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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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Gretna, Nebraska, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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essex
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we stayed for a night in this hotel. It undersells itself. The reception staff were friendly and very, very helpful. They deserve rosettes. The hotel is small but modern and clean and well maintained. The room we had was spacious and comfortable and airy. Free wi-fi. Free car parking in the basement. The cafe next door (part of the complex)... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wasn't sure what to expect when we first arrived and was pleasantly surprised. Thus is a great hotel on Santa Monica boulevard and is a bit far out BUT there is a great local bus service, No 1, that stops right by the hotel and runs every ten minutes or do and drops you at the promenade and pier. If... More 

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phoenix, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Location is great for leisure travel, you still have to drive to get anywhere.. Nice quiet neighborhood. Parking garage in building. Coke/vending machine in hallway. In room air conditioner, window that actually opens (shutters too). Breakfast (IHOP) fantastic. Bed, very comfortable. Bathroom door had an automatic closure, which is weird, but I propped it open when I needed to. Did... 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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