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The Resort At Pelican Hill
9.0 Excellent

5.4 mi from city centre, Newport Beach Show on map

ExcellentBased on 188 reviews
9.0

Located in Newport Beach, Resort at Pelican Hill is within a 20-minute drive of John Wayne Airport and offers an outdoor pool. It provides 5-star accommodation and views of the ocean.

Quality Inn and Suites Huntington Beach
7.6 Good

3.6 mi from city centre, Huntington Beach Show on map

GoodBased on 358 reviews
7.6

Boasting an outdoor pool, Quality Inn & Suites Huntington Beach - Fountain Valley is located in Huntington Beach and provides charming accommodation. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

Visalia Apartment #873932 by RedAwning

3.5 mi from city centre, Costa Mesa Show on map

Located in Costa Mesa, Visalia Apartment 873932 by RedAwning is within a 10-minute drive of John Wayne Airport and provides a swimming pool. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet throughout the property.

Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel
9.5 Excellent

0.8 mi from city centre, Newport Beach Show on map

ExcellentBased on 250 reviews
9.5

Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel is situated in Newport Beach and is close to the area's well-known attractions. It also provides a rooftop terrace, a sun deck and a ticket service.

B5 Gorgeous Modern Home In Prime Location With Ac And Backyard
8.5 Excellent

1.0 mi from city centre, Newport Beach Show on map

ExcellentBased on 11 reviews
8.5

Gorgeous Modern Home in Prime Location with AC 5 provides a comfortable setting when in Newport Beach. Those staying at the property can also enjoy free Wi-Fi during their stay.

Park Plaza Apartment #876088 Apts

1.1 mi from city centre, Irvine Show on map

Park Plaza Apartment 876088 by RedAwning provides a comfortable setting while in Irvine. It also offers a swimming pool and free Wi-Fi.

Extended Stay America - Orange County - John Wayne Airport
6.7 Good

5.2 mi from city centre, Newport Beach Show on map

GoodBased on 687 reviews
6.7

Just a 10-minute car trip from John Wayne Airport, Extended Stay America Orange County - John Wayne Airport provides convenient and comfortable accommodation. Apartments are air conditioned and a wireless internet connection is included free of charge.

The Salty Dog
9.1 Excellent

1.9 mi from city centre, Newport Beach Show on map

ExcellentBased on 21 reviews
9.1

The Salty Dog provides a comfortable setting when in Newport Beach. It is also set within a five-minute walk of Balboa Fun Zone.

Comfort inn & Suites Huntington Beach
7.3 Good

4.6 mi from city centre, Huntington Beach Show on map

GoodBased on 778 reviews
7.3

Boasting an outdoor heated pool and a Jacuzzi, Comfort Inn & Suites Huntington Beach is situated in Huntington Beach and provides traditional accommodation. Guests can also make use of free Wi-Fi.

Tips for booking a Costa Mesa hotel

Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:June
Average price in Costa Mesa:$182/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$17/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Monday
$130 - $399
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$126 - $175
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Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel
9.5 Excellent

0.8 mi from city centre, Newport Beach Show on map

Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel is situated in Newport Beach and is close to the area's well-known attractions. It also provides a rooftop terrace, a sun deck and a ticket service.

2
Comfort inn & Suites Huntington Beach
7.3 Good

4.6 mi from city centre, Huntington Beach Show on map

Boasting an outdoor heated pool and a Jacuzzi, Comfort Inn & Suites Huntington Beach is situated in Huntington Beach and provides traditional accommodation. Guests can also make use of free Wi-Fi.

3
The Resort At Pelican Hill
9.0 Excellent

5.4 mi from city centre, Newport Beach Show on map

Located in Newport Beach, Resort at Pelican Hill is within a 20-minute drive of John Wayne Airport and offers an outdoor pool. It provides 5-star accommodation and views of the ocean.

4
Quality Inn and Suites Huntington Beach
7.6 Good

3.6 mi from city centre, Huntington Beach Show on map

Boasting an outdoor pool, Quality Inn & Suites Huntington Beach - Fountain Valley is located in Huntington Beach and provides charming accommodation. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

5
Extended Stay America - Orange County - John Wayne Airport
6.7 Good

5.2 mi from city centre, Newport Beach Show on map

Just a 10-minute car trip from John Wayne Airport, Extended Stay America Orange County - John Wayne Airport provides convenient and comfortable accommodation. Apartments are air conditioned and a wireless internet connection is included free of charge.

Cheapest hotels in Costa Mesa, California

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Extended Stay America - Orange County - John Wayne Airport
6.7 Good

5.2 mi from city centre, Newport Beach Show on map

Just a 10-minute car trip from John Wayne Airport, Extended Stay America Orange County - John Wayne Airport provides convenient and comfortable accommodation. Apartments are air conditioned and a wireless internet connection is included free of charge.

