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Costa Mesa, located within Orange County in California, is known primarily for its extensive shopping opportunities. The town boasts relatively warm temperatures all year, with long summers lasting from May to October. Costa Mesa has recently earned the title "city of the arts," due to its impressive amount of arts and entertainment with a concert hall, theater, and local visual arts permeating the town. Hotels in Costa Mesa are available for families, tourists with pets, and business travelers.

Costa Mesa Quick Picks and Tips


The Orange County Fair & Event Center is Costa Mesa's premier event planning location, offering services for such happenings like gem fairs, farmers markets, and outdoor festivals.


Several local restaurants and cafes near Costa Mesa hotels offer visitors a taste of American cuisine, including steaks and seafood, as well as family-made Italian food and gourmet Mexican cuisine.

Major Point of Interest

The Segerstrom Center for the Arts offers visual arts exhibitions, live concerts, and performances of ballet and theater at the Samueli Theater and the South Coast Repertory.


The South Coast Plaza is the largest shopping venue, offering boutiques of high-end couture, chain stores, and electronics shops, while The Lab and The Camp are outdoor shopping centers that offer restaurants, cafes, vegan friendly eateries, independently owned eclectic boutiques, and a hammock lounge.


For a unique sport activity, head over to Costa Mesa's Sky High Sports, which is a trampoline center for kids and adults alike who can work out their muscles while bouncing off of the walls.

Recently Rated Costa Mesa Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Vagabond Inn Costa Mesa
2.9 / 5
78 reviews
2 stars $59
Holiday Inn Express & Suites COSTA MESA
3.8 / 5
44 reviews
3 stars $114
Travelodge Costa Mesa Newport Beach Hacienda
3.3 / 5
101 reviews
2 stars $71
Ramada Costa Mesa/Newport Beach
3.7 / 5
89 reviews
3 stars $89
Super 8 Costa Mesa/Newport Beach Area
3.7 / 5
35 reviews
2 stars $79
La Quinta Inn John Wayne Orange County Airport
3.1 / 5
96 reviews
2 stars $59
Motel 6 Newport Beach
3.5 / 5
98 reviews
2 stars $63
Costa Mesa Marriott
3.9 / 5
19 reviews
3 stars $99
Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa
3.8 / 5
55 reviews
4 stars $119
4.0 / 5
56 reviews
4 stars $99

Activities in Costa Mesa

Universal Studios Hollywood

Get into blockbuster thrills. Go behind-the-scenes on the legendary Studio Tour to explore where Hollywood movies are made. Get an insider’s peek at sets from your favorite movies and TV shows. And opening May 2010, experience the largest movie set street expansion in Hollywood history. Be immersed in the full backlot experience from the comfort of our new trams with built-in state-of-the-art HD monitors. In June 2010, don't miss our all-new Special Effects Stage where you'll learn the secrets behind the making of your favorite bolckbuster movies. Experience heart-pounding special effects at every turn on the Revenge of the Mummy(SM) rollercoaster, raging dinosaurs in Jurassic Park(R), defy every dimension at Shrek 4-D, an ogre-the-top adventure and flex your funny bone on The Simpsons Ride. Plus, coming Summer 2010, don't miss the all new King Kong 360 3-D created by Peter Jackson. It's the world's largest 3-D experience! Add a classic Hollywood finish to your day, at Universal CityWalk(R). Find a full day of entertainment all in one place. Universal Studios Hollywood(SM) — The Entertainment Capital of L.A.(SM)

LEGOLAND California

LEGOLAND® California Resort is growing and there’s a lot to experience. The World’s First LEGOLAND® Water Park is now open with seven slides, a 45-foot LEGO® tower and the unique Build-A-Raft river. LEGOLAND California is home to more than 60 rides, shows and attractions. And right next to LEGOLAND, SEA LIFE Aquarium is the perfect way to introduce children to the wonders of the aquatic world.

SeaWorld San Diego

Take your family below the surface, above the waves and beyond your expectations at SeaWorld® San Diego.

Universal Studios Hollywood 1-Day Ticket + Shuttle

Universal Studios HollywoodTM and Southern California Gray Line are pleased to announce a new way to enhance your vacation package to Southern California. In addition to the Universal Studios HollywoodTM 1-Day Tour Ticket, you can now add the ultimate service…SHUTTLE…to Universal Studios HollywoodTM

Disneyland Resort Tickets

Enjoy 2 incredible Disney theme parks – Disneyland® Park and Disney California Adventure™ Park with a Disneyland® Resort Park Hopper® Ticket and come celebrate with us. Because when you think about it, there’s so much in life worth celebrating. Birthdays. Anniversaries. Reunions. Personal triumphs. Or promising new beginnings. All deserve to be transformed into magnificent memories that will live forever in your heart. 

