Santa Monica is an attractive destination for travelers of all types. Whether you just want to get away from the hustle and bustle of your daily life in a relaxing location, have an event in town, are visiting family, or are on a business trip, there are numerous hotels in Santa Monica waiting to host you.

Many of these are on the beach or offer easy access to it. There are Santa Monica hotels for all budgets and requirements, whether you prefer something with just the basics or want to stay in the height of luxury. Once you choose the amenities you need and your budget, you can start browsing Santa Monica hotels.

1. Viceroy Santa Monica

Viceroy Santa Monica
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The Viceroy Santa Monica is conveniently close to Santa Monica Pier and offers luxurious accommodations. Rooms feature Bluetooth speaker alarm clocks featuring power charging ports and USB charging ports as well as high-definition flat-screen Samsung TVs. The bathrooms have signature full-sized ROIL bath products from La Bottega. Other amenities include sumptuous linens, a sitting lounge area, a fully-stocked private bar, and a luxury business desk. All guest rooms offer available super-high-speed Wi-Fi for purchase, which can also be used in public spaces. Otherwise, unlimited high-speed Wi-Fi is available for free. You can also opt for a suite or an accessible room and pets are welcome.

The hotel offers guests the chance to swim in two different outdoor plunge pools. Visit the fully-equipped fitness center any time of the day or night to use its weight training and cardio equipment, or participate in wellness programs. Make use of the 24-hour business center or request one of the newspapers. Upon arrival, guests can receive bottled water or a glass of sparkling wine. There is daily morning coffee available as well. The Lounge has music, small bites, and cocktails while the Restaurant is indoor-outdoor with farm-fresh from-scratch dishes.

1819 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA, Phone: 310-260-7500, Map

2. Shore Hotel

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The Shore Hotel provides sustainable yet luxurious accommodations just steps away from the Santa Monica Pier. The rooms are bright and airy with private patios or balconies for amazing ocean views. Rooms also have 55-inch LED HDTVs with Showtime and Cable, iHomes with docking stations, eco-friendly temperature controls and lighting, pillow-top mattresses, hypoallergenic duvets and pillows, fully-stocked private mini-bars, laptop safes, hairdryers, coffeemakers, irons, rain showers, makeup mirrors, plush bathrobes, and Lather toiletries. There is high-speed wireless internet throughout the property. You can request turn down service, slippers, and newspapers. Go for a dip in the pool, which is heated by solar power, as is the hot tub. The pool sits in a gorgeous and relaxing open-air atrium with native landscaping around it. Or get in your workout in the state-of-the-art fitness center, which is open 24 hours a day and has equipment compatible with iPods. Enjoy valet parking with a flat rate for no surprises or rent a SixT car right on-site. The business center is also open 24/7 with high-speed internet, printing, faxing, scanning, photocopying, and staff on-site for assistance. The property also offers beach tools, discounts on non-alcoholic drinks and poolside food in the afternoon, seasonal activities, and various wellness programs. The Earth Bar is on the sister property and guests receive 15% off.

1515 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA, Phone: 310-458-1515, Map

3. Ocean View Hotel

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The Ocean View Hotel is affordable and eco-friendly with 67 guest rooms that offer views of the courtyard or the Pacific Ocean. Upon arrival, families will receive kids’ welcome amenities. There is high-speed Wi-Fi throughout the property, including in the rooms. You can request slippers. Other in-room amenities include iHomes with docking stations, 40-inch LED HDTVs with cable plus Showtime, cotton linens, pillowtop mattresses, work desks, ergonomic chairs, Keurig coffeemakers, minibars with snacks and soft drinks, irons, toiletries, illuminated makeup mirror and vanities, plush bathrobes, hair dryers, and rain showers. The hotel has multilingual staff and offers same-day dry-cleaning and laundry service. You can also request tours and car rentals and valet parking is available for a fee. Guests can find Spa and Fitness Center services incredibly close. When you book directly with the hotel, you receive complimentary fresh baked cookies and passes to the 24-Hour Fitness. Other amenities include luggage storage, discounts at Shore Hotel and the Earth Bar, a business center, beach towel usage, complimentary beach cruisers, laundry/dry-cleaning service, and discounts at Cycle House. Find fresh baked cookies to munch on in the afternoon and enjoy coffee and water in the water at any time. Earth Bar is right on the property.

