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stockton, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Friendly, safe, secure and quiet. Enjoyed our stay. Would stay there again at Best Western. I'm most concerned about safety and getting a good night sleep. I don't like a noisy hotel and our stay here was excellent.

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice staff: fast with info and extra towels. Quick check in. Easy parking in garage. Full breakfast: eggs, bacon, breads, fruit, cereals. Beachy decor: flip flop photos and "board walk" floors in room. 19 blocks from the beach.

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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, our team truly enjoys meeting all of our visitors! We’re happy that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your return visit should your travels bring you back to Santa Monica, CA. With kind regards

Foster City, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with my friends on a trip to Santa Monica and we stayed at the best western and were pleasantly surprised. It wasn't a super high end hotel but we got a great value for the price. Overall the room was clean, comfortable and met our needs.

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

Greetings from Santa Monica! Thank you for selecting the Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel on your recent trip to Santa Monica. Our team was happy to read you enjoyed your accommodations and our property was a great match for your needs. Please think of us the next time your travels bring you back to Santa Monica! We will be happy...

New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped overnight in Santa Monica so that we could meet friends in the morning. We had no reservation but wanted to be near "the action"--the wharf. When we learned the price of the watefront hotel --probably close to $400 per night by the time we paid for parking--we decided to try the Best Western. The price was right, parking...

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

Hello Guest, We’re so glad that you decided to choose the Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel on your recent stopover in Santa Monica. Thank you for sharing your great travel tips along with a fantastic review of our property and hospitable service. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future!

Orange, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reasonably priced, well-located BW Gateway hotel provides a great alternative to more expensive options in Santa Monica. Rooms are nicely decorated and the employees are more friendly than larger, more expensive hotels! This hotel is very well-run.

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

Hello Guest, we appreciate you posting your five bubble review and mentioning all the wonderful qualities that make the Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel such a great value for the destination. We will be happy to assist you when your travels bring you back to Santa Monica for business or pleasure. On behalf of our entire staff, we say thank...

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is far from the beach and downtown Santa Monica (at 20th st), but the nicest thing in favor is the free parking and free wi-fi. You get a lot of privacy because you can go to your room directly from the parking lot. (you need your room key to activate the elevators) Amenities, premises and service are the...

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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 review of the Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel. We appreciate you mentioning the value of our FREE parking and wi-fi; amenities that are a great added value when traveling! We do hope that you had a fantastic visit to Southern California. Thank you for being our guest and we will be happy to assist...

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excelent hotel. I really recommend. Excelent room. Marvelous bathroom. Park free. No breakfast. Not close to the pier but there are some public parking close to the pier. I recommend to use the public park 1 block from pier in colorado avenue crossing 2nd street, in front of mcdonald... its is free for the first 90 minutes. The hotel is...

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

Greetings from Santa Monica! We appreciate you taking the time to let us know how your experience was at the Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel. As you mention, the City of Santa Monica offers several public parking options in Downtown Santa Monica and the Pier area. We are thrilled that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay at our property and that...

British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to share my recent Best Western Plus Gateway experience. My overall stay was positive. There were a few quirks during my visit but the team did everything they could to help remedy. Good service is good business -- I wouldn't hesitate to rebook at this property again. Things you may find useful** A leisure (30) minute walk to...

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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 share your experience along with all the great photos from your trip! We always appreciate when our front office team is recognized for their great customer service. We will share your kind words with our entire staff, particularly Angie! We strive to offer the best in service and value to our...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a tour operator put our holiday together as we wanted to drive down the PCH. Think they chose this hotel for us as it was in between getting to Santa Monica Pier and getting to Hollywood, however because LA is such a big place it was still 30mins to get to anywhere so would recommend choosing what you'd...

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

Hello Guest, Thank you for being our guest during your SO CA Holiday! We always appreciate when our team is recognized for going above and beyond and providing our guests with great customer service! Thanks so much for your five bubble review; we look forward to hosting you again on a future visit!

Melbourne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed here previously in 2012 and stayed again in January 2017. Since 2012 the property has been renovated. Beds are comfortable, pillows comfortable. Underground parking. IHOP next door. Shopping a drive away. Wi-fi available. Small fridge in room. Would stay here again.

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

Hello SueMelbourne, We are thrilled that you chose to stay with us on your return visit to our charming beach side community, Santa Monica! We are particularly glad that you had an opportunity to revisit after our renovation. Thank you for mentioning all the guest amenities that add value to the guest experience. We look forward to being your home...

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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
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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 Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404-1909
Region: United States > California > Santa Monica > Santa Monica
Price Range: £189 - £275 (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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“We always try to book a higher floor.”
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“get a room as far away from the street as possible”
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“Avoid room near elevator or vending/ice machine.”
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“Rooms facing street are quiet, so probably any room will be comfortable and restful.”
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“Higher floor, non-smoking, away from the corner unit”
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