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Top Santa Ana Beach Hotel

Courtyard by Marriott Santa Ana Orange County
3 out of 5
8 MacArthur Place, Santa Ana, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $125 per night from Jan 20 to Jan 21
4.3/5Excellent! (996 reviews)

"Great location, easy check in and check out. Room and bathroom clean... staff was friendly, helpful and efficient."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 5, 2021

Courtyard by Marriott Santa Ana Orange County
Courtyard by Marriott Costa Mesa South Coast Metro
3 out of 5
3002 S Harbor Blvd, Santa Ana, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $102 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
4.3/5Excellent! (917 reviews)

"I don't like to pay for parking."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 13, 2021

Courtyard by Marriott Costa Mesa South Coast Metro
Best Western Plus Orange County Airport North
2.5 out of 5
2700 Hotel Terrace Dr., Santa Ana, CA
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The price is CA $109 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
4.2/5Very Good! (988 reviews)

"Upstairs guest stomping around at 4:30am. But that's not the hotels fault, just bad luck!"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 19, 2020

Best Western Plus Orange County Airport North
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Hampton Inn and Suites Santa Ana/Orange County Airport
2.5 out of 5
2720 Hotel Terrace Drive, Santa Ana, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $107 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23
4.2/5Very Good! (995 reviews)

"I needed a place in a hurry, and this was a good fit. Hotel room showed its wear in some places, but the staff was welcoming and more than made up for it with their service."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 4, 2021

Hampton Inn and Suites Santa Ana/Orange County Airport
Candlewood Suites OC Airport-Irvine West
2.5 out of 5
2600 Red Hill Avenue, Santa Ana, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $115 per night from Jan 20 to Jan 21
4.1/5Very Good! (478 reviews)

"3 nights, super clean and comfy. Very nice front office staff."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 19, 2020

Candlewood Suites OC Airport-Irvine West
Holiday Inn Santa Ana Orange County Airport
3 out of 5
2726 S Grand Ave, Santa Ana, CA
Free cancellation
The price is CA $102 per night from Jan 21 to Jan 22
4.1/5Very Good! (746 reviews)

"Good location and Staffs are friendly. Stay at this Holiday Inn everytime when I visit the area."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 9, 2020

Holiday Inn Santa Ana Orange County Airport
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Orange County Airport
2.5 out of 5
2721 Hotel Ter, Santa Ana, CA
Free cancellation
The price is CA $91 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
4.1/5Very Good! (799 reviews)

"This is my go to place when I’m too tired to drive home. Friendly staff and very clean rooms."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 14, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Orange County Airport
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, John Wayne Airport, CA
3 out of 5
2701 Hotel Terrace, Santa Ana, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $103 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
4.1/5Very Good! (999 reviews)

"It was quite and very clean nice big room and clean restroom"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 23, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, John Wayne Airport, CA
DoubleTree by Hilton Santa Ana - Orange County Airport
3.5 out of 5
201 E MacArthur Blvd, Santa Ana, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $126 per night from Jan 20 to Jan 21
4/5Very Good! (1,000 reviews)

"There’s a good hotel in general, there’s closed by shopping centers and 15 minutes to lugona beach"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 3, 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Santa Ana - Orange County Airport
DoubleTree by Hilton Orange County Airport
3.5 out of 5
7 Hutton Centre Dr, Santa Ana, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $107 per night from Jan 20 to Jan 21
3.8/5Good! (993 reviews)

"Enjoyed the stay. Had a nice lake view. I’d come back."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 9, 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Orange County Airport
West Coast Inn
2 out of 5
1513 N Harbor Blvd, Santa Ana, CA
Free cancellation
The price is CA $108 per night from Jan 20 to Jan 21
3.5/5Good! (222 reviews)

"It's just fine. Nothing special. Easy access. Nice staff."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 23, 2020

West Coast Inn
Embassy Suites by Hilton Santa Ana Orange County Airport
3.5 out of 5
1325 East Dyer Road, Santa Ana, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $108 per night from Jan 20 to Jan 21
3.5/5Good! (1,072 reviews)

"Good conditions and a good facilities People are nice and friendly"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 20, 2020

Embassy Suites by Hilton Santa Ana Orange County Airport
Motel 6 Santa Ana, CA
2 out of 5
1623 East 1st Street, I-5/Santa Ana Freeway at 1st St., Santa Ana, CA
Free cancellation
The price is CA $76 per night from Jan 20 to Jan 21
3.3/5 (842 reviews)

