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Top California Beach Hotels

Bahia Resort Hotel
Great for beach vacations

Bahia Resort Hotel

3.5 out of 5
998 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA
The price is $199 per night from Nov 30 to Nov 30
Nestled on the beach, this Central Mission Beach resort is just steps from Bahia Point Beach and Mission Bay. Belmont Park and Mission Beach are also within ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (2,071 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, cabanas, beach towels, outdoor pool
Travelers say...
"The amazing hospitality of the entire staff was friendly and welcoming. We enjoyed the beautiful landscape on the grounds and the nightly bayside view. We will definitely be returning as well as recommending it to friends and family!"

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2021

Bahia Resort Hotel
Catamaran Resort and Spa
Great for beach vacations

Catamaran Resort and Spa

4 out of 5
3999 Mission Boulevard, San Diego, CA
The price is $204 per night from Nov 30 to Nov 30
Located in Mission Beach, this beachfront resort is on the boardwalk, 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Belmont Park, and within 6 mi (10 km) of SeaWorld and La Jolla Cove. ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,698 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, cabanas, beach umbrellas, outdoor pool
Travelers say...
"Nice exclusive spot. cant complain. Its a little old and need upgrade with newer tech and maybe newer carpets and decor. But its a great place for family and friends."

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2021

Catamaran Resort and Spa
Blue Sea Beach Hotel
Great for beach vacations

Blue Sea Beach Hotel

3.5 out of 5
707 Pacific Beach Dr, San Diego, CA
The price is $143 per night from Dec 14 to Dec 14
Located in Pacific Beach, this beachfront hotel is in the entertainment district, just steps from Pacific Beach Park, Mission Beach, and Mission Beach Boardwalk. ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,255 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...
"Proximity to the beach is great. The noise outside the hotel is a bit annoying."

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2021

Blue Sea Beach Hotel
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Monterey Tides
Great for beach vacations

Monterey Tides

3.5 out of 5
2600 Sand Dunes Dr, Monterey, CA
The price is $164 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 1
Nestled on the beach, this Monterey hotel is just steps from Monterey State Beach and Monterey Bay. Del Monte Beach and Monterey County Fairgrounds are also ...
3.8/5 Good! (1,947 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...
"the beach"

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2021

Monterey Tides
Ocean Beach Hotel

Ocean Beach Hotel

2 out of 5
5080 Newport Ave., San Diego, CA
The price is $190 per night from Nov 30 to Nov 30
Nestled on the beach, this Ocean Beach hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Ocean Beach Pier, Mission Bay, and SeaWorld. San Diego Bay is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) away.
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,061 reviews)
"Hotel was terrific!!!!!!, but the surrounding areas were full of street people, strumming guitars or selling low quality products just to make a buck. I looked forward to the closed patio for relaxing and the safety of our pup, but daily we were exposed to all the vehicle dwellers and there set ups ..."

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2021

Ocean Beach Hotel
La Jolla Shores Hotel
Great for beach vacations

La Jolla Shores Hotel

3 out of 5
8110 Camino Del Oro, La Jolla, CA
The price is $163 per night from Nov 30 to Nov 30
Nestled on the beach, this La Jolla Shores hotel is within a 10-minute walk of La Jolla Beach and La Jolla Shores Park. University of California, San Diego and ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (966 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, sun loungers, beach towels, outdoor pool
Travelers say...
"Older property. Great location and good service."

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2021

La Jolla Shores Hotel
Surfer Beach Hotel
Great for beach vacations

Surfer Beach Hotel

3 out of 5
711 Pacific Beach Drive, San Diego, CA
The price is $129 per night from Nov 30 to Nov 30
Located in Pacific Beach, this beachfront hotel is on the boardwalk, just steps from Pacific Beach Park, Mission Beach, and Mission Beach Boardwalk. Mission ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (968 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...
"It was next to the beach."

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

Surfer Beach Hotel
Ocean Villa Inn
Great for beach vacations

Ocean Villa Inn

2.5 out of 5
5142 West Point Loma Blvd, San Diego, CA
The price is $107 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 1
Nestled on the beach, this Ocean Beach motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Ocean Beach Park, Mission Bay, and SeaWorld. Belmont Park and Ocean Beach Pier are also ...
4/5 Very Good! (969 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...
"Loved how close it is to the beach, love the staff, love the dog beach!!! This was a perfect spot."

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2021

Ocean Villa Inn
Castillo Inn at the Beach

Castillo Inn at the Beach

2.5 out of 5
22 Castillo St., Santa Barbara, CA
The price is $99 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 2
Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this hotel is steps from Carriage and Western Art Museum and Santa Barbara Harbor. Santa Barbara City College and Stearns Wharf ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (1,278 reviews)
"Close to beach"

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2021

Castillo Inn at the Beach
SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel
Great for beach vacations

SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel

3.5 out of 5
2241 Price Street, Pismo Beach, CA
The price is $206 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 13
Nestled on the beach, this Motel District hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Pismo Beach Pier and Monarch Butterfly Grove. Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (1,205 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...
"We had a great time walking on the beach, beautiful sunsets, great view from the room. All of the guests were happy and having fun."

