I finally made it to this place! I have seen photos of this spot for years, and thankfully had to go to LA last week - and snuck out for a bit to shoot it! It's a beautiful sight to behold in the soft light of blue hour. While I am not one for mucking about on touristy piers, I am a big fan of getting down by the water and catching some swirly lights reflected in the ocean - good times! When one thinks of Santa Monica, the attraction of the Pier inevitably comes to mind. There are times though when the view under the pier becomes more interesting than what's happening above. I was looking for a pathway shortcut at the Santa Monica Pier when I chanced upon this golden opportunity. #StunningStructures Venice Canals, Los Angeles. We got a little place off AirBNB a block away from the waterfront in Venice Beach. Their claim to fame was Jim Morrison had a friend who lived in the building and he used to sleep over there and write songs on the roof.
I really enjoyed Vencie Beach, it had loads of activity and lots of characters along the board walk. The beach was simply amazing and was cool to watch highly experienced surfers doing their thing.
#BeachBound Cloudy morning at the pier.
#BvsCities
#urbanjungle
#TroveOn
#StunningStructures
#sea #seascape #seaside #nature #sky #waves #ocean #water #clouds #blue #beautiful #wave #horizon #landscape #ignaturale #ripples #ripple #landscapes #onda #cloud #beach #ic_water #sunset #irox_water #sun #summer #oceano #tagsta_nature #est #tagsta #view #photooftheday #sand #seashore #cloudporn #natur #naturelovers #sunny #canon #gorgeous #sunrise #tagsforlikes #instagood #shore #waterfoam #skyporn #landscape_lovers #tflers #ola #sunsets The waves under the pier gets pretty interesting. Just off the beach in Venice, CA. A little taste of heaven.
#BvSWater
#sea #seascape #seaside #nature #sky #waves #ocean #water #clouds #blue #beautiful #wave #horizon #landscape #ignaturale #ripples #ripple #landscapes #onda #cloud #beach #ic_water #sunset #irox_water #sun #summer #oceano #tagsta_nature #est #tagsta #view #photooftheday #sand #seashore #cloudporn #natur #naturelovers #sunny #canon #gorgeous #sunrise #tagsforlikes #instagood #shore #waterfoam #skyporn #landscape_lovers #tflers #ola #sunsets I love famers markets and Brentwood Village Farmers Market did not disappoint. Everything from fruits & veggies to hummus to pasteries, with samples for everything. So good.
#Markets
*Open Sundays from 9am-2pm
More here: http://kaorisquarefeet.blogspot.jp/2013/11/the-brentwood-farmers-market.html A #hike to Skull Rock in Temescal Gateway Park.
The trail is 4.6 miles with 1135 ft elevation gain and is well kept. In spring or early summer the waterfall is flowing but can be quite dry in the fall. The summit of Skull Rock offers a great view of the Pacific Ocean and the surrounding areas along the Pacific Coast Highway. This beach is three miles long, has a picnic area, shops and pier. Visitor activities include volleyball, basketball and a running strip along the beach, and inspiring views of the Santa Monica Mountains year-round. I call this, The park got busy during the Labor Day weekend. The beach was full as well. Santa Monica beach on the north side of the pier is separated from the city by the palisades (an ocean bluff) and the Pacific Coast Highway. A series of bridges, walkways and stairs provides access to the beach from the city.Tell us what made this place so special.
Amazing what the summer heat can bring to lots of people! Colorful houses at Venice Beach's boardwalk. Hues over Venice Beach, minutes from the hustle, miles from the noise. #BeachBound I can never get tired of palm trees and the sun setting at the beach. This was taken close to the Venice Beach Pier near LAX airport in California. One of the most impressive sunsets was at the Venice beach. If it could be slower like hours.
I’ve rent a bike from Santa Monica and gave a break here. Just to watch waves and sunset with peace.
#red #goldenhour
Wildlife and a quaint neighborhood all in one place.
#BvSWater
#sea #seascape #seaside #nature #sky #waves #ocean #water #clouds #blue #beautiful #wave #horizon #landscape #ignaturale #ripples #ripple #landscapes #onda #cloud #beach #ic_water #sunset #irox_water #sun #summer #oceano #tagsta_nature #est #tagsta #view #photooftheday #sand #seashore #cloudporn #natur #naturelovers #sunny #canon #gorgeous #sunrise #tagsforlikes #instagood #shore #waterfoam #skyporn #landscape_lovers #tflers #ola #sunsets Swanky music, good drinks, and a stunning sunset view. This 2.5 kilometer #boardwalk from Venice Beach to Santa Monica Beach has a bike #path, rollerskaters and skateboard ramps, restaurants, sunglasses, and plenty of tourists. #Venice beach is famous for muscle #beach, where body builders work out.
#sunset #la #losangeles #beach #mustsee #santamonica #summer Girl vs. beach. #lagunabeach Brilliant glow of purple-pink sky at Venice Beach, Los Angeles.
#venicebeach#purplesky#sunset# Chicken, waffles, and bacon oh my! Santa Monica Pier at the end of historic Route 66 is a great place to spend a day or night. It features numerous restaurants as well as an amusement park with roller coaster and Ferris wheel. #Pier #Sunset Sun, beach and fun: Santa Monica pier!
