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Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The expression "it's the little things that count" does not apply to The Ranch at Laguna Beach because “everything" counts. Having recently sojourned there to convalesce from surgery I was greeted every morning to peaceful landscaped views of the canyon, a world away from the hustle and horns of Coast Highway. Owner Mark Christy described the decor as "casual elegance...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect place for a 2 day getaway . The hotel is small but in a perfect location. The staff is extremely nice and helpful .The rooms are new and very well furnished. The overall atmosphere is very relaxed which is surprising since most properties with a attached golf course can be very stuffy .

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Sean L, Manager at The Ranch at Laguna Beach, responded to this review

Krystian T, Thank you for choosing to stay with us on a two day getaway. We appreciate the kind words and are glad that you found the atmosphere in the canyon to be relaxing. We look forward to your return visit. Sincerely, Sean and The Ranch LB Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall nice places. Lots of little things were great. But lots of little things were lacking. For example upon check in staff was very friendly and accommodating. The front desk clerk even asked which papers we'd like in the morning which I thought was a nice touch. We asked for all 3 that were available since we were on vacation...

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Sean L, Manager at The Ranch at Laguna Beach, responded to this review

Jill H, Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We apologize for the multiple inconveniences that you experienced during stay and that we did not meet your expectations. We appreciate the honest feedback as that helps us improve our operations. I will share this with our team. Please contact me at sean@ranchlb.com so we can discuss further. Sincerely, Sean...

Montreal
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here this late autumn, the scenery from the restaurant was absolutely fantastic. The room was very cozy, new, and inclusive of all we needed. We did have a problem with the TV and the safe box, notified the reception right as we were about to leave for a sight visit, and both issues which were immediately solved. Good...

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Sean L, Manager at The Ranch at Laguna Beach, responded to this review

Bayimc, Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your accommodation and the views of the canyon. Like you stated, the Sycamore Spa is now open on a daily basis as we have completed all renovation to the property. We look forward to your return visit. Sincerely, Sean and The Ranch LB Team

Napa Ca.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went from Napa to So. Calif. for the Holidays- Originally Booked the Marriott Residence in Capo Beach for 7 nights to visit our Daughter. Her husband told us about the Ranch- Went on-line and Booked a Creek side Room for 7 nights- Relatively newly opened and remodeled- The weeks was $68.00 More for the entire week than Marriott- LUXURY accommodations-...

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Sean L, Manager at The Ranch at Laguna Beach, responded to this review

BrianNapaCa_, Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We are glad that you were recommended to our resort and we appreciate all of the kind words and compliments. Chef Imbelli and the team at Harvest are doing a wonderful job. We look forward to your return visit. Sincerely, Sean and The Ranch LB Team

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel/property is just absolutely gorgeous. Tucked off pacific coast highway, in a canyon, the scenery is incredible. The rooms are gorgeous (we had two villas for our family). The lobby/main house/restaurant are beautiful, too. All of the staff are incredibly gracious. This property has the potential to be five star - but it is not there yet. Housekeeping is...

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Sean L, Manager at The Ranch at Laguna Beach, responded to this review

Philly7677, Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We are glad that you enjoyed the surrounding canyon scenery of the resort. We apologize that we did not deliver excellent service in all areas. The feedback that we receive from our guests is extremely important to us improving our operations, so thank you for sharing. Sincerely, Sean and The Ranch...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our wedding on this incredible property and we were glad we did! When people think of Laguna Beach they think Beach. The Ranch has much more and of course the beach.Our guests were happy we were thrilled everything went so well. This place is luxurious without giving up the bohemian atmosphere of the Laguna Beach life.

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Caitlin C, Manager at The Ranch at Laguna Beach, responded to this review

John Thank you for your review and thank you for choosing us for your wedding. We are thrilled you and your guests enjoyed themselves on your special day. Please let us know when we can welcome you back for a visit! Best, The Ranch LB Team

jjd15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous remodel! The interior details are amazing. We celebrated 15 years here this week, spending two nights. The food, the decor, the quiet beautiful grounds has us anxious to go back. I almost cancelled because I was worried from a few reviews and pictures that the old, retro vibe remained. It is neither retro or old. The interiors are absolutely...

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Sean L, Manager at The Ranch at Laguna Beach, responded to this review

Jjd15, Congrats on the 15 year anniversary and thank you for choosing to spend it with us. We appreciate all of the kind words and compliments. We are very thankful to have Tuvalu as our designer as they did a wonderful job. It sounds like you got to take advantage of many of the resort amenities and the view of...

Los Angeles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just off the buzz of PCH is a beautiful canyon and a creek. A true oasis of peace. Feels like going back in time with the plus of modern amenities. The property is lovely. Deer roam onto the golf course in the early a.m. The views are of nature not suburbia. I stayed in a canyon room. The ceilings are...

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Sean L, Manager at The Ranch at Laguna Beach, responded to this review

Dziran, Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your peaceful trip at our canyon oasis. Watching and listening to the sounds of nature from your patio must have been amazing. The deer like to come say hello to our guests, so we are thrilled that you were able to experience that. We look...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful property, staff, rooms and amenities. Would recommend highly to anyone looking for a quiet and relaxing weekend romantic getaway. Looking forward not only to staying at the hotel again but recommending it to friends and family when they come to town.

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Sean L, Manager at The Ranch at Laguna Beach, responded to this review

Matthew M, Thank you for choosing to stay with us. It is great to hear that you enjoyed a relaxing getaway in the canyon. We appreciate the compliments and for the recommendation and look forward to your return visit. Sincerely, Sean and The Ranch LB Team

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Golf Course
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
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  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our pristine 87-acre canyon oasis makes The Ranch at Laguna Beach one of Southern California's top resorts and spas. This romantic getaway, nestled just a short walk from one of Southern California's finest beaches, brings the best of coast and canyon together in one uniquely Laguna experience. Harvest Restaurant specializes in American and California style cuisine, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy food and drinks from the comfort of your room with in-room dining, or poolside soaking up the sun at the Pond Pool Bar. Spanning over 3,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space, including four treatment rooms and a 24 hour fitness center, Sycamore Spa captures the bohemian vibe of Laguna's laid-back beach lifestyle. Our 9-hole Laguna golf course and country club in Southern California is situated in what's arguably the most serene and natural setting in Orange County. The course is carved into the naturally dramatic and lush walls of Aliso and Wood Canyons. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ranch at Laguna Beach

Address: 31106 Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-8130
Region: United States > California > Orange County > Laguna Beach
Price Range: $351 - $739 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Ranch at Laguna Beach 4*
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