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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
86 reviews
2 stars $52
Motel 6 Newport Beach
3.5 / 5
105 reviews
2 stars $63
Ayres Hotel & Suites Costa Mesa
4.1 / 5
39 reviews
3 stars $103
La Quinta Inn John Wayne Orange County Airport
3.0 / 5
100 reviews
2 stars $59
4.0 / 5
60 reviews
4 stars $98
Travelodge Orange County Airport/ Costa Mesa
3.2 / 5
57 reviews
2 stars $67
Costa Mesa Marriott
3.8 / 5
21 reviews
3 stars $99
4.0 / 5
39 reviews
3 stars $99
Ramada Costa Mesa/Newport Beach
3.7 / 5
97 reviews
3 stars $74
Holiday Inn Express & Suites COSTA MESA
3.8 / 5
45 reviews
3 stars $81

Activities in Costa Mesa

Knott's Berry Farm with Transfer

Knott's Berry Farm boasts over 165 wild rides, live shows and unique attractions. Don't miss Camp Snoopy, a six acre playground with pint size rides for the young and the young at heart. Now open is Sierra Sidewinder, the all-new spinning coaster. And for the true thrill seeker, GhostRider, Silver Bullet or Xcelerator will get the adrenaline pumping.

San Diego Zoo

Span the globe in one afternoon, viewing rare and intriguing wildlife from nearly every region of the world at the San Diego Zoo. Known for its large, naturalistic enclosures, the Zoo immerses guests in lush, tropical settings. Experience the Zoo’s newest forested habitat: Monkey Trails and Forest Tales. This lush, multi-dimensional recreation of Asian and African forests flourishes with some of nature’s most imperiled wildlife including numerous primates, the elusive clouded leopard and extremely rare pygmy hippopotamus.

Universal Studios Hollywood - VIP Experience

With the VIP Tour, you’ll be treated like a star from the moment you arrive at Universal Studios! Start with valet parking, followed by refreshments at the private VIP lounge. Then, an expert studio guide will lead you through the ultimate Hollywood experience, with exclusive behind-the-scenes access to working soundstages and famous sets. Be pampered like a star with gourmet lunch and escorted front-of-line privileges at Universal Studios Hollywood theme park all day long.

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. 

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

Costa Mesa hotels

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Featured Costa Mesa Hotels

From $52

1 Vagabond Inn Costa Mesa

2 stars
2.9 / 5 86 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

very disappointed
it was a really big disappointment. there were black widow spiders coming out of air vents
Oct 22, 2014
From $63

2 Motel 6 Newport Beach

2 stars
3.5 / 5 105 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

it was good did not have good service cuz it kept the Do Not Disturb sign on. Did get to the bus to get toilet paper and fresh towels and blankets hotel staff friendly enough
Oct 21, 2014
From $103

3 Ayres Hotel & Suites Costa Mesa

3 stars
4.1 / 5 39 reviews

325 Bristol Street Map

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Discover the elegance of a European-styled boutique hotel in Orange County, California. With a blend of the comforts of home and contemporary luxury, the beautiful Orange County hotel puts you in... More

Beautiful stunning place, awful management
I called a month in advance (at the time that I booked my stay) to make sure their shuttle would be able to take me to my event. I gave them the address, my contact info, and the dates of my stay...
Oct 19, 2014
From $99

4 BEST WESTERN PLUS Newport Mesa Inn

3 stars
4.0 / 5 39 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

Visiting college daughter
Close to campus. clean rooms. Staff very friendly.
Oct 6, 2014
From $59

5 La Quinta Inn John Wayne Orange County Airport

2 stars
3.0 / 5 100 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 ok
Room was not clean enough. Carpet left black smudges on our feet. Hair strands on bathroom floor. It's suppose to be a non-smoking hotel,but person next door smoked by her open door. I asked front...
Oct 16, 2014
From $98


4 stars
4.0 / 5 60 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

Nice stay
Everything is nice. Nice free parking. I did not find little fridge inside the room, what a pity.
Oct 16, 2014
From $67

7 Travelodge Costa Mesa Newport Beach Hacienda

2 stars
3.3 / 5 102 reviews

1951 Newport Blvd. Map

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The Travelodge Costa Mesa / Newport Beach is conveniently located less than one block from The Newport Plaza and Turnip Rose and only 2 miles from the beach and the Orange County Fairgrounds. The... More

Holiday Weekend
Great value for a holiday weekend trip to the beach.
Sep 3, 2014
From $101

8 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 $74

9 Ramada Costa Mesa/Newport Beach

3 stars
3.7 / 5 97 reviews

1680 Superior Ave I-405 Map

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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

Average hotel, no complaints
This was a fine spot to stay for our purpose. Not too expensive. It needs some updating as you can tell it is an older style. The front desk was helpful although it took a little comedy to get...
Sep 25, 2014
From $67

10 Travelodge Orange County Airport/ Costa Mesa

2 stars
3.2 / 5 57 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

Ok for overnight stay
Do not stay in a room in the back of the hotel. Room was old and in desperate need of updating. Even for a business stay, the wi fi was pretty awful. It seemed clean enough, but I can't recommend...
Oct 15, 2014
From $81

11 Holiday Inn Express & Suites COSTA MESA

3 stars
3.8 / 5 45 reviews

2070 Newport Boulevard Map

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

Nice Stay
The hotel has completed its make over and it is very nice. Great location: close to freeway and walking distance to dining. The price is right.
Sep 5, 2014
From $79

12 Super 8 Costa Mesa/Newport Beach Area

2 stars
3.7 / 5 36 reviews

2645 Harbor Blvd. Map

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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

Nice getaway
We stayed over for One Night and didn't find anything to complain about. You pretty much get what you pay for.
Aug 25, 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 $101

14 Avenue of the Arts Wyndham Hotel

4 stars
3.7 / 5 98 reviews

3350 Avenue Of The Arts Map

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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 $59

15 Days Inn Costa Mesa/Newport Beach

2 stars
2.5 / 5 15 reviews

2100 Newport Blvd Map

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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 $99

16 Costa Mesa Marriott

3 stars
3.8 / 5 21 reviews

500 Anton Boulevard Map

Rate includes breakfast

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

Nothing that special
Space was nice but, average to slightly less than average guest services. Checking in was less than exciting finding out that the hotel charged an additional 24.75 per day in parking that was not...
Oct 13, 2014
From $119

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

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