Website welcomes California same-sex marriage law

16th Jun 2008

With the new law allowing same-sex couples to wed in California going into effect this week, gay and lesbian couples from across the country have a new reason to visit The Golden State and according to a UCLA study, during the next three year more than 68,000 same-sex couples are expected to travel to California to wed. For those travelers wondering what California’s top-rated gay-friendly hotels are, ( reviewers, or Vibe Agents, have already done the work. is the first and only web site that combines comparison shopping for the best hotel deals, hotel recommendations based on personalized criteria and extensive social networking features. Meaning, same-sex couples can not only find the top-rated hotels to stay, get married, or honeymoon, but also find the best deals on those hotels as well by using’s comprehensive search engine to compare rates from more than 30 leading web sites for over 120,000 hotels worldwide.


The top ranked romantic same-sex friendly hotels at five of the most popular California destinations according to Vibe Agents are as follows:



San Francisco:

1) Le Meridien San Francisco

2) Clift Hotel

3) Mark Hopkins Intercontinental

4) Hotel Vitale-Embarcadero

5) Parc Fifty Five Hotel


Los Angeles:

1) Mondrian West Hollywood

2) Hyatt West Hollywood

3) Le Montrose Suite Hotel

4) W Hotel Los Angeles Westwood

5) The Beverly Hills Hotel



Santa Monica:

1) Le Merigot - A JW Marriott Beach Hotel

2) Huntley Santa Monica Beach

3) Georgian Hotel

4) Viceroy - Santa Monica

5) Shutters on the Beach


San Diego:

1) Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina

2) Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter

3) Bristol Hotel

4) Hotel Del Coronado

5) Marriott San Diego Hotel and Marina


Santa Barbara:

1) Bacara Resort Spa

2) Hotel Oceana Santa Barbara


After their trip, couples can help others following in their footsteps by registering at, reviewing their hotel experience and using’s unique tagging function to “tag” their hotel as recommend for Gays & Lesbians or Honeymooners.


The lists are based on reviews and ratings by Vibe Agents on hotels “tagged” as recommended for Gays and Lesbians. Results can be found through a hotel search of the destination and are posted at 



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