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Riverside, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We got the ocean view room with a balcony and the view/people watching was awesome. There staff was very helpful, especially the guys down in the valet...they even loaded up my car while we walked down the street for breakfast. The location is perfect, many restaurants and bars within easy walking distance. Also very close to the 3rd St. Promenade...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There were no drinking glasses in the room. No shampoo, no soap, Bathroom floor and shower had hair in/on it. Sand in the main room on the floor. Dont know if WiFi was included because no one gave us password. Parking was $39.00 a night but for the public it was $30.00. paid for a upgraded room but dont know...

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We used to live on Ocean Ave. in Santa Monica 20 years ago and wanted to go back. What a change in places and especially prices. I found this place with a room looking over the pier and Ocean at a reasonable price new was very happy with my choice. Friendly staff. Nice clean room. Killer view. Valet parking. My...

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Elizabeth N, Guest Services Supervisor at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JMasonNashville, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us and for choosing to stay at the Ocean View hotel while visiting Santa Monica. It's wonderful to read you enjoyed the killer view from our rooms and friendly staff. I apologize if you weren't happy with the hotel not having a bar/restaurant but I am happy to inform you...

Padua, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed 5 nights in a ocean view with balcony room; it was really beautiful. The room was renewed, clean and very big; it has a king size comfortable bed, big lcd tv, wi-fi, etc. Also the bathroom was big, bright and with a huge shower. We booked from italy this hotel 9 months in advance and the price was...

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Elizabeth N, Guest Services Supervisor at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear gino037, Once again, congratulations on the honeymoon! It is a pleasure to know we were able to contribute to a wonderful trip. As you know we offer an online promotion where you can save money by booking in advance. If your future travels ever bring you back to the Santa Monica area please feel free to reach out to...

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was perfectly located to 3rd St Prom & beach. The rooms were super clean & quiet. Liz was so helpful and Sergio and cleaners were very friendly and accomodating. I have already recommended it to my family and friends.

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Elizabeth N, Guest Services Supervisor at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David R, Thank you for taking the time to share about your experience with us. We are very grateful to have earned your recommendation. Please don't hesitate to reach out to us directly to ensure your future accommodations. Best Regards, Elizabeth Navarro Guest Services Supervisor

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfectly located on the beachfront in Santa Monica. I love this hotel. The staff are amazing. Special thanks to Danielle in reservations and Elizabeth on the front desk. The booking process online was simple and immediate. Our greeting on arrival by Elizabeth was informative, while being warm and professional. We were upgraded to an ocean view room, being return guests....

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Elizabeth N, Guest Services Supervisor at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear deb2012on, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are very pleased to read your positive feedback and the highlights of your stay with us. We too are looking forward to your next visit- see you soon! Best Regards, Elizabeth Navarro Guest Services Supervisor

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spend 8 total nights at the Ocean View during stays of 5 and 3 nights over the past two weeks. Originally, we were going to stay at another Santa Monica establishment for the final three days, but because we enjoyed the Ocean View so much, we cancelled our other reservation and returned to the Ocean View....

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Elizabeth N, Guest Services Supervisor at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear fredo43, Thank you for sharing about your most recent stay with us. I will share your compliments with our staff. Brenda and Joy are both gems, we are very lucky to have them on our team. We are also very pleased to have earned your business and return. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best Regards, Elizabeth...

London, England
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Newly refurbished, with clean, tidy rooms and professional reception staff, this is a good option. The ocean front room had a slim, covered balcony. The hotel has a smart new and modern reception and the rooms have been redecorated too in a more traditional hotel standard style. They opted for cold-white bulbs in the bedroom lights which provides a morgue...

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Elizabeth N, Guest Services Supervisor at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LondonTravel1, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on our hotel. We are very pleased to read you enjoyed our newly refurbished, clean hotel and professional staff. We are also happy to hear you were able to take advantage of the 10% discount Jinky's Café offers to our guests. As you know their breakfast menu is...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After so many amazing stays at the Ocean View over the years for both business and pleasure it only made sense when it came to my wedding that I would include them. With family members flying in from all over Canada and the US for the big day, a quick visit to our friends over at the OVH insured we...

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Elizabeth N, Guest Services Supervisor at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear North T, A big congratulations from the entire team on your engagement! It has been an absolute pleasure to have become your home away from home for the past four years. Joy and I are very thankful for the acknowledgement. The team is looking forward to welcoming you and your loved ones back to the hotel to be apart...

Prato, Italy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ocean view is perfect foe businnes and pleasure. Right in front of the sea, and very close to promenade and the Pier. The rooms are comfortable and clean, front desk professional and location fantastic.

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Elizabeth N, Guest Services Supervisor at Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear sandrociardi, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay. We are very pleased to know you found us to be a perfect place to visit for business and for pleasure. We look forward to welcoming you back when your future travels bring you back to Santa Monica. Best Regards, Elizabeth Navarro Guest Services...

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Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast Available
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Ocean View Hotel

Address: 1447 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2116
Region: United States > California > Santa Monica > Santa Monica
Price Range: €304 - €435 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ocean View Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 71
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Also Known As:
Ocean View Santa Monica
Ocean View Hotel Santa Monica
Hotel Ocean View
Best Western Ocean View Hotel
Hotel Style:
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica
#9 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
#9 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
#12 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
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“splurge for the balcony!!!”
 of 5 bubbles bmalouf, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ocean view with balcony room”
 of 5 bubbles gino037, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose an ocean view room otherwise may as well choose another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles LondonTravel1, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors have the same view, the trees obscure it. Ocean view rooms are noisy from the Main Street and bar downstairs also.”
 of 5 bubbles droods, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you are spending more than one night, I would spring for an ocean view room.”
 of 5 bubbles SarahR946, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
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