Only 26km away from Los Angeles😎 Bringing motorcycles, surf, and coffee together into their own unique culture, Deus offers a great venue to kick back for an afternoon. Grab a Flat White, chat with friends, surf the net, or cruise the awesome collection of custom merchandise, at this Venice gem.
The view from the Santa Monica Pier carousel. Magic everywhere! Watching the sunset from the pier is an exhilarating experience. Another great night Sunset run
#market Venice Beach back in 2014. Definitely a must-see in LA. Full of artsy paintings, crafty bits and bobs or some quirky souvenirs like these colorful sculls. Fun! Crosses on the beach for the fallen in the Iraq war. #Hiking at #TemescaCanyon view from the skull Rock this trail must be 10 or miles long and there's others trails ,I need to came back to hike the others 😁📷👍🏼#blue Beautiful place for hiking or climbing, specially on hidden trails
#malibu #california #malibucreekstatepark #hiking Santa Monica Pier The California coastline has stunning sunsets all over, but one of my favorites is by Santa Monica pier. Whether it's the clouds or the weather conditions or something else, the colors produced during the sunset on this beach are always stunning, bordering on unreal. #SantaMonica #California #GoldenHour #weekendgetaway Beautiful sunset at will Rodgers state beach. #Hiking at #TemescalCanyon #Exploring #Outdoors Made it to the Pacific, y'all! Enjoyed a late night walk around the Santa Monica Pier with good company. Try the roller coaster, Ferris wheel or other games for entertainment! #santamonicapier #santamonica #california #route66 #roadtrip Venice canals are a perfect place for an evening stroll in Santa Monica. The neighborhood is picture perfect and the sunset glow reflecting in the canals will not leave you indifferent to this beautiful place. Incredible sunset over Venice Beach. Rent a bike when you're here and cycle to nearby Santa Monica Pier.
#SpringFun #lifeatexpedia #BeachBound #red is the colour of fun at night in Santa Monica. Creepy clown to welcome you to CVS in Santa Monica Fun place to hang out. Many activities going on. Can you see the surfer under the wave? www.FunToBeFree.com Santa Monica is basically is the playground for the beach bums in the LA. Most of the action in Santa Monica is centred around the Santa Monica Pier, where the official end of Route 66 is located.
Just south of the pier is a stretch of beach that acts as an outdoor jungle gym. It’s actually the original location of Muscle Beach, which was later moved to Muscle Beach Venice.
This is where fitness junkies, acrobats and gymnasts come to bend, twist and swing on a variety of public workout equipment, including parallel bars, ropes and rings. If you’re looking for a place to people watch, this is it.
#SpringFun #Hiking at the #SkullRock at #TemescalCanyon you can take Bus number 2 on sunset and highland make sure sign says to Pacific Coast Highway it will be one hour and it will be on your right hand side ,bus run every hour and last one is a 8Pm Sunset on the Pacific. An amazing day at one of the nicest beaches in Cali less crowded than Hunnington but also has a pier. Santa Monica Ferris wheel, L.A. Venice Beach is great for people-watching all year round. If you go in the winter it'll still be sunny out (come on, this is California), but the crowds will have died down. California's winter sunsets are beautifully golden as well.
Pro tip: they are even nicer accompanied by a burrito. :) (#beach) Right off the busy beach, these canals are quiet and beautiful. Stroll along the walkway. Winter time at the beach I've got my kicks on #Route66..... LITERALLY! The route starts in Santa Monica. Right in front of your very eyes, all you have to do is LOOK! If you take the actual Route 66 that #RoadTrip 2,448 miles from Santa Monica until Chicago. #Hiking at #TemescalCanyon this is one the most long hiking trails that I ever been #LAhikingTrails #blue Santa Monica sunsets are my favorite Beautiful sunset at Venice Beach. #roadtrip #beach #sunset Venice Beach at sunset
#Bestof5 Getty Gardens Great little Stunning wall potrait on Abbot Kinney street, LA. Hard to believe that the expressions, flying hair are all etched on the wall. You got to see it to believe it!  Venice Canals I found the beach to be average and the boardwalk to be dirty, scary and smelled strongly of marijuana...but the sunset was sure pretty :) Venice, a neighborhood of Los Angeles just south of Santa Monica, was developed by tobacco tycoon Abbot Kinney as the One of my favorite places in L.A. Great destination for tourists and locals alike.
#BvSWater
#sea #seascape #seaside #nature #sky #waves #ocean #water #clouds #blue #beautiful #wave #horizon #landscape #ignaturale #ripples #ripple #landscapes #onda #cloud #beach #ic_water #sunset #irox_water #sun #summer #oceano #tagsta_nature #est #tagsta #view #photooftheday #sand #seashore #cloudporn #natur #naturelovers #sunny #canon #gorgeous #sunrise #tagsforlikes #instagood #shore #waterfoam #skyporn #landscape_lovers #tflers #ola #sunsets Sand sculpture on Venice Beach 1.1.14 New year sunset at the beach. Great Santa Monica bar. I try to make it down for the sunset as often as possible because I hate to imagine missing out on a beaut like this! #colorful
