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East Santa Monica
This smoke-free Best Western is across from 2 major hospitals, a half mile from the Santa Monica Metro Expo Line, and about two miles from the Santa Monica Pier and the Third Street Promenade.
Wireless Web access
Complimentary perks include self parking in an underground garage and WiFi in the lobby and guestrooms.
Guestrooms at the Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel feature pillowtop mattresses, granite-accented bathrooms, compact refrigerators, and Wolfgang Puck coffee. 42-inch TVs include HBO.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel Santa Monica
This Best Western is on the east side of Santa Monica, a half mile from the Santa Monica Expo Line, and about 2 miles from both the Santa Monica Convention Center, and the Third Street Promenade's array of shops, restaurants, and entertainment.
The Santa Monica Beach and Pier are 2 miles away. Venice Beach is 3 miles from the hotel. The hotel's location provides easy access to California's Pacific Coast Highway.
Underground self-parking is complimentary (one car per room; surcharge for additional vehicles).
- Number of meeting rooms - 2
- Luggage storage
- 24-hour front desk
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Meeting rooms 2
- Total number of rooms - 123
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- Television in common areas
- Free self parking
- Number of floors - 4
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free WiFi
- Smoke-free property
- Computer station
- Multilingual staff
- Free newspapers in lobby
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Hotel
- Free Wi-Fi
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Air conditioning
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free weekday newspaper
- Free local calls
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Cable TV service
- Pillowtop mattress
- Iron/ironing board
- Flat-panel TV
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Daily housekeeping
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free WiFi
Nearby Things to Do
A small fitness center, open 24 hours, is on site. Santa Monica Beach, 1.5 miles away, offers popular running and bicycling paths with superb views. The ocean waves are relatively gentle and ideal for body surfing and boogie boarding. Beach volleyball courts, open to the public, are just south of the Pier.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-in time ends at midnight
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
- Cribs (infant beds) are not available.
- Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
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We should mention
Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.