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    The Peninsula Beverly Hills
    Beverly Hills, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 967 reviewsTripAdvisor (967)
    Free WiFi

    A favorite among professional and leisure travelers alike, this luxury hotel has an inside edge on other hotels by truly coddling its guests. Why should you have to wait until 3 p.m. to check in? The Peninsula Beverly Hills will make your room available to you whenever you need it  even from the moment your plane lands at Los Angeles International Airport. Do you need to hold onto your room until 8 p.m. on your last day? No problem  The Peninsula also allows you to check out whenever is most convenient for you. And the first-class treatment doesn't end there. This hotel on South Santa Monica Boulevard is also known for its sumptuous garden villa suites (which come with complimentary fruit selections, flat-screen TVs, and large marble bathrooms), its rejuvenating Peninsula Spa and the mouthwatering fare served at the on-site see-and-be-seen restaurant, The Belvedere. Recent guests describe the hotel as "perfection" ... but at a price: room rates here are on the expensive side. 

    Beverly Hills, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 967 reviewsTripAdvisor (967)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Fairmont Grand Del Mar
    San Diego, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 2014 reviewsTripAdvisor (2014)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    About 20 miles north of central San Diego in Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve, the Fairmont Grand Del Mar offers coastal California visitors a hearty helping of luxury from the moment they enter the lobby. Guests rave about the incredibly spacious guest rooms, saying that the deep-soaking tubs, Nespresso coffee makers and rich Tuscan decor makes for a relaxing stay. And if that isn't enough, there's also a five-star spa, swimming pools and a Tom Fazio-designed golf course. The Grand Del Mar also receives high marks for its cuisine; the hotel's Addison and Amaya restaurants serve award-winning French and Mediterranean fare coupled with regional wines. Add to that the hotel's consistently friendly customer service, and it's easy to see why guests frequently refer to their stays here as five-star experiences. As a member of the AccorHotels portfolio, this hotel allows guests to earn and redeem Le Club AccorHotels perks.

    San Diego, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 2014 reviewsTripAdvisor (2014)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    The Beverly Hills Hotel
    Beverly Hills, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1359 reviewsTripAdvisor (1359)
    Free WiFi

    The Beverly Hills Hotel is iconic to La-La Land lore, made famous by The Eagles tune "Hotel California." But the Pink Palace has racked up quite a few fabled stories: Katharine Hepburn is said to have jumped into the pool fully clothed, and Elizabeth Taylor enjoyed six honeymoons here. Today, this Dorchester Collection hotel continues to cater to discerning travelers with stylish guest rooms (equipped with marble bathrooms, flat-screen TVs, high-speed internet access and gourmet minibars), business amenities and a supreme Sunset Boulevard location. Travelers say the customer service is just as legendary as the hotel itself, praising the hotel staff for its attentiveness. And the on-site Polo Lounge is not only known for its celeb-spotting – it's known for serving up a mean breakfast as well.

    Beverly Hills, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1359 reviewsTripAdvisor (1359)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Montage Beverly Hills
    Beverly Hills, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 786 reviewsTripAdvisor (786)
    Free WiFi

    This hotel looks like it belongs somewhere along the Mediterranean Sea, with classic archways, soaring columns, trickling fountains and polished walkways. But previous guests assure that the amenities found here befit discerning Beverly Hills clientele. Located just a few blocks from Rodeo Drive, the Montage Beverly Hills treats visitors to amenities such as a sprawling spa, rooftop pool and refined American cuisine at The Restaurant. Guest rooms here are as sumptuous as the rest of the property: Design elements such as antique wooden furnishings, upholstered chaise lounges and marble and mosaic tiled bathrooms that evoke old Hollywood-era glamour. Plus, rooms include more modern amenities such as in-room tablets, flat-screen flat-screen TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi. According to many recent visitors, the Montage Beverly Hills is the place to go for L.A. luxury.

    Beverly Hills, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 786 reviewsTripAdvisor (786)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Bardessono
    Yountville, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 1393 reviewsTripAdvisor (1393)
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Visitors are impressed with the Bardessono's environmental stewardship, daring architecture and exceptional service. This LEED Platinum Certified hotel in Yountville, California, is dedicated to protecting the environment while providing a luxury experience for guests. Accommodations are heated and cooled using an underground geothermal system, while rooftop solar panels keep the lights on. Visitors are certainly respectful of Bardessono's mission, but they're more vocal about the property's deluxe amenities, praising the guest rooms' huge bathrooms and modern technology. The on-site spa and outdoor pool are also popular features, and many visitors are quick to praise the personalized customer service. Don't miss eating at the traveler-recommended Lucy Restaurant & Bar, which serves up seasonal, locally sourced cuisine and an extensive list of wines.

