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Hotels Close to Soka University in Aliso Viejo

We invite you to visit our beautiful campus in Aliso Viejo, CA.  We've listed local hotels below for your convenience. Directions to the campus. Other helpful information:

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Hotels (by distance from SUA)

Please check with hotels for the most recent pricing and be sure to ask if they offer a Soka University rate!  Hotel rates change periodically.  If you find an error on this page, please let us know at info@soka.edu.  Thank you!
 
See also: concerthotels.com, hotel-guides.usahotel.info or hotels-rates.com  for more hotel information and  http://www.iloveinns.com  for information about Bed & Breakfasts in Laguna Beach and Dana Point.  See www.airstreamcoach.com for recreational vehicle rental.


Renaissance ClubSport Hotel
50 Enterprise
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
(949) 643-6700 or 1-800-HOTELS-1

SUA's closest hotel opened in 2008 just 2.6 miles from campus.  Renaissance ClubSport Hotel has 174 spacious guestrooms and luxury suites with oversized spa-style baths, cordless phones, free high speed internet access, ihome CD player, LodgeNet Video and business services.  Have a massage at the Spa, shop at the Boutique, and enjoy the Citrus Fresh Grill with American and Tropical-Fusion cuisine. For SUA rate, click link above.

Directions to campus:  Go northwest on Enterprise to Pacific Park Dr., turn left on to Pacific Park Dr. and travel approximately 1.2 miles to Wood Canyon Dr., turn right and travel 1.1 miles to Soka University main entrance.  Allow 5 minutes drive time.

Ayres Hotel
24341 El Toro Road
Laguna Woods
1 (800) 594-8412 | (949) 588-0131 | Fax: (949) 588-1935

Located at Moulton Parkway and El Toro Road about 1 mile west of the Interstate 5, about 4 miles from campus. Complimentary full breakfast, fruit and gourmet cookies. Heated pool and whirlpool, pillowtop mattresses, refrigerator and microwave in rooms. Two restaurants within walking distance.  Free van service to and from John Wayne Airport. Request van service at time of reservation.  Please ask for Soka University rate.

Directions to campus: Turn right onto El Toro Road from parking lot (west), turn left onto Aliso Creek Road, right onto Glenwood Drive (which becomes Pacific Park Drive), then right onto Wood Canyon Drive. Campus will be ahead one mile on the right side of the road.  Turn right on University Drive.  Allow about 8 minutes drive time to campus. 

The Hills Hotel
25205 La Paz Rd
Laguna Hills
(949) 851-0166

Located at the Interstate 5 and La Paz offramp, about 5 miles from campus. Enjoy Soliel, a full service gourmet restaurant, Charlie's Bar and Lounge, a sparkling heated pool, complimentary in-room wireless high-speed Internet or an in-lobby computer station. Free parking, free shuttle service to and from John Wayne airport.  Ask for Soka University rate

Directions to campus from hotel: Take La Paz west (right turn out of hotel) to Pacific Park Drive. Right on Pacific Park Drive, then left on Wood Canyon Drive. Campus will be on your right side after about one mile. Allow about 10 minutes drive time to campus.

Fairfield Inn, Mission Viejo
26328 Oso Parkway
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 582-7100

Located at the intersection of I-5 and Oso Parkway, approximately 5.3 miles from campus.  Newly renovated hotel includes guest rooms, lobby, fitness center, business center, swimming pool, Whirlpool spa & public areas. Complimentary expanded continental breakfast, free high speed internet, free shuttle to and from campus and within a five-mile radius, free parking and free local calls.  Soka University rate $98 plus tax (through 12/31/14).

Directions to campus from hotel: Take Oso Parkway west, crossing I-5.  Oso will change its name to Pacific Park Drive. Just stay on it until you reach Wood Canyon Drive. Turn left.  Campus will be on your right side after about one mile. Allow about 10 minutes drive time to campus.

