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“Recent visit confirms our opinion....” 5 of 5 stars
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Seahorse Inn Motel
233 N Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266   |  
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Hilo, Hawaii
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“Recent visit confirms our opinion....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

After some years have passed we had occasion to visit LA again and headed to good ole Seahorse...the rooms are still as clean as before and the bathrooms seem to have had an upgrade of the shower stalls...the free WIFI which works in your room not some distant lobby was FAST and made our restaurant and attractions research a breeze.
Prices are still very reasonable and its a few minutes drive to POSH and expensive Manhattan Beach for a beachfront stroll...
We visited Rock and Fish Restaurant (Great.!!)....Good Stuff at Hermosa for breakfast....and went to the Beverly Wilshire (Pretty Woman) for breakfast....then the next day to 208 Rodeo...the Breakfast at Tiffany's restaurant on via Rodeo...
Of course we could do all that because Sehorse Inns prices are reasonable and we like to spend on attractions not sleep..!!
This is good solid accommodation....classic American Motel so if you believe in the tooth fairy stay away and leave this classic to us "affordable" travellers who know a no frills deal when we see one...!! AND they may get a website going this year..!! The big roadside sign makes finding it day or night a snap..!!

Room Tip: We have stayed in several all were good.....
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

This was our last night in LA and it was marathon day so we didn't want to get stuck in the bad traffic and risk missing the flight. So this place is perfect for the airport. And perfect too as a base for exploring south LA beaches and towns. We drove down to Redondo, Hermosa and the exclusive estates of Palos Verdes. This is an amazing part of LA, so different to the main bits. The motel is an archetypal US motel, straight from a low budget movie, or Coen Brothers. Sadly the pool was closed due to a change in state laws that says every pool now needs to have two pumps. Clearly this pool had one pump. And remained shut. At 69 dollars a night I can't imagine they'll be excavating the pool foundations to put another pump in for some time. In the car park is a Mexican cafe that opens for breakfast. It was great. Across the road was a Mongolian eat as much as you like restaurant. That wasn't too great. But it was popular with the locals. The Seahorse Motel had good sized rooms, good bathroom, and did the job perfectly.

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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2011

First to set the record straight...I have not stayed at this Motel for over 5 years....however I was arranging a recent LA trip and went through online listings finding that Sehorse still does not have its own website...it is however reviewed on other review sites...
What I found in reading current reviews is that it is still giving great service at budget prices in a great location...so I wanted to add my experience and possibly get Trip Advisor to list it...
Sea Horse is run by a family and has a Mexican restaurant, that also sells American breakfast, right in the parking lot..
Its a few minutes south of LAX with a straight shot on Sepulvada to the Airport and all the rental car companies....
Manhattan Beach with its great restaurants, the whole Volleyball lifestyle of the beach etc is minutes away.
I can highly recommend this Motel as your base of operations in LA...

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 233 N Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Location: United States > California > Manhattan Beach
Amenities:
Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Manhattan Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 33
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