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4.1 out of 5

"Liked that parking was by the rooms " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 19 Jul 2021

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Hotel Description

Motel perfectly located for exploring Santa Monica

Heart of Santa Monica

Your stay at this Ocean Park motel places you within 2 miles (3 km) of Main Street Santa Monica and Santa Monica College. Santa Monica Beach and Original Muscle Beach are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Business services

Free WiFi in public areas, a library, and a picnic area are available at this motel. Business travelers can take advantage of the business center. Express check-out, luggage storage, and concierge services are also on offer.

Free WiFi, cable TV

The 30 guestrooms offer free WiFi, cable TV, and free newspapers. Ceiling fans, desks, and free toiletries are also available.

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$144* Per night/room Oct 19 - Oct 20

Standard Double Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Double Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Santa Monica Motel ratings based on 10 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.1 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Santa Monica Motel

Everyone (4) Couples (1) Family (4)
1 out of 5
The property was fine. Travelocity screwed up our reservation and we got charged for three nights while we were there for only one. I used their chat function to make a modification and it was incorrect both times.

Posted by on Aug 9, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 19, 2021 by Cheri P

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for sharing your feedback, I see that you rated our property 1 star and I would like to hear more about your experience. Please reach out to me directly

4 out of 5
Liked that parking was by the rooms

Posted by on Jul 19, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 23, 2021 by Cheri P

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review, I am delighted to hear that the Santa Monica Motel was able to meet your needs as we pride ourselves on providing every guest with a memorable experience and I am pleased you were able to experience that during your stay. The next time your back in the Santa Monica area we would love to welcome you back!

5 out of 5
Sheree was very nice and friendly, it was a pleasure checking in and out with her. She went above and beyond and brought more tea to our room because my friend and I were discussing how much we like tea. There is no AC but if you open the windows the outside weather from the beach kept me cool enough through the night's sleep. They also provided make up wipes which was very convenient for me!!

Posted by on Jun 2, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 20, 2021 by Cheri P

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review, I am delighted to hear that the Santa Monica Motel was able to meet your needs as we pride ourselves on providing every guest with a memorable experience and I am pleased you were able to experience that during your stay. The next time your back in the Santa Monica area we would love to welcome you back!

4 out of 5
The staff was friendly and helpful that only thing I didn't like is our guess next to our room her kids were loud and rude and we can hear the yelling, but overall the place was clean.

Posted by on May 10, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 20, 2021 by Cheri P

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review, I am delighted to hear that the Santa Monica Motel was able to meet your needs as we pride ourselves on providing every guest with a memorable experience and I am pleased you were able to experience that during your stay. The next time your back in the Santa Monica area we would love to welcome you back!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Apr 5, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 18, 2021 by Cheri P

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review, I am delighted to hear that the Santa Monica Motel was able to meet your needs as we pride ourselves on providing every guest with a memorable experience and I am pleased you were able to experience that during your stay. The next time your back in the Santa Monica area we would love to welcome you back!

5 out of 5
The room was much nicer than expected. Staff was very nice. Parking was a bit of an issue, very tight and first come first serve.

Posted by on Jun 29, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 29, 2019 by Cheri P

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review, I am delighted to hear that the Santa Monica Motel was able to meet your needs as we pride ourselves on providing every guest with a memorable experience and I am pleased you were able to experience that during your stay. The next time your back in the Santa Monica area we would love to welcome you back!

5 out of 5
Staff checking me in was very kind, Thorough, and accommodating. Thank you!

Posted by on May 16, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 20, 2019 by Cheri P

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review, I am delighted to hear that the Santa Monica Motel was able to meet your needs as we pride ourselves on providing every guest with a memorable experience and I am pleased you were able to experience that during your stay. The next time your back in the Santa Monica area we would love to welcome you back!

5 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 12, 2019

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4 out of 5

Excellent position

Pros: It's position close to beach and main shops various food outlets and good parking
Cons: Air conditioning !!!! We stayed in April and room was hot even with ceiling fan running so would imagine really hot in summer House keeping
Location: Location is good a five minute drive to beach or good walk same with food outlets Plenty of bars etc around
Despite previous bad reviews we arrived and after swift signing in were given room 19. Room was clean and tidy and a good size Staff were helpful and polite Good wi fi signal

Posted by , from cambridge uk on Apr 15, 2016

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3 out of 5

Poor service but central location to party

Poor customer service, double charged on the hotel room... they didn't even care. Said they'll look into it and it never happened.

Posted by on Oct 24, 2015

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Property Features

WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. A library, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Santa Monica Motel. This Santa Monica motel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 1 floor
  • 30 guestrooms or units
  • Business facilities
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Library
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

Santa Monica Motel offers 30 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary newspapers and complimentary toiletries. Cable television is provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Cable channels
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Assistive listening devices available
  • No elevator (single level property)
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Please be aware this hotel requires EMV/Chip credit card upon arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 4 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 100 per accommodation, per week
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, and JCB International; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, and JCB International. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that guest safety measures are currently in place. Staff at the property wear personal protective equipment. <

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is not currently implementing any enhanced cleaning measures
  • No elevators
  • Number of children who can stay free - 4
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 22.80 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Parking

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 100 per accommodation, per week
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Motel Santa Monica
  • Santa Monica Motel
  • Santa Monica Motel Motel
  • Santa Monica Motel Santa Monica
  • Santa Monica Motel Motel Santa Monica
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.