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    Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

    1920 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90404-1909
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$ 290
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          Overview
          • Excellent25%
          • Very good50%
          • Average20%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “free parking” (103 reviews)
          “ihop attached” (16 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
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          Multilingual Staff
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          2.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Very clean, easy to find, and simple check in and out! The only thing was no hot tub or pool. My boyfriend and I enjoyed it very much! About 10 minutes from the beach and 30 minutes from Universal Studios!More

          Review collected in partnership with Best Western
          Thank shevonnar
          Response from BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa MonicaResponded 1 week ago

          Hello Shevonnar, Thank you ever so much for your five bubble review! Our guests often mention how convenient and accessible our location is to all of the major attractions; it was fantastic to read that you and your boyfriend had a great time! Thank you...More

          Hotel's Favourite
          Reviewed 6 May 2017

          Spent seven days at the Best Western. Very convenient for UCLA Santa Monica hospital where we spent most of our time. A ten minute walk. The room was very comfortable. I like the wood floor instead of carpet. Had everything we needed. A good shower,...More

          Thank steve5074
          Response from BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa MonicaResponded 12 May 2017

          We are inspired when guests take the time to provide their feedback! Many of our guests comment on the comfort of our pillow top mattresses and how much they appreciate the laminate wood flooring; we are so glad that you enjoyed them as well. Please...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Stayed here with my wife and daughters. Very clean, good housemaids and friendly and welcoming staff. Has a good option right next door with once again friendly and welcoming staff. ( Our waitress was called Kate. 10/10) This accommodation is only an easy 40 min...More

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          Response from BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa MonicaResponded 1 week ago

          Dear Sean161158, We love to receive feedback from our guests, thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience. We will share your thoughtful review with our entire team, as well as with Kate from Rudy & Hudson, California Diner! Self Parking...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Had some issues with sorting out our Hollywood trip and the reception were wonderful. Always willing to help as out trip had been booked on the wrong day by the tour company. Long walk to find restaurants but very happy with the hotel ,staff and...More

          Thank AJones1949
          Response from BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa MonicaResponded 1 week ago

          Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. So sorry to hear that your Hollywood tour was scheduled on the wrong day by the tour company, however, was very happy to read that our friendly and knowledgeable front office associates were...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          We usually spend at least $400/night when we stay in Santa Monica so I was really worried about the quality of this hotel before I saw it. It's not glamorous on the outside and the room was basic but a good size and EXTREMELY CLEAN!!...More

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          Thank yenbad
          Response from BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa MonicaResponded 1 week ago

          Hello Guest, Thank you ever so much for your detailed review of your stay. We will be sure to acknowledge our housekeeping staff for their exceptional service. We are conveniently located near St. Johns Hospital and the nearby medical offices are within walking distance. So...More

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room Service
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Laundry Service
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 257 - US$ 343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #15 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
          • #16 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
          • #17 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 122
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          • Santa Monica Best Western
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          Traveller (170)
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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
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          richard h
          We are coming to this hotel in May for our Honeymoon, what is the single most exciting thing to do here?
          7 January 2017|
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          Response from BWGateway | Property representative |
          Below are some helpful visitor resources to explore Santa Monica and the greater LA area. If you are interested in experiencing a day tour to one of the theme parks, such as Universal Studios or Disneyland our friendly and... More
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          Cristina C
          Do you offer free parking?
          27 October 2016|
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          Response from BWGateway | Property representative |
          The Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica offers two levels of underground parking: One Complimentary Parking Pass per room (clearance is 7ft). Thank you and we look forward to your visit.
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          Michael J
          Where do i get the shuttle bus from lax to best western gateway santa monica
          29 September 2016|
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          Response from mammatVancouver | Reviewed this property |
          As the other lady replied, there is either Uber or cab service to the hotel. The cab cost us $50.00 from airport to the hotel. Uber cost us $20.00 from hotel to airport
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          "Santa Monica pier is only a short bus ride away."
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