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          725 Hotels Found
          1. Terranea Resort
            Rancho Palos Verdes, California, United States
            • Beachfront
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Resort
            • Romantic
            One of just a few true mega-resorts in Southern California, the 102-acre, 582-room Terranea in Rancho Palos Verdes offers a range of features that's unrivaled among L.A.-area properties, including a eight eating options, four outdoor swimming pools, a top-tier spa, nine holes of golf, and gorgeous a…
          2. Hotel Casa del Mar
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Beachfront
            • Boutique
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Historic
            • Luxury
            • Party
            • Romantic
            The luxury Hotel Casa Del Mar offers something truly special in Los Angeles: it's one of only two hotels with a coveted stretch of sandy Santa Monica Beach real estate and unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean. The overall vibe is Mediterranean villa meets Southern California. It has a hopping bar…
          3. Magic Castle Hotel
            Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
            • Boutique
            • Child-Friendly
            • Historic
            • Value
            Located steps from Hollywood Boulevard, the Magic Castle is a quirky, unpretentious 40-room hotel with simple, spacious rooms, an exhaustive list of free perks (Wi-Fi, breakfast, minibar treats), access to the exclusive Magic Castle club next door, and exceptional service. Overall, it's a terrific…
          4. Shutters on the Beach
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Beachfront
            • Boutique
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            If you're California dreaming of a hotel directly on the beach in Los Angeles, Shutters on the Beach is just about your only option -- and it's a good one. The luxury hotel has a chic ocean cottage vibe, and all 198 rooms and suites were impeccably designed by Michael Smith and feature huge bathtubs…
          5. The Beverly Hills Hotel
            Beverly Hills/Bel Air, Los Angeles, California
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Historic
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            Los Angeles is loaded with luxury hotels, but few of them are as iconic old-school Hollywood as the subtly pink Beverly Hills Hotel. Spread over 12 acres of beautiful garden grounds in prime Beverly Hills, the hotel is used as a sort of clubhouse by celebrities and well-heeled locals alike. But with…
          6. Beverly Wilshire Beverly Hills - A Four Seasons Hotel
            Beverly Hills/Bel Air, Los Angeles, California
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Historic
            • Luxury
            • Party
            • Romantic
            Less stuffy than the Beverly Hills Hotel, more glam than the Beverly Hilton, this iconic Beverly Hills hotel is a top luxury pick for business or leisure, families or romance. With beautiful guest rooms, a Wolfgang Puck restaurant, and a great spa, pool and fitness center, plus doting Four Seasons…
          7. The Hollywood Roosevelt
            Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
            • Boutique
            • Historic
            • Luxury
            • Party
            This 300-room Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, literally an L.A. landmark, combines the shimmer of silver-screen history with a cutting-edge party scene centered around its multiple bars and massive pool. A terrific casual restaurant is open 24 hours, and service is surprisingly good. The rooms, though…
          8. Omni La Costa Resort and Spa
            Carlsbad, California, United States
            • Beachfront
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Resort
            This 400-acre, 611-room megaresort near Legoland is packed with family features, including large rooms, six pools with waterslides, and an impressive kids club. The spa, golf courses, tennis courts, and on-site shopping help ensure adults have fun as well, but there are extra fees for almost…
          9. Parker Palm Springs
            Palm Springs, California Desert, United States
            • Boutique
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            With its Jonathan Adler-designed interiors and gorgeous grounds, the Parker Palm Springs is about as hip and stylish as a hotel can get. The 144-room upscale property offers a host of cool features, including two outdoor pools and an indoor pool, a croquet lawn, petanque courts, clay tennis courts…
          10. Paradise Point Resort and Spa
            Mission Bay, San Diego, California
            • Beachfront
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Resort
            This 462-room upscale property near Sea World has sprawling, 44-acre grounds on a private island, activities galore (tennis, a putting green, water sports, basketball), five pools, a kids' club, and a mile-long beach. There are also a full-service spa and a modern fitness center. Varied dining a bar…
          11. Le Parc Suite Hotel
            West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
            • Child-Friendly
            The generic all-suite sister property of Le Montrose, Le Parc is a mile south of Sunset Boulevard in a quiet residential West Hollywood neighborhood, a car ride away from most Los Angeles attractions. Its heated rooftop pool and tennis court -- and large rooms with kitchens -- are family-friendly be…
          12. Chateau Marmont
            West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
            • Boutique
            • Historic
            • Luxury
            • Party
            As Hollywood's most notorious celebrity hideaway, the Chateau Marmont is the best spot for A-list sightings, especially in its two fantastic (yet reasonably priced) restaurants. Unfortunately, for tourists, most everything else disappoints. The pool's small, the gym's dark, and the standard rooms a…
