Beginning of main content

Historic Hotels in Santa Monica

Search Flights

Trip Type
Flight 1
Flight 2
Flight 3
Flight 4
Flight 5

Santa Monica Hotels

Search Flight + Hotel

Search 321,000 hotels worldwide.

Get the price guarantee available for your trip.

No Expedia cancellation fee to change or cancel almost any hotel reservation.


Featured Santa Monica Historic Hotels

See all 969 Hotels in Santa Monica
Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica

Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica

1301 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (252 reviews)
OMG - totally love this property! On arrival we were greeted by very friendly staff at check-in and to our surprised received a room upgrade which we were extremely grateful for. Our very spacious suite had a lovely art-deco Hollywood feel which I totally loved. Outdoor pool and dining area was beautiful. My children also rated this ...
  May 29, 2017

$369

$369
Shore Hotel

Shore Hotel

1515 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (577 reviews)
Nice hotel, close to beach. Rooms are small but clean. Pool and gym are small but decent. Close to the beach and Third St Promenade shopping.
  Jun 25, 2017

$370

$370
Georgian Hotel

Georgian Hotel

1415 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (536 reviews)
Great hotel...our room had awesome ocean viewThey have redone the lobby and expanded the lobby bar as well as added glass stacking doors on the veranda for windy days which allow you to enjoy your meal while still taking in the ocean view and people watching
  Jun 26, 2017

$365

$365
The Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

The Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica
5.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (543 reviews)
Stay was great. We'll be back! We appreciated the service and responsiveness of staff in general. Atmosphere was very nice.
  Jun 26, 2017

$459

$459
Channel Road Inn, A Four Sisters Inn

Channel Road Inn, A Four Sisters Inn

219 W Channel Rd, Santa Monica
4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (168 reviews)
Lovely character hotel close to the beach!The hotel was exactly as we had expected - the photos reflected the decoration and the staff were very helpful. Our room however was very disappointing and not what we had hoped for. All the rooms shown on the website were bright and sunny with decoration matching the main areas of the hotel. Our ...
  May 30, 2017

$295

$295
Palihouse Santa Monica

Palihouse Santa Monica

1001 3rd St, Santa Monica
3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (61 reviews)
Wonderful small hotel in great location.Enjoyed the stay in this historic hotel which has been very nicely renovated.
  Apr 3, 2017

$375

$375
Map

Recently booked Santa Monica hotels

Viceroy Santa Monica
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 16 minutes ago
Hotel Shangri La Santa Monica
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 2 hours ago
Ambrose Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 2 hours ago
The Huntley Hotel
4.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 2 hours ago
Oceana Beach Club Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 3 hours ago
Hampton Inn & Suites Los Angeles/Santa Monica
2.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 3 hours ago
Comfort Inn Santa Monica - West Los Angeles
2.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 4 hours ago
Days Inn Santa Monica
2.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 5 hours ago
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Santa Monica
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 6 hours ago

Historic Santa Monica Hotels Information

Travel back in time and reserve a room at a historic Santa Monica hotel.
  • Choose from our vast selection of historic hotels in Santa Monica
  • Stay in a classic hotel with intriguing antiquity
  • Don’t waste time searching for lower prices elsewhere

Book today and experience the heritage and allure of a hotel with a story and a past. Look past the sparkly, high-rise hotels and go the rustic route instead.

Because when you choose a historic Santa Monica hotel with a story to tell, you’ll have your own tales to share when you go back home. We doubt those brand new high-rises have that kind of charisma! Older accommodations have a colorful past, and many are located at the site of a significant event. These fascinating relics offer a glimpse into a different era and way of life. During your stay at a historical hotel in Santa Monica, marvel at the on-site antiques and explore the nearby landmarks. You’ll feel as though you traveled through time as you take a tour of the area and other historical attractions during your vacation.

While we can’t offer you the same hotel rates of yesteryear, we can present you with the lowest prices on the market today. Thanks to our great prices, you can confidentially book classic historic Santa Monica hotels knowing you won’t find a better discount elsewhere. Whether you’re a history buff wanting to brush up on your facts or a jetsetter looking for a famous place to rest, browse our selection of historic Santa Monica hotels. Make your reservations today and put the cash you saved toward stocking up on antique souvenirs, artifacts, and artwork.