The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

One Ritz-Carlton Drive | Dana Point, CA 92629-4205  [SEE MAP]Dana Point, CA  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Waterfront location
$50 daily resort fee

When booking a room at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, guests expect to receive superb service. And that's what they get. On top of that, they get a breathtaking ocean view and gorgeous grounds just northwest of Dana Point Marina. If you need any help reaching inner peace, the well-reviewed spa is happy to accommodate you. And this is no ordinary Ritz: In addition to the standard pool-tennis-fitness center combination, this property has access to several area golf courses and some excellent surfing waves. Plus, guests can explore the local environment with expert naturalists on eco-adventures organized by the hotel. As for dining, you can satiate your appetite at one of several on-site eateries. And when it comes time to call it a day, you won't be disappointed with the accommodations. Previous visitors love the serene pastel blue and cream decor in the guest rooms, as well as the private balconies and technology such as flat-screen TVs and internet access (included in the $50 daily resort fee). Plus, this hotel particpates in the Marriott Bonvoy program, so members can earn and use points by staying here.

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Location
Dana Point, CA
Hotel Class
5.0-star
Property Type
Resort, 396 rooms
Primary View
Ocean
Style
Traditional, Opulent
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Groups, Families

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Scorecard
  • 5.0Hotel Class
  • GREATCritic Rating

Rankings

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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List
  • Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Awards
  • AAA/CAA Five Diamond Awards

Fodor's

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Combine the Ritz-Carlton's top-tier level of service with an unparalleled view of the Pacific and you're in the lap of luxury at this resort.

Forbes

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Situated atop a 150-foot bluff overlooking the ocean, the Mediterranean style villa that house The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is an elegant retreat.

Travel + Leisure

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On a bluff between L.A. and San Diego, the Ritz-Carlton offers surfing lessons and a Healthy Taste menu for kids. For adults, the property boasts beachy-hued rooms and a serious spa.

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This 396-room luxury hotel sits atop a 150-foot bluff that's up against a beach, which means breathtaking views from the hotel and grounds, plus a place to surf and boogie board below.

Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List
  • Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Awards
  • AAA/CAA Five Diamond Awards

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 2624 have reviewed the The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

TripAdvisor Travel Rating: 

TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2624 reviews 4.5 (based on 2624 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Guests have the option of accommodations with varying views, including panoramas of the ocean or the surrounding property. Rooms include marble bathrooms with luxury bath essentials, a furnished balcony or patio, 42-inch flat-screen TVs with DVD players, coffee makers and 400-thread-count Egyptian cotton linens.
  • Daily $50 resort fee includes Wi-Fi access and the use of the business center, tennis courts, sauna and steam rooms, among other features

Standard room size400 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Perched on a bluff overlooking the Salt Creek beach, this Ritz-Carlton is located midway between Los Angeles and San Diego in Laguna Niguel. The nearby Dana Point area features art galleries, boutiques and restaurants, and there are several golf courses nearby.
  • John Wayne Airport is 21 miles north
  • Los Angeles International Airport is 62 miles north
  • Disneyland is about 36 miles north
  • Complimentary shuttle service to the beach and golf courses
  • 24-hour valet parking ($40)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle (with fee)
  • Car service (with fee)

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping

Dining

    Number of restaurants4

    Cuisine TypesAmerican, Latin American

    • Fine dining
    • Casual dining
    • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
    • Bar/lounge
    • Room service
    • 24-hour room service
    • free breakfast

    Kids

      • Kids Club
      • Free Kids Club
      • Fee for Kids Club
      • Cribs
      • High Chairs

      Fitness

      The fitness center at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel overlooks the ocean and features cardio machines, strength-training equipment and free weights. In addition to its fitness center, the resort fee includes complimentary daily yoga and Pilates classes in the Gazebo overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
      • Tennis (including rackets and balls) included in resort fee
      • Golf nearby with preferred tee times and complimentary shuttle service
      • Weight equipment
      • Cardio equipment
      • Yoga mats
      • Free fitness classes
      • Premium fitness classes (with fee)

      Business

      The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel offers both indoor and outdoor meeting and event space, with venues ranging from meeting rooms and garden courtyards to oceanfront lawns, pool terraces and a cliff-top gazebo. With more than 26,224 square feet of indoor space and 54,000 square feet of outdoor event space, the hotel can accommodate events for up to 900 guests. Meeting services include computer equipment, cell phone rentals and audiovisual services and support.
      • 24-hour business center

      Number of meeting rooms18

      • Business center
      • Meeting rooms
      • Meeting and event planners available

      Golf

        • Golf carts
        • Golf packages
        • Club rentals
        • Club house
        • Refreshment stand or restaurant
        • Caddie service
        • Pro shop

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