Welcome to Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa
Set sail for a relaxing retreat at our Dana Point hotel
Elevate your Orange County escape at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, where our beach-chic hotel provides awe-inspiring views of the Pacific Ocean. Seek new adventures with our prime location near Doheny State Beach, Dana Point Harbor and Laguna Beach, perfect for a day trip. Throughout our resort, enjoy a casually sophisticated setting across our guest rooms, restaurants and full-service spa. Following a day of pampering at our spa, make yourself at home in one of our renovated accommodations which offer deluxe bedding, up-to-date in room amenities, and balconies to take in a sunrise or sunset in select rooms. When hunger strikes, order room service or visit OverVue lounge for tapas and cocktails. Take advantage of the Californian sun and make a splash and relish the coastal breeze in our pools. Planning an event? Our indoor and ocean-view, outdoor venues create elegant settings for conferences, weddings, and special celebrations alike. Embrace the vacation mindset at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa.
Rooms & Suites
Guest Rooms and Suites
All 378 guest rooms have gone under a $25 million renovation, including all of the suites. The rooms are dressed in an intentionally tonal color palette of warm creams, clean whites and soft grey tones. All rooms have hardwood floors, water efficient rain showers, 55" TV's, custom robes and custom linens.
Enjoy Tesar’s interpretation of coastal seafood, using fresh Californian produce and seafood sourced exclusively from the West Coast, from Baja to Alaska. Experience an elegant but casual ambiance with coastal elements incorporated throughout the space.
OverVue Lounge and Deck
Indulge in eclectic seafood, steak and vegetarian dishes crafted with fresh Dana Point-sourced ingredients at our ocean view lounge and bar. Located near the ocean, our restaurant dining room and outdoor deck offer stunning water and sunset views.
Enjoy SoCal's abundant sunshine with poolside food and beverage service available all summer long. Grab a quick bite or refreshing beverage at Del Mar Pool and Laguna Pool. Available June - September.
Breakfast Buffet at Outer Reef
Start your morning with an expansive buffet breakfast at Outer Reef, featuring indoor-outdoor seating overlooking coastal harbor views.
Enjoy the newly opened Outer Reef restaurant, by celebrity Chef John Tesar, a four-time James Beard nominated chef, and a two-time contestant on Bravo’s “Top Chef”. Chef Tesar has completely redesigned the menu . The seafood restaurant will feature a reinvention of the seafood experience along with Chef Tesar’s specialty dry-aged prime cuts. This is our main restaurant that sits at ground level with spectacular ocean views and sunsets. The outdoor patio features multiple firepits and stunning sunset views.Learn More
Plan Your Perfect Meeting or Event
The Resort has 50,000 square feet of versatile indoor and outdoor meeting venues, including spacious grand ballrooms and a state-of-the-art lighting and sound system. The resort also has three outdoor ocean-view venues that are perfect for wedding receptions and other group gatherings.
Onsite Recreational Activities
Enjoy our two outdoor pools, putting green, children’s splash zone, bicycle rentals, surfboard rentals, on-site spa, 24 hour fitness center, walking and jogging trails, bocce ball, and ping pong. At Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, there no shortage of exciting outdoor recreational activities.Learn More
Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa
25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, California, USA, 92629
Bus Station:San Clemente Greyhound Station
Take 405 Freeway South, which merges into the 5 Freeway South. Traveling past Mission Viejo and San Juan Capistrano, exit at Pacific Coast Highway on the right, heading north. Proceed through two sets of stop lights to Dana Point Harbor Drive, and turn left. Proceed a short block and turn right onto Street of the Park Lantern. Proceed to the top of the hill, and enter the resort's property.
Richard Henry Dana Jr.
Dana Point was named for American author Richard Henry Dana Jr., who first caught sight of its majestic bluffs in 1836 following a two-year voyage as a common seaman on the brig Pilgrim. His memoir Two Years Before the Mast" documented his journey and love for the area with such passion that the town’s residents were moved to change its name from Capistrano Bay to Dana Point. To this day, Dana Point continues to draw travelers from around the world to explore its miles of gorgeous Pacific shoreline and partake in exhilarating pursuits on land, sea and air: parasailing, whale watching, deep-sea fishing, golf, nautical history, art and music, museums, and more.
We put our guests first at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa and our awards reflect this commitment – including our AAA, Four-Diamond Rating and ranking #1 in Guest Service Satisfaction for all Marriott Hotels Worldwide.
- AAA, Four-Diamond Rating
- TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
- TripAdvisor GreenLeader
- Booking.com Guest Review Award
- Dana Point People's Choice Awards’-Golden Lantern for Best Spa for Massages and Best Lodging and Silver Lantern for Best Spa for Facials and Best Wedding Venue
- Named “World's Best Spa” in Spa Finder Reader's Choice Awards
- Named “World's Best for Romance" Spa in Spa Finder Reader's Choice Awards
- Condé Nast Traveler: “One of the Top 20 Resorts in Southern California”
- “Best Full Service Renovation for a Franchise Property” by Marriott International #1 in Guest Service Satisfaction for all Marriott Hotels Worldwide
- Smart Meetings “Platinum Choice Award”
- The Knot “Best of Weddings”
- “Business of the Year Award” by the City of Dana Point
- Toys for Tots: “Outstanding Support of United States Marine Corps Reserve” Award
- "People Love Us on Yelp" award for high average rating of reviews
- Best Hotels in the USA by U.S. News & World Report
Green Programs & Eco-Friendly Initiatives
To preserve and protect our pristine natural surroundings, the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa has incorporated a variety of green programs and eco-friendly initiatives.
