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#1 Best Value of 62 places to stay in Santa Monica
Oceanfront hotel near Santa Monica Pier, offering exceptional pool and hot tub facilities with stunning views. Steps from Blue Plate Taco restaurant, renowned for delicious food and service. Convenient access to shops and attractions. Friendly front desk staff, clean rooms, and privacy options available.
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#2 Best Value of 62 places to stay in Santa Monica
Oceanfront hotel with stunning views, private balconies, and excellent location near Santa Monica Pier. Walking distance to top-notch restaurants, shops, and attractions. Efficient valet parking, friendly front desk staff, and great value for a couple's stay.
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When to visit Santa Monica
March 2024
59ºF
5 days of rain
Very busy
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No bank holidays
April 2024
61ºF
2 days of rain
Moderately busy

No bank holidays
May 2024
63ºF
1 day of rain
Very busy

May 27
Memorial Day (US)
June 2024
66ºF
0 days of rain
Very busy

Jun 19
Juneteenth (US)
July 2024
69ºF
Hottest month
0 days of rain
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Moderately busy

Jun 04
Independence Day (US)
August 2024
69ºF
0 days of rain
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No bank holidays
September 2024
69ºF
1 day of rain
Less busy

Sep 04
Labor Day (US)
October 2024
66ºF
2 days of rain
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Oct 14
Indigenous Peoples' Day (US)
November 2024
61ºF
3 days of rain
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Nov 11
Veteran's Day (US)
Nov 28
Thanksgiving (US)
December 2024
57ºF
5 days of rain
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Dec 24
Christmas Eve (US)
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Christmas Day (US)
January 2025
57ºF
Coldest month
5 days of rain
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Jan 01
New Years Day (US)
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February 2025
58ºF
6 days of rain
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Feb 19
Presidents Day (US)

