Top 10 Santa Monica Hotels

Reviews of Best Hotels in Santa Monica, California

  • Shutters on the Beach

    Shutters on the Beach 4.5 Stars This high end hotel is done in a "beach house" style and is located right on the beach, just south of the Pier. It features an elegant restaurant plus a more casual café downstairs, both offer head-on views of the ocean. Its ideal location, coupled with its stylish atmosphere, outdoor pool, full-service spa and superior dining, make this our top pick.
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  • Hotel Casa del Mar

    Hotel Casa del Mar 4.5 Stars Located just across the street from Shutters, this Renaissance Revival-style hotel has fast become "the place to stay" in Santa Monica. The hotel's dramatic lobby, with its mosaic tiles, expansive lounge and head-on ocean view, offers its cliental an elegant, yet inviting atmosphere. Within walking distance to the Pier, The Third Street Promenade and Main Street.
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  • The Fairmont Miramar Hotel

    The Fairmont Miramar Hotel 4.5 Stars This historic 1921 Santa Monica hotel has consistently been top rated and a celebrity favorite. This gorgeous property is ideally located on the bluffs above the beach and across from the Palisades Park. It is also close to The Third Street Promenade. With its beautifully landscaped grounds, luxurious day spa and high-end restaurant.
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  • Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

    Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel 4 Stars Located on Ocean Ave and overlooking the beach, the Loews Hotel is a terrific choice for your stay. It also has a newly redone restaurant with an outdoor terrace. The hotel has a contemporary feel with a 4-story atrium lobby and 45-foot palm trees. It is within walking distance to The Third Street Promenade and the pier.
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  • Le Merigot Hotel

    Le Merigot Hotel 4 Stars Located just next door to the Loews Hotel, Le Merigot is also in a great location, with views of the beach and ocean. It is done in a French Style, with lots of potted flowers. They have a nice restaurant, Cezanne, plus a comfortable lobby lounge. In addition, they have a terrific spa, gym and outdoor pool.
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  • Viceroy Hotel

    Viceroy Hotel 4.5 Stars Also located on Ocean Ave, but on the other side of the street, is the hip Viceroy Hotel. Done is a very chic, mid-century theme, this is a fun and exciting place to hang out at night. Their restaurant, the Whist, is a definite "hot spot" and offers both indoor and outdoor dining, depending on the weather. Outside they have private cabanas for dining and socializing.
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  • Huntley Santa Monica Beach Hotel

    Huntley Santa Monica Beach Hotel 4 Stars The Huntley Hotel is known for its restaurant on the penthouse floor, with windows all around, plus an outside, glass elevator to take you to the top. Just a few blocks from the beach, you get amazing views both day and night. It is also just a block to The Third Street Promenade.
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  • Georgian Hotel

    Georgian Hotel 3.5 Stars This historic 1933 Hotel is located on Ocean Ave, on the bluffs overlooking the beach. Known for its gorgeous front terrace, the hotel has retained many of its original architectural details. Inside, the hotel treats you to its art deco lobby bar. It is just 2 blocks away from The Third Street Promenade and many top restaurants along Ocean Ave.
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  • Hotel Oceana

    Hotel Oceana 4 Stars This boutique hotel is nestled in a residential area right on Ocean Ave, across the street from the Bluffs and Palisades Park. This unique Mediterranean style hotel offers one- and two-bedroom suites with kitchenettes and spacious bathrooms. It also has a central courtyard with a year-round outdoor pool, lounge chairs and a mosaic-tiled fountain.
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  • Sheraton Delfina

    Sheraton Delfina 4 Stars The Sheraton is just about 5-blocks from the beach and close to the shops and restaurants on Main Street. It features 2 outdoor pools, a business center and meeting facilities. Many of the rooms have ocean or partial ocean views.
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10 Top Things to do in Santa Monica

  1. Go to the Beach to relax, play or even swim
  2. Take a bike ride or rollerblade along the bike path to Venice Beach and back
  3. Walk along the Santa Monica Pier and take a ride on the Ferris Wheel
  4. Take an evening stroll along the Third Street Promenade and have dinner & a movie
  5. Have a nice breakfast and shop along Montana Avenue
  1. For some exercise, try walking up and down "The Stairs" off Adelaide Street
  2. Have an elegant meal in one of the many local gourmet restaurants
  3. Hang out and have drinks after dinner in a local "hot spot"
  4. Rent a convertible car and enjoy the California sunshine
  5. Along Main Street have coffee, check your email, and then go shopping

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Santa Monica is usually one of the first areas that visitors to Los Angeles want to see. This dynamic coastal town is bustling with shops, restaurant, bars and cafes. It is also home to some of the best hotels in Los Angeles. Several of these top hotels are either right on the beach or offer an ocean view from many of its rooms. During the evening hours, these same hotels are "hot spots" with their own exclusive bars and restaurants, catering to their hip and trendy patrons.

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