4.9 out of 5

"Amazing hotel, location, staff, food. Great experience. " More

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Laguna Beach awaits you at Montage Laguna Beach, a recipient of the prestigious Conde Nast Gold List award in 2014. You'll be 4 km (2.5 mi) from Main Beach Park and 2.7 km (1.7 mi) from Thousand Steps Beach. Highlights at this beachfront hotel include 3 restaurants, 2 outdoor swimming pools, and a full-service spa.

LCD TVs with digital channels are featured in all 250 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, free wired Internet, and balconies. Refrigerators and round-the-clock room service make in-room dining easy, and minibars provide refreshments. Nice touches to enhance your stay include soaking tubs and bathrobes, while pillowtop beds and premium bedding invite a good night's rest. IPod docks, DVD players, and separate bathtubs and showers are also available.

A day of pampering can include hot stone massages, prenatal massages, and body wraps along with aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The restaurant, Studio Restaurant, is open for dinner. At the hotel's own poolside bar or bar/lounge, you can enjoy a drink. Spend the day at the beach where you'll find sun loungers, and enjoy the 2 spa tubs and health club. 12000 square feet (1115 square meters) of event facilities include conference space, and other business amenities include a 24-hour business center and limo/town car service. Plus you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a sauna, and a kids' swimming pool. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available. There's also valet parking, along with the convenience of a free area shuttle.

Within a 30-minute drive of this 5-star Laguna Beach hotel, attractions include University of California-Irvine and Mission San Juan Capistrano.

Room, 1 King Bed (Ocean Horizon)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$496 per night

Room, 1 King Bed (Ocean Coastal)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed (Ocean Surf)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds (Ocean Horizon)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds (Ocean Coastal)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds (Ocean Surf)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Montage Laguna Beach ratings based on 21 Verified Reviews

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

New Year in Laguna Beach

Pros: All rooms have an ocean view. Very quiet and comfortable.
Cons: All was great
Location: Super restaurants
Amazing hotel, location, staff, food. Great experience.

Posted by , from Kansas City on Jan 3, 2017

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5 out of 5

Worth Every Penny!

My fiancé and I escaped for a lovely spa day and night at The Montage last week.  Everything was top notch.  Can't wait to go back!

Posted by , from Los Angeles on Oct 29, 2013

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5 out of 5


Amazing resort! i highly recommend the Montage! there staff was exceptionally warm and the resort was breath taking! Ill definitely be back soon!

Posted by , from Texas on Oct 10, 2013

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5 out of 5

The most amazing place!

Booked this resort for the second time, always great and never a disappointment.  The rooms, the amenities, the view and food are all wonderful.  Highly recommend! 

Posted by , from Lititz, PA on Sep 10, 2013

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5 out of 5

Best service ever!

We reserved nine rooms over a holiday weekend to host our friends for a special event. We also hosted a dinner in one of the hotel restaurants. The attention to detail and service we received was unparalleled. We travel frequently and broadly and this experience was second to none. We will return many times in the future.

Posted by , from Phoenix, AZ on May 31, 2013

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5 out of 5

An amazing experience!

Simply amazing for the whole family. The resort was sold out for two of the five nights we were there, and we did not feel it one bit.

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013

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5 out of 5

Amazing beds, great customer service

Pros: Close restaurants, Quiet
Amazing beds; comfy beds; secluded area!!!!!!!!!!!!H

Posted by on Jun 27, 2012

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5 out of 5

First class luxury without being over-the-top

Pros: Quiet
From when you pull up and are greeted by the bellmen until you depart you will be treated exceptionally. Logo ballcaps in the car at departure was a nice touch. No checking in at the desk; an associate takes you on a brief tour of the resort and then checks you in at your room - with champagne! They even got my 10 year old daughter sparkling cider. Rooms and views are magnificent. I have stayed twice and was in their regular rooms both times,and was not disappointed. The rooms are large for what I consider a standard room, the bathrooms are fabulous, and the beds are beyond comfortable. There was one icy and inattentive server in the lobby/lounge area two nights, but with all the other staff so outstanding, I still have to give it an 'Excellent' rating for Staff &Service. The staff for the kids programs were exceptional! The food was fair at the Loft both times I ate there for dinner, but I was expecting better for the price and hype. Breakfast was fabulous, though. Lite fare at the pool was good but very pricey, even for resort standards, based on my experience over many years. Great place to relax without the crowded tourism of many SoCal beaches. I have recommended The Montage Laguna Beach to many of my friends.

