This is our 4th stay at this hotel. We love the grounds, view, and the harbor below for morning walks and our coffee and breakfast bagel outside in the sun. You couldn't ask for a more beautiful setting. However, since the renovation a few things have changed. One is the valet parking which costs $29/day. Everytime you want to take your car out for sightseeing or to go to dinner you must wait for your car to be brought to you (and tip the poor guys who run like crazy to accommodate you). In the past, you could walk to the garage to retrieve your car and check out at the booth at the entrance to the garage.
The other change since the renovation is the air conditioning system. In the past, we have been able to turn the heat down at night and sleep comfortably in a cool room. During this stay, we could not cool the room below 74 and had to have maintenance come to our room because the air conditioner FROZE and was not working properly. We ended up buying a fan to give us the impression that there was "cool" air. If a cool room at night is important, this is a deal breaker. We probably will not return, as we lost 3 nights of sleep on our 9 night vacation (and yes, the other 2 hotels at which we stayed were able to provide comfortable sleeping conditions). If you like to sleep in a warm room, don't pay attention to my rant. We love the location, but cannot justify paying the costs for no sleep.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Dressed in charming Cape Cod style, the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort rests atop the majestic cliffs of the "California Riviera" overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Dana Point Harbor and is fronted by 42 acres of park, rolling lawn, and radiant gardens laced with bicycle and jogging trails. Take a short walk to the Harbor’s numerous shops, restaurants and ocean activities and to the beautiful sands of the Pacific. Each of the Resort’s 378 rooms includes a TV w/remote, Nintendo, work desk, STSN high-speed Internet, CD/clock radio, coffee maker, hair dryer, lighted makeup mirror and individual climate control. 24-hour health club facilities top the list of amenities, along with tennis, croquet, bicycle rentals and more. Enjoy two ocean-view heated pools or relax in the adjacent whirlpools. Recognized for its excellence in meeting services with a Gold Key Award by Corporate Meetings and Incentives Magazine, the Resort offers 50,000 sq ft of flexible indoor and outdoor function space with state-of-the-art technological capabilities. Our newest addition to our AAA 4-Diamond resort is the 14,000 square foot spa. Enjoy treatments tailored to your own tastes. Our spa facilities, including a sauna and whirlpool, are also available. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Laguna Cliffs Marriott Hotel Dana Point
- Marriott Laguna Cliffs
- Marriott Dana Point
- Dana Point Marriott