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Santa Monica Pier is within a mile (2 km) of Palihouse Santa Monica, and other popular attractions like Venice Beach are within a few miles (5 km). This 38-room, 3.5-star hotel has a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café, along with free in-room WiFi. It's in central Santa Monica and also close to Santa Monica College and Santa Monica Place.


Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or entertain your taste buds with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café.


All 38 rooms feature free local calls and ironing boards. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and wired Internet, along with 40-inch LCD TVs. Beds sport Egyptian cotton sheets and bathrooms offer rainfall showers, hair dryers, and free toiletries.

Property features

Awarded Conde Nast Hot List status in 2014, Palihouse Santa Monica features free WiFi in public areas, coffee in a common area, and a garden. Valet parking is available for USD 39.00 per night, and there's also limo/town car service. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to help with dry cleaning or laundry, and answer any questions about the area. This smoke-free hotel also has a porter/bellhop.


  • Close to Santa Monica Pier
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour front desk

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Mediterranean hotel also offers multilingual staff, a garden, and coffee/tea in a common area. Onsite parking is available (surcharge). A total renovation of this property was completed in June 2013.

Palihouse Santa Monica is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 38 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Garden 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Year Built 1927 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Palihouse Santa Monica offers 38 accommodations with bathrobes and hair dryers. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium bedding 
  • Free local calls 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Onsite venue - This restaurant serves breakfast and lunch. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 

Spa Services

  • Massages 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

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.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Only service animals are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 5 rooms. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


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 39.00 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Palihouse
  • Palihouse Hotel
  • Palihouse Hotel Santa Monica
  • Palihouse Santa Monica
  • Santa Monica Palihouse
  • Palihouse Santa Monica Hotel

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child 4 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Palihouse Santa Monica is listed in the 2014 Condé Nast Traveler Hot List and the 2014 Travel + Leisure 500.

Weekend Breakfast Offer

Book a stay for travel during the weekend and receive complimentary breakfast.

Valid Saturday and Sunday. Offer subject to availability. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. Other restrictions may apply.

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