Viceroy Santa Monica

1819 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA, United States, 90401show map
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Overview

The excellent Viceroy Santa Monica Hotel is a 4-star property placed 14 km from Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Founded in 1969, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2018.

Guests will enjoy an unique location in the center of Santa Monica. A college, a museum and a theater lie a short distance away.

Viceroy Santa Monica Hotel offers a sweeping view to its guests.

Los Angeles International airport can be reached in 20 minutes by car from Viceroy Santa Monica Hotel.

Year renovated:   2018.  Number of floors:   8.  Number of rooms:   162.

Rooms

This property has 162 guestrooms including Viceroy Room, Empire Suite and Monarch Suite appointed with a laptop-compatible safe, a balcony, a dining area, an iron with ironing board and a DVD player. The elegant rooms feature the ocean view. The rooms have spacious bathrooms which come with a roll in shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Dining options

The restaurant serves international dishes. Exclusive drinks are offered in the café bar. Guests can dine at Viceroy and Cora's Coffee Shoppe, about 50 meters away from the property.

Leisure

On-site facilities include a swimming pool.

Bicycle rental services are also provided.

Additional features

Viceroy Santa Monica is proud to announce the inclusion of the following amenities for all our guests at a nominal charge of $35.41 per night.

This program includes but is not limited to the following:

Welcome beverage upon arrival

Morning coffee provided by Caffe Umbria, served until 10am daily

Standard WiFi and internet access

Computer kiosk station access

Digital access to over one of over 5,000 magazines and newspapers via Press Reader

Daily Priority bike rentals, based upon availability

10% off food in Cast Restaurant and Lounge, excludes alcohol and gratuity, may not be available during special events

Exclusive discounts from preferred vendors

Seasonal Wellness Programs including:

Weekend fitness classes*

Running and cycling routes with complimentary bottled water*Subject to change without notice.

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Facilities
Paid Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 50 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Welcome drink

Cafe

Snack bar

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness centre

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Guest Parking

  • Private parking is possible on site at USD 50 per day.

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome pack
  • Welcome drink

Dining

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Special diet menus

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots

Spa & Leisure

  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Free cabanas
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view
  • Ocean view
  • Pool view
  • Partial View

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Paid films
  • DVD player
  • Voice mail
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEExisting beddingFREEOne child3 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
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California Heritage MuseumCalifornia Heritage Museum3000 ft
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Third Street PromenadeThird Street Promenade3300 ftThird Street between Wilshire Boulevard and Broadway, Santa Monica
Ocean AvenueOcean Avenue3400 ftOcean Ave.
Montana AvenueMontana Avenue4600 ftMontana Avenue
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Cora's Coffee ShoppeCora's Coffee Shoppe200 ft1802 Ocean Ave
ViceroyViceroy100 ft1819 Ocean Avenue
Whist RestaurantWhist Restaurant200 ft1819 Ocean Ave
CapoCapo200 ft1810 Ocean Ave
Cha Cha ChickenCha Cha Chicken400 ft1906 Ocean Ave
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18th Street Arts Complex18th Street Arts Complex1.2 mi
China Cultural Arts CtrChina Cultural Arts Ctr1.7 mi
Memorial ParkMemorial Park5000 ft
Reed ParkReed Park1.0 mi
Montessori Teacher TrainingMontessori Teacher Training1.4 mi
Emperor's College of MedicineEmperor's College of Medicine1.5 mi
University of Santa MonicaUniversity of Santa Monica1.7 mi
Art Institute of Los AngelesArt Institute of Los Angeles2.4 mi
Santa Monica Museum of ArtSanta Monica Museum of Art1.8 mi
Venice Beach BoardwalkVenice Beach Boardwalk1.7 mi Los Angeles, CA
Burton W. Chace ParkBurton W. Chace Park3.4 mi13650 Mindanao Way
Will Rogers State Historic Park Will Rogers State Historic Park 3.4 mi1501 Will Rogers State Park Road
Hammer Museum Hammer Museum 4.5 mi10899 Wilshire Blvd.
The Getty CenterThe Getty Center4.9 mi1200 Getty Center Dr
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Getting around
Airports
Santa Monica (SMO)2.3 mi
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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Reviews
7.6
FabulousBased on  47  reviews

Rating by category:

8.0
Location
9.0
Rooms
  • 8.8
    Superb

    The Viceroy staff members were extremely courteous and respectful. My husband and I were treated very well, and any request we made was granted with efficiency. We both really appreciate the professionalism and expertise of James, our Concierge.

    Upon approaching the Concierge desk to pick up vouchers, I noticed that a Viceroy guest was seated at the Concierge desk, using the desktop computer, and talking loudly on his cell phone. The language he was using in his conversation was innapropriate and extremely offensive. Although I quickly realized that this man was clearly not the concierge, I also felt embarrassed that this behavior is what anyone would witness upon entering or exiting the Viceroy.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    Very warm and friendly staff, particular evening ambient, nice for a dinner in the garden or just for a drink. Very comfortable room with nice ocean view. Best location to visit la area.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Tasteful indoor decoration. Very upbeat modern vibe. Good valet service for car pickup.

