California Hotels

    1291 Hotels Found
    1. Post Ranch Inn
      Big Sur, California, United States
      • Adults-Only
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      The 39-room Post Ranch Inn is one of the most beautiful hotels in the United States -- if not the entire world -- and offers a romantic, intimate stay amid gorgeous natural surroundings. The hotel is built into the cliffs of Big Sur, and the organic architecture is breathtaking, seeming to grow out…
    2. Terranea Resort
      Rancho Palos Verdes, California, United States
      • Beachfront
      • Kid-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…
    3. Paradise Point Resort and Spa
      Mission Bay, San Diego, California
      • Beachfront
      • Kid-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…
    4. Omni La Costa Resort and Spa
      Carlsbad, California, United States
      • Beachfront
      • Kid-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…
    5. The Majestic Yosemite Hotel
      Yosemite National Park, California, United States
      • Historic
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Nestled deep amongst the pine trees, cliffs, and canyons of Yosemite Valley is the 123-room The Majestic Yosemite Hotel. The impressive stone and wood structure, built in 1927, is considered a National Historic Landmark. Rooms with views of the Half Dome and El Captain summits are filled with wood a…
    6. Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort
      Big Sur, California, United States
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Resort
      • Romantic
      Situated on more than 200 acres of picturesque oceanfront land, The Ventana Inn & Spa looks like a rustic cabin nestled in the woods -- yet it features 62 luxurious, streamlined rooms with wooden accents, refreshing pops of color, and modern amenities such as flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, and free a…
    7. Howard Johnson Anaheim Hotel and Water Playground
      Anaheim, Orange County, California
      • Kid-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…
    8. LEGOLAND California Hotel
      Carlsbad, California, United States
      • Kid-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…
    9. Hotel del Coronado
      Coronado, San Diego, California
      • Beachfront
      • Historic
      • Kid-Friendly
      • 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…
    10. Four Points by Sheraton Anaheim
      Anaheim, Orange County, California
      • Business
      • Kid-Friendly
      With modern touches and contemporary furnishings, the mid-range Four Points by Sheraton Anaheim strives to offer an upscale experience at a budget price, and does a fairly good job at it. Its location near the Disney Parks and the Anaheim Garden Walk makes it convenient for families and leisure and…
    11. El Capitan Canyon
      Santa Barbara, California, United States
      • Kid-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…
    12. The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe
      Truckee, Lake Tahoe, California
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is a five-pearl full-service resort in the mountains above Northstar-at-Tahoe ski resort. Along with luxe rooms, a huge spa, and fine dining, the Ritz-Carlton offers ski-in/ski-out access to the slopes and many other recreational activities -- including multiple outdoor…
    13. Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square
      San Francisco, California, United States
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Luxury vacation rental meets upscale hotel at the city's best, if most expensive, residence-style lodging. The Ghirardelli Square factory setting has plenty of character, while modern one-, two-, and three-bedroom units feel like designer model homes with fireplaces, kitchens, and top-of-the-line An…
    14. Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge and Spa
      South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe, California
      • Beachfront
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Party
      • Romantic
      The mid-range Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge and Spa is popular with families and groups who want access to a private beach on Lake Tahoe and condo-style accommodations with full kitchens. Balconies overlooking the lake are a great touch, but some of the furniture could use an update. The two-bedroom loft is…
    15. Resort at Squaw Creek
      Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe, California
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Resort
      • Romantic
      The Resort at Squaw Creek is one of the biggest resorts in Squaw Valley, with more than 400 rooms and a services and amenity offering that is easily among the most comprehensive in all of Tahoe. Its beautiful location means fine views of the mountains and valley, whether guests are playing golf, ice…
    16. The Inn at Sunset Cliffs
      San Diego, California, United States
      • Beachfront
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      • Value
      This mid-range, 24-room cliffside inn, originally developed in the 1950s, is one of the few San Diego properties right on the Pacific Ocean. It's located at the border of Ocean Beach and the Sunset Cliffs neighborhood of Point Loma, within a five-minute drive of Ocean Beach Pier and the sand. The by…
    17. Beach Village at The Del
      Coronado, San Diego, California
      • Beachfront
      • Kid-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…
    18. 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…
    19. Yosemite Valley Lodge
      Yosemite National Park, California, United States
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Value
      This 249-room budget hotel sits right in the heart of Yosemite Valley and within walking distance of the beautiful Yosemite Falls -- so guests going for location over charm might consider this option. It is significantly cheaper than the one other hotel right in the area, the more upscale Ahwahnee a…
    20. Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
