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Ocean View Hotel

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1447 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not a bad hotel, great location right on the seafront and close to the shops. However, dont fall for paying more for a "private courtyard balcony". It wont be private, it will be looked over by pretty much all other balconies, and most importantly the courtyard is the parking lot. There are a few plants on the concrete overheads but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great find - recent remodel of an old property that is now in the hands of a very capable and professional hospitality group. All the employees we encountered were friendly, helpful and extremely professional - especially the front desk (kudos to Joy). If we return to SM or refer anyone it will be to stay at Ocean... More 

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rooms recently renovated Contemporary style Spacious bathrooms Lots of plug points and USB charging points Five minute walk to beach and pier Lots of bars and restaurants in walking distance Friendly service

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Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great service, from the moment I arrived through my departure. The front desk and parking staff were so welcoming and made me feel at ease after a long travel day. The room was comfortable with a nice and cute (though tiny) deck space. I really appreciated how kind the staff was to my family when they asked for an upgrade.... More 

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Elizabeth N, Team Member at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Brittany D, We thank you for your lovely review on Tripadvisor! We're very proud of the beautiful view we have in our lobby, it's a perfect match for our hotel name. It's great to hear your family enjoyed the upgrade and the views from the room! We understand you have options when travelling and would like to thank you... More 

Mississauga, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I stayed at Ocean View Hotel and everything was perfect. The location was great as it is close to restaurants, shopping,beach and the Pier. Staff was always helpful and attentive. The rooms, including the bathrooms are specious and clean. Hotel is highly recommended.

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Elizabeth N, Team Member at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JTSB 1, We thank you for your kind words. It's great to hear our attentive staff was a part of you enjoying a perfect stay at our hotel. We can't wait to host you once again. Kind Regards, Elizabeth N. More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Would recommend this hotel to anyone. Great views (beach view king room), friendly and helpful desk staff (special thanks to Joy for helping make our last day so much more relaxed) and central to everything Santa Monica. Also the young guy who was the valet was brilliant. We will be back.

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Elizabeth N, Team Member at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Simon W, We thank you for such a lovely review. Our front desk staff strives to go above and beyond to all our guests making the stay memorable. It's great to hear we've earned your recommendation! Please feel free to contact us directly during your next visit to Santa Monica, we can't wait to welcome you back. Kind Regards,... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply put, It's in a great location right in front of the beautiful beach with not that bad room and services. The hotel room was relatively clean and modern, but not that good enough to be seen as great at all (smaller room than expected). I found my stay just ok for a business trip, but potentially too expensive for... More 

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Elizabeth N, Team Member at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Min C, Thank you for telling us about your recent stay at the Ocean VIew Hotel. We apologize if you we didn't meet your expectations but would like to thank you for your feedback. All comments are greatly appreciated as this only helps us better as a hotel. We understand you have choices when travelling and would like to... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location. Close walk to everything. Staff friendly, very helpful and approachable. Staff very willing to assist with tour advice, eating areas etc. Allowed late checkout due to late flight. Very Clean and well presented. Value for money when you see the prices charged for this area.

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Elizabeth N, Team Member at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Brian T, Thank you for such a lovely review! On behalf of the entire staff we'd like to thank you for your kind words. It's so amazing to hear our staff was helpful and was able to assist with dinning and tour information. We can kindly agree with you on booking the Ocean View rooms, these rooms have that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good hotel, clean and right on beach front. Shame they didn't have a bar in the hotel but plenty a short walk away. We booked to stay for two nights but had to meet a friend a day early. We spoke to Joy who was extremely helpful and agreed to change the booking to just one night for no extra... More 

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Elizabeth N, Team Member at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cheyne, B, Thank you for your latest review on Tripadvisor! It was great to hear Joy was able to assist with modifying your reservation to your liking. Please feel free to contact us directly during your next visit to Santa Monica as we would love to welcome your return! Kind Regards, Elizabeth N. More 

North Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this room thru Trip Advisor after using the site to review hotels in the area. I chose a more expensive room/hotel as we were ending our Honeymoon with a 1 night layover in Los Angeles. The room was $355 for the night. Upon arrival we were told the room would not be ready until 4 p.m. which I... More 

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