    Yountville, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 1393 reviewsTripAdvisor (1393)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Hotel Bel-Air
    Los Angeles, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 792 reviewsTripAdvisor (792)
    Free WiFi

    A member of the esteemed Dorchester Hotel collection, Hotel Bel-Air offers Los Angeles lodgers a taste of respite and romance within easy commuting distance of big city sights (though, not much is within walking distance). Sprawling across 12 acres in the Bel Air Estates neighborhood, this luxury hotel adopts the aura of 20th-century glam. With fine Italian linens, expansive terraces, charming gazebos and an actual Swan Lake, the Hotel Bel-Air is better suited to relaxation seekers than meeting-making movers and shakers. Guests appreciate the property's quiet atmosphere and superb customer service, while the guest rooms and suites win visitors over with bright, airy decor and tech-savvy amenities, such as flat-screen TVs and in-room iPads. Also, the Hotel Bel-Air Spa and the outdoor pool ensure that travelers return home refreshed and rested.

    Los Angeles, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 792 reviewsTripAdvisor (792)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    The Resort at Pelican Hill
    Newport Coast, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1753 reviewsTripAdvisor (1753)
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Overlooking several golf courses and the Pacific Ocean, The Resort at Pelican Hill earns praise for its relaxed ambiance and luxurious amenities, as does the impressive circular Coliseum Pool. Here, you'll have your choice of bungalow or villa accommodations – villas are more spacious with separate living quarters, making them a good choice for families. No matter which type of room you choose, you will be greeted with warm neutral tones, exposed wood-beam ceilings and Italian limestone fireplaces, not to mention views of the ocean or the fairways from private terraces. Families particularly enjoy The Resort at Pelican Hill thanks to its abundant outdoor activities for teens and the Camp Pelican program and clubhouse, which offers games for kids of all ages. Adults also have opportunities for fun on the spectacular golf course, at The Spa at Pelican Hill or at one of the on-site eateries. You can find this hotel just south of Balboa Island along Highway 1.

    Newport Coast, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1753 reviewsTripAdvisor (1753)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe
    Truckee, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1157 reviewsTripAdvisor (1157)
    Free WiFi

    Sweeping mountain vistas and rustic furnishings are just two of the many reasons why guests are drawn to The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. Others include fantastic customer service, great food and a sumptuous atmosphere. With a ski-in/ski-out location near the shores of Lake Tahoe, California, this Ritz allows visitors prime access to the slopes and two nearby championship golf courses. As for the hotel itself, on-site amenities include a tranquil spa and several gourmet restaurants. As far as lodging goes, recent guests raved about the large rooms, comfy beds and beautiful setting. Rooms and suites adopt a mountain lodge feel with stone fireplaces, wood trim and beautiful views. Guests generally loved their stay here, however, some visitors lamented the resort fee, especially given the hotel's high room rates. Marriott Bonvoy members can use points to keep costs down, though.

    Truckee, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1157 reviewsTripAdvisor (1157)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1520 reviewsTripAdvisor (1520)
    Free WiFi

    Located on the southern fringes of Chinatown, The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco earns high praise from recent guests, who say that the hotel makes for a convenient choice for both business and leisure travelers. The rooms here are dressed in blue and white and Frette linens, as well as a variety of high-end amenities, such as flat-screen TVs, coffee makers and high-speed internet access. Visitors to this property will also have access to the in-house Spa L'OCCITANE by the Bay and its full list of treatments, as well as the raved-about contemporary Californian cuisine served at Parallel 37. But for many guests, the highlight of staying here was the exceptional level of customer service they received. Visitors say that the employees were friendly and respectful, providing an overall feeling of being treated like royalty (though you may have to shell out like royalty to stay here). Plus, Marriott Bonvoy members can earn and use points by choosing to stay here.

    San Francisco, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1520 reviewsTripAdvisor (1520)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort
    Big Sur, CA
    4.5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 356 reviewsTripAdvisor (356)
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Impeccable service and beautiful grounds are what people expect at Ventana, and, according to recent travelers, guests get those luxuries with a whole lot more. Guests have opportunities to work up a sweat while hiking or taking an outdoor yoga class before cooling off at the spa or in one of two on-site pools (one of which is clothing-optional). Recent diners also rave about the delicious cuisine served at The Sur House, which features a menu composed of locally sourced ingredients prepared in creative ways and served alongside the restaurant's fine wine list. And, although the accommodations vary in size from approximately 414 to nearly 1,200 square feet, all of the rooms feature comfortable beds, artisan-curated minibars and private decks offering breathtaking views of Big Sur's scenery. Ventana Inn & Spa is located about 30 miles south of Monterey along Highway 1.

