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Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good50%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“free parking”(114 reviews)
“ihop restaurant”(41 reviews)
“ihop attached”(16 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Fitness centre
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
2.5 Star Hotel
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All reviewsfree parkingihop restaurantihop attachedbasic hotelthe big blue buscloser to the beachbeds were very comfortableshort drivecoffee makerconvenient locationstreet promenadevenice beachstayed here for nightslos angelesfew blocksbwsurgery
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stayed 5 nights here and I have mixed feelings. I wanted to leave early, however it was functional. Staying close to the beach would have been much nicer but would have cost double. Pros (definitely had some) Cheap Very warm welcome and excellent service,...More

Thank Aucklander68
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 3 nights in 12/28/17 to 1/1/18 and were very happy with the Gateway hotel. It is very clean and modern, and well located in order to visit LA. We had a quiet room away from the street and on the top floor. Staff...More

Thank Bass957
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean room. Not noisy. Neighborhood seems okay but nothing of interest in walking distance. Generally a pretty decent place. Continental breakfast lacks eggs but otherwise is fine. Parking under building is tight but workable.More

Thank krausternet
Response from BWGateway, Sales & Marketing Manager at Gateway Hotel Santa MonicaResponded 1 week ago

Hello krausternet, Thank you for being our guest and taking the time to provide your feedback. We were glad to read that overall you were pleased with our services and amenities. It was our pleasure to host you and we do hope that you will...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night. Value pricing for Santa Monica. Clean hotel. Average staff hospitality, free parking but tight parking. No view, kept the blinds closed so that the other unit can't look into ours. Shower did not drain properly. Skip the free continental breakfast, not appetizing...More

Thank nagsteve
Response from BWGateway, Sales & Marketing Manager at Gateway Hotel Santa MonicaResponded 1 week ago

Hello nagsteve, Our sincere thanks for taking the time to share your experience. Thank you for being our guest and the opportunity to be of service to you. Your satisfaction is important to us and we have shared your feedback with our management team. Please...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night on our journey south. This was by far the best hotel on our whole trip. The property appears to have been recently renovated and the rooms are modern and incredibly comfortable. We appreciated the various little extras and also...More

Thank thrifty
Response from BWGateway, Sales & Marketing Manager at Gateway Hotel Santa MonicaResponded 1 week ago

Hello thrifty, Thank you so much for your fantastic review of our property and for sharing your experience. I was thrilled to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your visit and that the Gateway Hotel Santa Monica was your favorite hotel during your entire trip! We...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Details
Price range
US$195 - US$344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#12 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
#15 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
#17 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$195 - US$344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#12 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
#15 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
#17 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Santa Monica
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
...More
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Francine S
8 December 2017|
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Response from Caroline B | Reviewed this property |
Problems were not coming from outside. Noises caused by neighbours / thin walls and ceilings. So it all depends on other people staying in the hotel!
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richard h
7 January 2017|
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Response from BWGateway | Property representative |
Below are some helpful visitor resources to explore Santa Monica and the greater LA area. If you are interested in experiencing a day tour to one of the theme parks, such as Universal Studios or Disneyland our friendly and... More
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Cristina C
27 October 2016|
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Response from BWGateway | Property representative |
The Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica offers two levels of underground parking: One Complimentary Parking Pass per room (clearance is 7ft). Thank you and we look forward to your visit.
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"Not many things are cheap around Santa Monica."
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"it is in a busy area in Santa Monica near a hospital not on the beach."
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"The lift services one side of a horse shoe arrangement. Rooms with big number (regardless of floor) are..."
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"Inner courtyard to reduce direct street noise, upper floor to avoid wood floor noise."
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