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    California Hotel & Resort Travel Guide

    From the gorgeous oceanfront resorts along its southern coast to some of the nation's top ski resorts in the northeast, California is a destination unlike any other. The Golden State features an exceptional range of terrains and climates, from arid deserts, to rugged mountains, to sandy beaches, as well as dozens of cities both big and small. Whether you're planning a family trip to the world-famous Disneyland®, a star-studded tour of glittering Los Angeles, or a grand outdoor adventure to the scenic shores of Lake Tahoe, we'll help you find the accommodations you need to make your trip unforgettable. Take a look at our wide selection of California hotels and book one of our many cheap flights to California today!

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    Best Times to Visit

    Because of its sheer variety of destinations, there is no bad time to visit California. The most popular time of year is late spring through early summer, when the beautiful California weather is in full swing. You can hit the beach in sunny San Diego or Los Angeles, view the spectacular waterfalls and wildflower blooms in Yosemite National Park, or take a scenic stroll through the verdant countryside of Napa Valley. September through October is an ideal time to visit Disneyland®, Knott’s Berry Farm®, Universal Studios®, and many of the state's other popular tourist attractions as the weather is still comfortable, but there are fewer crowds and slightly lower prices. Fall is also a great time to visit some of the state's desert attractions, such as Death Valley and Joshua Tree National Park. In the winter, California's numerous ski resorts serve as the perfect destinations for hitting the slopes and enjoying the beautiful scenery.

    Popular Destinations

    No matter what time of year you visit California, there is never a shortage of things to do. Cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and Sacramento boast an almost endless variety of family attractions, historical landmarks, museums, shopping centers, and restaurants as well as top California resorts and a thriving nightlife. California's Wine Country is another appealing destination, featuring quaint bed-and-breakfast inns, attractive scenery, and some of the most charming hotels in California. Venturing further into the wilderness, California is also home to some truly wild natural attractions. You and your family are sure to enjoy California parks such as Yosemite, Death Valley, Channel Islands, and numerous other state and national parks. If snow is more your style, has you covered. Check out our listings and you'll find some of the nation's premier winter resorts, many of which are nestled into the snowy peaks surrounding famous Lake Tahoe.

    Lodging and Amenities

    From the most extravagant all-inclusive Hollywood hotels to the quietest bed-and-breakfasts in the Napa Valley, can help find the right accommodations for your lifestyle. Whether you're planning a family vacation, celebrating your honeymoon, or simply searching for a place to get away and enjoy yourself, we list all the hottest deals on hotels and resorts in California to help you find exactly what you need. You'll find a wide variety of recreation and entertainment options, which include relaxing pools and spas, challenging golf courses, trendy nightclubs, on-site restaurants, and more. Many hotels also include popular amenities and services such as fitness centers, high-speed wireless Internet, business services, daycare, and various transportation options. At, we're confident you'll find the perfect California hotel.


    California is very much a land of contrasts with varied geography that runs the gamut from parched, sunbaked deserts in the south to temperate, misty forests and snow-capped mountain ranges in the north. The state is home to portions of the beautiful Sierra Nevada and Cascade Ranges, including the towering spire of Mount Whitney, which stands as the tallest peak in the Lower 48. The Coast Ranges, famed for the towering coast redwoods that thrive in the mountainous terrain, run along the western portion of the state. Between the mountain ranges, the Central Valley is home to both bucolic farmlands and inland cities such as Sacramento. Bordering the Pacific Ocean, the western coast of California is world-renowned for its unique terrain and stunning vistas. With so many different climates and environments, there truly are resorts in California for just about everyone. Let help you find the perfect fit for your West Coast escape.

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    Hotels in Los Angeles

    Sheraton Gateway Hotel Los Angeles Airport - Los Angeles Hotels
    Rating: 3.5 Stars

    Sheraton Gateway Hotel Los Angeles Airport

    6101 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles - Map
    "One of my best stays at a hotel "
    The room was very comfortable, clean, and ready for clients. I really liked how the room would be clean every time I would get back from going out, restocked with more supplies. My overall experience for this hotel was perfect, one minor thing was that the parking lots was a little too far with the bags I was carrying. Everything else was amazing.
    Traveller from Arizona
    The Sheraton Gateway Hotel is just outside Los Angeles International Airport; downtown is 15 miles away, ocean beaches are 5 …More
    The Concourse Hotel at LAX - A Hyatt Affiliated Hotel - Los Angeles Hotels
    Rating: 3.5 Stars