#EndlessSummer Red velvet waffle with vanilla bean cream cheese drizzle and of course bacon! Venice Beach is just like what you see on TV. One of those places you have to visit while in California.
Take the time to walk the entire length and stick your head into some of the shops. Simply beautiful.
#BeachBound Quiet and clear morning on Santa Monica pier. Checking out the local fliers at the Venice Beach Skate Park - California 2015. Truffle burger from Umami Burger at Fred Segal. Yum! For a casual Sunday, stroll through the quaint Santa Monica Farmers Market to pick up some fresh produce, hummus, and various arts and crafts. Be sure to save room for lunch at Crepes Dusigne or one of the other local vendors. The coffee from Alana's Coffee Roasting Co. is a must.
Every Sunday 9-2pm. This is one sexy hotel. If the cabana and pool in the picture look familiar, you're probably a fan of Entourage. They filmed a number of scenes here. Great lobby/bar and generally really cool vibe at this place in Santa Monica, within walking distance of everything cool in town (beach, pier, restaurants, shopping, etc). Very hip spot. Whether you prefer sweet or savory, Bru's Wiffle will have a waffle for you!
Try the Waco, a delicious waffle/taco combination with crispy chicken. Yum! They also serve beer and wine. Santa Monica Pier Visit the Santa Monica Pier
Catch the Sunset from the Pier and overlook all the city's attractions
http://www.sunshineandskylines.com/#!Top-5-Things-to-Do-in-Santa-Monica/c1slb/47F76409-90A0-4851-906D-7D302726EC3B I went for a nice walk early morning one day while visiting Santa Monica to enjoy the beach before the crowds starting forming and came across this man getting a work out on gymastics equipment at what I've learned is the #beach #sunset #sky #park #LA Venice beach is the place to skate, sing, dance, roller skate, rent a bike and shop souvenirs in one of the 100 small shops along the beach pavement, smoke a joint or get a tattoo!
The sunset is unbeatable ☀️
#goldenhour Pacific Park - Santa Monica Pier Walking at the side near to the street looking for alone spot 😩 never found it . Bravissimi!!! Beautiful morning at Venice Beach. How can you ever get tired of sunset views like this? #LoveMyTown Looking for a spot 😱😱😱😱😱Mother of God . Santa Monica Beach is one of the most visit in Los Angeles CA 🤗🤘🏼🤘🏼📸 you have to see the parking 😂😂😂😂 Sunset in Venice Beach.. it's a nice place to walk #Sunset #Beach #Sand #Patterns #Friends Great views over the pacific. Great Blue Heron gets a snack at low-tide in Venice, CA.
#BvSWater Great spot for brunch in Venice! Our table ordered avocado toast, 9 grain pancakes, breakfast burrito and an açaí bowl! Everything was great, we arrived a few minutes before 10am and easily were seated on a Thursday morning. They also do fresh squeezed juice! #brunch Iconic Even though I'm scared of heights, it don't mean I can't take a shot of a ferris wheel especially on the historic pier at Santa Monica. Unbelievably beautiful old, and huge sycamore tree at main entrance to Fairmount in Santa Monica. Stayed here unexpectedly and it was great. Be sure to have an evening cocktail at the Bungalow; incredibly cool spot on property. Hash brown Benedict with maple bacon! Santa Monica Pier at last light - California 2015. #goldenhour Sunset Silhouettes #usa #california #santamonica #beach #ocean #travel #wanderlust
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Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff
Concierge services

Location

Located in the heart of Santa Monica, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Third Street Promenade and Santa Monica Pier. Venice Beach and Santa Monica College are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Hotel Features

A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and valet parking are available at this hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, concierge services, a 24-hour front desk, and a computer station are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 97 rooms offer free WiFi, LCD TVs with satellite channels, and free weekday newspapers. Ceiling fans, safes, and phones are among the other amenities that guests will find.

Languages Spoken

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Santa Monica hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 1924 
  • Total number of rooms - 97 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Computer station 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Fireplace in lobby 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Filipino
  • Spanish

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • LCD TV 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Interactive Café - Onsite restaurant. Open daily.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Only service animals are allowed
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 25.00 per day (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Carmel Santa Monica
  • Hotel Carmel
  • Hotel Carmel Santa Monica
  • Carmel Hotel Santa Monica

We should mention

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.


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