The Spa at Laguna Cliffs underwent a Green Renovation, which included upcycling of reclaimed wood, recycled glass, and repurposing of existing elements such as cabinetry, mirrors, and lockers. All products we use in our spa treatments are organic and/or natural. The Spa uses Eminence Organic Skincare which plants a tree for every product sold. On average, guests of Laguna Cliffs plant 100 trees per month.
All guest room patio furniture is made from recycled milk jugs We installed water flow restricting devices in all guest rooms Upon Request we can provide an “Allergen Free Room” Compact fluorescent lights in all guest rooms Low flow shower heads Guest room thermostats are motion and heat detection sensor activated to provide up to 30% more energy savings per occupied room The Resort replaced its exhaust units wi
Splash zone utilizes recycled chlorine-free splash pad Saline pools and spas to reduce chlorine gases Wader use’s saline water to reduce chlorine gases
Uniforms for Housekeeping staff are made out of recycled material (water bottles) Dry cleaning is done using Green Earth Chemicals which are Eco-Friendly Laundry facility in use is the only LEED Certified laundry facility in California All damaged linen and Terry is recycled for other uses
Smoke Free Resort – improves indoor air quality, which results in a 30% decrease in air treatment systems.
Recycling glass, plastic and paper according to local guidelines.
Emailing in-house reports including dailies to all departments rather than hard copies.
Distributed and installed energy efficient light bulbs through the resort.
Participate in energy star program.
Paper glass and plastic recycle program.
Cardboard recycle bailing program.
Lawn waste mulching program.
Reflective white roof on all flat areas.
Computerized hvac system in meeting, dining and public space.
Exterior lighting photo cell program.
Rain sensitive irrigation system.
20,000 square feet of synthetic turf to help eliminate watering.
Led lighting in all public space.
Garage parking structure LED lighting program.
Waterless hands free urinals in all public space men’s restrooms.
Participate in cooking oil bio-fuel conversion program.
Computer and electronic recycling program.
Participate in Kitchen rinse and save sprayer program.
Garbage disposal free in kitchens using eco-strainer waste collectors.
Active participants in all green preventative maintenance products.
Active participant in green recycling for computer & electronic components.
Active participants in all metals waste programs.
Hotel gas usage is computer monitored to isolate and economize use during peak and off peak hours providing another 13% use savings.
Steam generators are set to activate blow down only under strict parameters providing an 8% water savings and another 15% chemical use savings.
Our resort is 100% smoke-free, with fresh air HVAC systems throughout the property and "Allergen-Free Rooms" are available upon request.
We recycle all glass, plastic, paper, cardboard, computers, electronics, and metals waste, as well as lawn waste and cooking oil.
Our daily operations include eco-friendly laundry and dry cleaning processes, green housekeeping standards, guest room recycling separation, and more!
Initiatives include low-flow devices in all rooms, a water purification/recycling system for the Splash Zone, the use of saline in pools/spa to reduce chlorine gases, and a rain-sensitive irrigation system.
In addition to LED or compact fluorescent lighting in all rooms, parking garages and public areas, the hotel has installed 50 solar-powered exhaust units, a computer-monitored gas usage system and is a participant in the Energy Star Program.
Our professional Concierge team is here to assist you with making reservations for your tee-time, dinner in Dana Point, whale watching excursion, shuttle pick up, or Spa appointment. Allow us to help make your stay one you’ll remember fondly for many years to come.
Let Your Stay Take You Further
Broaden your experience with us, whether by deepening your knowledge of cocktails in our Greatroom or exploring new ideas with TED in your guest room.Explore
Food for Your Journey
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Dry Cleaning Service
24 Hour Room Service
Wake up Calls
Check-in: 4:00 pm
Check-out: 11:00 am
Minimum Age to Check In: 18
Pets Not Allowed
No pets allowed - service animals only
Self-parking not available - valet service only
Accepts: Credit Cards
Concierge desk service
Property has elevators
Languages spoken by staff:
For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas or special services relating to a specific disability please call +1 949-661-5000
Property has elevators
Self Operating lift or a sloped entry in hotel swimming pools
Service Animals are Welcome
Accessible Entrance to On-Site Pool
Entrance to On-Site Business Center is Accessible
Entrance to On-Site Fitness Center is Accessible
Entrance to On-Site Spa is Accessible
Main Entrance is Accessible
Meeting Spaces are Accessible
On-Site Restaurants are Accessible
Room and Suites Access through the Interior Corridor
Adjustable Height Hand-Held Shower Wand
Alarm Clock Telephone Ringers
Bathtub Grab Rails
Closed Caption TV
Deadbolts on Guest Room and Suites Doors
Electronic Room Key
Flashing Door Knockers
Guest Room and Suites Doors Self-Closing
Hearing Accessible Rooms and/or Kits
Lever Handles on Guest Room Doors
Lowered Electrical Outlets
Mobility accessible rooms
Non-slip Grab Rails in the Bathroom
Room Windows Open
Safety Chains and/or Latches on Guest Doors
Secondary Locks on Room Windows
Toilet Seat at Wheelchair Height - Toilet for Disabled
Transfer Showers in Guest Rooms
Viewports in Guest Room and Suites Doors
Carbon Footprint: 16.15 kg per room night
Water Footprint: 441.49 liters per room night