          13. The Riviera Palm Springs, A Tribute Portfolio Resort
            Palm Springs, California Desert, United States
            • Historic
            • Party
            This upscale 398-room hotel pays homage to its roots as a celebrity playground in the sixties. It attracts the under-thirty set with nonstop party action at the Bikini Pool and Bar. The puzzle-piece-shaped pool is lined with cabanas and lounge beds perfect for posing or people watching. Music, both…
          14. Two Bunch Palms
            Palm Springs, California Desert, United States
            • Boutique
            • Historic
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            The upscale Two Bunch Palms Resort and Spa is renowned for its natural mineral springs and glamorous Hollywood past (it was a rumored hideout of Al Capone's). Originally built in 1930 as a private, gated resort on 77 acres, the current owners completed a multimillion dollar renovation in 2014 that a…
          15. Loews Hollywood Hotel
            Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            Right in the heart of Hollywood, Loews Hollywood Hotel caters to both business and leisure travelers with amenities and a glitzy look that pushes this property into the four-pearl category. With a FedEx business center, a full-service spa, and two popular eateries, it combines big-chain conveniences…
          16. Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground
            Anaheim, Orange County, California
            • Child-Friendly
            • Value
            The Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground is a great pick for families, with its own mini water park, large game room, and convenient location a short walk away from Disneyland. The hotel is modern and rooms are immaculately clean with soundproofed walls that keep freeway noise and at a…
          17. Bacara Resort & Spa
            Santa Barbara, California, United States
            • Beachfront
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Resort
            • Romantic
            Bacara Resort & Spa is a luxury spa resort on the California coast, about a 20-minute drive from downtown Santa Barbara. The 358 rooms and suites here feature detailed decor (some with fireplaces) and come with balconies or terraces, many with views out on the ocean. There's also a huge spa, on-site…
          18. L'Auberge Del Mar
            Del Mar, San Diego, California
            • Beachfront
            • Boutique
            • Business
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            The 121-room L'Auberge Del Mar is a luxury beachfront property in the beautiful Del Mar Village and one of the top hotels on the Southern California coastline. Lovely, homey rooms have private balconies or terraces, some overlooking the ocean, though others have lackluster views of the parking lot a…
          19. Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
            Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, California Desert
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            The 466-room Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort and Spa is a luxury resort built on a country club golf course with a variety of amenities for families. There is a Splashtopia water park with water slides and a sandy beach ringed by a 450-foot lazy river along with an adults-only pool and hot tubs the at…
          20. The Peninsula Beverly Hills
            Beverly Hills/Bel Air, Los Angeles, California
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            The Peninsula Beverly Hills earns a five-pearl rating, but as one of the best hotels in Beverly Hills, and perhaps in all of Los Angeles, that may be an understatement. Thanks to its attentive staff that discreetly caters to the rich and famous, its status as a luxury Hollywood destination has been…
          21. Hotel del Coronado
            Coronado, San Diego, California
            • Beachfront
            • Child-Friendly
            • Historic
            • Luxury
            • Resort
            The iconic, family-friendly Hotel del Coronado is one of the largest and best-known resorts in Southern California, with 679 modern rooms right on the beach and an acclaimed fine dining restaurant and wine bar. It's located in charming Coronado Village, a short drive away from San Diego’s main But…
          22. Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Weddings
            Its family-oriented, ocean-view pool and excellent gym make the 342-room Loews in Santa Monica a reasonable option for business travelers and families. Just note that the constant nickel-and-diming and overpriced food can add up, and that the hotel isn't right on the beach (it's across the street…
          23. Beach Village at The Del
            Coronado, San Diego, California
            • Beachfront
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Resort
            • Romantic
            Beach Village at The Del is the more luxurious section of the iconic Hotel del Coronado, offering big upscale cottages right on the sand. Beach Village guests get exclusive extras that Hotel del Coronado guests do not: private pools, use of the Windsor Club Cottage, a free breakfast buffet, and such…
          24. El Capitan Canyon
            Santa Barbara, California, United States
            • Child-Friendly
            • Romantic
            • Value
            Twenty miles north of Santa Barbara, situated on 300 acres of canyon wilderness, El Capitan Canyon offers a camping, or "glamping," experience with enough modern conveniences to satisfy travelers who would rather just semi-rough it. Guests stay in cabins, tents, or yurts; only cabins have en-suite a…
          25. Fairmont Grand Del Mar
            Del Mar, San Diego, California
            • Luxury
            • Resort
            • Romantic
