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BEST WESTERN PLUS Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

3.0 of 5 1920 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90404-1909
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sao paulo, brasil
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great option in Santa Monica. Though it is a little far from Ocean Avenue, you can take the free hotel shuttle service. Unfortunately the hotel shuttle service was not available during our stay (after Christmas), and it only became available again after New Year's Eve. You can take the car and park at many public parking options... More 

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Huntington Beach, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

LOVE THE NEW LOOK The staff were excellent in solving our problem. So love this hotel the remodeling was lovely and we really enjoyed our stay. This location is perfect & the shuttle bus is an added plus. x

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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed 3 nights. Nicely updated room. IHOP attached to the hotel. Easy, free parking underground. Very close to Santa Monica attractions and Malibu. Very comfy bed, large TV with HBO and great picture. Would definitely stay here again.

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Rancho Santa Fe, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was like a room in a mental Hospital you would see on TV, There are no carpets and it was noisy and cold! I would never recommend this hotel again as their remodel was a deconstruction and should have been $29.99 not $199.99.

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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127 reviews 127 reviews
56 hotel reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent five nights here on vacation with my daughter. Easy to find. Not opulently appointed but very familiar and comfortable everywhere. Large rooms, two impossibly comfortable beds, perfect maid service daily. All staff smilng and efficient. IHOP is an amazing on-site restaurant. Walking distance to ocean and, well, everywhere. Close to a great many small local restaurants and other attractions.... More 

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United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was dreary, the staff was totally indifferent! About the only nice thing I can say about this stay is that the room was quiet. I stayed at this location because it was walking distance to a meeting.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff at check in / out were very attentive and accommodating. Room was clean and amenities were good and plentiful. Usual shampoos, conditioner, lotions etc. Bathroom was fair size - tub/shower. Cleaning staff were punctual and if required to come back later to clean,they did so. Street noise is LOUD. Lots of sirens and traffic probably due to the hospital... More 

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Houston, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Helpful Information: IHOP Restaurant attached at street level. (Open 6:30am - 10:00pm) 55+ Meals at discounted rate. They will deliver to your room between 7:00am - 9:30pm. Menu in room. (Note: Saturday mornings kids eat free, so very noisy on that morning.) After eating, you can use an entrance to a faster elevator off the breezeway drive hotel side to... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here before and after surgery at St Johns, found the room quiet except for street noise. HVAC was slightly moldy so I could not use it. Room was clean, amenities as expected. Staff were very helpful. A good value. I might try another hotel only because of the HVAC problem.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This has not been our first stay in this hotel and it is our first choice in Santa Monica. Our experience has been that their best rooms are on the top floor. Some of them even have big bay windows. The location is perfect on Santa Monica Blvd (less than than 5 minutes from the 3rd Street Promenade) and very... More 

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Address: 1920 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90404-1909
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Location: United States > California > Santa Monica
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Gateway Hotel Santa Monica 3*
Number of rooms: 122
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Also Known As:
Best Western Santa Monica
Santa Monica Best Western
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#15 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
#16 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
#17 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica

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