The Quintessential California Road Trip

Travel for Travel’s Sake

Forget Kerouac and Steinbeck - this is your adventure on the road. When planning a California road trip, consider the exquisite locations encompassing the Pacifica Hotels collection.

From San Francisco to San Diego, the Pacific Coast is yours. Each of our hotels presents easy access to iconic California attractions and activities, like the Hearst Castle, the Golden Gate Bridge, San Luis Obispo Wine Country, Hollywood, the Santa Monica Pier, the San Diego Zoo, and much more. Experience deep-sea fishing. Surf epic waves at Mavericks. Marvel at redwoods. Watch whales and elephant seals in their natural habitats. Taste local wines. Vacation like a champion. Rated one of the World's Best Road Trips by Huffington Post Travel, California's Route 1 has it all. Here’s to Pacific Coast road tripping with the best of them.

Plan your California Coast road trip with Pacifica Hotels and choose from the following locations:

San Francisco Coast

An essential stop on a Pacific Coast Highway road trip, Half Moon Bay Lodge offers a resort-like experience in a quiet retreat setting complete with an outdoor heated pool and Jacuzzi. Relax by the fireplace by the pool where a glass of wine simply tastes better or play a round of golf at nearby Half Moon Bay Golf Links. 

Central Coast

Just off Highway 1, Fireside Inn on Moonstone Beach is situated in the charming seaside town of Cambria, where road trippers can explore diverse culinary offerings, antique shops and an assortment of unique galleries. Other nearby attractions include the Piedras Blancas Elephant Seal Rookery and the legendary Hearst Castle.

Cambria Landing Inn & Suites, also located just steps from Moonstone Beach, offers a collection of ocean view bungalows with jetted tubs and lavish fireplaces for romantic road trippers.

Also on Moonstone Beach, Pelican Inn & Suites invites guests to practice the California art of relaxation. Every day, guests wake up to expanded hot breakfast with waffles, eggs, pastries, and fruit. And every evening, they’re welcomed to a local wine, cheese, and dessert reception.

Cambria's FogCatcher Inn offers the best traits of a Central Coast beach cottage with 48” HD TVs, cozy fireplaces, and access to a year-round heated pool and soothing oversized Jacuzzi tub with spectacular views of Moonstone Beach sunsets. Newly renovated, this Cambria beach hotel offers plenty of charm and complimentary hotel amenities.

Situated in the heart of San Luis Obispo, Holiday Inn Express San Luis Obispo invites road trippers to experience wine tasting at local wineries, mingle with the locals at the San Luis Obispo Farmers Market and explore the downtown area, home to excellent shopping and unique art galleries.

Be sure to make a stop in Pismo Beach on your California Coast road trip. The newly renovated Cottage Inn is an oceanfront stunner inspired by the English countryside set against the dramatic backdrop of the lapping waves and golden bluffs of the great Pacific Ocean.

Sandcastle Inn, also located in Pismo Beach, offers direct beach access, a family-friendly atmosphere, and bright, airy accommodations near the famous Oceano Dunes. Nestled right on the beach, guests love its oceanfront location and easy access to downtown Pismo Beach.

Located on Shell Beach just off Highway 1, Spyglass Inn offers guests a year-round heated pool and spa, easy access to sparkling beaches and the lively downtown area of Pismo, and newly remodeled guest rooms - full of new amenities and chic décor.

Perched on the bluffs of Pismo Beach, Tides Oceanview Inn & Suites offers guests affordable rates on ocean view cottages, complimentary parking, free Wi-Fi, and flat-screen TVs with cable.

Pacifica Suites in the beautiful Santa Barbara area is located adjacent to the Sexton House, a registered historical residence built in the 1880s. This relaxing stop on your road trip is a scenic one. The hotel is surrounded by a variety of exotic plants and trees from around the world, including Chilean wine palms, Heritage trees, bunya bunya, and one of the oldest birds-of-paradise in the state.

The Wayfarer in Santa Barbara sits on the Urban Wine Trail, home to over 20 wine tasting rooms, delicious dining options, incredible galleries, and more. One block from State Street in Santa Barbara's trendy Funk Zone, this property also offers easy access to some of the best shopping in the city. 

