Rated 4 out of 5 by sully123 Great location but lacking local visitor information
Although the hotel is in a great location with close proximity to area attractions and beaches, I was not able to find any literature or visitor information at the hotel. There were no maps, brochures, or visitor guides available. This made finding things to see and do difficult.
July 14, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Bob38 Great location near OC airport
This is a nice hotel with a very good restaurant. Parking is a little expensive for the area and they have no Club Floor so it does not measure up with other SPG properties in the area with the exception of location.
July 13, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by mhoffman Green initiative
Do not elect to take the green initiative. I did in order to receive additional SPG points and my room was only "cleaned" once during my five day stay. No clean towels/sheets is unacceptable of a starwood hotel and should never be an option given to guests.
July 10, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by DAHLIA July 4th weekend
excels for service, great poolside service
July 7, 2014
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 4 out of 5 by Thumper47 Recent stay
After planning an anniversary night out for my wife, I assured some type of recognition from the hotel. That did not happen even after the mention when booking. Very surprised at the lack of detail.
July 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by LeoG44 Great Hotel for Pets
I travel with a pet and the Westin accommodate dogs so well. There is a park nearby and the dog loved the quiet walks. Recommend if you have a dog with you.
July 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Denverdoug Great stay
Absolutely nothing to complain about. Typical Westin. Don't forget to visit the wonderful pool on the second floor and enjoy a drink at the bar that has a view of a most incredible fountain outside in the courtyard. One of the greatest malls short walk away, as are all of the many theatre, symphony and other art options.
July 6, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Tige Internet
Internet charges are excessive
July 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by TaylorsMom Great location
We stayed here while our son played in a baseball tournament around the area. Great location - convenient to Irvine, Orange County, Costa Mesa baseball fields. Room was a little smaller than expected, but everything else was top notch. Service was great, friendly and
attentive. Parking is expensive - $24 - $36 per night. Pool was warm. Mall is just across the bridge - very convenient.
July 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Isita Great hotel!
I appreciated the friendliness of the staff!
July 2, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by DanielleColorado Great Facilities and Friendly Staff
This was a great location in Orange County for business. Proximity to restaurants, shopping and transportation was outstanding. The hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. The facilities was very visually pleasing and great architecture around the hotel as well. The food was delicious, but over priced and the rooms were very comfortable but a bit out dated.
July 1, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Liilinapa Great Stay
I was most impressed by the attention of the staff and the inclusion of a Heavenly Bed package for my dog.
July 1, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by groggi The hotel has great service.
My husband and I had a nice stay at this hotel. However, to me it fell a little short from some of the other Westin Hotels. Overall, it was a nice weekend getaway. I do have to say the staff was great!
June 30, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Deals61 room furniture was worn down
Room needs updating-very tired looking
June 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by ccfromberkeley A perfect stay
Great person checking us in --friendly, efficient and helpful. DELICIOUS room service, and really comfortable rooms.
While I did not get to use the lobby amenities (the garden with the waterfall) I certainly look forward to doing so next visit as it was so inviting.
Altogether a pleasure.
I was there on the fifth night of a three-city business trip so was tired and tired of being in hotels. This property provided a welcome respite and truly refreshing stay.
June 28, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Carolyn4 close to everything
Stayed overnight to facilitate a seminar for convenience. Check in and out was a breeze and I rested well. Food at banquet was average. The rest of my experience was excellent
June 27, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Jancie Hotel needs new towels!
We always enjoy our stays at Westin .. the staff was incredible. Greetings both at the door, the front desk and the bartender was all very friendly and helpful.
The one complaint we have is the bathroom towels were terrible..very worn and sad looking. We choose not to have room service each day but wound up with these towelsand no where to hang them to dry. i did not shower the day we left..wet towel..ick!
June 26, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by TexasTatum Everything is great EXCEPT the gym
Wonderful Westin unless you like to work out in the morning. The gym is way too small for the hotel. You often have to wait for machines. Perfect other than that.
June 25, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Guest1K Great Staff
Friendly & helpful staff. Front desk staff is knowledgeable & accommodating. Great restaurant.
June 21, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Saber Anaheim
We like it and it was very comfortable.
I recommend car self parking should be FREE for hotel residents (guests).
Also. reduce your food prices.
June 18, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by travel66 Reception
From the reception desk, (the red head lady that checked me in, wish I knew her name) to my departure,the staff was thoughtful. Assisting with information was greatly appreciated. Can only improve have a club lounge for gold and platinum members. Thank you
June 16, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Floridavistor Good visit
friendly professional staff ...great bed
June 16, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by SPGTravel7 Dissappointing Westin
I'm working in the area and this is the closest Starwood property. The main thing that annoyed me was the lack of consistent hot water in the shower, it was a battle everymorning between luke warm or sudden burning water. There was no breakfast or lounge. Little SPG recognition upon checking in. Excluded from SPG promotions. Uncomfortable & old bed. Outdated rooms. And overcharged 2 days of Valet when I did not use it.
Overall a very dissappointing stay - the only reason I'd come back would be for the SPG points, otherwise I'd choose one of the competitor hotels in the area.
June 13, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by BusinessNYC Fine - except no advance notice of water outage, and then work overran
Typical Westin for the most part, - which means good in my book. Just one real irritation. I turned up late on the Sunday night to find that there was no water until 6am the next morning. The note at reception was dated the day before, but they had made no attempt to contact guests to inform us. Not sure if the receptionists' offer of free water bottles was meant as a joke, but it was in slightly bad taste. It was too late to switch hotel... then the water ended up not coming back until 08:30am the next day. Not a good work day followed. First time this hotel has not had any water that I have heard of, but several colleagues have complained of no hot water on previous days. Be warned...
June 6, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by peanut12 this hotel has great features and the stay was pleasent
We did not eat in the hotel...price was to high, especially since having lots of competition around. Beautiful hotel, up keeping and smell was FANTASTIC!!!
June 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Sheric Staff was attentive
The hotel has a very nice lobby area, and the staff are very hospitable. We were there for a girls softball tournament, and it is definitely more of a corporate hotel....but the staff was tolerant and patient, and very helpful! We got good recommendations for meals, and a very great rate. Thank you for accommodating our group.
June 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by STM21 Friendly & Convenient
We had a family gathering and this hotel worked out so well as a central and convenient gathering place. The hotel staff is friendly and helpful. Good choice. The hotel was very busy the weekend we were there, but the hotel was staffed well for it.
June 2, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Myrna10 World Class Welcome!
The Team at the Westin Costa Mesa strikes a perfect balance between warm and professional.
Great location, beautiful property and OUTSTANDING TEAM!
May 31, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by jchriswo Excellent, attentive staff
I stayed at this hotel over Memorial Day Weekend 2014. I arranged what I thought would be a complex stay, with different family members arriving and departing at different times. I booked the room, knowing that all my family members were arriving at the hotel before I was. I arranged with the hotel to let them check in early. The staff at the hotel handled these issues with ease. When I arrived late in the evening, the rest of my group had already checked in and were relaxing in their rooms. Easy.
One member of my group also took the airport shuttle to and from the airport and said she had wonderful service from the driver.
The staff were attentive to our needs, and fulfilled our requests without any problems. The front desk, valet, and airport shuttle staff all provided excellent service. We had a wonderful weekend, thanks to the staff at the Westin South Coast Plaza. Thank you!
May 29, 2014