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Laguna Brisas Hotel
Ranked #13 of 22 Hotels in Laguna Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Whangarei, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Nice Hotel in Laguna Beach”
Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stayed at the Best Western Plus Laguna Brisas Spa Hotel this July and had a very nice time. Danielle at the front desk was super helpful and very friendly. We enjoyed spending time on the rooftop patio that overlooked the ocean. We had stayed here before about 11 years ago and much prefer the rooms that face the ocean. If you stay on the interior of the hotel it is like a maze, and a bit difficult to find your way around. The breakfast was very nice and had a large variety of things to choose from. The pool and spa are small, but most of the time you will be spending at the beach. Easy to catch the shuttle to the Pageant of the Masters, and walking distance to several restaurants and coffee places. I would stay here again, but would choose the oceanfront rooms next time.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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Jose2244, Manager at Laguna Brisas Hotel, responded to this review, July 31, 2014
We love your review. I will share it with the staff. We will continue to instill a can do attitude in all our employees and work on the hotel's improvement, We hope to see you again. Best regards.

Jose Berumen
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generalmanager@lagunabrisas.com
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Henderson, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 30, 2014

Great value and good location . Free shuttle takes you everywhere. Walk a half block to the beach and it isn't crowded. Nice rooms and free parking. The staff is very helpful They recommend restaurants, They have chairs and umbrellas on a first come first serve basis.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
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Jose2244, Manager at Laguna Brisas Hotel, responded to this review, July 31, 2014
Thank you for your kind words. They will encourage the staff to continue to do their best. Happy belated birthday on behalf of the staff.

Jose Berumen
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Cedar Hills, Ut.
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30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed July 26, 2014

Cute little hotel right across the street from the beach. Clean, and comfortable. Well maintained. Free covered parking. Restaurants close by. Had a Jacuzzi in the room, and a balcony overlooking the ocean. Fabulous for the price. Will stay here again.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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Jose2244, Manager at Laguna Brisas Hotel, responded to this review, July 27, 2014
We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I will share your words with the staff. We will continue to instill a can do attitude in all our employees and work on our shortcomings. Hope to see you againa and again.
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Los Angeles, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 25, 2014

This hotel is a great value for the quality. I was looking for an overnight stay in Laguna Beach with privacy, relaxed atmosphere without breaking the bank. The room had an indoor spa tub and was a good size room plus a free parking spot! Easy in & out. I would stay here again.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled solo
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Jose2244, Manager at Laguna Brisas Hotel, responded to this review, July 26, 2014
Thank you. We are a bargain for Laguna Beach. We do offer a parking spot which is quite rare in thh area. Please come back and see us again. Best regards.
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San Diego CA
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Reviewed July 17, 2014

We spent one night at the hotel along with three other couples. We arrived early and were given rooms right away. I had found a special rate on line and it was honored ($219 vs.$254 we had reserved for) This was appreciated. I did not read reviews of the hotel, and we had a room in the 100's, first floor which was on the street side. It was somewhat noisy during the night, but we ran the air on fan only to muffle it. Ask for a room away from the street! Our room was very nice and comfortable. We spent a great deal of our time at the Festival of the Masters, Sawdust festival and Pageant, but did have time for our group to meet on the deck overlooking the beach for a glass of wine. The breakfast was very nice, well presented and good for being included in the room rate. Staff was very accommodating!

Room Tip: Ask for a room away from the street (South Coast Highway)
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
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Jose2244, Manager at Laguna Brisas Hotel, responded to this review, July 18, 2014
We appreciate your comments. I am glad that the staff checked you in early as we always do when availability allows. We will continue to instill a can do attitude in all our employees to anticipate our guest needs. We hope to see you again. Happy travels.
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Pasadena, California
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108 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2014

We stayed here for a large family reunion and had a wonderful stay. We found the property is well maintained with nice landscaping, pleasant pool, and deck with an ocean view. The staff could not have been more accommodating to all of us, from the front desk to housekeeping. The breakfast buffet is plentiful and has something for everyone's tastes. The hotel's close proximity to downtown Laguna, the free shuttle stop and the beach made it a perfect location. The free parking and WiFi are an extra bonus.

Room Tip: I would recommend asking for a room that does not face Pacific Coast Highway as that is quite loud.
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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Jose2244, Manager at Laguna Brisas Hotel, responded to this review, July 16, 2014
We are ecstatic that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will share your kind words with our hardworking staff. We will continue to work towards the always elusive perfection. Bets regards and come back soon.
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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed July 13, 2014

The check in person was very nice. We went up to the room and it was under a stairwell and very dark and small. I called the front desk and he said there was nothing they could do. They were also replacing light fixtures in the hallways. Boxes, step ladders and Styrofoam was everywhere. I thought we were to be informed if work was going on. For $220 I do not feel we got our moneys worth.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Jose2244, Manager at Laguna Brisas Hotel, responded to this review, July 14, 2014
I am disappointed that we did not meet your expectations. We will continue to work on our shortcomings. We are sorry for the inconvenience regarding the light fixtures, but we do it enhance the property and to ensure a enjoyable stay. Best regards
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Property: Laguna Brisas Hotel
Address: 1600 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3262 (Formerly BEST WESTERN PLUS Laguna Brisas Spa Hotel)
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > Laguna Beach
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Laguna Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Laguna Brisas Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 66
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
"99 Steps to the Beach..." The alluring tranquility of the infinite Pacific will envelope your senses as you relax and rejuvenate in one of our fully air-conditioned rooms featuring beautifully appointed furnishings and 32-inch flat screen LCD Televisions. Immerse yourself in the warmth of the sun while gazing towards Catalina Island and the ocean's expanse from our scenic rooftop terrace followed by a soothing swim in the sparkling outdoor pool. Let your mind drift while your dreams soar. Complimentary high-speed Internet! Complimentary hot buffet breakfast! From a romantic getaway to a family vacation to the refined services for the business traveler, the Laguna Brisas Hotel is your perfect destination. From the moment you enter the lobby, you will be greeted with friendly smiles and the superior service one would expect from such a special location. Laguna Brisas is located above the crystal waters of the blue Pacific at the corner of Bluebird Canyon and South Coast Highway. Parking fee $20 USD per night; one parking spot allowed per room. Enjoy your moment at the Laguna Brisas Hotel today! ... more   less 
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