We gravitated toward this hotel due to its LEED certification, complimentary organic breakfast, free local cab, free parking, and reasonable rate for LA. All of these things met our expectations.
The location worked for us. It's in a more residential area of Santa Monica, but it's LA so you're going to need to drive to things regardless. The free local cab made it convenient for us to go to restaurants, bars, and points of interest in the Santa Monica neighborhood without having to find parking. Service ends at 10pm, but was always promptly available when we needed it and the driver's were all very friendly. Expect a lot of driving and traffic lights to drive yourself out to West Hollywood area.
The hotel decor was well done. The rooms were average size and had your typical amenities. We felt welcome, comfortable, safe, and the parking was conveniently placed under the hotel accessible from the hotel elevator.
The complimentary organic breakfast was exceptional, much more than we expected or typically find at a hotel. Breads, pastries, juices, coffee, tea, fresh fruit, yogurt, cereal, etc. It was nice not having to worry about breakfast every morning before heading out to explore the city.
- Also Known As:
- Ambrose Hotel Santa Monica
- Ambrose Hotel
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Ambrose Hotel. Unique . Influenced by design, yet also inhabits the sights, sounds and tastes of its surrounding neighborhood. Your Place. That warm feeling of being at home. In fact, the last thing we want to do is make you feel like a guest. Because truth is, we’re guest’s in your life… sharing space . Of something bigger. A memory. A stay experience. Luxury. With it comes authentic service and a feeling that you’re in a special place quite unlike anywhere else in Southern California, Santa Monica… or , the world. ... more less
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