Los Angeles Area

Amplify the style of your California road trip with the newly renovated Carlyle Inn in Beverly Hills, featuring an inner courtyard for outdoor lounging and an upper-level sundeck with chaise-lounges and a soothing hot tub. While here, enjoy easy access to Rodeo Drive, the Beverly Center, and the shops and eateries of Robertson Boulevard.

Overlooking the Pacific Coast Highway, Hotel Hermosa showcases romantic ocean views and charming amenities, such as an award-winning Japanese garden, an outdoor pool, and a hot tub.

Situated in the heart of King Harbor across the street from sparkling blue waters, The Redondo Beach Hotel invites road trippers to experience ocean-facing rooms, a rooftop terrace with spectacular marina views, and the local area, which is perfect for walking or biking in the sunshine.

Take a break with The Belamar hotel in Manhattan Beach, a hip hideaway with retro swag and A-list amenities like a sunny courtyard, a pool and spa, acclaimed dining at Second Story Restaurant, Adrenaline Fitness Center, and valet parking.

Located on peaceful Mother's Beach in Marina del Rey, Jamaica Bay Inn is a West Indies-inspired oasis with sweeping marina views, a year-round heated pool, daily bike rentals, and easy access to Venice Beach and Santa Monica.

The beachy haven of the The Kinney boasts an open-air inner courtyard with comfortable chaise-lounges and a year-round heated pool and spa nearby Venice Beach, Santa Monica, Fisherman’s Village, and the Ballona Wetlands.

The historic Marina del Rey Hotel has been extensively renovated for an upscale experience on the waterfront with an outdoor, marina-facing infinity pool and sundeck, an onsite restaurant SALT, and revitalized luxury accommodations. 

Reflecting the eclectic vibe of the nearby Boardwalk, the Inn at Venice Beach is modern and full of surprises. Guests can enjoy walking distance access to the famous Boardwalk with its cafes, shops, and live music venues, as well as famous surf spots and pier fishing.

San Diego Area

Head south to San Diego on your California road trip and stay in Pacific Beach with Blue Sea Beach Hotel, offering guests easy access to the a Strand, a world-famous beach, ideal for both surfing and sunbathing, as well as Pacific Beach’s only oceanfront pool and spa. 

Sommerset Suites is in the lively Hillcrest area of San Diego, featuring suite accommodations with full kitchens, private balconies, and flat screen TVs, as well as complimentary deluxe continental breakfast every morning and a sunny courtyard with a year-round heated pool, spa tub, and BBQs.

Experience the charm and tranquil beauty of La Jolla with La Jolla Cove Suites, featuring spacious two-bedroom suites with stunning ocean views and instant access to pristine sandy beaches, chic bistros, renowned art galleries, and elegant boutiques. 

San Francisco Coast
Area Overview

Experience the best of Northern California when you escape to Half Moon Bay, a relaxing sanctuary just 30 minutes south of San Francisco along California’s picturesque coastline. With its scenic ocean vistas, acclaimed surfing at Mavericks, horseback riding on the beach, and premier golfing at Half Moon Bay Golf Links, plan a coastal getaway that you’ll never forget at Half Moon Bay Lodge by Pacifica Hotels. This stunning choice among Half Moon Bay hotels offers the perfect combination of friendliness, seaside charm, and natural beauty.

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Half Moon Bay, California

Embodying hacienda-style architecture in a quiet retreat setting, Half Moon Bay Lodge is a coastal hideaway for leisure and business travelers alike. Our Half Moon Bay, CA hotel features 80 rooms and suites with an enhanced lodge feel, warm and inviting with earth tones and cozy furnishings.

2400 Cabrillo Highway South
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
TEL: (650) 726-9000

Central California Coast
Area Overview

Witness the spectacular beauty of the Central California Coastline at one of our delightful hotels in Cambria, San Luis Obispo, Pismo Beach, and Santa Barbara. Ideal for both relaxing and adventurous getaways, hotel guests can explore some of the best surf spots in California, take a hike through scenic trails, embark on an incredible wine tasting journey, or just relax by the sea. The Central Coast is home to renowned wine regions, art galleries, exemplary restaurants, and incredible cultural gems like the majestic Hearst Castle, built by newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst. From Cambria to Santa Barbara, we invite you to experience the golden state of mind with Pacifica Hotels.

