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Ocean View Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1447 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Its a cleanhotel not much of a view unless you get a room at the front but nice all the same if you speak a little Spanish that would help a bit but close to all that is required beach,coffee, early Breakfast close to all shopping

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What I like mosty was the view and hotel location. Lack of restaurant doesn't support the stay, but there are many options around the hotel. Rooms are convenient with reasonable size of balcony. Helpful front desk.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed for two nights. paid extra for Ocean View rooms, which had a great view - worth it... Reception was being updated at the time (probably finished by now) but didn't really matter as only recently slept in hotel. Staff were very friendly and helpful Location is best bit - steps to Santa Monica Pier, bus trolley stops and 3rd... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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48 helpful votes 48 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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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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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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