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Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went with a friend for a weekend away. It was just for a fun few days and we used the pool, the restaurant and the gym which was all great and clean including the food and service at the pool (although we had to negotiate for umbrellas) The location is great, walking distance to shops and great restaurants......but I... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel is beautiful and is in a great location. I was surprised by the attitude of the front desk personnel. During my stay, I had a bad experience with Mosquitos. The entire 8th floor (elevator, hallways, my room) had swarms of them. I spent several hours during the night fighting these Mosquitos. My face had several visible bites in the... More 

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

Dear Cotraveler Thank you for staying with us and glad to read you enjoyed our great location. However I would like to apologize for the inconveniences you encountered during your stay. If you would not mind reaching out to be directly, I would greatly appreciate learning more about your experience. Sincerely, Sean Steenson Hotel Manager Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is right on ocean avenue, backs onto Venice beach. The pool area is a really nice and relaxing way to end a day out in the city or on the beach. The hot tubs were very hot, which I liked but were too hot for my partner. The hotel is a little tired looking and dated, it could... More 

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London, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Second stay at the Loews, we love it and will be back again. Great location just behind muscle beach and a short walk to the pier. Great base for exploring the area on foot or by bike , no need for a car, lots of eating and shopping options in walking distance. The atrium lobby and pool area are stylish... More 

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

Dear Well_travelled_Dad, Thank you for your wonderful comments and for your repeat business. We are glad to hear you enjoy using Loews Santa Monica as your central home base whilst exploring the many activities that Santa Monica has to offer. Delighted to hear you are a fan of our stylish facilities and topnotch service – and most of all, delighted... More 

New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You can't beat the location or the nifty live camera screens of the beach behind the staff at check-in. The pocket sized pool is nice and they've tried to hop it up with these weird little glowing towers at night. BUT...the rooms are filthy and worn. Carpet is a worn dirty mess throughout the hotel. I was there for work... More 

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

Dear JBolosh, Thank you for your comments. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed many elements of Loews Santa Monica, including our live feed of the beach and atmospheric oceanfront pool. We are disappointed, however, to hear that your impression of your guest room was not a better reflection of our commitment to excellence. We are investigating and do hope... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love this hotel. This is the second time I've stayed here now. Perfect location by the beach and the pier. Fab facilities with everything you'd need. Pool area is slightly small but does the job. Staff are so friendly and helpful. Sit back and enjoy a cocktail whilst watching the sun setting over the pier.

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

Dear solo_girl_hants, Thank you for your wonderful comments and your repeat business. We are so happy to hear you love every aspect of Loews Santa Monica and appreciate your compliments to our topnotch facilities and staff. We look forward to welcoming you back for more luxury -- in addition to sunset cocktails -- soon! Sincerely, Sean Steenson Hotel Manager Loews... More 

Treorchy, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

me and my partner, stayed here for my 47th birthday 11th may to 17th may 2015, the hotel was first class, its not the cheapest, but you pay for what you get, the food, service and location are the best in santa monica, valet car parking was good, we used their well equipped gym, but this was an extra cost,... More 

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

Dear ajon3s, Happy birthday to your partner! We are honored you spent this special occasion at Loews Santa Monica. We are so happy you enjoyed every aspect of your visit and are flattered we are your favorite in Santa Monica. We appreciate your excellent compliments and look forward to welcoming you back for another first-class visit soon. Sincerely, Sean Steenson... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A minute from the beach and Santa Monica Pier and only 5-10 minutes walk to all major shopping, restaurants and nightlife, this location is hard to beat. All staff encountered were friendly and helpful. Lovely hotel - not new but a very comfortable 5 star environment.

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

Dear TAPAGO, Thank you very much for your lovely review. Sounds like you did a bit of everything, taking advantage of the premiere shopping, dining and nightlife that Santa Monica has to offer yet still having time to relax among our comfortable accommodations. Thank you also for your compliments to our topnotch staff. So happy to hear you had a... More 

Whiteley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for three nights in July during our first family holiday to California. Loved the hotel. It is well located with the beach, shops and nightlife easily walkable from the hotel. You are literally one property back from the beach so access isn't an issue. Loved watching the beach culture from the lobby and from the pool area.... More 

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

Dear Sharon E, From our ideal oceanfront accommodations and topnotch facilities and staff, to the eye-catching beach culture that makes up our backyard, we are delighted to hear you loved every aspect of your stay! We look forward to welcoming you back for many more family holidays – and amazing ocean views – at Loews Santa Monica. Sincerely, Sean Steenson... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second time we have stayed at Loews Santa Monica and frankly would always stay there if in Santa Monica. Excellent location, good quality hotel, excellent services, new pool this year, staff were all very helpful (a couple even remembered us by name from the previous year!) and rooms are good quality also.

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

Dear Brendan224, Thank you for your wonderful comments and your repeat business. We are very happy to hear you took advantage of our excellent services and facilities, including our newly remodeled oceanfront pool. Additionally, we will be sure to pass your compliments on to our topnotch staff. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and are happy... 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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