Santa Monica hotels

Santa Monica hotels

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Santa Monica, CA, United States
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Low season October
High season August
  Average price (weeknight): R3 920
  Average price (weekend night): R4 224

cheapest month to stay

28%

expected price decrease

most expensive time to stay

68%

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 R1 196 in the last 3 days. The average price is R5 017.
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 R1 271. Users have also found 3-star hotels from R1 762 and 4-star hotels from R2 670.
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 R1 384 per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from R1 838 and 4-star hotels from R3 210.
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
9,4 Excellent (320 reviews)
R5 924+
The Ambrose - Santa Monica - Building
2
9,1 Excellent (650 reviews)
R5 334+
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel - Santa Monica - Building
3
8,7 Excellent (2 352 reviews)
R6 720+
Oceana - Santa Monica - Bedroom
4
8,7 Excellent (301 reviews)
R11 023+
The Georgian Hotel - Santa Monica - Building
5
8,6 Excellent (1 522 reviews)
R5 452+
Sea Shore Motel - Santa Monica - Building
6
8,7 Excellent (125 reviews)
R3 301+
Viceroy Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Bedroom
7
8,5 Excellent (1 772 reviews)
R7 427+
Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows - Santa Monica - Building
8
8,4 Excellent (3 440 reviews)
R7 692+
Palihouse Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Building
9
8,4 Excellent (380 reviews)
R6 130+
Le Méridien Delfina Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Building
10
8,3 Excellent (1 563 reviews)
R5 364+
Santa Monica Motel - Santa Monica - Building
11
8,2 Excellent (1 764 reviews)
R2 549+
Ocean View Hotel - Santa Monica - Building
12
8,2 Excellent (1 449 reviews)
R5 099+

Best rooms in Santa Monica

Huntley Santa Monica Beach - Santa Monica - Building
1
9,0 Excellent (1 739 reviews)
R6 484+
Casa Del Mar - Santa Monica - Building
2
9,0 Excellent (1 256 reviews)
R10 404+
Oceana - Santa Monica - Bedroom
3
8,7 Excellent (301 reviews)
R11 023+
Shutters On The Beach - Santa Monica - Building
4
8,9 Excellent (1 443 reviews)
R11 789+

Best Santa Monica hotels near Santa Monica Pier

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Casa Del Mar - Santa Monica - Building
1
9,0 Excellent (1 256 reviews)
R10 404+
Shutters On The Beach - Santa Monica - Building
2
8,9 Excellent (1 443 reviews)
R11 789+
JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot - Santa Monica - Building
3
8,8 Excellent (891 reviews)
R7 324+
Shore Hotel - Santa Monica - Building
4
8,6 Excellent (2 268 reviews)
R6 543+

Browse Santa Monica hotels by topic

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ocean view
pools
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Bayside Hotel - Santa Monica - Building
1
8,0 Excellent (2 035 reviews)
R3 993+
Ocean Park Inn - Santa Monica - Building
2
6,9 Good (1 496 reviews)
R2 210+
Cal Mar Hotel Suites - Santa Monica - Bedroom
3
8,0 Excellent (742 reviews)
R3 640+
Hotel Carmel - Santa Monica - Building
4
7,4 Good (1 941 reviews)
R3 330+
Wyndham Santa Monica At The Pier - Santa Monica - Building
5
7,9 Good (2 306 reviews)
R4 789+
Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Building
6
8,2 Excellent (1 151 reviews)
R6 130+
Ocean View Hotel - Santa Monica - Building
7
8,2 Excellent (1 449 reviews)
R5 099+
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel - Santa Monica - Building
8
8,7 Excellent (2 352 reviews)
R6 720+
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