Ocean View Hotel, 1447 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA, Phone: 310-458-4888

4. Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

Gateway Hotel Santa Monica
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The Gateway Hotel Santa Monica offers affordable, welcoming, and cheerful accommodations that combine thoughtful perks with coastal style accommodations. The 123 contemporary rooms are bright with complimentary tea and coffee, 42-inch flat-panel TVs, cable, complimentary high-speed wireless internet, and pillow-top mattresses. Other amenities include irons, ironing boards, hair dryers, air conditioning, mini-fridges, work desks with chairs, safes, voicemail, and free local calls. Choose from a king or two queen beds Guests can relax on the garden sun decks or work up a sweat in the 24-hour fitness center. The desk is staffed 24 hours a day. Guests can enjoy the underground parking as well. If you need it, there is same-day dry cleaning and laundry service. The hotel also has computer stations in the lobby, bell services, and multilingual staff. Families will appreciate that kids under 18 stay for free when accompanying an adult. There is not an on-site restaurant, but there are numerous options just steps from the hotel.

Gateway Hotel Santa Monica, 1920 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA, Phone: 310-829-9100

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5. Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
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Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel is close to the Santa Monica Pier and offers 347 guest rooms with 21 suites. Rooms have Wi-Fi, available turndown service, bottled water, Keurig coffeemakers, daily newspapers, Bluetooth clock radios, On Demand movies, 52-inch flat-panel TVs, premium mini-bars, irons, Julien Farel toiletries, safes, touchscreen bathroom lighted mirrors, wake-up calls, work tables with chairs, and toll free and local calls. You can choose a room with a sleeper sofa and/or a personal fire pit on the patio. Accommodations are pet-friendly and accessible rooms are available. Go for a swim in the heated ocean view pool with its two-level deck or take a short walk to the beach. The Pool Concierge will gladly bring chilled towels or help cool you off with Evian mist. The Fitness Center is full-service complete with locker rooms or you can visit the on-site rental shop with boogie boards, bikes, skates, and more. All public spaces and guest rooms have Wi-Fi. The property also has a hot tub, a poolside game area, a complimentary local shuttle, on-site available notary service, a business center, car rentals, a concierge, dry cleaning, parking, safes, programs for kids and teens, and beach amenities. Dine at Ocean & Vine, BarBelle, Blue Streak, Fireside Lounge, or Flavor by Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel.

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, 1700 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA, Phone: 310-458-6700

6. The Ambrose Hotel

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The Ambrose Hotel offers boutique accommodations in Santa Monica right in a discreet residential neighborhood. Enjoy the California-craftsman-style architecture and spacious rooms. Rooms also have 55-inch flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi, Verdent thermostats, LED lighting, well-lit writing desks, many USB ports, Speakman showerheads, bath products, backlit vanity mirrors, stocked mini-bars, luxury linens, and plush cotton robes in the 77 rooms. Studios and ADA rooms are also available.

The Ambrose fitness center is fully-equipped and open 24 hours a day. Guests can take advantage of the chauffeured house car service that uses an electric car and is complimentary within three miles. Or borrow one of the Ambrose Hotel bikes. Stay informed with the complimentary newspapers. There is also complimentary Wi-Fi as well as a business center with printer. There are also electric vehicle charging stations. Guests start the day with a deluxe continental breakfast to provide the energy you need to enjoy the area. At any time of the day, enjoy a cup of the Groundworks Certified Organic Signature Blend Coffee. Enjoy a complimentary evening beverage and available light fare.

