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1670 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA, 90401, United States of America, ‏‎800-491-6126
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3.6 / 5Good

Score breakdown (from 126 reviews)

  • Beach
    Beautiful beach
  • Service
    Fantastic service
  • Location
    Great location
  • Vibe
    Decent vibe
  • Value
    Poor value for money
  • WiFi
    Bad internet service

The following English reviews were posted by hotels.com guests from other countries:

4.0 / 5Excellent
"Lots of character and great location for the price"
Perfect location, right near beach, Pier and shops. Place had a good vibe to it, lots of beachy character and staff were friendly. Rooms were clean but in a little bit of disrepair, but plenty of room for our family of four and free wifi and TVs with cable helped keep us occupied in between swims and shops. Wasn't aware that there was no air con prior, the fans were ok for us in sept but aircon would have been better. Over all would definitely recommend it if you can't afford the big hotels down the rd.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Sep 13, 2013
A Traveler
AU
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Perfect."
Loved this hotel, it's an amazing location and a real find. I shall be going back!!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night family trip Jul 10, 2013
A Traveler
GB
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great location"
Locationis the key selling point. Basic but clean room right onthe beach.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip with friends Jun 2, 2013
A Traveler
IE
3.0 / 5Good
"A maintenance makeover would make a difference."
The hotel has potential. It's in a fantastic location and has a nice casual feel and look, the decor is fun. However when we got there we realised it's just a dressed up motel and lots of things were in need of repair. Broken towel rack, safe didn't work, bedside lamp power plug was bent, and the room very cramped. Also, when there is a double bed, it's good to have two bedside tables and lamps (not one)! We were given a front room and couldn't sleep at all for the traffic and carpark noise. The next day the duty manager very kindly upgraded us to the only available room, which happened to be a large suite, at no extra charge. Although we were really grateful, even the bigger, quieter room had problems - a window that wouldn't open properly (it came off the track), locks on doors that didn't work very well, the ceiling fan didn't work properly. This would all have been fine except that it was not cheap - definitely not motel prices! So even with its great location, it's hard to justify the cost unless some money is spent on soundproofing and maintenance in the rooms.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jun 20, 2013
Mel
AU
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Location is the best"
The location of this hotel is spectacular. Everything is within walking distance and the beach is literally steps away. In terms of the hotel itself, it is pretty standard but comfortable and clean. No room service available or minibar. Perhaps slightly overpriced in my view but still overall I had a great stay.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Apr 6, 2013
Jake
AU
3.0 / 5Good
"Down-to-earth charm"
I stayed a week here and while a little apprehensive, given some reviews I'd read, overall I was pleasantly surprised. The room was bright and clean, the bathroom basic, small yet functional. The location was lovely, just by the sea. For me the drawbacks were the temperamental key cards (needed reprogramming/changing almost every day) and from a security standpoint, although I was assured that there were plenty security cameras etc., the rooms seemed too accessible from the street - my bedroom door opened out onto a balcony walkway in front. Although there may be someone on reception most of the time there were no security personnel that you'd typically see in a hotel. Overall, though, as a woman on my own, I did feel relatively safeI. The internet connection was good although it is not entirely free as advertised as they charge a a fee if you want to go on certain websites (youtube being one)! Breakfast was as advertised so no complaints there. I mostly went to Cora's Caffe just down the road and the food there is delicious. All said, I would consider returning to Hotel California. I have fond memories of my stay there. It had a unique, down-to-earth charm to it.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Mar 11, 2013
Julie
IE
3.0 / 5Good
"A place to sleep"
Not a hotel at all but a small motel, although one that charges $35 to park your car in addition to the room price. Breakfast is a coffee pot and some muffins in the motel reception. But the room was clean, reasonably quiet, the shower was cramped but worked fine and the bed comfortable. And the location is great.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Feb 19, 2013
