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Top Santa Monica Boutique Hotels

Channel Road Inn, A Four Sisters Inn
4 out of 5
219 W Channel Rd, Santa Monica, CA
The price is $198 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31
4.6/5Wonderful! (683 reviews)

"Stay here often, and every time I do I always feel like I am coming home. Love this place."…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

Channel Road Inn, A Four Sisters Inn
The Ambrose
3.5 out of 5
1255 20th Street, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $179 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (472 reviews)

"Wonderful location in the middle of Santa Monica, great walking and riding, close to the beach and all shopping and dining."…"

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2020

The Ambrose
Oceana
5 out of 5
849 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $495 per night from Oct 20 to Oct 21
4.5/5Wonderful! (370 reviews)

"Excellent hotel super clean im a famous artist an when I tell you I felt right at home! Highly recommend"…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

Oceana

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Palihouse Santa Monica
3.5 out of 5
1001 3rd St, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $252 per night from Nov 10 to Nov 11
4.4/5Wonderful! (334 reviews)

"Always love my stay with palihouse. The service, atmosphere, design, it’s just perfect."…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Palihouse Santa Monica
The Huntley Hotel
4.5 out of 5
1111 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $199 per night from Oct 20 to Oct 21
4.4/5Wonderful! (918 reviews)

"We truly enjoyed our stay at The Huntley this past weekend. The room was very clean and they seemed to be doing a great job in regards to Covid measures. Staff was very friendly and helpful.. valet service was very prompt and friendly. The Huntley is situated within walking distance of 3rd Street ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

The Huntley Hotel
Shore Hotel
4 out of 5
1515 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $187 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
4.3/5Excellent! (956 reviews)

"The staff was super friendly and the hotel was clean and close to everything!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2020

Shore Hotel
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
4.5 out of 5
1700 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $425 per night from Oct 20 to Oct 21
4.3/5Excellent! (980 reviews)

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Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
Georgian Hotel
4 out of 5
1415 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $171 per night from Nov 9 to Nov 10
4.3/5Excellent! (951 reviews)

"I stayed there for my birthday, just to get away for a couple days with my wife. I booked a suite. 2 hours before check-in i called the place to see what view my room had, guess it had a lovely side view or the hotel next door or the alleyway? I asked if i can get a ocean view room and the lady said ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Georgian Hotel
Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
5 out of 5
101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $365 per night from Oct 20 to Oct 21
4.2/5Excellent! (975 reviews)

"Bomb👍👍👍 it was a very very nice stay looking forward to coming back"…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
Viceroy Santa Monica
4 out of 5
1819 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $247 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
4.2/5Excellent! (989 reviews)

"Great location by the beach and the staff was terrific."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Viceroy Santa Monica
Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica
4 out of 5
530 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $169 per night from Nov 6 to Nov 7
4.2/5Very Good! (964 reviews)

"The room was clean and beautiful. The air conditioner leaked on the carpet is the only negative. The view from the one bedroom’s balcony is spectacular. You get to see the ocean and the mountains. I watched the sun set and rise on the balcony. Best romantic vacation spot in Santa Monica."…"

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica
Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica
4 out of 5
1301 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $228 per night from Oct 20 to Oct 21
4.1/5Very Good! (989 reviews)

"Beautiful place, friendly staff, great location. Throwback retro vibe"…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2020

Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica
Ocean View Hotel
3 out of 5
1447 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $129 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
4.1/5Very Good! (957 reviews)

"View from the room is great! Walking distance to all of Santa Monica’s landmarks. Rooms are very small on the sqft but a very good hotel if your looking for a beach view."…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

Ocean View Hotel
Bayside Hotel
2 out of 5
2001 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $118 per night from Nov 17 to Nov 18
3.9/5Good! (974 reviews)

"Favorite hotel of our week even above the Bellagio...perfect area, amazing view and lots of beach rentals!!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Bayside Hotel
Sea Blue Hotel
2 out of 5
1670 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $139 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
3.8/5Good! (421 reviews)

"This place is perfect for the beach! It’s so close like 2 minutes walking & parking was perfect too. I love it. Very nice staff."…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Sea Blue Hotel
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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.

Frequently asked questions

Looking for a one-of-a-kind accommodation for your visit to Santa Monica?
If you want to find a smaller hotel with terrific service, a personal feel, and great ambiance, a boutique hotel may be exactly what you’re looking for. Select from 15 boutique-style accommodations in Santa Monica to find a property that captures this destination’s local spirit.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Santa Monica?
Viceroy Santa Monica is a favorite 4-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring a poolside restaurant and 2 outdoor pools. Oceana and Channel Road Inn, A Four Sisters Inn are two other options for a boutique stay.
How many boutique hotels are there in Santa Monica?
Expedia has 15 boutique hotels in Santa Monica.
What's there to see and do in Santa Monica?
Visitors speak positively about this destination’s breathtaking beach views, incredible sunsets, and major shopping centers. Favorite activities and sights around Santa Monica include Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica Pier, and Santa Monica Beach. You might also want to see interesting spots such as Venice Beach, Venice Beach Boardwalk, and Westwood Village during your trip.
What kind of weather should I plan for when I travel to Santa Monica?
Understanding the weather in Santa Monica will help you enjoy your stay to the fullest. The hottest months are usually August and September with an average temp of 66°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 57°F. Average annual precipitation for Santa Monica is 12 inches.
What's the best way to get to my boutique hotel in Santa Monica?
You have a few options for getting to Santa Monica. The closest major airport is Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX), which is located 7.1 mi (11.5 km) from the heart of the city, but Bob Hope Airport (BUR) may also be an option. Take advantage of metro transit at 17th Street/SMC Station, Downtown Santa Monica Station, and 26th Street/Bergamot Station.

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