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The Hotel California

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

S$ 277+

Fri 9-12 Check in
Sat 10-12 Check out

Overall guest ratings

7.7/10 Good
based on 1,912 reviews

Review highlights

  • 10.0
  • 9.8
  • 4.7
  • 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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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    based on 1,912 reviews
    • 10.0 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.8 "Wonderful beach."
    • 8.9 "Food is delicious."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
    • 8.5 "Location is great."
    • 4.7 "Value below average."
    • 4.3 "Rooms are not good."
    • 3.5 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 3.2 "Generally quite dirty."
    • 1.7 "Disappointing internet connection."
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    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    based on 879 reviews
    • 9.9 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.1 "Food is to die for."
      9.6 "Yummy desserts, said 96%."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.8 "78% said the reception staff was great."
      8.4 "84% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      7.9 "79% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 5.9 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.0 "Average value."
    • 4.1 "Rooms are not good."
      1.8 "82% complained about the bathroom."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were dirty."
      0.4 "96% thought they were poorly maintained."
      1.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 82%."
      0.3 "For 97%, the rooms looked old."
      1.5 "85% had problems with the shower."
      1.9 "81% found problems with the furniture."
      1.4 "86% criticized the small bathroom."
      3.0 "70% were disappointed with the minibar."
    • 3.9 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 3.6 "Not very clean."
      3.3 "67% said rooms were dirty."
      4.4 "56% 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 707 reviews
    • 9.9 "Wonderful beach."
    • 8.9 "Food is delicious."
      9.6 "Yummy desserts, said 96%."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.5 "85% said the reception staff was great."
      8.7 "87% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.2 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 6.3 "Vibe was decent."
    • 4.4 "Rooms are not good."
      1.2 "88% complained about the bathroom."
      2.7 "73% said rooms were dirty."
      0.6 "94% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 78%."
      0.4 "For 96%, the rooms looked old."
      1.7 "83% had problems with the shower."
      2.3 "77% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.4 "76% found problems with the furniture."
      1.3 "87% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 4.1 "Value below average."
    • 3.2 "Awful breakfast."
    • 2.7 "Generally quite dirty."
      2.7 "73% said rooms were dirty."
      2.3 "77% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.6 "64% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 1.5 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.0 "90% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    based on 325 reviews
    • 9.9 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.0 "Food is to die for."
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      8.9 "89% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.8 "78% said the reception staff was great."
    • 6.3 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.0 "Average value."
    • 4.4 "Rooms are not good."
      2.0 "80% complained about the bathroom."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were dirty."
      0.4 "96% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 78%."
      0.5 "For 95%, the rooms looked old."
      1.6 "84% had problems with the shower."
      2.0 "80% found problems with the furniture."
      2.6 "74% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.4 "86% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.8 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 3.4 "Not very clean."
      3.2 "68% said rooms were dirty."
      3.8 "62% thought it was rather dirty."
      2.6 "74% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 1.7 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.1 "89% 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.
    Good to know
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Beach nearby"
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