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Las Vegas
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63 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel looks nice and the beds were comfortable. Compared to other hotels in the area, you can't beat the price for what you get... But, if you are being nit picky, this hotel has issues. Cleanliness isn't perfect. There was someone else's hair in my sink and one of the comforters in my room was dirty. The gym had... More 

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CLOVIS, United States
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We decided on a last minute trip to Venice Beach to celebrate our daughters birthday. We had no plans, no reservations, nothing. Got here and spent the day doing what you do at the beach when I finally decided to call around for a room. Spoke to a couple of places and the BW was by far the best deal... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super cute room with a beach theme. Love the solid surface flooring-no gross carpet!! Great value! $179/night with free parking. Cannot beat that price! Not within walking distance to beach-but only a quick drive.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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59 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only about a mile or so from the Santa Monica Pier, this is a fantastic place to spend the night. What I loved was the room had laminate wood flooring and plantation shutters NO CARPETS OR CURTAINS. Very environmentally friendly. Best price I could find for this area. Friendly staff and free underground parking. It is within a mile or... More 

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Fredrikstad, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean an nice rooms without carpets. Nice and quiet at night. Free parking underground. Easy bus ride to the beach. Nice and service minded staff. We stayed here for three nights, and it served as home base for us exploring Santa Monica beach, Venice beach and Hollywood (by car). Highly recommended.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best Western Santa Monica was our last stopping point following our route 1 pacific coast highway adventure, and we were not disappointed. The room was big, spacious clean and had inviting decor. The bathroom was spacious and all facilities well maintained. Hotel staff were very friendly, warm, inviting and helped us on a number of occasions during our stay. The... More 

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

Hello and thank you ever so much for your review. We appreciate knowing that your experience at the Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel wrapped up your California adventure on an exciting and impressive high note! Thank you for your thoughtful feedback, our team always appreciates knowing when they have provided excellent customer service. Please contact us when you plan your... More 

Henderson, Nevada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place and convenient location. The interior was modern and they provided a coupon for IHOP next door. One small issue with A/C was fixed quickly and to our satisfaction. It was close to many attractions.

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

Hello and thank you so much for your feedback; we were happy to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your accommodations and that our engineering team quickly responded to your needs and delivered satisfactory results! We will share your comments with our entire team. Thank you again for being our guest. More 

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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is very well located in Santa Monica, close to shops and restaurants, including the popular mall. The rooms are a good size, very comfortable, and cheerfully decorated. The price beats any lodging in the area, and it's easy to get to from other destinations in Santa Monica, if you want to focus your trip there, or elsewhere, if... More 

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

Dear Guest, thank you ever so much for your five bubble review! We are thrilled that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us and that our services and amenities created a truly memorable experience! Thank you also for your kind recommendation of our front office and housekeeping staff. Our entire hotel staff enjoyed providing you with warm hospitality and service;... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Santa Monica Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel for the last night of our Route 66 adventure. The hotel was only a stone’s throw from the finishing point, and very easily found just off Santa Monica Boulevard. It had a huge underground parking area, on two levels. The hotel was modern and clean, with good facilities. Our... More 

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

Cheerful greetings from Sunny Santa Monica! Thank you for choosing the Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel before the endpoint of your Route 66 adventure! Thank you so much for your four bubble review of our property and for sharing your glowing comments with the Trip Advisor community! Customers like you continually inspire us and your comments will be shared with... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 6 nights, as a combination of business and vacation. The staff are excellent - polite, friendly and very welcoming. The room we had was spacious and bright, with possibly the most comfortable bed. Ihop is great for breakfast but for any other meal, you need to walk a fair distance or travel the 20 blocks or... More 

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

Thank you so much for your feedback, we share it with all of our team members. We were happy to read that you thoroughly enjoyed your accommodations and the comfort of our pillow top mattresses. Many of our hotel guests mention how comfortable they are! We will be happy to assist you when your travels bring you back to Santa... More 

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: £163 - £260 (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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“Rooms facing street are quiet, so probably any room will be comfortable and restful.”
 of 5 bubbles CBarNyc, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher floor, non-smoking, away from the corner unit”
 of 5 bubbles wolveriana, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“room 404 was fine close too exit door”
 of 5 bubbles 703renev, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Do NOT take a floor higher than the second floor or you wont be sleeping much.”
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“ask for a room that is not facing the road”
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