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Palm Motel

2020 14th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405
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San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Palm Motel TOTALLY let me down and I wouldn't recommend staying at this place. Here's my story: Red Flag #1: I had made reservations via email a few weeks prior to my stay. My confirmation email came a few hours later from what looked like a personal email address, not the business one I sent the original booking request to.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

We didn't pre-book, it was a last minute decision, we just turned up and got a room. This is good value for money and the man who checked us in was lovely and it felt very safe. For a cheap last minute room - we had a great night sleep, it was good. There is also free on site parking... More 

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San Pedro, Belize
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Clean sheets, clean floors, very bare bones but it worked. I would stay here again, probably ask for a downstairs room although the breeze was wonderful at night on an upstairs level. The coffee maker was on the blink so there was nothing to heat up water in the morning, i would bring my own next time. Santa Monica hotels... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Ok good points, the room was clean and the guy that checked us in was friendly, the wifi was great. The rest, there was an unpleasant odour in the rooms and at the check in desk. Some residents seemed to be permanent along with their kids and pets. The beds were protected with plastic mattress protectors......why!? The bath had a... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I stayed there for last night and I had an overall very good experience. The staff was very friendly from start and very customer oriented. Check in was fast. The Price was very reasonable for what I got: The room was clean, new Flat Screen TV; Big Bed; Nice furniture; spacious room and the floor had nice tiles and it... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

This is my favorite less expensive place to stay when I am in Los Angeles. Charm all the way, great location, I like walking around here. No, I would not pick out the same flooring, materials, etc but I am here on vacation and the pricing is ultra reasonable.

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I travel extensively worldwide. I've stayed at the Palm Motel frequently since May while helping my son launch his recording engineer business. Though I have friends nearby because I worked and raised my kids in SM, I prefer staying at this cheery, clean, affordable enclave. It's within walking and/or biking distance to all Santa Monica attractions. The Palm is immediately... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

I was visiting Santa Monica to see some friends over Christmas. I usually stay with them but this time they had relatives in so i chose a budget accommodation because i m between jobs. I was a bit worried with some reviews i saw about linoleum floors etc but i didn't have much choice! Well i m happy to say... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

I have travelled a lot around the world and Palm Motel in Santa Monica is my favourite motel ever! I have stayed in this charming motel several times over the last four years, I always go back to this place every time I am in Santa Monica. It is a charming motel in a beautiful setting with fresh flowers in... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

This place is a great deal, comfortable and clean. From the beginning it was an extremely positive experience, from the rooms to the gentleman who owns the place the motel was warm and inviting. I highly recommend it, anyone that says otherwise is crazy!

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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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