The European-style JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot hotel stands across the street from the beach in Santa Monica, Calif. The Santa Monica Convention Center is located one block away. Santa Monica Pier, positioned two blocks from the hotel, boasts an amusement park, shops, restaurants and an aquarium.
This hotel reflects French Cote d'Azur style with sunlit terraces and stone walkways that overlook an outdoor pool furnished with teak loungers and ocean-blue umbrellas. Honey-hued walls and richly colored oil paintings create warm texture in the nautically-themed lobby. Cezanne restaurant specializes in French and California cuisine, and hosts Sunday brunches. The intimately arranged Le Troquet bar offers handmade cigars and serves fine wines, aged cognacs and rare liquors. A business center houses a single computer station and provides complimentary print and fax services. A total of 10 meeting rooms accommodate up to 450 people. Wireless and wired Internet access are available in public areas, for a fee. Express check-in and check-out are available.
During daylight and evening hours, lighted verbena-fragranced candles and minimalist Ikebana-style flower arrangements entice the senses in this hotel's public areas. A complimentary fitness center features the Poolside Cardio Deck arranged with outdoor cardiovascular machines. The indoor training facility houses a full circuit of upper- and lower-body weight-training equipment. This is a pet-friendly hotel (surcharge), and is a smoke-free property.
JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot offers 175 French-inspired guestrooms decorated in tints of pale gold and soft white. Beds are draped with down comforters and 400-thread count Frette linens. Accommodations feature marble-top desks and floor-to-ceiling windows. Marble bathrooms boast curved vanities, wicker hampers, weight scales and separate toilet areas. Guestrooms include minibars and coffeemakers. High-speed Internet access is available for a fee.