Laguna Hills Lodge
23932 Paseo De Valencia
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
1 (800) 468-4470, (949) 830-2550

Located about 5.5 miles from campus, the Laguna Hills Lodge is a 3 diamond AAA hotel at Paseo De Valencia and El Toro Road right off Interstate 5. Amenities include recently remodeled rooms, complimentary continental breakfast, large heated pool and spa, Finnish saunas, state-of-the-art fitness center, exclusive dining discounts at restaurants within walking distance from the Lodge at the Laguna Hills Mall, Mediterranean gardens, free parking and Wi-Fi and 60 channel flat screen TVs.  Soka University's special parent rate is $85 per night. 

Directions to campus from hotel:  Turn right on El Toro Road, turn left on Moulton Pkwy, turn right onto Glenwood Drive which becomes Pacific Park Drive, turn right on Wood Canyon Drive, turn right on University Drive.   Allow about 9 minutes drive time to campus.

Comfort Inn at Irvine Spectrum
23061 Avenida de La Carlota
Laguna Hills
1 (877) 424-6423     (949) 859-0166

Located off the I-5 on Lake Forest Drive.  Near Laguna Hills Mall and about 6 miles from campus. Complimentary deluxe breakfast, wireless internet access, local calls, HBO and 48 channels of cable.  Outdoor pool and spa and many restaurants within walking distance.   Ask about special SUA rates as low as $79.99.

Directions to campus: Turn left from parking lot to Lake Forest Drive, turning left. Proceed to Moulton Parkway, turn left to Glenwood Drive and turn right. Glenwood Drive becomes Pacific Park Drive. Turn right onto Wood Canyon and go one mile. Campus will be on your right.  Allow about 10 minutes drive time to campus.


Courtyard Marriott Laguna Hills
23175 Avenida de la Carlota
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(949) 859-5500 x 634 | FAX (949) 454-2158

Located in the heart of Orange County, near beaches and the Irvine Spectrum Entertainment Mecca.  About 6 miles from campus.  For SUA rate, click link above.

Directions to campus: Turn left from parking lot to Lake Forest Drive, turning left. Proceed to Moulton Parkway, turn left to Glenwood Drive and turn right. Glenwood Drive becomes Pacific Park Drive. Turn right onto Wood Canyon and go one mile. Campus will be on your right.  Allow about 10 minutes drive time to campus.

Quality Inn & Suites Lake Forest
23702 Rockfield Blvd.
Lake Forest, CA. 92630
(949) 458.1900

Conveniently located near Interstate 5 and about 7 miles from SUA.  Soka University rate of just $69.00+tax. Double Queen or Single King room type includes a hot complimentary breakfast with make your own waffles, complimentary internet, complimentary weekday happy hour in lounge area. Onsite Chinese restaurant, McDonalds in parking lot and over 20 restaurants in short walking distance across the street.

Newly renovated hotel has a beautiful lobby with marble floors and nice sitting area. Rooms have refrigerators, microwaves, granite counters and walls in bath and shower area. Pool, spa, and fitness center. A Choice International Hotel. 

Directions to campus: Take Rockfield Blvd. towards Lake Forest Dr., turn left onto Lake Forest Dr. Go to Moulton Parkway and turn left then make a right on Glenwood Dr. (road name changes to Pacific Park Dr.) then turn right on Wood Canyon Dr. and right on University Dr. Arrive at 1 University Dr. on the right.  

Holiday Inn Lake Forest/Irvine Spectrum
23131 Lake Center Drive
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 455-7000

Located just one exit south of the I-5/I-405 intersection, about 8 miles from campus. 148 rooms and suites with refrigerators and microwaves, in-room safes, HD TV, I-Phone docking stations, complimentary WI-FI internet, 24-hour business center, free shuttle within 3 miles upon request, free parking, Aqua restaurant and lounge, heated pool and spa.  Ask for SUA rate: 949.455.7000.

Directions to campus from hotel: Take 5 South to Oso Parkway/Pacific Park exit.  Right on Oso/Pacific Park Drive, then left on Wood Canyon Drive and right on University.

Inn at Laguna Beach
211 North Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 497-9722, 1 (800) 544-4479
Fax: (949) 497-9972
info@innatlagunabeach.com

Located on Pacific Coast Highway on an oceanfront cliff about 8 miles from campus. Next door to the popular Las Brisas restaurant. 70 luxurious rooms, 52 with ocean view, swimming pool, spa and sun terrace. Complimentary continental breakfast.

