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“Amazing hotel with equally amazing people.” 5 of 5 stars
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The Inn At Laguna Beach
Ranked #5 of 22 Hotels in Laguna Beach
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“Amazing hotel with equally amazing people.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

My wife and I stay at the Inn at Laguna at least twice a year. This year we stayed over Christmas and had the best time ever. The newly remodeled hotel is wonderful. The best part of the stay was the courteous and knowledgable staff. Every person we spoke to was polite and willing to answer our questions. We are looking forward to our next trip.

Room Tip: If you are requesting a ocean view room, the higher the floor the better.
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank Michael C
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Peggy T, General Manager at The Inn At Laguna Beach, responded to this review, December 26, 2012
Michael C

Thank you for your kind comments regarding the renovation but more importantly the staff. I feel very fortunate to come to work each day and work with this amazing group of people. We pride ourselves on our location and the service our staff provides. I am grateful that you have noticed the change from your previous stays and we look forward to welcoming you back upon your return to Laguna Beach. Please look me up on your next visit as I would love to welcome you back!!!

Thank you
Peggy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012 via mobile

An excellent hotel with gorgeous sea views. Staff are very friendly and professional, the rooms and beds are very comfortable. The location is perfect just a short walk along the beach from the restaurants in town. The daily complementary wine and cookie reception is a nice touch. Only thing missing for me was a bar and snack service at the pool. Highly recommend this place for quiet relaxing getaway..

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Peggy T, General Manager at The Inn At Laguna Beach, responded to this review, December 24, 2012
Dear RodJBcn

Thank you very much for your positive review and highlighting our laocation and our staff, two things we pride ourselves on. We are certainly looking at ways to improve and one of the items we are discussing for 2013 is to add a bar to our 4th Floor Terrace for hotel guest and there guests. This being said we would be able to deliver to the pool area as well. It is my hope the next time you visit we will have implemented this change.

Thank you very much for your review, I hope you and your family have a wonderful holiday and we wish you all the best in the New Year

Peggy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Excellent location for a stay in Laguna Beach. Just up the stairs from the main beach and a very short walk to Las Brisas Mexican Food Restaurant. The room with a balcony was a perfect place to enjoy the sunset with some wine and cheese. Highly recommend this cozy little hotel

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

We have stayed at the Inn At Laguna Beach several times a year during the last 5+ years primarily due to its amazing location in Laguna Beach and just tolerated the dated rooms. We just stayed there the weekend of Dec 1st, and what a huge difference a remodel makes. The tacky furniture has been replaced with contemporary nice furniture. The bathrooms now how have granite counters, and the icky shower curtain has now been replaced with a REAL shower door! All of the rooms have been completely redone, from the carpet and paint, to the furniture, linens and amenities. GREAT IMPROVEMENT!!!!! And now worth the room rate.

Room Tip: the King Ocean View rooms with the balcony are the best....great view of the main beach and Pacific...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

I stayed in the room with ocean view -rather cute, but really expensive. In the evening they offered complimentary wine, pool is rather good. Bad thing - large construction site just next to the hotel - spoils everything. Continental breakfast in the room - $25 for pastries and coffee.

Room Tip: best rooms are oceanfront with balcony, but very expensive though
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Charming inn with great staff( I receive d a very warm welcome), clean and upgraded rooms . Enjoyed heated pool and free coffee as well as free wine and cheese receptions. The bed was really comfortable - sealy posturpedic I think. I like the ocean view room where you can hear the waves all night and see the sunset and lights of the next beach at night. Plan to stay here again soon.

  • Stayed December 2012
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Thank April S
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Peggy T, General Manager at The Inn At Laguna Beach, responded to this review, December 3, 2012
April S

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Inn at Laguna Beach and remaining a loyal guest. You are correct about the new beds they are a Sealy 800DSI Plush Euro Pillow Top and I am happy to hear you slept well. Thank you again and I look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit.

Peggy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

I stayed in room 425. Very small with even smaller balcony. Actually you really could not use the balcony it was so small but it looked cute. However, paying more than $300 a night is not cute. The room had just been refurbished and the view of the ocean was nice but not the best but ok. This really what you are paying for. Parking is $29.00 extra. There is a coffee maker in the room and the bed was comfortable. The staff was friendly. Overall very nice place and great location.

Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
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Peggy T, General Manager at The Inn At Laguna Beach, responded to this review, December 3, 2012
Fredwilo

Thank you for your comments we certainly appreciate them as we do our best to make sure our guests are happy. In June we completed a multi-million dollar renovation of the guest rooms, pool, pool deck and the fourth floor terrace; however, we did not get to much of the public space. I was thankful you commented on one of our best attributes which is location, nestled between Main Beach and Las Brisas with a short walk to the village. I am happy to hear you will be back please look me up on your next visit so I can give you a warm Laguna Beach welcome back.

Thank you
Peggy
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Property: The Inn At Laguna Beach
Address: 211 North Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1820
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > Laguna Beach
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Laguna Beach
#3 Business Hotel in Laguna Beach
#4 Family Hotel in Laguna Beach
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Laguna Beach
#5 Romantic Hotel in Laguna Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Inn At Laguna Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 70
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Top 5 rated Laguna Beach hotel on Tripadvisor / Top 10 Gayot rated boutique hotel in Orange County, CA. The Inn at Laguna Beach is located in the heart of Laguna Beach, perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The Inn just completed an extensive renovation in 2012 and features brand new guest rooms, pool area, and meeting rooms. Some of the in room amenities are Pillow Top Mattresses, iPod/iPhone docks, 32 inch HDTVs, Central A/C, Starbucks In-Room Coffee, COMPLIMENTARY WIRELESS INTERNET AND NIGHTLY WINE RECEPTION WITH FRESHLY BAKED COOKIES IN THE LOBBY. Our outdoor pool and Jacuzzi is open and heated year round, and we provide complimentary beach amenities. The Inn at Laguna Beach is a beachfront property and features direct beach access. The Inn is centrally located within short walking distance to downtown Laguna Beach with over 100 boutique shops and restaurants. Heisler Park, along with many World class art galleries and the Laguna Art Museum are just steps from the hotel. For day trip options, Los Angeles and San Diego are 1 hour away, 30 minutes to theme parks such as Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm, and Legoland. One hour to theme parks such as Universal Studios and SeaWorld. Newport Beach to the North and Dana Point to the South are 10 minutes away and from there you can catch a ferry to Catalina Island. LAX is 40 miles, and John Wayne is 15 miles away from the hotel. ... more   less 
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