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State College, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Surprisingly lovely experience at a little gem of a motel right in the midst of bustling Santa Monica's Main Street. Family run. Immediately near many needed conveniences. Clean. Friendly staff. Accommodating. Funky California decor.

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a family-owned motel right on Main Street in Santa Monica. The location is great - being within walking distance to the beach, with good restaurants close by (including the fabulous Chinois on Main in the next block down and La Vechhio Italian right across the street), and very reasonably priced. Lots of foreign visitors stay here as well...

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Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I enjoyed our 4 night stay here. Friendly office staff and great location. Buses run out the front and the beach is only a few blocks away. Great cafe downstairs - we grabbed breakfast there every day. Rooms are very clean and we had minimal noise. Fridge is a great bonus! Would recommend to anyone visiting Santa...

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Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed October 30, 2016

You can walk to everything from here! There is also a great farmers market across the street. We picked up wonderful fruit and cheese for our drive up PCH. Only complaint about room is the shower. No water pressure and in need of new faucet. Friendly people working there! Recommend as very good value in a great location!

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Culver City, California
Reviewed October 26, 2016

I was blown away by the location. This motel is surrounded by large, high end hotels right by the beach. The price and location can't be beat! Clean rooms! Walk to the beach! Best stay on a budget!! Friendly staff! What else can you ask for!

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Barreiro, Portugal
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Great location, clean rooms, with wide beds and restrooms. The personal are efficient and nice. Wonderful experience.Not far from the beach and in walking distance to Santa Monica pier. Near to laundry and to a wonderful cafe, Urth Cafe. Expect some noise, though, especially friday and saturday.

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Houston Tx
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We scheduled a girls weekend in Santa Monica and have a friend who stays at this Motel every time she goes there to see her son at school. We stayed in room 41 which appears to have been a one bedroom apartment at one time. It has a great balcony that overlooks Main St. A full kitchen, though it only...

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Stayed here after reading recommendations from the most seasoned experts on Trip Advisor. We came to see LA over 5 days and thought it would make a good home base despite LA traffic. Could not have been any better and greatly exceeded our expectations. Our room was a suite away from the street. It seemed like it might be a...

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Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Clean, convenient, friendly. Not fancy. We had a wedding in the area. We were able to walk and see the area, we visited Santa Monica pier and Venice. It is cLose to the beach, quaint shops and restaurants. We enjoyed sitting on the deck in the evening.

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Evansville, Indiana
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

A very good value for location, just two blocks from Santa Monica Beach. Close to some very good food and shopping. Much less expensive than Hotel Chains. Almost half the cost! Venice Beach to the south and Santa Monica Pier to the north.

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Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our rooms feature terra-cotta tile floors, refrigerators, air conditioning, cable TV, granite counter tops and more. We have a sun deck and an on-site restaurant and Laundromat. All our rooms are non-smoking. We offer free parking in our own parking lot. We are located within walking distance to all Santa Monica attractions and within a 1/2 hour drive to all Los Angeles attractions. Plus, we're only TWO SHORT BLOCKS from Santa Monica's famous white sand beach. Along historic and charming Main Street are numerous restaurants, art galleries, museums, dress shops, coffee shops, and more. A 2 night minimum stay is required on weekends and holidays. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sea Shore Motel

Address: 2637 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Location: United States > California > Santa Monica > Santa Monica
Price Range: $110 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Sea Shore Hotel Santa Monica
Sea Shore Santa Monica
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Santa Monica
#4 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica
#13 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
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“For the standard rooms, second floor. For the DeLuxe, prefer the two facing the rear.”
 of 5 bubbles 00Globetrotter, Aug 25, 2016 | Read review
“Away from the noisy street”
 of 5 bubbles marina_y155, Aug 11, 2016 | Read review
“Higher floor would be better for more privacy”
 of 5 bubbles Travelmelody, Jul 17, 2016 | Read review
“If you have a large group the suites/rooms are a good choice.”
 of 5 bubbles AZ85603, Jul 13, 2016 | Read review
“Ask or a room not close to the street.”
 of 5 bubbles Nin182, Jul 11, 2016 | Read review
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