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Malibu Beach Inn
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Malibu
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Malibu, California
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Worth every penny, every time.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2012

Simple luxury is what your will get when staying here; clean and comfortable rooms, fresh flowers, handwritten welcome notes, and excellent amenities. More than that, the water-front views remind us every time why we stay here. From sunrise to sunset, you have one of the best views in town. (I love sitting on the patio at night to watch planes take off and leave all the way over at LAX) We stay here from time to time, even though we live close by. Sometimes the best places to get away are already right in front of our nose!

Room Tip: You can't go wrong.
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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malibubeachinn, Guest Relations Manager at Malibu Beach Inn, responded to this review, 13 February 2012
Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us! We always love the opportunity to welcome our neighbors, and we're happy to hear that your return visits have continued to delight. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you both again when you're in need of a another getaway! - The Malibu Beach Inn Team
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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2012

Stayed here for business last night and I must say I ll be back for holiday. Really a great spot. Comfortable bed, nice sheets, fireplace, exceptional view and balcony - nice terrace for breakfast - no gym though - highly reco - loved it.

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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled on business
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malibubeachinn, Guest Relations Manager at Malibu Beach Inn, responded to this review, 13 February 2012
Thank you so much for choosing Malibu Beach Inn and sharing your recent experience with us! We're delighted to hear that your stay exceeded your expectations! We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back on your next holiday! - The Malibu Beach Inn Team
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San Juan Capistrano, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2012

I spent hours researching where to stay in Malibu. Yes, it's pricier or the same as others, but not the same as others. This Inn is located on the sands of Malibu, between Broad Beach (private homes) and the Malibu Pier. Every room faces the ocean and I don't know if all the rooms have a fireplace, but ours did, as well as a small terrace. The rumor is, the rooms are small. The rooms are a decent size, clean, modern, and there is a living area with a sofa, chair and flat screen. I prefer that then the whole room being beds. The lobby is very small, so if you want to have a drink in the lobby, most likely you will be sitting with other people. We didn't eat at the restaurant as I made plans to dine at local Malibu Restaurants. The restaurants we dined at were at the Malibu Country Mart, we took a taxi from the hotel and it costs $6.00. Well worth it because we saw sooooooooooo many CHP once we entered Malibu City limits, you want to be sure to take a taxi if you plan on having drinks with dinner. This Inn is the only upscale hotel in Malibu, so if you want no disapointments, this is the place for you. Me and my family plan on reserving a room again sometime this year.

Room Tip: We stayed in Room 207, right above one side of the restaurant, so when we were on the terrace we can...
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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with family
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malibubeachinn, Guest Relations Manager at Malibu Beach Inn, responded to this review, 5 February 2012
Tiffany, Thank you so much for your glowing review! We are delighted that everything met or exceeded your expectations, and we really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. We very much look forward to hosting you and your family again this year! - The Malibu Beach Inn Team
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West Yellowstone, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2012

Great ocean's view. The breakfast was varied. There were lots of fresh fruits. It was amazing. The staff was friendly and helpful. I think I would stay there again.

  • Stayed July 2011
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malibubeachinn, Guest Relations Manager at Malibu Beach Inn, responded to this review, 2 February 2012
Thank you so much for your recent visit to Malibu Beach Inn! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. It was an absolute pleasure to serve you and we look forward to the opportunity to see you again soon! - The Malibu Beach Inn Team
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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2012

I stayed here for News Years Eve and it was wonderful! The hotel staff was helpful and very professional, the rooms were very nice, modern and clean and the view of the ocean was amazing. I am glad I started out 2012 in such an amazing place and when I return to Malibu this is the ONLY place I will stay.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with friends
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malibubeachinn, Guest Relations Manager at Malibu Beach Inn, responded to this review, 31 January 2012
Thank you so much for sharing your New Year's Eve with us! We are appreciate your wonderful review of your stay and we thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor! We look forward to the opportunity to host you on your future visits to Malibu! - The Malibu Beach Inn Team
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Huntington Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2012

This hotel was one of the most unique places we have ever stayed. The ocean front rooms really feel like you are sleeping on the beach. What I liked best is that it wasn't a snooty, fancy hotel. It was more cozy and relaxed with well thought out details- Which I appreciate way more than a gold staircase. Therefore, If you are looking for over the top amenities with lavish spa and lobby, then you will not find that here. What you will find is a great setting, amazing aesthetics, and great service.

Would I pay $500 a night for this hotel? Probably not...But if you can get a deal, it is well worth the experience. I would at least go to brunch at the restaurant.

Pros
-Great Location- Right on the beach
-Cozy restaurant with great outdoor/private patio
-Well laid out spacious rooms with fireplaces, balcony, and cozy bed overlooking ocean.
-Great Service
-Evening turn down service

Cons
Parking- You have to Valet your car for $29 a night. If you don't like valet, you can park on the street.
You can hear PCH from the room- So just spend most of your time on the balcony.

Tips
-Jettsetter.com offered a great rate for us.
-Let them know if you are visiting for an anniversary or birthday... they will put some additional nice touches on things.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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malibubeachinn, Guest Relations Manager at Malibu Beach Inn, responded to this review, 6 February 2012
Thank you so much for taking the time to share your recent experience at the Malibu Beach Inn! We really appreciate your thoughtful and detailed feedback, and future guests are sure to find your tips and insights valuable!

And of course, we would be remiss if we didn't mention that we do indeed have a spa on site - CURE Malibu! You can view more information at on our website. We hope you have an opportunity to experience a lavish treatment or two during your next stay! :)

We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back again soon!
- The Malibu Beach Inn Team
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Chicago, Illinois
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62 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2012

This hotel is one of my all time favorites. It is located directly on the beach and you fall asleep every night to the sound of the waves. The hotel was completely renovated a few years ago and the renovation was very well done. The rooms are modern with nice finishes and views of the Queen's Necklace, the Malibu Pier and Carbon Beach. The hotel is walking distance to many restaurants as well as Cross Creek Plaza, the Lumber Yard Mall, and CVS Plaza. It is very close to Pepperdine and 20 minutes down PCH to Santa Monica. The hotel is intimate and has a great restaurant with a fire pit for lovely outside dining and cocktails. There is a great gym located directly across the street for fitness buffs. The rooms have great linens, flat screen t.v.s, travertine in the bathrooms, fireplaces and balconies with room for two. The staff if very friendly and helpful. I have stayed here over 30 times, and it never disappoints.

Room Tip: Opt for the Queen Oceanfront. You won't be disappointed.
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  • Stayed December 2011, travelled on business
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malibubeachinn, Guest Relations Manager at Malibu Beach Inn, responded to this review, 21 January 2012
Susan, thank you so much for your glowing review! We really appreciate your continued support, and we welcome you to come back again anytime. We enjoy your visits so much! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience and insights with other potential guests... we are so grateful! Until next time... :) - The Malibu Beach Inn Team
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Property: Malibu Beach Inn
Address: 22878 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5041
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Region: United States > California > Malibu > Malibu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Malibu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Malibu Beach Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 47
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Magnificently nestled right on the sands of famed "Billionaire’s Beach," Malibu Beach Inn is a spectacular ocean-front getaway within minutes of LA. Since its inception in 1989, Malibu Beach Inn has become a beloved destination for both leisure and business travelers. After a complete, contemporary multi-million-dollar renovation, Malibu Beach Inn re-opened its doors as the only luxury oceanfront hotel destination between Santa Monica and Santa Barbara, offering guests unsurpassed levels of luxury and service on the sands of exclusive Carbon Beach. The Malibu Beach Inn is approximately 22 miles from Los Angeles International Airport. The hotel embraces the serene beauty of the Malibu coastline through its landscaping, architecture and interior design. It also embodies the spirit of one of Southern California's most exclusive communities through the warm hospitality of its multilingual, European-trained staff, its signature beach club, and a unique collection of artwork by contemporary painter Glenn Ness. The Carbon Beach Club features California coastal cuisine with Pacific Rim accents that is complemented by an outstanding and extensive list of hand-selected small-production wines from California's premier wine regions. The dining room offers both indoor and outdoor dining, both of which boast breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and the sound of the tumbling surf below.Guest rooms feature private balconies, minibars, coffeemakers, hairdryers, bathrobes, DVD players, safes, complimentary high-speed Internet access, fireplaces (most rooms), and private hot tubs (some rooms). ... more   less 
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