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The Hotel California

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

€227+

Overall guest ratings

7.7/10 Good
based on 1,821 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.9
  • 9.3
  • 4.7
  • 4.5

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 of The Hotel California

    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    based on 1,821 reviews
    • 9.9 "Wonderful beach."
      10.0 "Beach sports facilities are great, according to 100%."
    • 9.3 "Incredible bar."
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      8.9 "89% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 8.4 "Food is delicious."
      7.7 "Yummy desserts, said 77%."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
    • 4.7 "Rooms are not good."
      1.6 "84% complained about the bathroom."
      2.9 "71% said rooms were dirty."
      0.3 "97% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were small."
      1.5 "85% had problems with the shower."
      1.0 "For 90%, the rooms looked old."
      3.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 62%."
      1.4 "86% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.8 "92% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.3 "87% were disappointed with the minibar."
    • 4.5 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 4.2 "Value below average."
    • 2.9 "Generally quite dirty."
      2.9 "71% said rooms were dirty."
      1.4 "86% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.8 "62% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 1.6 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.3 "87% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    based on 801 reviews
    • 9.9 "Wonderful beach."
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      8.7 "87% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 8.4 "Food is delicious."
      7.7 "Yummy desserts, said 77%."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 5.5 "Vibe was decent."
    • 4.6 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 4.5 "Value below average."
    • 4.2 "Rooms are not good."
      1.7 "83% complained about the bathroom."
      0.3 "97% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.9 "71% said rooms were dirty."
      4.5 "55% said rooms were small."
      3.6 "Air conditioning was criticized by 64%."
      0.7 "For 93%, the rooms looked old."
      1.5 "85% had problems with the shower."
      0.9 "91% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.7 "83% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.4 "86% were disappointed with the minibar."
    • 3.2 "Generally quite dirty."
      2.9 "71% said rooms were dirty."
      1.7 "83% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.2 "58% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 1.8 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.5 "85% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    based on 673 reviews
    • 9.9 "Wonderful beach."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.0 "80% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.1 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 6.3 "Average comfort."
    • 6.1 "Vibe was decent."
    • 4.9 "Rooms are not good."
      1.4 "86% complained about the bathroom."
      4.8 "52% said rooms were small."
      2.7 "73% said rooms were dirty."
      0.3 "97% thought they were poorly maintained."
      0.9 "For 91%, the rooms looked old."
      4.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 60%."
      1.6 "84% had problems with the shower."
      0.8 "92% criticized the small bathroom."
      1.2 "88% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.5 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 3.7 "Value below average."
    • 2.6 "Generally quite dirty."
      2.7 "73% said rooms were dirty."
      1.2 "88% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.6 "64% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 1.5 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.3 "87% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    based on 345 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."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.2 "72% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.5 "Food is delicious."
    • 6.0 "Vibe was decent."
    • 4.6 "Breakfast is below average."
    • 4.6 "Rooms are not good."
      1.7 "83% complained about the bathroom."
      0.3 "97% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.9 "71% said rooms were dirty."
      1.4 "86% had problems with the shower."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were big enough."
      3.9 "Air conditioning was criticized by 61%."
      1.2 "For 88%, the rooms looked old."
      1.3 "87% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.9 "91% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 4.3 "Value below average."
    • 3.0 "Generally quite dirty."
      2.9 "71% said rooms were dirty."
      1.3 "87% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.5 "65% thought it was rather dirty."
    • 1.5 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.4 "86% 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
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Beach nearby"
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