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Tulsa, Oklahoma
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

The warm and fuzzy feeling that we had when we walked into the amazing lobby, which had a fantastic view of the beach and super friendly staff at the counter, was soon tempered by the view, or lack thereof, of our room. Our experience went down from here, including a sink that was clogged, no housekeeping service after the first...

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Eden Prairie
Reviewed 1 week ago

The renovation at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel has taken a great hotel and turned it into an even greater hotel. We were just there last June and the charges are remarkable since then. It literally looks like a completely different hotel. The lobby is now completely open, the pool area is more inviting and the rooms are simply...

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Santa Monica
Reviewed 1 week ago

I paid $309 for our room with twin beds and felt like I stayed in a much more expensive hotel. The common spaces are all updated, pretty and comfortable. The service was excellent. Food was costly, as it is at most hotels, but quality was excellent. Many healthy choices on the menus plus decadent treats as well. Everyone was happy.

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Massapequa, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nice hotel that we visited 8 years ago and enjoyed. This time, we were happy to see refurbished rooms, and the location and view of the ocean is still as beautiful as we remember from our last trip to Santa Monica. However, I am presently sitting poolside at the hotel as I write this review. I...

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West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful hotel! Located in a central area, many places are within walking distance. Awesome pool area with bonfires...rooms were very clean...front desk staff friendly and helpful! Would definitely stay here again!

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LoewsSantaMonica, Manager at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear bbee224, So happy to hear you enjoyed every aspect of our beautiful hotel and are excited to hear that we will hopefully be welcoming you back soon. Sincerely, Sean Steenson Hotel Manager Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

Santa Monica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently stayed here during a business trip to California. I had a lovely corner suite with a spectacular view of the ocean, the pier and Pacific Park. The bed was very comfortable and there was plenty of storage for my clothing. It would have been nice to have a (better) work surface where I could use my laptop etc....

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LoewsSantaMonica, Manager at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 579rogerdoger, We are pleased to hear you enjoyed most every aspect of your stay, as well as the meeting you attended at Loews Santa Monica. We are glad to hear you had a comfortable stay and hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back for more spectacular ocean views. Sincerely, Sean Steenson Hotel Manager Loews Santa Monica Beach...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here to celebrate a birthday. Entire staff was amazing and Michele at the front desk was more than accommodating and delightful. She made our stay better than what we expected. Thank you Michele! Clean and the best customer service I have ever experienced. Julie Nilsson

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LoewsSantaMonica, Manager at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Julie, We are delighted to hear you enjoyed celebrating your birthday at Loews Santa Monica and that we were able to help make it memorable. Furthermore, we are pleased to hear of your wonderful experience with our staff and will be sure to pass on your comments. Sincerely, Sean Steenson Hotel Manager Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

Santa Monica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful, recently renovated guest rooms and lobby area. The staff is incredible, extremely professional and accommodating. The hotel is located right on the beach in Santa Monica walking distance to restaurants, shopping and the pier.

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LoewsSantaMonica, Manager at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 765gailg, So happy to hear you enjoyed every aspect of Loews Santa Monica, including our remodeled guest rooms and topnotch staff and location. We hope to welcome you back to the beach soon. Sincerely, Sean Steenson Hotel Manager Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are normally a Hilton loyal family, but we decided to try the Lowes in Santa Monica because there are no Hilton properties in the vicinity of where we watned to stay. At first we were impressed with the service at the front desk--friendly, warm and accomodating. The representative immediately upgraded our room upon request, but gave us someone elses...

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LoewsSantaMonica, Manager at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gtleong, We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Loews Santa Monica. We again sincerely apologize for the mix-up with your accommodations but are glad we were able to rectify the situation. We are very happy to hear that we will hopefully be welcoming you back and are looking forward. Sincerely, Sean Steenson Hotel Manager Loews...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loews Santa Monica is simply a fantastic hotel! Both of my stays have been nothing but pleasurable. From the moment you step out of the car, the staff is very attentive and welcoming. The updated rooms are comfortable and nice. The proximity to the beach and the exquisite pool make the hotel that much better! Highly recommend this hotel if...

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LoewsSantaMonica, Manager at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Shaye G, Thank you for sharing the details of your wonderful experiences at Loews Santa Monica as well as your repeat business. So happy to hear that every aspect of your stays have been fantastic hotel and can’t wait to welcome you back to our beachfront oasis. Sincerely, Sean Steenson Hotel Manager Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

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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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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the Pacific Ocean with the thriving Santa Monica city on one side and the sands of legendary Muscle Beach on the other, the Four-Diamond Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel is a beachfront retreat offering dramatic views of the Pacific Ocean and beyond. Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel has become the first luxury hotel in Santa Monica to receive the Santa Monica Green Business Certification. Offered through a partnership between The City of Santa Monica, Santa Monica Convention and Visitors Bureau, Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce and Sustainable Works, the certification program honors businesses that have taken measurable steps to incorporate sustainable practices into their operations. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Ocean & Vine offers the option to dine fireside or outdoors on a spacious patio while enjoying breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and world-famous Santa Monica Pier. Ocean & Vine's contemporary California farm-to-table cuisine showcases thoughtful interpretations of the familiar favorites. Recently named one of the "Best Hotel Spas" by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler for the second year in a row, Ocean Spa & Fitness offers an array of supremely-relaxing services. From Heated Lava Shell massages to age-defying facials, the eco-friendly Ocean Spa will keep you feeling relaxed...Naturally. An expansive fitness center features state-of-the-art cardio equipment with iPod docking stations and personal televisions. Guests may also take advantage of the full service salon. World-class biking, surfing, dining and shopping are right outside the hotel's door. Offering convenient access to everything Santa Monica has to offer, the hotel is just blocks away from the Santa Monica Pier, Third Street Promenade and the new Santa Monica Place mall. Muscle Beach's 26-mile paved strand offers the ideal setting to bike or blade. Santa Monica also boasts rich cultural history with an abundance of museums and theaters. Working with one of the hotel's Les Clefs d'Or certified Concierges puts all this and more at each guest's fingertips. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

Address: 1700 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401
Region: United States > California > Santa Monica > Santa Monica
Price Range: $493 - $885 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 347
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Santa Monica Loews
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Santa Monica
#4 Spa Hotel in Santa Monica
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Monica
#10 Luxury Hotel in Santa Monica
#15 Family Hotel in Santa Monica
#18 Business Hotel in Santa Monica
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“Ask for a room that faces the pool. Expensive but worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles Gtleong, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for a fire pit overlooking the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles helen_greig, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't book here it's not worth what they charge”
 of 5 bubbles BT_Travels2014, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The room with the pool view offers a complimentary view of the Santa Monica Pier”
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 of 5 bubbles ChristianePedreiro, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask to be away from the elevator, away from the lobby noise”
 of 5 bubbles nyclr, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
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