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Best Costa Mesa hotels

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The Westin South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa - Costa Mesa - Pool
Airport shuttle
Pet friendly
Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel - Costa Mesa - Bedroom
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Cozy Inn
6.4 Okay
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Oc Hotel
8.2 Very Good
Free Wi-Fi

How much is a Costa Mesa hotel?

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When to book a hotel in Costa Mesa

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Top tips for finding Costa Mesa hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Costa Mesa, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Costa Mesa in October and August.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Costa Mesa if you stay on a Thursday. The opposite is true for, Wednesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book more than 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Costa Mesa accommodation.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Costa Mesa for 4 days.
  • Golf fans who appreciate truly excellent accommodations will fall in love with the amazing Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, near the Strawberry Farms Golf Course. It also has many benefits that would be pleasing to the whole family including a wonderful restaurant and bar inside, a fitness center, heated outdoor pool, hardwood floors, and free Wi-Fi.
  • If you are looking for family friendly accommodations close to the beach, the Ramada by Wyndham Costa Mesa will certainly fit the bill. Only 1.5 miles from Newport Beach, it is also near Disneyland and doesn’t charge for children under 17 years old.
  • If you are mixing business and pleasure, a hotel near the business center would be a good choice. Hotels to consider would be Holiday Inn Express Costa Mesa, An Ihg Hotel or Travelodge by Wyndham Costa Mesa Newport Beach Hacienda, both of which offer free Wi-Fi as well.
  • If you are traveling with your dog, some pet friendly hotels you might consider would be Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa or Hilton Costa Mesa Orange County. There are also two dog friendly beaches in Costa Mesa.
  • If you love nature, there are several beautiful parks and preserves in Costa Mesa. All of these are just at the outskirts of the city, and there are many hotels close by including Ramada by Wyndham Costa Mesa/Newport Beach.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Costa Mesa

  • What part of the city would be most convenient for someone to walk to lots of different restaurants and shops?

    The business center of downtown Costa Mesa offers the most walkable access to the most restaurants and shops. There are hotels in the business center to suit every budget including Sandpiper Motel and the Newport Bay Inn.

  • What are the most romantic hotels to stay in?

    The best hotels for honeymooners include the Balboa Bay Resort. Dorymans Oceanfront Inn would be another one to consider. These feature couple-friendly amenities such as spa facilities and hot tubs.

  • Which hotels have the best restaurants?

    Ayres Hotel Costa Mesa/Newport Beach has the Le Chateau Garden Bistro, the Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel has the Silver Trumpet, and the Hilton Orange County has the Bristol Palms California Bistro. All of them are very well considered by people, so they are all good opportunities to make a great stay and have the restaurant inside.

  • Which hotels have the best views?

    The Holiday Inn Express Newport Beach, Balboa Bay Resort, and Ramada by Wyndham are all known for their lovely views, so they should be on your list if you want to watch some unforgettable scenery.

  • What would be the best hotels for families with children?

    The Waterfront Beach Resort, Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa, and the Balboa Bay Resort would all be great choices for families with children. The Waterfront Beach Resort has a water park that kids would love.

  • Are there any hotels near the beach that offer free breakfast?

    The Travelodge by Wyndham Costa Mesa Newport Beach and also Waterfront Beach Resort both are beachfront and offer free breakfast.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Costa Mesa?

    In the last 3 days, double rooms in Costa Mesa have been found on KAYAK for as cheap as $123. On average, the price for a double room is $301.

  • Are hotels in Costa Mesa safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?

    Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Costa Mesa. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Costa Mesa?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Costa Mesa districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Costa Mesa city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Costa Mesa hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Costa Mesa that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Cozy Inn, Ramada by Wyndham Costa Mesa/Newport Beach and Best Western Plus Newport Mesa Inn.

Where to stay in Costa Mesa?

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