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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 February.
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, Thursday, 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$ 244, while the most expensive was C$ 567.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Santa Monica for 3 days.
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.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Santa Monica
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.
If you are looking for a hotel close to Santa Monica Pier, you should consider staying at Casa Del Mar, Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel and Shore Hotel, as they are the most recommended by KAYAK users.
The average price of a double room in Santa Monica is C$ 686 per night. In the last 3 days, KAYAK found great deals as cheap as C$ 101 per night.
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.
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
Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.
Where to stay in Santa Monica?
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