Rated 2 out of 5 by Nikita Not the best option for area
Poor SPG recognition. Old rooms. Poor service. Can tell nothing good about this property
May 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by n2shopping Great Location, Great Customer Service
Stayed one night with my daughters after some serious shopping at the Mall. The lobby was beautifully decorated for the season. Small bar area but packed with guests. There was a huge Christmas tree outside. As always I love the distinct Westin scent and the comfy heavenly beds.
The whole experience was heavenly! All staff members we encountered were friendly and helpful. A tradition has begun, we will be back every December.
December 8, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by AMRJ40 Location is excellent for the area attractions
Hotel staff was very accommodating and location was perfect for our activities in the area. Good restaurants and shopping in the immediate area.are also a positive to this location.
July 29, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by dada14 Great is all aspects!!
I will canoe back many times!
July 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by trusid parking
The cost of parking at the hotel is very.I live in Las Vegas and the parking at all the hotels is free.
July 29, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Hwong Wedding
We had our wedding reception at the Westin in Costa Mesa on Saturday 8/10/13. Everything from the ballroom set up, to the staff, to our newly wed suite was amazing. The day of our wedding, EVERYTHING was taken care of and the staff did their best to ensure we were stress-free and able to enjoy our day. Throughout our planning, Martha, was always a phone call or email away and always responded promptly. We had a few last minutes changes and if she was ever frustrated, she NEVER let it show. We had always enjoyed staying at The Westin prior to our reception, but this experience made us love The Westin! Thank you to The Westin and Martha for making this day even more special for us.
August 13, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by BeachTravelerz Peaceful Room
We feel like we are on a Cheers episode. The same employees who remember us with a smile. We like the location, the room, the lobby and bar with waterfall. The air is filled with a refreshing scent. We closed the drapes and overslept in the heavenly bed and quiet room. It's all good here. We will be back again. Oh... had our welcome drinks and the Salty Dog was mixed perfectly. Cheers!
May 6, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Amss Good location
This hotel was very centrally located. They were able to accommodate us with an early check in when our flight arrived early. The room was clean, however, the shower needs some minor caulk and grout maintenance. The only disappointment we had with our stay was in the restaurant. We tried to have dinner on Friday night at 9:15pm and were told that they had already closed.
August 21, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by TravelPrince Great location
Great staff, room was ready early, service was outstanding. The room rate was very generous. I would definately return.
July 28, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by gmmrad LOVE IT HERE!
This was the best of many great visits from San Diego for the past 12 years. They are getting better & better in the area of staff help, friendliness and genuine guest care. We came up for my husband's birthday, had dinner in the consistently good adjacent restaurant, walked to a play and had drinks at the bar. Every time I come here I feel like I'm home.
April 17, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dave566 Great for business and pleasure
Nice hotel for business and pleasure in the heart of Orange County. Very close to the airport yet far enough away so you are not bothered by airplane noise. Great shopping, restaurants and entertainment venues within walking distance. Good wine selection in lobby bar too!
July 25, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by July2013 Poor Communication amongst Staff
I booked two rooms - both with two double beds guaranteed. I had to show my print out to prove that. Front staff switched the two rooms with different requirements and made me feel like I was the one who made the mistake.
One of the rooms were for the Indulgent Package, including "breakfast in bed." I had to find and show the print out of my reservation to be taken seriously. Staff kept telling me that breakfast in bed was not included. I called from my room, but was told to wait for a call back, which I never received and had to go down to the front desk. At the front desk, I had to explain the situation over and over to multiple staff. They all had to go talk to "the manager."
One of the managers (male) has poor communication skills. He did not even come out to explain the situation to me and denied the information that his staff provided me.
Champagne was not delivered in time - more than two hours after check in; an hour later than promised time upon request, so we could not enjoy.
July 29, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jenny Exceptional service!
The Westin is clearly a STEP UP from the other hotels in the area. The staff is overly accommodating and friendly even when their facility was sold out and packed with dance people all weekend. AMAZING service everywhere we went... the valets, the bar, the housekeeping staff, EVERYONE!
April 2, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by West10trvler Great hotel for business travel
I had an excellent experience during my stay. Staff, ammenities and room all met my expectations for a Westin. Nice fitness center and pool for exercising.
July 25, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Rosi3 This hotel is great for party function.
We stayed overnight - reserved a block of rooms - had a 100th Birthday Celebration - Cocktails at the Water Fall Terrace and reception at Lido Room-
We had so much fun and wonderful complements from our guest. Excellent staff that worked with us all the way.
