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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was booked by an agent on our behalf- we were 2 couples travelling through California and were supposed to have 4 nights here for some down time. We thought we had 2 rooms, then realised upon check in that we had one apartment - not ideal but we thought again we had 2 rooms - nope - there... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a pleasant stay since everything was conveniently close. The Third Street Promenade, beach and Santa Monica Pier , however at the end I didn't realize they also charge you $31.00 per day to park your vehicle. No one explained this up front which I didn't appreciate.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was OK. Clean, close to stuff. My reason for 1 star is that the Hotel mysteriously charged my credit card again, two months later. A different amount, so i guess I paid for someone else's room. Two phone calls to a desk clerk and a controller, and clear instructions for the manager to call me got me nowhere.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst the premises is a little dated almost retro it offers fantastically comfortable rooms around classic LA swimming pool. It is spotlessly clean and a great location close to the action yet just out the way. Easy walk to the pier and at the top of 3rd street. Stayed here many times and always enjoy our stay. Cost of internet... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I’LL NEVER STAY HERE AGAIN Because of health issues I cannot eat out, so I need a kitchenette when I travel (I cannot use a microwave). My travel agent said the Cal-Mar was represented as having a fully-stocked kitchenette. Not so! I stayed in Room 211(non-smoking) at the Cal-Mar for two nights and could not cook except to boil water.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 5 days here. Quiet location. The rooms are big but the kitchens and bathrooms are original 1950s which won't suit everyone. Great pool with neat gardens which is great to relax in after a day sightseeing. Lovely staff who were helpful. Good size kitchen you can cook in easily. Things to note: parking $31 a day plus tax.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Very nice appartment, one bedroom with two beds, one sleeping couch in the living room. Small kitchen in which you could cook and certainly make breakfast. There's no breakfast facility in the building. Just a tiny reception room. The nearest shop for groceries is quite a walk away. At least 15 minutes. Big enough for two, which we were. Nice,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We had a couple of nights here. Large suits with a kitchen, lounge, dining room, hall/wardrobe area, large double room and bathroom. Dated decor -pretty 70s! - which didn't really bother us but it was noisy by the road and too warm (there is no air con, just fans). They could do with updating the windows and doors for security... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

very nice people, good position, 70's decor and the carpet was a bit dated and dirty. very good value for money, one of a few s/c units surrounding the swimming pool. there is talk of renovations. would return.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

I've stayed at the Cal Mar for many years. It's a bit dated but great value and is brilliant for Santa Monica. A block from the beach and the shops and restaurants. Can be noisy though. I would recommend the hotel for families as the rooms are big and there is a pool!

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Santa Monica
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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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Cal Mar Hotel Suites

Address: 220 California Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403-3606
Location: United States > California > Santa Monica > Santa Monica
Price Range: $215 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cal Mar Hotel Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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#19 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
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