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Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
4.5 out of 5
1700 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$696 per night from 3 Nov. to 4 Nov.
1.7 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (974 reviews)

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Reviewed on 18 Oct. 2020

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Monica
2.5 out of 5
501 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$282 per night from 3 Nov. to 4 Nov.
1.12 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (971 reviews)

"I liked the fire pit and pool area but was sad they closed at 10pm."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct. 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Monica
JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot
4 out of 5
1740 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$323 per night from 16 Nov. to 17 Nov.
1.72 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (967 reviews)

"Very nice place we like it to go back this year And we like to recommend to our family, friends This"…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct. 2020

JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot

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Ocean View Hotel
3 out of 5
1447 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$216 per night from 3 Nov. to 4 Nov.
1.62 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (955 reviews)

"View from the room is great! Walking distance to all of Santa Monica’s landmarks. Rooms are very small on the sqft but a very good hotel if your looking for a beach view."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct. 2020

Ocean View Hotel
Courtyard by Marriott Santa Monica
3 out of 5
425 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$298 per night from 25 Oct. to 26 Oct.
1.21 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (377 reviews)

"Beautiful room but i didn't like that they didn't give me the right room"…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct. 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Santa Monica
Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
5 out of 5
101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$601 per night from 22 Oct. to 23 Oct.
1.69 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (977 reviews)

"Bomb👍👍👍 it was a very very nice stay looking forward to coming back"…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep. 2020

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
Shore Hotel
4 out of 5
1515 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$312 per night from 27 Oct. to 28 Oct.
1.62 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (950 reviews)

"Love the the location and the amenities. Easy to just walk across the street to the Santa Monica pier and restaurants as well."…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct. 2020

Shore Hotel
Gateway Hotel Santa Monica
3.5 out of 5
1920 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$224 per night from 2 Nov. to 3 Nov.
0.69 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (1,377 reviews)

"The room is clean and it is worth the price! Service at front desk was very professional and prepared when we came to check in"…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct. 2020

Gateway Hotel Santa Monica
Ocean Lodge Santa Monica Beach Hotel
3 out of 5
1667 Ocean Avenue Suite 1000, Santa Monica, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$214 per night from 2 Nov. to 3 Nov.
1.67 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (457 reviews)

"Quick & easy check in & out Nice staff ! Only stayed for one day... great location"…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct. 2020

Ocean Lodge Santa Monica Beach Hotel
SureStay Hotel by Best Western Santa Monica
2.5 out of 5
3102 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$189 per night from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct.
2.48 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (978 reviews)

"it's a very convenient hotel, which location and free parking impressed me most."…"

Reviewed on 10 Oct. 2020

SureStay Hotel by Best Western Santa Monica
The Huntley Hotel
4.5 out of 5
1111 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$330 per night from 2 Nov. to 3 Nov.
1.7 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (919 reviews)

"We truly enjoyed our stay at The Huntley this past weekend. The room was very clean and they seemed to be doing a great job in regards to Covid measures. Staff was very friendly and helpful.. valet service was very prompt and friendly. The Huntley is situated within walking distance of 3rd Street ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct. 2020

The Huntley Hotel
Wyndham Santa Monica At The Pier
3.5 out of 5
120 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$266 per night from 19 Nov. to 20 Nov.
1.6 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (955 reviews)

"Great Location, close to great shopping and food."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct. 2020

Wyndham Santa Monica At The Pier
Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica
4 out of 5
1301 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$379 per night from 3 Nov. to 4 Nov.
1.68 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (989 reviews)

"Beautiful place, friendly staff, great location. Throwback retro vibe"…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct. 2020

Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica
Oceana
5 out of 5
849 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$808 per night from 2 Nov. to 3 Nov.
2.09 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (370 reviews)

"Excellent hotel super clean im a famous artist an when I tell you I felt right at home! Highly recommend"…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct. 2020

Oceana
Georgian Hotel
4 out of 5
1415 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$285 per night from 11 Nov. to 12 Nov.
1.63 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (951 reviews)

"I stayed there for my birthday, just to get away for a couple days with my wife. I booked a suite. 2 hours before check-in i called the place to see what view my room had, guess it had a lovely side view or the hotel next door or the alleyway? I asked if i can get a ocean view room and the lady said ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct. 2020

Georgian Hotel
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Visiting Santa Monica

Travelers to Santa Monica give high marks for the beaches, shopping, and top-notch restaurants. Tourists who journey to this walkable city can discover its sporting events, cafés, and art. Top sights in the city include Santa Monica Pier and Venice Beach.

  • You'll find 1864 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Los Angeles
  • The closest major airport is in Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal) 3.1 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) 11.5 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Santa Monica

The beaches and sunsets highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Santa Monica Beach, Palisades Park, and International Chess Park. Shopping is one of the favorite things to do, so consider an excursion to Santa Monica Place, Third Street Promenade, and Montana Avenue. Biking is a top activity, and Nicholas Flat Trail is one place to visit.

In Santa Monica, you'll find 55 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have a variety of choices for your holiday retreat. These are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Channel Road Inn, A Four Sisters Inn - This 4-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and beach locale.
  • Oceana Beach Club Hotel - Our customers like the family-friendly amenities and beach locale at this hotel. With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi.
  • Casa Del Mar - Guests who stay at this 5-star hotel in Ocean Park can enjoy access to a restaurant and an outdoor pool, along with WiFi. Expedia customers like its helpful staff.

Other top sights in Santa Monica include Santa Monica Pier. Top places to see in the area include J. Paul Getty Museum, located 3.9 mi (6.4 from the city center), and Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, which is 4.9 mi (7.9 away).

Dressing for Santa Monica

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 64°F during the day and 51°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 70°F, while the average at night is 51°F
  • Santa Monica gets about 11.50 inches of rain per year
  • Usually August and September are the hottest months with an average of 70°F, whereas December and January are often coldest, averaging 51°F

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Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Santa Monica?
The Ambrose is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers free WiFi and a fitness centre. Traveller reviews also recommend The Huntley Hotel and Channel Road Inn, A Four Sisters Inn as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Santa Monica, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals in Santa Monica.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Santa Monica?
Based on reviews, Palm Motel is a popular 2.5-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include SureStay Hotel by Best Western Santa Monica and Santa Monica Motel.
What's the best hotel when travelling with children to Santa Monica?
Shore Hotel is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other options for your child-friendly holiday include DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Santa Monica and Cal Mar Hotel Suites. Also, attractions such as Santa Monica Pier and Museum of Flying are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a couple going to Santa Monica?
The Huntley Hotel is a favourite 4.5-star hotel for couples, and features an ocean-view restaurant and a bar. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel and Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Santa Monica?
Palm Motel is a top property for people travelling with their pets, and offers laundry facilities and free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet include Bayside Hotel and Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Santa Monica?
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel is a top 4.5-star beachfront hotel offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, located within a short 3-minute walk of Original Muscle Beach . Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Shore Hotel and Georgian Hotel.
What's the best luxury hotel in Santa Monica?
The Huntley Hotel is a 4.5-star hotel with an ocean-view restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows and Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica are two other upscale options for your stay.
What's the best boutique hotel in Santa Monica?
Viceroy Santa Monica is a favourite 4-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a poolside restaurant and 2 outdoor pools. Oceana and Channel Road Inn, A Four Sisters Inn are a couple of other boutique hotels.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Santa Monica?
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel is a popular 4.5-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a restaurant and free WiFi. A couple of other options with an on-site pool include Shore Hotel and Cal Mar Hotel Suites.

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