February 16, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Ageinvest12 Great Staff
The staff I dealt with was AWESOME! Just to name a few, Tre, Nicole, Kory, and I am sorry and regret that I am not sure of the gentleman's name that served me wine on your balcony above the waterfall. I believe his name was Carlos or Jose. I hope that you will let them know how fabulous they are.
July 21, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by LE123 Not happy
This was not a good stay at all. I was given a standard room though I had reserved a deluxe. When I complained, I was handed two bottles of water and a robe and told that I now had a deluxe room. An iPhone clock and wifi were later added after I asked.
September 4, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by tider Great location
Perfect hotel for Costa Mesa
July 26, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by zanna124 Hotel has NO HOT WATER
I checked into this hotel on Friday morning. On Sunday afternoon, I went on a 5 mile hike, came back at 7:30 pm dusty and needing a shower. After waiting several minutes... no hot water. I got dressed, went down to the front desk only to be told there was a hot water outage. The manager claimed guests were notified, and could not explain why I was not notified of the outage. I invited him to send a staff person up to my room to find the alleged notification, but he declined. I NEVER HEARD OF A BUSINESS HOTEL WITH NO HOT WATER. The manager had some advance notice-- I would have checked out in the morning, had I known the extent of the problem ( a 12 hour outage!!!), which is probably why they didn't tell anyone. I've stayed at Westins nearly every week for the last year, and am baffled at how this could happen. The manager claimed he didn't have authority to refund the charge for this night. I am NOT paying for a hotel with no hot water. I am cancelling my future Westin reservations and will happily find a hotel with hot water and competent management.
April 21, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by GGGG Low Standards
The room was not clean and not cleaned thoroughly each day. Loud noise early in the morning, 6am, created by hotel service staff.
Refused service in the restaurant because staff wanted to leave early.
Poor dining options.
December 19, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by DenverDiva Excellent Hotel!
Great rooms, fantastic gym and pool, outstanding service.
July 25, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by alberthkim Loud maintenance outside door till 10pm
First night at the hotel was fine but the second evening I come to my room around 7p to see and a hear being dryed out or something with an industrial sized fan. There was a sign warning about asbestos which didn't make me feel very good. I was in my room relaxing but since the machine was running right across from me it was really bothersome. I understand maintenance has to be done in a while, which is why I didn't call until 9 or so asking when it'll finish. The service express desk person said it'll be finished shortly and sure enough the fan stops and she calls back confirming it's gone. I thought things were fine until around 10p there is a lot of clinging and clanging and they're disassembling something. It went for more than 10 min and so I called again asking if it's really finished and to inform the manager that it is bothersome to have loud maintenance at 10pm.
I got a note from the manager later that night apologizing and to accept a gift of points. I checked my account and no extra points were given.
Again, I understand maintenance is needed and I don't want to talk down on a hotel for doing that, but overall I didn't have the most pleasant experience here.
July 24, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Stevestu Not the best Westin
I only stay at Westin hotels around the country. This hotel is below average. Showers need updating - room smelled old.
Staff not nearly as nice as other Westin hotels.
just not up to par
December 9, 2011
Rated 4 out of 5 by GooBee Nice place. Met my needs.
Hotel is lovely. Rooms very clean. In room coffee pot didn't work. Telephone next to bed didn't work. Charged me (twice) for wireless Internet despite my SPG level.
March 18, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Rosegoup The staff was fabulous.
It was our anniversary and they sent us complimentary champagne and fruit to our room. Also comped parking. We would stay here again.
December 23, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Sarah42 Peaceful and Relaxing
I've stayed at the Westin South Coast Plaza many times for work but recently stayed for the first time with my children for a nice weekend getaway. The rooms are comfortable and I always sleep well. On this trip, we ate a wonderful dinner in the hotel restaurant. We ordered room service for breakfast which was delicious. It was a really nice stay and my kids enjoyed it as well. It's close to the airport, beach, shopping and so much more. The staff is warm and friendly. The hotel is beautiful and peaceful.
July 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Krimey Wonderful Stay!
Convenient Location, Great Staff, Comfy Beds, Warm Pool...what more could you ask for?? We love this hotel
April 25, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Grammy50 Housekeeping
Housekeeping never came the first day, I returned to my room in the evening to find an unmade bed, etc.
December 7, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Tina37 love the remodel
but would expect the towels to be updated too... they are getting a little rough and road weary.
August 6, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by KS1973 Great location to Orange County Airport
Very convenient location to Orange County airport. Books up fast so book ahead. Close to most of the Costa Mesa businesses and shopping mall.
Comfortable rooms, always feel safe.
Bathrooms could use some updating and better amenities.
I really like the coffee shop on site. They are fast and have good snacks.
Front desk staff are not always up to speed with policies and don't always recognize your status.
July 14, 2014