The Ambrose

1255 20th Street, Santa Monica, CA, USA
Santa Monica

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  • Public Spaces17.5
  • Service18
  • Overall17.5
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Hotel Description

Adjust your mental picture of Santa Monica: the Ambrose is more than a mile inland, leaving the beach to the high rollers, who inflate their prices accordingly. Here you’ll find that it is possible to get an excellent room in Santa Monica, at a charming little boutique, for about the price one would expect from a dreary chain motel — as long as you don’t have to be right in the thick of the action.

Then again, stay here and you’ll find the thick of the action is a relative concept — the Ambrose is quite close enough to anything that matters, whether the Third Street Promenade or various business destinations like HBO, Hulu, and Sony. And this is no bargain-basement hotel; the California Craftsman decor is satisfying enough, and some of the services are in the same league as the big boys by the beach including 24-hour room service, and, best of all, plentiful parking. Remember that nobody walks, except on the Promenade or the boardwalk; the hotel offers complimentary Classic Beach Cruisers for stylish scooting and maintains its own housecar for short trips.

The Ambrose espouses an eco-conscious philosophy as well, from recycling and composting regimes to non-toxic cleaners and energy-efficient rooms. All in all, it’s an above-average hotel at a rate that’s well below average, at least for Santa Monica — you’ll save some money for the Third Street boutiques and still sleep in style.

How to get there: The Ambrose hotel, located in Santa Monica, is a 20-minute drive from Los Angeles International Airport, but the trip can take up to an hour in traffic. Guest parking is available for $25 per night.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 77 Rooms
  • Style: Modern Design
  • Atmosphere: Quiet

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour room service
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Boardroom
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Room service
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Wake-up service

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Credit cards accepted:

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Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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    • Frette, Matteo linen brands
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    • hardwood floor
    • international channel
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour room service
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Boardroom
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Room service
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Wake-up service

Need to Know

Valid credit card required.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diner's Club

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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