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The Hotel California

1670 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401, United States
+1 310 393 2363

£174+

Overall guest ratings

7.7/10 Good
Based on 1,872 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.9
  • 9.2
  • 4.6
  • 4.3

Good to know

  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Beach nearby

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    About

    With a stay at The Hotel California, you'll be centrally located in Santa Monica, steps from Original Muscle Beach and minutes from Santa Monica Pier. This hotel is within close proximity of Santa Monica Place and Santa Monica College. Make yourself at home in one of the guestrooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms with bathtubs are provided. Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and business services. Parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

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    Amenities

    • Parking
    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Internet
    • No smoking
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Facilities for disabled guests
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 1,872 reviews
    • 9.9 "Wonderful beach."
      10.0 "Beach sports facilities are great, according to 100%."
    • 9.2 "Food is to die for."
      9.3 "Yummy desserts, said 93%."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price."
    • 8.6 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      8.8 "88% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      8.2 "82% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.3 "83% thought the service was very professional."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
    • 5.7 "Vibe was decent."
      5.0 "50% considered the lobby entrance to be so-so."
      6.7 "Only 67% thought, the hotel was luxurious."
    • 4.6 "Value below average."
    • 4.3 "Rooms are not good."
      1.3 "87% complained about the bathroom."
      3.0 "70% said rooms were dirty."
      0.3 "97% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were small."
      1.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 82%."
      0.9 "91% had problems with the shower."
      0.4 "For 96%, the rooms looked old."
      0.7 "93% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.7 "83% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.7 "83% found problems with the furniture."
      2.3 "77% were disappointed with the minibar."
      4.6 "54% thought the tv was sub-standard."
    • 3.6 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 3.0 "Generally quite dirty."
      3.0 "70% said rooms were dirty."
      1.7 "83% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.8 "62% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 1.8 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.0 "90% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 861 reviews
    • 9.9 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.4 "Food is to die for."
      9.5 "Yummy desserts, said 95%."
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      8.0 "80% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      8.9 "89% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.1 "71% said the reception staff was great."
      8.2 "82% thought the service was very professional."
    • 5.2 "Vibe was decent."
    • 4.7 "Value below average."
    • 4.0 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 3.9 "Rooms are not good."
      1.4 "86% complained about the bathroom."
      0.4 "96% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.0 "70% said rooms were dirty."
      4.6 "54% said rooms were small."
      1.7 "Air conditioning was criticized by 83%."
      0.3 "For 97%, the rooms looked old."
      0.9 "91% had problems with the shower."
      0.7 "93% criticized the small bathroom."
      2.0 "80% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.6 "84% found problems with the furniture."
      2.7 "73% were disappointed with the minibar."
      4.9 "51% were unsatisfied with the kitchenette."
    • 3.1 "Generally quite dirty."
      3.0 "70% said rooms were dirty."
      2.0 "80% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.1 "59% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 1.9 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.2 "88% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 636 reviews
    • 9.9 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.4 "Food is to die for."
      9.4 "Yummy desserts, said 94%."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.0 "80% said the reception staff was great."
      8.6 "86% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.3 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.0 "90% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 6.0 "Vibe was decent."
    • 4.4 "Rooms are not good."
      1.1 "89% complained about the bathroom."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were small."
      2.6 "74% said rooms were dirty."
      0.4 "96% thought they were poorly maintained."
      0.5 "For 95%, the rooms looked old."
      1.9 "Air conditioning was criticized by 81%."
      1.0 "90% had problems with the shower."
      1.4 "86% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.7 "93% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.7 "83% found problems with the furniture."
    • 4.0 "Value below average."
    • 3.3 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 2.7 "Generally quite dirty."
      2.6 "74% said rooms were dirty."
      1.4 "86% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.5 "65% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 1.4 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.0 "90% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.8 Good
    Based on 374 reviews
    • 9.9 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.2 "Food is to die for."
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      8.6 "86% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 5.8 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.6 "Average comfort."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were big enough."
    • 4.7 "Rooms are not good."
      1.7 "83% complained about the bathroom."
      3.5 "65% said rooms were dirty."
      2.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 79%."
      0.4 "96% thought they were poorly maintained."
      0.9 "91% had problems with the shower."
      1.6 "84% found problems with the furniture."
      0.6 "For 94%, the rooms looked old."
      0.9 "91% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.7 "83% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.9 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 3.6 "Not very clean."
      3.5 "65% said rooms were dirty."
      3.8 "62% thought it was rather dirty."
      1.7 "83% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 1.6 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.0 "90% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Hotel type
    Boutique Hotel
    This is a wonderful boutique hotel, as guests say.
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Good to know
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Beach nearby"
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