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1697 Pacific Avenue, Venice, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3613
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 09/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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If you are looking for an energized, personable, legendary guest experience and luxurious escape in an unbeatable location Hotel Erwin is your home away from home. Located in Venice Beach, California, Hotel Erwin overlooks the Pacific Ocean and endless expanses of sand and entertainment. While relaxing with us be sure to check out our breathtaking rooftop bar High and to take in a sunset that will last a lifetime. Our restaurant, Venice Way Pizza, offering really rad pizza by the "slab" slice or whole pie. Close to Santa Monica, Los Angeles, Culver City, Beverly Hills and Marina del Rey, this Venice Beach luxurious hotel is your doorway to explore the beauty of Southern California. Nearby freeways and Los Angeles International airport give you easy access to come and go. A mere 200 feet from the sand and overlooking the famous boardwalk, Hotel Erwin is a pure Venice Beach experience with a level of customer service excellence that simply can't be beat! Limited, secure-covered overnight parking is available for $42/ night for hotel guests, on a first come-basis. Due to COVID mandates, we valet services for the hotel and High Rooftop Lounge are not available. Adjacent paid parking lots and street parking may be available as an alternative.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Bicycle rental
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Parking garage
Wifi
Restaurant
Complimentary instant cofffee
Snack bar
Rooftop bar
Bicycles available
Nightclub / DJ
Meeting rooms
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Doorperson
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Wardrobe / closet
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Refrigerator
iPod docking station
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Spanish, German
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Alexia wrote a review Jul 26
San Francisco, California4 contributions2 helpful votes
We loved coming back to Venice and staying again at the Hotel Erwin. It was the perfect place for our LA-filled weekend with visiting friends, going to Gjusta, and just being in the neighborhood. Thanks for the great hospitable team from GM Derek to the front desk and valet team. Loved hanging out on the rooftop as well. Thanks again and can't wait to be back!
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Thank you for the great review! We are so happy you enjoyed Venice Beach and Hotel Erwin. I will share this with Front Desk and Valet. Come back soon! Alison DeBorba Marketing Manager
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Greg M wrote a review Jul 20
Chicago, Illinois42 contributions4 helpful votes
Amy was a gem, we met her on the rooftop and then again munching on a slice of pizza. The room was great. The view of The Venice Beach Boardwalk eclipsed the sunsets. We had a blast. But it all turned to black because the parking situation at Hotel Erwin is a fiasco! We had a late check in, coming from seeing Marc Maron perform across town at The Hayworth. It was 2AM when we parked our car. I didn't want to valet, so the guy in the lobby told me it was okay to park my car in the lot across the street. I didn't need my car for the rest of my trip but on check out, when I went to get my car, I was accosted by two thugs running a mafia front masquerading as a "Public Parking Lot" at 32 17th Avenue. Everyone at Hotel Erwin needs to be way more vigilant about the parking lot situation, build the cost of parking into the room price or offer complimentary parking to every guest but come on! You guys are better than this. Who wants their very last memory of Venice Beach to be two b-list bozos at a parking lot holding your wallet hostage like they're auditioning for a prequel to The Sopranos where Tony cuts his teeth as a bitter parking attendant while the management of Hotel Erwin enables the scam by conveniently looking the other way.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Response from Derek Haug, General Manager at Hotel Erwin
Responded 1 week ago
Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Hotel Erwin! Sorry to hear you had a bad experience at one of the public parking lots in the area. We have a great valet team here that will gladly take care of you in a secure and covered lot and the pricing is in line with the other lots and hotels in the area. Thank you for choosing Hotel Erwin and I will share the great feedback with Amy as well. Derek Haug General Manager
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Brenna P wrote a review Jul 19
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Myself and three girlfriends stayed two nights at the Hotel Erwin and had an incredible time. We used the complementary beach cruisers and had a fantastic time on the roof at sunset. Very COVID compliant and the staff was incredibly accommodating. Miguel and everyone at the front desk was there for any of our needs, and the view from the roof was the cherry on top. Room was clean and very spacious and comfortable. A king suit was more than enough room for four people with the large pull out couch.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Response from Derek Haug, General Manager at Hotel Erwin
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you! Happy to hear you enjoyed the vacation and hope to see you back soon! I will share the great feedback with Miguel as well. Derek Haug General Manager
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Pat Reynolds wrote a review Jul 12
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I brought my daughter (5 yrs) and son (15 yrs) for our first Venice Beach vacation together... Hotel Erwin made it memorable in every way. When we pulled in, the valets treated us like royalty even though we were ragged from a weeklong road trip. Instantly made us feel welcome. We were pleased by the excellent location (a one-minute walk to the beach) and the room (hip place with a cool patio that overlooked an alleyway where they FILMED AN ACTUAL MOVIE SCENE DURING OUR STAY). The boardwalk is a must-see for anyone who digs a laid-back, surf/skate atmosphere. The staff brought us goodies twice (snacks and beach balls) and gave us beach towels for our numerous swims. I don't know how they could've made it better. They made a great trip a stellar one. Thanks so much! We will definitely be back. --Pat, Brogan & Morgan from Texas.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Response from Derek Haug, General Manager at Hotel Erwin
Responded 1 week ago
Amazing! Thank you so much for staying with us and for the great review. You totally made our day, hope to see you back again soon. Derek Haug General Manager
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Caryn wrote a review Jul 8
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I was pleasantly surprised at what a nice hotel this was so close to the boardwalk. The front desk staff and valets were amazing - incredibly friendly, accomodating, and very helpful with recommendations, five star service. The room was small but quite nice, beds were extremely comfortable, everything was clean. There was a decent partial ocean view, although that also included the alleyway leading to the boardwalk, which wasn't great, but that's the way the hotel is situated. Immediately adjacent to the boardwalk and beach and a close walk to restaurants. Our resort fee came with amenities, so I used the bike for a ride down the boardwalk, which was a treat. My car was securely parked in a locked garage, there was a safe in the room, and the corridors were relatively quiet. A wonderful stay, I would definitely recommend. Venice Beach, on the other hand, has gone down hill significantly, I'm less likely to visit again any time soon, but that may be partially because we were just coming out of the COVID haze.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for the great feedback on the hotel and the team! I will share with Front Desk and Valet. The city is working hard to clean up Venice Beach as well and I hope you will come back again soon! Derek Haug General Manager
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PRICE RANGE
$250 - $452 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
erwin hotel los angeles, best western los angeles, los angeles best western
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaLos AngelesWestside / Venice
NUMBER OF ROOMS
119
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Erwin
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Erwin?
Nearby attractions include Venice Skatepark (0.10 miles), Venice Beach Boardwalk (0.2 miles), and Venice Beach (0.09 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Erwin?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Erwin?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Erwin?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Erwin?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking on-site, and paid private parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Erwin?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tocaya Organica, Larry's, and James Beach.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Erwin?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Erwin?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hotel Erwin offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business center and meeting rooms during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Erwin?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, German, and Russian.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Erwin?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Annenberg Community Beach House (3.5 miles), Shotgun House (1.3 miles), and Luminaries of Pantheism Mural (0.2 miles).