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Santa Monica hotels

Santa Monica hotels

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Santa Monica, CA, United States
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Low season September
High season August
  Average price (weeknight): $468
  Average price (weekend night): $496

cheapest month to stay

66%

expected price decrease

most expensive time to stay

105%

expected price increase

(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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(weeknight)

(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Fri & Sat

(weekend night)

Top tips for finding the perfect Santa Monica hotel

Santa Monica is a top beach destination with some of California’s best ocean views. If you would like to wake up to inspiring panoramas of the palm-fringed sparkling blue ocean, consider a stay at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel or the Shore Hotel.
If you are travelling with children, stay at a family-friendly hotel like JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot, near the Santa Monica Pier, which is home to amusement park rides and an aquarium.
Hotels such as The Cadillac and Hotel Erwin are a short walk away from the legendary bars of Venice Beach, a hotspot for nightlife.
Santa Monica Boulevard, which crosses Sunset Boulevard is one of the area’s liveliest strips. A variety of cheap and upscale hotels can be found here, including the good-value Comfort Inn Santa Monica and the luxury Peninsula Beverly Hills.
There are many hotels in Santa Monica with pools and some have gorgeous ocean views, including the luxury Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Santa Monica

How much is a cheap hotel in Santa Monica?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Santa Monica for as cheap as $155 in the last 3 days. The average price is $546.
How much is a hotel in Santa Monica for tonight?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Santa Monica hotels for tonight for as low as $165. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $203 and 4-star hotels from $283.
How much is a hotel in Santa Monica for this weekend?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Santa Monica hotels for this weekend for as low as $175 per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from $270 and 4-star hotels from $404.
Which are the most popular neighbourhoods to stay in Santa Monica?
For more information about Santa Monica's different neighborhoods, check out our Santa Monica's City Guide.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
Where can I find cheap hotels in Santa Monica?
If you are looking for a cheap place to stay in Santa Monica but don’t want to compromise on location, consider staying at a low-cost motel instead. The Santa Monica Motel on Lincoln Boulevard or Palm Motel a bit further inland, are both good options.
Which neighbourhoods in Santa Monica are good for families?
With so many kid-friendly attractions around Santa Monica Beach and the Pier, one of the most suitable areas for families in Santa Monica is around Ocean Avenue. There are numerous hotels in this vibrant area ranging from cheap to luxury.
Which hotel area is especially good for shopping in Santa Monica?
There are many places to enjoy some retail therapy in Santa Monica, including the areas around Third Street Promenade, Downtown Santa Monica, Main Street and Montana Avenue. There are also many hotels in these areas, so you won’t have far to carry your purchases.
Are there good hotels near the airport?
The nearest major airport to Santa Monica is Los Angeles International Airport. If you’re jetting off early or arriving very late, you may prefer to spend the night at one of the hotels close to this airport, such as the Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport or Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles.
Are there hotels in Santa Monica with free parking?
If you are driving to Santa Monica, avoid unnecessary parking fees or having to move your vehicle by booking a hotel with free parking. The Comfort Inn Santa Monica and Travelodge Santa Monica both offer this on-site service.

Where to stay in Santa Monica?

Our Heatmaps tool will help you find the perfect place to stay in Santa Monica by showing you how close hotel options are to major activities

Best Santa Monica hotels

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Channel Road Inn, A Four Sisters Inn - Santa Monica - Building
1
9.5 Excellent (313 reviews)
Casa Del Mar - Santa Monica - Building
2
9.0 Excellent (1,251 reviews)
$1,103+
The Ambrose - Santa Monica - Building
3
9.0 Excellent (642 reviews)
The Huntley Hotel - Santa Monica - Building
4
8.9 Excellent (1,781 reviews)
JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot - Santa Monica - Building
5
8.8 Excellent (875 reviews)
Viceroy Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Bedroom
6
8.5 Excellent (1,745 reviews)
Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Building
7
8.5 Excellent (1,505 reviews)
Palihouse Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Building
8
8.5 Excellent (356 reviews)
Oceana - Santa Monica - Bedroom
9
8.5 Excellent (350 reviews)
$1,168+
Fairmont Miramar - Hotel & Bungalows - Santa Monica - Building
10
8.4 Excellent (3,506 reviews)
Gateway Hotel Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Building
11
8.4 Excellent (1,506 reviews)
Santa Monica Motel - Santa Monica - Building
12
8.2 Excellent (1,711 reviews)
Le Méridien Delfina Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Building
13
8.2 Excellent (1,585 reviews)
Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Building
14
8.2 Excellent (1,199 reviews)
Bayside Hotel - Santa Monica - Building
16
8.1 Excellent (1,962 reviews)

Best Santa Monica hotels near Santa Monica Pier

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Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel - Santa Monica - Building
1
8.7 Excellent (2,330 reviews)
Shore Hotel - Santa Monica - Building
2
8.6 Excellent (2,172 reviews)
The Georgian Hotel - Santa Monica - Building
3
8.6 Excellent (1,474 reviews)
Ocean View Hotel - Santa Monica - Building
4
8.1 Excellent (1,431 reviews)