The Ambrose Hotel, 1255 20th Street, Santa Monica, CA, Phone: 310-315-1555

7. Huntley Santa Monica Beach

Huntley Santa Monica Beach
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The Huntley Santa Monica Beach is an icon with a residential vibe and delivering luxury hotel accommodations. The 204 guest rooms and 12 suites are supplemented by a Presidential Suite. All have ocean or city views. Expect Bvlgari bath products, complimentary Wi-Fi, pillow-top beds, Egyptian cotton linens, premium mini-bars, in-room dining, safes, irons, hair dryers, available sofa beds, multi-line phones with speakers and voicemail, executive work desks, and 60-inch HDTVs. The bathrooms are newly renovated and modern, featuring Italian stone shower walls and glass showers. Suites have living areas with sofa beds, open spa baths, soaking tubs, rotating TVs, multiple TVs, walk-in closets, and/or relaxing window coves. Get in your workout at the modern fitness center or ask the 24-hour concierge for suggestions or assistance with reservations. The property also features flexible event space with catering as well as a business center. You can also take advantage of the Tesla wall connector, dry cleaning services, and location just two blocks from the beach and one from Third Street Promenade. Enjoy rooftop dining at The Penthouse with executive chef Alex Manos. The one-of-a-kind dining experience includes panoramic views, signature craft cocktails, and beach cabanas.

Huntley Santa Monica Beach, 111 Second Street, Santa Monica, CA, Phone: 855-998-5328

8. SureStay Hotel by Best Western Santa Monica

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The SureStay Hotel by Best Western Santa Monica features 82 rooms, all of which are modern and newly-renovated. It is conveniently close to local attractions and has the amenities guests want. Rooms have free local calls, voicemail, coffeemakers, clock radios, irons with ironing boards, large HDTVs with news and movie channels, and hair dryers. Most also have microwaves and refrigerators. Some guest rooms also have kitchenettes with pots, pans, and dishes. Wake-up calls, rollaway beds, and cribs are available, as are accessible rooms. Grab a complimentary newspaper on weekdays. Make use of the free parking, four electrical car charging stations, and free Wi-Fi. The property has a picnic area as well as a courtyard complete with a BBQ. Other service and amenities include a free 24-hour business center, a printer, faxing, a computer, multilingual staff, free wireless internet in public areas and rooms, available guest laundry service, and an on-site laundromat. In the morning, enjoy the complimentary deluxe continental breakfast. In the evening, enjoy the complimentary snacks.

SureStay Hotel by Best Western Santa Monica, 3102 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA, Phone: 310-450-5766

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9. Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Monica

Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Monica
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The Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Monica is just three blocks from the famous Santa Monica Pier with amusement park rides, shops, restaurants, and the beach. The property is also right on the Metro Expo Line for convenient transportation. Guests get to enjoy free wireless internet in their rooms and public areas. Rooms also have 50-inch flat-screen Smart TVs, in-room movie channels, HD channels, hairdryers, irons, ironing boards, coffeemakers, Cozy Hampton Beds, duvet covers, alarm clock radios, Waterpik showerheads, mini-fridges, electronic program guides, and available weekday newspapers. You can also opt for a suite and/or a room with a balcony or microwave. Accessible rooms are also available. The property has an outdoor pool if you would rather not go for a swim in the ocean. There is also a fitness center for a more traditional workout. Make use of the business center to stay connected or get some work done. Valet parking is available. Start the day with a free hot breakfast, featuring hearty oatmeal with toppings and fresh-baked waffles.

Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Monica, 501 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, CA, Phone: 310-260-1100

10. Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica

Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica
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Le Meridien Santa Monica is a boutique hotel just four blocks from the beach and very close to the Santa Monica Pier. Rooms have individual climate control, hair dryers, two-line speakerphones with voicemail, alarm clocks, pullout sofas, available rollaway beds, safes, irons, mini-fridges, desks, and color TVs with HBO and pay-per-view. The bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations. You can also opt for a connecting or accessible room. Wireless internet is available for a fee. You can also opt for a room with a balcony or upgrade to a suite with a sofa bed, balcony, separate living area, and/or whirlpool. Upon arrival, guests receive two glasses of champagne as well as free valet parking. During your stay, let the house car take you to destinations within two miles. Or you can borrow one of the free beach bikes. Get in a workout in the 24/7 fitness center complete with Peleton bikes and free weights. Or go for a swim or float in the heated saltwater outdoor pool. The hotel also offers car rentals, a game room, room service, and babysitting. Enjoy California-inspired dishes and craft cocktails in the Longitude Bar + Restaurant after making a reservation. A continental or full American breakfast is available.

Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica, 530 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA, Phone: 310-399-9344

11. The Georgian Hotel

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The Georgian hotel delivers 1940s Old Hollywood glamour right by the beach. There are 84 rooms and suites to stay in, offering proximity to attractions and great views. Enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi and your in-room coffeemaker and mini-bar. Choose from a king, a queen, or two queen beds. Other in-room amenities include evening turn-down service, air conditioning, two-line phones with voicemail, clock radios with MP3 capabilities, LCD TVs with cable, irons, hair dryers, safes, and two bathrobes. You can also choose a room with a ceiling fan or upgrade to a suite with a private bedroom separated via French doors and sheer draperies, a living area featuring a full-size sleeper sofa, and an extra TV. Accessible and dog-friendly rooms are also available. Get in your workout any time of the day or night in the 24-hour fitness center. The property also offers free weekday papers, a 24-hour business center, on-site valet parking, same-day laundry and dry-cleaning service, and event space. Visit the Veranda Restaurant for signature cocktails and dining with views of the ocean. The restaurant is open for daily brunch, High Tea with reservations, daily happy hour, and daily dinner. Or order room service any time of the day, with a special late-night menu during hours the restaurant is closed.

The Georgian Hotel, 1415 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA, Phone: 310-395-9945

12. Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
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The Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows sits on five acres of land on the bluffs with views of the Pacific Ocean. There are 297 guest rooms and suites, including 31 secluded bungalows. Enjoy mini-fridges, bathrobes, alarm clock radios, 42-inch LCD flat-screen TVS, duvets, irons, hair dryers, safes, refreshment centers, business amenities, speakerphones with voicemail, work desks, available rollaway beds, available pet-friendly accommodations, and premium internet access. You can also request a Nespresso machine, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a tea kettle, a crib, or a connecting room. The property’s Health Club features ocean views, Cybex equipment, and Peleton bikes. Visit Exhale- Mind, Body, Spa for yoga or a massage. Guests can explore the gorgeous lush grounds on the property. Enjoy pool access, the seasonal beach club, the business station, the daily exhale class, house-car transportation for free, and complimentary bikes. The property also has numerous shops and services on-site for convenience, such as jewelry stores, a swimsuit store, a barber, and a salon. The property also offers a concierge, bell staff, safe deposit boxes, babysitting, and kids’ amenities like beach toys and scooters. Teens will appreciate the Beach Cruiser Bikes. Grab coffee in the lobby in the morning. Enjoy locally-sourced food at FIG Restaurant.

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, 101 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA, Phone: 310-576-7777

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13. Channel Road Inn - A Four Sisters Inn

Channel Road Inn - A Four Sisters Inn
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The Channel Road Inn provides accommodations in a historic inn with finely-crafted rooms. Guests can choose a room with a fireplace, a jetted tub, a view of the ocean, or a balcony. Wireless internet keeps you connected at all times, as does the phone with free local calls. You can request turndown service. Choose from a room with a queen, a king, or two twin beds. All accommodations have private bathrooms with tub and shower combinations, flat-panel TVs, and soft robes. The property has many of its original Craftsman accents, including the Batchelder tiles on the living room’s fireplace and the huge oak front door. On-site parking provides convenience and peace of mind. Book a massage during your stay at the inn. The property also has easily-forgotten toiletry items like toothbrushes, books in the library, and recommendations for activities and restaurants. All accommodations include a full signature breakfast for two in the morning. In the afternoon, guests are treated to wine along with hors d’oeuvres. Guests also get to enjoy freshly baked cookies and complimentary tea and coffee along with water and soda.

