Annual hotel program offers Santa Monica residents deeply discounted hotel rates through January

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (November 13, 2017) – Santa Monica residents who wish they had an extra bedroom for visiting friends and family during the holidays are in luck – Santa Monica Travel & Tourism (SMTT) announced today that its annual Extra Bedroom Program is returning this holiday season. Today through January 19, 2018 Santa Monica residents can receive deeply discounted hotel rates.

Each year during Extra Bedroom Program, the Santa Monica hotel community comes together to serve their neighbors by offering Santa Monica residents access to hotel rates far below those available to visitors throughout the year. During this time, SMTT invites Santa Monica locals to host their visitors without sacrificing their personal space or holiday budget at 18 properties across Santa Monica’s celebrated hotel collection.

“It is with great delight we announce the Extra Bedroom Program returns in time for the holiday season,” said Misti Kerns, SMTT president/CEO. “These generous offers from our hospitality partners allow Santa Monica residents to keep their visitors close-by during this special season and have a taste of our destination’s world-class hotel collection.”

Participating hotels include:

• Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica
• Cal Mar Hotel Suites
• Days Inn Santa Monica
• DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Santa Monica
• Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
• Hotel Carmel
• Hotel Casa del Mar
• Hotel Shangri-La
• Huntley Santa Monica Beach
• Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica
• Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
• Oceana Beach Club Hotel
• Ocean View Hotel
• Shore Hotel
• Shutters on the Beach
• The Ambrose Hotel
• The Georgian Hotel
• Wyndham Santa Monica – At the Pier

Residents can secure these discounted hotel rates simply by mentioning the program while making the reservation over the phone, then showing proof of Santa Monica residency (California ID or drivers’ license) at check-in. For a full list of Santa Monica Extra Bedroom participants and rates, or to book online, visit www.Santamonica.com/extrabedroom.

Don’t forget to encourage your holiday visitors to make the most out of their holiday stay with a trip to one of the four Santa Monica Visitors Centers located throughout the city. Friendly and knowledgeable travel counselors are available throughout the holiday season to assist visitors with itinerary development, attraction and activity suggestions, and public transportation assistance. Official SMTT visitor centers are located on the Third Street Promenade, in Palisades Park, on the Santa Monica Pier, and at 2427 Main Street at the Edgemar Center for the Arts.

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About Santa Monica Travel & Tourism
Santa Monica Travel & Tourism (SMTT) 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 santamonica.com; or email info@santamonica.com. Follow SMTT on Twitter @GoSantaMonica or become a Facebook fan at facebook.com/visitsantamonica.

Contact: Lauren Salisbury
Santa Monica Travel & Tourism
310-319-6263
lsalisbury@santamonica.com