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Oceana Beach Club Hotel

4.0 of 5 849 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90403 (Formerly Hotel Oceana Santa Monica)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came across this place somewhat by accident having to find somewhere all very last minute. Booked for one night, stayed five. Lovely sweet hotel with a very distinct boutique feel and a great restaurant. The staff and service throughout was fantastic and added to the calm escapist feel of the experience. Would definitely revisit when in town.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very old, tired hotel where you can hear EVERYTHING happening in the room beside you, including brushing of teeth - the walls are that thin. Everything was dirty - and if you have ANY sensitivity to toxic scents, you will not be able to stay here. Our "suite" was dirty and dusty and included a un-kept kitchenette, with a... More 

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marin county
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's not a fancy place, or a super hip place, but somehow they have managed to create an atmosphere that was perfect for my family this visit. Stylish and lovely without being over the top. People who work there are very friendly and helpful. It's an awesome location, across from the beach and down the street from the Santa Monica... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Oceana is California past and present – a ‘60s apartment complex renovated into a boutique hotel, with a retro/hip feel. It continues to be our first choice in Santa Monica, even though it’s gotten quite pricey, because of the ambience, the location, and the roominess. Although a 60s building, it has good bones -- the apartments have converted nicely... More 

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Palo Alto, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You feel like you're in quintessential laid-back California. It is part swanky, part casual, part beachy, part foodie. The location is great, right across from the beach and near the pier. You won't be disappointed if you get a room with an ocean view room. The staff was friendly and helpful. It was just an overall great experience.

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maplewood, New Jersey, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

this is absolutely my new favorite hotel to stay at when at the beach, santa monica. First of all - thank you for the unexpected upgrade - with the Ocean View. stunning. The rooms are well appointed, comfortable. I love the decor, just perfect. My room was very quiet. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful. I can't wait to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

Hotel is truly lovely, small boutique style, great attention to decor, rooms match the price, lively and spacious. Breakfast buffet is too expensive I would have preferred menu choices. we were in room 316 and next doors plumbing on bedroom side was very noisy, especially if you eere trying for a lay in. my wife still reckons it us the... More 

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Munich, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Just imagine how disappointing it would be staying in a hotel where the ladies in receiption are neither friendly nor helpful. Our advice is you read carefully their confirmation, room details were not on it in our case. We booked ocean view upgrade option but by check-in we were told they are sold out.

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Megan S, Manager at Oceana Beach Club Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jean-Mark80132, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, I am truly sorry to hear you were not satisfied with your stay and for the miscommunication on the reservation. Our Signature Ocean View Suites are some of our most popular and do book up quickly. When these suites are fully occupied, we offer the option of a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It feels just like home with a very spacious room. It is situated near to the beach with walking distance of Santa Monica Pier and shops The staff are so polite and friendly. Delicious breakfast but it is a bit pricey. Highly recommend to everyone and will definitely go back there again. The only thing to mention is that the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The Oceana is a traditional Santa Monica establishment, wide windows to the sidewalk, four-square balconied rooms around a central pool, bright, modern decor and furnishings and all perfectly lovely. The welcome one receives at the reception desk seems genuinely warm and friendly as indeed are all the staff. During my visit I was given very helpful office type support in... More 

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Address: 849 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90403 (Formerly Hotel Oceana Santa Monica)
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Location: United States > California > Santa Monica
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Oceana Beach Club Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 70
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