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1670 Ocean Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90401, United States of America – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.3/10! (score from 686 reviews)
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Private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs USD 36 per day.
24-Hour Front Desk, Baggage Storage, Fax/Photocopying
Safe, Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Family Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Designated Smoking Area
From 3:00 PM
Until 12:00 PM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children or adults stay free of charge when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 686 reviews
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Parking issues throughout the stay. A lot too small.
No air conditioning in front room
Location was perfect, great value
parking was full, so had to find outside parking (there is one accross the street for 14$) breakfast is limited. no lift to 2nd floor.
great location, the decoration of the rooms, space, the bed.
I didn't like the fact that our fridge didn't work and the night guy refused to give us another bag of ice. Said we were only allowed one bag. I hated that we had to pay $36.00 to park in parking lot that we had just paid $200.00 for a room.
The morning guys were awesome. I wish I could remember their names. Location was great. Beautiful art work. Not much to the rooms.
This is our third visit to the property over a five year span! The staff could not be more accommodating. Needed to sign papers (unexpectedly) which the staff received via email so we could continue our fun trip. Love to all the front office and housekeeping.
Sound proofing does not exist and. Wifi very poor.
Very comfortable bed and good hot water supply.
The place just wasn't clean. If I had been there with my wife we would have checked out. I spent one night in one room and then moved to another and in both cases the floors were not vacuumed and looked like they hadn't been mopped in weeks.
I did like the funky, beach vibe of the property. A little rough around the edges but part of the charm.
We happened to be there during 90-degree weather, and the room only had a ceiling fan, no air conditioning. Despite a cross-breeze, it was still too warm. (It does have a heater, though, if you're there on an unusually cool day.) The bathroom window didn't have a screen, so a couple of flying insects got in. The breakfast was just bagels, and there were no plates, just napkins.
Cute room, comfortably furnished, friendly staff. Fresh fruits (apples, bananas, oranges) available all day in the lobby. Fantastic location: A block from the beach and 2 blocks from restaurants/shops, the Santa Monica pier, and the LA Marathon finish area.
The limited parking and high priced parking
Had an issue with a double booking tt took 7 days to clear. Thank you for the refund, however should never have happened.
Quiet, decor, DID I MENTION THE BED, prime location, great rates..
Room and linens were not clean on arrival. However manager and front desk day staff were helpful in follow up.
Location and hotel style.
We were at first Floor and could here too much people at second Floor at night.
The location besides the beach was really nice, and it is an hotel of charm and character.
The staff were so accommodating, particularly James who went out if his way to welcome us to the hotel. A great American service experience. Highly recommended.
Holes in towels, not able to check in on time and insufficient parking facilities.
The location and helpful, friendly staff.
The WiFi was inconsistent; the bed (Beautyrest) was promoted as a positive feature of the room, but it was old, saggy and the bed cover had holes in it; the staff was generally helpful, but we did not receive the early-morning wake-up call on the last morning.
The location of the hotel is fantastic, close to the beach and Santa Monica Pier; the location was definitely the best feature. The staff was warm and generally helpful.
Run down, bad bed
When I arrived at 9pm the rain was pouring down. I asked if he could help me carry my luggage up the stairs (outside), but he said (cheerfully!): Just take one step at a time…! I entered in the hotel room only to discover that water was dripping from the ceiling (window ceiling). I reported it immediately, and got a bucket for the water. No available rooms he said, so I had to stay there. Food from previous guests was in the fridge. On top of that it was cold in the room since the heating didn’t work. This was my worst stay ever and this hotel should not have three stars, the most two!
Breakfast, cleaning, and communication between employees (last day, the staff made a big mistake about my payment; they wanted me to pay twice. I had to wait for more than three hours to be corrected it by the manager, i was almost missing my flight!).
Design (it was my main reason of choosing this hotel), and location (especially, distance to the beach).
Limited Wifi in the rooms was the only issue.
Location to beach and shopping centre. Staff very friendly and helpful. Definitely would stay here again!
It's street level amidst the tourists so it can be noisy. The WiFi isn't great. Parking is expensive.
Location and character are great. Nice Staff. Great beds. If you're laid-back, you'll love it. If you're fussy, go somewhere else.
the room was a bit dirty- along the floor and in the bathroom. the deck had cigarette butts and was very dirty. the shower/water was pretty bad- so very hot and very little pressure.
the quaint old feel of the rooms and the hotel. the location was perfect and the breakfast was wonderful!!! staff was so accommodating.
* ROOM - we stayed in room 14 on ground floor. It was so small, dated & the toilet was gross. I judge the cleanliness of a toilet by the grout and it was peeling, full of fungus & disgusting. So needless to say i didn't have a shower! * FACILITIES - CAR PARKING - you have to pay for parking was included with price. Or advertised that need to pay. so add an extra $35 per night to your price. That bothers me that we have to pay espeically when we are residents of the hotel but the carpark is very small. Max 10 spaces. Park as close to road as possible so don't get blocked in, in the morning. * PRICE - not that cheap considering its dumpy
* LOCATION - is right next to beach so perfect for traveling with baby & stroller. Can walk very easily to the main streets with restaurants, pubs etc
Faulty wiring. Toilet not flushed or cleaned prior to checking in. Heavy walkers/heels/boots on upper floors and corridors. Hearing other guests rooms use bathroom facilities. However, the positives outweigh the negatives. I would recommend and return. James was the most friendliest and helpful front desk operator. Great energy.
Character of hotel, garden courtyards with several seating areas. Walking distance to everything. Friendly staff.
Cockroach in the room, broken lock, surprise parking fee, minimal breakfast and parking space.
towels very warn & stained, room too small to spend any time in, which would not be an issue if there was a comfortable place to sit outside with a book and/or drink.
this property is a block from the pier & beach, great restaurants & shopping a few blocks away.
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