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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was ok for a one night stay. Rooms are small and stuffy. Seemed more like a cheap super 8 then Best western. Seemed really overpriced for what you get, but I assume that's just because it's Santa Monica They offer you a ($10) gift card to Ihop instead of continental breakfast, but you can only use it after... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica good, basic hotel with clean rooms and free parking. The rooms were comfortable with nice beds. Our room on the 3rd floor had a nice hardwood style floor. It didn't have much of a view (the front building along Santa Monica Blvd), but was quite enough. The hotel doesn't have an included... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 5 nights whilst visiting LA and found it to be the perfect hotel. Free parking and Wi-Fi was fantastic and the ihop next door was really handy when coming back late from a packed day out. The rooms look like they have been recently refurbished and are very nicely decorated and the bed comfy. We drove... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 3 nights here.The room was clean and basic.the location was a bit far from the sea,but the had a shuttle bus which was great.The hotel could do with a swimming pool or leisure center.They don't do breakfast but their is a small restaurant next door.This hotel if fine for short stays but they could do with more comfortable... More

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Mission Viejo, California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We needed a place to stay in Santa Monica because our daughter was having surgery at the hospital nearby. When I looked to book on line there were no rooms available. When I called the hotel directly they apparently had rooms set aside for people accompanying hospital patient and were very accommodating. They had a special rate for those that... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved staying here! It was our base for our time at Universal Studios and an LA sightseeing tour (which actually picked up from the bottom of the street) so it made it a great location! But, more importantly, there was free parking, staff who gave you a very warm welcome (in fact they couldn't do enough for you!) and... More

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Pool in Wharfedale, United Kingdom
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37 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To stay down near Ocean Avenue is very expensive. This hotel, although too far to walk,is still very convenient. The hotel does provide a car, to take you down to the front, at no charge, Monday to Friday. ( Although one is expected to tip the driver ) Alternatively, there is a good bus service, which stops outside the hotel.... More

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Peyia, Cyprus
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was on Santa Monica boulevard 20 blocks from the seafront. For us this was not a good location, nothing to do within walkable distance in the evenings. Having said that the hotel provide a free transfer down to the seafront area and the buses are regular and cheap. The parking was good being below ground. No restaurant in... 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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