The Hotel California

3 star hotel


1670 Ocean Avenue Los AngelesSee nearby area


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    Lonely Planet review

    A converted apartment complex, covered tastefully in ivy, offers sunny rooms and studios with kitchenette, and vintage surf rocker decor, walking distance to the promenade, the beach and Main St.

    Our independent authors have visited The Hotel California and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Santa Monica.

    Description provided by property

    This boutique California hotel is one-half mile from the Santa Monica Beach and Santa Monica Pier. It offers free WiFi, a Spanish courtyard and Hawaiian-themed rooms with surfboard headboards.

    Flat-screen TVs, a small fridge and in-room safe are standard in every room at Hotel California. Each warmly decorated room has hardwood floors and vintage Hawaiian art prints.

    The Hotel California Santa Monica features a private path to the beach. Guests have free use of laundry facilities and laundry soap.

    Venice Beach is 1.3 miles from The Hotel California. Third Street Promenade is just 10 minutes’ walk away. University of California Los Angeles is 6 miles away.

    Important information

    All reservations will be charged the first night's room and tax as a deposit in order to guarantee the room.

    Please note Reservations made with declined or invalid credit cards will be canceled.

    Please contact the property about parking rates and details. Space is limited and parking is on a first come, first serve basis.

    Please note: Free WiFi is available for basic applications. Additional bandwidth is available for an additional fee.

    Please note: The hotel has limited rooms with air-conditioning. These are typically reserved for guests with medical conditions. The remainder will be on a first-come-first-serve basis. 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.

    Services & facilities

    • Family
      • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking
      • Non-smoking throughout
      • Designated smoking area
      • Non-smoking rooms
    • Accessibility
      • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Outdoor space
      • Terrace
      • Garden
    • Guest services
      • 24-hour front desk
    • Wi-Fi/internet access
      • Free WiFi
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