Michael
GB

The following reviews were posted by hotels.com guests from other countries:

2.0 / 5Fair
"Boa localização x Antiguidade"
Ótima localização e equipe atenciosa. Todavia, o hotel é muito antigo e, de certa forma, inseguro. Não pretenfo ficar nesse hotel novamente.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night romance trip Nov 13, 2014
MARCIO
BR
4.0 / 5Excellent
"サンタモニカピアに近くて便利"
ビーチまで数分で、とても便利です。 朝食もベーグル、フルーツ、ヨーグルトと豊富です。 フロントのお兄さんも、気さくで、明るいです。 次も是非利用したいです。
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Sep 20, 2014
トラッキー
JP
4.0 / 5Excellent
"快適にすごせました"
ホテルのスタッフはとても感じが良いです。電子レンジは置いてありませんがスタッフにお願いすると温めてくれます。部屋は沢山あるようでしたが、我が家が到着した時はフロンと並びの部屋しか空いていないとのことでした。表通りに面している部屋でしたが、荷物が多いので駐車場から近くて便利でした。翌日の朝にスタッフに部屋を交換して欲しいと言えば違う部屋に変えてくれるとの事でしたが、2泊利用でしたのでそのまま滞在しました。リゾート気分が高いのは他の部屋だったのではと思います。 朝は無料のベーグル・マフィン・フルーツ・ヨーグルト・フルーツの缶詰・コーヒー・オレンジジュースがあり十分でした。飲み物は日中も利用できました。 駐車場は狭いので何時もいっぱいですが、フロンと前に置いてキーを預けると移動をしてくれます。
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Aug 23, 2014
sk
JP
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Flott beliggenhet, flott atmosfære og topp service"
Svarte til mine høye forventninger , love it. I'll be back :-)
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Aug 23, 2014
Fred
NO
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Nettes einfaches Hotel"
Nach dem Flug und der stressigen Mietwagenübernahme fanden wir das Hotel recht schnell. Es ist sauber aber einfach, für einen Zwischenstop geeignet - mehr aber meiner Ansicht nicht!!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Aug 6, 2014
Ted
DE
3.0 / 5Good
"Wel aardig maar te duur voor wat je krijgt"
Niet bijzonder. Hotel staat aan een drukke straat. Er is geen airconditioner dus slapen met de ramen op is een must. De herrie van het verkeer moet je dan maar op de koop toe nemen. Parkeren is zeer prijzig en daarbij is een parkeerplaats niet gegarandeerd. Bepaald geen toplocatie maar als er niks anders te vinden is kan het ermee door.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
4 night trip Jun 25, 2014
A Traveler
NL
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Emplacement exceptionnel"
Services de qualité, que des personnes à notre écoute quelque soit l'heure, proposition d.activité, possibilité de réduction pour des restaurants avec qui ils sont partenaire, l.emplacement de l'hôtel est génial, à deux pas de santa Monica et des arrêts de bus quand on pas de voiture. Propreté de la chambre, juste petit bémol, l'insonorisation pas au top mais ça dépend des voisins que l'ont à.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip with friends Apr 17, 2014
Élodie
FR
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Herzliche Atmosphäre"
Wir wurden von einer sehr herzlichen Crew betreut. Das Hotel hat vorzügliche Betten. Das Frühstück wird in der Lobby geholt und im Zimmer oder im Freien (Kalifornien!) genossen. Kaffee und Wasser stehen immer zur Verfügung. Die Nähe zum Strand (Pier und Muscle Beach von Santa Monica) haben wir sehr genossen.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
7 night family trip Apr 16, 2014
Werner C
CH
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Do lado do pier de santa monica"
Se sua intenção é ficar próximo ao píer esse hotel é perfeito.O hotel fica a uma quadra da praia.Quarto muito bom e com frigobar.O café da manhã é bem fraco.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Mar 22, 2014
Lilian
BR
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Fantastiskt läge"
Det var ett litet och trevligt hotell med ett underbart läge, vid strandpromenaden nära Santa Monicas pir. Hotellet var lite slitet men med en mysig atmosfär. Sängarna var bekväma. Vi fick bra service och personalen var hjälpsam och trevlig. Åker jag tillbaka till Los Angeles så boka jag på Hotel California, hotellet med en själ.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
6 night trip with friends Mar 10, 2014
Anders Jakobsson
SE
3.0 / 5Good
Great service! Hotell is okey, but The included breakfast is worthless
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night business trip Feb 1, 2014
grete
SE
3.0 / 5Good
"立地は最高だけど、、、"
サンタモニカピアまで5分、海までは1分くらい!サードストリートまでも思い立ったらすぐいけます! だけど、水周りの設備はいまいち!アメニティもないに等しいし、タオルはカピカピ! 上の人の歩く音が丸聞こえ、隣の部屋の声も聞こえるし、シャワー音も! 立地とホテルの可愛さは抜群です!1泊ならおすすめです!!
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jan 3, 2014
maa
JP
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Bekväma sängar!"
Underbart litet hotell på bästa läge vid Santa Monica piren och beachen. Nära till bra shopping på 3:e gatan i Santa Monica. Nostalgi och rätt för att få känsla av att vara i surfarnas Kalifornien! Rent, enkelt men lite slitet. Väldigt sköna sängar, och trevlig personal. Skulle välja det igen!
