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- Courtyard Costa Mesa South Coast MetroMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 11First to ReviewJul 05, 2012
Hilton Garden Inn is basically a copy of Courtyard by Marriotts.
Courtyard's were long ago advertised as hotels designed by and for business travellers. And they did start to change the hotel business by offering something more practical for business travelers, such as a large desk/work area, lower room rates, less service, self-parking, easy in and out access, but still offer a stripped down restaurant. It really was one of the first to offer this efficient style accomodations.
But that was then, about 30 years ago. Now, there are a plethora of highly segmented and nuanced variations of a business person's hotel.
I stayed at this Courtyard because I came early for a local trade show, and the Hilton Garden Inn was sold out that the event was taking place. So, since HGI and CBM are similar, I stayed here.
It is a basic Courtyard. Same typical layout, with 4 stories, an outdoor pool, small excersize room, snack kiosk for those late night munchies, etc.
There are a few good things though. Free Internet wired or wireless, is useful. It is also only about 5 miles from John Wayne Airport (SNA).
If you are not here just for business, It is also near South Coast Plaza, one of the OCs most popular Malls for shopping. Your also a short drive to Huntington Beach, where you can enjoy the sand and surf, and good seafood. Or if you like Asian food, Little Saigon and K-Town OC are only about 5 mintues drive away. And Disneyland isn't that far either.
It's not a bad no-frills choice for this part of the OC. I got a good $129/nt rate in the middle of July. You'll pay $100 more in Huntington Beach.Recommended for:Business Travelers
Very Good!290 reviews across the web.
- Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.
- Service96% found the staff to be very friendly.
- Hotel96% thought it was clean.
- PriceExcellent value for money, said 92%.
- Location81% liked the proximity to shopping.
- Hotel Building80% enjoyed the lobby entrance.
- Food67% found the breakfast to be acceptable.