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 located in a beach area of Santa Monica in 30 minutes walking distance from International Chess Park. This contemporary hotel was opened in 1991 and renovated in 2006.

The venue is 45.4 km away from Six Flags Magic Mountain. Guests can get to Santa Monica city center, which is 1 km away.

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

The property enjoys great location within a 15-minute drive to Los Angeles International airport.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 123 rooms equipped with a private balcony, a mini bar, individual climate control, television with satellite channels and a living area. Some of the beautiful rooms feature the ocean view. They also comprise en suite bathrooms appointed with a hairdryer, a bathtub and guest toiletries.

Eat & Drink

There is a restaurant for guests to enjoy their meal. The terrace restaurant serves American dishes. Ihop and Opaque - Dining in the Dark are located within 50 meters away.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

The property offers a garage, an elevator and a vending machine along with a banqueting hall, computer equipment and a meeting room.

Relax

Cots and video games for children are provided at Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica. Such fitness options as a fitness center and a gym are available on site.

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
  • Wake up service
  • 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/ Baby cots
  • 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 / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 17 years
Existing bedding FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

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

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City Center
  • Santa Monica
    800 m
Airports
  • Los Angeles International (LAX)
    11.5 km
  • Bob Hope (BUR)
    22.2 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Ihop
    20 m
  • Bistro of Santa Monica (cuisine: Italian, French)
    390 m
Beaches
  • Santa Monica Beach
    2.3 km
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
Courtyard view
  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

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

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Free Wi-Fi
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Housekeeping
  • Free local calls
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cotton sheets
  • Cribs available
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • VCR player
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard Room

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

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed, 1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Free local calls
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • 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.

One-Bedroom King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Living room
  • Bathroom:Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Down/feather pillows
  • Dining:Mini-refrigerator
Room Description:

WiFi (fee applies), living room, mini-refrigerator, sofa bed, two HDTVs Enjoy the space and privacy of this beautiful two-room suite. The bedroom features a 37-inch HDTV and a king-sized Sweet Dreams® bed with jumbo hypoallergenic down pillows. The separate living room includes a 42-inch HDTV, mini-fridge, chair with ottoman and a sofa bed. Work at the large desk and keep in touch with WiFi access (fee applies). The guest bath with a shower/tub combination can be accessed from both the bedroom and living room. Combed cotton terry towels and luxurious bath products enhance your experience.

Twin Room for Single Use
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
Room Description:

Twin room sole use

Standard Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
  • General:Internet access
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Television
  • VCR player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Triple Room (Without Breakfast)

One-Bedroom Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Standard Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Internet access
Room Description:

Standard|QUADRUPLE TWO QUEEN BEDS NON SMOKING

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

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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Deluxe Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica photos Room
Deluxe King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio

Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center700 m
  • Montana Avenue1.3 km
  • Third Street Promenade2.0 km
  • Santa Monica Beach2.3 km

Convention centers

  • Santa Monica Visitor Center2.2 km
  • Santa Monica Civic Auditorium2.3 km

Shopping areas

  • Santa Monica Place1.9 km

Amusement

  • Bright Child1.7 km

Museums

  • 18th Street Arts Complex500 m
  • Santa Monica Historical Museum800 m
  • China Cultural Arts Ctr900 m
  • Angels Attic1.8 km

Parks

  • Memorial Park900 m
  • Reed Park1.6 km
  • Santa Monica Comm and Cultural2.1 km
  • City Parks and Sports2.3 km
  • Tongva Park2.3 km

Universities, Institutes

  • Montessori Teacher Training300 m
  • Emperor's College of Medicine400 m
  • University of Santa Monica400 m
  • Emeritus College1.3 km
  • Vidal Sassoon Academy2.0 km

Galleries

  • FIG Gallery1.1 km
  • Santa Monica Museum of Art1.1 km
  • Christopher Grimes Gallery1.3 km

Medical care and Hospitals

  • Saint John's Health Center300 m
  • Santa Monica Ucla Med Center500 m
  • Westside Birth Svc2.0 km

Golf courses and Country clubs

  • Santa Monica Pier1.6 km

College Campuses

  • Pardee RAND Graduate School - PRGS2.2 km

Local attractions

  • Santa Monica Public Library1.6 km
    601 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica
  • Third Street Promenade2.0 km
    Third Street between Wilshire Boulevard and Broadway, Santa Monica
  • Santa Monica Beach2.3 km
    Ocean Ave at Colorado Ave, Santa Monica
  • Angel's Attic1.8 km
    516 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica
  • Palisades Park2.1 km
    Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica

Near the hotel

  • Santa Monica Museum of Art1.1 km
    2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica
  • Bergamot Station1.1 km
    2525 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica

Restaurants nearby

  • Ihop20 m

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

    60% likes this, based on 20 reviews

  • Thai Dishes430 m

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

    71% likes this, based on 65 reviews
    Cuisine: Thai
    Price Range: ZAR 26 - ZAR 279

  • Pot and Pan Thai Food420 m

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

    Cuisine: Thai
    Price Range: ZAR 66 - ZAR 133

  • Bistro of Santa Monica390 m

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

    74% likes this, based on 40 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian, French
    Price Range: ZAR 426 - ZAR 426

  • Fromin's Delicatessen410 m

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

    53% likes this, based on 39 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: ZAR 0 - ZAR 266

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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  • Topanga hotels - 16 km
  • Hermosa Beach hotels - 19 km

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

Rating by category:

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
    800 m
Airports
  • Los Angeles International (LAX)
    11.5 km
  • Bob Hope (BUR)
    22.2 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Ihop
    20 m
  • Bistro of Santa Monica (cuisine: Italian, French)
    390 m
Beaches
  • Santa Monica Beach
    2.3 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    123