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2637 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405
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Sea Shore Motel
Ranked #14 of 34 hotels in Santa Monica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bethesda, Maryland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family (and lately me alone) has been staying at the Sea Shore for six years now and have never had a bad experience. We love the rooms (spacious and clean), the location (can't be beat) and the service (always helpful and always with a smile). So I am puzzled when I read about someone being unhappy. Our beds have... More

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Oakland, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Is it swanky? No. Is it clean? Yes! Tile floors throughout mean no gross carpets. Bathrooms all have nice, clean tiles throughout. Comfy beds with different pillows means you have choices. New windows block a lot of sound. We stayed in a downstairs unit but either the upstairs folk weighed less than 100 pounds or the place was built when... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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69 reviews 69 reviews
24 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I booked this hotel for my daughter and her friends, sight unseen, based on Tripadvisor. They wanted a place close to the beach and with plenty of room. The free parking was a plus, the only negative was that I thought the rooms were pricey for a dated hotel. Overall they were very happy and said they would stay there... More

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Dublin, Ireland
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed 4 nights and stayed for 2 nights in a standard room and 2 nights in the suite. The reception staff were friendly and helpful and we were very happy with the location. The beach was a 5 minute walk and the beach is magnificent! The are a few blocks to the left were shabby ,this area is Venice... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The full suites are wonderful facilities, the location couldn't be better, staff very helpful and friendly. Right on Main Street (the old original centre of lovely Santa Monica), by lots of restaurants, cafés beauty places and shops, a couple of blocks from the beautiful beach, and a shortish walk to the Pier and Third Street Promenade and all that stuff.... More

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Kanab, Utah
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As everyone has said previously, the location of the Sea Shore Motel is terrific. The free on-site parking is also terrific.The room, however, left a lot to be desired. Upon entering the room I was blown away by the smell, which I eventually decided was a combination of that mildewy smell you often get in cheap beach motels mixed with... More

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Havelock North, New Zealand
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great location one block from the beach, walking distance to Venice boardwalk. Shopping and restaurants at the doorstep. Fresh produce market across the road on a Sunday morning was a bonus. We stayed on the 2nd floor generous size though average rooms we did have noise issues with the room next door but management deal with this very quickly. Location... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
29 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I stayed 10 nights in the Junior Suite in the back of the complex. The suite is large with a full kitchen, living room and bedroom. The location of the suite guarantees a good night's sleep as there's no noice from the Main Street. Minor minuses: the AC unit in the bedroom is so noisy and outdated I had to... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Chose this after reading Trip Advisor reviews, Of course, being there puts everything into perspective. Tile floors means those staying on the first floor can be very noisy (sounded like furniture was being dragged around upstairs). While the weather could have meant sleeping with windows open, the noise of the nearby street meant closing the windows and using the AC... More

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London, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A fabulous family run motel with a great crew. Chris and his wife and staff are friendly and helpful, and every request I made was carried out with great speed and courtesy. A great location very near the beach promenade. The room was excellent, spotless, and extremely comfortable.

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Address: 2637 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Location: United States > California > Santa Monica
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Sea Shore Hotel Santa Monica
Sea Shore Santa Monica

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Our rooms feature terra-cotta tile floors, refrigerators, air conditioning, cable TV, granite counter tops and more. We have a sun deck and an on-site restaurant and Laundromat. All our rooms are non-smoking. We offer free parking in our own parking lot. We are located within walking distance to all Santa Monica attractions and within a 1/2 hour drive to all Los Angeles attractions. Plus, we're only TWO SHORT BLOCKS from Santa Monica's famous white sand beach. Along historic and charming Main Street are numerous restaurants, art galleries, museums, dress shops, coffee shops, and more. A 2 night minimum stay is required on weekends and holidays. ... more   less 
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