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Oceana Beach Club Hotel

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849 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90403 (Formerly Hotel Oceana Santa Monica)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed 12 days w/2 kids.. The room is too large and comportable.. Ideal with the kids. Parking is 39 $ per day.. Recommend to park across the street (parking lot) Breakfast is too expensive for what they have. When I want bread, the guy told me kitchen is too busy; when they have a chance they will cut and... More 

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Leah E, General Manager at Oceana Beach Club Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Duygu, Thank you so much for staying with us! I am so sorry you experienced these missteps during your stay and I would like to clarify on a few items to put you more at ease. In regards to the housekeeping, they do need to place the dirty linen on the floor while they are replacing it with fresh... More 

Santa Monica, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live in the area and wasn't looking for a hotel room, but rather the restaurant, which I've seen when driving by. The valet told us he thought it was only open for hotel guests, which sounds a bit peculiar, so we thought we'd ask in the lobby. Woman behind the desk never got off the phone or acknowledged our... More 

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Leah E, General Manager at Oceana Beach Club Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Martha, I am so sorry for the lack of attention and acknowledgement that was given when you and your husband visited the hotel. This is very concerning to me as each and every guest deserves a warm welcome, something I will address with my entire front of house staff. In regards to the restaurant, unfortunately the valet was correct... More 

Xenu007
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you add up all the taxes and fees, valet parking, etc., you are paying $400+ per night just to be on Ocean Avenue. The question is whether it's worth it. No room has an unobstructed view of the ocean, there are trees in the way. Room service is punctual but they can't seem to get your order right (day... More 

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Leah E, General Manager at Oceana Beach Club Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your feedback and I am terribly sorry you encountered all of this throughout your stay. I believe I spoke to you about this upon check out and all of this is great feedback as you should not have experienced this; our guest experience is of the highest importance to us. Please feel free to... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous boutique hotel.brillant service,crisp clean and spacious suites. From the moment you arrive,the valet and check in so welcoming. Resturant delicious .food 1st class. Beds Devine.everything you need is available and beyond.

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Leah E, General Manager at Oceana Beach Club Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and I am so happy you enjoyed your stay! Best, Leah More 

Downunder
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80 reviews 80 reviews
46 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We spent 4 days at the OBCH. A very Melrose Place and Instagram photo opportunity property. You can walk to 3rd street promenade but it’s a little further than you would think. Decor was great but needs to be refreshed with parts of it worn out. The Great Bits: the vibe of the place, staff, valet. The Good Bits: restaurant/bar,... More 

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

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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Leah E, General Manager at Oceana Beach Club Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much Dominic! We strive to give our guests the best experience possible and offer a home away from home as we know traveling, even if for pleasure, can be a little stressful. Thank you again and please feel free to reach out to me directly for your next stay! Best, Leah More 

Toronto
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

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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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

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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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

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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