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Anaheim, California
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my favorite place to celebrate special occasions. This hotel is located in the perfect location in Laguna Beach. The staff goes above and beyond to treat you special and the hotel is so nice and has the perfect beach, great food and just so easy to relax.

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Misty L, Manager at Surf & Sand Resort, responded to this review

Happy Belated Birthday Brettfan! We hope to see you again for your next special occasion. Kindly, Misty L. Director of Front Office More 

spokane
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124 reviews
72 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Located actually on the beach (feet from the surf) in Laguna. Most (if not all) rooms have an ocean view. French doors and balconies let the surf noise in. Beach is also very nice. Cannot walk too far in either direction without having to hop over large rocks. Rooms are very spacious and well-appointed. Pool and surfside restaurant. Great service.... More 

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Sarasota
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great beachfront hotel (provided you book a room beachside). On par with Ritz Carlton price point. Surf and Sand is good. The Ritz does it better. It can be hot in the room during daytime hours being some rooms have no air conditioning.

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Misty L, Manager at Surf & Sand Resort, responded to this review

Dear Denise C, Thank you so much for your feedback. I am very happy to read that you enjoyed our beachside location yet disappointed to read that the lack of AC led to an uncomfortable stay during the day. I apologize for this! Sincerely, Misty L. Director of Front Office More 

Mission Viejo, California
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52 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We spent the night so we could take in the air show the next day. This is a motel across from the beach. Very friendly staff. We liked it, but it was not fancy. Good relatively inexpensive place to spend the night.

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Lakewood, California
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44 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We did enjoy our stay at the Surf and Sand resort but it was a bit crowded because we went Labor Day Weekend. The hotel is nice and we had a great ocean view room. I wasn't happy that we had to wait a long time to check into our room. I don't think the hotel was equipped to handle... More 

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Misty L, Manager at Surf & Sand Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kakalina, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent stay at Surf & Sand. My sincere apologies that we did not meet your expectations. The summer months in Laguna Beach are a very busy time and the resort is fully committed. The particular weekend you visited is one of the busiest weekends of the year. We would enjoy the... More 

Los Angeles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our family stayed at the hotel for two nights in August. Three kids ages 10-16. First, the good: The hotel is right on the beach, with stunning ocean views. And, by “on the beach”, I mean right on top of the beach. So if pure ocean vistas are your thing, the views here cannot be beat. The rooms are beach... More 

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Misty L, Manager at Surf & Sand Resort, responded to this review

Dear WestLAFamily, Thank you for your feedback regarding your August stay at Surf & Sand. My sincere apologies that we did not meet your expectations. The summer months in Laguna Beach are a very busy time and the resort is fully committed. We would enjoy the opportunity of having you as our guests during our off season when it is... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The facility is kept extremely clean and well maintained; the staff is always looking for ways to ensure its appearance is perfect; the staff is very helpful; the food was delicious; and the view is amazing;

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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

The beach was lovely. I don't feel as though I was treated very well on arrival. Generally staff was not friendly. Two lights didn't work in my room. one of the pillow cases was dirty and stained. I didn't like having to use the stairs so much.

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Misty L, Manager at Surf & Sand Resort, responded to this review

Dear RooBeer, On behalf of Surf & Sand, I apologize for your disappointment in your recent stay. Having a warm, caring, and friendly team is something we generally pride ourselves in. It is evident we failed to provide you with a welcoming experience and therefore failed as hoteliers. Additionally, the maintenance concerns experienced in your room are unacceptable. Please accept... More 

Santa Ana, California
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Great hotel. Laguna beach is still warm and beautiful in October. We went with our 4 month old for one day. The sounds of the waves were a perfect sleeping sound. Pool was a nice temperature for our babies first swim. Room was comfortable and they brought us a crib. Bring your own wine and snacks to enjoy on the... More 

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Cary, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel staff and accommodations are very nice. One point of contention was the lack of air conditioning. It was unusually warm at night while I was there so it was a bit uncomfortable. Overall though the views are amazing, gorgeous beach, friendly staff and spacious rooms.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surf & Sand Resort, a member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts Worldwide and holder of AAA’s Four-Diamond Award, lies on California's Laguna Beach shoreline where the waves of the Pacific meet 500 feet of pristine sand.All 151 guest rooms and 16 suites at Surf & Sand command spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. The resort also houses Splashes Restaurant, featuring a Mediterranean-inspired coastal menu by Executive Chef David Fune; the intimate Aquaterra Spa; 10,000-square-feet of meeting space and wedding venues with stunning ocean views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf & Sand Resort

Address: 1555 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-3299
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Laguna Beach
Price Range: $497 - $1,009 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Surf & Sand Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 165
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Also Known As:
The Surf And Sand Hotel Laguna Beach
Surf And Sand Hotel
Surf Sand Hotel
Surf And Sand Resort
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Laguna Beach
#4 Business Hotel in Laguna Beach
#4 Spa Hotel in Laguna Beach
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Laguna Beach
#8 Family Hotel in Laguna Beach
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“If possible, choose the panoramic view.”
 of 5 bubbles 237nikunjd, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 350 was very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles B6127ITmarks, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Water front rooms!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Michael9900, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I had a lower level room, it was like being right on the ocean!”
 of 5 bubbles RobertMeister, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top floors have shorter balconies but better views”
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