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Viceroy Santa Monica

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1819 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Ranked #2 of 34 hotels in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
22 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were flying back to Sydney from LAX and this location was ideal. Near the coastline surrounded by great restaurants and a short walk to good shopping then only a 20 minute drive to LAX. The hotel is lovely and the staff extremely friendly. The pool area added to our experience and the bar and restaurant excellent. It was only... More

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Palm Springs, California
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16 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Each time we visit this property the upgrades are very noticeable .The rooms have been redone since last year and if you are lucky to get a high floor (#5 and above) overlooking the ocean it is outstanding.The staff are exceedingly well trained,with most of them remembering our name. We love to leave the car parked at hotel and walk... More

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
29 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent three nights at the Viceroy during our honeymoon in California. We made a point of booking high end hotels for this special trip and we were not disappointed with our choice in Santa Monica. The location of the Viceroy is excellent; near the beach and a short walk from the shops, restaurants and bars of Santa Monica. Handy... More

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel in good location Loved the decor,style and chilled ambience Restaurant excellent and loved eating outside at night with all the candles, pool .... BUT - didn't feel comfortable to use the pool as too close to everyone sitting on their sun beds, small things missing like water in room which should be a minimum for this level... More

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great location, very well appointed, nice bar, efficient service, the only weak area is breakfast, service was slow and confused, although the food was quite ok… Can be a bit noisy if there is a party in the pool area, so get rooms on the top floor or facing west

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Matt S, Manager at Viceroy Santa Monica, responded to this review

Jserrenho, Thanks to you and your family for joining us at Viceroy. We're pleased to hear you all had a great stay. We certainly appreciate your feedback on the breakfast service you experienced and please know that we take this feedback to heart. We thank you also for you suggestions to future guests. We appreciate the opportunity to have welcomed... More

New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is what all hotels should strive to be - stellar service, comfortable environment, amazing decor - a place you don't want to leave and can't wait to return. Their attention to detail and luxury class service is impeccable. When you get your car, they greet you by name, ask if you need directions, some water maybe. When you... More

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Matt S, Manager at Viceroy Santa Monica, responded to this review

spikethecat68, We could not be happier to have made you such a big fan. Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to do so. We appreciate your glowing review as how you described you experience is everything we strive to provide at Viceroy. That our team and their recognition of you during your stay is what really made the difference... More

London, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has a great location. Very close to the beach. And in walking distance to the shopping district. The interior is actually quite cool. Nice pool and restaurant. The rooms are good, convenient and some even have a beach view over a car park. I think they should put a bottle of free water in the room and not... More

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Matt S, Manager at Viceroy Santa Monica, responded to this review

Oliver S, Thank you for joining us at Viceroy. We're pleased to learn that you enjoyed both the location of the property and the hotel amenities. We are centered in the middle of everything so good for you for getting out and exploring. While we do not have complimentary water in the rooms we're happy to offer a bottle to... More

Glastonbury, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Viceroy is a smaller boutique hotel. It is located 1 block from the beach and 2-3 blocks from the pier and 3rd st promenade. They cater to their guests. The pool area is small but does not get overly congested. The rooms are on the smaller side but very comfortable. Santa Monica is a great place to stay because... More

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Matt S, Manager at Viceroy Santa Monica, responded to this review

Deborah C, We're glad to learn that you enjoyed yourself in Santa Monica so much. It truly is the best place to stay when visiting LA, though we may be a bit biased. We appreciate that you chose to join us at Viceroy during this visit to Santa Monica. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Matt... More

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56 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is fabulous. The lobby/bar/pool area are all beautifully furnished and created a great first impression. Check in was really fast and friendly. Our room was beautiful, really nicely furnished and had views to the beach. The location is a short walk from the pier and from main street which has great bars and restaurants and only 2 blocks... More

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Matt S, Manager at Viceroy Santa Monica, responded to this review

Phillip33, Thank you for joining us at Viceroy and for your wonderful recommendation. It's great to learn that we were able to exceed your expectations from beginning to end. We're very pleased to learn that Jules, Alexis, and Gary in the Cameo Bar had such a positive impact on this visit. We greatly appreciate the recommendation and do hope that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service is phenomenal. The staff greet you by your name and are very friendly. The rooms are very chic and location is great. Just 5 minutes to the beach, pier and 3rd street promenade. The staff really set this hotel apart from others.

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jypman, Thank you very much for allowing us the opportunity to welcome you. We're honored to be considered the best luxury property you've stayed at. To learn that it was the staff and the service that really made this the case thrills us to no end. We're glad you enjoyed your visit so much and look forward to welcoming you... More

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Address: 1819 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Location: United States > California > Santa Monica
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Viceroy Santa Monica 4*
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An urban retreat at the shore - British impressions- with bold current perspectives. Business friendly- yet vacation ready- and just steps from the Santa Monica pier- beaches- shopping- dinning and nightlife. Each of the 162 guestrooms and suites offer ocean- pool- or palm views. Mascioni linens and bathrobes- custom beds with down comforters and pillows. Body and hair care products Aromatherapy Associates. In room spa services available- marble baths with seated vanities and soaking tubs- sitting areas- and fully stocked mini bars. In room entertainment centers feature 40 in flat screen tv- full cable access and movies- music- and video games- high-speed wireless Internet access- two-line telephones with speaker and private voicemail as well as media hubs. And dataports for modem/fax hookup - Viceroy also offers video check-out with e-mail reciept. A complete fitness center- 2 outdoor heated pools with private cabanas. Cameo bar- reunion dining at Cast- 24-hour room service- dry cleaning and laundry service- full-service concierge- choice of daily newspaper- and a 1300 sq foot meeting room with private patio overlooking the pool area. ... more   less 
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