With its dramatic cliffs, sandy beaches, and glistening waters, Laguna Beach is among Orange County’s most beautiful beach towns. In addition to natural attractions, this artsy town is known for its wonderful jewelry stores, clothing boutiques, and galleries. Read on to discover some of the best places to stay in Laguna Beach.
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Laguna Beach House
Laguna Beach House features stylish décor inspired by the town’s local surf culture. The hotel’s bright guest rooms include surfboards mounted over the beds, Laguna Beach destination posters, and natural fiber accents. Guests can enjoy free coffee and croissants in the morning, as well as nightly wine receptions. On-site amenities include a heated outdoor pool and hot tub. The hotel is ideally located within walking distance of downtown Laguna Beach, Picnic Beach, and Heisler Park.
The historic Hotel Laguna is the oldest hotel in Laguna Beach. Originally built in 1888, the current hotel building dates back to 1930. Each uniquely decorated guest room features picturesque views of Main Beach, the Rose Garden, or downtown Laguna Beach. The hotel’s private beach offers chaise lounges and umbrellas, as well as drink and food service. Guests can dine at the OceanView Bar & Grill, which includes both indoor and outdoor dining areas. The hotel’s OceanView Bar has five large-screen TVs and hosts live music performances on Fridays and Saturdays.
Inn at Laguna Beach
The Inn at Laguna Beach is set on a scenic bluff overlooking the ocean. The hotel’s beachy rooms offer plantation-style shutters and grass-weaved beds, with most including ocean views and walk-out balconies. Perks include free evening wine receptions, an outdoor pool, and a rooftop terrace. The adjacent restaurant, Las Brisas, is a Southern California landmark dating back to 1938. Dine at the restaurant and enjoy views of the coastline, or take advantage of delivery service directly to the hotel’s guest rooms or poolside. The hotel is within easy walking distance of Main Beach as well as some of Laguna Beach’s top galleries, shops, and restaurants.
Pacific Edge Hotel on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel
Pacific Edge Hotel on Laguna Beach is a great option for travelers looking for affordable hotels in Laguna Beach. The hotel’s cheerful rooms feature custom pillow menus and coffee-making facilities, with many also offering scenic balconies. It’s located a short walk away from attractions like the Laguna Art Museum and Heisler Park, as well as the shops of Forest Avenue. The Deck, the hotel’s oceanside restaurant, is known to attract locals as well as tourists with its seafood-focused menu, craft beers, and excellent wine list. Other on-site amenities include two heated swimming pools and a Jacuzzi.
Surf And Sand Resort
The Surf And Sand Resort is set in the heart of Laguna Beach, yet its intimate ambiance makes it feel as if it’s located far away from the hustle-and-bustle. Guest rooms feature whitewashed wood furniture, original local artwork, and high-end bath products by Philosophy. Guests can unwind at Aquaterra Spa, which offers relaxing treatments like strawberry sugar scrubs and oatmeal wraps. The hotel also has a great casual restaurant, a lively bar with excellent happy hour specials, and a lovely pool overlooking the coast.