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Bloomington, Indiana
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I spent two nights at this hotel while visiting friends and relatives in the area. It was my first stay at this property but will likely not be my last. My room was large and had all of the needed amenities (including iron and ironing board, refrigerator, coffee maker, etc.). A key card is required to use the elevator to...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love this hotel. I visit LA several times a year on business, and I love the affordability of this hotel. It is clean, simple, and great rooms. I will say that since the IHOP shut down, the breakfast in the meeting room is really depressing. But the food selection is good, so I recommend just grabbing your stuff and...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 1 night on a Friday night. Room was a good size and was clean when we entered. We were on the top floor and didn't hear any noise from neighbors or hallways. Parking was adequate. Staff were very nice. Wifi was great.

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BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review

Hello From Sunny Santa Monica! Thank you for choosing the Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel. We appreciate your five bubble review and are delighted that your accommodations fulfilled your expectations. It is such a pleasure to have wonderful customers such as yourself! When your travels bring you back to Santa Monica, CA. we will be happy to assist you with...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had to go to UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica & needed somewhere to stay. After reading all the reviews I decided to stay here. I couldn't have been happier with my stay. From the moment I checked in I felt so appreciated & informed. My dad is handicapped & the girl at the front desk was so kind...

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BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review

Hello Renee L., Thank you for choosing the Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel while at the UCLA Medical Center. We were delighted to read that the accommodations were a perfect match for you and your father! Our entire staff enjoyed providing you with warm hospitality and friendly customer service! Please contact us if we can ever be of service in...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is just ok. It's clean but the staff are neither friendly or rude. They're indifferent. I feel $200 per night is too much especially since the attached restaurant is closed. (We were not told this when we made the reservation.) That was one reason we chose this hotel. We had an appt at the Angeles Clinic and found...

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BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your recent stay at our property. Regarding refunds, the hotel will only post charges for the actual number of nights guests stay. But, the hotel has no authority to issue refunds for prepaid reservations that guests booked online. In order to get a refund for any unused, prepaid nights,...

Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights whilst exploring the area. It's a little way out from Santa Monica beach (25 mins walk) but for the price a fair location with bus stops and train only a block or two away. Room was fairly basic but clean, slightly noisy from outside traffic and people going to vending machine opposite room...

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BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your recent visit to Santa Monica, CA. We were glad to read that overall you enjoyed your stay and that the hotel represented a good value for the destination. Your feedback is very important to us and we always appreciate receiving ideas on how we can improve the customer...

stockton, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly, safe, secure and quiet. Enjoyed our stay. Would stay there again at Best Western. I'm most concerned about safety and getting a good night sleep. I don't like a noisy hotel and our stay here was excellent.

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BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review

Greetings from Santa Monica! Thank you for selecting the Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel on your recent trip to Santa Monica. Our team was thrilled to read that you enjoyed your accommodations and our property was a great match for your travel needs. We will be happy to assist you with a future reservation. Please think of us the next...

San Jose, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice staff: fast with info and extra towels. Quick check in. Easy parking in garage. Full breakfast: eggs, bacon, breads, fruit, cereals. Beachy decor: flip flop photos and "board walk" floors in room. 19 blocks from the beach.

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BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, our team truly enjoys meeting all of our visitors! We’re happy that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your return visit should your travels bring you back to Santa Monica, CA. With kind regards

Foster City, Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went with my friends on a trip to Santa Monica and we stayed at the best western and were pleasantly surprised. It wasn't a super high end hotel but we got a great value for the price. Overall the room was clean, comfortable and met our needs.

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BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review

Greetings from Santa Monica! Thank you for selecting the Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel on your recent trip to Santa Monica. Our team was happy to read you enjoyed your accommodations and our property was a great match for your needs. Please think of us the next time your travels bring you back to Santa Monica! We will be happy...

New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped overnight in Santa Monica so that we could meet friends in the morning. We had no reservation but wanted to be near "the action"--the wharf. When we learned the price of the watefront hotel --probably close to $400 per night by the time we paid for parking--we decided to try the Best Western. The price was right, parking...

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BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review

Hello Guest, We’re so glad that you decided to choose the Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel on your recent stopover in Santa Monica. Thank you for sharing your great travel tips along with a fantastic review of our property and hospitable service. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future!

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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel in Santa Monica's Beach Cities burgeoning neighborhood located on historic Route 66 and easy accessibility to all that Los Angeles has to offer! Mid-City Santa Monica The Gateway Hotel is located less than two miles from Santa Monica's beach side, The Santa Monica Pier and pedestrian friendly Third Street Promenade with an array of luxury shopping and dining all within walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

Address: 1920 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404-1909
Region: United States > California > Santa Monica > Santa Monica
Price Range: RM1,059 - RM1,524 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica 3*
Number of rooms: 122
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Also Known As:
Best Western Santa Monica
Santa Monica Best Western
Hotel Style:
#15 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
#16 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
#17 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
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“stay away from the elevator”
 of 5 bubbles Movinup, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We always try to book a higher floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 6Miles01, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“get a room as far away from the street as possible”
 of 5 bubbles birthdaygirl1105, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Avoid room near elevator or vending/ice machine.”
 of 5 bubbles Andrewsk8s, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing street are quiet, so probably any room will be comfortable and restful.”
 of 5 bubbles CBarNyc, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
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