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Sea Sprite Ocean Front Motel and Apartments

1016 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Sea Sprite Ocean Front Motel and Apartments
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  • 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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Lakeside AZ
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91 reviews 91 reviews
16 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an Old School on the beach hotel. Full kitchens available but No pots pans glasses utensils dishes etc. Very old and in need of refurbishment. Stairs to 2nd floor pretty steep. We ha room 28 on the 2nd floor and it had a great view of the beach and ocean. With all the negatives, the location is fabulous... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 3 nights in room 28 upstairs in north motel building. Good things: on the strand, our room faced the ocean with slider doors in both living and bedroom with a balcony with chairs, roomy, clean, lots of towels, hot water in shower but tiny and floor slippery, full sized fridge, stove and kitchen sink, small microwave and coffee maker,... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great view onto the beach! Close to restaurants and shops. Also close to the airport if you're looking for somewhere nice to stay that's an easy commute. Reasonably priced and free wifi that actually works. Rent bikes from the surf shop around the corner and cruise up/down to Santa Monica, Venice Beach or Redondo Beach.

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Everett, Washington
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156 reviews 156 reviews
24 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Not a fancy place but clean and quiet and best of all right on the beach just a short walk from the Hermosa Beach pier. This is a real special place because of the location. I loved our top floor unit with a killer sunset view.

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New Mexico
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Great for a quick stay or if your funds dictates where you stay. The furnishings are old, no online booking, but the staff is very friendly and makes you feel like a regular. You need to try and get upstairs. Even the partial view rooms are a decent view

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Oakhurst, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I booked a room for my brother an his two children and myself. Very disappointing! The window that opened in the front room had no screen. Kids could fall out very easily, the bedroom was back towards the alley and was loud all night long. The carpet was really dirty and the comforters were really dirty as well. The ceiling... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I last stayed here fifteen years ago and back then the Sea Sprite was over due for upgrades and maintenance. However the room was clean and comfortable and on the beach. Fast forward to September 2014....I cannot beleive L.A. County and the City of Hermosa Beach allow this hotel to remain in business. The place is unsanitary, and an eye... More 

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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My husband and I booked in to sea sprite ocean front motel.for a couple of days as it was very close to the beach. It had shop bar restaurant in very close proximity the room was not very clean and it was a side view of the beach but if you are looking to sleep in forget it dogs barking... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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81 reviews 81 reviews
28 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Hotel is located right on the Strand and about 20 feet from the beach. It is in need of some updating and maintenance but prices of other nicer beach hotels are in the $300-400/night range vs $150-$200 for the Sea Sprite.

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Danville, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Worked for a family looking for a hotel on the beach. The pool was too cold for the little ones, and some smokers made walking the halls annoying, but the people were nice and the room was more than adequate.

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