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The Best Hotels in Laguna Beach and Dana Point

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Shaped by artists’ enclaves, surf culture, LGBTQ heritage, and Hollywood glitterati, Laguna Beach and Dana Point have a laid-back but sophisticated vibe. The hotels here capture the atmosphere perfectly, offering amenities like vintage vinyl and loaner boogie boards alongside Mediterranean, Mission Revival, and mid-century-modern style. Whether you come for the picture-perfect beaches, rooftop cocktails, canyon hikes, or ocean kayaking, you can find a chill but chic stay to suit your needs.
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S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, USA
Why we love it: A Nantucket-style nook with delicious breakfast, free bikes, and Dana Point Harbor views

The Highlights:
- Fireplaces and jetted tubs in each room
- Complimentary breakfast, wine hour, and cookies every day
- The small spa...
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510 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, USA

Why we love it: A historic property teeming with rich, Moorish style

The Highlights:
- Iconic architecture and bold interior design
- A serene pool area surrounded by lush greenery
- A focus on sustainability, with low-energy lighting and...

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985 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, USA
Why we love it: A seaside sanctuary that marries high design with local adventure

The Highlights:
- The mix of Mediterranean and mid-century California style
- Working record players and vintage vinyl libraries in place of TVs in guest rooms
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1289 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, USA
Why we love it: A Mission Revival property that blends Hollywood history with hang-ten culture

The Highlights:
- A location just minutes from the secluded Cress Street Beach
- A rooftop lounge with sweeping ocean views
- Guest rooms designed by...
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1 Monarch Beach Resort N, Dana Point, CA 92629, USA
The Monarch Beach Resort feels like one massive beach house, a place that’s mastered California’s particular brand of laid-back luxury. A tram connects the hillside hotel with its private beach club and restaurant, Monarch Bay Club,...
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30801 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, USA
This five-star beachfront hotel toes the line between being a hub of activity and a luxurious, only-in-Southern-California hideaway. For restoration, head to the sprawling spa for a customized wellness-oriented treatment or a meditation class....
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1555 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, USA
Why we love it: A Laguna Beach fixture with a prime surfside location

The Highlights: 
- An ideal location just 500 feet from Laguna Beach
- A kid- and pet-friendly vibe
- On-site restaurant Splashes, which serves all three meals plus ocean...
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211 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, USA
Why we love it: A centrally located stay near Laguna’s best beaches, parks, and restaurants

The Highlights:
- A dreamy setting right above Main Beach
- Delicious breakfasts and daily wine receptions
- A location within walking distance of...
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Why we love it: An iconic luxury hotel set on 87 acres where the canyons meet the sea

The Highlights: 
- A parklike setting between the canyons and ocean
- A unique backstory as a homestead in the 1870s and a golf course in the 1950s
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One Ritz Carlton Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629, USA
Total immersion is the draw of the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, which sits on a bluff 150 feet above the Pacific’s craggy coastline. The hotel delivers Ritz-Carlton’s trademark luxury—two pools with bucolic garden views, beach...