This hotel is located in a beautiful setting overlooking the ocean, with gardens surrounding the property. It first opened in the 1930s, and quickly became a spot for the rich and famous to get away from the fast life. It is a very romantic hotel, perfect for a weekend getaway. It is a quick drive to San Juan Capistrano to great shopping in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa. The rooms are comfortable, and the ammenities include: Mini-Refrigerator, Microwave, Free HBO, Coffee Makers, Hairdryers on request, andIron & Ironing Board on request.