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Malibu Beach Inn

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4.0 of 5
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22878 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265
Malibu Beach Inn
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Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Malibu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2009
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2009

We stayed for a few days early in May 2009 and wished we had booked for a longer period of time. Perfect location and a perfect hotel in every way. I can't think of any faults to raise and we will certainly be booking again for next year, extending our stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2009

To say that I'm a picky traveler is an understatement. I have been lucky enough to stay in some of the finest hotels in the world, and I'm hard to impress. Upon arriving at the Malibu Beach Inn, I felt like I was in the south of France, and not Malibu. There was an intimate bar area beyond check-in, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2009

I reviewed this hotel a year ago and at that time I thought the place was nice but definitely over-priced and did not deliver the service expected for the price charged. Now that our son is at Pepperdine we have found other places to stay but this trip was at the last minute and this was the only nearby hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2009

I was apprehensive about staying at the Malibu Beach Inn but realized that the things people complained about in the reviews were not an issue for me. This is a great place to stay if you have transportation, don’t eat at hotel restaurants, notify MBI in advance of special occasions so they can plan accordingly, plan your own travel itinerary,... More 

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texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2009

We were a little concerned about staying here at first (after reading some of the reviews) but decided to go ahead and book it anyway. We have to say , from our experience, we are soooo glad we did stay here! The room was very nice, had an absolutely wonderful oceanview as well as the PCH. We loved laying in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2009

This hotel is in an unbeatable location in Malibu and is one of very few hotels in the Malibu area. Unfortunately, the service leaves something to be desired. I had major problems with the internet connection, there is no wireless in the rooms (only in public spaces--unacceptable for a new hotel of this caliber), our minibar was not fully stocked... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2009

The night of my 30th birthday my boyfriend surprised me with a lovely dinner in Santa Monica and an overnight stay at the Malibu Beach Inn. He surprised me even further by proposing that night on the beach directly below our hotel room. I was glowing as we checked out...til I had a quick peek at the bill. It was... More 

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Malibu
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2009

I only hope people who read this review and all the previous terrible reviews of this place take heed and LISTEN! The beach is disgusting, it is rated as one of the most unclean in california, swim in it if you want to catch a life threatening disease. At high tide there is no beach so forget about taking a... More 

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Los Angeles
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2009

My wife & I stayed there for New Years Eve for just one night and had numerous problems. When I first called the hotel, they offered me a package for the night...room and a special New Years Eve dinner. When I called the restaurant the next day to give them a time that we would want to be seated, they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2008

It's hard to beat a newly renovated luxury hotel, in Malibu, inches from the Pacific Ocean. Every room has an ocean view. We had an oceanFRONT room (faces the ocean directly) on the third floor. The glass-view balcony just couldn't have been nicer, and you just can't get any closer to the water. The room was beautifully decorated and very... More 

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