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Santa Monica, CA, United States
16 May — 17 May2
Santa Monica, CA, United States
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Santa Monica hotels

Good to know

Low season

JuneCheapest month to stay with an average 14% drop in price.

High season

JulyMost expensive month to stay with an average 29% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

AED 1,260Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

AED 1,321Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

How much is a Santa Monica hotel?

Here are our most popular & best value hotels

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When to book a hotel in Santa Monica

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Top tips for finding perfect Santa Monica hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Santa Monica, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Santa Monica in June and February.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Santa Monica if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Monday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Santa Monica accommodation.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Santa Monica for 7 days.
  • Santa Monica is a top beach destination with some of California’s best ocean views. If you would like to wake up to inspiring panoramas of the palm-fringed sparkling blue ocean, consider a stay at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel or the Shore Hotel.
  • If you are travelling with children, stay at a family-friendly hotel like JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot, near the Santa Monica Pier, which is home to amusement park rides and an aquarium.
  • Hotels such as The Cadillac and Hotel Erwin are a short walk away from the legendary bars of Venice Beach, a hotspot for nightlife.
  • Santa Monica Boulevard, which crosses Sunset Boulevard is one of the area’s liveliest strips. A variety of cheap and upscale hotels can be found here, including the good-value Comfort Inn Santa Monica and the luxury Peninsula Beverly Hills.
  • There are many hotels in Santa Monica with pools and some have gorgeous ocean views, including the luxury Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Santa Monica

  • Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Santa Monica. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • The average price of a double room in Santa Monica is AED 1,419 per night. In the last 3 days, KAYAK found great deals as cheap as AED 297 per night.

  • If you are looking for a cheap place to stay in Santa Monica but don’t want to compromise on location, consider staying at a low-cost motel instead. The Santa Monica Motel on Lincoln Boulevard or Palm Motel a bit further inland, are both good options.

  • With so many kid-friendly attractions around Santa Monica Beach and the Pier, one of the most suitable areas for families in Santa Monica is around Ocean Avenue. There are numerous hotels in this vibrant area ranging from cheap to luxury.

  • There are many places to enjoy some retail therapy in Santa Monica, including the areas around Third Street Promenade, Downtown Santa Monica, Main Street and Montana Avenue. There are also many hotels in these areas, so you won’t have far to carry your purchases.

  • The nearest major airport to Santa Monica is Los Angeles International Airport. If you’re jetting off early or arriving very late, you may prefer to spend the night at one of the hotels close to this airport, such as the Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport or Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles.

  • If you are driving to Santa Monica, avoid unnecessary parking fees or having to move your vehicle by booking a hotel with free parking. The Comfort Inn Santa Monica and Travelodge Santa Monica both offer this on-site service.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Santa Monica districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Santa Monica city centre

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

Where to stay in Santa Monica?

Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Santa Monica by showing you the exact location of each hotel.

Best Santa Monica hotels

Most recommended Santa Monica hotels

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The Ambrose - Santa Monica - Bar
The Ambrose - Santa Monica - Bar
The Ambrose
8.9 Excellent
Mid CityAED 357+
AED 357+
Air conditioning
Huntley Santa Monica Beach - Santa Monica - Bedroom
Huntley Santa Monica Beach - Santa Monica - Bedroom
Huntley Santa Monica Beach
8.6 Excellent
Wilshire MontanaAED 419+
AED 419+
Air conditioning
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel - Santa Monica - Building
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel - Santa Monica - Building
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
8.5 Excellent
Downtown Santa MonicaAED 655+
AED 655+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Palihouse Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Living room
Palihouse Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Living room
Palihouse Santa Monica
8.5 Excellent
Wilshire MontanaAED 421+
AED 421+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Gateway Hotel Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Balcony
Gateway Hotel Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Balcony
Gateway Hotel Santa Monica
8.4 Excellent
Mid CityAED 224+
AED 224+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Shore Hotel - Santa Monica - Pool
Shore Hotel - Santa Monica - Pool
Shore Hotel
8.4 Excellent
Downtown Santa MonicaAED 460+
AED 460+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Georgian Hotel - Santa Monica - Outdoor view
Georgian Hotel - Santa Monica - Outdoor view
Georgian Hotel
8.4 Excellent
Downtown Santa MonicaAED 355+
AED 355+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot - Santa Monica - Lobby
JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot - Santa Monica - Lobby
JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot
8.4 Excellent
Downtown Santa MonicaAED 496+
AED 496+
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Lobby
Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Lobby
Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Monica
8.3 Excellent
Downtown Santa MonicaAED 374+
AED 374+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Viceroy Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Restaurant
Viceroy Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Restaurant
Viceroy Santa Monica
8.3 Excellent
Downtown Santa MonicaAED 459+
AED 459+
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Santa Monica Motel - Santa Monica - Outdoor view
Santa Monica Motel - Santa Monica - Outdoor view
Santa Monica Motel
8.2 Excellent
Ocean ParkAED 239+
AED 239+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
SureStay Hotel by Best Western Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Bedroom
SureStay Hotel by Best Western Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Bedroom
SureStay Hotel by Best Western Santa Monica
8.2 Excellent
Sunset ParkAED 211+
AED 211+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Bayside Hotel - Santa Monica - Bedroom
Bayside Hotel - Santa Monica - Bedroom
Bayside Hotel
8.1 Excellent
Ocean ParkAED 301+
AED 301+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Ocean View Hotel - Santa Monica - Lobby
Ocean View Hotel - Santa Monica - Lobby
Ocean View Hotel
8.1 Excellent
Downtown Santa MonicaAED 340+
AED 340+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Sea Blue Hotel - Santa Monica - Bedroom
Sea Blue Hotel - Santa Monica - Bedroom
Sea Blue Hotel
8 Excellent
Downtown Santa MonicaAED 308+
AED 308+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet-friendly
Ocean Lodge Santa Monica Beach Hotel - Santa Monica - Outdoor view
Ocean Lodge Santa Monica Beach Hotel - Santa Monica - Outdoor view
Ocean Lodge Santa Monica Beach Hotel
8 Excellent
Downtown Santa MonicaAED 283+
AED 283+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning

Santa Monica hotels near Santa Monica Pier

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Casa Del Mar - Santa Monica - Building
Casa Del Mar - Santa Monica - Building
Casa Del Mar
9.1 Excellent
Ocean ParkAED 751+
AED 751+
Pool
Pet-friendly
Air conditioning
Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Property amenity
Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica - Santa Monica - Property amenity
Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica
7.8 Good
Downtown Santa MonicaAED 563+
AED 563+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning