Best Rooms: Rooms at Art Hotel offer very limited views. As it is surrounded by the highway to one side and a residential area to the other.
5 star hotel
Area: Pelican Hill Resort, Newport Beach
1.96 mi from Crystal Cove State Park
Best Rooms: For the best ocean views, book an Ocean room and request to be placed in the 400s wing.
Best Rooms: Tides Laguna Beach is located in a residential area and offers a view of the pool from inward-facing rooms on floor 2.
3 star hotel
Area: The Village
3.00 mi from Crystal Cove State Park
Best Rooms: The Beach Front rooms offer the best views of Laguna Beach and the Pacific Ocean.
Best Rooms: For a partial ocean view, you'll need to book a 1 Bedroom Suite, as it's the only room type that offers any view of the water.
Best Rooms: For the a panoramic view of the ocean, book a Towers Corner King and ask to be put on floors 6 - 9.