      Fish Camp, Yosemite National Park, California
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      The Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite is a 294-room, four-pearl hotel surrounded by Sierra National Forest, about two miles from the South Gate entrance of Yosemite National Park. It’s a comfortable enough place with a homey ambiance, and simple decor inspired by Native American and Southwestern patterns as…
    21. Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort
      Solvang, California, United States
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort, set on a 10,000-acre working cattle ranch, has been a family-friendly getaway in California's Santa Ynez Valley since 1946. Guests can expect charming, western-style rooms, and a range of outdoor activities, including fishing, golfing, tennis, swimming at the pool or and…
    22. The Dana on Mission Bay
      Mission Bay, San Diego, California
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      The Dana's private marina and location on Mission Bay makes it ideal for boating and water sport enthusiasts, as well as families who want to be as close to SeaWorld as possible. Some rooms in the older building could use updating, with amenities varying widely, but they're functional and clean, and…
    23. Evergreen Lodge at Yosemite
      Groveland, Yosemite National Park, California
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      Evergreen Lodge is a 22-acre cabin resort surrounded by Stanislaus National Forest, about one mile from Yosemite National Park’s western border. The 90 cabins come in different sizes -- some perfect for newlyweds, others great for a large family -- and are rustic, cozy, and comfortable with large no…
    24. 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…
    25. The Avalon Hotel on Catalina Island
      Avalon, Catalina Island, California
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      The Avalon is an upper-middle-range boutique located in a quiet but central spot across the street from the beach. The property is intimate, with a mellow vibe, and only 15 rooms all built around a quaint shaded courtyard. The highlight here is the rooftop sun deck, offering loungers, and expansive…
    26. Bacara Resort & Spa
      Santa Barbara, California, United States
      • Beachfront
      • Business
      • Kid-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…
    27. 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…
    28. The Resort at Pelican Hill
      Newport Beach, Orange County, California
      • Kid-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…
    29. Hilton San Diego Bayfront
      San Diego, California, United States
      • Business
      • Romantic
      At one of the more enviable locations in San Diego, the 30-story Hilton Bayfront is right on the bay, directly across the street from PETCO Park. It's connected to the San Diego Convention Center and it has its own massive event space that's frequently used for spillover from conferences. The an UPS…
    30. Franciscan Lakeside Lodge
      Tahoe Vista, Lake Tahoe, California
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      • Value
      Located on the shores of Lake Tahoe, the mid-range Franciscan Lakeside Lodge features cozy cottages and rooms in a woodsy, lakefront setting. While some rooms are tucked across the street from the lake in a darker, tree-covered area, the lakefront cottages have excellent views and open to the sandy…
    31. 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…
    32. The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
      Half Moon Bay, California, United States
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      The romantic 261-room Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay serves the Ritz-Carlton name well, offering stunning rooms, a large spa, and beautiful bay views -- though the fog sometimes makes it difficult to get a good glimpse. Perched on a cliff overlooking the Pacific, the hotel has excellent outdoor fire the…
    33. Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Hotel & Resort
      Oxnard, California, United States
      • Beachfront
      • Business
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      The 250-suite Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Hotel & Resort is an upscale beachfront resort located on almost nine acres, between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. The beautiful, wide, white sand beach is this hotel's hottest selling point. The property is kid-friendly, with children's menus, a family a…
    34. Kimpton Solamar Hotel
      Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego, California
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      This 235-room Kimpton boutique just outside the Gaslamp Quarter is notable for its stylish rooms with beach-inspired decor and its attractive rooftop pool area. There are some great freebies -- a free nightly wine and beer hour, free coffee and tea in the lobby, free newspaper delivery, and free for…
    35. Kenwood Inn and Spa
      Kenwood, Sonoma County, California
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Kenwood Inn and Spa is located in Sonoma County, but the hotel and grounds evoke beautiful Tuscany. The European-style property impresses with its lush gardens and courtyards, and exquisite fountains and pools. The 29 private and spacious rooms are individually decorated with romantic decor, and are…
    36. Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa
      Monterey, California, United States
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      The 290-room Monterey Plaza is as close to the ocean as it gets: Built on pillars above the water, it offers an ocean experience like few other hotels in the area do. From the gorgeous views from the spa and the fitness center, to the wonderful outdoor seating in both on-site restaurants, the blends…
    37. Lighthouse Lodge & Cottages
      Pacific Grove, Monterey County, California
      • Boutique
      • Romantic
      • Value
