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Hotel Erwin

3.5 of 5 1697 Pacific Avenue, Venice Beach, Los Angeles, CA 90291
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked this as our last night in L.A. and when we arrived, we pretty much saw immediately, it was not really the place for us. The area of town seemed a bit dicey to us, and the clubs were kitty-corner to the hotel. The valet was nice as we checked in the very tiny drive-in area but you could... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've lived in Venice / Los Angeles on and off for years and love the area. I've had drinks on the roof at The Erwin before, but this was my first time staying at the hotel. I was in town for work for a week and needed to find a convenient place that fit my smaller budget. The price was... More 

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was booked this hotel through a service that I use. What a complete surprise!!! I was able to see the ocean from my room balcony, Venice Beach has its own vibe and the Erwin is no exception. Friendly staff, fantastic restaurant, and a 5 star anyway you want to look at it. My exceptionally clean and modern room, had... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed on a room on the 6th floor, and had a great stay. Hotel staff were super friendly (even accommodating a very early checkin request). The views of the ocean from the balcony made the stay. The rooftop bar offered an amazing vista to enjoy a cocktail, and the staff were extremely hospitable and friendly. The hotel room featured emphasis... More 

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Jeff C, General Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

I am glad we were able to make your stay enjoyable and thank you for taking the time to share your experience. I agree with you on the views from the 6th floor. I sometimes go to a 6th floor room first thing in the morning and sit on the balcony watching the ocean and drinking my coffee. We look... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Since the moment I arrived all the staff was really nice and helpful. The room was neat and comfortable and the hotel in general was really cool. +The food wasn't bad at all, really good breakfast, sadly I could not try the lunch.

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Jeff C, General Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Luciano, Happy to read that you had an enjoyable stay and enjoyed breakfast. Just to clarify we are not open for lunch. On Saturday and Sunday we do serve breakfast until 1 PM, but Barlo is only open for Breakfast and Dinner. There are plenty of dining options near the hotel that are open for lunch. We hope to see... More 

Bodmin, Cornwall
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58 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Erwin is centrally located, overlooking Venice Beach, and is the perfect place to deal with your jet lag. The staff are friendly and competent, the rooms tastefully if idiosyncratically decorated, and the overall atmosphere charming. There's a rooftop bar overlooking the Pacific, and a breakfast room on the ground floor serving high-quality American cuisine. Minor niggle - the fridge... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this hotel is pretty much the best hotel if your going to stay in venice beach, It has everything you will need...the staff is attentive and very accomodating . This is pretty much on the beach with a great hotel roof bar/restaurant. just stay here you will be glad you did.

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Ottawa, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has the style of a boutique style hotel without having or paying for all the high end finishes. The staff were welcoming and fun, the front desk has a little sign that says 'Hi, My name is _ _ _ _ and I feel rebellious when...". I loved that friendliness with some personality. This is a great place... More 

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Burbank, California
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun, funky hotel in the heart of Venice Beach. Our room had an unbeatable view north up to the Palisades and a balcony that we could sit out on to enjoy that view! It was fun to watch the beach come to life in the morning and see how quickly it became full of people. The hotel has a surf/skateboard... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hotel Erwin is a wonderful property - it's unpretentious & California cool...the staff is incredibly nice, and the view from the lounge is breathtaking. I felt like I could just "be me" there. Neither the hotel nor the staff are trying to be overly "cool", which I appreciated. They are just their authentic, so-cal selves, and they all totally... More 

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Address: 1697 Pacific Avenue, Venice Beach, Los Angeles, CA 90291
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Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Westside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Erwin 3.5*
Number of rooms: 119
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Also Known As:
Erwin Hotel Los Angeles
Best Western Los Angeles
Los Angeles Best Western
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Los Angeles
#6 Business Hotel in Los Angeles
#21 Romantic Hotel in Los Angeles
#25 Family Hotel in Los Angeles

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