Hotel Joaquin

985 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA, USA
North Laguna

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Hotel Description

Laguna Beach has never not been beautiful, but there’s an argument to be made that it’s lost some of the cool it possessed when it was a bohemian escape for mid-century Hollywood. Hotel Joaquin, however, goes a long way towards reclaiming that sense of cool, transforming an undistinguished roadside motel into a high-end boutique hotel that’s bound to turn some heads.

The Joaquin’s style, a sort of Arts and Crafts beach bungalow with a French Riviera accent, is the work of Robert McKinley, whose hospitality work includes the Surf Lodge in Montauk, New York. It’s a long way from the sterile luxury of some of Orange County’s larger resorts, and it’s nothing if not memorable — and photogenic.

Accommodations range from cozy, subtly luxe garden-side rooms to extravagant, wide-open ocean-view rooms with vast picture windows and deep soaking tubs, but all are swanky in a low-key way and include welcome comforts like king beds and Marantz turntables. Antique and vintage pieces blend with contemporary design and period architecture, and the end result is overflowing with personality.

There’s a lovely pool with a lively daytime social life, and the beach is two minutes’ walk away; check in with the hotel’s Adventure Outpost for snorkels, kayaks, or surfboards. And while Laguna Beach isn’t lacking for dining options, you’ll be tempted to return to Saline, the hotel’s restaurant, where the cuisine bears a Mediterranean influence and an Argentine accent — the latter courtesy of chef Leo Bongarra, who earned his stripes at L.A.’s Sunset Tower before decamping for Laguna Beach.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 22 Rooms
  • Style: Modern Design
  • Atmosphere: Lively

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Luggage storage
  • No pets allowed
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Yoga

Need to Know

Primary guests must be 21 years or older to reserve a room. Additional guests must be 18 years or older. Pets are not allowed at the property.

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Check out:

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  • Cote

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    • 1 King Bed
    • 300 ft²/27 m².
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    Views: ocean.

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    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hardwood floor
    • LeLabo bath amenities
    • Record Player
    • stand up shower
  • SEL

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 300 ft²/27 m².
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    Views: partial ocean.

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    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hardwood floor
    • LeLabo bath amenities
    • Record Player
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  • La Vue

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 320 ft²/29 m².
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    Views: ocean.

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    • 1 King Bed
    • 320 ft²/29 m².
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  • Thalia

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 320 ft²/29 m².
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    • central air conditioning
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  • Citron

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 320 ft²/29 m².
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  • Jardin

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 320 ft²/29 m².
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    Views: garden.

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    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hardwood floor
    • LeLabo bath amenities
    • Record Player
    • stand up shower
  • Olivine

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 320 ft²/29 m².
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    Views: garden.

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    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • hardwood floor
    • LeLabo bath amenities
    • Record Player, Large Interior Sitting Area.
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  • Mer

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 330 ft²/30 m².
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    Views: ocean.

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  • Cress

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 330 ft²/30 m².
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    • coffee/tea
    • hardwood floor
    • LeLabo bath amenities
    • Record Player
    • stand up shower
  • Motu

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 330 ft²/30 m².
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    This room includes:

    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • Fully ADA compliant, ADA Shower, Record Player
    • hardwood floor
    • LeLabo bath amenities
  • Ciel

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 330 ft²/30 m².
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    Views: ocean.

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    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hardwood floor
    • LeLabo bath amenities
    • Record Player
    • stand up shower
  • Azur

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 340 ft²/31 m².
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    Views: garden.

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    • central air conditioning
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    • coffee/tea
    • hardwood floor
    • LeLabo bath amenities
    • Record Player
    • stand up shower
  • Auric

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 340 ft²/31 m².
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    Views: ocean.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hardwood floor
    • LeLabo bath amenities
    • patio
    • Record Player
    • stand up shower
  • Areca

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 340 ft²/31 m².
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    Views: garden.

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    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hardwood floor
    • LeLabo bath amenities
    • Record Player
    • stand up shower
  • Barto

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 340 ft²/31 m².
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    Views: ocean.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hardwood floor
    • LeLabo bath amenities
    • patio
    • Record Player
    • stand up shower
  • Perche

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 350 ft²/32 m².
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    Views: partial ocean.

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    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • hardwood floor
    • LeLabo bath amenities
    • Record Player
    • stand up shower
  • Soleil

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 350 ft²/32 m².
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    Views: ocean.

    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • coffee/tea
    • Double Juliette Balcony, Record Player
    • hardwood floor
    • LeLabo bath amenities
    • stand up shower
  • Maree

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 360 ft²/33 m².
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    Views: ocean.

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    • Double Juliette Balcony, Record Player
    • hardwood floor
    • LeLabo bath amenities
    • soaking tub
    • stand up shower
    • terrace
  • La Lune

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 370 ft²/34 m².
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    Views: mountain.

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    • Record Player
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    • terrace
  • Shaws

    • Fits 2 people
    • 1 King Bed
    • 380 ft²/35 m².
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    Views: partial ocean or garden.

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    • hardwood floor
    • LeLabo bath amenities
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Luggage storage
  • No pets allowed
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Yoga

Need to Know

Primary guests must be 21 years or older to reserve a room. Additional guests must be 18 years or older. Pets are not allowed at the property.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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