      An eight-minute walk from the coast, the mid-range Lighthouse Lodge & Cottages has attractive, spacious rooms with fireplaces at a price that’s hard to beat in this area. The exterior is showing its age, but the 95 rooms and cottages were nicely renovated in 2015. The outdoor pool and patio fire are…
    38. Shoreline Cottages
      Fort Bragg, Mendocino County, California
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      • Value
      The 11-room, mid-range Shoreline Cottages is charming and romantic, like a friendly campground with the comfort of guest rooms. The property resembles a quaint roadside motel. Guests have the option of Family Rooms (sleeping four), Suites, or adorable freestanding Cottages with private carports. The…
    39. Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa
      Huntington Beach, Orange County, California
      • Business
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      The luxury Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa feels almost like a small, palm-tree dotted village. The enormous self-contained property is upscale -- but not stuffy -- and caters to everyone from business travelers to families visiting Disneyland. The 517 rooms range in size and amenities…
    40. Pacific Edge on Laguna Beach, a Joie de Vivre Hotel
      Laguna Beach, Orange County, California
      This 129-room surfer-themed hotel is mere steps from the crashing waves and soft white sands of the Pacific Ocean, and a short walk to the palm-tree lined streets, restaurants, bars, boutique shops, and art galleries of Laguna Beach. It's a bit pricey for what you get -- there can be a shortage of a…
    41. Big Trees Lodge
      Yosemite National Park, California, United States
      • Historic
      • Romantic
      • Value
      Yosemite's Big Tree Lodge is not only one of the oldest mountain resorts in California, but is also a National Historic Landmark. Located between the Mariposa Groves and tourist hot spot Yosemite Valley, the hotel occupies its own patch of secluded property of streams and forest. This property was a…
    42. Welk Resort San Diego
      Escondido, California, United States
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      This huge condo-style time-share resort is part of the Welk Resort Group, which includes other properties in the U.S. and Mexico. Despite its name, this feature-packed resort is located outside Escondido, about 40 to 50 minutes north of San Diego, in a beautiful location. It's very family-friendly a…
    43. Suites at Fisherman's Wharf
      San Francisco, California, United States
      • Business
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Value
      Geared towards longer stays, the Suites at Fisherman's Wharf is ideal for the self-sufficient traveler. Rooms have full kitchens, and while a bit worn around the edges, receive positive reviews from guests, in particular those traveling as groups. The location is central and convenient, in close to…
    44. The Lodge at Torrey Pines
      La Jolla, San Diego, California
      • Luxury
      • Resort
      • Romantic
      With its proximity to some of the most beautiful spots in San Diego, the 170-room Lodge at Torrey Pines is a haven for nature lovers and golf enthusiasts opting for a rustic, relaxed vibe. Rooms and common areas feature craftsman-styled decor and furnishings, and the rooms are sweet and spacious, a…
    45. Tahoe Mountain Resorts Lodging
      Truckee, Lake Tahoe, California
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Resort
      The four-pearl Tahoe Mountain Resorts Lodging offers direct access to Northstar-at-Tahoe ski resort, with plenty of nearby upscale shopping and dining found via cobblestone streets. Housed in separate lodges in the quaint Village at Northstar, the spacious, luxe rooms include kitchens, TV systems, A…
    46. The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows
      San Diego, California, United States
      • Boutique
      • Historic
      • Party
      • Romantic
      The chic Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows once played host to Hollywood heavyweights including Bob Hope and Ava Gardner. A 2011 renovation salvaged much of its original allure, and these days, it's a mid-range haunt for hip locals who come for the Olympic-sized swimming pool, rockabilly shows…
    47. Castle Inn and Suites
      Anaheim, Orange County, California
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Value
      The 190-room Castle Inn and Suites has a facade that resembles a castle and a Renaissance-themed lobby. The hotel's location is its biggest draw, just steps from Disneyland and near many affordable chain restaurants. Rooms are spacious and clean, but dated, and come with coffeemakers, mini-fridges…
    48. Cypress Inn on Miramar Beach
      Half Moon Bay, California, United States
      • Beachfront
      • Bed and Breakfast/Inn
      • Boutique
      • Romantic
      The 18-room Cypress Inn on Miramar Beach is a mid-range boutique located in a quiet residential neighborhood next to the Pacific Ocean. The rooms are homey and romantic, and have a coastal California style that matches the setting. Some rooms have balconies offering spectacular ocean views. in all a…
    49. Half Dome Village
      Yosemite National Park, California, United States
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Value
      Half Dome Village is a community of cabins, tent cabins, and motel rooms along with some retail and dining establishments. The 48-acre property is located in the heart of Yosemite Valley right below Glacier Point and near Half Dome and Yosemite Village. The 499 accommodations are ideal for campers a…
    50. Meadowood Napa Valley
      Napa Valley, California, United States
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Nestled among acres of hilly oak forest in the St. Helena area of Napa Valley, the Meadowood Napa Valley resort could be a destination unto itself. The luxury property has 85 rooms, including cottages and suites, with wine bars and Illy espresso-makers in some, and fireplaces, outdoor porches or and…

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