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Best Romantic Boutique Hotels in California

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The Lodge at Tiburon Slideshow
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#2 of 2 hotels in Tiburon
4 travellers mentioned "romantic place" and "romantic" when describing this hotel.
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Maison 140 Beverly Hills (Beverly Hills) 3.5 of 5
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#14 of 14 hotels in Beverly Hills
5 travellers mentioned "romantic hotel" and "romantic place" when describing this hotel.
  • "This was a very cosy and romantic hotel the kids had a blast. The location was superb we were in one of the hottest spots in LA. The food in general was delicious especially the..."
  • "Its location is superb, its prices very reasonable, and if you're traveling with your couple, you'll find this is a very romantic place to stay. It's very frenchy, and staff..."
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Hotel Maya - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Slideshow
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#6 of 57 hotels in Long Beach
7 travellers mentioned "romantic retreat" and "romantic place" when describing this hotel.
  • "stay. Truly has such a fun vibe! Loved it! We travelled as a family, but this would also be a lovely, romantic retreat for couples...."
  • "We enjoyed a romantic walk by the water and liked the fire pits they had placed around the property. It was a very romantic place to stay!..."
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Casa del Mar (Santa Monica) 5.0 of 5
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#4 of 34 hotels in Santa Monica
3 travellers mentioned "romantic place" and "romantic" when describing this hotel.
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Grande Colonial La Jolla Slideshow
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#4 of 24 hotels in La Jolla
3 travellers mentioned "romantic hotel" and "romantic" when describing this hotel.
  • "This is an upscale, romantic hotel. I understand the suites in the other buildings are larger to accommodate families--will remember that for another time. Walking to the shore to..."
  • "It's a perfect hotel for a romantic getaway! It was our Anniversary and they treated us so well. Everyone was so welcoming and kind! The view from our room was tremendous and I..."
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Shore Hotel (Santa Monica) 4.0 of 5
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#1 of 34 hotels in Santa Monica
3 travellers mentioned "romantic" when describing this hotel.
  • "The room had a great modern and romantic feel which I would not change a thing about. All around a great stay and I will recommend this location for anyone staying in this area!..."
  • "Awesome romantic beachy modern hotel with comfy beds. Had such a great stay at the Shore Hotel im dying to go back. Loved the free champaigne at check in and the free room upgrade..."
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Villa Montes Hotel, an Ascend Collection Hotel Slideshow
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#1 of 13 hotels in San Bruno
2 travellers mentioned "romantic" when describing this hotel.
  • "party. I will suggest this hotel for anyone wanting a nice place to stay for a romantic getaway. Valentine's Day coming up book your stay..."
  • "In many ways I felt as if I were in a small Las Vegas hotel. LOVED IT! This would be a lovely place for a romantic night as well...."
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Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa Slideshow
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#6 of 24 hotels in La Jolla
10 travellers mentioned "romantic hotel" and "romantic" when describing this hotel.
  • "We absolutely loved it, I honestly found this to be my favourite and the most romantic hotel that I have ever stayed at. I would definitely give it a 5 star rating. I have stayed at..."
  • "It was so relaxing and romantic. We can't wait to go back! We're even thinking about having our wedding on the hotel grounds. It's absolutely GORGEOUS!!..."
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The Georgian Hotel (Santa Monica) 4.0 of 5
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#7 of 34 hotels in Santa Monica
2 travellers mentioned "romantic hotel" and "romantic" when describing this hotel.
  • "Very nice & romantic hotel. Great & helpfull staff and perfect location. Will probably stay there again next time we are in Santa Monica...."
  • "My wife and I stayed for three days in this charming romantic and nostalgic hotel - not nearly long enough. It was like stepping back in time to a more colourful era. The hotel..."
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Waters Edge Hotel Slideshow
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#1 of 2 hotels in Tiburon
5 travellers mentioned "romantic" when describing this hotel.
  • "a little lacking--FAR FROM IT! A suite large enough to hold a family with modern romantic decor. A working fireplace in front of a cozy hide-a-bed sofa, a luxurious chaise perfect..."
  • "The setting at the port is rustic, the rooms romantic, the boutique style of the hotel luxurious. Great even including the information about restaurants in town. I would also..."
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Hyatt Centric The Pike Long Beach Slideshow
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#3 of 57 hotels in Long Beach
2 travellers mentioned "romantic" when describing this hotel.
  • "My fiancé and I discovered it while we were down on a romantic trip staying at a hotel near by. When we first walked into the lobby we knew were we were staying next time. The hotel..."
