by Kimberly Liu
Located directly west of Los Angeles, the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel offers a convenient location to partake in many of the fun family activities in Santa Monica and the surrounding Los Angeles area. When you need a break from the whirlwind of activity, lounge on the hotel beach, swim in the ocean, and dine poolside or in the oceanfront restaurant featuring a special kids’ menu.
The pool deck was renovated in 2015, with 13 new fire pits, four poolside patio rooms and a sound system that projects music throughout the deck and under the water. Complimentary evening receptions take place on the pool deck every evening during sunset, too, with Champagne available for adults. For kids, the poolside Beach Barn ice cream shop will surely fill their sugar cravings. Additionally, like all Loews properties, the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel welcomes children with a special gift bag and has a lending library of video games.
This four-story hotel sports a modern, up-to-date vibe and offers everything from standard rooms to luxury suites as well as a penthouse suite. Moms and dads will especially appreciate the dramatic views of the Pacific Ocean and Santa Monica, the plush linens, coffeemaker and aromatherapy toiletries.
For more information, read about Loews Hotels and Resorts.
Our Editor Loves
- Beach and pool
- Welcome gift for kids
- Onsite family dining
- Free Wi-Fi
by stuart r
I live over the hill in the San Fernando Valley so I would not ever stay here except that my employer paid for a meeting onsite that ran over two days. So I spent one night in a room on the second floor, which turns out to be below the 4th floor main entrance level. The location is great, overlooking the ocean. The food supplied to our group was good and my room and all the meeting facilities all looked clean. Unfortunately I have the same complaint as someone who posted a comment on this site in March 2019, that being that the walkway stairs between the 4th floor and the second floor smelled like vomit. I do not know if it is some sort of cleaner that the hotel is using that is causing this, but for the price being charged for everything (e.g. $9 for an in room bottle of FIJI water) they need to fix this.
really good location and the rooms are great too
check-in was busy but the person who checked us in was really nice and friendly. we ended up getting an upgrade as we had arrived a little early so it was a nice bonus