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Hotel Erwin

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 10 February 2013 via mobile

7day business trip residence.Very nice, clean modern rooms with lots of space, also in the bathroom. Location directly at the beach and next to crazy Venice boardwalk. Cafés and Stores nearby. View from the rooftop terrace is amazing. And they have a great roomservice team. It only does not feel safe, being outdoor alone after nightfall in that area. But...

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scastady, Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Dear Moxymom, I agree, the rooftop view is amazing. Whenever it’s a busy day, I always take time to go up there and take in the wonderful view, best part of my day. Thank you so much for you kind review and we hope to see you back soon! Best, Sean Castady Rooms Division Manager

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 4 February 2013

The location is fantastic, the price is excellent for an oceanfront room (at least in January when we have stayed), and the staff provide excellent customer service. Specifically when we called to book our room, Lisette was helpful in our booking, and when we checked in Nicole was very accommodating. In years prior, we stayed on the 5th or 6th...

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scastady, Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Dear Jkinz, I was thrilled to see that you enjoyed your stay with us. Looks like you go the full Erwin/Venice Beach experience. We really appreciate you taking the time to write the review and share with future visitors all that we have to offer. Thanks and we hope to see you back again soon! Best, Sean Castady Rooms Division...

Coral Gables, Florida
Reviewed 2 February 2013 via mobile

Booked an ocean front room. When I opened my room door I noticed that my view was of the neighboring parking lot. I returned to the front desk where I was informed that all rooms on the 4th floor are "ocean front." I was given a breakfast voucher for my trouble. I feel strongly that the hotels claim of ocean...

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scastady, Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Dear Jmclaughlinjr, Thank you for choosing Erwin for you recent stay in Venice Beach. I apologize about the miscommunication of views for certain rooms types; however I am happy to see the team made up for it. Please contact myself directly next time you are in the area and I will make sure we are on top of getting the...

Frederick, Maryland
Reviewed 27 January 2013

Stayed for a night at Hotel Erwin in December. I was very impressed with the quality of the service I received from the front desk staff. They were friendly, helpful, and authentic. The room was clean and well-appointed. I appreciated extras like q-tips in the bathroom (a very simple thing, yet most hotels overlook it). We received an excellent discount...

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scastady, Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Dear Meghan1214, I am so glad to read that you were impressed with the great service during your visit; that’s what we’re all about. Thank you for mentioning the little extra that we do to meet and exceed our guest’s expectations, we really appreciate it. We hope to see you back soon at Erwin! Warm Regards, Sean Castady Rooms Division...

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 24 January 2013

From the moment the four of us entered the hotel, we were treated like just the people they were all waiting for. And when the reception desk worker discovered that our room wasn't yet ready, he presented us with a voucher for complimentary breakfast. Which, by the way, was delicious, fresh, and beautifully presented. The rooms (we got 2 suites)...

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scastady, Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Dear jwh_10m, I love to read reviews like yours, it makes my day. We were so happy to hear that Erwin was exactly what you were looking for and we want to say a big thank you for choosing us. We hope that you can make it back again sometime soon! Warm Regards, Sean Castady Rooms Division Manager

Sao Jose dos Campos
Reviewed 24 January 2013

Our view was for an alley. The tinted glass bathroom sliding door provided no privacy in the toilet. A lot of extras, such as internet connection, valet parking (very expensive). The comfort was not too bad, but for the price that was expected.

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scastady, Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Dear Marina311, Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your stay. I apologize that you felt there was a lot of extra charges and that the view was not as you would have liked. I will make sure to follow up with my team so they explain the certain room types and views associated with them....

Los Angeles, CA, United States
Reviewed 21 January 2013

Wasn't even a guest at this hotel, needed a favor from the reception desk and the receptionist working (Yerin, I believe) was more than helpful and went above and beyond. Because of this hospitality I would definitely recommend to friends and family.

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scastady, Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Dear Max L, I love to see that your very short interaction compelled you to write the review. I want to say thank you for the kind words about our employee and we hope to see you as a guest sometime soon! Warm Regards, Sean Castady Rooms Division Manager

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 17 January 2013

The hotel is in such a great location, walking distance to a lot of cool places--bars/restaurants-- in Venice Beach including the beach and the strand (bike path). Also super close to Abbott Kinney Ave, a great, artsy neighborhood shopping area with cute one-of-a-kind boutiques, coffee shops, bars and restaurants. And it's pretty close to Santa Monica pier and 3rd Street...

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scastady, Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Dear DDSILVA114, Thank you so much for your review; we appreciate you sharing your experience here on TripAdvisor with future guests. I apologize that the parking charge was not mentioned to you when you arrived. We have valet parking only; however there is plenty of street parking in the area that is free. I am so happy to see you...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2013 via mobile

We arrived at Venice Beach after driving all day from Arizona and booked on spec - the staff were helpful, front desk and especially concierge. The tarried seemed reasonable... until you added parking, and even wifi - the only US hotel at which we paid for wifi! It all adds up. Highlight: Sunset cocktails at the rooftop bar. The view...

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scastady, Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Dear MissAnd123, Thanks for choosing us for you recent trip to Venice Beach. We really appreciate all of your comments and taking the time to write the review. I will make sure to share with the staff as well! Best, Sean Castady Rooms Division Manager

Cincinnati
Reviewed 5 January 2013

Stylish modern hotel with side views of the ocean. Right off of the beach and bike path. Located down the beach from Santa Monica pier and shopping district. The neighborhood is typical beachfront shops and bars just for reference.

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scastady, Manager at Hotel Erwin, responded to this review

Dear Kyle R, We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time in the area and at the hotel. I agree, our top floor does have some great views, especially now since it’s so much clearer. We hope to see you back soon! Best, Sean Castady Rooms Division Manager

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Venice
Venice has always danced to its own beat as the epicenter of bohemian culture in Los Angeles. Along the boardwalk there are street performers and local craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings, souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders do their tricks around the skate park. All of it happens under the warm California sun with sprawling views of sand and sea. Heading east, the main drags of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Main Street are lined with boutique shops, some major retail stores, art galleries and restaurants. Here the ambiance is more relaxed and upscale than the frenetic boardwalk area. Venice is a mostly walkable (and certainly bikeable) neighborhood, full of areas to explore.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking for an energized, personable, legendary guest experience and luxurious escape in an unbeatable location Hotel Erwin is your home away from home. Located in Venice Beach, California, Hotel Erwin overlooks the Pacific Ocean and endless expanses of sand and entertainment. While relaxing with us be sure to check out our breathtaking rooftop bar High and to take in a sunset that will last a lifetime. Our restaurant, Barlo, serves up breakfast and dinner and provides a stimulating alternative to the normal bland hotel dining experience. Close to Santa Monica, Los Angeles, Culver City, Beverly Hills and Marina del Rey, this Venice Beach luxurious hotel is your doorway to explore the beauty of Southern California. Nearby freeways and Los Angeles International airport give you easy access to come and go. A mere 200 feet from the sand and overlooking the famous boardwalk, Hotel Erwin is a pure Venice Beach experience with a level of customer service excellence that simply can't be beat! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Erwin

Address: 1697 Pacific Avenue, Venice Beach, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3613
Region: United States > California > Los Angeles > Venice , Westside
Price Range: £261 - £384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Erwin 3.5*
Number of rooms: 119
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Also Known As:
Erwin Hotel Los Angeles
Best Western Los Angeles
Los Angeles Best Western
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Los Angeles
#10 Business Hotel in Los Angeles
#23 Green Hotel in Los Angeles
#27 Romantic Hotel in Los Angeles
#31 Family Hotel in Los Angeles
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