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1 room, 2 adults

The Ambrose, Santa Monica

3.5-star3.5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
1255 20th Street, Santa Monica, CA, 90404, United States of America

3.5-star hotel, convenient to Third Street Promenade
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Free WiFi
    • Refrigerator
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
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Awesome vibe
Bar is awesome
Tasty breakfast
Fairly good value for money

The Ambrose, Santa Monica

from $356 CAD
  • Traditional King
  • Traditional Double- 2 Queen Beds
  • Premier Room, 1 King Bed
  • Premium Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Traditional Studio, 1 King Bed
  • Traditional Studio, 2 Queen Beds
  • Luxury Studio, 1 King Bed

What’s around The Ambrose, Santa Monica


  • In Mid-City
  • Third Street Promenade - 28 min walk
  • Santa Monica Pier - 38 min walk
  • Santa Monica Beach - 38 min walk
  • Santa Monica College - 23 min walk
  • Santa Monica Place - 30 min walk
  • Original Muscle Beach - 39 min walk
  • Main Street Santa Monica - 41 min walk

Getting around

  • Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) - 22 min drive
  • Burbank, CA (BUR-Bob Hope) - 38 min drive
  • Hawthorne, CA (HHR-Hawthorne Municipal) - 20 min drive
  • Van Nuys, CA (VNY) - 26 min drive
  • Long Beach, CA (LGB-Long Beach Municipal) - 33 min drive
  • Los Angeles Union Station - 18 min drive
  • Van Nuys Station - 20 min drive
  • Los Angeles Cal State Station - 23 min drive
  • 17th Street/SMC Station - 13 min walk
  • 26th Street/Bergamot Station - 19 min walk
  • Free area shuttle

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 77 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-5:30 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others


  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Self parking *

  • Car charging point


  • Free area shuttle within 3 mi

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Fitness facilities
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2003
  • Elevator
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible public restroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Braille signage
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LED TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

The Ambrose, Santa Monica’s small print

Also known as

  • Ambrose Hotel Santa Monica
  • Ambrose Hotel
  • Ambrose Santa Monica
  • The Ambrose Hotel
  • The Ambrose Santa Monica
  • The Ambrose Hotel Santa Monica


Parking height restrictions apply.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • Resort fee: USD 28.55 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Breakfast
  • Fitness center access
  • Shuttle service
  • Additional inclusions
  • WiFi access (may be limited)

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 100 (subject to availability)

Self parking costs USD 28.00 per night with in/out privileges

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Ambrose, Santa Monica

  • Are pets allowed at The Ambrose?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • Is parking offered at The Ambrose?
    Yes. Self parking costs USD 28.00 per night.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Ambrose?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to 5:30 AM. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge of USD 100 (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Ambrose?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Fudruckers (2-min walk), Chandni (3-min walk), and Thai Dishes (3-min walk).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 258 reviews

Poor 2.0
Room was $289 on after all the fees it was $395.00/night. Final charge billed to my checking was $414.00. (We did not order anything or buy anything at the hotel) Overpriced and while the hotel is nice it is not worth $400/night.
Amanda, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
great quite charming hotel
the room was very comfortable, only problem the shower bench was poorly positioned for a handicapped person to use. either the shower head needed a longer hose with a holder nearer the bench or the bench need to be closer on the side of the wall. the longer hose would work well with a holder on the wall next to the bench. otherwise everything was great. the food was superb, the staff was wonderful, the car service could have gone longer on new years eve, but during the hours that it worked A+. love it will be back if i am that way again.
marguerite, us2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Beautiful hotel in Santa Monica. Walking distance to several restaurants and shops. A longer walk or short cab ride to downtown Santa Monica and the pier (can also easily get there with the hotels complimentary shuttle service). Spacious and comfortable rooms. Excellent breakfast in the morning in their cozy living room. Will definitely be back!
us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
All was very comfortable as usual. Only thing was shower water wouldn’t get hot enough this morning.
Marcy, us1 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Easy access in Santa Monica
Our second stay at the Ambrose. Really nice place. You get to park your own car in the underground garage. Elevators are quick and close. Rooms are really nice...a little off the b eaten path a good way! Breakfast offerings are all fresh. Would go again!
Brian, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing stay
Amazing last minute stay. Customer service was 10 out of 10.
us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Awesome hotel
Best place I’ve ever stayed at. Super clean and employees are super nice and awesome. Breakfast options were great.
Carlos, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
calm and comfortable
We had a great time!
hk4 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Loved it.
Surprisingly pleasant. Service-oriented, super clean, inviting, contemporary. Great amenities — complimentary bikes for guest use, a free car service within three miles, which is enough to get to the beach. Refreshing change from the bigger, less personal hotels.
Kathryn, sg3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Everything was awesome
Emad, us4 night romance trip

The Ambrose, Santa Monica

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