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Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Fitness centre
Multilingual Staff
2.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews free parking ihop downstairs blue bus short drive clean hotel shuttle service beds were very comfortable convenient location street promenade continental breakfast venice beach los angeles few blocks bw surgery ucla sirens
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our second stay at the Gateway. Our room was very comfortable and quiet. Free parking and free wifi were great. There are many restaurants and shops in the area. We didn't interact much with hotel staff but check-in and check-out were smooth, housekeeping...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank YayoNorCal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our son had unexpected surgery at UCLA so we took a short notice trip Christmas week and took a chance on the Gateway Hotel Santa Monica. Very friendly staff, very clean room and we received a discounted rate. The only two issues are that there...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank jusbeinhonest
Response from GWHSM, Guest Relations Manager at Gateway Hotel Santa MonicaResponded 1 week ago

Hello jusbeinhones, We would like to thank you for your recent visit to the Gateway Hotel Santa Monica. I was so pleased to note that we could be your home away from home while at UCLA. We always appreciate when our team is mentioned for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Santa Monica is a pleasant city adjacent to the Pacific Coast Highway in the Los Angeles area, and, at least the area that I visited, solidly middle/upper middle class. The streets are arranged such that the one hundred block is closest to the beach; since...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Myra S
Response from GWHSM, Guest Relations Manager at Gateway Hotel Santa MonicaResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Myra, Thank you for being our guest and taking the time to provide your feedback. Guest satisfaction is extremely important to us and we appreciate you taking the time to provide your feedback. We are centrally located in the mid-city neighborhood of Santa Monica...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a Spring Break trip for two teenage kids and myself. Great choice to stay! Clean rooms, fast wifi, and free parking. We also took advantage of the free breakfast. The location made it nice too to all the things we wanted to do....More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank 959tashaf
Response from GWHSM, Guest Relations Manager at Gateway Hotel Santa MonicaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing the Gateway Hotel Santa Monica for your spring break get-a-way! We appreciate you taking the time to provide your feedback. I was glad to note that you enjoyed your stay with us and pleased with our accommodations and amenities,...More

Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Pleasant stay at gateway hotel. Friendly staff, clean rooms and convenience free parking in lower garage great! Breakfast was continental, self service and variety of breakfast foods available. Again clean breakfast area and 2 staff members replenishing food and beverages. Walk to Santa Monica beach...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank bnm1989
Response from GWHSM, Guest Relations Manager at Gateway Hotel Santa MonicaResponded 3 weeks ago

Greetings from Sunny Santa Monica! We appreciate you taking the time to share your positive experience and recommending the Gateway Hotel to other travelers. We are very happy that you found our accommodations to be comfortable and that our mid-city Santa Monica location made it...More

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About
Description
Hotel in Santa Monica's Beach Cities burgeoning neighborhood located on historic Route 66 and easy accessibility to all that Los Angeles has to offer! Mid-City Santa Monica The Gateway Hotel is located More less than two miles from Santa Monica's beach side, The Santa Monica Pier and the Third Street Promenade with an array of luxury shopping and dining all within walking distance. Guests arriving at the Gateway Hotel Santa Monica find an exceptionally welcoming, cheerful and affordable hotel featuring all the comforts of home. Blending coastal style accommodations with friendly service and plenty of thoughtful perks, our 123 bright, contemporary rooms offer pillow top mattress, 42-inch flat panel TV's with cable, complimentary coffee, tea and more. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Pool
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
123
Price range
US$212 - US$329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
BEST WESTERN PLUS Gateway Hotel Santa Monica
Also Known As
Best Western Santa Monica
,
Santa Monica Best Western
Location
United States > California > Santa Monica > Santa Monica
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
123
Price range
US$212 - US$329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
BEST WESTERN PLUS Gateway Hotel Santa Monica
Also Known As
Best Western Santa Monica
,
Santa Monica Best Western
Location
United States > California > Santa Monica > Santa Monica
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Traveller (206)
Room & Suite (121)
Dining (10)
Pool & Beach (4)
Amenities (14)
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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
...More
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Jim H
October 21, 2018|
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Hello Susan L., thank you for your message. The hotel does not offer a pool or Jacuzzi. Please let us know if we may assist you further. With Kind Regards, Guest Services
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584abbyc
October 12, 2018|
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Hello Carrie R., Thank you for your message. No Pets Allowed, service animals are welcome. Please let us know if we may assist you further. Sincerely, Guest Services
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vaycayholi
June 24, 2018|
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Response from GWHSM | Property representative |
Hello Marie, Thank you for your message. An estimated one way cost to Uber to the pier is around $12.00-$15.00 (one way) depending on the time of day that you travel. The Santa Monica Big Blue Bus stop number 1 is located... More
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Room Tips
"We were in room #309. Which was one of the quietest."
santolu
Oct. 16, 2018
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"Ask for one with the larger bathroom"
690RobertB690
Jul. 2, 2018
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"Choose a room on the top floor so that you don't hear guests walking above you."
MRO_13
Jun. 25, 2018
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"High floor and at the back if possible"
350madelinem
Jun. 25, 2018
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