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Bayside Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2001 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405
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Ranked #26 of 34 hotels in Santa Monica
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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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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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

well what can i say, they went outa there way to help especially when we left, they got us a private car to the airport and our driver ( who we tipped well ) drove all the way back to the hotel in peak hour traffic to collect a painting we had forgot to pack, slept like a log, free... More

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Pleasant Hill, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This remodeled motel was such a treat to find. Affordable, clean, near the beach, and friendly staff. I stayed only one night, but this place was perfect for my short business trip to LA. I walked along the beach (which is almost across the street) and enjoyed lunch down near the pier. The room was very clean and comfortable. The... More

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Sheffield
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've stayed here four times over the years, and it's our first choice in the LA area - partly because of the location, close to beach, pier, Main St action and not too far from central SM, but also because we like the feel of it. OK, it's not particularly cheap, but not expensive either in view of the location.... More

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Hobart, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great location to access Santa Monica sights but that's about it. Floors in room were dirty. Bathroom tiles dirty. Despite a booking for three people, only towels left for two. The maid service left our door open. I raised this with one person at the front desk who took note and said he would pass it on. When I... More

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Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While the price is above average for the quality of the room, but this is Santa Monica, CA so high price seems to be the norm. The room is relatively modern, clean with up to date Ikea furnishings including bed, the bathroom is a little dated and musty smelling. The inner court rooms are just fine as you always have... More

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't beat the price AND location! We wanted quick access to the beach and pier (of course, it's Santa Monica) but still have money to enjoy the area. We are a 30-something married couple, active, w/o kids For less than $200/night (we stayed for 3) we got what we wanted and were looking for. Very clean rooms, easy/quick access to... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose the more expensive option of an ocean view... got room 105 on the first floor. Our ocean view was obstructed the entire first day by an Itasca camper parked in the metered parking right across from our room. Hmm. Nice thing about the first floor rooms are that you get a roomy "patio" space with table and 4... More

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70 reviews 70 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I don't want to sound too down on the Bayside. I'm really enjoying my stay here - but this hotel is what it is. It's an older building and my room has a slight musty odor. However it's location just can't be beat. It's close to both the shopping area of Santa Monica, the Pier, Main St with tons of... More

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Orinda, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We enjoyed a four-night stay in a comfortable, spotlessly clean room facing the courtyard. No frills, but unless you travel to LA to spend time in your hotel room, the Bayside has everything you need. Everything is in walking distance, the beach is at your doorstep, and staff is helpful. The room was a bit noisy, but the location made... More

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Perfect location for a stay in Santa Monica. Good value for money not 5 stars but clean everything you need and super friendly service. Parking for 20 a night if need was super easy also. Had the ocean view room which was perfect

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Also Known As:
Bayside Santa Monica
Bayside Hotel Santa Monica
Address: 2001 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405
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Location: United States > California > Santa Monica
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:2 star — Bayside Hotel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
One of our new model rooms, Bayside will be renovating on a room by room basis until June 2009. ... more   less 
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