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#3 Best Value of 62 places to stay in Santa Monica
Exceptional staff providing excellent service, ensuring guest comfort. Located within a 10-minute walk of Santa Monica pier, beach, and various dining/shopping options. Updated, spacious balcony suites with great views and luxurious amenities. Close proximity to beach, shopping, and restaurants.
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#4 Best Value of 62 places to stay in Santa Monica
Discover luxury at this hotel with a beautiful ocean view, elegant lobby lounge, and historic Fig Tree. Unwind at Exhale Spa or the lively Bungalow Bar, featuring delectable dining options and relaxing balconies. Don't miss the exceptional food and service at Fig Restaurant.
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Fantastic beachfront location with stunning ocean views, spacious rooms, and easy access to nearby restaurants and bars. Iconic area boasting beautiful views of the pool, beach, and pier. Highly praised for its friendly staff, clean premises, atmosphere, and amenities. Memorable stay and highly recommended.
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Stylish hotel with old-world charm, spacious clean rooms, and ocean views. Elegant bar, skilled bartender, and extensive mini-bar. Recent renovations add elegance and nostalgic allure.
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Quiet Santa Monica hotel offering complimentary car services, free bikes, and shuttle. Spacious rooms and ample parking. Close to local attractions and eateries.
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Stunning beachside hotel with chic, luxurious rooms and breathtaking ocean views. Features a classic design, modern interiors, and spacious rooms. Top floor Penthouse restaurant offers exquisite cuisine, panoramic vistas, and a lively ambiance. Glass elevator and exceptional service complete the experience.
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Warm and genuine welcome with complimentary champagne. Excellent restaurant and lovely lobby bar with cocktails. Free valet parking, breakfast, heated pool, and bike rentals. Upscale decor and professional staff. Affordable option with good value, near beach and dining.
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Luxury hotel with stunning design, comfortable rooms, and exceptional amenities. Rooftop pool, patio, and bar area offering great views. Impeccable service, delicious dining, and attention to detail. Chic and romantic ambiance, perfect for a luxurious stay.
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#11 Best Value of 62 places to stay in Santa Monica
Charming boutique hotel boasting a luxurious contemporary design, spacious rooms, and top-notch amenities. Features a stunning Sunset Terrace for ocean views and relaxation, generous perks for Diamond members, and attentive staff offering refreshing lavender lemonade. Lanai Suites provide a memorable stay.
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#12 Best Value of 62 places to stay in Santa Monica
Oceanfront hotel offering stunning views, spacious rooms, and generous-sized bathrooms. Highly praised location, within walking distance to beach and restaurants. Friendly, professional staff offering top-notch valet service & flexible check-in/check-out times. Pool area provides both relaxation and poolside service.
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#13 Best Value of 62 places to stay in Santa Monica
Beach-adjacent hotel, 15-20 min walk to sand. Near Santa Monica Pier, eateries, and shops. Free parking, clean rooms, modern amenities, complimentary breakfast & picnics. Calm atmosphere.
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Motel
#14 Best Value of 62 places to stay in Santa Monica
Charming hotel with secure courtyard featuring grill, laundry, and vending machine. Complimentary breakfast and parking. Ideally located near bus lines, attractions, and Trader Joe's.
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#15 Best Value of 62 places to stay in Santa Monica
Beachfront hotel in Santa Monica with lively lobby bar, live music, and amazing cocktails. Spacious rooms, excellent turndown service, and fantastic ocean views. Near Santa Monica Pier.
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abrust13
abrust13
@abrust13
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on May 27, 2021
Great stay.
"Great space, huge room, nice pool, and wonderful balcony."
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#16 Best Value of 62 places to stay in Santa Monica
Convenient hotel close to amenities, beach, and metro station. Offers decent complimentary breakfast, friendly staff, and valet parking service.
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#17 Best Value of 62 places to stay in Santa Monica
Beach-adjacent hotel boasting a classic boutique style, affordable parking, and proximity to dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Comfortable vintage rooms accompanied by friendly staff.
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Jane P
Jane P
@JaneP131
4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Apr 17, 2023
Clean and comfortable, but request a top floor room
"We had a really nice stay at this motel, and while a little dated, the room was clean and comfortable and run by lovely people."
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#18 Best Value of 62 places to stay in Santa Monica
Retro-style hotel with clean, spacious rooms, nearby dining and shopping options. Outdoor seating, free beach kit loans, parking available, and walking distance to beaches.
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#19 Best Value of 62 places to stay in Santa Monica
Quiet, charming hotel near Santa Monica beach. Spacious, well-decorated rooms with storage, kitchens, and unique character. Close to attractions, providing a cozy, tranquil stay.
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Ter1593
Ter1593
@Ter1593
4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Jul 27, 2022
Overall good hotel for Santa Monica break
"The room was clean, the cleaners came everyday and there was TV, safe and hairdryer."
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#20 Best Value of 62 places to stay in Santa Monica
Located near a hospital, walking distance to the beach and attractions, this clean hotel offers well-designed rooms, grab-and-go breakfast, and secure underground parking. Reasonably priced.
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#21 Best Value of 62 places to stay in Santa Monica
Oceanfront hotel with elegant rooms, beautiful views, on-site dining options, and cozy lobby seating areas. Heated pool, beach services, and proximity to Santa Monica attractions.
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#22 Best Value of 62 places to stay in Santa Monica
Great location near Santa Monica Pier and 3rd Street Promenade. Beach vibe, clean rooms, outdoor pool, cabanas, fire-pit, free Starbucks in the morning.
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chrace082810
chrace082810
@Grace F
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Apr 13, 2024
Great stay. Ideal location. Friendly staff.
"The location was convenient, the room was clean, the staff were friendly, and the service was excellent."
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#24 Best Value of 62 places to stay in Santa Monica
Central location in Santa Monica, close to pier, shopping, and dining options. Clean rooms, friendly staff, flexible check-in/out, and lovely views.
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Charming, pet-friendly hotel near Santa Monica Pier, beachfront, restaurants, and promenade. Clean rooms, friendly service, and good location. Retro vibe appreciated by guests.
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#26 Best Value of 62 places to stay in Santa Monica
Convenient location near beach, clean rooms, rooftop lounge, and free parking. Close to various amenities, dining establishments, and landmarks.
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Hostel
#27 Best Value of 62 places to stay in Santa Monica
Great budget option near Venice Beach, close to beach, pier, and amenities. Clean and comfortable rooms, friendly staff, tea and coffee in lounge.
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#28 Best Value of 62 places to stay in Santa Monica
Hotel in need of renovations, yet offers comfortable beds, large TVs, and delicious breakfast. Spacious rooms with refrigerator and microwave. Close to beach and dining options.
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Mae P
Mae P
@Climber598646
4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed on Jul 31, 2023
great room with a great view and deck
"great room with a great view and deck"
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#29 Best Value of 62 places to stay in Santa Monica
Spacious, refurbished rooms, rooftop bar, great location near Santa Monica Pier. Convenient parking, friendly staff, and potential sea views.
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Santa Monica Hotels Information

