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Laguna Beach Motor Inn
Ranked #19 of 22 Hotels in Laguna Beach
Reviewed February 20, 2007

The outside grounds were gorgeous and it even had a swimming pool, BUT everything else was below standards. The room had 2 queen beds (which were actually comfortable if you could get past looking at the falling apart box spring), lots of pillows, a 'dining' table and chairs which blocked the main door from opening all the way, a crammed fridge beyond that, which was not in the "kitchen" (which smelled of pure gas if you were able to even get the door open), and a very dinky bathroom. It seemed, quite frankly, like it was the "Bates Motel" from Hitchcock. Still the old-fashioned keys with your room number on it for all to see even. The paint was so thick on everything that it was sticky, and you could not even close the bathroom door. The windows seemed to be in place by sticky bad caulking. It turned out that people actually "live" at this place, and our neighbor liked to sit out on her 'porch' and screech on the phone for all to hear. It was truly miserable. The tv didn't work properly the first night we were there either - we only got the Animal Planet and Cartoon Network! The ONLY saving grace was that we did not spend much time in the room and a beautiful beach was a block's walk away.

  • Stayed: February 2007, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile
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Stayed: October 2016, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile
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Stayed: August 2015, traveled with family
Thank Christian H J
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Reviewed July 10, 2015
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  • Stayed: July 2015, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 24, 2015
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  • Stayed: June 2014, traveled with family
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Thank Roselyne L
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Reviewed December 15, 2013
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Room Tip: Nicht zu nah an der Hauptstraße, die Zimmer sind hellhörig.
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  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Laguna Beach Motor Inn

Address: 985 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1416
Location: United States > California > Orange County > Laguna Beach
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Laguna Beach
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Laguna Beach Motor Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 22
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Your Laguna Beach vacation getaway Less than one mile from downtown and Laguna's Main Beach, Laguna Beach Motor Inn provides a comfortable beach vacation escape. Guests can wander to Shaw's Cove, with its legendary diving and semi-private beaches, less than a three minute walk down the hill. The property's 22 guest rooms offer beach and cove views, a large pool, private garden courtyard, lounge areas and complimentary Wi-Fi and television. ... more   less 
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