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    Sea Blue Hotel

    1670 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3212
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    Overview
    • Excellent40%
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    “hotel california” (306 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    1 - 5 of 986 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We really enjoyed or stay in this quirky hotel with beds like clouds. It was conveniently located and good for the price. It was clean and the staff were helpful. Our only complaint was that the air con was quite noisy.More

    Thank Carlie F
    Response from Hotel Californi... S, Manager at Sea Blue HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Carlie F, We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience while staying with us! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the location, bed, room and team service. There will be some great changes coming up and AC's are on...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The first moment I saw that charming hotel,EVERYTHING appealed to me : The Surfer -Rock’n Roll-Yoga-artsy Vibe made me feel I wanted to move in right away. My room, more an entire apartment ,was cozy and spacious ,a cool place to chill and let the...More

    Thank Katrin F
    Response from Hotel Californi... S, Manager at Sea Blue HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Katie, Thank you so much for sharing your experience while staying with us. We are so happy to hear that you loved our little oasis and family! It was such a pleasure meeting you! Please reach out to us when you come back and...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This was me and my husband's first visit to Santa Monica, just passing thru, and decided to stay the night. Anthony, at the front desk, checked us in and was very accommodating, pleasant, and efficient (EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE)! The room was very charming & clean....More

    1  Thank Pamela P
    Response from Hotel Californi... S, Manager at Sea Blue HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Pamela, Thank you for your wonderful review. I am thrilled to hear that you and your husband received the best service. Anthony is new to our team and I just shared your feedback. Housekeeping is also very thankful for noticing how clean your room...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Hotel California (soon to be renamed SeaBlue, which I think is a mistake because Hotel CA is the perfect name for it!) is a charming, funky place. Every employee, Alexis in particular, was helpful and friendly. If you are a person who likes everything shiny...More

    Thank nyccali2907
    Response from Hotel Californi... S, Manager at Sea Blue HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear nyccali2907, I truly want to thank you for sharing your experience while staying with us. Alexis is a gem and I shared your feedback with her and our entire team! Housekeeping sends a huge thank you. You described our hotel perfectly. We are small,...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    My friends and I really enjoyed our stay at the Hotel California. The room was clean and had a great bungalow feel. The bed was super comfortable and clean . The water pressure at times was low but nothing that ever caused problems. Even though...More

    Thank Vito S
    Response from Hotel Californi... S, Manager at Sea Blue HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Vito S, Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to acknowledge Alexis, Carter and our housekeeping team! We also love our little bungalow feel hotel. I hope you and your friends enjoyed Santa Monica! Please let us know if we...More

    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • US$229 - US$398 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #12 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica
    • #15 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
    • #17 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
    • #17 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 27
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    • Also Known As
    • California Hotel Santa Monica ,
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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
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    Alison P
    26 September 2017|
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    Response from Sharon H | Reviewed this property |
    Yes I'm sure it will be. No reason to change it I don't think
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    Response from Canadauk2012 | Reviewed this property |
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    Response from SFTrish | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, My guess is that you can leave your bags in the reception area. They are quite accommodating to their guests
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    "My “Cabana” was on the ground floor, No.35 Even better would be the room upstairs,No.37,since it’s hard wood..."
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    "Suite 35 was spacious with the living area in the front and the master bedroom in the rear on a little..."
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    "We stayed on 2nd floor and loved it."
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    "The hotel is small and only has two floors. I don't think there is a bad room."
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