Cal Mar is a great spot. Nice refuge that is very close to 3rd street Promenade and the beach as well. It’s really tucked away, and feels like you’ve walked back in time, with the courtyard with heated pool, and beautiful garden with birds of paradise and palm. The rooms are refurbished apartments, and so are really spacious. But don’t expect the brand spanking new sterility of a chain hotel. I had a King suite with kichen, nicely appointed living room, bath, and decent size BR. The room looked much nicer than the website pics. I was on 2nd floor and no problems with noise, but it is cold so windows were closed. Just felt relaxing to come back in evening and see a few people chatting and having a drink around the pool and garden. Charming.
My room was on 2nd floor, & to the back, which was quiet. I didn't see an elevator, and the...
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8 March 2012
Greetings Tuttidirezioni Pittsburgh, we appreciate so very much you taking the time to share your recent experience during your visit to Santa Monica. We thank you so much for highlighting all the wonderful attributes our property has to offer. Our team takes pride in caring for our property and we are delighted that you mentioned this in your awesome review. Again, thanks so much and we look forward to seeing you in the future. Have a super day!
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