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Oceanpoint Ranch, Cambria
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Cambria, California

Set amidst 9 acres of lush grounds and classic California coastline, you will find modern comfort and convenience in an unparalleled setting that hearkens back to simpler times. From brand new ranch-chic guest rooms to a private trail to the shores of Cambria’s Moonstone Beach, Oceanpoint Ranch is the perfect place to unplug. With even more exciting upgrades coming in 2017.

7200 Moonstone Beach Dr.
Cambria, CA 93428
TEL: (805) 927-4648

Fireside Inn on Moonstone Beach, Cambria
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Cambria, California

Experience a picturesque getaway to Cambria, an inspired setting for romantic escapes, leisurely adventures and unforgettable group travel. Fireside Inn is a premier choice among hotels on Moonstone Beach, offering beachside accommodations with cozy fireplaces, jetted tubs, and private terraces.

6700 Moonstone Beach Drive  
Cambria, CA 93428
TEL: (805) 927-8661

Cambria Landing Inn & Suites, Cambria
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Cambria, California

Be whisked away on a romantic coastal getaway to Cambria Landing Inn & Suites, a Moonstone Beach hotel featuring boutique oceanfront accommodations. You'll find in-room jetted tubs, cozy fireplaces, light complimentary breakfast, and a striking location. A relaxing gem amongst hotels in Cambria, CA, our hotel is the closest hotel to the water on Moonstone Beach.

6530 Moonstone Beach Drive  
Cambria, CA 93428
TEL: (805) 927-1619

Pelican Inn & Suites, Cambria
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Cambria, California

You’re invited to the Central Coast where the relaxation and adventure you desire reside in perfect harmony. Pelican Inn & Suites offers guests the ultimate oceanfront escape with tranquil accommodations outfitted with modern amenities and personalized guest service that will make you feel right at home. While here, enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, plush bathrobes, upscale bath amenities, hot breakfast, and gourmet coffee.

6316 Moonstone Beach Drive  
Cambria, CA 93428
TEL: (805) 927-1500

FogCatcher Inn, Cambria
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Cambria, California

The much-loved FogCatcher Inn is a seaside gem located just across the street from the sparkling shores of Moonstone Beach. On-site features at our Cambria, CA inn include a year-round heated pool and Jacuzzi with spectacular ocean views, perfect for sunsets, complimentary expanded hot breakfast, and fireplaces in every room.

6400 Moonstone Beach Drive  
Cambria, CA 93428
TEL: (805) 927-1400

El Colibri Hotel & Spa, Cambria
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Cambria, California

Nestled between the pristine beaches of the Pacific Ocean and the Big Sur Mountains lies a standout among hotels in Cambria, California, El Colibri Hotel & Spa. Immerse yourself in California culture and relaxation without ever having to leave. Sip an exclusive Paso Robles vintage at our Nectar Wine Bar. Indulge in a rejuvenating massage, steam rooms, and more upstairs at The Nest Spa. 

5620 Moonstone Beach Drive
Cambria, CA 93428
TEL: (805) 924-3003

Holiday Inn Express, San Luis Obispo
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San Luis Obispo, California

Situated in the heart of San Luis Obispo, Holiday Inn Express® invites you to a stunning Central Coast experience for a great value. Be mesmerized by the natural beauty of California and indulge in the delightful dining and entertainment offered throughout the city, from big name acts to hidden gems only our friendly staff members can suggest.

1800 Monterey Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
TEL: (805) 544-8600

Spyglass Inn, Pismo Beach
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Pismo Beach, California

Spyglass Inn invites you to an oceanfront experience designed to help you relax at every turn. Embodying casual elegance in our newly renovated Shell Beach hotel accommodations and a commitment to thoughtful service, Spyglass Inn is a bright destination for romantic getaways, family vacations, as well as meetings and events. A premier choice among hotels in the Pismo Beach area, Spyglass Inn is nothing less than majestic.

