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The best hotels in Redondo Beach

Your guide to the best hotels in Redondo Beach, from boutique getaways to trusted chains just steps away from the marina

By Danielle DiMeglio

Whether you're looking for a relaxing, beachside vacation or are just stopping through on business, these Redondo Beach hotels offer the perfect mix of luxury and comfort at any price point. They all offer a relatively prime location, be it steps away from the King Harbor Marina and Redondo Beach Pier or a short drive from LAX International Airport. Take a bike ride along the marina (some of the hotels offer on-site bicycle rentals), dine on the waterfront at Shade Hotel, go for a swim on the hotel rooftop or browse some of the best shops in Redondo Beach. While this laid-back town isn't bustling with hotels on every corner like, say, Santa Monica, part of Redondo Beach's charm is it's less-crowded surroundings, and there are still plenty of great options to choose from. Sojourn to the South Bay and check out this list of the best hotels in town. 

Best hotels in Redondo Beach

Portofino Hotel & Marina

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Overlooking sandy shores and sailboats galore, The Portofino Hotel & Marina is a premiere oceanfront getaway set in sea lion-clad King Harbor. Nestled on its own private Redondo Beach peninsula, the maritime resort from Nobel House Hotel Group offers rooms with secluded patios or balconies and picturesque ocean views. For honeymooners looking for the ultimate romantic escape, book the Ocean Jet Tub room, complete with a Jacuzzi for two, a rainfall shower and a private patio for catching the sunset. Check out the property’s prized restaurant, BALEENkitchen, for eclectic fine dining (offering plenty of seafood, of course) with the Pacific Ocean as your backdrop. And don’t forget to take your complimentary beach cruiser up and down the oceanfront bike path—it’s a must-do. 

Photograph: Courtesy Shade Hotel Redondo Beach; JP &Penelope Cordero

Shade Hotel, Redondo Beach

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Situated on the breathtaking Redondo Beach marina by King Harbor, the ultra-cool, contemprary Shade Hotel is the perfect getaway for both tourists and Angelenos wanting a relaxing staycation. The dock-side hotel—which also has a second location in nearby Manhattan Beach—offers views of the coastline from Palos Verdes to Malibu, visible from the rooftop pool and deck. The 54-room boutique getaway is equipped with free wifi, complimentary beach breakfasts, complimentary beach cruiser bicycles and valet parking for your car and your bike. In addition to a range of coveted amenities, you can also enjoy craft cocktails, oysters and more California coastal cuisine at Shade Hotel's indoor-outdoor restaurant, Sea Level. 

Photograph: Courtesy Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach and Marina

Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina Hotel

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Nestled between the Redondo Beach Pier and the King Harbor Marina, the upscale Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach boasts a prime location and coveted amenities to boot. The hotel features a lobby bar, business facilities, an ocean-view recreation deck, a swimming pool and hot tub, dining options and a tennis court. Treat yourself to a massage or facial at the hotel's full-service day spa (you're on vacation, right?).  And note the hotel's location; it's steps away from the best restaurants, beaches, shopping and nightlife that the beach town has to offer.  

Photograph: Courtesy The Redondo Beach Hotel

The Redondo Beach Hotel

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The newly minted Redondo Beach Hotel is just a few steps away from the marina in the heart of King Harbor, which features a string of restaurants, bars, shops and breathtaking views. The hotel offers 112 rooms (many of which overlook the marina) steeped in relaxed, coastal decor to complement the surrounds. Amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, a workout facility, a heated pool and spa, and on-site bike rentals—we highly recommend riding your bike along the harbor. Plus, toast your getaway with a hosted wine reception on the hotel's rooftop terrace every Monday through Thursday. 

Photograph: Courtesy Best Western Plus Redondo Beach Inn

Best Western Plus Redondo Beach Inn

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If you're looking for a trustworthy, reasonably-priced hotel that's close enough to all the happenings in town, you can count on the Best Western Plus Redondo Beach Inn. A favorite for frequent flyers, business travelers and families (after all, Disneyland and Universal Studios aren't too far away), the hotel is located along Pacific Coast Highway, just a short drive from LAX and minutes from the beach town's buzzy marina and pier. Amenities include complimentary breakfast, a heated outdoor pool and poolside cafe, an exercise facility and on-site bike rentals. Take a stroll through nearby Riviera Village to check out a bevy of eclectic, indie shops or, better yet, ride your bike along the beach. 

Photograph: Courtesy Residence Inn by Marriott Los Angeles Redondo Beach

Residence Inn by Marriott Los Angeles Redondo Beach

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Looking to stay in the South Bay for a reasonable price? The Residence Inn by Marriott Los Angeles Redondo Beach comes equipped with 172 suites, complimentary wifi and breakfast, coin operated laundry machines, a fitness center, an outdoor pool and even a grocery service for those in it for the long-haul. The hotel is located just under five miles from the South Bay's most happening locales: the Redondo Beach Pier, the Manhattan Beach Pier and the Hermosa Beach Pier. While the hotel is technically in Redondo Beach, it's close enough to the area's serounding beach towns that you can experience the best of the entire South Bay.   

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Shade Hotel
Photograph: Daniel Hennessy Photography

The best Manhattan Beach hotels


Looking to extend your pilgrimage to the South Bay? Head to charming Manhattan Beach for a relaxing weekend getaway. Whether your idea of the perfect vacation means soaking up some sun at the beach or shopping and dining at some of the South Bay's best restaurants, these hotels offer prime location for both dream getaways. Beachgoers, airline travelers and anyone looking for a weekend repose shouldn't have any trouble finding a place to stay among these Manhattan Beach hotels.

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