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Sea Blue Hotel

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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“hotel california”(313 reviews)
“movie posters”(15 reviews)
“great location”(160 reviews)
Free Wifi
Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
2.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewshotel californiamovie postersgreat locationthe santa monica pierhardwood floorschez jaymuscle beachqueen bedan older hotelseparate bedroomcleaning staffshort walk to the beachocean avethird street promenadeocean viewcartersurfboards
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was very impressed with this hotel, it's in the heart of Santa Monica and reasonably priced, a rare gem indeed, to onside yo have the Santa Monica piers and 3rd street promenade to the other you have the lively main street nightlife and restaurants.More

Thank Sam C
Response from Sea Blue S, General Manager at Sea Blue HotelResponded 2 days ago

Hi Sam, Thank you for the honest and heartfelt review. We are glad you can appreciate our hotel for what we are. We are certainly looking forward to your next stay. Please let us know when that will be and we will be sure to...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Fantastic place to stay. Price is right , rooms are great and the people are very friendly. Stayed here in 2017 under THE HOTEL CALIFORNIA and 2018 THE SEA BLUE and both times we had a great and pleasant time. The only thing it needs...More

Thank ken938
Response from Sea Blue S, General Manager at Sea Blue HotelResponded 5 days ago

Hi Ken and Cindy, Thank you for this amazing review... We really do appreciate it. We are so happy you love our place as much as we do. We will put some ice in your freezer before hand, so next time drinks will be ready...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second visit in 7 months to this lovely hotel and I’ll be honest I wasn’t sure what to expect as I knew it had changed owners and some staff since our previous visit when it was Hotel California, but I realised my...More

Thank Sharon H
Response from Sea Blue S, General Manager at Sea Blue HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sharon, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! Our staff is certainly appreciative... We do love our little Santa Monica getaway hotel just as much. We are so happy you had another pleasant experience. We are looking forward to all the changes and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a hidden room which made the place ginormous. As illustrated by the framed picture of a rockstars massive ginormous bulge. The location is a brief walk to the beach and for the price its a great stay in Santa Monica.More

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

Marshall P, Thank you so much for your review! We do pride ourselves on our cool, California feel location near the ocean. Although we are transitioning into the Sea Blue Hotel and will no longer be the Hotel California, we are still looking forward to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for three nights in December in a two-room suite with two double beds and a small lounge area with fridge. The room was extremely well-located, just steps down to Santa Monica beach and short walk to the pier. It was quite spacious and...More

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

Hi Paulene, Thank you so much for your generous review. We do take pride in our affordable prices in a prime location. Although, we are renovating... I am sure you will still enjoy our vintage and beachy decor. We are looking forward to your next...More

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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$195 - US$379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica
#13 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
#15 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
#17 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$195 - US$379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica
#13 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
#15 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
#17 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Room & Suite (98)
Pool & Beach (18)
Dining (5)
Hotel & Grounds (363)
Bathroom (11)
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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
...More
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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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Cathy L
25 September 2017|
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Response from Canadauk2012 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay - no idea as have short cropped hair !
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Heather S
27 June 2017|
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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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"Dogtown coffee is a short walk get the Salty dog. you won't be disappointed."
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"Best value for money, with reasonable comfort, in gorgeous Santa Monica"
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"29A or B or 30 or 31"
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