Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

1920 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, United States, 90404-1909  show map
 3 stars
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Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Paid beach shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Overview

Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica is a 4-story hotel in Santa Monica within short distance of University Of California, Will Rogers State Beach and Venice Beach. This elegant hotel was opened in 1991 and renovated in 2006.

The property boasts perfect location minutes away from Santa Monica Museum of Art train station. A 10-minute walk to the center of Santa Monica.

Nearby points of interest include a theater, a college and a museum.

Santa Monica / 20th bus stop is located nearby. Guests can reach Los Angeles International airport within 15 minutes by car.

Rooms

The property comprises 123 comfortable rooms equipped with a safe, a minibar, individual climate control, pay TV and coffee/tea makers. The rooms offer European decor.

Eat & Drink

A breakfast is served in the restaurant. The hotel’s spacious restaurant serves a variety of American dishes. The diner Ihop is around 50 meters away.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Guests of Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica are welcome to use a banquet hall, computer equipment and a meeting room.

Relax

On-site leisure options feature a sunbathing terrace and a nightclub. A fitness centre and a gym are among the on-site facilities.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   123.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Carte blanche
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid beach shuttle
  • City shuttle service
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service
  • Paid porterage

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Game console

Leisure facilities

  • Beach access
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Sofa bed
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub shower combination
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Bedroom

  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Voice mail
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

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. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1920 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, United States, 90404-1909

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City Center
  • Santa Monica
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Ihop
    100 ft
  • Bistro of Santa Monica (cuisine: Italian, French)
    1300 ft
Beaches
  • Santa Monica Beach
    1.4 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    123

Rooms and availability

Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica photos Room
Standard Room
  • Room size:

    280 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Free local calls
  • Voice mail
  • Speaker phone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Television
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard Room

Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica photos Room
King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Free local calls
  • Voice mail
  • Speaker phone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Television
  • Radio
Room Description:

Turn on the 42-inch LCD TV found in this room to pass the time, or use the free Wi-Fi to check your email. The non-smoking room also has an in-room electronic safe, refrigerator and even a coffee maker for an afternoon boost. At night sleep soundly on top of the comfy king bed. Wake up refreshed in the morning.

Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Standard|Triple Room (Without Breakfast)

One-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Family Run Of House Room Assigned On Arrival
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Run of House - Double (Family Plan)

Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica photos Room
Deluxe King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

Shopping areas

Amusement

  • Bright Child1.1 mi

Museums

  • 18th Street Arts Complex1700 ft
  • Santa Monica Historical Museum2700 ft
  • China Cultural Arts Ctr3000 ft
  • Angels Attic1.1 mi

Parks

  • Memorial Park3000 ft
  • Reed Park1.0 mi
  • Santa Monica Comm and Cultural1.3 mi
  • City Parks and Sports1.4 mi
  • Tongva Park1.4 mi

Universities, Institutes

  • Montessori Teacher Training1000 ft
  • Emperor's College of Medicine1400 ft
  • University of Santa Monica1400 ft
  • Emeritus College4300 ft
  • Vidal Sassoon Academy1.2 mi

Galleries

Medical care and Hospitals

Golf courses and Country clubs

College Campuses

Local attractions

  • Santa Monica Public Library1.0 mi
    601 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica
  • Third Street Promenade1.3 mi
    Third Street between Wilshire Boulevard and Broadway, Santa Monica
  • Santa Monica Beach1.4 mi
    Ocean Ave at Colorado Ave, Santa Monica
  • Angel's Attic1.1 mi
    516 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica
  • Palisades Park1.3 mi
    Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica

Near the hotel

  • Santa Monica Museum of Art3600 ft
    2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica
  • Bergamot Station3700 ft
    2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica

Restaurants nearby

  • Ihop100 ft

    Address: 1920 Santa Monica Blvd
    Phone: (310) 829-9597

    60% likes this, based on 20 reviews

  • Thai Dishes1500 ft

    Address: 1910 Wilshire Blvd Ste 1
    Phone: (310) 828-5634

    71% likes this, based on 65 reviews
    Cuisine: Thai
    Price Range: USD 2 - USD 21

