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Top Santa Monica 3 Star Hotels

Ocean View Hotel
3 out of 5
1447 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $139 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (953 reviews)

"Hotel is very clean,directly across from beach..there is restaurants and shops in walking distance...great spot"…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Ocean View Hotel
Gateway Hotel Santa Monica
3.5 out of 5
1920 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $139 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,298 reviews)

"The staff was very polite, and our room was very clean. I would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Gateway Hotel Santa Monica
Wyndham Santa Monica At The Pier
3.5 out of 5
120 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $178 per night
3.8/5Good! (985 reviews)

"We enjoyed our stay, it was clean, confortable and very good location. Thanks"…"

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Wyndham Santa Monica At The Pier
Ocean Lodge Santa Monica Beach Hotel
3 out of 5
1667 Ocean Avenue Suite 1000, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $124 per night
3.8/5Good! (422 reviews)

"The customer service was Very good and they had all the signs up masks and 6 feet apart"…"

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2020

Ocean Lodge Santa Monica Beach Hotel
Cal Mar Hotel Suites
3 out of 5
220 California Ave, Santa Monica, CA
The price is $158 per night
3.7/5Good! (687 reviews)

"Stayed here for two nights and the hotel staff was really wonderful and accommodating. Jorge at the front desk was very helpful and knowledgeable about the surrounding area. Hotel was great for the location and price for the area. Pool was fun to swim in. Best part of our trip was renting the scooters ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2020

Cal Mar Hotel Suites
Courtyard by Marriott Santa Monica
3 out of 5
425 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $151 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (313 reviews)

"Overall a good hotel near the water and public transportation. Very warm pool and nice outdoor area on second floor. Reduced services during times of covid but my room was clean and comfortable. I am saddened by how much homeless and mentally ill are running the streets of Santa Monica and surrounding ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Santa Monica
The Ambrose
3.5 out of 5
1255 20th Street, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $202 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (465 reviews)

"The happy hour in the lobby at night featuring locally brewed beers was very enjoyable. We sat in the library room and had a nice time together enjoying the beer and light bites. My only issue was the pillows were too big (kings) and somewhat hard. Two smaller and softer standard sized pillows in ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

The Ambrose
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Santa Monica
3.5 out of 5
1707 4th St, Santa Monica, CA
The price is $439 per night
4/5Very Good! (1,000 reviews)

"This is a great location within walking distance of everything, including the beach. The hotel was undergoing a remodel while we were there, but it was quite at night, so the construction noise was not a problem. We will be back to see how the "new" hotel looks! All of the staff was very ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Santa Monica
Palihouse Santa Monica
3.5 out of 5
1001 3rd St, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $325 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (329 reviews)

"The staff was very welcoming and accommodating. My room was spacious clean and adorable!!! Really reccommended"…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2020

Palihouse Santa Monica
Near Pier Apartments
3.5 out of 5
620 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA
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2.7/5 (3 reviews)
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"Location was excellent and the communication was great. The apartment wasn't quite as clean as I would have expected and the dryer was broken for the entire stay with 2 loads of towels and sheets etc... left in the washer."…"

Reviewed on May 1, 2018

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Three Star Hotel Guide for Santa Monica

There’s a reason the top 3 star hotels in Santa Monica, Los Angeles are so incredibly popular: They combine comforting amenities and just-for-you service with some of the best rates and discounts the area has to offer. When you book a stay at a three star hotel in Santa Monica, you’ll get access to perfect little perks like on-site restaurants and cocktail bars, well-appointed fitness centers, and spacious rooms.

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