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Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1700 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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McLean, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although we decided late in the game to visit California, we were not prepared for the mediocrity that greeted us at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. The room was not ready until 5:00 pm., the air conditioner was not working in the room, and the pool was cloudy and very small for the size of this hotel, which was... More

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Most amazing place to stay with the best of film set style views and the staff are awesome I was there for a Whisky extravaganza with the malt Whisky society who put on amazing night with great tastings . The food put on from Loews was fantastic too

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Belfort, France
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We are a french family who visited this beautiful California for two weeks and we stayed one week at Loews. We are not satisfied because of the attitude of the staff at the reception and the price / quality ratio of the bedrooms. We sold us "illusion" about the ocean premium view room. It should be noted that the hotel... More

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LoewsSantaMonica, Manager at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elise E, Thank you for staying with us. We will be sure to pass on your kind comments to our concierge. We apologize that your impression was not a better reflection of our commitment to excellence, however, we are glad you enjoyed our property and proximity to Santa Monica Beach and hope we will have the opportunity to welcome... More

east yorkshire
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56 reviews 56 reviews
19 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Marked down only by small pool and no seats on a couple of days. Other than that- staff great, rooms nice and location as good as it gets for the beach, shopping, the pier etc. If you are car free - this hotel is perfect. And they have a fiat demo car which will drop you off any where free... More

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LoewsSantaMonica, Manager at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Doncasterdarling, Thank you for your comments and your recommendation. We are happy that you enjoyed our rooms and property and glad to hear you took advantage of our FIAT program. Sincerely, Sean Steenson Hotel Manager Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel More

New York City, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for a week with my adult daughter and we had a perfect premium oceanfront double king. Very expensive but worth it. The room was nice, great view of the ocean, the Pier, an of course Muscle Beach. The service was great, very pleasant and capable staff at front desk, housekeeping, etc. My daughter used the gym every... More

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LoewsSantaMonica, Manager at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ItalophileNJ, Very happy to hear you had a wonderful stay with your daughter. We are glad you enjoyed your ocean view room, our outstanding food and gym and that you experienced our topnotch service. We can’t wait to have you back. Sincerely, Sean Steenson Hotel Manager Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel More

New York City, New York
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very, very nice hotel. Breakfast was good and fish tacos for lunch by the pool were also yummy. Close to Santa Monica Pier and right across from the beach. Pool has limited lounge seating. Lots of shopping and restaurants in the area. Only annoyance was that my little sister, who went back from the beach early one day, could not... More

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LoewsSantaMonica, Manager at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Haley L, Thank you for your wonderful comments about our hotel, property and food. So sorry for the inconvenience with the room key, however, for security purposes and your protection, this is our policy. We appreciate your understanding and are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and all that Santa Monica has to offer at Loews Santa Monica... More

Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome stylish hotel in center of Santa Monica and just steps from beach and famous SM pier. Luxurious rooms with jacuzzi tubs and glass-enclosed waterfall shower. Excellent fitness center. Steps to many great restaurants as well as good local casual eats. Popular with celebrities!

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LoewsSantaMonica, Manager at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Todd H, Thanks for your kind words about our stylish hotel. So glad you enjoyed our property and your stay as well as being in the center of Santa Monica, close to the many aspects it has to offer. We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Sean Steenson Hotel Manager Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel More

Santa Monica
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I stayed a week at this hotel. It was amazing! The service was excellent, the hotel was clean and modern. Very comfortable beds and pillows. Loved the spa and massage, especially the eucalyptus steam room! My daughter used the fitness area daily. The only downside of the using the spa and fitness area, is you had to... More

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LoewsSantaMonica, Manager at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear rcox2014, Thank you for your compliments, so happy to hear you had an amazing stay. We appreciate your compliments to our facilities and excellent staff and can’t wait to have you back. Sincerely, Sean Steenson Hotel Manager Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel More

Santa Monica
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pricey and not very nice. Good location and lobby but the rooms are small and unattractive. Our first room was below ground level and very claustrophobic, they ended up moving us for the next two nights after I complained and the room was marginally better.

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LoewsSantaMonica, Manager at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Natalie, Thank you for your comments about our guestrooms. We value your feedback and apologize that your impression was not a better reflection of our commitment to excellence. Sincerely, Sean Steenson Hotel Manager Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel More

Cranford, nj
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location - in the heart of Santa Monica. Service could have been better. We had to wait to check into our room. The front desk told us to come back in 10 minutes - we had to wait 1 hour. Our room smelled like smoke. We let the front desk know, they said they would take care of, no... More

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LoewsSantaMonica, Manager at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Suedemarco, We appreciate your feedback and are happy you enjoyed your stay in the heart of Santa Monica. We apologize for your delay in checking into your room, however, we are very much looking forward to having you back for more Oceanside drinks at the fire pits and demonstrating for you our commitment to excellence. Sincerely, Sean Steenson Hotel... More

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Address: 1700 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401
Location: United States > California > Santa Monica
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel 4*
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Situated on the Pacific Ocean with the thriving Santa Monica city on one side and the sands of legendary Muscle Beach on the other, the Four-Diamond Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel is a beachfront retreat offering dramatic views of the Pacific Ocean and beyond. Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel has become the first luxury hotel in Santa Monica to receive the Santa Monica Green Business Certification. Offered through a partnership between The City of Santa Monica, Santa Monica Convention and Visitors Bureau, Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce and Sustainable Works, the certification program honors businesses that have taken measurable steps to incorporate sustainable practices into their operations.Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Ocean & Vine offers the option to dine fireside or outdoors on a spacious patio while enjoying breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and world-famous Santa Monica Pier. Chef Keith Roberts’ California contemporary cuisine showcases creative interpretations of the familiar favorites. Located in Ocean & Vine, the chic new Sushi at Sunset sushi bar features a variety of inventive rolls as well as traditional sushi, nigiri and sake pairings. Recently named one of the “Best Hotel Spas” by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler for the second year in a row, Ocean Spa & Fitness offers an array of supremely-relaxing services. From Heated Lava Shell Massages to Age defying Facials, the eco-friendly Ocean Spa will keep you feeling relaxed…naturally. An expansive fitness center features state-of-the-art cardio equipment with iPod docking stations and personal televisions. Guests may also take advantage of the full service salon. World-class biking, surfing, dining and shopping are right outside the hotel’s door. Offering convenient access to everything Santa Monica has to offer, the hotel is just blocks away from the Santa Monica Pier, Third Street Promenade and the new Santa Monica Place mall. Muscle Beach's 26-mile paved strand offers the ideal setting to bike or blade. Santa Monica also boasts rich cultural history with an abundance of museums and theaters. Working with one of the hotel’s Les Clefs d’Or certified Concierges puts all this and more at each guest’s fingertips. ... more   less 
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