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Hawthorne, California
Reviewed 19 August 2015

After 5 straight years of staying at the Sea Sprite, only to find absolutely NO upgrades have been made in an already very run down hotel, the customer service we experienced was outrageous. We had about 4 rooms this time and on a Saturday night at 8:30 were yelled at by the Manager (not asked politely but treated like bad...

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6Thank Janet E
Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 4 August 2015

I was hoping that the condition of this place would have improved since my last stay but it was not to be. We were given a small room that appeared to be a previous garage or storage shed. It was very hot and did not have a table, chair or fan. When we asked for a fan at the front...

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3Thank Dave S
Albuquerque, NM
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We were so happy with our 3 night stay here! Several years ago, we tried to stay here, and the crowds were not family friendly, and we ended up leaving. This time, it was very quiet. We had 5 in our party, so the 2 queen beds and 2 trundles made all the difference for a good nights sleep! The...

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Thank AthleticTouchMom
new jersey
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed here again for two nights with my daughter and son. It was ok until my daughter and I took a walk on the beach at first we thought it was sand and seaweed stuck to out feet until we got back to the sea sprite we tryed to wash it off and found out it was oil the guy...

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Thank dezal
Yucaipa, California
Reviewed 19 May 2015

The Sea Sprite is located within walking distance of anything that you want to do in Hermosa Beach. It isn't beautiful, but if you are looking for a party weekend, this is the place. It is right on the beach and it walking distance from The Comedy and Magic Club, the Strand, restaurants, bars and shopping. We show up on...

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2Thank John D
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 27 April 2015

If you're looking for luxury this is not your place but the location is absolutely the best. It is clean, and comfortable and right on the beach. I was a little surprised how run down the place looked when I got there, but it came highly recommended so I gave it a chance. I was not disappointed. You stay here...

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2Thank Jeremy S
Lakeside AZ
Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

This is an Old School on the beach hotel. Full kitchens available but No pots pans glasses utensils dishes etc. Very old and in need of refurbishment. Stairs to 2nd floor pretty steep. We ha room 28 on the 2nd floor and it had a great view of the beach and ocean. With all the negatives, the location is fabulous...

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Thank Traveler477
Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

Stayed 3 nights in room 28 upstairs in north motel building. Good things: on the strand, our room faced the ocean with slider doors in both living and bedroom with a balcony with chairs, roomy, clean, lots of towels, hot water in shower but tiny and floor slippery, full sized fridge, stove and kitchen sink, small microwave and coffee maker,...

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Thank susanr47
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Great view onto the beach! Close to restaurants and shops. Also close to the airport if you're looking for somewhere nice to stay that's an easy commute. Reasonably priced and free wifi that actually works. Rent bikes from the surf shop around the corner and cruise up/down to Santa Monica, Venice Beach or Redondo Beach.

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Thank Alana H
Everett, Washington
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Not a fancy place but clean and quiet and best of all right on the beach just a short walk from the Hermosa Beach pier. This is a real special place because of the location. I loved our top floor unit with a killer sunset view.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sea Sprite Ocean Front Motel has been family owned and operated since 1964. We are located just 5 miles from LAX and about 30 minutes away from all major Southern California destinations such as Universal Studios, Disneyland and Hollywood. We welcome your family to come enjoy the beach with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sea Sprite Ocean Front Motel and Apartments

Address: 1016 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3734
Region: United States > California > Hermosa Beach
Price Range: ₹ 8,100 - ₹ 18,990 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 42
Also Known As:
Sea Sprite Ocean Front Motel And Apartments Hotel Hermosa Beach
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Hermosa Beach
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Corner room with balcony facing ocean is our favorite. Cottage rental for large party available also!”
 of 5 bubbles XOXOKendra, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Recommend a balcony room”
 of 5 bubbles W1394IMscottj, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Book well in advance of your trip.”
 of 5 bubbles michaeldH852EN, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room A-1. It's the best room. The only option for us.”
 of 5 bubbles AthleticTouchMom, 29 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Upstairs for sure with a view.”
 of 5 bubbles GenotheViking, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
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