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        Santa Monica Hotels

          32 Hotels Found
          1. Shutters on the Beach
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Beachfront
            • Boutique
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            If you're California dreaming of a hotel directly on the beach in Los Angeles, Shutters on the Beach is just about your only option -- and it's a good one. The luxury hotel has a chic ocean cottage vibe, and all 198 rooms and suites were impeccably designed by Michael Smith and feature huge bathtubs…
          2. Hotel Casa del Mar
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Beachfront
            • Boutique
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Historic
            • Luxury
            • Party
            • Romantic
            The luxury Hotel Casa Del Mar offers something truly special in Los Angeles: it's one of only two hotels with a coveted stretch of sandy Santa Monica Beach real estate and unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean. The overall vibe is Mediterranean villa meets Southern California. It has a hopping bar…
          3. Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Business
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            This upscale high-rise hotel is located just four blocks from Santa Monica beach, and some rooms feature balconies with ocean views. The 310 guest rooms and suites have eclectic and fashionable decor, plus amenities such as flat-screen TVs, in-room movies, and mini-fridges, but no coffee- and a fee…
          4. JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Beachfront
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            From the entrance, the JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot looks like a typical upscale chain hotel, but it has one unexpected perk: fast beach access from the swimming pool. The location is also walkable to a plethora of restaurants and shops, including the popular 3rd Street Promenade. Features a…
          5. Hotel Shangri-La Santa Monica
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Boutique
            • Business
            • Historic
            • Party
            • Romantic
            The upscale Hotel Shangri La has 70 stylish rooms and suites across from the Pacific Ocean and near all of Santa Monica's shopping and dining. Rooms and suites are elegant, and feature modern amenities like large flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, and free Wi-Fi. Spacious suites include gourmet kitchens A…
          6. Shore Hotel
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Luxury
            This chic, 164-room beach hotel opened in 2011 with a prime location across from the Santa Monica Pier and a block away from shopping and entertainment on Third Street Promenade. The building has a sleek, eco-friendly design, and comfortable rooms feature private balconies; city or ocean views; and…
          7. Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Weddings
            Its family-oriented, ocean-view pool and excellent gym make the 342-room Loews in Santa Monica a reasonable option for business travelers and families. Just note that the constant nickel-and-diming and overpriced food can add up, and that the hotel isn't right on the beach (it's across the street…
          8. Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Child-Friendly
            • Historic
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            Luxurious (though small) rooms, an excellent spa, and a devoted staff make this five-acre, 302-room property one of the best hotels in Santa Monica. The Fairmont is not as intimate as the Oceana, and it lacks the direct beachfront of Casa Del Mar. But with beautiful grounds and a laid-back, private…
          9. Viceroy Santa Monica
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Boutique
            • Luxury
            • Party
            • Romantic
            It's best known for its sexy bar and pool scenes, but Viceroy Santa Monica boasts substance as well: friendly service, an environmental conscience, and a restaurant using locally sourced ingredients. Many of the 162 well-sized rooms and suites have ocean views, and all have sleek Hollywood Regency…
          10. Oceana
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Boutique
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            Small, intimate, and beautiful, this Santa Monica boutique hotel more than compensates for its lack of on-site features -- no spa, a long walk to the beach -- with a welcoming atmosphere cultivated by personal service and elegant design and ample amenities (50-inch flat-screen TVs, coffeemakers, in…
          11. The Ambrose
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Boutique
            • Business
            • Romantic
            This 77-room, mid-range boutique hotel is one of the most environmentally focused hotels in Southern California. While it mostly caters to business travelers, eco-minded visitors (who don't mind staying a bit inland) find it to be a fantastic, Zen-like alternative to Santa Monica's enormous hotels…
          12. Channel Road Inn - A Four Sisters Inn
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Bed and Breakfast/Inn
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            Located just a few blocks from the ocean, this small upper-middle-range inn offers a refreshing alternative to generic chain hotels. This charming house was built in 1910 and has been lovingly restored and transformed into a bed-and-breakfast-style inn with rustic interiors. Its 15 guest rooms are a…
          13. DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Santa Monica
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Child-Friendly
            The DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Santa Monica is popular for two reasons: location and room size. The 253 rooms are all two-room suites, complete with two 55-inch flat-screen TVs, a pull-out sofa, and a wet bar with a coffeemaker and mini-fridge. Decor is classic, though slightly dated and past have…
          14. Ocean View Hotel
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Beachfront
            • Boutique
