After an extensive renovation, the historic 1920s "The Varden" is rated #1 on Tripadvisor, and the recipient of numerous prestigious traveler's choice awards. Downtown Long Beach's first European style boutique hotel balances style and affordability. Offering 35 sleek designer guest rooms featuring flat screen HDTVs, free high-speed wireless internet and an intimate complimentary continental breakfast and evening wine tasting. Location! Location! Location! One short block from trendy Pine Avenue and a short 4-block walk to the Convention Center and many other attractions.