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Irvine, California
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I personally have gotten to know the owner of this value-based hotel -- Gail. She is sweet and the hotel reflects that sweetness and her personality. This is not a luxury hotel, but it is located in Laguna Beach, right on Pacific Coast Highway (route 1) and is within walking distance of Crescent Bay.

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Clarkdale, Arizona
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We were here last year for two nights and had such a great time we decided to return for a longer stay, four nights, and spend more time at nearby Crescent Bay as well as visit other nearby attractions we'd missed the first time like Pageant of the Masters and Crystal Cove State Park. The Art Hotel is a hip...

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Reviewed 26 August 2016

Cool place to stay for a weekend. Rooms clean, owner wonderful. Her restaurant suggestions were perfect. Will stay again next year for Pageanr of the Masters. Laguna tram across the street for ride to Pageant and Main Street. Great place for price.

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Palm Springs, California
Reviewed 24 August 2016

one of the coolest motels around. edge of town, but the free trolley makes it easy to get around. many artists works adorn the rooms and property. best part is most is for sale. we recently stayed closer to town for an expensive upgrade at a different hotel. don't ever doubt what you know. wont stay anywhere else in LB

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Reviewed 20 August 2016

Quiet, clean room with nice view of the ocean. Short walk to a great beach. Owner very informative on where to go to eat, etc. Nice pool and covered parking garage. Free shuttle to downtown. Some breakfast items in office that were plenty for us. Would definitely stay there again!

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1Thank Cyndee M
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

I don't normally stay in motels, but I'm glad I took a chance with this one. It's small, and CLEAN. The people who work here are so friendly and helpful. The beds are comfortable. Breakfast is simple but enough to hold you until lunch (and I'm NOT a small woman, so trust). Fresh fruit, juices, water, small pastries, various granola...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I thought I would try this place as opposed to the larger/more popular hotels that are right by the beach. I was pleasantly surprised! The front desk staff were super nice and helpful! The hotel is on Coast Highway so you do get traffic noise, but did not stop me from wanting to stay there again! Covered parking is a...

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1Thank Marilyn D
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The Art Hotel is my #1 choice for hotels in Laguna Beach. The beach is just a short walk across the street and down the hill. The Hotel Staff is very friendly. It feels like home when you walk into the hotel lobby. I look forward to staying here again very soon!!

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Bakersfield, California
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This little hotel is located at the end of the Laguna Beach shuttle directly on the PCH. Park your car in the underground garage, and don't worry about traffic, etc. Across the street are overlook parks and the beach. Take the shuttle for Pageant of the Masters, Sawdust Festival, etc and back again. Hotel owner it needs some deferred maintenance,...

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Redlands
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and had a really nice stay. Would definitely stay here again. Owner and staff are kind and efficient. Only reason it wasn't a 5 was because our neighbors were loud and a few kids went unsupervised at the pool (which isn't the fault of the owner). Loved the location to the beach, trolley, free wifi...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This affordable hotel is only a skip away from the downtown shops and galleries. Located a stroll from Crescent Bay and Beach. It offers 1 or 2 bed accommodations with microwave, fridge, WIFI, free parking and heated pool & a Jacuzzi. This hotel boasts of being the closet to the gorgeous Crystal Cove State Park, Crescent Bay Park and Pelican Hills Golf Course. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Art Hotel - Laguna Beach

Address: 1404 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1341
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Laguna Beach
Price Range: $183 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Art Hotel - Laguna Beach 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Best Inn Laguna Beach
Art Laguna Beach
Hotel Style:
#5 Spa Hotel in Laguna Beach
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Laguna Beach
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“Away from highway”
 of 5 bubbles V8115HTmarkb, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“any room is good. walk across the street to the beach”
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“Try to get one with an ocean view and balcony.”
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“"100" level since buildings and pool wall block most of noise from PCH”
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“Last floor so you see thé ocean”
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