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HI Santa Monica Hostel
2 out of 5
1436 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA
The price is $140 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (376 reviews)

"The best hostel I've been to so far. Clean, good amenities, central, and lovely people."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

HI Santa Monica Hostel
Shore Hotel
4 out of 5
1515 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $242 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (2,094 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel room and enjoyed the stay. Would recommend adding better cell service."…"

Reviewed on May 23, 2020

Shore Hotel
Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
5 out of 5
101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
The price is $449 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,858 reviews)

"Everything was perfect. We will definitely to stay again. Thank you for your hospitality!"…"

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2020

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
Georgian Hotel
4 out of 5
1415 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
The price is $194 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,784 reviews)

"The location was right in the heart of Santa Monica"…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Georgian Hotel
Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica
4 out of 5
530 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
The price is $265 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,720 reviews)

"Everything was great, staff, location , room, front desk, cleanliness"…"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica
SureStay Hotel by Best Western Santa Monica
2.5 out of 5
3102 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $119 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (2,135 reviews)

"Nice location, clean property. I’ll be back for sure"…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

SureStay Hotel by Best Western Santa Monica
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Santa Monica
3.5 out of 5
1707 4th St, Santa Monica, CA
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4.1/5Very Good! (2,099 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
Bayside Hotel
2 out of 5
2001 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
The price is $220 per night
3.9/5Good! (990 reviews)

"It was very clean and had everything we needed. The location was great and the front desk staff made sure we had a view from our room."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Bayside Hotel
Comfort Inn Santa Monica - West Los Angeles
2.5 out of 5
2815 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $118 per night
3.8/5Good! (1,695 reviews)

"Good location. Liked the courtyards. Cranberry juice for breakfast was mostly watered down. Color was almost clear."…"

Reviewed on May 24, 2020

Comfort Inn Santa Monica - West Los Angeles
Ocean View Hotel
3 out of 5
1447 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $139 per night
3.8/5Good! (1,998 reviews)

"It was close to the beach and bus connections, We wished for Bottled water. Staff was very friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Ocean View Hotel
Wyndham Santa Monica At The Pier
3.5 out of 5
120 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $188 per night
3.8/5Good! (1,981 reviews)

"staff was friendly. Appreciate the room closest to the elevator and ice machine. Clean."…"

Reviewed on May 26, 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 $148 per night
3.8/5Good! (409 reviews)

"Loved it , nice enough to let us check out late , felt safe needed code to get in through gates up to each floor. Peaceful, beautiful little set up ."…"

Reviewed on May 6, 2020

Ocean Lodge Santa Monica Beach Hotel
Cal Mar Hotel Suites
3 out of 5
220 California Ave, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $133 per night
3.7/5Good! (680 reviews)

"I really loved the location of the place, was at walking distance to the main attractions in Santa Monica with a home and cosy feeling. The warm pool was perfect for the cold nights."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Cal Mar Hotel Suites
Hotel Carmel
2 out of 5
201 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA
The price is $209 per night
3.6/5Good! (1,132 reviews)

"Superb location, really close to the pier and lots of restaurants. Friendly and helpful staff and comfortable rooms."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Hotel Carmel
Palm Motel
2.5 out of 5
2020 14th Street, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $115 per night
3.6/5Good! (1,122 reviews)

"This property is older, but clean. For the price, there is nothing better in the area, especially if you just need to stay for the night."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Palm Motel
Days Inn by Wyndham Santa Monica/Los Angeles
2.5 out of 5
3007 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $114 per night
3.5/5Good! (1,386 reviews)

"Front desk staff very nice a d professional. The only thing was the tv was very small in our room. But ither than that out stay was great. I will definitely stay there again."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Santa Monica/Los Angeles
Santa Monica Motel
2 out of 5
2102 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $107 per night
3.4/5Good! (1,033 reviews)

"Cute room, safe and great attendant at checkin and checkout"…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Santa Monica Motel
Pavilions Motel
1 out of 5
2338 Ocean Park Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA
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1.8/5 (875 reviews)

"kind of what you’d expect from a cheap motel but the beds are really comfy and the staff is really nice!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

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Cheap Hotels in Santa Monica

Santa Monica has cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a great vacation choice for budget-conscious travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Santa Monica Pier, this destination is home to International Chess Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're looking for low-cost places to stay in Santa Monica, you can book your choice of the 25 budget accommodations in the area. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and get good reviews from bargain-minded travelers:

Cal Mar Hotel Suites - 3-star hotel. You'll find an outdoor pool, in-room kitchens, and laundry facilities at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its comfortable rooms and overall value.

Bayside Hotel - Customers like this 2-star hotel for its comfortable beds and proximity to shops. It offers free WiFi.

Ocean Lodge Santa Monica Beach Hotel - At this 3-star motel, you can take advantage of free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar. Reviews mention the comfortable beds and central location.

Shore Hotel - Customers like this beach hotel for its clean rooms and proximity to shops. It offers free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant.

Planning Your Trip to Santa Monica

Still deciding on your trip dates? Learn more about the best months to go with these temperature and rainfall stats so you can plan around good weather.

  • 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
  • Rainiest months: February, January, March, and December, with an average rainfall of 2.51 inches
  • Driest months: October, April, November, and December, with an average rainfall of 0.98 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Santa Monica

Santa Monica attracts visitors with its major shopping area and sunsets, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Santa Monica Pier and Venice Beach, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Take in the local culture at Santa Monica History Museum and Santa Monica Museum of Art, or enjoy the area's natural beauty at International Chess Park.

Travelers also like Santa Monica for its:
  • Beaches
  • Restaurants
  • Sports
  • Cafés
  • Biking
  • Art

Getting Around Santa Monica

The most convenient airport is in Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal), 1.9 mi (3.1 km) away from the city center. However, if that doesn't suit your budget, the next closest is 7.1 mi (11.5 km) away in Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.). Santa Monica might not have many public transportation choices so a car rental could be a reasonable alternative to explore the area.

Frequently asked questions

What is Santa Monica like for travelers on a budget?
Santa Monica offers a variety of cheap accommodations and places to visit, making it a budget-friendly vacation choice. In addition to its well-known attractions like Santa Monica Pier, this destination is home to International Chess Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Santa Monica?
Based on reviews, Palm Motel is a popular 2.5-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include Pavilions Motel and Comfort Inn Santa Monica - West Los Angeles.
What's the seasonal weather like in Santa Monica?
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 rainfall for Santa Monica is 12 inches.
What is there to see and do in Santa Monica?
Santa Monica attracts visitors with its major shopping area and acclaimed art galleries, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as Third Street Promenade and Santa Monica Pier, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. Enjoy the outdoors at Santa Monica Beach and Venice Beach, or check out the area’s cultural spots like Santa Monica History Museum.
What's the best way to get around Santa Monica?
The closest airport is 7.1 mi (11.5 km) from the center in Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.). However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, you can look into flights to Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal), which is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) away. Nearby metro stations include 17th Street/SMC Station, Downtown Santa Monica Station, and 26th Street/Bergamot Station.

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