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Santa Monica Motel

2102 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my friends and i took a somewhat last minute trip to california and I wanted to stay in santa monica (but that didn't end up happening... we were all over the place). this motel is cheap and in a nice location if you want to stay in santa monica. not very good if you plan on walking to the beach... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at Santa Monica Motel for four nights. Room was large and clean, and had new bathroom. Comfortable bed. Staff was extremely nice and helpful, location was central with short distances to beach. Free parking:) Very good value for the money!

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Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We spent four days and was our stays pleasant. The place is small but comfortable, near shops and bars in the area. The staff is friendly and the rooms were clean and comfortable We would recommend this place if you're on a budget

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Pleasantly suprised with how great this little place was! Great location not far from Main Street where there are tonnes of great bars and restaurants! 5min drive to Santa Monica pier and downtown Santa Monica and 5 mins drive from Venice Beach! Rooms are small but have all you need and are very comfortable! Room was spotless. Only negative was... More 

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Bilston, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Me & my wife stayed here for a week. We found the motel with no problems at all, just get the free airport bus to the LAX tranportation hub & catch the Big Blue Bus No3 from stop 12 ($1 fare each) & just under an hour later get off at the corners of Pico & Lincoln Blvd's & you'll... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I give this property a high rating for the value, rather than the quality. I've stayed in Santa Monica a few times and always paid the high price to be near the beach. I went the cheaper option this time and stayed at the Santa Monica Motel. It's a 15 minute (easy) walk to the beach and probably another 10... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We stayed one night at this motel in the summer of 2013. The room was clean and quite comfortable, although it was a bit small. We were sleeping 4 people in about 10m^2 in two double beds. Upside: Quite close to the beach, and the distance is walkable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Santa Monica has small rooms, but the beds were comfortable, room was always clean and the bathroom did its job. Customer service was fantastic. They booked our tours for us and were there 24 hours a day and were more then happy to help whenever we asked! Would recommend motel based on service! Location was good for us because it... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

Room was basic and clean. In our room only 1 plug worked. They have us 10$ off for that. We took the room after viewing it first which is a must in Santa Monica. Bed was ok pillows a bit flat. Room was warm but there was a ceiling fan and a electric fan we had on when we didn't... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The hotel is fine and has been renovated however it is in a bit of a sketchy location. The main downside is the location. It is a bit far to easily walk (with kids) to the Santa Monica pier but there is a bus that you can take. Though there is nothing really wrong with the hotel other than it... More 

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Santa Monica
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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