2705 Spyglass Drive  
Shell Beach, CA 93449
TEL: (805) 773-4855

Cottage Inn, Pismo Beach
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Pismo Beach, California

Escape to the most unique and captivating destination among Pismo Beach, CA with Cottage Inn by the Sea, offering newly renovated accommodations with dramatic ocean views. Our charming romantic hideaway features an oceanfront heated pool and spa and easy access to area attractions such as the Pismo Beach Pier, Oceano Dunes and the colorful Monarch Butterfly Cove.

2351 Price Street 
Pismo Beach, CA 93449
TEL: (805) 773-4617

Sandcastle Inn, Pismo Beach
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Pismo Beach, California

A fun choice in Pismo Beach beachfront hotels, Sandcastle Inn spoils guests with direct beach access and endless amenities, including complimentary expanded indoor/outdoor breakfast, free Wi-Fi and an upper patio with lounge chairs, fireplaces, heat lamps and ocean views. While here, enjoy proximity to Pismo Beach Pier, Oceano Dunes and the Monarch Butterfly Cove.

100 Stimson Avenue 
Pismo Beach, CA 93449
TEL: (805) 773-2422

The Tides, Pismo Beach
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Pismo Beach, California

Among the most affordable hotel choices in Pismo Beach, you're invited to discover the Tides. Each of our Pismo Beach guest rooms and cottages provides the simple comforts of home for a truly stress-free stay. Enjoy convenient amenities like complimentary Wi-Fi, cable television, and on-site parking, plus sweeping ocean views from our blufftop location.

2121 Price Street
Pismo Beach, CA 93449
TEL: (805) 773-2493

Inn at The Pier, Pismo Beach
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Pismo Beach, California

Coming to Pismo Beach in Summer 2017. Located just steps from the famous Pismo Beach pier and boardwalk, Inn at The Pier is officially underway on Cypress Street in downtown Pismo Beach. This cozy, craftsman-style hotel in Pismo Beach features upscale amenities reminiscent of a luxurious beach house.

601 Cypress Street
Pismo Beach CA 93449

Pacifica Suites, Santa Barbara
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Santa Barbara, California

Experience a Santa Barbara suite hotel like no other. Pacifica suites seamlessly melds classic beauty with modern amenities for a treasured experience in business and leisure travel. Among hotels near Goleta, none can offer the exotic collection of trees and plants that guests find at Pacifica Suites. None can claim residence with the historic Sexton House, a registered historic place built in the 1880s.

5490 Hollister Avenue
Santa Barbara, California 93111
TEL: (805) 683-6722

The Wayfarer, Santa Barbara
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Santa Barbara, California

The Wayfarer is your doorway into unforgettable experiences of culture and flavor, an affordable haven with much to offer. Located in downtown Santa Barbara’s newest, hippest neighborhood, the Funk Zone, The Wayfarer features a selection of 31 private and dorm-style guest rooms, complimentary breakfast, a communal kitchen, and a pool overlooking State Street, plus regularly hosted local events and tours. Named a Top 10 US Hotel and featured in Gayot, Forbes and Conde Nast Traveler.

12 E Montecito Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 845-1000

Los Angeles Area
Area Overview

Known as the "Entertainment Capital of the World", Los Angeles possesses youthful beauty and a personality that you can’t find anywhere else. And staying true to its reputation, there's never a shortage of things to do in LA. From the circus-like boardwalk of Venice Beach to the glitz and glamour of Beverly Hills to the yachter’s paradise of Marina del Rey, Los Angeles is certainly a silver screen-worthy experience for both locals and visitors. Plan an unforgettable stay at one of Pacifica Hotels in the LA area, along Southern California’s sparkling blue waters.

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Carlyle Inn, West Los Angeles
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West Los Angeles, California

Experience the undeniable style of our chic West Los Angeles boutique hotel near Beverly Hills - the Carlyle Inn. Ideal for travelers looking for a unique hotel experience, fall in love with the Carlyle’s beautiful sundeck, courtyard, and 32 guest rooms, where Art Deco meets modern comfort and convenience including a profusion of luxuries like new 48” flat screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi & breakfast, and plenty more.

