Frequently Asked Questions at Laguna Surf Lodge

Our goal is to provide you with all the necessary information to ensure your experience at Laguna Surf Lodge by SCP Hotels is enjoyable and memorable. We hope we answer all of your questions, but if you have any additional inquiries, our friendly staff is always ready to assist you.

Arriving at Laguna Surf Lodge

Laguna Surf Lodge by SCP Hotels is located 16 miles from John Wayne Airport/Orange County (SNA) or about 20 minutes.

Valet parking is available for $38 per night. Metered self-parking is available throughout all of Laguna Beach if you would prefer to not valet park your car with us.

Your Stay

Yes, your reservation, pricing and room selection will remain the same. However, depending on the timing of your stay, your room renovation may be complete.

Please contact us at (949) 494-1196 with any questions!

Check-in is from 4:00 pm through 12:00 am.  If you plan to arrive after midnight, please contact our front desk to make arrangements at (949) 494-1196.

Early check-in is available for an extra fee and is based upon availability.

Yes, guests must be at least 21 years old to check in.

Check-out time is at 11:00 am.

Yes, we are a pet-friendly hotel in Laguna Beach! Dogs are welcome, and we provide special amenities for your four-legged friend! Please note that we charge a $35 one-time fee, with a 2-dog limit per guest room.

Learn more about our pet policy and accommodations prior to your arrival.

Yes, all SCP Hotels are non-smoking including guest rooms, public spaces and hotel grounds. There are no designated areas for smoking on property.

At SCP, every time you choose to stay with us you are consciously choosing to join a community that is driving positive change in the world around us.  Your stay:

  • provides one adolescent with well-being tools and resources
  • lights the home of one family caring for a critically ill child for 24-hours
  • plants one tree in an unnaturally deforested area.

Learn more about your impact and how your stay does good. 

Guest Rooms

We offer 41 uniquely designed rooms, including suites and traditional and peaceful rooms. Each room provides a distinct and comfortable stay at our oceanfront Laguna Beach hotel.

Our hotel was built in 1948 in the unique cliff-side landscape of Laguna Beach making each of our rooms different and unique.  We know there are a lot of room types to chose from so please contact our team if you have specific questions when booking.

Explore our rooms and suites page for photos, full details, and occupancy limits for each room type.

Our Peaceful Rooms are specifically designed to remove digital distractions and provide guests with additional wellness amenities so you can focus on what's most important - sleep!  Peaceful Rooms have added amenities to ensure you sleep well during your stay at Laguna Surf Lodge.

All of our new Peaceful Rooms and Suites include:

  • Avocado Green Mattresses
  • Further Bath Products (hand soap, body wash, shampoo, conditioner, and lotion).
  • In-room safe
  • Handheld steamer
  • Hair dryer
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Sound machine, essential oil diffuser and pillow spray
  • Yoga mat and meditation pillow

Some of our rooms and suites offer additional amenities. Visit our rooms and suites page for full details.

Food and Drink

At Laguna Surf Lodge, we invite you to our new lobby space for your morning coffee or tea.

The lobby is fully stocked with locally sourced coffee as well as a selection of teas to enjoy during your stay.


Currently, Laguna Surf Lodge does not feature an onsite dining facility. However, our prime location ensures that guests have an abundance of dining options just steps away from the hotel.

Explore the diverse culinary offerings of Laguna Beach's vibrant dining scene. From cozy cafes to upscale eateries, there's something to suit every craving within easy reach of Laguna Surf Lodge.

View Laguna Beach restaurants here.


We have eliminated single-use plastics for bath amenities and water bottles. We have two filtered water refill stations for guests.

We installed high-efficiency fixtures in our rooms and suites, including reduced flow shower heads and planet-friendly Further bath products.  Each guest room has glassware you can use at our water refill stations - stay hydrated!

For a complete overview of the sustainability practices and certifications at SCP Hotels, please click here.

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Many of our rates are fully refundable if you cancel within the 24-hour period before you are scheduled to arrive at the hotel.

Reservations can be edited or canceled directly on our website using the confirmation number provided at the time of booking.

If you need additional assistance, please email us at or call (949) 494-1196.

With Fair Trade Pricing, each of our guests determines the price they pay at check-out based on the quality of their experience. 

It's really simple. Read how Fair Trade Pricing works here.

Around Laguna Beach

Yes!  Laguna Surf Lodge is located oceanfront, just steps from the sand and in the heart of Laguna Beach. The beach is directly accessible from the hotel.

Discover the vibrant charm of downtown Laguna Beach, located just steps away from Laguna Surf Lodge. Aside from our hotel amenities, here are other things to do while visiting Laguna Beach.

  • Art Galleries: Explore a diverse array of artistic expression in the numerous galleries scattered throughout downtown.
  • Boutique Shopping: Find unique treasures and souvenirs in the quaint boutiques and specialty shops lining the streets.
  • Restaurants: Indulge in a culinary journey with various restaurants offering everything from casual bites to fine dining experiences.
  • Cultural Experiences: Enjoy local culture by attending year-round live performances, art events, and festivals.
  • Scenic Strolls: Take in the picturesque views as you stroll along the ocean view walkways and charming streets in town.

For more information and an up-to-date events calendar, check out Visit Laguna's website

Additional Questions?

Please contact us at or (949) 494-1196.