Located in the heart of the business district, Costa Mesa Marriott is just blocks from South Coast Plaza and Segerstrom Center for the Arts and just minutes from John Wayne Airport.

Off the San Diego Freeway, this hotel is 2.5 miles from the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. Contemporary-styled rooms offer free WiFi, desks, flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels, minifridges and coffeemakers. Suites add separate living areas and microwaves.

This modern extended-stay property is 6.5 miles from Huntington Beach Pier and 9.1 miles from Disney California Adventure.

This all-suite hotel is 12 minutes' walk from Serrano Creek Park and 1.6 miles from the Irvine Metrolink Station. Upscale studios and 2-bedroom suites feature full kitchens and dining areas.

Hotels in Orange County or known as the OC

Most hotel properties listed in this section range from small budget friendly or family hotels that cater to groups or business travelers to ultra high end luxurious resorts near the famous coastline that cater to the wealthy celebrity clientle. Many hotel properties listed in this area are from the Hilton, Sheraton, Ritz Carlton, JW Marriott, Marriott Hotels, Residence Inn by Marriott, Courtyard by Marriott, Choice Hotels, Days Inn, Holiday Inn and Hyatt.

Orange County in this section covers the areas of Fountain Valley, Cyress, Buena Park, Irvine, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa, San Clemente, Riverside and Ontario. Hotel rates for the area can start as low as $87 a night not including tax or parking fees and go high to between $1,500 to $3,000 a night. The Laguna Niguel area of the OC features hotel properties Montage and the Ritz Carlton. Huntington Beach Pier is home to the Vans US Open of Surfing competition. The Block shopping center is on of the largest outdoor malls in California.

Orange County is famous for surfing and beaches from Huntington Beach, Laguna Niguel, Newport Beach and San Clemente. Orange County has been made famous by the TV series the Real Housewives of the OC on Bravo Network. The Irvine Spectrum is a half way point between LA and San Diego and features shopping, dining and movies within a large business network home to mobile supplier Verizon Wireless. Beach parking can be crowded in Orange County and the closer your hotel is to the beach the easier it will be to access. The youth sports activities in Orange County are tremendous and competitive.

Traffic is heavy in the OC in the mornings from 6am-9am and in the afternoon hours from 3pm-7pm. Most cogestion runs from Newport Beach and where the 5 freeway and 405 freeway join together. The major freeways running through Orange County are the 5 freeway toward San Diego, the San Diego 405 freeway and the 55 freeway that takes you to Newport Beach. Fishing out of Newport Harbor is big business in the area. Knott's Berry Farm, Medieval Knights and the Wax Museum are major attractions in Buena Park. City of Commerce has its own hotel and shopping center and their are casinos just off the 5 freeway heading toward San Diego. Home prices range from the high 300k to well over 10 million dollar range. UC Irvine and Cal State Fullerton are the major university's in the Orange County area. Trinity Broadcasting Network's headquarters,The Crystal Cathedral.

Downtown is always where you want to be. Any Downtown: Fullerton, Santa Ana, Brea, Orange, Laguna Beach, Huntington Beach. If a city doesn't have a downtown, it's probably not worth bothering with. HB is a world unto itself, Santa Ana is funkier, Orange (by the Circle) is quainter, Brea is posher (and smaller), Laguna is artier (especially during Pageant of the Masters), and Fullerton is crawling with college students even when Cal State isn't in session.