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The Ambrose

  • 1255 20th St. Map It
  • Santa Monica
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  • Recycling bins in each room
  • Nontoxic housekeeping products used
  • Food service a plus for weary travelers
  • Free Wi-Fi and parking


  • Quiet, residential area of Santa Monica

Published 06/07/2016

Fodor's Review

An air of tranquillity pervades the four-story Ambrose, which blends right into its mostly residential Santa Monica neighborhood. The decor incorporates plenty of beach chic, in spite of the property's being a bit too far from the sea to walk there. Management prides itself on following "green" guidelines—cleaning products are nontoxic and water use is reduced. Social consciousness here also means comfort: rooms have 100% virgin cotton Egyptian linens, Frette towels and robes, and a minibar with health-oriented elixirs. Windows are double paned for quiet; upper floors have partial ocean views. Room service and the expanded continental breakfast buffet include healthy choices. A taxi is on call for free short jaunts in the area.

Hotel Information


1255 20th St., Santa Monica, California, 90404, United States

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310-315–1555; 877-262–7673

Hotel Details:

  • 77 rooms
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

Published 06/07/2016

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