Directions to campus from hotel: Take Pacific Coast Highway south to Broadway, turn left and continue east as it becomes Laguna Canyon Road. Turn right on El Toro Road, right on Aliso Creek Road, right on Pacific Park Drive and left on Wood Canyon Drive. Allow about 30 minutes drive to campus.

Aliso Creek Inn and Golf Course
31106 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 499-2271

Tucked away in beautiful and picturesque Aliso Canyon, Aliso Creek Inn offers 62 spacious condo style suites, all with full kitchens, living areas, and private patios and is about 9 miles from campus.  The Inn features a 9-hole executive golf course, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, ping pong tables, shuffleboard, and amazing canyon views.  The Canyon Lodge Restaurant serves lunch and dinner Tuesday-Saturday and brunch on Sunday.   The Inn is 500 yards from Aliso Beach and 2.5 miles to downtown Laguna Beach. Ask for the 20% Soka University discount.

Directions to campus:  Head south on Pacific Coast Highway, turn left on Crown Valley Drive, left on Alicia Parkway, left on Aliso Creek Road, then left on Woods Canyon Drive.  End at Soka University.  Allow approximately 20 minutes driving time.

Doubletree Hotel Irvine Spectrum
90 Pacifica
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 471-8888  Fax: (949) 471-8600

Located in Irvine,  the Doubletree Hotel is 7 miles south of the John Wayne Orange County Airport, 1/2 mile from the Irvine Spectrum Entertainment Center and 9 miles north of Soka University. Full service hotel with 252 elegantly appointed guest rooms, restaurant and lounge, swimming pool, whirlpool and fitness center. AAA Diamond rating. Complimentary shuttle service to and from John Wayne Orange County Airport and Irvine Spectrum Entertainment Center. Hotel shuttle service available to and from Soka University at a nominal fee.  Soka University rate: $165 M-Th, $105 Fr-Sun plus 10% tax per night.  (Quote made 4/23/14)
 
Directions to campus: Turn right out of hotel, left onto Alton Parkway, right onto Irvine Center Drive, which eventually becomes Moulton Parkway.  Turn right on Glenwood Drive and continue to Wood Canyon Drive. Turn right on Wood Canyon and go one mile, then right on University.   Drive time: approximately 15 minutes.

Hotel Laguna
425 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 494-1151

Located on Pacific Coast Highway on the beach about 9 miles from campus. Restaurant.

Directions to campus from hotel: Take Pacific Coast Highway north to Broadway, turn right and continue east as it becomes Laguna Canyon Road. Turn right on El Toro Road, right on Aliso Creek Road, right on Pacific Park Drive and left on Wood Canyon Drive. Allow about 30 minutes drive time to campus.

Laguna Brisas Spa Hotel
1600 South Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach
1 (800) 532-7204, (949) 497-7272

Located on Pacific Coast Highway, this seaside hotel on Laguna Beach, is about 9 miles from campus. Ocean views and private balconies, Espresso Bar and Complimentary Breakfast. AAA Diamond Rating. Many amenities.

Directions to campus from hotel: Take Pacific Coast Highway north to Broadway, turn right and continue east as it becomes Laguna Canyon Road. Turn right on El Toro Road, right on Aliso Creek Road, right on Pacific Park Drive and left on Wood Canyon Drive. Allow about 30 minutes drive time to campus.

Surf & Sand Resort
1555 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
1 (800) 837-9255

Located on Pacific Coast Highway on the beach in Laguna Beach about 9 miles from campus. Ocean views and private balconies, restaurant. AAA Four Diamond Award.

Directions to campus from hotel: Take Pacific Coast Highway north to Broadway, turn right and continue east as it becomes Laguna Canyon Road. Turn right on El Toro Road, right on Aliso Creek Road, right on Pacific Park Drive and left on Wood Canyon Drive. Allow about 20 minutes drive time to campus.


