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Santa Monica Place

Address: 395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2372
Phone Number: +1 310-394-5451
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Type: Malls, Shopping & Fashion
Owner description: Santa Monica Place will be designed to reflect the trend-setting, idea-creating, fashion-making...
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Type: Malls, Shopping & Fashion
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Owner description: Santa Monica Place will be designed to reflect the trend-setting, idea-creating, fashion-making appeal of Santa Monica. Here will be a nexus of great retail suited to this one-of-a-kind, world-famous city by the beach. In place of a formerly enclosed, suburban mall, a distinctive, open-air shopping magnet is being created. Santa Monica Place will maximize its beachside setting to bring together fresh ocean breezes, marquee retailers and sun-dappled walkways. Macy's will remain open during the redevelopment of the new Santa Monica Place.

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Ontario
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80 reviews 80 reviews
14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Came here early Dec at late evening with majority of stores closed, my relative told me on weekends it is always packed. Majority are name brand stores but the neighborhood shopping area is quite nice to walk around. Pass by one of the biggest Apple Store I have seen, will come back one day when the stores are open.

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Varberg, Sweden
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Santa Monica Place hosts lots of shops, most of them actually quite expensive. However, when we were there there was a sale the day after but we bought a jacket for the same price as on the sale, only we had to pick it up the day after. The area around Santa Monica Place is crowded with good shopping. Really... More 

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Johnny R, Public Relations Manager at Santa Monica Place, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, Birgittaswe! We're glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope we'll see you again. More 

London, United Kingdom
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481 reviews 481 reviews
51 attraction reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Mad traffic both car and foot. Takes hours to get in, out or around the area. I would head elsewhere unless you want to walk along the pier as well and the shopping is just a side dish.

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Solothurn, Switzerland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
38 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Love this place, there's a Hot Topic, a Disney Store, Bloomingdale's and other cool stores. There's also a food corner with different possibilities to choose.

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Paris, France
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This mall is awesome! It's architecture is really modern and beautiful. The shops located in are nice and interesting. The food hall has tones of delicious looking restaurants!

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Johnny R, Public Relations Manager at Santa Monica Place, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your day at the mall Alexclondon95. We hope you'll stop by for one of our shakes soon! More 

Santa Monica, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Interesting mix of shops and restaurants. Top floor Food Court offers comfortable outdoors seating with an amazing view of the Pacific Ocean and Santa Monica Bay.

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Johnny R, Public Relations Manager at Santa Monica Place, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review Susan90405. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stopped off here for food after the bus journey from downtown, before heading to the beach. There were some nice shops and it was a really modern centre, great to wander around. There was a food court upstairs that had a selection of cheap cuisines to choose from, as well as more fancy restaurants if you want that. We... More 

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Mankato, Minnesota
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76 reviews 76 reviews
39 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We loved the old Santa Monica Place, so we weren't sure what to expect when it was totally rebuilt a couple years ago. This was our first visit to the "new" Place, and it was well worth the stop. It has a great variety of stores including the top anchors (Bloomingdales and Nordstroms) and the open-air layout is very nice.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Loved it so much I came back twice to go shopping and to check out the views of the beach! I first came in the evening and the was amazed at how long the mall was. The setup is great: the shops are long a closed street with twinkling lights and lots of restaurants with outside patios for your to... More 

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Los Angeles
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141 reviews 141 reviews
50 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I dislike shopping and malls, however this mall is not painful. Very good selection of stores and places to eat. Parking can be tough but spend the cash to valet which makes it a better experience. You can get deals if you know when the sales come up. I got a good looking shirt at Nordstrom's at 50 percent off.... More 

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