Casa Tropicana, A Boutique Beachfront Inn

610 Avenida Victoria at the pier, San Clemente, CA 92672-5372 USA (Show map)
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About

Escape to paradise at our Romantic Inn in San Clemente, CA. The Casa Tropicana is a romantic Orange County boutique hotel where you can soothe your body, mind and soul. Enjoy sun-drenched beaches, charming old-town shops and stunning sunsets, steps from your door. Our boutique hotel is comprised of ten rooms, providing guests with an intimate home away from home. Each casita has its own distinct personality, inspired by the Spanish colonial architecture and beachy charm of the surrounding area. For your convenience, Wi-Fi, beach towels, umbrellas, and beach chairs are provided. "Stylish, Beach-Inspired"- Sunset Magazine

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Overall
4.5

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.0

Im a Lucky Lucky girl

5 on December 07, 2009

All I have to say is my thoughtful, Romantic, and just plain sweet boyfriend surprised me with a trip to San Clemente and this incredible hotel---the owners are truly lovely people who gave us a tour of their B and B (wow)--- a perfect room(lovely) including fridge (w/goodys) and a tub for two ---just the atmosphere alone can bring a smile---we're so going back soon--did I mention its by the beach too!!! A+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++


A great weekend

3.8 on October 20, 2008

We stayed at Casa for an weekend for a getaway. The weather was wonderful, the room very comfortable, the ocean air and views fanstatic. We had a great time!


Loved it!

5 on August 09, 2008

My husbund and I spent our 2nd anniversary here. The location is amazing! Everything is pretty much at your fingertips. The beach/pier/resturants and just steps away. The room was beautiful! The staff was very friendly and everything was super clean. We will definetly be back!


Wedding & Honeymoon

4.8 on June 06, 2008

We flew to San Clemente from the mid-west to get married. We resided in the gorgeous Casablanca Penthouse! When we arrived there was a bottle of wine waiting in our room and for our wedding night, champagne! It was great experience! Our innkeeper actually located a minister for us and we were married on the patio of the penthouse at sunset! I highly recommend this B&B to everyone.


A Great Romantic Getaway

3.8 on May 18, 2008

We also did not have reservations. The man at the desk check us in quickly and gave us a garage opener so that we could park our car in a free secured lot just around the corner. The room (Casa Arena) was very nicely decorated: DVD, flat screen TV, beautiful four-post bed and pillow top duvet - extremely comfortable! The pillows were a bit flimsy. Next time I'll bring my own. The room had a nice view of the ocean - but is partially blocked by the staircase. The bathroom is showing its age..but was still very clean and charming. The jacuzzi tub is built for two, but the jets were not very strong and the hot water comes out slow. The inn provided two comfy robes. The outside patio areas are extremely inviting and is a very romantic spot to watch the sun set. Overall, my husband and I were extremely happy with room accomodations. Now, let me preface the rest of my review with the fact that I am a bit of a food snob. The inn has baskets of packaged foods in your room, for you to eat and snack on. (Famous Amos cookies, bear claws, Hostess muffins, Wheat Thins, BabyBell cheese, Dole fruit cups, Yoplait yogurt, Quaker granola bars). Now, my husband couldn't have cared less, but with all the attention to detail in the rooms, I guess I expected a little more effort with the food. I felt they could provide a much more personal and fresh breakfast with just a tiny bit more effort. For example, fresh fruit, maybe some muffins/pastries from a local bakery, etc...As for the munchie bar mentioned on their site...it is baskets of fruit and hot coffee, tea bags and cocoa packets available all day long. To end on a good note, they stock your room fridge with water, juice, wine and champagne that is included with the price of the room. Overall, I would definitely go back, as the room and ambience outweighed my disappointment with the food.


beautiful at the beach

4.6 on November 06, 2007

This was a nice little suprise for us. We did not have reservations as we were just driving the coast midweek and happened to stop to check out the pier. My husband and I stay in b&bs all of the time and are always excited to check out new locations. This one did not disappoint. Our room casa estrayamar was emaculate and very comfy-cozy. The bed was great and I slept like a log! The outdoor patio gives you a full view of the ocean and is a great place to chill out with a book or a glass of wine. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. We will recommend this place to friends and family and hope to come back ourselves soon!


