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Ocean Lodge Hotel

1667 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ocean Lodge is a decent place to stay if your looking for budget accommodation. Good location and in walking distance of shopping precinct, Santa Monica Beach & Pier. Room was comfortable. Only downside was arriving off an early flight at 7.30am and the office did not open until 9.30 so were pretty much hanging around for 2 hours until... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The Ocean Lodge is a decent place to stay if your on a budget and want to be in a good location in Santa Monica. The rooms are small but clean and have all you need for a short stay. I'll be honest, if your spending a lot of time in your room in Santa Monica then maybe this place... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Very clean and very convenient. That's it. It's not quaint or cute in any way, and there are no views of any sort. However, if you want a good location from which to enjoy Santa Monica, it'll do the trick. There is limited onsite parking, but the garage that they offer for just $5.00 a day is a safe and... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Very good location near the Santa Monica Pier and the Pomegranate st. The rooms are simple with no great features, but nice. Just a little smelly of humidity but we thought it could be because it is close to beach. Just 20 min drive from atractions like Universal Studios.

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Shaken not Stirred!
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

This is basic lodging, but the rooms are clean, and 1 block from the Pier, and Great Restaurants within a short walk. You can hear almost every street noise in our unit #217, which was a 2 BR Suite (?). For the price of $250 per nite w/parking a little disappointing. However, Other hotels in the area are $450 per... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

If you want upmarket & luxury this hotel is not for you. If you want clean, affordable in the heart of Santa Monica than this hotel is for you. Travelling with 2 teenage boys is hard in the US especially with bedding - its very hard to find twin beds so when I saw a room that had 2 double... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We were grateful to find this motel in such a fantastic location. It is a block to the Santa Monica Pier, walking distance to 3rd Street Promenade in one direction, and also to Main Street restaurants in the other direction. There is a beautifully landscaped new park with play areas and sprinklers for kids directly behind the hotel. The room... More 

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We booked one night and the Filipino receptionist advice us that we could get two rooms for free instead of one room. Or a second night for USD25. What a nice offer! Rooms where perfect for families. Location very very good. We are happy!

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Mill Valley, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The good news is the location of this hotel and free WiFi in the room. On the other hand beware if you have any issues with balance or walking. There is no elevator and you need to carry your own bags up a series of steep stairs. When we arrived there was no one to help. There is free coffee... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Partner, 18 yo daughter and myself had 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom suite. Perfect location, basic facilities, some noise but not too much to worry about. Some homeless people nearby but never hassled by them. Heating difficult to get right, and TV reception dropped out a bit. Free WIFI was good. Great location as 2 mins walk to Pier, and about... More 

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