$89
Avg. per night
Quality Inn and Suites Huntington Beach
7.6 Good

3.6 mi from city centre, Huntington Beach Show on map

Boasting an outdoor pool, Quality Inn & Suites Huntington Beach - Fountain Valley is located in Huntington Beach and provides charming accommodation. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

$96
Avg. per night
Comfort inn & Suites Huntington Beach
7.3 Good

4.6 mi from city centre, Huntington Beach Show on map

Boasting an outdoor heated pool and a Jacuzzi, Comfort Inn & Suites Huntington Beach is situated in Huntington Beach and provides traditional accommodation. Guests can also make use of free Wi-Fi.

$100
Avg. per night
Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel
9.5 Excellent

0.8 mi from city centre, Newport Beach Show on map

Bay Shores Peninsula Hotel is situated in Newport Beach and is close to the area's well-known attractions. It also provides a rooftop terrace, a sun deck and a ticket service.

$159
Avg. per night
Visalia Apartment #873932 by RedAwning

3.5 mi from city centre, Costa Mesa Show on map

Located in Costa Mesa, Visalia Apartment 873932 by RedAwning is within a 10-minute drive of John Wayne Airport and provides a swimming pool. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet throughout the property.

$171
Avg. per night
B5 Gorgeous Modern Home In Prime Location With Ac And Backyard
8.5 Excellent

1.0 mi from city centre, Newport Beach Show on map

Gorgeous Modern Home in Prime Location with AC 5 provides a comfortable setting when in Newport Beach. Those staying at the property can also enjoy free Wi-Fi during their stay.

$180
Avg. per night
Park Plaza Apartment #876088 Apts

1.1 mi from city centre, Irvine Show on map

Park Plaza Apartment 876088 by RedAwning provides a comfortable setting while in Irvine. It also offers a swimming pool and free Wi-Fi.

$221
Avg. per night
The Resort At Pelican Hill
9.0 Excellent

5.4 mi from city centre, Newport Beach Show on map

Located in Newport Beach, Resort at Pelican Hill is within a 20-minute drive of John Wayne Airport and offers an outdoor pool. It provides 5-star accommodation and views of the ocean.

$500
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Costa Mesa

2 stars and under

$89 - $159

$96
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$100
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Best prices found by HotelsCombined users in the past 24 hours.

Where to stay in Costa Mesa

About Costa Mesa

Costa Mesa features sun-drenched beaches and a laid-back lifestyle, while keeping you close to Los Angeles’ biggest attractions. Spend your days strolling along wooden piers, visiting world-class art galleries or relaxing on the beach.

Things to do

Head to Newport Beach, a golden stretch of sand dotted with family-friendly attractions like the Newport Beach Pier and Balboa Fun Zone amusement park. Huntington Beach is another local favourite, with a pier that stretches over 500 metres into the Pacific Ocean.

One of California's top cultural attractions, the Orange County Museum of Art showcases a treasure trove of contemporary paintings, sculptures and photography. The Irvine Museum Collection is another Orange County institution, highlighting American Impressionist art inspired by the sun-drenched Californian landscape.

Located within John Wayne Airport, the Lyon Air Museum is a must-visit attraction for aviation enthusiasts. It's housed in a repurposed hangar and is filled with vintage aircraft, military automobiles and flight memorabilia. Highlights include WWII aircraft like the B-17 "Flying Fortress" and the Cessna O-1E “Birddog”.

Feel like stretching your legs? Spend a few hours exploring the Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve. The lush park is laced with scenic hiking trails popular with birdwatchers. Pack your binoculars and learn more about local species at the interpretive centre.

Getting around

The best way to explore Costa Mesa and Orange Country is by car. The community is 60 kilometres from Los Angeles, with the drive taking approximately 40 minutes. You can also catch public transport to downtown Los Angeles in around two hours.

Costa Mesa travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Costa Mesa?

    Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, John Wayne Air is a very popular hotel in Costa Mesa with a score of 8.4 from 919 reviews. Holiday Inn Express Newport Beach (8.5 from 505 reviews) and The Resort At Pelican Hill (9.1 from 187 reviews) are also highly rated Costa Mesa hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel near South Coast Plaza?

    Costa Mesa Charming Home - Homestay is a popular hotel near South Coast Plaza that is highly recommended, with a score of 8.8 across 39 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel in Costa Mesa near Segerstrom Center for the Arts?

    Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel is the hotel close to Segerstrom Center for the Arts that is most recommended by HotelsCombined users, with 542 reviews rating it at 9.1/10.

  • Is there a good hotel near OC Fair & Event Center?

    351 HotelsCombined reviews of Best Western Plus Newport Mesa Inn score it 8.4/10, making it a highly recommended hotel near OC Fair & Event Center.

  • How much do hotels in Costa Mesa cost?

    The average price of a hotel in Costa Mesa is $146 per night, based on the last 3 days’ data.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Costa Mesa?

    $59/night is the cheapest price found for a hotel in Costa Mesa by HotelsCombined users over the last 72 hours.

  • How much is a hotel in Costa Mesa tonight?

    Prices for a hotel in Costa Mesa tonight are about $92 on average, but HotelsCombined users have found prices as low as $64 for tonight in the last 3 days.