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The Hotel California

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

$355+

Overall guest ratings

7.7/10 Good
based on 1,748 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.9
  • 9.2
  • 5.0
  • 4.3

Good to know

  • Stylish hotel
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Beach nearby

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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 1,748 reviews
    • 9.9 "Wonderful beach."
      10.0 "Beach sports facilities are great, according to 100%."
    • 9.2 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.0 "Food is to die for."
      8.8 "Yummy desserts, said 88%."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price."
    • 8.4 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.1 "71% said the reception staff was great."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."
      1.9 "81% complained about the bathroom."
      3.6 "64% said rooms were dirty."
      4.6 "54% said rooms were small."
      0.3 "97% thought they were poorly maintained."
      0.4 "For 96%, the rooms looked old."
      3.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 62%."
      2.3 "77% had problems with the shower."
      2.0 "80% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.6 "94% criticized the small bathroom."
      3.4 "66% found problems with the furniture."
      1.1 "89% were disappointed with the minibar."
    • 4.3 "Value below average."
    • 4.3 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 3.6 "Not very clean."
      3.6 "64% said rooms were dirty."
      2.0 "80% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.6 "64% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 1.7 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.2 "88% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    based on 751 reviews
    • 9.9 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.1 "Food is to die for."
      8.9 "Yummy desserts, said 89%."
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      7.2 "72% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 5.7 "Vibe was decent."
    • 4.6 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 4.6 "Rooms are not good."
      2.0 "80% complained about the bathroom."
      0.4 "96% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.5 "65% said rooms were dirty."
      4.5 "55% said rooms were small."
      3.6 "Air conditioning was criticized by 64%."
      0.3 "For 97%, the rooms looked old."
      2.2 "78% had problems with the shower."
      2.2 "78% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.8 "92% criticized the small bathroom."
      3.2 "68% found problems with the furniture."
    • 4.5 "Value below average."
    • 3.6 "Not very clean."
      3.5 "65% said rooms were dirty."
      2.2 "78% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.2 "58% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 1.9 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.4 "86% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    based on 664 reviews
    • 9.9 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.0 "Food is to die for."
      8.8 "Yummy desserts, said 88%."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.7 "77% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.2 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 6.1 "Average comfort."
    • 4.9 "Rooms are not good."
      1.6 "84% complained about the bathroom."
      4.6 "54% said rooms were small."
      3.1 "69% said rooms were dirty."
      0.3 "97% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 60%."
      0.5 "For 95%, the rooms looked old."
      1.7 "83% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.3 "77% had problems with the shower."
      3.4 "66% found problems with the furniture."
      0.5 "95% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 4.1 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 3.8 "Value below average."
    • 3.0 "Generally quite dirty."
      3.1 "69% said rooms were dirty."
      1.7 "83% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.5 "65% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 1.5 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.2 "88% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    based on 332 reviews
    • 9.9 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.2 "92% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 9.0 "Food is to die for."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 5.9 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.7 "Average comfort."
    • 4.6 "Rooms are not good."
      2.0 "80% complained about the bathroom."
      3.6 "64% said rooms were dirty."
      0.4 "96% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 60%."
      4.6 "54% said rooms were small."
      2.0 "80% had problems with the shower."
      0.6 "For 94%, the rooms looked old."
      0.8 "92% criticized the small bathroom."
      3.2 "68% found problems with the furniture."
      1.9 "81% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.4 "Value below average."
    • 3.7 "Not very clean."
      3.6 "64% said rooms were dirty."
      1.9 "81% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.7 "63% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 1.8 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.5 "85% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Hotel type
    Boutique Hotel
    This is a wonderful boutique hotel, as guests say.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Good to know
    "Stylish hotel"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Beach nearby"
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