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Top tips for finding Santa Monica hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Santa Monica, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Santa Monica in July and September.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Santa Monica if you stay on a Monday. The opposite is true for, Saturday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Santa Monica accommodation.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Santa Monica found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was C$ 306, while the most expensive was C$ 638.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Santa Monica for 3 days.
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel offers a luxurious stay. It features rooms with step-out balconies that provide views of the ocean. Along with two chic lounges, one of which is a bustling tapas bar, there is fine dining with Californian dishes with views of the ocean. There is also a fitness center, heated outdoor pool, and hot tub.
Consider booking a room at Hampton Inn & Suites if you're going to Santa Monica with a dog. They permit two pets per room at this pet-friendly motel. A complimentary hot breakfast is also available. Other features include a 24-hour gym, a convenience store, an electric car charging station, and an outdoor pool with a hot tub and fire pit nearby.
Consider staying at Shutters On The Beach if you want to indulge in a spa treatment while you are in Santa Monica. Suites with fireplaces and seaside views are also available at the hotel. A classy restaurant, a relaxed seaside cafe and bar, and a lobby lounge are all present.
Travelers arriving at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) who want a budget-friendly hotel should consider staying at the Venice Beach Hotel. It is 5 miles from the airport. In addition, the hotel offers complimentary breakfast to its guest.
One of the top hotels in Santa Monica is Courtyard by Marriott. There are rooms there with balconies that overlook the water. A convenience store, a casual restaurant, a fitness facility, and an outdoor heated pool are available as amenities. The Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica's prime fishing location, is where you may go fishing. The distance is one mile.
Downtown Santa Monica contains many of the city’s main attractions, such as the Santa Monica Pier, so consider booking a hotel near this area to be centrally located.
A short walk from the restaurants and amusement park rides situated on the Santa Monica Pier, The Sea Blue Hotel is an excellent hotel in this area.
Much of Santa Monica is located on a bluff overlooking the ocean, so hotels here are usually either situated directly on the beach or offer ocean views.
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel offers upscale accommodations two blocks from the beach, while the more affordable Bayside Hotel offers views of the ocean.
Visitors seeking a budget hotel should look at least a mile from the beach. The Santa Monica Motel is an affordable choice that provides guests with free parking.
If you’re interested in doing a bit of shopping during your stay, book a hotel located near Montana Avenue, such as the 4-star Palihouse Santa Monica.
To stay near public transportation, consider a hotel along the Expo Line light-rail route, which runs between Santa Monica and downtown Los Angeles. Wyndham Santa Monica At The Pier is a good option along this line.
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Those looking forward to having California dishes should consider staying at the Huntley Hotel Santa Monica. The hotel has luxurious accommodations with, ocean views, flat-screen TVs, desks, tufted headboards, and designer toiletries. A workout facility, a gift shop and valet parking are available as amenities.
Hilton Santa Monica Hotel & Suites is one of the hotels you may consider staying in near the beach. The hotel is a 12-minute walk from Santa Monica Pier and the Pacific Ocean. It is also a 15 minutes walk from Santa Monica State Beach and 40 miles from Disneyland Resort. Amenities include a restaurant, outdoor pool, fitness room, terrace, bar and breakfast. There's also valet parking.
While staying at The Ambrose Hotel Santa Monica, take advantage of the complimentary continental breakfast. Use of loaner bikes and a shuttle service are additional freebies. In addition, the 3rd Street Promenade's shops, restaurants, and the Santa Monica Pier are just 2 miles away from the eco-friendly hotel.
We recommend Days Inn by Wyndham. It's a kid-friendly hotel offering a complimentary stay to kids under 17 accompanied by a paying adult. The Third Street Promenade is a great place to take the kids shopping. You can also take them to Santa Monica Beach, 2 miles from the hotel.
Located on the rooftop of the Huntley Hotel, The Penthouse is a well-known restaurant with panoramic views. Meanwhile, about a mile from the Santa Monica Pier, The Shangri-La Hotel is home to an upscale restaurant with ocean views and an American-style menu. Another great option with ocean views is Ocean & Vine in the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, which specializes in dishes made with locally sourced ingredients.
The Oceana Santa Monica is a 4-star hotel located directly across the street from Palisades Park, and it’s only a 15-minute walk from the 3rd Street Promenade. The Seaview Hotel is a budget choice that is a five-minute walk from Palisades Park and is less than a mile from the Santa Monica Pier.
The Le Meridien Delfina is a 4-star hotel that offers suites that are spacious enough for families. The hotel also has an outdoor pool and private cabanas. The DoubleTree Suites by Hilton has a large outdoor pool and lounge area. In addition, it is within easy walking distance of most major attractions, including the roller coaster and other amusment park rides on the Santa Monica Pier.
The Hotel Casa del Mar is less than 10 minutes by car from Montana Avenue and has an on-site wellness spa and a seafood restaurant overlooking the ocean. The JW Marriott is a 10-minute walk from the Santa Monica Pier and has a luxury spa as well as an outdoor pool and terrace lounge. The Shutters on the Beach is a 5-star luxe hotel that is also a 10-minute walk from the Santa Monica Pier and that has a spa and fitness center.
The average price of a double room in Santa Monica is C$ 502 per night. In the last 3 days, KAYAK found great deals as cheap as C$ 230 per night.
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Santa Monica. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
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