    Big Sur, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 356 reviewsTripAdvisor (356)
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Viceroy L'Ermitage Beverly Hills
    Beverly Hills, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 924 reviewsTripAdvisor (924)
    Free WiFi

    Guests of all ages (and pets, too) can expect star treatment at this Viceroy property. Located in the heart of Beverly Hills, L'Ermitage pulls out all the stops, boasting spacious, swanky suites complete with walk-in closets, platform beds, complimentary internet access and private bars. (And for those traveling with pets, the hotel is happy to provide everything from beds to welcome treats.) If you're here on business, the hotel's in-room business centers will ensure your 9-to-5 doesn't suffer from the change of scenery. And for those looking to relax, L'Ermitage boasts a full-service spa and a rooftop pool with 360-degree views of the city. The hotel's on-site eatery, Avec Nous, is a French-style bistro. The hotel's location sandwiched between downtown Los Angeles and Santa Monica puts guests within reasonable driving distance of multiple points of interest, including Venice Beach and the Griffith Observatory. Note that valet parking is $50 per night, though.

    Beverly Hills, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 924 reviewsTripAdvisor (924)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Meadowood Napa Valley
    St. Helena, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2094 reviewsTripAdvisor (2094)
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Sitting on 250 acres in quaint St. Helena, California, Meadowood Napa Valley resort automatically wins guests over with its serene landscape and isolation. The guest room decor embodies a rustic elegance, with cottage-like beamed ceilings, private terraces and, in most rooms, fireplaces. Although the cost of a stay here is admittedly steep, many travelers feel the exceptional service and on-site activities, such as croquet, tennis and golf, make the expense worthwhile. Guests will also find several pools and an extensive fitness center here. Meanwhile, those who splurged on a treatment at the on-site spa certainly didn't regret it, nor did they have second thoughts about repeat meals at The Restaurant. Should you stay at the Meadowood, you'll be close to the Castello di Amorosa Winery and Schramsberg Vineyards, both of which offer exceptional tours and tastings.

    St. Helena, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2094 reviewsTripAdvisor (2094)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Golf Club & Spa
    Carlsbad, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2332 reviewsTripAdvisor (2332)
    Free WiFi

    South of downtown Carlsbad, California, on the Batiquitos Lagoon, the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Golf Club & Spa wows guests with its palatial size and romantic ambiance. The Spanish colonial architecture houses spacious rooms, all dressed in plush furniture, marble bathrooms and separate living areas. The property also houses four eateries and the 15,000-square-foot Aviara Spa. Golfers are particularly smitten with the esteemed Kip Puterbaugh's Aviara Golf Academy and Club. But what epitomizes this Park Hyatt's commitment to providing luxury is everything extra it offers guests. Need umbrellas, towels and chairs to take to the beach? The hotel has you covered. Want to learn how to hang 10? Schedule a session with the hotel's Surf Concierge for lessons on how to navigate waves on a surfboard. Need another reason to stay here? Members of the World of Hyatt program can use or accrue reward points for additional perks, like free nights.

    Carlsbad, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2332 reviewsTripAdvisor (2332)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    The St. Regis San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1491 reviewsTripAdvisor (1491)
    Free WiFi

    This modern masterpiece of a hotel in San Francisco's SoMa neighborhood features 260 guest rooms and suites, all equipped with rainforest showers, minibars and several flat-screen TVs (including one in the bathroom). Accommodations here are exceptionally roomy, but if you want to spread out, book a Metropolitan Suite, which boasts about 1,000 square feet of space. Travelers rave about the digs here, but what they especially enjoy about this St. Regis property is its location (near a number of the city's most popular attractions), its modern decor and its friendly service staff. The contemporary American cuisine served at Grill Restaurant also sits well with guests. Room rates here are high, but visitors believe the experience is worth the lofty price. And If you're a Marriott Bonvoy loyalty club member, you can use or redeem points by choosing to stay here.

