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Hotel Erwin

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San Diego, California
Reviewed July 25, 2013

This hotel has the best rooftop bar in the Venice/Santa Monica area. The food is great, wonderful selection of beer, amazing views and very attentive service. We did not stay at the hotel this visit, did not know about it, but next time we are in the Venice/Santa Monica area.

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

Thank you for the kind words about our rooftop bar! High Rooftop Lounge truly is a hidden gem in Venice Beach and we’re lucky to be the home of the best view in the city! Next time you’re in the neighborhood and would like to stay with us please let me know via email at aseyfried@hotelerwin.com and I’d be happy...

Wayne, Pennsylvania
Reviewed July 25, 2013

We just returned from a California vacation, and enjoyed a brief stay at the Erwin Hotel on Venice Beach. It is in a fabulous location, easy to get to by car and a very short walk to both the beach and the canal area. Our room and bed were clean and very comfortable, and we had a balcony overlooking the...

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

We’re happy to hear you had a great time in Venice! The Basketball courts are definitely a “must see” when visiting Venice Beach not only because of its many cameos in Hollywood movies but also because so many talented local players grace the courts every day! Thank you for your comment regarding the Wi-Fi signal in your room. We’re happy...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed July 24, 2013

Great boutique hotel to stay in - they offered amazing, attentive service and had an amazing rooftop lounge with great views of Venice Beach and the city. Definitely recommend going at sunset . Staff were very accommodating, gave us a free suite upgrade, and made our stay very comfortable.

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

Thanks so much for the kind review and we’re happy to hear you enjoyed your stay! We do our best to make sure every guest’s experience with us is fun and memorable. We hope you had a safe journey home and please come back and visit us again. Until next time, Team Erwin

Reviewed July 19, 2013

Two Brits just back from a whirlwind break to New York, Vegas and LA. Hotel Erwin is a great place to stay, the very best location for Venice Beach. We stayed in a standard room which was big, really well designed/thought out and exceptionally clean. The food was the best we had on the trip and we had eaten in...

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

Thanks a million for the awesome review! We’re happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us and a belated happy birthday! Hotel Erwin’s location is truly special as it’s so close to the beach, boardwalk and so many restaurants and shops. You don’t need to go very far however for a good meal as Barlo is located conveniently in...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed July 17, 2013

I have recently celebrated a birthday at the hotel's rooftop. Coordinating the event was an absolute pleasure with the proffesional advice and committed service of the hotel's rep Michal Swardlow. The party was an absolute success with the best played music by a DJ that made us all move, the drinks kept on comming, appatizers were delicious and the overall...

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

Thank you for spending your birthday with us and we are so happy to hear what a great success it was! Our Catering Manager, Michal, is truly one of the best in the business. High Rooftop Lounge really does have a certain ambiance that is second to none. From the DJ’s down to the food and drinks, you really can’t...

New York City, New York
Reviewed July 16, 2013

Stayed here for a week during my last business trip. Office is in Santa Monica, so this location was nice and close. The hotel is beautiful, modern and the top (6th) floor was newly renovated. Staff was extremely helpful and friendly. Great views of the beach with a large patio off of the room. There's a great rooftop bar here...

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

Hi Amanderz, Thanks so much for taking the time to write about your stay. We’ve passed your comments onto our housekeeping team and it was definitely noted! We will absolutely focus on keeping the walkway above the sixth floor as quiet as possible as to not disturb our guests below. Regarding the towels, we do give our guests the option...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed July 15, 2013

a group of 7 of us girls stayed here this past weekend for a bachelorette party, and we were very pleased with the hotel! The front desk staff was amazing. They made check in a breeze, and even when we were running late for check out, they told us it was not a problem and let us have extra time....

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

Hi Sara, We are so happy to hear you chose to have your last fling before the ring with us here at Hotel Erwin! We hope it was a memorable weekend for all! It seems like you guys got to experience the best of the best of Venice via your bike excursion and visit to High Rooftop. The chic lounge...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed July 11, 2013

I love this hotel! I visited for the first time with a colleague. The customer service is really superb which is hard to find these days - Miguel and Monique are great! In addition, great cafe, amazing rooftop bar, close to everything in Venice. Cute surfer vibe to the place, too! Will definitely recommend to others.

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

Thank you so much for the awesome review and I will pass the message on to Monique and Miguel about how great they are! We’re really lucky to have them on the team. We hope you come back and visit us again soon. Wishing you all the best from Venice to Texas, Team Erwin

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed July 9, 2013

First I have to say that the venue, the "High Rooftop Lounge" has The Most Amazing view you have ever seen, even on a cloudy day!!!! We had a company Cocktail Party for about 50 people to celebrate our Company's 25th Anniversary and the beginning of summer and I couldn't have picked a better venue. I had less than a...

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

We couldn’t agree more with every bit of your review! The view at High really is second to none and Michal is the queen of making it happen! She truly cares about every one of her clients and goes out of her way to make sure the event is running as smoothly as possible. She is a true professional! We...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed July 9, 2013

The first thing one has to say about the Erwin is that the Staff, all the staff are amazing. They know their job, they greet you and treat you like family. That being said we had a really nice room on the sixth floor with a partial ocean view. The price was reasonable for the location, the room was clean....

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

Hello Aarkvarkkiller, We are so happy you got to spend Fourth of July with us at Hotel Erwin! It was a really special night for Venice and High Rooftop Lounge really is the best spot to catch all the fireworks on the Westside. We counted at least five firework displays visible from our rooftop! We’re glad you enjoyed your room...

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Staying in Venice

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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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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: $326 - $484 (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
#23 Green Hotel in Los Angeles
#27 Romantic Hotel in Los Angeles
#31 Family Hotel in Los Angeles
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