Santa Monica Hotels with Free Parking

Posted July 9, 2024

Looking to save on your summer trip to Santa Monica? There are plenty of ways to make your dream vacation more affordable without sacrificing the fun. Our urban beach city offers dozens of cost-free activities and events. Take a free ride on the solar-powered Circuit Shuttle to the iconic Santa Monica Pier where you can watch lively performers, soak up stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and even fish without needing a costly permit. From the historic Palisades Park and 3.5 miles of broad beaches to perusing the art galleries of Bergamot Station and strolling the bustling Third Street Promenade, families, solo travelers and more can enjoy Santa Monica without breaking the bank.

One of the best ways to save during your visit is to stay at a hotel with free parking. In Santa Monica, 8 of our beloved hotels currently include free parking for the duration of your stay. Once you’ve arrived, you can save even further by exploring the region car-free. With three Metro Light Rail stations, an award-winning bus system, more than 120 miles of bikeways and easy access to the must-see highlights of Southern California, accessibility is abundant in Santa Monica.

THE COTTAGE SANTA MONICA

The Cottage Santa Monica is a private villa overlooking the iconic Ocean Avenue offering guests impressive sunset views, four bedrooms and baths and a garden with a Jacuzzi and infrared sauna. Perfect for family getaways of 3 nights or more, The Cottage also includes a concierge service, daily housekeeping and two free on-site parking spaces.

DAYS INN BY WYNDHAM SANTA MONICA

Featuring an iconic pink exterior and the photo-friendly LOVE mural by street artist Ruben Rojas on its rooftop deck, the Days Inn by Wyndham Santa Monica is an affordable option for families. Located in Santa Monica’s Mid-City neighborhood, a stay at the hotel includes recently renovated rooms, mobile check-in and free parking in a covered lot.

OCEAN PARK INN

Ocean Park Inn is located in Santa Monica’s Pico Boulevard neighborhood just a short walk or bike ride from the eclectic Main Street and sandy shoreline. The newly renovated property features modern rooms, airy coastal décor and complimentary vehicle parking.

PALM MOTEL

The Palm Motel in Santa Monica’s Pico Boulevard neighborhood is a charming property featuring Greek Style bungalows. Not only does The Palm allow guests convenient onsite parking, guests can also enjoy free Wi-Fi, daily linen service and pet-friendly accommodations for their furry friends.

REST HAVEN MOTEL

The Rest Haven Motel is a budget-friendly option with free parking, a furnished courtyard and included Wi-Fi in each room. Its convenient location in the Pico Boulevard neighborhood and large rooms make it an ideal for choice for families looking to save on their next Santa Monica trip.

SANTA MONICA HOTEL

The newly reopened Santa Monica Hotel provides a boutique experience at a value just blocks from the Pacific Ocean in the city’s Pico Boulevard neighborhood. With a playful exterior featuring a bright pink mural and vibrant modern rooms, Santa Monica Hotel is a family-friendly property with a business center, outdoor games and complimentary breakfast snacks daily. Guests are invited to leave their car parked at this Santa Monica Certified Green Business and reserve free E-Bikes at the front desk to explore the city with ease.

SEA SHORE MOTEL

Family-owned and operated since 1972, the Sea Shore Motel is a charming escape in the heart of the city. Its idyllic location on Main Street is steps away from independent boutiques and acclaimed restaurants and just two blocks from the crashing waves of Santa Monica State Beach. The property is both family and pet-friendly and includes free parking, complimentary Wi-Fi full kitchens, connecting rooms and access to guest laundry service.

SURESTAY HOTEL BY BEST WESTERN – SANTA MONICA

The family-friendly Surestay Hotel by Best Western – Santa Monica features kitchenettes, free daily continental breakfast and private parking. The 82-room hotel along Pico Boulevard is newly renovated and welcomes pets so the whole family can enjoy their vacation together.

HONORABLE MENTION – COMFORT INN SANTA MONICA-WEST LOS ANGELES

For an affordable $10 per night, overnight guests can park at the Comfort Inn Santa Monica-West Los Angeles. The newly renovated property in the Mid-City neighborhood features modern rooms, a heated pool, business center and daily hot breakfast.

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