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Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Santa monica tour stay was awesome clean room, friendly staff, cross d street n big blue bus is available if u decide not to drive, next door restaurant "Randy n Hudson" was great n went to pharmacy across the street coz I forgot allergy meds do all in all my stay there was great

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent seven days at the Best Western. Very convenient for UCLA Santa Monica hospital where we spent most of our time. A ten minute walk. The room was very comfortable. I like the wood floor instead of carpet. Had everything we needed. A good shower, comfortable bed, refrigerator, and quiet. Free parking for one car. They have included breakfast which...

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BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review

We are inspired when guests take the time to provide their feedback! Many of our guests comment on the comfort of our pillow top mattresses and how much they appreciate the laminate wood flooring; we are so glad that you enjoyed them as well. Please visit us again to experience more of the Santa Monica lifestyle!

Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here three nights while travelling across America. It's a small hotel on the corner of a busy crossroad however we did not hear any traffic noise. The room had all the necessary amenities and the bed was very comfortable, just two minor things one is why are all American fridges noisy all the hotels including this one have...

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BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review

Thanks so much for sharing your in-depth review; your comments are very important to us! I am sorry that you experienced some noise disturbance from the room above you. Thank you for your favorable mention of the new California Diner Restaurant which recently opened, I will be certain to pass along your gracious review. We appreciate receiving ideas on how...

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was approximately (10) minutes away by car from the Santa Monica Pier and the Third Street Promenade. The hotel was very clean, the room was nice and certainly adequate and the manager at the front desk was very accommodating. We also liked the fact that the hotel had an IHop attached to it which we found very convenient.

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BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review

Hello from LA’S Beach City, Santa Monica! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with the Trip Advisor community. I’m glad to read that you enjoyed your stay and found our accommodations to be pleasing. Our IHOP restaurant has recently been re-branded as a California Diner and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Thank you for...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms were comfortable, nothing fancy. Great location,close to everything. We just spent a night and needed a place to lay our heads at night. Room is fine for the few hours of sleep. Not a place I would stay to relax in the room, but proximity to all the attractions was great.

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BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review

Hello Gary925, We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback. It’s great that our Best Western brand was a quality choice and perfect for your travel needs. Thank you for being our guest and please visit us again soon!

MADISON
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here while attending a RPCV 50th Reunion as did several other couples at the event. Our room was pleasant, clean, and quiet and--although the restaurant was still closed, we had excellent free breakfasts in a very near location (across the driveway). The hotel was easy to find and navigate in and out of for out-of-town visitors and in a...

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BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review

Dear ANN JARVELLA W., Congratulations on your 50th RPCV Reunion, thank you for staying with us for your special occasion. We’re so happy to read that your visit was memorable and earned our team a five bubble review. I’m happy to share that the restaurant (which was temporarily closed for renovation and re-branding) has re-opened as a California Diner and...

Marbella, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago

For the money we paid we felt that the hotel was dated and tired, the breakfast buffet was poor but the staff was friendly. Free parking under the building was a plus but would go elsewhere next time. No pool área, at least we did not see one.

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BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, we strive to offer the highest quality of accommodations, service and value to all of our guests. We sincerely appreciate your feedback. By telling us about your experience, it helps us to continually measure our services. Thank you for choosing our property and we do hope you will consider us for a future visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

You can hear people walking above you.... Wifi was the most unreliable ...we've had better reception in 3rd world countries. The Brst Western so called Help Desk is a joke. If you decide to stay here, only use Uber....regular taxi cost 45$ to get here while Uber charged only 17$ to return. Front desk gave us wrong keys to wrong...

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BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience. We value your comments and your satisfaction is important to us. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. Your comments have been shared with our management team. I hope that you will consider staying with us again...

Burnaby, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall everything was really good. The only comment that I have, is that they didn't provide for a free continental breakfast. The room was very nice. Parking was also well set up underground where it's safe.

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BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, your business is very important to us and we value your comments. Many of our guests mention the convenience of our underground parking and comfort of our guest rooms; so glad that you enjoyed your accommodations. Regarding breakfast, the reason it is not served in the hotel is because we have a full service restaurant...

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

room was a good size and clean the hotel staff are very helpful and always on hand to help with any issues and even getting around Los angles with maps and travel information i would stay there again very close to the Santa Monica beach and shopping center also for people who dont hire a car the big blue bus...

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BWGateway, Guest Relations Manager at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, responded to this review

Hello Kevin034, We were thrilled to read your glowing review! More so, that you had a lovely visit and were able to experience Santa Monica like a local! I will forward your wonderful feedback to our front office team as we always appreciate knowing that we have provided excellent customer service. Please visit us again for business or pleasure!

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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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Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel in Santa Monica's Beach Cities burgeoning neighborhood located on historic Route 66 and easy accessibility to all that Los Angeles has to offer! Mid-City Santa Monica The Gateway Hotel is located less than two miles from Santa Monica's beach side, The Santa Monica Pier and pedestrian friendly Third Street Promenade with an array of luxury shopping and dining all within walking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

Address: 1920 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90404-1909
Region: United States > California > Santa Monica > Santa Monica
Price Range: £164 - £266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica 3*
Number of rooms: 122
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Also Known As:
Best Western Santa Monica
Santa Monica Best Western
Hotel Style:
#15 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
#16 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
#17 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
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