Channel Road Inn - A Four Sisters Inn, 219 W. Channel Road, Santa Monica, CA, Phone: 310-459-1920

14. Palihouse Santa Monica

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Palihouse Santa Monica is a tranquil residential neighborhood for a true Santa Monica experience just a few minutes from major attractions and beaches. This hotel has been in constant operation since 1927, hosting guests in its Moorish-influenced Mediterranean Revival building. Choose from Classic Guest Suites, Studio Residences, or One- or Two-Bedroom Residences. Most have pied-a-terre layouts with fully-equipped kitchens, walk-in closets, statuesque windows, and separate vanity rooms to remind you of European urban apartments. There are also custom Avi Brosh furnishings and bespoke Abnormals Anonymous wallpaper. Expect air conditioning, versatile work spaces and seating, bath amenities from Palisociety, oversized closets, 40-inch Samsung TVs with premium channels, available Apple TV, luxurious bedding, personal fridge-stocking services, fully-stocked mini-bars complete with gourmet snacks, and complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi. There are cozy seating areas inside the building for relaxation. The property has an all-day menu for dining, updated seasonally. The team in-house gets its produce from the local Farmers Market, of which you can get a personal tour.

Palihouse Santa Monica, 1001 3rd Street, Santa Monica, CA, Phone: 310-394-1279

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15. JW Marriot Santa Monica Le Merigot

JW Marriot Santa Monica Le Merigot
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The JW Marriot Santa Monica Le Merigot offers upscale rooms, resort amenities, and excellent service within walking distance of the beach, pier, and more. The rooms are oversized and pet-friendly featuring updated marble bathrooms. Rooms also have flat-screen TVs with Internet TV, Plug In Panels, air conditioning, alarm clocks, coffeemakers, electrical adaptors, irons, mini-fridges, spacious desks, phones with voicemail, Wi-Fi access, indulgent bedding, pull-out sofas, safes, toiletries, slippers, robes, microwaves, hairdryers, balconies with amazing views. Connecting rooms are available and guests receive evening turndown service in addition to daily housekeeping. You can also request newspaper delivery. Visit the luxury day spa, Spa Le Merigot, for a soothing treatment. Or refresh yourself with a dip in the sparkling outdoor pool with a terrace and towels. There is also a sauna and a fitness trail. The modern fitness center is perfect for a workout. Visit the beauty shop or gift/newsstand. Take advantage of available newspapers, safe deposit boxes, room service, the concierge desk, car rentals, the ATM, and valet dry-cleaning. Start the day with an available full American or hot breakfast or a Grab-n-Go breakfast. Enjoy breakfast at Cezanne or lunch or dinner at Le Troquet Patio Lounge with bites along with custom cocktails.

JW Marriot Santa Monica Le Merigot, 1740 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, Phone: 310-395-9700

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16. Santa Monica Motel

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The Santa Monica Motel is conveniently located only a few blocks from the Santa Monica Pier and the beach, offering affordable yet comfortable accommodations. The rooms are clean, safe, private, and conveniently located. They have either two double beds or a queen bed. All rooms have en-suite private bathrooms with body wash and shampoo. The room itself features a flat-screen TV with cable, a closet, a Bluetooth clock with a charging unit, a refrigerator, a coffeemaker, a clock radio, a hair dryer, and wireless internet. You can also request an iron with an ironing board. The rooms were recently remodeled, helping to ensure they have the latest amenities and are environmentally-friendly. Parking is included for convenience. The lobby is open and staffed 24 hours a day. Here you will find comfortable seating areas as well as a guest computer. Enjoy fresh daily coffee included in your stay. You can find convenient vending machines as well as ice machines on the property. All guests also receive the morning bliss to start off the day with a nice meal.

Santa Monica Motel, 2102 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA, Phone: 310-392-6806

17. Hotel Carmel

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Hotel Carmel is the current incarnation of the Dolphin Inn and its convenient location gives guests easy access to galleries, restaurants, and shops. The hotel is fully-refurbished with traditional cottage-style architecture mixed with the feel of a seaside property. The 30 rooms and suites have been redesigned. Expect USB charging ports, STAYCAST media streaming, flat-screen TVs with cable, high-speed Wi-Fi, cotton robes, hair dryers, bright and modern bathrooms, ultra-plush platform beds, high-thread-count linens, and pillowtop mattresses. 14 of the rooms have fireplaces or you can choose one with a private balcony. Suites are also available with extra space in a living room with a wet bar or dining area and fireplace. Accessible accommodations are also available. The garden courtyard is warm and inviting, perfect for enjoying the gorgeous weather. The courtyard fire pit is ideal for socializing or just relaxing. Start the day off with breakfast in the Lobby with fresh bagels, house-made cream cheese, hot tea, orange juice, and fresh brewed coffee. Visit Brophy’s Tavern for pub fare, drinks, and large-screen TVs. Head to the Lobby in the evening for the complimentary Wine Hour.

