We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Excellent!!!”
Review of The Kinney

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 11 more sites!
The Kinney
Ranked #4 of 11 Hotels in Marina del Rey
Certificate of Excellence
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent!!!”
Reviewed March 19, 2013

My stay at this hotel was so amazing that I almost felt compelled to give a review on tripadvisor -for the first time!!! I started with an intention of spending a week at this boutique hotel before I moved into an apartment but ended up spending 3 whole weeks! The hotel is quite nicely located, minutes away from the beach, the Marina and some restaurants too. I had a suite with very pleasant and comfortable interiors along with an in room microwave, coffee/tea maker and fridge which made life very easy during the long stay! The small but nice gym, hot pool and a great breakfast greatly enhanced the quality of my stay too. And to top it all, the staff was extremely friendly and helpful and made me feel at home! Basically I could not have asked for more...
This is great quality for a great price!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank gfc1003
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
BestWesternInnatMDR, General Manager at The Kinney, responded to this review, March 21, 2013
Thank you for your taking the time to write this review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your business is greatly appreciated. We hope to accommodate you or a family member / friend of yours soon.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

1,356 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    647
    535
    131
    32
    11
See reviews for
507
412
52
132
Rating summary
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (267)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Santiago, Region Metropolitana, Chile
1 review
Reviewed March 19, 2013

We (with my husband) spend 4 nights for our honeymoon, when we arrive the room that they give us, was right in front of the exit to the elevator, so we went to the front desk and they change us immediately for a suite! The room was 203 very big, comfortable, with a living room, microwave and empty frigobar. The breakfast was awesome (muffins, bagels, bread, eggs, waffles, yoghurt, milk, coffee, juices, cereals)! most of the hotels in USA don't give that service, and this one in particular was one of the best that we ever taste!!. Another thing remarkable is that they have parking. The staff was very friendly, everybody spoke spanish and help you in everything you need....Definitely if we have to come back to L.A we won't hesitate in stay al Inn at Marina del Rey hotel! Thanks you guys for everything!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Marverink
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
BestWesternInnatMDR, General Manager at The Kinney, responded to this review, March 21, 2013
Thank you for your detailed review. We are delighted that you enjoyed our accommodations and breakfast. Your business is greatly appreciated. We hope to see you again in the near future!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Salem, Oregon
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2013

We spent 3 nights here for our trip to see the LA Philarmonic and do a bit of sight-seeing around town. We were very happy with everything. Our room was a nice queen suite with two TV's. Our room was on the inside of the building and not facing the street so it was very quiet. The hotel is clean and has a nice vibe. The staff was friendly and welcoming. The breakfast is good - hot breakfast with yogurt/cereal options too. We really enjoyed the C & O Tratoria just down the street (Killer Garlic Rolls indeed!). We will stay here when we come back to LA!
Great place to stay.

Room Tip: Ask for an interior 3rd floor room.
See more room tips
  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Susan R R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
BestWesternInnatMDR, General Manager at The Kinney, responded to this review, March 21, 2013
Thank you for your detailed review. We are delighted that you enjoyed our accommodations and breakfast. Your business is greatly appreciated. We hope to see you again in the near future!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Level Contributor
41 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2013 via mobile

This smaller hotel offered nice rooms about a mile from Venice pier. Our room was a queen bed suite with the bedroom separated from the main room, which offered a pull out double sofa bed. The main room also had a mini fridge and sink area. Each room had its own large flat panel tv. This configuration was great for our family allowing privacy and a separate place to let the kids sleep without turning out the lights or tv. The provided breakfast off the lobby had a good selection with nice places to sit there or poolside. We did not have a chance to utilize the pool, which was small but looked inviting. Hallways were an interesting mix of indoor/ outdoor but everything seemed secure. Free parking was covered and a bit right but we had no problems with getting a space. It was a pleasant walk to Venice Pier (about a mile) with quite a few restaurants/ coffee shops on the way. By car it was close to major roads and more dining/ shopping options. The staff were very pleasant and responsive. We enjoyed our stay and would return again if in the area.

