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Bayside Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2001 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 5 nights as a family in one room. We were on the ground floor by the inside courtyard which functioned as an extra living space for us. Felt like a cool retro place to stay... 2 storeys and so close to the beach.... a one minute walk down the hill and you're there. Bathrooms could do... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved everything about this place. Excellent location, staff were extremely helpful and friendly, great common areas, clean, comfy beds. We stayed on the top floor, didn't have any issues with noise. Stayed here with two friends - highly recommend for young couples/groups. We loved the outdoor area - was great for using the free wifi.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Santa Monica was our family of five's third stop in LA area (others were Newport Beach & Bev.Hills) in mid-August. Bay View Hotel offered a terrific location, clean and comfortable rooms, friendly service and good value. Hotel is 60's-style and more like a motel, actually, and about a third of rooms face the ocean, across the park. Area is convenient... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed at the Bayside Hotel last month (July ) and in 2005. The style is 50's and not modern like the Miami Hilton I stayed at before traveling on to California, but the rooms were very clean. The staff was courteous and helpful. I had to leave the hotel for a few days to get my daughter set up... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice large room, 2 minute walk to the beach / great views. Close to the famous Santa Monica Pier. Staff very helpful (we mainly spoke with Kosta) we rented 2 bikes from him and rode down to Venice beach, he also booked us a tour of hollywood and universual studios (the bus picked us up from the hotel, didnt even... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location very near the beach. A lovely hotel, with nice staff and a really nice atmosphere. Santa Monica is a fantastic place and the Bayside is a wonderful place from which to explore it. Great value for money!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we vacation whether it be for a couple of days or a month we spend very little time in the hotel room. If we wanted to sleep and relax we would stay at home and sit in our garden. That said we simply look for three things when selecting a hotel: value, friendly staff and cleanliness. This was our... More

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Weston, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not new or big; but very clean, safe, and a great beach location. The staff are super nice and helpful. When I expressed concern about the last parking space being too small, the guy at the front desk happily moved his car so I could have his spot! How awesome is that?

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Shelby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Bayside as part of a 10 day California road trip. The location of the hotel was absolutely perfect. When you stepped out the front door you were staring right at Santa Monica Beach and the Pacific. The hotel staff was very helpful whether it was for extra towels or directions to the local... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Our room was a bit tired and dated, but not a problem, big bed, ok shower, safe in room, could leave windows open at night (mosquito net on windows) instead of using A/C. very good location, very close to beach, nice courtyard, easy walk to Venice beach. Bike hire is available and would recommend the ride to Marina del Rey... More

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Address: 2001 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405
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Location: United States > California > Santa Monica
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:2 star — Bayside Hotel 2*
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