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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I came to stay here to help out my parents after my mother travelled to LA for surgery at St. John's. My parents were here for nearly 2 weeks in a handicapped accessible room I was only here 2 nights. First off, by way of full disclosure, I usually stay at more upscale hotels (not the Ritz, but fancier than... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The staff was friendly and always greeted us with a smile. We had a king room, which was a bit small but I liked it. The wooden floor wasnt noisy or squeaky, it seemed pretty solid. We requested and got a room on the top floor. The patio right outside of the room was a nice surprise, it would have... More

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Addison, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely nice contemporary upgrades. Very clean and good kind staff. Best deal in Santa Monica. Breakfast was standard coffee, juice, pastries and pancakes and eggs and fruit. Great coffee.. all was clean and easy hours..

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Wellington, New Zealand
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51 reviews 51 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Western offered great value compared to many Santa Monica prices. Our room was comfortable...vinyl floor made it seem more 'budget', but everything was clean and functional. Bed was comfortable...major point of importance While a little distant from the downtown/beach area the Blue Bus over the road offered frequent cheap access ($1 each !). The IHOP restaurant next door was... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights in June. This hotel was one of the only in our price range in Santa Monica that had was the standard we wanted. The room was clean and the beds comfortable (essential after the 15 hour flight from Australia). The location isn't the best (far from the beach), but that's why it's cheaper. The bus... More

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San Luis Obispo, California
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31 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a native of Santa Monica, we moved away nearly 10 years ago, but when we return for a visit a couple of times a year we almost always stay at this hotel. It's difficult to find a hotel in Santa Monica in a neighborhood where we feel safe and secure for under $200 a night and there are very... More

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Irvine, California
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very basic 3 star hotel. I am a bit surprised about the "Plus" designation, which I found to be meaningful at the San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf location. There is nothing special about the rooms or lobby. Don't expect an interesting view. The staff is bored and shows little interest in helping you with any request. The location... More

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naples, fl
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff unfriendly and not helpful. We spent three nights there and dreaded each one. Stuffy, muggy room even with air conditioning on. Staff turned it off (not just down) during the day while we were out. Halls and elevators are not air conditioned. We booked our room for 4 people and were given two bath towels, two hand towels and... More

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cctx
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55 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here once before as options in this city are extremely expensive. The hotel staff are friendly, helpful, and efficient. We needed to check out early due and they were extremely nice about it. Love the free parking and the location is pretty good. Beds are comfortable and we were able to get a room where street noise is limited.

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I've put my family here twice and we'll be back! Check it out. Great location, food and everything. The price may seem high to out-of-towner, but this is the best deal for the area and value you get! You're only 20 blocks from the beach, free car parking.

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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*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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#16 Business Hotel in Santa Monica #16 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
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