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The Ambrose

1255 20th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404

+1 310 315 1555

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based on 446 reviews

About The Ambrose, Santa Monica

Value for money

Located a short stroll from 17th/Colorado Los Angeles Metro Station, Ambrose Hotel Santa Monica offers guests a convenient base while visiting Santa Monica. The various amenities this charming hotel has to offer include 24-hour room service, a free shuttle service and a coffee bar. There are a range of facilities available to guests of Ambrose Hotel Santa Monica, such as an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour business centre and a 24-hour reception. Guests can work out in the fitness center, or rent a bicycle and explore the surrounding area. There are 77 contemporary rooms at the hotel, each offering all the necessities to ensure a comfortable stay. Los Angeles International Airport is within a 30-minute drive of Ambrose Hotel Santa Monica, as are Hollywood Walk of Fame and Universal Studios Hollywood. Guests will find plenty to see and do in the local area, with Santa Monica Pier a short car ride away.

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Standard Rooms - Panoramic view


$321 totalPriceline
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Premier Rooms - Panoramic view


$382 totalExpedia
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Double Rooms - Courtyard view


$366 totalExpedia
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King Rooms - Park view


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Queen Rooms - Harbor view


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Other Rooms - Mountain view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Fitness center
  • Room service
  • Business center
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Airport shuttle
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Private entrance
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Elevator
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • Allergy-free room
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Internet
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Car rental
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Raised toilet
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower


  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Storage available
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • Radio
  • Library
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smartphone dock
  • TV

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • EV charging station
  • Airport shuttle


  • Wine glasses
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Refrigerator


  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony


  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Hiking


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk


  • Fitness center
  • Tennis

Family friendly

  • Cribs available

Places of interest near The Ambrose

Attractions in Santa Monica, California curated by momondo

The Ambrose location: 1255 20th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404


Santa Monica Pier1.6 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Opaque - Dining in the Dark, LA0.1 mi
Noma Restaurants0.1 mi
Chandni Vegetarian Restaurant0.1 mi
Ihop0.2 mi

The Ambrose Reviews

ExcellentBased on 446 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Staff was extremely friendly and responsive. (in 43 reviews)
  • Very nice and cozy room. (in 37 reviews)
  • The location was perfect! (in 36 reviews)
Cons -
  • Underground and secured parking. (in 8 reviews)
  • Peyton at the front desk really made my visit what it was. (in 3 reviews)
  • Snacks in room for outrageous prices. (in 2 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • 4 star hotels in Santa Monica typically cost $488/night, but The Ambrose is typically available for $302/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • If there is no traffic, the 7.4 mi drive between Los Angeles and The Ambrose should only take about 22min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • With parking available at The Ambrose, you could always rent a car for as low as $28/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Santa Monica. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Los Angeles to The Ambrose, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • One of the easiest dining options for Santa Monica guests staying in The Ambrose is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Judging by our data, The Ambrose does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call The Ambrose at +1 310 315 1555.

  • If you have questions about The Ambrose or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +1 310 315 1555.

  • Yes, The Ambrose has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Yes. If you are looking for a hotel with a fitness center on-site, The Ambrose is a great place to stay.

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