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
4 night trip Oct 29, 2013
Christina
SE
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Super beliggenhet"
Veldig hyggelig hotell. Vennlig betjening, perfekt beliggenhet og bra internett:)
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip with friends Oct 11, 2013
Bjørn
NO
2.0 / 5Fair
"Laut !"
Das Hotel liegt an einer stark befahrenen Strasse, weshalb die zur Strasse hin gelegenen Zimmer sehr laut sind. Das Frühstück ist sehr einfach und muss ohne echte Sitzgelegenheit eingenommen werden. Positiv sind die zentrale Lage und der kalifornische Charme der Anlage. Für das Gebotene ist das Hotel aber eindeutig zu teuer, wobei die horrenden Parkplatzgebühren von $36/Tag besonders negativ auffallen.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night family trip Oct 7, 2013
A Traveler
CH
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Sjarmerende hotell 2 minutter fra straden"
Overnattet de 4 siste dagene av 3 ukers USA ferie. Hotellet har den perfekte beliggenheten på Santa Monica; 2 min. fra strand og pier og 5 min fra shoppingkvartalet. Dette er et hotell som er noe slitt, men meget rimelig. Rommene er rene, har det man trenger og et fantastisk personale. Et par headsup er at parkering ved hotellet er dyrt og frokosten serveres i lobbyen og består av kaffe, muffins og rundstykker (ikke akkurat kontinental frokost som de påstår). Men alt i alt rimelig, med perfekt beliggenhet:-)
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
4 night romance trip Sep 22, 2013
A Traveler
NO
4.0 / 5Excellent
"1人でも大丈夫!"
私は今回1人旅をしている中でこちらをロケーションが良いことから選びました。着いた時に外観をみて古いかもと思いましたが、内装は綺麗でした。ただ部屋の入り口が外から直なんでちょっと騒音と安全面が気になりましたが、特に何もなかったので大丈夫かと。 ロケーションもいいですし部屋の雰囲気から、お一人かカップルの方にはオススメです。ご家族の方はどうかなという感じがします。 ちなみに空港からはシェアシャトルバンを利用しました。空港での乗り場で係り員にホテル名を告げたらホテル目の前まで送ってくれてチップ入れてだいたい16ドル。タクシーより安いですし、重たい荷物がある場合は大助かりですからわたしのオススメです。帰りはネットまたは電話で予約すればホテルまで迎えにきて自分のターミナルまで送ってくれますよ。
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night trip Sep 17, 2013
A Traveler
JP
3.0 / 5Good
"Bra beliggenet"
Veldig bra beliggenhet! Men renhet på sengetøy.. ba to ganger om rent sengetøy da det var flekker på dynetrekket, uten at noe ble gjort. Det ble færre håndklær for hver dag, Men rommet ellers var greit og allright, beliggenheten er fantastisk, og personalet veldig hyggelige.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
7 night trip with friends Sep 9, 2013
I&K
NO
2.0 / 5Fair
restroom is too small. The water for shower is sucks. We can't control how hot it is. Other things are very nice.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
8 night business trip Sep 15, 2013
王猫猫
CN
4.0 / 5Excellent
"立地の良いホテル"
私は学生2人での個人旅行で ダウンタウンに5泊、サンタモニカで1泊、LAX付近で1泊というと日程だったのですが サンタモニカでの1泊をこのホテルにしました。 ダウンタウンからバス(M733だったかな?)でサンタモニカまで行きました。バス停から徒歩5分くらいで海までは部屋から海は見えないものの目の前で、サンタモニカプレイスまでも徒歩7分くらいです。 けして高級ホテルではないですが不満はないです。 値段が比較的安めなので学生などにオススメします。 受付のところにある無料のコーヒーや水が24時間飲み放題なのですが、受付の女性が美人過ぎて何回も行きました 笑
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Sep 13, 2013
R-EN
JP
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Super beliggenhet"
Vi er kjempe fornøyde med oppholdet på The hotel California, mest pga super beliggenhet rett ved santa Monica pier. Rommet var rent og romslig, i tillegg var servicen utmerket og vi fikk mange gode tips fra de ansatte. Parkeringen på hotellet er veldig liten og dyr, men det finnes alternativer i nærheten.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip with friends Sep 4, 2013
A Traveler
NO
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Habitación limpia/cómoda, servicio/ubicación super"
Ideal para quedarse en Santa Mónica (cerca a todo). Descanso y tranquilidad (todo está cómo y cuándo se necesita). Económico (con desayuno buffet simple pero bueno)
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
5 night trip Aug 26, 2013
Tancredi
AR
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Cooles Hotel, Strand und Shopping nebenan."