            This 249-room Spanish-Colonial-style resort in the rolling hills near Del Mar is stunning, from the old-world decor to the enormous rooms to the luxurious spa. It features four pools, excellent restaurants, an 18-hole golf course, an Equestrian Center, and free car service in a Mercedes or Cadillac…
          26. The Resort at Pelican Hill
            Newport Beach, Orange County, California
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Resort
            • Romantic
            When pulling up to the five-pearl Resort at Pelican Hill you might think you've taken a wrong turn on the Pacific Coast Highway and somehow wound up in Italy. The buildings, pools, and spa were inspired by famed Italian architect Andrea Palladio and the 504-acre grounds look positively The resort is…
          27. Hotel Shangri-La Santa Monica
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Boutique
            • Business
            • Historic
            • Party
            • Romantic
            The upscale Hotel Shangri La has 70 stylish rooms and suites across from the Pacific Ocean and near all of Santa Monica's shopping and dining. Rooms and suites are elegant, and feature modern amenities like large flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, and free Wi-Fi. Spacious suites include gourmet kitchens A…
          28. Andaz San Diego
            Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego, California
            • Boutique
            • Luxury
            • Party
            This 159-room boutique is one of the sleekest hotels in the Gaslamp Quarter, with a popular rooftop lounge and a sexy wine bar. Rooms are minimally decorated but attractive, with slate-tiled bathrooms and modern amenities such as free Wi-Fi and large flat-screen TVs. Some minibar items are also for…
          29. LEGOLAND California Hotel
            Carlsbad, California, United States
            • Child-Friendly
            Almost every inch of LEGOLAND California Hotel is a Lego experience, from the character visits at the free breakfast, to the daily Lego building contests, to the nightly entertainment in the lobby's castle. Access to the amusement park isn't included in the rate, but guests do get early morning them…
          30. The Garland
            Studio City, Los Angeles, California
            • Child-Friendly
            • Romantic
            There are 257 rooms at this three-and-a-half pearl hotel that’s set in North Hollywood's trendy Studio City. Universal Studios Hollywood is just a five-minute drive from the hotel, and there are a range of hip restaurants within walking distance as well. Rooms are spacious and bright, with a design…
          31. Old Town Inn
            San Diego, California, United States
            • Historic
            • Value
            Old Town Inn is a motel-like, Spanish-style budget property that's been run by the same family for three generations, since the 1940s. Its most obvious drawback is its unattractive industrial surroundings and highway setting -- however Old Town San Diego and its Transit Center are just 10 minutes on…
          32. Mondrian Los Angeles Hotel
            West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
            • Boutique
            • Luxury
            • Party
            The 236-room Mondrian Los Angeles Hotel is a Sunset Strip icon, one with even more of a scene than the equally legendary Sunset Marquis. The design-centric hotel's common areas -- lobby, restaurant, pool, and lounges -- are all geared toward socializing. The cutting-edge style of the rooms doesn't +…
          33. The Standard, Hollywood
            West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
            • Boutique
            • Party
            • Value
            This 139-room hip boutique offers comfortable lodgings and a prime Sunset Strip location for lower rates than the Mondrian (but with less luxurious rooms). You won't get this much (cool pool, cheap 24-hour restaurant, great nightlife) for this little elsewhere on the Strip. But there is no fitness…
          34. The Monkey Tree Hotel
            Palm Springs, California Desert, United States
            • Boutique
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            • Value
            The Monkey Tree Hotel is one of the best (and most fun) examples of Midcentury Modern architecture in Palm Springs. It was originally built during Palm Spring's tourist boom in the 1960s by celebrated architect Albert Frey. Today, it has 16 guest rooms, all with retro stylings and art, centered an a…
          35. Stay on Main Hotel and Hostel
            Downtown, Los Angeles, California
            • Value
            When price is a priority, Stay on Main Hotel and Hostel delivers. Decor in the public spaces is attractive, particularly for the price. The 138-room high-rise offers a variety of accommodations from a single bed in a six-person dorm room to a private room either with either an en-suite or shared and…
          36. La Valencia Hotel
            La Jolla, San Diego, California
            • Beachfront
            • Historic
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            The historic, upscale La Valencia Hotel has held its prime location on the Pacific Ocean in the heart of sunny La Jolla since it was constructed in 1926. The Pink Lady, as it's affectionally called -- a nod to the Pepto pink exterior -- was renovated in 2014, bringing it squarely into this century a…
          37. Lemon Tree Hotel and Suites
            Anaheim, Orange County, California
            • Child-Friendly
            • Romantic
            • Value
            This modest mid-range hotel attracts Disney-bound families on a budget. It's not as close to the park as many other hotels, but it's just a 10-minute drive to the attractions (and the hotel offers a limited free shuttle). The 91 rooms are homey and a bit dated, but they're all equipped with and plus…
          38. Viceroy L'Ermitage Beverly Hills
            Beverly Hills/Bel Air, Los Angeles, California
            • Boutique
