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Wethersfield
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is the 5th time we have stayed here and everything was as good this time as the very first time. No compromise on anything. We stayed in building 2 - right on the ocean. Sliding doors were left opened to hear the waves. Great way to fall asleep. Breakfast in the Splash restaurant was spectacular and Pedro our server...

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

Dear John, Thank you so much for the review! We are so happy to read that you and your wife continue to enjoy staying with us. We will be sure to share your feedback with Pedro and his success will be celebrated! We hope to see you again soon. Kindly, Misty L. Director of Front Office

Azusa, CA
Reviewed 26 January 2017

My husband added another night to our accommodation. He mentioned that it was my birthday. The reservation agent gave us a great deal with breakfast. When we got to the resort, they upgraded us to the an oceanfront room. The service from the valet, to the room attendant was outstanding . They made my birthday staycation very special. Will definitely...

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

Dear Dodzsky, Happy Belated Birthday!!!!! We are so happy you enjoyed your staycation with us. Our Million Dollar View will be here for many years to come.... we look forward to enjoying it with you again soon! Kindly, Misty L. Director of Front Office

Lehi, Utah, United States
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I arrived early at the Surf and Sand. They checked me right in and upgraded my room for just $20 more to the ocean view in the tower. I was thrilled with the room. It was roomy and beautiful. The beds were so comfy. The private veranda overlooked the ocean. The room was very quiet. I even saw whales migrating...

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

Dear Tiffiny, Thank you so much for your review! I am very happy to read that you enjoyed a relaxing stay with us. I am thrilled to read that you saw whales from your balcony. We are approaching the season in which we see them fairly often. It is amazing and I am truly happy you got that special experience....

Reviewed 25 January 2017

My husband surprised me by booking a room here for my birthday. Our room was amazing and we were right on the beach so could hear the waves throughout the night - breathtaking. Sitting out on the balcony watching the waves was serene. A huge thank you to Diane who made our stay extra special. She was wonderful and helped...

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

Dear Raj P, We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your surprise birthday visit. We will be sure to celebrate Diane's success with the entire team. We truly appreciate your review and kind feedback. We hope to see you again soon. Perhaps you can return the surprise trip and bring your husband here for his birthday! We promise...

Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The location in Laguna is adjacent to the "surf and sand" like they say, and that makes for magical views. I still remember watching the dolphins frolic in the waves from my bedroom. The staff seems genuinely happy to work there, whether in the restaurant or cleaning. The restaurant was excellent with imaginative and healthy selections. My wife enjoyed the...

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for this magical review. We are so happy to hear that you were able to see the dolphins playing from your room. You should be sure to visit us in March when there are plenty of whales in the area! Many times you can see their spouts from your balcony. We hope to see you...

Orange, California
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The location is beautiful as it's right on the water located on PCH. The food and service are exceptional, if you are just trying to get away for the weekend, this is an excellent choice. There are many shops and restaurants walking distance or you can just veg at this resort.

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

Dear Allyoop, Thank you for your review. We are happy you enjoyed your company Christmas party here. We'd love to see you again soon! Kindly, Misty L. Director of Front Office

Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

First time staying at the Surf and Sand and it definitely won't be my last! Everything about this hotel is outstanding! Beautiful, comfortable rooms over the beach, Amazing views of the sunset over the ocean, luxurious amenities, and next level service! Everyone at this hotel was amazing, from the valet, front desk, concierge, room service, housekeeping, and bellman. They were...

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

Dear BossyBee, WOW, what an incredible review. Thank you so much! The words you left about Kaweo are extremely thoughtful. We will be sure to celebrate his success with the entire team. Thank you again. We hope to see you soon! Kindly, Misty L. Director of Front Office

San Diego, United States
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Very nice hotel right on top of the sand, gorgeous private beach with the sound of the waves crashing outside your patio door. My wife, the organization is conference I attended, and myself will all likely return over the years.

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Dear Kevin M, Thank you for the review! We look forward to seeing you and your wife in the future.... hopefully she will not have to work so hard next time! Kindly, Misty L. Director of Front Office

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

You can't beat hearing the lull of the ocean as you fall asleep and wake up; you can't beat waking up right on the water either...no sidewalk, no patio, nothing. This place is amazing. We've been here before and loved it so much, we had to come back, but this time we had a little one with us. We had...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 9 January 2017

If you want to be right on the sand, then right on the sand you'll be. This place couldn't be better located. All rooms have ocean views. The Staff is super friendly and the rooms and quite big and comfortable. There's a pool perched up on a deck overlooking the ocean and the sand is literally underneath the resort. You...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $649 - $1,103 (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 Spa Hotel in Laguna Beach
#4 Romantic Hotel in Laguna Beach
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Laguna Beach
#8 Family Hotel in Laguna Beach
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“The extra cost of overlooking the ocean is well worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles karinhP1127PE, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an ocean view!”
 of 5 bubbles gonzo7556, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you like the sound of crashing waves, get a room on a lower floor facing the ocean!”
 of 5 bubbles LauerMummau, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pick a room surfside and be mesmerized by the crashing surf directly beneath you as you sip on an adult beverage!”
 of 5 bubbles thomasww633, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Beds were very comfortable and the sound of the ocean can't be beat! (thought they provide earplugs just in case)”
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