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The Yellow Cottage


Did Joan Crawford honeymoon in the Yellow Cottage? The well-sourced rumors are convincing but we checked with one of her biographers and he can't say for certain. The woman whose family owned the property since the 1930s seemed pretty convinced that Ms. Crawford and her 4th husband, Franchot Tone, spent their honeymoon in this cottage. At least that's what she told us when we purchased the property from her in 1999. In any case, we've hung a framed photograph of Joan and Franchot in the living room to honor them.

Each accommodation at Manzanita Cottages seeks to provide relaxing and refreshing lodging in the form of cottage vacation rentals in Laguna Beach, Orange County. We hope if you've stayed with us before that you'll recommend us to friends and family looking for a place for their weekend getaway in Southern California.

"Quaint cottages are hidden in a quiet residential area. Needed to change reservation a couple times, management very helpful. Recommend for a romantic getaway." — John & Ann, Colorado Springs, CO

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  • 949-415-4620
  • 732 Manzanita Drive
    Laguna Beach, CA 92651