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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good36%
  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Concierge
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
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Rooftop Bar
Fitness centre
2 Star Hotel
In the heart of Santa Monica, close to the Santa Monica Beach, the Hotel Carmel welcomes guests with classic Southern California hospitality. Steps away from world class shopping, fine dining, and the historic Santa Monica Pier, the Hotel Carmel has been a favorite with Santa Monica...
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Location and contact
201 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2311
11.5 km to Los Angeles Intl Airport
199 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.3 km from Santa Monica State Beach
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All reviewscoffee and pastriesstreet promenadesanta monica pierexcellent locationeach morningan older hotelrooms are smallbars and restaurantscomplimentary breakfasttwo blockslos angelesearplugslax
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really a 1 rating but location is great but that’s it! From the very beginning, Hard to find with gps so just know it’s on corner. Valet service men didn’t even look at us as we pulled in, never looked up from their conversation never...More

Thank TorontoFanula
Response from AngelaRogers, General Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded today

I'm so sorry we fell short of your expectations and I'm very disappointed to read your comments regarding our valet team. We are most certainly capable of delivering a much more favorable guest experience so I regret leaving you with such a poor impression of...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not sure why people complain that it’s dated, so what?. We stayed here for 4 nights. The room was abit older but it was CLEAN. Which is most important to me. We were on level two, no real view only of the air conditioning. It...More

Thank Lots-of-lollies
Response from AngelaRogers, General Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded 4 days ago

Dear Lots-of-lollies Thank you for taking a moment to write us this positive review. We are thrilled to hear your impressions and observations regarding our hotel. We are also always happy to know that our team is friendly. In addition, I really appreciate your mention...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at this hotel for 4 nights. It’s central to everything you could possibly see in Santa Monica being walking distance to the beach, pier, 3rd Street promenade and bike centres as well as many many restaurants. The hotel staff are very friendly and...More

Thank Ellen T
Response from AngelaRogers, General Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded 4 days ago

Dear Ellen T Thank you for taking the time to share your experience from your recent stay with us at Hotel Carmel. We are truly appreciative of your positive commentary and very respectable of your critical observations. Thank you for the mention of our value...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WE were booked in a modern Hotel up on Santa Monica Blvd, but decided to change to here so we didn't have to waste time going up and back for our entertainment, best thing we ever did!. This is an older hotel with so much...More

Thank thepengy
Response from AngelaRogers, General Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for posting a five bubble review from your recent stay with us at Hotel Carmel. We are delighted to read your comments and we are glad you made a decision to change hotels. Almost all of our guests mention our great...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes the hotel is dated but it has retains its original Art Deco style - loved it. Family room was large enough for 2 adults and 2 teenagers. The coffee and pastries in the morning were great particularly watching the football World Cup with other...More

Thank atherobinson
Response from AngelaRogers, General Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for posting a four bubble review from your recent stay with us here at Hotel Carmel in Santa Monica. I'm so glad our hotel worked out well for your visit and our family room accommodated your family comfortably. It was also...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Concierge
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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US$218 - US$347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$218 - US$347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Nearby
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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Alibingo
30 September 2017|
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Response from Beverly1958 | Reviewed this property |
No. It's valet parking. Think it's about $23 a night
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HighestLoz
15 March 2017|
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Response from NZJulie | Reviewed this property |
Oops very late answer. We used Uber - quick and pretty cheap.
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1 March 2017|
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Response from seaspirals | Reviewed this property |
No - we could see the lights on the pier from our room but no ocean views
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"friends stayed in about the middle north side and had horrible view of aircon units"
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"Inside courtyard for quietness or street view for a more open outlook despite a bit of noise"
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"If you do chose to stay at this hotel do not accept a room at the back of the hotel, extremely noisy as its..."
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"Ask for rooms that do not face an alleyway"
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