Southern California Hotels

    706 Hotels Found
    1. The Beverly Hills Hotel
      Beverly Hills/Bel Air, Los Angeles, California
      • Business
      • Historic
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      On 12 acres of lush grounds, this historic hotel is a serene, luxurious escape five minutes from Rodeo Drive. Its formal service and aura lend it a stuffier feel than the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire, but it also has anachronistic charms, like an old-fashioned soda fountain, plus a great pool and…
    2. Casa del Mar
      Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
      • Beachfront
      • Boutique
      • Business
      • Historic
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Party
      • Romantic
      Hotel Casa Del Mar is a rarity in L.A., one of only two hotels with a coveted stretch of sandy Santa Monica real estate and unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean. Leisure travelers who can afford the rates at this luxury historic property will find 129 opulent rooms with huge jetted tubs and A bar…
    3. Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta
      El Centro, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      • Value
      The 47-room Hotel Rio Malecon Puerto Vallarta is an excellent mid-range option for families and couples who want a more authentic hotel stay in downtown Puerto Vallarta than what's offered at the massive resorts prevalent in the area. Location is key: Hotel Rio is surrounded by shops and and just to…
    4. 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…
    5. 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…
    6. Magic Castle Hotel
      Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
      • Boutique
      • Historic
      • Kid-Friendly
      • 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…
    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. Beverly Wilshire Beverly Hills - A Four Seasons Hotel
      Beverly Hills/Bel Air, Los Angeles, California
      • Business
      • Historic
      • Kid-Friendly
      • 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…
    9. Shutters on the Beach
      Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
      • Beachfront
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      A known celebrity hangout, Shutters on the Beach has an atmosphere of formal opulence, with expensive artwork in its lobby and restaurants, luxe features, and rooms that belong in a billionaire's beach house. Its oceanfront location and excellent facilities are hard to beat, but Casa Del Mar rivals…
    10. 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…
    11. 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…
    12. Parker Palm Springs
      Palm Springs, California Desert, United States
      • Boutique
      • Business
      • Kid-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…
    13. Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
      Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
      • Business
      • Kid-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…
    14. The Garland
      Studio City, Los Angeles, California
      • Kid-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…
    15. Two Bunch Palms Resort and Spa
      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…
    16. Le Parc Suite Hotel
      West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
      • Kid-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…
    17. 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…
    18. 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…
    19. Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
      Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, California Desert
      • Kid-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 London West Hollywood
      West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
      • Business
      • Luxury
      • Party
      Just off the Sunset Strip, The London West Hollywood offers the highest levels of luxury and service at reasonable prices. With 200 beautifully appointed, 750-square-foot rooms, a rooftop pool and fitness area with panoramic views, and an upscale restaurant the hotel attracts a sophisticated set who…
    21. 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…
    22. 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…
    23. Loews Hollywood Hotel
      Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
      • Business
      • Kid-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…
    24. La Valencia
      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…
    25. The Peninsula Beverly Hills
      Beverly Hills/Bel Air, Los Angeles, California
      • Business
      • Kid-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…
    26. 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…
    27. Riviera Palm Springs Resort
      Palm Springs, California Desert, United States
      • Historic
      • Party
      A funky blend of mid-century modern design, 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 for or…
    28. Mondrian Los Angeles
      West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Party
      This ornately designed Sunset Strip hotel, already an icon less than a decade and a half after opening, has an exclusive poolside lounge and more scene than even the Sunset Marquis. A 2008 renovation, polishing rooms that are second only to those at the SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills for cutting-edge -…
    29. 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…
    30. 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…
    31. 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…
    32. Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
      Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
      • Historic
      • Kid-Friendly
      • 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…
    33. 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…
    34. Hotel Solamar San Diego
      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. Hotel Menage
      Anaheim, Orange County, California
      • Business
      • Kid-Friendly
      With modern touches and contemporary furnishings, the mid-range Hotel Menage 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 travelers, and extra as…
    36. The Resort at Pelican Hill
      Newport Beach, Orange County, California
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Resort
      • Romantic
      The ultra-luxe Pelican Hill is a sprawling, immaculately kept resort (500 acres!) with two golf courses, a 23,000-square-foot spa, two pools, five restaurants, and 332 bungalows and villas. The rooms are large, with top-notch technology (although the absence of iPod docks is surprising) and beige to…
    37. 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…
    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. Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
      Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego, California
      • Party
      The 420-room Hard Rock, located in the hip Gaslamp Quarter, hosts wild parties on weekends at its popular rooftop pool and bar. It's a haven for twenty- and thirty-somethings (including celebrities), and trendy rooms have big flat-screen TVs and high-thread-count sheets. But it's not particularly a…
    40. Sunset Tower Hotel
      West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
      • Boutique
      • Historic
      • Luxury
      • Party
      • Romantic
      A 74-room Sunset Strip landmark, the Art Deco Sunset Tower draws A-list celebrities and treats everyday guests like stars with impeccable service and a vibe that channels the glamorous history of Hollywood. Despite its small pool, the Tower is still a great value. For an Art Deco icon overlooking La…
    41. DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Santa Monica
      Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
      • Kid-Friendly
      Although this 253-room Doubletree lacks character and sits on the corner of two major thoroughfares, its big rooms, outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi, and location just a 10-minute walk from the Santa Monica Pier and the shops and restaurants along the Third Street Promenade make it a good value.
    42. The Monkey Tree Hotel
      Palm Springs, California Desert, United States
      • Historic
      • Romantic
      • Value
      THIS PROPERTY RE-OPENED AS THE MONKEY TREE HOTEL IN FEBRUARY 2016. WE WILL UPDATE OUR PHOTOS AND REVIEW AS SOON AS WE CAN.
    43. 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…
    44. 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…
    45. 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…
    46. 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…
    47. Rosita Hotel
      El Centro, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
      • Beachfront
      • Historic
      • Value
      As Puerto Vallarta's oldest hotel, Hotel Rosita has become a landmark. Built in 1948, the building has a traditional Mexican look, but it's age is clearly apparent, especially in the creaky, dingy rooms and dated bathrooms. Thankfully, the lobby and courtyard do retain some of its original charm, is…
    48. The Horton Grand Hotel
      Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego, California
      • Business
      • Historic
      • Romantic
      The upper-middle-range Horton Grand Hotel is a charming destination property, with a prime location in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter that's a short walk to the convention center and other waterfront attractions. Its beautiful interiors, dating to 1886, feature polished marble floors, rich oak and a a…
    49. Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego
      Downtown, San Diego, California
      • Boutique
      • Business
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Located in the lively Gaslamp Quarter, Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego is a hip luxury property with unique design touches and a young vibe. Surrounding streets are filled with bars and restaurants, while the waterfront is about a 20-minute walk. The on-site eatery earns raves from guests for its a…
    50. Monarch Beach Resort
      Dana Point, Orange County, California
      • Business
      • Kid-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…

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