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Wave Hotel

900 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If your plan is to visit California and see the attractions you won't be spending a whole bunch of time in your hotel, which in this case is a good thing. The websites photos of this hotel are very misleading. It is basically a motel 8 with some minor upgrades. The staff were really nice with the exception of one... More 

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San Diego, California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our 4th stay at this small hotel. Great location with free underground parking. It's very basic, but nice enough. The continental breakfast was good and the staff were very friendly. The downside is that some of the public areas need TLC, such as sweeping the elevator floor. Our room carpet was in good condition, but stained, and the... More 

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Cherry Hill
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

First room had mold on tile and in the carpet. It reeked of disinfectants. About 2AM the toilet flushed and a glow appeared. When we tried to leave the carpet bunched so the door wouldn't open. Had to get help to get out. The second room had a hot tub that wasn't working. About 2AM the mini fridge opened and... More 

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Hawaii
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

The night clerk is @$$! He was so rude and got all upset and loud because I couldn't understand his thick Indian accent! The rest of the staff was friendly. The room keys needed to be re-coded because it stopped working after a day. The room, itself was okay. It was large, pretty clean, but old. The included breakfast was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We've used The Wave a few times over the years, mainly as a place to stay after arriving in LA from overseas, before we head off somewhere else. The location is very handy, 15 minutes from the airport, and about a 15 minute walk to the beach where there are plenty of bars and restaurants. There's also a Target next... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This isn't a five stare resort hotel. It's a simple motel, with basic rooms. It is however inexpensive, located very close to downtown Manhattan Beach and right on Sepulveda. It's convenient to much of the rest of LA without being right downtown. It's the basics - clean rooms, TV, comfortable beds. The staff is polite and helpful. The pool and... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My wife and I travel a lot and use many hotels during our travels cheap or expensive doesn't matter as long as we enjoy it. We stayed for 6 days 5 nights in the Wave Hotel in Manhattan Beach and it was the worst hotel we've ever stayed in. There was mold in every room. My wife being pregnant I... More 

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I want to be fair, and write a truly accurate review. First, I found the staff to be great, front desk and breakfast staff were great. The hotel is located in a somewhat good location. I thought it was closer to the Manhattan beach, but not so. I did jog to it the two nights I stayed, but it is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I stayed in the Wave Hotel for one night on Oct 5. When I departed the hotel in the morning on Oct 6th, I noticed the pipes that were fixed to the ceiling of the hotel parking were leaking. At first I thought this was water and I had a docters appointment so I had to go. After I returned... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Chris, Milton and Eddie run the front desk and were all very pleasant and helpful during my 2 day stay.Yes, I found some mold around the entry door but I told them and a maintenance guy immediately followed me to the room to see where and he wiped the areas clean with chlorox. The Wave is so perfectly located .6... More 

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