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Hotel Carmel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   201 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Ranked #29 of 34 Hotels in Santa Monica
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Visalia, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Santa Monica is one of my favorite places and I stayed here to visit my friends in the area. This hotel was located on a great spot, close to 3rd street and is a short walk to The Bungalow, and Makai, before they closed :'( The hotel was a great price and well situated. I ended up being placed in... More

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cardiff
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42 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is very convenient as it's between the waterfront and the town and handy for public transport. The service we received was very good, but the hotel itself is old and dated. The rooms need renovating, shame as otherwise it was great.

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new zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at some pretty up market hotels, but this one is one of our very favorites.its our second time there from New Zealand.Its not the most up market of hotels and there lies the beauty..Location..best in Santa Monica , price, the best, .....staff...fantastic,,the feel of the hotel, fantastic Tour shop right across the road. Our stay was perfect.

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AngelaRogers, Manager at Hotel Carmel, responded to this review

NewZealandFL Thanks for the review of Hotel Carmel. We really appreciate the feedback from your second visit to our hotel. A big thank you for staying with us and we hope you to see you again on a return visit to Santa Monica. Safe travels! More

Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a three day cruise on Princess cruises from Vancouver to LA, this was our next stop for a night before driving on to Vegas. We are glad we booked into this place and extended our stay from one night to two!! This hotel is in such a great location, a few minutes walk to the Promenade on 3rd, which... More

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newport
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31 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second stay here and will stay again if we get to santa monica again! Great value for the fab location just seconds from 3rd street promenade and a few minutes to the beach. Yes hotel is a bit tired, but clean, tidy and with helpful staff you just cant go wrong absolute bargain!!

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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is in a perfect location and we left our car with valet parking to walk. We walked easily to the Santa Monica pier, and along the way, noted that we were also very near the shopping promenade. Morning was a quiet affair in the neighborhood, with few shops opened until 10am. Check-in was efficient and our luggage was... More

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AngelaRogers, General Manager at Hotel Carmel, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review of Hotel Carmel. I’m glad to learn that our hotel met your needs and our location was considered perfect for a visit to Santa Monica. We are in a great location that allows you to walk to all of Santa Monica’s attractions. Our complimentary coffee service provides for a quick coffee or tea and... More

Somerset
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

A little dated but perfectly good room and bathroom, and breakfast in the lobby every day, unlimited coffee, tea, and pastries. Reception very helpful , a great position for the beach, bus stops for tours etc. all in all very good!

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london
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9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This hotel is in such a great location, only a 5/7 minute walk to Santa Monica pier and you pretty much have the shopping promenade behind the hotel, which is great for shopping, restaurants, bars and street entertainers. As soon as we checked in to the hotel we were made to feel very welcome. The staff were great and helped... More

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AngelaRogers, Manager at Hotel Carmel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review regarding your stay at Hotel Carmel. I’m glad to hear that our hotel worked out well for you during your visit. Thanks for the positive feedback regarding our team and the accommodations. We also very much appreciate knowing that your room was clean and the morning coffee service... More

Hamilton, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I came here for three nights after spending a few days in New York City, and really enjoyed my stay. The check-in process was very efficient, and the staff were very friendly. They were also very helpful when I was having difficulties connecting to the wi-fi, and also gave excellent advice on attractions and things to do. The hotel is... More

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AngelaRogers, Manager at Hotel Carmel, responded to this review

On behalf of everyone on the Hotel Carmel team, I would like to thank you for staying with us and posting a review of our hotel on TripAdvisor. We really appreciate all the positive comments and we were thrilled that our hotel was considered a great place to stay in Santa Monica. You are right, we are limited in our... More

Nottingham
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Hotel Carmel for 3 nights at the start of a 3 week tour we were doing around California. The location of the hotel was great and the staff very friendly. We were allocated a room which overlooked some generators which were extremely noisy so I'm glad I brought ear plugs! We should have asked to be allocated... More

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Address: 201 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Location: United States > California > Santa Monica
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Carmel 2*
Number of rooms: 95
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Also Known As:
Carmel Hotel Santa Monica
Hotel Carmel Santa Monica
Carmel Santa Monica

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