Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel  4 stars

1700 Ocean Avenue Santa Monica, California 90401, Santa Monica, United States, 90401  show mapSave
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Editorial review:

This Santa Monica location is next to the beach. To get the best experience of the views of the Pacific, make sure you book an oceanfront room. The staff is helpful and you, and the rooms are nicely decorated but not unique. Venice Beach is close, and this offering is a great alternative to staying at the more expensive hotels at that location.

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

Jogging track

Wind surfing

Sailing

Cycling

Billiards/Pool tables

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Solarium

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

Overview

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel offers direct access to the Pacific Ocean and Santa Monica Pier and besides provides the outstanding service and facilities for every guest.

The hotel has undergone changes, so now it can boast its great functional place as well as Spa facilities for discerning and sophisticated travelers.

Its 342 rooms, including luxury suites with stunning views, come with the latest amenities and expensive linen of high quality.

Guests can savor traditional dishes, served in its on-site restaurants as well as sip delicious Californian wines from the hotel's wine cellar, enjoying breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean.

Year renovated   2010.  Number of rooms   342.

City Center Santa Monica - 4000 ft
Airports Los Angeles International (LAX) - 6.6 mi, Bob Hope (BUR) - 15.3 mi
Bus stop - 1000 ft
Restaurants Ocean & Vine (cuisine: Californian) - 200 ft, La Cachette Bistro (cuisine: French) - 300 ft
Beaches Muscle Beach - 1000 ft, Santa Monica Beach - 1300 ft

Rooms

The guest rooms at the hotel don't look alike, they are all versatile and have everything needed for a business traveler as well as a family with children.

The following facilities are available in every room: 42” flat panel TV, CD-player, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, in-room safe, make-up mirror, mini bar, coffee making facilities, spacious bathroom with 10” LCD TV and complimentary toiletries including natural skin and body care products, towels and bathrobes.

In-room business amenities are also available on site, namely spacious work desk with ergonomic chair, two telephones with voice mail and wireless high-speed internet access.

Dining options

Ocean & Vine is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, offering its visitors Californian cuisine and local seafood in the calm surroundings, providing picturesque views of the ocean.

The restaurant has also introduced a new sushi bar, Sushi at Sunset, serving exclusive rolls, nigiri and sake from Tuesday to Saturday from 5-10pm.

Blue Streak is another eatery at the hotel known for its wide variety of snacks as well as main courses and numerous drinks and spirits, offered daily from 11am- 5pm.

Papillon Santa Monica is a lounge area of the property, which is always pleased to welcome its guests from 11am till late hours and to spoil them with tapas-style dishes, lattes, mochas and other hot beverages.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

The property provides 17000sq ft of functional space, namely meeting rooms and a boardroom that can accommodate up to 900 people.

All of them offer the following facilities and services: high-quality audio-visual equipment, laser printing, copying, and high-speed internet access.

The professional management team is always on hand to help you to solve any problems, to arrange catering service and to take care of every detail.

Leisure

The full range of leisure activities are at your total disposal at the hotel. Make use of the oceanfront pool with sundecks and other amenities or workout in the on-site fitness center with up-to-date cardiovascular equipment and numerous group classes as well as personal consultations and trainings.

Besides the spa center available on site invites you to luxuriate in one of its suites and salons, which offer a wide variety of face and body treatments, massages, therapies and other beauty procedures to rejuvenate a body and soul.

Bicycle and roller blades' rental is at your total disposal here, while you kids will be taken care in the seasonal Kids' Club.

Additional features

The are are four rooms at the hotel that are designated for people with special needs. Moreover there is a spacious layout for wheelchair access and a lift for pool.

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Facilities

General
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Lobby
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Souvenir shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Fireplace
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 42 per day.

Activities
  • Aqua fitness
  • Wind surfing
  • Sailing
  • Cycling
  • Aerobics
  • Volleyball
Services
  • City shuttle service
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service
Dining facilities
  • Half board
  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe
Meeting facilities
  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying
Children's facilities
  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
Leisure facilities
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beachfront
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Jogging track
  • Fitness center
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room
Room view
  • Sea view
  • Bay view
  • Ocean view
  • Pool view
  • Water view
Room facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
Bathroom
  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Lighted makeup mirror
Kitchen facilities
  • Mini-fridge
  • Refrigerator on request
  • Microwave on request
Bedroom
  • Premium bedding
Media
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • International calls
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

from  4 am

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

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The guest rooms at the hotel don't look alike, they are all versatile and have everything needed for a business traveler as well as a family with children.

