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    The Hotel California

    1670 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3212
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for 3 nights. We really enjoyed our stay. Nice cool air con. Hot showers. Plenty of TV channels. Right on the beach. 2 minute walk from great eating and shopping too. Room was small but very cool with guitars and cool posters on...More

    Thank EN4C3R
    Reviewed 13 September 2017

    Perfect location but room needs remodeling (new furniture, flooring, etc., and AC. Weather was hot and humid, could not sleep!! I would pay more to stay in a clean comfortable room. Place is by busy street very noisy. Motel 6 would be better.More

    1  Thank Beatrice R
    Response from Hotel Californi... S, Manager at The Hotel CaliforniaResponded 15 September 2017

    Dear Beatrice R, I appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback. I am glad that you enjoyed the perfect location. It truly is amazing! We are planning many new renovations at the hotel. Upgrades will include all that you mentioned. We would love...More

    Reviewed 9 September 2017

    The first bad news on check-in was that they charge you over $30 an evening to park your car in their tiny car park. We had to find a public car park a few blocks away after unpacking our cases. Checked in only to find...More

    1  Thank r1chardmart1n
    Response from Hotel Californi... S, Manager at The Hotel CaliforniaResponded 10 September 2017

    Dear r1hardmart1n, I thank you for taking the time for sharing your feedback. I know your time is very valuable. I sincerely apologize that my team was not able to come up with a rate that worked for you and your family. I understand the...More

    Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

    Every time we stay at the Hotel California we leave in total satisfaction. There are a lot of positive reasons why we are so satisfied - location to ocean, plenty of close by restaurants, very comfortable beds - and the outstanding friendly service from James...More

    Thank Jamie B
    Response from Hotel Californi... S, Manager at The Hotel CaliforniaResponded 6 September 2017

    Dear Jamie B, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. I look forward to sharing this review with the team. We look forward to your next adventure in Santa Monica....More

    Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

    This place is nothing more than a cheap motel in a prime location. The walls are thin and the floors are even thinner. I heard every step the occupants of above me took; I heard every conversation taking place next door and out front. The...More

    1  Thank Keisha G
    Response from Hotel Californi... S, Manager at The Hotel CaliforniaResponded 31 August 2017

    Hello Keisha, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. You are very important to me. You are absolutely right Keisha G, it is your experience. I am truly sorry if we were defensive. The Hotel California is a unique property and it...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$189 - US$379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #12 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica
    • #15 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
    • #17 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
    • #17 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 27
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    • Also Known As
    • California Hotel Santa Monica ,
    • Hotel California Santa Monica ,
    • California 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
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    Alison P
    26 September 2017|
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    Response from Sharon H | Reviewed this property |
    Yes I'm sure it will be. No reason to change it I don't think
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    25 September 2017|
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    Response from Canadauk2012 | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry for delay - no idea as have short cropped hair !
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    26 June 2017|
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    Response from SFTrish | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, My guess is that you can leave your bags in the reception area. They are quite accommodating to their guests
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    "We stayed on 2nd floor and loved it."
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    "The hotel is small and only has two floors. I don't think there is a bad room."
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    "Higher floors facing the ocean for a great breeze off the ocean, and for a better view, however you must..."
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    "Just dont do it any room is awful but if you must get a room up"
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