  • "If you were staying there because of the conference center next door than it's perfect, but if you are there for a romantic weekend, not so much. I came to realize there were no..."
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Empress Hotel of La Jolla Slideshow
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#5 of 24 hotels in La Jolla
2 travellers mentioned "romantic" when describing this hotel.
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Hotel La Jolla (La Jolla) 4.0 of 5
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#14 of 24 hotels in La Jolla
2 travellers mentioned "romantic" when describing this hotel.
  • "the minibar credit, and free wifi. And now that we know about this place I am sure we'll be coming back soon for another romantic getaway!..."
  • "The Hotel La Jolla is a wonderful spot for travel with family or a romantic get away. The lobby is a welcome place to hang out after an active day or move outside to the patio bar..."
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Mount View Hotel & Spa Slideshow
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#6 of 15 hotels in Calistoga
2 travellers mentioned "romantic" when describing this hotel.
  • "An ideal place for a romantic getaway. This hotel was very quiet, quaint, VERY relaxing, large comfortable bed, unique/stylish, and great location on the main street in the middle..."
  • "The building is very historic (but the resort is well maintained), romantic, and you feel like you're on Titanic. The room was very nice, bed quite comfy, and the spa services top..."
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Oceana Beach Club Hotel (Santa Monica) 4.0 of 5
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#11 of 34 hotels in Santa Monica
3 travellers mentioned "romantic" when describing this hotel.
  • "My husband and i booked the oceana hotel as part of our honeymoon and boy was it romantic! We had a massive room with two large plasma screens, sofa, chair,beaututiful artwork and..."
  • "You walk into the hotel and into the open pool/lounge atmosphere and it is just beautiful, romantic and classy. The staff are extremely helpful and friendly. Our room was so nice..."
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SIXTY Beverly Hills (Beverly Hills) 4.0 of 5
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#13 of 14 hotels in Beverly Hills
2 travellers mentioned "romance" and "romantic" when describing this hotel.
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Palihouse Santa Monica (Santa Monica) 3.5 of 5 Special Price 10% off room rate
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#2 of 34 hotels in Santa Monica
One traveller mentioned "romantic" when describing this hotel.
  • "I was constantly aware I was in Los Angeles. I was with my girlfriend and we both thought it was the perfect place for a romantic weekend...."
  • "We only stayed overnight at the Embassy Hotel Apartments but thoroughly enjoyed it. It has a lovely feel to it - lots of character! It's located a couple of blocks away from the Promenade, and within ..."
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Montage Beverly Hills (Beverly Hills) 5.0 of 5 Special Offer Stay & Play Package
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#2 of 14 hotels in Beverly Hills
One traveller mentioned "romantic hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "customer service oriented. BOTTOM LINE - a very cozy-feeling, luxurious, romantic hotel. Well decorated, with amenities galore, a truly enjoyable spa meant for relaxation and..."
  • "Me and my husband stayed recently at Montage. Concierge and reception was really helpful as we requested to be at a lower fooor. room was big and we enjoed comfy pillows, that is rare ocasion these da..."
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L'Ermitage Beverly Hills Slideshow
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#5 of 14 hotels in Beverly Hills
One traveller mentioned "romantic" when describing this hotel.
  • "thought of this hotel for special dates as it is incredibly private, sexy and romantic. This stay however I was riding solo. I needed a little pampering while my house was..."
  • "We had an excellent stay. This hotel is really beautiful and attention to detail is fab. Staff were always really friendly and happy to help with everything from car hire to restaurant recommendations..."
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Viceroy Santa Monica (Santa Monica) 4.0 of 5
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#3 of 34 hotels in Santa Monica
One traveller mentioned "romance room" when describing this hotel.
  • "and romantic and beautiful hotel in santa monica with best staff ,nice and romance room i highly recomend this hotel for couples and for sure dont miss the pool side and..."
  • "just returned from a four night stay(28 aug-1st sept) at the viceroy. we were given an ocean view which was wonderful. we arrived on fri afternoon, while it was packed over the weekend i have to say ..."
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The Hotel California (Santa Monica) 2.0 of 5 Special Offer Free Hotel Cali T-Shirt!
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#17 of 34 hotels in Santa Monica
One traveller mentioned "romantic" when describing this hotel.
  • "for a few nights. However if you are looking for a romantic get away you will need to spend more as Santa Monica expensive place to stay...."
  • "I must admit that I'm not quite sure how to describe this hotel. On first glance I was disappointed; but there were many Trip Advisor reviews which made me wonder if we should really stay here. I want..."
