Channel Road Inn, A Four Sisters Inn

219 W Channel Road , Santa Monica, CA 90402 USA (Show map)

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Channel Road Inn recently was ranked by Conde Nast Traveler as one of the Best Bed and Breakfast inns in Los Angeles. Located in the seaside community of Santa Monica, this charming inn boasts many rooms with ocean views, fireplaces and/or jetted spa tubs. The finely crafted historic inn offers visitors to the Los Angeles area a relaxing haven by the sea. Guests enjoy the fabulous complimentary amenities including a bountiful breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres. History of Channel Road Inn: The Channel Road Inn was built in 1910 by architect Frank T. Kegley and is a rare West Coast example of a shingle-clad Colonial Revival home. Originally owned by Thomas McCall, a prominent local businessman, the house was moved to its current location near the beach in the Santa Monica Canyon in 1977. After having been abandoned for years, and with the encouragement of the local historical societies, the house was lovingly restored and opened as a bed and breakfast in 1989. Although extensive renovations have been done throughout the years, the house still boasts many of the original Craftsman accents such as the massive oak front door and Batchelder tiles in the living room fireplace.

Reviews

Overall
4.4

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.1
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining4.1

Nice Stay

4.2 on February 04, 2017

Ken was great at reception with a warm welcome and introduction; always helpful and always with a smile. Inn is in a very central location with restaurants, grocery stores within easy walking distance


Wonderful staff

3.4 on January 30, 2017

The staff was the highlight of our stay. The main areas of the inn are delightful, cozy and warm. Although our room was kept very clean, I was disappointed in the condition. Also, having linens that are blankets and spreads seems outdated and using comforter covers would mean to me that all are easily laundered between guests. That is why hotels have gone to that, I'm sure.


A Real Gem!

5 on January 25, 2017

We are from Texas and did not know about Four Sisters Inns in California -- what a treat this was. The location was perfect in Santa Monica for everything we wanted to do. We loved our room and the staff was delightful. We especially enjoyed the wonderful breakfasts and Happy Hour every day. We would definitely stay there again!


I Highly Recommend

5 on January 24, 2017

This hotel was a great choice. We were close to the Santa Monica Pier and other shops. The food was great as was the service. I highly recommend The Channel Road Inn.


Birthday

3.6 on January 22, 2017

Service was great. The only complaint is the pillows were worn out and smelled of body door.


Great antidote to the mega hotel

4.2 on December 27, 2016

Particularly for a couple of east coasters who were up before the sun rose, this is a lovely place to stay. We loved making ourselves comfortable in the living room next to the fire while having a few cups of the coffee that was already brewing well before dawn. The breakfasts and late afternoon treats are so homey. Rooms are small, but that's fine. The bed was comfy and the rooms surprisingly quiet. I might be concerned if there was a rowdy crowd, but it probably doesn't usually attract that sort of guest.


Love the Inn. My favorite place to stay in southern california when there on business or pleasure.

5 on November 30, 2016

The best ever. One of my favorite spots.


Good location, nice but expensive

2.8 on November 29, 2016

The highest priced on our 24-day-trip in California, room smaller than many others, afternoon wine and apéro is no additional value (no-name-wine, self service), night attendant playing cards with boyfriend in front of the fireplace. Yes, it's a neat old house with stylish interior. The location is special, quiet and close to the beach. But overall it was not really a great value.


one night stay

3.6 on October 30, 2016

We said in the smallest room but at a reasonable price. It was just right for a short stay. The bathroom was immaculate. The morning breakfast was served right on time with nice quiet places to sit and read the newspaper.


A gorgeous and refined place to relax!

5 on October 11, 2016

My husband and I stayed for three nights at the Cannel Road Inn, and it felt like a dream vacation! It is a short walk to the beach, and there is a tunnel to the beach for foot traffic that runs under the busy intersection. Each time we were at the beach, it felt private and peaceful. The inn also had a nice breakfast spread with fresh fruit, baked on-site muffins, and other breakfast delights. The atmosphere was relaxed, and there was someone there to make sure the guests were happy at all times. I loved the decor, such as the beautifully adorned living room with fireplace, and the color palette used. They really know how to put the finishing touches on a stay, providing chocolate chip cookies in the room, an hors d'ouvres hour, and even had soft music playing the day of our arrival! We can't wait to go back!


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Rooms & Rates

Budget Queen

Our smallest and most casual guestroom, perfect for the budget-minded. This room has its own private entrance on the ground floor of the inn and includes a queen bed, private bathroom with two luxuriosly soft bathrobes, an electric fireplace and flat screen television. If you have any questions about the specific location of your guestroom please call the inn directly.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Cozy Queen

This cozy guestroom includes a queen bed, private bathroom with two luxuriously soft robes, a television and alarm clock radio. Please know that the inn is a three story building and does not have an elevator.This guestroom is located on the third floor. If you have any questions about the specific location of your guestroom please call the inn directly.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Queen Guestroom

Our queen guestrooms include a queen bed, private bathroom with two luxuriously soft robes, writing desk, television and alarm clock radio. Please know that the inn is a three story building and does not have an elevator. Many of the guestrooms are located on the second and third floors. If you have any questions about the specific location of your guestroom please call the inn directly.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Deluxe King Guestroom

Our Deluxe King rooms include one king bed, a peek of ocean or garden view, a private bathroom with a bathtub & shower combination, two luxuriously soft robes, writing desk, television and alarm clock radio. Please know that the inn is a three story building and does not have an elevator. Many of the guestrooms are located on the second and third floors. If you have any questions about the specific location of your guestroom please call the inn directly. * Guestroom eight (pictured) also has a daybed.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Superior Fireplace

Queen bed and gas fireplace, private bathroom with a bathtub & shower combination, two luxuriously soft robes, writing desk, television and alarm clock radio. Please know that the inn is a three story building and does not have an elevator. Many of the guestrooms are located on the second and third floors. If you have any questions about the specific location of your guestroom please call the inn directly. Guestroom Nine also features a private patio and Guestroom Three features a jetted spa tub.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Spa Suite Guestroom

Our Spa Suite guestroom features a queen bed, a separate sitting area with sofa and television, a private bathroom with shower and additional nook with a spa tub for two, two luxuriously soft robes and CD alarm clock radio. Please know that this guestroom is located on the second floor and we do not have an elevator.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Petite Suite

This unique guestroom boasts a queen bed with a separate nook offering a day bed plus a trundle. This is an excellent choice for small families with children. The room also includes a private bathroom, a separate entrance and is located on the first floor.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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Location

Location Type

City, Oceanfront, Oceanview, Suburban

Airport

Los Angeles, CA (LAX) 10 miles

Directions to property:

2 miles North of I-10 - 1 block from the Pacific Ocean

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Ceiling fans, Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Piano, Private entrance, Videos

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, 30 mile beach bike path, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 12:00 noon
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Outside only
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required Guests Must Get Prior Approval and Reserve Pet Guest Room
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Cancellations: 48 hours prior notice is required for any refund.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Heather Suskin

Languages spoken

English, Spanish

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 7:30 to 10:00 AM
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area, Guest room

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