Cal Mar Hotel Suites
Address220 California Avenue Los AngelesSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
Active families who need room to move will love these apartment-sized suites with full kitchens and extra sofa beds. A small pool and location close to the beach and shops go a long way toward making up for the generic decor and a fair bit of noise.
A 1940s apartment building, the Cal-Mar has been a hotel since the 70s, and its old-time looks and retro bathrooms are gradually being updated with new-millennium furnishings. When moderate tariffs buy you a large suite (average 800 sq ft/74 sq m) with kitchen and a supercentral location, it's easy to overlook the occasional shortcoming like rattling plumbing and ambient noise. Its 36 suites are immaculately kept, and the residential neighborhood is safe, with leafy sidewalks. Plus, most of what you need is within walking distance. It's only a quick stroll to the beach, and the on-site heated pool comes in handy if the ocean's too cold for a swim (as it is in winter). The hotel offers discount passes to a nearby gym. Other perks for guests are free parking and self-service laundry.
Our independent authors have visited Cal Mar Hotel Suites and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Santa Monica.
Description provided by property
This ideally situated all-suite hotel is a 10-minute walk from Santa Monica State Beach Park. It features an outdoor heated pool and spacious suites with a fully equipped kitchen.
Accommodations at Cal Mar Hotel Suites include cable TV along with a living room with a sofa bed. The traditionally decorated suites also provide a dining area and ceiling fans.
The hotel offers a tour desk. Car rentals can be made at the front desk.
Third Street Promenade is less than a 10-minute walk from Cal Mar Suites. Los Angeles International Airport is 10 miles away.
Early check-in may be available at a half-day rate.
Please note: Rates are based on single occupancy, extra person charges are applicable. Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Set in Los Angeles in the California Region, 7 km from Getty Center, Cal Mar Hotel Suites boasts a year-round outdoor pool and views of the pool.
Some units have a seating area to relax in after a busy day. Each room is equipped with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hair dryer.
You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property.
Los Angeles County Museum Of Art / LACMA is 14 km from Cal Mar Hotel Suites, while Dolby Theater is 18 km away. The nearest airport is Los Angeles International Airport, 12 km from the property.
Services & facilities
- Family rooms
- Non-smoking rooms
- Tour desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Car hire
- Vending machine (drinks)
- Internet services
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