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Casa del Mar
Ranked #5 of 36 Hotels in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 9 June 2014

I I can't say anything else but wonderful. The room was perfect, with a great ocean view. At night through my window I could see the Pier. The breakfast is good, the gym is small but OK. The pool area is very good. The brazilian guy in front desk is very kind. I'm sure that this is the best hotel in Santa Monica.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

Hi all -

Flying in tonight and checking out Saturday from Minneapolis. Can anyone recommend a good late night place to eat nearby? Arriving around 10. Heard great things about the hotel from friends who have stayed here!

Scott Carter

Stayed: June 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 23 May 2014 via mobile

Be leary of Room 635. In my opinion, this room has some electrical problems and blew fuse. Sparks came out of wall while trying to use the phone. Spoke to front desk but didnt seem concerned.

Otherwise, hotel is great.

Stayed: May 2014, travelled on business
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jbarela, General Manager at Casa del Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2014

Dear Bradford B,
Thank you for bringing this to our attention. Rest assured that safety is our highest priority and we have investigated this issue. We apologize for any inconveniences this may have caused and are glad to hear that you enjoyed the overall hotel experience.

Sincerely,
James Barela, General Manager
Hotel Casa del Mar

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Reviewed 19 May 2014

after flying for more than 15 hs.,there are not many things that make you happy,but to sea the lobby and have a coffee tooking at the sea,made me stay there for a long time.The bedroom was another discovery,not only for the decoration that makes you feel very confortable inmediately,but surprised me the books,left on different tables (I bought one,Poems by the sea).
The staff was friendly at any time

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled on business
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2  Thank Varregui
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jbarela, General Manager at Casa del Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2014

Dear Varregui,
It is great to hear that you enjoyed our lobby after such a long flight and took advantage of the books we provide in our guest rooms. Poems by the Sea is one of my favorites! Thank you for your comments regarding our friendly staff and the 5 star review of Hotel Casa del Mar. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Sincerely,
James Barela, General Manager
Hotel Casa del Mar

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Reviewed 18 May 2014

Love the room 726. Away from the crazy lobby. Request a high floor. This room has a "partial" view but it's pretty darn good. Large room with lounge seat arranged perfectly to gaze out the window at the beach and the ocean. Having room service to spend more time in the room. Only here 1 night. The staff has been friendly and helpful. I did not know that the hotel offers a free service car to neighborhood sites. I might not have rented a car!!! Too bad the spa does not do nails and Shutters spa was booked. Went to Lowes down the street for mani and pedi.

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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled solo
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

The Casa del Mar is a wonderful trip back in time to the days of old Santa Monica. You really get the feeling of being in a high end hotel with all the services and comforts that you can imagine. The decor is just stunning for a Southern California hotel. Be sure to sit at the pool and have a drink in the lobby bar area that overlooks the ocean. The loby bar was recently renovated and it is just spectacular! The pool if very nice as well although it is a little small and can get crowded. In addition you are a short drive to Beverly Hills if you want to experience the shopping and have a glass of wine at the Montage, another favorite hotel of mine!

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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jbarela, General Manager at Casa del Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2014

Dear James S.
Thank you so much for the perfect review of Hotel Casa del Mar! I'm glad you enjoyed the service and decor, especially our brand new space, Terrazza. We are so excited to be sharing this spectacular ocean view cafe & lounge with our guests!

Sincerely,
James Barela, General Manager
Hotel Casa del Mar

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Reviewed 4 May 2014

Undergoing some renovations in lobby and lounge area which undermines the experience. Lounge is extremely loud at all time but deafening in the evening when packed with people. Catch restaurant is open to the lounge area which made an expensive dinner experience feel like a night out at a fraternity bar. (There was a high school reunion in the lounge). Otherwise the accommodations are wonderful. I would make to wait till the renovations are complete and eat your foodie meals elsewhere.

Stayed: May 2014
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Additional Information about Casa del Mar

Address: 1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1083
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Region: United States > California > Santa Monica > Santa Monica
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Santa Monica
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica
#4 Luxury Hotel in Santa Monica
#6 Romantic Hotel in Santa Monica
#9 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
#10 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
Price Range: £373 - £615 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Casa del Mar 5*
Number of rooms: 129
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Casa del Mar is located right on the sand in the heart of the Southern California seaside community of Santa Monica, mere steps from the Pacific Ocean on Santa Monica Bay. The hotel is adjacent to the historic Santa Monica Pier, the dynamic Third Street Promenade, Main Street, the elegant shopping and dining areas of Montana Avenue, as well as the gardens, walkways and expansive ocean panoramas of cliff-top Palisades Park. ... more   less 
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