Santa Monica residents offered deeply discounted hotel rates through January with annual hotel program

SANTA MONICA, Calif. November 16, 2016 – Santa Monica Travel & Tourism (SMTT) announced today that its annual Extra Bedroom Program is available this holiday season today through January 20, 2017. 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 15 properties across Santa Monica’s celebrated hotel collection.

“Our hospitality partners are delighted to extend this opportunity to Santa Monica locals during the holiday season,” said Misti Kerns, SMTT president/CEO. “We hope that our friends and neighbors will take advantage of these fantastic offers to keep their visitors close-by during the holiday season and to experience the incredible hotel collection that has contributed to Santa Monica becoming the world-class destination that it is today.”

Participating hotels include:

  • Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica
  • Cal Mar Hotel Suites
  • Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
  • Hotel Casa del Mar
  • Hotel Shangri-La at the Ocean
  • Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica
  • Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
  • Oceana Beach Club Hotel
  • Ocean View Hotel
  • Santa Monica Pico Travelodge
  • Shore Hotel
  • Shutters on the Beach
  • The Ambrose Hotel
  • The Georgian Hotel
  • Viceroy Santa Monica

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

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 knowledge 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.

To learn more about SMTT and its upcoming community programming, keep an eye out for the SMTT mobile visitor center and SMTT representatives at the following holiday community events:

  • City of Santa Monica’s official Holiday Tree Lighting Party on December 1, 2016
  • Montana Avenue Holiday Walk, December 2, 2016
  • Main Street Holiday Celebration, December 3, 2016

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, call (800) 544-5319 or (310) 393-7593; visit; or email Follow SMTT on Twitter @GoSantaMonica or become a Facebook fan at


Contact: Jackie Alvarez
Santa Monica Travel & Tourism