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“A great place to recover from a medical procedure!” 5 of 5 stars
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The Ambrose
Ranked #10 of 34 Hotels in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence
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Monterey
1 review
“A great place to recover from a medical procedure!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

After my medical procedure, I slept from 6pm to 6am! The bed was extraordinarily comfortable and the environment was quiet. No elevator noises or stomping feet throughout the hallways like other hotels. Thank you!

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled solo
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General M, Manager at The Ambrose, responded to this review, August 11, 2014
Thank you for your positive comments on your most recent stay at the Ambrose Hotel-Santa Monica.

We strive to provide accommodations that exceed our guest expectations on every visit, every day for every guest.

Your positive feedback makes it all worth our efforts.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

A cute small hotel without an attitude. Great complimentary breakfast and coffee. Very clean and comfortable rooms, many with balconies. Perfect location and free shuttle to most sights in Santa Monica.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled on business
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General M, Manager at The Ambrose, responded to this review, August 11, 2014
Thank you for your positive comments on your most recent stay at the Ambrose Hotel-Santa Monica.

Our first time guest's frequently find our hotel and instantly get to know our Southern California " vibe" throughout the entire hotel, staff and accommodations...

We strive to provide accommodations that exceed our guest expectations on every visit, every day for every guest.

Your positive feedback makes it all worth our efforts.
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We enjoyed a large comfortable, nicely acquitted room with the two separate balconies. Very nice continental breakfast. Friendly helpful staff. Complimentary shuttle service within Santa Monica. Perhaps the third or fourth time we have stayed at the Ambrose and we will be back in the future.

Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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General M, Manager at The Ambrose, responded to this review, August 11, 2014
Thank you for your positive comments on your most recent stay at the Ambrose Hotel-Santa Monica.

We strive to provide accommodations that exceed our guest expectations on every visit, every day for every guest.

Your positive feedback makes it all worth our efforts.
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Chicago
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The Ambrose Hotel was wonderful for adults traveling (not a kid-friendly hotel). Very quite, comfortable room, average continental breakfast, 22 blocks from the beach/shopping/ (a little to far to walk/bike) so count on some type of transportation to get around. Staff very polite. Expensive, but so is everything else around it.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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General M, Manager at The Ambrose, responded to this review, August 7, 2014
Thank you Karen M from Chicago for your positive feedback about the Ambrose Hotel.

We appreciate your research in finding us. We work very hard to deliver excellent service that is both warm and relaxed every day, for every guest, every stay.

Your feedback makes it all worth it.
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Trabuco Canyon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

All the staff was friendly and professional, the hotel was clean and nicely decorated and moderately priced for the area. Complementary breakfast and shuttle service within Santa Monica was a nice feature.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Christopher J
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General M, Manager at The Ambrose, responded to this review, August 7, 2014
Thank you so much for your positive feedback about the Ambrose Hotel.

We appreciate your research in finding us. We work very hard to deliver excellent service that is both warm and relaxed every day, for every guest, every stay.

Your feedback makes it all worth it.
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San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I had an amazing stay at The Ambrose during a recent trip, thanks is great part to Thomas and Hilary, who were just the nicest. If you're looking for a nice place to stay right in the middle of bustling Santa-Monica, this is it.

Green Features: They provide recycling bins and encourage you to use them.
  • Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
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Thank Burmeselover
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General M, Manager at The Ambrose, responded to this review, August 7, 2014
Thank you for your positive comments on your most recent stay at the Ambrose Hotel-Santa Monica.

Our first time guest's frequently find our hotel and instantly get to know our Southern California " vibe" throughout the entire hotel, staff and accommodations...

We strive to provide accommodations that exceed our guest expectations on every visit, every day for every guest.

Your positive feedback makes it all worth our efforts.
Report response as inappropriate
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Brooklyn
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

stayed here on a business trip and really enjoyed the hotel. the room was spacious and beautiful with a nice outdoor deck. The food was yummy and I loved the complimentary breakfast. Staff was very friendly and helpful too! I used their complimentary shuttle service to go to my office every day!

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
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Thank Andrea Rose S
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General M, Manager at The Ambrose, responded to this review, August 7, 2014
Thank you Andrea Rose from Brooklyn for your positive comments on your most recent stay at the Ambrose Hotel-Santa Monica.

Our first time guest's frequently find our hotel and instantly get to know our Southern California " vibe" throughout the entire hotel, staff and accommodations...

We strive to provide accommodations that exceed our guest expectations on every visit, every day for every guest.

Your positive feedback makes it all worth our efforts.
Report response as inappropriate
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Property: The Ambrose
Address: 1255 20th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Location: United States > California > Santa Monica > Santa Monica
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Santa Monica
#12 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
#13 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
#14 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Ambrose 3.5*
Number of rooms: 77
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located at the corner of 20th and Arizona Street, The Ambrose is in a quiet and unassuming neighborhood and is known for being an eco-friendly property. Having just completed an extensive, multi-million dollar renovation of all 77 guestrooms and public spaces, the distinctive California Craftsman design has been revitalized to reflect the essence of a large private home. Luxury linens, C.O. Bigelow bath products, complimentary in-room HSIA WiFi, complimentary continental breakfast, complimentary fitness center access and complimentary house car service await all guests! ... more   less 
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