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201 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2311 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Concierge
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
2 Star accommodation
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All reviews coffee and pastries street promenade excellent location santa monica pier each morning an older hotel rooms are small light sleeper bars and restaurants complimentary breakfast two blocks lax
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

While the hotel is located very close to the beach, my husband and I did not enjoy the city of Santa Monica or the hotel. For the hotel, there was no air conditioning in the room so we had to leave our window open and...More

Thank kerry584
Response from AngelaRogers, General Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded yesterday

I'm so sorry we left you with an unfavorable impression of our hotel and our destination, Santa Monica. We very much respect and acknowledge your opinions and your review is a disappointment to us to read. I did want to mention that all of our...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

On arriving at the hotel my friends and I entered our room to find that there was something wrong with the A.C! It was freezing in our room and we could not turn off the A.C we slept in layers of clothing and multiple covers...More

Thank Yara C
Response from AngelaRogers, General Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review of your recent stay. I am happy to see our hotel and location worked out well for your visit to Santa Monica.I'm not exactly sure what room you stayed in, but occasionally the lid to the air conditioning control panel...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stayed for last 3 nights - excellent location near Santa Monica pier & end of Route 66. Mixed reviews on here so far so I'll give mine based solely on our experience. Parked just outside the door - met by friendly & welcoming valet (never...More

Thank IRRON
Response from AngelaRogers, General Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded yesterday

Hello Irron, Thanks for taking some time to post a review from a recent stay with us at Hotel Carmel. I really appreciate the feedback, both positive and constructive. I'm disappointed that my reception team was not engaging, but happy to read that my housekeeping...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel has some bad reviews and we think this is unwarranted. The hotel is slap bang in the middle of down town Santa Monica, surrounded by great bars and restaurants. The staff are really friendly and I agree the rooms could be decorated to...More

1  Thank Michael E
Response from AngelaRogers, General Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded 1 week ago

Hello Michael. Thank you for the four bubble review. We really appreciate you being a guest at our hotel and hope your visit to Santa Monica was a memorable experience. On behalf of all of us here at Hotel Carmel, we wish you safe and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The photos online don't show you the corridors or the dated decor. Desparately needs an update. The rooms were large enough but the aircon was a problem, it made a horrendous noise so we oped for the ceiling fan instead. Central location was good, the...More

Thank MrsAmanda
Response from AngelaRogers, General Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for being a guest with us on a recent visit to Santa Monica.We respect and aknowledge your opinions and observations and trust you understand we appreciate all feedback both positive and constructive. I did want to clarify one comment. We are very transparent in...More

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Description
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 More historic Santa Monica Pier, the Hotel Carmel has been a favorite with Santa Monica visitors since 1924. Experience Hotel Carmel’s history when you enter the lobby; a designated stop on the Santa Monica historic walking tour. High ceilings, a tiled floor, dramatic columns and a classic fireplace capture the gracious Spanish revival elements of the nineteen twenties. Guests at the hotel enjoy a privileged location, just a block to Santa Monica Beach and the Santa Monica Pier, home to attractions, amusements, and excitement. The hotel is across the street from Santa Monica Place Mall, anchored by Bloomingdales and Nordstrom, and features world class retailers such as Barney’s, Tory Burch, Tiffany & Company, Nike, Coach, Burberry,and Louis Vuitton. The Arclight Cinema and the Cheese Cake Factory are also located in Santa Monica Place. Just a block away is Santa Monica’s lively Third Street Promenade home to dining, shopping, and street performers. Be in the heart of it all in downtown Santa Monica. Experience the historic Hotel Carmel, a Southern California classic. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
95
Price range
US$204 - US$288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Carmel Hotel Santa Monica
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Hotel Carmel Santa Monica
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Carmel Santa Monica
Location
United States > California > Santa Monica > Santa Monica
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
95
Price range
US$204 - US$288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Carmel Hotel Santa Monica
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Hotel Carmel Santa Monica
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Carmel Santa Monica
Location
United States > California > Santa Monica > Santa Monica
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Traveller (212)
Room & Suite (198)
Pool & Beach (6)
Dining (2)
Amenities (1)
Location
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
374Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
60Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Neighbourhood
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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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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GlobeTrotting681886
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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Room Tips
"Bring your own shampoo and conditioner"
476yarac
5 days ago
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"Higher up rooms quieter"
SocialBridget
17 Sep 2018
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"friends stayed in about the middle north side and had horrible view of aircon units"
Philly179
15 May 2018
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"Inside courtyard for quietness or street view for a more open outlook despite a bit of noise"
eurolondoner
19 Mar 2018
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