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Bayside Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2001 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405
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Ranked #23 of 34 hotels in Santa Monica
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Best location for a hotel in Santa Monica. Close to Main Street, Venice, 3rd street, and the pier. Love that I could walk to get great food. Highly recommend "M Street Kitchen." Loved the room, it really felt liked I was on the beach. I had the economy room and it was great for the price. Loved the cleanliness, new... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Great last minute find, like others have said 5 minutes from SM Pier, 10 minutes to Venice. 2 minute walk and you're on the beach. The room was superb, newly decorated and in really good shape. Free on site parking was a plus. Only minor problem was the nearest place we found for breakfast was about a 10 minute walk... More

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Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Hotel is very clean nice rooms .Beach is walking distance..Nice minibar in room with plenty of choice..Hotel staff very friendly and helpful..10 mins walk to venice beach,5 min walk to santa monica pier..Great restaurants within walking distance.

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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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