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Days Inn Santa Monica
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3007 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404 (Santa Monica)   |  
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Ranked #30 of 34 Hotels in Santa Monica
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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64 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

This hotel is a great option if you want a simple, no frills but clean place to stay in Santa Monica. Well located in Santa Monica Boulevard it offers a nice three level parking facility. The free WiFi is available throughout the hotel and it takes a little while to configure, but hey, it's free, right?

Stayed July 2013
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Thank JoeRFreitas
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Tom_Yang_DAYS-INN_SM, Manager at Days Inn Santa Monica, responded to this review, September 30, 2013
Thank you for the positive feedback. We are on an ongoing journey to improve guest experience, and it is affirming that we are succeeding in our task to make people feel comfortable and well taken care of at the Days Inn Santa Monica.
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Lutterworth, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Check in was quick, receptionist very helpful with places to eat, bus services and other touristy ideas.
Large rooms with plenty of space (had a double queen for 4 adults).
Had an underground car park - very large and free.
The hotel had a room area which is very comfortable and gets lots of evening sun which made the evening drink very enjoyable. They have a list of all the US presidents around the walls - interesting and novel.
Use the big blue bus network to get about - $1 flat rate - great to get to Venice and Santa Monica pier.
All staff were very pleasant.
Would definitely stop here again.
Only draw back was that the hotel was not on the front.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank terryhammond8834
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Tom_Yang_DAYS-INN_SM, Manager at Days Inn Santa Monica, responded to this review, September 30, 2013
Thank you for the positive feedback. It is our goal to provide our guests with a good experience at Days Inn Santa Monica. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
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Swineshead, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

The hotel is well situated, being a short cab ride to the beach, shops and bars of Santa Monica.
Hollywood is also only a cab ride away, around 30 dollars.
The hotel staff where helpful on check in and throughout the stay. The were always available to order taxis and give advice on the local area.
The hotels decor is dated inside and out.
The room I stayed in was big enough, and had all the usual hotel room equipment. It was however dirty. Under the bed was terribly dusty and the room had a slightly unpleasant smell. There is just a lack of attention to detail from the cleaning staff. It's obvious the rooms are cleaned, just not to a good standard.
I stayed for two nights and both mornings I was woken up at 0800 by workmen in the room next door drilling and hammering. I called the reception on both occasions to complain and although the noise stopped for a few hours it was still an inconvenience.
The hotel is adequate for a bed to sleep in whilst on a short visit but there are a few bad points to bear in mind.

Room Tip: 106 to 108 are near the laundry room and therefore are quite noisy due to the maids.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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1 Thank scottlou
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Tom_Yang_DAYS-INN_SM, Manager at Days Inn Santa Monica, responded to this review, October 5, 2013
Thank you so much for your feedback on your experience at Days Inn Santa Monica. As stated before, because of issues with guest experience, we are undergoing gradual restoration on site. We thank you for your kind words and patience during this process. We hope you'll visit us again soon at the Days Inn to enjoy our weather and location.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Good location but needs refurbishment very old but clean and tidy, staff friendly and helpful, breakfast not bad for this type of hotel, cereals toast fresh fruit muffins pastries juice coffee tea, free parking, hire a bike at bike centre with cheap parking and cycle to Venice beach and onto other beaches.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Charlotte D
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Tom_Yang_DAYS-INN_SM, Manager at Days Inn Santa Monica, responded to this review, October 5, 2013
Thank you so very much for your feedback. We are actively resolving the need to refurbish rooms, and appreciate the patience shown from our guests as normal operations have been disrupted lately. Our goal is to indeed remain the first choice for affordable lodging here at the Days Inn Santa Monica. We welcome you back soon to enjoy our improved guest experience.
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Additional Information about Days Inn Santa Monica

Address: 3007 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Location: United States > California > Santa Monica > Santa Monica
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #30 of 34 Hotels in Santa Monica
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Hotel Class:2 star — Days Inn Santa Monica 2*
Number of rooms: 68
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