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Top Santa Ana Family Hotels

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 $124 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18
4.3/5Excellent! (995 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 $101 per night from Jan 19 to Jan 20
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
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $108 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18
4.2/5Very Good! (987 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 $106 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23
4.2/5Very Good! (994 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 $114 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18
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 $101 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 $90 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23
4.1/5Very Good! (798 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 $105 per night from Jan 19 to Jan 20
4.1/5Very Good! (998 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 $125 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18
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
Comfort Inn & Suites Orange County John Wayne Airport
2.5 out of 5
2620 Hotel Terrace Dr., Santa Ana, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $113 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18
3.9/5Very Good! (753 reviews)

"The room I got this time very old it’s time for big renew"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 26, 2020

Comfort Inn & Suites Orange County John Wayne 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 $106 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18
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 $107 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18
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 17 to Jan 18
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 21 to Jan 22
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
Red Roof Inn Santa Ana
2 out of 5
2600 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA
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3.1/5 (639 reviews)
The best stay in a long time

"This was the cleanest room i have stayed at. was very nice and alot of room the bed was so comfortable i wanted to take it with me ....lol....very nice hotel would recommend it in a heart beat...fast check in the bomb service....thank you guys"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 4, 2020

Red Roof Inn Santa Ana
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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Where Should We Stay in Santa Ana?

The historic destination of Santa Ana is a good choice if you've been thinking about a trip with your kids. The exciting theme parks, beaches, and excursions are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family vacations. Arrange a flight into Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne), which is the closest airport, or Fullerton, CA (FUL-Fullerton Municipal), which is located 11.1 mi (17.9 km) from the city center. Santa Ana has 17 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you'll have a variety of options when you're deciding where you want to stay.

Vacationing families have good things to say about these accommodations:

DoubleTree by Hilton Orange County Airport: Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort at this 3.5-star hotel.

Best Western Plus Orange County Airport North - Features an outdoor pool, free parking, and free continental breakfast. The overall comfort and quiet location make this 2.5-star motel popular with guests.

Courtyard by Marriott Costa Mesa South Coast Metro - Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort and quiet location at this 3-star hotel.

When Should We Visit Santa Ana?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use this information to plan when to pack up the kids and head to Santa Ana.

  • 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

What Should We See and Do in Santa Ana?

While you and your family are visiting Santa Ana, you might want to check out some kid-friendly attractions such as Santa Ana Zoo, Bowers Museum, and Discovery Science Center. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like Disney California Adventure® Park, Disneyland®, and Huntington State Beach.

Santa Ana is also known for its:
  • Excursions
  • Shopping
  • Beaches
  • Historical sites
  • Theme parks
  • Museums
  • Live music
  • Art

Getting Around Santa Ana

To see more of the larger area, hop on a train at Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center. Santa Ana may not have many public transportation choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Frequently asked questions

What's Santa Ana like for family-friendly vacations?
If you’ve been thinking about a trip with your kids, the historic destination of Santa Ana is a good choice. The exciting theme parks, beaches, and excursions are just some of the things that make this the perfect spot for family trips. Arrange a flight into John Wayne Airport (SNA), which is the closest airport, or Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX), which is located 33.9 mi (54.6 km) from the city center.
What's the best place to stay when traveling with kids to Santa Ana?
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, John Wayne Airport, CA is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and free parking. Other good options for your family trip include Embassy Suites by Hilton Santa Ana Orange County Airport and Best Western Plus Orange County Airport North.
How many hotels that welcome families can I expect to find in Santa Ana?
Expedia has 22 hotels in Santa Ana that are rated for being family-friendly.
What's the weather like 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's there to see and do with your family in Santa Ana?
While you and your family are vacationing in Santa Ana, you might want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Santa Ana Zoo and The Observatory. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Angel Stadium of Anaheim, and Honda Center.
What's the best way for us to get around Santa Ana?
To see more of the larger area, hop aboard a train at Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center. Santa Ana might not have very many public transit options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore more.

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