The rates may be relatively modest, but the style here is grand, with the hotel resembling a stone-clad château, but don't let that "French countryside" feel fool you: it's close to I–405. Inside you'll find high ceilings, oil paintings, and formal furniture—not the typical casual beachy look. Rooms were renovated in 2014 to upgrade furnishings and carpets, adding new European textiles to the mix. The kitchen facilities in the guest rooms are a thoughtful plus. The on-site restaurant, Matisse, keeps guests satiated. A free shuttle runs within a 3-mile area.