The following facilities are available in every room: 42” flat panel TV, CD-player, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, in-room safe, make-up mirror, mini bar, coffee making facilities, spacious bathroom with 10” LCD TV and complimentary toiletries including natural skin and body care products, towels and bathrobes.

In-room business amenities are also available on site, namely spacious work desk with ergonomic chair, two telephones with voice mail and wireless high-speed internet access.

Superior Room
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Luxury and value combine with the perfect beach vacation in a Superior Room at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. With a choice of one king or two double beds, Superior Rooms are just right for a business trip or a family getaway. Everything here was designed for your relaxation, from the cool, Southern California style to the plush, soft linens. The well-designed desk offers you convenience when there’s work to be done.

Deluxe Room
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Bed type: Double Bed
Size: 335 sq. feet

Step into luxury in a Deluxe Room at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. These spacious rooms offer you a choice of one king or two double beds, just right for a business trip, a family vacation or a romantic getaway. Everything in this room was designed with your comfort in mind, from the relaxed, Southern California style to the rich, plush linens.

Room facilities
    Luxury Room
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    A Luxury Room at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel is just that, completely luxurious. This spacious room offers you our best ocean views with a choice of one king or two double beds, just right for business or pure pleasure. Your paradise begins with the contemporary Southern California décor and rich, plush linens, and continues with the amazing ocean views.

    Grand Patio Room
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    Bed type: King Size bed or Double beds or 2 Single beds
    Size: 370 sq. feet

    A beachfront paradise awaits you in the Grand Patio Room at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. It begins with our best ocean views from the fully furnished balcony, the perfect place to lounge in the sun in the afternoon, and enjoy an elegant dinner for four as you watch the magnificent sunset over the Pacific. Inside, the Grand Patio Room surrounds you with cool, contemporary Southern California style, from the beach-inspired colors to the rich, plush linens.

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      Grand Suite
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      Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed
      Size: 1800 sq. feet

      Magnificent views and incomparable luxury make a Grand Suite at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel the perfect home away from home in the Los Angeles area. Whether you’re traveling on business or a family getaway, a Grand Suite offers you space, privacy and the ultimate in comfort. From the clean, contemporary Southern California-style décor to the rich, plush linens, every detail was designed for your relaxation. The large work space makes it easy to take care of business, and Loews legendary service will make you feel pampered every day you’re here. The Grand Suite features one king bedroom and a separate living area with a comfy sofa.

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        Bay Suite
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        Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed
        Size: 1800 sq. feet
        View: Bay view

        Abundant space and pure luxury are yours in the Bay View Suite at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. Whether you’re traveling on business or for pleasure, every detail of this indulgent suite is dedicated to your comfort. It begins with the enormous, fully furnished patio and the magnificent view of the Pacific Ocean and colorful Santa Monica Pier. Inside, the Bay View Suite features one spacious king bedroom, and a lavish living room that will make you feel right at home. The in-room bar and refrigerator, and a dining table for eight is perfect for family meals. And the second full bathroom allows you a little extra privacy. The exquisite décor is inspired by sun-drenched Southern California itself, and the linens are plush and soft. There are even natural plants to keep up that homey feel.

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          Santa Monica Suite
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          Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed
          Size: 1800 sq. feet

          Check into the Santa Monica Suite at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, and experience a new world of luxury. This spacious suite features one large king bedroom and a lavish living area with wall-to-wall sliding glass doors, with a breathtaking view of the beautiful, blue Pacific and hip and trendy Santa Monica Beach. And the Santa Monica Suite easily connects to a Deluxe Room, offering you even more space for a family getaway. More beach house than hotel room, every detail of this suite is dedicated to your comfort, from the cool, modern Southern California décor to the fine, plush linens, and the high, vaulted ceilings add to the open and airy feel.

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            Pacifica Suite
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            Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed
            Size: 1800 sq. feet

            Checking into the Pacifica Suite at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel is like having your own loft-like beachside hideaway. Exquisitely decorated in cool, contemporary Southern California style, this suite offers you every amenity you need for the ultimate in comfort. The large king bedroom leads to a lavish, open-plan living and dining area with room for six, just right for stylish entertaining. High, vaulted ceilings and wall-to-wall sliding glass doors that offer you the most magnificent view of the beautiful blue Pacific add to the airy ambiance, and bring the ocean right to you.

