Best Western Gateway Hotel - Santa Monica

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

 Paid Wi-Fi
 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

The elegant Best Western Gateway Hotel offers a non-smoking accommodation located close to Santa Monica Visitor Center, The Getty Center and Santa Monica Beach. Offering international architecture, Best Western Gateway Hotel resides in a building that was renovated in 2006.

The property is notable for its ideal location 10-minute walk away from the Santa Monica city center. A 15-minute walk will take you to Christopher Grimes Gallery, FIG Gallery and The Performing Arts Center Santa Monica College.

Direct access to the private beach and surrounding mountains is provided.

Guests will find themselves within 15-minute drive to Los Angeles International airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 123 rooms. All of them feature a minibar, LCD flat-screen TV, individual climate control, Wi-Fi and a laptop. They provide bathrooms with slippers, a bathtub and a hairdryer.

Eat

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. At the gastronomic restaurant guests can enjoy American cuisine. Guests can relax in the coffee bar serving complimentary drinks.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

Rent cars at the hotel and discover the surroundings.

Relax

Best Western Gateway Hotel provides cribs and video games for children.

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 rooms:   123.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Free safe at reception
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Vending machines
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • Room service
  • Paid porterage
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Video games

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers

Kitchen facilities

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Pillow top mattress

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

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. 
  • 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 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
    2300 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 rooms:
    123

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: King Size bed or 2 Queen Size beds or Double Bed
Size: 280 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    Bed type: King Size bed
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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Best Western Gateway Hotel - Santa Monica Santa Monica location
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    Hotel Address:

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

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Santa Monica
      2300 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 rooms:
      123

    Best Western Gateway Hotel Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Santa Monica Pier - 1.0 mi

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 2000 ft
    • Third Street Promenade - 1.2 mi

    Places of interest

    • Santa Monica Beach - 1.4 mi

    Convention centers

    • Santa Monica Civic Auditorium - 1.4 mi

    Amusement

    • Bright Child - 1.1 mi
    • Amf - 1.4 mi
    • Gordon Brothers Enterprises - 1.6 mi

    Museums

    • 18th Street Arts Complex - 1700 ft
    • Santa Monica Historical Museum - 2700 ft
    • China Cultural Arts Ctr - 3000 ft
    • Santa Monica Museum of Art - 3300 ft
    • Angels Attic - 1.1 mi

    Parks

    • Memorial Park - 3000 ft
    • Reed Park - 1.0 mi
    • Santa Monica Comm and Cultural - 1.3 mi
    • City Parks and Sports - 1.4 mi

    Universities, Institutes

    • Montessori Teacher Training - 1000 ft
    • Emperor's College of Medicine - 1400 ft
    • University of Santa Monica - 1400 ft
    • Emeritus College - 4300 ft
    • Vidal Sassoon Academy - 1.2 mi
    • Shiatsu Massage School of CA - 1.6 mi

    Air business related

    • Force Limited - 1.6 mi

    Medical care and Hospitals

    • Saint John's Health Center - 1000 ft
    • Santa Monica Ucla Med Center - 1700 ft
    • Westside Birth Svc - 1.2 mi

    College Campuses

    • Pardee RAND Graduate School - PRGS - 1.4 mi

    Local Attractions

    • Santa Monica Public Library - 1.0 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 - 1.4 mi
      Ocean Ave at Colorado Ave, Santa Monica
    • Angel's Attic - 1.1 mi
      516 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica
    • Palisades Park - 1.3 mi
      Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica

    Near the hotel

    • Santa Monica Museum of Art - 3500 ft
      2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica
    • Bergamot Station - 3700 ft
      2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Ihop - 100 ft

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

      60% likes this, based on 20 reviews

    • Thai Dishes - 1500 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 Food - 1400 ft

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

      Cuisine: Thai
      Price Range: USD 5 - USD 10

    • Bistro of Santa Monica - 1300 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 Delicatessen - 1400 ft

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

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

    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  12 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2006
    • Number of rooms:
      123
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    Best Western Gateway Hotel Reviews

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

    Average guest rating

    7.8out of 10
    Excellent
    Based on 209 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Rooms
    7.0

    Individual 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 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
      2300 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 rooms:
      123