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    The Ambrose

    1255 20th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404-1351
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    The Ambrose is a small but nice hotel. Nice and easy car parking, good breakfast was included, and employees are friendly. Free bicycle if you are an early riser, and the hotels electric car drives you where you want within 3 miles. The hotel was...More

    Thank Oleus
    Response from Matthew B, General Manager at The AmbroseResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Oleus, Thank you for taking the time to provide your review of The Ambrose here on Trip Advisor. I am very pleased that you enjoyed all of the amenities that are included in your stay as an Ambrose guest such as our continental breakfast,...More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 2 January 2017

    This was a lucky pick...just read about it online. We were pleasantly surprised with the clean, modern rooms and guest amenities. Nice lounge and breakfast options. The location is away from the busiest areas, so it's quieter...not a lot of restaurant choices in walking distance,...More

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    Response from AmbroseGM, General Manager at The AmbroseResponded 16 January 2017

    Dear Kurt S, Reviews like these makes all of the work we put into our hotel truly worth it! I am thrilled to hear you had such an enjoyable experience and do appreciate you taking the time to write such a lovely review of our...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Very good location and exclusive Hotel. Very good service, food and attention of the staff. It has not a very luxury decoration on the bedrooms but it doesn't matter if you are planning to stay on this Hotel just for vitisiting the neighborhood.More

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    Thank Jorge A
    Response from Matthew B, General Manager at The AmbroseResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Jorge A, Thank you for providing your review of The Ambrose here on Trip Advisor. We pride ourselves in having the absolute best service in Santa Monica and I am particularity pleased with our team in that we were able to provide you with...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    My trip was both business and leisure and I really enjoyed every part of it at Ambrose. The staff and manager are very friendly and helpful, the breakfast is good, the area is nice and quiet and everything looks new and clean. I loved their...More

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    Thank Diana D
    Response from Matthew B, General Manager at The AmbroseResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Diana D, I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at The Ambrose! We are completely committed to sustainability and do everything possible to reduce our carbon footprint to minimize our impact on the local environment. I am most notably pleased...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Friendly, helpful staff. Large, modern rooms. Great location. Local car service to 3 mile radius, I used twice. Exercise room sufficient. Breakfast was great. Living room and patio atmosphere is very welcoming and makes it easy to converse with other guests, which I enjoyed. I...More

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    Thank billward52
    Response from Matthew B, General Manager at The AmbroseResponded 5 days ago

    Dear billward52, Great reviews like these truly make us all feel that we are hitting the mark with our guests! I am glad you had a chance to experience all that Ambrose has to offer from our all-electric BMW i3 house car service, delicious breakfast...More

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    17 October 2017|
    Response from travelingresearcher |
    Check in is 3pm, check out is noon.
    21 April 2017|
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    Response from Matthew B | Property representative |
    There currently is no resort fee.
    19 March 2017|
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    Response from Matthew B | Property representative |
    Hi lilysaman, Thanks for your question. There are power outlets in the business center. Warm regards, Matt Bernard General Manager
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