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Huntley Santa Monica Beach

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1111 Second Street, Santa Monica, CA 90403 (Formerly The Huntley Hotel)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Bethesda, Maryland
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113 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location, of course. A short block off Ocean and the famous beach, a step from the shopping Promenade and an ocean-view skip from the famous pier. Rooms are lovely (go high up for views), & don't miss the Penthouse views, bar, and brunch. But it's best feature is its staff! Front desk very pleasant & helpful with answers, loaned umbrella,... More 

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Huntley Hotel S, Hotelier Consultant at Huntley Santa Monica Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are so pleased to read your experience with us was a very memorable one, and that you will be back! Our dedicated and dynamic staff understands the importance of providing our valued guests with personalized service. Thank you for your positive comments regarding our staff. We look forward to your return and most importantly, we thank you... More 

Windsor, Canada
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15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's the little things that make all the difference. A valet service that remembers you and delivers your car in about five minutes. A reception desk that is friendly and informative. A room that has a welcome basket filled with fruit and bottled water. And a room that has thick plush towels - even for the floor mat - and... More 

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Huntley Hotel S, Hotelier Consultant at Huntley Santa Monica Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your very positive, detailed experience with us and our Trip Advisor community. Many hotels strive to provide great service, our guests recognizes our dedicated staff that understands the importance of providing personalized service and servicing from our hearts. We are excited to share with you that we are presently undergoing a complete guest room... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Early check in. Room upgrade. Free complimentary wifi. Concierge were fantastic help. Beautiful room. Great view. Very clean. Very comfortable beds. The hotel was in a lovely location- minutes from the beach and shopping districts. Thank you for a great stay. Would love to come back!

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Huntley Hotel S, Hotelier Consultant at Huntley Santa Monica Beach, responded to this review

Dear Luco, Thank you for taking the time to write a positive review regarding your stay with us! We are pleased that we have exceeded your expectations. Our Concierge are truly the Ambassadors of our hotel and they excel in providing personalized service to meet our guests needs. Our sincere appreciation Luco for your business and the trust you have... More 

Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location is exceptional, close to the beaches, the pier, great shopping and restaurants. The staff was a joy, always pleasant and helpful. Elizabeth in concierges is super awesome. She not only secured us a last minute, hard to get restaurant reservation but also the best table. The next day she arranged for a rental car to be delivered to... More 

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Huntley Hotel S, Hotelier Consultant at Huntley Santa Monica Beach, responded to this review

Dear Doug, We are pleased that you had a most enjoyable and comfortable stay with us! The Huntley Santa Monica Beach is situated in the most ideal location, in a quiet neighborhood yet walking distance to all that you need. Thank you for your wonderful comments regarding Elizabeth Wilson-Hoyles. She truly takes very good care of our valued guests and... More 

San Diego
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visit Santa Monica on business several times a year. For the longer stays, we always stay at the Huntley. It's away from downtown, but not too far. Quiet, but near the Promenade. The top floor bar can be very very lively, but can also be a great place to watch a sunset. The rooms are (for the most part)... More 

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Huntley Hotel S, Hotelier Consultant at Huntley Santa Monica Beach, responded to this review

Dear Tom, Thank you for taking the time to write about your many return visits. We want you to know that we value our loyalty and business very much! If there is anything that we can do to make your future visits more memorable, please do not hesitate to contact me. Sincerely, Tim Lee - Hotelier Consultant More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was really poor on arrival; an attitude that we were an inconvenience. Needed to approach the desk at least three times to get a bag that had been dropped off for us. Hallway was tired, however lovely room. Really noisy as we were by a lift. Woken up each morning before 5am with dump trucks etc. Great location and... More 

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Huntley Hotel S, Hotelier Consultant at Huntley Santa Monica Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing for experience with us. We are pleased that our Concierge impressed you with his restaurant recommendations and that our property location was excellent. We apologize regarding your arrival experience which we failed to deliver exceptional service. We will be discussing this with our our team as well as the handling of missing luggage. Thank... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed 6 nights so got a real change to experience the hotel. Okay so it doesn't have a lot of direct, square-on beach views but there are some pretty nice views from most rooms I reckon. I had a kind of sea view (I asked on arrival) which was good but breakfast everyday gives you a full 360 view... More 

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Huntley Hotel S, Hotelier Consultant at Huntley Santa Monica Beach, responded to this review

Dear Craig, We wish to thank you for sharing your positive review and to our Trip Advisor Community. We have shared your feedback with our staff, who were very touched and appreciative. We look forward to your return and we highly suggest you enjoy a Penthouse dinner experience on your return visit! Thank you again Craig and our sincere appreciation... More 

North Wales, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked two nights at the end of a long Route 66 road trip to celebrate our Ruby Wedding Anniversary before flying home from LAX. We had e mailed the hotel to ask for a quiet room as we had read that there was a rooftop bar/ restaurant and mentioned our anniversary. We were met by courteous pleasant valet parking attendants... More 

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Huntley Hotel S, Hotelier Consultant at Huntley Santa Monica Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for celebrating your special occasion with us. We are very pleased that you departed with wonderful memories. We look forward to your return and our sincere appreciation for your business and the trust you have placed in us. Happy Anniversary! Tim Lee - Hotelier Consultant More 

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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a lovely stay at the Huntley. Spent 1 night here with a friend to end our US trip in early January. Room was just pure luxury, with giant beds, amazing bathroom and ocean views it was a perfect stay. The icing on the cake was the penthouse restaurant & bar, absolutely delicious and presented exquisitely. I would definitely stay... More 

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Huntley Hotel S, Hotelier Consultante at Huntley Santa Monica Beach, responded to this review

Dear Brigitte, Thank you for sharing your positive experience with us and our Trip Advisor community. Huntley Santa Monica Beach, is truly situated in the most ideal location. Our Penthouse Restaurant & Lounge, is the most popular place to be and be seen of all Santa Monica. On behalf your Huntley family, we thank you most sincerely for your business... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel with exceptional staff. Spacious rooms, new 60" tv's, updated bathrooms. City view room had glimpses of the beach. Nothing was ever a problem for the staff, always friendly and helpful. The Huntley is well located, close to the beach and restaurants. Only negatives, $10 per day for in room wi fi, only hotel on this holiday not to... More 

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Huntley Hotel S, Hotelier Consultant at Huntley Santa Monica Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It has been an honor and privilege to have you as our valued guests. We thank you for your positive Trip Advisor Review. We look forward to your return and our sincere appreciation for your business. Thank you, Tim Lee - Hotelier Consultant More 

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