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Seaview Hotel

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1760 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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Hotel offers everything you need for a visit aimed Santa Monica. Strategic location,the owner is friendly and kind. Quality price,I consider it more than adequate. Not having had the car,I can not judge use of the parking lot, but this latter seemed a bit limited.

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel has this lovely 60s beach hotel feel. The rooms are renovated and roomy. There's a private garden and a private path to the beach. The cafe next door does great food. It's near the 3rd Street Mall and right next to a hotel that costs 8 times as much! The staff couldn't have been more helpful with the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We stayed there for a night, arrived before dinner and left by breakfast time. We absolutely liked the location, walking distance to the pier and to the Santa Monica promenade. Furnishings were all Ikea style except for the bathroom, which was clean and neat but "outdated" american style. It was also walking distance to the beach. Very good value for... More 

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Carrollton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

First off I was very hesitated on staying here but what made stayed here was check in was at 1 pm (most place is at 3or 4) since I was staying in Hollywood for the past three days and check out was at noon. Got to admit it was a awesome choose, the staff was very friendly. The man gave... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The location is excellent. The staff were very friendly. The cost of the room was reasonable in comparison to all the high cost accommodations in Santa Monica. Not worth the price,though. If you want nostalgia, you get it with this motel. Limited free parking. Decor in the room was an attempt at industrial 50's with IKEA blended in.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Free parking, excellent location & price are what attracted me here. I didnt have hotel-like expectations and this was a great stay. It was within walking distance to beach everything, abundant restaurants around. Just footsteps opposite is cora's coffee shoppe which is excellent too. Despite superb location, the decor of the place provides a natural haven that is quiet and... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

PROS: free parking (but limited, so come early), close to pier and beach, quirky atmosphere, CHEAP CONS: a little dingy, check-out time said 11 am but when we left at 10 am, there was a man waiting for us outside wanting to clean our room (creepy!), lots of noise from outside street Overall, great price and location. You can tell... More 

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Chandler, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

My girlfriend & I spent a weekend in Santa Monica & stayed at The Sea View Hotel. This place is AWESOME!!! Its just a very short walk from the beach/pier, and the Promenade is walking distance as well. The rooms are very clean, well lit & very comfortable. The atmosphere is very quiet, relaxed & yet right in the middle... More 

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Burbank, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The only word that can properly describe this hotel is HORRIBLE! They charged us $165 for one night for a tiny, dirty room with two queen beds, but the minute we stepped into the room, we realized it was impossible to stay there, so we chose to leave. No refund, of course, but were were just happy to get away... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Three of us shared a two queen room - a little crowded but good value as a result. Stay here if you like a slice of yesterday... the hotel has been going since the fifties and is old but the rooms have been refreshed and there is a modern feel. If you expect everything to be just 'so' then this... More 

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