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The M Malibu

22541 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265-5034 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Overpriced and overrated. 2 night stay, got the very dodgy queen room near the pool that you can’t swing a cat in and looks like the maintenance room!! In my opinion, drive past, it’s a hotel set on the PCH Pacific Coast Hwy) that travellers...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank pmcneill61
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Buyer beware. We booked this place for one night and when we went to the room it was not at all what they show in pictures. We were given a converted utility/storage room complete with a chrome shelf for our clothing. We're still fighting for...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank TheLadyDina
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Stayed 1 night on start up Pacific Coast Hwy. Not bad. Excellent room and very comfortable. Excellent location within walking distance from pier. A little noisy but stayed in worse. WiFi fine and parking. Pool and beautiful patio above hotel with view for place to...More

Date of stay: June 2018
3  Thank CandLL
Reviewed 14 February 2018

....only a clean room. The bathroom is very small - can hardly stand in the shower without hanging out of it. The water pressure was nil...the water just dripped out of the shower and pooled at my feet because the drain was clogged. I even...More

Date of stay: February 2018
4  Thank knocknaha
Reviewed 2 January 2018

I've stayed at this Motel a few times - the rooms are very clean and sophisticated, if you are a Surfer like me you will really appreciate the location right on the PCH and short walk to the Malibu break or short drive to Topanga...More

Date of stay: September 2017
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Fully renovated in 2016, the M Malibu, once known as the classic Malibu Motel, is centrally located just steps away from the beach, surf shops, casual & upscale dinning and hiking trails. Each room boasts More modern amenities, flat screen televisions with full cable, air-conditioning, heat, mini fridges, coffee & tea, soothing bath products, free wi-fi and spacious patios or balconies. Select rooms also have partial ocean views. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$217 - US$328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Malibu Motel
Also Known As
Malibu Hotel Malibu
United States > California > Malibu
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$217 - US$328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Malibu Motel
Also Known As
Malibu Hotel Malibu
United States > California > Malibu
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Pool & Beach (5)
Dining (2)
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"Try and get a room on the 1st or 2nd floors"
11 Oct 2017
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"Get upstairs for a sea view or round the rear of premises for a peaceful sleep!"
2 Oct 2017
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"Get the cheapest room none are that special. They provide ear plugs"
12 Jul 2017
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"Ask for a less noisy room"
27 May 2017
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