Located 2 miles from the beach, Gateway Hotel Santa Monica features a 24-hour gym. Every room provides free WiFi.

A 42-inch flat-screen cable TV is featured in the contemporary, warmly decorated rooms at Gateway Hotel Santa Monica. There is a fridge and coffee maker along with a desk.

Guests will enjoy an array of full-service amenities, including a business center and a garden sun deck. The front desk is open 24 hours a day, and the surrounding area is popular for swimming, dining, and shopping.

Los Angeles International Airport is 20 minutes' drive away. The new Santa Monica Metro Expo Line is only 1,650 feet from the hotel. Visitors can board at the 17th Street/Santa Monica College Station to Downtown Santa Monica, the beach and the Santa Monica Pier.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.3 for a two-person trip.

Gateway Hotel Santa Monica has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 20, 2008

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.2)

Private parking at the hotel


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Property questions and answers
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  • Do the hotel have a pool
    I'm sorry, the hotel does not offer a pool or jacuzzi. We are located in the heart of Santa Monica and 1.9 miles from The Santa Monica Pier. Thank You.
    Answered on October 11, 2019
  • How much do you charge for an extra half day if I need the room until 5pm on day of check-out?
    Thank you for your email. Late check-outs are based on availability. If a room is available for a late-check out, the fee is $69.00+ tax until 6pm.
    Answered on December 18, 2019
  • Pet friendly and I’d there a cost for a service dog ?
    Unfortunately, we are not pet friendly. Service dogs are welcome at no extra cost. Please note that emotional support dogs do not fall under the servi..
    Answered on November 3, 2020
  • Is parking still free ? If not how much per night including taxes please ..
    The nightly parking fee is $16.50 per vehicle.
    Answered on May 6, 2022
  • Do rooms have microwaves?
    No, there are no microwaves at this property.
    Answered on March 26, 2021
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: American, Mexican

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner, Cocktail hour

Amenities of Gateway Hotel Santa Monica
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Refrigerator
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 15.0 per day.
  • Secure parking
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Fitness center (temporarily closed)
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Gateway Hotel Santa Monica takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Gateway Hotel Santa Monica accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The name on the credit card used for the booking should correspond to the guest staying at the property.

Property will provide a receipt for all credit card pre-authorizations at the time of check-in.

The entrance to this hotel is located on 20th Street. Two levels of underground parking.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Fitness center is closed from Wed, Oct 28, 2020 until Thu, Dec 31, 2020

FAQs about Gateway Hotel Santa Monica

  • The prices at Gateway Hotel Santa Monica may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Gateway Hotel Santa Monica is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Gateway Hotel Santa Monica is 13.7 miles from the center of Los Angeles.

  • Gateway Hotel Santa Monica has 1 restaurant:

    • Socalo

  • Gateway Hotel Santa Monica offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center

  • Room options at Gateway Hotel Santa Monica include:

    • Double
    • Quad

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Gateway Hotel Santa Monica by:

    • Car 40min