Andy McDonald


Lauren Herman


Whether you are just staying for the night of the wedding or spending the week, Laguna Beach and the surrounding area has a large selection of hotels to suit any budget. Here are our top picks.

Please note that the prices listed below are based on a 2 night stay in a standard room booked directly on the hotel website - you may be able to find better deals on travel booking sites. We've tried to include all applicable taxes & fees (parking is included unless otherwise stated).

Surf & Sand Resort

As the name suggests, the Surf & Sand is right on the beach and boasts incredible views of the coastline. The restaurant is also known for serving the best brunch in town.

  • Rooms from $830/night
  • Includes valet parking
  • 2 night minimum

Marriott Laguna Cliffs

Located in Dana Point, to the south of Laguna Beach, the Marriott Laguna Cliffs is perched on a hillside overlooking the marina. It has expansive grounds and all the amenities you'd expect of a high-end Marriott. This is where the McDonald Clan will be staying.

  • Rooms from $757/night
  • Overnight parking: $46/night
  • 7 miles from the venue

Marina Inn, Dana Point

The Marina Inn site at the bottom of the hill the Marriott sits on, right by the marina. The rooms are basic but the service is highly rated. This is perfect for those just looking for nothing more than a bed to sleep on.

  • Rooms from $300/night
  • Includes breakfast
  • Parking: $10/night
  • 7 miles from the venue

Seaside Laguna Inn

Inspired by the statues and plants of Paris, this charming boutique hotel is located next to the Surf & Sand, and is a great choice for guests looking for convenience without the cost.

  • Rooms from $376/night
  • Basic breakfast
  • 400ft from the venue

14 West Boutique Hotel

14 West is a 12 minute walk to the Surf & Sand, and located across the street from The Deck - a popular restaurant / bar overlooking the ocean. The North building offers contemporary rooms, while the South building has a more traditional Spanish feel.

  • Rooms from $410/night
  • No breakfast
  • 0.6 miles from the venue