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Hotel Erwin
Ranked #11 of 355 Hotels in Los Angeles
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Reviewed April 18, 2010

I stayed here Dec 26 for 2 nights with a friend. It was a lovely surprise, can only imagaine how great it would be here in the summer. The room was unusual but in a good day. Would definately stay here again. Good for couples and young singles

  • Stayed: December 2009, traveled with friends
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Reviewed April 16, 2010

Married in 2005 on the Podium on Venice Beach we return each year for our anniversery and attend the Muscle Beach tournament on Labor Day. This year will be our 6th time. We discovered the Marina Pacific (as it was then) and never looked back. The Erwin has been re-furbished and last year for our first visit we were not dissapointed. The staff excel and nothing is ever too much trouble. Food is varied and room service good. Clean and very comfortable, we are particularly fond of a long serving cleaner on the 4th floor. Straight out of the door and straight onto the Boardwalk. We hardly venture far as everything we need is within walking distance, but for the sightseers the buses are on the doorstep. See you soon Hotel Erwin. We're coming back.

  • Stayed: August 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 9, 2010

Great place and location stay. Stayed at the Hotel Erwin with my husband our two children aged 11 and 9 and another family of 4 out of location. Great hotel with good facilities rooms were really nice and clean and trendy. Excellent service from front desk and house keeping. Venice Beach a great place to stay and cruise the Boardwalk in the morning with lots of stuff going on with markets and side shows. Only negative point about hotel was the roof top bar which after a long haul flight we were really looking forward to just chilling out up there at night and having something to drink and eat, but were not allowed to with children. Otherwise apart from that would fully recommend to anybody going to Venice Beach California.

  • Stayed: March 2010, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 5, 2010

I have stayed at the Erwin a couple of times for business, and found the hotel to be quite pleasant. It is located close to the beach in “downtown” Venice Beach, so expect the VB experience once you leave the hotel.

On the inside the hotel is modern with spacious, nicely decorated and equipped rooms and suites. Ask for a room on the North side of the hotel and towards the beach if you prefer quiet. They have a roof-top bar and seating area, and a bar and small dining area next to the lobby. Service at check-in and check-out can be slow

If you arrive by car you’ll have to do street or valet parking, valet adds $27 to your bill.

Try Benice next door for breakfast.

  • Stayed: March 2010, traveled on business
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Reviewed April 5, 2010

The hotel is in a great location just one small block from the Venice boardwalk, where you can find many shops and inexpensive places to eat. My room on the 6th floor with the view, could not been better. The bed and pillows are great! The room and bathroom where very clean and beautifully decorated. Free wireless a plus, but the expensive parking was disappointing. I was told $28 valet per day and no other choices. We park in the neighborhood for free and took our chances with the rental...no problems. With so many private parking lots around they should have a less expensive, maybe not as conveniently close option. The Roof top lounge was awesome, with great views. The staff was very friendly. In general not the most economy stay in the boardwalk but you get the most bang for your money.

  • Stayed: April 2010, traveled solo
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Reviewed March 28, 2010

Stylish and large rooms, super comfortable beds, helpful and friendly staff. Only 2 dislikes: seedy area and smell of old hotel was still lingering...mildew covered with paint. That was nauseating.

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Reviewed March 23, 2010

I stayed at the Hotel Erwin for New Years eve 12/31 to 1/3 and can't say enough good things about this lovely hotel. Near the Venice Boardwalk with ocean view rooms, this classy place boasts a fantastic rooftop bar called High, where the beautiful people gather to watch those spectcular sunsets over the Pacific. When it gets chilly, glowing heaters and soft white blankets make an evening under the stars simply magical. A great wine list, fantastic food in the restaurant. The staff is friendly and some great deals can be found on the internet periodically. The parking prices are pretty stiff, but still overall, a wonderful place to stay when visiting the eclectic Venice area.

  • Stayed: December 2009, traveled on business
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Additional Information about Hotel Erwin

Address: 1697 Pacific Avenue, Venice Beach, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3613
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Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Venice , Westside
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Los Angeles
#6 Luxury Hotel in Los Angeles
#10 Business Hotel in Los Angeles
#12 Green Hotel in Los Angeles
#26 Romantic Hotel in Los Angeles
#30 Family Hotel in Los Angeles
Price Range: $282 - $456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Erwin 4*
Number of rooms: 119
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
If you are looking for an energized, personable, legendary guest experience and luxurious escape in an unbeatable location Hotel Erwin is your home away from home. Located in Venice Beach, California, Hotel Erwin overlooks the Pacific Ocean and endless expanses of sand and entertainment. While relaxing with us be sure to check out our breathtaking rooftop bar High and to take in a sunset that will last a lifetime. Our restaurant, Barlo, serves up breakfast and dinner and provides a stimulating alternative to the normal bland hotel dining experience. Close to Santa Monica, Los Angeles, Culver City, Beverly Hills and Marina del Rey, this Venice Beach luxurious hotel is your doorway to explore the beauty of Southern California. Nearby freeways and Los Angeles International airport give you easy access to come and go. A mere 200 feet from the sand and overlooking the famous boardwalk, Hotel Erwin is a pure Venice Beach experience with a level of customer service excellence that simply can't be beat! ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Erwin Hotel Los Angeles
Best Western Los Angeles
Los Angeles Best Western

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