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Ayres Hotel Laguna Woods
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Laguna Woods
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeadersGold level
Torrance, California
1 review
“top hotel experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2012

This hotel was first rate. We got everything we needed at the stay there. We got a room with partition so the early riser group can stay on one side without disturbing the night owls. There was a mini fridge and microwave and a small sink in the "kitchen corner". So on days we got back late to the hotel, we can still have a quick decent snack. The hot breakfast was great!!! The staff was very friendly. The fitness center was well equipped. The pool was set up so little ones can stay on the shallow side while my older one can swim in the deeper end. The jacuzzi was bigger then most hotel's. And the hotel is coveniently located with restaurants and grocery stores super close by. We couldn't have ask for a better place to stay!!

Room Tip: Rooms with partition is great for families.
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Katniss W
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South Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2012

This was a great surprise. The pictures looked great and it was great. When we first drove up the street it led us into a town center, we didn't know what to expect, but as you drove up to the front doors it was great. All dark wood, tons of art, and the staff was great. Our room was spacious and lovely. And there was a free full on breakfast...yum! It was only a 10 minute drive to the beach and was much better looking than the hotels near the beach. We like nice hotels and good food...we got both. Thank you!

Room Tip: There's not much of a view from either side, but the rooms were very nice and actually spacious...
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Santa Maria, California, United States
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2012

I have now stayed here three times, mostly for business travel. I love it! I would recommend it to anyone and everyone, especially at the corporate rate. My only minor criticisms: Minnie (at the front desk) is not pleasant to deal with by phone; there is no attached restaurant for lunch or dinner; and it is not the best place to stay with small children. (Bathroom sink and beds are too high up and out of reach, but kleenex box, refrigerator, and microwave are well within reach :) ). But all the other amenities and friendly staff more than make up for these minor inconveniences.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank BrandmanProf
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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2012

This is one, if not my most, favorite boutique hotels in O.C. Staff is probably the best I have ever experienced and the full well-cooked-to-order breakfast is an added benefit. This last stay, however, they did mess up the reservation and my credit card. If not for Minnie, this could have really upset our visit. She is the best.

Room Tip: First floor poolside are always great and in high demand, but some rooms have build in dividers for...
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank AzBookend
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Los Angeles
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2012

Very nicely appointed hotel with nice amenities. Wine and snacks at happy hour, fresh baked cookies galore. Very nice ambiance and prompt staff. Hot breakfast in the morning (full breakfast service) with great variety. I stay here every time I come.

Room Tip: They have some suites with jacuzzi tubs!
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Karen O
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Sparks, Nevada, United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2012

This is by far the best, most friendly hotel that I have stayed at in the Orange County area.

Room Tip: I have stayed in all parts of the hotel, they are all good.
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Bob G
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Coral Springs, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2012

From the moment I walked into the lobby I knew this was a very special place! Excellent, happy, and helpful staff! Beautiful all the way around and the rooms were excellent! Very clean, comfortable, roomy. Add to that the free breakfast that was fresh and cooked to order! All around, the staff and hotel totally exceeded my expectations! Would definately recommend a visit here and I will stay here on my next trip to the Laguna area.

Room Tip: All rooms were excellent!
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Mary C
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Property: Ayres Hotel Laguna Woods
Address: 24341 El Toro Rd, Laguna Woods, CA 92637-4901
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Location: United States > California > Orange County > Laguna Woods
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Laguna Woods
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Ayres Hotel Laguna Woods 3*
Number of rooms: 139
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The charm and elegance of a European-inspired boutique hotel await you at Ayres Hotel Laguna Woods! Whether you’re here for a short visit or a long, relaxing retreat, you’ll find all of the luxurious guest rooms at Ayres Hotel Laguna Woods are impeccably appointed with a full suite of complimentary amenities including our signature double pillow top beds, flat screen TV’s, refrigerators, coffeemakers, microwaves well lit work desks and Wifi, iHomes, hairdryers, iron/ironing board, and curved shower rods. And every morning you will start your day right with our complimentary full American breakfast! Ayres Hotel Laguna Woods welcomes travelers to all of the exciting business, recreational, and entertainment attractions South Orange County has to offer. Surf, play, and lounge the day away at nearby, world famous Laguna Beach. Revive your wardrobe at the Laguna Hills Mall only one mile away. Also, be sure to check out the exciting night life at the Irvine Spectrum Entertainment Center where you can laugh at the Improv comedy club or play like a kid again at Dave & Buster's video arcade. ... more   less 
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