards to the mini bar key, we provide a key to every guest upon check-in, in order to protect the usage of underage drinking. We apologize if you found this offensive. We take every review seriously and we will share your feedback with our management team.

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Reviewed February 9, 2013

Went to this spa with a family of 5 ladies for a birthday celebration facials experience. We were welcomed warmly by the staff and escorted to the changing area. We were all escorted by very friendly staff into the rooms for our facials. The facial was great, she addressed concerns and did an excellent job in making me feel relaxed and rejuvinated. After the facial we all met in the lounge area and relaxed with some lemon water and then changed to our bathing suits to enjoy the sauna and hot tub. It was a great day for all of us as we don't always have the opportunity to get together all in one place often. Highly recommend the services. The staff was very friendly and kind.

Room Tip: 3 of the birthday girls did stay overnight and the room was spacious, had a lovely balcony, we got r...
  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled with family
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LCMRS, Manager at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2013

Happy belated birthday! We are delighted to hear that you and your family celebrated your birthday with us. It sounds like you all had a fabulous time spending the day together and rejuvenating. Our staff is truly exceptional and we are happy that you were able to experience the warmth and friendliness first hand. Your experience is very important to us and we appreciate your rating of 5 stars. A day of pampering with the ladies is priceless and we are happy that we were able to help create these wonderful memories for you and your family. We hope you visit us again soon.

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Reviewed February 8, 2013

This is one hotel/resort that lives up to its rating. The service was excellent and the staff seems to genuinely care about the hotel's guest. The website pictures do not do the hotel and it's surroundings justice. Both the exterior and interior of the property is impeccably maintained, though the air conditioning system and the bathroom toilet in the room could both function better and quieter. The food in the restaurant was very good with an excellent breakfast buffet. I benefited from a package that included free valet parking and free breakfast. I would go out of my way in Southern California to stay here again.

Room Tip: Request a partial ocean view room which have views almost equal to full ocean view.
  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled on business
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LCMRS, Manager at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2013

Wow. Thank you for your wonderful review and for our 5 star rating. We appreciate your compliments regarding our attentive and friendly staff. As you experienced they are at your service 24 hours a day and they want to make your stay as comfortable and pleasurable as they can make it. We are delighted that you took advantage of our packages we offer on-line because they truly are a great deal. We are looking forward in you visiting us again soon.

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Reviewed January 30, 2013

Visiting Southern California when temperatures were just above freezing has made this review kinda hard to put in perspective. When the cold weather is affecting the what could have been great outdoor activities.

I was part of a huge entourage that descended onto Laguna Cliffs and was impressed with the hotel's layout, amenities, proximity to the wharf and overall surroundings. The hotel is equipped with a lovely outdoor pool and heated jacuzzi. As its name implies, it has spa facilities, though I did not get a chance to check it out. The rooms are as of Marriott standards and the bed is the highlight of the room as it was comfortable and cosy. Cleanliness of the hotel was top notch. The staff were cheerful and always willing to stop to help if needed. Overall, this is a classy resort and my stay was pleasant and relaxing. The hotel's dining at The Vue seems a bit limited and small for the number of guests that the hotel can accommodate.

However here lies the conundrum for Laguna Cliffs; is it a resort or is it a business hotel for conventions and meetings? I would think that if I was staying at the hotel for a relaxing getaway, only to be surrounded by the hordes of convention people, I'd be pretty upset. Perhaps, it's all about the timing.......

Overall, I loved the hotel and would definitely be back...... just hoping that I won't have bump into large crowds when I am there.....

Room Tip: Ask for rooms that is at the annex wing and that also faces the sea but not the pool. You'll hav...
  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled on business
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LCMRS, Manager at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are so pleased that you felt the hotel was gorgeous with impressionable amenities. We aim to please our guests in every way. We are glad that you could experience the variety of things to see and do in our resort. Our staff is one of a kind and their courteousness and attention to detail never goes unnoticed. The beauty of Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa is that it not only hosts successful meetings but it also accommodates guests who want to enjoy a relaxing, oceanview getaway. We are looking forward in having you back soon.

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Additional Information about Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

Address: 25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > Dana Point
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Dana Point
#5 Family Hotel in Dana Point
#5 Business Hotel in Dana Point
#6 Romantic Hotel in Dana Point
Price Range: $250 - $456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 378
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Dressed in charming Cape Cod style, Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa rests atop the majestic cliffs of the "California Riviera" overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Dana Point Harbor, and is fronted by 42 acres of park, rolling lawn, and radiant gardens laced with bicycle and jogging trails. Take a short walk to the Harbor’s numerous shops, restaurants and ocean activities from our hotel in Dana Point, and to the beautiful sands of the Pacific. Enjoy two ocean-view heated pools or relax in the adjacent whirlpools. Recognized for its excellence in meeting services with a Gold Key Award by Corporate Meetings and Incentives Magazine, the Resort offers 50,000 sq ft of flexible indoor and outdoor function space with state-of-the-art technological capabilities. Our newest addition to our AAA 4-Diamond resort is the 14,000 square foot spa. Enjoy treatments tailored to your own tastes. Our spa facilities, including a sauna and whirlpool, are also available. ... more   less 
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Laguna Cliffs Marriott Hotel Dana Point
Marriott Laguna Cliffs
Marriott Dana Point
Dana Point Marriott

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