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West Covina, California
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We arrived in town with no reservations. Upon arrival Eugine was very helpful he arranged us to celebrate our engagement with a beautiful view. He gave us tips where to eat and how to get around town. Me and my fiancé shared our first sunset together and we will always remember this trip. Hotel it self was beautiful and clean....

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Angelica V, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Thank you so much for letting us be a part of your engagement! We’re truly honored to have played a small part in such an important event in your lives! The ambiance at High Rooftop Lounge surely is quite romantic. We hope to see you again soon! Wishing you and your fiancée all the best, Team Erwin

Los Angeles
Reviewed 26 July 2014

I'm looking at my bill and I'm still annoyed at the price I suckered myself into paying for this shoebox, queen bed room, with relentless elevator hum and door slams. The Good: Comfortable, soft bed Nice, modern decor Fresh air (sort of) option with ocean view Mostly great customer service Location Yuck: Some rooms are truly unpleasant. Way too noisy...

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Angelica V, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are disappointed to hear your expectations regarding your room fell short. Next time your travels bring you to Venice Beach, please reach out to me directly at aseyfried@hotelerwin.com and I’d be happy to personally assist with your reservation. We’ll pass the kind message on to Matt and the rest...

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 July 2014

This hotel is fantastic. Modern clean rooms. The food in the bar beside reception was amazing. We were made to feel welcome by every member of staff from the valet to the chef. If you stay here you have to make a visit to the roof top bar to watch the sunset over Venice beach.

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Angelica V, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting High Rooftop Lounge and for being our guest. High Rooftop has the best 360 degree views of Los Angeles and the perfect time to visit is when the sun is just about to set. It’s truly breathtaking! We hope you’ll come back and catch another gorgeous Southern California sunset with us before summer is over! All...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 July 2014

My husband, 2 kids and me stayed in Ervin in July 2014. In my opinion it is the best hotel on the Venice beach - small boutique, very clean, friendly staff, very close to the beach (1-2 minutes walking). We stayed on the 5th floor in 505 - this room does not have a balcony like others which was a...

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Angelica V, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We’re happy to hear you and your family had a pleasant stay in Venice Beach. We do apologize that your room wasn’t attended to in a timely manner but rest assured your comments have been passed on to our housekeeping department for training purposes. Thank you again for the review...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 16 July 2014

This is hands down the only place I want to stay when working in Los Angeles. The Staff here has helped me in so many ways over the years. As goofy as it may sound, it is a true "home away from home" for me. Eugene especially has made my trips out here from the east coast so enjoyable. His...

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Angelica V, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the awesome review and more importantly for being our guest! It’s always so special to hear our hotel has become a “home away from home” for our guests as we aim to make every guest that walks through our lobby feel like a friend. Thank you for the kind words about Eugene. Not only is...

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Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel for five nights - a family a four. Our first impression was a very friendly Eugenie, who upgraded us to a suite to a very reasonable price. We received great service during the whole stay, and I recommend Hotel Erwin to anyone.

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Angelica V, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

We’re so happy to hear you and your family had a great stay! Our suites are perfect for family vacations as there’s plenty of space for everyone. Thank you so much in advance for recommending us to your friends and we hope to see you and your family again! We hope your journey home was pleasant! All the best, Team...

Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

Obviously in a great spot! Let us check in early and gave us an ocean view upgrade...sitting in my room now drinking a beer, watching people walk by and the waves roll in! 11$ cab ride to Santa Monica pier or a30 min walk on the beach😊😃 And I never write reviews

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Angelica V, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Looks like you’ve got the right idea Jamie! Nothing like relaxing in your room with a cold beer and taking in the gorgeous views. We’re happy you are our guest and thank you so much for leaving this great review. We hope to see you again the next time you’re in Venice Beach! Wishing you all the best, Team Erwin

Bedford
Reviewed 11 July 2014

On arrival the staff at Erwin were extremely friendly and helpful. The door was held open for us every time we came in and out of the hotel which made us feel very welcomed. Hotel Erwin is in the heart of Venice. It is literally a 30 second walk from the boardwalk and couldn't be nearer the beach. We hired...

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Angelica V, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Thanks for writing this awesome review and sharing those gorgeous sunset photos. We’re so happy to hear that you enjoyed our spaces suite and the fun vibe on the rooftop. We hope you’ll come back and stay with us the next time your travels take you to Venice Beach. We hope you have a great summer! All the best, Team...

Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

I stayed with my girlfriend and really enjoyed the hotel, the rooftop is an amazing place to be in the sunset and the Barlo restaurant have really delicious food, we recommend this hotel and would like to return again, the only things is that the parking is not included you need to pay extra

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Angelica V, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Hotel Erwin as your Venice Beach getaway spot! We’re happy to hear you and your girlfriend enjoyed the hotel, High Rooftop Lounge and Barlo. We can’t wait for you to return! Enjoy the rest of your summer! All the best, Team Erwin

Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

We had Another memorable experience at Hotel Erwin. Angelica was amazing and treated us extremely well. The rest of the staff was great as well. Felt very well-taken care of by her as well as the rest of the staff. The hotels location is great also, as it's a hop and a step to the beach. I just wish we...

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Angelica V, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

We’re so happy to hear you had another amazing Fourth of July weekend with us! It was a fun filled weekend and what made it even better was having great guests like yourself! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and thank you for being our guest. We hope to see you again! All the...

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Venice has always danced to its own beat as the epicenter of bohemian culture in Los Angeles. Along the boardwalk there are street performers and local craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings, souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders do their tricks around the skate park. All of it happens under the warm California sun with sprawling views of sand and sea. Heading east, the main drags of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Main Street are lined with boutique shops, some major retail stores, art galleries and restaurants. Here the ambiance is more relaxed and upscale than the frenetic boardwalk area. Venice is a mostly walkable (and certainly bikeable) neighborhood, full of areas to explore.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking for an energized, personable, legendary guest experience and luxurious escape in an unbeatable location Hotel Erwin is your home away from home. Located in Venice Beach, California, Hotel Erwin overlooks the Pacific Ocean and endless expanses of sand and entertainment. While relaxing with us be sure to check out our breathtaking rooftop bar High and to take in a sunset that will last a lifetime. Our restaurant, Barlo, serves up breakfast and dinner and provides a stimulating alternative to the normal bland hotel dining experience. Close to Santa Monica, Los Angeles, Culver City, Beverly Hills and Marina del Rey, this Venice Beach luxurious hotel is your doorway to explore the beauty of Southern California. Nearby freeways and Los Angeles International airport give you easy access to come and go. A mere 200 feet from the sand and overlooking the famous boardwalk, Hotel Erwin is a pure Venice Beach experience with a level of customer service excellence that simply can't be beat! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Erwin

Address: 1697 Pacific Avenue, Venice Beach, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3613
Region: United States > California > Los Angeles > Venice , Westside
Price Range: RM1,321 - RM1,913 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Erwin 3.5*
Number of rooms: 119
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Also Known As:
Erwin Hotel Los Angeles
Best Western Los Angeles
Los Angeles Best Western
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Los Angeles
#10 Business Hotel in Los Angeles
#21 Green Hotel in Los Angeles
#27 Romantic Hotel in Los Angeles
#31 Family Hotel in Los Angeles
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