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Hotel Erwin

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Stayed here with a friend-this hotel hit the mark and then some on all points-great location one block from Venice Beach, neighborhood a little urban and gritty, but I like that-killer food at the High Rooftop Bar (you must have lamb sliders and fresh guacamole) and BarLo for breakfast (Eggs Benedict and Salmon on Bagel-awesome), really comfortable bed and large... More 

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Angelica V, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us! We’re happy to hear you not only enjoyed the unique location but also the plush accommodations and delicious food! Our team takes pride on making our guests feel at home and Miguel is an excellent example of that. We can’t wait for you to come back! All the best, Team Erwin More 

Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

I'm a hospitality professional so my expectations of service are already fairly high. So it's rare when I find a hotel that not only delivers on, but exceeds my expectations. Every single person I encountered made me feel truly welcomed. Not in a scripted way the way the chains train their staff. In an authentic and genuine way. Each person... More 

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Angelica V, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review! We are delighted to hear you had positive interactions with our team throughout your stay and that we made you feel right at home! It was truly our pleasure to have you as a guest and we look forward to your next visit! Until then, Team Erwin More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I chose this hotel primarily for its views onto Venice Beach. The hotel was of a higher standard than I expected, it was clean and I stayed in a recently refurbished Ocean View King room. For me it was worth the extra money as I enjoyed the start of sunset from my balcony and also had breakfast (which was good)... More 

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Angelica V, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

We’re happy to hear we surpassed your expectations! Nothing beats waking up to a gorgeous sunrise from the comfort of your private balcony and catching a sunset on the rooftop. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review and we hope to see you again. Wishing you all the best, Team Erwin More 

El Cerrito, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

There is a lot to like about the Erwin. It’s a small boutique hotel in the heart of Venice Beach, just a block off the sand. While some might find the neighborhood a little off-putting; we found it fun and urban. The roof top bar is great, and the restaurant downstairs served surprisingly good food and had very friendly service.... More 

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Angelica V, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

We’re happy to hear you had a fun during your time with us and thank you for sharing that gorgeous photo you took! We take pride in the details and you’ll see that in our quirky minibar setup. We’ll see you next time your travels take you to Venice Beach. All the best, Team Erwin More 

Daly City, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I stayed here for business about a month ago and the people were very accommodating. They were a preferred hotel by my company and when I checked in they had upgraded my room. The room itself was quite nice, it was a 1 bedroom with a large living room and dining nook. The only thing I didn't like was that... More 

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Angelica V, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review. We’re happy we met your business needs but hopefully you’ll come back, next time for pleasure! The boardwalk and the entire city of Venice for that matter come alive during the summer! We can’t wait for your return. Until then, Team Erwin More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We stayed at the hotel but we were mainly there to celebrate and host a friend's birthday party at High Lounge and it couldn't have been more perfect..The weather was gorgeous, the views are amazing, the food was delicious, the cocktails were to die for and the DJ set the right mood. It took very little effort on my part... More 

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Angelica V, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing those awesome photos! We’re happy to hear you and your guests had a fabulous time on the rooftop and that the DJ kept the good vibes flowing. We like to make event planning as seamless as possible for our guests and our catering team is full of superstars. Thank you again for choosing Hotel Erwin and... More 

Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We took my parents to Los Angeles and were so confused about where to stay. Last trip my husband and I stayed in Downtown LA. But this time we got a great deal at Hotel Erwin in Venice Beach. It was a beautiful hotel. Right next to the beach. They gave us a FREE upgrade on both of our rooms.... More 

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Angelica V, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

We’re so happy to hear you and your entire family enjoyed your experience with us! Venice Beach is a destination for all ages and you never run out of things to do! The Venice Canals are a hidden gem and make for great running paths. Thank you for taking the time to write this review and we hope you’ll come... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

My girlfriend and I had a few days off work and wanted to spend a few days in Venice. I have been coming to venice for twenty years, but always just day trips. We wanted to experience the whole area. A friend of ours suggested Hotel Erwin. We started our stay at "High" the rooftop patio at the hotel. The... More 

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Angelica V, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

What a kind review! Thank you for sharing your Erwin Experience with us! Hotel Erwin is truly a one-stop shop when on a Venice Beach adventure. Breakfast at Barlo is one of the best in the area and the poutine during dinner simply can’t be beat. We’re so happy you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again!... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We didn't stay at the hotel, but visited the roof terrace at sunset to enjoy a cold beer and the brilliant view from the comfortable seats - not to mention some interesting people watching amongst the trendy clientele. Not cheap, but we didn't object at all to 'paying for the (brilliant) view'

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Angelica V, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping by High Rooftop Lounge! There’s really nothing better than relaxing on the rooftop during a warm afternoon. While our prices are comparable to LA prices, what really sets us apart is the gorgeous view. We hope you had a safe journey back home and that you’ll stop by the next time your travels take you to... More 

New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My room was clean. The staff was very accommodating and pleasant. The only reason why I didn't give it 4-star is due to the location of the hotel. While being next to the boardwalk is convenient, don't even attempt to walk at night. Lots of homeless around. Many of them were staggering around intoxicated at night, yelling at each other... More 

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Angelica V, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us! We truly appreciate your valuable feedback and we’re happy you enjoyed your time with us. While there can be a number of interesting characters around Venice Beach, we take our guests safety seriously and ensure that you are in good hands during your stay at the hotel. We... More 

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Venice
Venice has always danced to its own beat as the epicenter of bohemian culture in Los Angeles. Along the boardwalk there are street performers and local craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings, souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders do their tricks around the skate park. All of it happens under the warm California sun with sprawling views of sand and sea. Heading east, the main drags of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Main Street are lined with boutique shops, some major retail stores, art galleries and restaurants. Here the ambiance is more relaxed and upscale than the frenetic boardwalk area. Venice is a mostly walkable (and certainly bikeable) neighborhood, full of areas to explore.
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  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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, Barlo, serves up breakfast and dinner and provides a stimulating alternative to the normal bland hotel dining experience. 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! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Erwin

Address: 1697 Pacific Avenue, Venice Beach, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3613
Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Venice , Westside
Price Range: $236 - $544 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Erwin 3.5*
Number of rooms: 119
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Also Known As:
Erwin Hotel Los Angeles
Best Western Los Angeles
Los Angeles Best Western
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Los Angeles
#10 Business Hotel in Los Angeles
#21 Green Hotel in Los Angeles
#27 Romantic Hotel in Los Angeles
#32 Family Hotel in Los Angeles
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