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The M Malibu

22541 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5034
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Fully renovated in 2016, the M Malibu, once known as the classic Malibu Motel, is centrally located just steps away from the beach, surf shops, casual & upscale dinning and hiking trails. Each room boasts modern amenities, flat screen televisions with full cable, air-conditioning, heat, mini fridges, coffee & tea, soothing bath products, free wi-fi and spacious patios or balconies. Select rooms also have partial ocean views.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Snack bar
Shuttle bus service
Fax / photocopying
Baggage storage
Free internet
Public wifi
Pool / beach towels
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Laundry service
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Room features
Bottled water
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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69Somewhat walkable
Grade: 69 out of 100
18Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
3Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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This was our second stay in The M, and once again we were more than happy. The room was beautiful and spacious, free parking and very helpful staff, especially Sal. Definitely will stay here again when back in Malibu.
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Very freshly updated, simple décor, comfy bed, nice amenities (shampoo, body wash, etc.) Appreciated the mini fridge and convenient location central to Malibu. View was partially obstructed, but overall enjoyed our stay in nice, clean facility. No "lobby" and very tiny check-in area, but it works.
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I’m staying here for 8 days on biz and have had to listen to the room construction for several days already. I get that they want to renovate but perhaps upon booking it should’ve been mentioned. It’s extremely loud each day from 9-5pm and hindering my work/overall stay experience. Also should be noted that this is a motel, not a hotel.. which is reflected in the noise level (thin walls) and cleanliness.
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Ok.. so this is a. Wry basic motel immediately on the Pacific highway in Malibu.. I think when assessing it you have to look at the price compared to other places in Malibu.. this is really cheap and its really central in Malibu.. so given those things you're not going to get luxury and let's be clear you don't.! We had room 101right next to reception. So there's a door straight from theparki g area leading straight into the room. The floor is filed.. no carpet here.. there's a desk, a tv a bed air conditioning, ear plugs fridge tea and.coffe make g facilities most seemed to work.. tv remote.a bit dodgy Couldnt really make coffee machine.work.. all clean but basic and Spartan.. Ensuite with shower toilet and sink again everything clean and works but no sense of luxury.. Internet.. the Wi-Fi passwords have a spelling mistake.. i think the first letter of the first password should be a capital letter, making this change let it work So overall its fine.. go there by all means just bear in mind its pretty basic .. but given the location and price i think thats reasonable?
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First time in a Motel. Being in Malibu, choices are limited. It is OK for a 1 night stay as I was there for work. Room. Basic but comfortable bed. Hard plastic chair and a table. The heating system worked well and came handy as it was the coldest day in Malibu....it snowed earlier in the day; small frig, open closet, tv. Patio opened up to a partial ocean view. Easy access to the parking lot. Service. I would say service was satisfactory. I had issues with the WIFI as the room I got 1st was at the very end. I requested to be moved and the front desk lady happily obliged. When I checked out it was before 0900, front desk was closed. Key drop off outside the office. Although I did not get a receipt emailed until I called for it the following day. Front Desk. Not open/manned 24 hours. I believe it secures sometime at night and doesn't open up until 0900 am. Even during the day hours, an 'out of office' sign hanged a few times when I stopped by. Plus: a couple of chocolates pieces were a great welcome treat. Location. - The good is that it is right on Highway 1. Cross the street and you are at the Pacific Ocean. Although there is no direct beach access across the street, I did find a public access alley to the ocean about 5 minute walk. - Walking north about 3 minutes is Mcdonalds. Across the street is high end Nobu. - The bad is street noise coming from Highway 1. The walls are very thin. I can hear conversations next door clearly. Earplugs are provided as sleeping aids. Will I return? If being close to the ocean is the goal, maybe. It is still very pricey for a Motel. About 10 miles on Highway 101 are plenty of regular hotels to choose from, better amenities, cheaper, and most likely will include breakfast.
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$211 - $363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about The M Malibu
Which popular attractions are close to The M Malibu?
Nearby attractions include Malibu Pier (0.6 miles), Carbon Beach (0.5 miles), and Malibu Colony (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The M Malibu?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at The M Malibu?
Guests can enjoy a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at The M Malibu?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The M Malibu?
Conveniently located restaurants include Malibu Farm, Malibu Farm Pier Cafe, and Nobu Malibu.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The M Malibu?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to The M Malibu?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Annenberg Community Beach House (8.8 miles) and Will Rogers State Historic Park (8.9 miles).
Is The M Malibu accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.