  • Pot and Pan Thai Food1400 ft

    Address: 2315 Santa Monica Blvd
    Phone: (310) 828-8979

    Cuisine: Thai
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 10

  • Bistro of Santa Monica1300 ft

    Address: 2301 Santa Monica Blvd
    Phone: 310-453-5442

    74% likes this, based on 40 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian, French
    Price Range: USD 32 - USD 32

  • Fromin's Delicatessen1400 ft

    Address: 1832 Wilshire Blvd
    Phone: (310) 829-5443

    53% likes this, based on 39 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 0 - USD 20

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    123
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Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 209 reviews

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Rooms
7.0

Guest reviews

  • Single
    7.8

    Personal very helpfull, nice hotel close to Santa Monica center

  • Single
    7.4

    Convenient to Santamonica & central LA

    The in room wireless Internet connection was very unstable in my room I was virtually unable to connect most of the time

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Free Parking, comfortable and quiet room use of hotel transport to Santa Monica

    Hotel receptionist could have been a little bit more positive and out going

  • Single
    8.2

    localisation, big and clean rooms, parking on site

  • Couple
    5.8

    This hotel is 20 blocks from the beach area but does have a free shuttle to the beach. The local bus service also stops right outside the hotel and only costs $1. The IHOP next door to the hotel does an excellent breakfast.

    The hotel is on the junction of two busy roads and we did hear a lot of traffic noise. Our room was next to the lifts and the vending machines which made droning noises all night, so a poor nights sleep. The hotel is 20 blocks from the beach but still charges a lot of $ for the location. Not good value for money in my opinion.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Location was further from beach and shops than expected

  • Group of friends
    5.0

    The room was confortable and quiet as I had requested. However, the hotel is in urgent need of general renovation. Decor is dated and and shabby.

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    Parking and access to freeway

    A little high on price. Error on bill for 2nd room was not appreciated.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    The staff were amazing could not do enough for you. Location was good and Hotel provided a shuttle on the hour for drop off and pick up. Ihop next store was excellent value for food, the pancakes were awesome!!!. There is a bus service which provides a service all night aprox every 2 mins, at the low cost of $1 per trip, even less for seniors as well as day passes. The Hop on Hop off busses are great value, just remember to keep an eye on the timetable.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The Gateway's shuttle service made the hotel easily accessible to Santa Monica Pier, Third St Promenade and to the Red Hop On Hop Off sightseeing bus. Also the rapid bus service stop to Beverly Hills around the corner and the crosstown bus stop outside the door.

  • Couple
    5.8

    Staff where very helpful and free shuttle bus to beach.

    Rooms need renovating, very old carpets and almost a stale smell in our room. Quite a long walk from beach and night life if thats what you're going to Santa Monica for but bus service is outside and very good.

  • Family with children
    7.0

    Staff was very nice, prices were reasonable.

    Fitness center was old and needs to be updated

  • Couple
    10.0

    Location was excellent and close to everything. Very easy to access to the freeways and very close to the pier. The room was very clean and comfortable and a good deal for thr price.

  • Single
    8.8

    Comfortable, clean, friendly & helpful staff.

    Location was on junction of 2 busy roads which could cause considerable noise. Very few eating establishments withing walking distance

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Loved the balcony with table and chairs as well as lounge chairs for relaxing. Great place to enjoy drinks and food with family/ friends staying with us. It was so convenient having IHop restaurant on site also!! Shuttle bus access to shopping and beach is a nice feature.

How to reach hotel

hotel Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica Santa Monica location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

1920 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, United States, 90404-1909

Get directions
City Center
  • Santa Monica
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Ihop
    100 ft
  • Bistro of Santa Monica (cuisine: Italian, French)
    1300 ft
Beaches
  • Santa Monica Beach
    1.4 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    123