The Tides Inn
460 North Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 494-2494

Located in Art Gallery Row just three blocks north of Main Beach in beautiful downtown Laguna Beach about 9 miles from campus.  Cove beaches located across the street, along with art galleries, great shopping, and fine dining within walking distance. Saltwater pool, outdoor BBQ and fireplace, free parking, pet friendly rooms, kitchenettes and no minimum stay. Ask for the Soka University discount.

Directions to campus from hotel: Take Pacific Coast Highway south to Broadway. Turn left and continue east.  Turn right on El Toro Road, right on Aliso Creek Road, right on Pacific Park drive and left on Wood Canyon Drive.  Allow about 20 minutes drive time to campus.

Candlewood Suites Irvine East / Lake Forest
3 South Pointe Drive
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 598-9105

Located off of Bake Parkway and South Pointe Drive about 10 miles from the campus as well as John Wayne Airport.  Newly renovated hotel conveniently situated between the 5 and 405 Highway along with the 241 Toll Road near Irvine Spectrum, Foothill Ranch and Aliso Viejo shopping and entertainment centers. 122 guests rooms and public areas, fully equipped kitchens, flat screen TV’s, DVD/VHS players, complimentary internet, complimentary washers & dryers, fitness center and more. Candlewood Cupboard is conveniently located on the ground floor where guests can purchase food & beverage items.  Ask for the Soka University discounted rate, Daily, Weekly and Monthly rates available.

Directions to campus:  Turn left onto Bake Parkway, left on Irvine Center Drive (which becomes Moulton Parkway), turn right onto Glenwood Drive (which becomes Pacific Park Drive), Turn right onto Wood Canyon Drive, go one mile.  Campus will be on your right side.  Approximately 20 minute drive time.  


Doubletree Guest Suites Doheny Beach
34402 Pacific Coast Highway
Dana Point, CA 92629
1 (800) 801-8461    (949) 661-1100   Fax: (949) 489-0628

Located in beautiful Dana Point about 10 miles south of campus, with a five minute walk to the ocean.  Full service hotel with 195 tow-room suites with microwave oven, refrigerator and two televisions.  Oceanview rooms available.  Restaurant and lounge, swimming pool, whirlpool and fitness center with sauna.  AAA Diamond rating.  Book online with Promotional Code: SUA.

Directions to campus: Turn left out of hotel, left onto Camino Capistrano, north on I-5, north on CA-73 (tollway) toward Long Beach.  Take the Aliso Creek Road exit, left on Aliso Creek, right on Pacific Park Drive, left on Wood Canyon for one mile.  Drive time: approximately 20 minutes depending upon traffic.

The Prominence Hotel and Suites
20768 Lake Forest Drive
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 900-1288  Fax: (949) 900-1299

The newly opened Prominence Hotel and Suites is located the at the border of Lake Forest and Irvine.  The Prominence is 13 miles southeast of the John Wayne Airport, 4 miles east of the Irvine Spectrum Entertainment Center, and 10 miles north of Soka University. Guests will enjoy the convenience of a delicious full cooked to order breakfast and extensive breakfast buffet, in-room computers, unlimited high speed internet, a DVD Player, and Netflix access straight to in-room HD Flat Panel TVs. Guests will also sleep easy knowing our hotel uses environmentally safe housekeeping products and supports green innovations such as premium EcoPure personal care amenities with 100% biodegradable contents and packaging, exclusive EcoMemory Foam Mattresses in our Executive Suites, and much more.  Soka University rates start at $89 plus 10.07% tax per night.

Directions to campus: Turn right out of hotel, and make an immediate u-turn at Dimension continuing for 1.6 miles. Turn left at Trabuco Road where you will continue for 0.8 miles. Turn right at El Toro Road and continue for 1.4 miles. At Muirlands, turn left and continue 1.1 miles. Turn right at Alicia Parkway and continue for 4.3 miles. At Aliso Creek Rd turn right and drive for 0.2 miles. Then take the first left at Wood Canyon Drive and continue for 1.2 miles. Finally turn left at University Circle, and you will reach you destination in 0.2 miles. Drive time: approximately 26 minutes.

Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
33533 Shoreline Drive
Dana Point, CA 92677
(949) 240-2000

Located on a cliff overlooking the ocean about 10 miles from campus. Five Star hotel.  Ocean views and restaurants. Allow about 20 minutes drive time to campus.


