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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We asked for a room with an ocean view, but upon arrival it turned out they were having some sort of technical problem with the electronic key, so we had to spend the first night in a different room (overlooking the parking lot). The next morning, we had to wait until after 10 am to move to our ocean view...

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Elizabeth N, Front Desk Supervisor at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear PaulisR2, First I'd like to apologize if we failed to meet your expectations this time around. I would also like to thank you for your kind patience in allowing us to have the batteries from the door lock replaced while you were staying with us. As guest satisfaction is our main priority, we are truly disappointed in not having...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing Location. Was only there for one night so didn't really use any facilities. Room was clean and good base for Santa Monica as pier right accross the rd. Was pretty pricey but that is expected for the area.

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Elizabeth N, Front Desk Supervisor at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear rogalina, Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your one night stay at our hotel. We look forward to having you back when your future travels bring you back to Santa Monica. Best Regards, Elizabeth Navarro Front Desk Supervisor

Reviewed 15 November 2016

Took a mini vacation to Santa Monica to treat my daughter to some ocean views. This hotel was perfect for what we were looking for. The views were breathtaking. The room was average but nice. The bed was comfortable and the room was clean. The parking attendants were very courteous and the lobby was spotless and smelled so clean. I'd...

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Elizabeth N, Front Desk Supervisor at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Deanne A, It's lovely to hear you and your daughter had a pleasant stay with us. Thank you for acknowledging our breathtaking views and comfortable rooms. Our valet attendants are always happy to help at any time! We look forward to welcoming you back when you decide to join us for another stay by the beach. Best Wishes, Elizabeth...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed for one night during a road trip around CA. Room was clean and recently remodeled with private balcony. Valet parking was a plus. Beach access is across the street and of course there were a million restaurants to choose from.

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Elizabeth N, Front Desk Supervisor at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ottodemo, It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you so much for your great feedback. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best Regards, Elizabeth Navarro Front Desk Supervisor

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I stayed at the Ocean View hotel in October with my husband for a friend's wedding weekend. The staff was super friendly and accommodating! Super chic and modern hotel! And it was close and walking distance to everything! My ONLY complaint was that our hotel room was in the stairwell. Luckily, we were gone a lot doing wedding festivities but...

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Elizabeth N, Front Desk Supervisor at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear BrookeBarit, It sounds like you had a wonderful time at our hotel with your husband. Allow me to apologize for not letting you know beforehand the location of your room. I will pass this down to the team, to prevent this from happening in the future. We hope you enjoyed the extra space inside of the room! It was...

Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The ocean view hotel has good looking rooms, on an a level location. We were serviced by Cesar, one of the nicest hosts i've ever experienced! Definitely recommend this for people who are looking to travel to LA

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Elizabeth N, Front Desk Supervisor at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Erik d, Thank you so much for considering us to be an amazing hotel. It was a pleasure hosting you as our guest. We thank you kindly for the recommendation and look forward to welcoming you back. Best Regards, Elizabeth Navarro Front Desk Supervisor

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Its was a very good travel experience, with a great location and beautiful view in Santa Monica, the staff was very nice and when I had a problem with the safe box one of their employees, Enrique Siquina fixed the problem fast and clean. I am very pleased with the experience here.

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Elizabeth N, Front Desk Supervisor at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SaMartin33, On behalf of the entire staff I would like to thank you for your review. I will share your review with Enrique and let him know how his assistance helped ensure you had a pleasant experience. We look forward to welcoming you back when your future travels bring you back to Santa Monica. Best Regards, Elizabeth Navarro Front...

UK
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Our first stay in Santa Monica and our time was limited so we opted for a centrally located hotel with an ocean view. Valet parking staff very helpful ($30 per day for guests). Key operated elevators to guest rooms, ours was on the top floor and very central so we had a great view. Yes there are palm trees lining...

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Elizabeth N, Front Desk Supervisor at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Allenrural, Thank you for the compliments on our hotel. It sounds like you had a great time while staying with us. We thank you for your business and look forward to having you back once again. Best Regards, Elizabeth Navarro Front Desk Supervisor

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Thank gosh we were only here for 2 nights! Any longer I would have died! When we checked in we were given "free" upgrade to the ocean view room because of my 30th Birthday. Yes that was nice but the location of the room was HORRIBLE! located right above the night club underneath we heard all music and noise throughout...

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Elizabeth N, Front Desk Supervisor at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear BubuCake, Allow me to apologize if you didn't have a pleasant stay at our hotel. We hope you will allow us the opportunity to make up for this experience in the future. Please feel free to reach out to me at any time, my email address is below. Best Regards, Elizabeth Navarro Front Desk Supervisor elizabethnavarro@oceanviewsantamonica.com

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Great hotel, beautiful views, very nice staff, great location, right across the Santa Monica pier and right next to many good bars and restaurants on the sea front. 5minutes walk to the Santa Monica shopping area.

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Elizabeth N, Front Desk Supervisor at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear My B, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us on Tripadvisor. Please don't hesitate to reach out to the hotel directly when you're ready to return for another visit. Best Regards, Elizabeth Navarro Front Desk Supervisor

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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast Available
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Ocean View Hotel

Address: 1447 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2116
Region: United States > California > Santa Monica > Santa Monica
Price Range: $405 - $796 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ocean View Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 71
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Also Known As:
Ocean View Santa Monica
Ocean View Hotel Santa Monica
Hotel Ocean View
Best Western Ocean View Hotel
Hotel Style:
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica
#9 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
#9 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
#12 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
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“Higher floors have the same view, the trees obscure it. Ocean view rooms are noisy from the Main Street and bar downstairs also.”
 of 5 bubbles droods, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you are spending more than one night, I would spring for an ocean view room.”
 of 5 bubbles SarahR946, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Definitely op for an ocean view on an upper floor”
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 of 5 bubbles Portland60, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The top floor ocean view rooms are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles writerjoseponce, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Splurge for the ocean view room with balcony. Why stay here and look over a parking lot?”
 of 5 bubbles sheilabk2016, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
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