Hotel Carmel, Corner of 4th & San Carlos Street, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, Phone: 831-624-9800

18. Sea Blue Hotel

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The Sea Blue Hotel is an oceanfront beach house with 27 newly-renovated rooms just steps away from the sandy beach and the Pier. Each room has a surf town vibe, a Beautyrest mattress, flat-screen TVs with cable, alarm clocks, hairdryers, irons, ironing boards, and complimentary wireless internet. Standard rooms have two doubles, two queens, a queen, or a queen and a twin bed. Suites also have living rooms with sofas. Some rooms also have air conditioning and are pet-friendly. Guests can take advantage of on-site self-parking for a small fee. The beachfront location is incredibly convenient. In fact, you can access the beach directly from the hotel’s courtyard. There is also a garden, multilingual staff, luggage storage, a computer station, faxing and photocopying, and a 24-hour front desk. When you wake up in the morning, head to the lobby for coffee and bananas.

Sea Blue Hotel, 1670 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA, Phone: 310-393-2363

19. Hotel Shangri-La Santa Monica

Hotel Shangri-La Santa Monica
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The Hotel Shangri-La Santa Monica is independently-owned and operated, having opened in 1939 and giving guest a boutique hotel experience. The hotel is within walking distance of the pier, restaurants, and the beach. There is a total of 70 guest rooms plus 30 suites, with luxury beds, deep soaking tubs, Frette robes, and L’Occitane bath amenities. Expect amenities like Carerra marble bathrooms, rain showerheads, slippers, iHomes, mini-bars, plush bedding, 42-inch flat-screen TVs with satellite and cable channels, work desks and chairs, and available DVD players. You can also choose a suite with a separate living room and sleeper sofa, a private furnished terrace, and/or a fully-equipped gourmet kitchen. Enjoy the year-round outdoor pool with its luxury cabanas, teakwood decks, chaise lounges, poolside dining, and towel service. Or head inside to the 24-hour fitness center with cardio machines that feature personal viewing screens, free weights, and more. The hotel also offers a 24-hour concierge, complimentary Wi-Fi, same-day dry cleaning and laundry service, 24-hour in-room dining, valet parking, and Town Car transportation. The on-site ONYX is the only indoor-outdoor rooftop bar in Santa Monica, delivering 180-degree ocean views of the sunset with delicious drinks. Or you can visit the oceanfront dining room for seasonal New American dishes. On Wednesdays, attend the Weekly Guest Reception for complimentary drinks and cheese.

Hotel Shangri-La Santa Monica, 1301 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA, Phone: 310-394-2791

20. Bayside Hotel

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The Bayside Hotel is incredibly close to the beach and other attractions in Santa Monica. All accommodations are non-smoking. Several rooms have full kitchens so you can cook as much or as little as you want. Traditional Queen Rooms have queen beds and coffeemakers. Garden View Rooms let you choose from a king or two doubles and have coffeemakers, with available kitchenettes. Courtyard View Queen Bed, A/C Rooms have air conditioning, microwaves, patios, mini-fridges, and coffeemakers. Ocean View Rooms let you choose from a king, queen, or two double beds and feature patios/balconies with ocean views plus coffeemakers and available kitchenettes. Enjoy outdoor seating areas on this property, perfect for enjoying the gorgeous Santa Monica weather. There are porches, decks, and outdoor tables to sit on. Borrow a bike to easily explore the area.

Bayside Hotel, 2001 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA, Phone: 310-396-6000

21. Cal Mar Hotel Suites

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Cal Mar Hotel Suites are conveniently located by a park with views of the Pacific Ocean and by Santa Monica Pier. There are 36 suites on the property, all of which are spacious and have fully-equipped kitchens. All accommodations have living rooms with sofa beds and the master suite features either two full beds or a king bed. The suites also have dining areas, ceiling fans, and all the amenities you need. The living rooms feature panoramic windows with patios. Enjoy the self-service laundry room on-site. Get in a workout at the Burn Fitness Center nearby. The front desk can assist with car rentals. Scenic guided tours leave right from the hotel for convenience. Go for a swim in the heated outdoor kidney-shaped pool or just relax and enjoy the well-landscaped courtyard. The property has a 24-hour front desk, ski storage, heating, luggage storage, available parking, internet services, dry cleaning, Wi-Fi, faxing, and photocopying.

