Nice place on the water. The restaurant has a nice bar that overlooks the water. You can grab a drink, relax on a couch and watch the sun set. This is a nice place to take out of towners that want to go to the beachy areas. They have valet parking available, or you can just find a meter or street parking.
It's funky, and your walk is uneven in places. What do you expect from a "world famous" building that opened in 1888? But the fancy restaurant and fancier cocktails (Claes Restaurant boasts a menu just for vodkas) are killer, and there is no beating the view out the north-facing windows of Main Beach. Why? Because you're on the damn beach! Hotel Laguna smells of early California (so that's what it is!), and the setting--crashing waves, rocky coastline, Daddy's... More »