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Seaview Hotel

1760 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Seaview Hotel
Ranked #24 of 34 hotels in Santa Monica
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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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Hossegor, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent hotel, the guy at the desk was very nice and friendly, The cleaning was good. The bed is confortable The hotel is very near the beach and the pier. We enjoy our stay. Thanks a lot, Steven and Mary.

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Impressed by this motel. Fabulous location, close to buses and a short walk to muscle beach and the main shops/dining. Decent sized rooms with plenty of space (two queen beds). Helpful staff who gave us great tips for Santa Monica dining.

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Höllviken
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seaview hotel doesn't look so much on the outside but you should never judge the book by the cover! The location is great and there is a small, well managed courtyard with a terrace facing the beach. The lady in charge is very professional and kind and there is a man that runs all the practical things in a great... More

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London, United Kingdom
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118 reviews 118 reviews
30 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Seaview Hotel's fantastic location, coupled with it's very low price, made up for an awful lot of problems. Our room was located right on Ocean Blvd. so the noise was deafening (I get the feeling even rooms away from the street will still suffer as badly), the air conditioning packed up sometime in the mid-50s (I would guess), the... More

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Wahpeton, North Dakota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We stayed one night mid-week here in May. We arrived mid-morning and were able to park at the Hotel and do other things before our room was ready, which was handy. The guy at the check-in was friendly, he offered advice for places to eat and things to do, which was wonderful. We ended up with the Presidential suite. The... More

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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This is not a hotel/motel you take your family to for a vacation at the beach. Not only was the room loud from the street but also from the tile floor on the room above. It should be bulldozed and a nice replacement put in it's place. The rate reflects a low cost for Santa Monica but really the rate... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Being cheaper than nearby hotels/motels is no excuse for the below average presentation and cleanliness. Many little things need fixing: window latches (the owner, somewhat defensive, showed us how to prevent burglaries by sliding a long piece of wood in the window groove!), a curtain panel missing and curtains letting outside light in, noisy toilet from the room below, no... More

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Chandler, Arizona
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

It is a very nice location but as soon as we walked in the woman checking us in acted like we were disturbing her reading. We got to our room and it is so noisy... Even with the windows closed. We found out our air conditioner was not working and they had a small fan in it's place. The shower... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We stopped here for one night, after flying into LAX. Was a 20-30 min drive from Airport. Affordable and a great location. One block (about 10 min walk) to the beach & Pier. Decor was tired but room was tidy enough. Bricks & Mortar was a nice bar nearby.

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Okay so lets start with the positive - Great Location! Literally a block from the beach! You cant beat the price! The hotel room was a king bed and it was very large and roomy. Overall it was clean for the most part but dingy/old. The negative - it was so hot and there was no air conditioning and although... More

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Address: 1760 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Location: United States > California > Santa Monica
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Seaview Motel Santa Monica

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style
#2 Best Value Hotel in Santa Monica
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Seaview Hotel is a 1950's art deco gem by the ocean and is super affordable! The rooms are recently renovated with fresh colors, cozy fibers & trendy furniture! Each room includes free wireless, flat screen TV's & complimentary maid service. There is also free parking on a first come first serve basis. Footsteps from the beach via a private walkway.Many of Santa Monica's finest entertainment, restaurants, cafes, shopping centers, and art galleries. Santa Monica Pier is 2 blocks away, while Third St. Promenade is 3 blocks. ... more   less 
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