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Venice Beach Suites & Hotel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved everything about this hotel. Room was great, great breeze coming through the windows, loved the old fashioned elevator, the roof top deck was perfect, use of beach chairs & umbrellas was an added bonus. But the best part was the customer service. Daniella was fabulous!!! She went above & beyond to accommodate us & help us out. Could not... More 

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Matt M, General Manager at Venice Beach Suites & Hotel, responded to this review

This was certainly a pleasant review to read, we're humbled by and appreciative of your feedback. I'll be sharing this with Daniella, I'm sure it will make her smile... More 

Fair Oaks, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I struggled to find a fun place with character to celebrate our wedding anniversary.My husband and I last visited Venice Beach more than 30 years ago. This hotel is really fun with loads of extras provided. Our room was immaculate, had a bit of a ocean view and exceeded our needs. You know there is character when people comment on... More 

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Matt M, General Manager at Venice Beach Suites & Hotel, responded to this review

We're very happy that you found us and that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for all the compliments and we wish you a very happy anniversary!! More 

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stumbled upon this place on wotif when looking for accommodation while on Venice Beach on a road trip down the Californian Coast...........and what a little gem it is! The staff were very friendly, welcoming and helpful from the moment I entered the property. It is a very old building with a very quaint, noisy, slow elevator, but I absolutely... More 

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Matt M, General Manager at Venice Beach Suites & Hotel, responded to this review

This is high praise, Rodney! We're glad you found us whilst enjoying your California adventure! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This has got to be the most comfortable, clean hotel we have ever stayed in. The atmosphere of this over 100 year old hotel includes brick walls, narrow halls and a bird-cage elevator. It's location is phenomenal...in the middle of Venice beach boardwalk! The staff is friendly and professional. I would recommend to not miss this.

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Matt M, General Manager at Venice Beach Suites & Hotel, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed our historic, boutique beach-hotel! More 

Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With all of the warnings on the website and responses to reviews, I thought that we were in for a super rustic and hardly livable time - untrue! This is an adorable boutique hotel that is near so much and has so much charm! They were doing some work in the hallways so "passing" in a very narrow area proved... More 

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Matt M, General Manager at Venice Beach Suites & Hotel, responded to this review

We're humbled by your praise, Penny. We always strive to paint an accurate portrait of what our hotel is and what it isn't. It is a 2.5 star, 104 year-old hotel centered in a beautiful beach neighborhood that can be very strange & unusual to the uninitiated. And while we don't have on-site parking or air conditioning or room service... More 

Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We were lucky enough to stay here on the day that the roof top deck was opened. It's such a perfect place to sit, relax and watch the skateboarders and the vendors and all the hustle and bustle of the Venice Beach Boardwalk. Great sunset too! We enjoyed the hospitality of the staff and were pleased with the size of... More 

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Matt M, General Manager at Venice Beach Suites & Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying us and for the compliments; we're glad you enjoyed our rooftop deck! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

So far so good in this first day at this Venice-centric location. Right on the beach. Literally, there is no street on front for cars; it's a boardwalk and it's for bicycles, skateboards and all non-car transportation methods. You might think you're paying above average but you have to admit that you're 'in' Venice beach.

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Matt M, General Manager at Venice Beach Suites & Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your thoughts; we're happy that you're happy! Great advice here on the best ways to get around the beach & Boardwalk... We offer discount coupons for local-favorite Jay's Rentals, a rental stand nearby that has everything: all kinds of bikes, skateboards, roller-blades, even surf gear & surfboards! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Love this place so much! Our second time back and wouldn't stay anywhere else when visiting Venice Beach. The rooms are clean with everything you need. Staff are the best, so accommodating! Best position with the best views. The rooftop deck is a great place for people watching, sunset drinks and for meeting other travelers. They have an elevator that... More 

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Matt M, General Manager at Venice Beach Suites & Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you, Toni, not only for the succinct yet detailed summary of your stay but for sharing those excellent photos! Talk about a visual tour; our hotel, Betsy (our birdcage-style elevator!), the roofdeck, beer on a balcony, even Venice Boardwalk roller-blading guitar icon Harry Perry... what a showcase! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Venice has seen the best and the worst of times -drugs and crime overran the town awhile back and many left - but Andy and his family kept faith in the people and spirit of the culture there...-The hotel was lovely and clean, if very simple10 years ago, and now has come into its own,without growing in pretense and artificiality,... More 

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Matt M, General Manager at Venice Beach Suites & Hotel, responded to this review

Once in a blue moon, you get a review that you feel obliged to print out and keep in the hotel office to use as inspiration for why you do what you do. This is one of those reviews. It is with profound gratitude that you continue to make our hotel the destination of your annual pilgrimages to Venice Beach,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

There is something so special and unique about Venice Beach Suites! If you are looking for 5 star ritzy type hotel, stay away from Venice Beach! But if you are looking for casual , clean, chill, low maintenance, this hotel is my fav! I have stayed at this establishment quite a few times! The staff has always gone over and... More 

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Matt M, General Manager at Venice Beach Suites & Hotel, responded to this review

One of the distinct pleasures in managing a hotel is welcoming guests back on a return visit. When you see the familiar face or hear the distinctive voice or laugh of someone that has walked your halls in the past, it's a enjoyable moment. We have deep appreciation for being your go-to place in Venice Beach. More 

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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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our family-owned historic, boutique hotel has the BEST roof-top deck at a beach-front hotel in L.A. and the ONLY beach-front balconies on the Boardwalk. All 24 of our fully-furnished studios feature a mini-kitchen, private bathroom & free Wi-Fi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Venice Beach Suites & Hotel

Address: 1305 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3684
Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Venice , Westside
Price Range: $219 - $302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Venice Beach Suites & Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Venice Beach Hotel Los Angeles
Venice Beach Suites And Hotel
Hotel Venice Beach
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Los Angeles
#26 Family Hotel in Los Angeles
#40 Romantic Hotel in Los Angeles
#85 Business Hotel in Los Angeles
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