Costa Mesa hotels

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Featured Costa Mesa Hotels

From $59

1 Vagabond Inn Costa Mesa

2 stars
2.9 / 5 78 reviews

3205 Harbor Blvd. Map

Vagabond Inn Costa Mesa is conveniently located near many of Southern California's most popular attractions, and beaches. We are just off the 405 Freeway and nearby Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm,... More

Fine for a room to sleep
I stayed for a week while at work in the area. Good location, got me where I needed. In-n-Out next door, great for late meals. Inside seemed "run down." The room could have used a refresh of...
Aug 16, 2014
From $63

2 Motel 6 Newport Beach

2 stars
3.5 / 5 98 reviews

2274 Newport Blvd Map

Hotel totally renovated in June 2009 to the new Phoenix Style Motel 6 hotel room, with a modern, European boutique-style flair, modern guestroom design that features bright accent colors. The room... More

Average at best
I do not recommend this place, especially if you have two cars, they make you park outside the building
Aug 6, 2014
From $109

3 Ayres Hotel & Suites Costa Mesa

3 stars
4.1 / 5 38 reviews

325 Bristol Street Map

European boutique-style ambiance in the heart of Southern CaliforniaA living room-style lobby with a marble fireplace and beautiful antiques greet guests when they first enter the Ayres Hotel and... More

I'll be back!
This hotel was awesome. The staff was friendly & helpful, the room had one of the most comfortable beds I've slept in, and I heard absolutely no noise from either adjoining room. The only thing I'd...
Jul 11, 2014
From $109

4 BEST WESTERN PLUS Newport Mesa Inn

3 stars
4.1 / 5 34 reviews

2642 Newport Boulevard Map

Enjoy convenient access to a variety of Orange County attractions such as South Coast Plaza, Disneyland® and the Orange county Fairgrounds while staying at this full-service Costa Mesa... More

Excellent Hotel
This was our third time staying at the hotel while visiting family in Costa Mesa. The hotel was undergoing some renovations in the lobby and breakfast rooms on our last visit, but elsewhere the...
May 12, 2014
From $59

5 La Quinta Inn John Wayne Orange County Airport

2 stars
3.1 / 5 96 reviews

1515 South Coast Dr Map

Comfort and convenience near the airport in Orange County [58 CHAR]La Quinta Inn John Wayne Orange County Airport is a comfortable, convenient option for travelers who seek easy access to the... More

Just Okay
I stood here one night and in a motel the next night and it was the same thing...nothing special. Clean, no refrigerator, and bad water pressure.
Aug 7, 2014
From $68

6 Travelodge Orange County Airport/ Costa Mesa

2 stars
3.3 / 5 51 reviews

1400 Bristol Street, Suite A Map

Stay 3, Save 20%

"Stay with Travelodge Orange County Airport/Costa Mesa and Stay Satisfied!" We are a "Sleepy Bear Honor Roll Property". Our property is located in the heart of beautiful Orange County,... More

Good Deal & Convenient Location
For the price of the deal we got, the set of amenities (free airport transfers, free continental breakfast, free coffee in the room, free wi-fi, and free local calls) is pretty good. The only "fly...
Mar 18, 2014
From $99


4 stars
4.0 / 5 56 reviews

3131 S. Bristol Street Map

Welcome to the Crowne Plaza Costa Mesa Orange County. We are an upscale boutique style hotel located in the heart of Costa Mesa surrounded by Fortune 500 Companies, extensive shopping, hundreds of... More

great experience
Frequently when I book at hotel at last minute you can't always expect to receive all the amenities that you want. Crowne plaza exceeded my expectations. I would recommend the hotel.
Jul 24, 2014
From $71

8 Travelodge Costa Mesa Newport Beach Hacienda

2 stars
3.3 / 5 101 reviews

1951 Newport Blvd. Map

Stay 2, Save 15%

Value-friendly lodging near Orange County’s Newport BeachRated Two Diamonds by AAA, Travelodge Costa Mesa/Newport Beach is a budget-friendly and comfortable hotel for visitors to Southern... More

Good price
No frills here but an ok place to sleep. Close to beach and shopping.
Aug 11, 2014
From $119

9 Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa

4 stars
3.8 / 5 55 reviews

3050 Bristol St. Map

Comfort, convenience and elegance in the heart of Orange County   The Hilton Orange County - Costa Mesa is conveniently located near some of the most popular attractions in Southern... More