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              Palm Suite
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              Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed
              Size: 1800 sq. feet

              The Palm Suite at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel brings the beauty of the Pacific Ocean straight to your door. This opulent penthouse inspired suite features one large king bedroom and an exquisite living area, with décor inspired by the beach in cool, contemporary Southern California style. But step onto the lofty, fully furnished patio, and you’ll see why the Palm Suite is truly special: the magnificent view of the beautiful, blue Ocean and Santa Monica Pier. With plenty of room for sunbathing, and dining space for four, your patio is the perfect place to sip a cocktail and watch the sunset. Every detail in the Palm Suite is dedicated to your comfort, from the plush, soft linens to the comfy sofa.

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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions
                Popular areas
                Places of interest
                • Santa Monica Beach
                  1000 ft
                Convention centers
                Amusement
                • Amf
                  1000 ft
                • Gordon Brothers Enterprises
                  1000 ft
                • Bright Child
                  2700 ft
                Museums
                • Angels Attic
                  2000 ft
                • Moca Store
                  3000 ft
                • California Heritage Museum
                  3700 ft
                • Santa Monica Historical Museum
                  5000 ft
                • 18th Street Arts Complex
                  1.3 mi
                Parks
                • Santa Monica Comm and Cultural
                  700 ft
                • Reed Park
                  5000 ft
                • Memorial Park
                  1.0 mi
                Universities, Institutes
                • Vidal Sassoon Academy
                  2300 ft
                • Shiatsu Massage School of CA
                  2300 ft
                • Western Assn-College Admission
                  1.0 mi
                • Montessori Teacher Training
                  1.4 mi
                • Emeritus College
                  1.4 mi
                • Emperor's College of Medicine
                  1.5 mi
                Air business related
                • Force Limited
                  2000 ft
                Medical care and Hospitals
                College Campuses

                Local Attractions

                • Venice Beach
                  1.9 mi
                  1531 Ocean Front Walk, Los Angeles
                • Venice Beach Boardwalk
                  1.9 mi
                  Los Angeles, CA
                • Santa Monica Museum of Art
                  1.9 mi
                  2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica
                • Bergamot Station
                  1.9 mi
                  2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica
                • Eames House
                  2.1 mi
                  203 / 205 Chautauqua Boulevard, Los Angeles

                Near the hotel

                • Santa Monica Pier
                  1100 ft
                  200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica
                • Muscle Beach
                  1000 ft
                  Santa Monica, CA
                • Santa Monica Beach
                  1300 ft
                  Ocean Ave at Colorado Ave, Santa Monica
                • Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
                  1100 ft
                  1600 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica
                • Pacific Park
                  1600 ft
                  380 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica
                • Angel's Attic
                  2200 ft
                  516 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica
                • Third Street Promenade
                  2600 ft
                  Third Street between Wilshire Boulevard and Broadway, Santa Monica

                Restaurants Nearby

                • Ocean & Vine

                  69% likes this, based on 70 reviews
                  Cuisine: Californian
                  Price Range: USD 33 - USD 82

                  200 ft
                  1700 Ocean Ave, at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

                  Phone: (310) 576-3180

                • La Cachette Bistro

                  62% likes this, based on 27 reviews
                  Cuisine: French

                  300 ft
                  1733 Ocean Ave

                  Phone: 310-434-9509

                • Chez Jay

                  66% likes this, based on 68 reviews
                  Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Bar
                  Price Range: USD 27 - USD 37

                  400 ft
                  1657 Ocean Ave.

                  Phone: 310-395-1741

                • Cezanne

                  61% likes this, based on 21 reviews
                  Cuisine: French, Californian
                  Price Range: USD 22 - USD 82

                  400 ft
                  1740 Ocean Ave

                  Phone: 310-395-9700

                • Brunos

                  74% likes this, based on 78 reviews
                  Cuisine: Italian

                  500 ft
                  1652 Ocean Ave

                  Phone: 310-395-5589

                Getting around.

                The hotel is located just 20 minutes' drive away from the Los Angeles International Airport.

                Loews Santa Monica Beach Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Loews Santa Monica Beach

                Average guest rating

                7.8
                out of 10
                Excellent
                Based on 84 reviews

                Rating by category:

                Location
                9.8
                Rooms
                8.8
                Service
                9.5
                Value
                6.8
                Dining
                8.0

                Individual guest reviews

                • Family with children

                  The location of the hotel with direct views of the ocean and the pier from the pool and restaurant were fantastic.

