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Santa Monica Hotels

Santa Monica hotels are conveniently located within four miles of the ocean, with many situated adjacent to or within walking distance of the beach. The city’s hotel collection offers a wide range of accommodations, from luxury to budget options, providing a central location for exploring greater Los Angeles. Additionally, Santa Monica hotels are in close proximity to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Downtown LA, and Hollywood.

Santa Monica has over 40 hotels, so when planning your next trip, we’ve made it easy to find your perfect home away from home. Whether you are looking for hotels near Santa Monica beach, a boutique hotel or an extended stay option, you can find the perfect place to stay in Santa Monica below.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is it worth staying in Santa Monica?

    Staying in Santa Monica is a good option for visitors who want close access to things to do including great dining spots and the beach. All hotels are all within four miles to the ocean, with most adjacent to or in walking distance of the beach so you can avoid the hassle and fees that come with finding parking.

    What is the best hotel in Santa Monica?

    Santa Monica offers some of the best hotels in California, catering to various preferences in location, amenities, and overall atmosphere. If you’re seeking luxury, you’ll find many upscale hotels perfect for unwinding in style. For a more relaxed vibe, Santa Monica also boasts a range of quality accommodations, from boutique and mid-range hotels to budget-friendly options.

    What are the best hotel lobbies in Santa Monica, CA?

    The Ambrose Hotel has beautiful common spaces filled with plants and inviting seating and is only a 7 minute drive to the beach. Hotel Casa Del Mar is right on the beach and has a variety of dining options including Terrazza overlooking the sea (reservations are a good idea) and the lobby lounge boasts artisanal cocktails in an elegant atmosphere.

    Depending on your tastes, most hotel lobbies offer cozy seating and a space for socializing in addition to amenities such as complimentary beverages, Wi-Fi and cozy seating areas for guests. Many hotel lobbies also include bars or restaurants but we recommend you call or browse the list of hotels to learn more about what features they have to offer.


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