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Hotel Shangri-La Santa Monica Slideshow
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#14 of 34 hotels in Santa Monica
One traveller mentioned "romantic" when describing this hotel.
  • "This was a perfect place to stay for some romance. Very nice pool and hot tub area with a fire place to sit by. Roof bar with good finger food and drinks. Our room was very..."
  • "Wonderful location, just a couple of blocks walk to the shopping strip and right across from the beach and an easay walk down to the Santa Monica Pier. Hotel room was huge! We had a king suite with ..."
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Sirtaj Hotel (Beverly Hills) 4.0 of 5 Special Deal FREE Hot Breakfast
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#8 of 14 hotels in Beverly Hills
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  • "All the hotels LA are so expensive, so we were delighted to find this boutique hotel right in downtown Beverly Hills - two blocks from Rodeo Drive - on Expedia for $188/night. Service was great… Adam..."
  • "Found this relatively new boutique hotel via Expedia. Considering it's Beverly Hills, the rate was good and the price for the location is excellent. Just a few blocks from all the shopping of Rodeo an..."
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Granada Hotel and Bistro (San Luis Obispo) 3.5 of 5
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#2 of 8 San Luis Obispo B&B and Inns
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  • "Granada Hotel and Bistro is an ode to the day when rooms were rented by the hour. Hinting at its speakeasy style, this tiny wine den (formerly, Granada Bistro) turned provocative restaurant, lounge, a..."
  • "This is one of my all time favorite hotels; I loved the interior design with great details and cozy atmosphere. The bistro has a wonderful terras, staff is very friendly, it was all just perfect. When..."
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Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort Slideshow
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#6 of 37 hotels in Carlsbad
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  • "My girlfriend and I were looking for a hotel in Carlsbad CA to stay in for one night so we could enjoy a night out on the town bar hopping and then have a safe place to sleep for the night so as to av..."
  • "We had the best 3 night stay! The resort is right off the coast and has wonderful views. The inside of this place is so stunning I found myself looking around with my jaw hanging open most of the t..."
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Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara) 3.0 of 5 Special Offer Save 10-30%
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#28 of 52 hotels in Santa Barbara
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  • "The room was very European. It was small but very well done. Staff was friendly and helpful and the location is very nice. The beach and pier are wonderful. The restaurant next door was nice. Quick wa..."
  • "It's a very nice, hip, modern hotel. Spotlessly clean, nice rooms a bit on a smaller side but definitely very comfortable. The restaurant is a bit on a expensive side but the food was very good. E..."
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Palihotel (Los Angeles) 3.0 of 5 Special Price 10% off room rate
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#81 of 342 hotels in Los Angeles
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  • "This place is something straight out of Frankie Magazine (sorry Non-Australians), trying so hard that you instantly question whether it's been pulled off... but it has. It's adorbes. When it comes..."
  • "recently renovated, very chic and fashion decoration.... excellent location in the heart of west hollywood beds and showers are the best!!!! cool atmosphere, very quiet very good service....staff ..."
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The Hotel Wilshire, a Kimpton Hotel Slideshow
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#46 of 342 hotels in Los Angeles
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  • "My husband and I stayed in The Hotel Wilshire for a week in mid-January while visiting family who lived nearby in Los Angeles. The hotel has been recently opened and is very modern and exceptionally ..."
  • "Wonderful, extremely clean rooms. We LOVED the rooftop bar/pool with sweeping views and very cool atmosphere. Very central position - easy to get anywhere from here! Ask to be at rear of property as W..."
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Los Arboles Hotel (Palm Springs) 3.0 of 5
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#30 of 69 hotels in Palm Springs
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  • "Rooms were clean, beds were very comfortable, staff were great. Excellent location. Would highly recommend this to anyone wanting a smaller hotel at a very affordable price. Loved it and would definit..."
  • "The check in was simple and quick. The front desk was great. Very friendly and willing to help. Very helpful. The people working there are extremely nice and customer service oriented. We went for din..."
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The Redbury Hollywood (Los Angeles) 4.0 of 5 Special Offer Bed & Breakfast Offer
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#10 of 342 hotels in Los Angeles
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  • "Stayed at the Redbury and LOVED every aspect of the hotel. I would say the design is vintage Hollywood mixed with ultra modern elemebts. The rooms are huge, spotlessly clean and very comfortable. D..."
  • "We were looking for somewhere to stay for the last 3 nights of a West Coast tour, and The Redbury had a style and decor that made us want to spend a few more $$ than we'd previously done on the way. ..."
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