If you like to shop - the location can not be beat! Just a short walk on a bridge over the street and you are in South Coast Plaza! But, the hotel itself is rather disappointing - just returned from a New Year's Even stay at the hotel, terrible service, rooms were newly redone, spacious, and clean - but the service was sub-standard for a hotel in the $200/night price range! Be warned! Only stay there if you get a good deal and are planning to shop!