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Reviewed 24 September 2014

5 night stay in a double queen room. Its location location and so close to everthing. Great for families as walking distance to Venice Beach. Rooms were clean with fresh towels & linen. A bit noisy as amongst everthing and a lot of sirens. Earplugs...More

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Response from AngelaRogers, Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded 25 September 2014

Thank you very much for staying with us at Hotel Carmel. We sincerely appreciate your feedback and I was very happy that you mentioned our great location and price value. We hope you are planning a return visit to Santa Monica. If so, we look...More

Reviewed 22 September 2014

We've recently returned from the Carmel and were pleasantly surprised. Having read reviews prior to travel, and taking into consideration the 2 star status, we arrived not really knowing what to expect and slightly apprehensive. And actually things didn't start off too well, the staff...More

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Response from AngelaRogers, Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded 25 September 2014

Thank you for staying with us at Hotel Carmel. I was very happy to read that we exceeded your expectations and that you would absolutely stay with us again on a future visit to Santa Monica. I was sorry to read that some of Santa...More

Reviewed 21 September 2014

This hotel is basic, but has everything you need. When you are in Santa Monica, you aren't likely staying in the room for very long. Continental breakfast served in the lobby in the morning, and valet parking is available for $20/day. It's clean and reasonably...More

Thank Hogtownmike
Response from AngelaRogers, Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded 25 September 2014

Thank you for posting a review of our hotel. Indeed we are not a luxury hotel but we believe we offer an incredible value for visiting and staying in the heart of Santa Monica. We do have the prefect location and we appreciate you mentioning...More

Reviewed 20 September 2014

Nice enough hotel that is in a perfect location just a few minutes walk away from Santa Monica beach front. It could do with a little facelift in terms of carpet etc. but it was clean and tidy. Wifi was very poor, pretty much didn't...More

Thank Jason481
Response from AngelaRogers, Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded 25 September 2014

Thank you for your review of Hotel Carmel. I’m glad to hear that you liked our location and found the rooms to be clean. I apologize for the WI-FI issues. At times it is very slow. We are currently looking at other options as soon...More

Reviewed 2 September 2014

We stayed three days in August and the location was perfect! Walk to beach and through mall area without feeling unsafe. The staff was not very friendly, but room was clean. It's an old building, and as such, do not expect high end amenities. Bed...More

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Response from AngelaRogers, Manager at Hotel CarmelResponded 5 September 2014

Thank you for staying at Hotel Carmel. I’m glad the location of our hotel worked well for you. We do believe we have the best hotel location in Santa Monica as we are right in the heart of all the activities and attractions. I was...More

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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
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Response from Beverly1958 | Reviewed this property |
No. It's valet parking. Think it's about $23 a night
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HighestLoz
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Response from NZJulie | Reviewed this property |
Oops very late answer. We used Uber - quick and pretty cheap.
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Response from seaspirals | Reviewed this property |
No - we could see the lights on the pier from our room but no ocean views
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"friends stayed in about the middle north side and had horrible view of aircon units"
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"Inside courtyard for quietness or street view for a more open outlook despite a bit of noise"
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"If you do chose to stay at this hotel do not accept a room at the back of the hotel, extremely noisy as its..."
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"Ask for rooms that do not face an alleyway"
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