                  Being 'upgraded' to another room on arrival but we ended up with a balcony over looking a busy lane way and other peoples backyards.

                  • Average rating
                    7.4
                • Group of friends

                  The staff was excellent, they went above and beyond to make sure our stay was wonderful. Very helpful with directions and getting things for me that I had forgotten in my car.

                  Only downfall was the room itself, it was very small, not as luxurious as the rest of the hotel. Our room faced a brick wall so that wasn't pleasant. I don't know that I would stay here again just for that reason. The price I paid was not at all what I expected for the room.

                  • Average rating
                    7.0
                • Family with children

                  Well run, great location, comfortable rooms, nice pool and jacuzzi, lovely outdoor seating for drinks/food with fire pits.

                  Having to pay to use the locker room/sauna/steam area. Breakfast buffet too expensive at $29.

                  • Average rating
                    9.6
                • Family with children

                  The staff was attentive, always there if we needed anything. Room was clean. Activities for kids, pool and spa facililtes were top notch., Location right on the beach with breathtaking views

                  • Average rating
                    10.0
                • Single

                  Location was excellent and staff was great

                  • Average rating
                    10.0
                • Family with children

                  The only good thing is their location.

                  The price is high and the room is small.The view is bad if you are not facing the ocean.

                  • Average rating
                    5.0
                • Family with children

                  I would say that the incredible staff makes all the difference. The location was perfect for me - location, the beach, shopping, relaxing.

                  My initial room was noisy - but the staff were pleasant and helpful in getting a better room.

                  • Average rating
                    9.6
                • Couple

                  The Lowes Santa Monica is very pet friendly and treated my English Bulldog like a king. Would highly recommend this hotel to any pet lover.

                  • Average rating
                    9.2
                • Group of friends

                  Your concierge staff, bar - the people who make the hotel tick were brilliant. Checking out was no worse than any other hotel. One guy seemed to be completely all at sea. The general feeling of the hotel was top class though. I will be back again and will recommend it to others.

                  • Average rating
                    9.6
                • Group of friends

                  Walked the beach, used the spa, pool, bar. Beautiful lobby, great staff and valet, doormen, bartenders.Great views, nice fire pits everywhere, comfy beds

                  Bathroom set up: toilet and tub in one room, sinks in another....

                  • Average rating
                    10.0
                • Older travelers

                  We enjoyed the hospitality and service offered by staff. We highly recommend the hotel

                  • Average rating
                    10.0
                • Older travelers

                  This hotel is absolutely beautiful. The pool area is very nice overlooking the Pier and the beach. Nice fireplace sittings all over for cooler nights. When we first checked in we were not happy with the location of hour room. When asked to be moved there was no hesitation. Very friendly staff everywhere on the property. We were a little surprised at the some of the addtional costs, parking was more per night than we expected and we had to pay to work out in the fitness center. That really surprised us !! We ate out at various restaurants in the area and realized that the entire area is expensive. So if your looking for a cheap holiday, its not here, but you definately enjoy the stay !!!!

                  • Average rating
                    9.6
                • Family with children

                  The beach and close proximity to the Promenade.

                  There were never enough waiters or servers in the bar lounge where they served food nor in the restaurant, Ocean and Vine. Waited twenty minutes for server in the lounge so went to the bar myself to get drinks. Waited ten minutes for waiter,at Ocean and Vine, who was at another table and didn't acknowledge us, nor did he ever check back with us about how we were doing and how we liked our meals. Management should have had twice the number of staff working in this restaurant.

                  • Average rating
                    5.8
                • Couple

                  The pool has excellent views of the beach and a lovely atmosphere to chill out and watch the sun set. The chairs around the fire pit tables at night were lovely. Fantastic location for the beach, pier and shopping area of Santat Monica. Also a really good happy hour menu from 5 till 8pm every night

                  For the price the room we stayed in wasnt as nice as we'd expect, the beds were very small and it was a little bit shabby, very small bathroom also but overall a nice, relaxed hotel experience, we would go back.

                  • Average rating
                    7.0
                • Couple

                  Rooms really comfortable and quiet Great location Amazing breakfast even if a bit expensive

                  Check out was quite long knowing we had to take a plane rapidly

                  • Average rating
                    9.2
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