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Malibu Beach Inn
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Reviewed 12 October 2011

The view from our room is THE best ocean view we've ever experienced! If you got any closer you'd be in the ocean. The room was exceptionally clean, service great with nice little touches such as coffee and cookies in the lobby. The butler service on the beach was great (if not a little pricey, but what can you expect for such an amazing location)
We'd have no problems returning to this great place. Highly recommended!

  • Stayed: August 2011, travelled as a couple
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malibubeachinn, Guest Relations Manager at Malibu Beach Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2011

Thank you so much for staying with us and sharing your experience! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time here and soaked in lots of ocean views! We look forward to welcoming you back soon! - The Malibu Beach Inn Team

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Reviewed 10 October 2011

We stayed at the Malibu Beach Inn for four nights from September 22 to 26, in room 210. This room had an ocean view balcony with a queen size bed.

For us, the wow factor was very high staying at this boutique hotel. First of all, the views of the ocean are jaw-dropping because the hotel is pretty much sitting right on the water! All of the staff were impressively polite, friendly, and professional. And that did not waiver during our entire stay.

The hand written note welcoming us to the hotel was an incredibly nice touch! And so was the goody bag that invited us to enjoy a complimentary movie night, complete with popcorn, bottled water and other treats. Furthermore, a tiny box of chocolates greeted us every night with evening turn-down service.

The bed was very comfortable, the linens were first-class, and the decor of the hotel was contemporary chic. I would have attached photos of our room and the incredible views from our balcony except we left our camera on the plane. :(

And the piece-de-la-resistance was the fireplace right off the balcony. Every evening we dimmed the lights, opened the patio door and listened to the sounds of the ocean waves while cozying up to the fireplace. It was truly a slice of heaven! Making it impossible to believe that all of the calamity and craziness of L.A. is only a few miles up the PCH.

The hotel itself sits on Carbon Beach, also known as Billionaire's Beach. So, every morning I walked on a beautiful strip of sand that is home to at least three well-known billionaires. Where else is that possible? Also, the Malibu pier is close-by and worth a visit as well.

Finally, on our day of departure, in addition to a copy of the L.A. Times, was a copy of the provincial newspaper from our home province! Again, an impressively nice touch!

We look forward to visiting this hotel again and again!

Room Tip: Go with the full ocean view rooms.
  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Thank Michael R
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malibubeachinn, Guest Relations Manager at Malibu Beach Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2011

Thank you so much for choosing Malibu Beach Inn and giving us such a glowing review. It's absolutely our pleasure to ensure that you have a wonderful stay, and we're delighted to hear that your visit exceeded your expectations in so many ways! (Although, we're super sorry to hear that you lost your camera on the way home!)

We appreciate your wonderful feedback and we welcome you back to take lots more photos any time! - The Malibu Beach Inn Team

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Reviewed 3 October 2011

Quite simply the BEST hotel in Malibu. We were on honeymoon and the staff and the hotel we just perfect. The location on the beach is superb. A must if you are wanting to stay in Malibu.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
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malibubeachinn, Guest Relations Manager at Malibu Beach Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2011

Thank you so much for traveling from afar and sharing your honeymoon with us! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back for years to come! - The Malibu Beach Inn Team

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Reviewed 23 September 2011

I have been meaning to write this review for years. I visited after their renovation and this place is fantastic. It is in a great location right on the water and walking distance from the Malibu Pier. Our room was beautifully designed and sitting on the balcony and listening to the waves was pure bliss. Don't be scared of the price because it's worth every penny.

Room Tip: Get one facing the ocean!
  • Stayed: March 2011, travelled as a couple
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Thank courtneyjestes
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malibubeachinn, Guest Relations Manager at Malibu Beach Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2011

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your previous experience at the Malibu Beach Inn! We're delighted to receive such glowing feedback. We always love to hear that everything met or exceeded a guest's expectations, and being called "the best hotel in Malibu" is certainly an honor! Your feedback is so very much appreciated and we look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back again soon! - The Malibu Beach Inn Team

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Reviewed 20 September 2011

This is the second time I have stayed at MBI, and it was every bit as good as I remembered. The King Beach suite wasn't large but had a decent balcony and is right over the beach, with the surf crashing just a few feet away.

The beach is the single reason to stay ay MBI. If you're not into beaches, and don't want to hear the waves all night long, you won't like it.

If you ignore the beach, then you're right on a fairly busy road, in good-but-not-great rooms, at an exorbitant price. So, you've got to like beaches.

Hotel service is decent, and the food is very good.

  • Stayed: September 2011
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Thank Jordan1964
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malibubeachinn, Guest Relations Manager at Malibu Beach Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2011

Thank you so much for your return visit and for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor! We can definitely appreciate your affinity for the beach, as it really does create a wonderful environment and "soundtrack" for our guests. We are indeed blessed by our location! We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again in the future...and of course, if there's anything we can do to help make your next stay even more enjoyable, please be enouraged to let us know! - The Malibu Beach Inn Team

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