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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 December and November.
  • 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 Saturday. The opposite is true for, Monday, 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 $787, while the most expensive was $787.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Santa Monica for 23 days.
  • 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.

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