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            The Viceroy L'Ermitage Beverly Hills is an all-suite luxury hotel set in a relatively secluded spot in exclusive Beverly Hills. A regular hideaway for A-listers (especially during Oscar season), the 114 suites are sober, stylish, and spacious, with glam touches like dressing rooms, marble bathrooms…
          39. Comfort Inn Near Universal Studios Hollywood
            Los Angeles, California, United States
            • Value
            This 68-room value hotel is convenient to Hollywood, downtown Los Angeles, Koreatown, and Griffith Park (it's off the 101 freeway and near the Vermont/Sunset red line metro station), but there's little of interest in the immediate area. The hotel, however, is a solid budget option for business to or…
          40. Montage Laguna Beach
            Laguna Beach, Orange County, California
            • Beachfront
            • Luxury
            • Resort
            • Romantic
            With beautiful grounds, an elegant spa, and modern rooms (all of which have stunning views of the ocean), this hotel is possibly the most serene and relaxing in Orange County, California. It's perched directly above the beach, and the building's "U" shape allows for breathtaking views from the lobby…
          41. Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa
            Indian Wells, Greater Palm Springs, California Desert
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            The 530-room Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort and Spa is a modern and luxurious mega resort with seven pools, access to two top-rated golf courses, and a medical spa with non-invasive skin tightening treatments. It’s close to a small town with easy access to shopping areas. Though the resort is can…
          42. Korakia Pensione
            Palm Springs, California Desert, United States
            • Romantic
            Korakia Pensione is a striking hotel. Modeled after a Mediterranean pensione, it looks like something out of Greece or Morocco -- Forbes named it one of the sexiest hotels in America. The two Korakia Pensionepools and many outdoor spaces, including fire pits, fountains, and stone paths, are all and…
          43. Monarch Beach Resort
            Dana Point, Orange County, California
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Party
            • Resort
            • Romantic
            The luxury Monarch Beach Resort is situated on stunning grounds overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The 400 spacious, elegant rooms and suites are bright and airy, with private balconies, modern amenities, and luxe marble bathrooms with separate showers and soaking tubs. Chic interiors include several as…
          44. Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Child-Friendly
            • Historic
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            Luxurious (though small) rooms, an excellent spa, and a devoted staff make this five-acre, 302-room property one of the best hotels in Santa Monica. The Fairmont is not as intimate as the Oceana, and it lacks the direct beachfront of Casa Del Mar. But with beautiful grounds and a laid-back, private…
          45. DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Santa Monica
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Child-Friendly
            The DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Santa Monica is popular for two reasons: location and room size. The 253 rooms are all two-room suites, complete with two 55-inch flat-screen TVs, a pull-out sofa, and a wet bar with a coffeemaker and mini-fridge. Decor is classic, though slightly dated and past have…
          46. Oceana Beach Club Hotel
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Boutique
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            Small, intimate, and beautiful, this Santa Monica boutique hotel more than compensates for its lack of on-site features -- no spa, a long walk to the beach -- with a welcoming atmosphere cultivated by personal service and elegant design and ample amenities (50-inch flat-screen TVs, coffeemakers, in…
          47. SIXTY Beverly Hills
            Beverly Hills/Bel Air, Los Angeles, California
            • Boutique
            • Luxury
            • Party
            • Romantic
            The 107-room four-pearl SIXTY Beverly Hills has an intimate feeling and touches of Hollywood glamour. Located just five blocks from Rodeo Drive, the SIXTY is well-positioned for tourists and business travelers, with plenty to see and do within walking distance. The hotel has a chic rooftop pool and…
          48. Sunset Tower Hotel
            West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
            • Boutique
            • Historic
            • Luxury
            • Party
            • Romantic
            The upscale Art Deco Sunset Tower has drawn A-list celebrities since it was a luxury apartment building for stars like Marilyn Monroe. In 2005, the hotel opened as it is today (though it was renovated again in 2018), a Sunset Strip landmark with a glamorous and buzzing bar, gorgeous pool with city a…
          49. Kimpton Hotel Palomar Los Angeles Beverly Hills
            West LA, Los Angeles, California
            • Boutique
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            There are two main reasons to book at the upper-middle-range Kimpton Hotel Palomar: You need to be near UCLA or your gigantic Weimaraner needs a temporary home. On a strip of Wilshire Boulevard lined by luxury high-rise condos (thus referred to as the "Golden Mile"), Hotel Palomar lies neither in in…
          50. Ocean Surf Inn & Suites
            Huntington Beach, Orange County, California
            • Boutique
            • Child-Friendly
            • Romantic
            Travelers looking for a no-frills, affordable beach getaway in Sunset Beach will find just that at the two-and-a-half-pearl Ocean Surf Inn & Suites. It's located across from the ocean and Green Belt park, with decor that's beachy and cheerful. A rooftop terrace with panoramic ocean views is a among…

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