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Ocean View Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1447 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Ranked #26 of 34 hotels in Santa Monica
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
12 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ocean View Hotel is in a fantastic location. 5 minutes walk to Santa Monica Pier and the sandy beach. 5 minutes walk to the restaurants and shops of third street promenade. Clean rooms, serviced daily with friendly staff. Public busses and tourist busses are right around the corner. Great location. I would stay here again.

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Yalova, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a kind of pit stop here between our Disneyland and Legoland tour and the location really helped a lot to enjoy Santa Monica. The hotel is just accross the street to beach and pier and even the kids enjoying walking to the ocean in 5 minutes, or go to the Third Street and spend time with street performers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a king ocean view room. Room was beautifully renovated and looked straight out to santa monica pier. (Balcony was a little small though). Plenty of restaurants close by and also a bike rental shop if you want to ride down the boardwalk.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Just because it is in the hotel name does not mean you will see the ocean. Very few of the rooms actually have any view. Small windows mainly face the brick sides of other buildings. New renovation means tiny rooms stuffed with over-sized furniture and barely any walking or floor space. Unique but sterile fixtures. The parking is a lot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Santa Monica isn't too cheap for hotels etc... When you check round you may find a better hotel group name and think quality. This hotel was perfect. Modern. Very clean. Location superb. Staff were fan-bloody-tastic. It was my first time to LA. Santa Monica and this Hotel made it. I went onto Melborne-Sydney-Hong Kong from LA. This was my favourite... More

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Pooley Bridge, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Told by staff my company had not paid (they had) then told my card didn't charge (it did) charged a second card, then held funds on one card when error was found out for whole stay, second card still not refunded 2 weeks later. Manager conveniently always absent from hotel and have ignored 6 emails concerning it including a request... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Drove here from Santa Barbara and when we arrived the lovely lady at reception said we could park for free and waiver the fee. She was able to give us directions to the mains shops and bars which were 2blocks away. We were across the street from the beach and had a balcony with a view to watch the sun... More

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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This was our second stay in this hotel. We had an Oceanview room with a balcony and it had been recently renovated and was great. The bathroom was quite spacious and the bed nice and comfy. They were renovating the lobby during our stay but this didn't impact our stay. The location of this hotel is perfect for Santa Monica... More

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Kilwinning, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Enjoyed our stay but the court yard view is of the car park. Hotel was being refurbished and the room we stayed in was of high quality. Location was great but a sea view would have been great. Parking is very tight and we had to wait for a space.Santa Monica was amazing though!!!

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We booked one night here. We were unaware they were renovating their reception area and as a result had to sit on low uncomfortable stools in a bare windowless area to wait for our transport to LAX. The rooms were basic but comfortable. Sadly this whole place was incredibly sterile. The rooms except for the basic furniture had no pictures... More

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Address: 1447 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Location: United States > California > Santa Monica
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Ocean View Hotel 3*
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Ocean View Santa Monica
Ocean View Hotel Santa Monica
Hotel Ocean View
Best Western Ocean View Hotel

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