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BEST WESTERN PLUS Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1920 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90404-1909
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Ranked #18 of 34 Hotels in Santa Monica
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Orange County, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed only one night as we were in town for a birthday party. I appreciated the free parking and being right on the bus line to downtown Santa Monica. The room was nothing exceptional but we didn't spend much time there.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
35 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for three nights whist on a four week road trip around California. We chose this hotel because of the reasonable prices and because they have a free car parking garage. When we arrived we were greeted very warmly by all the staff and they gave us a great welcome. Thank you very much! We had booked a... More

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Michigan
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93 reviews 93 reviews
32 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for two nights and found the hotel very modernized, clean and very comfortable. The staff was very friendly and there was free parking. The hotel provides free shuttle service to the beach but we preferred to walk or take the "Big Blue Bus". Our only complaint would be that there was no complimentary breakfast which as a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

When we arrived the BW looked really lovely and a boost was the free underground parking, which I'm sure is very rare in LA. Unfortunately when we got to our floor we were greeted by workers still updating rooms and flooring near the lifts. Not being told any of this, I had to mark it down. Our room had been... More

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a quick trip - we did not spend much time in the room. Our room was on the first floor - the view was a parking lot. If one had to stay in the room for an extended period of time, the view could've become claustrophobic. However, this was the cleanest hotel room we've stayed in for a... More

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean rooms, nice view on higher floors, friendly stuff. Lower floors rooms have no balcony. Free wifi, shuttle to downtown, reasonably good area. Lots of parking underground. Good value for the location.

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Boulder, Colorado
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Best Westerns all summer to earn a free night at an LA-area hotel last weekend (needed to attend a family party in west LA), but I was sure not impressed with this BW. On the plus side it was clean and quiet (our room faced noisy Santa Monica Avenue, but a double set of windows plus having... More

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Scottsdale, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Updated and refreshed hotel central to Santa Monica's attractions. And the staff is simply amazing; they go out of their way to accommodate requests. Good family hotel but would stay for business too if needed.

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cheshire
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28 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A good choice even though we knew its location was away from shops and beaches.The Hotel was spotlessly clean,quiet,roomy rooms free wifi and complimentary bottled water,it has no pool or restaurant but there is an IHop next door where food was excellent.Just outside the hotel you can get a bus which takes you to beaches,and main shopping areas.At these points... More

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Monterey, California
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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed at this Best Western on a couple of occasions. It's a good, affordable choice in Santa Monica. Underground parking and WiFi are both included in the room rate. Rooms are clean and have a modern beach decor. We need the hair dryer replaced, and it was handled right away. Terrific, personable, professional staff in all aspects of the... 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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