A HOTEL NEAR SANTA MONICA PIER
ALL ABOUT THE AMBROSE
If you are looking for hotels near the Santa Monica Pier and other attractions, The Ambrose should be at the very top of your list. Our upscale yet low-key hotel is much loved by travelers for its Craftsman-inspired design, long list of amenities, and attentive service. Plus, you’re near to all the incredible destinations that bring people here from all over the world: renowned museums, innovative restaurants, and original boutiques.
Below we answer common questions about our hotel, and we are always happy to answer yours. Contact us any time.
Is there an airport nearby?
The Santa Monica Airport is located less than 3 miles from The Ambrose. LAX is about 20 minutes away by car, and is the major airport serving the Los Angeles area.
Do you provide shuttles to the airport?
No, but we’re happy to arrange cab services or recommend a ride-share company.
Is there valet parking?
No, but we are pleased to offer guest parking in our secure lot for $35 plus tax per evening, per car with unlimited in-and-out privileges. The lot has charging ports for electric vehicles, two universal and two Tesla ports.
What’s the best way to get around the city?
The Ambrose is smartly positioned just a short drive from Santa Monica’s bustling beaches and popular downtown attractions. With our convenient house car, a Tesla Model 3, you can be chauffeured anywhere within a 3-mile radius of the hotel. Guests are also welcome to borrow our bespoke Republic bicycles to check out the area. Learn more about our Guest Amenity program here.
Is there housekeeping service?
Yes, we offer housekeeping service daily.
What type of in-room technology can I expect?
Each room has premium wi-fi access for all devices, Google Chromecast streaming services and a 55” flat-screen TV. Learn more about Ambrose accommodations.
I love some of the items in my room. Can I purchase them and take them home with me?
We’re so glad to hear that! Our La Bottega robes are available for purchase at the price of $125 plus tax. We are happy to arrange shipping.
What are the normal check-in and check-out times?
Check-in begins at 3pm, and guests must check out by 12pm.
Can I check in early?
We will try our best to accommodate your request. Please contact the hotel directly to check availability.
How late can we check in?
Front desk staff is available to check you in 24 hours a day.
Can I store my luggage before or after I check out?
Yes. Please contact the front desk directly to arrange.
Can I have my clothes laundered and dry cleaned?
Yes, dry-cleaning and pressing services are available. Please contact the front desk staff to arrange.
How do I schedule a wake-up call?
We can arrange wake-up calls. Please contact the front desk staff to arrange a time.
Can I have ice sent to my room?
Please speak with the front desk staff directly to arrange.
If I am traveling on business, what types of services can you support me with?
Please see the Front Desk for assistance for any business center needs.
Do you have a gym?
Yes, our 24-hour fitness center has state-of-the-art exercise equipment, including Peloton bikes, which has access to live-streamed fitness classes. Other equipment includes free weights, a treadmill, and yoga mats.
Where can I securely store my valuables?
Guest rooms include a personal safe for storing valuables.
Can I send a package to the hotel?
Yes. Please contact the hotel directly to arrange.
Are there smoking rooms? And can I smoke in public spaces?
No. The Ambrose Hotel is an entirely smoke-free property.
Can I bring my pet to the hotel?
The Ambrose Hotel does not permit pets (with exception of approved service animals with proper documentation).
Can I leave my car in the parking garage after checking out? Will there be an additional charge?
After check-out time, guests will be charged $35 plus tax per day to keep their car at The Ambrose Hotel.
Can a third party pay for my reservation?
Yes. Card authorization is required via an online web link. Please contact the hotel to arrange.
Do you have room service?
Please contact the Front Desk to learn what local restaurants will deliver.
Is my ID/passport required at check-in?
Yes. An ID or passport and credit card are required at check-in.
Where are you located?
The Ambrose Hotel is located at 1255 20th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404. Get directions here.
Are there minibars in the rooms?
Yes, there are. Guests will find a unique selection of treats, liquor, beer and wine in our in-room minibars, featuring local signature snacks. Learn more about The Ambrose accommodations here.
Can we remove alcohol for sober guests upon request?
Yes, we can modify the contents of our minibar at no charge.
Are extra beds or rollaway beds available?
The Ambrose Hotel does not provide extra beds.
What should I do and see during my stay?
We have so many recommendations for what you should see and do during your stay at The Ambrose Hotel Santa Monica, including the Santa Monica Pier. For more information please visit our Neighborhood Guide , which we regularly update with local activities and events.