Hipmunk Hotels: Unique California Hotels Travelers Love
California is a beautiful state, with lots of options for travelers. Finding the right hotel doesn’t have to be a chore, as long as you know what you’re looking for. I’ve come across some great hotels when researching California stays, but these unique hotels travelers love are the perfect place to start any search.
Santa Cruz with a view of Monterey Bay
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Santa Cruz is a diverse travel destination that attracts many people to the area, due to its proximity to Silicone Valley, San José, and San Francisco. Travelers love the miles of beaches in Santa Cruz, and Dream Inn Santa Cruz gets raves reviews from travelers. Guests loved that Dream Inn was close to the beach and boardwalk, the wellness area, the deluxe pool, ocean view rooms, and the friendly customer service. Rooms start as low as $175 a night for this four star hotel.
Legoland and Flower Fields in Carlsbad
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Carlsbad is known as “The Village by the Sea,” this resort town has perfect weather year-round, and a variety of outdoor activities for travelers. Grand Pacific Palisades Resort & Hotel is a family friendly spot, with gorgeous views and family friendly activities. There is a onsite waterpark, children’s pool, picnic area with grills, plus an arcade and game room. The resort is about a mile from Legoland, and they also provide a shuttle to the park. Rooms here average $119 per night.
Marina del Rey is Beautiful and Convenient
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Marina del Rey has mild winters, but scorching hot summers, if you’re looking to find the best deals, travel during January through March. Hotels in Marina del Rey are convenient to LAX, as well as other area airports including, Bob Hope Airport, and Long Beach Airport. Top hotels choices for travelers to this area include Hotel Erwin and Inn at Playa del Rey. If you’re looking for something on the marina, Jamaica Bay Inn is a highly rated guest favorite.
Fall Retreat in Fresno
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Fresno is a summer hot spot, it can get very crowded in July, especially around Independence Day for the fireworks. To get the best travel deals in Fresno it’s best to visit in October, when the fair is held, or for wine tasting in November. Residence Inn by Marriott Fresno amenities like microwaves, refrigerators, and sofa beds, makes it attractive for families. Econo Lodge Fresno is a budget friendly option that close to Roeding Park, Fresno Chaffee Zoo, and Rotary Storyland & Playland. Room rates at Econo Lodge start at $79 per night.
Four Star Hotels at Two Star Prices in Palm Springs
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If you don’t mind the heat, a visit to Palm Springs during the summer months of July and August, means you’re getting four star hotels at two star prices. Riviera Palm Springs puts guests close to Uptown Shopping District and Downtown Palm Springs, offering luxury amenities, stunning decor, and access to a spa, computer room, and fitness center. Room rates during summer months start around $139 per night.
Finding the right hotel in California is easy, once you know exactly where you plan on visiting and when you plan on making the trip. Proper planning can help prevent your from busting your budget, while enjoying your trip.