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Beach Hotels in Santa Monica
Known for its beaches and art galleries, Santa Monica offers a lot for the traveller planning a beach getaway. There are 45 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from in this seaside destination, so it's easy to find one that meets your needs.
As you decide on a place to stay near the beach in Santa Monica, take a look at these top hotels with high ratings from Expedia travellers.
Ocean View Hotel - 3-star hotel near Santa Monica Beach. It features free WiFi, LED TVs and in-room coffee makers. Guests love the beach location and proximity to shopping.
Cal Mar Hotel Suites - 3-star hotel near Santa Monica Beach. Our travellers recommend its pool and overall value. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, in-room kitchens and TVs.
Travelodge by Wyndham Santa Monica - 2.5-star hotel near Santa Monica Beach. It offers free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Guest reviews highlight the central location and proximity to shopping.
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Santa Monica - 3.5-star hotel, 9-minute walk from Santa Monica Beach. It features an outdoor pool, a spa tub and a restaurant. Guests love the beach location and proximity to shopping.
Wyndham Santa Monica At The Pier - 3.5-star eco-friendly hotel, 5-minute walk from Santa Monica Beach. Our travellers recommend its proximity to shopping and overall value. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, a restaurant and free WiFi.
Planning Your Trip to Santa Monica
If you're wondering about the best time to visit, here's what you can expect from the local weather:
- Hottest months: August, September, July and October, with an average temperature of 21°F
- Coldest months: December, January, February and March, with an average temperature of 11°F
- Driest months: October, April, November and December, with an average rainfall of 25 inches
- Rainiest months: February, January, March and December, with an average rainfall of 63.75 inches
Sightseeing in and Around Santa MonicaAfter checking into your accommodation of choice, you'll probably want to venture out and explore. If you're excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Original Muscle Beach or Santa Monica Beach. Experience the area's art galleries and shopping, and make time for local attractions like Santa Monica Pier and Venice Beach. For additional things to see and do, consider a visit to Santa Monica History Museum or Santa Monica College. Visitors also enjoy Santa Monica for its:
Getting around Santa Monica
Make your way to Santa Monica with a flight to Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal), the closest major airport which is located 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from the city centre. If you'd like to venture out around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.