Ambrose Hotel - Santa Monica

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1255 20Th Street, Santa Monica, United States, 90404  show map
 4 stars
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Ambrose Hotel - Santa Monica

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

Verified Reviews:

  • Beds were very comfortable and bed linen was luxurious - Breakfast and parking are free - Nice free shuttle service
  • It is centrally located in santa monica - No mini fridge or other special amenities - Free parking
  • Great location in santa monica close to west la - Beautiful decor - Large rooms and great bathrooms
  • Free breakfast is simple but tasty - Rooms themselves are clean - The aveda bath products are a nice touch

Overview

Ambrose Hotel is a 4-star property only 2.4 km from Santa Monica Beach and Santa Monica Pier. Residing in a 4-story building, the hotel was opened in 2003 and renovated in 2008.

Nestled in the heart of Santa Monica and a 15-minute walk from Santa Monica Museum of Art train station. The distance between Santa Monica city center and the property is 1 km.

The venue is notable for the quiet location within a 15-minute drive to Los Angeles International airport.

Rooms

Ambrose Hotel offers 77 rooms fitted with an in-room safe, a dressing area, a fireplace, heating and cable TV for a comfortable stay in Santa Monica. The non-smoking rooms feature the garden view. In-room self-catering facilities include a microwave, coffee/tea makers and a fridge.

Eat & Drink

Guests will enjoy dishes of thai and american cuisine served in Thai Dishes, which is about 200 meters away.

Services

The property offers a business center, a photocopier and a meeting room to meet the needs of business travelers.

Relax

On-site fitness facilities include a fitness center and bicycles.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at USD 25 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   77.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair access

Sports & Fitness

  • Water sports
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Spa center
  • Sauna
  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom telephone

Kitchen facilities

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Pillow menu

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 16 may stay at the price of USD 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1255 20Th Street, Santa Monica, United States, 90404

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City Center
  • Santa Monica
    3300 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Santa Monica Museum of Art
    4600 ft
  • FIG Gallery
    4600 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Thai Dishes (cuisine: Thai)
    600 ft
  • KooKooRoo (cuisine: American)
    600 ft
Beaches
  • Santa Monica Beach
    1.5 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    77

Rooms and availability

Ambrose Hotel photos Room
Premier Double Room
Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
Size: 305 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    Double Room
    Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
    Size: 325 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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      Studio
      Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
      Size: 325 sq. feet
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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        Deluxe Room
        Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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          Luxury Room
          Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or King-size bed
          Size: 380 sq. feet
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          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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            Luxury Studio
            Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or King-size bed
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            • Air conditioning
            • Private bathroom
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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Ambrose Hotel - Santa Monica Santa Monica location
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              Hotel Address:

              1255 20Th Street, Santa Monica, United States, 90404

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Santa Monica
                3300 ft
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Santa Monica Museum of Art
                4600 ft
              • FIG Gallery
                4600 ft
              • Bus stop
                700 ft
              Restaurants
              • Thai Dishes (cuisine: Thai)
                600 ft
              • KooKooRoo (cuisine: American)
                600 ft
              Beaches
              • Santa Monica Beach
                1.5 mi
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2008
              • Number of floors:
                4
              • Number of rooms:
                77

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              What's nearby

              Popular areas

              • City Center - 3000 ft

              Places of interest

              Train stations

              Convention centers

              Amusement

              • Bright Child - 1.1 mi

              Museums

              • 18th Street Arts Complex - 2700 ft
              • Santa Monica Historical Museum - 3300 ft
              • China Cultural Arts Ctr - 4000 ft
              • Angels Attic - 1.2 mi

              Parks

              • Memorial Park - 3700 ft
              • Reed Park - 1.0 mi
              • Santa Monica Comm and Cultural - 1.4 mi

              Universities, Institutes

              • University of Santa Monica - 400 ft
              • Emperor's College of Medicine - 700 ft
              • Montessori Teacher Training - 2000 ft
              • Emeritus College - 1.0 mi
              • Vidal Sassoon Academy - 1.2 mi

              Business areas

              Medical care and Hospitals

              Golf courses and Country clubs

              College Campuses

              Local attractions

              • Santa Monica Public Library - 1.1 mi
                601 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica
              • Third Street Promenade - 1.3 mi
                Third Street between Wilshire Boulevard and Broadway, Santa Monica
              • Santa Monica Beach - 1.5 mi
                Ocean Ave at Colorado Ave, Santa Monica
              • Angel's Attic - 1.2 mi
                516 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica
              • Palisades Park - 1.4 mi
                Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica

