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Malibu Riviera Motel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   28920 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265
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Ranked #4 of 6 hotels in Malibu
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ann S Beverly Hills, California
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Barbara, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at this nightmarish skid row crack motel and I had to get completely intoxicated into an oblivion to fall asleep on the filthy springy mattress. Then I woke up and the nightmare began again. As I stepped into the broken trickling shower trying to wash them scum off my body from the bed my shower quickly turned into a... More

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Beverly Hills, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Malibu Riviera was on my way home. I stopped in to take a room and was Thrilled that the staff were very friendly,The Room was your classic Motel from it's Org 1940's Old School Malibu & 3rd Generation running it.

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Napa, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

The photo of inside the room of the bed here is from the Malibu Hotel not the Riviera. The other photos are accurate. Do I really need to have 200 characters to say that the photo is from the wrong hotel?

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Los Angeles, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

Ok, it is not a 5 star fancy hotel. If that is what you're looking for, this is not the place for you. It is a 40's era motel. Simply awesome in its simplicity. Period era furnishings and amenities ... quite charmingly rustic. The perfect place to relax, with the promise of quiet seclusion and anonymity. Quite near many restaurants... More

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1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

As I stood in the HOT-COLD-HOT-COLD shower, ankle deep in water, I suddenly realized what my wife sarcastically meant by, 'you're going to have a spa-like experience.' The spider webs in the shower stall were a nice touch.

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madrid spain
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66 reviews 66 reviews
23 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

Well what can I say about this Motel. It felt like a forties Motel and has never been upgraded. I and my new wife went to this Motel late in the day and got the last room on the presidents day weekend. The room was very dusty and the floor dirty, the decore old and wornout. The reception Lady was... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011 via mobile

Good location. Not at the beach, off PCH, but $110 vs. $400 nearby. Simple. Clean. But, deadbolts don't lock. Wireless router not connected to Internet. No soap or shampoo. Simple things stopping this from being a great place. Not bad if no big expectations.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2011

A quirky, cozy hideaway near the beach. I emphasize: it's a beach motel- not the Ritz, not the Radisson, not The Ramada. This was our third visit in the last few years and we'll stay there again. Here's what to expect: a clean, modest, comfortable room, a sweet little patio in back, flowers, butterflies, the scent of eucalyptus on the... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2011

We found this motel to be very very expensive for what it is. It was the last night of our honeymoon so it was a really disappointing end. The rooms were tired and not particularly welcoming.

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Grants Pass, Oregon
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2010

As a single woman traveling on my own, I can say this was the most frightenig Motel I have ever been in. I was exhausted, paid without checking the room, and that was a mistake. I had a blanket in my car and put that on top of the bed. I slept maybe` 2 hours between the roaring Santa Ana... More

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Also Known As:
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Malibu Riviera Hotel
Address: 28920 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265
Location: United States > California > Malibu
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Ranked #4 of 6 hotels in Malibu
Hotel Class:2 star — Malibu Riviera Motel 2*
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