    The Concourse Hotel at LAX - A Hyatt Affiliated Hotel

    6225 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles - Map
    "Hotel under construction "
    I really do like this hotel. I stood here before. It is currently under construction and they start early in the morning the construction noise is loud and woke me up every morning
    A Traveller
    Located on the airport area's main boulevard, this hotel is 1 block from Los Angeles International Airport via complimentary …More
    The Westin Los Angeles Airport - Los Angeles Hotels
    Rating: 4.0 Stars

    The Westin Los Angeles Airport

    5400 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles - Map
    "Visiting family"
    The Westin chain has a good reputation to uphold, in this case the Westin at Los Angeles Airport is at the lower end of the Westin scale or what is expected of a Westin. The facility is large and opulent but soon enough you find rough spots in many areas where not enough care has been given. In general the elevators and rooms may show signs of deferred maintenance. The breakfast room's cleanliness was sub par. Overall not a bad stay by any means but it could have been better.
    Traveller from San Francisco, Ca.
    Located a short complimentary shuttle ride from the Los Angeles International Airport, The Westin Los Angeles Airport offers …More

    Hotels in San Francisco

    Parc 55 San Francisco, a Hilton Hotel - San Francisco Hotels
    Rating: 4.0 Stars

    Parc 55 San Francisco, a Hilton Hotel

    55 Cyril Magnin St, San Francisco - Map
    Friendly staff. Valet parking staff were very pleasant. Hotel cleanliness was also a plus.
    A Traveller
    Just off Market Street, downtown San Francisco's major thoroughfare, this contemporary 32-story hotel is 1 block from San …More
    Hotel Nikko San Francisco - San Francisco Hotels
    Rating: 4.0 Stars

    Hotel Nikko San Francisco

    222 Mason St, San Francisco - Map
    Perfect location. Walking distance to Union square, start of cable cab, Bart train to airport and a lot of good restaurant and breakfast place like Cafe de la pressed or Honey honey creepy etc. Breakfast rate is too high in the hotel 30$ even above 12 years old.
    Traveller from Seattle
    The Asian-inspired Hotel Nikko San Francisco is located downtown, a 4-minute walk from Union Square and the designer shops of …More
    Park Central Hotel San Francisco - San Francisco Hotels
    Rating: 4.0 Stars

    Park Central Hotel San Francisco

    50 3rd St, San Francisco - Map
    "Nice Hotel for business visitors"
    The hotel is very strategically located near Union Square and Market St which makes is easy access for most of the places.
    Traveller from Mumbai
    Located in the heart of the South of Market district (SoMa), Park Central Hotel San Francisco (formerly Westin Market Street) …More

    Hotels in San Diego

    Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego - San Diego Hotels
    Rating: 4.0 Stars

    Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

    1 Market Pl, San Diego - Map
    Hotel and staff were outstanding. The only decent bar/restaurant is Redfields, others are way over-priced.
    A Traveller
    This expansive highrise hotel towers over San Diego Bay next to the Seaport Village retail complex, 1 block from the …More
    The Sofia Hotel - San Diego Hotels
    Rating: 3.5 Stars

    The Sofia Hotel

    150 W Broadway, San Diego - Map
    "Wonderful Downtown Hotel"
    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Sofia Hotel which was situated in downtown San Diego. We were within walking distance of many attractions such as the Gaslamp District, USS Midway, the Coronado ferry, bars, restaurants and theatres. A little further away but still walkable were Little Italy (fabulous outdoor market), Seaport Village, Petco Park and the Convention Center. Transit (MTS) was very handy which we used to visit Old Town, the zoo and Natural History Museum. We took advantage of the free historic walking tour offered by the hotel which was quite interesting. Our hotel room was clean and comfortable, and the staff friendly and helpful. We had one small issue with our bed which was sagging and the situation was remedied right away. Excellent customer service. All in all, a great experience. We will return one day!
    Traveller from B.C., Canada
    In the heart of downtown San Diego, this historic boutique hotel is 2 blocks from Horton Plaza, 4 blocks from the Gaslamp …More
    Town and Country Resort & Convention Center - San Diego Hotels
    Rating: 3.5 Stars

    Town and Country Resort & Convention Center

    500 Hotel Cir N, San Diego - Map
    I loved the atmosphere with rose gardens and benches everywhere. A very pleasurable conference site.
    A Traveller
    Comprising 32 acres, this resort and conference center is next to the 27-hole Riverwalk Golf Club; Old Town, Balboa Park …More