    San Francisco, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1491 reviewsTripAdvisor (1491)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1876 reviewsTripAdvisor (1876)
    Free WiFi

    With the fresh California cuisine at MKT Restaurant – Bar and twice-daily housekeeping service, the Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco in downtown San Francisco deserves all of its five stars. And those aren't the only perks associated with this Four Seasons: Guests have access to the popular Equinox Sports Club, which offers a fitness center and an indoor swimming pool. The rooms are also outfitted in neutral tones with wood furnishings and come equipped with marble bathrooms (with deep-soaking tubs), down bedding and plasma TVs. The rooms' floor-to-ceiling windows afford excellent views of the city, the bay or the Yerba Buena Gardens. Overall, visitors are thoroughly pleased with their experiences here, although some balked at the bill at the end of their stay. 

    San Francisco, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1876 reviewsTripAdvisor (1876)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    The London West Hollywood
    West Hollywood, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2012 reviewsTripAdvisor (2012)
    Free Breakfast
    Free WiFi

    Recent guests raved about this hotel's restaurant, Boxwood on the Roof. But don't let your stomach be the only deciding factor in booking a stay at The London West Hollywood, which sits just off the Sunset Strip. A love for all things English might also sway you. (Case in point: Garbanzo, the regal English bulldog and hotel mascot who can be found parading about the lobby.) And the property's spacious suites have certainly won guests over in the past. But, be sure to note the parking cost a pricey $44 per night. Accommodations come equipped with private terraces and oversized bathrooms, as well as personal wet bars, Keurig coffee makers and complimentary Wi-Fi access. And when you're not stretching out in your digs, make a point of ordering drinks and enjoying the view from The London's rooftop pool. 

    West Hollywood, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2012 reviewsTripAdvisor (2012)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free WiFi
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    Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills (A Four Seasons Hotel)
    Beverly Hills, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2321 reviewsTripAdvisor (2321)
    Free WiFi

    This iconic hotel has been welcoming LA's elite since 1928. Close to the shops of Rodeo Drive, the Beverly Wilshire Beverly Hills stands prominently along Wilshire Boulevard. (In fact, if you recall, a certain "Pretty Woman" once left this very hotel to do a little Rodeo Drive shopping of her own.) But a supreme location and the ability to please high-end clientele doesn't mean the Beverly Wilshire is one bit pretentious. Backed by the Four Seasons, the Beverly Wilshire is known for its excellent customer service. Paying the lofty room rates will get you more than smiles, though: Guest rooms here earn high praise from recent visitors for their stylish decor, marble bathrooms, private bars and complimentary internet access. Travelers also speak highly of CUT by Wolfgang Puck and the relaxing in-house spa. 

    Beverly Hills, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2321 reviewsTripAdvisor (2321)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
    Santa Barbara, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2320 reviewsTripAdvisor (2320)
    Free WiFi

    With stunning views of the Pacific Ocean from its shorefront perch east of downtown Santa Barbara, the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara is consistently lauded by guests for its friendly staff and stunning decor. The Spanish Colonial Revival structure houses 207 spacious guest rooms and suites that feel bright and airy and feature large windows and views of the 22-acre property, and visitors say that the down bedding adds an extra dose of luxury. Recent guests also praised the in-house spa for its extensive list of treatments, but should you desire some rest and relaxation without the additional cost, a day spent by the outdoor pool should do just fine. If you're traveling with kids, let the resort's certified staff provide them with a host of supervised activities while you enjoy a romantic meal at Tydes (if you like seafood) or Bella Vista (if you prefer your Californian cuisine infused with some Italian flair).

    Santa Barbara, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2320 reviewsTripAdvisor (2320)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Solage, Auberge Resorts Collection
    Calistoga, CA
    4.5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1096 reviewsTripAdvisor (1096)
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Solage hardly misses a step when it comes to pleasing guests. This Auberge Resorts outpost's 89 suites and studios are set on 22 acres of beautifully landscaped property and come equipped with amenities such as LCD televisions, iPod docking stations and high-speed internet access. And recent lodgers praise the quality of the beds and the extra large bathrooms. Guests also rave about the complimentary cruiser bikes that give personality to the resort. And the lodging decor –composed of neutral hues, expansive windows and fairly simple accents – makes for a relaxing respite. Meanwhile, the Michelin-starred Solbar restaurant garners rave reviews for its outdoor dining space and inventive "California soul food." The Spa Solage is also unique for its "mud bar" and on-site geothermal pools. You'll find this hotel on the northern fringes of Calistoga in northern Napa Valley.

    Calistoga, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1096 reviewsTripAdvisor (1096)
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
    Dana Point, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2624 reviewsTripAdvisor (2624)
    Free WiFi

    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.

