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BEST WESTERN PLUS Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

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1920 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90404-1909
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Pauma Valley, CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night last week. My husband had surgery near by the next day and we needed something close. The price was a lot more than I usually would like to pay for a similar hotel but we booked last minute so did not have much choice. Very clean, comfortable with updated decor. I booked online the... More 

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Cardiff
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Room size was good, not great location. Beds far too soft for my liking and room noisy. I would not stay here again. ihop next door for breakfast but not the best quality of food. No bar available but on a plus there is free wifi and parking.

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Woodmere
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11 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great reasonably priced place to stay in Santa Monica if you don't need to be on the beach. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The bathrooms are nice and up to date and there is free Wifi in the rooms as well. It is right near a hospital and about 2 miles from the pier.

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Oregon, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lumpy beds, no microwaves, noisy with windows open, no complimentary breakfast, only 10% off at IHOP, expensive for what you get. Shuttle to 3rd street nice. Nice staff too. Parking made available, which is nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 6 nights it was perfect for what we were after, the free parking was excellent. The hotel was close enough to Santa Monica a short drive and plenty of cheap parking around in Santa Monica. The room was modern and tidy. Would recommend this to others.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed in this hotel for 6 nights and it was amazingly comfortable and customer friendly. The rooms are very clean, the bed is the most comfortable bed I have ever slept on (I still miss it), room service is very helpful (even organizing the room which is very critical if you are a tourist and a bit messy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Within walking distance (3 min) to the hospital and if you want a nice long walk - 20 blocks to the ocean and the pier in Santa Monica. Hotel was very clean and the staff extremely helpful. I would recommend this hotel. Walking distance to lots of restaurants.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very convenient hotel, 15 minutes walk to the Santa Monica promenade, much more valued than other hotels; rooms are very clean, and parking and in-room wifi are free. Breakfast / lunch / diner are served at the IHOP restaurant next door, with a 20% off the diner for the hotel guests.

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Fresno, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at this venue as it was close to a wedding we attended. Close to shopping and eating and very pleased with staff and overall accommodations. We especially liked the fact that we were able to park our vehicles on the property in a subterranean garage and that there was a restaurant attached to the property.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean, spacious room and friendly staff. Free parking and free wifi available. Quite a long walk to the beach with not a lot nearby but a shuttle is available at certain times. Hard to use without a phone to organise pickup though. Seemed rather overpriced at $270 USD a night.

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Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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