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Visiting Santa Monica

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Visiting Santa Monica

I too will be visiting California in a months time for the first time. I am interested in staying in Santa Monica and am looking at the Doubletree Suites. I have been reading some other postings about the area though and some say it is not safe? Is this true? I will be travelling with my three children and safety is a priority of course. Any insight is appreciated...Thanks. Inquiry from Canada

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1. Re: Visiting Santa Monica

The Doubletree is quite safe - it's across the street from the Santa Monica police station and City Hall! For roughly the same price (or less), look into The Ambrose Hotel. Ambrose is in a residential neighborhood, rather than atop the freeway exit. It's less convenient to the Promenade, however.

The Huntley is the same price as the Doubletree, but in a much better location.

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