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The Ambrose

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1255 20th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404
1 room 1 adult
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Oakland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here recently on a business trip. Nice location, comfortable room and amazing, complimentary breakfast! Everything as promised on the web site. Appreciated the free wifi. I will definitely stay here again.

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Santa Monica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I would stay again. A great bargain around $200/night, a little much at $300 or above. Rooms were very modern and clean. Staff was very helpful and the car to take you within a 2-3 mile radius was a great. service.

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Chicago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel had beautiful views of Santa Monica and very relaxed and laid back atmosphere. However, the hotel was not really equipped for business travelers. Room service is HORRIBLE. I don't think they anticipate anyone ever needing room service. That said, the staff was very friendly and helpful and this would be a good place if you are just hanging... More 

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Santa Monica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It makes me easy and confortable in my long biz trip. Everyone in hotel was kind and his service was pretty better than others I visited before. Recommends if you will have long touring around Santa Monica or LAX.

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

Thank you so much for your recent visit to The Ambrose. It is so wonderful to hear you enjoyed your overall stay. Whether it may be business or pleasure, we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Thank you so much again. More 

Rochester, New York
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the location of this intimate feeling and lovely hotel. Easily accessible to everything: shopping, great restaurants, freeways, beach. Friendly, but unobtrusive staff. We love staying at The Ambrose!

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

Thank you so much for your recent visit to The Ambrose, we are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. Looking forward to welcoming you back, and perhaps you may enjoy our complimentary house car which is on a first come first serve basis but will take you within a 3 mile radius of the property. We hope to... More 

New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great quiet and quaint hotel in Santa Monica. Staff was extremely friendly and the hotel was nicely done. Modern design, but with sturdy furniture. Great wood throughout the hotel and good lighting. Some hotels have tiny little lights with dim lightbulbs, but you can get this room bright if you need to. And I've noticed lately that hotels that look... More 

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

Thank you so much for your recent stay with us. I'm so pleased to hear you enjoyed your overall stay. My sincere apologies for the difficulties you encountered in finding the hotel in the evenings. Your feedback is greatly appreciated as we continue to improve the property. Please also note, we have a complimentary house car that will take you... More 

Miami
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed my recent stay at the Ambrose Hotel. Had some business in Santa Monica so this was the perfect option, away from the touristy crow on the beaches but close enough to terrific restaurants. I would definitely go back and recommend to others.

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

Thank you so much for your recent visit to The Ambrose. Whether it may be business or pleasure we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Thank you so much again. More 

Waverly
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stay here anytime we need to be at St Johns Hospital. The most comfortable,clean, quiet accommodations. Feel very safe walking back and forth from hospital to hotel at night. Would never stay anywhere else

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

Thank you so much for coming back to The Ambrose, it was wonderful to have you back again. We are happy to hear the hotel was able to provide you with comfort and ease during your time here in LA. Please let us know if there is anything we can assist you with upon your next visit. Thank you again... More 

Brookline
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a comfortable, clean an nice looking hotel in a great area. I would recommend staying at the Ambrose if you are in LA. Aside from the comfortable rooms, they have a great continental breakfast and a beautiful livingroom area to enjoy it in.

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

Thank you so much for your recent stay. We are so happy to hear your enjoyed yourself. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future. More 

Boise
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is lovely, nicely furnished, in a good location with underground parking. Front desk efficient but not friendly (no greeting or smile). Common space is very comfort and has a bar set up in the evening. The room was comfortable, overall clean and quiet with cotton bedding and a large flatscreen TV. I requested a shower cap but none... More 

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