Posted by , from Tennessee, USA on Jan 7, 2012

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5 out of 5

Eat, drink, frolic here

Pros: Close restaurants, resort amenities, 50$ food credits promo
Enjoy a glass of wine in the lobby while soaking in the ocean view & listening to piano tunes. Stroll to the beach, lap @ the spa pool, get a message, or try the sandwiches @ mosaic. You can spend the whole day here & wonder where the time melted away. Return to the room-- staff turns on jazzy music & ices your moscato-- freshen up or nap until din din @ studio. Even if late for reservations, the hostess doesn't blink an eye & goes with the flow-- so tokidoki -- you'll be seated soon. Ice wines available here. After a meal & dessert to remember... End your day by cuddling at the fire pit. For the adventurous ones, stroll on the lit beach. Ocean water chilly. chillax here. Didn't go to the loft... Next time. Excellent service & rooms so comfy you'll be late for your reservations! Lots of families with young children, but they hang by the pool area... So go to the spa one. Decent gym for cardio & some light weights. Towels, water, apples, & newspaper supplied.

Posted by , from Rancho Cucamonga, Ca on Nov 22, 2011

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5 out of 5

An incredible experience on all levels

Pros: Quiet, beauty
We have been fortunate to stay in a number of 5 star hotels. This property was exceptional because of it's view, food, staff, beautiful grounds, new gym....we could go on and on. We had a most wonderful 3 days!

Posted by , from rancho mirage, CA on Oct 10, 2011

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Renovations + Closures

The property will be renovating from 01 January 2018 to 28 February 2018 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:

  • Lobby

During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Property Features

Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan with sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with umbrellas. At Montage Laguna Beach you can cool off in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa. There are 3 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a grocery/convenience store. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. This luxury hotel also offers a children's club, a children's pool, and a health club. For a fee, parking is available. For a fee, the property may offer extended parking privileges after check-out. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Laguna Beach hotel.

  • 250 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 5 buildings
  • 3 dining venues
  • 6 conference rooms
  • 12000 sq ft of conference space
  • 1115 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2003
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Cabanas by the pool (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Grocery service (free)
  • Wedding services available
  • Convenience store
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Free WiFi
  • Children's pool
  • Free area shuttle
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • DVD player


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet


Valet parking (surcharge)


  • Airport: Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne) (27.8 km / 17.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle within 3 mi; airport shuttle and train station pick-up
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Montage Laguna Beach offers 250 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and DVD players. Rooms open to balconies. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium digital channels, first-run movies, and video-game consoles. Refrigerators, coffee/tea makers, and minibars are provided. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. This Laguna Beach hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include laptop-compatible safes and hair dryers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private balcony
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • HD television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • First-run movies
  • Movies for purchase
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Pillow options
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Gaming console
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast for a fee.

Studio Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves dinner only.

The Loft - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Mosaic Bar and Grill - Onsite restaurant.

A complimentary grocery shopping service is offered and 24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

2 outdoor swimming pools and 2 spa tubs are on site. In addition to a children's pool, other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Rafting nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Sailing nearby

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. Services include hot stone massages, massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and thalassotherapy.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Thalassotherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Massages


If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets: USD 150.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room (weight limit: 40 lb)


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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.

  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • 24-hour check-in


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

  • Resort fee: USD 42.00 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Shuttle service
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water

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 20 and USD 25 for adults, USD 15.00 and USD 30.00 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 75.00 per vehicle (one way)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 50.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 150.00 per accommodation, per stay

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

Hotel Names

  • Laguna Beach Montage
  • Montage Laguna Beach Hotel
  • Montage Hotel
  • Montage Hotel Laguna Beach
  • Montage Laguna Beach
  • Montage Laguna Beach Hotel Laguna Beach
  • Montage Resort Laguna Beach
  • Montage

You should know

  • Montage Laguna Beach offers transfers from the airport and train station (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 48 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Up to 2 children 18 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Montage Laguna Beach is listed in the 2014 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2015 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.