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Ocean View Hotel

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“great location”(114 reviews)
“front desk”(77 reviews)
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
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All reviewsgreat locationthe santa monica pierfront deskprivate balconyrestaurants and barsshort walkawesome hotelvalet parkingboutique hotelspecial thanksroom was clean and comfortablestreet promenadecleaning staffgreat shoppingwould definitely stay here againearly checkmini bar
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Reviewed 12 October 2015

Poor customer service and small rooms. Awful view over valet parking area and the smell of cooking from the adjacent building when approaching my room was awful. You are paying for location which is good but at over £250 for one night I do not...More

1  Thank Yvette371
Response from Elizabeth N, Front Office Supervisor at Ocean View HotelResponded 19 October 2015

Dear Yvette371, I would like to personally apologize for the experience you encountered at our property and that we failed to meet your expectations. Guest satisfaction is our main priority and our team works hard to ensure that our guests are taken care of. Our...More

Reviewed 10 October 2015

Location! Location! Location! Not a whole lot more to say. Close to the beach, Santa Monica Pier, 3rd Street Promenade. Lots of shopping and restaurants close by. Hotel staff was always very friendly. Easy check-in and check-out. Room was very nice and kept clean. Valet...More

2  Thank curtis k
Response from Elizabeth N, Front Office Supervisor at Ocean View HotelResponded 19 October 2015

Dear curtis K, Congratulations on your anniversary! We're so happy to have been a part of that celebration. It's great to hear you had a positive experience at our hotel. If your future travels ever bring you back to Santa Monica please feel free to...More

Reviewed 5 October 2015

As others have mentioned the staff go out of their way to help you and it's just the perfect location. Rooms are kind of small but for what you pay it is excellent value. Get an ocean view room if you can - not that...More

Thank AMP1618
Response from Elizabeth N, Front Office Supervisor at Ocean View HotelResponded 15 October 2015

Dear AMP1618, I truly enjoyed reading your review! On behalf of the entire staff we thank you for your acknowledgement and kind words. For a small upgrade fee you can enjoy an amazing view from an Ocean View room, as you know the sunset's are...More

Reviewed 3 October 2015

We stayed at the hotel for 2 evenings and really enjoyed our stay. The staff is helpful and courteous, especially the daytime front desk receptionist, Joy. She went out of her way to notify us by phone when our room was ready (we arrived at...More

1  Thank Bill W
Response from Elizabeth N, Front Office Supervisor at Ocean View HotelResponded 15 October 2015

Dear Bill W, Thank you for such a lovely review! It's great to know you enjoyed your stay and also enjoyed our helpful courteous staff. Joy is truly a pleasure to have on our team as she always goes above and beyond for all of...More

Reviewed 30 September 2015

I thought by the name and the price that I would have an ocean view. No mention of requesting a view on the web site. I was very disappointed that all I saw from the private balcony was the roof of the building next door....More

Thank Diana W
Response from Elizabeth N, Front Office Supervisor at Ocean View HotelResponded 15 October 2015

Dear Diana W, It's great to hear you found the hotel to be cleaned and you enjoyed our helpful staff. I sincerely apologize if you didn't have the option available at time of booking for one of our Ocean View rooms as those are our...More

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Top amenities
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Minibar
Air Conditioning
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USD 312 - USD 493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#9 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
#9 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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USD 312 - USD 493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#9 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
#9 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
#11 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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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
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Pinkfizzer
27 January 2018|
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Response from Thomas S | Reviewed this property |
Yes the hotel does have an area for you to hold bags at the beginning or end of stay. I am not sure they do bike hire but turn left out of the hotel then turn first right and a bike hire shop is about 50m on your left. I... More
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SaraGx2
26 November 2017|
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Response from Nicky S | Reviewed this property |
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anet124
29 August 2017|
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Response from Nomadion | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately there wasn't a nightclub operating when we stayed, so can't advise.
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"City view = Parking Lot view, majority of rooms."
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"Try to get a room with an ocean view"
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"A room with the best view is ocean view room on the top floor!"
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"Ocean view pretty but likely noisier. We took courtyard and the bamboos helped keep our room cooler."
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