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Moreno Valley
Reviewed 16 August 2011

My wife and I stayed at the Varden this past weekend in Long Beach and were delighted by the Varden Hotel. It was purely a shot in the dark. We actually were going to stay in Vegas, but the decision to stay in Long Beach was a much better one. The hotel staff and owners were very nice, interested, and...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 16 August 2011

Everything about this boutique is great: the rooms (comfortable bed, iPod docking station, flat screen TV, the toiletries, the deco), the continental breakfast, the cleanliness, the location to all major attractions in downtown Long Beach, and the staff. My boyfriend and I plan on staying here again and again. I highly recommend The Varden!

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Brawley, California
Reviewed 11 August 2011

The Varden was a great little find for my girlfriend and I. The room was immaculately clean, quiet considering we were on the first floor and the bed was extremely comfortable. You would be hard-pressed to find a hotel staff as friendly - even at 2:00am in the morning. (thanks to the staffer who provided more pillows) The location is...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 10 August 2011

I stayed at the Varden Hotel in Long Beach in July 2011. This was my second time in two months, and I will continue to stay at the Varden Hotel whenever I visit Long Beach for business in the future. The “boutique” experience fits my basic needs as a business traveller. I was able to walk, in a safe environment,...

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Bloomington, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 August 2011

The warm, helpful, friendly staff could not have been better. We had individual attention with planning our daily excursions and delicious coffee (available all hours). The room might be small for families but it perfect for a couple or single traveler. The beds are unbelievably comfortable with clean fluffy white bedding - like sleeping on a cloud. Parking is very...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 August 2011

We recently stayed 4 days at this property.The hotel was immaculate, very well located near the famous Pine St. area,but the outstanding staff service and friendliness blew us away.To be greeted with such warmth by ALL staff members,including the owners, was refreshing and not something we had ever encountered in our travels over 35 years! The free breakfast, free wine...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 2 August 2011

The Varden treated us really well while we were on vacation in the area. You can't get the kind of service we received at a regular "chain" hotel. The rooms were great, comfortable beds, clean bathrooms, flatscreen tv's, and even free Wi-Fi. Overall, Larry and his always gracious staff were wonderful to talk to, and they had great insight into...

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Paso Robles, California
Reviewed 1 August 2011

The Varden is in walking distance of the convention center and aquarium. It is also close to some very cool shopping/restaurants on 4th Street. The owners and all the employees are gracious and helpful and really want you to have a great experience. You can ask them for advice in finding a certain kind of restaurant and not only will...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 31 July 2011

The hotel is perfect. Simple, clean, functional, and value driven. Their staff would shame many high end hotels that pride themselves on service. They were over the top. Not a Hampton, not a beat up Courtyard, but a Varden....Where the "V" equates value and virtue....

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 29 July 2011

We stayed in the Varden for three nights. My wife and I were on vacation visiting LA area, Santa Barbara and Long Beach, and decided to stay at the Varden primarily through reading the positive reviews on Tripadvisor. We were not disappointed at all. We lived in Copenhagen, Denmark for five years before and admired the minimalist Scandinavian style in...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Varden is downtown Long Beach's first European style boutique hotel. After an extensive renovation , The Varden's unique design evokes the casual elegance of an upscale, boutique hotel incorporating the blend of historic and contemporary details with all the modern conveniences anticipated by today's traveler, blending style and afordabilty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Varden Hotel

Address: 335 Pacific Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802-2353
Region: United States > California > Long Beach
Price Range: €147 - €170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Varden Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
The Varden Hotel Long Beach
Varden Long Beach
Varden Hotel Long Beach
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Long Beach
#1 Business Hotel in Long Beach
#4 Best Value Hotel in Long Beach
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“The corner rooms are larger! 5-7pm wine!”
  • the small but comfortable bathroom!
 of 5 bubbles bluecarrot, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room where the lights are not on at night in the hallway if you want a very dark room.”
 of 5 bubbles megahhk, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you have any difficulty with stairs ask for the 1st floor.”
 of 5 bubbles dlarocqu, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Great location”
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“Room away from front”
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