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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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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Arroyo Grande
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

room clean bright nice furniture good towels. only complaint is parking spaces so narrow almost impossibe to open car doors. if space on passenger side hadn't been vacant i couldn't have been able to get in car. it was difficult to climb over center console as I am 6'2", 230 lbs. and 74 yrs old.

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Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After arriving early AM from Australia I just wanted a shower and a quick lie down. The staff were very accommodating and gave me the only room that they had cleaned. It was clean and tidy and very comfortable. A shower and quick lie down and something to eat at the iHop restaurant next door, it was a great introduction... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

10 minute stroll away from Santa Monica - my favourite part of California - this hotel has a great location and does the trick if you're just looking for a comfortable night sleep in a part of town where there's so much to get out, see and explore. The service was good enough and the staff were very pleasant. There's... More 

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Gretna, Nebraska, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I ended up staying at the Best Western as it was a good home base for being in the northern LA area. Access to the hotel is very easy and they provide a free shuttle that takes you near the 3rd street Prom in Santa Monica (Only during the week, on the hour until 8PM). This is pretty convenient as... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a 2 night stopover in Los Angeles on my way home to Australia, having spent 5 weeks in the USA. I chose the Santa Monica area due to its proximity to the airport and the fact that I had not been there before. Hotel was spotless and comfortable. Service was friendly and the staff assisted with luggage after... More 

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powder springs, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very good stay at great location for us because our son lives on 18th street and we just walked over to their house. we will stay there every time we're in Santa Monica and we plan to be back in April 2015

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I flew in from the UK and I stayed here as the first destination on a road-trip throughout California. I had a few problems with my rental car (the vehicle wouldn't lock) and the frontdesk staff were very very helpful and even helped me call the airport and got the maintenance guy to have a look. Whenever I needed recommendations... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for a week and couldn't find fault about anything, the bed was very conformable the room was clean and every day the cleaners came in and spruced it up. Windows were nice and large and the air-conditioning was just what was needed. Yes it was noisy at night but as it was on Santa Monica Blvd that wasn't... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had surgery at St. John's Hospital. Flew in from Florida. Stayed for three weeks. Initially, we only booked the Best Western for 5 days and then we were going to stay at the Hyatt Regency for 2 1/2 weeks. Before surgery, we stopped at the Hyatt to see the suite and check the mattress. The hotel was very snooty,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed at this establishment many times over the last decade and it never disappoints. The rooms are large, the beds comfortable, the room spotless. While a few miles from the beach, there is a bus stop at the corner but one could easily walk to the restaurants and the pier. An IHOP is a few steps away from 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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Also Known As:
Best Western Santa Monica
Santa Monica Best Western
Hotel Style:
#14 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
#16 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
#17 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica

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