1119 South Robertson Boulevard 
West Los Angeles, CA 90035
TEL: (310) 275-4445

The Redondo Beach Hotel, Redondo Beach
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Redondo Beach, California

Experience Redondo's King Harbor with exceedingly brilliant marina views. Featuring 112 guest rooms and suites, our hotel offers complimentary Wi-Fi, upscale bath amenities, comfy robes, and flat screen TVs. Enjoy on-site beach cruiser rentals for exploring the Strand, and take in a Pacific sunset on our spacious second floor terrace. Perfect for leisure and business travelers alike. 

400 N Harbor Drive
Redondo Beach, California 90277
TEL: (310) 376-0746

The Belamar, Manhattan Beach
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​Manhattan Beach, California

You’re cordially invited to a Manhattan Beach, CA hotel experience that’s big on character and unmatched in service. Where work is play and play is prioritized, The Belamar beckons you to plan your vacations, business trips and special events with us by your side. Feast to your heart’s content at the top-rated Second Story Restaurant. Sleep in like a starlet in your chic hotel room or suite.

3501 North Sepulveda Boulevard 
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
TEL: (310) 750-0300

Marina del Rey Hotel, Marina del Rey
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Marina del Rey, California

Situated in a scenic waterfront location on the world’s largest manmade small-craft harbor, the luxury Marina del Rey Hotel invites guests to unwind and indulge in equal balance. Whether you are here for business or leisure, we can ensure that your needs will not only be met, but exceeded at every turn, from our new guest rooms and suites, many of which overlook the dazzling marina, to our delightful dining at SALT Restaurant & Bar. Enjoy our brand-new infinity pool and spa that also overlook the beautiful marina.

13534 Bali Way
Marina del Rey, California 90292
TEL: (310) 301-1000

Jamaica Bay Inn, Marina del Rey
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Marina del Rey, California

Let the flavor of the tropics inspire you to unwind and let go at our waterfront hotel in Marina del Rey. Experience the ultimate in relaxation and location at Jamaica Bay Inn, an ideal destination for business and leisure travelers, featuring spacious rooms and suites influenced by the West Indies with rattan furnishings, warm colors, and rich fabrics. Enjoy onsite dining and our waterfront pool overlooking Mother's Beach.

4175 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
TEL: (310) 823-5333

The Kinney, Venice
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Venice, California

With our playful one-of-a-kind style and central location, live like a local at The Kinney hotel in Venice Beach. Grab your entourage and truly experience So Cal - from courtyard loungin’ to beach cruisin’ - our house is your house. Keep the Snaps going with complimentary Wi-Fi, cool off in our dipping pool, and when you’re ready to call it a night, refresh in brand-new beds. Now is the time to truly experience Venice (and give your friends a little FOMO).

737 West Washington Boulevard 
Venice, CA 90292
TEL: (310) 821-4455

Inn at Venice Beach, Venice
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Venice, California

Upon arrival, be greeted by our resident mermaid, beckoning you to experience the other side of L.A.— after all, there’s nothing quite like Venice Beach. Fusing classic Boardwalk style with modern touches in our artwork, furnishings and stunning service offerings, our unique hotel in Venice Beach injects some fun and color into your stay, whether you are here on business, leisure or a bit of both.

327 Washington Boulevard 
Venice, CA 90291
TEL: (310) 821-2557

Hotel Hermosa, Hermosa Beach
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Hermosa Beach, California

Overlooking the famous Pacific Coast Highway, the all-new Hotel Hermosa serves as one of the most scenic and convenient hotels in Hermosa Beach. From lawn games, fire pits, and ocean views in The Yard to brand new guest rooms and upgraded amenities, Hotel Hermosa offers a truly unique Hermosa Beach experience.

