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Top Rated Hotels for your Santa Monica Vacation

Shore Hotel
Shore Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 1515 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (54 reviews)

All great,very convenient,many close by shops and restaurants.Water view was the best.Overall very relaxing.

Reviewed on May 23, 2019
With direct access to the beach, this Downtown hotel is in the city center and within a 5-minute walk of Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica Pier, and Santa ...
Viceroy Santa Monica
Viceroy Santa Monica
4.0 out of 5.0 1819 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (43 reviews)

This is a fantastic hotel. It is a retreat within the city and it is a short block from the beach. perfect!

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2019
This family-friendly Santa Monica hotel is located by the ocean, within a 5-minute walk of Main Street Santa Monica and Santa Monica Beach. Santa Monica Pier ...
Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica
Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica
4.0 out of 5.0 530 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (42 reviews)

The people are above and beyond ! The valet parking was the best people ever ! The cafeteria people as well. Thanks Patrice at the reception, you gave us the best room

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2019
This family-friendly Santa Monica hotel is located in the business district, within a 10-minute walk of Main Street Santa Monica and Santa Monica Beach. Third ...
SureStay Hotel by Best Western Santa Monica
SureStay Hotel by Best Western Santa Monica
2.5 out of 5.0 3102 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (81 reviews)

They need to put utensils in all the rooms for guests to eat their leftovers. Ss for everything else, the staff is wonderful! They are extremely knowledgeable about the Los Angeles geological location and helping me navigate through Santa Monica area.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2019
Located in Sunset Park, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Santa Monica College, Third Street Promenade, and Santa Monica Pier. Santa Monica Place is 2.9 mi ...
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
4.5 out of 5.0 1700 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (44 reviews)

I really liked the location and the ease of checking in and out staff was very friendly and helpful

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2019
Located in Downtown, this beachfront hotel is on the boardwalk and within a 5-minute walk of Original Muscle Beach and Santa Monica Beach. Santa Monica Pier ...

Things To Do during your Santa Monica Vacation

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Tips for planning your Santa Monica vacation

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Santa Monica Vacation Package Deals

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Santa Monica Travel Guide

Where is Santa Monica?

Wondering where Santa Monica is?

It's a neighborhood in the marvelous city of Los Angeles. You'll find it sitting 13 miles west of the downtown area.

Los Angeles is home to 3,800,000 residents.

Places to Visit in Santa Monica

If you decide to stay in this neighborhood, you'll be within close reach of a truly iconic site. Santa Monica Pier should be at the very top of your travel plan.

Lifelong friendships with like-minded folk and career-focused networks have been consolidated for scores of years at Santa Monica College. Appreciate the continuation of these traditions during pre-booked tours. Need more nearby options? If you're a shopping addict, you'll discover a retail wonderland at Santa Monica Place. Whether it's fashion, general supplies or souvenirs you need, there's a good possibility you'll find it here. But wait, there's more. Browse the calendar at Bergamot Station Arts Center. This venue is known as the home of some excellent art workshops, music shows and other happenings.

Car Rentals in Santa Monica

Wonderful adventures are just around the bend with car rentals in Santa Monica. Ready to discover the region from the comfort and convenience of your own ride?

If you plan to start this vacation as soon as the plane hits the tarmac, pick up a car from the Los Angeles International Airport area. U-Save and Hertz are two options close by.

Sometimes the best place to rent a vehicle is right in the heart of the city. Enterprise is a convenient outlet situated at 1702 Santa Monica Blvd. If there's nothing that ticks all your boxes there, Budget at 1027 Broadway is worth checking out.

Where to stay in Santa Monica – Hotel Accommodation

Book your hotel in Santa Monica as soon as possible and begin organizing the rest of your thrilling getaway. Orbitz currently lists 126 available accommodations in this destination.

The Montage Beverly Hills is an awesome choice for those seeking luxurious accommodations. If it's unavailable, try out the Beverly Wilshire - Beverly Hills, A Four Seasons Hotel. Otherwise, if you'd rather save cash for breathtaking Santa Monica activities, book in at The Hotel California (1670 Ocean Avenue) or the Bayside Hotel (2001 Ocean Ave).

Are your pals green with envy because you're heading off to visit Santa Monica Pier? Wait until they find out you're staying within walking distance of it! Your best bets are the Shutters on the Beach, which is 0.4 miles away, and the Casa Del Mar, 0.4 miles away.

Nearest Airports to Santa Monica

Sit back, whip out your travel pillow and scroll through the inflight movies. You'll shortly be hitting the tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Sitting 7 miles away, this is Santa Monica's most convenient airport.

Popular Places to Visit Near Santa Monica

Take the opportunity to explore some nearby destinations such as Ocean Park or Main Street Santa Monica. Ocean Park is about 1 mile from Santa Monica, while Main Street Santa Monica is 1 mile away.

No Cancellation Fees

Even the best-laid plans can change quickly, which is one of the reasons we won't charge a fee if you need to cancel or amend your booking.^ However, it might be prudent to see if your chosen hotel and airline will do the same.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.