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The Ambrose

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everyone always has that One Bad Time at a hotel that might be a fluke, but I feel I need to bring up the issues we have so other guests can just make sure there stay goes smoothly. We stayed here when my husband was interviewing for a new job, so the company made the reservation. The confirmation that was... More 

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Santa Monica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the first trip for me and my daughter together. We absolutely love the property. "Chetera" the front desk and the staffs were very nice. The room was spacious and the services were fantastic, starting from the manager to all the staffs.

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Lupe M, Manager at The Ambrose, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to having the pleasure of welcoming you back in the near future! More 

New Paltz, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very comfortable bed, easy parking, nice location. Only complaint was breakfast not well serviced- had to ask to have things replenished like plates, forks, fruit,coffee,etc. Delicious breakfast but no hot food. Towels and sheets very soft!!

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Lupe M, Manager at The Ambrose, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit. Your feedback is incredibly important to us as we continue to improve the overall hotel experience. We thank you for your time in sharing your comments with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. More 

HHI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Ambrose in July when visiting Santa Monica. The hotel is a boutique hotel/smaller. The rooms were beautiful and my husband and I loved their C.O. Bigelow bath products. We chose to stay in Santa Monica only to catch the A Day in LA Tour with ease. The location of the hotel was very good. Not too... More 

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Lupe M, Manager at The Ambrose, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit. We are so happy to hear you were able to enjoy The Ambrose and the LA lifestyle. We pride ourselves on being a home away from home, and so happy you were able to acclimate yourselves to the Angeleno ways. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Carmel Valley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at this hotel was a pleasant surprise! Tiring of staying at the more than double the price hotels by the water's edge, we opted to stay a few blocks in. This boutique hotel offered quiet, comfort and very friendly staff. Underground parking as well as a car and driver for short trips to local restaurants. Lovely stay!

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Lupe M, Manager at The Ambrose, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comments. Whether it may be business or pleasure, we hope to see you again soon! More 

Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely experience, nice rooms, lovely staff, great breakfast. A little but far from centre/beach but there is a car available to drive you there. A couple of nice restaurants in the area. Would stay again.

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Lupe M, Manager at The Ambrose, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit. We look forward to welcoming you back! More 

Seattle, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was billed incorrectly after a mediocre visit. When I called to question my bill the staff member (Burnell?) was indignant and hung up after my requests for an explanation. Don't trust these guys with your credit card!!

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Lupe M, Manager at The Ambrose, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit; however, please accept my sincere apologies for the challenges you encountered. I'd like to ask that you reach out to us directly at LMendoza@ambrosehotel.com. I hope we can connect and get to the bottom of any trouble you are still having. More 

North Hollywood, Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience at The Ambrose Hotel for our wedding weekend stay. Me and my wife stayed at the hotel for 4 night during our wedding weekend. So did many of our out of town guests. The staff was friendly, professional, helpful, and really made our stay great. Many of our guests felt the same way. They let us use the... More 

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Lupe M, Manager at The Ambrose, responded to this review

Congratulations on your recent nuptials. We are so pleased to have been a part of your special day and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future! Congratulations once again! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent hotel, in a quiet zone but not very far from Santa Monica's downtown. The rooms are very good, and so is the service. The breakfast could have a little more diversity, as there is not a lot to choose from. It has a driver that will take you from the hotel to downtown, for free.

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Lupe M, Manager at The Ambrose, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit. I'm so pleased to hear you enjoyed your overall stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. More 

Santa Monica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A magnificent stay in Santa Monica California: for my wife and the location was great the front desk staff was courteous and helpful and very friendly the cleaning staff is very good and friendly hotel is very clean I would definitely stay there again

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Thank you for your recent visit. Whether it may be business or pleasure, we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future! More 

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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 High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at the corner of 20th and Arizona Street, The Ambrose is in a quiet and unassuming neighborhood and is known for being an eco-friendly property. Having just completed an extensive, multi-million dollar renovation of all 77 guestrooms and public spaces, the distinctive California Craftsman design has been revitalized to reflect the essence of a large private home. Luxury linens, C.O. Bigelow bath products, complimentary in-room HSIA WiFi, complimentary continental breakfast, complimentary fitness center access and complimentary house car service await all guests! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ambrose

Address: 1255 20th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404-1351
Location: United States > California > Santa Monica > Santa Monica
Price Range: $319 - $440 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Ambrose 3.5*
Number of rooms: 77
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Also Known As:
Ambrose Hotel Santa Monica
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Santa Monica
#12 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
#13 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
#14 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
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