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Sea Sprite Ocean Front Motel and Apartments

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Oceanfront in the heart of Hermosa. This motel serves up the million dollar views. The location is the star here and the free parking is a nice amenity as is their pool which was briefly closed for renovations. This is a sunset Mecca just a block or two from the pier and epicenter of Hermosa Beach.

Thank Papa G
Palm Springs, California
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Ok.... I'm going to let you in on this local family gem but it better not be booked up next time I want to go! If you are looking for a hotel steps from the beach and pier. This is your place. If you want to wake up and go for a strand bike ride to breakfast with no frills...

Thank XOXOKendra
Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We knew that we would only have a few days to make family connections while in California. Hermosa Beach and the Sea Sprite Motel was a perfect choice right on the Strand. Parking was provided, lunch and dinner was available next door and accommodated all 18 of us, and the beach and surf provided a great gathering spot. It was...

Thank ent1943
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I've stayed here on two occasions. In a balcony room one time, facing the alley, & in a deluxe balcony room closest to the beach. The rooms are spacious but older, but again right on the beach. I would stay here again & again. It is about a one block walk to the pier "party" area & one block from...

1Thank Scott J
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Bit delayed but was here in 1989. Brilliant place with great staff. Best holiday ever. Great location and cheap as chips considering where it's located. Love the fact it's a slightly dated place and am dreaming of staying here again when I can get out to LA again. So central to everything. Stayed in a lot of hotels and motels...

1Thank cargirl78
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Been going to the Sea Sprite since I was 8 years old. Is it the Ritz - No. Is it right on the beach and Strand with 5 minutes walk to anything - YES. Does it cost $600/night - NOT A CHANCE. For those posting "shabby" or "terrible", please go somewhere else so that the rooms are available for those...

3Thank Michael D
Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Shabby motel, highly overprized. Smelly and stains everywhere. Avoid! Stains on the mattress, on the carpet. Two hotel rooms are separated by a unlocked door only. A beside table in front of the door is your only security here.. No safe provided by the way. Great view and location, I can give you that.

Thank Dontedo
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights, amazing location right on the beach. 6 of us shared a clean, well kept apartment with sufficient kitchen facilities even had a built in jacuzzi in the bath! Staff were very helpful throughout the stay, passing on their local knowledge of the best places to go and enjoy!

Thank James S
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

I have stayed here multiple times. It is literally on the strand, steps away from the beach and never really over $175 (sometimes $150) for two beds plus two trundle beds:) my family and I love this place. It's older and is very 70s but clean and quiet. The location is perfect and there are tons of shops and restaurants...

Thank budgetbeachygirl
Mojave, California
Reviewed 9 September 2015

I stayed here with my wife in May 2015, and it was amazing. One of the best times of my adult life actually, and obviously while being with someone you love means more, we were very happy here and loved waking up to the beach every morning. I was born in Torrance, and it was nice to revisit and see...

4Thank Aaron H

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sea Sprite Ocean Front Motel has been family owned and operated since 1964. We are located just 5 miles from LAX and about 30 minutes away from all major Southern California destinations such as Universal Studios, Disneyland and Hollywood. We welcome your family to come enjoy the beach with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sea Sprite Ocean Front Motel and Apartments

Address: 1016 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3734
Region: United States > California > Hermosa Beach
Price Range: RM527 - RM1,235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 42
Also Known As:
Sea Sprite Ocean Front Motel And Apartments Hotel Hermosa Beach
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Hermosa Beach
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“Corner room with balcony facing ocean is our favorite. Cottage rental for large party available also!”
 of 5 bubbles XOXOKendra, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Recommend a balcony room”
 of 5 bubbles W1394IMscottj, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Book well in advance of your trip.”
 of 5 bubbles michaeldH852EN, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room A-1. It's the best room. The only option for us.”
 of 5 bubbles AthleticTouchMom, 29 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Upstairs for sure with a view.”
 of 5 bubbles GenotheViking, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
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