220 California Avenue, Santa Monica, CA, Phone: 310-395-5555

22. Ocean Park Hotel

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The Ocean Park Hotel is close to numerous attractions and is in the Santa Monica district of Los Angeles. Rooms can have private or shared bathrooms. Those with private bathrooms feature queen beds while those with shared bathrooms can have a queen, two twins, or have a queen and be ADA accessible. In-room amenities include closets or wardrobes, linens, towels, clothes racks, toiletries, hypoallergenic and non-feather pillows, smoke alarms, electric kettles, carpeting, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, heating, fans, irons, desks, fridges, and hair dryers. Keep in mind that upper floors can only be accessed via stairs, so ADA rooms are all on the ground floor. Guests can make use of the computer on the property. If you have your own device, enjoy the free Wi-Fi throughout. The property also offers luggage storage for convenience. This is an adult-only hotel and all guests must be at least 21 years old. On-site parking is available but is on a first-come first-serve basis. There is a convenient indoor dining area for guests to use.

Ocean Park Hotel, 2680 32nd Street, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA, Phone: 310-429-5554

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23. Hotel Casa del Mar

Hotel Casa del Mar
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Casa del Mar was inspired by Mediterranean grand villas with a classic Italian renaissance exterior and a contemporary interior. The guest rooms and suites have residential design and local coastal art.

Many also have sweeping vistas and you can choose to stay in one of the three two-story penthouses. Rooms feature 42-inch LCD flat-screen TVs, Bluetooth speaker systems, hydrothermal massage tubs, Italian marble bathrooms, Italian-designed bed linens, Keurig coffeemakers, and MALIN + GOETZ toiletries. ADA accessible rooms are available, as are rooms with partial or full ocean views and those with private furnished patios. Suites have living rooms with work desks and pull-out sofas plus amenities like Nespresso machines and 600 square feet. For the convenience of guests, the hotel offers complimentary house car transfers within three miles. Relax in the vibrant ocean view lobby. There are also Lobby Cabanas and a boardroom. The Palm Terrace Pool has views of the iconic Ferris wheel of Santa Monica Pier. Or visit the state-of-the-art functional strength training area which is also a yoga studio. The Sea Spa is perfect for relaxation and pampering with a focus on being eco-friendly. The dishes at the Catch Restaurant are driven by local produce from farmer’s markets. Relax in the Terrazza Lounge and café with its 180-degree ocean views. More info

1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, CA, Phone: 844-880-1077, Map

24. Shutters on the Beach

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Shutters on the Beach is reminiscent of Cape Cod cottages with their shuttered doors and breezy balconies. There are 12 suites plus 186 guestrooms, all of which feature Michael S. Smith’s residential-style designs. All rooms have area rugs, built-in entertainment cabinets, hardwood floors, handcrafted beds, bathrooms with separate showers and hydrothermal massage tubs, coffeemakers, LCD flat-screen TVs, and Bluetooth speaker systems. Most rooms also have outdoor balconies and you can opt for an ADA accessible room. Some rooms also have sleeper sofas or you can upgrade to a suite with powder rooms, living rooms with work desks and sleeper sofas, and/or an extra outdoor balcony or two. Some suites also feature fireplaces, dining areas, and wet bars with fridges. Book a treatment or organic wellness ritual with the team at ONE Spa. Get in your workout in the fitness center with cardio machines, regular bikes, and strength training equipment. Visit 1 Pico Restaurant for a full market-fresh meal or stop by Coast Beach Café for a drink and something lighter with a casual feel. Or stop by the Living Room which is great for drinks and live entertainment or simple relaxation on the couches or by the fireplace. Take your drink outside to the heated Lobby Terrace, which connects to the Living Room.

1 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA, Phone: 866-527-6612, Map

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