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2021

SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel
Edgewater Inn And Suites
Great for beach vacations

Edgewater Inn And Suites

2 out of 5
280 Wadsworth Ave, Pismo Beach, CA
The price is $150 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 1
Offering direct access to the beach, this Downtown Pismo Beach motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Price Anniversary House and Pismo Beach Pier. Monarch Butterfly ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (967 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...
"Great location and easy beach access"

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2021

Edgewater Inn And Suites
Pacific Edge Hotel on Laguna Beach
Great for beach vacations

Pacific Edge Hotel on Laguna Beach

3 out of 5
647 South Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA
The price is $119 per night from Nov 30 to Nov 30
Located in Laguna Beach, this beachfront hotel is in the city center and within 2 mi (3 km) of Main Beach Park, Heisler Park, and Victoria Beach. Laguna Art ...
3.5/5 Good! (1,060 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, sun loungers, beach bars, beach umbrellas
Travelers say...
"Proximity to beach. Location."

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2021

Pacific Edge Hotel on Laguna Beach
Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe
Great for beach vacations

Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe

3.5 out of 5
3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
The price is $107 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 5
Nestled on the beach, this South Lake Tahoe resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Heavenly Gondola, The Shops at Heavenly Village, and Casino at Harveys Lake Tahoe. ...
3.7/5 Good! (1,263 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, beach bars, beach towels, outdoor pool
Travelers say...
"Great place! Great views I’ll be back"

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2021

Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe
Ocean Park Inn
Great for beach vacations

Ocean Park Inn

3 out of 5
710 Grand Ave, San Diego, CA
The price is $179 per night from Nov 30 to Nov 30
Located in Pacific Beach, this beachfront hotel is on the boardwalk, just steps from Pacific Beach Park and Mission Beach Boardwalk. Mission Beach and Mission ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (982 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...
"This small hotel is perfectly placed on the beach and within a community of restaurants and shops. We had a great time there. Loved the room design."

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2021

Ocean Park Inn
The Dana on Mission Bay
Great for beach vacations

The Dana on Mission Bay

3.5 out of 5
1710 W Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA
The price is $152 per night from Nov 30 to Nov 30
Located in the heart of San Diego, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Mission Bay, SeaWorld, and Belmont Park. Mission Beach and Mission Beach Boardwalk are ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (2,083 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...
"Great location and resort"

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2021

The Dana on Mission Bay
Paséa Hotel & Spa
Great for beach vacations

Paséa Hotel & Spa

4.5 out of 5
21080 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA
The price is $349 per night from Nov 30 to Nov 30
Located in Huntington Beach, this beachfront hotel is in the city center and within 2 mi (3 km) of Huntington Beach Pier and Huntington State Beach. Balboa Pier ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,185 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, beach umbrellas, beach towels, outdoor pools
Travelers say...
"Great Place close to everything. We have stay here two other times and find the property well maintained close to great shopping and the beach. Love watching the surfers. Wish Roby's on the pier would reopen."

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2021

Paséa Hotel & Spa
Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
Great for beach vacations

Hotel Milo Santa Barbara

3.5 out of 5
202 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA
The price is $222 per night from Dec 12 to Dec 12
Located in Santa Barbara Beach, this beach hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center, Stearns Wharf, and Santa Barbara ...
4/5 Very Good! (969 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, beach towels, outdoor pools
Travelers say...
"Loved that it was located right across from the beach/pier. Convenient to shopping and restaurants. Everything walkable. Only downside was they charge for parking. It baffles me that a hotel would charge one of their guests to park on the premises in which you are paying to stay."

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2021

Hotel Milo Santa Barbara
Ocean Surf Inn & Suites
Great for beach vacations

Ocean Surf Inn & Suites

2 out of 5
16555 Pacific Coast Highway, Sunset Beach, Huntington Beach, CA
The price is $119 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 1
Offering direct access to the beach, this Sunset Beach hotel is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Seal Beach Pier and within 6 mi (10 km) of California State University, ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (962 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Travelers say...
"You could borrow a chair to sit at the beach. They also had boogie boards to borrow. The exterior was rusting and needed some new paint."

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2021

Ocean Surf Inn & Suites
Cottage Inn By The Sea
Great for beach vacations

Cottage Inn By The Sea

3 out of 5
2351 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA
The price is $159 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 1
Located in Motel District, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Margo Dodd Park and Pismo Beach Pier. Monarch Butterfly Grove is 1.9 mi (3 km) away.
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,275 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...
"Great"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2021

Cottage Inn By The Sea
Kimpton Shorebreak Huntington Beach Resort, an IHG Hotel
Great for beach vacations

Kimpton Shorebreak Huntington Beach Resort, an IHG Hotel

4 out of 5
500 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA
The price is $199 per night from Dec 15 to Dec 15
Located in Huntington Beach, this beachfront hotel is in the city center and within a 10-minute walk of Huntington Beach Pier and Pacific City. Huntington Dog ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (966 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Travelers say...
"Location, excellent customer service"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2021

Kimpton Shorebreak Huntington Beach Resort, an IHG Hotel
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