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Santa Monica Motel

2102 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This motel costs like a hotel on Went Hollywood. it is close only to the beach and at night all the neighborhood is dark and empty. for some reason this motel costs like a hotel on booking and on all the other sites - no air condition and facilities. the parking is good and the reception lady also was nice

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived a little bit too Early but the women in the reception helped us and made the cleaner make up our room 2 hours before time. Average room not too clean , but clean. Bathroom was ok and the rest of the room was ok. Recommended for a short and cheap stay.

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Thank Torgeir F
Cheri P, Front Desk Supervisor at Santa Monica Motel, responded to this review

Dear Torgeir F, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a Review, Our Front Desk Team works hard to ensure all our Guest's our taken care of. I am happy to hear that you were able to see that upon your arrival. Our Motel is one of the most affordable places to stay in the Santa Monica area... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They were so nice even though I checked in very late. And I needed a room near the back because I had a job interview early the next morning and wanted quiet. They gave me one. The room was updated and very clean - everything I needed. This is a good place that deserves your business.

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Thank Laura M
Cheri P, Front Desk Supervisor at Santa Monica Motel, responded to this review

Dear Laura M, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, I am happy to hear that the Front Desk was able to accommodate you in your requests. As I know it is always a plus to be well rested before an Interview. I hope to see you next time your in the Santa Monica area. Kind Regards,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Janely at the front counter found me a room super late at two am in the morning. All I had to do was ring the bell and I was asleep 20 minutes later. Clean room and bathroom. Well worth the price and I'll be sure to visit here if I'm ever in a pinch again.

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Thank Gary G
Cheri P, Front Desk Supervisor at Santa Monica Motel, responded to this review

Dear Gary G, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a Review, I am happy to hear that you were able to take advantage of our 24 hour Front Desk and Janely was able to assist you with Checking In. We hope to see you again when your back in the area. Thank You, Cheri Perez Front Desk... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This is a cheap (by Santa Monica standards) motel, and I was not expecting much, but bed bugs? My two kids and I got about 30 bites each. Stay away from this place! If that were not enough, there is no air-conditioning in the room.

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Cheri P, Front Office Supervisor at Santa Monica Motel, responded to this review

Dear Misha B, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a Review regarding your experience. We appreciate you taking the time to bring this matter to our attention and apologize for any inconvenience your experience may have caused you. We strive to exceed our guest's expectations and to create a memorable experience, we take all feedback seriously and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Nothing special, great location- you can walk to 3rd street shopping and dining area, so great if you wanted to have a drink and not drive. In fact ... If you wanted to walk to everywhere, including to the pier and beach , you can do that too. Lovely staff too.

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Thank Tallgingerguy
Cheri P, Front Desk Supervisor at Santa Monica Motel, responded to this review

Dear Tallgiingerguy, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, The Santa Monica Motel is situated in a prime location in Santa Monica which makes it very easy to walk to the Beach or to Downtown Santa Monica, I am happy you were able to experience that during your stay. The Front Desk team gives their best every... More 

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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Staying in Santa Monica is quite expensive. As this is much cheaper than other places near, you get what can be expected. It wasn't super clean. There were some bugs in the room (grasshopper and spider, no bedbugs). It's next to busy road, so ask for room that isn't that close to road and you're ok. And biggest of the... More 

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Cheri P, Front Desk Supervisor at Santa Monica Motel, responded to this review

Dear Olli J, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review Our Housekeeping Team strives to provide exceptionally clean Rooms and I apologize that we fell short of that. We will use this has a Training tool and take the necessary steps to improve. Santa Monica is a beautiful place to visit and always has a cool... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The room was spotless clean and comfortable. The position even if it doesn't seem nice cause it's on a busy main road, is actually perfect to go to the beach or downtown Santa Monica, Beverly Hills and downtown L.A. are just a few miles away.

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Cheri P, Front Desk Supervisor at Santa Monica Motel, responded to this review

Dear Katia G, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest. Our Housekeeping Team strives to provide exceptionally clean rooms and I am glad that you were able to experience that. We hope to see you on your next trip to Santa Monica. Best Wishes Cheri... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Good sized room, which felt clean. Location was great. Nice seating areas outside the rooms, where we chatted with the neighbors and relaxed in the shadow. Decent food options near by. It seemed a little expensive, but compared to other hotels in the area, it was cheap.

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Cheri P, Front Desk Supervisor at Santa Monica Motel, responded to this review

Dear Kladden, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us, I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were able to take advantage of the outdoor Patio area. I understand the Santa Monica area can be a bit pricey but as you know our Motel is one of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Very nice little place, very friendly person at the front desk (Janely). Got us a nice room with short notice...only complaint is that if you have a room near the road it can get a bit noisy. Also it gets a bit stuffy in the room with only the ceiling fan.

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Thank Ben T
Cheri P, Front Desk Supervisor at Santa Monica Motel, responded to this review

Dear Ben T, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a Review, We strive on performing excellent Customer service and I am happy to hear that Janely was able to provide that. I will be sure to pass along all the nice comments you said to her. Santa Monica always has a nice Ocean Breeze and the Ceiling... More 

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Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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