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Grandview Inn
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   55 14th Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254   |  
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Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Hermosa Beach
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Sydney, Australia
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70 reviews
40 hotel reviews
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“Top location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

We spent two nights over the New Year here and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The location is right near the beach and Hermosa Beach is a great alternative to the busier Los Angeles and more expensive Santa Monica. The rooms were clean, bed was large and it was handy having coffee and tea facilities in the room.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

My husband and I loved the hotel. We paid $150 a night plus tax and it was worth every penny. The room was immaculately clean with a very modern decor. They had really nice bathroom amenities too. The location is a very short walk to the beach and numerous bars and restaurants. I would definitely go back.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

The location of the Grandview Inn in Hermosa Beach was great...just steps to the Stand, a great path to walk or bike along the beach and a short walk to restaurants and the pier. The room was really large and the appointments were smart and contemporary, with a large flat screen and wet bar. The front desk was not always staffed, but the front desk staff responded promptly. And the free parking under the building and proximity to LAX was very important to us while we were in Los Angeles.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Tucson, Arizona, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

We were there for three days and never had to get in a car. Short walk to beach, pier, restaurants, shops, everything. Clean large room. Friendly service. Shorrt shuttle ride from LAX.. Lots of restaurants to chose from.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank Lynn M
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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222 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Never actually got to stay here. Although I'd called twice to make a reservation 2 months prior to my stay (it took two calls to get a confirmation back), when I showed up at 7:30 p.m. I was told "we're overbooked and have moved you to the Sea Sprite Motel; it'll be cheaper." I had picked this place based on TripAdvisor reviews and, given that Sea Sprite gets much more mixed reviews, had no interest in moving over there. The explanation given was that some online booking site had "overbooked" them but, really - I made this reservation in August for a November stay and the last thing I need on a business trip is to show up and find out that they don't have a room! Although they claim to have tried to call me, they had my office phone number and email and messages were not left at either place. Had I known I didn't have a room, I certainly could have rebooked elsewhere if they'd only told me ahead of time. Anyway, the location is nice - just half a block off the beach and only a block or so from the pier area with plenty of restaurant/bar choices. From the outside, it looks clean and there's parking right underneath the hotel. Although they didn't offer to fully pay for alternative accommodations, to their credit, they did offer to pay the difference between the rate I'd reserved at Grandview and the higher rate I then had to pay over at the Hampton Inn. Still, if I can't trust that "reservation" means I really have a room "reserved," I'm likely not to take a chance on booking this place in the future.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars
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SweetTpie10s
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Stayed in this hotel for a weekend in October..Was in town for a tennis tournament..The location was amazing. 2 min walk to the beach and to the pier..
The hotel is run by a family that sleeps on premises. They are always available and very eager to help! We drove in late one night and there were no spots in the garage..I buzzed the owner and he gladly came out and moved his wife's car onto the street so that we could have a spot for our car..amazing personal service!

The rooms were incredibly spacious and very well done. Bathrooms were great and the bed was very comfortable. If you have a non-ocean view room ask for the 3rd floor. The 3rd floor still has a nice view of the town.1st and 2nd floor have no view at all.

This hotel felt like a nice bed and breakfast (minus the breakfast). Very homey feeling. I just loved it! Would defintely return especially with that price!!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

You can't beat the location, and for being this close to the beach & to the pier, you'll have a hard time even matching the price! The staff was friendly & accommodating. The room was spacious, clean & nicely appointed including a frig, microwave & a large flatscreen TV. High quality bedding & furnishings were all in excellent condition. We did not have a beach view, but it wasn't really missed; at night we could hear the surf, during the day we were out & about.
Knowing we were staying next door, the guy at "Jeffers" gave us a great price on beach chair & umbrella rentals. Next to him is a small restaurant (the "La Playita") where we had a fantastic breakfast each morning. Everything else was just a short walk away...
No complaints, we'll be back for sure...!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: Grandview Inn
Address: 55 14th Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Location: United States > California > Hermosa Beach
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Hermosa Beach
#2 Family Hotel in Hermosa Beach
#4 Business Hotel in Hermosa Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Grandview Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Grandview Inn is superbly located 70 feet from the beach in the classic Californian beach town of Hermosa Beach in Los Angeles. Miles of sandy beach, safe, friendly community is the perfect place to stay when you visit the Los Angeles area. And The Grandview Hotel is the perfect place to stay in Hermosa Beach. all rooms are non smoking We're in a cozy neighborhood where a quiet street walk meets a charming avenue of shops and restaurants. Almost anything you could need is literally just around the corner: nightclubs, restaurants, dry cleaners, laundry, beauty salon, grocery store and fitness center ... more   less 
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