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Milford, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 October 2014

This room was spacious, clean and comfortable. The location was perfect - we never had to take our car anywhere because everything was within walking distance. Very nice full (and free) breakfast in the morning. The hotel staff was friendly and helpful. A++ stay here!

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1Thank Richard W
Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Basically ok. Parking was great! It was very convenient and easy to access. The neighborhood was nice. We walked to the Bistro, just 5 blocks away and had a very nice dinner. Highly recommend it. The hotel staff was very helpful. The room was very basic for our stay.

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1Thank TuckerWisconsin
Palm Springs, United States
Reviewed 30 September 2014

I had a very good overall experiene staying @ Best Western Gateway Santa Monica, Very clean and pleasantly decorated hotel, everything in the room functioned very well, the bathroom is very clean, excellent water pressure with plenty of hot water. I love the floor because it is not carpeted, it made the room seems cleaner and doesn't have any unpleasant...

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2Thank Cornelio A
Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Stayed at the Best Western Plus for two nights in September. The location although somewhat far from the beach area was close to bus routes and easy to get to. Check in and check out was fast and efficient and staff were pleasant and helpful. We got to the hotel about an hour before the check in time of 3pm...

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Bucks, England
Reviewed 26 September 2014

I stayed with my wife and daughter for 2 nights and found the hotel excellent - spacious rooms, friendly staff and reasonable pricing. However we had not realised that it is so far from the ocean front (about a mile and a half along Santa Monica Boulevard which is a commercial road lined with car dealerships etc and is anyway...

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1Thank BucksTraveller99
Vero Beach, Florida
Reviewed 24 September 2014

Very close to LAX. This hotel is very clean. The staff is great. You are in walking distance to restaurants, stores and a lot more. The Santa Monica Pier is just a 5 minute drive. And Malibu is not very far either. Very nice hotel.

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whiston
Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

Hotel was clean & tidy & of good spec - even provide a discount for dinner at ihop located next door! We asked staff where to go at night & wasn't really offered much assistance - not even a map that we found another couple had been given. We walked into downtown but got a taxi back as some of...

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scotland
Reviewed 18 September 2014 via mobile

Hi all, had a 4 night stay here with my hubby in September 14, All the staff were very friendly & helpful with information on local amenities, great hotel, rooms spotless, Smart tv, fridge, hairdryer, iron & iron board. Cortasy bus to Santa Barber running all day till 8pm, local bus just round the corner takes u to Venice beach/Mucel...

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BWGateway, Sales Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review

Hi, Susan & Charlie! Thank you for this great review! And, we're so glad you enjoyed our amenities, including our courtesy shuttle to the Santa Monica Beach/Pier area. Our staff especially appreciates your compliment that they were "friendly & helpful!" If your travels ever bring you back to Santa Monica, we hope you'll stay with us again! Thanks again, Susan...

vero beach, United States
Reviewed 17 September 2014

I was very happy with the service and the room. This was my second time and I was still happy. It is very close to LAX, and the Santa Monica Pier. A lot of restaurants and things to do. Just driving along Pacific Coast Highway was the best and you can find your way back to the hotel very easily.

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BWGateway, Sales Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review

Hi, Christopher! Thank you for choosing to stay with us a second time, and, we're happy that you're happy! I hope we see you again soon!

Poipu, Hawaii
Reviewed 17 September 2014

This place is well-run, clean and comfortable. The rooms are a bit small, but everything works and the staff is cordial. Be aware that this hotel is far from the coastal tourist venues, and is designed with the business traveler in mind. Is located mid-city, across from St. Johns Hospital.

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BWGateway, Sales Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay at our hotel! We're very glad that you were pleased with our staff and services, and if you have to travel on business to Santa Monica in the future, we hope you will choose to stay with us again!

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Staying in Santa Monica

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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 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 )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel in Santa Monica's Beach Cities burgeoning neighborhood located on historic Route 66 and easy accessibility to all that Los Angeles has to offer! Mid-City Santa Monica The Gateway Hotel is located less than two miles from Santa Monica's beach side, The Santa Monica Pier and pedestrian friendly Third Street Promenade with an array of luxury Shopping and dining all within walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

Address: 1920 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404-1909
Region: United States > California > Santa Monica > Santa Monica
Price Range: €201 - €307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica 3*
Number of rooms: 122
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Also Known As:
Best Western Santa Monica
Santa Monica Best Western
Hotel Style:
#15 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
#16 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
#17 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
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“Avoid room near elevator or vending/ice machine.”
 of 5 bubbles Andrewsk8s, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing street are quiet, so probably any room will be comfortable and restful.”
 of 5 bubbles CBarNyc, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher floor, non-smoking, away from the corner unit”
 of 5 bubbles wolveriana, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“room 404 was fine close too exit door”
 of 5 bubbles 703renev, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Do NOT take a floor higher than the second floor or you wont be sleeping much.”
 of 5 bubbles dolphinboy1, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
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