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Santa Monica Motel

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Located just 7 blocks from the beach & world famous Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica Motel offers the most affordable accommodations of all the beach hotels in Santa Monica, CA. Near Santa Monica College, the Santa Monica Place Mall and famous Third Street Promenade, our economy motel is only minutes away from the most desirable tourist attractions in the city. The Santa Monica Motel offers comfortable, private, safe, clean rooms, conveniently located a short walk away from the beach, exquisite restaurants, the pier, and most of Santa Monica’s iconic attractions. Our rooms offer either one queen bed or two double beds, en suite bathrooms with Shampoo and body wash, In room coffee makers, flat screen televisions, in room refrigerator, hair dryer, clock radio, iron and ironing board available upon request, fresh complimentary coffee served every morning, vending and ice machines on property, free Wi-Fi and free parking. All rooms at The Santa Monica Motel are non-smoking.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Public Wifi
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Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Grade: 82 out of 100
72Restaurantswithin 1 km
18Attractionswithin 1 km
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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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This is the review I wish I would have read before booking. Things I think are important to know. First, the best thing about this motel is that it is clean. That was appreciated. It’s a budget motel, meaning it’s $200 a night rather than $400-800, and for the price, it’s very
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Response from cheriperez2019, General Manager at Santa Monica Motel
Responded 3 days ago
Dear annatG1496LJ, Thank you for taking the time to post a comment on Trip Advisor. We do have a clean, cute and friendly motel but unfortunately we do not have AC. i sincerely apologize about the experience you encountered with the temperature in you room and not being able to sleep due to the window being open, and know how difficult it can be trying to get comfortable. The motel does do a great job of providing fans and ice cold water. We hope that you will give the motel a second opportunity if you are in the area in the future. Kind Regards, Cheri Perez
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Clean room and comfortable. Staff was knowledgable about tha area and friendly. All you need, especially for short stays. Close to room parking and a straight shot to LAX. coffee and muffins in the a.m. in lobby.
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Response from Sherpa728114, General Manager at Santa Monica Motel
Responded 6 days ago
Dear timj123, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us, I am pleased to hear that you had a comfortable stay with us and that the front desk was able to answer all your questions about the area. We pride ourselves on making sure every guest has a memorable experience and I am happy to hear you were able to experience that during your stay, We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Santa Monica. Kind Regards, Cheri Perez
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Fantastic option to stay in LA. Close to metro, bus and Santa Monica pier. Friendly and helpful staff. Rooms extremely clean with all the stuff you expect from a hotel/motel (soaps, shampoos etc.) I will be back for sure!
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Response from Sherpa728114, General Manager at Santa Monica Motel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Marco L, Thank you very much for your stay with us here at The Santa Monica Motel. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and are appreciative that you took the time to tell us about It. We are glad the Motel met your needs and that you had a wonderful time. We value our guests and their feedback and hope that you will return to the Santa Monica Motel next time you visit the area Kind Regards, Cheri Perez
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We were pleasantly surprised with our stay here. The bed was great, very comfortable, nice sized room. Very clean. Great location and free parking. Would definitely stay here again. Great value for your money.
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Response from Sherpa728114, General Manager at Santa Monica Motel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear carolfromnz, Thank you very much for your stay with us here at The Santa Monica Motel . We are glad the Motel met your needs as we work hard to ensure that every guest has a memorable experience and I am pleased you were able to experience that during your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time your travels bring you to the Santa Monica area Kind Regards, Cheri Perez
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The room was pretty nice, upstairs people and stairs were noisy. Parking spaces are really narrow which was a concern for my fairly new Jeep! Staff seemed to be extremely nice! The rooms were nicely remodeled except there was not very much surface for toiletries and drawers and
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Response from Sherpa728114, General Manager at Santa Monica Motel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear TrailBlazen646498, Thank you very much for your stay with us here at The Santa Monica Motel . We are glad the Motel met your needs as we work hard to ensure that every guest has a memorable experience and I am pleased you were able to experience that during your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time your travels bring you to the Santa Monica area Kind Regards, Cheri Perez
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No there is no laundry, but on the street you will find one.
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We accept cash with a valid credit card. if you have additional question please call 310.392.6806
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Do rooms have a refrigerator
We do have refrigerators in some of our rooms . Please indicate as one of your preferences or you can reach out to the property for the request. 310.392.6806
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Are rooms air conditioned? Can you have visitors in your room? Shuttle to LAX?
Our room had a fan - no air con - but it was fine. No shuttle as far as I'm aware.
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"we were on the ground floor near the back, no issues"
"If must stay get a room in the back part away from the street"
"We had two different rooms that were extremely clean, accessible, and simply perfect for us."
"corner rooms are away from the parking lot headlights"
"Request front desk . I always request Cherie at front desk."
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PRICE RANGE
US$155 - US$268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaSanta MonicaSanta Monica
NUMBER OF ROOMS
31
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