Extended StayAmerica - Lake Forest Hotel
20251 Lake Forest Dr
Lake Forest, Ca 92630
(949) 598-1898
Fax: (949) 598-1893

Located at Lake Forest Drive and Rancho Parkway near the 241 Toll Road, Extendedstay Hotel-Lake Forest is about 11 miles from Soka University.  Studio-type rooms with a fully equipped kitchen with cooking utensils.  Coin-operated laundry facility and complimentary coffee and pastries M-F.  Close to restaurants, shops and walking trails.  Daily, weekly and monthly rates beginning at $89.99 per night.

Directions to campus:  Turn right from the parking lot onto Lake Forest Drive.  Continue west until you reach Moulton Parkway and turn left.  Turn right on Glenwood Drive, then right on Wood Canyon Drive and go one mile.  Turn right on University.


Staybridge Suites Irvine East/Lake Forest 
2 Orchard
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 273-5859

Located near the Irvine Spectrum and about 11 miles from campus. Easily accessible to Highways 5 & 405, and toll road 241, and just 14 miles from the John Wayne Orange County Airport (SNA).  Features 128 spacious studio, one bedroom, and two bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens and DVD players.  Rates include: complimentary hot breakfast buffet, complimentary evening Sundowner Reception, complimentary wireless Internet access, complimentary laundry facilities, swimming pool, whirlpool, fitness center, and our Sports Court. The Staybridge Suites is situated within walking distance to the Towne Centre shopping area.   Ask for Soka University rate.

Directions to campus:  Turn right on Bake Parkway, Left on Irvine Center Drive which becomes Moulton Parkway, Turn right on Glenwood Drive which becomes Pacific Park Drive, Turn right on Wood Canyon Drive, go one mile. Campus will be on your right.  Allow about 20 minutes drive time  


The Resort at Pelican Hill
22701 Pelican Hill Road South
Newport Coast, CA 92657
(888) 507-6427

The Resort at Pelican Hill® is an ultra luxury Italian inspired resort 12 miles away from campus. Guests accommodations include Bungalow guest rooms (847 sq ft) or 2/3/4 bedroom residential-style Villas.  All Villas include gourmet kitchens, living room, dining room private washer and dryers, 2 car garage and most with full ocean views. An Award winning Spa, a world famous Coliseum Pool, two 18 hole ocean-view Tom Fazio-designed golf courses and world class dining at Andrea
s or Pelican Grill. The Resort is a short 15-minute drive from Orange County’s John Wayne Airport and a 1-hour drive from Los Angeles International Airport.  Rates begin at $395 (seasonal) and offers the benefit of no resort fees, no charge for parking, complimentary bottled water and free Wifi.  When booking, please mention GRAD14 to receive a bonus resort credit of $100 with your 2 night stay!

Directions to campus: turn left onto Newport Coast Drive. Take the California 73 S ramp and exit toward Glenwood Drive/Pacific Park. Turn right onto Pacific Park Drive and take the 3rd right onto Wood Canyon Drive.  Turn right onto University Circle Street.  Allow 16 minutes of drive time.


Ayres Hotel and Suites Costa Mesa/Newport Beach
325 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
1 (800) 322-9992   (714) 549-0300   Fax: (714) 549-3741

Ayres Hotel & Suites Costa Mesa-Newport Beach is ½ mile from John Wayne Airport, 18 miles from Soka University and a few miles from Newport Beach, Costa Mesa Golf Club, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, South Coast Plaza, Disneyland Resort, Honda Center, Irvine Spectrum and Pelican Hills Golf Club. Free van service to and from John Wayne Airport. Please ask for Soka University rate.

Directions to campus: Take the southbound 405 to southbound Interstate 5,  Go to Oso Parkway exit and turn west  (right if you are southbound.) Oso becomes Pacific Park Drive, Travel about five miles on Pacific Park Drive - turn left on Wood Canyon Drive, After one mile, turn right on University.   Hotel is about a 20 minute drive time to campus.



 Soka University, Aliso Viejo
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
(949) 480-4000
info@soka.edu