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This property is a 12-minute walk from the beach. Just 7 blocks from the beach, this Santa Monica motel offers free Wi-Fi. Santa Monica College and the famous Third Street Promenade are located nearby. Free parking is also included.

All nonsmoking rooms at the Santa Monica Motel include flat-screen televisions, in-room refrigerators, a hair dryer, a clock radio, and an iron with ironing facilities. Coffee makers and complimentary toiletries are also available in rooms.

Santa Monica features a 24-hour front desk. Fresh complimentary coffee is also served every morning.

Shop at the Santa Monica Place Mall or visit one of the nearby parks. Guests can also play a great game of golf within minutes of the Santa Monica Motel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

Santa Monica Motel has been welcoming guests since Jan 19, 2009

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
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Max adults: 4
Standard Family Room
  • 1 sofa bed and
  • 2 queen beds
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4 reasons to choose Santa Monica Motel

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
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What's nearby
  • Christopher Grimes Gallery
    0.6 miles
  • Tongva Park
    0.7 miles
  • Santa Monica Place
    0.8 miles
  • Santa Monica Beach
    0.8 miles
  • Ocean Avenue
    0.8 miles
  • Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
    0.8 miles
  • Santa Monica Farmers Market
    0.9 miles
  • Pacific Park
    1 miles
  • Santa Monica Pier
    1 miles
  • Third Street Promenade
    1.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Getty Center
    4.6 miles
  • Petersen Automotive Museum
    7.8 miles
  • Melrose Avenue
    9.6 miles
  • Dolby Theater
    10.3 miles
  • Hollywood Bowl
    10.8 miles
  • Capitol Records Building
    10.9 miles
  • LA Memorial Coliseum
    11.1 miles
  • California Science Center
    11.2 miles
  • Universal Studios Hollywood
    11.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Los Angeles International Airport
    6.5 miles
  • Hollywood Burbank Airport
    14.9 miles
  • Long Beach Airport
    23.2 miles
How to get to Santa Monica Motel from Los Angeles International Airport
    Public transportation
    Public shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Santa Monica Motel
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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House rules Santa Monica Motel 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 11:00 AM


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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Mastercard Visa Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Santa Monica Motel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The resort fee includes parking and internet access.

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.

FAQs about Santa Monica Motel

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

    • Airport shuttle (public) 25min
    • Car 25min
    • Bus 35min

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

  • The nearest beach is 0.6 miles from Santa Monica Motel.

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

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

    • Check-in at Santa Monica Motel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • Room options at Santa Monica Motel include:

      • Double
      • Family

    • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Santa Monica Motel (subject to availability):

      • Parking on site
      • Private Parking
      • Parking
      • Accessible parking
      • Free parking