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Crescent Bay Inn

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we started staying here a few years ago when we couldn't find another hotel in the area. we fell in love! the owners son worked the front desk and he was so nice! rooms were upgraded and they served a pretty decent continental breakfast. Fast forward a few years and it's all gone a little down hill. prices are up,...

Thank John G
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place for us! Simple, basic, comfortable. Had a refrigerator so we could keep basic breakfast/lunch items on hand. Two blocks from the beach. Just blocks from downtown Laguna shopping and main beach. Within 5-10 minutes of Crystal State Park and beach, historic sites, Shake Shack, Beach Comber. Short distance to Dana Point for Whale watching excursion. Good value!

Thank cindy20172017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Convenient location to the beaches, dining, and shopping. Added positively to our experience in Laguna Beach. We would recommend this place. Great value for price. Two drawbacks - weak WiFi and only 2 pillows on beds.

Thank kakratz
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I picked the Crescent Bay Inn for our vacation and family visit in south California. The pictures on tripadvisor and the reviews convinced me AND you really get what you see on the pictures. The building complex itself does not even nearly comply to what we found within the rooms. The outside is not pretty, its like an old motel....

Thank nk174
Fort Thomas, Kentucky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Several things, our plans changed and we decided to stay in Laguna Beach. Basically all of the hotels were full. This place had a few rooms left. The location is great, the update that they have done is very nice. At first, the guy checking us in was not in a good mood but after talking to him for a...

Thank Thomas G
Austin, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an older, but remodeled motel. It has three separate units (each with about 10 rooms) with the rooms on the second floor and parking underneath. All three face towards the ocean, but only the last unit (closest to ocean) might have a small view of the water. The remodeling was nice at the time it was done, but...

Thank A55912
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here because the pictures and reviews were all fantastic. When we showed up the first impression of the sweet girl in the lobby and the remodel in there was impressive. once we got our keys and room number we realized that we had a step up into our room even though we had asked for an accessible room...

Thank Mikayla S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for Spring Break 2017. For the price at the time this was the best value we could find in Laguna Beach through our TripSpin travel portal. Rooms have been remodeled and are nice. Showers are really nice with overhead shower head. Carpets, however, were dirty and turned our feet black. Covered parking was good. There are only upstairs...

Thank Art M
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We loved this place, totally remodeled w high end furnishings, clean as a whistle and super friendly staff. We will stay again, minutes to an almost private beach. Easy access to all freeways to get you where you need to go and a few blocks from the store.

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Cerscent B, Manager at Crescent Bay Inn, responded to this review

Dear guest, From all of us here at the Crescent Bay Inn, thank you! We are glad to know you'll be visiting us again soon. Please expect your next stay to be as good if not better than your last. Best Wishes!

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We stayed several nights at the Crescent Bay Inn in a room with a nice though distant view of the ocean through the trees. The room was spacious and clean and well appointed with a large bed and couch. We received a really warm welcome from Josh when we arrived and our few interactions with him were consistently friendly and...

Thank Lampbell
Cerscent B, Manager at Crescent Bay Inn, responded to this review

Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our little spot here in the lovely Laguna Beach. Our staff works hard to maintain your happiness. Hope to see you again, and best wishes!! Crescent Bay Inn Team

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Completely redesigned and refreshed, our rooms are clean, comfortable and relaxing. Featuring all the amenities you've come to expect, like a Smart flat screen TV, a microwave and plush bed, we are the perfect place to escape when visiting Laguna Beach California. Easy 5 Minutes walk to the beach and some rooms have ocean views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crescent Bay Inn

Address: 1435 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1318
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Laguna Beach
Price Range: $226 - $456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Crescent Bay Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Crescent Bay Hotel Laguna Beach
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Laguna Beach
#2 Business Hotel in Laguna Beach
#3 Romantic Hotel in Laguna Beach
#3 Family Hotel in Laguna Beach
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Laguna Beach
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“Rooms with ocean view are quieter.”
cindy20172017, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“select second or third line from the street”
nk174, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“For a little more quiet go with the rooms with views. Rooms in the middle of the building have less foot traffic from nearby rooms.”
Lampbell, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ask for room with ocean glimpse”
friedperson, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Building C upper floor rooms have a bit of an ocean view, but the advantage is that they are very quiet.”
misspWestSlope_CO, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
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