    Room lacked some very basic and common amenities:no shower cap; coffee maker; no bath mat inside the very old and high edged bathtubs. Would have been so easy to slip. Also the end table lamps had pull chains placed so high, we had to get out of bed in order to turn them off and on. Very strange. We specifically asked for a very quiet room when we booked and it was noted on the computer when we checked in (thank you), but they didn't tell us was that the Viceroy is now an upbeat night club until 1 a.m. every weekend night with a throbbing base which rocks the wall all the way up to our 7th story room. We couldn't sleep until after 1 am. We just thought somebody should have warned us.

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    I love the friendly, professional service as well as the beautiful rooms.

  • 6.2
    Good

    My main reason for staying at the Viceroy was to look at the Interior designs

    The lobby, bar and restaurant were too dark and noisy - no sound attenuation

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Friendly staff; good food and reasonable location

    There are no coffee facilities in the room. Lighting is terrible in the foyer and entry. Smoking area did not reflect the standard of the hotel

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    Looks good. Close to the beach.

    Wall thin as paper. Heard everything in adjacent rooms. Been woke up multiple times by party outside & party in conectig room & and even heard the tv from the adjacent room in the morning ... Party with dj on friday and saturday night at the pool area = was like having a dj in our room until 1 am. Drinks at the bar overpriced, breakfast overpriced, parking overpriced. Over all hotel over rated and over priced­. Would never go back!

  • 6.2
    Good

    The platforms of the beds stick out too far...I Have a large scrape and bruise from hitting one of them...no manager was available to talk with

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    Nice back yard, nice staff (exclude reception girl)

    Small rooms, outdated interior, pretended to be luxury, but feels shabby

  • 7.0
    Very good

    service, friendly employees

    to crouded in the weekends price to high in comparison with other hotels we have been swimming pool to small

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Loved the vibey atmosphere, the location was great! Rooms large, clean and chic! Great views of sea or city and mountains. Excellent staff.

    On very noisy block! Had to have aircon on at all times as windows could not be opened for noise. Pool area great but far too small. In the 5 days we spent there could not get pool chairs in the sun once!!

  • 4.6
    Guest rating

    Restaurant is nice, great food (although they do not have bread).

    Do not take the oceanview rooms. View is quite poor as there are other buildings in front of the hotel and you have a very noisy highway just below your windows. Sun on the windows will make the room very hot during the day but air conditioning is like having a 747 at takeoff in your room so impossible to sleep. Basically oceanview rooms are extremely uncomfortable but the price you pay does not reflect it. Finally, I booked two rooms with queen beds and I got two rooms with King beds .... Avoid this place. Wasted money for an uncomfortable hotel.

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    Unpretentious and friendly with elegance and style. The staff without exception were brilliant - meeting every little desire or solving problems. Dining experience was fabulous - Menu varied without being to lengthy and delivered the promise. Loved the social events around the pool area too. I enjoyed a pot of Earl Grey tea served to me speadily in the little reading room - perfect! The coffee in house is also wonderful, however, the location of the hotel gave me opportunity to walk and seek out other coffee destinations. The Curtain over the road sitting in their little kitchen area was a great experience, or walking up Main St to an Organic coffee house etc. I will certainly make a point to stay again as my halfway treat when traveling between Uk and NZ. It makes the trip worthwhile, enjoyable and sorts out the jet lag on that long journey.

    I thought I didn't like that there wasn't tea and coffee making in the room. However, it made me drink more water and not too much tea and coffee alone in my room. I got to seek out other interesting coffee and tea destinations.

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Trendy boutique hotel. Adequate outdoor seating near pool. Bathrooms were very nice.

    Poor customer service experience after complaining about the DJ music on Friday & Saturday nights (the only nights of our stay). Due to the music that blasts, you can't sleep. Walls are paper thin so you hear every word from the room next door. When I booked this hotel with breakfast included, Booked.net and Viceroy failed to disclose that "breakfast" only includes one item from the menu. Annoying. This hotel is too expensive and it falls short of satisfactory.

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    First of the like the design of the Hotel and color coordination Size of the room and above all great and friendly staff . Will stay there Again if I Visit LA .

    I asked fior upgrade room and they offered 25 dollars per might for Upgrade . I accepted then I realized my other friends staying in the Same room and same size with out paying for upgrade charge . But after addressing it to the Manager he was kind and reasonable And clear the extra charges out .

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Highlights
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FabulousBased on  47 reviews
Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotFREEExisting beddingFREEOne child3 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Getting around
Airports
Santa Monica (SMO)2.3 mi
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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