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The Santee Alley

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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We were born and raised in New York and moved to LA in the 1980's and have traveled a lot so we are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Richard S
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Scottsdale, Arizona
Different type of experience.

For one, please be informed that the shops close by 5.30 pm,nearer to 5 pm. Do not expect too much... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
Xenajay
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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were born and raised in New York and moved to LA in the 1980's and have traveled a lot so we are skilled at visiting and shopping in different kinds of atmosphere situations and neighborhoods. My wife knows several establishments here and when we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Richard S
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Santee Alley is and open air flea market that stretches over a few blocks. Most of the stuff I saw looked like low quality items, be it clothes, accessories, electronics etc. I can see how it may be interesting fun if you are a kid,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andreas B
Reviewed October 18, 2018

For one, please be informed that the shops close by 5.30 pm,nearer to 5 pm. Do not expect too much. It is not an air- conditioned mall,but streets & streets of small shops offering dresses,dress materials, luggages, hand bags, accessories etc. Shop keepers are generally...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

I used to make my mom drive me out to the Garment District in LA when I was a teenager so I could find different clothes that none of my friends were wearing. Fast forward about 30 years, and I found myself back in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

We ride 1 hour to LA to visit The Santee Alley and definitly it's no worth it. Dirty streets full of horrible clothes, aparells, very bad quality electronics and make ups, ... The feeling was just as visiting a bad version of any Chinese market....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Just remember that Santee Alley is no air-conditioned mall and this is not the shopping place of the perfumed set. But if you are willing to brave the crowd, then you may be rewarded with some exciting finds. Here you get low-priced fashion accessories from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Icb2003
Reviewed August 18, 2018

I love a good bargain and yes you can find them here! You have to really look for what you want, but the ambience and the shops were really relaxed and nice. Felt a bit like being in Mexico or another Latin American country, as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank yan ting y
Reviewed August 7, 2018

The Fashion District is huge with Santee Alley supposedly being the heart of it all. There are lots of off street parking ranging from $5 to $12 depending on location and size of your vehicle. The parking attendants can be aggressive for your business; just...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank joel1316
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting experience, just not as I had imagined. Yes, it’s called the heart of the fashion district in LA, but there’s no fashion here. Yes, lots and lots of inexpensive clothes in shop after shop of open air selling booths, all looking...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank PlatinumHoney
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

If you are in downtown LA and want a fun shopping experience come down to Santee Alley. It's near the fashion district. There are so many treasures you can find. Most things do not have pricetag so be willing to do some shopping and haggle...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank RichardVegas
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thegoodenfamily
June 16, 2018|
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Response from John T | Reviewed this property |
what would you consider nearby? considering santee alley is in near downtown los angeles the nearest beaches would be on the coast miles away
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Jen A
May 2, 2017|
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Response from 214pepef | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't catch the train but I think you are better off taking the bus or Uber.I really loved Uber and Lyft while in LA.So convenient so please try them because its great door to door service and a tour guide in one.
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gpeshee
April 17, 2017|
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Response from Ariana G | Property representative |
It's open 7 days a week, including all holidays.
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