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9 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved some things and some things were ridiculous. I loved the little shops on the property they had some cool stuff. I had a massage at the spa and enjoyed the tranquility of the facility. The grounds around the spa are beautiful. The employees inside the spa need to be more attentive though. We enjoyed dinner at the restaurant.... More 

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

Dear Katy N, On behalf of Surf & Sand, I apologize for your disappointment with your stay. The items you listed are extremely concerning. You are absolutely right in stating some more attentiveness from the team would have solved your concerns. Please know that your comments will be shared with our team so we can seek ways of improvement. I... More 

Tampa, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks for such a wonderful experience at a beautiful resort! A special thank you to the Concierge; from places to see, things to do, restaurant reservations and car rental. Ask and ye shall receive. It's a beautiful thing! Kerry in Tampa

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for this incredible review and kind words about our concierge team. We hope to see you again soon. Kindly, Misty L. Director of Front Office More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an amazing weekend experience here recently. Accommodations were fantastic, hotel staff were all friendly and went above and beyond to make sure that my wife and I were comfortable, rooms had fabulous, breathtaking ocean views. I would highly, highly recommend this hotel and I am looking forward to my return (hopefully soon)

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved the tower room and resort amenities- will definitely return again! The workout room was perfect for our needs and the on location restaurant was cozy and elegant for evening food and drinks

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Orange County, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Living in Orange County we have occasionally stopped into the Surf and Sand for appetizers and a drink or two with a killer view. It has long been on our list to stay overnight for a "special occasion". We booked it for our 15th Anniversary and could not be happier. Checked in at 4 on Saturday and left Sunday rested... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room was on the ocean side, one level above the swimming pool. We had a partially obstructed view of the ocean, but could still see and hear it quite well. The room had 2 queen beds and we added a rollaway for one of our granddaughters. We ate dinner in the bar and had a great view of the... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for the review! I am happy to read that you enjoyed your time here with your granddaughters. I apologize for the confusion with the honor bar charges, but happy to read it has been resolved. Kindly, Misty L. Director of Front Office More 

Redlands, California, United States
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is located directly on it's own private strip of beach. The hotel offers services for guest- beach umbrellas, beach chairs, and even food and drink service. The spot is perfect for jumping in and enjoying the mild waves. My family, ranging from 10 to 48 years of age, all enjoyed the day on the beach. There is also... More 

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

Dear Kelly, I am happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with your family. Our location truly cannot be beat! We hope to see you again soon. Kindly, Misty L. Director of Front Office More 

New York City, New York
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142 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It never fails, the Surf and Sand is like balm for a tired body and soul - Its my go to place if I need to unwind and relax. This Time I went after hectic days in LA with a friend, just took strolls on the beach, sat on the balcony overlooking the beach, the pacific ocean and the most... More 

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

Dear Magnus, What an incredible review. Thank you so much! We are always here to be your quick pick me upper and look forward to seeing you again.... hopefully soon! Kindly, Misty L. Director of Front Office More 

Aliso Viejo, California
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29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a wonderful staycation in Laguna Beach and this resort was amazing!! We have stayed in many hotels in Laguna, but by far this was the best. Amazing oceanfront king room with the water just outside our room. The room was clean, up to date and spacious. We ordered room service and it was decent. The pool was nice... More 

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So. California
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Impeccably kept, friendly, and perfectly located with the "surf and sand" below your balcony, this hotel is by far my favorite in Laguna Beach. Nice staff, pretty swimming pool by the beach, good restaurant, and lovely "beach style" palette of colors used in decorating the rooms, which also have handsome plantation shutters, A stay here is a lovely, relaxing experience.

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

Dear Jerdunn, Thank you so much for this review. I truly love our beach style vibes and the shutters are my favorite feature in our rooms! We hope to see you again so we can provide you with another lovely, relaxing stay. Kindly, Misty L. Director of Front Office More 

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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 )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • 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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  • Room Service
  • 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: $494 - $1,003 (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 Business Hotel in Laguna Beach
#4 Romantic 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”
 of 5 bubbles emley2017, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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