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Rooms & Rates

Casita Estrellamar

Casita Estrellamar Little House of Starfish Wonderfully decorated in serene seashore tones, subtle textures, this rooms offers a gracious ocean view and an immense king-sized bed. Relax to the echoes of the ocean from your plush perch in our little house of stars where you can enjoy the sights and sounds of surf, sand and sky.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Casita Arena

Casita Arena Little House of Sand You'll immediately unwind surrounded by subtle sand-hued walls accented with a mix of bright coral, pink and bold green accents. Enjoy the infinite ocean views from the four-poster bed draped in soft sheer cotton that envelops you in a tropical, romantic experience. Walk onto the deck to embrace the ocean views and sublime sunsets.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Casita Azahar

Casita Azahar Little House of Orange Blossom Designed with natural bamboo textures, drift wood accents and rich orange blossom colors to create a warm contemporary feel, you'll immediately take on the laid-back attitude of the beach in our Little House of Orange Blossom. This graceful ocean view room with a romantic fireplace offers easy access to our lounging deck and amazing ocean views.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Casita en Fuego

Casita en Fuego Little House a Fire Rich, red accents are paired with neutral tones in this romantic and relaxing room. Cuddle up on the plush queen bed and watch the flickering fireplace flame or the high def flat-screen. You'll love this mellow space and the dreamy blend of comfort, style and luxury it evokes.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Casita del Sol

Casita del Sol Little House of the Sun This sophisticated room gives homage to "el Sol" with balmy sun-washed walls that frame bold California local artwork. Crisp linens and clean lines accentuate the contemporary and romantic setting. Saunter a few steps onto the shared decks and immerse yourself in endless views of the Pacific Ocean and San Clemente beachlife. Kich back, read a book, doze, or enjoy a glass of wine at sunset.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Casita Clemente

Casita Clemente House of Clemente The spacious San Clemente room is filled with deep warm finishes of green and browns, vintage San Clemente posters and tropical accents. You?ll never want to leave this inviting and open space featuring a comfortable sitting area with sofa and a small wet bar. But we encourage you to grab your drink and step just outside the door to enjoy boundless ocean views from the lounging deck.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Casa Bahama

Casa Bahama House of Bahama A spacious and comfortable suite infused with the laid back, island feel of tropical fabrics and warm, rattan furniture. The perfect setting to unwind. Casa Bahama includes two queen bedrooms, a kitchenette and a large sitting area for meeting up and chilling out. Perfect for a long beach vacation getaway. Relax and stay a while.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Casa del Rey

Casa del Rey House of the King This spectacular room offers space, privacy and ocean views! Sliding glass doors open onto your large, private deck, featuring a relaxing Jacuzzi tub, outdoor wet bar and limitless Southern California skies. Sweeping ocean views from the king four-poster bed and a romantic fireplace make this the ultimate in luxury and romance. The Casa del Rey is fit for a king and perfect for that special occasion getaway.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Casita del Playa

Casita del Playa Little Beach House Seaside blues and tan neutrals make this room a serene little space with a Mediterranean vibe. Cozy up by the fireplace or relax in a comfortable, overstuffed chair. This handsome room is decorated with custom-made driftwood accents and a bamboo canopy.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Casa de Patron

Bring your family and make this attractively decorated private suite your own 2,500 square foot beach home for a week or a month! Enjoy a full kitchen with large cooktop island, formal (for the beach!) dining room, and a striking ocean view living room with double sliding glass doors and a romantic fireplace. The private 450 square foot deck with built in BBQ has infinite 180% Pacific Ocean views to enjoy. Watch for dolphins, seagulls, and a heightened taste for life. This suite has two bedrooms, two 1/2 baths, and sleeps up to six for an amazing beach vacation just steps from the ocean.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6

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Location

Location Type

Ocean Front, Pier View, Oceanfront, Oceanview, Small town, Tropical

Airport

Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne Intl.) 20 miles

Directions to property:

Exit Avenida Paliziada from S. I-5-right, El Camino Real-left,Del Mar-right, head west to beach and pier, on left just passed pier

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park, World Class Surfing, Mexico, Disneyland, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Dana Point Harbor, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Vineyard, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Spa, Boutique Hotel

On-site amenities

Fax Machine , Ocean View Decks, Room Service, Fine Dining Restaurant on main floor, Walk to Historic Old San Clemente, Stuffed Beach Bags, Miles of Sandy Beach

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Mountain Bike trails, Fine Dining, Shopping, Authentic Mexican Cuisine, Lazing on the beach, Surfing, Boogie Boarding, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:30 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No NON-SMOKING PROPERTY
  • Drinking Allowed: Outside only
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required We offer lodging for pets and their people in Casa del Rey.
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night minimum on most weekends and some holidays-some 3 night minimums
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: One night plus tax.
  • Cancellations: A 50% deposit of your stay is required at the time of booking to guarantee your reservation. You may cancel your reservation up to 14 days prior to your arrival and your deposit will be refunded less a $75 cancellation fee for each room booked. Cancellations made within 14 days of arrival will result in a forfeiture of the deposit paid at the time of booking. Cancellations made within 72 hours of arrival will result in a charge for the total stay to the credit card on file.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Marjorie

Languages spoken

Spanglish, English

Resident Pets

2 adult children

About the innkeepers

Camping, hunting, desert dirt bike riding (motorcycles), water sports, tennis, scuba diving, traveling, fishing.

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Meals

Breakfast

Generous Continental

  • Time Served: Anytime
  • Serving Location: Ocean View Decks, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Vegetarian


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