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    The Ambrose

    1255 20th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404-1351
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 26 October 2017

    Friendly helpful staff, easy check in, car service for short trips was wonderful, breakfast was very good, rooms clean and well appointed, central location close to shopping and restaurants. Easy access to airport.More

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    Response from Matthew B, General Manager at The AmbroseResponded 28 October 2017

    Dear Kathy H, Thank you for taking the time to provide your review of the Ambrose hotel here on Trip Advisor. Our central location is truly unbeatable as we are probably the best "jump off point" in all of Los Angeles for shopping, dining, and...More

    Reviewed 8 October 2017

    The staff at The Ambrose are absolutely remarkable, first class customer service and venue, and meeting room was just perfect, just what we needed. Knowledge of the area was great, and organisation of our meeting was spot on. Thank youMore

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    Response from AmbroseGM, General Manager at The AmbroseResponded 9 October 2017

    Dear natashc130, Thanks for taking the time to provide your review of the Ambrose here on Trip Advisor. I am extremely pleased that you enjoyed our convenient meeting room and that we exceeded your needs! I am particularly proud that our team provided you with...More

    Reviewed 2 October 2017

    I stayed in this hotel for 3 nights while visiting the area for an interview. The staff was warm and welcoming on my arrival. The accommodations are comfortable, clean, and make you feel more like you are at a home than at a hotel. Wi-fi...More

    Thank hcool207
    Response from AmbroseGM, General Manager at The AmbroseResponded 2 October 2017

    Dear hcool207, Thank you for your fantastic review here on Trip Advisor. I am glad you enjoyed everything about our cozy hideaway; in particular our amazing complimentary offerings and our comfortable living room where I am so pleased that you felt right at home. I...More

    Reviewed 28 September 2017

    I love this place. I was working a weekend and needed the sense of being cosy and at home - I got it! Staff were excellent - helping me with a ride share issue from LAX before I even checked in. My room was comfortable,...More

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    Response from AmbroseGM, General Manager at The AmbroseResponded 29 September 2017

    Dear KLGriffin4103, Thanks for taking the time to review the Ambrose here on Trip Advisor. I am so glad that we hit a home run with your stay with us and that we were able to assist you even before you arrived. I am glad...More

    Reviewed 28 September 2017

    I booked my stay at The Ambrose via Expedia. The hotel photos looked great, and the location was perfect for my very short business trip. The Ambrose has a lovely, relaxed, and upscale So-Cal decor and a pretty garden at the entry. Sadly, Expedia made...More

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    Response from AmbroseGM, General Manager at The AmbroseResponded 29 September 2017

    Dear Vox_Synaesthetica, Thanks for the great review! We are definitely proud of our "zen" atmosphere where our guests can relax and regenerate!! I am most notably pleased that Mohammad was able to provide a quick solution to the problem and provide the outstanding guest service...More

    Awards & Recognition
    GreenLeadersGold level
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$268 - US$433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Green Hotel in Santa Monica
    • #10 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
    • #12 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
    • #13 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 77
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    Santa Monica
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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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