Wireless in the City

Bring your laptop and tap into the growing Wi-Fi network. Find a restaurant, bar, coffee shop or hotel in Orange County with free wireless Internet access.

Updated: June 10, 2004


The Westin South Coast Plaza

686 Anton Boulevard, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Surf the Web in the modern lobby bar for $5.95 for three hours.

Residence Inn Anaheim Maingate

1700 S Clementine St, Anaheim, CA 92802

Free Wi-Fi throughout, including the lobby, is just one of many thoughtful, no-charge perks at this comfy all-suite hotel.

Sheraton Anaheim Hotel

900 South Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, CA 92802

This Disneyland-adjacent, castle-themed hotel offers Wi-Fi at $9.95 for 24 hours throughout the lobby, restaurants and main-building rooms.

Irvine Marriott

18000 Von Karman Avenue, Irvine, CA 92612

Centrino Wi-Fi ($2.95 to connect and 25 cents per minute) covers the entire ground floor, including the lobby and Starbucks.


Newport Beach Brewing

2920 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663

Free wireless is offered throughout this lively microbrewery, even in the outdoor beer garden.

Panera Bread

1348 Bison Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Surf the Web on a free wireless connection amid the irresistible aroma of baking bread, brewing coffee and freshly made bagels.

Cafe Ruba

1749 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Fast, free Wi-Fi attracts Internet gamers to join the crowds of chess and billiard players.