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Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

2.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Booked through Orbitz. PAID WAY MORE THAN JUST WALKUP BEST WESTERN PRICE.

This hotel was fine, but don't think it was worth the price I paid for it. There are probably equally good hotels around that are cheaper.

Nice new rooms. Front desk staff very helpful. Disappointed with breakfast - didn't seem to plan correct food amount for guests. Ran out second day there.

This hotel was very comfortable and clean. There were good restaurants nearby. We walked to the Santa Monica Pier and Santa Monica Promenade and we took a bus back. The front desk staff was very friendly and helpful.

Parking is a problem. Nice clean hotel in central Santa Monica. Good for an overnight stay

This was probably the smallest hotel room we've ever stayed at in the US. Location was ok but nothing special. I recommend staying out a little farther and getting a decent size room.

Easy freeway access. Small but clean rooms. Underground parking for small cars. Great friendly staff

This hotel was pretty clean and comfortable. I enjoyed my stay here.

It was a very nice hotel. Room was nice. No carpet which I think is best because they get a lot of beach guests. But still, I like carpet. They had a welcome gift for me because I was an orbitz reservation. That was nice. Parking was easy and free in the building. All in all very good for me.

I was very satisfied with the cleanliness and overall quality of this hotel. Keep in mind that this isn't a 5 star marriot and the location was a bit far from the more active Santa Monica area (however an uber/cab to the pier was under $10). Considering the price and the other options around, this was a great choice overall. Free parking is very helpful and front desk is top notch.

This hotel is superior to others we've stayed at along Santa Monica Blvd when visiting family nearby.

The location worked for us but was just an o.k. hotel. Bed was comfortable and it was very clean. The hotel should offer a continental breakfast for the price that we paid. Guess that in pricey Los Angeles area, this is a value.

Customer service was great and love they had free parking. The free parking was a plus for us. Also gave info on surrounding attractions.

We went for a weekend trip and the location was perfect! We were close to everything we wanted to see/do. The hotel was comfortable and clean!

very nice trip. I will choose this hotel next trip.

Stayed just my husband and I for 3 days to explore LA. Great location. Great because parking is free and the hotel staff was more than helpful. Got coupons to the IHOP across the street. Would definitely stay again.

Nice place, well maintained. Convenient location for Santa Monica. 1.5 miles to pier, beach and easy to get around LA. Parking included, next to IHOP, has small fitness room. Great value for the area.

The hotel and room was clean, and the staff decently friendly. The room was really cramped and the bathroom claustrophobic. I got two queen beds, but I feel like that there should have only been one queen or two single beds. While having a free continental breakfast would have been nice, especially for the price I paid for two nights, there was at least an iHop attached to the hotel where I could grab a quick bite before going on my way.

This is a good place to stay if you'll be traveling into LA. Close to the Santa Monica Pier as well.

Average hotel located about 2 miles from the Santa Monica Pier. Friendly staff with clean rooms. In room safe and small refridgerator. No shuttle available to pier during our stay. They suggest using public transportation.

1920 Santa Monica Blvd Santa Monica CA

Hotel highlights

  • Close to Santa Monica College
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Santa Monica College is within a mile (2 km) of Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, and other popular sites like Santa Monica Pier are within a couple of miles (3 km). This hotel has 123 rooms and welcomes guests with conveniences like a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and free in-room WiFi. Located centrally in Santa Monica, it's also near Venice Beach and Santa Monica Museum of Art.


Dining

The onsite restaurant is perfect for a quick bite to eat.


Rooms

Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica's 123 rooms are air-conditioned and provide refrigerators, coffee makers, and free weekday newspapers. 42-inch flat-screen TVs come with cable channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Pillowtop beds grant a restful night's sleep, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Free local calls, laptop-compatible safes, and ironing boards are also standard.


Property features

Guests of Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica enjoy features like a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and a computer station. There's free parking if you drive. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include free newspapers and a TV in a common area.

Room options

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking, Refrigerator

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Refrigerator

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

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3
Everyone

Booked through Orbitz. PAID WAY MORE THAN JUST WALKUP BEST WESTERN PRICE.

By on May 14, 2017

4
Everyone

This hotel was fine, but don't think it was worth the price I paid for it. There are probably equally good hotels around that are cheaper.

By on Apr 26, 2017

4
Everyone

Nice new rooms. Front desk staff very helpful. Disappointed with breakfast - didn't seem to plan correct food amount for guests. Ran out second day there.

By on Apr 23, 2017

5

nice, restful hotel near santa monica pier

Everyone

This hotel was very comfortable and clean. There were good restaurants nearby. We walked to the Santa Monica Pier and Santa Monica Promenade and we took a bus back. The front desk staff was very friendly and helpful.

By , from Florida on Apr 19, 2017

3

clean and old

Everyone

Parking is a problem. Nice clean hotel in central Santa Monica. Good for an overnight stay

By , from San Clemente, CA on Jan 21, 2017

2

very small room

Everyone

This was probably the smallest hotel room we've ever stayed at in the US. Location was ok but nothing special. I recommend staying out a little farther and getting a decent size room.

By on Nov 12, 2016

4

good location

Everyone

Easy freeway access. Small but clean rooms. Underground parking for small cars. Great friendly staff

By , from Washington on Aug 8, 2016

5
Everyone

This hotel was pretty clean and comfortable. I enjoyed my stay here.

By , from NY on Aug 6, 2016

4

nice clean hotel

Everyone

It was a very nice hotel. Room was nice. No carpet which I think is best because they get a lot of beach guests. But still, I like carpet. They had a welcome gift for me because I was an orbitz reservation. That was nice. Parking was easy and free in the building. All in all very good for me.

By on Jul 31, 2016

5

clean hotel with great staff and free parking

Everyone

I was very satisfied with the cleanliness and overall quality of this hotel. Keep in mind that this isn't a 5 star marriot and the location was a bit far from the more active Santa Monica area (however an uber/cab to the pier was under $10). Considering the price and the other options around, this was a great choice overall. Free parking is very helpful and front desk is top notch.

By , from New York, NY on Mar 18, 2016