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Sea Blue Hotel

1,158 reviews
Traveller (440)
Room & Suite (98)
Pool & Beach (18)
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
2.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewshotel californiamovie postersgreat locationthe santa monica pierhardwood floorschez jaymuscle beachqueen bedan older hotelseparate bedroomcleaning staffshort walk to the beachocean avethird street promenadeocean viewcartersurfboards
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Reviewed 2 January 2015

Cheap is cheap, but was still surprised when we opened the door to our suite and saw how shabby this place looked. Even our 12 year old granddaughter said that camp looked better! Were told we had one of the best rooms, but that was...More

1  Thank donart
Response from Hotel Californi... S, Front Office Manager at Sea Blue HotelResponded 4 January 2015

We're sorry to hear that you and your family didn't enjoy your experience with us. As we always say, our hotel isn't for everyone. The majority of our guests are adventurous outgoing travelers, looking for a place to stay that is unique and different. We...More

Reviewed 2 January 2015

My family spent 2 nights at the Hotel California at the end of a 3 week trip to the U.S. Great little retro vibe. Rooms are simply furnished and very clean. The staff Aaron and James were friendly and helpful- all you could wish for....More

3  Thank dmistry2016
Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

This hotel was not what we expected, but in a good way. While the place does need some overall maintenance upgrades it is a great deal. James really made our stay outstanding by going above and beyond to help us with anything we needed. Would...More

Thank Natalie3007
Reviewed 1 January 2015

Booked 2 rooms for family. We were facing Ocean Avenue so it was pretty noisy. It was very chilly in the rooms and we are from Canada! Finally got very old heater to work and gave portable heater to our sons in other room. Wireless...More

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

I stayed here with my two kids for one night, and ended up wishing we were staying here the whole trip! The location is perfect, just up a hill from the beach, about one block from the pier. Easy walk to the Promenade, shops, restaurants....More

Thank Keribee
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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Price range
US$196 - US$382 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica
#13 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
#15 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
#17 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Price range
US$196 - US$382 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica
#13 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
#15 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
#17 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Traveller (440)
Room & Suite (98)
Pool & Beach (18)
Dining (5)
Hotel & Grounds (363)
Bathroom (11)
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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
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Alison P
26 September 2017|
Response from Sharon H | Reviewed this property |
Yes I'm sure it will be. No reason to change it I don't think
Cathy L
25 September 2017|
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Response from Canadauk2012 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay - no idea as have short cropped hair !
Heather S
26 June 2017|
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Response from SFTrish | Reviewed this property |
Hi, My guess is that you can leave your bags in the reception area. They are quite accommodating to their guests
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