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Venice Beach Suites & Hotel

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Leiria, Portugal
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For the price, the condition could be better, but for a centenarian building couldn't ask for more. The location is perfect, the view is very good and the roof top wonderful. During the day have lot of people on the street, many street art, stores, animations and nice beach, however at night is a kind of desert without night live.... More 

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

Thank you very much for staying at our boutique, beach-front hotel and for sharing your thoughts! More 

New York City, New York
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24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms are very clean but too small. The beds were not comfortable and it kept squeaking all night with every little move.. Staff were very friendly and did their best to help .. This part of Venice beach might not the be most elegant part of Venice beach but it is very close to the lively boardwalk and just few... More 

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

We appreciate your honest appraisal of your stay and we apologize for the squeaky bed. I sent you a message via TripAdvisor and hopefully you and I can communicate so I can figure out what room you stayed in and have the bed replaced. Warm regards from the California coast... More 

Montreal, Canada
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is old and in the midst of upgrading, however the hotel staff (particularly Daniella) was very helpful with parking (not on site) and attentive to our needs. The rooms / suites are on the small side and not air conditioned but they are basically used for sleeping purposes only as one can easily spend the entire day taking... More 

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

This much-appreciated feedback here, Paul! I wanted to address one of your points for the sake of clarity: we offer a complimentary happy hour for guests on our rooftop deck on Fridays and Saturdays only. More 

New York City, New York
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51 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cute hotel right on the beach. At first I thought the area was a bit sketchy (I'm a NY'er so I'm used to sketchy areas) during the day - but at night was VERY quiet. We walked everywhere - Abbott Kinney, the canals....both very close. We uber'ed it to the Santa Monica Pier - only $5! Our room was... More 

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

There's a wealth of information here; thanks for taking the time to share your experiences here and for the photos, as well! We'd be happy to welcome you back on your next adventure to Venice Beach! More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

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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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

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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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

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 July 25, 2016 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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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

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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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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Staying in Venice

Neighborhood Profile
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
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • 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: $215 - $282 (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 Suites And Hotel
Venice Beach Hotel Los Angeles
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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