    Dana Point, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2624 reviewsTripAdvisor (2624)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 4395 reviewsTripAdvisor (4395)
    Free WiFi

    About 32 miles south of downtown Los Angeles, Terranea Resort is a palatial resort in the city's backyard. Many rooms look out onto the Pacific Ocean from balconies and come equipped with a long list of luxury amenities, including flat-screen TVs, four-fixture stone bathrooms and Wi-Fi access. (Covered by the $40 daily resort fee.) But most guests appreciate what's outside their quarters, particularly the fitness center and multiple pools. The hotel also houses a noteworthy spa, and visitors are in awe of the expansive, manicured grounds  all 102 acres. This family- and pet-friendly resort has eight delectable eateries and watering holes. Of those, Catalina Kitchen is the true standout with its breakfast and patio setting.

    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 4395 reviewsTripAdvisor (4395)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Bernardus Lodge & Spa
    Carmel Valley, CA
    4.5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 485 reviewsTripAdvisor (485)
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Unlike many of its Monterey Peninsula competitors, the Bernardus Lodge is situated away from the beach in the rugged hills and vineyards of Carmel Valley, California. With Nespresso coffee makers and a complimentary wine bar stocked with Bernardus wines, the guest rooms at this property aspire to a homey atmosphere that encourages you to indulge. Guests also appreciate the large tubs and the private balconies or terraces overlooking the property's gardens and the nearby mountains. The boutique resort's romantic side can be found at its restaurant and in the spa, which offers couples treatments. And despite the availability of wireless internet, guests find this the perfect place to disconnect from the outside world. Lastly, guests should not neglect exploring the Bernardus Winery, which offers daily tastings. Though this hotel charges a daily resort fee, it includes free parking and a 24-hour concierge service, among other amenities. 

    Carmel Valley, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 485 reviewsTripAdvisor (485)
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Belmond El Encanto
    Santa Barbara, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1183 reviewsTripAdvisor (1183)
    Free WiFi

    Although it doesn't hug the Santa Barbara coast – you'll find this hotel on the northern fringes of the city – Belmond El Encanto earns praise for its beautiful setting and excellent views. The property's suites all feature private terraces or patios looking out toward the ocean, along with hardwood floors, marble bathrooms and, in some cases, fireplaces. Although the outpost's homey accommodations may be hard to leave, the property houses a number of amenities worth checking out, such as The Spa at El Encanto, an infinity-edge swimming pool and 7 acres of gardens to explore. And recent guests sing the praises of the California cuisine served at the Dining Room. Visitors can also opt for light American fare at The Lounge.

    Santa Barbara, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1183 reviewsTripAdvisor (1183)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Casa Palmero
    Pebble Beach, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 69 reviewsTripAdvisor (69)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    The smallest and most intimate of the Pebble Beach Resorts, Casa Palmero is an exquisite, 24-room property along the fairways of Pebble Beach Golf Links. The attention to detail is evident throughout this Italian villa-inspired property: Guests claim that staff members bend over backward to make guests comfortable, including delivering breakfast baskets to your room each morning and replenishing flowers in your room daily. Not to mention, there are complimentary cocktails served at the hotel every evening. Should you want to explore beyond the premises, guests are allowed access to the Pebble Beach resort's Beach & Tennis Club, as well as the spa. Keep in mind that you need to stay at least two nights here, at The Inn at Spanish Bay or at The Lodge at Pebble Beach to get a reserved tee time on the course. And be sure to book the tee time when you reserve your room to ensure your spot. As a member of the Preferred portfolio, iPrefer members can earn and use points here.

    Pebble Beach, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 69 reviewsTripAdvisor (69)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village
    Westlake Village, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1695 reviewsTripAdvisor (1695)
    Free WiFi

    According to previous guests, the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village offers excellent relaxation and isolation opportunities despite being just a short drive from hectic Los Angeles and posh Malibu. Recent visitors raved about the on-site spa and its extensive treatment menu, steam rooms, hot tubs, saunas and outdoor cabanas. And kids will love the on-site game room, activity lawn and family pool here. Although there aren't many dining options in the surrounding area, the resort's eateries, Hampton's and The Lookout, can keep guests' appetites satisfied for the duration of their stay. And the rooms receive high praise for their dreamy bedding and spacious bathrooms. Though parking is expensive here, it's worth visiting to check out the many amazing shops and boutiques in the surrounding area, all of which are accessible via the property's complimentary local shuttle. 

    Westlake Village, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1695 reviewsTripAdvisor (1695)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi

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