This hotel has SEEN its day!!! A review of SeaPort Marina Hotel
I have stayed at this hotel at least twice, the last time was at least two and a half to three years ago. Please be advised that I don't know if things have changed at this hotel since then, but I did drive past and around this hotel most recently a few weeks ago, and from what I saw, there has been no outside renovation of this hotel. The buildings are old (probably 30 to 45 years old---built probably sometime in the 1960's or even late 1950's), and this hotel (which I know has gone through some name changes and ownership changes over the decades) was undoubtably "state of the art" during the years just after it was opened. The two or three times I stayed there the service was average to less than average. The rooms I stayed in were not renovated, the furnishings were okay considering the age and status of the hotel at the time. This area of Long Beach has always been crowded, with tremendous traffic volume, and has gotten even worse over the past several years with the building of a next door shopping center. This hotel and its grounds are in dire need of renovating, better yet, tear the darned thing down and start over!! (personally, I don't feel this hotel building complex merits "historical" status). The bathroom of the room I stayed in was tiny.Parking was very ample, and still is. The room rate was reasonable, but not worth it considering what I experienced at this hotel, which also has a restaurant and room service. I like the location of this hotel (even with the horrid traffic and ever worsening crowdedness with all of the stores and businesses), but I do not want to stay at this hotel again.