We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Viceroy Santa Monica

4.0 of 5 1819 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Hotel website
Offers & Announcements
Save 20% Plus Cocktails
#2 of 34 Hotels in Santa Monica
1,002 Reviews 4.5 of 5 stars
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 10 more sites!
Certificate of Excellence 2014
GreenLeadersBronze level
Viceroy Santa Monica
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Viceroy Santa Monica
Write a Review

1,002 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    588
    227
    112
    48
    27
See reviews for
144
375
56
196
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (255)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed several days as part of a family vacation. The service, room quality and food were terrific in every respect. The one drawback to our stay was that, although we had a suite, the room was near the service elevator, which was noticeably loud precisely in the evenings when we were trying to go to sleep. The hotel was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
new york city
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is a nice place. Was here on business, saw families, groups, young and not-so-young, and thought all fit in well. Service was courteous, timely and efficient and not-over-the-top, way I prefer it. Rooms furnishing, layout, view was very good, the pillows, comforters, beds and mattresses, I really need to figure where they get those from and get some... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Houston, Texas
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was appalled by the lack of service when I stayed at the Viceroy Santa Monica over MLK weekend this year. My daughter and I walked across the street to the Loew's where we were pleasantly surprised but the quality and service vs. the Viceroy! I LOVED the decor of the Viceroy but our view was of the back side... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a delight this hotel was. The decor was very impressive and made the most of the small area, although it didn't feel small. The service was very good and the staff couldn't do enough for you. The pool was good and the rooms were very nice and very well appointed. It was a treat to stay here.

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
LONDON
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was a little hesitant to book this hotel as read through the reviews and found lots of negative posts ranging from 'lack of sun by the pool' and 'rooms not as advertised'. After much deliberation I went ahead and booked it and am so glad I did. what a stunning hotel! The lobby is beautiful, very well maintained and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
New York City, New York
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On the upside this place had great service, a comfy bed, a short one block jaunt to the beach and bikes to ride along the boardwalk. I was on a higher floor with a pool view and was not bothered by the cheesy music or ridiculous nightlife. My room did seem kind of rundown, though, even compared to other rooms... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. We stayed for four nights and we had such a lovely time. Check in was very easy and enjoyable, we had champagne on arrival. Our room was quite small but we had lovely views of the ocean. We had champagne and strawberries compliments of the hotel to celebrate our honeymoon and we though this was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
United States
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have wanted to stay here since I first saw the stunning Kelly Wearstler-designed space years ago. The lobby is beautiful, and still very well maintained. The style is classic, modern, and crisp. We arrived on a Monday evening at sunset and were warmly welcomed by Andrew at the front desk. We were shown to our room on the eighth... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Matt S, Manager at Viceroy Santa Monica, responded to this review

carolineBethesdaMd, We love that you've anticipated joining us at Viceroy for years now. Fabulous to hear that your experience matched the anticipation. While we understand you came for the design, and glad that you found it to be as good as you hoped, we're pleased that the service and amenities are what won you over. Thank you for staying with... More

San Francisco, California
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Viceroy for 4 nights on a holiday to Los Angeles. Location is great, short walk to the beach/pier and to center of Santa Monica. Hotel has very nice bicycles you can take out which we did almost every day. The pool area is nice as well. One thing to note, if your window faces the pool it... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Matt S, Manager at Viceroy Santa Monica, responded to this review

gmalyova, We were very fortunate to be your hosts for your 4 day west coast holiday. Thank you for sharing your experience. We're very pleased to hear what a great time you had. We appreciate you making use of the bicycles as there is so much to see on this side of town and no question that this is the... More

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

…great location, hotel has an "air" of a french hotel, but needs some improvement. TVs are the "old" flat screen (and in my case) did not work properly. I asked for repair, but it didn't help. The staff was nice, swimming pool area was very nice. All in all, a "very good" suits the evaluation.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Matt S, Manager at Viceroy Santa Monica, responded to this review

shepeca, Our thanks to you and your family for joining us at Viceroy. I appreciate that you had a very good stay, though we wish we could have provided and exceptional one. I apologize that you felt the TV's were old and caused you unresolved issues. We recently replaced our TV's with brand new SMART TV's which are intended to... More

Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Viceroy Santa Monica, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Viceroy Santa Monica? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Viceroy Santa Monica

Address: 1819 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone Number:
Location: United States > California > Santa Monica
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Viceroy Santa Monica 4*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Sabre Hospitality Solutions , Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Tingo, Venere, Priceline, Agoda, Otel, Odigeo and Jetsetter so you can book your Viceroy Santa Monica reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Viceroy Santa Monica Hotel Santa Monica
Viceroy Hotel Santa Monica

516 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (234)
Viewed
Room/suite (54)
Viewed
Bathroom (21)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (35)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (26)
Viewed
View from room (26)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Other (67)

Expert photos: Taken by TripAdvisor travel experts

Viewed
All expert photos (253)
Viewed
Amenities (27)
Viewed
Beach (25)
Viewed
Grande Room (Ocean View) (20)
Viewed
Pool (17)
Viewed
Restaurants and Bars (38)
Viewed
The Hotel (44)
Viewed
Viceroy Room (82)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (30)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (2)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Other (23)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Santa Monica with
any amenities