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The 10 Best California Beach Hotels – Hotels on the Beach in California, United States of America

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Beach Street Inn and Suites

Westside Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz - 350 feet from beach

Centrally located in Santa Cruz, this inn is across from Main Beach. The inn features a courtyard area with picnic tables, an outdoor pool and guest rooms with free WiFi.

Each room at Beach Street Inn and Suites includes a microwave and a refrigerator. Coffee facilities are also provided along with cable TV. O m g stayed there with my boyfriend and still can’t get over how amazing it was! Literally on the warf, fantastic view and the best price in the area. The room was spotless and super comfy (from a double shower, great mattress to how quiet it was, even though a family with kids stayed next door (finally a hotel with real walls rather than cardboard!)). But the most amazing part was the staff: cordial, extremely helpful, accommodating and professional; and I mean from the manager to the cleaning personnel. If we come to Santa Cruz again we will definitely stay there!!

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9
Wonderful
1,091 reviews

STAY OPEN Venice Beach

Venice Beach, Los Angeles - 300 feet from beach

STAY OPEN Venice Beach in Los Angeles provides adults-only accommodation with free bikes, a shared lounge and barbecue facilities. Among the facilities at this property are a shared kitchen and a concierge service, along with free WiFi throughout the property. Guests can have a drink at the snack bar. It’s right next to the beach! Sunset view from this place is gorgeous! Also this is very spacious! I love everything about this place! Since there are just 10 pods in this accomodation, it doesn’t feel crowded and people are respectful. I actually had the pleasure to get to know and hang out with most of the housemates! 😊 I’ll never forget my stay at Stay Open!

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9.6
Exceptional
116 reviews

Mission Pacific Hotel, part of JdV by Hyatt

Oceanside - 2,000 feet from beach

Mission Pacific Hotel, part of JdV by Hyatt is set in Oceanside, 8 km from MiraCosta College and 200 metres from California Surf Museum. The property is around 3.9 km from Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton and 13 km from Antique Gas Steam Engine Museum. The property was really beautiful. Everything was clean, the bars and restaurants on site were very convenient.

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9.1
Wonderful
120 reviews

Samesun Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach, San Diego - 900 feet from beach

Located in San Diego, 300 metres from Ocean Beach, Samesun Ocean Beach provides air-conditioned rooms and a shared lounge. Among the facilities at this property are a 24-hour front desk and a shared kitchen, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The accommodation offers an ATM and luggage storage space for guests.

Sunset Cliffs Beach is 2.5 km from the accommodation, while Sunset Cliffs is 2.2 km away. The nearest airport is San Diego International Airport, 7 km from Samesun Ocean Beach. Great location at ocean beach, cosy and small area with a lot of reastaurants. We where SO happy with our room, we had a double room which had a very comfy bed, excellent AC and our own shower and bathroom. All areas was clean and tidy and there was free drinkable water. The shared areas was really nice and the atmosphere was really good and people where really freindly. Absolutely the best one of all Samesun hostels!

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9.1
Wonderful
844 reviews

Seafoam Lodge

Little River - 4,350 feet from beach

Set in Little River, Seafoam Lodge offers a garden. There is a terrace and guests can make use of free WiFi and free private parking.

Fort Bragg is 22 km from Seafoam Lodge, while Mendocino is 7 km from the property. Peaceful, comfortable, beautiful views, friendly service

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9
Wonderful
380 reviews

Cambria Shores Inn

Cambria - 150 feet from beach

Located in Cambria, within 90 metres of Moonstone Beach and 50 km of Paso Robles Event Center, Cambria Shores Inn provides accommodation with a garden and free WiFi throughout the property as well as free private parking for guests who drive. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a sun terrace. The property is allergy-free and is situated 300 metres from Cambria Rock. They were so very kind. Gave us a free upgrade to a room with a partial view, were so considerate with our children and very covid safe. We felt very pampered!

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9.1
Wonderful
389 reviews

The Oceanfront Inn

Shelter Cove - 1.5 miles from beach

Offering a private black sand beach area, The Oceanfront Inn is located in Shelter Cove, California.

The Oceanfront Inn is 43.5 km from Avenue of the Giants, 75 km from Humboldt Redwoods State Park, and 140 km from the city centre of Eureka, California. Clean and spacious room with a fantastic view overlooking the ocean! Can’t get any better.

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9
Wonderful
262 reviews

Shutters On The Beach

Santa Monica, Los Angeles - 100 feet from beach

Boasting a panoramic ocean view and an oversized elegant white fireplace, One Pico offers seasonal cuisine on intimate tables with blue plush chairs. The beachfront café, Coast offers a casual atmosphere with a bar and lite bites. Featuring a heated terrace with an ocean view, the Living Room features afternoon tea, cocktails and a full menu of freshly prepared morsels. I stay at many 5-star hotels but this was by far one of my best experiences. The staff was above and beyond friendly, the service was fantastic, literally every encounter with someone from the hotel was so pleasant.

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9
Wonderful
260 reviews

Pavilion Hotel

Avalon - 2,550 feet from beach

Located on Catalina Island, this beachside hotel features landscaped tropical gardens and a lounge with cabana seats and fire pits. All rooms include free WiFi and food and beverage credit at the Descanso Beach Club. The court yard was beautiful. I would stay again just to hang out at the court yard.

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9.1
Wonderful
475 reviews

Blue Dolphin Inn

Cambria - 250 feet from beach

Overlooking the Pacific Ocean on Moonstone Beach, this inn is 10 minutes’ drive to Hearst Castle. A fireplace and bathrobes are provided in all rooms. Moonstone Boardwalk is 100 feet away.

San Simeon State Park is 10 minutes’ drive away from Blue Dolphin Inn. Elephant Seal Beach is 15 minutes’ drive away. Beautiful room, great breakfast and nicely located for some walking around.

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9
Wonderful
440 reviews

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