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4.8 out of 5

"too many people, not enough chairs poolside, had to wait a long time to a table at restaurant, long lines at quick coffee bar area and highly recommen ... " More

By a verified traveler on Thu 07 Jul 2016

Hotel Description

5-star beachfront hotel near Doheny State Beach

Beachfront retreat

Your stay at this Monarch Beach hotel places you within 3 miles (5 km) of Dana Point Harbor and Doheny State Beach. Also, Salt Creek Beach Park is within half a mile (1 km) and Dana Strands Beach is within 2 miles (3 km).

Luxury amenities

A full-service spa, 5 restaurants, and 2 outdoor pools are all featured at this luxury hotel. Families will appreciate the playground, onsite laundry facilities, and supervised childcare. Enjoy the 2 outdoor tennis courts and perks like free WiFi.

Free Internet, comfy beds

Boasting comforts like pillowtop beds and Egyptian cotton sheets, the 396 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include furnished balconies or patios, 24-hour room service, and DVD players.

Room, Partial View (Limited View)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$519* Per night/room Dec 15 - Dec 16

Club Room, Garden View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Room, Balcony, View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Garden View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Club Room, Garden View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Garden View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

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About the The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Location 1 Ritz Carlton Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629

Property Features

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel offers its guests a full-service spa, 2 outdoor swimming pools, outdoor tennis courts, and a spa tub. There are 5 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. Event space at this hotel measures 26,224 square feet (2436 square meters) and includes conference space. A 24-hour fitness center, spa services, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. For a fee, parking is available. This 5-star Dana Point hotel is smoke free.

  • 396 guestrooms or units
  • 5 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 26,224 sq ft of conference space
  • 2436 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1984
  • Bar by the pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne) (34.8 km / 21.6 mi)
  • Train station: San Juan Capistrano Depot (8 km / 5 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel offers 396 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 42-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11 AM.

RAYA - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

EnoSTEAK - This steakhouse serves dinner only. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a spa tub. Other recreational amenities include outdoor tennis courts and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Ecotours on site
  • Playground on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

The onsite spa has couples treatment room(s). Services include hot stone massages, facials, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and hydrotherapy.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Reflexology
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5 AM

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets: USD 50.00 per pet, per night, plus a one-time cleaning fee of USD 150.00

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • UnionPay

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 50.00 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Spa access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Housekeeping

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 18 and USD 50 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 50.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 50.00 per pet, per night plus USD 150.00 one-time cleaning fee

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) guests.
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