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Top Santa Monica Historic Hotels

Casa Del Mar
5 out of 5
1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $515 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (511 reviews)
Great Hotel and Great Staff!

"This is our favorite hotel in Santa Monica and we stay here every chance we get. The rooms are beautiful and the staff is amazing! Well worth the price!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Casa Del Mar
Channel Road Inn, A Four Sisters Inn
4 out of 5
219 W Channel Rd, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $241 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (679 reviews)

"It was perfectly set apart and exactly what we wanted."…"

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2020

Channel Road Inn, A Four Sisters Inn
Palihouse Santa Monica
3.5 out of 5
1001 3rd St, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $275 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (327 reviews)

"Superb location with amazing bedrooms nice public area and gardens."…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Palihouse Santa Monica
Shore Hotel
4 out of 5
1515 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $224 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (982 reviews)

"Perfect Location For Beautiful Local Photography and Santa Monica Beach and Pier!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Shore Hotel
Georgian Hotel
4 out of 5
1415 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $166 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (996 reviews)

"Excellent small hotel in great location! Friendly service and wonderful view of beach and ocean."…"

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2020

Georgian Hotel
Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
5 out of 5
101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $549 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2020

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica
4 out of 5
1301 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $250 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (995 reviews)

"The staff were very friendly and the location Was awesome."…"

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica
Wyndham Santa Monica At The Pier
3.5 out of 5
120 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
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The price is $178 per night
3.8/5Good! (987 reviews)

"We enjoyed our stay, it was clean, confortable and very good location. Thanks"…"

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Wyndham Santa Monica At The Pier
Hotel Carmel
2 out of 5
201 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA
The price is $209 per night
3.6/5Good! (996 reviews)

"The hotel is in a great location, close to all the Santa Monica icons and beach. Staff were friendly and where possible very accommodating."…"

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2020

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About Santa Monica Historic Hotels

When you go on a Santa Monica trip out of town, it is easy to pick a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You know that your accommodation will have all the conveniences. However, staying in an in a more unique hotel can elevate your getaway. A stay in a Santa Monica historic hotel still provides you with a well-appointed room and one with loads of personality. Furthermore, it provides you the chance to surround yourself in Santa Monica's history.

Old-World Charm, New World Amenities

A visit to one of these Santa Monica historic accommodations can give you a feel for a bygone era right from the start. With old-world charm and mesmerizing histories, you'll discover that these accommodations stand apart from your standard hotels. Thankfully, you won't have to live totally in the past. While these hotels may be historic, they have many up-to-date conveniences to help you wind down during your stay. You'll discover rooms outfitted with a comfortable bed and just about everything else you may want for a wonderful stay.

Once you have checked out your hotel, you can tour the famed landmarks and museums to appreciate more of the Santa Monica's culture. While you are out and about, make sure to make a stop at Santa Monica Looff Hippodrome, which is a noted Santa Monica historical landmark. Undoubtedly, all this time traveling can work up an appetite. Ask your hotels' front desk to show you where the area's favorite spots to enjoy a cocktail or dinner in Santa Monica are. Go through Expedia's guest comments for suggestions from like-minded guests to help make your stay in Santa Monica great.

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If you desire to get the most from your Santa Monica visit, staying in one of these vintage hotels will elevate your time spent in this renowned region. Having 222 of these one-of-a-kind lodgings to select from. Rates on these Santa Monica historic hotels range from $166 to $549. You are certain to find at a great rate. However, like the historical locations you're exploring, these deals won't last forever. Book soon to get your room in one of these distinctive properties.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Santa Monica?
A trip to the significant historical sites in Santa Monica is probably at the top of your travel itinerary. And while you’re here, you can check out the acclaimed art scene and scenic seaside. You can also take time at the popular shops in this walkable area.
What's the best accommodation in Santa Monica that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Georgian Hotel is a top 4-star historic hotel bookable on Expedia and it offers a restaurant. Santa Monica Pier is a short walk away. A couple of other options near historic sites include Hotel Carmel and Shore Hotel.
How many historical hotels will I find in Santa Monica?
In Santa Monica, there are 222 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 9 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical places and other sights in Santa Monica?
Landmarks like Santa Monica Pier and Santa Monica Pier Aquarium in Santa Monica might be worth a visit. Known for its art scene, cultural venues include Santa Monica History Museum, Santa Monica Museum of Art, and Bergamot Station Arts Center. Other popular sights include Santa Monica Beach and Venice Beach.
What is a historic hotel like in Santa Monica?
Guests who choose a historic hotel can stay in a place that has an officially recognized national historic designation. A palace, castle, grand home or even an old police station, pub, lodge, or skyscraper can be identified as a historic hotel provided that it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are often found within the guestrooms or public spaces of such hotels in Santa Monica, bringing the history to life.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
You’ll often hear the term “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S. but overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and actual building of historic hotels are generally the most significant aspect. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it’s cultural value and how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in Santa Monica have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you’ve come to expect, while every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. WiFi, heating and air conditioning, updated bathroom facilities, and the amenities found in any hotel will also be available in a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you choose a historic hotel in Santa Monica, you won’t find a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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