  • Stayed March 2013
    • Value
    • Location
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Lburchard
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
BestWesternInnatMDR, Manager at The Kinney, responded to this review, April 17, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to post your comments regarding your recent stay at the Inn at Marina del Rey! We are thrilled that you and your family enjoyed your room. On behalf of our entire team, we would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us. We hope to have another chance to provide you with superior Customer Service experience in the near future.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Redding, CT, USA
Level Contributor
136 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2013

I needed a hotel in this area for one night. This was a very satisfactory stay. The room had up-to-date decor and was clean. The front desk staff were helpful with driving directions and local resturants. Parking very adequate and free. The hot/cold buffet breakfast was not fancy but very adequate before my long drive. A lovely outdoor lounge area.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Amanda H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Wooster, Ohio
Level Contributor
46 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2013

Our stay here was very good for two nights after visiting Disneyland for two nights. We wanted to spend time at Venice Beach and Santa Monica Pier and both are very close to this location. I felt it was in a safe neighborhood and has a small hotel feel. Indoor parking is just steps from the front desk and then up the elevator you go to your room. Our room was very nice and clean. The hotel has been redone in the last few years and upgraded from what used to be a Best Western. Also, they have some very nice and updated outdoor space with the pool and a fireplace with nice seating.

Room Tip: Ask for a room away from the street if you are not used to city traffic.
See more room tips
  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank woopif
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
BestWesternInnatMDR, General Manager at The Kinney, responded to this review, March 21, 2013
Thank you for your detailed review. We are delighted that you enjoyed our accommodations and our local attractions. Your business is greatly appreciated. We hope to see you again in the near future!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Helsinki, Finland
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2013

We stayed here in the end of December 2012. We were positivly surprised upon arrival when we had been upgraded to a two room suite! The staff was friendly and the location is great, about a 15 minute walk to Venice Beach boardwalk. The free breakfast, parking and wi-fi were a good bonus. Be sure to hit the breakfast early because it gets really crowded. The rooms are spaceious and clean. Would consider staying here again!

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank helsinkianna82
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
BestWesternInnatMDR, Manager at The Kinney, responded to this review, April 17, 2013
Thank you for your comments. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using your feedback to implement improvements to ensure we offer a better guest experience in the future. Please come back and visit us soon!
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Marina del Rey
Venice
Inn at Venice Beach
Inn at Venice Beach
#9 of 351 in Los Angeles
752 reviews
Venice
Hotel Erwin
Hotel Erwin
#11 of 351 in Los Angeles
1,281 reviews
Venice
Hilton Garden Inn Los Angeles Marina Del Rey
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Jamaica Bay Inn
#3 of 11 in Marina del Rey
1,237 reviews
Marina Del Rey Hotel
#1 of 11 in Marina del Rey
675 reviews
The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey
#2 of 11 in Marina del Rey
484 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to The Kinney? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Kinney

Property: The Kinney
Address: 737 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-5542 (Formerly The Inn at Marina del Rey)
Phone Number:
Location: United States > California > Marina del Rey > Venice
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Marina del Rey
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Marina del Rey
#4 Family Hotel in Marina del Rey
#7 Business Hotel in Marina del Rey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Kinney 3*
Number of rooms: 68
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
With our playful style and central location, live like a local at The Kinney hotel in Venice Beach. Grab your entourage and truly experience So Cal - from courtyard loungin' to beach cruisin' - our house is your house. Keep the Snaps going with complimentary Wi-Fi, cool off in our dipping pool, and when you're ready to call it a night, refresh in brand-new beds. Now is the time to truly experience Venice (and give your friends a little FOMO). ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Orbitz, Hotels.com, DerbySoft Ltd Shanghai HQ Supplier Direct, Hotwire, Travelocity, Cheap Tickets, TripOnline SA, Cancelon, Priceline, getaroom.com and HotelQuickly so you can book your The Kinney reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Best Western Plus The Inn At Marina Del Rey Hotel Marina Del Rey
Holiday Inn Marina Del Rey
Marina Del Rey Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Express Venice Area

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing