$315 per night

Room2 guests
Laguna Beach, California
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A petite resort nestled above Shaw’s Cove, Hotel Joaquin is a gem hidden in plain sight along the Pacific’s rich coastline. Marrying the breezy spirit of a faraway island escape with the pioneering soul of California’s first Spanish settlers, we invite you to disconnect from the ordinary and rediscover the indulgence of your innate senses.

Modern home with Living Room, Coffee Tables, Stools, Media Cabinet, Chair, Sofa, Terra-cotta Tile Floor, Storage, Rug Floor, Standard Layout Fireplace, and Gas Burning Fireplace. Midcentury California beach culture and the classic look of the Mediterranean coast blend to create cozy, lush lounge spaces in this Laguna Beach retreat. Photo  of Hotel JoaquinView Photos

Midcentury California beach culture and the classic look of the Mediterranean coast blend to create cozy, lush lounge spaces in this Laguna Beach retreat.

Modern home with Outdoor, Hanging Lighting, Front Yard, Shrubs, Tile Patio, Porch, Deck, Metal Fences, Wall, Small Patio, Porch, Deck, and Trees. Located just a block from the beach next to the popular Heisler Park, Hotel Joaquin is in an ideal home base for adventure and exploration.  Photo 2 of Hotel JoaquinView Photos

Located just a block from the beach next to the popular Heisler Park, Hotel Joaquin is in an ideal home base for adventure and exploration.

Modern home with Exterior, Shingles Roof Material, Wood Siding Material, House Building Type, and Hipped RoofLine. This roadside motel is no longer a forgotten lodge. Photo 3 of Hotel JoaquinView Photos

This roadside motel is no longer a forgotten lodge.

Modern home with Staircase and Wood Tread. Each room is carefully outfitted with a collection of artwork and accessories that create a home away from home along the California coast. Photo 4 of Hotel JoaquinView Photos

Each room is carefully outfitted with a collection of artwork and accessories that create a home away from home along the California coast.

Modern home with Bedroom, Night Stands, Bed, Dresser, Pendant Lighting, Accent Lighting, and Wall Lighting. Instead of televisions, rooms are outfitted with vinyl record players and a curated music collection. Photo 5 of Hotel JoaquinView Photos

Instead of televisions, rooms are outfitted with vinyl record players and a curated music collection.

Modern home with Bedroom, Night Stands, Bed, Medium Hardwood Floor, Storage, Wall Lighting, Shelves, Bookcase, Dresser, Accent Lighting, and Pendant Lighting. A large picture window in premium room La Vue frames ocean views from sunrise to sunset. Photo 6 of Hotel JoaquinView Photos

A large picture window in premium room La Vue frames ocean views from sunrise to sunset.

Modern home with Living Room, Media Cabinet, Medium Hardwood Floor, Accent Lighting, Pendant Lighting, Storage, End Tables, Lamps, Bench, and Floor Lighting. A Juliette balcony with double French doors allows the ocean breezes to fill this stylish retreat, which has high, vaulted ceilings. Photo 7 of Hotel JoaquinView Photos

A Juliette balcony with double French doors allows the ocean breezes to fill this stylish retreat, which has high, vaulted ceilings.

Modern home with Bath Room, Enclosed Shower, Ceramic Tile Wall, Wall Lighting, Stone Counter, Full Shower, Marble Counter, and Drop In Sink. A monolithic, imported stone vanity in the bathroom is accented by brass fixtures and hand-cut and crafted tile. Photo 8 of Hotel JoaquinView Photos

A monolithic, imported stone vanity in the bathroom is accented by brass fixtures and hand-cut and crafted tile.

Modern home with Bedroom, Bed, Wall Lighting, Rug Floor, Night Stands, Chair, Medium Hardwood Floor, and Accent Lighting. Complete with not one, but two Juliette balconies, the Soleil room opens to the smells and sights of the garden below, looking out onto the Pacific Ocean. Photo 9 of Hotel JoaquinView Photos

Complete with not one, but two Juliette balconies, the Soleil room opens to the smells and sights of the garden below, looking out onto the Pacific Ocean.

Modern home with Bath Room, Stone Counter, Soaking Tub, Ceramic Tile Floor, Wall Lighting, Ceramic Tile Wall, Alcove Tub, Accent Lighting, and Drop In Sink. Spa-like bathrooms are the ideal place for a little R&R. Photo 10 of Hotel JoaquinView Photos

Spa-like bathrooms are the ideal place for a little R&R.

Modern home with Bedroom, Chair, Bed, Medium Hardwood Floor, Rug Floor, Shelves, Night Stands, Wall Lighting, and Accent Lighting. From the Shaws room, guests can enjoy both ocean and garden views while lounging on the chaise. Photo 11 of Hotel JoaquinView Photos

From the Shaws room, guests can enjoy both ocean and garden views while lounging on the chaise.

Modern home with Outdoor, Trees, Metal Fences, Wall, Hanging Lighting, and Shrubs. Guests can gather by the pool, which overlooks the ocean. Drink and food service is available. Photo 12 of Hotel JoaquinView Photos

Guests can gather by the pool, which overlooks the ocean. Drink and food service is available.

Modern home with Stools, Storage, Shelves, and Lamps. The Bar at Saline uses all fresh ingredients to provide an inventive cocktail menu with nods to the classics. Photo 13 of Hotel JoaquinView Photos

The Bar at Saline uses all fresh ingredients to provide an inventive cocktail menu with nods to the classics.

Modern home with Chair, Stools, Accent Lighting, Terra-cotta Tile Floor, Shelves, Storage, and Lamps. Inspired by its own backyard, Saline is a culinary delight with a sea-focused menu and modern Mediterranean decor. Photo 14 of Hotel JoaquinView Photos

Inspired by its own backyard, Saline is a culinary delight with a sea-focused menu and modern Mediterranean decor.

Modern home with Chair, Wall Lighting, Bench, Terra-cotta Tile Floor, and Accent Lighting. Dine well with fellow travelers beneath the stars and lights. Photo 15 of Hotel JoaquinView Photos

Dine well with fellow travelers beneath the stars and lights.

Credits

Posted By
Architect
  • Lance Brown, Enter-Arc
Interior Design
  • Studio Robert McKinley
Landscape Design
  • Mickael Wilkes Landscape
Builder
  • Northstar Construction
Photographer
  • Roger Davies

Overview

Structure
  • Hotel
  • Year
  • 2019
  • Press

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