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Santa Monica Hotel - Santa Monica - Bedroom
Santa Monica Hotel
8.1 Very good
Ocean ParkC$ 364+
C$ 364+
Pet friendly
Ocean Park Hotel - Santa Monica - Restaurant
Ocean Park Hotel
7.5 Good
Sunset ParkC$ 199+
C$ 199+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Shutters on the Beach
9.1 Wonderful
DowntownC$ 1,399+
C$ 1,399+
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa
The Georgian Hotel
8.8 Very good
DowntownC$ 631+
C$ 631+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Hotel Carmel
7.1 Good
DowntownC$ 389+
C$ 389+
Free Wi-Fi
Sea Blue Hotel
7.2 Good
DowntownC$ 505+
C$ 505+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Fairmont Miramar - Hotel & Bungalows
7.8 Good
Wilshire MontanaC$ 830+
C$ 830+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa
Cal Mar Hotel Suites
7.5 Good
Wilshire MontanaC$ 510+
C$ 510+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Sonder The Beacon
7.3 Good
DowntownC$ 498+
C$ 498+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
The Ambrose
8.6 Very good
Mid CityC$ 593+
C$ 593+
Palihouse Santa Monica
8.4 Very good
Wilshire MontanaC$ 682+
C$ 682+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

Santa Monica hotels near Santa Monica Pier

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Hilton Santa Monica Hotel & Suites - Santa Monica - Lobby
Hilton Santa Monica Hotel & Suites
7.9 Good
DowntownC$ 588+
C$ 588+
Pool
Spa
The Pierside Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Bedroom
The Pierside Santa Monica
8.1 Very good
DowntownC$ 621+
C$ 621+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Shore Hotel
8.4 Very good
DowntownC$ 702+
C$ 702+
Pool
Pet friendly
Ocean View Hotel
8.1 Very good
DowntownC$ 564+
C$ 564+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

Top Santa Monica hotels with parking

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Gateway Hotel Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Balcony
Gateway Hotel Santa Monica
8 Very good
Mid CityC$ 382+
C$ 382+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi

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Low season

March

High season

August

Average price (weeknight)

C$ 622

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 483
Cheapest month to stay with an average 23% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 47% rise in price.
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When to book a hotel in Santa Monica

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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 March and December.
  • 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 Friday. The opposite is true for, Monday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 4 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$ 456, while the most expensive was C$ 605.
  • 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 2 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 2 pets per room at this pet-friendly hotel. 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 on the 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, only a mile away is Santa Monica's prime fishing location where you can go fishing.
  • 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 2-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. The Pierside is a good option along this line.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Santa Monica

  • Which hotel in Santa Monica offers California dishes?

    Those looking forward to having California dishes should consider staying at theThe Huntley Hotel. 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.

  • Which hotel in Santa Monica is close to the beach?

    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-minute 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.

  • Which hotel offers complimentary breakfast to its guest?

    While staying at The Ambrose, 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.

  • Which hotel is recommeded for parents with kids?

    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.

  • Which hotels in Santa Monica have especially good restaurants?

    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, Hotel Shangri La 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.

  • Which hotels in Santa Monica are near Palisades Park?

    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 Hotel Carmel is a budget choice located just 2-minutes walk from Palisades Park and offers simple yet comfortable accommodations.

  • What are some good family hotels in Santa Monica?

    The Le Méridien 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 Hilton Santa Monica Hotel & Suites 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 amusement park rides on the Santa Monica Pier.

  • What are some good spa-hotels in Santa Monica?

    The 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. Le Merigot Santa Monica 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 has a spa and fitness center.

  • What are the best hotels near Santa Monica Pier?

    If you are looking for a hotel close to Santa Monica Pier, you should consider staying at Hilton Santa Monica Hotel & Suites, The Pierside Santa Monica and Shore Hotel, as they are the most recommended by KAYAK users.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Santa Monica?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Santa Monica districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Santa Monica city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Santa Monica hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Santa Monica that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Ocean Park Hotel, SureStay Hotel by Best Western Santa Monica and Gateway Hotel Santa Monica.

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Sea Blue Hotel - Santa Monica - Building
Sea Blue Hotel
7.2 Good
DowntownC$ 505+
C$ 505+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Bayside Hotel - Santa Monica - Bedroom
Bayside Hotel
7.9 Good
Ocean ParkC$ 555+
C$ 555+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Ocean Park Inn
8 Very good
Ocean ParkC$ 320+
C$ 320+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Cal Mar Hotel Suites
7.5 Good
Wilshire MontanaC$ 510+
C$ 510+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Hotel Carmel
7.1 Good
DowntownC$ 389+
C$ 389+
Free Wi-Fi
The Pierside Santa Monica
8.1 Very good
DowntownC$ 621+
C$ 621+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Sonder The Beacon
7.3 Good
DowntownC$ 498+
C$ 498+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
Ocean View Hotel
8.1 Very good
DowntownC$ 564+
C$ 564+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
The Georgian Hotel
8.8 Very good
DowntownC$ 631+
C$ 631+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly
Le Méridien Delfina Santa Monica
7.4 Good
Ocean ParkC$ 594+
C$ 594+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Shore Hotel
8.4 Very good
DowntownC$ 702+
C$ 702+
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa
Shutters on the Beach
9.1 Wonderful
DowntownC$ 1,399+
C$ 1,399+
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa
Viceroy Santa Monica
8.3 Very good
DowntownC$ 706+
C$ 706+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Regent Santa Monica Beach
7.5 Good
DowntownC$ 1,580+
C$ 1,580+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

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