              Near the hotel

              • Santa Monica Museum of Art - 4200 ft
                2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica
              • Bergamot Station - 4300 ft
                2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica

              Restaurants nearby

              • Thai Dishes - 600 ft

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

                71% likes this, based on 55 reviews
                Cuisine: Thai
                Price Range: USD 3 - USD 22

              • The Veggie Grill - 600 ft

                Address: 2025 Wilshire Blvd
                Phone: 310-829-1155

                64% likes this, based on 42 reviews
                Cuisine: Vegetarian

              • Chandni Vegetarian Restaurant - 700 ft

                Address: 1909 Wilshire Blvd
                Phone: 310-828-7060

                62% likes this, based on 19 reviews
                Cuisine: Indian

              • KooKooRoo - 600 ft

                Address: 2002 Wilshire Blvd

                58% likes this, based on 13 reviews
                Cuisine: American

              • Fromin's Delicatessen - 700 ft

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

                50% likes this, based on 49 reviews
                Cuisine: American
                Price Range: USD 2 - USD 22

              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2008
              • Number of floors:
                4
              • Number of rooms:
                77
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              Ambrose Hotel Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ambrose Hotel

              Average guest rating

              7.6out of 10
              Fabulous
              Based on 55 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Rooms
              8.3
              Service
              8.0
              Value
              8.3
              Dining
              8.0

              Guest reviews

              • Older travelers
                9.2

                Located in residential area, yet very close to city business, shopping and the beach. Parking indoors is included. Great continental breakfast.

              • Older travelers
                7.4

                Breakfast selection was great - coffee fabulous

                toilets were a little loud... carpet's a touch worn...

              • Family with children
                7.4

                Location Free wifi Quiet Clean Staff helpful

                Needed fridge Not enough seating breakfast - needed more variety New carpet in rooms needed

              • Older travelers
                10.0

                Good value, good location.

                Walls not adequately soundproofed. Noise from elevator and from neighbors.

              • Couple
                6.6

                The hotel is very nice. We really appreciate the free shuttle bus to Santa Monica. Room is big, clean, silent. Staff is helpful and nice.

                The location is good if you need to stay in Santa Monica, but if you want to visit Los Angeles, it is better to book an hotel where you want to visit, as the distance are very long (it took 1 hour and half to go to Universal Studios for example).

              • Single
                10.0

                Wonderful staff. Great value. Close to shopping and the beach. Romantic--would definitely go back for a couples trip...

                Loved it all!!!

              • Couple
                7.4

                Very nice staff, large rooms, we were lucky to have a litlle patio

                No coffee machine in room but not big deal

              • Family with children
                9.2

                The staff was kind and knowledgable and room was very clean and spacious.

                I wish they had a pool.

              • Family with children
                9.2

                Nice small luxury hotel, with good service and located within 2 minutes drive from santa monica.

              • Group of friends
                7.4

                nice people,free parking. good breakfast,central.

                need more tables and seat for breakfast

              • Older travelers
                5.8

                Garden with small water feature area was very nice and peaceful, room adequate, although I would not describe it as a 'deluxe' king which was what I paid for. Breakfast was excellent but served in a room not exactly suited for this use. Seating in public area was limited during breakfast time. Car to take you to beach is a nice touch. There are good bars and restaurants around the locale of the hotel, all within walking distance.

                Nice ambience, however hotel is somewhat tired. The decor is dark wood and showing signs of age. Staff were helpful when asked for assistance, however did not go out of their way to make you feel welcome. I would say they were merely perfunctory in carrying out their duties. I expect something better than 'ordinary' when staying in a hotel that purports to be a 'boutique' hotel.

              • Older travelers
                8.2

                I liked the decor, the peacefulness of the location, the cleanliness and the comfort. I would recommend to others.

              • Couple
                4.6

                Bad location rooms with a poor set up dinning is far!!

              • Older travelers
                9.6

                Great rooms, and we go an upgrade

                Slow elevators

              • Single
                8.2

                The breakfast

                Traffic noise outside my room - 425

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Ambrose Hotel - Santa Monica Santa Monica location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              1255 20Th Street, Santa Monica, United States, 90404

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Santa Monica
                3300 ft
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Santa Monica Museum of Art
                4600 ft
              • FIG Gallery
                4600 ft
              • Bus stop
                700 ft
              Restaurants
              • Thai Dishes (cuisine: Thai)
                600 ft
              • KooKooRoo (cuisine: American)
                600 ft
              Beaches
              • Santa Monica Beach
                1.5 mi
              Hotel information
              • Check-in:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2008
              • Number of floors:
                4
              • Number of rooms:
                77