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Beach House Hermosa Beach Hotel Review: Set right on the water in the lively South Bay beach community of Hermosa Beach, The Beach House looks out onto the water and The Strand, LA's famous 27-mile beach path that is a causeway of surfers, skateboarders, bicyclists and sun seekers. This boutique hotel offers bi-level, loft-style suites that spoil guests with sitting areas, wide balconies, wood-burning fireplaces, wet bars, high-speed Internet access and ocean views. Rooms are decorated in a cool Cape Cod style with soft beiges accented by white shutters, paneling and molding. In the similarly appointed lobby, soft beige furniture centers around an oversized white fireplace that beautifully accents the pine-paneled vaulted ceiling. There isn't room service or a restaurant, but that gives guests a good excuse to explore Pier Avenue's lively assortment of unique restaurants, surf shops, unusual boutiques and beachside cocktail lounges. Indoor and outdoor meetings for up to 100 guests can, however, be catered, and a full healthy continental breakfast comes with each room. There are plenty of beachside activities just outside the door (with complimentary boogie boards, volleyballs and beach chairs offered by the hotel), and an indoor fitness center and full-service spa provide guests with added recreation and relaxation.