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Lancaster, California, United States
Reviewed 20 January 2014

You can't fault the facilities here. You could literally live there. The rooms have a usable kitchen complete with pots and pans, plates, and utensils. Where we stayed, we had views of the boardwalk immediately below us, the beach and ocean as well as a view of the scene all the way to the pier and beyond. The staff is...

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Matt M, Manager at Venice Beach Suites & Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us again, Robert! You and your family are always welcome! Speaking of... Robert mentioned the size of our rooms. Most are standard-sized studios (350 sq. ft.) but we do have four Ocean Front Studio Suites that not only feature a full view of the beach and Boardwalk but top out at around 500 sq. ft....

Oklahoma City
Reviewed 30 December 2013

We have enjoyed many stays at Venice Beach Suites & Hotel. The room we select is quaint and confortable to us. The staff is friendly and always helpful. We plan many more stays there. The location is ideal for other areas we want to visit in LA.

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Matt M, Manager at Venice Beach Suites & Hotel, responded to this review

Our doors are always open for you.

London
Reviewed 25 December 2013

I wanted to stay on the Venice Beach strip and found this old but beauitful hotel. It surpassed all my expectations! I recommend paying a bit extra to wake up with an ocean view on the top floor. Great staff, amazing views, clean rooms and overall good experience.

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Matt M, Manager at Venice Beach Suites & Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us a go, Magicmange! I'm glad you got a room with a view. For prospective guests, our upper-floor side-view studios not only have a partial view of the beach and are sunnier and breezier, but they also tend to be quieter than our lower-floor non-view studios. FYI.

Reviewed 20 December 2013

Being so close to LAX, and after 21 hours of travelling, the perfect tonic. Bit apprehensive after reading some of the reviews, but once arrived, totally unnecessary. Hotel is in a fantastic location, neighbourhood not great when the sun goes down, but in no way is it bad enough that it should deter. Upgraded (free) to an ocean front room,...

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Matt M, Manager at Venice Beach Suites & Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, I'll be sharing this review with our staff. We'd be honored to welcome you again when your travels bring you back to coastal California. Cheers!

San Diego, California
Reviewed 19 December 2013

This hotel is so antique and very adorable. It is located on the boardwalk, it is perfect. You leave the front door and you are in front of the ocean and in the middle of muscle beach. There are great things to buy. There were surprisingly a lot of homeless. If you are looking for a night scene this is...

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Matt M, Manager at Venice Beach Suites & Hotel, responded to this review

This review should be required reading for anyone considering staying the night in Venice Beach.

Reviewed 19 December 2013

We only had one night in LA and decided to stay at Venice Beach. The hotel was in a great location allowing us to walk down Venice Beach Boulevard and up to Santa Monica with no worries at all. The room was nice - very clean and comfy. There were lots of little things that made our stay better -...

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Matt M, Manager at Venice Beach Suites & Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us, JJ! And thank you for pointing out our limited office hours (9am to 9pm daily). This is very important info for those traveling from Austral-asia on overnight flights or for those guests arriving after-hours. If you get here early and we're not open yet, The Sidewalk Cafe is just two blocks south...

Reviewed 18 December 2013 via mobile

A great spot right on the boardwalk. Pay extra for ocean front view. Sunsets were spectacular!!! This is a building over 100 years old. Creaky stairway and creaky floors add to the character. Bathroom small but modern. Room was large with huge picture window, kitchenette & dining table as well as comfy couch & chair by the window. There is...

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Matt M, Manager at Venice Beach Suites & Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and detail-rich words, Marilynn. We hope to see you again soon!

nova scotia
Reviewed 17 December 2013

I have stayed here 3 times, such a cool place and the staff are great. If you want the real Venice beach vacation this is where to stay. Rooms are clean and comfy. The ocean view is the way to go unless your on a tight budget. Its kind of like going to a zoo and watching the animals from...

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"Its kind of like going to a zoo and watching the animals from outside the fence." -- The best summary of the unique, anthropological experience that this hotel offers that I've ever heard!!!

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 17 December 2013

My wife and I are both retired, didn't know what to expect, but this "quirky" little hotel was just perfect for us. Friendly (and helpful) staff and the boardwalk felt very safe and friendly too. Good food just a minutes walk away, plus coffee shops etc. Stayed for three nights and will no doubt be back in near future. Oh...

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Matt M, Manager at Venice Beach Suites & Hotel, responded to this review

Another satisfied customer from Calgary! We've had the pleasure of hosting a lot of Albertans as of late, which has been fun. George made a great point here, which is that unlike most hotels, we offer housekeeping by request only. It is complimentary and available every day, but no one goes into a guest room without permission. Privacy first here...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2013 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for one night after having flown in from Australia. Great location, staff were extremely helpful, fast WIFI and all round we had a great stay. The hotel is 100 years old, but you wouldn't know it apart from the lift which is the original lift from when it was built. Thank-you very much to...

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Matt M, Manager at Venice Beach Suites & Hotel, responded to this review

And thank you for staying at our historic, boutique hotel, all the way from Victoria, Australia! Cheers!

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Staying in Venice

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Venice
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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our family-owned historic, boutique hotel has the BEST roof-top deck at a beach-front hotel in L.A. and the ONLY beach-front balconies on the Boardwalk. All 24 of our fully-furnished studios feature a queen bed, mini-kitchen, private bathroom & free Wi-Fi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Venice Beach Suites & Hotel

Address: 1305 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3684
Region: United States > California > Los Angeles > Venice , Westside
Price Range: RM1,039 - RM1,342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Venice Beach Suites & Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Venice Beach Suites And Hotel
Venice Beach Hotel Los Angeles
Hotel Venice Beach
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Los Angeles
#25 Family Hotel in Los Angeles
#39 Romantic Hotel in Los Angeles
#84 Business Hotel in Los Angeles
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“Partial ocean view a good choice for this beach front location”
brainss, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“maybe the south side would be quieter”
jerrym59c13, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Just speak to the guys working there: they will do everything to make your visit special”
TessH596, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“front rooms with seaside view are great”
Jackie1961994, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Any room would be suitable. Venice Beach is lively and energetic.”
G2699EJrobertk, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
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