Musician Ben Harper, born in Claremont wrote, 'Today optimism is the only remedy against the madness surrounding us'.
Claremont is a town located in California, L.A. just thirty miles east of downtown L.A. The town is well known for its seven prestigious colleges and New England style. It is also not far from Disneyland, and has many nearby beaches offering a lot of options for keen water sports fans. For those interested in outdoor pursuits there is much to do here, as the town is located at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. The town boasts many independent boutique shops and the well-known Claremont village, which is the town's historical shopping district.
Stay on a Budget
There are quite a few cheap hotels in Claremont including Claremont Lodge. It provides comfort and convenience for those on a budget. Located just off the freeway, and then a short distance away from all the major attractions in Claremont. It's also within walking distance of the Claremont Colleges and nearby is the Rancho Santa Monica Botanical Gardens too, so there is plenty to see and do. Another option for those looking for cheap hotels is The Knights Inn, another one of the hotels in Claremont centrally located near Claremont Village. Continental breakfast is included, and there is also an outdoor pool for guests to take advantage of. Another one of the Claremont hotels good for people on a budget is the Hotel Claremont and Tennis Club. This two-star hotel provides very basic, simple accommodation set in a low rise building a block away from the interstate.
What About Luxury Hotels?
Two good luxury Claremont hotels are The Doubletree by Hilton and The Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Conference Center. The Doubletree promises a peaceful atmosphere as it is set in the foothills of the mountains. There is also an outdoor pool to make use of, and fantastic scenery surrounding it. The hotel is located less than a mile away from the Claremont colleges and Claremont Village. Fairplex is a traditional property opposite the Fairplex Exposition Complex, and a ten minute drive into Claremont. There is also an on-site restaurant, an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Each room is modernly furnished with two TVs, a coffee maker, refrigerator and high-speed internet connection.
Stay in Style
Hotel Casa 425 is one of the only boutique hotels in Claremont. It offers a sophisticated atmosphere and stylish rooms all in a great location. Just a short drive away from Ontario International Airport, and located on the town square near many fine restaurants, cafes and close to the nightlife area. Also included in the cost of a room is a continental European style breakfast, and complimentary parking. King sized guest rooms also have a shared patio, and in deluxe king spa rooms there is a jetted spa tub. This hotel has a lounge as well, with a full evening menu and an outdoor living room for guests to gather during the warmer nights.