Very enjoyable
Located in a perfect location since we planned on going to a few neighboring cities. There was a wedding and I was skeptical of noise since they were on the Exec floor with me, but it was very...
Jul 28, 2014
From $129

The Residence Inn Costa Mesa, California Hotel is located in the heart of Orange County near beautiful Newport Beach. Just blocks from South Coast Plaza shopping Mecca and John Wayne Airport, our... More

4th of July
We went to LA for the 4th with the family to go to the beaches. This hotel was clean, nice staff, great rooms, breakfast was good, near everything. Would stay here again in a hear beat
Jul 7, 2014
From $89

11 Ramada Costa Mesa/Newport Beach

3 stars
3.7 / 5 89 reviews

1680 Superior Ave I-405 Map

Stay 2, Save 15%

Frolic near the ocean at this comfortable Orange County hotel Only a mile away from the golden sands of Newport Beach, Ramada Inn & Suites Costa Mesa/Newport Beach offers an affordable way to... More

Great value
Spent 5 days at the beach using this hotel room as base camp with our 2 children. We got a great price $127 per night for a room with 2 queen beds. Wifi worked well. There was a quiet fridge in the...
Aug 11, 2014
From $79

12 Super 8 Costa Mesa/Newport Beach Area

2 stars
3.7 / 5 35 reviews

2645 Harbor Blvd. Map

Stay 2, Save 15%

Welcome to Super 8 Costa Mesa,Newport Beach, CA. We are easily accessible from I405 north and south. We offer a SuperStart breakfast that has been expanded to include a waffle bar, and... More

Couple Getaway
I made an error and booked a smoking room, luckily I was able to switch to a nonsmoking room(they had only one available and it was a suite). The extra $$$ was worth having a nonsmoking room and I...
Aug 9, 2014
From $114

13 Holiday Inn Express & Suites COSTA MESA

3 stars
3.8 / 5 44 reviews


Centrally located among beautiful beaches, fine dining, premier entertainment and exclusive shopping, our Costa Mesa Newport Beach, California hotel's accommodations are convenient and comfortable.... More

Hotel was convenient for my purpose, staff very friendly and hotel clean
Aug 14, 2014
From $55

14 Days Inn Costa Mesa/Newport Beach

2 stars
2.5 / 5 15 reviews

2100 Newport Blvd Map

Stay 2, Save 15%

Welcome to Days Inn Costa Mesa, California. Our Days Inn is a great place to stay whether you are visiting on business or for leisure. Our hotel is conveniently located just 2 miles from Newport... More

From $118

15 Avenue of the Arts Wyndham Hotel

4 stars
3.7 / 5 98 reviews

3350 Avenue Of The Arts Map

Stay 3, Save 30%

The Avenue of the Arts Wyndham Hotel is built next to a picturesque lake in the heart of Orange County. Many of the guestrooms and suites offer a relaxing view of this lovely lake, something of an... More

Relaxing environment
Quiet and well maintained. Friendly staff. Beautiful lake view- that's a must request.
Jun 30, 2014
From $99

16 Costa Mesa Marriott

3 stars
3.9 / 5 19 reviews

500 Anton Boulevard Map

Rate includes breakfast

Enjoy comfort and convenience at the luxurious Costa Mesa Marriott. Located in the heart of the business district, Costa Mesa Marriott Hotel is just blocks away from South Coast Plaza, the... More

Visiting Family & Friends
Great Hotel! Don't hide the cost of parking though, nobody likes to be surprised by extra costs. Anyone staying at this hotel will be very happy they did!!!! I'll visit again someday and will stay...
Aug 3, 2014
From $135

17 The Westin South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa

4 stars
4.0 / 5 58 reviews

686 Anton Boulevard Map

Save 15% on your stay

Tranquil, luxurious haven from which to explore Orange County Centrally located in Orange County, the Westin South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa offers an oasis of serenity for travelers. The hotel's... More

Westin of Nothin?
Except for the beautiful waterfall fountain outside the lobby bar that is below the swimming pool, this hotel isn't all that special for the price. I could hear someone walking on hardwood floors...
Jul 29, 2013
From $65

18 Motel 6 Costa Mesa

1 star
3.6 / 5 10 reviews

1441 Gisler Ave Map

Motel 6 Costa Mesa is located off I-405 at Harbor Blvd. Restaurants are within walking distance. Newport Beach Golf Course is 4 miles. Californias beaches are only 5 miles and Newport Pier is 6... More

Decent little room for the price
I've stayed here several times because of the price and conveience. The rooms appear to be recently renovated, so they are quite clean, though rather small. Adjacent to the 405 for simple access,...
Jun 28, 2014