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Romantic
            • Value
            The 66-room upper-middle-range Ocean View Hotel is across the street from the beach, and within easy walking distance of Santa Monica Pier, the Third Street Promenade, and several renowned restaurants along Ocean Avenue. A family-owned, eco-conscious boutique hotel, the Ocean View has a beachy and a…
          15. The Georgian Hotel
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Beachfront
            • Boutique
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            The upper-middle-range Georgian Hotel is a picturesque Art Deco boutique hotel with a commanding view of Santa Monica Beach (located just across Ocean Avenue). Along with easy beach access, shops and restaurants abound -- and it's five minutes to 3rd Street Promenade. There are 56 rooms and 26 and a…
          16. Palihouse Santa Monica
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Boutique
            • Romantic
            Palihouse Santa Monica looks and feels like a combination between a modern Moorish European guest house and a hip beach lodge. It's built in an upscale residential Santa Monica neighborhood, about four blocks from Ocean Drive and Santa Monica Beach. The 38 rooms are individually and beautifully with…
          17. Huntley Santa Monica Beach
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Business
            • Party
            • Romantic
            Huntley Santa Monica Beach is a design-conscious upper-middle-range hotel with gorgeous views of Santa Monica Beach everywhere from the rooftop restaurant to most of the guest rooms to the exterior glass elevator. The hotel underwent a massive refresh in 2017, and the result is interiors that are of…
          18. Wyndham Santa Monica At The Pier
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Party
            • Romantic
            This upper-middle-range Wyndham is ideally located for family-friendly activities at the Santa Monica Pier. Guests can walk to the Pier, the beach, numerous shopping spots, and a variety of eateries, and reach Venice Beach in about 15 minutes by bike. The modern lobby is looking fresh following a it…
          19. Ocean Park Inn
          20. Gateway Hotel Santa Monica
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Child-Friendly
            • Romantic
            Freshly renovated in 2014, Gateway Hotel Santa Monica is about as close as you can get to St. John’s Hospital without being a patient, and is a 15-minute walk from Santa Monica Beach. Coffeemakers and mini-fridges are nice room perks, though walls are thin. With freebies like garage parking, Wi-Fi…
          21. Cal Mar Hotel Suites
          22. Seaview Hotel
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Boutique
            • Value
            Location and price are the two best features of the budget Seaview Hotel. This small Art Deco-style motor hotel from the 1950s is located a block away from the beach and a short walk to the Santa Monica Pier and the Third Street Promenade. Rooms have some of the lowest prices in the area and have a…
          23. Sea Shore Motel
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Romantic
            • Value
            The 25-room budget Sea Shore Motel is on historic Main Street in the heart of Santa Monica, and within a five-minute walk of the beach, restaurants, shops, coffee houses, a farmers' market, art galleries, and small museums. Rooms have terra-cotta tile and European shutters, and include mini-fridges…
          24. Comfort Inn Santa Monica
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Value
            The two-and-a-half-pearl Comfort Inn Santa Monica is a decent budget option located on Santa Monica Boulevard near restaurants and shops. At a 10-minute drive or 25-minute bus ride, it’s a bit far from Santa Monica Pier. The hotel lacks a full-service restaurant, but it offers a well-regarded free a…
          25. Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa Monica
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Value
            This Hostelling International outpost has an enviable location, just a block away from Third Street Promenade and a five-minute walk from Santa Monica's beach. Interiors are bright and modern, with attractive design elements like a stacked-stone fireplace and contemporary art on the walls. There are…
          26. Rest Haven Motel
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            • Value
            The 14-room Rest Haven Motel is a budget property on a quiet street at busy -- and gritty -- Lincoln Boulevard and Grant Street in Santa Monica, with the beach, restaurants, and shops within walking distance. Built in 1938, the motel nostalgically evokes an earlier time. Rooms are quaintly decorated…
          27. Santa Monica Motel
          28. SureStay Hotel by Best Western Santa Monica
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Value
            In a trendy part of town with a lot of four- and five-pearl hotels, the SureStay Hotel by Best Western Santa Monica offers a budget-friendly alternative. There's a variety of rooms available, including some with whirlpool tubs and kitchenettes. The hotel also provides free breakfast, (occasionally a…
          29. Days Inn Santa Monica/Los Angeles
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Child-Friendly
            • Value
            The 67-room Days Inn Santa Monica is a two-pearl hotel that's about a 10-minute drive to Santa Monica Beach. Though the property is a bit dated and in need of a revamp, it offers homey rooms with flat-screen TVs and mini-fridges, plus some have microwaves and terraces. On-site features include a a a…
          30. Hotel Carmel
          31. Bayside Hotel
            Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California
            • Boutique
            • Child-Friendly
            • Value
            There are 45 rooms at this two-pearl Santa Monica property that’s a short walk from the beach. It’s an ideal location for exploring the city, as Santa Monica's famous pier and Main Street are within a 10-minute walk. Rooms are fresh and bright, and some have ocean views and kitchens. Wi-Fi is free…
          32. Pavilions Motel