Inn at Venice Beach

Address: 327 Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, California, 90291, United States | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located in the Venice area of Los Angeles, is near Fashion District, The Mayan Theatre, Skipper's 22nd Street Landing, and Doheny Mansion and Chester Place.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsInn at Venice Beach Los Angeles

    Reviewed by nadines2011atwt

    Traveller, 1 year round the world

    Reviewed Apr 10, 2011
    by (2 reviews) Munich , Germany Flag of Germany

    nice area, great location, rooms ok, 34dollars a night, staff is ok, bathroom shared but clean, good bar/lounge, you could bring your own drink, I would stay again x)

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Historical Traveler Reviews Inn at Venice Beach Los Angeles

    Wonderful stay at the Inn at Venice Beach


    Our stay of 2 nights was so enjoyable - the canals of Venice Beach are located right by the hotel. The Inn was very comfortable as we stayed in the bigger rooms (2 queens), very quiet. Breakfast which is included, was one of the best we have ever been too. Hospitality was excellent and we would definitely stay there again!

    So cute and comfortable


    This small hotel is excellent. The rooms are average in size, but nicely decorated w/ pretty, beachy colors of blue and yellow,nice brodhill furniture, and very comfortable mattresses. Very clean...the linens smelled fresh from the dryers. Small refrig in each room, coffee machine, lots of fresh towels and toiletries,iron and board provided, and even bathrobes! Each room has a balcony, ask for a top floor because the 1st floor rooms can be considered noisy for some late at night as there is street traffic from nearby bars(unless you like mingling w/the locals stay on the streetside of the 1st floor, plenty of charactors to talk to!)...the area is ideal if you prefer skating,biking,walking along the beach. I loved venice beach for its unpretentious attitude. Great place for families with kids, lots to do on the beach. Continental breakfast was abundant with fruits, cereals, breads and hard boiled eggs(just get up early enough to enjoy all the the food-sorry, i didn't) don't go to venice beach if you enjoy the glitzy, hollywood types-check out summerlin in west hollywood for that, it's also nice, but with a different feel from venice beach. If you like sushi and fusion-asian, zazen down the block is awesome and cheap-great assortment of martinis! for lunch, check out jody morani's for excellent "haute-dogs"

    Love the Little Inn!


    We booked this hotel through Hotwire. After receiving confirmation, I had mixed emotions on staying in Venice Beach. The hotel sounded ok, the area, not ok. I was traveling with my daugters & didn't want to do anything to risk their safety.

    We had no problems locating the hotel. Upon check in, the older gentlemen assisting us was very pleasant, very soft spoken and provided personalized service. I requested 2 double beds and was told those rooms were not available. OK, we can squeeze into 1 bed for 1 night. He was very quick to offer a roll away bed to be delivered to our room.

    The room we had reserved was not yet ready but he quickly reassigned us to another room on the 2nd floor that was larger & could accommodate a roll away.

    We got to our room and found a large, very quaintly decorated room that was color coordinated, a small balcony overlooking Washington Blvd down toward the beach. The room had the faintest hint of cinnamon, the lighting in the room was very contemporary and nice. The bed was very comfortable. When the roll away was brought, I laid down on it, that was even comfortable! The bathroom was clean, no sign of any mold or dirt and the shower was very refreshing!

    We set out for the beach which was about 2-3 blocks away and spent several hours saoking up the sights on muscle beach. After dinner at a great little mexican restaurant, Tascodaro's, we returned to our room for the evening. The room was pleasant and very comfortable.

    The continental breakfast was fine. Situated just off the quaint courtyard we found the usual fare, a variety of juices, good coffee, and friendly people.

    Parking in the hotel was only $5 for the night, check out was quick and pleasant. We had no bad encounters during our stay. I would highly recommend the Inn at Venice Beach and would definitely stay here again!

    What a find!


    Small with a friendly staff, a large, clean room with plenty of thought to the decor, apples and chocolate chip cookies at the desk, plenty of great restaurants within a short walk, and the beach a two minute walk away. The continental breakfast by the interior patio with a large assortment of breads, waffles, fruit, juices, tea and coffee, cereals, yogurt and hard boiled eggs is plenty to allow a quick start to the day. This was the best stop of my vacation. When I return, I'll stay here.

    Loved the Stay. Would go back


    Researched rooms on the internet and found this to look like a great deal. This hotel was 3 blocks from the beach with many great restaurants between the hotel and the beach. Rooms were clean.

    Breakfast was great. The court yard was small but beautiful. Went with a couple who is used to staying in large expensive chain hotels and they even loved it! Staff was nice and parking was free. Would definately stay there again. Our stay was August 2003.

    Good value!


    We chose this one after reading Trip advisor reviews. Only a $18 taxi ride from LA airport. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Breakfast was in a small but very pleasant room and offered a help yourself selection of many cereals, fruit, toast, tea and coffee. Ample to start the day. The rooms are clean and comfortable with own bathroom. Coffee making facilities, TV, fridge and room safe provided. Although it is situated on a main road noise is not a problem. Very close to the beach and only a short bus ride from 3rd Street Promenade. The hotel offers a variety of coach trips-the 1/2 daytrip to Hollywood etc is money well spent. All in all we had a very pleasant stay and would certainly go back.

    Great location, pleasant staff


    Very good value. Convenient to all attractions on the westside and many restaurants/sites within walking distance. Clean room and nice courtyard adjacent to breakfast room. Polite staff. Would go again.

    Love this little hotel


    My boyfriend and I stayed here about a year ago, and it was a great choice. The room was somewhat on the small side, but cute and brightly decorated. The people who work there are very friendly and helpful. The courtyard where the continental breakfast is served is a cheery way to wake up in the morning. Next door is a casual, popular Mex restaurant/night club. We had lunch on the patio during the day, and watched the "pretty people" from the balcony late at night. The hotel is a short walk to Venice Beach, and there are a bunch of cafes along the way to stop for coffee, a drink or a snack. We're going back in December and trying to decide if we want to try someplace new closer to Hollywood/Beverly Hills or if we want to stay here again since we know it and like it.

    Great small hotel - The Inn at Venice Beach


    The Inn at Venice Beach was the best find of our tour of Las Angeles. This small hotel has the excellent personalized service one sees in great hotels. The staff is friendly and goes out of its way to be of help. Our spacious, vaulted-celinged room was decorated in sunny beach tones reminiscent of the 1960s, and fit the locale perfectly. We fell asleep to the soft sound of the water fountain in the courtyard - the same courtyard in which we ate breakfast (included in the very reasonable price) the next morning. The toiletries were of high quality and there were plenty of towels. Best of all, it's only a 3-minute walk from the Venice boardwalk, pier, and beach. Upon checking out, the manager asked if there was anything at all that we could suggest to improve our stay. We could think only of two things: real plastic hangers and an extra reading light by the bed. What a find!

    Not thrilled


    I booked the hotel on their website and selected the loft suite. When we got there, they gave us a regular room on ground level. I complained that I had booked a loft suite and the woman at the desk said she was looking at her computer and it didn't say that. So needless to say I wasn't happy. She said the loft suites were not even available.

    So I wrote to the company and hotel after I got home and showed them my email confirmation for the loft suite and told them what happened. Their response was an apology and the offer of a loft suite at regular room price next time I want to stay there (like I'll ever go back after that).

    The hotel itself is very basic, the regular rooms are small and dark and the free breakfast was a joke.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Inn at Venice Beach Los Angeles

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