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Santa Monica Place

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Address: 395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2372
Phone Number: +1 310-394-5451
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Description: Santa Monica Place will be designed to reflect the trend-setting...
Santa Monica Place will be designed to reflect the trend-setting, idea-creating, fashion-making appeal of Santa Monica. Here will be a nexus of great retail suited to this one-of-a-kind, world-famous city by the beach. In place of a formerly enclosed, suburban mall, a distinctive, open-air shopping magnet is being created. Santa Monica Place will maximize its beachside setting to bring together fresh ocean breezes, marquee retailers and sun-dappled walkways. Macy's will remain open during the redevelopment of the new Santa Monica Place.
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Lovely shopping mall but expensive shops

My husband and I took Santa Monica Big Blue Bus No. 3 from Los Angeles Bus Depot at Los Angeles International Airport for a day trip to Santa Monica. The bus stopped right in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
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Gold Coast Australia
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Toronto
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494 reviews 494 reviews
96 attraction reviews
410 helpful votes 410 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

I simply love the outdoor atmosphere of this incredible shopping centre. High end stores means high prices but great selection and fabulous places to eat!

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Gold Coast Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

My husband and I took Santa Monica Big Blue Bus No. 3 from Los Angeles Bus Depot at Los Angeles International Airport for a day trip to Santa Monica. The bus stopped right in front of the shopping centre. Our first stop was Bloomingdale. Lovely store but really high end, the handbags were around $300 or more. It was Chinese... More 

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Minneapolis
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150 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Many upscale brands here and the 3rd level food court with the kids play area is a hit with my 5 year old. The market area is also unique with many local companies selling coffee, cheese, soaps and oils.

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Dallas, Texas
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195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I thought the Santa Monica Pier would be just the thing to treat the nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews after a visit to the Getty. I was wrong. Instead of lingering at the Pier, we climbed up to Santa Monica Place and found the Food Court on the roof. Everybody was able to get exactly what they wanted from the... More 

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Ontario
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89 reviews 89 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Came here early Dec at late evening with majority of stores closed, my relative told me on weekends it is always packed. Majority are name brand stores but the neighborhood shopping area is quite nice to walk around. Pass by one of the biggest Apple Store I have seen, will come back one day when the stores are open.

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Varberg, Sweden
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Santa Monica Place hosts lots of shops, most of them actually quite expensive. However, when we were there there was a sale the day after but we bought a jacket for the same price as on the sale, only we had to pick it up the day after. The area around Santa Monica Place is crowded with good shopping. Really... More 

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Johnny R, Public Relations Manager at Santa Monica Place, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, Birgittaswe! We're glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope we'll see you again. More 

London, United Kingdom
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302 helpful votes 302 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Mad traffic both car and foot. Takes hours to get in, out or around the area. I would head elsewhere unless you want to walk along the pier as well and the shopping is just a side dish.

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Solothurn, Switzerland
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38 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Love this place, there's a Hot Topic, a Disney Store, Bloomingdale's and other cool stores. There's also a food corner with different possibilities to choose.

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Paris, France
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66 reviews 66 reviews
37 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This mall is awesome! It's architecture is really modern and beautiful. The shops located in are nice and interesting. The food hall has tones of delicious looking restaurants!

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Johnny R, Public Relations Manager at Santa Monica Place, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your day at the mall Alexclondon95. We hope you'll stop by for one of our shakes soon! More 

Santa Monica, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Interesting mix of shops and restaurants. Top floor Food Court offers comfortable outdoors seating with an amazing view of the Pacific Ocean and Santa Monica Bay.

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Johnny R, Public Relations Manager at Santa Monica Place, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review Susan90405. More 

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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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