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The Ambrose

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Located at the corner of 20th and Arizona Street, The Ambrose is in a quiet and unassuming neighborhood and is known for being an eco-friendly property. Having just completed an extensive, multi-million dollar renovation of all 77 guestrooms and public spaces, the distinctive California Craftsman design has been revitalized to reflect the essence of a large private home. Luxury linens, C.O. Bigelow bath products, complimentary in-room HSIA WiFi, complimentary continental breakfast, complimentary fitness center access and complimentary house car service await all guests!
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre with Internet Access
Breakfast included
Shuttle Bus Service
Public Wifi
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Dry Cleaning
Golf Course
Breakfast Available
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
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73Somewhat walkable
Grade: 73 out of 100
171Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
27Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Neighbourhood
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 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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Very well-appointed rooms, clean and comfortable; very good breakfast, very courteous and helpful staff. Received 'above-and beyond the call of duty' service from Ann on staff - she was very accommodating. Very nice breakfast.

I am pleased to highly recommend this property.
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Response from Delane B, Front Office Manager at The Ambrose
Responded yesterday
Greetings Morry B, thank you for staying with us, and for sharing your experience. I am delighted that our staff, Anne in particular, too such great care of you during your visit. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!
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Breakfast is called a "Continental Breakfast" but is much more than that!The free shuttle took us to the 3rd Street Prominade, to dinner, and picked us up.Also the complimentary house bikes are another added bonus!Rooms are clean and confortcomf.
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Response from Delane B, Front Office Manager at The Ambrose
Responded 3 days ago
Hello Adventurer680707, thank you so much for staying with us, and for sharing about your experience! I am delighted you enjoyed our 'enhanced continental' breakfast, and we able to take advantage of some of our fabulous amenities, like the house car and our bikes. It is truly a pleasure to have you as our guest, and we look forward to your return!
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I keep coming back because the Ambrose takes excellent care of its customers. The rooms are immaculate, the hotel staff is attentive, they've made major investments in upgrades, and every minor issue I've had over the years has been taken care of quickly by management. It's in a
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Response from Delane B, Front Office Manager at The Ambrose
Responded 3 days ago
Hello J-Fugati! Thank you for being such a loyal friend and guest of The Ambrose Hotel. We appreciate all of your kind words, and always look forward to your visits! We will see you again soon!
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Nice hotel away from the density of the tourist zones in Santa Monica. Convenient to the Water Garden and Colorado Center office buildings. Hotel offers a great continental breakfast each morning in the comfortable lobby lounge area, making it one less thing to track down befor
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Response from Delane B, Front Office Manager at The Ambrose
Responded 3 days ago
Greetings Nomad48853! Thank you for staying with us, and sharing your experience. I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us, and found our location worked so well for your needs. We love being a bit tucked away! I am also glad you were able to take advantage of our 'enhanced continental' breakfast, we love offering such a delicious spread each morning. Thanks again for staying with us, and we look forward to your return soon!
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Elegant boutique hotel in an excellent neighborhood - walking distance to WHOLE FOODS and only 2 miles from the beach. There isn't a pool, but there are several other amenities and the staff is professional, helpful and kind.
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Response from Delane B, Front Office Manager at The Ambrose
Responded 6 days ago
Hi TRAVELER880000, thank you for staying with us, and sharing your experience. I am so glad our staff took good care of you during your visit, and that you were able to enjoy our amenities as well as our wonderful neighborhood. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!
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Hello, hoping to visit in September. We will not have a car and wondering if the hotel is a good place to stay for exploring on foot or by public transport? Thank you.
No it is a little out of the way for sightseeing. I would suggest the Huntley hotel. A little more pricey but closer to sightseeing and way better accommodations.
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Is your renovation done or will it at least be done by mid-July? Thanks.
Hi kboconnor, Aside from some very minor cleaning and touch ups, the renovation is 100% complete. Warm regards, Matt
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What type of room is number 304#? Want this for my honeymoon! Tia
Hi Keiran M, Sorry for the delay in my response. RM 304 is one of our Luxury Studio King guest rooms and we would love to host you on your honeymoon if available so please call us directly to reserve. We look forward to your visit. Warm regards, Matt Bernard General Manager 310.315.1555
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Are the terrace rooms with the outdoor fireplace on the ground floor or are they available higher?
Thanks for your question! We have two of these rooms and they are located on the 3rd floor. Warm regards, Matt
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When is your check in and check out times?
Check in is 3pm, check out is noon.
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"Avoid rooms along the back alley (east side), as early morning trash pickup will wake you up."
"A plus all the way around! "
"The chocolates are a nice touch for a welcoming. "
"Get an upstairs room"
"Our room was on the corner of Arizona and 20th. A little traffic noise but it didn't bother us."
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PRICE RANGE
US$269 - US$418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
ambrose hotel santa monica
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaSanta MonicaSanta Monica
NUMBER OF ROOMS
77
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