Best Rooms: Guests looking for the best views will want to book a Bay View room in the Bay Building (specifically, rooms 252 - 259) or odd-numbered rooms from *01-*37 on floors 2 - 3 (e.g. 203, 315, 229) in the Catalina Building.
Best Rooms: Nice bay views are available from Standard, Deluxe and Premier Bay View rooms. The only difference is that they're located in different buildings, but among these, the Deluxe Bay View is considered to be the best.
Best Rooms: If you're looking for the best view, book an Ocean View room and request to stay on floor 7 or higher.
Best Rooms: For the best ocean views, book an Ocean room and request to be placed in the 400s wing.
Best Rooms: For the best views of the bay, book a Bay View suite; they're located on all floors.
3 star hotel
Area: Eastside Costa Mesa, Costa Mesa
4.40 mi from Balboa Pier
Best Rooms: The two views available at this hotel are that of the street and pool. Most guests prefer the pool view. The inward-facing rooms on floor 2 offer the best view of the pool.
4 star hotel
Area: Costa Mesa, Costa Mesa
4.66 mi from Balboa Pier
Best Rooms: The hotel is located in a residential area and doesn't offer any special views, so your best option is to request a room overlooking the courtyard or pool.