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Charlestown, Nevis
Reviewed 23 January 2011

I chose this hotel because of it's great location and good reviews on tripadvisor. Overall, you get what you pay for. No wonder it costs half that any competing hotels in the area. Still, not saying it's a bad deal. If this is your max budget go ahead and book it. I'd rather spend more next time and stay in...

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susansomers, General Manager at Cal Mar Hotel Suites, responded to this review

Greetings George N, thank you for posting your feedback on Trip Advisor, we appreciate your noting that our property is a good value, a great location and our staff is always available to assist with any need that a guest might have. It is our goal to provide a clean, comfortable place for our guests. We are constantly updating our...

Stratford, Wisconsin
Reviewed 17 January 2011

Pros: Very spacious. Kitchen with plates/cups/silverware. Easy walk to beach/pier and shopping. Price to value. The pool was heated. Cons: Can hear quite a bit of neighbors/outside. Hard to regulate temperature.

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susansomers, General Manager at Cal Mar Hotel Suites, responded to this review

Thank your Roderick 701 for posting your experience at our property. We appreciate your highlighting the value of our property, and the great accessibility to all of the venues in Santa Monica. We appreciate your feedback on your concerns as well and are sharing them with our maintenance department. At the present time we are renovating all of our downstairs...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 January 2011

We stayed 3 nights at the Cal-Mar with our teenage sons. It is impeccably clean, spacious , quiet and perfect for a family on holiday. We would highly recommend it to anyone wanting to stay in beautiful Santa Monica.

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susansomers, General Manager at Cal Mar Hotel Suites, responded to this review

Greetings HMWH, thank you so very much for taking the time to post your experience at the Cal Mar Hotel during your recent visit. We are so delighted that we exceeded your expectations and that it was a great “fit” for your family. We try to raise the bar for guest service at our property and are always pleased when...

Brisbane
Reviewed 3 December 2010

Although we arrived earlier than the regular check-in time after a 13 hour flight from Brisbane, the accomodating staff had our room available quickly, so that we could get some much-needed sleep. It seems to be an older hotel, but the rooms are charming and extremely clean. Fresh flowers add to the appeal. The bed was very comfortable. This hotel...

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susansomers, General Manager at Cal Mar Hotel Suites, responded to this review

Thank you Aus wizard for posting your experience on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that we were able to accommodate you after your long flight. We strive to maximize our guests’ experience during their visit to our property and to meet our guests’ expectations upon arrival. We are happy that you were comfortable and appreciate you mentioning our close proximity...

Surrey, UK
Reviewed 13 November 2010

Stayed here on visit from UK, about the fifth time in six years I think. Yes, the style is a bit "dated", as people say; yes, you don't get luxurious bathroom amenities; yes, it's unfortunate that steps have to be negotiated to access all suites; yes, a needed refurbishment is still in progress. But, as long time and many time...

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susansomers, General Manager at Cal Mar Hotel Suites, responded to this review

Greetings Usaphile from the Cal Mar Hotel in Santa Monica. We want to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to post your reflections and experience on your recent visit to our property. We appreciate that you noted the “value” of our property. Our entire staff is dedicated to enhancing our guests’ experience insuring that they have...

Surrey
Reviewed 3 November 2010

Amazing place so close to the beach and 3rd street Promenarde. We booked for 2 nights but decided to stay one more. The staff are all extreamly helpful. They had good knowledge of the area, helped us check in online for our return. Nothing was too much trouble. The room we had was very spacious lounge diner, kitchen, bedroom, bathroom,...

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susansomers, General Manager at Cal Mar Hotel Suites, responded to this review

Greetings Lynnie11. We want to express our heartfelt thanks for posting your review reflecting your experience at the Cal Mar. We strive to enhance our guests’ experience and as you mentioned our Front Desk staff is extremely knowledgeable about the exciting venues in the Santa Monica area. We appreciate so very much your taking the time to highlight your experience...

Sydney, Austra
Reviewed 30 October 2010

My two teenage sons and I found the apartment well set up and in an ideal location, one block from the beach and one block to the mall. The staff were very helpful and welcoming. The place is dated, but that's part of its charm.

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Greetings frangipani2095. We appreciate so very much your taking the time to reflect on your recent visit to our property. Our staff works consistently to raise the bar on guest service and we are delighted that we exceeded your expectation. Many thanks again, and we hope to see you next time you are in our area.

Reviewed 17 October 2010

Quirky - yes; dated - yes; soundproof - no.... But we enjoyed our stay here. Our King garden view suite was spacious, clean and comfortable for the two of us. Only slight downside was the noise from the street and neighbours - small children can be very noisy! The price for this place makes it worthwhile. Great location with only...

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susansomers, General Manager at Cal Mar Hotel Suites, responded to this review

Greetings and thanks so very much for posting your experience on Trip Advisor. We appreciate you choosing our property during your recent visit and highlighting our location which makes it so easy for the traveler to walk to any event that they may wish to visit during their stay. We appreciate your mention of the value of the Cal Mar...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2010

We waited a week or so before posting this just to make sure we were not been too unkind. My partner booked this hotel on the reviews and photos however I had no idea of where we were staying until we arrived. We had driven from Las Vegas and had arrived at around 0845 pm. My first impression was that...

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susansomers, General Manager at Cal Mar Hotel Suites, responded to this review

Thank you Scaphoid66 for posting your comments relative to our property on Trip Advisor. We apologize for not meeting your expectations upon your arrival. As you are aware our property is an all suite property located in a very convenient location. We find that many of our repeat guests appreciate the eclectic feel of the Cal Mar and appreciate the...

Coolangatta, Australia
Reviewed 20 September 2010

Stayed at Cal Mar for two nights, then again for one night at the end of our five week US/Canada holiday. We agree with previous reviews in that it is an older style unit, so don't expect any frills - no free shampoo/moisturisers etc. (But who needs them?) The unit was very comfortable and clean. The units are one bedroom...

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Hello MingymooBrisbae, we would like thank you for sharing your experience at the Cal Mar Hotel during your recent visit. We are delighted that you returned to our property once again at the end of your stay. Our staff is dedicated to enhancing our guests’ experience while they are visiting Santa Monica. We are glad that you found the accommodations...

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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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Additional Information about Cal Mar Hotel Suites

Address: 220 California Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90403-3606
Region: United States > California > Santa Monica > Santa Monica
Price Range: ₹ 14,715 - ₹ 22,041 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cal Mar Hotel Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Cal Mar Santa Monica
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#19 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
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