Das war eine Spontanbuchung während unserer Rundreise. Aber eine sehr gute Wahl. Sicher, es ist nicht ganz billig, aber strandnah und in Gehdistanz zur 3rd Street Promenade, Top. Das Hotel sowie auch die Ausstattung war irgendwie cool, "anders" als alle Hotels und Motels die wir bisher gebucht hatten. Uns hat es super gefallen. Kaffee, O-Saft und Kuchen gibt es auch zum Frühstück.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Aug 22, 2013
A Traveler
DE
4.0 / 5Excellent
A localização é excelente. Arredores tranqüilos, uma quadra da praia, e 3 quadras do centrinho comercial. Muito limpo e seguro. É um hotel familiar, sem luxo, arcondicionado ou serviço de quarto. Porém muito agradável. O cafe da manha é muito simples. No geral, é bom. Combina com a atmosfera da california
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
4 night business trip Jul 13, 2013
A Traveler
BR
3.0 / 5Good
"整體一般"
比想像中有點差,但鄰近地區方便旅遊,算是可以
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night trip Jul 15, 2013
A Traveler
HK
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Bra Beliggenhet"
Kort vei til Santa Monica Pier og alle andre fasiliteter. Lite, eldre, men hyggelig hotel nær stranden. Litt dyrt i forhold til standard
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip with friends May 31, 2013
A Traveler
NO
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Bra läge och fräcka rum"
Mycket nöjd, var skall man inte bo om inte på Hotel Carlifornia. Fick dock betala 36 USD/dag för parkering -är ju va att det ingår, men det är väl trångt i LA
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night romance trip Apr 24, 2013
A Traveler
SE
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Super Lage in Santa Monica"
Sehr gutes Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis in sehr guter Lage. Das Hotel ist zwar schon etwas älter, vermittelt jedoch noch immer den Charme der Westküste. Das Personal ist sehr freundlich und zuvorkommend. Die direkte Lage zum Strand, dem Santa Monica Pier und der 3rd Street ist ideal und auch Venice Beach ist zu Fuß gut erreichbar. Unser Zimmer war etwas hellhörig, so dass wir den Deckenventilator des Nachbarn hören konnten, was uns jedoch nicht weiter gestört hat. Wir würden das Hotel auf jeden Fall wieder buchen.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Mar 21, 2013
A Traveler
DE
3.0 / 5Good
"too expensive for what it has to offer"
great location - rIght next to the pier and the 3rd street promenade. our room was ok but not very clean( I dared to check under the bed and it hasn't been cleaned in a while..) breakfast is really limited - white bread, apples, some pastries and coffee/ tea/ orange juice. there is no place to sit - this is more like a " breakfast to go " the parking is 36$ a night ...... free wifi is available but is really slow ... they offer a premium wifi that starts at 8$/ hour ...
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Mar 27, 2013
A Traveler
FR
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Trivsamt"
Sovit här 3 nätter i 2 olika rum. Första natten var på framsidan mot Ocean Ave vilket gav lite buller från trafiken.. De andra nätterna sov vi ett rum som var på "baksidan" vilket var mycket bättre och med en snygg liten innergård. Fantastiskt rum men med lite för mjuk säng. Men vad spelar det för roll när man skall ut o ha roligt :-) Men se till att få ett rum på baksidan.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night romance trip Mar 5, 2013
A Traveler
SE
5.0 / 5Outstanding
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip May 23, 2014
A Traveler
US
4.0 / 5Excellent
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Apr 5, 2014
A Traveler
US
3.0 / 5Good
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jan 5, 2014
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Dec 10, 2013
A Traveler
US
5.0 / 5Outstanding
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Business trip May 23, 2013
A Traveler
US
3.0 / 5Good
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jan 15, 2014
A Traveler
AU
4.0 / 5Excellent
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Oct 4, 2013
Alex
AU
3.0 / 5Good
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
5 night trip Jan 30, 2013
A Traveler
CA
5.0 / 5Outstanding
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip May 15, 2014
A Traveler
CH
4.0 / 5Excellent
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night trip with friends May 4, 2014
A Traveler
SE
4.0 / 5Excellent
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Apr 19, 2014
A Traveler
BR
4.0 / 5Excellent
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Jan 22, 2014
A Traveler
DK
2.0 / 5Fair
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night trip Aug 11, 2013
A Traveler
CH
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