Santa Monica Pier is a short stroll from Ocean View Hotel, and other popular attractions like Venice Beach are within a couple of miles (3 km). Each of the 66 rooms at this 3-star hotel includes an iPod dock, a sitting area, and a minibar. It's in central Santa Monica and also a short walk from Santa Monica Place and International Chess Park.


All 66 air-conditioned accommodations feature sitting areas. 40-inch LED TVs come with cable channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer rainfall showers, hair dryers, and designer toiletries, and pillowtop beds with Egyptian cotton sheets ensure a restful night. Other standard amenities include iPod docks, minibars, and coffee makers.

Property features

Renovated in 2014, Ocean View Hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour business center, and free newspapers. Valet parking is available for USD 33.00 per night, and there's also limo/town car service. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. This smoke-free hotel also has an ATM.


  • Walking distance to Santa Monica Pier
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge services

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Ocean View Hotel is across the street from Santa Monica Beach while Santa Monica Pier and the Third Street Promenade are a block away from this smoke-free property.

In addition to concierge services, the hotel offers fax and copying services, dry cleaning, a car rental desk, and tour assistance. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. Guests who drive can rely on the available valet parking (surcharge).

This Los Angeles-area hotel engages in environmentally sound practices and has received a Green Business Certification.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Total number of rooms - 66 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Year Built 1994 
  • 24-hour business center 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Ocean View Hotel offers 66 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 40-inch LED televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries.

This Santa Monica hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and laptop-compatible safes, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Minibar 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Shower only 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LED TV 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding Los Angeles area.

Nearby restaurants:

  • Boa Restaurant
  • Ivy at the Shore Restaurant

Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 2 PM

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Parking height restrictions apply


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 33.00 per night (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Ocean View
  • Ocean View Hotel
  • Ocean View Hotel Santa Monica
  • Ocean View Santa Monica
  • Best Western Ocean View Hotel

We should mention

Up to 2 children 14 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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