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Mudgeeraba, Australia
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Stayed here with my Daughter and 18 year old Grandson. Staff were amazing, could not do enough for us. Rooms have all been renovated and are spacious. Complimentary breakfast was good. Not a full buffet but had eggs and sausage or eggs and bacon, cereal, fruit juice, waffles , toast, muffins tea and coffee but best of all everything was...

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Dear Sheila T, Thank you for your 5-star review! Thank you for taking time out of your day to offer us your valuable feedback. On behalf of The Kinney management and staff I would like to thank you for your recent stay. We genuinely appreciate you and the time taken to share with fellow trip advisors your recent experience at...

Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

The Kinney had comfortable beds, was clean and the staff was friendly. Breakfast was satisfactory but sort of standard fare; they could up their game by offering fresher less mainstream foods, i.e. Fresh granola rather than Kellogg's cereals, real maple syrup for the waffles. The pool and jacuzzi are nice but way over chlorinated. The courtyard is cute. I stayed...

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Thank you for taking time out of your day to offer us your valuable feedback. On behalf of The Kinney management and staff I would like to thank you for your recent stay. We genuinely appreciate you and the time taken to share with fellow trip advisors your recent experience at the newly renovated Kinney. I am delighted that you...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Spent 4 nights here last week. Had a mini King Suite which was great, plenty of room to spread out and not feel as if I was in a hotel. Room was exceptionally quiet and the bed was wonderful, I hated to get out of it in the morning. Staff was super friendly and and helpful. Breakfast was everything I...

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Thank you for taking time out of your day to offer us your valuable feedback. On behalf of The Kinney management and staff I would like to thank you for your recent stay. We genuinely appreciate you and the time taken to share with fellow trip advisors your recent experience at the newly renovated Kinney. I am delighted that you...

losangelesbest
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Great boutique hotel! Nicely renovated rooms with a cool modern design. The room had a really comfy bed and a quiet Air Conditioner. Breakfast was a nice surprise and complete with eggs, fruit, yogurt, bagels and waffles. Front desk girls could be friendlier. Would stay there again!

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Thank you for taking time out of your day to offer us your valuable feedback. On behalf of The Kinney management and staff I would like to thank you for your recent stay. We genuinely appreciate you and the time taken to share with fellow trip advisors your recent experience at the newly renovated Kinney. I am delighted that you...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We stayed here in the final leg of our honeymoon before flying home. The decor was beautiful - really loved the vibrant colours and cute notes in the bathroom. Huge TV too with so many channels which was great. Minor issue was the fridge rattled a lot, mostly because we had nothing in it but easily stopped. We rented the...

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Thank you for taking time out of your day to offer us your valuable feedback. On behalf of The Kinney management and staff I would like to thank you for your recent stay. We genuinely appreciate you and the time taken to share with fellow trip advisors your recent experience at the newly renovated Kinney. I am delighted that you...

Wokingham, Berkshire
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Had a great two nights here. Didn't know the hotel before the refurb/rebrand but liked what we saw. Rooms were large/clean and a comfy bed. Didn't use the pool but there were a few who did that we saw. Complimentary breakfast was okay for what it was. Loved the location of the hotel as didn't want to be in downtown...

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Thank you for taking time out of your day to offer us your valuable feedback. On behalf of The Kinney management and staff I would like to thank you for your recent stay. We genuinely appreciate you and the time taken to share with fellow trip advisors your recent experience at the newly renovated Kinney. I am delighted that you...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I've stayed at the Kinney many times, well before it converted to a "boutique" hotel. It was a much better value then. They've raised prices, added a parking charge and the service and facilities haven't kept pace with the increases. The fitness room smells, some of the equipment has been broken for weeks and they have the lights on a...

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Thank you for taking time out of your day to offer us your valuable feedback. On behalf of The Kinney management and staff I would like to thank you for your recent stay. I will address you comments about the fitness rooms immediately. Thank you! We genuinely appreciate you and the time taken to share with fellow trip advisors your...

Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We showed up to check in and waited 20-25 minutes while the guy at the desk made about a dozen phone calls saying he didn't see a room available. We finally got keys and went up to a nice, but smallish room. The room finishes, bed, and cleanliness were good. Then...we heard a key swipe and jiggle of the door...

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Thank you for taking time out of your day to offer us your valuable feedback. On behalf of The Kinney management and staff I would like to thank you for your recent stay. We genuinely appreciate you and the time taken to share with fellow trip advisors your recent experience at the newly renovated Kinney. Your situation has been discussed...

Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We did a last minute reservation at The Kinney as our final night before flying out of LA. Price is very reasonable compared to other places in LA, and paired with excellent, spacious and completely refurbished rooms this is a real gem. Ten minutes walk and you are in the middle of the Abbot Kinney Boulevard with beautiful shops and...

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Thank you for taking time out of your day to offer us your valuable feedback. On behalf of The Kinney management and staff I would like to thank you for your recent stay. We genuinely appreciate you and the time taken to share with fellow trip advisors your recent experience at the newly renovated Kinney. I am delighted that you...

Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We are a family of 4 with children aged 11/13. This hotel had the perfect room for us all to sleep comfortably. 2 rooms divided by a sliding wall, the kids had a double sofa bed and there was a king in the other room. The hotel is newly refurbished so everything was clean and new which was great. We...

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Dear 44katej, On behalf of The Kinney management and staff I would like to thank you for your recent stay. We genuinely appreciate you and the time taken to share with fellow trip advisors your recent experience at The Kinney. It's wonderful to know that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay. Please know I will be sure to share...

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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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With our playful style and central location, live like a local at The Kinney hotel in Venice Beach. Grab your entourage and truly experience So Cal - from courtyard loungin' to beach cruisin' - our house is your house. Keep the Snaps going with complimentary Wi-Fi, cool off in our dipping pool, and when you're ready to call it a night, refresh in brand-new beds. Now is the time to truly experience Venice (and give your friends a little FOMO). ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Kinney

Address: 737 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-5542 (Formerly The Inn at Marina del Rey)
Region: United States > California > Marina del Rey > Venice
Price Range: RM1,013 - RM1,566 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Kinney 3*
Number of rooms: 68
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Also Known As:
Best Western Plus The Inn At Marina Del Rey Hotel Marina Del Rey
Holiday Inn Marina Del Rey
Marina Del Rey Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Express Venice Area
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Marina del Rey
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Marina del Rey
#4 Family Hotel in Marina del Rey
#7 Business Hotel in Marina del Rey
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“traffic noise is real”
 of 5 bubbles uesnna, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seem to be good”
 of 5 bubbles sheilat430, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“room 220 was super quiet and comfortable king suite.”
 of 5 bubbles cleogreeneyes, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the back away from the street noise”
 of 5 bubbles jts112233, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Would recommend to ask for a suite not facing the street as they surely are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles JuneS572, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
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