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The Ambrose Hotel

1255 20th St, at Arizona & 20th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404
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  • Cleanliness
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Clayton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good location for us visiting family. Great continental breakfast, but wait for renovations to be over. They were very helpful with car rental. Don't believe any websites (not theirs) that suggest free parking.

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Adelaide
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Ambrose Hotel for our final night in the USA before flying back to Australia. It is a well appointed comfortable hotel, with attentive and professional staff. Our room was a good size with a quality bed. Although it's a ways back from the beach, the hotel does offer the shuttle to get there and the area is... More

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Los Altos, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at The Ambrose for a recent family event. It was nicely located near our different venues were occurring and it was so quiet and comfy. It was easy to take much needed naps in the afternoon and close to shops so we could pick up items we'd left behind.

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Seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited Santa Monica on business. Needed quiet, and got it. Even though the hotel looked busy, it was very quiet for my work. I stayed on an end room - 231. Rooms are very nice. Big kudos to the staff - very helpful. Also - breakfast - really good. It wasn't super fatty foods with plastic plates. Why didn't I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Thank you for the nice stay. It was a very quiet and nice location in Santa Monica. The Breakfastmenue was very nice, no plastikcups no Plastikplates. The Staff in the reception was very knowledge about the area and very kind! I had a two months travelling trip along the Route 66. Every night another Hotel without the big cities. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great location. Room I had was large and clean and comfortable. Staff were exceptionally helpful and pleasant. While hotel location is ~ 2mi from the tourist bits - it is incredibly close to the wonderful Montana Ave area - and who wants to stay close to the noise of the pier etc. Hotel offers a pickup/drop off service - so... More

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General M, Manager at The Ambrose Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate your research in finding us. We work very hard to deliver excellent service that is both warm and relaxed every day, for every guest, every stay. Your feedback makes it all worth it. More

Missoula, Montana, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quiet location, close to some amazing restaurants.....I highly recommend Rustic Canyon for dinner and Huckleberry for breakfast! Convenient to the beach and great shopping, easy access to the freeway.......a wonderful staff, underground parking, nice little continental breakfast....good coffee, and with the much anticipated upcoming remodel....it's the perfect place to stay while in the LA area!

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We couldn't have said it better !! We appreciate your research in finding us. We work very hard to deliver excellent service that is both warm and relaxed every day, for every guest, every stay. Your feedback makes it all worth it. More

Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

friendliest of staff, most comfortable bed/bath linens, best pillows I've ever slept on. Chad shuttled us to El Cholo. He has awesome customer service style; easy-going, enthusiastic, helpful. Housekeeping staff greet you with a smile! Keep up the good work!

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We appreciate your research in finding us. We work very hard to deliver excellent service that is both warm and relaxed every day, for every guest, every stay. Your feedback makes it all worth it. More

Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a very lovely, well done and attractive boutique hotel. Delightful place to stay in a quiet area but close enough to the action. They are about to begin a remodel and I'm sure it will be even better!

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We couldn't have said it better... Thank you for your positive comments on your most recent stay at the Ambrose Hotel-Santa Monica. We're so excited about our renovations plan that will make us even better and deliver a higher quality to all our guests. Your positive feedback makes it all worth our efforts. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a repeat customer to The Ambrose. It is the only 'green' certified hotel in LA and the staff takes great pride in making sure that water and other precious resources are not wasted. The rooms are spacious, the staff is friendly, and they have a more than adequate breakfast every morning, which is served on the main floor (cereals,... More

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We couldn't have said it better... Thank you for your positive comments on your most recent stay at the Ambrose Hotel-Santa Monica. We strive to provide accommodations that exceed our best guest expectations on every repeat visit, every day for every stay. Your positive feedback makes it all worth our efforts. More

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Address: 1255 20th St, at Arizona & 20th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Location: United States > California > Santa Monica
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 77
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