Affordable beach hotel by Melissa T. at InsiderPages
Nice 2-storey property on Pacific Coast Highway, over looking the beach and within walking distance to restaurants and Budget Rent A Car. The rooms are not very big but they are cosy and comfortable. Some rooms come with a deck, which is great for those who enjoy watching the sunrise/sunset. This property has a country like/Mediterranean feel to it. It may be the combination of greens you see around the courtyard and the colours of the interior that gives it a feel of both styles.
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Price varies, weekdays are cheaper (and the good thing is you will get to avoid beach traffic on PCH which can be horrendous).