"Excellent customer service & friendly staff. Room was nice and clean."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 20, 2020

Motel 6 Santa Ana, CA
Budget Inn Santa Ana
2 out of 5
1108 N Harbor Blvd, Santa Ana, CA
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2.8/5 (736 reviews)
Last time booking with Hotels.com

"My only problem is with hotels.com customer service not responding to the error with my card."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 15, 2020

Budget Inn Santa Ana
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Beach Hotels in Santa Ana

Known for its beaches and live music, Santa Ana offers a lot for the traveler planning a beach getaway. With 14 beach hotels and other accommodation options to pick from in this family-friendly destination, it's a breeze to find one that meets your needs.

As you search for a place to stay by the water in Santa Ana, consider selecting one of these top beach hotels with high ratings from Expedia travelers.

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, John Wayne Airport, CA - 3-star hotel near the beach. It features an outdoor pool, free cooked-to-order breakfast, and free WiFi. Guests love the beach locale and spacious rooms.

Best Western Plus Orange County Airport North - 2.5-star motel. Our travelers recommend its proximity to shopping and comfortable rooms. This motel boasts an outdoor pool, free continental breakfast, and a spa tub.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Santa Ana Orange County Airport - 3.5-star hotel. It offers an indoor pool, free cooked-to-order breakfast, and a spa tub. Guest reviews highlight the central location and proximity to shopping.

La Quinta Inn & Suites Orange County Airport - 2.5-star hotel. It features an outdoor pool, free continental breakfast, and free WiFi. Guests love the central location and overall value.

Courtyard by Marriott Costa Mesa South Coast Metro - 3-star hotel. Our travelers recommend its breakfast and spacious rooms. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free WiFi.

Planning Your Trip to Santa Ana

If weather is an important factor for your vacation, you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide your travel dates.

  • Hottest months: August, September, July, and October, with an average temperature of 84°F
  • Coldest months: December, January, February, and November, with an average temperature of 47°F
  • Driest months: October, April, November, and December, with an average rainfall of 1.15 inches
  • Rainiest months: February, January, March, and December, with an average rainfall of 2.61 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Santa Ana

After arriving and settling in at your accommodation of choice, you might want to venture out and explore. If you can't wait to check out the beaches, head to Huntington State Beach or Balboa Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Experience the area's live music and theme parks, and make time for local attractions like Santa Ana Zoo and Bowers Museum. For additional things to see and do, consider a visit to Discovery Science Center or Ronald Reagan Federal Building and Courthouse. Visitors also enjoy Santa Ana for its:
  • Excursions
  • Shopping
  • Historical sites
  • Museums
  • Art

Getting Around Santa Ana

To get to Santa Ana, you can fly into Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne), the closest major airport, which is located 4.3 mi (6.8 km) from the city center. To see more of the larger area, hop on a train at Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center.

Frequently asked questions

What is Santa Ana like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its beaches and live music, Santa Ana offers a lot for the traveler planning a beach getaway.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in Santa Ana?
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, John Wayne Airport, CA is a top 3-star hotel with an outdoor pool, and it’s located close to the beach. Other good options for your beach trip include Hampton Inn and Suites Santa Ana/Orange County Airport and Best Western Plus Orange County Airport North.
How many beach hotels can I expect to find in Santa Ana?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 22 hotels in Santa Ana for your beachside break.
When's the best time for a beach vacation in Santa Ana?
You can plan your beach trip with a look at the seasons in Santa Ana: The hottest months are usually August and September with an average temp of 72°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 60°F. Average annual precipitation for Santa Ana is 13 inches.
What is there to see and do around Santa Ana?
After arriving and settling in at your hotel, you might want to venture out and explore everything Santa Ana has to offer. If you can’t wait to check out the beaches, head to Huntington State Beach or Corona del Mar State Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Experience the area’s live music and theme parks, and make time for local attractions like Santa Ana Zoo and The Observatory. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to Bowers Museum or Old Orange County Courthouse.
What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in Santa Ana?
This travel information can help you get to and around your beach accommodation in Santa Ana with ease. The closest major airport is John Wayne Airport (SNA), located 4.3 mi (6.8 km) from the city center. If you want to explore the larger area, hop on a train at Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center.

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