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Santa Monica College is within a mile (2 km) of Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, and other popular sites like Santa Monica Pier are within a couple of miles (3 km). This 123-room, 3-star hotel has a 24-hour fitness center along with free in-room WiFi and free self parking. Located centrally in Santa Monica, it's also near Venice Beach and Santa Monica Museum of Art.

Dining

Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or grab a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant.

Rooms

Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica's 123 rooms are air-conditioned and provide refrigerators, coffee makers, and free weekday newspapers. 42-inch flat-screen TVs come with cable channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Pillowtop beds grant a restful night's sleep, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Free local calls, laptop-compatible safes, and ironing boards are also standard.

Property features

Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica features a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and 2 meeting rooms. There's free parking if you drive. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to help with dry cleaning or laundry, and answer any questions about the area. Additional amenities include a business center, a computer station, and free newspapers.

Highlights

  • Close to Santa Monica College
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

Hotel Amenities

Room Amenities

Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica offers 123 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. 42-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Santa Monica hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free WiFi 

Hotel Amenities

This Best Western is on the east side of Santa Monica, a half mile from the Santa Monica Expo Line, and about 2 miles from both the Santa Monica Convention Center, and the Third Street Promenade's array of shops, restaurants, and entertainment.

The Santa Monica Beach and Pier are 2 miles away. Venice Beach is 3 miles from the hotel. The hotel's location provides easy access to California's Pacific Coast Highway.

An International House of Pancakes on the premises offers outdoor seating. Underground self-parking is complimentary (one car per room; surcharge for additional vehicles).

  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 123 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Restaurant 
  • Business center 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Computer station 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free self parking 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Where to Eat

IHOP - Outdoor seating available. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Nearby Things to Do

A small fitness center, open 24 hours, is on site. Santa Monica Beach, 1.5 miles away, offers popular running and bicycling paths with superb views. The ocean waves are relatively gentle and ideal for body surfing and boogie boarding. Beach volleyball courts, open to the public, are just south of the Pier.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Hotel Policies

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

No cribs (infant beds) available

No rollaway/extra beds available

Extra fees may apply for parcel deliveries received by this property. The hotel cannot be held responsible for lost or damaged goods. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Hotel Name

  • Best Western Gateway Hotel
  • Best Western Plus Gateway
  • Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel
  • Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica
  • Best Western Plus Gateway Santa Monica
  • Best Western Plus Santa Monica
  • Best Western Santa Monica Hotel
  • Gateway Hotel Santa Monica
  • Santa Monica Best Western Plus
  • Santa Monica Best Western Plus Gateway
  • Best Western Santa Monica
  • Santa Monica Best Western

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


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