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Sea Blue Hotel

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A Classic, Oceanfront Santa Monica Hotel (formerly Hotel California) Unwind at this laid-back, oceanfront hideaway along the Pacific. Bask in the sun and carefree lifestyle of Southern California and stay a while at the Sea Blue Hotel. With a prime beachfront address, our tranquil, seaside refuge welcomes you to the heart of Santa Monica. Relax in our private courtyard with beach access, so you can dip your toes in the sand any time. Stay within walking distance of the Santa Monica Pier and the iconic Pacific Park Ferris wheel, and close to the local shops and galleries that line the Third Street Promenade. Just minutes from LAX, Venice Beach, and Malibu, our modern, surf-inspired accommodations with free Wi-Fi will leave you rested and relaxed, so you can head out to catch some waves and explore the best parts of coastal Southern California.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Quirky Hotels
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
82Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
24Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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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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Was booked there by my corporate travel and I was worried as not 4 stars. What a delight. The location, the property (immaculate and so funky) and the wondaful people were all amazing. The price was ridiculous. Cant recommend highly enough. What a value for fun So Cal beach
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This is an awesome hotel! It was a very nice room with all you would want to have when you arrive from along trip. We had traveled all day from N.C. for a 5 day vacation. The bed was very comfortable and the room was spacious. The location was convent to dining, sight seeing and
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For three people each needing own bed, this was a great option and way to kick off a week in California. Charming courtyard-like exterior with view of ocean and easy walk to the pier. Rooms were clean and freshly painted, very well decorated with colorful beachy feel. Parking is
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Incredibly perfect hotel for a stay at the beach. You can see the ocean from your window, walk to the pier, and get inside deets about filming locations. The check in office had free coffee and snacks, along with maps, sights to see and things to do. The rooms were clean and
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Turning to Trip Advisor, as we often do, in order to identify fun, hip and funky places, we settled on the Sea Blue for what was to be a week long stay. We left after one night. The price far exceeds the quality. The Sea Blue is blessed with a great location. There is a quaint,
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Response from Sea Blue S, Manager at Sea Blue Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear NHJimmy, I appreciate you taking the time to share your experience while staying with us. Your feedback is very important to me and the entire team. Traveling is a huge deal and for that reason it is very important that our guests enjoy their stay. I am sorry that your stay was not the best. Please reach out to me directly. I would like the opportunity to speak to you. Best, Mari Estrada Manager Sea Blue Hotel
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How do I reserve a daily parking space?
I think they will probably answer you directly. I was a little worried about that too, but they have a system where no one gets blocked in. They will work it out for you, should be no problem.
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Is there air conditioning?
I believe only in certain units- you have to ask fir those rooms... but they did give us fans.
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Yes the rooms do have a safe. Sorry for late reply
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Yes I'm sure it will be. No reason to change it I don't think
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Sorry for delay - no idea as have short cropped hair !
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"3-bed suite with separate bedroom and nook off the living room was great"
"Ask for one in the back, which I understand are larger and more expensive. We didn't get to see them as they were all occupied."
"Room #35 was just fine."
"Choose a room in back"
"I understand some rooms have AC and others don't. Request it when you book if you want it."
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 253 - US$ 391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
california hotel santa monicahotel california santa monicacalifornia santa monica
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Hotel California
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaSanta MonicaSanta Monica
NUMBER OF ROOMS
27
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