2515 Pacific Coast Highway
Hermosa Beach, California 90254
TEL: (310) 318-6000

San Diego Area
Area Overview

Renowned for its beautiful beaches, popular downtown area, and world-famous attractions, San Diego is a picture-perfect destination where sunny skies, ocean breezes, and comfortable temperatures come standard all year long. It’s everything a modern city should be – and more. The downtown is a vibrant area filled with restaurants, shopping, bars, and pro sports venues, and areas like La Jolla and Pacific Beach offer relaxation and beautiful ocean views. From the San Diego Zoo to Seaworld and Balboa Park, San Diego offers plenty of fun activities and attractions that bring visitors from all over the world.

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Blue Sea Beach Hotel, San Diego
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San Diego, California

Ideally located on the sandy shores of Pacific Beach (PB), the fan-favorite Blue Sea Beach Hotel is a refuge from the every day. Perfectly suited for the ultimate laid-back vacation, be greeted by our bright new beach décor and indulge with Pacific Beach hotel features and services like our oceanview year-round heated pool and spa, on-site bicycle rentals, and a central location near the world-famous Strand, perfect for surfing and sunbathing.

707 Pacific Beach Drive 
San Diego, CA 92109
TEL: (858) 488-4700

Sommerset Suites, San Diego
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San Diego, California

Feel right at home in the heart of Hillcrest at Sommerset Suites, an Uptown San Diego hotel that’s big on space and value. Both business and leisure guests will appreciate the expansive layout of our suites, complete with full kitchens, private balconies, flat screen TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi. Ideal for extended stays, corporate travel and groups.

606 Washington Street 
San Diego, CA 92103
TEL: (619) 692-5200

La Jolla Cove Suites, La Jolla
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La Jolla, California

Located just steps from the beach, La Jolla Cove Suites invites guests to experience the charm of La Jolla and the tranquil beauty of the Pacific Ocean. Our La Jolla hotel offers guest rooms and spacious 2-bedroom vacation rentals with stunning ocean views, instant access to pristine sandy beaches, and generous hotel amenities, where guests always enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi and breakfast everyday! We're centrally located just steps from La Jolla Cove and a short walk to boutique shops, restaurants, and art galleries.

1155 Coast Boulevard
La Jolla, CA 92037
TEL: (858) 459-2621

Florida
Area Overview

With unspoiled beaches, crystal clear water, and premier golf courses, the Sunshine State provides a picture-perfect destination for both business and leisure guests. Plan a Florida vacation to Port St. Lucie, where the stellar services, amenities, and accommodations of the Hilton Garden Inn will welcome you. Escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and discover the relaxed, laid-back destination of Port St. Lucie. Take a boat ride down scenic waterways, stroll past splendid shops, take a swing at celebrated golf courses, or cheer on your favorite major league baseball team every spring. Your Florida getaway awaits at the Hilton Garden Inn Port St. Lucie PGA Village.

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Hilton Garden Inn Port St. Lucie, Port St. Lucie
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Port St. Lucie, Florida

Hilton Garden Inn Port St. Lucie invites guests to the stunning Treasure Coast of Florida. Our Port St. Lucie hotel is located adjacent to the PGA Village and within easy access of exceptional water sports. Stay in deluxe accommodations, suitable for business or leisure travel, with amenities like high-speed Wi-Fi, spacious desks and cable TV.

8540 Commerce Centre Drive
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986
TEL: (772) 871-6850

Hawaii
Area Overview

With the deep blue waters of the Pacific Ocean on one side and the dramatic peaks of Mauna Loa on the other, the Big Island of Hawaii truly is paradise. Multiple national parks grace the Big Island, surrounded by historic towns like Kona, a destination filled with oceanfront dining, authentic shopping, and cool ocean breezes. Imagine waking up every morning to a beautiful Hawaiian sunrise right outside your room, followed by an afternoon lounging on the beach sipping tropical cocktails, followed by an authentic luau experience in the evening. This can be your day, every day, when you vacation at Courtyard King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel.

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Courtyard King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel, Kailua-Kona
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

Situated on the sacred lands where Hawaii's most famous king ruled, our Kona, HI hotel offers an endless array of features for unforgettable vacations and events. Whether you choose to relax at the spa or swing a racket or feast on kalua pig (or all three—why not?), Courtyard King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel sets the stage for any of your favorite island pursuits.

75-5660 Palani Road  
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
TEL: (808) 329-2911