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Cal Mar Hotel Suites

220 California Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90403
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Charlevoix, Michigan
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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So very clean but.not the most modern. This hotel has so much room and comfortable beds. It is located so well to everything in Santa Monica within walking distance and feels so safe. It is winter bi put on warmer weather this would be so cool!

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Nesbit, MS
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Old, not luxurious - but the friendly and serving staff, cleanliness, very safe and convenient location makes it a great choice. The staff went the extra mile without being asked - obviously nongreedy people, and family friendly. All that and the great price for the area makes it easy to recommend.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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93 reviews 93 reviews
29 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The hotel has a good location and is not too far from the Santa Monica Pier and the 3rd street Promenade. It can get a bit noisy at night but the apartment is very nice in general. The staff were very helpful. But the wifi is too bad!

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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73 reviews 73 reviews
29 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The hotel is old fashioned but it is a very cool place where to stay. The apartment was big enough and very well located. The pool is heated which a relaxing asset in the evening. The service is excellent and people working there are lovely.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Our family of 5 stayed here for two nights and it was perfect . Location is excellent , and the spacious room was very clean . The staff were very helpful too and my children loved the pool . I don't understand the comments about noise , there was none ! I would definitely stay here again.

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Although this hotel is very local to Santa Monica Pier and the shops is was not a pleasant stay. No air conditioning only fans. Charges for parking and also for WiFi. Room was very dated and poor quality in the kitchen . Very noisy with dump trucks and people at all times of day and night. Pool was not at... More 

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england
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Loved our 5 nights staying at the Cal Mar suites! The staff are all very helpful and friendly, they helped us out booking trips, getting taxis to and from the bus terminals and just generally making conversation which is really nice. Our suite was really nice, a big open plan living space, good tv lots of channels, well equipped kitchen... More 

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redditch
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This could be an amazing little hotel however so many things let this place down. The hotel is in a great location and the use of a pool is also a great addition. It was also great to have a small kitchen to use which obviously cuts down on the price of eating out every day. Staff were also very... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Let's say you've got to tent your local home for termites. You don't want to spend a lot of money since you'll only be out of the house for a couple of days. This hotel is worth considering. -It's not too expensive. -It has a pool. -The rooms are clean. -The folks that run the place are friendly. -There's always... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Konrad Hilton would love that location and it was just perfect for us to reach absolutely everything within walking distance. It has all the charm and savor from a 60s Motel with design and very spacious Suites. Unfortunately you do hear what is going on around you, but it just adds a little flavor. Staff is outstanding: friendly and helpful.... More 

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Address: 220 California Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90403
Location: United States > California > Santa Monica
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Number of rooms: 36
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