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Viceroy Santa Monica
Viceroy Santa Monica
4.0 out of 5.0 1819 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (1438 reviews)
$300/ night for 2 guests

Love the pool area and the intimacy of the hotel in a busy area of Santa Monica.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019
Oceana
Oceana
5.0 out of 5.0 849 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (317 reviews)
$495/ night for 2 guests

First, let me say this hotel is going to be very nice when the construction is done. With that being said, our stay had a few hick-ups to say the least. I'd like to point out that we booked a Lanai Family Suite. Which is really not a suite, it's one bedroom, one bath off the bedroom and a nice size ...

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2019
Channel Road Inn, A Four Sisters Inn
Channel Road Inn, A Four Sisters Inn
4.0 out of 5.0 219 W Channel Rd, Santa Monica, CA
4.6/5 (615 reviews)
$325/ night for 2 guests

The Inn was nice and very clean and close to the beach. The staff was very friendly and the breakfast was good. The Inn has 15 guest rooms but only 13 parking spaces. The staff said there is parking on the street, but good luck finding a spot on the street. I found the parking situation to be very ...

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2019
Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica
Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica
4.0 out of 5.0 1301 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
Free Cancellation
4.1/5 (1013 reviews)
$302/ night for 2 guests

Most of the staff was excellent., friendly and personable. I had a staff person basically call me a liar about the size of a bed in my suite without even checking it out. Also my mattress was hard. However after the 1st night the issue was resolved but I was not compensated in anyway for tbe poor ...

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2019
Shore Hotel
Shore Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 1515 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (1995 reviews)
$289/ night for 2 guests

The location is awesome, you can't beat that location, so close to the pier and the beach. But for the price, in 2019, I would have expected free WiFi instead of having to buy a $25/day welcoming package.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2019
The Huntley Hotel
The Huntley Hotel
4.5 out of 5.0 1111 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (1777 reviews)
$410/ night for 2 guests

The food & ocean views in the Penthouse Restaurant was excellent. But the service was often slow.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2019
Palihouse Santa Monica
Palihouse Santa Monica
3.5 out of 5.0 1001 3rd St, Santa Monica, CA
Free Cancellation
4.4/5 (292 reviews)
$275/ night for 2 guests

It is like stepping back in time. I do not like going to LA so my choice of staying in Santa Monica in this beautiful location was a welcome diversion. I did my business meeting there in peace and quiet with lovely food service and ambiance

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2019
The Ambrose
The Ambrose
3.5 out of 5.0 1255 20th Street, Santa Monica, CA
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (367 reviews)
$269/ night for 2 guests

Enjoyed my stay at The Ambrose, staff have great customer service, and everything was spotless!

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019
Georgian Hotel
Georgian Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 1415 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (1635 reviews)
$259/ night for 2 guests

Gorgeous old style hotel with an ocean front location by the Santa Monica pier and beach. Pricey but worth it!

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019
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Recently Booked Boutique Hotels in Santa Monica

Viceroy Santa Monica
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Where Should I Stay in Santa Monica?


Looking for a stylish place to stay for your visit to Santa Monica? If you want to find a smaller hotel with outstanding service, a personal feel, and good ambiance, a boutique hotel may be exactly what you want. Choose from 15 boutique-style accommodations in Santa Monica to find a property that represents the local feel of this area.


Guests say they like these boutique accommodations in Santa Monica:

Viceroy Santa Monica: 4-star hotel with 162 guestrooms. Enjoy the restaurant, bar, and 2 outdoor pools. Popular with our guests for its walkable location and comfortable rooms.

The Huntley Hotel: 4.5-star hotel with 204 guestrooms. This property offers an ocean-view restaurant, a bar, and a nightclub. Expedia travelers like its beach locale and comfortable rooms.

The Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows: 5-star hotel with 302 guestrooms. Take advantage of this property's 2 restaurants, bar, and spa services. Our guests enjoy the beach locale and attentive staff.

Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica: 4-star hotel with 70 guestrooms. Provides guests with a poolside restaurant, a poolside bar, and spa services. Reviews say the beach locale and comfortable rooms are noteworthy.

The Ambrose: 3.5-star hotel with 77 guestrooms. Guests can enjoy amenities such as free breakfast, a fitness center, and a garden. Expedia travelers like the comfortable beds.


What Should I See and Do in Santa Monica?


After you've decided where to stay in walkable Santa Monica, plan what to do for fun on your vacation. Visitors speak positively about this destination's breathtaking beach views, incredible sunsets, and major shopping centers.


Santa Monica is also known for its:
  • Restaurants
  • Sports
  • Cafés
  • Art
  • Live music

Major sights and activities around Santa Monica include Santa Monica Pier, Venice Beach, and J. Paul Getty Museum. You might also want to see interesting spots such as Sony Pictures Studios, TCL Chinese Theatre, and Dolby Theater during your trip.


When Should I Plan a Trip to Santa Monica?


If you're wondering about the local weather, you can use this info to plan your escape to Santa Monica:


  • Hottest months: August, September, July, and October, with an average temperature of 70°F
  • Coldest months: December, January, February, and March, with an average temperature of 51°F
  • Driest months: October, April, November, and December, with an average rainfall of 0.98 inches
  • Rainiest months: February, January, March, and December, with an average rainfall of 2.51 inches

Getting Around Santa Monica


The closest major airport is in Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal), which is located 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from the heart of the city, but Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) may also be an option. If you'd like to venture out around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.