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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Concierge
Pets Allowed
Housekeeping
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely loved our experience at The Native. Sam, Lauren, and Alex were phenomenal and perfect for the vibe of the hotel. The robes are to die for. And I'm already dying to come back. The decor was minimal but very well curated. Overall A+ on...More

Thank shaneof
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a charming, hipster motel in a bad location (right off PCH) with no amenities like a gym, pool or room service. If it was $200 a night it would be my amazing tip for friends, but at $350 a night when I stayed...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is run by spoiled children that fancy themselves a hipster. It is noisy, uncomfortable and ownership clearly has no sense of customer care or brand loyalty . Whereas it seems one way online, the reality is a different story.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

First off the kids weren’t overly keen about the lack of air conditioning, the trendy fans did work well as the evening cooled off though. The hotel space was relaxed and nicely done, close to PCH but quieter than expected. The best thing is it’s...More

Thank edwardp88
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Native Hotel positions itself as a mid-century modern Boutique. More accurate is one step above camping out in a tent. At $300 a night this place is a joke. Despite its ideal location, do not stay here! The walls are paper-thin and the place does...More

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Description
Located in the coastal beach town of Malibu, California, Native is a 13-room hotel that’s surrounded by acres of lush greenery and perched on the Pacific Coast Highway. Originally built in 1947 as ...More the famed Malibu Riviera Motel, the classic one-story building on 4.5 acres of land was acquired by SKG Investments and completely overhauled and designed by Los Angeles-based creative agency Folklor, taking on a new, contemporary look while preserving its old paradise charm. The mid-century modernist retreat, which includes an outdoor gathering space and wellness center, is steps away from some of the country’s most idyllic beaches including Zuma Beach and Point Dume. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
USD 243 - USD 446 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Malibu Riviera Motel
Also Known As
Malibu Riviera Hotel Malibu
Location
United States > California > Malibu > Malibu
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
13
Price range
USD 243 - USD 446 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Malibu Riviera Motel
Also Known As
Malibu Riviera Hotel Malibu
Location
United States > California > Malibu > Malibu
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Traveller (18)
Room & Suite (11)
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Malibu
The Malibu coastline is like a chameleon. In some
areas it resembles the French Riviera with its lush,
green hillsides descending into crescent-shaped
shorelines. In others, it feels 100% Southern
Californian with beaches wide and flat as a football
field, and often crowded with beach-goers lounging on
towels and playing volleyball. Other coastlines still
feel secluded, tucked under tall cliffs and dotted
...More
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"Room 13 is where Bob Dylan wrote "Blood on the Tracks", so if possible I'd try to snag that one."
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"ask about the AC if it's the summer"
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"Stay away from this roach palace"
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"Can't go wrong with any of the rooms. If a larger one is needed, get the one with the bunks!"
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