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Sea Sprite Ocean Front Motel and Apartments

1016 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
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Sea Sprite Ocean Front Motel and Apartments
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Torrance, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This motel is not the fanciest place around, but it certainly offers the lowest rates of any comparable places on the strand. I've stayed in most of them down there on business trips, and have come to rely on the Seasprite routinely. They seem to have a good number of types of rooms to choose from, some with very impressive... More

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Fort Bragg, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

This is an older facility that is maintained well. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Nice family run place. Book early in the summer. The rooms go fast. Great location for the Fiesta Arts fair for Memorial and Labor day weekend.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

My wife, 2 year old daughter and had an enforced stop over in Los Angeles & found the Sea Sprite motel after some last minute shopping around. The location, about 30 seconds from the beach, cannot be faulted, and it was an easy stroll to shops or along the beach up to Manhattan Pier. Unfortunately, the motel itself was a... More

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london
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

What a lovely spot. The Sea Sprite was like a home away from home but with a fabulous beach front thrown in. It must be one of the best places to stay in in L.A. being right on the beach ,with LAX just down the road, and all the best bars and restaurants next door.We were lucky enough to have... More

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Washington, DC
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99 reviews 99 reviews
16 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

If you're looking for 1,000 thread count sheets and 4-star room service, head to Santa Monica. If you want a clean, comfortable place right on the beach close to the bars and restaurants of Pier Avenue, the Sea Sprite is your place. You can stay in a teeny-tiny room in the annex that's all bed, a standard 60's-era room in... More

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San Francisco, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Although the location of The Sea Sprite is ideal, one must factor in the proximity to the Pier/late night bars. Motel quality decor/bedding/towels at best. Cracks in the wall and kids partying all night in other rooms. If sleeping is your thing, I would consider elsewhere.

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Geneva
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I have been staying the last 12 years at the Sea Sprite, and it is always my FIRST stop in California when landing from Geneva. I is so easy to get there, just 10-15 min from LAX. Since all these years I have tested nearly all the rooms (they go from large to actual complete small strand front villa!), and... More

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Columbia, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Sea Sprite is perfect for us. We like being on the beach. The view of the sunset, beach and ocean are the best. Many bars/restaurants are in walking distance. Like the beach activities we can watch and enjoy renting and riding bikes on the strand. Plus you can smoke in the room and on the property. The rooms are clean.... More

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San Diego, CA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I stay at this hotel annually for my friend's birthday pub crawl. While the rooms are modest, it's really the location that makes this hotel shine. It is literally right on the boardwalk. Its location just blocks away from the Hermosa Pier makes it a great, low cost location to stay when visiting the bars and restaurants of the area... More

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Redondo Beach, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We have been guests at the Sea Sprite for over 10 years and I must say that each year the motel gets better. The rooms have been remodeled - brand new carpets and bathrooms - and yes they have bath tubs. The front desk team members are so friendly, helpful and accommodating - BEST service in the South Bay! Their... More

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Additional Information about Sea Sprite Ocean Front Motel and Apartments

Also Known As:
Sea Sprite Ocean Front Motel And Apartments Hotel Hermosa Beach
Sea Sprite Ocean Front Motel And Apartments Hotel
Address: 1016 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Location: United States > California > Hermosa Beach
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 7 hotels in Hermosa Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Sea Sprite Ocean Front Motel has been family owned and operated since 1964. We are located just 5 miles from LAX and about 30 minutes away from all major Southern California destinations such as Universal Studios, Disneyland and Hollywood. We welcome your family to come enjoy the beach with us. ... more   less 

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