Santa Monica Offers ‘Extra Bedrooms’ for Locals and Visiting Family and Friends

Posted November 16, 2023

Highly discounted hotel rates bring joy and reduced stress to residents this holiday season

SANTA MONICA, Calif (November 16, 2023) – Back by popular demand, Santa Monica Travel & Tourism (SMTT) is proud to announce its highly anticipated and helpful I Wish I had an Extra Bedroom program has returned with over 20 participating hotels. The annual offer was thoughtfully designed to benefit residents and provides a unique solution for hosting visiting family and friends during the holiday season, in addition to allowing the Santa Monica community the opportunity to experience their seaside city through the eyes of a traveler.

Now through January 29, 2024, locals have the chance to explore Santa Monica through the lens of a visitor by staying at one of the several participating Santa Monica hotels at a deeply discounted rate. After checking in to your ‘Extra Bedroom,’ hit the town and begin your reprieve with a yoga session on the beach, taking a long bike ride, hitting the surf, and of course, taking time to stroll through our eight unique neighborhoods.

As a bonus your loved ones can also join you for the holidays this year-at the sea- as these offers extend to them as well – this is especially useful when finding extra space can be a challenge. To participate, call the hotel directly to reserve and simply show a valid proof of ID at check-in at one of more than 20 hotels to activate the offer. Please note that rates are subject to availability and blackout dates may apply.

“We’re so fortunate in Santa Monica to have the opportunity to enjoy the holidays in our beautiful beachside city that offers stunning Pacific Ocean views, a booming dining scene – including 18 Michelin-recognized restaurants, premier and unique shopping opportunities, and world-class hotels, all of which play a factor in why many current and future residents call Santa Monica home,” said Misti Kerns, President and CEO of SMTT. “I Wish I had an Extra Bedroom is not only one of our most popular programs each year, but it provides residents the exclusive opportunity to experience their community from a traveler’s point-of-view, so we encourage locals to celebrate themselves or gift an overnight experience this holiday season and take advantage of these incredible offers.”

For more information, please visit or visit one of SMTT’s three Visitor Information Centers.

2023/24 Extra Bedroom Rates

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
Extra Bedroom Rate: $365

Gateway Hotel Santa Monica
Extra Bedroom Rate: $197

Hotel Carmel
Extra Bedroom Rate: $215

Hotel Casa del Mar
Extra Bedroom Rate: $425

Huntley Santa Monica Beach
Extra Bedroom Rate: 20% off

Le Méridien Delfina Santa Monica                      
Extra Bedroom Rate: 20% off

Le Merigot Santa Monica
Extra Bedroom Rate: 20% off

Extra Bedroom Rate: 25% off

Ocean View Hotel
Extra Bedroom Rate: $249

Palihouse Santa Monica
Extra Bedroom Rate: $295 and up

Rest Haven Motel
Extra Bedroom Rate: $140

Santa Monica Motel
Extra Bedroom Rate: Up to 18% off

Santa Monica Proper Hotel
Extra Bedroom Rate: 20% off

Sea Blue Hotel
Extra Bedroom Rate: $249

Sea Shore Motel
Extra Bedroom Rate: $135

Shore Hotel
Extra Bedroom Rate: $295

Shutters on the Beach
Extra Bedroom Rate: $425

SureStay Santa Monice by Best Western
Extra Bedroom Rate: $159

The Ambrose Hotel
Extra Bedroom Rate: 20% off

The Pierside Hotel
Extra Bedroom Rate: $297

Viceroy Santa Monica
Extra Bedroom Rate: 20% off


About Santa Monica Travel & Tourism

Santa Monica Travel & Tourism (SMTT), formerly Santa Monica Convention & Visitors Bureau, is a non-profit organization designed to increase visitor expenditures, tourism revenues and local employment opportunities through the promotion of Santa Monica as a travel destination. For travel and accommodation information or a free copy of the official Visitors Guide, the public can write to the Santa Monica Visitor Center, 2427 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405; call (800) 544-5319 or (310) 393-7593; visit; or email Follow SMTT on Instagram (@SeeSantaMonica), Twitter (@GoSantaMonica) or Facebook (


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