Hotels in Santa Monica

62

Hotels Prices From

$105

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Travel high season

Jun - Aug

Travel low season

Sep - Nov

High season avg price

$467

Low season avg price

$372

Hotels near the sights

  • Santa Monica Pier
    This hundred-year-old wooden pier offers superb views of the bay and the surrounding mountains. Catch the sunset from the fishing platform at the farther end of pier, though be warned, it can get pretty busy at the height of summer. As one of the most famous wharfs in the L.A. area, there are plenty of eateries, souvenir shops, street performers and things to do—don't miss the adjoining amusement park, which features a giant Ferris wheel, a high-tech arcade, and other thrilling rides. You can visit Santa Monica Pier, along with L.A.’s other iconic spots such as Beverly Hills and Hollywood on a guided tour. – Tripadvisor
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  • 26-Mile Bike Path
    Starting at the Santa Monica pier, this is a popular path for biking, jogging and in-line skating along the Pacific Ocean.
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  • Santa Monica Bay
    Santa Monica Bay consists of 50 miles of scenic coastline with 22 separate public beaches, providing recreational opportunities to visitors year round.
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  • Third Street Promenade
    A moviegoer's haven, this colorful three-block stretch, open to pedestrians only, has some 20 movie theater screens, hundreds of stores, numerous restaurants, animal topiaries and street entertainment running the gamut from dancers to fortune tellers.
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  • Ocean Avenue
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  • Annenberg Community Beach House
    The Beach House is a unique community destination. With spectacular views, splash pad, playground, gallery, Marion Davies Guest House, beach courts & fields, community & cultural events, historic pool, free wi-fi, and more, there's something for everyone to enjoy! Site hours change seasonally. Call or check our website annenbergbeachhouse.com to confirm hours of operation. The Beach House is also available to rent for private events and as a location for filming.
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  • Montana Avenue
    A great place to celebrity watch, this 10-block stretch is an eclectic mix of chic, upscale shops ranging from furniture to fashions and interspersed with cafes, coffee shops and restaurants.
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Shore Hotel, The Georgian Santa Monica, and Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows are some of the most popular hotels for travelers looking to stay near Santa Monica Pier. See the full list: Hotels near Santa Monica Pier.

Shore Hotel, The Georgian Santa Monica, and Oceana Santa Monica, LXR Hotels & Resorts are all popular resorts for travelers staying in Santa Monica. See the full list: Santa Monica Resorts.

Popular hotels close to Santa Monica State Beach include Shore Hotel, The Georgian Santa Monica, and Oceana Santa Monica, LXR Hotels & Resorts. See the full list: Hotels near Santa Monica State Beach.

Popular luxury hotels in Santa Monica include Oceana Santa Monica, LXR Hotels & Resorts, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, and Hotel Casa Del Mar. See the full list: Santa Monica Luxury Hotels.

Popular hotels close to Los Angeles Intl Airport include Hampton Inn & Suites LAX El Segundo, Residence Inn by Marriott Los Angeles LAX / Century Boulevard, and Homewood Suites by Hilton Los Angeles International Airport. See the full list: Hotels near Los Angeles Intl Airport.

A few of the most popular hotels near Santa Monica Bay are Shore Hotel, Le Merigot Santa Monica, and Sea Blue Hotel. See the full list: Hotels near Santa Monica Bay.

Some of the most popular pet-friendly hotels in Santa Monica are Shore Hotel, The Georgian Santa Monica, and Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows. See the full list: Pet Friendly Hotels in Santa Monica.

Popular cheap hotels in Santa Monica include The Ambrose Hotel, Ocean View Hotel, and Sea Shore Motel. See the full list: Cheap Hotels in Santa Monica.

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, Hotel Casa Del Mar, and Santa Monica Proper Hotel have a spa and received excellent reviews from travelers in Santa Monica. See the full list: Santa Monica Spa Resorts.

Popular Santa Monica neighborhoods with hotels include Ocean Park, Northeast, and Wilshire.

Shore Hotel, The Georgian Santa Monica, and Oceana Santa Monica, LXR Hotels & Resorts all received great reviews from families traveling in Santa Monica. See the full list: Santa Monica Family Hotels.

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